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Six Arrested Including Doctor For Smuggling Drug-Based Cough Syrup To Bangladesh

Six Arrested Including Doctor For Smuggling Drug-Based Cough Syrup To Bangladesh

Press Trust of India | Saturday November 27, 2021, Kolkata

At least six persons including a doctor have been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle Codeine Based Cough Syrup (CBCS) across the Indo-Bangladesh border, a senior officer of NCB, Kolkata Zone, said on Saturday.

Aircel Maxis Case: Delhi Court Issues Summons To P Chidambaram, Son Karti

Aircel Maxis Case: Delhi Court Issues Summons To P Chidambaram, Son Karti

Asian News International | Saturday November 27, 2021, New Delhi

A Delhi court on Saturday issued summons to former union minister P Chidambaram, his son Karti Chidambaram and others in the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) case in relation with Aircel Maxis case.

Tripura Chief Minister Orders Review Of Terror Cases Against Journalists

Tripura Chief Minister Orders Review Of Terror Cases Against Journalists

Edited by Akhil Kumar | Saturday November 27, 2021, Tripura

The Supreme Court had on November 17 granted relief to three people who had filed a plea demanding the UAPA cases against them be cancelled.

India Ranks Third In Organ Transplantation, Behind US, China: Health Minister

India Ranks Third In Organ Transplantation, Behind US, China: Health Minister

Asian News International | Saturday November 27, 2021, New Delhi

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Saturday said that India now ranks third in the world in organ transplantation, only behind USA and China as per the data available on the Global Observatory on Donation and Transplantation (GODT) website.

PM Modi Directs Officials To Increase Covid Vaccine Second Dose Coverage

PM Modi Directs Officials To Increase Covid Vaccine Second Dose Coverage

Asian News International | Saturday November 27, 2021, Ahmedabad

Amid rise in concern due to new Covid variant 'Omicro', Gujarat Government has mandated RT-PCR testing for travellers landing at airport from Europe, Brazil, South Africa, Bangladesh, Botswana, China, Mauritius, New Zealand, Zimbabwe, and Hong Kong.

NDTV Wins Journalism Award For Expose On UP's 'Love Jihad' Cases

NDTV Wins Journalism Award For Expose On UP's 'Love Jihad' Cases

NDTV News Desk | Saturday November 27, 2021, New Delhi

NDTV's Sreenivasan Jain and Mariyam Alavi have won the International Press Institute (IPI) India Excellence in Journalism Award, 2021.

Uttarakhand Village Sliding Downhill Due To Road Construction, Soil Weakening: Geologists

Uttarakhand Village Sliding Downhill Due To Road Construction, Soil Weakening: Geologists

Press Trust of India | Saturday November 27, 2021, Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand

Dar - the first village of the Darma valley in Uttarakhand's Dharchula sub-division - is gradually sliding down the slope as the land beneath continues to weaken, making it unfit for human habitation, a geologist who surveyed the village said.

Legislature Not Assessing Impact Of Law Leads To Big Issues: Chief Justice NV Ramana

Legislature Not Assessing Impact Of Law Leads To Big Issues: Chief Justice NV Ramana

Press Trust of India | Saturday November 27, 2021, New Delhi

Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana today said the legislature does not conduct studies or assess the impact of the laws that it passes, which sometimes leads to "big issues" and result in over-burdening of cases on the judiciary.

Farmers Defer March, Bill To Scrap Farm Laws In Parliament On Monday

Farmers Defer March, Bill To Scrap Farm Laws In Parliament On Monday

Reported by Saurabh Shukla, Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Saturday November 27, 2021, New Delhi

Farmers on Saturday deferred their 'sansad chalo', or 'march to Parliament' call, two days before the government is to introduce a bill cancelling the farm laws that have triggered protests nationwide.

In Congress vs Trinamool Over Greater Reach, Opposition Unity Gets A Jolt

In Congress vs Trinamool Over Greater Reach, Opposition Unity Gets A Jolt

Press Trust of India | Saturday November 27, 2021, New Delhi

The opposition unity to fight the BJP seems to have run into rough weather as the Trinamool and the Congress are at daggers drawn over the recent instances of "poaching" by the Mamata Banerjee-led camp.

Gujarat: 2002 Godhra Train Burning Case Convict Dies In Hospital During Treatment

Gujarat: 2002 Godhra Train Burning Case Convict Dies In Hospital During Treatment

Press Trust of India | Saturday November 27, 2021, Vadodara

A convict in the 2002 Godhra train carnage case, who was serving life sentence at a central jail in Gujarat's Vadodara, died while undergoing treatment at a hospital, an official said on Saturday.

Rahul Gandhi Says New Covid Variant "Serious Threat", Slams Centre Over Vaccines

Rahul Gandhi Says New Covid Variant "Serious Threat", Slams Centre Over Vaccines

Asian News International | Saturday November 27, 2021, New Delhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today termed the new COVID-19 variant as a "serious threat" and said bad vaccination figures can't be hidden for long.

Review Easing Of International Flight Curbs: PM Amid New Strain Worries

Review Easing Of International Flight Curbs: PM Amid New Strain Worries

Reported by Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Saturday November 27, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday advised officials to review plans to ease restrictions on international travel in light of global concern over the new coronavirus variant - 'Omicron' - that was first detected in South Africa this week.

Is AAP's Presence Growing In Punjab? An NDTV Ground Report

Is AAP's Presence Growing In Punjab? An NDTV Ground Report

Written by Shonakshi Chakravarty | Saturday November 27, 2021, Chandigarh

The battle for Punjab, which goes to polls early next year, has intensified with the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party pushing hard to expand its turf beyond Delhi.

Oil Slick In Gulf Of Kutch After Major Cargo Ship Collision

Oil Slick In Gulf Of Kutch After Major Cargo Ship Collision

Edited by Sasha Gopalakrishnan | Saturday November 27, 2021, Ahmedabad

A major collision took place between two oil tankers in Gujarat's Gulf of Kutch on Friday night, leading to an oil slick in the Arabian sea, Gujarat's PRO Defence said today.