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07 Jan 2021Cricket: News, Stats and more!
Australia vs India, 3rd Test, Day 1: 3rd session report
After doing well in the second session on Day 1 of the third Test at the SCG, Australia dominated the third session as well.
07 Jan 2021Karnataka
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.39 million with 20K+ new cases
India on Wednesday reported over 20,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.39 million cases.
06 Jan 2021Tamil Nadu
Withdraw order allowing 100% theater occupancy: Centre to Tamil Nadu
The central government on Wednesday asked the Tamil Nadu government to reverse an order allowing full occupancy in cinema halls.
06 Jan 2021Exams
Gaumutra medicinal, gold in milk: Syllabus for 'cow science exam'
The government is planning to conduct a nationwide voluntary online examination on cow science next month to "sensitize and educate" people about cows.
06 Jan 2021Jeep Compass
2021 Jeep Compass TrailHawk spied testing, key design details confirmed
The TrailHawk variant of the facelifted Jeep Compass SUV, which will be launched in India tomorrow, has been spied testing on the roads.
06 Jan 2021Twitter
Getting crowd will be irresponsible: Tharoor suggests canceling R-Day festivities
Congress leader and Member of Parliament Shashi Tharoor has suggested canceling the Republic Day festivities saying getting crowds to cheer the parade, as usual, would be irresponsible, after the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson canceled his India visit due to the coronavirus situation in the UK.
06 Jan 2021Toyota
Toyota Fortuner (facelift) launched in India at Rs. 30 lakh
Japanese automaker Toyota has launched the facelifted version of its Fortuner SUV in India. It carries a starting price-tag of Rs. 29.98 lakh.
06 Jan 2021Union Health Ministry
How will coronavirus vaccine reach Indians? Centre outlines plan
As India faces a mammoth challenge of administering the coronavirus vaccine to 1.3 billion people, the Centre on Tuesday explained how the drive will be conducted.
06 Jan 2021Kerala
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 10.37M; death toll reaches 1.5 lakh
India on Tuesday reported nearly 18,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.37 million cases. The recovery rate stood at 96.3%.
06 Jan 2021Cricket: News, Stats and more!
India's WC-winning captain Kapil Dev turns 62: His notable feats
One of the greatest all-rounders in world cricket, Kapil Dev, turned 62 on Wednesday.
05 Jan 2021Kawasaki
2021 Kawasaki Z650 launched in India at Rs. 6.04 lakh
Japanese automaker Kawasaki has launched the Z650 model in India for the year 2021. It comes in a Metallic Spark Black color scheme along with fluorescent green finish on the rims.
05 Jan 2021England
UK PM cancels R-Day India visit citing new coronavirus strain
United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has canceled his visit to India for the Republic Day event, a Downing Street spokesperson confirmed on Tuesday.
05 Jan 2021World Health Organization
Global leaders hail India's scientific innovation to combat COVID-19
Global leaders have lauded India's leadership in scientific innovation and decisive action to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
05 Jan 2021United Kingdom
20 more people contract new coronavirus strain, tally reaches 58
On Tuesday, the Union Health Ministry said that 20 more people have tested positive for the new strain of coronavirus that was detected in the United Kingdom. With this, the tally has swelled to 58.
05 Jan 2021Audi
2021 Audi A4 launched in India at Rs. 42.34 lakh
German automaker Audi has launched the facelifted version of its A4 sedan in India. It comes in two variants- Premium Plus and Technology.
05 Jan 2021Kawasaki
2021 Kawasaki Z H2, Z H2 SE launched in India
Japanese automaker Kawasaki has launched the 2021 versions of its Z H2 and Z H2 SE supercharged naked motorcycles in India.
05 Jan 2021United Nations (UN)
US welcomes India to UN Security Council
The United States welcomed India to the United Nations Security Council, saying that it looks forward to working over shared interests toward a peaceful and secure India-Pacific region and the world.
05 Jan 2021Karnataka
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 10.35 million with 16K+ new cases
India on Monday reported over 16,000 fresh coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally past 10.35 million cases. The recovery rate stood at 96.3%.
04 Jan 2021Indore
No video of Munawar Faruqui insulting Hindu deities, says police
The Indore Police on Sunday said they had no video evidence to prove the allegations that comedian Munawar Faruqui insulted Hindu deities during a recent performance at a cafe in the city.
04 Jan 2021Karnataka
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.34 million with 16K+ new cases
India on Sunday reported over 16,000 fresh coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally past 10.34 million cases. The recovery rate stood at 96.1%.
