Tag: India

India Tops Traffic Congestion Index With 4 Cities In Top Ten

New Delhi: India has topped the TomTom Traffic Index 2019 with 4 of its cities amongst the 10 most congested cities globally. Bengaluru (71%), Mumbai (65%), Pune (59%) and New Delhi (56%) ranks 1st, 4th, 5th and 8th respectively. The other global cities featured amongst the top 10 include Manila from the Philippines, Bogota from […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
BIG BREAKING: Over 5 Lakh Police Posts Vacant

New Delhi: There were over five lakh vacant posts across the country in the police force, while women constituted less than 9 per cent of the total personnel working by 2019, a new government data has said. The total sanctioned police force was 25,95,435 while the actual strength was 20,67,270 and 5,28,165 vacant posts, said […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Invincible India eye rare 5-0 whitewash in final T20I

Mt. Maunganui (New Zealand): Invincible so far, India will eye a rare 5-0 whitewash against a bruised and battered New Zealand in the final T20 International here on Sunday. New Zealand have never lost all games in a bilateral T20I series (three or more matches) at home. Since 2005, they have only once lost all […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Hardik Pandya ruled out of New Zealand Test series: BCCI

New Delhi: Flamboyant India all-rounder Hardik Pandya was on Saturday ruled out of the upcoming Test series against New Zealand after failing to regain full fitness, the BCCI said. Returning from a back surgery, Pandya last month flunked the bowling workload monitoring test, one of the mandatory requirements to be considered for selection. “Team India […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Coronavirus: India Temporarily Suspends e-Visa Facility For Chinese And Foreigners Residing In China

Beijing: India on Sunday temporarily suspended e-visa facility for Chinese travellers and foreigners residing in China in view of the virulent coronavirus that has killed more than 300 people, infected 14,562 others and spread to 25 countries, including India, the US and the UK. Due to certain current developments, travel to India on e-visas stands […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Sensex up 900 points led by banking stocks; oil prices dip

Mumbai: Slide in global crude oil prices and positive global cues aided the benchmark Sensex to gain over 900 points on Tuesday. Brent, the global oil benchmark, on Tuesday fell as much as $53.95 a barrel as traders weigh the impact on global demand from the spread of coronavirus, which has probably cut China’s oil […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Four States Including Odisha Yet To Implement Ayushman Bharat Yojana

New Delhi: The government on Monday said four states of Delhi, West Bengal, Odisha and Telangana have not yet implemented the ambitious Ayushman Bharat Yojana due to which the poor in these states are unable to derive benefits of comprehensive healthcare facilities. Health and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan said he has personally talked to […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Public Cloud To ‘Create’ 2.4 Lakh Jobs In India

New Delhi: Public Cloud deployments in India have the potential to contribute approximately $100 billion in GDP cumulatively from 2019 to 2023, a new Google-Boston Consulting Group (BCG) report said on Wednesday. When annualised, this is equivalent to 0.6 per cent of the GDP, 15 per cent of the GDP impact of the IT industry […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
1st ODI: Taylor's Ton Helps New Zealand Ace Thrilling Chase Against India

Hamilton: After coming close on three occasions to beat India in the ongoing tour, New Zealand were finally able to cross the line and taste victory as they defeated the Men in Blue by four wickets in the first ODI at the Seddon Park on Wednesday. Seasoned campaigner Ross Taylor anchored New Zealand’s chase of […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
CAA Protest Leading To Anarchy, Says PM Modi

New Delhi: Hitting out at Pakistan as well as opposition parties for misleading Muslims on Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the Act will not harm “any Indian”, as well as the “minority” and instigating such protests, could lead to “anarchy”. Addressing the Lok Sabha while speaking on the motion […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Eat Your Food With Hands To Enjoy It More

New York: Why people eat rice with hands in most parts of India? Because directly touching the food makes experience of eating more enjoyable, say researchers. The study, published in the Journal of Retailing, revealed that when high self-control individuals touch food directly with their hands, compared to when they use cutlery, they not only […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
India Offered To Evacuate People From All Neighbouring Countries From Wuhan: Jaishankar

New Delhi: India had offered to evacuate people from all the neighbouring countries while bringing back Indian students from the Chinese city of Wuhan in the wake of the deadly coronavirus outbreak, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar told the Rajya Sabha on Friday. The minister said that seven Maldives nationals chose to avail the offer […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Indians On Cruise Ship Quarantined Off Japan

New Delhi: Several Indian crew members and passengers on board a cruise ship have been quarantined off Japan because of the novel coronavirus outbreak. In a tweet on Friday, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said, “Many Indian crew & some Indian passengers are onboard the cruise ship Diamond Princess quarantined off Japan due to Coronavirus. […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
India opt to bowl against NZ in 2nd ODI

Auckland: India captain Virat Kohli on Saturday won the toss and elected to field in the second ODI against New Zealand at the Eden Park. Both the teams have made two changes to their teams which played in Hamilton. India have brought in Navdeep Saini and Yuzvendra Chahal in place of Mohammad Shami and Kuldeep […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli Wish India U19 Team Ahead Of WC Final (WATCH)

New Delhi: India will be looking to win the ICC U19 World Cup a record-extending fifth time on Sunday when they take on Bangladesh in the final in Potchefstroom. The Priyam Garg-led side are yet to lose a match in the tournament and are firm favourites going into the final against Bangladesh who are the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021