Tag: India

India To Offer GSLV Rockets For Global Satellite Launch Market

Chennai: India will get into the global communication satellite launch market with its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) rocket after 2022-23, Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), K. Sivan said. “Enquiries from third parties are being received for satellite launch using GSLV rockets. The rocket can be used for launch of multiple satellites. […]

  • Thursday, 01 April 2021
India, B'desh Want Stability, Love And Peace Instead Of Instability, Terror And Unrest In World: PM Modi

Dhaka: India and Bangladesh want stability, love and peace instead of instability, terror and unrest in the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday as he underlined that both countries want to see the world progressing through their own development. Prime Minister Modi was speaking to the Matua community members after offering prayers at […]

  • Thursday, 01 April 2021
India Records 56,211 Fresh COVID-19 Cases

New Delhi: India’s COVID-19 tally climbed to 1,20,95,855 with 56,211 more people testing positive for the infection in a span of 24 hours, according to the Union Health Ministry’s data updated on Tuesday. With 271 more fatalities, the death toll rose to 1,62,114, the data updated at 8 am showed. Registering a steady increase for […]

  • Thursday, 01 April 2021
Sugar & Cotton
Pakistan To Import Sugar, Cotton From India: Finance Minister Hammad Azhar

Islamabad: Pakistan will import sugar and cotton from India, newly appointed Finance Minister Hammad Azhar announced on Wednesday, lifting a nearly two-year old ban on their import from the neighbouring country. The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) on Wednesday allowed the private sector to import five lakh tonnes of white sugar from India, Azhar said. “In […]

  • Thursday, 01 April 2021
Home Price Appreciation Index
India's Rank Slips To 54th Globally In Home Price Appreciation Index

Mumbai: India has moved down seven spots in the global home price index to 54th rank in Q3 2020 against 47th in Q3 2019, with a decline of 2.4 per cent year-on-year (YoY) in home prices, international property consultant Knight Frank said in its latest research report — Global House Price Index Q3 2020. According […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
CBSE Headquarters
CBSE Slammed For 'Anti-Student Attitude', Treating Students As Enemies

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday rapped the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for its “anti-student attitude”, saying it was “treating students as enemies” by dragging them all the way to the Supreme Court in certain matters. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan made the observation […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
Partnership With Jio To Help Support Millions Of SMBs: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

New Delhi: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday said its partnership with Jio Platforms will help support millions of small businesses in India. Zuckerberg made the remark during a conversation with Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director, Reliance Industries at the first Facebook Fuel for India 2020 event. “At Facebook, we are in the business […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
Average Daily Time Spent On Smartphones Up 25% In India: Report

New Delhi: Amid the pandemic, the daily time spent on smartphones has increased by 25 per cent on average in India, a new study claimed on Monday. While 66 per cent of Indians believe smartphone improves their quality of life, nearly 70 per cent of Indians feel that if their smartphone usage continues to increase, […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
Eight Years Of Nirbhaya: Rape Conviction Rate Remains Abysmal In India

New Delhi: Eight years after the Nirbhaya case of gang-rape and murder of a physiotherapy student shook the conscience of the nation and led to hanging of four rapists earlier this year, the conviction rate in rape cases still remains abysmal despite stringent anti-rape laws in place. As per the recent National Crime Records Bureau […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
India Unveils Logo For Its Bid To Host 2027 AFC Asian Cup

New Delhi: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Wednesday unveiled the logo for its bid to host the 2027 AFC Asian Cup, and the campaign slogan, ‘Brighter Future Together’. India is among five countries bidding for the tournament along with Asian champions Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Iran and Uzbekistan. “Hosting Asia’s biggest football event, the […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
India Is Our True Friend, Says Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

Dhaka: Recalling India’s role in the 1971 Liberation War, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said “India is our true friend” during a virtual meeting with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi. “India helped us in the war of 1971 against Pakistan. Their soldiers sacrificed their lives. Our relation is time-tested,” Hasina said. Speaking at the […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
Mayank Agarwal Becomes Third Fastest Indian Batsman To Score 1,000 Test Runs

Adelaide: Mayank Agarwal became the third fastest Indian batsman to get to 1000 runs in Test cricket. Agarwal reached the landmark in his 19th innings on Saturday at the Adelaide Oval with a flick off the pads towards the deep square leg boundary for four off the bowling of Mitchell Starc. The right-handed opening batsman, […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
Adelaide Test: At 36/9, India Record Its Lowest Test Score; Australia Need 90 To Win

Adelaide: India recorded its lowest-ever innings total in their 82-year Test cricket history as they ended at 36 for nine in their second innings by an inspired Australia in the first Test match at the Adelaide Oval here on Saturday. India’s worst before this was 42 against Mike Denness’s England at Lord’s in 1974. Mohammed […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
'Summer Of 36': India Record Lowest Score, Australia Win By Eight Wickets To Take 1-0 Lead

Adelaide: Australia scored a sensational eight-wicket victory against India on the third day of the first Test on Saturday, to take a 1-0 lead in the four-Test series at the Adelaide Oval. After their pace bowlers Pat Cummins (4/21) and Josh Hazlewood (5/8) caused a carnage to skittle out India for 36, their lowest Test […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
India Win Nine Medals At Cologne Boxing WC, Kiren Rijiju Lauds Performance

New Delhi: Indian boxers won three gold medals, besides two silver and four bronze, at the recently concluded Cologne Boxing World Cup held in Koln, Germany. “Our Indian boys and girls have won nine medals including three gold, two silver and four bonze medals at the prestigious Cologne Boxing World Cup,” Union Sports Minister Kiren […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021