Priyanka Sharma

Journalist at NewsX | Journalism Graduate | Masters in Political Science|

India defuses Pak Balakot propaganda: IAF squadron makes long-range strike

Even as Pakistan continues to rely on propaganda in an attempt to whitewash its image, India on Saturday went ahead to conduct a long-range strike mission at Pokharan to mark the second anniversary of Balakot mission. The strike came in....Read More

Cong vs BJP face off ahead of elections: Amit Shah & Rahul Gandhi in TN today

In the run up to assembly elections, Union Home Minister Amit Shah is on a visit to Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. BJP will be contesting elections in these states in alliance with AIADMK. Reports say that AIADMK is likely to....Read More

DRDO TSG exclusive: Ex-DRDO official facing forceful eviction; it’s time we protect Indian scientists

As per an exclusive report by The Sunday Guardian, an ex-DRDO official is facing forceful eviction from his government house. Described as a whistle-blower by the-then Defence minister late Manohar Parrikar, the ex-DRDO official, identified as Prakash Singh, has alleged....Read More

West Bengal assembly elections: Will Mamata Banerjee retain power or the saffron wave will sweep Bengal?

As assembly elections inch closer in West Bengal, the war of words between BJP and TMC does not seem to de-escalate anytime soon. The poll date announcement on Friday has further raised the stake for both the parties. Soon after....Read More

‘Rule of law and democracy must be upheld’: India on Myanmar at UNGA

India has called upon the return of democracy in Myanmar at UNGA. TS Tirumurti, India’s permanent representative to UN, speaking at UNGA’s informal meeting on Myanmar on Friday expressed that India is closely monitoring the situation in Myanmar and believes....Read More

Wistron to resume operations in Kolar: PM Modi chairs Niti Aayog meet on ‘Make In India’ push

More after two months after December 12 violence, Wistron is all set to resume the production of Apple iPhones in a few days. Ahead of the resumption of production, a team led by Wistron’s managing director Sudipto Gupta met Jagadish....Read More

Australia vs Facebook & Google: Scott Morrison dials PM Modi to discuss media platform bill

In a resolve to make tech giants like Google and Facebook pay for sharing news content, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Thursday reached out to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed the proposed law. In what as seen as....Read More

Chamoli disaster: China blames India for glacial outburst, shifts blame on Indian army

The Chinese mouthpiece, Global Times has blamed Indian Army for the glacial outburst in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. Refuting China’s role in the ecological disaster, a Chinese expert has argued that the main reason behind the disaster is the construction....Read More

Chinese new year celebrations kickstart flouting Covid-19 norms: Is another health scare around the corner?

The Lunar New Year, also known as the Chinese New Year, has kickstarted around the world. Even as the world remains under the fear of the spread of Covid-19 and maintains all necessary precautions, it seems like the pandemic doesn’t....Read More

Team India needs a leg spinner

After a successful tour to Australia, Team India lost in the first Test against England in Chennai. After this defeat, team compositions was in lot of discussion as to who will play and who will be out. It is actually....Read More

UK MPs initiate probe against £300 million aid to Pakistan

UK MPs on Thursday have launched a probe against the aid provided to Pakistan in last two years. Pakistan, which receives the highest amount of aid from UK, received over 300 million aid from UK between 2019 and 2020, through....Read More

India-China disengagement in Eastern Ladakh: After Pangong Tso, focus to shift on Depsang

After almost 10 months, China has begun the disengagement process in Eastern Ladakh. Almost 200 battle tanks have been withdrawn from the south banks of Pangong Tso in a speed that has taken Indian army brass and national security planners....Read More

In 2-hour long call, Xi presses for improved relations; Biden warns ‘China will eat our lunch’

President Joe Biden connected with the Chinese counterpart over a phone call on Thursday. In what is considered as the first phone call between Xi Jinping and Joe Biden after the latter becoming the 46th president of US, Biden expressed....Read More

Race to end Twitter: Indian app Koo crosses 3 million downloads

An Indian alternative to Twitter, Koo is a chance for Indians to express their solidarity against foreign social media platforms. Built in the true spirit of Atmanirbhar Bharat, Koo, as an Indian social media platform, is the need of the....Read More

