Guterres hopes dialogue can dial down Sino-Indian border tensions
  • Guterres hopes dialogue can dial down Sino-Indian border tensions(01:32)

    New York, Jan 26 (IANS) After reports of a confrontation between their troops along the border in the Sikkim region, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres hopes that India and China can reduce tensions through dialogue, according to his Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric.

WB one of the most dynamic states of India: Moroccan Ambassador
  • WB one of the most dynamic states of India: Moroccan Ambassador(22:42)

    Kolkata, Jan 25 (IANS) In an in exclusive interview with IANS, Mohamed Maliki, Morocco's Ambassador to India, shared the vision behind opening an Honorary Consulate in West Bengal, consolidating bilateral ties with India in the years to come. Edited excerpts:

Kerala govt recommends solar scam case to CBI, objects to probe in Life Mission scam
  • Kerala govt recommends solar scam case to CBI, objects to probe in Life Mission scam(20:08)
    By Sumit Saxena

    New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) A day after recommending a CBI probe in the solar scam case, ahead of Assembly polls scheduled later this year, the Kerala government in the Supreme Court on Monday vehemently objected to the CBI probe ordered by the Centre in the Life Mission scam, where the state government is in the dock.

Indian billionaires increased their wealth by 35% during Covid
  • Indian billionaires increased their wealth by 35% during Covid(12:38)

    New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) As the pandemic severely hit the economy leaving millions out of job, the wealth of Indian billionaires increased by 35 per cent during the lockdown and by 90 per cent since 2009 to $422.9 billion, ranking India sixth after the US, China, Germany, Russia and France, a new report by Oxfam said on Monday.

Mukesh Ambani made Rs 90Cr/hr amid pandemic while 24% earned under Rs 3K/month: Oxfam
India among top 10 hit by climate change: Germanwatch
Cap on liquor limit for UP homes
  • Cap on liquor limit for UP homes(10:20)

    Lucknow, Jan 25 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has now made it mandatory to have a license to keep liquor over the prescribed limit at home.

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  • VC funding in India hits $3.1 billion in Q4: KPMG(17:02)

    New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) With 294 deals, venture capital investment in India reached $3.1 billion in the fourth quarter of 2020, compared to $3.6 billion in the previous quarter, said a KPMG report.

150-year-old Yerwada Jail to welcome tourists from R-Day (Ld)
  • 150-year-old Yerwada Jail to welcome tourists from R-Day (Ld)(13:10)

    Nagpur (Maharashtra), Jan 23 (IANS) In a unique initiative, the Maharashtra government has decided to throw open important prisons in the state for 'jail tourism', starting January 26 with the historic Yerwada Central Jail, Pune, on its 150th anniversary, Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said here on Saturday.

Ageing, unsafe dams growing threat in India too: UN report
  • Ageing, unsafe dams growing threat in India too: UN report(08:34)
    New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) By 2050, most people on Earth will live downstream of tens of thousands of large dams built in the 20th century, many of them including Indias already operating at or beyond their design life, putting lives and property at risk, a UN University (UNU) analysis revealed.

    Besides India, the analysis also includes dam decommissioning or ageing case studies from the US, France, Canada, Japan, and Zambia and Zimbabwe.

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