Daily Archive: September 16, 2020

IPL: Pandya’s form crucial for Mumbai Indians

IPL: Pandya’s form crucial for Mumbai Indians

Around seven months back, when he smashed four sixes in a 25-ball 38, and then took three for 26 while playing in the DY Patil T20 game, Hardik Pandya served enough notice of how...

One in three Delhiites has Covid antibodies

One in three Delhiites has Covid antibodies

Nearly 33% of Delhi’s population has in all likelihood developed Covid antibodies. This was revealed in the initial analysis of the third serological survey in which 17,000 samples were collected from all 11 districts....

US polls: 66% of Indian-Americans back Biden

US polls: 66% of Indian-Americans back Biden

Two out of three Indian-Americans currently favor Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden, although there has been a significant uptick in their support for incumbent Donald Trump, according to a survey by Indiaspora, a nonpartisan...

Babri Masjid demolition case verdict on Sept 30

Babri Masjid demolition case verdict on Sept 30

Special CBI judge S K Yadav will pronounce judgment in Babri mosque demolition case on September 30. The court has directed all the accused to remain present in the court on that day for...

Swara slams Kangana for remarks against Jaya

Swara slams Kangana for remarks against Jaya

Swara Bhasker has come to Jaya Bachchan’s defence and slammed Kangana Ranaut for her ‘sickening and shameful’ comments against the veteran actress. Calling out the distasteful remarks, Bhasker advised Ranaut to keep her ‘dirty...

Live: ‘Could distribute vaccine in US from Oct’

Live: ‘Could distribute vaccine in US from Oct’

Coronavirus cases in India have crossed the 50 lakh-mark, making it the second country after US to cross 5 million cases. Globally, over 29.6 million people have been infected with the coronavirus, while over...

Rajnath to take questions on LAC stand-off today

Rajnath to take questions on LAC stand-off today

The government will answer some of the apprehensions raised by the opposition parties regarding India-China border stand-off in the eastern Ladakh region as defence minister Rajnath Singh is likely to speak in Rajya Sabha...

New PLA ‘tactics’: Warning Indian troops in Hindi

New PLA ‘tactics’: Warning Indian troops in Hindi

In a bid to “unnerve” Indian soldiers entrenched on the heights, the PLA has taken to loudspeakers to issue warnings in chaste Hindi apart from playing Punjabi songs. “The PLA is trying to stir...

Delhi riots: 17k-page chargesheet filed against 15

Delhi riots: 17k-page chargesheet filed against 15

A little less than 200 days after filing an FIR to investigate the conspiracy behind the riots that rocked northeast Delhi in February this year, Delhi Police’s special cell on Wednesday filed a 17,000-page...

SC seeks status report on CCTVs at police stations

SC seeks status report on CCTVs at police stations

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked chief secretaries of all states and Union Territories to furnish within two months status of CCTV installation in all 16,000 police stations across the country, even though many...

Babri demolition verdict on September 30

Babri demolition verdict on September 30

A CBI court on Wednesday said it would pronounce judgment in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case on September 30. Special judge SK Yadav directed all the accused, including former deputy prime minister LK...

LAC face-off: Disengagement onus on India, says China

LAC face-off: Disengagement onus on India, says China

Despite the recent five-point India-China consensus for defusing the border situation, China on Wednesday put the ball for disengagement in India’s court and said it was imperative for the latter to correct its “mistake”,...

Babri demolition verdict on September 30

Babri demolition verdict on September 30

A CBI court on Wednesday said it would pronounce judgment in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case on September 30. Special judge SK Yadav directed all the accused, including former deputy prime minister LK...

Petrol sales top pre-Covid level, diesel 6% short

Petrol sales top pre-Covid level, diesel 6% short

India’s fuel consumption made a sharp turnaround in the first fortnight of September after doddering through the last two months, indicating the economy may finally be coming out of lockdown slumber but the rising...

