Tag: India

SL PM Mahinda Rajapaksa To Visit India Next Month

Colombo: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is slated to visit India next month, during which he will hold talks with his counterpart Narendra Modi, it was reported on Sunday. This will be his first trip to India after assuming office in November 2019 and the third high-level visit to New Delhi by a member of […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Hafiz Saeed Seeks More Time From Pak Court To Record Statement In Terror Financing Case

Lahore: Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed’s statement in the terror-financing case against him could not be recorded in an anti-terrorism court here on Monday after his lawyer requested the court to give the JuD chief more time. Defence counsel requested the Anti-Terrorism Court-I Lahore for adjournment of the hearing against Saeed in the terror-financing […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
India's Dec Wholesale Inflation Skyrockets To 2.59%

New Delhi: Higher prices of food items along with those of primary articles accelerated India’s annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices to 2.59 per cent in December from 0.58 per cent in November, official data showed on Tuesday. However, on a year-on-year (YoY) basis, the Wholesale Price Index (WPI) data furnished by the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Bezos' prediction about India rests squarely on us: Murthy

New Delhi: Praising Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos for his comment that 21st century will be India’s century, software major Infosys founder Narayana Murthy on Wednesday said the responsibility of making that prediction come true rests squarely on our shoulders. “Nearly 85 per cent of India’s business output comes from the unorganized sector, about 10 per […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Amazon To Invest $1 Bn To Digitise Indian SMBs: Jeff Bezos

New Delhi: In a major announcement showing Amazon’s support for Indian MSMEs, CEO Jeff Bezos on Wednesday said that the company would invest $1 billion in digitising small and medium businesses (SMBs) on its platform in the country. Speaking at the Amazon ‘Smbhav’ event here, he also said that Amazon would support SMBs to export […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
India Supports US-Taliban Negotiated Peace Deal: CDS

New Delhi: Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat on Thursday said that he supported a negotiated peace deal between the US and Taliban in Afghanistan. Gen. Rawat was speaking along with other world leaders at Raisina dialogue organised by India’s influential think-tank Observer Research Foundation (ORF). Arguing that terrorism was going to stay in […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Amazon To Create 10 Lakh New Jobs In India Soon!

Mumbai: A day after Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal snubbed him during a public event, Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos on Friday announced that the e-commerce giant will create 10 lakh new jobs in India by 2025 through continued investments in technology, infrastructure and its logistics network. The new expected jobs is on […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
India Wins Shoot-Out Against Netherlands To Collect 2 Points In Second FIH Pro League Match

Bhubaneswar: The Indian men’s hockey team made a late comeback to level the scores before emerging 3-1 victorious in the shoot-out in their second FIH Pro League match against the Netherlands here on Sunday. India secured two points from the match (including the bonus point for winning the shoot-out), while the Netherlands got one point […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Shikhar Dhawan's NZ Tour In Doubt After Fresh Shoulder Injury

Bengaluru: Senior India opener Shikhar Dhawan’s tryst with injuries continued as he did not come out to bat after hurting his left shoulder during the third ODI against Australia here on Sunday. After being taken for an X-ray, Dhawan was seen with his left arm in sling, putting under doubt his participation in the New […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump reads a document during a round table discussion on security at Trump Tower in the Manhattan borough of New York
India Ignores Donald Trump's Mediation Offer

New Delhi: India on Wednesday ignored US President Donald Trump’s yet another attempt to offer mediation with Pakistan on Kashmir. President Trump on Tuesday at World Economic Forum (WEF) summit in Davos had revealed that he and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan were “working together on some borders” and discussing the Kashmir issue. “We’re working […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
India's Clear Message To Trump: No Role For Third Party On Kashmir Issue

New Delhi: Ahead of a possible India visit of US President Donald Trump, who again offered to “help” in resolving the Kashmir issue, New Delhi on Thursday categorically ruled out any role for a third party, asserting that any issue between India and Pakistan should be resolved bilaterally. India’s reiteration on the Kashmir issue came […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
WEF 2020 Meeting Ends With Hopes For Better And Cleaner Economy

Davos: Global leaders expressed hope for better economic growth with lesser trade tensions and a safer planet with commitments to work in areas like climate change, as the 50th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum ended here on Friday. In the closing session, IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva said the world is a better place […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Low-Dose Aspirin May Help New Mothers Cut Preterm Birth Risk

New York: Daily low-dose aspirin, from as early as the sixth week of pregnancy through the 36th week, may lower the risk of preterm birth among first-time mothers, suggest the results of a clinical trial which involved women from several low and middle-income countries, including India. The study, published in the journal The Lancet, involved […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
President Approves Correctional Service Medals; 6 From Odisha Among 35 To Be Conferred On R-Day

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind has approved the conferment of Correctional Service medals on 35 prison personnel, including six from Odisha, on the occasion of the Republic Day, a Home Ministry statement said on Friday. Of the 35 recipients, six have been selected for Distinguished Service and 29 for Meritorious Service, the Ministry said, […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
If India Doesn't Come For Asia Cup, Pakistan Won't Be Part Of 2021 T20 WC: PCB

Lahore: PCB chief executive Wasim Khan has dismissed reports that Pakistan has given up its hosting rights of the T20 Asia Cup. In fact, he has bartered that if the Men in Blue would not turn up for the Asia Cup, then Pakistan could also refuse to participate in the 2021 T20 World Cup slated […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021