New Delhi: At a time when India and China are engaged in a bitter border standoff for quite sometime now, Beijing started importing Indian rice after a gap of two years and placed orders for shipment of about 5,000 tonnes of non-basmati rice due to competitive prices offered by its immediate neighbour compared to other nations, media reports said.
Chennai/UNI: As the Cyclonic Storm 'Burevi' is said to have crossed the southern coast, the Tamil Nadu government on Thursday declared a public holiday for six districts tomorrow.
New Delhi/IBNS: The civil aviation ministry Thursday increased the number of domestic flights from 70 per cent to 80 per cent of the pre-covid levels.
Chandigarh/UNI: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday expressed grief at the death of two farmers who were participating in the ongoing protests against the 'Black Farm Laws'.
New Delhi/UNI: The 'cloud' in Bengal politics, gathered due to "oscillating rebellion" of Trinamool Congress leader Suvendu Adhikari, is likely to be erased on Sunday with the former state key minister deciding to "open up his mind".
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress is likely to draw the curtain over the ongoing talks with its rebel leader Suvendu Adhikari, whose political position is widely speculated over the last few weeks.
Chennai/UNI: Barely hours after announcing that he would enter politics, start his own party in January next year and contest the upcoming Assembly polls, actor Rajinikanth sounded the poll bugle on Thursday saying time had come for a political change and change of government in Tamil Nadu.
Chandigarh/IBNS: Former Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday returned the Padma Vibhushan Award protesting against the central government's ill-treatment of the farmers who are agitating against the new farm laws for the eighth consecutive day.
Chennai/IBNS: Southern superstar Rajinikanth will take a plunge into politics in January 2021 just a few months ahead of the Tamil Nadu assembly elections.
New Delhi/IBNS: Dharampal Gulati, who was the owner of MDH Masala and the familiar face of the brand, passed away on Thursday. He was 97.
New Delhi/IBNS: The representatives of the central government will on Thursday meet the farmers, who are protesting against the Centre's new farm laws, for the second time in three days searching for an end to one of the biggest agitation it faced in its six-year old rule.
Mumbai/IBNS: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Wednesday welcomed suggestions from Bollywood during a meeting with a delegation of Mumbai film industry here, and iterated that his government is committed to build the most exemplary film city in the world, in Noida.
New Delhi/IBNS: India has invited British Prime Minister Boris Johnson as the chief guest for the Republic Day on January 26 next, said media reports.
New Delhi: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Director-General Dr Shekhar C Mande has slammed a Chinese study which claims that Covid-19 had origins in India or Bangladesh.
New Delhi: COVID-19 pandemic has left the world order change drastically over months and now as things are slowly returning to normal, India is actively working towards return of its expat workers back to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain. They had lost their jobs and had to be evacuated to India during the initial months of the pandemic.