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Conditions suit us more because most of us have played here, says the home captain...
South Africa last toured Pakistan in 2007 because the country organized its home Test series in the UAE following a terrorist attack on a bus carrying the Sri Lanka team in Lahore in 2009....
The awards to these soldiers comprise one Maha Vir Chakra, four Vir Chakras and 15 Sena Medals. One soldier who survived the clash has been awarded a Vir Chakra....
Colonel Bikumalla Santosh Babu, who led his troops against the "vicious" Chinese attack in Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh in June last year, has been posthumously named for the second-highest military award, Mahavir Chakra, for acts of gallantry in the presence of the enemy, according to an official announcement on Monday....
Col Babu, the commanding officer of the 16 Bihar regiment, was among 20 Indian soldiers who laid down their lives in June last year, fighting the Chinese. Another Galwan martyr, Sepoy Gurtej Singh of 3 Punjab, is also among the awardees....
Colonel Santosh Babu, who was among the 20 soldiers that died in the line of duty in a brutal hand-to-hand combat with Chinese troops in eastern Ladakh's Galwan Valley last year, has been awarded with the second highest wartime gallantry award, the Maha Vir Chakra, for showing "conspicuous bravery in face of enemy, exemplary leadership and astute professionalism."...
. Such kind of rumour mongering, particularity by vested interests, can create unwarranted doubts among people at large, and there is, therefore, a need to check all such kinds of unfounded scare-mongering related to the efficacy and immunogenicity of the vaccines,” Bhalla wrote....
The Centre on Monday instructed States and Union Territories in a letter to take penal action against those spreading misinformation about the efficacy of Covid-19 vaccines currently in circulation....
Bhalla asked the chief secretaries to direct all the authorities concerned under the state government to take appropriate necessary measures to counter the spread of all such kind of "false information" about Covid-19 vaccines as well as promptly disseminate factual messages. ...
Coronavirus Vaccine: Penal action should be taken against those spreading "ill-informed rumours about the COVID-19 vaccines", the centre said in a letter written last week to the chief secretaries of all states and union territories...
Several young men from Haryana and Punjab, carrying the Tricolour and flags of farm unions on the vehicles, were also heading to the rally....
Ahead of farmers' tractor parade in Delhi on Republic Day, Punjab farmer leaders on Monday said they have deployed volunteers to keep a vigil on rumour-mongers and have also asked protesters not to believe any rumour which could potentially disturb the peaceful march....
Social media posts on shutting down petrol pumps in Punjab to disrupt the farmers' tractor rally on Republic Day are fake, the state police said today and warned that strict legal action will be taken against people spreading the rumours....
“We would like to have the benefit of the judgment of the High Court also,” Chief Justice of India S A Bobde, heading a three-judge bench, observed as the state’s plea’s came up before it....
The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a petition filed by the Uttar Pradesh Government to transfer all the petitions against the anti-conversion ordinance from Allahabad High Court to itself....
"The path to reform at the initial stages may cause misapprehensions. However, it is beyond doubt that the Government remains singularly devoted to farmers' welfare.”...
President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday paid tributes to farmers saying every Indian is grateful to them for ensuring food security in our vast and populous country, and gave the assurance that the government is devoted to farmers' welfare....
Afghanistan will soon receive five lakh doses of coronavirus vaccine from India, said Tahir Qadiry, Afghanistan's Charge d'Affaires, on Monday....
Bangladesh on Monday received the first consignment of the 5 million doses of Covishield vaccines from India under a procurement agreement, four days after New Delhi gifted 2 million doses of the vaccine to Dhaka....
Bangladesh on Monday received the first consignment of the 5 million doses of Covishield vaccines from India under a procurement agreement, four days after New Delhi gifted 2 million doses of the vaccine to Dhaka....
Two days after being rocked by a resignation and an expulsion, West Bengal chief minister and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee on Monday said any more fence-sitters were welcome to leave her party immediately to join the BJP ahead of the assembly elections....
On the 11th National Voters' Day, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Monday asked West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to empower and inform voters, ensure their safety and eliminate an atmosphere of fear....
19-year-old Yashvir Singh, who overtook Neeraj Chopra’s meet record of 76.91m with a best attempt of 78.68m, wasn’t satisfied with his effort....
Dawar (1,500m) and Ankita (5,000m) also set new meet records....
A decision on allowing all commuters to board suburban train services in Mumbai will be taken "soon", Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said on Monday....
A decision on allowing all commuters to board suburban train services in Mumbai will be taken "soon", Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said on Monday....
Lok Janshakti Party president Chirag Paswan thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday after former Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan was bestowed with the Padma Bhushan award....
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday wished Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador an early recovery from COVID-19....
Jyotiraditya Scindia was the second member from his family to pull down a Congress government in Madhya Pradesh, decades after ''Rajmata'' Vijaya Raje Scindia toppled the "anti-people" Congress government in the state, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Monday....
