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Rajnath inaugurates alternate alignment on NH-310 in Sikkim

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday dedicated to the nation a 19.85-km alternate road alignment on the National Highway-310...

Paddy procurement gained 23% increase over last year’s purchase

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Paddy procurement for Kharif crops this year so far has gained “good momentum” in nine procuring states and Union Territories...

Bill to promote coastal shipping in Parliament soon: Mandaviya

Panaji, Oct 25 (IANS) A coastal shipping Bill, which is expected to be tabled in Parliament, will see an increase in the demand for...

World becoming fan of our local products: PM

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that since India is opting for ‘vocal for local’, many of the local Indian products...

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Indian Army to hold 4-day Commanders’ Conference from Monday

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Amid border stand-off with China, Indian Army will hold a four-day commanders’ conference starting from Monday where all strategic and...

Rajnath inaugurates alternate alignment on NH-310 in Sikkim

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday dedicated to the nation a 19.85-km alternate road alignment on the National Highway-310...

Paddy procurement gained 23% increase over last year’s purchase

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Paddy procurement for Kharif crops this year so far has gained “good momentum” in nine procuring states and Union Territories...

Starlink project takes Musk’s SpaceX valuation to $100 billion

San Francisco, Oct 25 (IANS) Driven by its ambitious Starlink project, Elon Musk-run SpaceX has received a &100 billion valuation by US-based investment bank...

Gaikwad bats through as CSK beat RCB by eight wickets

Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Opener Ruturaj Gaikwad anchored the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) innings as a clinical performance from them, a rareity this season,...

Enterprises will push AI to new frontiers in 2021: Report

San Francisco, Oct 25 (IANS): In 2021, one in four forward-thinking enterprises will push Artificial Intelligence to new frontiers, such as holographic meetings for remote...

Covid 19 News and Updates

India in ”extremely comfortable position” in terms of oxygen availability: Health Ministry

New Delhi, Oct 20 (PTI) There has been no scarcity in oxygen supply in the last 10 months with the daily production capacity enhanced...

Virus can hit recovered Covid patients once antibodies start depleting: ICMR

New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Patients who have recovered from Covid-19 can again get infected by the virus once the antibodies of the viral...

Virus can hit recovered Covid patients once antibodies start depleting: ICMR

New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Patients who have recovered from Covid-19 can again get infected by the virus once the antibodies of the viral...

Covid to reduce profits of hospitals by 35-40% this fiscal: Crisil

Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Postponement of elective surgeries, revenue loss from the highly profitable medical tourism segment, and increasing safety and sanitisation costs amid...

Bharat Biotech & Washington Univ developing nasal vax for Covid: Minister

New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday informed that Bharat Biotech will develop an intranasal vaccine for Sars-CoV-2, the...

Remdesivir does not help hospitalised Covid-19 patients: WHO study

Geneva, Oct 16 (IANS) Anti-viral drug remdesivir has little or no effect in the recovery and mortality of hospitalised Covid-19 patients, said a World...

Covid-19: Health Ministry rushes expert teams to 5 states

New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS): The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday deputed high level Central teams to Kerala, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh...

India’s Covid cases doubling in over 70 days

New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry on Thursday said the country's doubling time of Covid-19 cases has sharply increased to 70.4...

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Indian Army to hold 4-day Commanders’ Conference from Monday

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Amid border stand-off with China, Indian Army will hold a four-day commanders’ conference starting from...

Paddy procurement gained 23% increase over last year’s purchase

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Paddy procurement for Kharif crops this year so far has gained “good momentum” in nine procuring states and Union Territories...

Rajnath inaugurates alternate alignment on NH-310 in Sikkim

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday dedicated to the nation a 19.85-km alternate road alignment on the National Highway-310...

Indian Army to hold 4-day Commanders’ Conference from Monday

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Amid border stand-off with China, Indian Army will hold a four-day commanders’ conference starting from Monday where all strategic and...

Everybody in India must get Covid vaccine free, says Kejriwal

New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) According to the Delhi government, every Indian must get the Coronavirus vaccine free of cost, whenever it is ready.The...

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Defence News

Indian Army to hold 4-day Commanders’ Conference from Monday

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Amid border stand-off with China, Indian Army will hold a four-day commanders’ conference starting from Monday where all strategic and...

