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23 Feb 2023

Bill Gates

Bill Gates lauds India's ability to tackle big challenges

Microsoft co-founder and American business magnate Bill Gates expressed confidence in India's ability to address major challenges. In his "GatesNotes" blog on Wednesday, Gates claimed that India as a whole gives him hope for the future.

23 Feb 2023

G20 Summit

Host India doesn't want G20 to discuss Russia sanctions: Reports

India, which is hosting the G20 this year, reportedly does not want the forum's member nations to discuss additional sanctions by Western countries on Russia for its invasion of Ukraine.

22 Feb 2023

Air India

Air India's Newark-Delhi flight makes emergency landing after oil leak

An Air India flight from Newark (United States) to Delhi on Wednesday made an emergency landing in Stockholm, Sweden, after the pilot reported an oil leak.

21 Feb 2023

Climate Change

Several Indian states among top 50 regions facing climate risk

According to a ranking by the Cross Dependency Initiative (XDI), 80% of 50 provinces that are at the highest climate risk to their physical infrastructure by 2050 are in India, China, and the United States of America (US).

India's UPI makes global debut in partnership with Singapore's PayNow

Starting today, cross-border payments between India and Singapore are going to get easier. The Unified Payment Interface (UPI) of India and Singapore's PayNow will be linked to enable faster cross-border remittances.

20 Feb 2023

Narendra Modi

Australian PM to visit India; Indo-Pacific ties, China on agenda 

Australia's Prime Minister Anthony Norman Albanese is set to visit India for the first time since assuming office next month.

20 Feb 2023

5G Technology

India climbs 10 spots in median mobile speeds globally: Ookla

Ookla, a leading company in mobile and broadband network intelligence, has released its Speedtest Global Index report for January 2023.

20 Feb 2023


Wipro offers freshers reduced pay as onboarding delays continue

Freshers who joined Wipro and are waiting to join Wipro aren't having a great time. The company recently fired 453 freshers citing poor performance.

Indians catch travel bug; spending on foreign tours at $10bn

Talks about recession and economic downturn are rife these days. However, none of that seems to have affected Indians.

18 Feb 2023

Chuck Schumer

Top US Senator Chuck Schumer to visit India next week

Top United States (US) Senate lawmaker Chuck Schumer is reportedly set to visit India next week to hold talks with the Indian leadership.

Meet Vivek Ramaswamy, an Indian-American millionaire considering US presidential bid 

The 2024 US presidential election is expected to be a crowded affair. The presidential race is expected to feature some of Indian descent as well.

17 Feb 2023


Twitter closes 2 India offices; only 3 employees left now

Elon Musk is on a mission to reduce Twitter's costs. The CEO has been busy laying off employees, selling office items, and shutting down offices.

16 Feb 2023


Bengaluru, Pune ranked as Indian cities with the most traffic 

Traffic isn't a problem only in Indian cities but is a universal impediment around the world.

14 Feb 2023

Air India

In historic deal, Air India to acquire 250 Airbus aircraft

Tata Group-owned Air India has penned the biggest aviation deal in history with Airbus. The airline will buy 250 aircraft from the French manufacturer.

14 Feb 2023

Fashion Tips

6 Indian embroideries that scream regal

India is home to a lot of traditional embroidery styles that have managed to maintain their elegance and sophistication even today.

13 Feb 2023

Aadhaar Card

How to update name and address on your Aadhaar card

An Aadhaar card incorporates all the important personal details of an Indian resident and assigns a 12-digit unique number that can be used to access the data whenever necessary.

13 Feb 2023

Narendra Modi

Aiyyo Shraddha: The Instagram viral sensation who met PM Modi

Dropping truth bombs that can blast you with hilarity, Shraddha Jain a.k.a Aiyyo Shraddha has been a boundless entertainer who switches between characters and accents instantly.

13 Feb 2023


Another 4.7-magnitude earthquake hits Turkey, death toll exceeds 33,000

A fresh earthquake of magnitude 4.7, the sixth major in less than a week, reportedly rocked Turkey on Sunday.

12 Feb 2023


Xiaomi India introduces Student Plus program: Here's how to apply

Xiaomi has announced its Student Plus program in India. It allows an instant discount of up to Rs. 2,000 to students on Xiaomi products along with 50% off on all protection and extended warranty plans.

