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10 wealthiest men doubled their wealth to USD 1.5 trillion in first two COVID years: Oxfam

The first two COVID pandemic years have witnessed ten richest men across the globe doubling their wealth to USD 1.5 trillion from USD 700...

Global

Increasing reach of Indian passport; now visa-free access to 59 nations: Report

India has jumped seven places to rank 83rd on the index with visa-free access as compared to 90th last year, Henley Passport Index said in...

Global

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

Grew up exposed to socio-cultural diversity of South Asia, says ISAS director Professor Iqbal Singh Sevea

Singaporean-Indian Professor Iqbal Singh Sevea took charge as the director of the Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS) at National...

Singapore Spotlight - @work

India logs over 2 lakh fresh COVID cases in a day

India has recorded 2.47 lakh new coronavirus cases today, the highest single-day jump in the ongoing wave, pushing the tally to 3.63 crore....

Covid-19

India rolls out third COVID vaccine dose as a ‘precaution’

India today started administering the “precautionary” third COVID vaccine dose to healthcare and frontline workers, as well as those...

Covid-19

India makes one-week stay at home must for all international arrivals

India has amended its travel rules for all the international passengers arriving in the country, making seven-day home quarantine mandatory...

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

In Pics: Shimla clad in white after a snowy first weekend of 2022

The tourist destination of Shimla welcomed the first snowfall of 2022. Enjoy the views of snowclad parts of Shimla city, including Jakhoo,...

Journeys

No need to register for third COVID dose: Indian Health Ministry

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare sources have said that frontliners, health workers and citizens above 60 years with medical...

Covid-19

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

Ex Telecom-finance honcho Sandip Basu joins VerSe Innovation as CFO

VerSe Innovation has appointed experienced finance man Sandip Basu as its Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Corporate

New COVID strain IHU has more mutations than Omicron

France has detected a COVID variant named IHU, which scientists said that it has more mutations than the Omicron variant.

Covid-19

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 CM Arvind Kejriwal self-isolates after testing positive for COVID

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has isolated himself in home after testing positive for COVID-19.

India

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

Delhi rolls out first set of electric buses

Breaking News: Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) has unveiled the first prototype of its electric bus after a delay over several factors,...

India

India begins vaccination for 15-18-year-olds from today

India News: Vaccinations kicked off for teens in the 15 to 18 age group from today across India amid a surge of Covid-19 cases in multiple...

India

India sees Omicron tally crossing 1,000 mark

India witnessed its Omicron tally breaching the 1,000 mark for the first time, just two days ahead of the new year. Breaking News

India

India, Saudi Arabia ink travel bubble pact to resume commercial flights

India has recently signed an air bubble flight agreement with Saudi Arabia, which will now allow travellers to fly between both nations.

Covid-19

Prime Ministers of India list from 1947 to 2021

Since 1947, India has had 15 prime ministers. Jawaharlal Nehru was India's first prime minister from August 15, 1947 until his death on May...

India

All parties want upcoming elections held on time with COVID protocol: Election Commissioner

All Indian political parties in Uttar Pradesh have said the upcoming Assembly elections should be held on time while ensuring COVID...

India

May see spike in COVID-19 cases in India, according to Cambridge virus tracker

India may see a spurt in the Coronavirus growth rate within days and head into an intense but short-lived virus wave as the...

India