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
The year 2020 was the eight warmest since 1901 but it was ‘substantially lower’ than the highest warming observed in 2016, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday. Continue Reading
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 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
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
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
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 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.
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.
There is an alignment of America’s strategic interest with India, US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on as he identified China, followed by Russia, as Pentagon’s top two challenges in the coming years. Continue Reading