Entertainment

Priyanka Chopra steps out in winter wonderland

Priyanka Chopra is copped up in London after she got stranded due to the UK’s travel restrictions, but the actress is making the best of it. On Sunday, London received its first snowfall of 2021 […]

Entertainment

Varun Dhawan ties the knot with Natasha Dalal

Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend Natasha Dalal on Sunday. The traditional Hindu wedding was held at The Mansion House resort in Alibaug. Varun took to Instagram on Sunday night […]

Entertainment

Abhay Deol stars in Indo-China war drama series

Abhay Deol will be next seen in the role of an army major in Mahesh Manjrekar-directed web series, 1962: The War in The Hills, based on the 1962 Indo-China war. On the occasion of the […]

Business & Economics

Economic Survey notes ‘improvement in equity’ – better access to bare necessities across India

New Delhi (TIP): Access to the “bare necessities” of electricity, water, sanitation and housing (bijli, paani & makan) has improved for citizens across all states in 2018 as compared to 2012, according to the Economic […]

Business & Economics

Economic Survey 2021 pegs GDP growth at 11% in FY22

New Delhi (TIP): India‘s real gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to grow by 11 percent in FY22, making it one of the world’s fastest growing economies in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, said […]

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Business & Economics

India, World Bank sign $500m pact to improve school education

The Indian government and the World Bank on Friday, January 29,  signed a $500 million Strengthening Teaching-Learning and Results for States Programme (STARS) to improve the quality and governance of school education in six states […]

India

SC seeks Centre’s response on uniform adoption, guardianship law

New Delhi (TIP):  The Supreme Court on Friday, January 29,  sought response from Centre on a PIL seeking a gender and religion-neutral uniform law of adoption and guardianship for all citizens. Advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, […]

India

President backs farm laws, Oppn boycotts his speech

New Delhi  (TIP): President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday, January 29, told Parliament that the Union government “has always respected freedom of expression and holding of peaceful agitations in a democratic set-up”, days after a […]

India

Jaishankar, Blinken discuss India-US ties, Indo-Pacific region

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday, January 29, spoke to newly appointed US Secretary of State Antony Blinken during which they expressed commitment to consolidate and expand the India-US strategic partnership and reiterated commitment […]

India

Man who attacked cop with sword at farmers’ protest, 43 others arrested

New Delhi (TIP): The Delhi Police have arrested 44 people, including the man who attacked a police officer on Friday, January 29,  with a sword during clashes at Singhu border between Delhi and Haryana, the […]

India

After Tikait’s emotional appeal, farmers swell at Delhi borders

New Delhi/Meerut (TIP): Thousands of farmers poured into Ghazipur on the eastern fringes of Delhi on Friday, January 29,  after an emotional appeal for support by farm leader Rakesh Tikait, indicating that the government crackdown […]

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Coronavirus

Global Covid-19 cases top 102mn

The total number of global coronavirus cases has topped 102 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.20 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University. In its latest update on Saturday morning, the […]

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Coronavirus

One year into Covid-19: India at 4th spot on global toll, Mexico third

On January 30 last year, India reported its first-ever case of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) after an Indian student of the Wuhan University in China was detected positive in the state of Kerala, according to […]

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Coronavirus

Germany sees positive trend in Covid-19 infections

Berlin: The number of new Covid-19 infections in Germany remained below the previous week’s levels, with another 14,022 cases reported within one day, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) said. So far, more than 2.19 million […]

Coronavirus

India fastest in world to reach 3 million vaccinations

India took only 13 days to complete the vaccination of three million (30 lakh) people, fastest in the world, the health ministry has said. This rate of vaccination puts India ahead of the United States […]

Coronavirus

J&J puts America on cusp of vaccine number 3

New York (TIP): America is on the cusp of vaccine number three with Johnson & Johnson’s long-awaited single shot vaccine candidate which has shown 66 per cent effectiveness against Covid-19. This number is less than […]

World

Russian court rules that Kremlin critic Navalny must stay in jail

Moscow (TIP): A Russian court on Thursday ordered Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to be kept in jail after rejecting an appeal against his detention, a decision that Navalny called predictable. Navalny, a prominent critic of […]

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World

Australia takes on Google advertising dominance in latest Big Tech fight

Sydney (TIP): An Australian regulator is considering letting internet users choose what personal data companies like Google share with advertisers, as part of the country’s attempts to shatter the dominance of tech titans. The Australian […]

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Europe

Poor air quality killed 4,000 people in London in 2019

London (TIP): In 2019, around 4,000 deaths in London could be attributed to air pollution, with the highest number of fatalities recorded in the city’s outer boroughs, according to a new study. “This calculation is […]

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World

Israel extradites sex-crime suspect to Oz after 13 years

Tel Aviv (TIP): A former Australian school principal accused of sexually assaulting students was extradited to Australia on Monday under an order from Israel’s Supreme Court. Malka Leifer has denied the allegations against her. She […]

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World

Dutch PM condemns anti-lockdown riots

Amsterdam (TIP): Dutch PM Mark Rutte on Monday condemned riots across the country in which demonstrators attacked police and set fires to protest against a night-time curfew to slow the Covid spread, calling them “criminal […]

Frontpage News

1965 Indo-Pak war First Railway Martyrs’ memorial opens at Gadra Road border

Dr. Yash Goyal JAIPUR (TIP): India‘s first Railway Martyrs’ Memorial dedicated to 17 rail employees who had lost lives in the Indo-Pak war in 1965 was set up at Gadra Road Station in Barmer district […]

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UK

Europe’s vax row deepens

London/Brussels (TIP): Europe’s fight to secure Covid vaccine supplies intensified on Thursday when the European Union (EU) said it would tighten oversight of exports after a row with AstraZeneca. Britain demanded that it receive all […]

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UK

Putin calls pro-Navalny marches illegal, new protest set for Sunday

Moscow (TIP); Russian President Vladimir Putin condemned weekend protests demanding the release of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny as dangerous and illegal, as the opposition politician’s allies said they planned a similar protest for Sunday. […]

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Europe

UK bans direct flights from UAE, shutting world’s busiest international route

London/Sydney (TIP): Britain is banning direct passenger flights to and from the United Arab Emirates from Friday, shutting down the world’s busiest international airline route from Dubai to London. Britain said it was adding the […]