26 Nov, 00:13 (IST)

Coronavirus cases worldwide top 60 million, according to AFP tally.

26 Nov, 00:05 (IST)

Fire breaks out at Sun Mill Compound in Lower Parel area of Mumbai. Six fire tenders are present at the spot, fire fighting operations are underway. No injuries have been reported yet.

25 Nov, 23:13 (IST)

Landfall process of severe cyclonic storm Nivar has started: S Balachandran, IMD Chennai.

25 Nov, 22:03 (IST)

Football legend Diego Maradona died after suffering from cardiorespiratory arrest, said reports.

25 Nov, 21:39 (IST)

PM Modi suggests state-specific export strategy; reviews development projects worth Rs 1.41 lakh crore involving Central, state governments.

25 Nov, 21:15 (IST)

Tamil Nadu: Customs at Chennai International Airport seized gold worth Rs 90.4 lakhs from 3 passengers who arrived from Dubai today. Two persons have been arrested.

25 Nov, 20:48 (IST)

After days of maintaining silence over the US presidential poll outcome, China's President Xi Jinping finally congratulated President-elect Joe Biden.

25 Nov, 20:34 (IST)

Mumbai reports 1,144 new COVID-19 cases, 701 recoveries/discharges and 17 deaths today. Total cases here rise to 2,78,590 including 2,53,604 recoveries/discharges and 10,723 deaths. Active cases stand at 11,101.

25 Nov, 20:00 (IST)

At least 32 killed as bus, truck crash in southeastern Brazil: police.

25 Nov, 19:43 (IST)

Maharashtra reports 6,159 new COVID-19 cases, 4,844 recoveries, and 65 deaths, says State Health Department

Total cases: 17,95,959

Total recoveries: 16,63,723

Active cases: 84,464

Death toll: 46,748.

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Mumbai, November 25: Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel died in early hours of Wednesday due to multiple organ failures after having tested positive for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) last month, his son Faisal Patel announced in a tweet. He was 71. Condolence messages poured from all corners of the country.

PM Narendra Modi tweeted earlier in the day. He said, "Saddened by the demise of Ahmed Patel Ji. He spent years in public life, serving society. Known for his sharp mind, his role in strengthening the Congress party would always be remembered. Spoke to his son Faisal and expressed condolences. May Ahmed Bhai’s soul rest in peace."

US President Donald Trump, who is yet to concede his election loss to Joe Biden on Tuesday put out a tweet showing “poll results” on whether he should concede defeat. According to the “poll results,” 98.9 percent were not in favour of Trump conceding to Biden, while 1.1 percent were.

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