India: News

20 Jul 2020


Mercedes-Benz launches facelifted G-Class SUV with new features in Europe

German luxury automaker Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the 2020 G-Class SUV (facelift) in Europe.

19 Jul 2020

Health & Wellness

Dengue during COVID-19: Here's what you need to know

Even as India continues to battle the coronavirus pandemic, another major health threat, that of dengue, is looming large with the arrival of the monsoon season in full swing.

18 Jul 2020

Donald Trump

In just 100 hours, world added 1 million coronavirus cases

A respite for the world battling the coronavirus pandemic, looks far-fetched, considering how easily the disease is spreading.

17 Jul 2020

Harinder Singh

Talks underway with China but can't guarantee success: Rajnath Singh

On Friday, during a visit to Leh, his first since the violent clash at Galwan Valley, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said talks are underway with China but there is no guarantee that they would prove fruitful.

17 Jul 2020


1 million coronavirus cases in India, death toll crosses 25,000

The total number of coronavirus cases in India zoomed past the 1-million mark with a record spike being reported on Thursday.

16 Jul 2020


India establishes bilateral 'air bubbles' with France, US: Details here

India on Thursday announced it has set up bilateral "air bubbles" with France and the US to resume international commercial flights from Friday.

16 Jul 2020

Pakistan News

Pakistan: India gets second consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav

India on Thursday received the second consular access from Pakistan to meet Kulbhushan Jadhav, a former Indian Navy officer who was arrested and sentenced to death by a Pakistan Army court.

16 Jul 2020

Tamil Nadu

32,000+ fresh coronavirus cases recorded, India's tally reaches 9.68 lakh

India registered yet another biggest single-day jump of coronavirus cases as 32,695 people tested positive for the highly contagious disease on Wednesday, a bulletin from the Union Health Ministry revealed. With this, the national tally swelled to 9.68 lakh.

16 Jul 2020


India begins questioning of owners of banned Chinese apps

Late last month, India's Information Technology Ministry banned 59 Chinese applications, deeming them "prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defense of India, security of state and public order".

15 Jul 2020

Jawa Motorcycles

Jawa Perak's deliveries will commence in India from July 20

Jawa Motorcycles India has revealed the delivery date of the Perak via a rather cryptic tweet.

15 Jul 2020


Skoda Rapid Rider Plus launched at Rs. 8 lakh

Skoda has launched a new Rider Plus variant of the Rapid sedan in India. It is positioned above the base-end Rider trim in the company's line-up.

15 Jul 2020

Tamil Nadu

India: 30,000 new coronavirus cases recorded; tally reaches 9.36 lakh

India recorded yet another spike in coronavirus cases on Tuesday, taking the total tally across the country to 9,36,181, data from Union Health Ministry revealed earlier in the day.

15 Jul 2020


NewsBytes Briefing: UK bans Huawei, WhatsApp goes down, and more

In the last few hours, a lot has happened in the world of technology.

15 Jul 2020

Bharti Airtel

Airtel-Verizon launch 'BlueJeans' to take on JioMeet, Zoom in India

As Indians adjust with the reality of working and connecting remotely, leading telecom-to-technology companies in the country are racing to get affordable yet high-quality video-conferencing solutions up and running.

#CareerBytes: How Indian students can become US CPAs

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after professions. Though it is considered India's highest accounting degree, it is not recognized in all countries.

13 Jul 2020


Bachchans are stable, do not need intense treatment: Report

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan (77) and his son, actor Abhishek Bachchan (44), who are currently admitted to the isolation ward of Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital due to their COVID-19 diagnosis, are stable and do not require intense treatment, hospital sources informed PTI on Monday.

13 Jul 2020

Andhra Pradesh

Coronavirus: India's death rate is declining, positivity rate surging

Since the coronavirus pandemic hit India, two trends have been holding ground - a decline in death rate and an increase in positivity rate.

13 Jul 2020

Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan, coronavirus-positive, thanks fans for 'eternal love'

Amitabh Bachchan, who is currently admitted to Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital after his coronavirus diagnosis, on Sunday thanked fans and colleagues for their concern and prayers.

13 Jul 2020

Vivo Mobiles

Vivo X50, X50 Pro to be launched on July 16

Vivo is all set to launch its premium mid-range smartphones, the Vivo X50 and X50 Pro, in India on July 16 at 12 pm.

13 Jul 2020

Sourav Ganguly

Gavaskar slams Nasser Hussain for his comments on Indian cricket

Legend Sunil Gavaskar lashed out at former England captain Nasser Hussain for his recent comments on Team India.