Myanmar coup: As US considers imposing sanctions, all eyes on India to clarify its position

India is one of the largest and most vibrant democracies of the world. As a champion of free and fair elections and active participation of people in electing their own representatives, India has time and again stood up for its....Read More

‘It revealed a lot’: S Jaishankar on farmers protest’s toolkit shared by Greta Thunberg

Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar on Saturday reacted to the toolkit shared by Greta Thunberg on farmers protest and said that ‘it revealed a lot’. Speaking on the matter, the minister said that we would have to wait and....Read More

In first diplomatic speech, Biden outlines US’s foreign policy; cautions Russia and China

US president Joe Biden on Thursday laid the outlines of his government’s foreign policy declaring, “America Is Back”. In what is touted as his first diplomatic speech after becoming the 46th president of United States, Biden said that American leadership....Read More

India stands united against propaganda: Ex IFS officers support farm laws

Amid intensifying farmer stir with polarised views pouring in from Indian and International celebrities, a group of Ex (Indian Foreign Service) IFS officers have come in support of farm laws. Around 20 ex IFS officers, including Ajay Swarup, Mohan Kumar,....Read More

‘India to be health superpower’: FM announces ‘PM Swasth Bharat Yojana’

The Union Budget 2021-22, presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today, rests on 6 core pillars. These include Health and well-being, Physical and financial capital and infrastructure, inclusive development for aspirational India, Reinvigorating human capital, Innovation and R&D and last....Read More

India with Sikh Pride: Focus on finding solutions for farmers issue, doubling farmers’ income

What transpired at the Red Fort and Delhi-NCR on the occasion of Republic Day has left everyone in shock. The presence of Khalsa symbols at protest site diverted the focus from farmers issue to Sikh identity. However, amid the chaos,....Read More

Farmers stir: Sikh elders reject lumpens, no takers for Khalsa hijack

As Delhi Police issues summons to individuals behind Red Fort Siege and the violence that took place at ITO and various parts of Delhi-NCR, the leaders of farmer unions, especially Sikh elders, have disassociated themselves from what transpired. In the....Read More

#KhalsaVsKhalistan: As Hooliganism rocks Delhi, Sikh Pride targeted by misusing flags and symbols

Amid the chaos over Republic Day Tractor Rally, questions have been raised over who instigated the violence and how did a peaceful protest go out of hands. While leaders of farmer unions have disassociated themselves from the violence, the presence....Read More

iTV Network journalists threatened, assaulted during farmer stir: NBF condemns attack

The Republic Day Tractor Rally by Farmer Unions witnessed an overturn after a section of the protestors entered Delhi and attempts were made to create a situation of chaos. Amid the violence that ensued, not only some of the protestors....Read More

Tandav row: Ali Abbas Zafar and team issue unconditional apology, UP police to question makers today

In the wake of massive backlash against Amazon Prime’s latest series Tandav, Filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar and the entire cast and crew of Tandav has issued an unconditional apology. In an official statement shared on his Twitter account, Ali Abbas....Read More

China constructs village in Arunachal Pradesh: India ‘closely monitoring’ developments

Amid the ongoing standoff between India and China in Ladakh, China has constructed a new village in Arunachal Pradesh, which happens to be around 4.5 km within the Indian territory. Situated at the banks of Tsari Chu River in the....Read More

Are social media censorships going too far?

The United States of America is burning after a few Trump supporters did an attack on Capitol Hill amidst the accusation of the alleged voter fraud. Citing the reason of controlling the violence, the micro-blogging platform and other social media....Read More

Farmers protest enters Day 44: 8th round of talks inconclusive

As the farmers continue to protest at Delhi-NCR border braving the winters and thunderstorms, the Centre had called the representative of farmer union for a fresh round of talks today. In what is seen as the eighth round of talks,....Read More

Balochistan horror: Gunmen kill 11 Hazara Shia coal miners, ISIS claims responsibility

In a shocking incident that has jostled the international community, a group of minority Hazara Shia muslim coal miners have been shot dead in in Pakistan by gunmen. The attack, which took place on Sunday near the Mach coalfield, has....Read More

