Tag: India

India Registers Highest Ever Single-Day Recoveries; Over 36,000 Patients Discharged

New Delhi: India recorded the highest ever recoveries in a single day. 36,145 COVID-19 patients were cured and discharged in the last 24 hours. This has taken the total number of recovered cases to 8,85,576. The recovery rate has achieved another high of fast approaching 64%. It stands at 63.92% today. This means more patients […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Kashmir-Centric Pakistan Terror Group Jaish-e-Mohammad Active In Afghanistan

New Delhi/Kabul: Pakistani terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad, which runs its terror activities in Indian Kashmir, has become active in Afghanistan. In the last two days, at least 13 Pakistani Jaish terrorists were killed by Afghan security forces in the Khogyani district in Afghanistan. The banned Pakistani terror outfit, headed by Masood Azhar, usually targets civilians and […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
India Lodges Strong Protest With Pakistan Over Move To Convert Lahore Gurdwara Into Mosque

New Delhi: India on Monday lodged a strong protest with Pakistan High Commission over reports of attempts being made to convert a famous gurudwara at Naulakha Bazaar in Lahore into a mosque, a spokesperson in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said. “A strong protest was lodged with the Pakistan High Commission today on the […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Turkey To Resume Flights To 4 Countries Including India

Ankara: Turkey will resume international flights to four countries, including India, starting from August 1, Transport and Infrastructure Minister Adil Karaismailoglu announced. Karaismailoglu said in a written statement on Monday that the four countries are India, Russia, Kuwait and South Africa. The Minister said that the government was considering resuming flights with Tunisia, Algeria, Egypt, […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
India's Multi-Role Rafale Fighter Jets Acquisition Irks Pakistan

Islamabad: India’s acquisition of five of the 36 medium multi-role Rafale fighter jets built by French aircraft manufacturer Dassault, which arrived at the IAF airbase in Ambala near New Delhi on Wednesday to upgrade its air force, has irked Islamabad. In a weekly press briefing, Pakistan foreign office spokesperson Aisha Farooqui termed the Indian Air […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Covid cases in India
India Reports 1.84 Lakh New Covid Cases, 1,027 Deaths

New Delhi: India reported 1,84,372 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, setting another grim one-day record, taking the overall tally to 13,87,825 on Wednesday, according to the data…

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
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'India Is Committed To Safeguard Kulbhushan Jadhav'

New Delhi:  India on Thursday said it was committed to protecting the life of Indian death row convict Kulbhushan Jadhav amid reports that the Islamabad High Court has constituted a two-member bench to hear a review petition in his case. “We stand committed to protect the life of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav,” external affairs ministry […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
India, China To Old 9th Round Of Military Talks To Resolve Border Dispute
China-India Border Tensions 'Remain High' Despite Some Force Pullbacks: US Intel Report

Washington: China-India border tensions “remain high” despite some force pullbacks this year, the US intelligence community has told Congress, asserting that Beijing seeks to use coordinated, whole-of-government tools to demonstrate…

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
India Calls Pakistan's New Map 'Politically Absurd'

New Delhi: India on Tuesday slammed Pakistan, saying it is obsessed with territorial aggrandisement after the Imran Khan government issued a new political map which includes parts of Gujarat and the Union Territories of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir. Pakistan released its official “political map” which includes the erstwhile princely states of Junagadh and Jammu […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
India's COVID-19 Testing Rate Low: WHO Chief Scientist

Hyderabad: Underlining the importance of adequate testing for Covid-19, World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Chief Scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan on Tuesday said that India’s testing rate is low, compared to other countries which have done well in combating the pandemic. “India, as a whole, has a low testing rate compared to some of the countries which […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
RBI Leaves Key Rates Unchanged, Real GDP To Remain Negative

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday said inflation is expected to be at elevated levels during the second quarter, but may ease in the second half of the current fiscal year. Supply chain disruptions persist, resulting in inflation pressures across segments, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das said while announcing the decisions taken by the […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
ICC T20 World Cup: India To Host 2021 Edition, Australia Gets 2022

New Delhi: The International Cricket Council has decided that India will host the 2021 edition of the T20 World Cup while the postponed 2020 edition will now be held in Australia in 2022. India is also set to host the 50-over World Cup in India in 2023. The International Cricket Council (ICC) on July 20 […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
India Dismisses Controversy Over Jaishankar's Remark On Gautam Buddha's Birthplace

New Delhi: India categorically said on Sunday that Gautam Buddha was born in Lumbini in Nepal thereby defusing a controversy about Buddha’s birthplace after Nepal had responded to remarks attributed to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar. Jaishankar had on Saturday talked about India’s moral leadership and how Buddha and Mahatma Gandhi’s teachings are still relevant. […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Fujifilm Launches Square Format Smartphone Printer In India

New Delhi: Japanese photography and imaging major Fujifilm on Wednesday launched its first square format smartphone printer for Rs 12,999 in India. The ‘Instax SHARE SP3’ is the successor to the SP2, which doesn’t come in the typical 4×6 photo size but prints in a 2.4×2.4 aspect ratio which is a square format. With the […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
If Elected, Will Stand With India In Confronting Threats It Faces, Says Joe Biden

Washington: Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden asserted that if elected, his administration will stand with New Delhi in confronting the threats it faces and called for strengthening the “bond” between India and the US. Presidential elections in the US will held on November 3 and the 77-year-old is challenging incumbent Republican President Donald Trump in […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021