Sunday, February 23, 2020

Delhi: Entry, exit gates at Jaffrabad metro station closed due to anti-CAA protest

New Delhi | February 23, 2020 10:11:24 AM IST
In view of the ongoing protests in Jaffrabad metro station area against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC), the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Sunday morning closed the entry and exit gates of the station citin... read..

Madhuri Dixit, Shatrughan Sinha send heart-warming birthday wishes to filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya

New Delhi | February 22, 2020 6:41:22 PM IST
As movie director-producer, Sooraj Barjatya ringed in his 56th birthday on Saturday, Bollywood actors Madhuri Dixit and Shatrughan Sinha poured in heart-warming birthday wishes on this special day.... read..

Chinese Prez Xi Jinping replies to Bill Gates on COVID-19

Beijing |Saturday, 2020 12:45:05 PM IST
Chinese President Xi Jinping has written back to Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, after receiving a letter from the US business leader on the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).... read..

Prashant Kishor takes over AAP campaign strategy, Nagender Sharma exits

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
The Delhi government's media advisor Nagender Sharma, considered a confidant of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal as he had been with him since the beginning of his political career, has abruptly exited from the Aam Aadmi Party.... read..

Coronavirus may have started in Xinjiang's prison camps

Asia | February 22, 2020 7:11:33 PM IST
The coronavirus epidemic in China appears to have started from the cramped prison system, possibly at internment facilities in Xinjiang, according to media reports and social media posts.... read..

'FATF gives Pak time until Oct to exit grey list'

Islamabad |Friday, 2020 2:15:05 PM IST
Pakistan is likely to stay on the "grey list" of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), which has agreed to give Islamabad time until October to fully implement the 27-point Action Plan given by the global money laundering watchdog, according to sources.... read..

BCCI sends Kohli, Shami, Dhawan, Kuldeep's name for Asia XI T20Is

New Delhi |Friday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly has sent the names of skipper Virat Kohli, Mohammed Shami, Shikhar Dhawan and Kuldeep Yadav to the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) as the latter gets ready to host two T20Is between ... read..

5.1-Magnitude earthquake strikes China's Xinjiang

Asia | February 21, 2020 11:11:24 PM IST
Beijing [China], Feb 21 (Sputnik/ANI): An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter's scale hit Kashgar Prefecture in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region at 11:39 pm local time, the China Earthquake Networks Centre reported.... read..

Vajpayee, Advani were unhappy over filing of match-fixing case: Delhi Police ex-chief

New Delhi |Friday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
The then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Home Minister L.K. Advani were unhappy over registration of cricket match-fixing case in 2000 against then South African team captain Hansie Cronje and others but it was Cronje's confession that pacified th... read..

Swiggy raises $113mn from existing investors

New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
Food delivery platform Swiggy on Wednesday said that it has raised $113 million as part of its Series I funding round.... read..

Axis Bank to explore long-term strategic partnership with Max Life

| February 20, 2020 5:41:36 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra)/New Delhi [India], Feb 20 (ANI/NewsVoir): Axis Bank, Max Financial Services Limited (MFS) and its subsidiary Max Life Insurance Company Limited (Max Life) today signed a confidentiality and exclusivity arrangement to explore the possi... read..

Aircel-Maxis case: ED, CBI seek more time to complete probe

New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
A Delhi court on Thursday adjourned till May 4 the arguments on cognizance of charge sheet in Aircel-Maxis case, after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate (ED) sought more time to complete the investigation against former... read..

Xiaomi smart masks that collect real-time air data soon

Beijing |Thursday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
Chinese company Xiaomi has been granted a patent for smart masks that would come equipped with sensors and a chip to gather real-time data collection about the air you breathe.... read..

Delhi court grants time to CBI, ED to complete probe in Aircel Maxis case

New Delhi | February 20, 2020 2:11:28 PM IST
A Delhi court on Thursday granted time till May 4 to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate (ED) for completing the probe in the Aircel-Maxis case.... read..

