Monday, June 14, 2021

'Revision in FAME-II norms to boost electric 2-wheeler demand'

New Delhi |Monday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
Lauding the latest revision in the FAME-II norms by the Centre, stakeholders in the sector have said that the move will substantially increase the demand for electric bikes and scooters.... read..

WTC: Heavy-scoring Indians have edge over NZ batsmen

New Delhi |Monday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
With less than a week to go before the start of the World Test Championship (WTC) final, the Indian batting unit looks better and more experienced than its New Zealand counterpart in the WTC.... read..

'L-G should put an end to wastage of food grains by the Kejriwal govt'

New Delhi |Monday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST
The Delhi BJP on Sunday appealed to the Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal to put an end to the wastage of tonnes of food grains by the Chief Minister-led Arvind Kejriwal government which had been allocated by the Narendra Modi government.... read..

LJP MPs likely to remove Chirag Paswan as party leader in Lok Sabha

By Amit Kumar

New Delhi | June 14, 2021 12:44:29 AM IST
In what seems like a political turnover, Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Chirag Paswan is likely to be dislodged from the position of Lok Sabha Parliamentary party leader by his own party's majority of MPs.... read..

Delhi: Fire breaks out at Madanpur Khadar area near Kalindi Kunj

New Delhi | June 13, 2021 1:44:33 AM IST
A fire broke out at the Madanpur Khadar area near Kalindi Kunj in the national capital early on Sunday.... read..

65-year-old woman found murdered in Delhi's Burari

New Delhi | June 13, 2021 12:44:36 PM IST
Police on Sunday informed that a 65-year-old woman was found allegedly murdered, with her throat slit, at her house in Delhi's Burari area.... read..

DMRC conducts campaign to raise awareness about benefits of vaccination at construction sites

New Delhi | June 13, 2021 1:14:31 PM IST
In a unique initiative, the Delhi Metro is organizing a campaign to raise awareness about the benefits of vaccination against Covid-19 at DMRC's construction sites across the National Capital Region (NCR).... read..

Delhi unlock: Odd-even system ends; all shops can open from Monday

New Delhi | June 13, 2021 1:14:34 PM IST
The odd-even system in the markets and malls of the national capital will end and all shops will be allowed to open simultaneously from tomorrow, announced Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday.... read..

Rs 7,622 cr released under Samagra Shiksha scheme: Nishank

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST
The Union Ministry of Education has released Rs 7,622 crore so far in 2021-22 to the States and Union Territories (UTs) under the Samagra Shiksha scheme, said Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Sunday.... read..

Delhi snatching case solved within 4 hours, with CCTV aid

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 11:45:06 PM IST
CCTV footage turned out to be a key input in solving a crime, with Delhi Police cracking a snatching matter within a record four hours -- from registration of the case to arrest of the criminals.... read..

India should focus on capturing export markets, attracting world's best manufacturers: NITI Aayog CEO

New Delhi | June 13, 2021 5:14:43 PM IST
NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Sunday said that path to India's economic recovery post the Covid-29 pandemic lies in attempting to focus on capturing the export markets, as the world is flush with liquidity due to the various packages put in by various co... read..

Want to make it to India's senior football too, says Shubho Paul

New Delhi | June 13, 2021 5:14:36 PM IST
The I-League has often been dubbed as a factory, producing future stars, who then go on to achieve much greater things in the future. The 2020-21 season of the tournament seems to have thrown up another new talent - Shubho Paul.... read..

Byju's most valuable startup in India, 11th in the world

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
Edtech company Byju's is now India's most valuable unicorn startup with a valuation of $16.5 billion, surpassing fintech company Paytm's $16 billion valuation.... read..

India to require 400k charging stations for 2 mn EVs by 2026: Report

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST
India needs about 400,000 charging stations to meet the requirement for two million Electric Vehicles (EV) that could potentially ply on its roads by 2026, said a report on Saturday.... read..

Tokyo Olympics: Mirabai Chanu will fight for gold, feels IWLF secretary

By Nitin Srivastava

New Delhi | June 13, 2021 11:44:41 AM IST
Indian Weightlifting Federation's (IWLF) secretary-general Sahdev Yadav feels weightlifter Mirabai Chanu will fight for gold medal in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics.... read..

Adhir Chowdhury urges PM to treat Bengal river bank erosion as 'national disaster', release funds for affected people

New Delhi | June 13, 2021 1:44:34 AM IST
Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Saturday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to declare river bank erosion as a "national disaster" and to release adequate fund to tackle the issue in Murshidabad and Malda districts of ... read..

AAP MLA organizes blood donation camp in memory of Covid-19 victims

New Delhi | June 13, 2021 1:44:43 AM IST
Aam Admi Party's (AAP) Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Malviya Nagar Somnath Bharti organized a Blood Donation Camp, in association with Red Cross Society on Saturday, to honour the memory of those who lost their lives to Covid-19.... read..

President, PM condole demise of Swami Shivamayananda

New Delhi | June 13, 2021 1:44:44 AM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday expressed condolences on the demise of spiritual leader Swami Shivamayananda.... read..

