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Economic Times | 30 Nov, 2020 | 11.44PM IST

News Updates: We are bringing law to curb religious conversions in the name of love, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Earlier, Chouhan-led MP government had also proposed a law providing stringent punishment for ‘love jihad’.

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11:25 PM

SCO gives its nod to China's OBOR

All SCO member nations barring India reaffirm support to China's OBOR project.
11:18 PM

Microsoft Teams will stop working on Internet Explorer 11 from November 30

10:54 PM

H D Kumaraswamy asks Centre to hold talks with agitating farmers

  • He said the suspicion among farmers and people about the laws would continue to grow further if the government did not address their concerns
  • The new farm bills, he opined, were not in the interest of the agriculture sector and the people at large.
10:35 PM

Delhi's covid tally

Delhi records 108 COVID-19 deaths; 3,726 new cases take infection tally to 5.70 lakh
10:34 PM

Hardeep Singh Puri among 10 newly elected, re-elected members administered Rajya Sabha oath

  • The 10 members who took oath were Narayana Koragappa from Karnataka, Brijlal, Geeta alias Chandraprabha, Ramji, Hardwar Dubey, Hardeep Singh Puri, Neeraj Shekhar, B L Verma and Ram Gopal Yadav (all from Uttar Pradesh) and Naresh Bansal from Uttarakhand.


10:28 PM

WHO Director General on knowing the origin of novel coronavirus

10:06 PM

No direct correlation between health expenditure and COVID outcomes: Report

  • The agency said health care should be both near-term and long-term priorities.
  • As the country's total health expenditure of 3.8 per cent of GDP in FY17 is much lower than both advanced economies and peer emerging economies like Brazil, China, Russia, Argentina and South Africa.


09:57 PM

UK PM Johnson says hopes vaccines will be approved before Christmas

09:50 PM

Covaxin trial in Kolkata from December 2, TMC minister may get first shot

09:42 PM

Georgia election official says he expects Trump-initiated recount to be done by midnight wednesday deadline

09:28 PM

MP to follow UP's suit

09:00 PM

Gujarat constitutes inquiry commission under High Court judge DA Mehta (retd) to probe Rajkot hospital fire

08:59 PM

Basin trials of Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) were conducted at Cochin Shipyard Limited, earlier today

08:39 PM

Haryana MLA Sombir Sangwan quits as chairman of State Livestock Development Board to extend his support to farmers gathered at Delhi's borders protesting Centre's new farm laws

08:38 PM

Farmers hold candle march

08:12 PM

Biden confirms Janet Yellen as nominee for Treasury secretary

07:50 PM

Markets in containment zones to remain closed: Health Ministry's new guidelines

07:46 PM

Anil Ambani-led Reliance Capital, in a regulatory filing, said it defaulted on Rs 523 crore HDFC and 100 core Axis Bank loans.

07:30 PM

We're prepared to meet any situation: Kerala CM on cyclone 'Burevi'

07:16 PM

Amit Shah expects GDP growth will be positive in Q3

07:16 PM

Biden expected to name senior economic advisers

07:09 PM

Leader of Congress Party in Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury writes to PM , seeks special loan packages for the agriculture sector

06:49 PM

The statuette of the Annapurna deity which was stolen over 100 years ago, is now on its way back here. It is a matter of great fortune that 'Mata Annapurna' will come back to her original home. Statues of our deities are part of our priceless legacy

- PM Modi at Varanasi

06:44 PM

German chancellor Merkel says in this respect the November 10 EU Summit will be crucial

06:30 PM

As far as whether Pakistan is going to join (our) initiatives, it's up to them. SCO charter has provision that one country cannot hold up cooperation in areas & allows member countries which are interested to take it forward with the exclusion of one country that is opposing: MEA

06:12 PM

India considers SCO as an important regional organisation to promote cooperation in the areas of peace, security, trade, economy & culture. We're committed to deepening our cooperation with SCO: Vikas Swarup, Secretary (West),MEA

06:11 PM

PM takes part in Dev Deepawali Mahotsav

05:45 PM

Moderna says will request US, Europe vaccine authorization on Monday

05:24 PM

We will continue our agitation until our demands are met: Farmer leaders

05:24 PM

31 cases registered against us to suppress our agitation: Farmer leader at a press conference

05:13 PM

S&P Global buys IHS Markit in $44 billion deal that ties together two of the biggest data providers to Wall Street

05:06 PM

We have come to Delhi for a decisive battle, say representatives of protesting farmers at press conference.

