Daily Archives: February 17, 2021

Telcos ask govt to defer net neutrality rules or bring internet calling apps under...

New Delhi, Feb 16 (PTI): Industry body COAI has urged the government to bring over-the-top (OTT) service providers like WhatsApp, Google Duo etc under...

India’s high priority for now should be to grow at 7-8 pc: Former RBI...

New Delhi, Feb 16 (PTI): Describing the Budget 2021-22 as “extremely good”, former RBI governor Bimal Jalan on Tuesday said that India’s high priority...

Toolkit case: DCW sends notice to Delhi Police, seeks detailed report on Disha Ravi’s...

New Delhi, Feb 16 (PTI): The Delhi Commission for Women has sent a notice to the Delhi Police on the arrest of 21-year-old climate...

Mastercard partners with Razorpay to drive digital payments acceptance by small businesses

New Delhi, Feb 16 (PTI): Global payments solution major Mastercard on Tuesday said it has partnered with fintech player Razorpay to drive digital payments...

Disengagement process going on in Pangong Tso areas as per plan: Sources

New Delhi, Feb 16 (PTI): The Chinese and Indian armies continued with the disengagement process in the North and South banks of Pangong lake...

Two more bodies recovered from Tapovan tunnel, disaster toll rises to 58

Tapovan, Feb 16 (PTI) Two more bodies were recovered early Tuesday from the Tapovan tunnel where intense rescue operations were underway for the 10th...

Indian Angel Network plans to invest over Rs 100 cr in start-ups in 2021

New Delhi, Feb 15 (PTI) Venture capital consortium Indian Angel Network (IAN) is planning to invest over Rs 100 crore in start-up firms across...

Kiran Bedi removed as Puducherry Lieutenant Governor: Rashtrapati Bhavan

New Delhi, Feb 16 (PTI): Kiran Bedi will "cease to hold" the office of the Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry, a Rashtrapati Bhavan spokesperson said...

Torist sites in Assam have to be developed : Sonowal

Guwahati, Feb 16 (PTI) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday said tourist sites in the state will have to be developed to attract...

BJP to retain power in Assam: Jitendra Singh

Guwahati, Feb 16 (PTI) Union minister Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said the Sarbananda Sonowal-led BJP government is poised to return to power in Assam...

PM FME scheme offers golden opportunity to micro food entrepreneurs: Union minister

Guwahati, Feb 16 (PTI) Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Rameswar Teli on Tuesday said the Pradhan Mantri Formalisation of Micro Food...

Heroin worth over Rs 8 lakh seized, 2 arrested in Mizoram

Aizawl, Feb 16 (PTI) Two persons, including a Myanmarese, have been arrested for possessing heroin worth over Rs 8 lakh in Mizoram, an official...

Aizawl civic polls held peacefully

Aizawl, Feb 16 (PTI) Election to the 19 wards of the Aizawl Municipal Corporation (AMC) was held peacefully on Tuesday, election officials said. Around 47.71...

Average assets of re-elected Assam MLAs increased by 95 per cent

Guwahati, Feb 16 (PTI) Assam Tourism Minister Chandan Brahma registered the highest growth rate of assets while Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and former...

Australian Open 2021: Novak Djokovic beats Alexander Zverev, into ninth semi-final; Serena Williams sets...

Melbourne, Feb 16 (AFP): Novak Djokovic smashed a racket, sending a piece of the frame flying. Later, he plopped himself down right there at...

Bundesliga: After 13 years, David Alaba to leave Bayern Munich at end of season

Munich, Feb 16 (AFP): David Alaba will leave Bayern Munich when his contract expires at the end of the season after 13 years with...

Premier League: Arsenal to investigate captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang over alleged tattoo breach

London, Feb 16 (AFP): Arsenal will remind captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of his responsibilities after a video emerged of the forward getting a tattoo, which...

Australian Open 2021: Two semi-finalists assured, Russian resurgence gets a shot in the arm...

Melbourne, Feb 16 (AFP): Men's tennis has been dominated by Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic since Marat Safin was the last Russian...

Champions League: Juventus pair Paulo Dybala and Leonardo Bonucci not fit to face Porto

Rome, Feb 16 (AFP): Juventus will be without central defender Leonardo Bonucci and midfielder Paulo Dybala for the first leg of their Champions League...

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Panel starts search for new boss after sexism row, campaigners seek...

Tokyo, Feb 16 (AFP): The panel charged with finding a new Tokyo Olympics chief after a sexism row began talks on Tuesday as campaigners...