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One more Indian tests positive for coronavirus on cruise ship off Japan

One more Indian tests positive for coronavirus on cruise ship off Japan

Thursday, 20 February 2020 | PTI | Tokyo

One more Indian aboard a quarantined cruise ship off Japan was tested positive for the novel coronavirus and shifted to hospital, taking the number of Indian nationals infected with the virus on the vessel to eight, the Indian embassy said on Thursday. The Diamond Princess cruise ship arrived in Yokohama, near...

Affidavit case: Fadnavis appears before court, gets bail

Affidavit case: Fadnavis appears before court, gets bail

Thursday, 20 February 2020 | PTI | Nagpur

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis appeared before a Nagpur court on Thursday in connection with a complaint seeking criminal proceedings against him for alleged non-disclosure of criminal cases in his election affidavit in 2014. The senior BJP leader was given the last chance by Chief Metropolitan Magistrate P S Ingle...

Vice President, PM greet Arunachal, Mizoram on statehood day

Vice President, PM greet Arunachal, Mizoram on statehood day

Thursday, 20 February 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted the people of Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh on their statehood day, commending their contribution in the country's growth. In his message, the vice president said people from the two hill states have made immense contribution to India's growth...

PCB suspends Akmal pending anti-corruption investigation

PCB suspends Akmal pending anti-corruption investigation

Thursday, 20 February 2020 | PTI | Karachi

The Pakistan Cricket Board on Thursday suspended Umar Akmal with immediate effect, pending an anti-corruption investigation against the batsman. "The Pakistan Cricket Board today suspended Umar Akmal with immediate effect...He cannot take part in any cricket-related activity pending the investigation being carried out by PCB's Anti-Corruption Unit," the Board said in...

SC to consider hearing plea against bail granted to Chinmayanand

SC to consider hearing plea against bail granted to Chinmayanand

Thursday, 20 February 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

The Supreme Court Thursday said it would consider hearing next week a plea against the bail granted to former BJP lawmaker Swami Chinmayanand by the Allahabad High Court in a rape case. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde was told by senior advocate Colin Gonsalves that the plea...

Pant needs to accept that he is going through a rough patch: Rahane

Pant needs to accept that he is going through a rough patch: Rahane

Thursday, 20 February 2020 | PTI | Wellington

Rishabh Pant needs to accept that he is going through a  rough patch and remain focussed on improving as a cricketer, said India vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane here on Thursday. The 22-year-old Pant, who till five months ago was India's first choice wicketkeeper-batsman across formats, has lost his spot in limited overs...

Uphaar tragedy: SC dismisses curative plea by victims; no further jail term for Ansal brothers

Uphaar tragedy: SC dismisses curative plea by victims; no further jail term for Ansal brothers

Thursday, 20 February 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the curative petition filed by an association of the victims of the 1997 Uphaar cinema fire tragedy case, sparing the Ansal brothers further jail term. A three-judge bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde, and justices N V Ramana and Arun Mishra considered the curative...

Kamal Haasan condoles death of three killed on sets of ''Indian 2' film

Kamal Haasan condoles death of three killed on sets of ''Indian 2' film

Thursday, 20 February 2020 | PTI | Chennai

Actor Kamal Haasan and production house Lyca on Thursday condoled the death of three professionals, who were killed in a crane accident on the sets of the veteran star's film 'Indian 2', which left nine others injured. The 65-year-old actor said though he had "met with and crossed" many accidents, this...

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