Daily Archives: February 18, 2021

Delhi court throws out Akbar’s defamation case against journalist Ramani, #MeToo movement gets a...

New Delhi, Feb 17 (PTI) Declaring that the right of reputation cannot be protected at the cost of right of life and dignity, a...

India, Japan exchange views on non-proliferation, conventional weapons

New Delhi, Feb 17 (PTI) India and Japan on Wednesday exchanged views on a range of contemporary issues of mutual interest in the areas...

India,Bangladesh artists come together to commemorate ‘Swarnim Vijay Varsh’

Kolkata, Feb 17 (PTI) An art carnival based on the theme '1971 : Retrospective Through an Artist Eye' was organised at the Army's Eastern...

Dharmendra Pradhan seeks Centre of Excellence on Marine Biotechnology in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Feb 17 (PTI) Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan has sought the personal intervention of Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan in setting up...

Irani slams Rahul over Assam tea workers wage-hike remark

Ahmedabad, Feb 17 (PTI) Union minister and BJP MP Smriti Irani on Wednesday targeted Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over his remarks about wages of...

Delhi Police to probe role of UK-based woman in toolkit case; suspect Nikita Jacob...

New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 17 (PTI) Delhi Police Wednesday said a UK-based woman based allegedly drafted the content of a "Twitter storm" campaign in February...

PLI scheme will make India telecom manufacturing hub, generate opportunities for youth: Modi

New Delhi, Feb 17 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday that the Union Cabinet's approval to a production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme will...

Rs 1,581 cr loan given to 3L beneficiaries in Manipur under PM Mudra Yojna:...

Imphal, Feb 17 (PTI) Union minister Ramdas Athawale on Wednesday said that loans amounting to Rs 1,582.57 crore have been disbursed to 3 lakh...

BJP MLA’s PA found dead in Meghalaya: Police

Shillong, Feb 17 (PTI) The personal assistant of senior BJP MLA Sanbor Shullai allegedly died by suicide here on Wednesday afternoon, police said. The body...

Assam rocked

Guwahati, Feb 17 (PTI) An earthquake measuring 4.7 shook Sonitpur district of Assam and Guwahati at 5.54 pm on Wednesday, the National Center for...

Meghalaya cabinet regularises decision to revise fuel tax rates

Shillong, Feb 17 (PTI) The Meghalaya Cabinet on Wednesday regularised the decisions of the government to revise the tax rates for petrol and diesel...

Schools in Mizoram will reopen for students of class 9 & 11 from Feb...

Aizawl, Feb 17 (PTI) Schools in Mizoram will reopen for students of class 9 and 11 from February 22, an Education Department official said...

ISL: Goa breaks jinx of draws, stakes claim for top four with win against...

Margao, 17 Feb: FC Goa kept pace with their rivals for a top-four spot with a clinical 3-1 victory over Odisha FC in an...

Du Plessis announces retirement from Test cricket, T20s become his priority

Johannesburg, 17 Feb: Former South Africa captain Faf du Plessis on Wednesday announced his retirement from Test cricket to focus on the shorter formats...

Delhi Capitals look to bolster their bench strength: Asst coach Mohd Kaif

New Delhi, 17 Feb: Delhi Capitals will look to find back-up players during Thursday''s mini-auction in order to build a suitable bench-strength going into...

India vs England: Inconsistency in spin department biggest issue for visitors, says Nasser Hussain

London, 17 Feb: England need not moan about the condition of Indian pitches and instead rectify inconsistency in their spin department if they want...

First post-COVID senior level track and field meet on Thursday, Dutee among top athletes...

Patiala, 17 Feb: Around 85 athletes, including the likes of 100m national record holder Dutee Chand, will be seen in action during the Indian...

Gunmen Kidnap More Than 40 From School In Central Nigeria

Kano, Nigeria, Feb 17 (AFP): Gunmen believed to members of a criminal gang attacked a school in central Nigeria, killing one student and kidnapping...

Foreign Secretary Shringla holds ‘fruitful and productive’ meetings with top Russian diplomats

Moscow, Feb 17 (PTI) Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Wednesday had "fruitful and productive" meetings with top Russian diplomats on bilateral issues as...