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Coronavirus cases and hospitalization up again in France

25 Sep 2020

Coronavirus cases and hospitalization up again in France

In France, where new coronavirus cases remained in control for a few months, the infections are rising again and hospitals are inundated with serious patients, in what serves as a rude reminder of the bygone spring.

Rajya Sabha passes farm bills amid Opposition protests; House adjourned

20 Sep 2020

Rajya Sabha passes farm bills amid Opposition protests; House adjourned

The Rajya Sabha on Sunday passed the controversial farm bills amid protests by the Opposition. The Upper House has now been adjourned until 9 am on Monday.

Bills sparked protests; Modi blamed 'misinformation campaign'

Protests

Bills sparked protests; Modi blamed 'misinformation campaign'

Farmers fear the legislation would keep them from availing a Minimum Support Price (MSP) for their produce. Intense protests have been staged, particularly in the states of Punjab and Haryana, in opposition to the bill.

Rajnath Singh likely to address India-China row in Parliament tomorrow

14 Sep 2020

Rajnath Singh likely to address India-China row in Parliament tomorrow

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will likely address the ongoing India-China border row in the Parliament on Tuesday, according to reports. The timing of the statement has not been confirmed.

Coronavirus vaccine won't be available for all before 2024-end: Poonawalla

14 Sep 2020

Coronavirus vaccine won't be available for all before 2024-end: Poonawalla

Adar Poonawalla, the CEO of the Serum Institute of India (SII), that has taken up the mammoth task of mass-producing the vaccine for novel coronavirus, asserted that the vaccine will not be available for the entire world before the end of 2024.

Coronavirus: Australia leads race toward getting vaccinated, signs important deals

07 Sep 2020

Coronavirus: Australia leads race toward getting vaccinated, signs important deals

Australians might be the first ones to get protection from coronavirus, thanks to two deals that Prime Minister Scott Morrison has inked with those developing the vaccines.

IPL 2020: A look at key matches this season

06 Sep 2020

IPL 2020: A look at key matches this season

After days of speculation, the much-awaited schedule of 2020 IPL is finally out.

Ease of doing business: Andhra Pradesh tops states' rankings

05 Sep 2020

Ease of doing business: Andhra Pradesh tops states' rankings

The Centre on Saturday released the rankings of states and union territories in terms of Ease of Doing Business (EoDB).

England vs Australia, T20Is: All that you need to know

01 Sep 2020

England vs Australia, T20Is: All that you need to know

Australia will be touring England for their limited-overs assignments, starting with the three-match T20I series on September 4.

NEET, JEE row: Sonia calls opposition-meet, Mamata suggests approaching SC

26 Aug 2020

NEET, JEE row: Sonia calls opposition-meet, Mamata suggests approaching SC

On Wednesday, at the opposition meeting convened by Congress President Sonia Gandhi on the controversy around JEE and NEET examinations, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee suggested approaching Supreme Court seeking a postponement.

England vs Pakistan: Revised start time for third Test

20 Aug 2020

England vs Pakistan: Revised start time for third Test

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), on Thursday, informed that the day's play could start at 10:30 AM, for the final Test between England and Pakistan at Southampton.

Parliament gears up for monsoon session amid coronavirus outbreak

16 Aug 2020

Parliament gears up for monsoon session amid coronavirus outbreak

Even as the coronavirus outbreak has shown no signs of letting up in India, preparations are underway for the Parliament's upcoming monsoon session.

PM Modi mentions sanitary pads at Red Fort, impresses Twitterati

15 Aug 2020

PM Modi mentions sanitary pads at Red Fort, impresses Twitterati

Breaking taboos pertaining to menstruation and taking many by surprise, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his government delivered sanitary pads to poor women across India at Re. 1.

IMA says 196 doctors died of COVID-19; seeks PM's help

08 Aug 2020

IMA says 196 doctors died of COVID-19; seeks PM's help

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure adequate care for doctors as many have contracted the virus.

Ayodhya's Ram Temple ceremony: PM arrives, event to start shortly

05 Aug 2020

Ayodhya's Ram Temple ceremony: PM arrives, event to start shortly

A decked up Ayodhya is ready for the groundbreaking ceremony that will pave the path for the construction of a grand Ram Temple. The shilanyas ceremony, which has caught India's attention, will be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Explosion jolts Lebanese capital Beirut, over 70 killed, thousands injured

05 Aug 2020

Explosion jolts Lebanese capital Beirut, over 70 killed, thousands injured

Lebanon slipped into mourning after a massive explosion ripped capital Beirut apart, killing at least 78 and injuring nearly 4,000 people on Tuesday.

Ram Janmabhoomi event: Everything to know about PM's itinerary, attendees

04 Aug 2020

Ram Janmabhoomi event: Everything to know about PM's itinerary, attendees

The much-awaited groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, has been adversely affected by the coronavirus situation, forcing the authorities to truncate the guest list.

SSR case: Ankita opens up; Subramanian Swamy pens second letter

31 Jul 2020

SSR case: Ankita opens up; Subramanian Swamy pens second letter

In the ongoing investigation into Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's untimely death, the focus has now firmly shifted from Bollywood bigwigs to his alleged girlfriend and plausible personal issues.

Rajasthan: Governor okay with Assembly session but has questions

27 Jul 2020

Rajasthan: Governor okay with Assembly session but has questions

In a new development related to the impasse in Rajasthan, Governor Kalraj Mishra on Monday said he wasn't averse to calling an Assembly session but wanted Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot to clarify three things.

