Tag: India

US Defends Restrictions On Export Of COVID-19 Vaccine Raw Materials Amid India's Request To Lift Ban
US Defends Restrictions On Export Of COVID-19 Vaccine Raw Materials Amid India's Request To Lift Ban

Washington: Defending US’ restrictions on the export of key raw materials for the manufacture of COVID-19 vaccine that threatens to slow India’s vaccination drive, a senior State Department official has…

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
US Welcomes Opening Of Kartarpur Corridor

Washington: The US on Saturday welcomed the opening of the Kartarpur corridor, saying that it sees the initiative as a positive example of neighbours working together for mutual benefit. Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday formally inaugurated the historic corridor to facilitate visa-free entry of Indian Sikh pilgrims to one of Sikhism’s holiest shrines […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
India gets USD 43 mn to boost climate resilience in 3 coastal states, including Odisha

New Delhi: In a move that may positively impact over 10 million people living on the coastline, India on Wednesday kicked-off a USD 43 million project to boost climate resilience in three coastal states, including Odisha, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The project is funded by the Green Climate Fund, established […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Moody's Cuts India's GDP Growth Forecast To 5.6 Pc For 2019

New Delhi: Moody’s Investors Service on Thursday cut India’s economic growth forecast for current year to 5.6 per cent from 5.8 per cent estimated earlier, saying GDP slowdown is lasting longer than previously expected. “We have revised down our growth forecast for India. We now forecast slower real GDP growth of 5.6 per cent in […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
India May Soon Have Personal Data Protection Law

New Delhi: India may soon have a law on personal data protection as the government plans to take up the bill during the upcoming winter session of Parliament starting Monday. Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has already said that the government plans to soon introduce the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 in Parliament after […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
India Leads Mobile Ad Fraud Across Asia

New Delhi: India is leading mobile ad fraud in Asia with a rate of 62 per cent as marketers are spending nearly 20 per cent of their advertising budget on ad fraud, a new report said on Monday. Nine out of 10 marketers said there is scope for improvement in ad fraud prevention methods while […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
India Seeks Consular Access To Its 2 Nationals Arrested By Pakistan

New Delhi: India on Thursday asked Pakistan to provide consular access to two of its nationals it has arrested and sought their repatriation without any harm. The sudden arrest of two Indians, Prashant Vaindam and Dhari Lal- as reported by Pakistani media, came as a surprise as India had informed Pakistan that they may have […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Tokyo Olympics 2020: India Clubbed With Great Britain In Women's Hockey

New Delhi: The Indian women’s team has been placed in Pool A along with defending champion Great Britain and world number one Netherlands for next year’s Tokyo Olympic Games. Germany, Ireland and South Africa are the other teams in the pool. Ranked ninth in the world, the Indian women’s team had qualified for the Olympics […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Sri Lanka Won't Do Anything That Will Harm India's Interests: Prez Rajapaksa

Colombo: Sri Lanka will work with India and it won’t do anything that will harm its interests, newly elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has said ahead of his visit to New Delhi later this week. Rajapaksa, who is considered pro-China, said he wanted Sri Lanka to be a “neutral country” and work with all the countries. […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Priyam Garg To Lead India At U19 World Cup Next Year

New Delhi: Priyam Garg will be leading India in their title defence at next year’s ICC U19 World Cup to be held in South Africa from January 17 to February 9. On Monday, the All-India Junior Selection Committee announced the 15-member squad, with Dhruv Chand Jurel as vice-captain. The 13th edition of the World Cup […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
South Asian Games: India Opens Medal Account With 1 Gold, 2 Silver, 1 Bronze In Triathlon

Pokhara (Nepal): India opened its medal account in the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) with one gold, two silver and a bronze in the triathlon event on the opening day of competitions here on Monday. Adarsha M N Sinimol gave India the first gold by winning the men’s individual triathlon event while compatriot Bishworjit Srikhom […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
India To Take Part In Over 50s World Cup Next Year

New Delhi: In a first, India will be taking part in the Over 50s World Cup to be held in Cape Town and Stellenbosch in South Africa next year between March 11-24. West Indies, Namibia and Zimbabwe will also be making their debut in the tournament next year. Shailendra Singh will be leading India. In […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Internet Curb In Kashmir Valley Due To Aggressive Anti-India Social Media Posts From Pak: Govt

New Delhi: The restrictions on the internet in Jammu and Kashmir has been imposed to check aggressive anti-India social media posts being pushed from Pakistan to instigate the youth in the valley, Union Minister G Kishan Reddy said in Lok Sabha on Tuesday. The restrictions on the internet were imposed on August 5 when the […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
India Ranks 73rd In UN Index Assessing E-Commerce Readiness

United Nations: India has ranked 73rd out of 152 countries in a business-to-consumer E-commerce index that measures an economy’s preparedness to support online shopping, moving seven places up in the list. The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s Business-to-Consumer (B2C) E-commerce Index 2019 has been topped by the Netherlands for the second consecutive year. […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Cabinet Clears Citizenship Amendment Bill

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved six bills including the Citizenship Amendment Bill and extended reservation for SCs and STs in the Lok Sabha and the State Assemblies for another 10 years. Responding to questions, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said the Citizenship Amendment Bill takes care of India’s interests. “I am […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021