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19 Feb 2021

Galwan Valley

Months after Galwan clash, China admits four officers, soldiers died

For the first time since it clashed with India in the Galwan Valley, Ladakh, China has officially admitted that it lost four officers and soldiers.

19 Feb 2021


Ram Temple trust out of space to store silver bricks

The campaign to collect donations for the construction of the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya is underway, but the temple trust is now facing unprecedented challenges.

18 Feb 2021

Chandra Shekhar

Chandra Shekhar Aazad features on TIME's list of 'emerging leaders'

Bhim Army chief Chandra Shekhar Aazad has been featured in the TIME magazine's annual list of 100 "emerging leaders who are shaping the world."

18 Feb 2021


'Metro Man' E Sreedharan to join BJP, may fight polls

Elattuvalapil Sreedharan, the man credited for changing the face of public transportation in India, is set to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

18 Feb 2021

Devshri Trivedi

Woman sends condoms to HC judge over her controversial rulings

A woman from Ahmedabad claims to have sent 150 condoms to Bombay High Court Additional Judge - Justice Pushpa V Ganediwala - as a mark of protest against her recent controversial rulings in two sexual assault cases, that drew attention from one and all across the country.

18 Feb 2021

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Two minor cousins found dead in field; another critical

Two teenaged Dalit girls were found dead in a field in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao last evening, and a third girl found with them is in a critical condition in the hospital, the police confirmed today.

UGC wants university students to write the "cow science" exam

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has urged all the universities across India to encourage their students to take the 'Kamdhenu Gau Vigyan Prachar-Prasar Examination,' an upcoming national-level voluntary examination aimed at testing people's knowledge of gau vigyan or "cow science."

17 Feb 2021


Punjab Municipal Election results: Congress wins 7 municipal corporations

The ruling Congress party has won seven of the eight municipal corporations in Punjab three days after the state went to polls on Sunday, February 14.

16 Feb 2021


After party, 105 residents of Bengaluru complex test COVID-19 positive

As many as 105 residents of an apartment complex in Bengaluru's Bommanahalli locality have tested positive for COVID-19 over the past few days, according to the city's civic body - Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP).

16 Feb 2021


Patna: School principal sentenced to death for raping 11-year-old student

A private school principal in Patna has been given death sentence by a court for raping an 11-year-old student of the institute, while another teacher of that school and a co-accused in the case was awarded life imprisonment for conniving with him.

16 Feb 2021


FASTag now mandatory: Cost, documents, and how to recharge it

Starting today, the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has made it compulsory for all vehicle owners to use FASTag for the payment of fees at toll plazas.

16 Feb 2021

Madhya Pradesh

MP: Woman shamed, forced to carry relative on shoulders

A tribal woman in Madhya Pradesh's Guna district was shamed, beaten up, and forced to walk for three kilometers while carrying a member of her husband's family on her shoulders.

14 Feb 2021

Narendra Modi

Chennai: PM Modi hands over Arjun Battle Tank to Army

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today handed over the indigenously-developed Arjun Main Battle Tank (Mark 1A) to Army Chief General MM Naravane in Chennai, where he has gone to launch various government programs.

11 Feb 2021

Rajnath Singh

India, China agree to disengage along Pangong Lake: Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday informed the Parliament that India and China will remove forward deployments along the Pangong Lake in Eastern Ladakh in a phased manner.

11 Feb 2021

Narendra Modi

Amid frosty ties, Trudeau dials PM Modi for COVID-19 vaccines

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on Wednesday requesting a shipment of COVID-19 vaccines, with the latter assuring that India would do its best to honor the appeal.

09 Feb 2021

Narendra Modi

PM speaks to Biden, says 'committed to rules-based international order'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday took to Twitter to reveal that he has spoken to United States President Joe Biden. They discussed regional issues and expressed commitment toward "rule-based international order," the Indian leader said, adding that he also congratulated the 78-year-old.

03 Feb 2021

Rajnath Singh

Prepared to defeat misadventures to defend territorial integrity: Rajnath Singh

India is vigilant in the face of attempts to change the status quo at its border and prepared to defeat any misadventures to defend territorial integrity, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday, amid a continued military standoff with China.

