• 2 Bangladeshi infiltrators arrested by BSF at West Bengal's Petrapole border 06 Sep 2020 01:57 Arrested Bangladeshi infiltrators &nbsp BSF troops of South Bengal Frontier apprehended two illegal Bangladeshi infiltrators today Both the infiltrators were hiding in a goods train coming from Bangladesh BSF handed over both the infiltrators to …
    • After India and Nepal, relentless China now triggers border disputes with Bhutan 03 Jul 2020 22:46 Representational Image of Bhutan.&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspIANS During a virtual meeting of the Global Environment Facility early June, China raised objections to the grant issued for the Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary in eastern Bhutan’s …
    • Covid Live: Global cases top 5.5 million 28 May 2020 08:37 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates 10 farm workers, stuck in Delhi because of the coronavirus forced lockdown, belong to Samastipur in Bihar. They had never dreamed they would get on a plane but they did thanks to Pappan Singh, a mushroom farmer in …
    • Covid Updates: Domestic flights to resume today 24 May 2020 19:52 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Lockdown may not end by May 31, need time to resume flights: Uddhav Thackeray Government issued new guidelines for international arrivals UP govt withdrew order which banned use of mobile phones in isolation wards …
    • Covid Live: New guidelines issued for int'l arrivals 24 May 2020 13:53 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Flights to restart under UDAN Ministry of Civil Aviation decides to operate flights under UDAN scheme. Details to be announced later. 2,818 Shramik Special trains have ferried around 37 lakh migrants since May 1: …
    • Culinary nomad: Christine Manfield leads the way – again 30 Nov 2018 02:47 Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size Christine Manfield blows through the door on the first hot day of spring like the breeze that's been missing. It's a sweltering 35°C Sydney day, but she looks fresh as a daisy in a baby-doll …
    • India's diplomat shortage leaves it far behind Asian rival China 31 Aug 2018 04:06 People walk past the Indian Mission to the United Nations building in New York December 18, 2013. — Reuters picNEW DELHI, Aug 31 — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Pentagon chief Jim Mattis are heading to New Delhi next week for an inaugural …
    • Trion Global Launches a Series of Smart LED TVs in India 27 Oct 2017 12:54 <HTML> <head> <META http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8"> <meta content="text/html; charset=utf-8" http-equiv="Content-Type"> <style type="text/css…
          • US Says Closely Monitoring Sino-India Row in Ladakh 24 Oct 2020 22:46 WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email 1Shares Washington: The US is closely monitoring the border row between India and China and does not want the situation to escalate, a senior Trump administration official has said. The official told the reporters during a …
          • Indias move to counter Chinese influence in South Asia 24 Oct 2020 14:23 The consecutive visits by Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla to Bangladesh and Myanmar, where he was accompanied by Indian Army Chief Gen M.M Naravane , marks a catch-up effort by Delhi to counter Chinese influence in South Asia. While the military …
          • EU MPs raise concern over visa fraud by Pakistanis; calls for sanctions against Islamabad 24 Oct 2020 10:22 New Delhi: Member of European Parliament, Dominique Bilde has alleged that Pakistan is a 'serious security threats' through the sale of EU passports and visas to criminals. Speaking in the European Parliament last week, Bilde said, “Should we be …
          • Closely monitoring India-China border row, does not want it to escalate: US official 24 Oct 2020 09:04 The US has been favouring making Quad a security architecture to check China's growing assertiveness Washington: The US is closely monitoring the border row between India and China and does not want the situation to escalate, a senior Trump …
          • Taiwan becomes China's biggest headache in the Indo-Pacific - Daijiworld.com 24 Oct 2020 07:00 By Atul Aneja New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS): Taken aback by the high-octane riposte to its muscle flexing in the Indo-Pacific, including Taiwan, especially by India and the United States, Chinas propaganda machinery has now gone into overdrive. "The Taiwan …
          • Military Digest: The Ladakh story – Get there fastest with the mostest! 24 Oct 2020 06:07 These positions on the southern bank of Pangong Tso allow Indians to dominate the region because they not only overlook the Spanggur Gap, but also the Chinese garrison at Moldo. (Reuters/ File) The great Prussian warrior, King Frederick the Great, once …
