Thursday, July 16, 2020

Qatar to host 2020 AFC Champions League in the West region

Kuala Lumpur | July 16, 2020 5:41:58 PM IST
The Qatar Football Association (QFA) has been confirmed as the host member association for the 2020 AFC Champions League matches in the West region from the group stage to the semi-finals, which will take place from September 14 to October 3, 2020.... read..

Goodera Presents Karma Summit 2020 - Rebuilding our Communities

| July 16, 2020 6:42:01 PM IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 16 (ANI/NewsVoir): On July 22nd and 23rd, over 3000 corporate leaders and nonprofits from 35 countries will join the Karma Summit on Rebuilding our Communities. Hosted by Goodera, the summit aims to be the world's large... read..

TradeIndia Announces India's First Virtual B2B Event: COVID-19 Essentials Expo India 2020

| July 16, 2020 6:42:04 PM IST
New Delhi [India], July 16 (ANI/BusinessWire India): As several small and medium industries have been adversely impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 contagion in the country, the business community is roping in all efforts to stabilize the situation and rejuv... read..

CBSE Class 12 Results 2020: Kendriya Vidyalayas register 99.23 pc success rate

New Delhi | July 16, 2020 12:41:56 PM IST
The Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) scored a success rate of 99.23 per cent in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 examinations.... read..

AIFF opens Indian club licensing system for 2020-21 season

New Delhi | July 15, 2020 4:11:57 PM IST
The Club Licensing administration of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Tuesday distributed the Club Licensing Application Pack (CLAP) to all the clubs who are eligible to undergo the Indian Club Licensing process for the 2020-21 season.... read..

Samsung launches 2020 line-up of 'Sound Devices' in India

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST
South Korean tech giant Samsung on Wednesday launched a fresh line-up of 2020 Sound Devices in India with party speakers, Sound Tower and premium Soundbars with Atmos technology.... read..

Violence that took place in December 2019 connected to incident in February 2020: Delhi Police

New Delhi | July 15, 2020 1:41:58 AM IST
Delhi Police on Tuesday, in a chargesheet filed in Delhi violence case related to the killing of Head Constable Ratan Lal, mentioned that the violence that took place in December last year in Jamia has a connection with other violence in various places of... read..

NCRM NICHE International Stem Cell meet is going virtual in 2020

| July 15, 2020 8:41:54 AM IST
Tokyo [Japan], July 15 (ANI/Mediawire): The XV edition of NCRM NICHE (, on Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine, incorporating the exclusive, active knowledge gaining event, The Fujio Cup Quiz, conducted regularly since 2006 every Octobe... read..

2020 Chicago Marathon cancelled due to COVID-19

hicago | July 14, 2020 1:11:54 PM IST
The 2020 Chicago Marathon and all race weekend activities have been cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic, the organisers announced on Monday.... read..

G7CR Technologies recognized as the winner of Microsoft Country Partner of the Year 2020 for India

| July 14, 2020 5:41:56 PM IST
New Delhi [India], July 14 (ANI/NewsVoir): G7CR Technologies India Pvt Ltd, today announced it has won the Microsoft Country Partner of the Year 2020 Award for India.... read..

Huawei posts 13.1% revenue growth in H1 2020 despite pandemic

Shenzhen (China) |Tuesday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
Chinese technology giant Huawei posted 13.1 per cent (year-on-year) revenue growth in the first half of 2020 despite increased scrutiny of its equipment in some parts of the world and the impact of the pandemic on smartphone shipments.... read..

Fleet Week 2020 in San Francisco cancelled amid pandemic

San Francisco |Tuesday, 2020 3:45:05 PM IST
Fleet Week San Francisco 2020 has been cancelled amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, it was reported.... read..

IFI Techsolutions recognized as a finalist of OSS on Azure 2020 Microsoft Partner of the Year

| July 14, 2020 12:41:53 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] July 14 (ANI/PRNewswire): IFI Techsolutions today announced it has been named a finalist of OSS on Azure 2020 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award.... read..

CBSE Class XII Results 2020: EIS gave a stellar performance

| July 14, 2020 3:11:52 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] July 14 (ANI/NewsVoir): The Central Board of Secondary Education, or CBSE, announced the results for class XII board examinations 2020 on Monday.... read..

Tokyo 2020: Pakistan's Haider Ali wants to relive Beijing 2008 glory

Lahore |Tuesday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
Haider Ali gets emotional remembering the biggest moment of his career – clinching the silver medal in the F37/38 long jump event at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games.... read..

China-Russia trade turnover fell by 6% to $49.1 billion in 1st half of 2020 - Customs Data

Asia | July 14, 2020 12:11:54 PM IST
Moscow [Russia], July 14 (Sputnik/ ANI): Trade flow between China and Russia in the first quarter of 2020 came in at $49.1 billion, a 6 percent drop from the same period last year, according to statistics from China's General Administration of Customs (GA... read..