China revises defence law to bolster Xi Jinping’s military powers

As we enter 2021, China has clenched its jaw once again in a desperate attempt to gain military might. The revised national defence law of China, effective from January 1, has shifted the power from the state council to Xi....Read More

Mission Vaccine: From cost, doses to who pays, Dr Guleria lays blueprint for India’s vaccine strategy

In a major development against Covid-19 pandemic in India, the Centre has approved Serum Institute’s Covishield for emergency authorisation in India. As the country awaits DCGI’s nod on the same, it is conducting one of the biggest vaccine dry runs....Read More

Farmers vs Centre continues: Next meet on Jan 4, unions to up the ante if deadlock continues

Despite multiple rounds of talks, the deadlock between farmers and the Centre has not met with a peaceful resolution. Continuing the stir at Singhu and Chilla border even amid the biting-cold weather across North India, the farmers have now decided....Read More

Mega Covid-19 vaccine dry run in India today: Here’s all what you need to know

India is all set to undergo one-of-a-kind massive dry run today ahead of the much-anticipated vaccine announcement. What started as a dry run in four states namely Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat and Punjab on December 28, will now be tried....Read More

Sixth-round of talks over Farm Laws between Centre and farmer unions underway

With protests intensifying over the farm laws, the sixth-round of talks between the central government and the farmer unions is currently underway. Ahead of what can be seen as an attempt to end the month-long standoff, farmers have once again....Read More

New Covid-19 strain in India: Children at a greater risk of getting infected, 2 test positive

Amid global fears over the new coronavirus strain, newer studies have shown that kids are at a greater risk of getting infected, spread the virus and carry it for a long haul. The latest development is especially worrisome at a....Read More

Covid-19 cases in Wuhan may have been ten times higher than official figure: Study

Even as China continues to refute claims that Covid-19 emerged from the labs of Wuhan and own the blame for its initial handling of the pandemic, a recent study suggests that the scale of the pandemic might have been much....Read More

Farmer protests enters day 34: Centre calls for talks on December 30

In a bid to end 2021 on a prosperous note and end the long-drawn contention over new farm laws, the Centre on Monday has called for a fresh round of talks with farmer unions on December 30. As the protests....Read More

Alarm over new Covid-19 strain in UK: France, Germany, Italy, India & others announce travel restrictions

In what seemed like the last leg of the pandemic with enormous progress in vaccine development, it seems like the last month of 2020 has given its final blow with alarm over new Covid-19 strain in UK, which is spreading....Read More

‘History of education attached to AMU buildings is India’s valuable heritage’: PM Modi at AMU

Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered an address today at the Aligarh Muslim University. Established in 1920, Aligarh Muslim University completes 100 years this year and invited the prime minister as the chief guest on the centennial celebrations. To mark the....Read More

No let-up in Xinjiang region, focus now on addressing roots of extremism: CCP

Despite global condemnation, China is not ready to loosen its crackdown in Xinjiang and take a hard look at treatment meted out against Uighurs. In an interview with Associated Press, Xu Guixiang, an official from China’s Communist Party has said....Read More

Get Your Twitter Blue Tick In 2021

Three years after pausing the verification process, Twitter has announced that it is reopening its account verification process soon. Twitter recently released a detailed blogpost which assured that starting next year it intends to launch a public application process where....Read More

China successfully lands on moon as part of Chang’e 5 mission, sampling lunar rocks on agenda

China has become the latest country to make a successful lunar touchdown on Tuesday. As part of its ambitious mission to bring back lunar rocks, China has sent its Chang’e 5 spacecraft and ascender vehicle, which has now landed near....Read More

China and Pakistan sign another military deal, affirm commitment to ‘all-weather friendship’

Even as tensions continue at LAC and Pakistan refuses to tone down its efforts to disrupt peace and stability in J&K, the two countries have signed another military deal in order to ‘jointly cope with various risks and challenges’. The....Read More

Waiting for a Covid-19 vaccine? ICMR says entire population may not need to be vaccinated

With the wait for a coronavirus vaccine reduced to almost 3-4 months, all of us must have one question in mind- when will we get vaccinated? Over the past few days, various discussions have been held across the board to....Read More

