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Galwan hero could be posthumously awarded Mahavir Chakra on R-Day

25 Jan 2021

Galwan hero could be posthumously awarded Mahavir Chakra on R-Day

Colonel Santosh Babu, who was martyred in Galwan Valley clash last June along with 19 others, will most likely be awarded the Mahavir Chakra posthumously on Republic Day.

Indo-China clash reported in Sikkim, both sides suffer injuries

25 Jan 2021

Indo-China clash reported in Sikkim, both sides suffer injuries

Amid ongoing tensions between India and China, another clash between both armies was reported on Monday.

Schools to reopen in these states today; check guidelines here

19 Oct 2020

Schools to reopen in these states today; check guidelines here

Some states have decided to reopen schools starting Monday (October 19) as India emerges from the coronavirus lockdown.

China has no locus standi commenting on Ladakh, J&K: MEA

15 Oct 2020

China has no locus standi commenting on Ladakh, J&K: MEA

The Union Territories of Ladakh and Jammu & Kashmir are integral parts of India, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in a statement on Thursday.

Pakistan, China creating border row under mission: Rajnath Singh

12 Oct 2020

Pakistan, China creating border row under mission: Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that after Pakistan, China seems to now be creating a border row, as though the nations are on a mission.

Unlock 5.0: Relaxations for tourism sector, cinema halls reopening likely

28 Sep 2020

Unlock 5.0: Relaxations for tourism sector, cinema halls reopening likely

As the fourth phase of "unlocking" from the coronavirus lockdown nears its end, India awaits the central guidelines for 'Unlock 5.0'.

CJI Bobde, top judges, being monitored by Chinese firm: Report

15 Sep 2020

CJI Bobde, top judges, being monitored by Chinese firm: Report

A Chinese firm is reportedly keeping a close watch on 30 Indian judges, including the Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde.

Two crashes, similar reasons: Kerala's mishap reminds of Mangaluru accident

08 Aug 2020

Two crashes, similar reasons: Kerala's mishap reminds of Mangaluru accident

Last evening, an Air India Express repatriation flight met with a terrible tragedy while landing at Kerala's Kozhikode Airport, killing at least 18 people, including both pilots.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 19 lakh; over 39,800 dead

05 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 19 lakh; over 39,800 dead

On Tuesday, India registered roughly 51,000 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide total has now reached 19.06 lakh while the death toll rose to 39,833 with 850 more deaths on Tuesday.

Coronavirus: With nearly 49,000 new cases, India's tally reaches 14.3L

27 Jul 2020

Coronavirus: With nearly 49,000 new cases, India's tally reaches 14.3L

India on Sunday reported nearly 49,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the total number of cases to 14.3 lakh. The death toll also reached 32,824 with roughly 700 more deaths.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 12.4 lakh cases after biggest spike

23 Jul 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 12.4 lakh cases after biggest spike

India reported over 45,000 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, marking the biggest spike in a single-day yet. The nationwide tally has now reached 12.4 lakh cases, including 29,897 deaths.

COVID-19: With 1.1mn+ cases, India witnesses deadliest week so far

21 Jul 2020

COVID-19: With 1.1mn+ cases, India witnesses deadliest week so far

India witnessed its deadliest week of the COVID-19 outbreak so far last week through Sunday, during which 238,000 cases—21% of the country's total cases to date—were reported.

How to cook delicious Tibetan-style thukpa noodle soup

14 Jul 2020

How to cook delicious Tibetan-style thukpa noodle soup

Thukpa is a popular noodle soup dish cooked with lots of boiled vegetables or chicken.

Coronavirus: India's tally climbs to 6.27 lakh after biggest spike

03 Jul 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally climbs to 6.27 lakh after biggest spike

India on Thursday reported roughly 22,000 new coronavirus infections, marking the biggest single-day spike in cases so far.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 4.72 lakh after record spike

25 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 4.72 lakh after record spike

India on Wednesday reported nearly 17,000 new coronavirus infections, marking the nation's biggest single-day spike yet.

Coronavirus: Cases reach 4.56 lakh; biggest spikes in Delhi, Telangana

24 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: Cases reach 4.56 lakh; biggest spikes in Delhi, Telangana

India reported over 15,000 new coronavirus infections on Tuesday, taking the total past 4.56 lakh. Nearly 460 new deaths in the past 24 hours also took the death toll to 14,485.

PM Modi's all-party meeting on Galwan clash begins

19 Jun 2020

PM Modi's all-party meeting on Galwan clash begins

Prime Minister Narendra Modi convened an all-party meeting today to discuss the clash in Galwan Valley, in which 20 Indian soldiers were martyred.

Indo-China clash: What happened at Galwan Valley? Here's a timeline

17 Jun 2020

Indo-China clash: What happened at Galwan Valley? Here's a timeline

In the deadliest clash with the Chinese in decades, 20 Indian soldiers, including a Commanding Officer, were martyred in the Galwan Valley on Monday.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 2.76 lakh; over 7,700 dead

10 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 2.76 lakh; over 7,700 dead

India on Tuesday reported roughly 10,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide tally past 2.76 lakh. The death toll also rose to 7,745.

