Daily Archives: February 7, 2021

Call for Bharat Ratna: Ratan Tata asks people to stop social media campaign

New Delhi, Feb 6 (PTI): Stating that he considers himself fortunate to be an Indian and was happy to contribute to the growth and...

With $590 Billion forex reserves in kitty, India now “net creditor”- MoS Anurag Singh...

New Delhi, Feb 6 (PTI): India now has forex reserves of over USD 590 billion, the highest ever, up by USD 119 billion over...

India, EU hold high-level dialogue, discuss ways to promote trade

New Delhi, Feb 6 (PTI): India and the European Union (EU) have held the first high level dialogue (HLD) and discussed ways to promote...

India’s internet start-ups on cusp of listing: Report

New Delhi, Feb 6 (PTI): India’s internet start-ups leaders that operate business ranging from food delivery, e-commerce to online insurance are now on the...

Peaceful ‘satyagraha’ of farmers in national interest, says Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, Feb 6 (PTI): Ahead of the nationwide ‘chakka jam’ called by the farmer unions protesting the Centre’s new agri laws, Congress leader...

Sitharaman extends cash benefit to Assam tea workers

Guwahati, Feb 6 (PTI) Ahead of the assembly polls in Assam, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday distributed Rs 3,000 each to 7.47...

Nagaland administers pulse polio drops to 1.53 lakh children

Kohima, Feb 6 (PTI) Over 1.53 lakh children between 0-5 years of age have been administered pulse polio drops in Nagaland during a recent...

Cong protests at petrol pumps in Assam

Guwahati, Feb 6 (PTI) Assam Congress on Saturday staged protests in front of petrol pumps across the state against rising prices of petrol, diesel...

Assam govt to increase minimum wage of tea workers soon

Guwahati, Feb 6 (PTI) Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday said the government will issue a notification in the next 10 days...

Permanent jetty would be built on river Gomati at Sonamura: Mandaviya

Agartala, Feb 6 (PTI) Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Saturday said a permanent jetty and other infrastructure would be built soon on the river...

NFR to run Kisan Special trains from Agartala to Howrah & Sealdah

Agartala, Feb 6 (PTI) The North East Frontier Railway (NFR) has decided to run Kisan Special trains from Agartala to Howrah and Sealdah from...

Manvir, Krishna script Bagan’s 4-1 win over Odisha

Bambolim, Feb 6 (PTI) Dishing out a ruthless performance, ATK Mohun Bagan thumped Odisha FC 4-1 to narrow the gap on leaders Mumbai City...

Tendulkar should be careful about speaking on farmers: Pawar

Pune, Feb 6 (PTI) NCP president Sharad Pawar on Saturday said cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar should be more careful while speaking on farmers' issues. Many...

Shami resumes training, may be available for 3rd Test against England

New Delhi, Feb 6 (PTI) India's senior speedster Mohammed Shami has resumed "low-intensity" bowling at the National Cricket Academy as his fractured wrist has...

Vijay Hazare to start from Feb 20; Kolkata, Bengaluru, Indore among venues

New Delhi, Feb 6 (PTI) The BCCI will be organising the Vijay Hazare Trophy from February 20 to March 14 across six cities, with...

National Junior Athletics: Ankita, Pavana and Anurag Kaler rewrite national marks on day 1

Guwahati, Feb 6 (PTI) Uttarakhand's Ankita Dhyani provided a glimpse of her immense potential as a long distance runner by breaking Sunita Rani's National...

Stokes’ counter-attack when I tried bowling into rough forced me to alter line: Nadeem

Chennai, Feb 6 (PTI) The manner in which Ben Stokes reverse swept him out off the rough forced him to change his plans, said...

Jamshedpur face East Bengal in bid to boost playoff prospects

Margao, Feb 6 (PTI) Jamshedpur FC will face a despondent SC East Bengal in a bid to qualify for the playoffs of the Indian...

Afghan officials: Separate blasts in Kabul kill 3, wound 4

Kabul, Feb 6 (AP) Two separate explosions rocked the Afghan capital of Kabul on Saturday, killing at least three people including members of the...

Myanmar junta blocks internet access as coup protests expand

Yangon, Feb 6 (AP) Myanmar's new military authorities appeared to have cut most access to the Internet on Saturday as they faced a rising...