India taps into global space market: Ananth Technologies inks deal with US firm

Ananth Technologies, a Hyderabad based aerospace firm, has inked a deal with US firm Saturn Satellites to build two communication satellites. Titled as SaAn Satellite Networks India, the joint venture will be aim at building the two satellites using the....Read More

‘The Wuhan Files’ exposes China’s manhandling of Covid-19 pandemic in initial days

As China continues to play blame game over the origin of novel coronavirus Covid-19, the findings of an internal report expose China’s manhandling of the pandemic in the early stage, which could have probably led to its worldwide outbreak. Titled....Read More

India, Maldives and Sri Lanka to revive maritime talks after 6 years

In a bid to counter China’s expansion in Indo-Pacific region, National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval is all set to head to Colombo on Friday. His visit to Columbo will be aimed at striking a discussion on maritime security cooperation....Read More

Eyeing GHMC polls, BJP readies for campaign; Will KCR’s anti-BJP ambitions defuse?

As the battalion over West Bengal intensifies after Bihar elections, BJP is now all set to woo Hyderabad voters ahead of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) polls. Days after Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao expressed his desire to form an....Read More

Amid Farmers’ Delhi Chalo protest, Haryana, Punjab CMs engage in war of words

The contention over farm bills (now laws) has taken a dramatic turn with Punjab farmers’s Delhi Chalo protest. As they head towards the national capital, police personnel deployed along the Haryana-Delhi border are up for task. On Thursday, the police....Read More

Delhi braces for farmer protest march: Security beefed up at Delhi, Haryana borders

As thousands of farmers march towards the national capital as part of ‘Delhi Chalo’ protest, the security arrangements have been ramped up to make sure that the protests remain peaceful. From heavy deployment of police personnel at Delhi Haryana border,....Read More

Violent protests in Gilgit Baltistan over election results continue: Will Imran Khan concede defeat?

The violent protests in Gilgit Baltistan against ‘rigged’ elections by Imran Khan government continue unabated. What started as peaceful protests have now taken a violent turn after police’s forceful attempts to suppress dissent. On Wednesday, the protesters took the roads....Read More

Rattled at global isolation, Xi calls Biden, woos EU. World set to reject China’s call?

Chinese president Xi Jinping on Wednesday dialled his newly elected US counterpart Joe Biden to congratulate him on winning the presidential elections against Donald Trump. Considering the tensions simmering between China and USA, especially in the post-Covid world, the phone....Read More

India extends helping hand to Afghanistan, announces $80 million investment in development projects

Extending a helping hand to rebuild trouble-affected Afghanistan, India has committed to invest in 150 projects worth $80 million. Addressing the Afghanistan 2020 conference on Tuesday, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar announced that India has signed an agreement with Afghanistan....Read More

India bans 43 Chinese apps including Ali Express over security concerns

In yet another digital strike on China amid border tensions, India on Tuesday banned 43 Chinese-linked mobile applications. These applications were banned "for engaging in activities prejudicial to India's sovereignty, integrity, defence, security and public order". Among the apps that....Read More

Cyclone Nivar: PM Modi assures all possible support from Centre to Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday spoke to Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Chief Ministers Edappadi Karuppa Palaniswami and V Narayanasamy respectively regarding the situation in the wake of Cyclone Nivar and assured all possible support from the Centre. "Spoke to....Read More

Foreign Secy Shringla to visit Nepal amid map controversy

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla will visit Nepal from November 26-27 for the first time after assuming office, months after Nepal considered updating the country's new map incorporating Indian territories. Sources say that India's position is well stated on this....Read More

Eye on CM seat, Devendra Fadnavis says ‘next swearing-in at an appropriate hour’

The next BJP government's swearing-in ceremony in the state will be held at an appropriate hour instead of dawn, unlike last year, former Maharashtra chief minister and Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis said on Monday. "We will form a government....Read More

India reports 37,975 new Covid-19 cases, 480 deaths in last 24 hours

India reported 37,975 new COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours and 480 deaths due to the disease, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday. The total cases in the country now stands at 91,77,841....Read More

President Kovind to visit Balaji temple in Tirupati today: AP CM Jagan, AP Guv gear up for welcome

