Monday , January 27 2020
Home / HEADLINES / INDIA (page 619)

INDIA

Dominican Republic establishes ties with China, breaks with Taiwan

Taipei said it was “deeply upset” at the decision to sever ties as the island faces deepening international isolation while its giant neighbour flexes its economic and political might on the global stage. The Dominican Republic said it believed its switch to ties with China would be “extraordinarily positive for ... Read More »

102-year-old Ida Keeling setting race records

Keeling has set numerous running records since she first started running at the age of 67. While a few of her records have been broken, many still hold. “Exercise as one of my best medications,” said Keeling from her home in Harlem. In February, Keeling released a new book titled ... Read More »

Israel’s Iran nuclear files ‘real,’ many new: Pompeo

Pompeo met Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday at Israeli military headquarters and was briefed on the material, which was released as Washington’s new top diplomat flew home. “We’ve known about this material for a while and we certainly discussed this material yesterday when we were together,” Pompeo told reporters ... Read More »

US delays tariffs on EU, Canada, Mexico

The administration has reached a final agreement with South Korea on steel imports, the outlines of which were previously announced by US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Republic of Korea Minister for Trade Hyun-chong Kim, the White House said in a statement. The administration has also reached agreements in principle ... Read More »

Huge potential for trade between India, southern Africa countries

Prabhu was leading a high-level business delegation to Johannesburg to participate in the two-day summit from April 29-30. “We feel that there is a huge potential that exists between these two regions,” Prabhu said as he shared the platform with his counterparts form Botswana, Swaziland, Lesotho and Mozambique at the ... Read More »

PM Modi to address rallies in Karnataka

Campaigning has gained momentum in poll-bound state of Karnataka with elections around the corner.  All the preparations have been done ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi ‘s rally. Cheif Minister Siddaramaiah is also campaigning extensively to garner support for Congress.  A special invitation is being extended by BJP to all the people for Prime ... Read More »

Sports Ministry felicitates CWG medal winners with cash awards

Gold medal winner received a cash award of Rs 30 lakh, silver medallist Rs 20 lakh and bronze medallist Rs 10 lakh. Sports Minister Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore said that our sportspersons have amazing capacity to do well in every sport and not just in skill-based games. Rathore added sportspersons are ... Read More »

President Kovind meets Commonwealth Games medal winners

Commonwealth Games 2018 has been historic for India in more than one sense: India landed its 500th medal at the event, had a fine run in the Games with 66 medals — mostly gold, and finished third in the medals tally. A comparison of India’s performance in the shooting, wrestling, ... Read More »

PM Modi inaugurates Buddha Jayanti celebrations

While addressing on the occasion, the Prime Minister said that whatever the ideology emerged from India, the theme of all was only the welfare of humanity. He said Lord Buddha was the fountainhead of egalitarianism, peace, harmony, and brotherhood. He said being the country of Buddha, also gave us an edge ... Read More »

Lalu Prasad Yadav’s supporters vandalise AIIMS property

AIIMS had earlier clarified in a statement that RJD chief’s condition has improved significantly and as per advise of the medical board constituted for his treatment, he is being referred back to Ranchi Medical College for management of his chronic issues. The statement also said that he is currently stable ... Read More »

Five practices that may add extra years to your life

Researchers led by Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health also found that US women and men who maintained the healthiest lifestyles were 82 percent less likely to die from cardiovascular disease and 65 percent less likely to die from cancer when compared with those with the least healthy ... Read More »

PM Modi interacts with Commonwealth Games medal winners

The Prime Minister congratulated all medal winners, and complimented those who could not win medals but performed creditably. He said that accomplishments in the sporting arena inspire everyone. He told the medal winners that their sporting feats have raised India’s stature. He said that whenever an Indian sportsperson wins on ... Read More »

Curiosity can boost kids grades in school

Researchers at University of Michigan in the U.S. analysed data from 6,200 kindergartners since birth in 2001. They measured curiosity based on a behavioral questionnaire from parents and assessed reading and math achievement among kindergartners. Children with lower socioeconomic status generally have lower achievement than peers, but those who were ... Read More »

Horses can recognise human facial expressions: study

Researchers at University of Sussex in the UK conducted controlled experiments in which domestic horses were presented with a photograph of an angry or happy human face and several hours later saw the actual person who had exhibited the expression, now in an emotionally neutral state. This short-term exposure to ... Read More »

Morning rush hour blasts hit Afghan capital, killing 29

Among the deceased, seven of them were media employees and some were NDS (National Directorate of Security) personnel, although there were no immediate claims of responsibility. The second explosion happened at the scene of the first explosion about 20 minutes later after emergency personnel and journalists arrived in the area. The ... Read More »

Crack in heat shield won’t delay Mars 2020 mission: NASA

A post-test inspection of the composite structure for a heat shield to be used on the Mars 2020 mission revealed that a fracture occurred during structural testing. The mission team is working to build a replacement heat shield structure. Project management at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, is ... Read More »