04 Jul 2020
'Following globally-accepted norms,' says ICMR over August 15 vaccine target
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Saturday said that it is acting in accordance with globally-accepted norms by setting a mid-August target for developing a COVID-19 vaccine.
03 Jul 2020
India's second COVID-19 vaccine cleared for human trials: Details here
India is picking up pace to develop a preventive vaccine for COVID-19, the novel coronavirus disease.
01 Jul 2020
BCCI could review IPL sponsorship deals: Here is why
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) members are set to meet for reviewing the Chinese sponsorship in the Indian Premier League, shortly.
27 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: India adds 4 lakh cases in just 39 days
Till mid-May, India had reported a little over 1 lakh COVID-19 cases. The tally has now surpassed 5 lakh, i.e., in just a period of 39 days, India has added 4 lakh cases.
27 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: Puducherry CM's office shut as staff tests positive
Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy said on Saturday that his office would be temporarily closed after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. The CM's office will now remain shut for two days for sanitization.
26 Jun 2020
Galwan Valley face-off: In strong statement, India blames China
In what qualifies as India's strongest statement since the face-off at the Galwan Valley, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said on Thursday China's conduct along the border defied all mutually agreed norms.
25 Jun 2020
Cleared of doping, Sanjita Chanu to receive Arjuna Award
After being cleared of doping, two-time Commonwealth Games gold medalist Sanjita Chanu will finally receive the coveted Arjuna Award which has been withheld since 2018.
24 Jun 2020
ICC set to discuss nomination process for next chairman
The International Cricket Council (ICC) board members are set to discuss nomination process for its next chairman, via a video-conference on Thursday.
21 Jun 2020
Trump says US will help India, China resolve 'tough situation'
United States President Donald Trump has said that the US is trying to help resolve the ongoing border tensions between India and China.
17 Jun 2020
Tripura Under-19 woman cricketer Ayanti Reang found dead
An Under-19 women's cricket team player, Ayanti Reang, has been found dead at her residence.
15 Jun 2020
Indian cricketers issued NADA notices for not disclosing whereabouts
Five centrally-contracted Indian cricketers, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ravindra Jadeja, KL Rahul, Smriti Mandhana and Deepti Sharma, have been issued notices by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) for failing to disclose their whereabouts.
14 Jun 2020
Kejriwal-Shah meet: Delhi's COVID-19 testing to be tripled
The Delhi and the central governments on Sunday held a crucial meeting as the number of coronavirus cases continue to rise in the national capital.
12 Jun 2020
Firing at Indo-Nepal border kills one Indian, two injured
Amid deterioration of Indo-Nepal diplomatic relations, one Indian died and two others were injured on Friday when Nepal border police fired inside their territory after an altercation.
12 Jun 2020
Abhishek Bachchan's 'Breathe' season 2 to release this July
Abhishek Bachchan is all set to make his entry into the digital space.
10 Jun 2020
Ladakh standoff: China says 'positive consensus' reached with India
China said on Wednesday that it had reached "positive consensus" with India over recent border tensions in Eastern Ladakh.
09 Jun 2020
Assam's Baghjan oil well catches fire after leaking for weeks
On Tuesday, a massive fire erupted at a natural gas well of Oil India Limited (OIL) in Assam's Tinsukia district.
07 Jun 2020
India's Olympic-bound boxers will need to wait before resuming training
Top Indian boxers will have to wait for some more time before resuming training.
06 Jun 2020
LAC tensions: Crucial India-China talks on border situation today
Top military officers from China and India will attempt to defuse the raging tensions in Eastern Ladakh through talks today.
02 Jun 2020
Remdesivir reportedly approved for COVID-19 treatment in India
Remdesivir has been approved by India's top drug regulator for "restricted emergency use" on COVID-19-infected adults and children.
01 Jun 2020
COVID-19 outbreak: Reliance starts manufacturing 'affordable PPE' for frontline workers
As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to spike in India, Reliance Industries is racing to manufacture protective gear for workers on the frontline.