Coronavirus: Firms need to rethink existing supply chain route

New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
The coronavirus outbreak and its massive impact on the economy has ringed the bell to immediately rethink existing supply chain scenario as established strategies only work when they are not disrupted, a new report emphasised on Thursday.... read..

Ashley Tisdale shares secret to her clear skin complexion

Los Angeles |Wednesday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Actress Ashley Tisdale has shared her secret to get a flawless skin.... read..

Exit Hegde and Sadhna, enter Habibullah; rift or strategy?

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Just minutes after two of the Supreme Court-appointed interlocutors left the Shaheen Bagh protest site, the third member of the team, former Chief Information Commissioner, Wajahat Habibullah reached the site with an entourage of advocates.... read..

Taxing retirement income of employees a retrograde step

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2020 2:15:05 PM IST
The Union Budget for 2020 contains direct tax proposals in the Finance Bill to tax the retirement fund of an employee, which has been called a retrograde step by experts.... read..

Pak toxic gas leak: 3 more die, toll rises to 8

Islamabad |Tuesday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST
The toll in the toxic gas leak in Pakistan's port city Karachi rose at eight on Tuesday prompting Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah to order evacuation of residents from the affected areas.... read..

2 more dead after inhaling toxic gas in Karachi's Keamari area; Sindh CM orders evacuation

Karachi | February 18, 2020 3:11:23 AM IST
Two more people died on Monday night after inhaling mysterious toxic gas which emitted again in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi, while 150 others complaining of breathing difficulties have been rushed to the hospital over the past 24 hours, promp... read..

Aircel Maxis Case: Court permits Karti Chidambaram to travel abroad

New Delhi | February 18, 2020 10:11:31 PM IST
A special Court of Rouse Avenue on Tuesday allowed Congress MP Karti Chidambaram to travel abroad for attending an international tennis tournament, business meetings and to meet his daughter studying abroad.... read..

Xiaomi promotes Raghu Reddy as India Chief Business Officer

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Xiaomi on Tuesday announced Raghu Reddy's appointment as the Chief Business Officer for its India operations.... read..

China-EU agreements to apply to UK during Brexit transition

Beijing |Tuesday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
The agreements and cooperation documents between China and the European Union (EU) will continue to apply to the UK during the Brexit transition period, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson said on Tuesday.... read..

Aircel-Maxis case: Court seeks ED, CBI response on Karti's plea

New Delhi |Monday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST
A Delhi court on Monday issued notice to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate (ED) on a petition filed by Congress MP Karti Chidambaram seeking permission to travel abroad.... read..

Conservation of wildlife part of our ethos, encourages compassion and coexistence: PM

Gandhinagar (Gujarat) | February 17, 2020 11:41:32 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said conservation of wildlife and habitat have been a part of India's cultural ethos, which encourages compassion and coexistence.... read..

India, UAE express satisfaction over existing bilateral cooperation in food security

Chandigarh (Haryana) | February 17, 2020 11:11:21 PM IST
Union Minister of Food Processing Industries, Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Monday met UAE's Minister for Food Security, Mariam Al-Muhairi, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on the sidelines of Gulfood 2020 and expressed satisfaction at the existing bilateral c... read..

India's three-day practice game against NZ XI ends in a draw

Hamilton | February 16, 2020 8:11:21 AM IST
India's three-day practice game against New Zealand XI ahead of the two Test series versus the Kiwis ended in a draw on Sunday.... read..

Mayank, Pant shine as warm-up game against NZ XI ends in draw

Hamilton |Sunday, 2020 1:45:05 PM IST
Mayank Agarwal (81 retired) and Rishabh Pant (70) had a field day as the three-day warm-up game between India and the New Zealand XI ended in a draw at Seddon Park on Sunday.... read..

Border wall in Mexico turns into 'mural of love'

Mexico |Sunday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST
Dozens of red hearts were painted on the metal barrier that separates the Mexican city of Tijuana from San Diego in the US as part of a recurring project by independent artist Enrique Chiu to spread a message of love and brotherhood.... read..
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