Daily Archive: September 5, 2020

Can Suresh Raina go back for IPL? BCCI unsure

Can Suresh Raina go back for IPL? BCCI unsure

The BCCI must consider, from every single aspect possible, a basic question: “Why did Suresh Raina return from the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) camp?” – if it intends to find an answer to whether...

Trump declares Modi support to seek desi votes

Trump declares Modi support to seek desi votes

In a rambling response to a question aimed at highlighting his campaign’s outreach to Indian-American voters (led by his son Donald Trump Jr) and draw him out on the topic, Trump seized on his...

Live: India’s Covid cases world’s second highest

Live: India’s Covid cases world’s second highest

India overtook Brazil on Saturday as the country with the second highest recorded cases of Covid-19 after the US. The pandemic continued its unprecedented surge in India, with fresh cases close to 90,000 on...

Defence minister Rajnath Singh arrives in Iran

Defence minister Rajnath Singh arrives in Iran

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday arrived in Tehran where he will meet his Iranian counterpart and discuss bilateral defence ties. India on Friday said that it was “deeply concerned” about the situation in...

‘India’s security for extended neighbourhood too’

‘India’s security for extended neighbourhood too’

In the emerging defence paradigm, India’s security would be maintained not only along the northern and western borders but in the strategic space of the “extended neighbourhood” as well, Chief of Defence Staff Gen...

‘Untraceable’ by enemy, saves hours: Key road to Ladakh almost ready

‘Untraceable’ by enemy, saves hours: Key road to Ladakh almost ready

Amid ongoing tensions with China, the Border Roads Organisation has almost finished work on a third strategic road, also known as the Nimmu-Padam-Darcha road. Souces said, this road will cut the travel time from...

Why foreign investors are betting big on India despite sinking economy

Why foreign investors are betting big on India despite sinking economy

India’s shrinking economy is not stopping foreign investors from pouring money into the nation’s stocks betting on a recovery.International buyers plowed a net $6 billion into shares in Asia’s third-largest economy in August, the...

Why foreign investors are betting big on India despite sinking economy

Why foreign investors are betting big on India despite sinking economy

India’s shrinking economy is not stopping foreign investors from pouring money into the nation’s stocks betting on a recovery.International buyers plowed a net $6 billion into shares in Asia’s third-largest economy in August, the...

Auto cos moving plants out of China to cover risks

Auto cos moving plants out of China to cover risks

Many companies in China are relocating or putting plants in other countries to cover geopolitical risks and the auto and components sector must bring those investments or tie up with them to produce in...

DGCA orders resumption of pre-flight BA tests

DGCA orders resumption of pre-flight BA tests

Pilots and cabin crew will again need to undergo breath analyser (BA) tests to show that they are not under the influence of alcohol. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has resumed these...

23-25 member India squad expected for Aus tour

23-25 member India squad expected for Aus tour

The three outgoing selectors — Devang Gandhi, Jatin Paranjape and Sarandeep Singh — are likely to stay at least till the India squad for the year-end tour of Australia is announced. Keeping the health...

Auto scrappage policy in final stages: Gadkari

Auto scrappage policy in final stages: Gadkari

The policy is expected to encourage customers to go in for new purchases which will be backed-up by government incentives in lieu of their old vehicles. Read more here:: India News Times

Govt introduces ‘on demand’ Covid-19 testing

Govt introduces ‘on demand’ Covid-19 testing

For the first time, the Union Health Ministry has allowed on-demand Covid-19 testing without a prescription. The new advisory has been made on the recommendations of the National Task Force on the novel coronavirus....

IPL schedule will be released on Sunday

IPL schedule will be released on Sunday

The much-awaited schedule of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will be released on Sunday, chairman Brijesh Patel said on Saturday. The IPL 2020 is slated to commence from September 19...

States’ biz ranking: Andhra retains top spot

States’ biz ranking: Andhra retains top spot

Andhra Pradesh has retained the top position in the ranking of states and union territories (UTs) based on the implementation of the business reform action plan, according to a report released by finance minister...

IPL: MI introduces ‘smart ring’ to fight Covid-19

IPL: MI introduces ‘smart ring’ to fight Covid-19

Defending champions Mumbai Indians have taken their Covid-19 precautionary protocol to the next level with the introduction of a special ‘smart ring’. The ring is a personal health tracking device to be worn by...

Rajnath to China: Respect LAC, don’t try to change status quo

Rajnath to China: Respect LAC, don’t try to change status quo

Defence minister Rajnath Singh stated clearly that while the Indian troops had always taken a very responsible approach towards border management, but at the same time there should also be “no doubt about our...