          • Iowa high school football: Final scores from Friday, Oct. 23 24 Oct 2020 03:27 Here are the scores from Friday's high school football action in Iowa. This list will update throughout the night.  Class 1A State Playoffs Second Round Beckman, Dyersville 19, Durant-Bennett 14 Columbus Catholic, Waterloo 42, Osage 35 Mediapolis 20, …
          • Tanzania: 65 civil society organisations sign letter to President Magufuli to end restrictions on fundamental freedoms in runup to elections 23 Oct 2020 23:39 Magufuli TANZANIA With national elections in Tanzania approaching on 28 October, 65 civil society organisations from across the world have signed a letter to President Magufuli, expressing concern about the steady decline of fundamental rights over the …
          • In New White House Contest, Kashmir As Old Debate Is Back 23 Oct 2020 23:10 WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email 5Shares From Donald Trump’s repeated mediation offers to his predecessor’s phony resolve of putting the world’s oldest dispute to rest, Kashmir has always fared on American politics and policy. Now days before new elections …
          • Polio networks bolster COVID-19 pandemic response in WHO South-East Asia Region 23 Oct 2020 19:50 By PTI NEW DELHI: Applying strategies from the polio eradication program, polio networks in WHO South-East Asia Region are helping strengthen core public health response measures to contain coronavirus pandemic, the global health body said on Friday. In …
          • Breaking News: October 23, 2020 | Highlights 23 Oct 2020 19:07 Oct 23, 2020 11:00 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha 1,310 festival special trains to originate, terminate in South Central Railway zone As many as 1,310 special trains will originate and terminate in the South Central Railway (SCR) zone during the …
          • Monsoon set to withdraw the country on October 28 after prolonged stay 23 Oct 2020 18:13 NEW DELHI: After missing its normal date by nearly two weeks, the monsoon is set to retreat from the country on October 28, the weather office said on Friday. The southwest monsoon normally withdraws from the country by October 15. This year it has stayed …
          • Fri. 9:42 a.m.: Latest world virus headlines: Poland declares entire country a ‘red zone’ 23 Oct 2020 14:32 People wearing face masks to protect from coronavirus sit in a square today in Barcelona, Spain. Spain has reported 1 million confirmed infections — the highest number in Western Europe — and at least 34,000 deaths from COVID-19, although experts say the …
          • Monsoon expected to withdraw on October 28, set to be most delayed retreat on record 23 Oct 2020 14:05 NEW DELHI: The southwest monsoon will withdraw from the entire country by Oct 28, making it the most delayed retreat of the weather system ever. The monsoon normally withdraws from the entire country by Oct 15, but this year, it has overstayed and caused …
          • The Latest: Poland brings in restrictions across the country 23 Oct 2020 11:02 Poland’s government has announced all of the country will become a “red zone” of strict anti-COVID-19 restrictions starting Saturday, just short of a lockdown.Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki appealed Friday to Poles to strictly observe the restrictions …
          • The Latest: Czech minister under fire after restaurant trip 23 Oct 2020 08:48 PRAGUE — The health minister of the hard-hit Czech Republic has been under fire to resign after a media report that he broke strict government restrictions and visited a Prague restaurant.The Blesk tabloid daily said Health Minister Minister Roman Prymula …
          • The Latest: Germany's daily virus count remains near record 23 Oct 2020 08:15 A man wearing a face mask travels by scooter on the Opera square in Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. A man wearing a face mask travels by scooter on the Opera square in Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. Photo: Michael Probst, AP …
          • Bajaj Auto may rally up to 31% despite fall in Q2 net profit; here’s why 23 Oct 2020 06:36 NEW DELHI: Citing improving outlook and attractive valuations, brokerages on Dalal Street see up to 31 per cent upside in Bajaj Auto. Industry demand in the second quarter has inched closer towards the normal level, according to market watchers. Domestic …
          • Delhi: 16-year-old alleges rape by neighbour in Sarai Kale Khan, accused held 23 Oct 2020 05:24 Image Source : FILE PHOTO A 16-year-old girl in Delhi has accused of rape by neigbhour. (Representational image) The Delhi Police have registered a rape case after a 16-year-old girl levelled allegations against a boy who is her neighbour in Delhi's …