Medical officer 2020: UPSC finalises 327 names

New Delhi |Monday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Monday announced a list of 327 candidates selected in the 2020 Medical Officer Recruitment examination.... read..

Ahmedabad University offers 2020 graduates option to stay back

Ahmedabad |Monday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
With Covid-19 pandemic disrupting the world, leaving many in distress and confusion, the Ahmedabad University on Monday announced a new kind of support for its students so that the graduating batch of 2020 can opt to stay back and develop new skills for t... read..

IRB Infra bags Rs 2,193 crore project in West Bengal; March 2020 Order Book stands updated at Rs14,600 crore

| July 13, 2020 11:41:49 AM IST
New Delhi [India], July 13, (ANI/NewsVoir): BSE and NSE listed IRB Infrastructure Developers Ltd. (IRB), India's leading and largest highway infrastructure developers, with an asset base of over Rs 45,000 crore, has bagged Rs 2,193 crore highway project i... read..

CA exams postponed to November 2020: ICAI tells Supreme Court

New Delhi | July 13, 2020 2:11:56 PM IST
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) on Monday submitted before the Supreme Court that the May cycle exams, slated to be held in July-August amid the COVID-19 pandemic, have been postponed till November 2020.... read..

China sees over 53 percent decline in railway trips in first half of 2020

| July 12, 2020 3:41:51 PM IST
Beijing [China], July 12 (Xinhua/ ANI): China's railway passenger trips in the first half (H1) of 2020 declined 53.9 percent year on year amid the novel coronavirus outbreak.... read..

Pakistan Cricket Board announces PSL 2020 ticket refund policy

Lahore | July 11, 2020 5:12:12 PM IST
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Saturday announced that the tickets refund process of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) games which were abandoned due to rain, played behind closed doors or rescheduled due to coronavirus pandemic will commence on July 13.... read..

2020 Indiaspora Business Leaders List recognizes more than 50 executives of Indian heritage leading global corporations

| July 11, 2020 12:12:09 PM IST
Washington [USA]/Pune (Maharashtra) [India] July 11 (ANI/PRNewswire): Indiaspora, a nonprofit organization of global Indian diaspora leaders from various backgrounds and professions, released their inaugural list honoring executives of the Indian diaspor... read..

Ligue 1 2020/21 season to begin on August 22

Paris |Saturday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
The 2020/21 season of the French Ligue 1 will start on August 22 and will conclude on May 23 next year, the French Professional Football League (LFP) announced on Friday. Lorient host Strasbourg on the opening weekend, while Lens are on the road at Nice.... read..

AELTC to distribute 2020 Wimbledon prize money among 620 players

London |Saturday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST
The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) announced on Friday that the prize money set aside for this year's cancelled Wimbledon Championships will be distributed among the 620 players whose world ranking would have enabled them to gain entry into the gras... read..

Bundesliga's 2020/21 season to begin on September 18

Berlin |Saturday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
Bundesliga's 2020/21 season will begin on September 18, 2020 and end on May 22, 2021, the German Football League (DFL) announced on Friday. The new season hence starts a month later than the start date of the 2019/20 season.... read..

Haryana records dip of 20.46 pc in crime against women in first half of 2020

Chandigarh | July 11, 2020 10:11:50 AM IST
Haryana has seen a sharp drop of 20.46 per cent in incidents of crime against women during the first six months of this year in comparison to the corresponding period of 2019, according to state Director-General of Police (DGP) Manoj Yadava.... read..

CPL 2020 to take place in Trinidad & Tobago from August 18 amid pandemic

St John's | July 11, 2020 3:41:59 PM IST
The Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2020 is all set to become the first major cricket league to start amid the coronavirus pandemic and it is going to take place in Trinidad & Tobago, starting August 18.... read..

Trinidad & Tobago to host CPL 2020 from August 18

Port of Spain |Saturday, 2020 3:45:05 PM IST
The 2020 edition of the Caribbean Premier League will take place in Trinidad & Tobago between August 18 and September 10.... read..

India's rum affair - Celebrating World Rum Day 2020

| July 10, 2020 5:12:06 PM IST
New Delhi [India], July 10 (ANI/Digpu): Rum, one of the most consumed spirits in the country, is a drink that has always been intertwined with the history of India.... read..

CISCE declares class 10, class 12 results 2020: 99.33 pc students pass ICSE, 96.84 pc pass ISC

New Delhi | July 10, 2020 5:11:59 PM IST
The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) on Friday declared results for Class 10 (ICSE) and Class 12 (ISC) for 2020.... read..

NRTI announces admission for academic session 2020-21

New Delhi | July 10, 2020 5:11:50 PM IST
The National Rail and Transportation Institute (NRTI) under the Ministry of Railways in Vadodara on Friday announced admissions for the academic session 2020-21.... read..

