Daily Archives: February 6, 2021

Sri Lanka settles $400 million currency swap facility with India

Colombo, 5 Feb (PTI): Sri Lanka has settled a USD 400 million currency swap facility with India, the Indian High Commission here said on...

RBI announcements reflect its commitment to take economy on growth path: Industry, experts

New Delhi, 5 Feb (PTI): The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) first monetary policy review after the Budget reflects its commitment to take India’s...

Bengal govt likely to reshuffle top police officials before assembly poll

Kolkata, 5 Feb (PTI): With the assembly election round the corner, the West Bengal government is likely to name Soumen Mitra as the new...

Job postings in cybersecurity domain rise 16% in January: Report

Mumbai, 5 Feb (PTI): As more and more companies have adopted online medium of doing business, there is a spurt in job postings for...

Over 12000 complaints about misleading TV ads received in 4 years: Govt

New Delhi, 5 Feb (PTI): More than 12,000 complaints were received with regard to misleading advertisements on television between 2017 and 2020, the Ministry...

ISRO plans to launch Brazilian satellite Amazonia-1 and 20 other payloads on February 28

New Delhi, 5 Feb (PTI): In its first space mission in 2021, India’s space agency ISRO planned to launch Brazilian satellite Amazonia-1 and 20...

No permission given for use of vaccine against bird flu; not even by other...

New Delhi, 5 Feb (PTI): India has not given permission for use of any vaccine against bird flu nor other countries like the US,...

Modi has failed the people of Assam by enacting CAA : Cong

Guwahati, Feb 5 (PTI) The Assam Congress on Friday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has failed the people of the state by enacting...

Tripura to get eight cancer screening centres soon

Agartala, Feb 5 (PTI) The Tripura government will soon operationalise eight cancer screening centres across the state for early detection of the disease, an...

Manipur Dy CM presents budget estimate for FY22

Imphal, Feb 5 (PTI) Manipur Deputy Chief Minister Y Joykumar on Friday presented the budget estimate for the fiscal 2021-22, entailing a total expenditure...

Root receives special cap for his 100th Test from Stokes

Chennai, Feb 5 (PTI) It was a special moment for England captain Joe Root as he received a cap from team-mate Ben Stokes for...

UEFA has plan for expanded Champions League with new format

London, Feb 5 (AP) UEFA is preparing a significant expansion of the Champions League with a proposal for four additional group-stage rounds and backup...

Athletic defeats Betis in shootout to reach Copa semifinals

Madrid, Feb 5 (AP) Ra l Garc a scored a last-gasp equalizer to force extra time and goalkeeper Unai Sim n made two penalty...

Lewis and Bopara star in Delhi Bulls’ emphatic win over Qalandars

Abu Dhabi, Feb 5 (PTI) Evin Lewis and Ravi Bopara scored 48 and 37 respectively to help Delhi Bulls snap Qalandars' winning streak with...

Wimbledon eyeing reduced-capacity crowd in June

Wimbledon, Feb 5 (AP) Wimbledon organizers are planning for a reduced-capacity crowd at this year's Grand Slam tournament, though other options remain, the All...

16 injured in grenade blast in Pakistan’s Balochistan province

Quetta, Feb 5 (PTI) At least 16 people, including two children, were injured when unknown miscreants lobbed a hand grenade at a busy market...

US will take on challenges posed by China directly: President Biden

Washington/Beijing, Feb 5 (PTI) Describing an "aggressive" China as the "most serious competitor" to the US, President Joe Biden has said that his administration...

U.S. trade deficit rises to 12-year high USD 679 billion

Washington, Feb 5 (AP) The U.S. trade deficit rose 17.7 per cent last year to USD 679 billion, highest since 2008, as the coronavirus...

Mumbai attack accused Tahawwur Rana opposes extradition to India

Washington, Feb 5 (PTI) Pakistani-origin Canadian businessman Tahawwur Rana, a key accused in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, has opposed his extradition to India,...