          • New cases in India below 60,000 for 5th day 23 Oct 2020 05:21 Two city police officers patrol the Navigli area, a popular evening spot of restaurants and pubs bordering canals in Milan, Italy, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. Authorities in regions including Italy's three largest cities have imposed curfews in a bid to …
          • The Latest: New cases in India below 60,000 for 5th day 23 Oct 2020 05:07 NEW DELHI — India has reported below 60,000 new coronavirus cases for a fifth day as the promise of a free COVID-19 vaccine turned into a key state election issue. The Health Ministry says 54,366 new cases have taken the overall tally past 7.7 million on …
          • Asia Today: Vaccine promise is election issue in India state 23 Oct 2020 04:45 Updated 11:33 pm CDT, Thursday, October 22, 2020 Members of the festival organizing team at the Kali Bari Hindu temple pray via live transmission on the first day of Durga Puja celebrations in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. Most of the festival …
          • Industrial land rezoned in Waterford 23 Oct 2020 02:41 10 acres of industrial land needed in Delhi Published on: October 22, 2020 | Last Updated: October 22, 2020 12:37 PM EDT Norfolk council this week approved a 32-unit subdivision on five acres of vacant land on Nichol Street in Waterford. jpg, SR Industrial …
          • Cyber cons target pensioners, seek cash transfer  23 Oct 2020 01:57 Express News Service BENGALURU:  Several senior citizens across Bengaluru, who are registered pensioners, have reported receiving calls asking them to pay up for receiving pension amounts in bulk. Retired personnel, who have been receiving pension amounts, …
          • Mike Pompeo Asia trip to highlight China concerns 23 Oct 2020 00:48 Secretary of State Mike Pompeo departs Sunday for a six-day, four-country visit to Asia, where he will meet with regional leaders on defense and security issues. Growing concerns about China are likely to be front and center. Mr. Pompeo will first take …
          • China tensions push India and Taiwan closer together 22 Oct 2020 15:17 When the Chinese embassy in New Delhi sent an advisory to journalists in India earlier this month, it could not have anticipated the move to backfire so spectacularly. An event that would have otherwise gone underreported by most newsrooms, and largely …
          • US officials Pompeo, Esper to visit India for annual talks 22 Oct 2020 13:59 NEW DELHI — India's government said Thursday that talks next week with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defence Mark Esper in New Delhi will cover “all bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual interest.” The talks are also …
          • Construction crew unearths human remains 22 Oct 2020 08:36 Pastor Bill Wiebe has been head of the congregation at the Port Rowan Community Church in downtown Port Rowan for 16 years. He says the accidental excavation of a 19th-century gravesite on church property Tuesday was a surprise and remains a mystery. – …
          • Having ensconced itself as core of Free and Open Indo-Pacific vision, Quad needs a definitive blueprint 22 Oct 2020 03:08 From left to right, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pose for a picture before a four …
          • Government issues draft rules for Rashtriya Raksha University Act 2020 21 Oct 2020 21:17 NEW DELHI: The Centre has issued draft rules for the Rashtriya Raksha University Act 2020, which was enacted in Parliament's monsoon session to set up a multi-disciplinary university for imparting education on policing, research and collaboration of …
          • Air pollution biggest health risk in India, contributed to death of 16.7 lakh people in 2019: Study 21 Oct 2020 16:41 New Delhi: Air pollution contributed to the death of 16.7 lakh people in India in 2019, with over a lakh of them less than a month old, a new global study by a US-based NGO has revealed. According to the State of Global Air, 2020, a report on global …
          • UltraTech Cement Q2 takeaways: Strong rural demand, cost cutting helps bottomline 21 Oct 2020 14:57 NEW DELHI: Thanks to a higher revenue, lower expenses and proceedings from sale of assets, UltraTech Cement managed to double its net profits during the September quarter as demand returned. The company surprised the Street with its bottomline and also …
          • China Is a Challenge, But an Asian NATO Is Not the Answer 21 Oct 2020 14:17 Secretary of State Mike Pompeo continues to undermine President Donald Trump’s "America First" agenda by promoting ever-expanding military commitments around the globe. Pompeo’s latest interventionist fling occurred last week when he attended the …
