Daily Archives: February 14, 2021

Petrol nears Rs 95 in Mumbai as rate hiked for fifth day in a...

New Delhi, Feb 13 (PTI) Petrol price in Mumbai neared record Rs 95 per litre mark on Saturday as its rate as well as...

Govt introduces bill in Lok Sabha to abolish 5 tribunals

New Delhi, Feb 13 (PTI): A bill to abolish some tribunals where public at large is not litigant was introduced in the Lok Sabha...

India contributes nearly 24 pc to global pulses production: Narendra Singh Tomar

New Delhi, Feb 13 (PTI): India is the largest producer and consumer of pulses in the world, contributing nearly 24 per cent to the...

ONGC net falls 67 pc on drop in oil, gas prices

New Delhi, Feb 13 (PTI): State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) on Saturday reported over 67 per cent fall in the December quarter...

Facebook’s Oversight Board takes up new case from India

New Delhi, Feb 13 (PTI): Facebook’s Oversight Board has taken up a new case related to a user’s post that was shared from a...

Seven new cases push Nagaland’s COVID-19 tally to 12,183

Kohima, Feb 13 (PTI) Nagaland on Saturday reported seven new COVID-19 cases, which took the state's tally to 12,183, Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom...

Assam’s BJP govt fulfilled expectations of people, will return to power: CM

Guwahati, Feb 13 (PTI) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday said that his government has fulfilled all expectations of the people of the...

Assam CM provides subsidy to 55 producers to support film industry

Guwahati, Feb 13 (PTI) In a bid to support the film industry in Assam, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday provided financial aids to...

I-League: Punjab FC climb to top spot after 2-0 win over Chennai City

Kalyani, Feb 13: Punjab FC moved to the top spot in the I-League standings after notching up a comfortable 2-0 victory over Chennai City...

Three more race walkers qualify for Olympics; new national records in men’s and women’s...

Ranchi, 13 Feb: Three Indian race walkers qualified for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics during the National Open Race Walking Championships here on Saturday, with...

Five-wicket Pretorius helps South Africa level Twenty20 series

LAHORE, 13 Feb: Fast bowler Dwaine Pretorius recorded the best figures for South Africa in the shortest format to help his team beat Pakistan...

ISL: Pandita rescues Goa as Gaurs hold Chennaiyin to 2-2 draw

Bambolim, 13 Feb: An injury-time strike by young Ishan Pandita helped FC Goa play out a 2-2 draw against Chennaiyin FC in an Indian...

Nadal stays on track for Slams record as back injury eases

MELBOURNE, 13 Feb: World number two Rafael Nadal accelerated his pursuit of a record 21st Grand Slam title Saturday with a testing victory over...

I-League: Gokulam Kerala FC improve chances of top-six finish with win over TRAU

Kolkata, 13 Feb: Gokulam Kerala FC kept alive their hopes of finishing in the top half of the I-League table before the next round...

When team needed runs, Ajinkya showed his class, says Rohit

Chennai, 13 Feb: Ajinkya Rahane has always made himself counted when the team has been in testing situation which is a testimony to his...

India accounts for 10 per cent of global road crash victims: World Bank

Washington, Feb 13 (PTI) India, which has one per cent of the world's vehicles, accounts for 10 per cent of all road crash victims,...

Study sheds light on how coronavirus may hijack human cells

Berlin, Feb 13 (PTI): Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have identified parts of human proteins which the novel coronavirus could be using to hijack...

Strong earthquake shakes Japan’s Fukushima, other northeastern areas

Tokyo, Feb 13 (PTI/AP): The Japan Meteorological Agency says a strong earthquake has hit off the coast of northeastern Japan, shaking Fukushima, Miyagi and...

European Union calls on China to reverse ban on BBC World News channel

Beijing, Feb 13 (AP): The European Union on Saturday called on China to reverse its ban on the BBC World News television channel imposed...

Oxford University launches Covid-19 vaccine study on children

London, Feb 13 (PTI): The University of Oxford has launched the first study to assess the safety and immune responses in children and young...