Sunday, September 20, 2020

J&K govt amends grant of Domicile Certificate (Procedure) Rules 2020

Srinagar |Sunday, 2020 5:15:06 AM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir government has introduced amendment in the grant of Domicile Certificate (Procedure) Rules, 2020, authorising Naib Tehsildar in addition to Tehsidar to issue certificates to PCR holders and their children.... read..

'Let's talk about dementia' on World Alzheimer's Day 2020

New Delhi | September 20, 2020 12:12:26 PM IST
World Alzheimer's Day is observed on September 21 every year to raise the awareness about Alzheimer's and Dementia. This day is celebrated for generating awareness and due to the seriousness of this disease, it is celebrated for the whole month in some co... read..

Oscars 2020: Priyanka Chopra Jonas expected to be one of the top 'Best Supporting Actress'

Washington | September 19, 2020 11:12:23 PM IST
Superstar Priyanka Chopra Jonas has now been listed by Variety amongst one of the top contenders for the 'Best Supporting Actress' category at the Oscars this year.... read..

Much more in store for Jammu and Kashmir: Raina after inauguration of J-K Police Women's 2020 Cricket Tournament

Anantnag (Jammu Kashmir) | September 19, 2020 8:42:17 PM IST
After the inauguration of Jammu and Kashmir Police Women's 2020 Cricket Tournament at Anantnag, former India cricketer Suresh Raina on Saturday said there is "so much more in store" for the Union Territory.... read..

NEP 2020 envisions an India-centred education system: Ramesh Pokhriyal

New Delhi | September 19, 2020 9:12:19 PM IST
The National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 is directed towards major reforms in school education and it envisions an India-centred education system that contributes directly to transforming the country, said Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank... read..

Visitor's Conference on NEP 2020 concludes with commitment of successful implementation

New Delhi | September 19, 2020 10:42:17 PM IST
The Visitor's Conference on Implementation of NEP 2020 in Higher Education concluded on Saturday in the national capital with the commitment of successful implementation of National Education Policy (NEP), informed the Ministry of Education.... read..

Farm Bills 2020: Anil Vij slams Arvind Kejriwal, asks him to point out provision benefitting corporates

Ambala (Haryana) | September 19, 2020 11:42:23 PM IST
Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij on Saturday hit out at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for his comments about Farm Bills 2020 being beneficial to big, corporate companies.... read..

NEP 2020 will help regain India's glory as great centre of learning: President Kovind

New Delhi | September 19, 2020 2:12:22 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday said that the effective implementation of the National Education Policy 2020 would help India to regain its glory as a great centre of learning.... read..

Rajya Sabha passes Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Bill, 2020

New Delhi | September 19, 2020 2:42:28 PM IST
The Rajya Sabha on Saturday passed the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (Second Amendment) Bill on Saturday.... read..

Harsh Vardhan moves Epidemic Diseases, Amendment Bill, 2020 for consideration in RS

New Delhi | September 19, 2020 12:42:28 PM IST
The Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill, 2020 was taken up in the Rajya Sabha on Saturday.... read..

Rajya Sabha passes the Epidemic Diseases Amendment Bill, 2020

New Delhi | September 19, 2020 2:12:21 PM IST
The Rajya Sabha passed the Epidemic Diseases Amendment Bill, 2020 on Saturday.... read..

FIVB confirms cancellation of Volleyball Club World C'ships 2020

Lausanne |Friday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
World volleyball governing body FIVB has cancelled the FIVB Volleyball Club World Championships 2020 due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.... read..

ISL: Hyderabad FC sign Spanish striker Aridane Santana for 2020-21 season

Hyderabad (Telangana) | September 18, 2020 8:42:17 AM IST
Hyderabad FC have signed Spanish striker Aridane Santana for the upcoming seventh edition of the Indian Super League (ISL). The 33-year-old joins after a successful season with fellow ISL side Odisha FC and becomes the fourth foreign signing for the seaso... read..

SC verdict on pleas challenging NLAT 2020 on Monday

New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
The Supreme Court will pronounce its judgement on Monday on a plea challenging the validity of the separate NLAT 2020 entrance test, conducted by the National Law School of India University, Bengaluru (NLSIU).... read..

Star Sports names star-studded commentary panel for IPL 2020

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 17, 2020 2:42:13 PM IST
Ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 13th edition, Star Sports, the official broadcaster of the tournament, have unveiled a star-studded commentary panel that includes some of the finest and most reputed cricket experts across the world to offer detai... read..

Samsung aims to sell 2 crore 'M' series phones in India by 2020 end

New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
Samsung India is aiming to sell 2 crore units of its online-exclusive Galaxy 'M' series smartphones in India by the end of this year, a top company executive said on Thursday.... read..

RCB to don 'My Covid Heroes' tribute jersey during IPL 2020

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 17, 2020 4:12:23 PM IST
Royal Challengers Bangalore will be paying tribute to the 'COVID-19 heroes', in the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL), who have been fighting on the frontline of this raging pandemic.... read..

