India

India, officially known as the Republic of India is the 7th largest country in the world and the 2nd most populous with a population of 1.2 billion people, and is expected to take over China’s population by 2022. Located in South Asia, India is surrounded by Indian Ocean in the South, Bay of Bengal on the southeast, and the Arabian Sea on the southwest.

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Coronavirus: Myths about the COVID-19 vaccine busted

21 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: Myths about the COVID-19 vaccine busted

As vaccines for COVID-19 have started being rolled out in parts of the world, certain myths have been propagated questioning their safety and efficacy.

Cashback worth Rs. 5,000 on Honda CD 110 Dream motorcycle

21 Dec 2020

Cashback worth Rs. 5,000 on Honda CD 110 Dream motorcycle

To end the year on a high note, Japanese automaker Honda is offering a cashback of up to Rs. 5,000 on the Deluxe variant of its CD 110 Dream motorbike in India.

HP ProBook 635 Aero G7 laptop launched in India

21 Dec 2020

HP ProBook 635 Aero G7 laptop launched in India

Expanding its range of laptops, HP has launched the ProBook 635 Aero G7 laptop in India at Rs. 74,999.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Decoding Team India's possible combinations for MCG Test

21 Dec 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: Decoding Team India's possible combinations for MCG Test

India were handed a crushing defeat by Australia in the opening Test (D/N) at the Adelaide Oval.

Karanvir Bohra, wife Teejay blessed with a baby girl

21 Dec 2020

Karanvir Bohra, wife Teejay blessed with a baby girl

Actor Karanvir Bohra and his wife Teejay Sidhu have become parents to a baby girl.

KTM 790 Adventure motorbike to be launched by March 2021

21 Dec 2020

KTM 790 Adventure motorbike to be launched by March 2021

Austrian automaker KTM will launch its 790 Adventure motorbike in India by March-end, 2021. Testing of the two-wheeler has also started.

Saudi Arabia's $100bn investment plan in India is on track

21 Dec 2020

Saudi Arabia's $100bn investment plan in India is on track

Saudi Arabia said on Sunday that its investment plans in India have not derailed and predicted that the Indian economy has the strength to bounce back from the adverse effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

India-UK flights suspended as Britain reports new coronavirus variant

21 Dec 2020

India-UK flights suspended as Britain reports new coronavirus variant

India has decided to temporarily suspend all flights to and from the United Kingdom until December 31, the Ministry of Civil Aviation announced on Monday.

Front passenger airbag set to be mandatory for all cars

21 Dec 2020

Front passenger airbag set to be mandatory for all cars

Airbags for the passenger side of the front seats will soon be made compulsory for all cars in India, including the economy models, the central government has announced.

Amazon India adds 1.5 lakh sellers in 2020

21 Dec 2020

Amazon India adds 1.5 lakh sellers in 2020

E-commerce giant Amazon India on Sunday announced that 1.5 lakh new sellers joined the platform this year.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.05 million with 24K+ new cases

21 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.05 million with 24K+ new cases

India on Sunday reported over 24,000 fresh infections, pushing the nationwide tally past 10.05 million.

Australia vs India: Sydney Test remains on schedule

20 Dec 2020

Australia vs India: Sydney Test remains on schedule

The third Test between Australia and India is set to take place as scheduled in Sydney even though a fresh wave of COVID-19 cases has struck the nation.

A look at Virat Kohli's performance in 2020

20 Dec 2020

A look at Virat Kohli's performance in 2020

India suffered a crushing defeat to Australia in the Adelaide Test (D/N).

Bajaj Platina 100 Kick Start variant launched at Rs. 52,000

20 Dec 2020

Bajaj Platina 100 Kick Start variant launched at Rs. 52,000

Bajaj Auto has launched the Kick Start (KS) variant of its Platina 100 motorcycle in India and started accepting bookings for it. The bike comes in two colors: Cocktail Wine Red and Ebony Black with Silver decals.

Farmers threaten to block Delhi-UP Ghazipur border to intensify protest

20 Dec 2020

Farmers threaten to block Delhi-UP Ghazipur border to intensify protest

Farmers protesting against the Centre's new agricultural laws have threatened to block the Ghazipur border between Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.

'Let's not make mountain out of molehill,' says Virat Kohli

19 Dec 2020

'Let's not make mountain out of molehill,' says Virat Kohli

Indian captain Virat Kohli opened up after a shocking defeat to Australia in the first Test (D/N) at Adelaide Oval.

December 19: Team India scripts unwanted record on historic day

19 Dec 2020

December 19: Team India scripts unwanted record on historic day

Team India, on Saturday, was handed a crushing defeat by hosts Australia in the opening Test (D/N) at the Adelaide Oval.

Adelaide Test, Australia register thumping win over India: Key learnings

19 Dec 2020

Adelaide Test, Australia register thumping win over India: Key learnings

Hosts Australia clinched an eight-wicket victory over India in the first Test (Day/Night) at the Adelaide Oval.

At 3.9 degree Celsius, Delhi records season's lowest minimum temperature

19 Dec 2020

At 3.9 degree Celsius, Delhi records season's lowest minimum temperature

Icy cold conditions prevailed in the national capital this morning, as the minimum temperature dipped to 3.9 degree Celsius, the lowest this season so far.

Australia thrash India in Day-Night Test: Records broken

19 Dec 2020

Australia thrash India in Day-Night Test: Records broken

Australia wreaked havoc in the second innings with the ball against India on Day 3 of the first Test at the Adelaide Oval.

