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PM, celebrities condole death of Kathak legend Birju Maharaj

Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined several other Bollywood actors and singers to condole the demise of legendary Kathak dancer Pandit Birju...

Entertainment

India records 2.71 lakh new COVID cases, 314 deaths in a day

India logged 2,71,202 new COVID 19 Omicron cases in the last 24 hours, the Union Ministry of Health showed yesterday morning. A total of...

Covid-19

Kerala labourer uses free railway internet to clear civil service exam

In another example of driving technology and internet to clear a competitive exam, Sreenath K, a Kerala-based coolie, has leveraged online...

India

India announces polls in five states from next month, results on March 10

The Election Commission of India (ECI) yesterday announced the dates for assembly polls in Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Uttar...

India

Over 120 flight passengers who landed in Amritsar from Italy test COVID positive

As many as 125 passengers among 179 who had boarded a flight from Italy and landed in the International airport in Amritsar tested positive...

Covid-19

Walmart, Flipkart announce MoU with Uttar Pradesh government

Business News: Online retail giants Walmart and Flipkart announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Export Promotion...

SMEs

Amid COVID surge, Delhi imposes curfew on Saturdays, Sundays

As India’s national capital continues to witness rise in COVID-19 cases, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia imposed weekend curfew; ie...

Covid-19

Delhi, Maharashtra impose fresh curbs on hotels, restaurants after COVID spike

Amid a spike in COVID-19 cases across India, along with the rising detection of the Omicron variant, Delhi, Maharashtra, West Bengal, among...

Covid-19

India blocks funding for Mother Teresa-built charity from abroad

India has restricted abroad funding to a charity founded by Mother Teresa, as it had “failed” to comply with the legal terms, the home...

India

Indian Union Minister Smriti Irani’s daughter Shanelle gets engaged to Arjun Bhalla

Indian Minister of Women and Child Development and former television actress Smriti Irani shared news on Instagram that her daughter...

Entertainment

From Cummins’ Covid donation to bitcoin a look at Twitter India trend in 2021

As 2021 ends, Twitter has unveiled the top trending tweets and hashtags that unfolded the year across India.

Global

Mortal remains of General Rawat to be brought to Delhi; probe ordered into helicopter crash

The mortal remains of India’s first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika will be brought to New Delhi...

India

Farmers set to formally call off protests today after Centre agrees to demands

Indian farmers who have spent the last 15 months protesting the farm laws and pushing for a legal guarantee for minimum support price (MSP),...

India

Indian Defence Chief General Bipin Rawat, 12 others killed in IAF chopper crash in Tamil Nadu

Indian Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat was among 13 killed as the helicopter he was onboard crashed near Conoor in Tamil...

Global

PM Modi, Priyanka Chopra among Bihar Covid jab list in glaring data fraud

Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka Chopra are some of the names on a list of people supposedly vaccinated for COVID at Bihar's...

Covid-19

India, Russia sign defence deals in first 2+2 dialogue

India and Russia today signed a military cooperation pact at the 20th meeting of the India-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission on Military...

Global

India lauds Sri Lanka for establishment of Parliamentary Friendship Association

India’s Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has congratulated the Speaker of the Parliament of Sri Lanka Mahinda Yapa Abeywardana for the...

Global

Mediapart's revelations trigger political slugfest between BJP, Congress

After French investigative portal Mediapart alleged that the Rafale jets maker paid EUR 7.5 million to a middleman during the UPA's regime,...

Global

Social media storm as Indian deported from Australia for 'hate crimes' receives warm welcome in Haryana

A storm of controversy erupted across social media as Vishal Jood, a 24-year-old erstwhile student who had been in jail in Australia since...

Global NRI Stories

Indian fugitive Mehul Choksi denied bail by Dominica authorities in illegal entry case

Dominican court today denied bail to Mehul Choksi - the fugitive diamond trader wanted over the INR 13,500 crore loan fraud case in India -...

Global

Indian teacher wins million-dollar global teacher prize; opts to split half with other finalists

Indian teacher Ranjitsinh Disale was announced the winner of the Global Teacher Prize 2020 at a virtual ceremony broadcast from the Natural...

Global

India to roll out fast and cheap COVID-19 paper 'Feluda' test soon, say officials

A fast and cheap paper-based coronavirus test will soon be available across India, claims the Indian government, with scientists hoping it...

Covid-19

“Make in India, make for the world”, says PM Modi in Independence Day speech

He addressed a variety of issues ranging from an atmanirbhar or self-reliant India to addressing the country’s fight against the...

Global

FICCI calls for foreign air travel, opening of tourism sector in Unlock 3.0

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has suggested the Indian government allow international flight services...

Covid-19
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