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Latest Updates: Diego Maradona, Argentine football's greatest icon, dies at 60

Argentine media claim Diego Maradona has died of a heart attack just two weeks after being released from hospital after treatment for a bleed on his brain.

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12:19 AM

Wrap Up: All you need to know

  • Diego Maradona, Argentine football's greatest icon, dies at 60
  • US economy surges by record 33.1% in Q3
  • France orders tech giants to pay digital tax
  • Trading in Lakshmi Vilas Bank shares to be suspended from Thursday: NSE
  • UP govt okays ambitious Ganga Expressway project worth Rs 36,402 cr
  • Bangladesh to get 68 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from Gavi by 2021
  • Amazon fined for not displaying mandatory information about products
  • Mumbai reports 1,144 new COVID-19 cases, tally goes up to 2,78,590
  • Delhi records 99 more COVID19 deaths; 5,246 new cases
12:10 AM

Gujarat: The mortal remains of senior Congress leader #AhmedPatel brought to Sardar Patel Hospital in Bharuch

12:00 AM

Maharashtra: Fire breaks out at Sun Mill Compound in Lower Parel area of Mumbai

Six fire tenders are present at the spot, fire fighting operations are underway. No injuries have been reported yet. More details awaited.
11:51 PM

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan expresses his grief over death of Diego Maradona, says his fans around the world will miss the football legend

11:43 PM

Vaccine is no shot in the arm yet for emerging markets

Emerging markets have surged on the prospect that coronavirus vaccines will become widely available soon, but analysts think the rally is overplayed given the risks from slower rollouts for some economies that could delay their recoveries.
11:30 PM

UP govt okays ambitious Ganga Expressway project worth Rs 36,402 cr

11:14 PM

Landfall process of severe cyclonic storm Nivar has started: S Balachandran, IMD Chennai

11:10 PM

Sourav Ganguly pays respects to Diego Maradona

10:48 PM

Bangladesh to get 68 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from Gavi by 2021

10:40 PM

Virender Sehwag pays his respects to football legend Diego Maradona

10:32 PM

West Bengal: Convoy of state BJP chief Dilip Ghosh was attacked allegedly by TMC workers in Kandi of Murshidabad, today

Reports ANI
10:17 PM

Maradona inspired his country to World Cup glory in 1986

In 1986 when as captain he displayed a level of skill, creativity, strength and desire arguably not seen before or since, reported The Guardian.
10:02 PM

Argentinian football legend and winner of the 1986 World Cup, Diego Maradona, has passed away at home in Tigre after suffering a heart attack, according to reports in Argentina

09:51 PM

Amazon fined for not displaying mandatory information about products

The government has imposed a penalty on e-commerce major Amazon for not displaying mandatory information, including the country of origin, of products sold on its platform, according to an official order.
09:50 PM

Indian Army and Indian Air Force today conducted one test each of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands territory

Both the tests of DRDO-developed missile were successful: Sources
09:32 PM

U.S. imposes fresh Iran-related sanctions on four entities, envoy warns of more to come

The United States on Wednesday will impose Iran-related sanctions on four entities, U.S. Special Envoy for Iran Elliott Abrams said, accusing the entities in China and Russia of activities promoting Iran’s missile program.
09:26 PM

Cabinet has approved the proposal of Ministry of Defence for extension of Central deputation tenure of Nazli Jafri Shayin, Joint Secretary, Department of Defence for a period up to 29 December 2021

Reports ANI
09:17 PM

Madhya Pradesh govt proposing jail term of 10 years for anyone found guilty of using marriage to force someone to change religion

- State Home Minister Narottam Mishra

09:13 PM

Delhi records 99 more COVID19 deaths; 5,246 new cases take infection tally to 5.45 lakh

09:04 PM

PM Modi suggests state-specific export strategy; reviews development projects worth Rs 1.41 lakh crore involving Central, state governments

08:58 PM

Delhi Police: No protestors will be allowed to enter Delhi

If any protestor tries to enter, they will have to face legal action as Delhi Police have warned all the protesting organizations well within the time in writing & through social media: Delhi Police
08:51 PM

Trading in Lakshmi Vilas Bank shares to be suspended from Thursday: NSE

08:47 PM

Mumbai reports 1,144 new COVID-19 cases, tally goes up to 2,78,590

Death toll rises to 10,723 as 17 patients die: BMC
08:43 PM

PM Modi chaired PRAGATI meeting today

It marked PM's thirty-third interaction through PRAGATI - the ICT based multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation, involving Central & state governments: Prime Minister's Office
08:35 PM

China's Xi Jinping congratulates Joe Biden, hopes for 'win-win' ties : State media

08:25 PM

Kullu: Wearing of face cover/face masks shall be compulsory in public places

People defying the order shall be liable for fine of Rs 1000 which can be extended to Rs 5000: Kullu District Administration, Himachal Pradeh
08:12 PM

US economy surges by record 33.1% in Q3

The U.S. economy rebounded at a record pace of 33.1% in the July-September quarter, unchanged from the first estimate a month ago. But a resurgence in the coronavirus is expected to slow growth sharply in the current quarter with some economists even raising the specter of a double-dip recession.
08:04 PM

Kerala, West Bengal take borrowing option to meet GST compensation shortfall

The finance ministry said Wednesday that on receipt of the choice from both states, Centre has granted additional borrowing permission of Rs 4,522 crore to Kerala and Rs 6,787 crore to West Bengal, which is 0.5% of the their respective gross state domestic products (GSDP).
07:59 PM