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday boarded the first flight of the Air India One - B777 aircraft for Chennai for his visit to the Venkateswara Swamy Temple in Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh. President Kovind, accompanied by his wife Savita....Read More

Biden announces ‘crisis-tested’ national security team, Antony Blinken as Secretary of State

President-elect Joe Biden on Monday (local time) formally announced the names of his intended national security team as he moves ahead with the transition phase despite incumbent President Donald Trump's efforts to deny the results of the election. Biden announced....Read More

Protests over Gilgit Baltistan election results turn violent: Forest dept building, 4 vehicles set ablaze

At least four vehicles and a building of the Gilgit-Baltistan's (GB) forest department were set on fire by unidentified people on Monday during a protest by the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), alleging rigged election in a local constituency, said police.....Read More

Jaishankar to visit Bahrain, UAE, Seychelles from November 24 to 29

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will be undertaking a visit to Bahrain, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Seychelles from November 24 to 29. According to an official statement issued by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), the Minister will be....Read More

India’s mission vaccine: PM Modi’s meeting with CMs to review Covid-19 situation underway

The meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and chief ministers of various states over the COVID-19 situation is currently underway. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray, Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani, Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot, Chhattisgarh CM....Read More

SC asks state govts to file status Covid action report as infections rise unabated

The Supreme Court on Monday asked Delhi, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Assam governments to file status reports on the current COVID-19 situation in the respective states and preparedness to deal with surge of cases in the coming months. A Bench headed....Read More

Amid rising Covid cases, PM to chair crucial meet with CMs tomorrow on vaccine distribution

Upping ante on fight against Covid-19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for a crucial meet with CMs tomorrow on vaccine distribution strategy. He will be holding back to back meetings with the chief ministers of the states or their....Read More

Cricket Association of Pondicherry suspends T20 league after being pulled up over alleged illegal stadium construction

Under fire after the Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi pulled them up over alleged illegal stadium construction, the Cricket Association of Pondicherry (CAP) management on Saturday decided to temporarily suspend the Siechem Pondicherry T20 tournament. The CAP took the decision based....Read More

Real Madrid drops La Liga points: Zidane snaps back at critics

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane snapped at his critics as the side dropped more La Liga points on Saturday (local time). Real Madrid played out a 1-1 draw against Villarreal on Saturday (local time). Zidane's side is currently in the....Read More

At age 16, Youssoufa Moukoko becomes youngest player in Bundesliga history

Youssoufa Moukoko has become the youngest player to feature in a Bundesliga match after he made his debut for Borussia Dortmund at Olympiastadion Berlin. Moukoko turned 16 on Friday and was immediately included in Dortmund's squad for their league clash....Read More

Ind vs Aus: Kohli’s absence will create big hole in batting order, says Ian Chappell

Former Australian skipper Ian Chappell feels that Virat Kohli's absence will create a big hole in the Indian batting order in the upcoming four-match Test series against Tim Paine-led Australia. India and Australia will first lock horns against each other....Read More

PM Modi lays foundation stone for water-supply projects in UP’s Mirzapur, Sonbhadra

Laying the foundation stone of rural drinking water supply projects in Mirzapur and Sonbhadra districts of Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the region was neglected for decades after independence and underlined that in the past....Read More

India’s Covid-19 tally crosses 90L mark: Rajasthan, Gujarat and MP impose night curfew

India's coronavirus tally reached 90,95,807 on Sunday after 45,209 new infections were reported in the last 24 hours, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The overall cases include 4,40,962 active cases and 85,21,617 recoveries. With 501....Read More

Nagrota encounter: JeM terrorists handled by Masood Azhar’s brother, received commando-level training, see details

Pakistani spy agency ISI had given the task of carrying out a suicide attack on the scale of Pulwama attack to the Jaish-e-Mohammed for which four terrorists were infiltrated into India from Samba sector on November 18/19 soon after which....Read More

Pakistan’s new censorship law irks tech giants: Google, Facebook, Twitter threaten to leave

With Pakistan government announcing new "draconian" rules for social media, which aims at giving blanket power to authorities to censor digital content, Information and Technology giants like Facebook, Google and Twitter have threatened to leave the country. In a statement....Read More