11 Feb 2023

Narendra Modi

'India mine too': JUH chief Madani flags Islamophobia, hate speech 

Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind (JUH) President Maulana Mahmood Madani flagged the alleged rise of Islamophobia, religious prejudice, and hate speech against minorities in India on Friday, ANI reported.

10 Feb 2023


TikTok fires India staff, shuts office 3 years after ban

Popular short video app TikTok, which was banned in India in 2020, has decided to shutter its office in the country. The company has also handed out pink slips to all 40 employees.

10 Feb 2023

S Jaishankar

Government confirms 2.25 lakh people renounced Indian citizenship in 2022

More than 16 lakh people have renounced their Indian citizenship since 2011, which included 2.25 lakh in 2022, according to a government report.

Supreme Court gets 2 new judges, regains full strength

The central government cleared the appointments of Justices Aravind Kumar and Rajesh Bindal as Supreme Court (SC) judges on Friday, bringing the court to its full strength of 34 judges.

09 Feb 2023

Animal Rights

Celebrate February 14 as 'Cow Hug Day': Animal Welfare Board

While February 14 is usually celebrated as Valentine's Day across the globe, the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI)has reportedly requested that it also be celebrated as 'Cow Hug Day'!

09 Feb 2023


India's 6th flight reaches Turkey: What is Operation Dost

India has launched Operation Dost, under which it's sending humanitarian aid to earthquake-hit Turkey and Syria. The sixth flight from India carrying relief supplies and rescue personnel arrived in Turkey on Thursday, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said.

Comfortable with India buying Russian oil, ties most consequential: US

The United States (US) is comfortable with India continuing to buy crude oil from Russia and is not looking to sanction it as India-US relations are the most consequential, US assistant secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Karen Donfried said on Wednesday.

09 Feb 2023

Travel And Tourism

Here are 5 must-visit art festivals in India

Known for its diversity and amazing culture, India excels in the field of creativity, vision, and innovation by organizing several art events around the country.

09 Feb 2023


You can now buy Twitter's blue tick at Rs. 650/month

Twitter Blue subscription has finally launched in India. It offers several benefits including the ability to edit tweets, post videos in HD resolution via the web, customization of the app icon, and early access to new features.

08 Feb 2023


Death toll from earthquake in Turkey and Syria nears 8,000

The death toll from a series of earthquakes that shook Turkey and Syria on Monday is approaching 8,000, reports said. Officials confirmed about 5,894 deaths in Turkey and 2,032 in Syria.

07 Feb 2023


Indian-American teen Natasha Perianayagam named "world's brightest" student once again

Natasha Perianayagam has been named in the world's brightest students list by the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY).

07 Feb 2023


India sends first batch of relief aid to earthquake-hit Turkey

India on Tuesday dispatched its first consignment of humanitarian aid and relief supplies to earthquake-hit Turkey, where the death count has risen to over 4,300, PTI reported.

06 Feb 2023


This ambidextrous Indian kid can write in 11 different styles

Meet Aadi Swaroopa, a 17-year-old girl from Mangalore, who has been garnering attention online for her rarest of rare abilities - to write with both her hands. This skill is known as ambidexterity.

Traveling via road to become faster than flights, Gadkari indicates

Now traveling between major cities via roadways will get faster, assures Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari.

Cancer patient reportedly deplaned for seeking help with handbag

A female cancer patient was allegedly offloaded from a New York City-bound flight of American Airlines at Delhi airport after she asked for assistance from a flight attendant to keep her handbag in the overhead cabin.

06 Feb 2023


Bangladesh: 14 Hindu temples vandalized; conspiracy against peace, says official

In a shocking incident, 14 Hindu temples in northeastern Bangladesh have been vandalized by unidentified miscreants, reported PTI.

03 Feb 2023

Tim Cook

Tom Cook 'bullish' on India as Apple posts record revenue

Apple CEO Tim Cook is "very bullish" on India. It will be surprising if he isn't. After all, the company had a record-setting performance in the last quarter of 2022 in the country.

03 Feb 2023

Air India Express

Air India Express flight makes emergency landing after engine fire

A Kozhikode-bound Air India Express flight returned to Abu Dhabi airport shortly after take-off as flames were detected in one of the engines, informed the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).

India questions World Bank's stand on Indus Waters Treaty

In a significant development in the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) matter, India on Thursday questioned the World Bank's move to appoint two separate processes—a neutral expert and a court of arbitration—to resolve disputes between Pakistan and New Delhi on the Ratle and Kishenganga hydroelectric projects in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

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