Tag: India

FASTag Mandatory For 4-Wheelers From Jan 1, 2021

New Delhi: The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued a notification making a FASTag mandatory for all four-wheel vehicles from January 1, 2021. FASTag has become mandatory for M and N class four-wheelers sold before December 1, 2017. For this, the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989 were amended. The ministry issued a […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
India-China Dialogue To Resolve Border Dispute To Continue: Defence Ministry

New Delhi: The military talks between India and China at Chushul in eastern Ladakh to resolve the border dispute ended in a stalemate but both countries have agreed to continue the dialogue to push for a peaceful settlement, the MoD said on Sunday. The Ministry of Defence (MoD) said in a statement that both countries […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
India, China To Old 9th Round Of Military Talks To Resolve Border Dispute
India, China To Hold 9th Round Of Military Talks To Resolve Border Dispute

New Delhi: The military delegates from India and China are likely to hold talks for the ninth time this week to resolve the border disputes in Eastern Ladakh, as both countries during the eighth round of dialogue had constructive exchange of views on disengagement. The eight Corps Commander level talks between both the countries took […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Apple MacBook Air With M1 Chip Starts From Rs 92,900 In India

New Delhi: Apple has refreshed Mac lineup with its own M1 silicon chip and the new MacBook Air will be available in India from Rs 92,900 (Rs 83,610 for education). The new 13-inch MacBook Pro starts at Rs 122,900 and Rs 110,610 for education and the new Mac mini starts at Rs 64,900 (Rs 58,410 […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
India Needs 1.7 Billion Covid Vaccine Doses For Adult Population

New Delhi: The key vaccines India is banking on are from Oxford/AstraZeneca, Novavax and J&J and the earliest efficacy data is expected by the end of November-December 2020 and in the best case, vaccines can be rolled out in January 2021. According to a research by Credit Suisse, India needs about 1.7 billion Covid-19 vaccine […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Covid-19 Recoveries, Vaccine May Bring Normalcy After Winters: AIIMS Director

New Delhi: The winter season amid the Covid-19 pandemic will be very challenging, but a vaccine will be there sometime early next year, hopefully in February-March, and then, there have some degree of normalcy, said AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria in an interview to IANS. However, he underlined the importance of “aggressive” Covid-appropriate behaviour in tackling […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
India Enters Into Technical Recession For First Time: RBI Report

Mumbai: India has technically entered into a recession with a likely contraction in its GDP during the July-September period, according to a report by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). RBI’s Economic Activity Index estimates that India’s GDP growth for the second quarter of the current financial year was negative and the GDP contracted by […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
WHO To Set Up Global Centre For Traditional Medicine In India

New Delhi: The World Health Organisation announced on Friday that it will set up a Global Centre for Traditional Medicine in India for global wellness. WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus made the announcement in a video message at an event in which Prime Minister Modi inaugurated two future-ready Ayurveda institutions in Jaipur and Jamnagar […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Covid-19 Odisha Update
Covid-19 India Update: 44,684 New Cases, 520 Deaths In 24 Hours

New Delhi: With 44,684 new infections in a day, the Covid-19 tally in India today rose to 87.73 lakh while 81,63,572 people have recovered from the disease so far, according to the Union Health Ministry data released on Saturday. The national recovery rate stood at 93.04 per cent. With the fresh cases, the number of […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
J&K Ceasefire Violations: India Summons Pakistan Envoy

New Delhi: India summoned the Charge d’Affaires of the Pakistan High Commission on Saturday and lodged a strong protest over unprovoked ceasefire violations by Pakistani army in Jammu and Kashmir on the festive occasion of Diwali. The Ministry of External Affairs said it is highly deplorable that Pakistan chose a festive occasion to disrupt peace […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
COVID-19: India Registers 30,548 New Cases, 435 Deaths In Last 24 Hours

New Delhi: With 30,548 new coronavirus infections and 435 deaths in the past 24 hours, India’s overall tally stood at 88,45,127 on Monday, as the toll touched 1,30,070, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said. The number of active cases remained below 5 lakh for the sixth consecutive day. There are 4,65,478 active cases […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Paksitan India
Pakistan Briefs P-5 Envoys On Its Proof Against India's Involvement In Terrorism

Islamabad: Duplicitous Pakistan true to its strategic imperative is gearing up to submit its dossier, which it claims has irrefutable proof against India’s involvement in terrorism at the UN and is working up its diplomatic engagement to build its case with the permanent members of the UN Security Council (UNSC) through briefings. Constantly portraying itself […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Spent Childhood Listening To Ramayana And Mahabharata, Reveals Barack Obama In Memoir

Washington: Former US President Barack Obama said that he has always held a special place for India due to his childhood years spent in Indonesia listening to the epic Hindu tales of the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. Maybe it was its (India’s) sheer size, with one-sixth of the world’s population, an estimated two thousand distinct […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Putin Lauds BRICS Cooperation On International Issues

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has praised the BRICS countries for their close coordination on international and regional issues. The BRICS are strengthening cooperation to combat terrorism, illegal drugs and corruption, Putin said during the 12th BRICS summit hosted by Russia via video conference, Xinhua reported. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the end […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Sony 'Alpha 7C' Full-Frame Camera Launched In India

New Delhi: Sony on Wednesday launched a new full-frame camera ‘Alpha 7C’ at a starting price of Rs 1,67,990 in the Indian market. According to Sony, the ‘Alpha 7C’ is the world’s first smallest and lightest full-frame body with uncompromising performance featuring advanced AF (autofocus), high-resolution 4K video capabilities and much more. “The new ‘Alpha […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021