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Another feather in DRDO’s cap: After Abhyas, DRDO successfully test fires laser guided anti tank missiles

Laser-guided Anti Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) was successfully test-fired from MBT Arjun Tank at KK Ranges, Armoured Corps Centre and School (ACC&S) Ahmednagar on Tuesday, according to a statement by the Defence Ministry on Wednesday.The ministry said the ATGM successfully....Read More

Apple launches online store in India with trade-ins, discounts and much more, see details

The much-anticipated Apple India online store is presently just getting started.As expected, the total range of Apple's items and administrations are accessible in the online shop, and that incorporates the iPhone line-up, the Mac processing gadget line-up, the iPad arrangement,....Read More

UPSC ESE Admit Card 2020 for main exam out @upsc.gov.in: Check important instructions, how to download

UPSC ESE/IES 2020 Mains Admit Card: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released UPSC ESE/IES 2020 Mains Admit Card on its website. All those candidates who have qualified for UPSC ESE/IES 2020 Mains can now download the Admit Card through....Read More

SSC Exam Calendar 2020-21: Check revised exam dates of SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC JE and other exams here

SSC has released the calendar update on 22nd September 2020 on the official website @ssc.nic.in. Due to the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus many important exams have been delayed. Moreover, the new recruitment have also been delayed. But here is some ....Read More

Facebook India moves SC against Delhi assembly panel’s notice

The Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear the pleas filed by Facebook, its India Vice President (VP) and Managing Director (MD) Ajit Mohan and others against the notice issued by the Delhi Legislative Assembly for deposing before it on September....Read More

India’s Covid-19 tally surpasses 56-lakh mark with spike of over 83K cases

With a spike of 83,347 new cases and 1,085 deaths in the last 24 hours, India's COVID-19 count stood at 56,46,011 on Wednesday.According to the Union Health Ministry, this includes 9,68,377 active cases, and 45,87,614 cured and discharged or migrated....Read More

DCGI’s new guidelines for Covid-19 vaccine: At least 50 per cent efficacy in phase 3 trials

The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has issued a new set of guidelines, focusing on safety, immunogenicity and efficacy parameters for pharma giants who are developing COVID-19 vaccines.The DCGI has said that a COVID-19 vaccine candidate should have at....Read More

India slams Erdogan’s Kashmir remarks at UNGA, call it ‘gross interference’

India on Tuesday slammed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for his remarks on Kashmir during United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session, saying the latter's speech constitutes "gross interference" in India's internal affairs and is "completely unacceptable".Taking to Twitter hours after....Read More

Heavy rains lash Mumbai, suburban rail services affected

Suburban rail services on Central Railway have been affected due to continuous heavy rains in several parts of Mumbai.Services between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus-Thane/Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus-Vashi have been suspended. "Due to continuous rains and waterlogging at Sion-Kurla, Chunabhatti-Kurla and....Read More

LAC standoff: India, China agree to refrain from sending more troops to frontline

India and China, which held the sixth round of Senior Commanders' meeting on Monday following border tensions in eastern Ladakh, have agreed to avoid misunderstandings and misjudgments, stop sending more troops to the frontline, refrain from unilaterally changing the situation....Read More

LaC bids foiled, Xi changes tone says not interested in waging ‘cold/hot war’

 China has no intention to fight either a "cold war or a hot war" with any country and will continue to hold negotiations to resolve disputes, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday."We have no intention to fight either a....Read More

IBPS PO Admit Card 2020: Prelims Exam admit card released on ibps.in, here’s how to download

IBPS PO Admit Card 2020: IBPS has released the admit card of IBPS PO 2020 Preliminary exam. The Prelims exam is schedule to be conducted on 3rd, 10th and 11th October 2020. It is suggested that all the candidates take....Read More

PM Modi to review Covid-19 response in 7 high focus states & UTs tomorrow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a high-level virtual meeting with the Chief Ministers and Health Ministers of seven COVID high burden States/Union Territories (UT) to review the status and preparedness of COVID response and management on Wednesday (September 23).These....Read More

Arjun Kapoor pledges to donate plasma after Covid recovery

Actor Arjun Kapoor who has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, is currently at home recuperating. The actor has decided to donate his plasma to help save the lives of people who are in critical need of it.A medical personnel....Read More