          • World trade rebounds slowly in Sept quarter, outlook uncertain 21 Oct 2020 08:24 New Delhi: The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) expects a 7-9% on-year drop in the value of global trade in 2020 despite signs of a rebound led by China, due to a possible resurgence of Covid-19 infections in the coming months …
          • Closer cooperation on vaccines much-needed as global COVID-19 cases top 40 mln 21 Oct 2020 02:15 Global COVID-19 infections topped 40 million on Monday, with over 1.1 million deaths registered worldwide, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The new grim milestone came faster than expected and is …
          • Explained: Why storage, distribution of Covid-19 vaccines will be the next challenge 20 Oct 2020 23:57 Written by Abhishek De , Edited by Explained Desk | New Delhi | October 21, 2020 12:30:50 am A health worker takes swab sample for Covid-19 test in New Delhi (Express photo by Praveen Khanna)We may have a Covid-19 vaccine by this year itself, with about …
          • Azerbaijan-Turkey-Pakistan: A New Axis of Evil Against Armenia & India 20 Oct 2020 21:49 BY Yeghia Tashjian The roots of the conflict in Artsakh Artsakh historically has always been part of Armenia, and when the region was annexed to Persian and Arab rule, Artsakh (later known as Nagorno-Karabakh), was governed by Armenian nobility. Following …
          • The Taiwan–India ‘Milk Tea Alliance’ 20 Oct 2020 18:26 Advertisement“TAIWAN Happy National Day October 10,” read the posters congratulating Taiwan on its 109th National Day. They were put up near the Chinese embassy in New Delhi on the 10th by India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson, Tajinder …
          • Hospitals are checking into under-construction properties as hotel chains check out 20 Oct 2020 13:50 New Delhi: Developers on the verge of completing hotel projects before the lockdown are now looking to convert them into hospitals or wellness centres, with demand for hotel accommodation shrinking in the aftermath of the pandemic. The NCR-based Enkay …
          • Iceland trials new packaging that could save over 350 tonnes of plastic every year 20 Oct 2020 12:24 Iceland is trialling a new, innovative packaging scheme for several items in its stores in a bid to drastically reduce plastic use. The supermarket, which boasts almost 1,000 branches across the UK, has announced it is trialling new forms of packaging on …
          • IMD declares low; signals heavy rain for AP, Telangana 20 Oct 2020 10:47 India Meteorological Department (IMD) has declared the formation of an anticipated low-pressure area over the central parts of the Bay of Bengal on Wednesday afternoon, a day later than originally forecast, and has put it under watch for intensification …
          • Mohammad Reza Shajarian: When the clocks stopped in Iran 20 Oct 2020 09:01 “Khosrow-e avaz-e Iran par keshid!” “The prince of Persian music flew to heavens!” Iran is in mourning. Mohammad Reza Shajarian has passed away. Who was he? What was his significance for Iranians? How can I convey the depth of the pain of his loss to non- …
          • Coronavirus | Need to continue extreme caution against COVID-19: WHO 20 Oct 2020 08:42 Co-circulation of seasonal influenza and COVID-19 in winters may present challenges for health systems and facilities, as both diseases present many similar symptoms. The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday cautioned against any relaxation of …
          • Delhi: Street plays drive home safety message 20 Oct 2020 07:04 Through street plays, bike rallies and panchayat meets, people are being asked to not become complacent until a vaccine for Covid-19 is outNEW DELHI: Amid apprehensions of a post-festival surge in Covid-19 cases, districts are taking several initiatives to …
          • Japan’s new PM Yoshihide Suga endorses Shinzo Abe’s Indo-Pacific policy 20 Oct 2020 05:51 NEW DELHI: Indicating that his foreign policy would be a continuation of his predecessor, the new Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga offered a full-throated endorsement of Shinzo Abe’s Indo-Pacific policy. In his first address outside Japan, Suga told …
          • World: Need to continue extreme caution against COVID-19: WHO 20 Oct 2020 04:48 SEAR/PR/1745 New Delhi - The World Health Organization today cautioned against any relaxation of response actions following the recent slight decline in COVID-19 cases in South-East Asia Region, saying the pandemic continues unabated and our …