Premier League, gameweek 37: All that you need to know

19 Jul 2020

Premier League, gameweek 37: All that you need to know

Gameweek 37 of the Premier League started with Burnley overcoming 9-man Norwich City.

CBI probe not needed in Sushant's case, says Maharashtra minister

17 Jul 2020

CBI probe not needed in Sushant's case, says Maharashtra minister

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh has said that there is no need for a CBI inquiry into late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death. He added that the Mumbai Police, which is currently investigating the matter, is competent enough to handle the case.

Big Bash League to commence on December 3

15 Jul 2020

Big Bash League to commence on December 3

Cricket Australia (CA) announced the provisional schedule of the upcoming Big Bash League, on Wednesday.

Premier League, gameweek 35: All that you need to know

11 Jul 2020

Premier League, gameweek 35: All that you need to know

Gameweek 35 of the Premier League 2019-20 season is set to start today.

Premier League, gameweek 34: All that you need to know

07 Jul 2020

Premier League, gameweek 34: All that you need to know

Gameweek 34 of the Premier League 2019-20 season is set to start tonight.

8 lakh Indians could be forced to leave Kuwait

06 Jul 2020

8 lakh Indians could be forced to leave Kuwait

As many as 8 lakh Indians may have to leave Kuwait as its National Assembly's legal and legislative committee has green-lit a draft expat bill.

Premier League, gameweek 33: All that you need to know

04 Jul 2020

Premier League, gameweek 33: All that you need to know

Gameweek 33 of the Premier League 2019-20 season starts today and we expect another entertaining set of games.

Serie A, gameweek 28: Here are the key takeaways

30 Jun 2020

Serie A, gameweek 28: Here are the key takeaways

Gameweek 28 of the Serie A 2019-20 season kept up with the momentum from the previous round.

Premier League, gameweek 32: All that you need to know

28 Jun 2020

Premier League, gameweek 32: All that you need to know

Gameweek 32 of the Premier League started off with Wolves beating Aston Villa away from home and rise to fifth in the table.

Premier League, gameweek 31: All that you need to know

23 Jun 2020

Premier League, gameweek 31: All that you need to know

The Premier League 2019-20 season resumed on June 17 with two matches that were in hand.

Australia hit by 'sophisticated' cyber-attacks. Is China to be blamed?

19 Jun 2020

Australia hit by 'sophisticated' cyber-attacks. Is China to be blamed?

In a worrisome development, the Prime Minister of Australia, Scott Morrison, has revealed that all levels of the government as well as its private sector, including businesses providing essential services, are facing sophisticated state-sponsored cyber attacks.

Premier League, gameweek 30: All that you need to know

19 Jun 2020

Premier League, gameweek 30: All that you need to know

The Premier League 2019-20 season resumed on June 17 and the two matches that were in hand were played behind closed doors.

BJP v/s Congress takes spotlight as Rajya Sabha voting begins

19 Jun 2020

BJP v/s Congress takes spotlight as Rajya Sabha voting begins

Voting for 19 Rajya Sabha seats, spread across eight states (Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Manipur, Mizoram, and Meghalaya) started today, the first major political exercise since the coronavirus pandemic shut everything in March.

Expansion of health infrastructure of utmost priority: Modi on COVID-19

17 Jun 2020

Expansion of health infrastructure of utmost priority: Modi on COVID-19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday chaired a meeting with the Chief Ministers of 15 states and union territories over the coronavirus crisis.

Bundesliga, gameweek 31: All that you need to know

13 Jun 2020

Bundesliga, gameweek 31: All that you need to know

Gameweek 31 of the Bundesliga started with RB Leipzig beating Hoffenheim 2-0 away from home.

Karnataka: Deve Gowda, three others, elected to Rajya Sabha unopposed

13 Jun 2020

Karnataka: Deve Gowda, three others, elected to Rajya Sabha unopposed

Four politicians — JD(S) patriarch and former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda, Congress veteran Mallikarjun Kharge, and BJP's Eranna Kadadi and Ashok Gasti — were elected to the Rajya Sabha on Friday unopposed from Karnataka.

La Liga, gameweek 28: All that you need to know

12 Jun 2020

La Liga, gameweek 28: All that you need to know

La Liga 2019-20 resumed behind closed doors with Sevilla beating Real Betis 2-0 in gameweek 28.

Police complaint filed against Payal Rohatgi (again!) over controversial tweet

09 Jun 2020

Police complaint filed against Payal Rohatgi (again!) over controversial tweet

A police complaint has been filed against actor and model Payal Rohatgi for promoting enmity on the grounds of religion and disturbing communal harmony.

At Sonia's request, Deve Gowda to contest Rajya Sabha polls

08 Jun 2020

At Sonia's request, Deve Gowda to contest Rajya Sabha polls

JD(S) patriarch and former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda will contest the Rajya Sabha elections from Karnataka, his son HD Kumaraswamy confirmed on Monday.

#MannKiBaat: Poor, migrants suffered most due to coronavirus, says Modi

31 May 2020

#MannKiBaat: Poor, migrants suffered most due to coronavirus, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hosted the 65th episode of his radio show 'Mann Ki Baat'.

Boris Johnson to face senior MPs amid Dominic Cummings row

27 May 2020

Boris Johnson to face senior MPs amid Dominic Cummings row

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to be questioned by senior MPs at the Commons Liaison Committee for the first time since becoming PM.