India register their lowest-ever total in Tests: Embarrassing records

19 Dec 2020

India register their lowest-ever total in Tests: Embarrassing records

India perished in what turned out to be a dramatic first session on Day 3 of the ongoing Adelaide Test.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 10 million as outbreak slows

19 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 10 million as outbreak slows

India on Friday reported over 26,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally past the 10 million mark. The last million infections took nearly a month, indicating a slowdown in the pace of the outbreak.

Samsung releases Android 11-based One UI 3.0 update for Note20-series

19 Dec 2020

Samsung releases Android 11-based One UI 3.0 update for Note20-series

Samsung has reportedly started rolling out the Android 11-based One UI 3.0 update for Note20 and Note20 Ultra. The firmware is currently seeding in Slovakia and will arrive in other regions soon.

India, China continue talks amid border row, call for disengagement

18 Dec 2020

India, China continue talks amid border row, call for disengagement

Months into the India-China border row, both nations held another round of talks to resolve the conflict.

COVID-19 vaccine: India to produce 300 million Sputnik V doses

18 Dec 2020

COVID-19 vaccine: India to produce 300 million Sputnik V doses

India will reportedly produce around 300 million doses of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine called Sputnik V.

Gold worth Rs. 1.10 crore goes missing from Customs custody

18 Dec 2020

Gold worth Rs. 1.10 crore goes missing from Customs custody

Gold worth Rs. 1.10 crore has gone "missing" from the custody of the Customs department's office in Jamnagar, Gujarat, police said on Friday.

A look at best cricket matches of 2020

18 Dec 2020

A look at best cricket matches of 2020

Just like every other sport, cricket also faced the wrath of COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.

Jeep Compass (facelift) to be launched next month; bookings open

18 Dec 2020

Jeep Compass (facelift) to be launched next month; bookings open

Jeep will launch the facelifted Compass SUV in India in the third week of January 2021, according to CarWale. The report claims that some dealerships have unofficially started accepting bookings for the car against a token amount of Rs. 51,000.

States to undertake fire safety audits of COVID-19 hospitals: SC

18 Dec 2020

States to undertake fire safety audits of COVID-19 hospitals: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday directed all the states to carry out fire safety audits of dedicated COVID-19 hospitals across the country to prevent fire incidents in medical institutions.

#AUSvsIND, Adelaide Test (Day 2): Ashwin fires in second session

18 Dec 2020

#AUSvsIND, Adelaide Test (Day 2): Ashwin fires in second session

The Indian bowlers completely dominated the second session on Day 2 of the ongoing Adelaide Test against Australia.

Australia vs India, 1st Test: Day 2 Session 1 report

18 Dec 2020

Australia vs India, 1st Test: Day 2 Session 1 report

Team India commenced Day 2 of the ongoing Adelaide Test (D/N) on a positive note.

COVID-19 outbreak hits Australia-India Test series, commentators sent home

18 Dec 2020

COVID-19 outbreak hits Australia-India Test series, commentators sent home

A fresh wave of COVID-19 cases has hit Australia ahead of Christmas.

Yoga recognized as competitive sport by government

18 Dec 2020

Yoga recognized as competitive sport by government

The government has recognized yoga as a competitive sport, setting the stage for the inclusion of the ancient art in tournaments held across India.

Private security guards to play big role in vaccination drive

18 Dec 2020

Private security guards to play big role in vaccination drive

The 90 lakh private security guards in the country will have a big role to play in the distribution of the coronavirus vaccine, Union minister G Kishan Reddy said on Thursday, as the government plans to roll out a massive vaccination drive across India.

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 99.8 lakh with 27K+ new cases

18 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 99.8 lakh with 27K+ new cases

India on Thursday reported over 27,000 fresh coronavirus infections pushing the nationwide tally to 99.78 lakh cases.

Singer, who robbed purses of women in malls, arrested

18 Dec 2020

Singer, who robbed purses of women in malls, arrested

A Bengaluru-based orchestra singer has been arrested for robbing women at malls and beauty parlors multiple times.

Benefits worth Rs. 4,000 on BS6 Hero Xtreme 200S motorcycle

17 Dec 2020

Benefits worth Rs. 4,000 on BS6 Hero Xtreme 200S motorcycle

In a bid to boost sales, Hero MotoCorp has announced offers worth Rs. 4,000 on its Xtreme 200S motorbike. This offer can be availed in the form of an exchange or loyalty benefit and is valid for a limited period.

China's spacecraft successfully brings home moon samples

17 Dec 2020

China's spacecraft successfully brings home moon samples

China's Chang'e-5 probe successfully touched down on Earth in the early hours of Thursday, bringing home the first samples of the moon in over 40 years.

Australia vs India, 1st Test: Day 1 Session 3 report

17 Dec 2020

Australia vs India, 1st Test: Day 1 Session 3 report

India lost control in a poor third session against Australia, losing three wickets to end Day 1 of the first Test at 233/6.

Dell XPS 13, with 11th-generation Intel CPUs, goes on sale

17 Dec 2020

Dell XPS 13, with 11th-generation Intel CPUs, goes on sale

The new Dell XPS 13, which comes with the latest 11th-generation Intel Core i5 and i7 processors, has finally gone on sale in India. To recall, the refreshed model was announced in September this year.