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Imran fears India may use Afghan soil to target Pak

Islamabad, Oct 27 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed fears that India may use Afghan soil to destabilize and target Islamabad."Pakistan fears...

UK court again rejects Nirav Modi’s bail in PNB fraud case

London, Oct 26 (IANS) In a major setback to fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi, a UK court on Monday again rejected his bail plea –...

Trump vs Biden: Will we know US election result on Nov 3?

By Nikhila Natarajan (IANS) Donald Trump or Joe Biden? On the night of the US 2020 election on November 3, Americans may not know who won...

Biden leads in battleground states of Florida, N.Carolina: Polls

Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) New tracker polls have revealed that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden was leading against US President Donald Trump in the...

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...

Covid 19 News and Updates

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...

Argentina is 5th nation to pass 1 million coronavirus cases

Buenos Aires, Oct 20 (AP) Argentina reached 1 million confirmed coronavirus cases Monday, making it the second nation in Latin America to reach the...

Handwashing an effective tool to prevent Covid, other diseases: WHO

New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Ten months into the pandemic, handwashing with soap remains one of our best defences against the virus, along with...

People with blood type O may have a lower risk of Covid-19: Study

London, Oct 15 (IANS) New research adds to the growing body of evidence that people with blood type 'O' may have a lower risk...

Herd immunity is dangerous and flawed approach: Lancet

New York, Oct 15 (IANS): The idea of using herd immunity approach to manage Covid-19 -- by allowing immunity to develop in low-risk populations while...

After Sputnik V, Russia approves another Covid-19 vaccine: Putin

Moscow, Oct 14 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday announced that the country has registered the second Covid-19 vaccine, according to media reports.Russia...

Unemployment main concern for business executives globally: WEF survey

Mumbai, Oct 8 (IANS): Unemployment is the major concern for business executives globally, according to a World Economic Forum (WEF) survey on Thursday.The interactive map...

Liquid gel in Covid patients’ lungs may open way for new treatment

London, Oct 7 (IANS) In some patients who died of Covid-19 and respiratory failure, a jelly was formed in the lungs and now researchers...

Covid-19 vax to be rolled out within 3 months in UK: Report

London, Oct 4 (IANS) The Covid-19 vaccine developed by scientists at the Oxford University, which is advanced stages of the trial, could be rolled...

Covid-19 likely to be more lethal as winter approaches: Experts

New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) With Covid-19 set to enter its ninth month in India after the country reported its first confirmed case in Kerala on January 30, there...

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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...

India, US need to jointly confront China’s threats to security: Pompeo in New Delhi

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday in the national capital said that India and the US need...

Pompeo arrives in Delhi, follows up on Quad with Jaishankar

New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS): US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who arrived in the national capital on Monday for the third India-US 2+2 ministerial...

IPL world’s best tournament: Ganguly over the moon with ratings

New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has been overwhelmed with the response which the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League...

‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ about creating globally competitive enterprises: PM

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called upon exporters to create "globally competitive" enterprises in India in the spirit...

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Study shows evidence of waning immunity to Covid-19

London, Oct 28 (IANS): Researchers in the UK have found that antibodies against Covid-19 declined rapidly in the hundreds of thousands of people across England.According to CNN, the research team from Imperial College London, who sent out home finger-prick tests to more...

Imran fears India may use Afghan soil to target Pak

Islamabad, Oct 27 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed fears that India may use Afghan soil to destabilize and target Islamabad."Pakistan fears India will use Afghanistan to destabilize us," he said addressing the inaugural ceremony of the two-day Pakistan-Afghanistan...

UK court again rejects Nirav Modi’s bail in PNB fraud case

London, Oct 26 (IANS) In a major setback to fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi, a UK court on Monday again rejected his bail plea – for the seventh time.According to CBI officials, prior to this, the bail applications of Nirav Modi has...

Trump vs Biden: Will we know US election result on Nov 3?

By Nikhila Natarajan (IANS) Donald Trump or Joe Biden? On the night of the US 2020 election on November 3, Americans may not know who won the White House.Here’s why. The shift to mail-in voting has sparked record breaking early voting but election...

Biden leads in battleground states of Florida, N.Carolina: Polls

Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) New tracker polls have revealed that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden was leading against US President Donald Trump in the two battleground states of Florida and North Carolina.In the 2016 presidential election, Trump won Florida by 49.02...

Trending News In India

Bihar polls: PM Modi invokes Ram Mandir in the land of Sita

Darbhanga, Oct 28 (IANS) As the first phase of voting was underway in Bihar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday raised the Ram Mandir...

Bihar Phase I: Voting underway for 71 seats

Patna, Oct 28 (IANS) Polling was underway on Wednesday for the first phase of Assembly polls in Bihar amid tight security while following Covid-19...

India, US jointly challenge China on South China Sea

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) India and the US on Tuesday reiterated their commitment to maintain a free and open Indo-Pacific region, in a...

‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ about creating globally competitive enterprises: PM

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called upon exporters to create "globally competitive" enterprises in India in the spirit...

States urged to adopt national approach: Niti Aayog on ‘free vaccine’

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) State governments have been asked to take a national approach in engaging the drug companies and deciding the criteria...

Delhi nearing third peak, situation worrisome in WB, Kerala: NITI Aayog

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) While the spread of Covid-19 in the country seems to be stabilising for now, two states and an Union...

Technology

YouTube in India hits 325 million monthly unique viewers

New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Google-owned YouTube on Wednesday said the platform is now being watched by over 325 million unique viewers (over 18...

Micromax partners with MediaTek for upcoming ‘in’ smartphones

New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Domestic electronics company Micromax on Wednesday said it has partnered with Taiwan-based fabless semiconductor company MediaTek to start design and...

Microsoft Teams platform reaches 115mn daily active users: Nadella

New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Microsoft Teams platform has reached 115 million daily active users and the company is seeing increased usage intensity as...

Samsung working on foldable smartphones with pop-up camera

Seoul, Oct 27 (IANS) Samsung is reportedly working on a foldable smartphone with a pop-up camera that would be the company’s first phone with this camera...

FB India’s controversial public policy head Ankhi Das quits

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS): Facebook India's controversial public policy head Ankhi Das is leaving the company with immediate effect "to pursue her interest in...

IIT-G develops low-cost technology to produce psychoactive drugs

Guwahati, Oct 27 (IANS): Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT-G) on Tuesday said its researchers have developed a low-cost membrane technology to produce psychoactive drugs...

Business News

Economic growth in FY21 may be negative: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Sitharaman on Tuesday said that India's economic growth in the current financial year may be in the negative zone or near zero amid the...

Maintain existing explorers’ license in new law: Mining industry

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The mining industry has once again sought the government's intervention to prevent denial of mining rights to existing explorers...

Long-steel makers face up to 100 bps hit on profitability

New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS): Secondary long-steel producers may sustain their credit profiles this fiscal despite facing up to 100 basis points decline in profitability...

Futures Retail anticipates liquidation if deal with RIL fails

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS): As a Singapore arbitration court has temporarily halted the acquisition process of Future Group's retail business by Reliance Retail, there...

Amazon flexes muscles but Reliance holds deep war chest

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The face-off between Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and Jeff Bezos-run behemoth Amazon over the retail assets of...

Consumers may get relief on petrol, diesel prices ahead of Diwali

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Consumers can cheer as oil marketing companies (OMC) may actually bring down the retail prices of petrol and diesel...