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NEW DELHI (IANS) - A 14-year-old Delhi girl has set a new powerlifting world record in the recently held WPC World Championships at Manchester in the UK. Ishti Kaur, a Class 10 student of GD Goenka School in Delhi, has registered

KOLKATA, (IANS) - India batter Virat Kohli said that he will never be as good as Sachin Tendulkar after equaling his idol's record for most centuries in ODIs by scoring his 49the hundred in the match against South Africa in

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - A large chunk of the global Indian diaspora has rallied strongly behind Israel after the country witnessed its largest cross-border attack in October this year, carried out by the Hamas terror group, ever since its creation

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - India ranks 64th among the 108 countries for remote work -- 15 places lower compared to last year -- primarily because of its poor digital and physical infrastructure and social safety, a report showed on October

NEW DELHI (IANS) - Saudi Arabia has expressed interest in buying a multibillion-dollar stake in the Indian Premier League (IPL), international cricket’s most lucrative event, following a string of investments that have upended professional sports, including football and golf, a

MUMBAI (IANS) - Atul V. Bedekar, the spice and pickles king, and Director of the V. P. Bedekar & Sons group, passed away following a prolonged illness early on November 3, family sources said here. He was 56 and breathed his

MUMBAI, (IANS) - A five-wicket haul by pacer Mohammed Shami after superb half-centuries by Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, and Shreyas Iyer helped India thrash Sri Lanka by 302 runs for their seventh win in seven matches, sealing a place in

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - India’s crude oil imports from Russia fell by more than 4 percent in October, according to figures compiled by energy cargo tracker Vortexa. India imported 1.55 million barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil from Russia in

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on November 1 unveiled a gleaming bronze statue of Sachin Tendulkar at the Wankhede Stadium here. Commissioned by MCA, the statue depicting the cricket icon in his trademark ‘lofted drive’ pose is the

India-West News Desk NEW DELHI - Apple has told several Indian lawmakers from the opposition, that their iPhones are targets of state-sponsored attacks, several media outlets have reported. Apple has also not commented further after the alert was sent to the politicians

NEW DELHI (IANS) - Indian batter Virat Kohli, who is on the verge of equaling Sachin Tendulkar’s ODI record of 49 hundreds the most by any batter, has stated that he never thought of scoring so many hundreds in these

NEW YORK, NY (ANI) - Even as India was among the countries that abstained from voting for a non-binding Jordanian resolution, it voted in favor of a Canada-led amendment to the draft resolution on the Gaza crisis which failed to

By Yajurvindra Singh The World Cup’23 has been quite a topsy-turvy tournament. However, the one team soaring high with consistent and confident performances has been India. The Indian team seems settled, with every player having played their respective part in achieving

CHANDIGARH (IANS) - Begum Munawwar-ul-Nisa, the wife of the last Nawab of Malerkotla in Punjab, passed away on October 27, her family said. She was 100. Begum Munawwar-ul-Nisa was the successor of Nawab Sher Mohammad Khan, who is revered as he

NEW DELHI (IANS) - Infosys founder Narayana Murthy's advice to youngsters in India, urging them to work 70 hours a week, has sparked sharp reactions from founders and leaders who said that while extended working hours can boost productivity, a

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Infosys founder NR Narayana Murty, in a conversation with Padma Shri Awardee and Chairman of Aarin Capital, T.V. Mohandas Pai on the first episode of 3one4 Capital's podcast 'The Record', said that if India wants to

NEW DELHI (IANS, ANI) - Eight former Indian Navy officers, have been sentenced to death in Qatar, and accused of spying. The eight men were working for a private firm that helped the Qatari armed forces and included decorated officers

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - India is likely to surpass Japan to become the world's third-largest economy with its GDP doubling to $7.3 trillion by 2030, according to the latest US based S&P Global Market Intelligence report. “India's nominal GDP measured in

UNITED NATIONS, (IANS) - The massacre of 99 Hindus by a Rohingya group in Myanmar could qualify as an international crime, according to the UN official carrying out investigations of serious human rights violations there. Asked on October 23 about the

LONDON (ANI) - The United Kingdom has shown its disagreement with India's action after the India-Canada standoff which resulted in the departure of 41 Canadian diplomats from India and called for resolution of differences through discussion. In a press statement, the

AHMEDABAD, (IANS) - The rising problem of stray cattle and dogs on urban streets has led to another tragic incident, as businessman Parag Desai, Wagh Bakri Group's Executive Director, lost his life on October 22 due to an accident involving

MUMBAI, (IANS) – As the praise and memories of this great cricketer pours in from peers, current players, the Prime Minister, Bollywood and the ordinary citizen, here is a look at Bishan Singh Bedi. After an embarrassing defeat to Australia in

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi may have expressed India's interest in hosting the Olympic Games in 2036 and proclaimed that his government will not leave any stone unturned for that, winning the hosting rights would be as difficult

PATNA, (IANS) - The Bihar Governor Rajendra Arlekar will no longer be called 'His Excellency' (Mahamahim) in any domestic event. A letter in this regard was issued from the Principal Secretary to the Governor, Robert L. Chongthu, wherein he mentioned respecting

NEW DELHI (ANI) - Israeli Ambassador to India, Naor Gilon on October 18 said that the Hamas terror group is afraid of the Israel Defense Forces. He went on to mention the recent explosion at the Al Ahli Hospital in Gaza

