Daily Archives: October 17, 2020

Digital media, news aggregators, agencies need to comply with 26pc FDI cap: Govt

New Delhi, Oct 16 (PTI) News aggregators, news agencies which supply information to digital media firms and companies uploading news and current affairs on...

Bengaluru IAF hospital awarded best command hospital by Defence Minister

New Delhi, Oct 16 (PTI) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday awarded an Indian Air Force (IAF) hospital in Bengaluru the Raksha Mantri trophy...

Nagaland bypolls: 8 candidates file nominations for 2 assembly seats

Kohima, Oct 16 (PTI) Altogether eight candidates have filed their nominations for the November 3 by-elections to two assembly seats in Nagaland, a state...

Meghalaya ready to receive tourists: CM

Shillong, Oct 16 (PTI) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Friday said the northeastern state is ready to receive tourists. People can take advantage...

Mizoram reports 9 new COVID-19 cases; tally rises to 2,229

Aizawl, Oct 16 (PTI) At least nine more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Mizoram, pushing the state's coronavirus caseload to 2,229, an...

BCCI Apex Council: Quarantine period in Australia, England series on agenda

New Delhi, Oct 16 (PTI) The stated quarantine period of 14 days in Brisbane before the start of Australia tour and venues and formats...

Mohammedan Sporting return to I-League after seven years

Kalyani, Oct 16 (PTI) Putting their off-the-field controversy behind, Mohammedan Sporting on Friday clinched an I-League berth after seven years with a 2-0 win...

Three weightlifters test COVID-19 positive in Aurangabad

Aurangabad, Oct 16 (PTI) Three weightlifters- two from Kerala and one from Andhra Pradesh- who arrived in Aurangabad city of Maharashtra to attend a...

9 players, 3 officials breach bio-bubble in Pakistan’s T20 competition

Karachi, Oct 16 (PTI) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday said as many as nine players, including a few from the national team,...

Dinesh Karthik steps down as KKR captain, Morgan takes charge

Abu Dhabi, Oct 16 (PTI) Wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik on Friday stepped down as captain of the Kolkata Knight Riders team, handing over the reins...

Border clashes between India, China left relationship profoundly disturbed: Jaishankar

New York, Oct 16 (PTI) The violent clashes on the India-China border in June had a very deep public and political impact and has...

Thai PM refuses to resign, police crack down on protesters

BANGKOK , Oct 16 (AP) — Riot police in Thailand cracked down on thousands of student-led protesters who rallied Friday in the capital in...

UK PM Johnson says time to get ready for ‘no deal’ Brexit

London, Oct 16 (PTI) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday issued a stark warning that the UK must now prepare for the prospect...

Putin proposes yearlong extension of nuclear pact with US

Moscow, Oct 16 (AP) Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday made a strong call to save the last existing nuclear arms control pact between...

WHO: Study finds 4 drugs have little to no effect on COVID

Geneva, Oct 16 (AP) The UN health agency says the world's largest randomised trial of COVID-19 treatments found conclusive evidence that remdesivir, a drug...

Azerbaijan claims Armenian strike outside Nagorno-Karabakh

Baku, Oct 16 (AP) Azerbaijani authorities on Friday accused Armenia of expanding the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh by shelling a different region in Azerbaijan, a...

China justifies its envoy’s warning to Canada to not to grant asylum to Hong...

Beijing, Oct 16 (PTI) China on Friday justified a warning by its envoy to the Canadian government to not to grant asylum to Hong...

Chinese Covid-19 vaccine candidate shows promise in human trial: Study

Beijing, Oct 16 (PTI): One of China's leading COVID-19 vaccine candidates, called BBIBP-CorV, was shown to be safe and elicited immune response in a...

Arrest of former Mexican defense minister shakes military

  MEXICO CITY , Oct 16 (AP) — Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Friday that his ambassador to the United States told him...

NATO-member Turkey tests Russian-made S-400 defense system: Media reports

Ankara, Oct 16 (AP): NATO-member Turkey has tested its Russian-made advanced air defense missile system, Turkish media reports said Friday, raising the specter of...