51 killed in a major rail mishap in Pakistan

An express train rammed into derailed coaches of another train, killing up to 51 people and injuring over 100 others in Pakistan’s southern Sindh province on Monday, forcing authorities to call in the Army and paramilitary forces for rescue and relief operations in one of the worst rail accidents in the country in recent years. Continue Reading

Australia remain on top in ICC Test rankings 

The Australian team remained on top of the table of the ICC Men’s Test Team rankings followed by New Zealand who are just decimal points away, said the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday (December 14, 2020). Continue Reading

India’s active caseload drops to 3.63 lakh after 146 days

India’s total active caseload has significantly dropped to 3.63 lakh (3,63,749) today, the Union Health Ministry said, adding that this is the lowest after 146 days. The total active cases were 3,58,692 on 18 July, 2020. Continue Reading

Bill for extending upper limit of abortion to 24 weeks introduced in Lok Sabha

A bill that seeks to extend the upper limit for permitting abortions from the present 20 weeks to 24 weeks was introduced in Lok Sabha today. Continue Reading

Delta protection Bill gets Governor Banwarilal’s nod

Just days after a Bill was passed in the Assembly, the declaration of Cauvery Delta regions as Protected Special Agriculture Zone was released in the government gazette today after the Governor’s assent. Continue Reading

Up & down for BJP in 2019

The year 2019 will go down as a watershed in the BJP’s journey as the party not only achieved its highest ever tally in Lok Sabha but also realised its decades-long ideological planks with the Modi government pushing the saffron agenda with renewed vigour in its second term. Continue Reading

Ireland PM Varadkar to celebrate New Year in Goa

Ireland Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, who has his roots in India, would ring in the New Year in the coastal state of Goa, an official said today.

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Welcoming 2020 The Hawaiian style

New Year’s eve has always been synonymous to resolutions and celebrations. This time, Sheraton Grand Chennai Resort and Spa is hosting a Hawaiian style New Year celebrations on 30 and 31 December and 1 January.

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