Dubai, Oct 23 (IANS) Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni seems to have transitioned smoothly into the role of mentor of the Virat Kohli-led side during the ICC T20 World Cup, as the veteran cricketer was seen giving throw-downs to the players ahead of the 'Super 12' game against Pakistan here on Sunday (October 24).
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) A pick-up in demand along with reforms and construction of support infrastructure is expected to grow India's logistics sector by 10-12 per cent CAGR.
San Francisco, Oct 23 (IANS) In what could spell fresh trouble for Facebook, a new whistleblower has alleged that the social network puts profits before efforts to fight hate speech and misinformation on its platform.
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) When onion and tomato prices soared last week, one of the many reasons given was that rainfall in several states producing the two crops was responsible for it. However, rain effect was relatively less, according to government data.
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Farmers protesting on the Ghazipur border at Delhi for the last 11 months against the three farm laws enacted by the Centre last year, have started to open the service lane to ease the traffic. They said it is the police who have closed the road and not them. Farmers belonging to the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) on Thursday started removing the tents built on the service road to start the traffic movement.
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Shares in struggling Chinese property giant Evergrande have fallen sharply after plans to offload a stake in one of its units for $2.6 billion fell through, casting further doubt over whether it can avert the countrys biggest ever corporate failure, The Guardian reported.
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) 'Superman: Son of Kal-El' colourist Gabe Eltaeb said he is not renewing his contract with DC Comics following the Man of Steel's outing as bisexual.
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Despite uncertainties and high volatility surrounding it, Bitcoin has crossed $65,000 per coin for the first time and according to industry experts, the most sought-after cryptocurrency may touch the $100,000 mark by the end of this year.
Beijing, Oct 18 (IANS) An inhalable Covid-19 vaccine developed by China's CanSino Biologics has shown an increase of 250- to 300-fold in neutralising antibody levels as a booster shot, the media reported.
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel is the best performing Chief Minister in the country, facing the least anger of the electorate, as per the IANS-CVoter Governance Index.
Chandigarh, Oct 18 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Channi on Monday said his government will not accept the Centre's decision to expand the BSF's jurisdiction from existing 15 km from the border to 50 km, as this is "against the spirit of federalism".
New Delhi/Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Mumbai has lost 81 per cent of open land, 40 per cent green cover and nearly 30 per cent of its water bodies between 1991 and 2018 while the built-up area has increased by 66 per cent during the same period, a recent study has found.
San Francisco, Oct 16 (IANS) Top 10 hacking groups have executed ransomware attacks worth a whopping $5.2 billion in Bitcoin over the past three years, according to a US treasury report.
Manesar (Gurugram), Oct 16 (IANS) National Security Guard (NSG) DG M.A. Ganapathi on Saturday said that drone warfare is a new challenge and the NSG is fully capable to handle it.
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The e-commerce players registered a whopping $4.6 billion (nearly Rs 32,000 crore) sales during the first week of the festive season -- a 23 per cent on-year growth -- driven by mobiles and fashion products, a new report showed on Thursday.
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The University of Delhi's new Vice Chancellor Prof Yogesh Singh has issued orders to fill vacant posts after the matter came to his notice.
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies could cause the next financial crash, according to a top Bank of England official, Daily Mail reported.
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Indian men's cricket team is likely to have an interim coach for the upcoming home series with New Zealand after the ICC T20 World Cup, and former India captain Rahul Dravid has emerged as the frontrunner to be the stop-gap role.
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Resistance Front, which announced its arrival on October 12, 2019, online via encrypted chat platform Telegram, is once again in the spotlight after killing five innocent civilians, including four members of minority communities, in Kashmir last week.
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The confusion over the delayed notification for the appointment of the new Director General of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (IS) may get resolved shortly as a meeting between the top civil and military leadership is expected to take place imminently, Dawn reported.
San Francisco, Oct 12 (IANS) Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen has alleged that the social network 'lied' to its independent Oversight Board repeatedly. The board has now invited her to meet and discuss her experiences and gather more information about her accusations against the social media platform.
Jaipur, Oct 12 (IANS) Aiming at setting the records straight, the Gehlot government in Rajasthan seems to be planning to withdraw the controversial Child Marriage Registration Bill, containing the provision related to the registration of child marriage.
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur on Sunday came down heavily on Hockey India's decision to pull out of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England next year, saying that this is not the federation's decision alone to make.
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) The build up power crisis in the country has worsened this month as acute fuel shortages at power plants threaten outages in coming days stalling the revival wheels of world's fastest growing major economy.
Kolkata, Oct 10 (IANS) Durga Puja in Kolkata has taken the centre stage of political debate after the party in opposition, BJP, threatened to call for a social boycott alleging that the goddess has been disrespected by the organiser of this puja.