          • Atlas Air freighter lifts 110 tonnes of transhipped export cargo of Bangladesh from Kolkata 20 Oct 2020 02:24 Bangladesh is the second-largest apparel producer in the world after China. The country houses factories that produce readymade garments for the world’s best brands that include H&M, Zara (Inditex), Gap, Target, Benetton, Puma, Primark, Tesco, M&S …
          • Manipur gi Ahanba Assembly Meephamgi Matangda Khangminaba 20 Oct 2020 01:06 Manipur gi Ahanba Assembly Meephamgi Matangda Khangminaba October 19, 2020 18 October ga mari leinana Manipur amadi Delhi gi mafam kayada historical awareness programme pangthoktuna meeyam sinba thungna eikhoigi maning makha tamlamba gi puwari adu …
          • 'The Quad' unites against rising China threat 19 Oct 2020 23:31 The Trump administration’s push for a military alliance among the major democracies of Asia to contain China showed new signs of moving ahead more rapidly than anticipated, with Australian agreeing to join U.S., Indian, Japanese forces in historic joint …
          • Raja Mandala: The good neighbour 19 Oct 2020 22:36 The positive dynamic surrounding the bilateral relationship in Modi’s first term has, unfortunately, acquired a negative tone in the second amidst the poisonous rhetoric in India around the Citizenship Amendment Act. (Illustration by C R Sasikumar)The …
          • Afghans in a quandary on eve of US elections 19 Oct 2020 16:44 For over the past five decades, the normal diplomatic practise has been to refer to the Indian sub-continent as South Asia. This region was described as extending from Pakistan and India in the west, to Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan in the east. Sri Lanka …
          • Water supply in Delhi will be affected for next 4-5 days due to maintenance work 19 Oct 2020 10:18 Share0 The Delhi Jal Board said that Water supply will be affected in parts of Delhi for the next four to five days due to the closure of the Upper Ganga canal for annual maintenance. Around 270 million gallons of raw water per day is supplied by the canal …
          • Water supply to be hit in East, South, Central Delhi this week 19 Oct 2020 06:17 By: PTI | New Delhi | October 19, 2020 10:59:46 am Water treated by the Bhagirathi and Sonia Vihar plants is supplied to east Delhi and south Delhi areas.Water supply will be affected in parts of Delhi for the next four to five days due to the closure of …
          • Modi's war calculus 19 Oct 2020 01:24 In order to manufacture internal homology and to establish regional hegemony, the Indian polity, under the watch of the Sangh Parivar, is unfortunately but decidedly wedded to a policy of religious persecution at home, and cross-border bullying in South …
          • MAVERICK CITIZEN OP-ED: A dystopian template for India’s future 18 Oct 2020 23:55 Priyanka, 15, (name changed) poses for a photo in Uttar Pradesh, India. She was raped by a neighbour last year when she was 14 years old. The neighbour had been harassing her for a long time and then one night he came on a motorcycle with friends and …
          • In ISL, ‘S’ also means Spain now 18 Oct 2020 19:49 Written by Mihir Vasavda | New Delhi | October 19, 2020 1:07:52 am Bengaluru FC manager Carles Cuadrat is one of the seven Spanish coaches in the Indian Super League this season.Between May 2019 and September 2020, 409 Spanish footballers played outside …
          • Closure of Upper Ganga Canal for maintenance to affect water supply in parts of Delhi 18 Oct 2020 17:44 New Delhi: Water supply will be affected in parts of Delhi for the next four to five days due to the closure of the Upper Ganga canal for annual maintenance, the Delhi Jal Board said on Sunday. The canal supplies around 270 million gallons of raw water a …
          • Which destinations can you fly to from India now; which nations have imposed restrictions? 18 Oct 2020 15:44 Written by Abhishek De , Edited by Explained Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 18, 2020 8:52:34 pm Domestic passenger services resumed from May 25 following a gap of two months due to a stringent Covid-19 lockdown. (File photo)Indians can now fly to 18 …
          • Domestic steel industry showing signs of recovery: RINL CMD 18 Oct 2020 07:50 New Delhi: The Indian steel market, which was hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns, has started showing signs of recovery, RINL Chairman P K Rath has said. The pandemic had severely disrupted the steel sector in the first quarter of the …
          • In India, top US diplomat calls China 'elephant in the room - International 18 Oct 2020 05:38 NEW DELHI (AP) — A top U.S. envoy speaking in New Delhi has called China “an elephant in the room” and said Washington is keen to advance India’s interests across the Indo-Pacific region. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun said the U.S. was exploring …
