Daily Archives: February 3, 2021

Govt to explore use of blockchain tech for ushering in digital economy

New Delhi, Feb 2 (PTI): The government will explore the use of blockchain technology proactively for ushering in the digital economy, the Rajya Sabha...

33.8 lakh domicile certificates issued in JK

New Delhi, Feb 2 (PTI) As many as 33.8 lakh domicile certificates have been issued in Jammu and Kashmir till January 25, Lok Sabha...

Build bridges, not walls: Rahul to Centre

New Delhi, Feb 2 (PTI) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday attacked the government over barricades and road blocks set up at farmer agitation...

RS proceedings adjourned twice over farmers’ issue

New Delhi, Feb 2 (PTI) Congress and other opposition parties on Tuesday forced adjournments of Rajya Sabha proceedings twice in the pre-noon session as...

Include border areas in itinerary of regular education tours for students: Jitendra Singh

New Delhi, Feb 2 (PTI) Union minister Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said the minimum that the universities and education institutions could do is to...

40,735 Look Out Circulars Against Foreigners From January 2018 To December 2020: Centre

New Delhi, Feb 2 (PTI): Over 40,000 Look Out Circulars (LOCs) were issued against foreigners between January 2018 to December 2020, the Lok Sabha...

COVID-19: Herd immunity inference from Delhi’s sero survey to be taken with pinch of...

New Delhi, Feb 2 (PTI): Has Delhi achieved herd immunity against COVID-19? It is tempting to say yes given the dipping case count assessed...

No data generated with Covishield, Covaxin on ‘European’ strain of coronavirus, Rajya Sabha told

New Delhi, Feb 2 (PTI): No data has been generated with Covishield and Covaxin vaccines specifically on the new “European” COVID-19 virus strain, Union...

No plans to approach GST Council for reducing tax on all hotel rooms to...

New Delhi, Feb 2 (PTI): The tourism ministry has no plans to approach the GST Council for reducing the goods and services tax on...

Three injured in rockslide on NH 29 in Nagaland

Dimapur (Nagaland), Feb 2 (PTI) Three people were injured and four vehicles were damaged on Tuesday in a rockslide on National Highway 29, where...

One new COVID-19 case in Mizoram, tally rises to 4,373

Aizawl, Feb 2 (PTI) Mizoram reported a single case of COVID-19 on Tuesday, taking the coronavirus tally in the state to 4,373, an official...

Bengaluru revive playoff hopes with win over East Bengal

Vasco, Feb 2 (PTI) Bengaluru FC snapped a winless streak of eight matches with a clinical display to beat SC East Bengal 2-0 in...

It’s exciting to play WTC final as it adds context to Test cricket: Kane...

New Delhi, Feb 2 (PTI) New Zealand captain Kane Williamson is excited to play in the inaugural World Test Championship final as the tournament...

If bio-bubble gets too overbearing, no shame in saying that: Archer

Chennai, Feb 2 (PTI) Jofra Archer is gearing up for a punishing year in a bio-bubble starting with the India series, but the England...

CA move to not tour South Africa disappointing, represents a serious financial loss: CSA

Johannesburg, Feb 2 (PTI) Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Tuesday slammed its Australian counterpart for postponing a Test tour of the country citing the...

ATP Cup 2021: Novak Djokovic makes perfect start with win over Denis Shapovalov; Dominic...

Melbourne, Feb 2 (AFP): Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic got his season off to a perfect start with a battling win over hot-shot Denis...

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Champions USA grouped with France Iran in men’s basketball; hosts Japan...

Paris, Feb 2 (AFP): Olympic basketball champions the United States will face France and Iran in the men's group stages of the Tokyo Olympics...

Afghan officials: Bombings in Kabul kill 2, including cleric

Kabul, Feb 2 (AP) Separate explosions, set off by sticky bombs attached to cars, killed at least two people in the Afghan capital on...

Over 80 people arrested in China for smuggling fake COVID-19 vaccines

Beijing, Feb 2 (PTI) China has arrested over 80 people for smuggling and supplying counterfeit COVID-19 vaccines, amid reports that some of the jabs...

59 homes lost, more threatened in Australian wildfire

Perth (Australia), Feb 2 (AP) An out-of-control wildfire burning northeast of the Australian west coast city of Perth has destroyed at least 59 homes...