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Nov 18, 2020 07:56 AM IST Daybreak

Discussed Shared Concerns Like Covid-19 and Climate Change: PM Modi After Call with Joe Biden

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to United States President-elect Joe Biden over phone and congratulated him on the victory in the elections. They discussed Indo-US strategic partnership,  Covid-19 pandemic, climate change, and cooperation in the Indo-Pacific Region.

India Examining If Pfizer's Covid-19 Vaccine Should Be Procured, Says Its Storage a Challenge

The cold-chain requirement for the anti-coronavirus vaccine candidate developed by Pfizer at a temperature of minus 70 degrees Celsius poses a big challenge, but the government is examining the possibilities if at all the vaccine has to be obtained by India.

RBI Puts Lakshmi Vilas Bank under Moratorium, Caps Withdrawals at Rs 25,000

The government imposed a month-long moratorium on Lakshmi Vilas Bank, restricting cash withdrawals at Rs 25,000 per depositor, and simultaneously announcing a scheme to merge the cash-strapped lender with DBS India.

Rape Victim Dies in Delhi Hospital After Being 'Set Afire' by Kin of Accused in UP's Bulandshahr

A rape victim from Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr died at a hospital in Delhi, with her father alleging that she was set afire by an uncle of the accused and his friends who were pressuring her to reach a compromise.

CBI Arrests Junior UP Engineer for Sexual Abuse of 50 Minors

The CBI arrested a junior engineer of the Uttar Pradesh Irrigation Department for sexually abusing children for the last 10 years and selling videos of the acts on the dark net. Officials said the accused, identified as Ram Bhawan, was arrested from Banda and has victimised over 50 children in the age group of 5-16 in Banda, Chitrakoot and other districts.

Aamir Khan is Excited About Watching Movie in Theatre Post Covid-19 

Aamir Khan is going back to the movie hall to watch a film for the first time after the pandemic and is quite excited about it. The Bollywood actor informed followers that he is going to watch Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari and is looking forward to the big screen experience after so many months.

FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2020 Cancelled Due to Covid-19

The FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup which was supposed to be held in India in 2021 has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, India has been given the opportunity to host the tournament's next edition, which will be held in 2022.