India successfully tests anti-tank guided missile Nag, ready for induction in Army

New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) India successfully carried out the final trial of anti-tank guided missile -- Nag -- on Thursday. The missile will...

Indian Army Vice Chief meets US Army counterparts to enhance military cooperation

New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS): Indian Army Vice Chief Lieutenant General S. K. Saini visited US Army 25th Infantry Division Lightning Academy and interacted...

India successfully test fires Brahmos missile form navy ship

New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) India successfully test fires Brahmos supersonic cruise missile from Indian Navy's stealth destroyer on Sunday."Brahmos, the supersonic cruise missile...

India conducts another night trial of Prithvi-II missile

Bhubaneswar, Oct 16 (IANS): India on Friday successfully conducted another night trial of indigenously-developed nuclear-capable Prithvi-II ballistic missile from a defence test facility off Odisha...

Business News

Hotel industry’s recovery to pre-Covid levels profits 3 yrs away: ICRA

New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Indian hotel industry's recovery to pre-Covid levels profits is at least three years away, ratings agency ICRA has...

E-taliers begin 2nd festive sale round after 7-day fiesta

New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) After registering record sales in the seven-day period to kick off the festive season after pandemic-induced lockdowns, ecommerce marketplaces...

Govt extends GST return filing deadline by another 2 months

New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Centre has given more time to taxpayers in yet another compliance measure as it extended the due date to...

Weak demand from power sector pushes up CIL’s e-auction of coal

New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) With weak demand from the power sector in the wake of Covid-19 disruptions, the country's largest coal producer Coal...

Relief to borrowers on loans not repaid during 6-month moratorium

New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) After announcing a host of demand generating initiatives earlier this month, the government has now approved a new scheme...

Transmission of past policy actions to help ease financial conditions, RBI Guv said in MPC meet

New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS): The ongoing transmission of past monetary policy actions would help ease financial conditions further, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das had...

Technology

Starlink project takes Musk’s SpaceX valuation to $100 billion

San Francisco, Oct 25 (IANS) Driven by its ambitious Starlink project, Elon Musk-run SpaceX has received a &100 billion valuation by US-based investment bank...

Enterprises will push AI to new frontiers in 2021: Report

San Francisco, Oct 25 (IANS): In 2021, one in four forward-thinking enterprises will push Artificial Intelligence to new frontiers, such as holographic meetings for remote...

Xbox head Phil Spencer hints at xCloud streaming sticks for TV

San Francisco, Oct 24 (IANS) Microsoft's head of gaming and Xbox, Phil Spencer, has said the company is planning TV streaming sticks for its...

Data is fuel, 5G fabric for digital transformation: Michael Dell

New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Reiterating that technology has never been more central than it is in the pandemic times, Dell Technologies chairman and...

Microsoft partners Netflix to help you learn data science, AI

New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Inspired by the new Netflix original titled ‘Over the Moon, Microsoft has launched three new modules that guide learners through...

Huawei reports 9.9% revenue growth in first 3 quarters of 2020

Shenzhen (China), Oct 23 (IANS) Huawei on Friday said that it generated a revenue of 671.3 billion yuan ($98.57 billion) in the first three quarters of...

World News

India, US likely to ink strategic info sharing pact during 2+2 meet

By Arul Louis (IANS) The Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA), a breakthrough pact for sharing important strategic information, is likely to be signed...

US election 2020: The Trump path to 270 electoral votes

By Nikhila Natarajan (IANS) Leading pollsters are pinning US president Donald Trump's path to a second term on carrying two battleground states: Florida and...

Google web searches can help predict Covid hotspots: Study

New York, Oct 22 (IANS) By analysing Google web searches for keywords related to Covid-19, researchers have said that web-based analytics have demonstrated their...

India recorded export growth of 4 per cent in Sept: UNCTAD

United Nations, Oct 22 (PTI) Export growth declined in India in the third quarter of 2020 relative to the same quarter last year but...

US urges countries to withdraw from UN nuke ban treaty

United Nations, Oct 21 (AP) The United States is urging countries that have ratified a UN treaty to ban nuclear weapons to withdraw their...

US election outcome won’t affect ties with India: Senior official

By Arul Louis (IANS) A high-ranking US official said that he is optimistic that any possible outcome of the November 3 presidential election won’t...