Tag: India

India, England retain top spots in ICC Test, ODI rankings

Dubai: India and England have retained their top positions in the team rankings for Tests and ODIs, respectively, after the annual update in which series results from 2015-16 are removed, and outcomes from 2016-17 and 2017-18 are weighted at 50 per cent. India’s lead over New Zealand in the ICC Test Team Rankings has narrowed from […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
India, Australia discuss cross-border terrorism

New Delhi: India and Australia held the 11th meeting of the Joint Working Group on Counter-Terrorism at Canberra on Thursday where they deliberated upon the terrorist threats worldwide and in their respective regions including the problem of cross-border terrorism. An External Affairs Ministry release issued on Friday said they also discussed contemporary counter-terrorism challenges such […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
COVID19: India Placed 2nd After US In Daily Vaccination Numbers
India Begins Vaccination For 18 Above, 6 States Join Drive

New Delhi: Amid exponential rise in Covid-19 cases, India on Saturday started the third phase of vaccination drive covering those above the age of 18 years. However, the exercise began…

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Heavy firing on LoC in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu: Heavy firing exchanges took place between Indian and Pakistani troopers on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on Sunday, a defence official said. “At 11 a.m., the Pakistani troops resorted to shelling and firing of small arms in the Krishna Ghati and Kirni sectors. Our troops retaliated effectively,” Defence Ministry […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
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Israel Bans Travel To 7 Countries Including India

Jerusalem: The Israeli government on Friday decided to ban travel of Israeli citizens to seven countries over high Covid-19 morbidity and fear of the spread of variants of the virus,…

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Odisha turns climate change lab: heat waves up 450%, cold waves by 200% & 3 cyclones in 2 years

Bhubaneswar: With nearly four heat waves sweeping Odisha till date in 2019, when nearly a month of the summer season is still left, the shocker is in the last decade number of heat waves engulfed the State had risen by a whopping 450 per cent! Sample this: The number of heat waves swept across the […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
ISRO to launch radar imaging satellite using PSLV rocket on May 22

Chennai: India will launch RISAT-2B, a radar imaging earth observation satellite, using Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-Core Alone (PSLV-CA) variant, on May 22, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said on Saturday. According to the space agency, the PSLV rocket will blast off from the first launch pad carrying RISAT-2B at 5.27 a.m. on May 22, subject […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
A pill which may help curb 2.7 lakh HIV cases in India

New Delhi: Paired with a biannual testing programme, a combination drug used to prevent HIV infection has the potential to improve average per-person survival by nearly one year and block more than 270,000 HIV transmissions in India over a period of 15 years, says a study. The once-a-day pill, called pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), can reduce […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Tamil Nadu Minister says Kamal Haasan's tongue should be cut

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Minister for Milk and Dairy Development K.T. Rajenthra Bhalaji on Monday said actor-politician Kamal Haasan’s tongue should be chopped for saying the first terrorist of independent India was a Hindu. Speaking to reporters in Thoothukudi, Bhalaji said Haasan’s tongue should be cut for saying that as terrorism does not have any religion. […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
We have got all bases covered for World Cup: Shastri

New Delhi: India head coach Ravi Shastri believes the team has got all bases covered going into the World Cup slated to be held in England and Wales from May 30. In an interview with Cricketnext, Shastri said India have a flexible team and have players who can play at any position at any given […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
US healthcare company to open senior living community in Bengaluru

Bengaluru: The US-based international healthcare provider Columbia Pacific Management would set up its first senior living community in this tech hub, an official said on Wednesday. “With expertise in planning and executing senior living projects across Asia, Canada and the US, we bring the legacy to India. We are positive our first community in the […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Nuclear test ban body offers India 'observer' status

Vienna: The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organisation (CTBTO) has offered India an “Observer” status and access to International Monitoring System (IMS) data. Addressing a group of Indian journalists at CTBTO headquarters in Vienna Austria, Executive Secretary Lassina Zerbo said, “I’m not asking India to ratify (the treaty)…I know that is not possible now…but I think giving […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Odisha tops country in crop loss due to natural calamities

Bhubaneswar: With two very severe cyclones (Titli, Fani) ravaging the State in a span of nearly eight months, the shocker is Odisha has seen the highest crop damages in the country owing to natural disasters in 2018-19 . As per data available with the Union Government, Odisha has seen crop damages in an area covering […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Planning to buy OnePlus 7 or OnePlus 7 Pro? 10 tweets you must go through

Premium smartphone maker OnePlus recently unveiled the latest generation of its smartphones – OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro priced Rs 32,999 onwards. The Chinese company, which competes with the likes of Apple and Samsung in the premium smartphone segment, said that it is aggressively expanding its retail presence in India and will set up […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Kapil Sharma feted by World Book of Records

Mumbai: Comedian-actor Kapil Sharma has been acknowledged as the most viewed stand-up comedian in India and abroad by the World book of Records London. “It’s a proud moment for all of us. We congratulate the king of comedy, Kapil, for being recognised as one of the most viewed stand-up comedians in India and abroad and […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021