Nidhi Kanaujia

CBSE Class 12 results declared: 99.37% pass with rising demands for school reopening

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced the class 12 board results 2021 today. The CBSE 12th board exam results were declared at 2 pm which students can download through official website - cbseresults.nic.in. . CBSE hosted the class....Read More

Kerala, K’Taka report massive surge; How to tackle Covid spike?

Kerala has reported more than 22,000 recent Covid-19 cases on Thursday. While the state had accounted for greater than 50% of India’s new cases in the previous two days, its share on Thursday dropped barely beneath the midway mark. Yesterday Kerala....Read More

Covid surge in Kerala post Eid celebrations: Alert amid 3rd Wave warnings

Kerala has extended and will go under complete weekend lockdown from this week as the state reports a surge in Coronavirus cases. An increasing ‘R’ value, or Covid reproduction rate, in Kerala had earlier this month triggered concerns of a potential....Read More

Assam-Mizo border dispute: How to resolve the dispute?

The 2009-batch IPS officer Vaibhav Nimbalkar who was serving as the police superintendent of Cachar in Assam, received injuries during an exchange of fire between the police forces of Assam and Mizoram on interstate border dispute on Monday. He was....Read More

Blinken on 2 day official visit to India: Indo-Pacific, covid priority on agenda

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken flew to New Delhi on Tuesday for his first official visit to India reflecting two nations’ close ties but also noting the democracies were “works in progress". Later in the day, he is scheduled....Read More

Assam-Mizo border tensions escalate, 5 Assam Police personnel dead

At least five Assam Police personnel were killed in violent clashes between Assam and Mizoram on Monday at a contested border point where tensions had been escalating due to the age-old boundary dispute. Including Nimbalkar Vaibhav Chandrakant, SP of Assam’s....Read More

WB CM meets PM Modi: Discusses Covid situation, vaccine supply

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee arrived in Delhi on Monday evening on her first visit to the national capital since assuming office after the TMC’s victory in West Bengal elections for a third term in a row. She met....Read More

ASI rebuts Kanimozhi’s claim over lack of facilities at Adichanallur heritage site

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) on Friday, July 23, denied DMK MP Kanimozhi's claim that the Adichanallur heritage site in Tamil Nadu had no amenities such as boundary walls, drinking water, toilets, or solar lighting. ASI tweeted, "We Archaeological Survey....Read More

Maharashtra faces rain fury: 8 Covid patients die in Apranth hospital

Eight Covid-19 patients died at a Covid hospital in Chiplun town of Ratnagiri in Maharashtra on Thursday after floodwater entered the hospital. It is alleged that patients died due to a ventilator dysfunction, caused by the entry of flood waters.....Read More

K’taka leadership murmurs grow, BSY hints at imminent exit

Amid the speculations over Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa exit, the Lingayat community is back in focus, Yediyurappa has been the most popular face of the Lingayat community in the party and also enjoyed the big electoral support from the....Read More

India may gain from Chinese aggression on tech companies

Last week marked a watershed for technology startups in India, as a record bout of fundraising shifted attention to the world's second-most populous market, just as investors were becoming intimidated by a crackdown on internet companies in China. India had....Read More

China plans to capitalise on Global chip shortage; time for silicon ‘atma nirbhar’ plan

Many sectors from auto industry to consumer goods and smartphone manufacturers have incurred losses despite rising demand for products due to an acute shortage of semiconductors chips — used for manufacturing several goods including electronic products, vehicles, smartphones and other gadgets.....Read More

All eyes set on Monsoon Session of Parl tomorrow: NewsX lays down action plan

All-party meeting was scheduled at 11am today (i.e. on Sunday, July 18), just a day before the Parliament convenes for its monsoon session. ANI news agency reports that the meeting, called by Union Parliamentary affairs minister Prahlad Joshi, was also....Read More

Water Wars: Andhra vs. Telangana & Delhi vs. Haryana water tussle likely seems to end

The regional media describes the on-going fight over water resources as 'jala jagadam' which once again drew the police forces of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana into a tense standoff last week at the common reservoirs of the two states. Even....Read More

Any decision taken by Cong prez acceptable: Amarindar Singh amid Punjab Cong tussle