          • Man cheats friend with promise of job in Finance Ministry, arrested 18 Oct 2020 04:26 Image Source : FILE PHOTO The Delhi Police has arrested a former call centre employee for cheating his ex-colleague on the pretext of getting him a job in the Finance Ministry. The Delhi Police has arrested a former call centre employee for cheating his ex …
          • Couple by design: SAVA International's Anuj and Suruchi Khanna have each other's back 18 Oct 2020 04:15 Express News Service "I like Suruchi's energy, charm, and charisma, which recharges me whenever I see her or talk to her," says 39-year-old Anuj Khanna of his wife Suruchi (38) adding, "It reminds me that she unconditionally supports me …
          • Naga Peace parleys reach deadlock :: Nirendra Dev 18 Oct 2020 03:51 Naga Peace parleys reach deadlock; who can 'unlock' it ? Nirendra Dev * A rally for 'Expedite Framework Agreement' from Phalee to Somdal in August 2018 :: Pix - Oken Luwang In an era of Lockdown and Unlockdown vis-a-vis post-Corona, the …
          • Photography is all sex, writes DAVID BAILEY in joyously un-PC memoir  18 Oct 2020 00:02 His name is synonymous with beauty, fashion and sex.  Photographer David Bailey was also the poster boy for a social revolution as working-class young men scaled Britain's cultural citadels. Now aged 82, he's written his racy memoirs – part one was …
          • Civic bodies working on ground to to curb air pollution, CM doing lip service: Delhi BJP 17 Oct 2020 05:12 By Express News Service NEW DELHI:  Attacking the Aam Aadmi Party government for not releasing funds to Bharatiya Janata Party-led three municipal corporations, three mayors on Friday said that the civic bodies have been working to curb air pollution in …
          • Sage warns there is 'no clear evidence' coronavirus pandemic has changed in past month 16 Oct 2020 19:48 There is "no clear evidence" that the transmission of coronavirus has slowed in the past month, Government scients have warned. The UK Government recently introduced a raft of new lockdown measures such as the rule of six which came into force on …
          • It’s the world according to Trump: Could Biden turn back the clock? 16 Oct 2020 18:27 When former Vice President Joe Biden used the first presidential debate to tout his plan for a $20 billion international fund to encourage Brazil to preserve its endangered rainforests, it was a shoutout to a bygone era of robust, American-led …
          • Outbreaks and potential COVID-19 exposures in Saskatchewan for the past 2 weeks 16 Oct 2020 14:59 Since the novel coronavirus pandemic began, the Saskatchewan Health Authority has been alerting the public about businesses that have likely been exposed to COVID-19 by an infectious person. This is done when health officials are uncertain they have …
          • 95 pc air pollution in Delhi due to local factors, AAP govt responsible for them: Adesh Gupta 16 Oct 2020 13:44 By PTI NEW DELHI: Delhi BJP president Adesh Gupta on Friday claimed that crop stubble burning accounts for only 5 per cent of air pollution in the city while local factors contribute to the remaining 95 per cent for which the Arvind Kejriwal government is …
          • Thomas Sankara: An Icon of Revolution 16 Oct 2020 13:41 15 October, 2020, was Thomas Sankara's 33rd death anniversary. On that day, he was murdered by imperialist forces at the tender age of 37. A Pan-Africanist, internationalist and Marxist, he was committed to the total liberation of the oppressed masses …
          • Xi’s lost chance in Asia 16 Oct 2020 13:08 Conventional narrative within China depicts Xi Jinping as a statesman, a strongman and a philosopher who has emerged tall since assuming leadership in March 2013. He has absolute power and holds the reins that have catapulted the success of the Chinese …
          • Coronavirus live news: Berlin court overturns government curfew on bars and restaurants; record Swiss cases 16 Oct 2020 12:47 8.40am EDT 08:40 Slovakia reported more than 2,000 new daily cases for the first time on Friday, meaning the country now has one of the fastest infection rates in Europe. The central European country was among the most successful at containing the virus …
          • ANALYSIS - Bangladesh-India diplomatic ties passing through very critical courses 16 Oct 2020 11:59 The writer is a Bangladesh-based journalist who writes on diplomacy, human rights, climate change and refugee crises DHAKA  Bangladesh-India diplomatic relations have not only developed because the two are very close neighbors in terms of geographical …
