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December 21, 2021

Queen cancels Christmas at Sandringham

London, Dec 21 (UNI) Queen Elizabeth has canceled her traditional Christmas plans at her Sandringham estate in eastern England amid spike in Omicron cases in UK. According to Fox News report, the monarch, 95, will instead celebrate the holiday at…

Biden family welcomes puppy Commander ‘Biden’

Washington, Dec 21 (UNI) US President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden have welcomed a new puppy 'Commander' to the White House after they lost their beloved German Shepherd 'Champ' nearly 6 months ago. Commander, a German Shepherd, was born on…

ED arrests Unitech promoters Chandra brothers

New Delhi, Dec 21:  The Enforcement Directorate arrested Unitech promoters Sanjay Chandra and Ajay Chandra under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), sources said on Tuesday. The arrests were made after getting permission from a court to…

Pankaj Advani claims 11th National Billiards title

Bhopal, Dec 21: India's ace cueist Pankaj Advani successfully defended his national title defeating Dhruv Sitwala 5-2 in the final here. Both play for Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB). This is Advani's 34th national title in total and 11th in…

PM Modi meets top CEOs ahead of Budget

New Delhi, Dec 20: In the run-up to Union Budget, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met a group of top CEOs from across the industry and sought their inputs to reduce compliance burden. Top banker Uday Kotak, JSW Steel's Seshagiri Rao, Tata…

Himachal CM calls on PM Modi

New Delhi, Dec 20 (UNI) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Monday. During his meeting with the PM, Thakur discussed development issues of the state. Informing about his meeting with the PM,…

Lok Sabha passes Bill to link voter Id with Aadhaar

New Delhi, Dec 20: The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Monday hit out at the Centre over The Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021, and demanded thorough examination of the Bill by a 'select committee'. The Bill which was introduced in the…

PM Modi meets Central Asia Foreign Ministers, exchanges views

New Delhi, Dec 20: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met the Foreign Ministers of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan and discussed ways to further strengthen India's close partnership with Central Asia, and also…

Top actress Aishwarya Rai questioned by ED for 6 hours

New Delhi, Dec 20: Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was questioned for almost six hours on Monday in connection to shell entities revealed by the Panama Papers leak. She reached the Enforcement Directorate office at the Jamnagar House here in the…