India and US to launch Climate Action and Finance Mobilisation Dialogue

New Delhi, Sep 11 (PTI): America’s Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry would travel to India next week, during which the two countries...

Fuel demand recovery continues in August, diesel sales 8% less than pre-Covid level

New Delhi, Aug 16 (PTI): India’s fuel demand recovery continued in August as sales of the nation’s most used fuel, diesel, inched towards pre-Covid...

India has eliminated all queues by going online, digital push has curbed graft, saved...

Gandhinagar, Jul 4 (PTI) Praising the role of digital technology in changing the lives of people of the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on...

EAM Jaishankar meets Qatari counterpart; holds productive talks

Doha, Feb 9 (PTI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday said he held productive talks with his Qatari counterpart Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman...

SBI acquires minority stake in JSW Cement for Rs 100 crore

New Delhi, Dec 21 (PTI): The country’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) has acquired a minority stake in JSW Cement Ltd with...

Infosys may hire more than 55k freshers in FY23: CEO Salil Parekh

New Delhi, Feb 16 (PTI): Second-largest IT exporter Infosys may hire more than 55,000 fresh graduates from campuses in FY23 as it sees a...

India, Israel, US and UAE agree to establish joint economic forum

Jerusalem, Oct 19 (PTI) External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his counterparts from Israel, the US and the UAE have agreed to establish a...

Prolonged school closures due to Covid pose threat to gender equality: UNSECO

New Delhi, 21 Nov: Educational disruption due to prolonged closure of schools across the globe will not only have alarming effects on learning loss...

Prophet remarks row: Protests break out across India; curfew, shutdown in J&K

NEW DELHI/SRINAGAR, 10 Jun: Protests broke out in some states on Friday including outside Delhi's Jama Masjid over the controversial remarks on Prophet Mohammad...

2 LeT militants, including 1 Pakistani, killed in encounter in Jammu-Kashmir’s Kupwara

New Delhi, 7 Jun (PTI): Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants, including one from Pakistan, were killed in an encounter with security forces in the Kupwara...

3 CRPF personnel killed in Maoist attack in Odisha’s Nuapada

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar, Jun 21 (PTI) Three CRPF personnel were killed in a Maoist attack in Odisha's Nuapada district on Tuesday, police said. The incident happened...

Revocation of MediaOne license a clampdown on broader press freedom in India: Eminent persons

New Delhi, Feb 14 (PTI) Several parliamentarians, lawyers, editors and rights activists came out in support of Malayalam news channel MediaOne on Monday, saying...

IISc-led team develops ‘snapping’ footwear to help prevent diabetic foot complications

Bengaluru, 13 Jun: Researchers in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), in collaboration with the Karnataka Institute of Endocrinology and...

Toxic gas kills two workers in Gandhidham

Gandhidham (Guj), Sep 6 (PTI) Two maintenance workers died after inhaling a toxic gas at a sewage pumping station in Gandhidham town of Gujarat's...

Amid mounting dues, Coal India’s price hike plan likely to be delayed

New Delhi, Nov 7 (PTI): Coal India’s plan to raise prices, which has been pending for some time, is likely to be delayed further...

Stop dividing India in name of religion and caste: Rahul

New Delhi, Nov 5 (PTI) Everyone has to be protected without any discrimination and effort to divide India on the basis of religion and...

Alternatives to single-use plastic: Delhi government to urge Centre to reduce GST rates on...

New Delhi, 3 Jul: Environment minister Gopal Rai on Sunday said the Delhi government will request the Centre to reduce GST on raw materials...

Bring our citizens back from Ukraine: Puducherry govt to Union Ministry

Puducherry, Feb 26 (PTI) The office of the Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry Tamilisai Soundararajan has urged the Union External Affairs Ministry to take steps...

323 trees to be cut, 210 transplanted for redevelopment of Safdarjung Railway Station

New Delhi, Oct 11 (PTI) The Delhi Forest Department has given permission to fell 323 trees and transplant another 210 for the redevelopment of...

Indian-origin scientist among UBC researchers unveil world’s 1st molecular-level analysis of Omicron

New Delhi, Jan 22 (PTI): A team of researchers, including an Indian-origin scientist at the prestigious University of British Columbia, has become the first...