France orders tech giants to pay digital tax

  • The French Finance Ministry has sent out notices to big tech companies liable for its digital service tax to pay the levy as planned in December, the ministry said on Wednesday.
  • France suspended collection of the tax, which will hit companies like Facebook and Amazon, early this year while negotiations were underway at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development on an overhaul of international tax rules.
07:53 PM

Railways cancels over dozen special trains on Nov 25 and 26 scheduled to either originate from and terminate in southern states in view of impending cyclone Nivar, offers full refund

07:49 PM

Postponement of Joint CSIR- UGC NET Examination in Tamil Nadu & Puducherry

07:41 PM

Maharashtra reports 6,159 new COVID-19 cases, 4,844 recoveries, and 65 deaths

  • Total cases: 17,95,959
  • Total recoveries: 16,63,723
  • Active cases: 84,464
  • Death toll: 46,748
07:35 PM

Manipur reported 193 new cases and 115 recoveries today

07:27 PM

3,285 new COVID-19 cases in Rajasthan, 18 more die

07:26 PM

All Fixed to Mobile calls to be dialed with prefix ‘0’ from 15th January, 2021

This is to free up sufficient numbering resources for future use.
07:25 PM

Gujarat reports highest one-day spike of 1,540 COVID- 19 cases, taking tally to 2,01,949

07:16 PM

DBS can't sack most employees of LVB: Notification

According to Para 8 (3) of the notification , DBS can't sack most employees of LVB. Also, DBS may have to raise their salaries as well.... this has been done probably to pacify employees, TUs and smoothen the merger process, reports ET Bureau.
07:12 PM

Uttarakhand: Devotees will not be allowed to take a holy dip in Ganga river in Haridwar on the occasion of Kartik Purnima on Nov 30

07:05 PM

Delhi's air quality slips into "severe" category due to slow winds; air quality index (AQI) recorded at 415

06:57 PM

Karnataka reports 1,630 new COVID-19 cases, 1,333 recoveries, and 19 deaths

  • Total cases: 8,78,055
  • Total recoveries: 8,41,432
  • Total deaths: 11,714
  • Active cases: 24,890
06:48 PM

Andhra Pradesh reports 831 new COVID-19 cases, six fatalities and 1,176 recoveries

06:45 PM

Former principal secretary of the Kerala CMO M Sivasankar was taken into custody by Customs officials from Ernakulam District Jail to its office for interrogation.

06:32 PM

IBBI proposes statutory route for withdrawal of voluntary liquidation process

In order to fill the gap in its existing voluntary liquidation regulations that do not provide for a statutory closure of the process, the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) was considering amendments to allow firms who applied for voluntary liquidation to withdraw at any time after its initiation.
06:20 PM

Lakshmi Vilas Bank Ltd. branches to operate as DBS Bank India Ltd. branches from November 27

06:15 PM

Lakshmi Vilas Bank to restart withdrawals on Friday, will operate branches as DBS Bank India

Media reports
06:10 PM

Avalanche warning issued in 12 districts of Jammu and Kashmir

06:03 PM

Jammu and Kashmir report 489 new COVID-19 cases, 570 recoveries, and 12 deaths

05:55 PM

Flipkart, GiveIndia Foundation provide 50,000 PPE kits to UP

05:48 PM

PM Modi releases special stamp and Rs 100 coin to commemorate the Centennial Foundation Day of the University of Lucknow

05:39 PM

Bank credit growth decelerated to 5.8% in Sept vs 8.9% YoY

Annual growth in credit by private banks moderated to 6.9%. Aggregate deposits of banks rose 11% in Sept vs 10.1% YoY, reports ET Now quoting sources.
05:26 PM

Punjab unit of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) would launch its 'Save Farmers, Workers, Traders' campaign from December 4

Under this campaign, three rallies would be held in the state: AAP
05:24 PM

Punjab: Farmer groups going to Delhi to protest reach Ludhiana's Ladhowal Toll Plaza

"We're against recent farm laws.Our slogan is 'ghera dalo, dera dalo' which is what we'll do in Delhi. We've water tankers, will sleep in trolleys, also carrying a month's ration," says a member
05:16 PM

Scotland becomes first country to provide free menstrual products

05:11 PM

In view of the surge in COVID19 cases in Germany, public dealing by the consular wing of Indian Embassy will remain suspended from November 25, till further notice

- Embassy of India in Berlin, Germany

05:06 PM

Kerala Governor Arif Muhammad Khan signs ordinance revoking amendments to Kerala Police Act

05:00 PM

Indian Navy inducts two American Predator drones on lease, can be deployed on China border

Reports ANI
04:55 PM

Odisha reports 730 new COVID-19 cases, 16 more fatalities

04:44 PM

Based on their assessment of COVID-19 situation, states, UTs may impose local restrictions like night curfew only in containment zones: MHA

04:36 PM

State, UT govts will have to take permission from Centre if they want to impose any local lockdown outside containment zones: MHA

04:30 PM

Fresh guidelines for surveillance, containment and caution

  • Only essential activities allowed in Containment Zones.
  • Local district, police & municipal authorities shall be responsible to ensure that prescribed Containment measures are strictly followed
  • State/UT Govts shall ensure accountability of concerned officers
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