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 2020-11-25 21:52 

The Hindu

Cyclone Nivar | Stalin distributes relief material to flood-affected...

He urged party functionaries to cooperate with officials who were involved in relief work...

 2020-11-25 21:52 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Krungsri Research raises 2020 growth forecast by almost 4 percentage points...

Exports are driving the gradual recovery of Thailands economy, says Krungsri Research, but it warns that foreign tourists will not return in the large numbers of previous years....

 2020-11-25 21:51 

Japan Times

Japan's new ambassador to China to be quarantined for two weeks...

According to sources familiar with his itinerary, the ambassador will travel to Beijing in a vehicle so he doesn't come into contact with others in ......

 2020-11-25 21:50 

Press Trust of India

Prohibitory orders in Lucknow extended till Dec 1...

Lucknow, Nov 25 (PTI) The Lucknow Police Commissionerate on Wednesday said that prohibitory orders in the state capital will now be extended till December 1 in view of upcoming festivals during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement issued here, Joint Comm...

 2020-11-25 21:49 

The Hindu

Chennai airport suspends flight operations for 12 hours...

All operations were suspended till 7 a.m. on Thursday...

 2020-11-25 21:46 

The Hindu

Don't come out till government makes announcement, says CM...

Narayanasamy visits several coastal villages, interacts with officials...

 2020-11-25 21:45 

The Hindu

Thousands moved to temporary shelters in Cuddalore, Puducherry...

More than 10,000 in Cuddalore have been shifted to 233 cyclone shelters...

 2020-11-25 21:44 

The Hindu

Take up relief work: AIADMK tells cadres...

CHENNAI The AIADMK on Wednesday called upon its members to take up relief work immediately for those affected by Cyclone Nivar. In a statement, party coordinator and Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerse...

 2020-11-25 21:44 

The Hindu

L-G reviews preparedness ahead of landfall of Nivar...

Senior officers, Collector, SSPs are overseeing situation: Bedi...

 2020-11-25 21:43 

The Hindu

Cylone Nivar | Defence teams deployed for rescue, relief work...

The Army has deployed eight teams from Bengaluru, two teams from Coimbatore and 12 teams from Chennai...

 2020-11-25 21:43 

The Peninsula Qatar

Chances of thundery rain from Thursday until early next week: QMD...

Qatar Meteorology Department (QMD) forecast chances of scattered rain from Thursday until the beginning of next week....

 2020-11-25 21:42 

The Hindu

Active cases in U.T. stay below 550-mark...

For the sixth consecutive day, no COVID-19 deaths in Puducherry...

 2020-11-25 21:41 

The Hindu

Gates of Chembarambakkam reservoir opened after 5 years...

Adyar river wide enough to carry 70,000 cusecs of flood water safely, says WRD...

 2020-11-25 21:40 

The Hindu

Stalin slams Amit Shah over comment on dynastic politics...

DMK leader says several BJP leaders' sons are holding posts in government...

 2020-11-25 21:39 

Al Jazeera

'The fight continues': Colombia protests persist despite pandemic...

Anti-government protest organisers say the movement continues to evolve amid the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-11-25 21:38 

The Times of India

'Bank credit growth slows to 5.8% in Sept quarter'...

Aggregate deposits of banks rose 11 per cent year-on-year in the July-September period as compared to 10.1 per cent growth a year ago, according to the 'Quarterly Statistics on Deposits and Credit of Scheduled Commercial Banks (SCBs), September 2020&#...

 2020-11-25 21:38 

The Hindu

Cyclone Nivar | Public holiday declared in 16 T.N. districts today...

Essential services to function as usual...

 2020-11-25 21:34 

The Hindu

Cyclone Nivar | T.N. CM makes impromptu trip to Chembarambakkam reservoir...

Shutters of reservoir opened after five years to release surplus water; over 1 lakh people moved to 1,000 relief camps...

 2020-11-25 21:32 

China Post

Rationales shift as Nevada considers future of vote by-mail...

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's decision to send all active voters mail-in ballots ahead of the election put the swing state at the center of the nationwide debate over voting procedures.Nevada Republicans, the Trump campaign and candidates fo...

