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  • 22:57

    The NASA Artemis program moon rocket's Orion crew capsule is shown during a media event

  • 22:52

    US President Joe Biden (L), First Lady Jill Biden (2L), former President Barack Obama (C), former First Lady Michelle Obama (3R), former President George W. Bush (2R), and former First Lady Laura Bush attend the funeral service of former Secretary of State Colin Powell at Washington National Cathedral. (AFP Photo)

  • 22:32

    BJP instigated people to burst firecrackers: Gopal Rai

    Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Friday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) instigated people to flout the ban on firecrackers on Diwali by linking it to religion. (PTI)

  • 22:14

    Seven injured after LPG cylinder blasts in Delhi shop

  • 21:51

    For Diesel, the most reduction has been undertaken by Karnataka, leading to price coming down by Rs 19.49 per litre, followed by Puducherry and Mizoram: Government of India. (ANI)

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  • 21:14

    Bharat Biotech’s US partner Ocugen files EUA request with FDA for paediatric use of Covaxin

    Ocugen Inc., Bharat Biotech's partner for USA and Canada for COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin on Friday said it has submitted a request to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of the jab for paediatric use. The submission is based on results of a Phase 2/3 paediatric clinical trial conducted by Bharat Biotech in India with 526 children 2-18 years of age, which bridged immunogenicity data to a large, Phase 3 safety and efficacy clinical trial in nearly 25,800 adults in India, Ocugen said in a regulatory filing.

  • 20:46

    Punjab: 4 children died in Rajpura's Mirch mandi allegedly by drinking dirty water

    Four children died in Rajpura's Mirch mandi in Punjaballegedly by drinking dirty water."As of now, fourchildren have died. We are giving ORS and chlorine tablets so that clean water can be drunk. Investigation on to find out the exact cause of death," saidDr Taranjeet, Civil Hosp, Rajpura

  • 20:35

    An environmental activist disguised as a dinosaur protests in front of BTG Pactual Bank headquarters in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on November 5, 2021, denouncing Latin America's largest investment bank that supports the fossil fuel industry. BTG Pactual Bank is a shareholder of the Brazilian energy company Eneva - Brazil's largest gas operator - and responsible for the purchase of blocks for oil and gas exploration in the Amazon, which would harm local indigenous communities, as well as contribute to the climate crisis throughout the world.

  • 20:29

    Netherlands' Queen Maxima receives a card from a child as she visits AFAS Software head office in Leusden.

  • 20:22

    CBSE has offered 114 subjects in Class XII and 75 in Class X. If the exam of all subjects is conducted, the entire duration of the exam would be about 45-50 days. So CBSE would conduct exams of the following subjects by fixing date sheets across all affiliated schools in India and abroad. (ANI)

  • 20:10

    CBSE examination shall be of 90 minutes duration. Wherever some changes exist, the same is as per the curriculum and as mentioned in the Admit Card, said CBSE. (ANI)

  • 19:58

    Delhi declares November 10 as public holiday on account of Chhath Puja

    Chhath Puja is an important festival for the people of NCT of Delhi. Accordingly, Government of Delhi has decided to declared 10th November 2021 as public holiday on account of Chhath Puja: Government of Delhi. (ANI)

  • 19:24

    Wrestlers fight during an amateur wrestling match inside a makeshift ring installed on a road organised by local residents as part of Diwali, the festival of lights, celebrations in Kolkata.

  • 19:10

    Pollution can lead to severe Covid cases: AIIMS Director

    "Pollution has a huge effect on respiratory health especially on ppl with lung diseases, asthma as their disease worsens. Pollution can also lead to more severe cases of Covid. Should wear mask as it'll help in protection from both Covid andpollution,"Dr Randeep Guleria, AIIMS Director. (ANI)

  • 18:59

    Diwali, Bandi Chhor Diwas marked by paying homage to farmers who died during protest: SKM

    The Samyukt Kisan Morcha marked Diwali and Bandi Chhor Diwas by paying homage to "more than 653 farmers" who died during the ongoing farmers' protest, it said in a statement on Friday.

    The umbrella body of farmer unions said protesters have resolved more strongly that they will not let the sacrifice of these farmers go to waste.

    "Protesting farmers resolved more strongly that they will not allow the sacrifice of more than 653 farmers so far to go waste, and that they will end the agitation only after the demands of the farmers' struggle are met fully by the Modi government," the SKM said in the statement. (PTI)

  • 18:46

    Police officers walk by raisins producers from Peloponese as they take part in a rally with farmers from Crete island against cuts in their subsidies, demanding more support from the government to deal with higher production costs in front of the Greek parliament, in Athens. (AFP Photo)

  • 18:30

    Border Security Force (BSF) apprehends five Bangladeshi nationals, including a broker, from North 24 Parganas district in West Bengal while they were crossing International Border in three separate operations. (ANI)

  • 18:26

    India's forex reserves increase $1.9 bn to $642 bn

    India's forex reserves have increased by $1.919 billion to $642.019 billion for the week ended October 29 on a healthy increase in the currency assets and value of gold, the Reserve Bank said on Friday. (PTI)

  • 18:25

    Kerala reports 6580 new Covid-19 cases, 7085 recoveries and 46 deaths in the last 24 hours.