Coronavirus: India surpasses Spain to become 5th worst-hit country

07 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India surpasses Spain to become 5th worst-hit country

On Saturday, India reported roughly 10,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide total past 2.46 lakh.

Coronavirus: India breaches 2 lakh-mark; death toll crosses 5,800

03 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India breaches 2 lakh-mark; death toll crosses 5,800

India on Tuesday recorded over 8,800 new coronavirus infections marking its highest single-day jump.

All you need to know about India-China tensions along LAC

27 May 2020

All you need to know about India-China tensions along LAC

For days now, the Line of Actual Control (LAC), has been brimming with tensions, with several violent clashes happening between Chinese and Indian forces.

Coronavirus: Kerala records biggest spike; Sikkim reports first case

24 May 2020

Coronavirus: Kerala records biggest spike; Sikkim reports first case

India on Saturday reported over 6,600 new coronavirus infections, marking the highest single-day jump in COVID-19 cases for the third day in a row.

#CareerBytes: Everything to know about the cadre system of IAS

18 May 2020

#CareerBytes: Everything to know about the cadre system of IAS

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after among the Civil Services of the country.

Chinese choppers spotted near LAC, IAF sends fighter jets

12 May 2020

Chinese choppers spotted near LAC, IAF sends fighter jets

Last week, a couple of Chinese choppers were found flying dangerously close to the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh, prompting the Indian Air Force (IAF) to send its fighter jets.

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 40,000; death toll crosses 1,300

03 May 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 40,000; death toll crosses 1,300

India on Saturday reported over 39,000 cases of COVID-19 while the death toll crossed 1,300.

#CareerBytes: Everything to know about the cadre system of IAS

23 Feb 2020

#CareerBytes: Everything to know about the cadre system of IAS

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after among the Civil Services of the country.

Here is the list of all long weekends of 2020

05 Jan 2020

Here is the list of all long weekends of 2020

2020 is the year you've been waiting for.

Five best places to visit in Northeast India

11 Nov 2019

Five best places to visit in Northeast India

The hidden gem called Northeast India has been unfairly ignored by travelers for far too long.

Five best places to visit in India during winters

06 Nov 2019

Five best places to visit in India during winters

The winters are here!

Despite winning zero seats, BJP becomes Sikkim's main Opposition party

13 Aug 2019

Despite winning zero seats, BJP becomes Sikkim's main Opposition party

Sikkim was one of the four states where assembly polls were held simultaneously with general elections.

#Verdict2019: Andhra slips from Naidu's hands, Reddy will be CM

23 May 2019

#Verdict2019: Andhra slips from Naidu's hands, Reddy will be CM

The results of Thursday turned the wheels in Andhra Pradesh as sitting Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu faced an embarrassing defeat.

CBSE 2019: 4 states record more female students than males

05 Apr 2019

CBSE 2019: 4 states record more female students than males

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class XII board examinations concluded yesterday, marking the end of 2019 boards.

This Sikkim IAS officer launched project to adopt, transform villages

25 Mar 2019

This Sikkim IAS officer launched project to adopt, transform villages

Until three years ago, Rongbul, a small village in South Sikkim, suffered from various problems, including irregular power supply, lack of government school teachers, and no development among others.

#Elections2019: Didn't register as voter? You might still have chance

23 Mar 2019

#Elections2019: Didn't register as voter? You might still have chance

India is the world's largest democracy where "voting" is crucial in shaping the country's destiny.

Increase production of organic foodgrains, says Sikkim CM to farmers

19 Jan 2019

Increase production of organic foodgrains, says Sikkim CM to farmers

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling has exhorted the farmers of his state to increase production of organic foodgrains to cater to domestic demands.

Lok Sabha elections schedule could be announced in March first-week

18 Jan 2019

Lok Sabha elections schedule could be announced in March first-week

Reportedly, the Election Commission (EC) is set to announce the schedule for the Lok Sabha elections in the first week of March.

Heavy snowfall leaves 150 stranded in Sikkim, rescued by Army

10 Jan 2019

Heavy snowfall leaves 150 stranded in Sikkim, rescued by Army

The Indian Army has rescued 150 tourists stranded in north Sikkim due to heavy snowfall, an official said today.

Snowfall blocks roads, Army rescues 1,500+ stranded tourists in Sikkim

29 Dec 2018

Snowfall blocks roads, Army rescues 1,500+ stranded tourists in Sikkim

The Indian Army has rescued over 1,500 tourists near the 17th Mile in East Sikkim, close to the India-China border, who were stranded following heavy snowfall.

IPL auction: These Indian players can start a bidding war

30 Nov 2018

IPL auction: These Indian players can start a bidding war

Every season in the Indian Premier League, we witness some fresh Indian faces who come up and leave a mark.