04 Jan 2021Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu's 18-year old S Riyasdeen creates world's lightest satellite
S Riyasdeen, a second-year Mechatronics engineering student from SASTRA University hailing from Karanthai in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur, won the global competition "Cubes in Space" for creating the world's lightest femto-satellite.
03 Jan 2021Technology
Vivo Y20A with three rear cameras is now on sale
Chinese smartphone maker Vivo's Y20A smartphone, which was launched in India last week, is now on sale. It comes in two color options: Dawn White and Nebula Blue.
03 Jan 2021Oxford University
'Finally paid off,' says Adar Poonawalla after Covishield gets approval
Serum Institute of India's (SII) chief Adar Poonawalla today wished everyone a happy new year along with a great announcement.
03 Jan 2021Madhya Pradesh
Heavy rain lashes parts of Delhi, nearby areas
Several parts of Delhi recorded moderate to heavy rain and thundershowers early on Sunday morning for the second consecutive day.
02 Jan 2021Integrated Child Development Services
India's COVID-19 vaccination drive, registration, priority beneficiaries: Everything to know
India is gearing up to launch the world's largest immunization drive soon, and a nationwide dry run for the COVID-19 vaccination was conducted on Saturday to assess the authorities' preparedness and test the mechanisms before the actual program.
02 Jan 2021Mumbai
Comedian Munawar Faruqui booked for allegedly insulting Hindu Gods
The Madhya Pradesh Police has booked Mumbai-based comedian Munawar Faruqui and others for allegedly hurting religious sentiments by making derogatory comments about Hindu deities in Madhya Pradesh's Indore, reports said on Saturday.
02 Jan 2021Government of India
Labour Ministry formalizes work from home for the services sector
The Ministry of Labour and Employment has formalized work from home for the services sector while leaving it on the employers in the IT sector to mutually decide the work hours for their employees.
02 Jan 2021India
Former Home Minister Buta Singh passes away
Former Union Home Minister Buta Singh, 86, who remained in public service for a long time and served under four Prime Ministers, died at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences on Saturday.
02 Jan 2021Harsh Vardhan
COVID-19 vaccines will be free across India: Union Health Minister
As India prepares to launch the world's biggest immunization drive, Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan on Saturday announced COVID-19 vaccines would be provided free of cost across the country.
02 Jan 2021Narendra Modi
India begins its two-year tenure as non-permanent member of UNSC
India, which has been at the forefront of years-long efforts to reform the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), on Friday began its two-year tenure as a non-permanent member of the powerful organ of the world body.
02 Jan 2021Harsh Vardhan
All states to hold dry run for coronavirus vaccination today
A dry run for vaccination, before the actual doses of the coronavirus vaccine are administered to people, will be held in all states and union territories today.
01 Jan 2021West Bengal
Coronavirus: India's daily death toll remained under 300 last week
India recorded less than 300 deaths linked to coronavirus every day between last Thursday and today, the government said.
31 Dec 2020Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
2021 CBSE board-exams to start from May 4: Details here
Union Education Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, has officially announced the schedule for conducting the 2021 Class-10 and Class-12 Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) board examinations on Thursday.
31 Dec 2020Madhya Pradesh
Angry with son, MP farmer names pet dog his heir
In a bizarre case, a 50-year-old farmer in Madhya Pradesh has named his pet dog his heir in his will.
31 Dec 2020Narendra Modi
India could start 2021 with COVID-19 vaccine in hand: DCGI
The approval for a COVID-19 vaccine in India is likely just around the corner, with the Drugs Controller General of India, Dr. VG Somani, indicating the country might begin the New Year with a vaccine in hand.
31 Dec 2020Oxford University
UK's approval to Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine paves way for India
The United Kingdom on Wednesday approved the vaccine developed by Oxford University and the British-Swedish pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, giving the vaccine an endorsement that will likely be considered by Indian drug regulators.
31 Dec 2020Karnataka
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.26 million with 22K new cases
India on Wednesday reported just short of 22,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.26 million cases.
30 Dec 2020ICICI Bank
Honda is offering cashback worth Rs. 5,000 on Unicorn motorcycle
Japanese automaker Honda is offering a cashback of up to Rs. 5,000 on its BS6-compliant Unicorn motorcycle in India.
30 Dec 2020Farmers Protest
Consensus reached on 2 issues: Government after meeting with farmers
The central government on Wednesday held the sixth round of talks with Farmers protesting against new agricultural laws.
30 Dec 2020ICICI Bank
FASTag compulsory from January 1: How to buy, recharge it?
Starting January 1, 2021, using the FASTag contactless payments system for crossing toll plazas across India will be mandatory.