Pompeo meets Afghan, Taliban negotiator after Kabul rocket attack; calls for reduction in violence

US State Secretary Michael Pompeo on Saturday met negotiating teams of Taliban and Afghanistan government in Doha and called for a significant reduction in violence as well as encouraged expsedited discussions on a political roadmap and a permanent ceasefire. Pompeo....Read More

G-20 Summit: PM Modi calls for global index for post-Covid world

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for a global index for the post-coronavirus world based on four key elements - creation of a vast talent pool, ensuring reach of technology to all segments of society, transparency in systems of....Read More

Comedian Bharti Singh, spouse Haarsh Limbachiyaa arrested in drug probe case

Haarsh Limbachiyaa, husband of comedian Bharti Singh, was arrested by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Sunday in connection with alleged possession and consumption of cannabis. NCB began questioning of Haarsh Limbachiya on Saturday and that ended in the early morning....Read More

India reports 46,232 new Covid-19 cases, tally crosses 90-lakh mark

With 46,232 new COVID-19 cases and 564 deaths in the last 24 hours, the total number of positive coronavirus cases in India reached 90,50,598 on Saturday, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed. The total figure includes 4,39,747....Read More

8 injured in Wisconsin mall shooting, suspect missing

Eight people have been injured in a shooting at a mall in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, and the gunman is still at large, the Wauwatosa Police Department said in a press release. "Wauwatosa Police Dispatch received calls reporting a shooting incident at....Read More

US Presidential Elections: Georgia puts uncertainty to rest, certifies Biden’s win

Georgia Secretary of State, Brad Raffensperger, has certified the result of the state's presidential results on Friday making President-elect Joe Biden's win official after a days-long hand recount. "Numbers don't lie. As secretary of state, I believe the numbers that....Read More

As KCR eyes anti-BJP front, Telangana BJP writes to EC over his ‘abusive’ comments on PM Modi

Telangana state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) General Secretary G Premender Reddy on Friday wrote to the State Election Commission, complaining against Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao for allegedly using defamatory statements against Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a press conference....Read More

PM Modi reviews India’s Covid-19 vaccination strategy, Anil Vij first minister to undergo Covaxin trial

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held a meeting to review the country's vaccination strategy in which important issues related to progress of COVID-19 vaccine development, regulatory approvals and procurement were discussed. In tweets, the Prime Minister said he also....Read More

India inches closer to indigenous Covid-19 vaccine: Dr Harsh Vardhan confident of launch in three-four months

Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said he was confident that COVID-19 vaccine would be ready in the next three-four months and added that the priority to provide the same to 135 crore Indians would....Read More

‘Rs 2,000 fine for not wearing mask in Delhi’: Kejriwal after all-party meet on Covid-19 crisis

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that the fine for not wearing a mask has been increased to Rs 2,000 in the wake of rising COVID-19 cases in the national capital. "In Delhi, a large number of people are wearing....Read More

The Estonian man who walked around the world

During the pandemic, a grocery run seems like the peak of adventure that we can pursue. The story about a man who not only dreamed of walking around the world but made it possible, lifts spirits during times where most....Read More

With spike of 45K new cases, India’s Covid-19 tally nears 70L mark

After a dip in daily coronavirus cases count for some days, India is again witnessing a surge in fresh infections as 45,576 confirmed cases were reported in the last 24 hours, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family....Read More

Indira Gandhi 103rd birth anniversary: PM Modi pays tribute, Rahul Gandhi visits Shanti Sthala

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tributes to late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 103rd birth anniversary. "Tributes to former PM Smt. Indira Gandhi Ji on her birth anniversary," tweeted Prime Minister Modi. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on....Read More

UAE suspends visit visas for Pakistan, 11 other countries citing Covid second wave

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has temporarily suspended the issuance of new visas to visitors for Pakistan and 11 other countries until further notice. Pakistan's Foreign Office on Wednesday confirmed the news saying that the decision by the UAE authorities....Read More

Pak’s foul play in J&K exposed: Eliminated JeM terrorists in Nagrota were planning big attack, targeting DDC polls

