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Akali leader and Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee chief Manjinder Sirsa joins BJP
Manjinder Sirsa has been a prominent face of the Akali Dal in the national capital and was a strong supporter of the farmers' protests against the three contentious farm laws.

Mamata meets Pawar, takes swipes at Cong, calls for unity of regional parties against BJP
NCP president Sharad Pawar made a fresh pitch for the unity of opposition parties to take on the BJP after meeting Mamata Banerjee. Banerjee, notably, made a cryptic remark that there was "no UPA" now.

Had suggested Cong for advisory panel to give direction to Opposition: Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said she had suggested to the Congress that an advisory council comprising prominent personalities from civil society be set up to give a direction to the opposition, but rued that the plan did not materialise.

Modi, Gowda bonhomie heightens buzz around BJP, JDS poll pact in Karnataka
The development has come in the backdrop of state BJP strong man and former Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa openly seeking JD(S) support in the seats where the regional party is not contesting.

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Third jab soon? Serum Institute asks DCGI to allow Covishield as booster dose
SII cited adequate stock of the vaccine in the country and a demand for a booster.
Omicron scare! Four passengers from Europe test Covid positive in Delhi, investigations on
All four have been admitted to the LNJP Hospital, where a dedicated ward has been set up for isolating and treating such patients. Their samples have been sent for genome sequencing to ascertain if they have the new variant.  
UPPSC PCS Prelims 2021 result out, here’s how to check at
Out of the 3,21,273 candidates who appeared for the exam, 7,688 have qualified the UPPSC PCS Prelims 2021. 
Pakistan issues visas to India`s Hindu pilgrims to visit Shadani Darbar
Shadani Darbar, an three hundred years old temple located in Pakistan's Sindh, is a sacred place for Hindu devotees from across the globe.
Rajya Sabha denied question whether China crossed LAC citing national interest: Subramanian Swamy
The Rajya Sabha Secretariat said it acts on the recommendation of the "ministry concerned" when sensitive issues are involved.
Travelling to Mumbai? Negative RT-PCR report made mandatory amid Omicron threat
All domestic passengers arriving at Mumbai airport have to provide a negative COVID-19 test report, the BMC said in its directive. 
Desi jugaad: Man uses steam from pressure cooker to dry hair! Watch viral video
The video which has gone viral shows a man using the steam from a pressure cooker to dry his hair. 
Mamata Banerjee in Mumbai: What is UPA? There is no UPA!
The TMC leader statement on the UPA was made during her three-day visit to Maharashtra`s capital city during which she is meeting leaders of the NCP and Shiv Sena.
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Total Solar Eclipse on December 4: Check duration, timing, how to watch in India
The world will witness a Total Solar Eclipse on December 4, in comparison to the earlier Annular Solar Eclipse earlier on June 10 this year.

Bill to regulate assisted reproductive technology services passed in Lok Sabha
The Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2020 was passed with a voice vote after a reply to the debate by Health Minister.

Desi bride and groom groove to Bijlee Bijlee in viral video, netizens can't get enough- WATCH
A video of a desi bride and groom dancing to the popular song Bijlee Bijlee has now gone viral on social media, impressing netizens.

Online payment method to change from January 1 for these products
By issuing a guideline, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had instructed not to save the sensitive information of the card.

Nick Jonas to make his Bollywood debut? Here's what Priyanka Chopra's husband has to say
Calling Bollywood a "phenomenal film industry", Nick Jonas said that he loves Hindi films and has a lot of friends in the industry.

Omicron scare: What are Centre's new international travel norms implemented from December 1?
The Centre has issued new travel guidelines for international passengers from today in view of the Omicron variant scare.

This SaaS start-up from Jaipur is humanizing marketing for leading global brands
Taggbox is helping global brands including Silicon Valley giants to enhance their marketing efforts by bringing their customers roles in the spotlight

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Wed, 01 Dec 2021  British Pound Sterling 99.6016
Wed, 01 Dec 2021  Canadian Dollar 58.7544
Wed, 01 Dec 2021  European Euro 84.8896
Wed, 01 Dec 2021  United States Dollar 74.8503

Gold Futures see sustained weakness as investors turn to riskier assets
Spot gold, silver extend weakness for third-straight day

Gold, silver return to month-ago levels as Covid variant Omicron fears recede
Festive buying, Fed taper plans, Omicron cause volatility in nervous-November

Omicron Covid variant fears increase haven appeal for gold, silver as bullion gains in opening trade
Gold increased ?115, silver opens up by ?618 higher for MCX December Futures

BharatPe to launch gold loans for merchants soon
Plans to raise about $ 100 mn in debt over next 6-9 months

Omicron, lockdown fears, Fed rate hike make a volatile week for gold
India spot gold loses ?1,300 before recovering by ? 900 amidst renewed panic

Indian gold dealers hope for wedding rush as gold price dip sparks demand
Dealers have offered discounts of up to $1 an ounce over official domestic gold prices

Gold futures rise in opening trade, silver loses glitter
MCX silver December futures opened lower

Gold futures open positive as global market reverses loses
Spot gold prices erase Festive gains made since November 5

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Reuben brothers 2nd-richest in UK, Hindujas 3rd
Mumbai-born brothers David and Simon Reuben held on to their rank as the second-richest in the UK with an estimated net worth of £21.465 billion in the annual Sunday Times Rich List, topped by Russian-origin UK-US dual national Sir Leonard Blavatnik with an estimated fortune of £23 billion.

Joe Biden names Indian-American Rohit Chopra to helm consumer finance body
US President-elect Joe Biden on Monday named Indian-American Rohit Chopra as the head of a federal agency tasked with protecting the interests of consumers financials.

