Daily Archives: February 16, 2021

While India was making PPE kits for world, some were busy making ‘toolkit’ against...

New Delhi, Feb 15 (PTI) Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Monday said while India was making PPE kits for the world, some people...

Three arrested on charges of ‘duping’ Arvind Kejriwal’s daughter of Rs 34,000; main accused...

New Delhi, Feb 15 (PTI): Three men have been arrested for allegedly duping Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's daughter, police said on Monday. Sajid (26),...

Probe Agency Employee Allegedly Poses As Officer, Seeks Bribe, Arrested

New Delhi, Feb 15 (PTI): The CBI has arrested a multi-tasking staff (MTS) of the ED for allegedly impersonating as an enforcement officer and...

POCSO court concludes child’s rape trial in 24 days, gives life term to convict

Mirzapur (UP), Feb 15 (PTI) A Mirzapur court has sentenced a man to life imprisonment for raping a six-year-old, physically challenged Dalit girl, completing...

Disha Ravi arrest: BJP launches all-out counter attack, says oppn stands with ‘anti-India’ forces

New Delhi, Feb 15 (PTI) The BJP on Monday launched an all-out counter- offensive against the opposition for its criticism of the government over...

Telecom ministry to set up digital intelligence unit to tackle pesky calls, financial frauds

New Delhi, Feb 15 (PTI): The telecom ministry will set up an intelligence unit and a consumer protection system as part of continuing efforts...

Gaganyaan is just the beginning! India plans to have sustained human presence in space

New Delhi, Feb 15 (PTI): India plans to have a sustained human presence in space and is coming out with a policy framework and...

Sonowal lays foundation of first skill university of eastern India

Guwahati, Feb 15 (PTI) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday laid the foundation of the "first" skill university of eastern India in Darrang...

Japan looks forward to assist in skill enhancing, infra projects in Assam: envoy

Guwahati, Feb 15 (PTI) Japanese Ambassador to India Satoshi Suzuki said on Monday that his country is looking forward to assist in projects related...

Budget session of Meghalaya Assembly to commence from March 5

Shillong, Feb 15 (PTI) The budget session of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly will take place from March 5- 19, an official said on Monday. MLA...

Badruddin Ajmal is not anti-Hindu, BJP is more communal: Assam Cong chief

Guwahati, Feb 15 (PTI) The Assam Congress on Monday said the chief of its ally AIUDF, Badruddin Ajmal, is not anti-Hindu and the BJP,...

Girl students in Sikkim to receive self-defence training

Gangtok, Feb 15 (PTI) Girl students of Class 6 to 10 in all government schools in Sikkim will receive self-defence training, an official said. Girl...

India in command after setting England 482-run target following Ashwin’s ton

Chennai, 15 Feb: India marched towards a big series-levelling victory in the second Test against England after Ravichandran Ashwin underlined his status as an...

Australian Open: ‘Not done yet,’ says Barty after reaching quarter-finals

MELBOURNE, 15 Feb: World number one Ashleigh Barty declared Monday she's "not done yet" after storming into the Australian Open quarter-finals to raise hopes...

India will not participate in ISSF World Cup in South Korea owing to 14-day...

New Delhi, 15 Feb: India will not take part in the ISSF World Cup in Changwon in April because of South Korea's mandatory two-week...

ISL: Sunil Chhetri, Cleiton star as Bengaluru FC beat Mumbai City 4-2

Bambolim, 15 Feb: Talismanic India captain Sunil Chhetri was in sublime form as he struck a brace to help Bengaluru FC beat Mumbai City...

Our batsmen need to play spin better if they are to do well in...

Karachi, Feb 15 (PTI) Head coach Misbah-ul-Haq believes that Pakistani batsmen need to improve their play against spin if they are to do well...

Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Becomes First Female To Head World Trade Organisation

Geneva, Feb 15 (AFP): Nigerian economist Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was appointed Monday as the first female and first African head of the World Trade Organization,...

Military conflict in South Asia could endanger regional stability, hurt global trade flows: Qureshi

Islamabad/Karachi, Feb 15 (PTI) Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Monday that any military conflict in South Asia could endanger stability in...

Myanmar security forces intensify crackdown on protesters

Yangon, Feb 15 (AP) Security forces in Myanmar pointed guns toward anti-coup protesters and attacked them with sticks on Monday, seeking to quell the...