NEW DELHI (ANI) - Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Arindam Bagchi has been appointed India's next Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other international organizations in Geneva. A 1995-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, Bagchi is an Additional Secretary in

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - India’s total foodgrain production is estimated at a record 3296.87 lakh tons for 2022-23 which is 140.71 lakh tons higher than the corresponding figure of 3156.16 lakh tons achieved during 2021-22, according to the final estimates

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Delivering the verdict on same-sex marriage, Chief Justice of India D.Y. Chandrachud on October 17 said that queerness is not an urban or elite concept and the right to choose a life partner lies at the

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - AAP leader Raghav Chadha on October 17 said that it was not a fight to save a house or a shop, but a fight to save the Constitution of India. Chadha's reaction came after the Delhi High

AYODHYA, (IANS) - The Sri Ram Janmabhoomi Tirath Kshetra Trust will invite non-resident Indians to Ayodhya after January 26, 2024, at the newly constructed Ram temple. The grand opening of the Ram temple is proposed between January 21 and 24. “Many NRIs

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - The much-sought after bailout loan of $330 million by Colombo from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has not materialized ostensibly after Beijing’s refusal to restructure bilateral loans it extended to the Indian Ocean island - a

NEW DELHI, (IANS) – India has approved fixing royalty rates for Lithium, Niobium, and rare earth minerals. The royalty will be 3 percent each for Lithium and Niobium while for rare earth minerals, it will be 1 percent. The move is aimed

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - India has ranked 111th out of the 125 countries on the 2023 Global Hunger Index (GHI), slipping four places since last year. However, the government has rejected the report calling it "flawed" and "erroneous". "With a score

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Amid the ongoing war in Israel, at least 212 Indian citizens arrived in the national capital from the first flight under 'Operation Ajay'. The first flight was greeted by Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar at the airport. The Minister

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Climate change could expose up to 2.2 billion people in India and the Indus Valley to many hours of heat that surpass human tolerance by the end of the century. If global temperatures increase by one degree

CHENNAI, (IANS) - Mukesh Ambani, Chairman, Reliance Industries, has reclaimed the top spot as the richest Indian after a year, as per the '360 One Wealth Hurun India Rich List 2023'. Ambani was ranked at the top with a wealth of

NEW DELHI (IANS) - Following a phone call with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu on October 10, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the "people of India stand firmly" with the Jewish nation amid the ongoing conflict with the Hamas

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - E-commerce giants Amazon, Flipkart, Myntra and others on Sunday began the festive season sales in India which is expected to reach Rs 90,000 crore worth online gross merchandise value in the festive month -- up 18-20

MUMBAI (IANS) - Three days after the deadly high-speed car crash in Italy that left an elderly Swiss couple dead, Mumbai billionaire realtor Vikas R. Oberoi, along with his wife and ex-Bollywood actress Gayatri Joshi, are likely to face an

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - The Pakistani government is planning to sell off its part of the shares in the Reko Diq copper and gold mining project to Saudi Arabia. The other partners in the venture are the Canada-based Barrick Gold

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - A Delhi court on October 4 granted cricketer Shikhar Dhawan divorce from his estranged wife, Aesha Mukerji on grounds of mental cruelty. Judge Harish Kumar of Patiala House Courts accepted all the claims made by Dhawan in

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - With the takeover of the iconic Roshanara Club by the Delhi Development Authority, a historical landmark dating back to the reign of Aurangzeb enters a new era. Although it is famous as the birthplace of the Board

MALE, (IANS) - Maldives President-elect Mohamed Muizzu pledged to end the foreign military presence in his small but strategically placed atoll nation while sticking to his campaign promise. He also promised that he would initiate the process. Muizzu, 45, while addressing his

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - India is now the second-biggest manufacturing hub for mobile phones due to heavy investment from original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, and companies dealing in components and parts, a new report showed on October 3. India is

ISLAMABAD, (IANS) - The strained ties between New Delhi and Islamabad have been part of the political narratives of all political parties in Pakistan. During election campaigns, mentioning of India through the lens of Kashmir has remained a part of every

LUCKNOW, (IANS) - If there is one state where men have benefitted more than women because of reservation for women, it is Uttar Pradesh. In Uttar Pradesh, out of the 9.1 lakh representatives, 3, 04,638 are women. Yet the tangible and transformative

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Diplomats and commercial attaches from over 30 countries, including Deputy Governor of St. Petersburg, Russia, visited the home of Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde to celebrate Ganeshotsav. The decorated residence, 'Varsha' reverberated with the chanting of 'Ganpati Bappa

MUMBAI (IANS) - Air India on September 28 announced its partnership with celebrated fashion designer Manish Malhotra to design new uniforms for over 10,000 airline employees, including cabin crew, cockpit crew, ground and security staff. Meanwhile, Malhotra and his team have

NEW DELHI (ANI) - M.S Swaminathan is no more. The nature of world politics and food crises and issues therein has changed over the decades. Swaminathan died at the age of 98 in Chennai on September 28. Born on August 7,

HYDERABAD, (IANS) - Telangana claims to be among the first states to provide 50 percent reservation for women in local bodies and a whopping 53 percent of the sarpanches in the state are women. Out of the 12,769 sarpanches, 6,808 are