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December 11, 2020

India’s active COVID-19 cases drop to 3.63 lakh

New Delhi , December 11  India's active caseload has significantly dropped to 3.63 lakh, the lowest after 146 days, which is 3.71 per cent of the total number of infections, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday. On July…

Gopichand to set up Badminton academy in Bhubaneshwar

Bhubaneshwar, Dec 10 (UNI) National badminton chief coach Pullela Gopichand on Thursday said his badminton academy ‘Pullela Gopichand Academy,’ will set up a new academy at Bhubaneshwar in Orissa. The academy is also planning to set up Sports…

West Bengal: Violence erupts

Kolkata, Dec 10 (UNI) Two people, including BJP Diamond Harbour Town president Surjit Haldar, were injured in an attack ahead of BJP All India President JP Nadda's meeting in Diamond Harbour. Allegedly, Trinamool activists attacked BJP workers while…

Nepal registers 1,014 new COVID cases, tally hits 241,995

Kathmandu, Dec 7 (UNI) Nepal on Monday reported 1,014 new cases of coronavirus cases across the country, taking the nationwide infection count to 241,995. Among the new cases, 370 are women while 644 are males, 442 of these cases were registered…

India, Nepal to start Flights under bubble package

New Delhi, Dec 10 (UNI) India and Nepal have decided to open flights under a bilateral bubble arrangement for restarting commercial flights, after months of disruption caused by the global pandemic of COVID-19. India has such arrangement with…

Kolhapur, Dakshina Kasi

It was the erstwhile capital of an important Maratha state and is dotted with some splendid palaces and royal homes. Kolhapur is also known as the Dakshina Kasi, as the temples here are considered amongst the most important in Maharashtra. The town…

Ability, not disability

On the occasion of Human Rights Day today, in a virtual ceremony, the National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP) will felicitate 11 citizens/organisations in India with the NCPEDP Mindtree Helen Keller Awards 2020.…

RIP Astad Deboo: He’s dancing with the stars now

MUMBAI: Born a month before India attained Independence, Astad Deboo broke free of the constraints imposed by traditional dance forms to create a modern idiom of rhythm and movement that was uniquely Indian and all his own. Avant garde,…