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Global COVID tally breaches 186.7 mn, deaths over 4.02 mn

University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global Covid caseload, death toll and the total...

Covid-19

Ravi Shankar Prasad, Prakash Javadekar casualties of major cabinet reshuffle

Indian politics - Hours ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's major cabinet reshuffle yesterday Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar and Ravi...

Global

Indian Asian Games gold medallist Dingko Singh dies aged 42

India mourned the death of Ngangom Dinko Singh, the bantamweight boxer who won the Asian Games gold in the 1998 edition in Bangkok.

Global

Kannada ‘ugliest language’ controversy: The formation of knowledge through Google must be contested, says linguist Dr Ganesh Devy

The recent 'ugliest language in India' controversy highlights how humans are changing from seekers to helpless “consumers of knowledge”,...

Global

Free vaccines for all citizens through centralised inoculation drive: PM Modi in national address

the Prime Minister emphasised that following COVID protocols is the way to defeat this “invisible and mutating” enemy.

Covid-19

Google apologises for search result showing Kannada as 'ugliest language in India'

Tech giant Google was at the centre of a massive controversy after a search with the keywords "ugliest language in India" on the platform...

Global

Huma Qureshi calls Maharani's resemblance to Rabri Devi's life coincidental

Spotlight on the leading pair of political drama 'Maharani', Huma Qureshi and Amit Sial. To release on SonyLIV on May 28. Created by...

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Looking to drive economic growth through rising export potential, says Exim Bank MD David Rasquinha

Highlighting Mumbai-headquartered Export Import (Exim) Bank of India’s profit after tax (PAT) doubling in FY 2021, India Exim Bank MD and...

Corporate

Reliance Jio announces plans for international submarine cable system from India to Singapore, Europe

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio Infocomm said that it will be constructing the largest international submarine cable system centred on India...

Corporate

India-based flexi workspace startup Simpliwork plans to enter Singapore, HK

Flexi workspace startup Simpliwork Offices Pvt Ltd, founded in Bengaluru, India, announced plans to expand its operations in overseas...

SMEs

Indian Health Minister meets with state-level counterparts, addresses recent spike in COVID cases

Indian Health Minister meets with state-level counterparts, addresses recent spike in COVID cases. During his meeting, Dr Harsh Vardhan said...

Covid-19

India has provided 64 million vaccine doses to 84 countries: Dr Harsh Vardhan

61 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine have already been administered in India, while the country has given 64 million doses to 84 nations...

Covid-19

Singapore has highest proportion of salaried ultra-rich people in the world: Knight Frank Survey

According to a survey by property consultants Knight Frank, Singapore has the highest population of salaried ultra-high net worth...

Corporate

Singapore economy needs 1.2 mn digitally skilled workers by 2025, says survey

Singapore's economy will need another 1.2 million digitally skilled workers by 2025 and this would be a 55 per cent jump from the present...

Corporate

South Asia handled pandemic well, states US-Indian joint study

A transcontinental study found that the South Asian region has done well in mounting an appropriate response and has shown a notably lower...

Covid-19

Panelists from 6 countries, including Singapore, speak at pre-Pravasi Bharatiya conference led by Indian EAM Jaishankar

Speaking in the panel discussion were six eminent personalities from the media and entertainment sectors of Australia, Oman, Singapore,...

Global

Indians' COVID-19 vaccination to be on voluntary basis: Health Ministry

The Indian Health Ministry announced that getting vaccinated will be voluntary while underlining that the vaccine introduced in India will...

Covid-19

Chen Sy Yen appointed Singapore Airlines new General Manager for India

Singapore Airlines Ltd (SIA) has announced the appointment of Mr. Chen Sy Yen as the new General Manager India with effect from 29 November...

Corporate

BAFTA announces initiative to unearth, develop talented entertainers across India

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) on Monday announced its 'Breakthrough Initiative' which will identify, celebrate,...

UK

Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine trial gets nod from Indian authorities

The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) has approved human trials of a Covid-19 vaccine candidate by Hyderabad-based...

Covid-19

Biden says he and Kamala Harris 'deeply value partnership' with India

Former US vice president and Democratic Party’s presidential nominee Joe Biden said he and his running mate Kamala Harris deeply value...

USA

UK university team announces new technology to purify groundwater for farmers in India

Experts from the United Kingdom's University of Birmingham claim to have designed a low-energy and high-efficiency means of purifying water...

Global

China gaining on US, India fourth in Asian power index, says report

According to a report on division of national influences in the Asia-Pacific, China is closing in on the US as the most powerful country in...

Global

India joins six-country campaign led by UK against social media encryption

India is among seven countries to join a UK-led campaign against end-to-end encryption of messages by social media giants such as Facebook,...

Global

India, US, Japan, Australia foreign ministers' quadrangular meet set for October 6: Reports

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Indian External Affairs Minister Jaishankar will travel to Japan to attend the second quadrangular...

Global