In his 'Mann Ki Baat' radio broadcast, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid glowing tributes to India's canine brigade and specifically mentioned about 'Sophie' and 'Vida', the two brave dogs who were awarded the Chief of Army Staff's Commendation Cards.
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ByteDance Ltd. will be required to seek Chinese government approval to sell the U.S. operations of its short-video TikTok app under new restrictions.
The Supreme Court on Monday will pronounce its verdict on a plea filed by fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya seeking a review of its May 2017 order holding him guilty of contempt for transferring USD 40 million to his children.
Heavy rains in the catchment area of rivers in Madhya Pradesh, led to a rise in water levels in several rivers in Maharashtra due to which portion of a bridge collapsed in the Nagpur.
The launch of next batch of satellites of SpaceX's Starlink project was postponed on Saturday due to inclement weather during pre-flight operations.
Google and Facebook Inc. dropped plans for an undersea cable between the U.S. and Hong Kong after the Trump administration said Beijing might use the link to collect information on Americans.
To contain the spread of COVID-19, the Haryana government today ordered that malls and shops in the market places of urban areas will remain closed on Mondays and Tuesdays instead of weekends.
A Noida-based factory manufacturing and selling counterfeit products of popular household items like Harpic toilet cleaner, disinfectant Dettol, and washing powder Surf Excel, among others, has been busted, police said on Friday.
Two unidentified terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Kiloora area of Shopian district today, police said.
Actress Rhea Chakraborty is being interrogated by the CBI today at DRDO guest house. After months of staying silent, Rhea Chakraborty was given a platform by certain media channels to reveal her side of the story.
Economists are bracing for possible big swings in the quarterly gross domestic product data scheduled for release on Aug. 31 and significant revisions going forward. The statistics office suspended field surveys for several months after India went into lockdown in March.
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Thursday said a smooth transaction of the business of Parliament during the Monsoon Session in view of COVID-19 is his priority and all guidelines pertaining to social distancing will be adhered to during the session.
US President Donald Trump on Thursday pledged to "crush" the coronavirus pandemic with a vaccine by the end of the year, as he accepted the Republican nomination for a second term.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Typhoon Bavi had caused only minimal damage to the country after making landfall early on Thursday, state news media KCNA reported on Friday.
A new drug angle has emerged in the Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case. Rhea Chakraborty’s lawyer told in a statement yesterday that “she has never consumed drugs in her lifetime ever.
The Odisha government on Wednesday announced that school syllabus up to class 12 will be reduced by 30 per cent for the current academic session.
Passengers taking international flights from India need not apply to the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) and can directly book their tickets with the airlines, an official statement said today.
A man in Reasi district in Jammu was duped of over ₹ 19 lakh by a gang of cyber fraudsters led by a woman who claimed to be an official in the RBI Forex Department.
Two persons have been arrested for allegedly killing a man after he refused to buy them cigarettes in eastern suburb of Ghatkopar, police said on Wednesday.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern welcomed the life sentence for the Christchurch mosque gunman on Thursday.