J Nivas, Collector of Srikakulam

Photo: Srikakulam District Administration

Srikakulam DM Brings Smiles To HIV-Affected Kid; Provides 'Nutrition Kits'

As a heartening measure, Andhra Pradesh’s Srikakulam Collector, J Nivas has been providing nutritious food such as Horlicks, eggs to an HIV-positive boy for the last six years. Motivated by him, the district's deputy DM Dr Leela Rani and other departments' officials have come forward to bear the expenses of nutritional supplements for HIV-affected children. Interestingly, Nivas was inspired by another IAS officer, who had adopted an HIV-… read-more

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 08:09 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: HIV-Positive, telengana, Collector, HIV-AIDS, Charity

Meeting between farmers and Government officials

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Farmers Reject Centre's Proposal; Next Talks On December 3

The meeting between farmers' representatives and the Union on the protests ended unresolved on December 1. However, another meeting has been slated for December 3. Moreover, the government has asked the farmers to send representatives to constitute a committee, which will discuss the laws with experts and government stakeholders. Farmers' leader Chanda Singh said, “We will definitely take back something from the government, be it bullets or a… read-more

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 07:46 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Farmers' Protest, Farm Bills, Narendra Singh Tomar, Farmers

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Chandrashekar Azad Bhim Army chief

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Bhim Army's Chandrashekar Azad Says Centre Is Afraid Of Farmers' Protest

A new political figure to join the ongoing farmers' protest against the Central Government's farm laws is the Bhim army president, Chandrashekar Azad. Joining the protest on December 1, he stated that the Centre's use of water canons and tear gas "shows how afraid the government is of the farmers' movement". He said that the government was trying to snatch the lands of farmers to benefit the industrialists.

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 07:45 PM / by Sreemayi .S.R

Tags: New Delhi, Chandrashekar Azad, Farmers' Protest

Courtesy: NDTV

Shah Rukh Khan

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Shah Rukh Acquires Team 'LA Knight Riders' In US' Major Cricket League

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan has bought a franchise in the USA's Major Cricket League. The Los Angeles' franchise named as ‘LA Knight Riders’ will feature in the T20 tournament along with five other teams. With Knight Riders entry into the tournament, organizers have barred the entry of any other IPL franchise for the next five years. Moreover, SRK’s companies will also help to build stadiums in the franchise-based cities.

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 07:35 PM / by Dharshana Vijayan

Tags: Shah Rukh Khan, Kolkata Knight Riders, LA Knight Riders, Major League Cricket

Courtesy: India

Religious Conversion

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Karnataka: 23 Christians Converted To Hinduism During "Ghar Wapsi" Event

About 23 Christians from Karnataka's Haliyal taluk on November 29 converted to Hinduism in the presence of BJP MP Anant Kumar Hegde. Former BJP MLA Suneel Hegde said, "I request those who are converting Hindus to desist, else they will face the repercussions." He also handed a saffron flag to all those who converted to Hinduism at the event which was termed as "ghar wapsi".

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 07:33 PM / by Sakshi Teresa …

Tags: Karnataka

Courtesy: Times of India

Statehood day In Nagaland

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PM Modi, CM Neiphiu Rio Extend Greetings On 58th Nagaland Statehood Day

On the occasion of 58th Statehood Day of Nagaland, PM Narendra Modi and the state CM Neiphiu Rio extended their greetings to the people on December 1. While whishing, PM Modi tweeted, "The people of Nagaland are known for their courage and kindness." The CM also wished the people while remembering the "sacrifices, foresightedness and determination" of the leaders who ensured the state's creation. Nagaland was recognised as a separate state in… read-more

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 06:58 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Nagaland, Hornbill Festival, PM Narendra Modi, Statehood day

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Enrique Lopez Perez

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8-Year Ban On Spaniard Lopez Perez For Match Fixing In 2017

The Tennis Integrity Unit on December 1 has imposed an eight-year ban to Spanish tennis player Enrique Lopez Perez for match-fixing in three instances during 2017 and has fined him for $25,000. The Anti-Corruption Officer Richard McLaren has found the 29-year-old tennist guilty for breaching the rule thrice, while two other allegations went unproven. Perez had a career-high singles ranking of 154 and doubles ranking of 135 in 2019.

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 06:40 PM / by Dharshana Vijayan

Tags: Enrique Lopez Perez, TENNIS, Tennis Integrity Unit, Banned, Match Fixing, Ban

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Former Players Decides To Give Up Awards To Show Their Support To Farmers

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Former Players To Return Centre's Awards To Support Farmers' Protests

Many former sportspersons have slammed the central and Haryana government for mistreating the farmers during the protests. They have also condemned the use of tear gas and water cannons on farmers. Moreover, they have decided to return their awards on December 5 to stand by the farmers. Former player Sajjan Singh Chema questioned, "If turbans of our elders and brothers are tossed, what will we do with our awards and honour?"

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 06:35 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: Farmers Protest, sports, Central Government

Courtesy: The Tribune

Bilkis Dadi

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Bilkis Dadi Arrested For Supporting Farmers' Protests

Police have arrested the Shaheen Bagh protest-famed Bilkis Dadi on December 1 for supporting farmer protests in the Delhi-Haryana border. Bilkis has stated that they were daughters of farmers and they would support the protests. Moreover, she has said, "We will raise our voice, the government should listen to us.” The 82-year-old Bilkis has been featured recently in the 'BBC's 100 Women of 2020' list.

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 06:05 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Bilkis Dadi, Farmers Protest, Farm Bills, BBC

Courtesy: The Quint

Claressa Shields

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World Champion Boxer Claressa Shields To Make MMA Debut In 2021

Two-time Olympic gold medalist boxer Claressa Shields will make her professional debut in mixed martial arts in 2021. The world champion boxer has signed a contract with the Professional Fighters League and targets the 2022 title to become the first woman to win both MMA and boxing titles. Claressa said, "I’m really going to strengthen the things that I’m weak at," and has added she is serious on her decision.

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 05:56 PM / by Dharshana Vijayan

Tags: Claressa Shields, Mixed Martial arts, Olympics, Boxing

Courtesy: News 18