Pacer Akash Deep makes debut for India as England win toss, elect to bat

Ranchi, Feb. 23 -- Pacer Akash Deep makes his debut for India as England won the toss and elected to bat first against India on Day 1 of the fourth Test here on Friday. India are 2-1 ahead in the fiv... Read More

Philippines becomes first Asian country to ratify ILO convention

Manila, Feb. 23 -- The Philippines has been the first Asian country to ratify a convention to end workplace violence and harassment, the International Labor Organisation (ILO) said Friday. The ILO... Read More

Gmail says 'here to stay' after viral, fake message claiming end of email service

Washington, Feb. 23 -- Google's email platform Gmail said that it will continue operations, after a fake message about the end of the service went viral. "Gmail is here to stay," the service said on ... Read More

4 dead in building fire in E China

Nanjing, Feb. 23 -- Four people were killed after a building fire broke out Friday morning in the city of Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province. The fire broke out in a residential bui... Read More

US Odysseus mission lands on Moon but signal weak, status uncertain

Washington, Feb. 23 -- The Intuitive Machines Odysseus lander touched down on the Moon and sent back a weak signal to Earth after some minutes of initial uncertainty, NASA officials said. "For the fi... Read More

At least 4 killed, 20 missing in high-rise building fire in Spain

Valencia, Feb. 23 -- At least four people have been killed, 14 have been injured and 20 more are missing as a result of a fire in a multi-story building in the Italian city of Valencia, media reported... Read More

Jamshedpur FC edge past East Bengal FC 2-1 in ISL

Jamshedpur, Feb. 23 -- Jamshedpur FC reclaimed the sixth spot in the Indian Super League (ISL) 2023-24 points table with a stunning victory powered by two goals late in the second half as they edged p... Read More

PM Modi hails cabinet decision for increasing sugarcane prices; calls it 'historic'

New Delhi, Feb. 22 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday hailed the cabinet decision for hiking sugarcane prices and said, "This step will benefit the crores of our sugarcane producing farmers".... Read More

Rupee up 7 paise against USD

Mumbai, Feb. 22 -- The rupee on Thursday rallied 7 paise at 82.92 in the opening session on the sale of US dollars by bankers and exporters, dealers at the Foreign Exchange said. The local unit surge... Read More

USD, Euro. Pound up ; Yen down

Mumbai, Feb. 22 -- Following were the indicative currency rates and travellers' cheques buying and selling rates. CURRENCY NAME BUY SALE UAE DIRHAM 20.5254 23.9954 AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR 49.41... Read More