Tag: India

Shocking! Odisha Health Dept yet to list AES/JE endemic dists in State

Bhubaneswar: Here is a shocker. Despite recording a toll of 157 deaths due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome and Japanese Encephalitis (AES/JE) in 2016, the revelation is Odisha Health Department has not identified any AES/JE endemic districts in the State till date. This is so when sources in the Directorate of Public Health here have unofficially […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
UN Helping India Fight Covid-19: Spokesman

United Nations: The United Nations is helping India in its uphill battle against Covid-19, said a UN spokesman. The UN team in India, led by Resident Coordinator Renata Lok-Dessallien, is…

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Indian women's hockey team beats Japan 3-1 to clinch FIH Series Finals

Hiroshima: India clinched the women’s FIH Series Finals hockey tournament by beating hosts Japan 3-1 in the summit clash here Sunday. The Indian women eked put a hard fought win over the Asian champions at the Hiroshima Hockey Stadium. Captain Rani Rampal gave India the lead in the 3rd minute before drag-flicker Gurjit Kaur struck […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
World cup 2019: Why Shakib al Hasan is a threat for India?

With his all-round performance, the 32-year-old Bangladeshi player, Shakib al Hasan, has been playing an instrumental role in his team’s victory for quite some time. And it won’t be wrong to say that Shakib is the reason why Bangladesh are currently on the fifth spot in the World Cup points table. This may not be a good […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
India Sold Over 204 Million Wifi Devices In 2018: Report

New Delhi: As many as 204.5 million WiFi enabled consumer devices were sold in 2018, with mobile phones contributing close to 90 per cent of the sales, a new report said on Tuesday. According to market research firm techARC, WiFi sale of enabled devices is expected to grow at 8 per cent in 2019 with […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
India submits bid to host 2023 IOC session

New Delhi: India on Tuesday offered to host the 2023 International Olympic Committee (IOC) session in Mumbai, a gathering where the host city for the 2030 Winter Olympics is expected to be chosen. The formal bid submission was done by Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra and IOC member Nita Ambani to International Olympic […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
US wants India to embrace fair and reciprocal trade, lower barriers

Washington: The Trump Administration wants Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lower trade barriers and embrace fair and reciprocal trade, the United States said Tuesday hours after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo landed in New Delhi on a three-day visit. “There is enormous potential to grow our trade relationship and create the high-quality jobs that Prime […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
55 nations back India for non-permanent UNSC seat

New York: In a major diplomatic win, India’s candidature for a non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has been unanimously endorsed by the Asia Pacific group of 55 countries including China and Pakistan. The countries which have supported India’s candidature also include Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, the […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
India gear up for Russell-less Windies test

Manchester: India will aim to continue with their unbeaten streak in the ongoing World Cup when they face a low-on-confidence West Indies team at Old Trafford on Thursday. After coming out with commanding performances in their first three World Cup games, the Men in Blue had to toil hard against Afghanistan to earn their fourth […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Air pollution ups hypertension risk in Indian women

Madrid: Ladies, take note. Women who are exposed to high pollution levels in India are at significantly higher risk of suffering from hypertension, warn researchers. The research, published in the journal Epidemiology, studied 5,531 adults from 28 peri-urban villages near Hyderabad city. “Women spend most of their time near their households in this study area […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
India opt to bat against West Indies

Manchester: Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday won the toss and elected to bat against West Indies in their World Cup fixture at Old Trafford. India have gone with the same team which played against Afghanistan. Meanwhile, West Indies have made two changes in their line-up. They have brought in Sunil Ambris and Fabian Allen […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
BRICS says no nation should allow terrorists on its land

Osaka (Japan): India was on Friday joined by China, Russia, South Africa and Brazil in asking all countries to prevent their territories from being used for terror activities, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying the scourge was adversely affecting economic progress and social stability besides taking lives of innocent people. The five-nation grouping — Brazil-Russia-India-China-South […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
India, Indonesia set USD 50-bn trade target by 2025

Osaka: India and Indonesia on Saturday set an ambitious USD 50 billion target for bilateral trade over the next six years as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Joko Widodo discussed ways to deepen cooperation in a number of key areas including economy, defence and maritime security. The two leaders, who are in Osaka, Japan […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Team India 'Ready To Rumble' In New Jersey Against England

New Delhi: The Indian cricket team will be seen in a new avatar when they face England in the much-anticipated World Cup clash at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham. The Men in Blue will be sporting a new ‘away jersey’ — which has splattering of orange on the shoulders and the back — in […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Pakistan hands over list of 261 Indian prisoners: Foreign Ministry

Islamabad: Pakistan on Monday handed over to the High Commission of India a list of 261 Indian prisoners lodged in the country’s jails. According to a statement by Pakistan’s Foreign Affairs Ministry, the Indian prisoners include 209 fishermen and 52 others. “This step is consistent with the provisions of the consular access agreement between Pakistan […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021