Oppn slams govt over Covid, BJP points to Maha

Oppn slams govt over Covid, BJP points to Maha

A lively debate in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday saw the opposition attacking the government over “mishandling” the migrant situation and an “unplanned” lockdown while the treasury benches countered by pointing to government schemes...

Russia, Dr Reddy’s tie up for Sputnik V trial

Russia, Dr Reddy’s tie up for Sputnik V trial

Russia’s sovereign wealth fund – Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) — has partnered Hyderabad-based drug maker Dr Reddy’s Laboratories to cooperate on clinical trials and distribution of Sputnik V vaccine in India with deliveries...

Tatas set to bag new Parliament building project

Tatas set to bag new Parliament building project

Infrastructure major Tata Projects Ltd has emerged as the lowest bidder for the new Parliament House building project quoting Rs 861.9 crore, which is 8.4% less than the estimated cost. Larsen and Toubro Ltd...

Tatas set to bag new Parliament building project

Tatas set to bag new Parliament building project

Infrastructure major Tata Projects Ltd has emerged as the lowest bidder for the new Parliament House building project quoting Rs 861.9 crore, which is 8.4% less than the estimated cost. Larsen and Toubro Ltd...

South Africa says 12m ‘probably’ had coronavirus

South Africa says 12m ‘probably’ had coronavirus

About 12 million people in South Africa have “probably” been infected with the coronavirus, but that startlingly high number has not caused a similarly high death rate and might indicate a widespread “level of...

Govt to probe Chinese ‘spying’ relevations

Govt to probe Chinese ‘spying’ relevations

The Indian government has set up an inquiry into the revelations that a Chinese company is spying on Indian citizens including the top political class and officials across the board. The issue was raised...

No ‘clear trend’ on misuse of sedition law: Govt

No ‘clear trend’ on misuse of sedition law: Govt

The home ministry on Wednesday said statewise data received by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) on ‘sedition’ cases filed under Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code during the period 2014-18, does not...

September surge: India No.1 in Covid cases and deaths in first 15 days

September surge: India No.1 in Covid cases and deaths in first 15 days

September is proving to be a grim month for India in its fight against coronavirus pandemic. According to Johns Hopkins University data, India is the second worst-hit nation in terms of Covid-19 cases after...

‘Banking law changes aims to improve governance’

‘Banking law changes aims to improve governance’

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said amendments to the banking regulation law seeking to extend the supervision of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to cooperative banks are aimed at improving their governance...

LAC row: Rajnath to make statement tomorrow

LAC row: Rajnath to make statement tomorrow

Defence minister Rajnath Singh will make a statement in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday on the border row with China in eastern Ladakh, sources said. After his statement, opposition leaders will speak and if...

US pushes arms sales surge to ‘Fortress Taiwan’

US pushes arms sales surge to ‘Fortress Taiwan’

The United States plans to sell as many as seven major weapons systems, including mines, cruise missiles and drones to Taiwan, four people familiar with the discussions said, as the Trump administration ramps up...

Audi Q8 review: Does new flagship stir emotions?

Audi Q8 review: Does new flagship stir emotions?

Audi Q8 looks the way a flagship should look like, drives with a lot of heart yet the interiors may divide opinions. Will Q8 fill the shoes of Q7? Looks very, very unlikely. That...

Delhi riots: Police files chargesheet under UAPA

Delhi riots: Police files chargesheet under UAPA

Delhi Police on Wednesday filed a charge sheet before a city court under the stringent law UAPA and other sections against 15 persons for larger conspiracy in northeast Delhi riots in February. In its...

‘Chinese troops fired warning shots in Ladakh’

‘Chinese troops fired warning shots in Ladakh’

The Chinese army fired a barrage of “warning shots” in the air at the North Bank of Pangong lake in eastern Ladakh last week to “intimidate” the Indian troops ahead of the talks between...

