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While India fights COVID-19, soldiers at Siachen serving to keep country Safe

While the country is amid a battle against COVID-19, the Gallant Nunnus of the Indian Army are keeping up the vigil at Siachen, to keep the country safe, said Northern Command…

Justice Rajnesh Oswal sworn in as judge of J&K HC

Justice Rajnesh Oswal was sworn in as a judge of the common High Court for the Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir High and Ladakh on Thursday. He is the first…

Entertainment

T-Series, RED FM announce fundraiser for PM CARES Fund

Leading music company T-Series and RED FM have announced fundraiser in wake of coronavirus pandemic and the amount would be donated to PM CARES fund. Bhushan Kumar, Chairman & Managing…

Video showing sanitation workers being applauded in Punjab goes viral

Amid the lockdown imposed to control the spread of coronavirus, a video showing sanitation workers being applauded, showered with flower petals and being offered garlands made of currency notes in Punjab”s…

Sports

COVID 19: Rohit Sharma chips in with Rs 80 lakh

India batsman Rohit Sharma has donated Rs 80 lakh to fight the rapidly-spreading COVID-19 pandemic, saying the onus is on the citizens to help the country get back on its…

Technologies

Facebook offers $100 mn to help virus-hit news media

Facebook said Monday it was donating USD 100 million to support news organizations globally hurting from the coronavirus pandemic, citing the need for reliable information about the crisis.  “The news industry…

World

Global economy could shrink by almost 1% in 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic: UN

The global economy could shrink by up to one per cent in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, a reversal from the previous forecast of 2.5 per cent growth, the UN…

Business

All branches of Oriental Bank of Commerce, United Bank of India start functioning as PNB branches

State -owned Punjab National bank on Wednesday said all nation-wide branches of United Bank of India and Oriental Bank of Commerce has started functioning as PNB branches. The amalgamation of Punjab…

Tourism

Travel restrictions useful in early, late phases of pandemic: Study “After transmission is established, physical distancing and the quarantine of sick individuals will work, but it takes time,” Scarpino added.

In order to fight a pandemic, travel restrictions are most useful in its early and late phases, a new study suggests. Analysis of human mobility and epidemiological data by a…

Religion

Saudi urges Muslims to defer hajj plans over virus Earlier this month, Saudi Arabia suspended prayers inside all its mosques except the two holiest sites in Islam as it increased efforts to contain the new coronavirus.

Saudi Arabia’s hajj minister has asked Muslims to temporarily defer preparations for the annual pilgrimage amid uncertainty over the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier this month, Saudi Arabia suspended the year-round “umrah”…

Lifestyle

Youtube reduces video streaming quality in India

Google -owned YouTube on Wednesday announced that it is reducing streaming quality for users in India in order “to reduce strain on Internet networks during the coronavirus pandemic.” In India, YouTube…

Women

Nick joins Priyanka in India for his first Holi

American singer Nick Jonas celebrated his first Holi with his wife Priyanka Chopra and her famous friends, including Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif, five days early, “in his second home” India.…

Science

Coronavirus- An attack on Human Supremacy

Back in the early 1950s when my father was in London for higher studies, he would often watch people playing Flush, a card game in which one rule was that, though…

Education

HRD ministry directs CBSE to promote all class 1-8 students to next class

The HRD ministry on Wednesday directed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to promote all students of classes 1 to 8 to the next class in view of the…

Fashion

Vistara bans Kunal Kamra from flying till April 27

Vistara Airlines has banned stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra from flying till April 27. The decision was taken following the conclusion of the investigation by the internal committee of Indigo. “Based…

History

Fadnavis remembers ‘encouraging, energetic’ Bal Thackeray on 94th birth anniversary

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday remembered Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray on his 94th birth anniversary. Taking to Twitter, the BJP leader wrote, “Strict but loving, encouraging and…