          • DoT clamps down on illegal mobile network boosters in Delhi 16 Oct 2020 11:32 By PTI NEW DELHI: The Department of Telecom's wireless monitoring organisation on Friday conducted raids in South and South-West Delhi to bring down illegal network boosters which interfere with mobile services and result in call drops and other …
          • Sino-Indian Competition in the Indian Ocean Region Intensifies 16 Oct 2020 09:10 AdvertisementIndia has recently faced some stiff competition from China for influence in its South Asian neighborhood. China’s increasingly visible footprint in Sri Lanka since the return of the Rajapaksas has made India’s position a little shaky. While …
          • Live at the inaugural Moodie Davitt Virtual Travel Retail Expo: The Final Day 16 Oct 2020 06:11 Friday 16 October, Day 5 12.15 (SGT)/05.15 (BST): All is set fair for the grand reveal of The QDF Factor winner later today, the culmination of the Virtual Travel Retail Expo 2021. And take a look at how the amazing joint Qatar Duty Free and Hamad …
          • Why India is special to Armenians: Their land of prosperity 16 Oct 2020 05:53 A group of Armenians at a picnic at Ghazipur in 1885. (Source: Armenian institute website)For the last few weeks, Vachagan Tadevosyan has been frantically making calls to relatives and friends across the world and closely following every bit of news …
          • North and East of Sri Lanka paralysed by mass anti-government protest 16 Oct 2020 01:05 The entire North and East of Sri Lanka was paralysed by a mass protest campaign (hartal) on September 28, against the right-wing government of President Gotabhaya Rajapakse. This was triggered by banning of a commemoration of a former LTTE leader, …
          • Universal Declaration of Human Rights and South Asian Women 16 Oct 2020 01:05 by Shalu Nigam     15 October 2020  Abstract The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) 1948 is a basic and most significant document. It is not only about indivisible, inalienable, basic human rights. Several people in South Asia discredit human …
          • India Offers $50 Million to Sri Lanka for Defence Upgrade 16 Oct 2020 00:25 To counter China’s growing presence in the Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal, India has offered $50 million to Sri Lanka to upgrade its defense sector. The two countries hosted a virtual summit to deliberate on security and defense partnership, after …
          • Amid worsening pollution levels, Centre and Delhi govt spar over stubble burning 15 Oct 2020 21:49 Written by Shivam Patel | New Delhi | October 16, 2020 1:56:43 am Air quality in Delhi was in the ‘poor’ category Wednesday, with an AQI of 276. Praveen KhannaAs Delhi’s average air quality index (AQI) slipped into the ‘very poor’ category for the first …
          • Kashmiri girl called terrorist, framed by Delhi land lady over rent dispute 15 Oct 2020 21:44 Delhi Traffic constable dragged on the bonnet of a car for 400 metres Amid rise in hate crime and racial discrimination, a horrific incident surfaced the social media which wreaked havoc overnight. A Kashmiri woman alleged claimed that she was assaulted …
          • Myanmar's first submarine INS Sindhuvir benefits India against Chinese aggression | Explained 15 Oct 2020 21:43 India successfully test fires Dhruvastra in Odisha In its persistence efforts to counter Chinese influence, India on Thursday announced to deliver a submarine to Myanmar Army as part of defence cooperation between the country south Asian countries. " …
          • From the Archives, 1997: Australia 'had warning of Balibo attack' 15 Oct 2020 17:52 Mr Dunn's revelation came during a day-long review of the Balibo incident held on Saturday by the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), a worldwide association of lawyers concerned with human rights, in response to last year's government …
          • United States poll results, economic recovery could shape outcome of LAC row 15 Oct 2020 10:50 NEW DELHI: As India and China remain deadlocked on disengagement in Ladakh, New Delhi is acutely aware that it is playing a game of endurance and nerves with China on the icy heights, the outcome of which may be influenced not just by the two sides but …
          • India must exercise the Quad option to check China's economic and military power 15 Oct 2020 10:49 NEW DELHI: In the middle of the 19th century, British statesman Lord Palmerston famously said in the House of Commons: "We have no eternal allies, and we have no perpetual enemies. Our interests are eternal and perpetual, and those interests it is our …
          • Piramal Enterprises appoints Kunal Bahl, Suhail Nathani as independent directors to its board 15 Oct 2020 10:29 New Delhi: Piramal Enterprises on Thursday said it has appointed Snapdeal CEO Kunal Bahl and Economic Law Practice Managing Partner Suhail Nathani as independent directors to its board. The appointments took effect from October 14, 2020. "The board of …
