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New Delhi, Nov 22 (PTI) These are the top stories at 1 pm: NATION DEL18 VIRUS-CENTRAL TEAMS COVID-19: Centre rushes high-level teams to Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, UP New Delhi: High-level central teams have been deputed to Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh to support them in COVID-19 response and management.

DEL7 VIRUS-LD CASES COVID-19 caseload in India reaches 90.95 lakh New Delhi: India's COVID-19 tally rose to 90.95 lakh on Sunday with 45,209 new cases, while the recoveries surged to 85,21,617, according to the Union Health Ministry's data.

DEL13 PM-PROJECTS PM lays foundation stone of rural drinking water projects in UP Lucknow: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday laid the foundation stone of rural drinking water supply projects in Mirzapur and Sonbhadra districts of Uttar Pradesh via video conferencing.

DEL14 JK-DRONE Drone sighted near LoC, search operation launched Jammu: A Pakistani drone was sighted hovering in the skies near the Line of Control (LoC) in Mendhar sector of Poonch district following which the Army has launched a search operation, officials said on Sunday.

DEL16 CONG-KHURSHID-INTERVIEW No leadership crisis in Cong; support for Sonia, Rahul apparent to 'anyone not blind': Khurshid New Delhi: Amid criticism of the Congress top brass by some leaders following a poor show in the Bihar polls, senior leader Salman Khurshid on Sunday said there is no leadership crisis in the party and an all-round support for Sonia and Rahul Gandhi is 'apparent to anyone who is not blind'. By Asim Kamal LGD1 SC-LIBERTY SC sets aside high court order, says liberty of citizen can't be taken away in this manner New Delhi: Liberty of a citizen cannot be taken away in this manner, the Supreme Court has said while setting aside the Punjab and Haryana High Court order which had dismissed a plea filed by a man on the grounds that his lawyer had remained absent on four occasions during the hearing.

BOM3 MH-NCB-COMEDIAN After Bharti Singh, her husband Harsh also arrested by NCB Mumbai: A day after the arrest of comedian Bharti Singh, her husband Harsh Limbachiya was also arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau on Sunday following seizure of drugs from their house here, NCB officials said.

FOREIGN FGN8 US-BIDEN-INDIAN Joe Biden appoints Indian-American Mala Adiga as policy director of incoming First Lady Washington: US President-elect Joe Biden has appointed Indian-American Mala Adiga as the policy director of his wife Jill, choosing an experienced education policy hand as the incoming First Lady focuses on education and plans to continue teaching community college classes.

FGN7 TRUMP-GEORGIA-RECOUNT Trump campaign files for recount of votes in Georgia Washington: The Trump Campaign has filed a petition for recount of votes in Georgia, days after US President-elect Joe Biden wrested the Republican stronghold by a little over 12,000 votes. By Lalit K Jha. PTI SNE SNE