Indian space sector locked down during the first half of 2020

Chennai |Friday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
What would have been an insipid first half of the calendar year 2020 for the Indian space agency turned a bit interesting towards the end, with the government announcing its decision to open up the sector to private participation.... read..

COVID-19: International Canoe Federation cancels 2020 Dragon Boat World Championships

Lausanne | July 10, 2020 11:41:48 AM IST
International Canoe Federation (ICF) has cancelled the 2020 Dragon Boat World Championships due to the coronavirus pandemic.... read..

The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts voted as the World's Best Hotel Brand by Travel + Leisure, USA, Readers' Award Survey 2020

| July 10, 2020 12:42:00 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] July 10 (ANI/BusinessWire India): The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts have been voted the World's Best Hotel Brand by Travel + Leisure, USA World's Best Awards Survey, 2020.... read..

Formula 1 adds Mugello and Sochi to its revised 2020 calendar

Englewood | July 10, 2020 11:42:00 PM IST
Formula 1 one Friday announced the addition of Mugello and Sochi in its revised 2020 race calendar.... read..

Aditi Rao Hydari talks about 'only nation' she's visiting in 2020

Mumbai |Friday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
Actress Aditi Rao Hydari has shared the only nation she plans on visiting in 2020 in a hilarious new social media post.... read..

Shipping Ministry issues draft 'Aids to Navigation Bill 2020' for public consultation

New Delhi | July 10, 2020 3:11:49 PM IST
The Union Shipping Ministry on Friday issued the draft of 'Aids to Navigation Bill 2020' for public consultation to help India incorporate global best practices and technological developments in the field of aids to marine navigation.... read..

WTA adds two events to 2020 provisional calendar

Florida |Friday, 2020 3:15:06 PM IST
The WTA has announced that two more additional tournaments, the Prague Open in the Czech Republic and the Top Seed Open in Lexington, have been added to the provisional 2020 calendar, which now features 21 tournaments.... read..

Quad-camera phones to push CIS sensors sales to 5bn units in 2020

New Delhi |Friday, 2020 4:15:06 PM IST
Led by OPPO, Xiaomi, Huawei, Samsung and Realme, the global shipment of smartphone CMOS image sensors (CIS) is likely to reach 5 billion units this year as quad-camera smartphone designs witness great momentum despite the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report h... read..

7 things to know about the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover mission

California | July 9, 2020 8:41:50 AM IST
In less than a month, NASA expects to launch the Mars 2020 Perseverance Mission from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Loaded with scientific instruments, advanced computational capabilities for landing, and other new systems, the Perseverance rover is the largest... read..

2020 Indiaspora Business Leaders List recognises 50 executives of Indian heritage leading global corporations

Washington DC | July 9, 2020 8:41:52 AM IST
Indiaspora, a nonprofit organisation of global Indian diaspora leaders from various backgrounds and professions, released on Wednesday their inaugural list honouring executives of the Indian diaspora who are leading the largest global corporations in 2020... read..

Asia Cup 2020 postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic

Dubai | July 9, 2020 7:41:54 PM IST
The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) on Thursday announced the postponement of the Asia Cup 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.... read..

No int'l sport events in China in 2020 except Beijing 2022 trials

Beijing |Thursday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
China will not hold international sport events in 2020 except for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic trials, the General Administration of Sport of China announced the decision on Thursday.... read..

2020's innovative Rakhi trends by Oye Happy

| July 9, 2020 12:41:54 PM IST
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India] July 9 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Lack of shopping melas and festivals this year has forced everyone to purchase their Rakhis online.... read..

PCB unaware even as BCCI chief Ganguly says 2020 Asia Cup is cancelled

Lahore |Thursday, 2020 4:15:06 PM IST
With BCCI President Sourav Ganguly announcing that the Asia Cup 2020 has been cancelled, Pakistan Cricket Board has said that they have heard nothing from the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) regarding the same.... read..

'Great Place to Work® India' recognizes HashedIn as one of India's 50 Great Mid-size Workplaces 2020

| July 9, 2020 3:11:57 PM IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] July 9 (ANI/PRNewswire): HashedIn Technologies Pvt Ltd is glad to announce that it has been recognized as one of India's 50 Great Mid-size Workplaces 2020 by the Great Place to Work® Institute.... read..

STT GDC India Wins Colocation Service Provider of the Year at the 2020 Frost & Sullivan India ICT Best Practices Awards for the third year running

| July 9, 2020 6:41:52 PM IST
New Delhi [India], July 9 (ANI/BusinessWire India): ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (India) (STT GDC India), a subsidiary of ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC), was named India's 'Colocation Service Provider of the Year' at the 18th Frost & ... read..
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