Amid speculation and row over appointment of the next Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) chief, the crisis in Punjab Congress showed no signs of ending. Speculations are looming over the appointment of Navjot Singh Sidhu as the PPCC president. Chief....Read More

US senate passes ‘Eagle Act’ to address challenges posed by China

A legislation hoping to boost competitiveness with China was passed by a US House of Representatives on Thursday. The "Ensuring American Global Leadership and Engagement Act", or popularly known as the Eagle Act, was advanced to strengthen the US' ties....Read More

Amid row over support to Taliban, Pak postpones Afghan peace conference

Pakistan on Friday postponed the three-day conference on peace in Afghanistan, which was to be hosted by Pakistan from Saturday. Officials said that it has been postponed till Eid al-Adha, amidst escalating violence in the war-ravaged country and trading of....Read More

Pak Taliban nexus uncovered; Pak Air Force trying to help Taliban, says Afghan Vice President

Taliban Pakistan terror link has been exposed by Afghanistan as Taliban gains ground in the war-torn country. Amrullah Saleh’s allegation reflected the deep-seated lack of trust between the Afghan government led by President Ashraf Ghani and the Pakistan government and....Read More

Indians attacked in South Africa, send urgent SOS appeals

Worst violence in years rocks South Africa over arrest of ex-President Jacob Zuma. Last week, former South African President Jacob Zuma was sentenced to 15 months in prison for contempt of court. Zuma was found guilty of defying a court....Read More

As Covid origin probe continues, WHO Director-General Tedros seeks China’s raw data

The head of the World Health Organisation, Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus urged China to be transparent, open and to cooperate better in the probe into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic, the first cases of which were seen in Wuhan in December 2019.  On....Read More

IOC Chief calls Japanese people ‘Chinese’: #IOCLoveForChina Exposed?

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach sank deeper into the puddle of controversy after he inadvertently called Japanese people “Chinese” in his first address to the people of Tokyo last week. While he praised Tokyo for organising the Olympics during....Read More

CDS at LoC, Army Chief at Pokharan: Drone Deterrence action plan on cards?

In the wake of increased infiltration attempts by Pakistan and weeks after the use of drones to attack Jammu air base by terrorists, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat is visiting the Line of Control (LoC) to review....Read More

After going gaga over Xi, Elon ‘congrats’ ISRO; SpaceX eyes India big leap

After going gaga over China, SpaceX’s CEO Elon Musk has now congratulated India on successfully conducting the third long-duration "hot test" of Vikas engine, a crucial part of the ambitious Gaganyaan mission to take Indians to space in an Indian....Read More

#IndiaAtSCO: S Jaishankar attends SCO Meet; EAM likely to meet Chinese counterpart Wang-Yi

External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar will undertake a two-day visit to Tajikistan from today, July 13 to take part in the meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Council of Foreign Ministers, the Ministry of External Affairs informed on....Read More

Bezos & Branson’s private space race: Is it a big deal?

Within the next fortnight two American billionaires, Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson will attempt to fly into space. Branson co-founder of spaceflight company Virgin Galactic, is to fly on Sunday while Bezos, world's richest person, scheduled his rocket trip with....Read More

IAF evacuates around 50 staff from Kandahar consulate; What’s the new plan of action?

India has pulled around 50 diplomats, security officials and other staff members posted at the consulate in Afghanistan's Kandahar in view of the 'intense fighting' near Kandahar city and the Taliban gaining control of new areas around the southern Afghan....Read More

Sri Lanka’s Debt Crisis Grows: 2 Billion Due In Next One Year

Central bank of Sri Lanka said it will dig into its foreign exchange reserves to part repay $1 billion of bonds maturing late in July month, and seeking to allay investors' concern about a possible default. Governor Weligamage Don Lakshman....Read More

#EAMInGeorgia: India hands over Holy Relic | Talks on the roadmap ahead

EAM Jaishankar is on a two-day visit to Georgia on the invitation of his Georgian counterpart David Zalkaliani. Georgia is a strategically important country situated at the intersection of Eastern Europe and Western Asia. Jaishankar held talks on various aspects....Read More

Processed Poultry Products-Safe & Healthy: Presented by USAPEEC & South Dakota

As the country battles Covid-19 pandemic and majority of Indians spend their time indoors, the food choices of consumers is also undergoing a change. USAPEEC & South Dakota recently organised an insightful session on Processed Poultry Products and discussed the....Read More

20 Indian assets by Cairn Energy seized: Anti-India lobby in France

UK oil firm Cairn Energy has gained the right to seize Indian state assets in France worth more than €20m (£17m) as part of a long-running tax row. Cairn Energy says a French court has accepted its petition for a....Read More

EAM Jaishankar in Russia today: Will India-Russia counter Xi?