PM Modi seeks G7 support for India-South Africa's COVID-19 vaccines patent waiver proposal

New Delhi | June 13, 2021 1:44:56 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday sought the Group of Seven (G7) developed nations' support for the proposal moved by India and South Africa for a temporary global waiver on patent protection for COVID-19 vaccines.... read..

GST rates on Covid items slashed; vaccine still taxed at 5% (Roundup)

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
Amid calls for lower levies on items and medicines required in Covid-19 treatment, the GST Council on Saturday decided to slash rates of several Covid-relief items to 5 per cent from existing 12-18 per cent levels, although it kept the much talked-about t... read..

No heat wave conditions likely in next five days: IMD

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST
In a sign of relief from the sweltering summer heat prevailing in most parts of the country, the India Meteorological Department's (IMD) on Saturday also forecast "no heat wave conditions likely over any part of the country during the next five days".... read..

Delhi reports 213 new Covid cases, lowest since March 1

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
Delhi on Saturday reported 213 new Covid cases, the lowest since March 1 when 175 people were found Covid positive in the national capital, according to the daily health bulletin issued by the Delhi government.... read..

Gurugram schoolboy killing: SC seeks reply on juvenile's bail plea citing Covid

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
The Supreme Court has sought reply from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on the bail plea of a juvenile who was arrested for allegedly killing a seven-year-old fellow student at a prestigious school in Gurugram in 2017.... read..

Maharashtra, Odisha to witness heavy rains as conditions favourable for further advancement of southwest monsoon

New Delhi | June 13, 2021 3:44:37 AM IST
Conditions are favourable for further advancement of southwest monsoon into some more parts of Madhya Pradesh, remaining parts Chhattisgarh, Odisha, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar and some parts of east Uttar Pradesh during the next 24 hours, said the Indi... read..

Real Kashmir coach dedicates British Empire Medal to people of Valley

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
Head coach David Robertson on Saturday dedicated the British Empire Medal in the Queen's Birthday Honours List to the I-League club Real Kashmir FC (RKFC) he has been coaching since 2017.... read..

Mission Uttarakhand: Cong to embark on Parivartan Yatra to highlight BJP govt's failure; yet to decide on CM face

By Siddharth Sharma

New Delhi | June 13, 2021 4:44:31 AM IST
The Congress has started preparations for the Uttarakhand Assembly elections slated to be held early next year. Six months prior to the polls, the party is planning to take out a yatra across the state.... read..

No one muzzled Bengal minister Amit Mitra's voice at GST Council meet: Anurag Thakur

New Delhi | June 13, 2021 4:44:32 AM IST
Minister of State in the Finance Ministry, Anurag Thakur, has dismissed the remarks of West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra, who claimed that he was not allowed to speak at the end of the GST Council meeting held here on Saturday.... read..

Nicole Kidman, Melissa McCarthy co-star in series 'Nine Perfect Strangers'

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST
Nicole Kidman and Melissa McCarthy team up for the first time in the new web series "Nine Perfect Strangers" based on The New York Times bestselling book of the same name from Australian author Liane Moriarty. The trailer and first look images of the eigh... read..

COVID-19: Over 30 pc people in Delhi received their first jabs, says MLA Atishi

New Delhi | June 13, 2021 11:14:43 PM IST
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Atishi on Sunday said Delhi currently has a stock of 61,000 COVID vaccine doses for people belonging to the 18-44 age group and informed that more than 30 per cent people have received their first jabs in Delhi.... read..

Dilip Kumar shares priceless throwback picture

New Delhi | June 13, 2021 6:14:29 PM IST
As fans kept praying for the good health of Bollywood megastar Dilip Kumar after he was discharged from the hospital on Friday, the legendary actor shared a priceless throwback picture on his social media.... read..

Would love to see myself winning medal in Tokyo and if not, then in Paris: Manika Batra

By Nitin Srivastava

New Delhi | June 13, 2021 11:14:35 AM IST
Star Indian table tennis player Manika Batra is eyeing a medal in the upcoming Tokyo Games however if she isn't able to grab one, the paddler feels she will surely clinch it in the Olympics 2024.... read..

Summoning Parkash Badal in Kotkapura police firing by SIT step in right direction, says Partap Bajwa

By Nishant Ketu

Chandigarh/New Delhi | June 13, 2021 10:14:53 PM IST
Rajya Sabha MP from Punjab Partap Singh Bajwa has welcomed the Special Investigation Team (SIT) decision to summon former chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on June 16 in connection with the Kotkapua Police firing case and said that it is a step in the ri... read..

Jitin's exit is setback to Congress G-23 dissenters too

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
The high profile exit from the Congress party has set the alarm bell ringing with Sonia Gandhi meeting senior Congress leaders to get the feedback about organisational changes in the party which are ongoing in the states but major changes at the AICC leve... read..

'Project O2' to ensure India's medical oxygen demand

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
Considering increase in demand for medical oxygen in different parts of the country during the second wave of the Covid-19, India has started 'Project O2' to augment the country's ability to meet this rise in demand of medical oxygen.... read..