After the killing of four terrorists in the Nagrota encounter here, Inspector General of Police, Jammu Zone on Thursday said that it was possible they were planning a big attack and targeting the upcoming District Development Council (DDC) elections in....Read More

Will discuss Xi’s offer on Covid-19 vaccine development with India: China

Indian and Chinese officials will have "communication and coordination" to discuss cooperation to develop COVID-19 vaccine, said Chinese foreign ministry, a day after President Xi Jinping said his country is ready to cooperate with New Delhi on vaccines development. When....Read More

Arvind Kejriwal calls for an all-party meeting to discuss Delhi’s Covid-19 situation

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will on Thursday convene an all-party meeting to discuss the COVID-19 situation in the national capital. The meeting comes a day after the Chief Minister had visited Guru Teg Bahadur (GTB) Hospital and said that....Read More

India, Luxemburg first stand-alone summit today: PM Modi, Xavier Bettel to discuss ties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Luxembourg counterpart Xavier Bettel will discuss the "strong" India and Luxembourg relations and international issues of common interest during the first stand-alone summit on Thursday. "Happy to announce that a virtual bilateral summit will be....Read More

Jug Jug Jeeyo: Varun Dhawan, Kiara Advani unveil their first look, to play a married couple

Two days after they kickstarted shooting for their upcoming film 'Jug Jug Jeeyo,' actors Varun Dhawan and Kiara Advani on Wednesday unveiled their first look from the film. Sharing two pictures of themselves on Instagram, the actors revealed that they....Read More

No lockdown in Delhi but restrictions are likely, says health minister Satyendra Jain amid Covid spike

As mercury as well as the air quality dips in Delhi, the coronavirus cases in the national capital are witnessing an unprecedented raise, giving fuel to speculations that another lockdown might be imposed soon. However, putting all such rumours to....Read More

India to host FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022

In light of the current global COVID-19 pandemic and its continuing impact on football, the Bureau of the FIFA Council has taken a number of decisions related to FIFA competitions, with India being given the hosting rights for the FIFA....Read More

Bangladesh cricketer Shakib apologises for attending Kali Puja

Bangladesh cricketer Shakib Al Hasan has issued an apology for hurting sentiments after receiving flak over attending the inauguration ceremony of a Kali Puja mandap. According to Dhaka Tribune, Shakib visited Kolkata's Kakurgachi to attend the inaugural ceremony of a....Read More

11 dead and 17 injured in Vadodara road accident: President Kovind, PM Modi express anguish

President Ram Nath Kovind and Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday condoled the demise of 11 people and 17 others who received injuries this morning in a road accident in Gujarat's Vadodara. The President expressed grief via a tweet....Read More

Rattled by defeat, Trump fires Homeland security cyber chief for refuting ‘election fraud’

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday fired Christopher Krebs, the cyber chief of the Department of Homeland Security, who has publicly rejected Trump's claims of widespread election fraud. Krebs, a former Microsoft executive, was nominated in 2018 by Trump as....Read More

India’s Covid-19 tally crosses 89-lakh mark, 38K new infections reported in last 24 hours

India witnessed a slight increase in its daily coronavirus cases count as 38,617 new infections were confirmed in the last 24 hours, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday. The country had recorded 29,164 new....Read More

Massive protests continue in Gilgit-Baltistan: Pak Oppn slams Imran Khan’s govt over ‘rigged’ polls

With the results seemingly in favour of Prime Minister Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in Gilgit Baltistan, massive protests continue in the illegally occupied region alleging poll rigging in the Legislative Assembly elections. The elections were held on Sunday in....Read More

India rejects Chinese professor’s claim of China using ‘microwave weapons’ during LAC flare-up

India on Tuesday dismissed claims by a Chinese professor stating that China was using microwave weapons to defeat Indian forces in an alleged border clash in the disputed Ladakh region. According to Indian officials, China is seeding a 'fake news'....Read More

In Cong vs Cong, Adhir Ranjan takes a dig at Kapil Sibal, says ‘speaking without doing anything is not introspection’

Hitting out at Kapil Sibal for his remarks over the Congress' dismal performance in the Bihar polls and by-elections, party leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has said that speaking without doing anything doesn't mean introspection. "Kapil Sibal spoke about this even....Read More