30 May 2020
Air India Delhi-Moscow flight returns midway as pilot tests coronavirus-positive
An Air India flight from Delhi to Moscow had to return midway on Saturday after one of the pilots tested positive for COVID-19.
28 May 2020
BJP's Sambit Patra hospitalized after showing coronavirus symptoms
Sambit Patra, the national spokesperson of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), was hospitalized in Gurugram, Haryana, after he displayed symptoms of coronavirus, reports said on Thursday.
27 May 2020
Pat Cummins backs IPL if T20 World Cup is delayed
Australia fast bowler Pat Cummins said that the Indian Premier League (IPL) would be a "great fit" for the October window if the ICC T20 World Cup is postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
27 May 2020
'Paatal Lok' season 2 is quite possible, says Anushka Sharma
Paatal Lok is a smash hit.
24 May 2020
Actor Kiran Kumar tests coronavirus positive, quarantined at home
Veteran actor Kiran Kumar has tested positive for the novel coronavirus and is currently under home quarantine. The 74-year-old was diagnosed with the deadly virus on May 14.
24 May 2020
With domestic flights resuming, what will change at Delhi airport?
As the government has allowed domestic flights to resume from Monday, Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport has decided to conduct operations from its Terminal 3.
24 May 2020
Domestic flights to resume from tomorrow, but confusion persists
Even as domestic passenger flights are set to resume in India from Monday, some states have questioned the move citing issues with rules and their reluctance to accept flights.
23 May 2020
Salman Khan's 'Ready' co-star Mohit Baghel dies at age 26
Actor Mohit Baghel died on Saturday in his hometown Mathura, Uttar Pradesh.
22 May 2020
'Mahabharat' actor Satish Kaul (Lord Indra) appeals for financial help
Veteran actor Satish Kaul, who has acted in more than 300 Hindi and Punjabi movies and shows including BR Chopra's iconic series Mahabharat, has been severely affected by the ongoing coronavirus-induced lockdown.
20 May 2020
4 dead in Bengal, Odisha as Cyclone Amphan makes landfall
After Cyclone Amphan made landfall at Digha in West Bengal on Wednesday, reports emerged of the deaths of two people in the state.
18 May 2020
Bangladeshi doctors just identified 'effective' drug combination to treat COVID-19
As the world races to find a vaccine and anti-viral drug to fight the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, a team of doctors from Bangladesh has announced a major breakthrough.
17 May 2020
NDRF teams deployed in Odisha, Bengal as Cyclone Amphan approaches
The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has deployed 17 teams to Odisha and West Bengal as the approaching Cyclone Amphan threatens the two states.
15 May 2020
Trade unions plan May-22 nationwide protest against labor law suspension
To oppose the suspension of labor laws in some states, 10 central trade unions have decided to hold a nationwide protest on May 22.
15 May 2020
Army headquarters in Delhi partly sealed after soldier tests coronavirus-positive
The headquarters of the Indian Army in Delhi were partly sealed on Friday after a soldier tested positive for COVID-19.
15 May 2020
Can't stop migrant workers from walking: SC on Aurangabad incident
The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a petition seeking relief for migrant workers in view of the Aurangabad incident.
14 May 2020
Jasprit Bumrah likely to be BCCI's nomination for Arjuna Award
India's pace sensation Jasprit Bumrah is expected to be BCCI's nomination for the prestigious Arjuna Award this year.
13 May 2020
Aamir Khan 'devastated' after longtime assistant Amos passes away
Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan's assistant Amos Paul has passed away. He was 60 years old.
12 May 2020
CSK against idea of staging Indians-only IPL: Reports
Chennai Super Kings are not in favor of staging the Indian Premier League (IPL) with only Indians.
11 May 2020
Why was India's discharge policy for COVID-19 patients changed?
The Union Health Ministry on Monday said that the discharge policy for COVID-19 patients was revised after a similar move by several other countries.
11 May 2020
On easing curbs, Modi tells CMs it was "people's will"
On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a video-conference with Chief Ministers of all states, his fifth such interaction since the coronavirus pandemic attacked India. He said some curbs were relaxed keeping people's interest in mind.