External Affairs Minister (EAM) Jaishankar is scheduled to meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov today (Friday) to hold talks on bilateral cooperation at the various multilateral forums, including cooperation in the fight against Covid-19 and compare notes on major global....Read More

PM Modi’s Cabinet Revamp: PhDs, MBAs, Techies on Board; Modi’s Model for reform

In a major overhaul, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday brought in 36 new faces to his Union Cabinet and promoted seven existing ministers. Meanwhile, 12 top ministers have been dropped from the Cabinet. The new ministers will meet BJP....Read More

New Cabinet Rejig: Union Cabinet and Council of ministers scheduled to meet today

Work has resumed just a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi reshuffled and expanded his cabinet. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday brought in 36 new faces to his Union Cabinet and promoted seven existing ministers. Meanwhile, 12 top ministers....Read More

#LankaChinaUniforms: Chinese men in military uniform spotted; PLA soldiers in SL?

In context of China’s contentious infrastructure projects in Sri Lankan infrastructure, the alleged deployment of Chinese military personnel in Hambantota continues to evoke further concerns. According to True Ceylon, many Chinese men wearing a military uniform similar to the Chinese....Read More

#WinTheCovaxinWar: New Delhi engages in Covaxin diplomacy for EMA’s approval; Indian students left in lurge

The European Union has introduced the green pass, a concept of travel pass among the EU countries from July 1. It mentioned that people vaccinated with either of the four vaccines namely Comirnaty of Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna, Vaxzervria by AstraZeneca-Oxford and,....Read More

#CowinGoesGlobal: PM Modi hails app; platform to now be made open

Today (Monday) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the CoWIN global conclave where India will offer the platform as a digital means for other countries that have shown interest in it to adopt and run their Covid-19 vaccination drives. While....Read More

Canada Virus Lab Wuhan link: Did Trudeau know about this?

It is reported that some of the world's deadliest viruses were shipped to the Wuhan Institute of Virology from Canada by two rogue scientists with links to the Chinese military. Newly released document confirms that the shipment was sent months....Read More

China completes Gwadar takeover: Imran Khan to visit port on July 5

Pakistan continues to strengthen its ties with China. Amidst the news of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Gwadar visit scheduled on July 05, where he would be reviewing progress on uplift projects in the port city of Balochistan, the latest satellite....Read More

Odisha excavation: 4,000 year-old settlement found, Ancient India puzzle builds

Archaeologists from Odisha Institute of Maritime and South East Asian Studies (OIMSEAS), an archaeological wing of the State government have discovered a fortified historic site at Durgadevi in Remuna tehsil of Balasore district. Traces of belongings found there are cultural....Read More

Drone discerned inside Indian High Commission in Islamabad; Note Verbale shared

A drone was spotted prying inside the Indian High Commission in Islamabad on the night of June 26. The incident has raised alertness as it happened hours before the Jammu Indian Air Force Base drone attack later on Sunday in....Read More

PM Modi’s Cabinet reshuffle and possible expansion expected soon

Amid the cabinet reshuffle buzz with PM Narendra Modi holding frequent meetings with party stalwarts at his residence last month, the sources reported that reshuffle and possible expansion of Modi’s cabinet is expected in a day or two. Currently the....Read More

China’s Covid lie exposed: Time to hold Xi accountable

The origin of Covid-19 pandemic that has ravaged the world remains a widely debated topic and a source of controversy and political tension between China, United States and world in general, with much focus on the Wuhan Institute of Virology....Read More

100 years of CCP: Tibetans narrate stories of China’s brutality

Today Xi Jinping celebrates 100 years of Chinese Communist Party (CCP). The day has been marked by many Tibetan protests against the Chinese illegal occupations and atrocities in Tibet. Sinicisation of Tibet is at its worst today under Xi Jinping....Read More

#PakTerrorFunding: Pak drone power bolstered; Jammu blast to alter realities?