Sao Paolo forest fires up 109% in 2020

Sao Paulo |Thursday, 2020 3:45:20 PM IST
The number of forest fires in Brazil's Sao Paulo state increased by 109 per cent so far this year compared to the same period in 2019.... read..

India's exports contract 19.32 pc in April-August 2020-21 YoY

New Delhi | September 16, 2020 1:12:18 AM IST
India's overall exports (Merchandise and Services combined) in April-August 2020-21 are estimated to be USD 182.13 billion, exhibiting a negative growth of -19.32 per cent over the same period last year.... read..

India's overall export declined by 25.42 pc during April-June 2020 YoY: Piyush Goyal

New Delhi | September 16, 2020 9:12:23 PM IST
India's overall export (merchandise plus services) has declined by 25.42 per cent during the period April-June, 2020 as compared to the corresponding period of the previous year, Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal said in a written reply... read..

Expect agreement on 50-60 items to be scaled down: Tokyo 2020 CEO

Tokyo |Wednesday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
The Tokyo 2020 organising committee is expecting an agreement with the International Olympic Committee on "50 to 60 items" aimed at simplifying the postponed Games, according to the committee's chief executive Toshiro Muto.... read..

I-League 2020 Qualifier to begin on October 8

New Delhi | September 16, 2020 9:12:12 PM IST
The I-League Qualifier 2020 will start on October 8 at the Kalyani Municipal Stadium in West Bengal.... read..

SFJ plans door-to-door voter regn for Referendum 2020: Intel alert (IANS Exclusive)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
Indian anti-terror agencies have alerted law-enforcement agencies in different states after the banned pro-Khalistan group Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) on Wednesday announced to undertake a door-to-door drive for voter registration in Punjab for its secessioni... read..

East Bengal place bid to participate in ISL 2020-21

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST
Kolkata football giant East Bengal have submitted the Invitation to Bid (ITD) documents to Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL) to participate in the upcoming edition of the Indian Super League (ISL).... read..

IPL 2020: Raina's absence a major concern for CSK, says Jones

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST
Suresh Raina's absence will be a major concern for the Chennai Super Kings in the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) which starts Saturday in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), believes former Australian cricketer Dean Jones.... read..

New Delhi WC will be decisive for 2020 Tokyo Olympics qualification: ISSF

New Delhi | September 16, 2020 8:12:14 PM IST
The International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) on Wednesday said that the 2021 ISSF World Cup in New Delhi will be "decisive" for 2020 Tokyo Olympics qualification.... read..

Indian origin writer Anvi Doshi makes cut for 2020 Man Booker Prize

London |Wednesday, 2020 6:15:06 AM IST
Indian origin author Avni Doshi has made the cut for the 2020 Man Booker Prize for Literarture with her book "Burnt Sugar" (Hamish Penguin Random House) in the shortlist announced here this evening.... read..

National curriculum framework for teachers' education to be developed under NEP 2020: Ramesh Pokhriyal

New Delhi | September 16, 2020 8:42:16 AM IST
Under the National Education Policy (NEP), a new National Curriculum Framework for Teacher Education (NCFTE) will be formulated in the country, said Union Minister for Education, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Wednesday.... read..

Rajya Sabha passes Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Bill, 2020

New Delhi | September 16, 2020 2:12:30 PM IST
The Rajya Sabha passed the Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Bill, 2020 on Wednesday.... read..

India Happiness Report 2020: State happiness rankings, impact of COVID-19 and thought leaders' insights

| September 15, 2020 6:12:19 PM IST
Gurugram (Haryana) [India], September 15 (ANI/BusinessWire India): The first all India Happiness Report covering all States and Union Territories measuring happiness across the country, what contributes to people's happiness, the impact of COVID-19 on hap... read..

Rajya Sabha passes Aircraft Amendment Bill 2020, to become Act soon

New Delhi | September 15, 2020 1:42:14 PM IST
The Upper House of the Parliament, Rajya Sabha, on Tuesday passed the Aircraft (Amendment) Bill 2020, which was tabled by Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, after an hour-long discussion.... read..

Jamshedpur FC retain Karan Amin for ISL 2020-21

Jamshedpur (Jharkhand) | September 15, 2020 5:12:18 PM IST
Ahead of the Indian Super League (ISL) 2020-21 season, Jamshedpur FC have retained defender Karan Amin.... read..

Andy Murray given wild card for Roland Garros 2020

Paris |Tuesday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST
Former world number one Andy Murray has received a wild card entry into the French Open which is slated to begin from September 27.... read..

Rs 90,048 crores allocated for defence modernisation in 2020-21

New Delhi | September 15, 2020 8:42:15 AM IST
An amount of Rs 90,048 crores has been allocated for capital acquisition (modernisation) of the armed forces under Defence Service Estimates in 2020-21.... read..