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday virtually ruled out any plan for the division of the state, saying his government believes in uniting and not dividing....
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday virtually ruled out any plan for the division of the state, saying his government believes in uniting and not dividing....
The number of beneficiaries vaccinated against COVID-19 in the country had crossed 19.5 lakh till the evening of Monday, the 10th day of the nationwide immunisation drive, the health ministry said....
The number of beneficiaries vaccinated against COVID-19 in the country had crossed 19....
Pfizer Inc will pursue its request for India to approve its COVID-19 vaccine if the government commits to buying shots, the US drugmaker told Reuters on Monday, even as global supplies tighten....
Pfizer Inc will pursue its request for India to approve its COVID-19 vaccine if the government commits to buying shots, the US drugmaker told Reuters on Monday, even as global supplies tighten....
The outcome of the fifth round of sero-prevalence survey in the national capital has indicated that Delhi population could be heading towards attaining herd immunity against coronavirus infection, sources said on Monday....
Delhi is moving towards herd immunity from coronavirus, with 50 to 60 per cent of people in one district having developed antibodies to the virus, the latest round of sero-survey has found, sources said. Herd immunity is what the authorities are trying to achieve with the vaccination programme, in which a critical mass of immune people can stop the spread of the virus by breaking the chain of transmission....
The survey has found that in one district, 50-60 per cent of the sampled population has developed antibodies to COVID-19, they said. ...
Delhi is moving towards herd immunity from coronavirus, with 50 to 60 per cent of people in one district having developed antibodies to the virus, the latest round of sero-survey has found, sources said. Herd immunity is what the authorities are trying to achieve with the vaccination programme, in which a critical mass of immune people can stop the spread of the virus by breaking the chain of transmission....
New Delhi: Legendary singer S P Balasubramaniam was on Monday posthumously awarded the Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian award of the country after Bharat Ratna....
While late singer-actor SP Balasubrahmanyam has been honoured with the Padma Vibhushan, his frequent collaborator KS Chithra has been awarded the Padma Bhushan. ...
Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and music legend SP Balasubrahmanyam have been honoured with the Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian award in India, the government announced today. Celebrated singer SP Balasubrahmanyam was conferred the honour posthumously. He died in a Chennai hospital last year after almost two months of treatment....
Ahead of the series starting February 5 in Chennai, England's Joe Root has described India as "the best team of the world in their own conditions"....
After notching up a double century in the series opener, Root continued his brilliant run by hitting 186 in the second Test to lift his side from a spot of bother....
Sarkaru Vaari Paata marks the first collaboration of Mahesh Babu, Parasuram Petla and Keerthy Suresh....
President Kovind asserted that the country's Armed Forces are "adequately mobilised" to thwart any attempt to undermine national security, and recalled how its valiant soldiers foiled the "expansionist" plans by China in Ladakh last year....
President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday asserted that while India remains committed to peace, its armed forces are "adequately mobilised" in a "well-coordinated" move to thwart any attempt to undermine national security as he referred to the "expansionist" move by China in Ladakh last year....
Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan recently tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend Natasha Dalal in a gorgeous ceremony in Alibaug....
Varun Dhawan and Natasha Dalal will reportedly host a grand wedding reception in Mumbai on February 2....
Bollywood weddings play a big role in determining bridal fashion trends of the season....
Varun Dhawan and Natasha Dalal's family members were spotted heading back to their home after attending the two-day gala wedding in Alibaug....
Varun Dhawan and Natasha Dalal's wedding had a no-phones policy...
Rattled by New Delhi’s ‘Vaccine Maitri’ initiative, the Chinese government’s mouthpiece, the Global Times, has started a smear campaign against India in a big way....
Tata Group's healthcare venture is said to have started initial discussions with Moderna Inc for a partnership to launch its COVID-19 vaccine in India, the Economic Times reported on Monday....
Choreographer-filmmaker Remo DSouza, who was admitted to hospital recently after suffering cardiac problems, on Monday revealed that he is dancing his way to recovery....
Choreographer-director Remo D'Souza is currently recovering after suffering a heart attack last month....
Ahead of the FAU-G launch this Republic Day, nCore Games CEO Vishal Gondal explains why a passion for an action game's theme is just as important as the gameplay....
FAU-G mobile game is set to launch in India on November 26, on the occasion of Republic Day celebration in the country....
President Ram Nath Kovind addressed the nation on the eve of the 72nd Republic Day. Conveying his heartfelt wishes, President Kovind paid homage to India's freedom fighters in his speech. He also spoke about the contribution of farmers and soldiers in the country and how the coronavirus crisis led to "Atma-nirbhar Bharat"....
Republic Day 2021 LIVE Updates: Greeting the nation on the eve of India’s 72nd Republic Day, President Ram Nath Kovind, in his address, acknowledged the contribution of farmers in making the country self-reliant....
