14 Jan 2021
Bhupinder Singh Mann, the President of Bhartiya Kisan Union, on Thursday quit the four-member committee formed by Supreme Court to talk with farmers who have been protesting against three farm laws for over a month.
10 Dec 2020
The Indian economy will contract at a slower pace in FY21, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) predicted on Thursday. Revising India's growth for the aforementioned period, the bank said the economy will contract by 8%, a minimal improvement from the earlier de-growth estimate of 9%.
27 Oct 2020
On Tuesday, Ankhi Das stepped down as the head of Facebook's public policy in India, South Asia, and Central Asia.
29 Aug 2020
The Congress party has written to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, asking him about the steps taken by the social media giant to investigate the recent hate speech allegations.
26 Aug 2020
Chinese Ambassador to India Sun Weidong sought to downplay the Indo-China clash at Galwan Valley that took place around mid-June, at an Indo-China youth webinar.
25 Aug 2020
Just in case you needed yet another reason to madly wait for 2021, here you go: A bus trip from Delhi to London shall be possible next year.
08 Aug 2020
Successful entrepreneurs are hailed for how they hold onto their idea and make it big in the market.
17 Jul 2020
In the last few hours, several developments have been reported from the world of technology.
08 Jul 2020
Ex-Indian Navy Officer, Kulbhushan Jadhav, who faces death sentence in Pakistan didn't file a review plea pertaining to his punishment, Islamabad said on Wednesday. Jadhav, who was picked up by Pakistani agencies in 2016, has instead chosen to go ahead with his pending mercy plea, which was filed on April 17, 2017.
01 Jul 2020
Former Sri Lankan chief cricket selector Aravinda de Silva was questioned for six hours as criminal investigation for match-fixing began on Tuesday.
30 Jun 2020
Sri Lanka have ordered a criminal probe to look into the allegations that 2011 World Cup final in Mumbai was fixed.
26 Jun 2020
Former Sri Lanka sports minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage, on Thursday, submitted a detailed report to back his claims that the ICC World Cup 2011 final was fixed.
12 Jun 2020
The economic repercussions of coronavirus, which has already taken 423,844 lives globally, are mountainous. Thanks to lockdowns, enforced to break the transmission chain, even the richest countries are staring at oblivion.
09 Jun 2020
In a development that should worry all countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday said the coronavirus situation was worsening globally, though some improvement was witnessed in Europe.
27 May 2020
United States President Donald Trump said he was willing to mediate between India and China to resolve their border dispute, a development not many on both sides of the border anticipated.
02 Apr 2020
A Pakistan court on Thursday commuted the death sentence of a convict in the 2002 murder of United States journalist Daniel Pearl.
08 Nov 2019
With over 90 crore people under age 24, South Asia is home to the world's largest youth workforce. However, over half of them will not have the skills to become employable in the next decade, said UNICEF's seventh executive director, Henrietta H Fore.
03 Oct 2019
If India and Pakistan decide to go to war, its impact will not remain restricted to South Asia but will affect the entire world, a new study has claimed.
22 Aug 2019
A year and a half after its initial launch in select markets, Google has released the lightweight 'Go' app for users around the globe.
15 Aug 2019
In a story that seems straight from a romance thriller, a woman managed to breach the security of Tihar Jail, South Asia's largest high-security prison complex, to meet her lover.
22 Jul 2019
What makes beaches great is that they have something for all sorts of travel souls.
14 Jul 2019
Officials from India and Pakistan will meet on Sunday in Wagah to hold the second round of talks over the Kartarpur Corridor for Sikh Pilgrims.
03 Jul 2019
The newest game in the PUBG family will be a 'Lite' version of the PC game.
05 Jun 2019
The month of June marks the Pride month to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall riots, which triggered the Pride movement globally. While Pride marches started off as early as 1970 in the United States, India had its first only in 1999.
05 Mar 2019
With the air quality worsening in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR), Gurugram has emerged as the most polluted city in the world, according to a report.
03 Mar 2019
US comedian Trevor Noah cracked an insensitive joke about ongoing Indo-Pak tensions earlier this week.
03 Mar 2019
On Saturday, India rejected a resolution by Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC) on Jammu and Kashmir, saying the matter was internal.
01 Mar 2019
Comedian Trevor Noah, who hosts The Daily Show, made a crass joke about the prevailing Indo-Pak tensions irking netizens in India.
27 Feb 2019
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who is in China to attend a Russia-India-China (RIC) meeting, on Wednesday justified the Balakot airstrikes by saying the Indian Air Force was forced to take the route as Pakistan failed to act against homegrown terror.
23 Feb 2019
Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has written a letter to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) accusing India of threatening regional security, the Foreign Office said yesterday.
11 Feb 2019
Trade relations between India and the UK isn't likely to be affected after Brexit, British trade commissioner to South Asia Crispin Simon has said.
04 Feb 2019
US President, Donald Trump, never fails to entertain people with his amusing antics, albeit unknowingly.
23 Jan 2019
2019 being an election year, social media platforms are set for a major rise in revenue as experts believe that advertising expenditure on social media will see a rise of 150% compared to the previous general election year, 2014.
09 Jan 2019
Shah Faesal, a Kashmiri IAS officer who topped the UPSC exam in 2010, has resigned as a civil services officer to protest against the "unabated killings" and "marginalization" of Indian Muslims in Jammu and Kashmir.
03 Dec 2018
The World Bank today unveiled $200 billion in climate action investment for 2021-25; adding this amounts to a doubling of its current five-year funding.
03 Dec 2018
More than 200 Kashmiri Pandits took out a protest march in the city of Anantnag yesterday demanding that a passage on the lines of the Kartarpur Corridor for Sikhs be opened to facilitate devotees to visit the Sharda Devi temple in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).
02 Dec 2018
Air forces of India and the US will begin a 12-day military exercise in Kalaikunda and Panagarh air bases in West Bengal from tomorrow with an aim to enhance the operational coordination, officials said.
30 Nov 2018
An alert about the possible outbreak of Nipah virus has been sounded by the Kerala government to all District Medical Officers (DMOs) in the state.
27 Nov 2018
Pakistan has announced that it will invite PM Narendra Modi to the country for attending the upcoming South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit, reported the country's Dawn News.
26 Nov 2018
A new book, written by historian Saroj Kumar Rath, Fragile Frontiers: The Secret History of Mumbai Terror Attacks dives deep into the 26/11 Mumbai attacks and highlights the training of Ajmal Kasab, the lone LeT operative who was caught alive, and the route the terrorists took.