Niine and Rajasthan Royals join together, for IPL 2020 to make each run count

| September 15, 2020 6:12:17 PM IST
Gurugram (Haryana) [India], September 15 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Niine Hygiene and Personal Care is the principal sponsor for Rajasthan Royals, for the Indian Premier League 2020.... read..

Chandigarh University bags Overall Diamond Rating in the prestigious QS I-Gauge 2020 Indian Universities Rating

| September 15, 2020 6:12:20 PM IST
Chandigarh [India], September 15 (ANI/PRNewswire): QS I-Gauge Rating agency has released the 2020 version of the prestigious ratings of India's top and elite Universities and Institutions. Chandigarh University Gharuan has managed to barge in Top 20 Educa... read..

Govt agencies may procure 495 lakh tonnes of rice in 2020-21: Food Ministry

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST
Government agencies may set a new record in rice procurement as the Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution said on Monday that around 495.37 lakh metric tonnes (LMT) of rice has been estimated for procurement during the forthcomi... read..

Aditya Puri conferred Lifetime Achievement Award by Euromoney Awards of Excellence 2020

| September 15, 2020 6:42:14 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 15 (ANI/BusinessWire India): In a first-of-its kind recognition for an Indian corporate leader, Aditya Puri, MD, HDFC Bank was conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award by Euromoney Awards of Excellence 2020.... read..

SPSN to broadcast 2020/21 season of Serie A in India

Mumbai |Tuesday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
It is known for a fact that football is interwoven in the Italian fabric and club rivalries run beyond just teams. One of the most storied football leagues in the world, Serie A kicks off its 119th season September 19.... read..

Bet Daily drives exceptional growth during Hero CPL 2020

| September 14, 2020 11:42:18 AM IST
New Delhi [India], September 14 (ANI/NewsVoir): The world of sports witnessed one of the great cricket tournaments with the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2020. The tournament culminated with Trinbago Knight Riders lifting the trophy in the Trinidad ... read..

upGrad to ride high on IPL 2020 to reach out to bharat to boost online higher education

| September 14, 2020 2:42:16 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 14 (ANI/BusinessWire India): upGrad, India's largest online higher education company is betting big on the upcoming edition of T20 League - Indian Premier League (IPL), scheduled to commence on September 19th, 2020.... read..

Seven Indian films at Busan 2020, 'Bittersweet' an official selection

New Delhi |Monday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
The Ananth Narayan Mahadevan directorial, Bittersweet, has been nominated for the Jiseok Award at the Busan International Film Festival this year. Bittersweet, an official selection, will also have its world premiere at the festival, and is among seven In... read..

5-year-old wins gold medal in online International E-Kata Championship 2020

Chandigarh (Punjab) | September 13, 2020 3:42:20 PM IST
A 5-year-old girl, Anwesha Spehia won the gold medal in the online International E-Kata Championship 2020 which was held on August 29-30 in the female five-year Kata category.... read..

Lalchhuanmawia Fanai, Reagan Singh join Chennaiyin FC for 2020-21 season

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | September 13, 2020 2:42:22 PM IST
Chennaiyin FC on Sunday confirmed the signing of left-back Lalchhuanmawia Fanai and right-back Reagan Singh for the 2020-21 season.... read..

1.77 lakh tourists visit Nepal in first 8 months of 2020, Indians top list

Kathmandu | September 13, 2020 2:12:16 PM IST
As many as 1,77,675 foreign tourists visited Nepal in the first eight months of 2020, according to data from the country's Department of Immigration (DOI).... read..

ISL: Fanai, Reagan join Chennaiyin FC for 2020-21 season

Chennai |Sunday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST
Chennaiyin FC confirmed the signing of left-back Lalchhuanmawia Fanai and right-back Reagan Singh for the 2020-21 season.... read..

Ahead of IPL 2020, Twitter launches team emojis in 6 languages

New Delhi |Sunday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
Ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Twitter on Sunday launched nine special team emojis, which can be activated by hashtags in English and six Indian languages.... read..

Mumbai Indians release theme campaign for 2020 IPL season

Dubai |Sunday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST
Mumbai Indians on Saturday released its theme campaign for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL).... read..

Ice rinks for Beijing 2022 ready for ice production by 2020 end

Beijing |Sunday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST
Venue construction for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games is right on track as all ice rinks set to stage the Olympic competitions will be ready to produce ice by the end of this year, officials said.... read..

Films Division to stream films on Rajbhasha on 'Hindi Diwas-2020'

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 13, 2020 5:12:13 PM IST
Films Division is all set to mark the celebration of 'Hindi Diwas' tomorrow by streaming well-researched documentaries leading to the historic occasion of the adoption of Hindi as an official language of the Union of India on 14th September 1949.... read..

Facebook giving paid time off to employees to staff 2020 US polls

San Francisco |Sunday, 2020 4:15:06 PM IST
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced to give additional paid time off to all employees at his company who volunteer as poll workers during the 2020 US presidential election in November.... read..
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