          • Hong Kong, Singapore agree to new travel bubble 15 Oct 2020 08:00 A medical staff takes a swab from a child near a residential area in Qingdao in east China's Shandong province on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020. A hospital president and the director of the health commission in the northern Chinese city of Qingdao have been …
          • In Delhi markets on Thu: Vidarbha orange carted on rail 15 Oct 2020 00:22 The orange kisan rail left at 6pm on Wednesday and will reach Delhi at 3.40pm on Thursday. Railways earned Rs6 lakh from freight revenueNagpur: Union road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday pitched for more ‘kisan rails’ to …
          • Pleas by 2 same sex couples for getting married, recognition of marriage; HC seeks Centre's stand 14 Oct 2020 16:43 New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought the Centre's response on separate pleas by two same sex couples, one seeking to get married under the Special Marriage Act (SMA) and the other seeking registration of their wedding in the US under the …
          • As live events remain suspended, liquor firms turn online to market to tipplers 14 Oct 2020 13:36 A year-and-a-half and a pandemic later such packed events have now collapsed leaving behind a vacuum for marketers of alcoholic beverages that put significant marketing dollars behind music events, comedy gigs and host intimate food and drinking sessions …
          • Seduced by China's Belt and Road Initiative, Taliban also forsake Uyghurs 14 Oct 2020 12:39 NEW DELHI: The magic of China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is such that even the Taliban, which carries on with jihad to protect Islam, has turned its face away from the Uyghur genocide and the ethnic cleansing of Muslims by China. The Chinese …
          • Pandemic proves a thorn in the side of flower sellers 13 Oct 2020 00:01 VENDOR WATING FOR CUSTOMERS AT WHOLESALE FLOWER MARKET (PHOOL MANDI) ON THE EVE OF DIWALI FEASTIVAL AT GHAZIPUR IN EAST DELHI. PHOTO BY SANJEEV RASTOGINew Delhi: The city’s biggest flower market at Ghazipur has wilted under the pressure of Covid-19. Having …
          • Delhi: Eye on pollution hotspots, Gopal Rai says all individuals, agencies must follow dust-control norms 12 Oct 2020 21:28 Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai met all nine deputy commissioners and asked them to meet government agencies concerned by October 13. (File Photo)The Delhi government said Monday that it has started “micro monitoring” all 13 air pollution hotspots …
          • No path-breaking solution to bumpy ride across Delhi 12 Oct 2020 03:54 Express News Service NEW DELHI: Potholes found on roads managed by the Public Works Department (PWD) will be filled in the next 24 hours, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had said on October 17, 2019. Almost a year after the AAP government launched the Delhi …
          • Delhi: 62,000 fewer enrollments in civic schools, officials cite migration 11 Oct 2020 22:01 Unlike other years, the enrollment drive continued till September this year. (Photo: Archive)Migration of workers due to the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted the enrollment of students in civic body schools, with 62,000 fewer students enrolled in the …
          • India passes seven million coronavirus cases 11 Oct 2020 06:26 India’s confirmed coronavirus total has passed seven million as health experts warn of mask and distancing fatigue setting in. The Health Ministry registered another 74,383 infections in the past 24 hours, and India is expected to become the pandemic’s …
          • Back to the forest at 'Machan' 10 Oct 2020 03:15 Express News Service These lovely woods are not dark and deep, but they have a legacy similar to Robert Frost’s poem, if not as old. This isn’t your typical review, but then this isn’t your typical Delhi restaurant. When Machan, at the Taj Mahal Hotel, …
          • Delhi: Ashram Chowk shut over weekend for repairs 10 Oct 2020 01:08 Traffic officials said that in order to ease the way for commuters, boards informing about the diversions and indicating directions would be put up at select locations on the route (file photo)NEW DELHI: While PWD is constructing an underpass at Ashram …
          • Driver and his helper die after truck rams into wall 09 Oct 2020 22:00 A truck driver and his helper were killed when the vehicle carrying iron rods rammed into a wall in south-east Delhi’s Pul Prahladpur on Friday morning. Deputy Commissioner of Police (South East) R.P. Meena said the deceased have been identified as truck …