Daily Archives: February 2, 2021

COVID-hit economy needed steroids, budget gave paracetamol: Assam Congress

Guwahati, Feb 1 (PTI) The COVID-19 affected economy of the country required administration of steroids but the Union budget just provided paracetamol, Leader of...

Mobashir’s goal ends Jamshedpur’s winless run

Bambolim, Feb 1 (PTI) Mohammad Mobashir Rahman's first half strike helped Jamshedpur FC record a morale-boosting 1-0 win over Odisha FC in the Hero...

Power to relax provisions of Sports Code lies with the government: Ministry

New Delhi, Feb 1 (PTI) The Sports Ministry on Monday said the power to relax the provisions of the National Sports Development Code 2011...

Indian women’s hockey team holds world No.2 Argentina to 1-1 draw

Buenos Aires, 1 Feb: The Indian women's hockey team put up a spirited performance to hold world No.2 Argentina to a 1-1 draw and...

50 per cent crowd for 2nd India-England Test; media also allowed to cover from...

Chennai, 1 Feb: The BCCI and the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association have decided to allow 50 per cent spectators at the second India-England Test...

Nagal begins 2021 season with defeat

Melbourne, 1 Feb: India''s Sumit Nagal began his 2021 season with an opening round defeat at the Murray River Open, losing in straight sets...

Kane ‘optimistic’ of quick return from injury, says Mourinho

LONDON, Feb 1: Harry Kane is "optimistic" he can return from his latest injury setback in just two weeks, according to Tottenham boss Jose...

We will send observer for Boxing Federation of India elections: AIBA President

New Delhi, 1 Feb: The International Boxing Association (AIBA) President Umar Kremlev on Monday told PTI that the world body will send an observer...

Pakistan coach warns against complacency in 2nd test vs SA

RAWALPINDI, 1 Feb: Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq doesn’t want his team to get complacent ahead of this week’s second test match against South Africa. The...

Military takes control of Myanmar for a year; Aung San Suu Kyi, others placed...

Nay Pyi Taw, Feb 1: Myanmar military television says the military has taken control of the country for one year. A presenter on military-owned Myawaddy...

India pays its UN regular budget assessment in full with payment of USD 24.12...

United Nations, Feb 1 (PTI) India has paid its UN regular budget assessment in full with a payment of USD 24.12 million, joining an...

Sri Lanka says ECT to be operated fully by SLPA; India asks Colombo to...

Colombo, Feb 1 (PTI) Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa's office said on Monday that his government has decided to run the Colombo Port's Eastern Container...

Pakistan receives first batch of COVID vaccines from China

Islamabad, Feb 1 (PTI) Pakistan on Monday received the first batch of 500,000 doses of the coronavirus vaccine donated by its closest ally, China,...

China blasts Pompeo over accusation of genocide in Xinjiang

BEIJING, Feb 1 (AP) — An official from China’s far west Xinjiang region accused former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday of...

Australian prime minister says Bing could replace Google

Canberra, Feb 1 (AP) The Australian prime minister said on Monday that Microsoft was confident that it could fill the void if Google carried...

Thousands flee Hong Kong for UK, fearing China crackdown

HONG KONG, Feb 1 (AP) — Thousands of Hong Kongers have already made the sometimes painful decision to leave behind their hometown and move...

Somali forces end jihadist siege of Mogadishu hotel, 5 dead

MOGADISHU, Somalia, Feb 1 (AP) — At least five people have died in the attack on a Mogadishu hotel by Somalia’s al-Shabab rebels that...