The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a petition filed by the Andhra Pradesh government and made way for panchayat elections to be conducted in the state as per the notification issued by the state election commission....
The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed Andhra Pradesh's plea to defer panchayat polls - due next month - because of the Covid pandemic, pointing out that even larger electoral exercises had been successfully held despite far more difficult conditions...
England's spinners had gone wicketless in the first innings but they came through in the second with Somerset duo Sibley and Jack Leach taking four wickets apiece....
England's spinners had gone wicketless in the first innings but they came through in the second with Somerset duo Sibley and Jack Leach taking four wickets apiece...
The Siva directorial will be the actor’s first release since he decided to abandon his political plans...
Annaatthe is Rajinikanth’s maiden collaboration with director Siva, who is known for making out-and-out commercial potboilers that are right up the Superstar’s alley....
NCP president Sharad Pawar at a rally in Mumbai, in solidarity with farmers protesting near Delhi, took a dig at Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Monday for taking time to meet Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut but having no time to meet farmers....
"Is Punjab Pakistan?" NCP chief Sharad Pawar asked a sea of farmers at Mumbai's Azad Maidan where they had gathered today in support of their comrades camped in protest in and around Delhi. Hailing them for having come to the city all the way from Nashik, in solidarity with those gearing up for a massive tractor ally in the national capital, the senior leader condemned the Union government's view of those agitating....
Union minister Ramdas Athawale on Monday said there was no need of a farmers' march in Mumbai in support of peasants protesting near Delhi against the Centre's three new farm laws, and claimed it is being done only for "publicity"....
Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma, Katrina Kaif, Jacqueline Fernandez were among the celebrities who commented on Varun Dhawan's post....
Deepika Padukone, who too had a strict no-phone policy at her wedding just like Varun and Natasha, showered the couple with a whole lot of love...
The first Bollywood wedding of the year took place on Sunday in Alibaug where Varun Dhawan tied the knot with his childhood friend Natasha Dalal....
The majority of responses to Godzilla vs King's trailer are positive, and if the film is anything like the latest promo, it will be so much fun....
The MonsterVerse from Legendary Pictures comes full circle finally, but could there be a surprise twist to the storyline?...
In a horrific incident, two young women in their 20s were killed with a heavy blunt object, allegedly by their parents, in Andhra Pradesh Chittoor district, the police said. It seems to be a case of occult practices, they added....
Believing that they could be brought back from the dead, a couple in Andhra Pradesh's Chitoor district stabbed and bludgeoned their two daughters to death on Sunday....
Reacting to the sloganeering incident on the birth anniversary celebration of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose in Kolkata, Mamata Banerjee on Monday said that what they (the audience) did was an insult to Bengal and added that she would have saluted the audience had they hailed Subhash Chandra Bose....
Sharing the dais with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, Mamata Banerjee Saturday refused to speak at an event to celebrate Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s 125th birth anniversary after slogans of ‘Jai Shri Ram’ were raised....
Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, still smarting from the "Jai Shri Ram" slogans at the Netaji birth anniversary programme, launched a furious attack on the BJP today, accusing them of insulting all cultural icons of the state from Rabindranath Tagore to revolutionary Santhal leader Birsa Munda....
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday lauded the contribution of children in raising awareness about handwashing during the COVID-19 pandemic, and said that a programme tastes success if they become part of it....
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who is on a three-day visit to Tamil Nadu which is scheduled to go to polls in April-May, on Sunday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accusing him of lacking courage to stand up to China over border row....
Gandhi said only five people including the PM and the Defence Minister would have prior information of the planned strikes and alleged that one of them had put the lives of the pilots in danger. ...
Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh on Monday recalled working on Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus Padmaavat, which hit screens on January 25, 2018....
Mumbai: “Padmaavat”, director Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus which opened in theatres after months of being mired in controversy over its plot line, on Monday completed three years of its release and the team of the film described working on the movie as an experience of a lifetime....
Sanak marks Vidyut Jammwal's fifth collaboration with filmmaker Vipul Shah. The film will be directed by Kanishk Varma....
Mumbai: Actor Vidyut Jammwal on Monday announced his next film titled “Sanak” with filmmaker Vipul Shah....
ITBP IG negotiating with Chinese PLA in Ladakh, a CRPF ASI who chased and fired at the bomb-laden car that killed 40 soldiers in the February 2019 Pulwama attack, and two CBI officers who supervised probe into the Hathras case are among winners this Republic Day. ...
Mohan Lal who "chased and fired" at an explosives-laden car that rammed into a force bus in Pulwama killing him and 39 troops onboard in 2019 has been decorated with the highest police medal for gallantry on the eve of the Republic Day on Monday....
WhatsApp is treating Indian users differently from Europeans over opting out of its new privacy policy which is a matter of concern for the government and it is looking into the issue, the Centre informed the Delhi High Court on Monday....
The Delhi High Court on Monday said that it is not mandatory to download WhatsApp, amid concerns over the company's new privacy policy....