CBSE Compartment Exams 2020: SC asks CBSE to declare compartment results soon

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to declare the results of compartment exams as soon as possible and coordinate with the University Grants Commission (UGC) to enable around two lakh students passing out....Read More

FATP review meeting: Pakistan attempts to mislead FATF, protect terror perpetrators

 In a bid to protect JuD chief and Lashkar-e-Taiba sponsor Hafiz Saeed, Pakistan has made yet another attempt to avoid being blacklisted in Financial Action Task Force (FATF) ahead of the deadline for the review meeting in October.Islamabad is making....Read More

India’s Covid-19 tally crosses 55-lakh mark with 75,083 new cases in last 24 hours

With a spike of 75,083 new cases and 1,053 deaths in the last 24 hours, India's COVID-19 count crossed 55-lakhs on Tuesday, according to the Union Health Ministry.The total case tally stands at 55,62,664 including 9,75,861 active cases and 44,97,868....Read More

South China Sea Dispute: Pompeo welcomes rejection of China’s maritime claims in South China Sea at UN

 US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday welcomed the rejection of China's maritime claims in the South China Sea at the United Nations by the United Kingdom, Germany and France.He said that China must abide by all international norms.....Read More

Ladakh villagers help Indian Army face Chinese forces by providing supplies

 Residents of Chushul village in Ladakh are taking an arduous journey to a Himalayan mountain peak known as Black Top to provide supplies to Indian Army engaged in a standoff with Chinese troops in a bid to safeguard their village....Read More

Parliament monsoon session: After RS ruckus, Dy Chairman Harivansh writes to Prez Kovind; on one day fast

Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh on Tuesday wrote to President Ram Nath Kovind over the ruckus in the Rajya Sabha on September 20 by Opposition leaders. The Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament said he was tensed and in mental distress....Read More

Donald Trump on Alexei Navalny poisoning: “We’ll talk about that at another time”

US President Donald Trump on Monday said that he will not discuss the alleged poisoning of Russian opposition figure Alexey Navalny and added he will talk about it "at another time"."We will talk about that at another time," Trump told....Read More

PM calls for ‘comprehensive reforms’ at UN, time India gets a permanent seat?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday (local time) addressed the high-level meeting to mark the 75th anniversary of the United Nations (UN), wherein he called on members of the UN to pledge for reform within the world body and stressed....Read More

IWF urges UNSC to address atrocities against minorities in Pakistan

The Indian World Forum (IWF) has sought immediate intervention of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on atrocities inflicted on minorities in Pakistan, saying they are victims of "heinous crimes" which is threatening international peace.The IWF, a Delhi-based organisation working....Read More

Your money is completely safe with Paytm, and you can continue to enjoy Wallet, Banking & UPI services

  Paytm, India's homegrown financial services platform has assured its users that their money and accounts are completely safe and there is no disruption in the services. "All your money is completely safe, and you can continue to enjoy your Paytm app as....Read More

Trying to keep aside 13 pc posts for Marathas during police recruitment, says Anil Deshmukh

The Uddhav Thackeray-led government is making all efforts to reserve as much as 13 per cent of the 12,500 vacant positions of the Maharashtra Police for the Maratha community, said State Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Sunday."In the ongoing recruitment....Read More

Kafeel Khan writes to UN experts, urges Centre to ‘release human rights defenders’

 Dr Kafeel Khan has written to United Nations human rights experts in reference to their letter dated June 26, 2020, urging the Indian government to immediately release human rights defenders.He stated that the use of stringent national security laws/UAPA against....Read More

Ernakulam Court remands three Al-Qaeda operatives to NIA custody

The Judicial First Class Magistrate Court at Ernakulam remanded three Al-Qaeda operatives - Murshid Hasan, Mosaraf Hoseen and Yakub Biswas - arrested on Saturday by the National Investigation Agency (NIA).The court said that they are remanded and their custody is....Read More

Study focuses on effective way to increase capacity for mental health

 A recent study has stressed the importance of providing mental health care facilities, at a time when anxiety and depression rise among people amid the pandemic, at a time when primary care clinics, especially in rural areas, are facing increased....Read More