On early hours of Sunday, two blasts took place at the high security Air Force base in Jammu Airport located around 14 km from the border with Pakistan. It is believed to be the first use of drones in a terror....Read More

#TwitterTamasha flabbergasts: Jeremy Kessel appointed as new Grievance Officer for India

Twitter on Sunday appointed California-based Jeremy Kessel as the new Grievance Officer for India, hours after Dharmendra Chatur quit from the post of interim Grievance Officer. The appointment of Grievance Officer is required under the new Information Technology Rules, 2021,....Read More

Shocking Jain panel report emerges; Conspiracy against Nambi Narayanan exposed?

Senior Kerala police officials had allegedly framed former space scientist Nambi Narayanan in the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) espionage case of 1994. The Supreme Court had on September 14, 2018 appointed a three-member panel headed by its former judge DK Jain....Read More

Two explosions reported in Jammu, who is behind the twin blasts?

Two low intensity explosions within a gap of 5-10 minutes rocked the high security technical area of Jammu Air Force Station in the early hours of Sunday. The explosions took place around 1.45 am. The first blast ripped off the roof of....Read More

Chinese tibetan militia in Sikkim: A two way move by China?

After border tensions with India last year, the Chinese military realised that its soldiers from plains can’t perform well in high altitudes, hence unable to stand up to Ladakhi or Tibetan soldiers joining the Indian Army. Recruiting unemployed Tibetan youths....Read More

Wuhan-PLA Covid link emerges, Xi directed operation Covid?

China is feeling the heat and pressure over probe into the origins of the COVID-19. Experts speculate a link between Wuhan laboratory and Chinese military amid the scrutiny of the theory that the COVID-19 pandemic emerged from the Wuhan lab. The....Read More

India administers record 85L+ vaccine doses; Is 100% vaccination by end of 2021 achievable?

As vaccine shortage looms, India witnessed record breaking number on day one of free vax launch. More than 82 lakh COVID¬ 19 vaccine doses were administered on Monday, the highest jabs ever in a day since the vaccination drive began....Read More

Huge fire outbreak in Hyderabad Pharma Company; Industrial accident or conspiracy?

A massive fire broke out in the manufacturing unit of pharmaceutical company, located in the outskirts of Hyderabad, at around 7 pm on Saturday. It is reported that it took nearly 9-10 hours for fire official team to control the....Read More

India shows path as world celebrates 7th International Yoga Day

India and world is celebrating the 7th International Day of Yoga virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic. In 2014 the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi proposed marking a day as the International Day of Yoga in his address at the....Read More

PM to hold meet with J&K leaders, roadmap for full statehood on agenda?

Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla on Saturday invited 14leaders of Jammu and Kashmir political parties, including the National Conference, the Peoples Democratic Party and the CPI(M), for a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 24.  This will be the first political engagement by the Prime Minister since the scrapping of Article 370 on August 5, 2019. The meeting plan has got cautious acceptance from invitees amid the expectations that the consultations may be the first step towards holding of assembly elections in the state.....Read More

Experts confirm Covid 3rd wave in UK, is India prepared to face it?

On Friday, UK recorded a further 10,476 new cases of COVID-19 in 24 hours. The fresh surge has pushed the figure above 10,000 for the first time since late February. A top vaccine expert on Saturday said “the UK is....Read More

Chinese hackers targeted India’s Defence, Telecom Data: US Firm report

China and China-linked cyber operations have been seen as a persistent threat in India. Following a clash in the Galwan Valley in June 2020 between Indian and Chinese soldiers, relations have been tense between the two countries. Amidst this context....Read More

Political stagnation to end in J&K? PM calls all-party meet

As National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha and top police officials met Union Home Minister Amit Shah in New Delhi on Friday; sources said the Centre is likely to call an all-party meeting on Jammu and Kashmir on June 24 or after.  Though there is no official invitation with clear meeting agenda sent out till now but sources say that the....Read More