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Cyclone Nivar started the landfall course of by round 11:30 p.m. on Novermber 25 and crossed the coast of Puducherry earlier than 2:30 a.m. on November 26. After weakening from a ‘very extreme’ to ‘extreme’ cyclonic storm, it’s set to show right into a cyclonic storm, IMD stated.
Diego Maradona, broadly thought to be one of many best soccer gamers of all time, died at his residence in Argentina after struggling a coronary heart assault. He was 60. Beloved in his homeland after main Argentina to win the 1986 World Cup and adored in Italy after taking Napoli to 2 Serie A titles, Maradona was a uniquely gifted participant and charismatic determine.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is more likely to lay the muse stone for a brand new Parliament constructing within the first half of December, sources stated. The brand new constructing shall be constructed near the prevailing one beneath the Central Vista redevelopment challenge and it’s anticipated to be accomplished in 21 months from the beginning of development work.
The Supreme Court docket on Wednesday reserved its order on the interim query whether or not Tamil Nadu and Kerala ought to present 50% in-service reservation for admissions to super-specialty medical programs in authorities faculties for the present educational yr.
An enormous vitamin portal developed by the Invoice and Melinda Gates Basis (BMGF), which is utilized by the Centre in addition to most States, and touted because the world’s largest vitamin system, to report and monitor supply of providers to youngsters and moms throughout almost seven lakh anganwadis has been down for almost three months, a number of State governments have confirmed.
The Union Well being Ministry on Wednesday directed the States and Union Territories to provoke vital steps for the reopening of medical faculties on or earlier than December 1, whereas following COVID-19 reopening tips issued by the competent authorities within the respective Central/ State/ UT governments. The Well being Ministry has obtained concurrence for this from the Ministry of House Affairs.
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday pleaded with Individuals to take steps to stay protected as COVID-19 circumstances surge on the eve of the Thanksgiving vacation and pledged once more to make combating the pandemic a high precedence when he takes workplace in January.
Disaster-hit Lakshmi Vilas Financial institution (LVB) will merge into the Indian arm of Singapore-based DBS Financial institution on November 27, resulting in elimination of all restrictions, together with withdrawal cap of ₹25,000, which the RBI had positioned on the lender earlier this month.
The Cupboard on Wednesday authorized the infusion of ₹6,000 crore as fairness into a brand new debt platform to boost as much as ₹1.1 lakh crore for financing infrastructure tasks by 2025. Of the ₹6,000-crore fairness to be injected by 2021-22, the Cupboard has authorized ₹2,000 crore for disbursal this yr topic to the funds being required.
A late penalty from striker Adam le Fondre helped Mumbai Metropolis FC edge out FC Goa 1-0 on the Fatorda Stadium on Wednesday. FC Goa — right down to 10 males after Redeem Tlang was despatched off within the 40th minute — regarded set to flee with a draw, till catastrophe struck.