Congress attacks govt over farm sector bills, questions about MSP

Congress General Secretary Randeep Singh Surjewala questioned the government as to who will give minimum support price (MSP) to 15.50 crore farmers for their produce.While citing a media report, Surjewala in a tweet in Hindi said, "Three anti farmers black....Read More

Rajya Sabha Chairman likely to take action against MPs who created ruckus

Vice President and Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu is likely to take action against those Members of Parliament who created ruckus in the Upper House over agriculture bills. Amid protest from Opposition parties, The Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce....Read More

Indian Army has occupied six new major heights on LAC with China

 In the last three weeks, the Indian Army has occupied six new major hill features on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) during the ongoing conflict with the Chinese Army in the Eastern Ladakh sector."The Indian Army has occupied six....Read More

Rosie- The Saffron Chapter: Vivek Oberoi shares his first look from the film

Rosie - The Saffron Chapter is based on true events. Events that occurred in 2003; which means we were already in the digital age. Gurugram in India was already home to some of the biggest call centres. And this story....Read More

Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Airport gets ACI health accreditation for safe travel

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, GMR-led Hyderabad International Airport has managed to get the Airport Council International's (ACI) Airport Health Accreditation (AHA).According to an official release, Hyderabad is among the first airports in the Asia Pacific region to have received this accreditation.....Read More

Apple will launch its online store in India on September 23rd

Tech company Apple has announced the launch of its online store in India on September 23. The move will provide Indian customers with a way to buy Apple products directly from the company for the first time.According to The Verge,....Read More

US postpones TikTok store ban until September 27

The US Commerce Department said it is postponing the planned block of new TikTok downloads until September 27, in light of President Donald Trump's new announcement."In light of recent positive developments, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, at the direction of....Read More

Indian Americans organize free drive-thru food giveaway for more than 15,000 families

 Enter Journey's Crossing Church in the Washington DC metro area on a Sunday morning, and you have the right 'ingredients' for the Indian American community to come together and touch lives. For more than six months now, almost 250 cars....Read More

Won’t sign on death warrant of farmers: Congress on opposing agriculture sector reform Bills

Congress MP Partap Singh Bajwa on Sunday termed agricultural Bills as "ill-conceived" and "ill-timed", and said that his party will not sign on "death warrant" of farmers."The Congress party opposes these ill-conceived and ill-timed Bills. Congress rejects these bills. We....Read More

Randeep Hooda shares humorous ‘Avengers’ themed video

Piquing the interest of Marvel fans, actor Randeep Hooda on Saturday shared a hilarious video of some boys posing as the much-loved superheroes while the 'Avengers: Infinity War' theme score played in the backdrop. The 'Highway' actor posted on Instagram....Read More

Additional brigade deployed on LoC to plug infiltration from Pakistan

With Pakistan Army trying hard to push terrorists across the Line of Control (LoC), the Indian Army has deployed additional 3,000 troops in Jammu and Kashmir to plug any such infiltration attempts."An additional brigade has been deployed on the LoC....Read More

Kangana Ranaut praises Adityanath for his announcement to make film city

Actor Kangana Ranaut on Saturday lauded Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for announcing his government's decision to make a film city in the Noida, Greater Noida and Yamuna Expressway area.The 'Queen' actor took to Twitter to applaud the Chief....Read More

Tamil Nadu partners with Coursera to upskill 50k unemployed youth

Tamil Nadu Skill Development Corporation (TNSDC) has partnered with online learning platform Coursera to train 50,000 unemployed youth during the Covid-19 crisis.The partnership is part of Coursera's global rollout of its workforce recovery initiative under which where any state and....Read More

Festive season to provide temporary relief for auto makers: Ind-Ra

The festive season demand for automobiles is expected to provide some relief to the industry over the next two-to-three months, India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has said.But the relief could be temporary. Any additional measures by the government like Goods....Read More

The all-new BMW R 18 debuts in India in two mind-blowing custom builds

BMW Motorrad India has launched the all-new BMW R 18 in the country, marking the brand's entry into the cruiser segment.The much-awaited motorcycle invokes the history and iconic hallmarks of BMW brand. The all-new BMW R 18 can be ordered....Read More