Rathore alleges phone tapping by Gehlot govt, says BJP's doors open for all with 'India First' ideology

New Delhi | June 13, 2021 6:44:44 PM IST
BJP MP Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore alleged that the phone tapping of public representatives allegedly by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot-led government has broken the trust of the people and extended an invite to all those with 'India first' ideology to join t... read..

Anil Kapoor's latest social media post proves age is just a number

New Delhi | June 13, 2021 6:44:47 PM IST
The 'ever-young' Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor is one who is quite active on social media keeps fans updated about his life through regular posts. On Sunday, the star shared recent pictures from a photoshoot, proving yet again that age is just a number.... read..

Dell leads as global server market revenue grows 12% in Q1

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 6:45:05 PM IST
Dell Technologies led the worldwide server market ranking in the first quarter this year with garnering 17 per cent of total revenue, as the global server market grew 12 per cent (year-over-year) to $20.9 billion in Q1, according to a new report.... read..

Petrol, diesel prices remain unchanged on Sunday

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 6:45:05 PM IST
Fuel prices which have been rising over the past one month remained unchanged in the national capital on Sunday.... read..

India reports 80,834 new COVID-19 cases, lowest in 71 days

New Delhi | June 13, 2021 10:14:28 AM IST
With 80,834 COVID-19 reported cases in the last 24 hours India continued its declining trend of new infections and reported the lowest single-day count in 71 days, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Sunday.... read..

CAIT fully geared up to fight Amazon & Flipkart

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 10:45:05 PM IST
For more than five years, Amazon, Walmart-owned Flipkart and many other foreign-funded e-commerce companies have indulged into all kinds of unethical business practices with an objective of taking control of not only the e-commerce but even the retail bus... read..

Shatrughan Sinha shares hilarious throwback video of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati'

New Delhi | June 13, 2021 12:14:32 PM IST
Upping his meme game, Veteran star Shatrughan Sinha shared a hilarious throwback video clip from one of the episodes of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' on Sunday.... read..

Dr Reddy's Lab employees get Sptunik V jabs at Delhi's Apollo hospital

By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | June 13, 2021 11:14:37 PM IST
Russia's Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik V was administered to employees of Dr Reddy's Lab at Delhi's Indraprastha Apollo Hospital on Sunday, sources said.... read..

Police begins probe into Delhi's Lajpat Nagar fire incident

New Delhi | June 13, 2021 12:14:31 PM IST
Delhi Police on Sunday began probe into the massive fire that broke out in south Delhi's Lajpat Nagar central market area on Saturday.... read..

G7 Summit: India only G-20 country on track to meet its Paris commitments, says PM Modi

New Delhi | June 13, 2021 11:14:46 PM IST
On the second day of the outreach sessions of the Group of Seven (G7) summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took part in two sessions and recalled that democracy and freedom were a part of India's civilizations ethos, informed Ministry of External Affairs ... read..

Congress to launch nationwide campaign to gather data of Covid-affected people

New Delhi | June 13, 2021 11:14:47 PM IST
Congress on Sunday announced to launch a nationwide 'Outreach Campaign' with an objective to provide relief to the people affected by COVID-19 and to collect data regarding the same.... read..

Delhi Police Commissioner rewards cops who displayed 'courageous and outstanding' works

New Delhi | June 13, 2021 11:14:49 PM IST
Delhi Police Personnel who have displayed 'courageous and outstanding' works in the last few days as the city opened up after the COVID-19 lockdown have been rewarded by Police Commissioner SN Srivastava.... read..

UP BJP to complete formation of frontal organisation ahead of polls

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST
Days after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath met the central leadership, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in the national capital, the state BJP unit has started preparation for next year's Assembly polls with the formation of a frontal ... read..

Human rights being ensured at freedom fighter Laxman Naik's birthplace: Koraput administration informs NHRC

New Delhi | June 13, 2021 11:44:36 AM IST
Odisha's Koraput district administration on Sunday informed the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) that appropriate action has been taken to ensure the basic human rights to the people of the neglected freedom fighter Laxman Naik's birthplace Tentuli... read..

Can Indian smartphone brands challenge Chinese dominance?

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 5:45:05 PM IST
As India doubles down on local manufacturing to help homegrown brands shine on the world map, domestic smartphone manufacturers are currently facing an iota of problems before they ramp up production and face the mounting Chinese challenge head-on, that h... read..

Huge opportunity to make India simplest, easiest place to do business: Amitabh Kant on economy revival

By Sahil Pandey

New Delhi | June 13, 2021 5:44:41 PM IST
In a post Covid-19 pandemic world, India will need to do away with a lot of rules and regulations in order to make it one of the simplest and easiest place to do business as well as to attract best manufacturers in the world, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant s... read..

Congress mindset, responsible for roots of terrorism in J-K, remains unchanged, says Rajyavardhan Rathore

By Suchitra Mukherjee

New Delhi | June 13, 2021 5:44:40 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has hit out at the Congress, accusing it of furthering the agenda of Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir, whose people had suffered terrorist attacks for decades.... read..
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