 2020-11-25 21:32 

ABS-CBN

Urban planner's suggestion? Smart tunnels, not flood walls to control metro inundation...

"Smart tunnels" are 3-layered structures that serve as spillways and could also be used as roads, says architect and urban planner Jun Palafox....

 2020-11-25 21:32 

China Post

VIRUS TODAY: Americans travel as Biden addresses nation...

Here's what's happening Wednesday with the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.:— Millions of Americans are traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday despite warnings from health officials that family gatherings could make a bad situation worse.&md...

 2020-11-25 21:32 

Malay Mail Online

Budget 2021 vote: What will happen and what's at stake...

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 26 — Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is set to put his maiden Budget to a vote today, in what could be his toughest political test since taking office in March. The Perikatan Nasional administration tabled a record RM355......

 2020-11-25 21:32 

China Post

Smith, Dalton get Thanksgiving nods for Washington, Cowboys...

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alex Smith and Andy Dalton have 25 years of experience as NFL quarterbacks combined but just one Thanksgiving start between them.The veterans whose teams didn't expect them to be in charge of the Washington and Dallas off...

 2020-11-25 21:32 

China Post

Chargers demote special teams coordinator George Stewart...

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers have demoted special teams coordinator George Stewart.Assistant special teams coach Keith Burns and senior coaching assistant Chris Caminiti will take over, coach Anthony Lynn said Wednesday. The mo...

 2020-11-25 21:32 

China Post

Jones, Johnson lead No. 13 Texas A&M women past Lamar 77-61...

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — N'Dea Jones scored 25 points and pulled down 11 rebounds, Ciera Johnson also had a double-double and No. 13 Texas A&M beat Lamar 77-61 in a season opener on Wednesday.Jones notched her 27th career double-double and ...

 2020-11-25 21:32 

China Post

Transfers lead No. 4 UVa to rout of Towson in Bubbleville...

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Trey Murphy III scored 21 points a day after learning he was cleared to play and fellow transfer Sam Hauser added 19 points as No. 4 Virginia opened the season Wednesday with an 89-54 rout of Towson.Jay Huff added 14 points ...

 2020-11-25 21:32 

Japan Times

Japan's medical system on verge of collapse in COVID-19 hot spots...

The occupancy rate of hospital beds by coronavirus patients exceeded 25 percent in Hokkaido, Tokyo and seven other prefectures as of Nov. 18....

 2020-11-25 21:32 

China Post

Players for No. 1 South Carolina women sit during anthem...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina guard Zia Cooke said it was important for people not to forget the issues of social injustice and racial inequality that arose earlier this year.That's why she and nine of her teammates chose to sit in their ...

 2020-11-25 21:31 

The Times of India

Singapore court rejects Future Retail's plea...

Future Retail Ltd's plea to be excluded from being a party to the Amazon-Future Coupons' arbitration proceedings has been turned down and the Court of Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) has ordered that the arbitration shall proceed...

 2020-11-25 21:31 

Jakarta Post

Jewelry brands urged to do more to fight gold, diamond mining abuses...

As jewelry sales get a pre-Christmas boost, consumers were warned that major brands are still not doing enough to combat human rights and environmental abuses in their gold and diamond supply chains....

 2020-11-25 21:30 

The Peninsula Qatar

MoPH reports one Covid-19 death on Nov 25...

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today recorded 209 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) and 252 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours....

 2020-11-25 21:30 

Press Trust of India

Kerala CM condoles Maradona's death...

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 25 (PTI) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday expressed his grief over the death of Diego Maradona and said his fans around the world will miss the football legend. Maradona, considered the greatest footballer of all...

 2020-11-25 21:27 

The Times of India

[ India ]

Govt launches 'Mission Covid Suraksha' to help accelerate vaccine candidates...

India News: NEW DELHI: The government has launched 'Mission Covid Suraksha' to help accelerate the development of approximately 5-6 vaccine candidates and ensure ....

 2020-11-25 21:25 

Ecns.cn

HKSAR gov't to play dual role well to inject impetus into economy: chief executive...

Chief Executive of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam said on Wednesday that the HKSAR government will play the role of "facilitator"; and "promoter" well to bring continuous impetus into Hong Kong's ...