Navratri 2020 Start Date and End Date: Durga Puja Muhurat, Vidhi, Samagri List and Mantra

Navratri 2020 Start Date and End Date, Durga Puja Muhurat, Vidhi, Samagri List and Mantra: Navratri is a nine-day long, auspicious festival celebrated all over India for different reasons every year. It is culturally dedicated to Goddess Durga, an exemplar....Read More

On this day in 2000: Karnam Malleswari became first Indian female to win Olympic medal

On this day in 2000, weightlifter Karnam Malleswari became the first Indian female to win an Olympic medal in the history of the quadrennial event.At the Sydney 2000 Olympics, after lifting 110 kg and 130 kg in the 'snatch' and....Read More

IPL 2020: ‘It is just another opposition for us’ says Rohit Sharma ahead of CSK clash

 The much-anticipated Indian Premier League (IPL) will commence on Saturday with the two most successful sides of the tournament -- Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings -- taking on each other in the opening match. Sharing his thoughts on ElClasico....Read More

On this day 13 years ago, Yuvraj Singh slammed six sixes in an over

On this day 13 years ago, former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh scripted history in the shortest format as he smashed six sixes in an over against England in the first-ever T20I World Cup in 2007.The flamboyant batsman amassed six sixes....Read More

Manoj Sinha announces Rs. 1,350 crore package for J&K’s business community

Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Saturday announced a relief package of Rs 1350 crore for Jammu and Kashmir in a bid to boost the business and the other ailing sectors that have suffered huge losses for several years in the....Read More

India allows export of onions lying on ports to Bangladesh

India has allowed the export of onions lying on ports in transit to all countries including Bangladesh, government sources said on Friday.In the Kolkata zone, there are 20,089 metric tonnes of onion lying on the port while in Mumbai-II zone,....Read More

US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies aged 87

US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who has been regarded as an iconic champion of women's rights and history-making jurist passed away at the age of 87 due to complications of metastatic pancreatic cancer at her home in Washington....Read More

China military threat is ‘very real’, says Taiwan

China has repeatedly threatened Taiwan with invasion and has adopted an aggressive policy to intimidate the self-governing island.Taiwan foreign minister Joseph Wu recently highlighted that the military threat from China is "very real" and Taipei's preparation is also "very serious".....Read More

Canada abandons free trade talks with China, says Canadian FM

In another setback for China, Canada has walked away from the free trade talks with Beijing amid souring relations over a Huawei executive's arrest and the detention of two Canadians in apparent retaliation.The announcement was made by Canadian foreign minister....Read More

YSRCP favours salary cut and demands restoration of MPLADS; protests against alleged scams in Naidu’s regime

The YSRCP is the fouth largest political party in Indian in terms of its strength in parliament. Parliament on Friday passed a bill to reduce for one year the salaries of MPs by 30 percent "to meet the exigencies arising....Read More

Harsimrat Kaur’s resignation from cabinet came too late: Farmers

Farmers across Amritsar called the resignation of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal from the Union Cabinet on Thursday as "very late" saying that the three farmers' ordinances passed by the centre would "destroy Indian farming"."Harsimrat Kaur....Read More

SC issues notice to Bihar govt on plea challenging Patna’s Collectorate Building demolition

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Bihar government on a plea challenging the Patna High Court's order giving go-ahead to the Municipal Corporation for proceeding with the demolition of the iconic Collectorate Building in Patna City.A Bench....Read More

Hrithik Roshan’s sun-kissed picture is all you need to brighten up your day

Actor Hrithik Roshan on Friday treated his fans with a stunning sun-kissed picture wherein the actor looked suave while he is all suited up.The 'War' actor posted a close-up picture on Instagram that sees the star turning into a suave....Read More

RRB NTPC Application Status 2020: Check important dates, notice, status here

RRB NTPC Application Status 2020: Over a crore candidates who have applied for various posts under Non-Technical Popular Categories, NTPC can check their application status soon, the link for which will be activated from September 21. A total of 1.26 crore (1,26,30,88) candidates....Read More