03 Feb 2021

South Korea

South Korea leads in innovation, India ranks 50th

According to the latest Bloomberg Innovation Index, South Korea is the most innovative nation, marking the country's return to the top after losing out to Germany last year. The European nation has slipped to the fourth place.

02 Feb 2021

White House

US concerned by China's ongoing attempts to intimidate neighbors

In its first response to the China-India border standoff, the Biden administration has voiced concern over Beijing's ongoing attempts to intimidate its neighbors and said it was closely monitoring the situation.

02 Feb 2021


India gets online COVID-19 memorial to commemorate pandemic victims

An online portal has been launched to memorialize people who lost their lives due to COVID-19 in India.

02 Feb 2021


Indian Americans hold community vigil against vandalization of Gandhi statue

A large number of Indian Americans held a community vigil at a city park in California, where unknown miscreants vandalized a statue of Mahatma Gandhi last week.

01 Feb 2021


Ahead of launch, images of 2021 Suzuki Hayabusa motorcycle leaked

Ahead of its global debut on February 5, images of the 2021 Suzuki Hayabusa have leaked.

01 Feb 2021


Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.75 million with 11K+ new cases

India on Sunday reported more than 11,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.75 million cases.

31 Jan 2021

Jawa Perak

Jawa Perak motorcycle becomes costlier by Rs. 3,000 in India

Classic Legends has hiked the price of its Jawa Perak bobber-styled motorbike in India.

31 Jan 2021


Bentley produces over 80,000 units of Continental GT coupe

British carmaker Bentley Motors has crossed the 80,000 units production milestone for the Continental GT.

31 Jan 2021

Narendra Modi

#MannkiBaat: India running world's biggest, fastest vaccination drive, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 73rd edition of his monthly radio show 'Mann ki Baat'.

31 Jan 2021


Skoda India removes Karoq SUV from its website: Details here

Ahead of the launch of the Kushaq SUV, Czech automobile manufacturer Skoda has removed the Karoq SUV from its official India website, hinting that it might be discontinued in the country.

Government attempts to ban Bitcoin again; Considers digitizing the rupee

After leaving Indians with no choice but to embrace digital transactions, the government is poised to ban cryptocurrencies.

30 Jan 2021


Gujarat: Six-year-old girl rescued nearly two months after abduction

A six-year-old girl was rescued from Morbi, Gujarat, nearly two months after she was kidnapped from the state's Anand district, even as the accused, a laborer from Madhya Pradesh, is on the run, police said on Saturday.

30 Jan 2021

Virat Kohli

India vs England: Statistical preview of Test series

After scripting history Down Under, India are set to host England in a four-match Test series.

30 Jan 2021


A year into pandemic, India's death toll drops to fourth-highest

As India's battle against coronavirus logged one year on Saturday, the nation slipped on the death toll index, going from the third to fourth position.

30 Jan 2021


Start vaccinating frontline workers from next week, Centre tells states

Two weeks after the coronavirus vaccination drive was launched in India, the union government on Friday directed all states and union territories to begin inoculating frontline workers from Monday, i.e., February 1.

30 Jan 2021


Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.73 million with 13K new cases

India on Friday reported more than 13,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.73 million cases.

29 Jan 2021


MG ZS EV now available at Rs. 50,000 per month

MG Motor, in partnership with Zoomcar and Orix, has launched subscription plans for the ZS EV. Initially, these plans will be available in Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Pune.

29 Jan 2021


Ahead of launch, Ferrari Roma makes way to India

Ahead of its launch in India, two units of the Ferrari Roma have made their way to our shores. While the first one is finished in British Racing Green color, the latter sports Silver paintwork.

29 Jan 2021

Lok Sabha

Sitharaman tables Economic Survey; FY22 GDP growth pegged at 11%

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday tabled the Economic Survey 2021 in the Parliament.

TVS Motor records highest ever quarterly profit, share up 11%

TVS Motor has recorded its highest-ever net profit of Rs. 266 crore for the quarter ending December 31, 2020, as against a profit Rs. 121.07 crore reported in the corresponding quarter of 2019.

29 Jan 2021


2021 Benelli TRK 502 motorcycle launched at Rs. 4.8 lakh

Italian automaker Benelli has launched the 2021 version of its TRK 502 adventure motorcycle in India. It carries a starting price-tag of Rs. 4,79,900.