‘Chinese troops fired warning shots in Ladakh’

‘Chinese troops fired warning shots in Ladakh’

The Chinese army fired a barrage of “warning shots” in the air at the North Bank of Pangong lake in eastern Ladakh last week to “intimidate” the Indian troops ahead of the talks between...

SAD to vote against farm bill: Sukhbir Badal

SAD to vote against farm bill: Sukhbir Badal

In a veiled warning to its ally BJP, Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Badal on Wednesday said his party can sacrifice anything for farmers’ interests as he came out strongly against the three farm...

Tata wins bid to construct new Parl building

Tata wins bid to construct new Parl building

The Tata Projects Limited on Wednesday won the bid to construct a new Parliament building at a cost of Rs 861.90 crore, officials said. The L&T Ltd had submitted a bid of Rs 865...

Adjusting to UAE heat biggest challenge: ABD

Adjusting to UAE heat biggest challenge: ABD

South African star AB de Villiers believes the biggest challenge for all teams in the upcoming Indian Premier League will be adjusting to the prevailing hot and humid conditions in the UAE. De Villiers...

India geared to fight war in eastern Ladakh: Army

India geared to fight war in eastern Ladakh: Army

Asserting that it is fully prepared to fight a full-fledged war even in winters in eastern Ladakh, the Indian Army said if China created conditions for war, they will face a better trained &...

Watching MSD would be a delight: Sehwag on IPL

Watching MSD would be a delight: Sehwag on IPL

Virender Sehwag expects this year’s IPL to be “extra special” and a major reason for that is MS Dhoni getting back on the pitch after announcing his international retirement following a year-long sabbatical. “I...

Three firing incidents between India, China in last 20 days in Ladakh

Three firing incidents between India, China in last 20 days in Ladakh

In the third incident, which occurred on September 8 near the northern bank of Pangong lake, troops of both sides fired more than 100 rounds as the Chinese side was behaving in a very...

Russia to sell 100m doses of Covid vaccine to India

Russia to sell 100m doses of Covid vaccine to India

Clinical trials of the Russian vaccine in India are expected to follow and to be held jointly with the Indian firm. Both the trials and supply deal depend on domestic regulatory approval. Read more...

Covid hits the mind hard: Every 2nd Indian suffers from Coronanxiety

Covid hits the mind hard: Every 2nd Indian suffers from Coronanxiety

The Covid pandemic has taken anxiety among Indians to record levels with a recent survey showing one in every four persons is so stressed that he or she actually requires medical intervention. Read more...

Rajasthan: Boat capsize kills atleast 14 in Kota

Rajasthan: Boat capsize kills atleast 14 in Kota

At least 14 people were killed after a boat carrying oaaer 40 devotees to a temple in Indergarh area of Bundi district capsized in Chambal river. Read more here:: India News Times

IPL: Royals eye re-emergence under Steve Smith

IPL: Royals eye re-emergence under Steve Smith

Rajasthan Royals, who finished second last ahead of RCB on a better run rate last season, will be looking to exorcise their demons and start afresh in the upcoming 13th edition of the Indian...

Maharashtra govt beefs up security for Jaya, family

Maharashtra govt beefs up security for Jaya, family

The Maharashtra government has beefed up ‘parameter security’ for the Bachchan family a day after veteran actress and politician, Jaya Bachchan in a fiery speech slammed those who are tarnishing the image of the...

3 held for murder of Suresh Raina’s kin: Punjab CM

3 held for murder of Suresh Raina’s kin: Punjab CM

Announcing that the case related to the attack on the relatives of Indian cricketer Suresh Raina has been “solved”, Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday said three alleged members of an inter-state...

Economy showing sign of stability, but recovery to be gradual: RBI governor Shaktikanta Das

Economy showing sign of stability, but recovery to be gradual: RBI governor Shaktikanta Das

RBI governor Shaktikanta Das on Wednesday assured the industry that the central bank will take all necessary measures to ensure liquidity in the system and promote economic growth. Read more here:: India News Times