SBI SO Recruitment 2020 notification out: Check exam date, eligibility, selection process here

SBI SO Recruitment 2020 notification, Exam date, eligibility, selection process: State Bank of India (SBI) has released a recruitment notification for the post of Specialist Cadre Officers and Post Doctoral Research Fellowship. A total of 92 Vacancies have been let out....Read More

IPL 2020: RCB releases official anthem dedicated to its fans

A day before the commencement of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Friday released their official anthem dedicated to the franchise's fans.Taking to Twitter, RCB wrote, "The Official RCB Anthem is here!....Read More

‘Thank You COVID Warriors’: Delhi Capitals to pay tribute to Covid warriors in IPL 2020

 Delhi Capitals on Friday announced that the team's official match jersey will bear the "Thank You COVID Warriors" message for the entire duration of this season.As a small token of gratitude, Delhi Capitals, through its digital initiative "Salaam Dilli", recognised....Read More

Trump trusted less than Russia’s Putin, China’s Xi because of Covid-19, says Joe Biden

 US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Thursday that US President Donald Trump Administration's way of handling the coronavirus outbreak in the United States was one of the reasons he was trusted by fewer foreigners than Russian President Vladimir....Read More

173 world leaders to virtually address UN General Assembly next week

A record number of 119 heads of state and 54 heads of governments will virtually deliver their messages at the UN General Assembly high-level event next week, the spokesperson for the President of the 75th session of the UN General....Read More

Don’t link environmental issues with peace, security: India at UN

Warning against "securitisation" of environmental issues, India on Thursday said that linking environmental degradation to peace and security will not enhance the collective effort to address climate change issues.In a statement at the UN Security Council High-Level open debate on....Read More

Thousands infected with bacterial disease after leak at a factory in China

Several thousand people in north-east China have tested positive for a bacterial disease in an outbreak caused by a leak at a biopharmaceutical company last year, authorities said on Tuesday. The Health Commission of Lanzhou, the capital city of Gansu....Read More

India, US, Australia interested in building China’s dream Kra Canal Project in Thailand: Report

In a major blow to China, Thailand has claimed that many countries including India, US, as well as Australia, have shown interest in building in strategically proposed Kra Canal in the Southern part of the country.China had been eyeing to....Read More

India working with other pro-reform countries towards expansion of UNSC: MEA

India in collaboration with other pro-reform countries has been consistently making efforts to build support among the UN Member States for expansion of the UN Security Council, in both permanent and non-permanent categories, according to the Ministry of External Affairs....Read More

Opposition leaders to meet President Kovind over Delhi riots probe: CPI MP D Raja

Communist Party of India (CPI) General Secretary D Raja on Thursday said he along with other opposition leaders of various parties will meet President Ram Nath Kovind today, on the issue of Delhi violence case and submit a memorandum regarding....Read More

NGO moves SC seeking investigation into China’s alleged surveillance on President, PM, judges

Save Them India Foundation, an NGO, on Thursday filed public interest litigation (PIL) in the Supreme Court seeking directions to the Central government to investigate China's alleged surveillance over President of India, Prime Minister, judges (sitting and retired) of the....Read More

Happy Birthday Narendra Modi: Bollywood celebrities wish PM Modi on his 70th birthday

Several Bollywood celebrities extended birthday wishes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he turned 70 on Thursday.Senior actor Anupam Kher took to Twitter to share a video of himself where he is seen heaping praises on the Prime Minister. "Happy....Read More

Hopeful coronavirus vaccine will be available in India next year: Harsh Vardhan

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said that he is hopeful that by the early next year, the vaccine will be available in India and added that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has handled Covid-19 "meticulously.""History will remember Prime Minister....Read More

India in touch with US administration on visa issues, including H1B: MoS MEA

India is engaged with the US administration and its Congress on issues related to the movement of Indian professionals including those pertaining to the H1B visa programme, said Minister of State for External Affairs, V Muraleedharan here on Thursday.In a....Read More

Swara Bhaskar says Jaya Bachchan is a source of ‘inspiration’ for the ‘outsiders’