Hindu-American community donates over 1.3 lakh kg food to needy during Diwali
The food drive, a collective effort of cultural and religious communities, yoga institutions, and numerous other organisations rooted in the Dharmic value, has been recognised by many states, cities and local governments, a community release issued said.

Eminent Indian-American physician Ajay Lodha passes away due to COVID-19 complications
Lodha, former president of American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), battled COVID for the last eight months at Cleveland Clinic and breathed his last on November 21. He was 58.

Four Indian-Americans among 32 students chosen as Rhodes Scholars from US
American Secretary of the Rhodes Trust Elliot Gerson announced the names of the 32 Americans chosen as Rhodes Scholars representing the US on Sunday. The four Indian-American students include Swathi R Srinivasan, Vijayasundaram Ramasamy, Garima P Desai and Savarni Sanka.

Jill Biden's policy director, Mala Adiga, has roots in Udupi
She belongs to the family of K Suryanarayana Adiga, founder of the erstwhile undivided Dakshina Kannada districts private sector Karnataka Bank Limited, and Aravind Adiga, who won theMan Booker prize in 2008.

Joe Biden appoints Indian-American Mala Adiga as policy director of incoming First Lady
Adiga was a senior adviser to Jill and senior policy adviser for Biden's 2020 campaign. She previously worked for the Biden Foundation as director for higher education and military families.

Indian-American uses Bollywood music to spread message of Biden and Harris during US polls
Slogans like- "America Ka Neta Kaisa Ho Joe Biden Jaisa Ho", "Trump Hatao America Bachao", "Biden-Harris ko Jitao, America ko aage badao" and "Jaago America Jaago- Biden Harris ko Vote do"- were also released in 14 Indian languages.

5,405 new cases in State
Kerala registered 5,405 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday when 64,191 samples were tested in the past 24 hours.The State’s cumulative case burden, ev

Call for campaign in mosques triggers row
Against Waqf Board posting decision

Comparatively high number of COVID cases recorded in TS
Comparatively high number of cases continues to be reported in Telangana. The State has recorded 193 new infections on Wednesday. Usually, around 140-

Genome sequencing done at three labs in State
You may have heard about the role of genome sequencing in detecting Omicron, the new variant of concern, but do you know how long it takes to receive

Teens to seniors in ‘digital’ honey trap
No arrests yet as tracing crooks with IP addresses a challenging task: official

Student Police Cadets of Vithura school in Kerala capital pilots global campaign against child marriage, trafficking
The ‘Zero tolerance to child marriage’ campaign is being piloted in India and Ghana in Africa. In India, it is being implemented in the Kerala first

Sabari rail project lacks State support: Centre
‘Local protests against land acquisition has delayed project’

Kerala to eliminate new HIV cases in phases
Minister says State may eradicate the disease in 2025

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Maruti's Production, Sales Fell In November On Shortage Of Electric Parts
Maruti Suzuki India saw a 3 per cent fall in production in November 2021 mainly due to short supply of electronic components
Andy Flower Steps Down From Coaching Role At Punjab Kings: Report
During his time with the England team, Flower led the side to the T20 World Cup title in 2010 and number one spot in the Test rankings.
All Travellers From Outside EU Will Need Negative Covid Test: France
Travellers reaching France from outside the European Union will be subject to the obligation of a negative COVID-19 test, regardless their vaccination status, French government spokesman Gabriel Attal...
Neeraj Chopra To Launch Prime Minister's Mission
Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra will visit Sanskardham School in Ahmedabad on December 4 and launch Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mission to spread awareness about balanced diet, fitness...
Rs 500 Crore Black Income Detected After Raids On Jaipur Jewellery Group
The Income Tax Department has detected undisclosed income of more than Rs 500 crore after it recently raided a Jaipur-based group engaged in manufacturing and export of jewellery and coloured...
Manish Sisodia Visits Schools In Punjab Chief Minister's Home Turf
Days after Punjab Education Minister Pargat Singh dared his Delhi counterpart Manish Sisodia to bare it all on school education in the national capital, the AAP leader made a surprise visit to two...
Need To Be Tighter With Our Line, Length In Mumbai: NZ Spinner Ajaz Patel
India vs New Zealand: India-born New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel said he and colleagues were guilty of not maintaining their line and length in the opening Test and would need to be tighter in their...
"Gujarat Riots Under Which Government?" Asks Question Paper. CBSE Reacts
India's top education body that conducts board exams has promised to take action after a question in a Class 12 paper was found "inappropriate".
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'Maybe 10, 15 years later, Rahul may mature'
'This business of monopoly of one family must end.''Here, they picked up a few leaders for him as he needed support which was okay, but later, they became his cronies.'

Trump didn't conspire with Russia: US attorney general
'While this (Mueller's) report does not conclude that the president committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him" and sets out evidence on "both sides of the question'

Update: Bumrah has 'recovered' after hurting shoulder
His condition will be 'assessed' on Monday, the Mumbai Indians team management said.

How Rishabh Pant brightened his WC selection prospects
I am glad to bat anywhere the team wants me to: Pant

How to enhance your medical insurance coverage
A sum insured of Rs 3 lakh to Rs 5 lakh may have been sufficient seven-eight years ago but would be inadequate today, especially for people living in metros, points out Sanjay Kumar Singh.

This athlete's fitness journey will baffle you
Raipur's Nami Rai didn't let marriage or lack of sporting facilities affect her love for fitness.

Why Akshay Kumar feels LUCKY
'I am 51 now. I think I can do action till 56.' 'After that, God knows.'

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