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National

PM Modi lauds Advani on his 93rd birthday

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday greeted veteran BJP leader L K Advani on his 93rd birthday and said he is a living inspiration to BJP workers and the countrymen.

Feel very happy over Kamala Harris' victory, says aunt

City-based maternal aunt of US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, Dr Sarala Gopalan, is elated over her niece''s feat and now hopes to attend her swearing-in ceremony.

PM inaugurates Ro-Pax ferry service in Gujarat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated a Ro-Pax ferry service between Hazira near Surat and Ghogha in Bhavnagar district.

Mamata greets Biden, Harris for their win in US polls

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday congratulated US president-elect Joe Biden and vice president-elect Kamala Harris for their victory in the elections.

Had told Kamala she's going to win, says proud uncle

Soaking in the moment of glory, Gopalan Balachandran, maternal uncle of Senator Kamala Harris, on Saturday night said he told her niece a day earlier that she was "going to win" to become the next US vice president.

 

International

President-elect Joe Biden pledges to unite America; calls it 'a time to heal in America'

Washington: US Prez-elect Joe Biden has pledged to unite the country as he called it ''a time to heal in America'', after his historic victory over Donald Trump in a bitter and closely-fought presidential election - billed as one of the most divisive in recent American history.

Sri Lankan Tamils congratulate Biden, Harris

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA), the main Tamil party in Sri Lanka, on Sunday congratulated US President-elect Joe Biden and his deputy Kamala Harris.

Kamala Harris: The inspiring story of many firsts

Known as the "female Obama", first time Senator Kamala Devi Harris has scripted history by becoming first woman, Black and Indian-American vice president of the United States.

Biden will continue strengthening India-US relationship, say experts

President-elect Joe Biden will continue strengthening India-US relationship, think-tanks and prominent Indian-American experts have said.

 

'This isn't over!': Trump supporters refuse to accept defeat

By Anita Snow, David Goldman and Lisa Marie Pane Washington, Nov 8 (AP) Chanting "This isn''t over!" and "Stop the steal , supporters of President Donald Trump protested at state capitols across the country Saturday, refusing to accept defeat and echoing Trump''s unsubstantiated allegations that the Democrats won the election by fraud.

 

Business

Indian Overseas Bank seeks about Rs 1,000 cr capital support from govt

New Delhi: Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) has sought a capital support of about Rs 1,000 crore from the government in order to create buffer for any exigency, a top official of the bank said.

IOC director A K Singh to head Petronet LNG

Indian Oil Corp (IOC) director-pipelines Akshay Kumar Singh will be the new managing director and chief executive of the country''s biggest gas importer, Petronet LNG Ltd.

Not fresh fiscal stimulus, More important is to spend committed amount: Former RBI Governor Jalan

Former Reserve Bank Governor Bimal Jalan on Sunday opined against a fresh fiscal stimulus to boost pandemic-hit economy saying it is more important to spend the amount already committed by the government than to increase the deficit.

Legal

HC to pronounce order on Arnab's bail plea on Monday

The Bombay High Court will on Monday pronounce its order on the interim bail application filed by Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami and two others in connection with the 2018 abetment of suicide case of an interior designer.

Mathura Bar issues notice to 5 lawyers over working at 'boycotted' courts

The Bar association of Mathura has issued show cause notice to five advocates for working in the courts that have been "boycotted" by the body, an officer bearer said. All the five advocates have been asked to submit an explanation within three days, Sushil Sharma, President, Bar Association of Mathura said.

Entertainment

Henry Golding, Liv Lo expecting first child

"Crazy Rich Asians" star Henry Golding and his wife, yoga instructor Liv Lo are set to welcome their first child together.

Sports

Akram backs Babar to take over Test captaincy, urges him to be assertive

Karachi: Pakistan's pace legend and former captain Wasim Akram has backed white-ball skipper Babar Azam to also take over Test captaincy from the tour of New Zealand and urged him to be more assertive.

WI pace legend Holding is MCC Foundation's new patron

West Indies pace legend Michael Holding has been appointed patron of the MCC Foundation.

Palace beats Leeds 4-1 after contentious video-review call

Crystal Palace beat Leeds 4-1 and was also on the right side of the latest contentious VAR call in the Premier League.

Ziyech stars as Chelsea recovers to beat Sheffield Utd 4-1

Chelsea recovered from conceding a goal for the first time in six matches to beat Sheffield United 4-1 in the Premier League, sealing a fourth straight victory in all competitions for Frank Lampard''s expensively assembled team.

I worked on my game after lockdown: Deepti Sharma

Indian women''s team all-rounder Deepti Sharma has said she has worked on her game after the coronavirus-forced lockdown and is executing her plans in the ongoing Women''s T20 Challenge here.


LAST MONTHS G.K.

January 22 : 18, 18, 01

December 21 : 30, 29, 28, 27, 25, 24, 23, 22, 22, 21, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 08, 07, 06, 06, 04, 03, 02, 01

November 21 : 20, 18, 18, 18, 17, 17, 11, 10, 09, 09, 08, 06, 03, 02, 01

October 21 : 24, 23, 21, 20, 19, 18, 16, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 08, 08, 07, 06, 04, 01

September 21 : 07, 04, 03, 02, 01

August 21 : 11, 10

July 21 : 10, 10, 09, 09, 08, 06, 05, 03, 02, 01

June 21 : 08, 07, 07, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

May 21 : 29, 28, 27, 25, 24, 23, 22, 20, 19, 18, 17, 17, 14, 13, 11, 10, 10, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 01

April 21 : 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 10, 09, 08, 08, 07, 05, 03, 02, 01

March 21 : 18, 17, 16, 15, 13, 12, 10, 10, 09, 08, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

February 21 : 27, 26, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 15, 13, 12, 12, 11, 10, 08, 06, 03, 01

January 21 : 27, 25, 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 16, 15, 14, 12, 11, 09, 08, 07, 06, 05

December 20 : 30, 29, 28, 24, 21, 18, 17, 15, 11, 07, 03, 01

November 20 : 24, 20, 19, 18, 12, 11, 10, 09, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02

October 20 : 31, 30, 29, 29, 27, 26, 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 15, 14, 13, 12, 10, 09, 08, 08, 07, 06, 06, 03, 02, 01

September 20 : 30, 29, 29, 26, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 19, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 12, 11, 10, 09, 09, 08, 07, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

August 20 : 31, 29, 28, 27, 26, 25, 24, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 17, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 10, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 01

July 20 : 31, 30, 29, 28, 27, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 20, 18, 17, 14, 13, 10, 09, 09, 08, 07, 06, 04, 03, 02, 01

June 20 : 30, 27, 26, 24, 23, 22, 20, 19, 18, 18, 17, 16, 13, 12, 11, 10, 09, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

May 20 : 30, 29, 28, 26, 25, 23, 22, 22, 22, 22, 22, 16, 14, 13, 11, 09, 08, 07, 07, 05, 04, 02, 01

April 20 : 30, 28, 27, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 20, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13, 11, 10, 09, 08, 07, 07, 07, 04, 03, 02, 01

March 20 : 31, 27, 26, 25, 24, 22, 21, 19, 18, 17, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 09, 07, 06, 05, 04, 04, 03, 02

February 20 : 29, 28, 28, 26, 25, 24, 21, 20, 19, 18, 11

January 20 : 13