Tag: India

Imran Khan Asks International Community To Press India To Lift Kashmir Restrictions

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday appealed to the international community to press India to lift the restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir, which has entered the fourth month. The restrictions were imposed on August 5 when the central government had announced the abrogation of the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir under […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
All South Asian Countries Except One Want To Hold SAARC Summit At Earliest: Pakistan

Islamabad: Pakistan said on Thursday that all South Asian countries except one want to hold the SAARC summit, which was called off in 2016, at the earliest, in an apparent reference to India. Foreign Office Spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said at his weekly briefing that Pakistan wanted to hold the summit as early as possible. “All […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Photoshop On iPad Opens Up New Avenues For Indian Millennials

Gurgaon: Thirty years and still going strong, Adobe Photoshop remains the most loved design tool for creators and professional designers. Now, iPad lovers in India are thrilled to try their hands on the software tool and let their imaginations fly. Photoshop on iPad allows young users to craft composites with fingers and retouch images with […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Smriti Lashes Out At Rahul For 'Rape In India' Remark

New Delhi: Union Minister Smriti Irani lashed out on Friday at Rahul Gandhi for his remark ‘Rape in India’ on Friday and called it deplorable that he should play politics on rape, and asked his mother Congress President Sonia Gandhi to advise and guide him. She demanded an strong action against the former Congress chief […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
UN Welcomes Opening Of Kartarpur Corridor

United Nations: The UN General Assembly has welcomed the opening of the Kartarpur Corridor, calling it a manifestation of interfaith harmony. A resolution adopted by the Assembly on Thursday said that it “welcomes the initiative to open up the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor in the spirit of interfaith harmony and peaceful neighbourhood.” It “appreciates the agreement […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
After Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar Also Ruled Of West Indies ODIs

Chennai: Right-arm pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been ruled out of the three-match ODI series against West Indies beginning on Sunday due to a groin injury. Shardul Thakur has been named as his replacement. In a media release, the BCCI stated that Bhuvneshwar complained of pain in his right groin after the final T20I on Wednesday […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
India Firm Favourites Going Into First ODI Against West Indies

Chennai: India will have their tails up when they play West Indies in the first One-day International of the three-match rubber here on Sunday, seeking a 10th straight bilateral ODI series win against the side from the Caribbean. Both teams will have an eye on the weather after rains in the last 24 hours. The […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Jamaica's Toni-Ann Singh Wins Miss World Crown, India's Suman Rao 2nd Runner Up

London: The finale of the 2019 Miss World beauty contest came to an end with Miss Jamaica Toni-Ann Singh claiming the coveted title at a glitzy ceremony in London, where India’s Suman Rao bagged the second runner up spot. Singh is a 23-year-old Psychology and Women’s Studies graduate from the Florida state university. She was crowned […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
U2 Features Smriti Irani, Gauri Lankesh As Female Icons During Maiden Indian Performance

Mumbai: Irish rock band U2 paid tribute to women icons of the country during their maiden performance here, putting the spotlight on Union minister Smriti Irani, author Arundhati Roy and journalist Gauri Lankesh among others. The Irish rockers closed ‘The Joshua Tree Tour 2019’ their final show of the tour after Seoul, Auckland, Brisbane and […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Virat Kohli's Reign Continues As Labuschagne Breaks Into Top 5 In Tests

Dubai: India skipper Virat Kohli has maintained his numero uno spot in the latest ICC Test Rankings for batsmen. Kohli, had in the first week of December, reclaimed the top spot from Australia’s Steve Smith after the latter took the top spot post his Ashes heroics. The 31-year-old, who had struck 136 in the Day-Night […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
West Indies Fined For Slow Over-Rate In First ODI Against India

Chennai: West Indies players have been docked 80 per cent of their match fees for maintaining a slow over-rate in the first ODI against India in Chennai. ICC match referee David Boon imposed the fine after Kieron Pollard’s side was ruled to be four overs short of its target on Sunday after time allowances were […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
India Slips In Gender Gap Index, Ranked 112th

New Delhi: India has been ranked 112th in the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Index 2020, out of the 153 countries across the world. Neighbouring Bangladesh is placed at 50th position and leads the South Asia region. In 2018 and 2017, India ranked 108th in the gender gap index. In the Global Gender Gap […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Realme Launches X2 Smartphone, Buds Air Wireless In India

New Delhi: Chinese handset maker Realme on Tuesday introduced its Realme X2 smartphone in India at a starting price of Rs 16,999. Expanded its accessories portfolio, the handset maker also launched its first true wireless earphones for Android — the Realme Buds Air for Rs 3,999. An upgrade over Realme XT, the X2 is powered […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
India Should Take Urgent Action To Tackle Air Pollution: WHO

Madrid: India should take urgent action to tackle air pollution as the levels of toxic air in many cities of the country are much higher than the recommended guidelines, which could have a major impact on people’s health, WHO Director Maria Neira said. Several studies conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO), Centre for Science […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
India Breaks China's Record In Non-Stop Karaoke Singing Marathon

New Delhi: India’s Virag Madhumalati and his singing troupe has broken Chinas non-stop Karaoke singing marathon record. While the Chinese record stood at 792 hours and two minutes, India will now enter the Guinness World Records book with a new timing of 1000 hours in non-stop karaoke singing marathon. Virag and his team achieved the record […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021