04:59 PM

Our senior leaders have invited farmers for talks & are willing to address genuine issues. Talks are always held without preconditions or preconceived notions. I firmly hope that all their genuine demands will be considered & issues will be resolved: Hardeep Singh Puri

04:58 PM

PM reaches Lalita Ghat

04:56 PM

Delhi govt caps price of RT-PCR test by private labs at Rs 800

04:31 PM

Top Iran official blames People's Mujahedeen, Israel for nuclear scientist's killing

04:31 PM

Karnataka State Election Commission announces polls to 5,762 gram panchayats in two phases on December 22 and 27. Results will be declared on December 30

04:24 PM

Govt calls all-party meet to discuss Covid-19 situation

04:20 PM

There's new trend now, earlier decisions of govt were opposed, now rumours have become basis for opposition. Propaganda is spread that although decision is fine, it can lead to other consequences, about things that haven't happened or will never happen. Same is with farm laws

- PM Modi

04:15 PM

Opposition using tricks to oppose historic agriculture reforms laws, farmers being misled: PM Modi in Varanasi

04:03 PM

Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan violated ceasefire in Shahpur sector in Poonch district

03:55 PM

Iran says Israel remotely killed military nuclear scientist

03:47 PM

Efforts on to double farmers' incomes, new options being offered to them to sell their crops: PM in Varanasi

03:41 PM

UP is now getting recogntion as 'Express Pradesh', PM says in Varanasi while referring to expressway projects in the state

03:36 PM

With establishing of a perishable cargo center in Varanasi, now farmers here have got a facility to store and sell their produce easily. Due to this storage capacity, for the first time, the produce of farmers here is being exported in large quantities

- PM Modi in Varanasi

03:30 PM

It is unfortunate to note that there were attempts to deliberately bring bilateral issues into SCO: Vice President Naidu

03:18 PM

Tamil Nadu: Farmers' union in Tiruchirapalli stage protest against new farm laws by flinging paper planes with their demands written on it

03:16 PM

Depression forms over Bay of Bengal, to intensify soon: IMD

03:12 PM

UK mortgage approvals jump again to 13-year high

Mortgage approvals for house purchase hit 97,532, up from 92,091 in September and higher than a median forecast of just under 84,500 in a Reuters poll of economists.
03:04 PM

Most important challenge faced by us in region is terrorism: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu at SCO summit

02:58 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates six-lane widening project of Handia (Prayagraj)-Rajatalab (Varanasi) section of National Highway 19

02:54 PM

13 TDP MLAs including party's floor leader N Chandrababu Naidu suspended for one-day from Andhra Pradesh Assembly

02:43 PM

Singapore's DBS says has completed takeover of Lakshmi Vilas Bank

The 94-year old Chennai-based private bank was folded into DBS’s Indian subsidiary at the request of the Reserve Bank of India which cited a serious deterioration in its finances.
02:39 PM

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu virtually addresses 19th meeting of SCO Council of Heads of Government, while chairing the meet

It is the first time that summit-level Meeting is being held under India’s Chairmanship since the country gained full-membership of organization.
02:34 PM

Speaker Om Birla appoints Utpal Kumar Singh as Secretary General Lok Sabha: Official order

02:30 PM

Maharashtra: Sheetal Amte, social activist and granddaughter of Baba Amte, dies allegedly by suicide at Anandwan in Chandrapur

Reports ANI
02:15 PM

Newly-elected Rajya Sabha MPs take oath

02:05 PM

Union Health Minister on vaccine distribution

In the first 3-4 months of next year, there is a possibility that we will be able to provide vaccine to the people of the country. By July-August, we have a plan to provide vaccines to around 25-30 crore people & we are preparing accordingly: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan
02:04 PM

Nitish Kumar, Bihar CM, on farmers protesting against new farm laws:

"The central govt wants to talk to farmers to dispel the fear of issues in the procurement mechanism. So I believe that dialogue should take place. The protests are happening on account of misconceptions."
01:49 PM

Air India Pilots' Association writes to Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri requesting an urgent meeting with him over "indefinite and unilateral wage cut".

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