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India ends month-long UNSC presidency: A look at key achievements

India, Sept. 1 -- India's month-long presidency of the powerful United Nations Security Council (UNSC) ended on Tuesday (August 31) with substantive outcomes on key global issues. India is currently a... Read More


BJP leaders seek FIR against Uddhav Thackeray for remarks against Yogi Adityanath, file complaint

India, Aug. 26 -- Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders on Wednesday filed complaints against Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray, his wife and 'Saamana' editor Rashmi Thackeray and Yuva Sena p... Read More


National Monetisation Pipeline: What is it and how will it benefit the country?

India, Aug. 23 -- Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday launched the National Monetisation Pipeline (NMP), through which the government aims to raise $81 billion by leasing out state-own... Read More


CCI imposes rRs.r200 crore penalty on Maruti for restricting discounts by dealers

India, Aug. 23 -- The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Monday imposed a penalty of Rs.200 crore on Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) for indulging in anti-competitive conduct. In a release, t... Read More


Indian Army grants time scale Colonel rank to 5 women officers

India, Aug. 23 -- The Indian Army on Monday granted time scale Colonel rank to women officers. The defence ministry said that a selection board of the Indian Army cleared the way for the promotion of ... Read More


US defence secretary Lloyd Austin says Americans 'beaten' by Taliban: Report

India, Aug. 21 -- US defence decretary Lloyd Austin offered a disconcerting news on Friday when he told a group of lawmakers during a briefing that Americans are among those who have been beaten by th... Read More


Gold prices firm up, but still a long way away from record highs

India, Aug. 18 -- The prices of gold and silver firmed on Wednesday, as escalating concerns over the economic fallout from the spread of the coronavirus' Delta variant dented sentiment towards riskier... Read More


Why vaccinated people largely escaped the worst of Delta surge? Study explains

India, Aug. 18 -- The Delta variant of the coronavirus is believed to be highly transmissible and resistant to vaccines. But, a new study has claimed that the strain, which led the second wave of the ... Read More


Delta variant causing Covid-19 cases to spread like 'wildfire' in Washington

India, Aug. 14 -- The Delta variant of the coronavirus is leading a surge in Covid-19 cases in Washington, the health officials said late on Friday. The cases have been spreading like "wildfire" among... Read More


Home ministry notifies August 14 as 'Partition Horrors Remembrance Day'

India, Aug. 14 -- The Government of India on Saturday declared August 14 as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day, after an announcement from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The gazette notification was iss... Read More