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Tourists can visit Goa Carnival without worry, says CM

Sawant also promised to review the existing administrative procedure for the imposition of prohibitory oredrs, while urging tourists to travel to Goa for the upcoming Carnival without worry.

Ishant Sharma passes fitness test, will join team in NZ

Speaking to IANS, sources in the know of developments confirmed that Ishant has passed the test. "Yes, he has passed the fitness test and will join the Indian team for the Test series in New Zealand," sources said.

Kerala Vigilance registers case against former Congress Minister

Sivakumar was a Minister in the cabinet of Oommen Chandy (2011-16). Sivakumar said this is "nothing but settling political scores".

New Twitter plugin deletes naked pictures from messages

According to reports, a developer named Kelsey Bressler came up with the idea after she received an unwanted nude picture from a man.

Stripping of Bhuj college students serious issue, says CM

"We have taken prompt measures. Such issues of sexual harassment could not be tolerated. The education department is also looking into it," Rupani told the media at an event.

RBI reviewing monetary policy framework change, says Governor

"The monetary policy framework is in operation for the last three years. We are reviewing and analysing it internally as to how the MPC framework has worked. At an appropriate time, if required, we'll have a discussion with the government," said the RBI governor at a media conference after he met the Finance Minister on the customary Budget briefing.

Green tea plus exercise may reduce fatty liver disease

The researchers found that a combination of green tea extract and exercise reduced the severity of obesity-related fatty liver disease by 75 per cent in mice fed a high-fat diet.

JUI-F dares Imran to file treason case

On Friday, Khan called for treason proceedings against Rehman for remarks regarding the ouster of the incumbent government.

Altaf Bukhari to launch ‘Aapki Party’

"A five-member team has been constituted to draft the constitution of the party. The announcement will be made in Srinagar in the next few days," Bukhari told IANS.

Anti-CAA protests held across TN

According to the police, during the anti-CAA protest in Chennai on Friday, some protesters hurled stones and chappals injuring some policemen. This prompted the police to resort to mild baton charge and some protesters were detained, as they had assembled for protest without permission.

Kerala poll body to move SC on local body elections

"We will inform the Supreme Court the practical difficulties in conducting the polls based on the 2019 voters list. In case it has to be done then an additional Rs 10 crore would be needed to recast the 2019 voters list to make it ready for the upcoming local bodies polls," said Bhaskaran to the media.

Google removes ToTok app from Play Store again

The app was previously pulled from Apple's App Store and the Google Play Store in December.

Bhawna Jat qualifies for Tokyo in 20km RaceWalk event

The 24-year-old from Rajasthan clocked a record time of 1 hour, 29 minutes and 54 seconds to bring about her win at the Seventh National Race Walk Championships. She comfortably beat the Olympic qualification mark of 1:31.00.

SL strongly objects US travel restrictions on army chief

In a statement on Friday night, the Foreign Affairs Ministry said: "The government of Sri Lanka takes strong objection to the imposition of travel restrictions on Lt. Gen. Silva and his immediate family members by the Us, based on independently unverified information."

Stalin condemns police action on anti-CAA protesters

He also said the state government should permit holding of democratic peaceful protests.

UEFA bans Manchester City from European competitions for next 2 seasons

In a statement confirming the decision on Friday, UEFA said: "Having considered all the evidence, Manchester City Football Club committed serious breaches of the UEFA Club Licensing and Financial Fair Play Regulations by overstating its sponsorship revenue in its accounts and in the break-even information submitted to UEFA between 2012 and 2016."

US-Taliban reach truce, paves way for Washington’s withdrawal

The deal was struck on Friday after protracted negotiations in the Qatari capital Doha and was announced after a meeting between US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Defence Secretary Mark Esper and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference reports Xinhua news agency.

Court exempts Sharif from appearing on medical grounds

While addressing the media on Friday, Sharif's lawyer Amjad Pervaiz said that a new medical certificate had been submitted to the court, reports The Express Tribune.

Facebook cancels Global Marketing Summit over Coronavirus fears

San Francisco:   After the Mobile World Congress (MWC) Barcelona 2020 conference, Coronavirus has derailed Facebook's Global Marketing Summit in San Francisco.According to a report in...

Bengaluru Open: Leander Paes in doubles final

The Indo-Aussie pair quelled the challenge of the second seeds Jonathan Erlich of Israel and Andrei Vasilevski of Belarus 6-4, 3-6, 10-7 amidst the chanting of Leander's name by the supportive crowd.

Over 17cr PAN cards to become inoperative if not linked with Aadhar by March...

In a move with large scale disruption potential, the Income Tax Department has said that Permanent Account Number (PAN) will become inoperative if not linked with Aadhaar by March 31, 2020.

Police complaint against former NRC coordinator Hajela

The complaint against Hajela was lodged by an NGO, Assam Public Works, the original petitioner to the Supreme Court about the NRC updation.

Rehman should be tried under Article 6, says Imran Khan

"There should be a case under Article 6 against maulana for his statement regarding the ousting of the government," he said, during an informal conversation with journalists, Dawn reported.

BJP attempting religious conversion, says Mamata

Addressing BJP legislature party leader Manoj Tigga while speaking in the state Assembly, Banerjee said "stop religious conversions".