IIT Kharagpur study confirms healing of Antarctic Ozone hole

Kolkata, Nov 30  Amidst the pressing issue of global climate change, a study conducted by a group of scientists at IIT Kharagpur has come up with new data that they claim confirm “healing’ of Antarctic Ozone hole, a statement said on Friday. “A research team from the Centre of Oceans, Rivers, Atmosphere and Land Science […]

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Punjab procures over 170 lakh tonnes paddy

Chandigarh, Nov 30  Punjab has procured over 170 lakh tonnes of paddy this kharif season, Food and Supplies officials said on Friday. “Government agencies and private millers have procured 170.02 lakh tonne of paddy in Punjab till November 29,” a Punjab government spokesman said here. While government agencies procured 168.80 lakh tonnes of paddy, 121,884 […]

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Nacho, Casemiro remain sidelined as Real Madrid gears up for Valencia clash

Madrid, Nov 30  Real Madrid Spanish defender Nacho Fernandez and Brazilian midfielder Casemiro remained on the sidelines on Friday as Los Blancos concluded their preparation ahead of the upcoming La Liga match against Valencia. Both players are still going through rehab for their injuries, while Alvaro Odriozola, Jesus Vallejo and Sergio Reguilon resumed group training, […]

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Arpita Khan, Mickey Contractor join Priyanka-Nick wedding revelry

Jodhpur, Nov 30  The majestic Umaid Bhawan Palace here is buzzing with guests who have flown in from different parts of India and abroad to attend the revelry of actress Priyanka Chopra and her American singer beau Nick Jonas, who will wed on December 2. The palace, which is divided into three wings — a […]

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Bikaner land deal case: ED issues fresh summons against Vadra

New Delhi, Nov 30  The Enforcement Directorate has issued fresh summons to Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s brother-in-law Robert Vadra in an ongoing probe into the 2012 Kolayat land deal case, sources said. An ED official told IANS: “We have issued fresh summons to Vadra to appear before the agnecy in the first week of December.” […]

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Two injured in gas cylinder blast at a venue to be visited by UP CM

Lucknow, Nov 30  An hour before Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath arrived in Gonda to inaugurate a wrestling championship, two persons were injured in a gas cylinder blast at the venue, police said. The incident took place at Nandinagar. The injured were labourers working at the event venue. One of them is in a […]

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ISL: Jamshedpur, NorthEast chase elusive playoff spots

Jamshedpur, Nov 30  The battle between free-flowing Jamshedpur FC and the high-flying NorthEast United FC will be fighting for Indian Super League play-off spots when they face off at JRD Sports Complex here on Saturday. Jamshedpur FC, placed fourth on the table, have the second-best attack with 18 goals this season. Considering that only Bengaluru […]

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