 2020-11-25 21:23 

Jakarta Post

Ministry conducts early bidding for 1,900 of next year's construction projects...

Public Works and Housing Ministry Construction Director General Trisasongko Widianto said on Tuesday that the ministry was already processing 1,900 infrastructure procurement packages out of 4,900 planned packages for 2021 through the electronic procureme...

 2020-11-25 21:22 

Al Jazeera

Trump pardons former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn...

Flynn had pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI during investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 US election....

 2020-11-25 21:22 

Jakarta Post

Suraa releases dreamy debut single...

Cempaka Surakusumah, the artist behind Suraa, sings in a dreamy, reverb-tinged voice with minimalist piano in the background, a subtle drone layer and muted bass lines....

 2020-11-25 21:18 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Gov't dominates local bond market...

Government securities boosted the Philippines' bond market amid the prolonged pandemic as the Bureau of the Treasury raised more debt to finance the fight against COVID-19, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on Wednesday. The Manila-based multilate...

 2020-11-25 21:18 

The Times of India

'India 4th major host of greenfield FDI projects'...

India was the fourth major host of greenfield foreign direct investment (FDI) projects and eight major host of cross-border M&A deals between 2004 to 2015, according to a research paper released on Wednesday....

 2020-11-25 21:17 

Ynetnews

Trump pardons former adviser Flynn...
 2020-11-25 21:16 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

PH aims for sustainable fishing with $220-M loan from World Bank...

The World Bank will extend a $220-million loan to the Philippines next year to enhance the country's marine resource management by controlling the harvest in some of its fishing grounds while also supporting livelihoods. Documents showed the World Ban...

 2020-11-25 21:14 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

DOF: Annual fund to combat climate change underutilized...

Despite a replenishable P1-billion People's Survival Fund for climate adaptation projects, only less than a third of the financing made available five years ago had been tapped by local governments and community organizations, the Department of Financ...

 2020-11-25 21:14 

The Hindu

Separate agency for solid waste management on the cards...

BBMP proposes corporation for waste processing; it is keen to retain street sweeping, garbage collection tasks...

 2020-11-25 21:14 

Al Arabiya

Court overturns ruling that Germany must press US on drones...

Germany's top administrative court has ruled the country's government can't be forced to ensure that US drone strikes controlled via an American military b...

 2020-11-25 21:14 

Jakarta Post

British royal Meghan speaks about miscarriage in New York Times article...

The wife of Prince Harry and former actress wrote about the experience in detail in an opinion article published in the New York Times on Wednesday, saying that it took place one July morning when she was caring for Archie, the couples son....

 2020-11-25 21:14 

Jakarta Post

Conservation sites in Bhutan and India receive award for doubling tiger population...

Transboundary partnership between the Royal Manas National Park in Bhutan and Manas Tiger Reserve has been recognized with a tiger conservation excellence award....

 2020-11-25 21:13 

China Post

Wacky week for Washington ends up in matchup vs. Utah...

SEATTLE (AP) — At one point this week, Washington coach Jimmy Lake had four different depth charts sitting on his desk, none of them belonging to the Huskies' originally scheduled opponent.The Huskies have been riding out a roller coaster week t...

 2020-11-25 21:13 

China Post

Feuding no more, Pel mourns friend, legend Diego Maradona...

The most heated wrangling over the title of soccer's greatest player could be found between Diego Maradona and Pel themselves.So often, their squabbling would descend into acrimonious barbs and taunts launched between the finest to play the game.It wa...

 2020-11-25 21:13 

China Post

A Thanksgiving Feast? Maybe Ravens-Steelers on Sunday...

What are we to make of the Thanksgiving Day schedule? First off, we get a rare meeting of the Texans and Lions, which wouldn't draw any headlines had it been played on another day. Sorry, but 3-7 Houston facing 4-6 Detroit just doesn't whet the ap...

 2020-11-25 21:12 

China Post

Mexico moves to stem unauthorized sharing of sexual images...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Activist Olimpia Coral went through an inferno in 2013, when an ex-boyfriend posted sexual images that made the rounds in her conservative town in Mexico. Things got so bad — the shaming, the internet bullying — that s...

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