Tag: India

Solar Eclipse 2020: India Witnesses Annular Eclipse

New Delhi: India on Sunday witnessed annular solar eclipse or ‘surya grahan’ 2020, the third eclipse even for this year after first two lunar eclipses took place in January and June and the last annual solar eclipse of this decade. The solar eclipse started from around 9 a.m. across the Indian map as the Sun, […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
Apple To Start Assembling iPhone SE In India

San Francisco: Apple is reportedly planning to assemble its new iPhone SE in India. The iPhone maker has already asked one of its suppliers in China to start shipping components for the iPhone SE 2020 to its manufacturing partner Wistron in India, reports AppleInsider. Assembling the iPhone SE 2020 under the ‘Make in India’ initiative […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
COVID-19: India Reports 14821 New Cases, 445 Deaths In Last 24 Hours

New Delhi: India on Monday added 14,821 new COVID-19 cases pushing the infection tally to 4,25,282, while the death toll rose to 13,699 with 445 new fatalities, according to Union Health Ministry data. The country registered over 10,000 cases for the 11th day in a row. The number of recoveries also continued to surge with […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
UAE Mediating Between India, Pakistan To Restore 'Functional Relations'
UAE Mediating Between India, Pakistan To Restore 'Functional Relations'

Islamabad: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is facilitating and mediating back-channel talks between India and Pakistan with an aim to turn their rivalry into a healthy and functional relationship, its…

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
LAC Meet: India, China Military Reach Consensus To Disengage At Border

New Delhi: After 11 hours long Corps Commander level talks between India and China, government sources on Tuesday said that the dialogue was held in a cordial, positive and constructive atmosphere and there was a “mutual consensus to disengage”. “Modalities for disengagement from all friction areas in Eastern Ladakh were discussed,” government sources added. The […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
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India Records One Of The Lowest COVID Death Rates In The World

New Delhi: India has one of the lowest COVID deaths per lakh population, the World Health Organisation said on Monday. India’s COVID death per lakh population is 1.00 while the global average is more than it’s six times, at 6.04, the report said. The UK has 63.13 cases of COVID-19 related deaths per lakh population, […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
India Downgrades Diplomatic Ties With Pakistan, Asks To Reduce High Commission Staff By Half In 7 Days

New Delhi: In a major downgrading of diplomatic ties, India on Tuesday asked Pakistan to reduce the staff in its high commission hereby half in next seven days, and announced a reciprocal trimming of staff strength in its high commission in Islamabad. The Ministry of External Affairs said the Charge d’Affaires of Pakistan High Commission […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
Centre Issues Regulatory Pathways For Foreign Produced Vaccines

New Delhi: In a radical reform measure, the Centre on Thursday issued Regulatory Pathway in India for Covid-19 vaccines approved for restricted use in the US, the UK, Japan or…

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
China's Military Aggression Across The Himalayas Is Not First & Won't Be The Last: Lobsang Sangay

Dharamsala: The ongoing military aggression across the Himalayas is not the first by China and it won’t be the last. India never shared a border with China — it is the Indo-Tibet border. Knowing its strategic significance, India should consider the geopolitical importance of Tibet as one of its core issues. These were the views […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
India's WPI Inflation Spikes To Over 8-Year High Of 7.39% In March

New Delhi: The wholesale price-based inflation shot up to over 8-year high of 7.39 per cent in March on rising crude oil and metal prices. Also, the low base of…

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
COVID-19 Fight: India To Use Israeli Disinfectant To Safeguard Public Places

Jerusalem: India is to use an innovative antiseptic disinfectant, which was originally developed for the Israeli Defence Forces to deal with biological warfare, to protect its public places in its fight against the highly contagious coronavirus, a media report here. The solution developed by the Israel Institute for Biological Research (IIBR), an organisation that works […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
Ravindra Jadeja Named Most Valuable Player Of 21st Century

New Delhi: All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been named the Most Valuable Player for India in the 21st century by Wisden. The 31-year-old’s MVP rating, which was calculated using the cricket data analysis tool CricViz, was 97.3. Additionally, the rating makes Jadeja the second most valuable player of all time in Test cricket according to the […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
Google Announces 3 Winners Of 'Build For Digital India' Programme

New Delhi: In a bid to help Indian students create solutions for real-world problems, Google on Wednesday announced three teams as winners of its Build for Digital India programme launched in partnership with the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) last year. The three winning teams were selected from over 7,000 students from more […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
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Russia Ready To Strengthen Strategic Partnership With India: Prez Vladimir Putin

New Delhi: In a telephonic conversation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday reiterated his nation’s commitment to further strengthen the “special and privileged strategic partnership between the two countries in all spheres”. Putin gave his assurance during the telephonic conversation with Modi who called him to congratulate on the success […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
Amid Border Row, Puri Shankaracharya Urges Govt To Maintain Cordial Relationship With Nepal

Puri: Shankaracharya of Govardhan Peeth in Puri, Swami Nishchalananda Saraswati has urged the government of India to remain amiable with Nepal amid the country’s escalating border row with the Himalayan country after it ‘unilaterally’ adopted a new national map including disputable regions of India. “Nepal is a Hindu nation and shares social, cultural, religious and […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021