A day after actor-politician Jaya Bachchan in a fiery speech slammed those who are tarnishing the film industry's image, actor Swara Bhasker on Wednesday joined the list of celebrities who supported veteran actor's statement in the upper house and said....Read More

West Bengal Police Recruitment 2020: Know how to apply, important dates, pay scale and more

 WB Police Constable and SI Recruitment 2020:The West Bengal Police Department, under Govt. of West Bengal, has invited online applications from eligible and interested candidates for filling 139 vacancies to the post of Sub-Inspectors (Crew Comprising Master), Assistant Sub-Inspectors (Crew....Read More

Trump administration plans to offer Covid-19 vaccine to all US citizens free of cost

The US government has unveiled a plan to offer a COVID-19 vaccine to all Americans free of charge as early as January. The US Department of Health and Human Services and the US Department of Defence jointly released two documents....Read More

Taliban won’t agree to ceasefire unless the reason behind war is discussed, says spokesperson Mohommed Naeem

The Taliban will not agree to a ceasefire unless peace negotiators discuss the main reason behind the war, said their spokesperson Mohommed Naeem.The spokesperson claimed that the terrorist group reduced violence levels with the beginning of the preliminary round of....Read More

5 Chinese, 2 Malaysians hackers charged by US Justice Dept for hacking over 100 targets

The US Department of Justice on Wednesday announced charges against five Chinese nationals and two Malaysian nationals for hacking more than a hundred targets in the US and elsewhere that include telecommunication companies universities, and pro-democracy politicians, and activists in....Read More

Trump not ready to sign TikTok, says he doesn’t like what what he’s heard

US President Donald Trump said that he "wasn't prepared" to sign off on any deal regarding the sale of the Chinese video app TikTok until he has seen the proposal."The deal has to be 100 per cent as far as....Read More

From Putin to Oli, leaders across the world wish PM Modi on his birthday as he turns 70

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 70th birthday and said that India is successfully moving along the path of socio-economic, scientific and technical development under his leadership.In a message posted by the Russian....Read More

YSRCP demands immediate release of 3805 crore for Polavaram Project, Finance min assured

YSRCP Rajya Sabha MP And Parliamentary Party Chief Vijayasai Reddy raised many issues in Rajya Sabha pertaining to the state of Andhra Pradesh. He particularly mentioned the issue of Polavaram irrigation project in the house on the second day of....Read More

PM Modi lays foundation stone of seven projects in Bihar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of seven projects related to urban infrastructure in Bihar, via video conferencing, and said that it is a proud feeling that engineers have contributed to nation-building.Out of the....Read More

Hurt by Jaya Bachchan’s remark, Ravi Kishan says he is just a son of a priest who crawled his way up

Bhojpuri actor and BJP Member of Parliament Lok Sabha, Ravi Kishan on Tuesday slammed Samajwadi Party MP and veteran actor Jaya Bachchan on Tuesday over her "bite the hands that feed them" comment and said he worked his way up....Read More

Kangana Ranaut questions Jaya Bachchan, asks if her stance would remain same if Shweta, Abhishek are targeted

Actor Kangana Ranaut hits back at Rajya Sabha MP and veteran actor Jaya Bachchan for criticising her in the Rajya Sabha for her latest remark on Bollywood and questioned would she say the same things if it was her daughter....Read More

Indian economy to shrink by 9 pc in FY21: ADB

India's economy is expected to contract by 9 per cent this year -- worse than the 4 per cent contraction it had forecast three months ago, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on Tuesday. However, it expects India to bounce....Read More

Covid-19 will likely become seasonal, but not yet, say scientists

A new review published in Frontiers in Public Health suggests that COVID-19, the illness caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, will likely become seasonal in countries with temperate climates, but only when herd immunity is attained.Until that time, COVID-19 will continue....Read More

Israel to impose second lockdown as coronavirus cases surge

Israel to set to impose a national lockdown for the second time beginning from September 18, in view of the surge in coronavirus cases in the country.According to The Times of Israel, Israeli ministers on Sunday approved a three-week national....Read More

Rapists should be publicly hanged or chemically castrated: Pak PM Imran

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has called for public hangings and chemical castration of rapists after a woman was raped in front of her children on a highway in Lahore last week. "They [rapists] should be given exemplary punishments. In....Read More

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights raised concern for Uyghurs Muslims in China

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, in her inaugural statement at the 45th session of the Human Rights Council on Monday, raised concerns over rights violations in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. "I am concerned about the Uyghurs.....Read More

Trump on climate change report: “I don’t think science knows, actually.”