12 Jul 2020


2021 Lexus LS (facelift) sedan with cosmetic, feature upgrades launched

Japanese luxury automaker Lexus has finally unveiled its 2021 LS (facelift) sedan.

12 Jul 2020


Google for India: New product announcements teased for July 13

Google plans to hold its sixth annual "Google for India" event on Monday, July 13.

12 Jul 2020


Apple is planning to shift China production to India: Report

Apple's contract manufacturer Foxconn is set to invest up to $1 billion in its Chennai plant in India.

12 Jul 2020


Coronavirus: With 28,000+ new cases, India records biggest single-day spike

India has reported 28,637 fresh COVID-19 cases - the biggest single-day spike so far - in 24 hours since 8:00am on Saturday. The nationwide tally now stands at 8.49 lakh.

Ajinkya Rahane gearing up for an ODI comeback

Indian middle order batsman Ajinkya Rahane believes he could still make a comeback in the limited-overs arena.

10 Jul 2020


Skoda Rapid Rider Edition's bookings halted due to excessive demand

Czech manufacturer Skoda has temporarily halted the bookings of its Rapid Rider Edition in India due to excessive demand. However, the company is likely to resume bookings once the existing orders are cleared.

10 Jul 2020

Mike Pompeo

TikTok mulling substantial changes to distance itself from China

Amid criticism from several quarters, the loudest from the United States and India, short-video platform TikTok is mulling changes in its corporate set up to distance itself from its parent company's Chinese links, reports said on Friday.

10 Jul 2020


Banned Chinese sites SHEIN, Club Factory still operating in India

Over a week ago, India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology announced a ban on 59 Chinese apps, including those operated by some popular e-commerce companies from the neighboring country.

10 Jul 2020


2021 Ducati Monster spotted testing in Germany: Check what's new

A test mule of the 2021 Ducati Monster has been spotted near the company's Germany facility, revealing key design details of the upcoming model.

10 Jul 2020


Coronavirus: India's tally nears 8L with over 25,000 new cases

India on Thursday reported over 25,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 7.94 lakh. The death toll also rose to 21,625 as nearly 500 fatalities were reported on Thursday.

09 Jul 2020


Meet Sumit Ghosh, co-founder of Chingari (India's answer to TikTok)

The border tensions between India and China and the ensuing crackdown on 59 Chinese applications has surged 'vocal for local' calls.

09 Jul 2020


Coronavirus: With over 25,000 new cases, India witnesses record spike

India on Wednesday reported a record spike of over 25,000 new cases. The nationwide tally now stands at 7.69 lakh COVID-19 cases, while the death toll rose to 21,147.

08 Jul 2020


Jharkhand: CM Soren self-isolates after minister, MLA test coronavirus positive

As coronavirus moves unabated, ripping the world apart, politicians too are getting infected. The latest Indian politician to go into home quarantine, as a precautionary measure is Jharkhand's Chief Minister Hemant Soren.

Kulbhushan Jadhav didn't seek review of his death sentence: Pakistan

Ex-Indian Navy Officer, Kulbhushan Jadhav, who faces death sentence in Pakistan didn't file a review plea pertaining to his punishment, Islamabad said on Wednesday. Jadhav, who was picked up by Pakistani agencies in 2016, has instead chosen to go ahead with his pending mercy plea, which was filed on April 17, 2017.

08 Jul 2020


2021 Honda Civic's test mule spotted, key design details revealed

Spy shots of a heavily camouflaged test mule of the next-generation Honda Civic have appeared online, giving away key design details of the premium sedan.

08 Jul 2020


Now, Instagram brings TikTok-like 'Reels' to India

The key to success is making a move at the right time—and Instagram is doing just that.

08 Jul 2020

Ajit Doval

Beijing suggested Doval-Wang talks to ease tensions in Ladakh

The conversation between NSA Ajit Doval and China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi last Sunday, which immediately yielded results in the Galwan Valley, was proposed by Beijing, an Indian Express report said on Wednesday.

08 Jul 2020


Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 7.43 lakh with 23,000 new cases

India on Tuesday reported over 23,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide total to 7.43 lakh. Tuesday marked the sixth consecutive day that daily new cases rose above 20,000. Over 470 more fatalities also took the death toll to 20,656.

Happy Birthday Sourav Ganguly: His glorious moments as captain

At a time when Indian cricket was marred with several controversies, a young Sourav Ganguly was given the charge to lead the team.

07 Jul 2020

Mike Pompeo

After India, US may ban Chinese apps including TikTok

Furious at China for plenty of reasons, the United States is now planning to land a "tech blow" to the Asian country, as it is looking towards banning Chinese social media apps, including the hugely-popular platform TikTok.