  • 18:02

    Karnataka reports 214 new Covid-19 cases, 286 recoveries and 7 deaths in the last 24 hours.

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  • 17:41

    Delhi: 143 arrested for bursting crackers between Sept 28 to Nov 4

    In the duration between September 28 and November 4, 210 cases were registered and 143 people were arrested for bursting of crackers in Delhi. Another 125 cases were registered and 138 people were arrested for selling, supplying firecrackers. Meanwhile, 19,702.489 kgs of firecrackers seized in this duration. (ANI)

  • 17:32

    Pfizersays a clinical trial of its first pill to treat Covid-19 shows it achieved an 89 per cent reduction in risk of hospitalisation or death among adult patients with Covid at high risk of progressing to severe illness. (AFP)

  • 17:20

    "The economy is now reviving. As of now, there is no proposal to extend Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY) beyond November 30," saidSudhanshu Pandey, Secretary of the Department of Food and Public Distribution. (ANI)

  • 17:14

    Activists wear masks depicting world leaders during the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), in Glasgow.

  • 17:00

    Petrol price further cut by Rs 8, diesel by Rs 9 in BJP-ruled states

    Petrol price has been further reduced by as much as Rs 8.7 per litre and diesel by Rs 9.52 in BJP ruled states and UTs - from Ladakh to Puducherry - as they matched the central government's announcement of a cut in excise duty with slashing of local sales tax (VAT) rates.

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  • 16:51

    Govt cuts basic duty on Crude Palm Oil, Crude Soyabean Oil & Crude Sunflower Oil

    The government has cut the basic duty on Crude Palm Oil, Crude Soyabean Oil and Crude Sunflower Oil from 2.5 per centto nil in a bid to reign in a continuous rise in the cooking oil prices since past one year: Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution. (ANI)

  • 16:42

    India will be hosting national security advisor (NSA) level regional conference in New Delhi on Afghanistan, on November 10. NSA Ajit Doval will chair the meeting. (ANI)

  • 16:31

    Gymnast Dipa Karmakar carries 'Swarnim Vijay Mashaal' after it reaches Agartala

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  • 15:58

    Navjot Singh Sidhu withdraws resignation as Punjab Congress chief. (ANI)

  • 15:44

    Taking advantage of civilian presence, terrorists at SKIMS hospital escaped: Srinagar police

    There was a brief fire fight between terrorists and security forces at SKIMS Hospital, Bemina. Srinagar Police has informed that the terrorists managed to escape taking advantage of civilian presence, ANI reported.

  • 15:37

    People watch a movie inside a cinema in Mumbai

  • 15:04

    Terrorists fire at security forces at SKIMS Medical College Hospital in Srinagar

    Terrorists fire at security forces at SKIMS Medical College Hospital in Bemina, Srinagar. Search operation is under way.

  • 14:56

    Two dead, one injured in firecrackers explosion

    Two persons were killed and another injured in an explosion of firecrackers during Diwali celebrations here, police said on Friday. The three, working at an idol-making unit, dug a pit, stuffed firecrackers inside and lit it on Thursday night, they said. (PTI)

  • 14:49

    No more night curfew in Karnataka from tonight

    Putting an end to speculations on the status of night curfew across Karnataka since the expiry of previous order on October 25, the state government on Friday formally withdrew the order with immediate effect. Besides, the government also permitted horse racing activities to resume. Read more

  • 13:18

    KSRTC services disrupted in Kerala as staff go on strike

    Bus services of the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation has been disrupted across the statefollowing a strike by employees unions over various demands including pay revision.

  • 12:23

    Aryan Khan appears before NCB to mark his weekly presence

  • 10:54

    A grand Ram Temple is being constructed in Ayodhya. Recently, Deepotsav was celebrated there. Work on Kashi Vishwanath corridor project in Varanasi is also progressing rapidly... Now, the country aims high and also sets a time limit to achieve these aims, saysPM Modi at Kedarnath.

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  • 10:29

    Party's over: Diwali leaves Delhi wheezing in dangerously unhealthy air

    The morning after Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, residents of New Delhi woke up under a blanket of toxic smog and breathed in the most dangerously polluted air of the year so far, after revellers, as usual, defied a fireworks ban. Read more

  • 10:22

    You all are witness to the inauguration of Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi today. His devotees are present here in spirit. All maths and 'jyotirlingas' in the country are connected with us today: PM Modi at Kedarnath, Uttarakhand

  • 10:14

    PM Modi inaugurates redevelopment projects worth Rs 130 crore at Kedarnath

  • 09:06

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays obeisance to Lord Shiva at Kedarnath temple in Uttarakhand.

  • 08:28

    PM Modi arrives in Kedarnath to offer prayers at the shrine

  • 06:51

    Novavax completes process for WHO's approval of vaccine

    Vaccine developer Novavax Inc said on Thursday it has completed the submission process for emergency use listing of its Covid-19 vaccine candidate with the World Health Organization.

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  • 06:50

    NASA to deflect asteroid in test of 'planetary defence'

    In the 1998 Hollywood blockbuster "Armageddon," Bruce Willis and Ben Affleck race to save the Earth from being pulverized by an asteroid.

    While the Earth faces no such immediate danger, NASA plans to crash a spacecraft traveling at a speed of 15,000 miles per hour (24,000 kph) into an asteroid next year in a test of "planetary defence."

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