United States President Donald Trump has cast doubt on the observations of scientists about climate change and predicted that it would soon get "cooler".The Hill quoted Wade Crowfoot, California Secretary for Natural Resources, as saying, "We want to work with....Read More

US bans five export items from China’s Xinjiang region over the use of ‘forced labour’

In another crackdown on China, the United States has banned cotton, hair products, computer components, and some textiles from China's Xinjiang province which are made "using forced labour"."By taking this action, DHS is combating illegal and inhumane forced labor, a....Read More

45000 Special Centralised Integrated system smart TV to be installed in Govt schools

Jagan Mohan Reddy government is leaving no stone unturned to uplift education sector in the state. It will be the first time in the history of Andhra Pradesh that government schools will be soon giving tough competition to the private....Read More

Covid-19 was made in Wuhan lab controlled by China govt, claims Chinese virologist

In a stunning revelation, a Chinese virologist has claimed that the coronavirus was created in a government-controlled laboratory in Wuhan, the original epicenter of the outbreak and offered scientific evidence to back her claims.In an exclusive conversation with 'Loose Women',....Read More

Delhi HC seeks list of people resentful by denial of registration of same-sex marriage

The Delhi High Court, while hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking to recognise same-sex marriage under the Hindu Marriage Act on Monday, asked the petitioner to bring on record a list of persons aggrieved by the denial of registration....Read More

Amitabh Bachchan becomes Alexa’s first celebrity voice in India

Amitabh Bachchan is all set to give a unique voice experience to Amazon Alexa users from next year onward. He is going to be the first celebrity voice for Alexa in India, according to the company.Customers in India would be....Read More

Assam JMEE Result 2020 to be released @ www.astu.ac.in: Check result dates, steps to download here

Assam JMEE Result 2020 - The Assam Science & Technology University (ASTU) will announce the Assam JMEE 2020 result on or before September 28 in online mode. It may be noted that the candidates who successfully registered and appeared in....Read More

NEET Result 2020 Date (Soon) @ ntaneet.nic.in: Check important dates, score card, qualifying criteria

NTA NEET Result 2020 Date, ntaneet.nic.in: NEET 2020 Result can be expected to release in the end of September 2020, considering the exam is now scheduled for September 13, 2020. NTA Director-General, Vineet Joshi also said that NTA will try....Read More

IPL 2020: Shane Warne reappointed as Rajasthan Royals’ brand ambassador

Rajasthan Royals on Sunday announced that former Australian spinner Shane Warne will be its brand ambassador for the second year in a row.Along with it, Warne will also essay the role of team mentor for the upcoming edition of the....Read More

Saina Nehwal questions conduct of Thomas and Uber Cup amid Coronavirus pandemic

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal on Sunday raised safety concerns over conducting the Thomas and Uber Cup in Denmark amid the coronavirus pandemic. Nehwal said seven countries have already withdrawn from the tournament that is scheduled from October 3 to....Read More

‘Regret not hitting him in the face’: Neymar attacks Gonzalez over allegations of racism

Brazilian star Neymar Jr has voiced his regret for not taking stronger action against Marseille's Alvaro Gonzalez following the Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) striker's allegations of racism against the defender.PSG lost 0-1 against Marseille on Sunday but the game became a....Read More

‘This match truly deserved more than one champion’: Theim after lifting maiden US Open title

After winning his maiden US Open title in a historic five-set final on Monday, Austria's Dominic Thiem said the match 'truly deserved more than one champion'.Thiem defeated Germany's Alexander Zverev after making an unprecedented comeback in the five-set long final....Read More

Health minister presents Covid Report to Parl as India’s case tally crosses 48L mark

Owing to the nationwide efforts the COVID-19 related deaths have been limited to 55 per million population, said Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Monday.Speaking in the Lok Sabha, the Union Minister also said that the cases per million....Read More