Tag: India

Global COVID-19 Cases Surpass 13 Million Mark, Death Tally Exceeds 572,000

Washington: The overall number of global COVID-19 cases has surpassed the 13 million mark, while the deaths have increased to more than 572,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University. As of Tuesday morning, the total number of cases stood at 13,070,097, while the fatalities rose to 572,411, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
Want To Do Everything Possible To Keep Peace For People Of India, China: Donald Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump has said that he wants to do everything possible to keep peace for the people of India and China, according to his spokesperson. Over the past several weeks, the Trump administration has come out in support of India against China. He (Trump) said I love the people of India and […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
IMA Sounds Alarm On COVID-19 Community Transmission In India

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: India has already witnessed over a million COVID-19 cases which show the situation is grim on the ground. Indian Medical Association of India on Sunday observed that the community spread of the viral disease has already started in India and the situation is pretty bad in the country. The number of Covid-19 positive […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
IIT & AIIMS Bhubaneswar Study: Monsoon, Winter To Worsen Covid-19 Spread

Bhubaneswar: Controlling the spread of Covid-19 in India may become a greater challenge with the progression of the season towards monsoon, post-monsoon, and thereafter, winter, with a continuous fall in temperature, claims a study conducted jointly by researchers at IIT-Bhubaneswar and AIIMS-Bhubaneswar. Every degree rise in temperature corresponds to a 0.99 per cent decrease in […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
10 Freedom Fighters From Odisha To Be Conferred With President’s Award

Bhubaneswar: On August 9 this year, on the occasion of Quit India Day which is also known as August Kranti Diwas, 10 freedom fighters from Odisha will receive the prestigious President’s Award for their contribution towards India’s freedom struggle against the British raj. This iconic ceremony takes place in Presidential Estate in Raisina Hill every […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Global COVID-19 Cases Exceed 14.6 Million With Over 609,000 Deaths

Washington: The overall number of global COVID-19 cases has increased to over 14.6 million, while the deaths have topped to more than 609,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University. As of Tuesday morning, the total number of cases stood at 14,655,405, while the fatalities rose to 609,198, the University’s Centre for Systems Science and Engineering […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Govt Cautions States Against Use Of N-95 Masks With Valved Respirators

New Delhi: The Centre has written to all states and union territories warning against the use of N-95 masks with valved respirators by people, saying these do not prevent the virus from spreading out and are “detrimental” to the measures adopted for its containment. The Director General of Health Services (DGHS) in the Ministry of Health, […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Locust Attacks In India, East Africa & Pak A Threat To Food Security, Warns WMO

New York: Locust attacks are posing a serious threat to food security in parts of East Africa, India and Pakistan as a result of changing climate conditions that can be linked to human activity, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) has said. The specialised agency of the United Nations said extreme weather events and climatic changes […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Mike Pompeo Hails India For Banning 59 Chinese Apps

New Delhi: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday commended India for banning 59 Chinese apps including TikTok citing a serious security risk even as he launched a scathing attack on China, saying that Beijing cannot threaten countries and “bully them in the Himalayas”. Mike Pompeo said, “India has a chance to divert global […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
India To Contribute 2.2% Of Global Digital Payment Market By 2023

New Delhi: With the rise in usage of digital modes of transactions and the growing market of digital payment services, India is likely to contribute around 2.2 per cent to the sector by 2023, said a report by the Payments Council of India and PWC. The report titled ‘Empowering payments’: Digital India on the path […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Samsung Becomes 2nd Largest Smartphone Brand In India

New Delhi: South Korean major Samsung became the second largest smartphone brand with 26 per cent market share in India in the second quarter (April-June period) which is its highest share in the past two years, a new report said on Friday. Amid stuttering supply for some major Chinese brands and the anti-China sentiment, Samsung […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
India, China Agree On 'Early And Complete' Disengagement Of Troops From Eastern Ladakh

New Delhi: India and China on Friday agreed for an “early and complete” disengagement of the troops from the friction points in eastern Ladakh, holding that full restoration of peace and tranquillity in border areas was essential for the overall development of bilateral relations. The two countries reviewed the situation in the region during a […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Record Single-Day Spike Of COVID-19 Cases In Almost 40 Countries

Washington: The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported a record increase in daily coronavirus cases across the world, despite many countries starting to ease lockdown measures. It said there were 284,196 new COVID19 infections in 24 hours on Friday, while the number of deaths increased by 9,753, which was the largest single-day increase since April […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
BRICS Foreign Ministers Conference To Be Held In September

Beijing: China has announced that a formal meeting of the BRICS Ministers of Foreign Affairs will be held in September according to Russian arrangements. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said on Friday that as the current international situation is complicated, Beijing looked forward to exchanging views with other parties on prominent challenges facing the […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
India International Exchange Daily Turnover Volume Crosses Record $4.92 Billion

Mumbai: The India International Exchange (India INX) has witnessed an all-time-high turnover of over $4.92 billion or nearly Rs 36,866 crore on its derivative segment in daily trading turnover on last Friday. Accordingly, trading volume on the BSE‘s India International Exchange has grown exponentially since the commencement of trading activities on January 16, 2017. “Its […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021