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NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Lok Sabha elections and the stock market are deeply connected. Every election year, the market faces some volatility. This year has the same story as well. In 2014, the Lok Sabha elections were held in nine phases

AHMEDABAD, (IANS) - The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah and captain Rohit Sharma attended the unveiling of India's new T20 World Cup kit at the Narendra Modi Stadium here, here on May 13. Adidas, India's

IMPHAL, (IANS) - Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on May 12 said that due to illegal migrants from Myanmar, a demographic imbalance is taking place in the state, adding it is a threat to the security of the nation

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - A Delhi court on May 10 has ordered the framing of charges of sexual harassment, using force to outrage women's modesty, and criminal intimidation against BJP MP and former Wrestling Federation of India chief, Brij Bhushan

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - After Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the IPL 2024 match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, skipper KL Rahul and LSG owner Sanjiv Goenka engaged

GENEVA (ANI) - India received over $111 billion in remittances in 2022, marking the first instance of any country surpassing the $100 billion mark, the United Nations migration agency said in a report. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) unveiled its

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - The risk-benefit of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine is currently against further use, said experts on May 8 amid a report of a global recall of the jab by the British-Swedish pharma giant, sold as Covishield in India. During

ISLAMABAD, (IANS) – The Director General of Inter-Services Public Relations, Major General Ahmed Sharif Chaudhary, said on May 7 that Pakistan has "irrefutable evidence" of India's involvement in the recent targeted killings of various individuals in the country. "India's killing spree

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Adidas, India's official kit partner, has revealed the team's jersey for the upcoming T20 World Cup to be played in the USA and Caribbean from June 1. The new gear features tri-color stripes on a V-shaped

IMPHAL, (IANS) - Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh said on April 30 that the influx of illegal immigrants from Myanmar has led to the emergence of 996 new villages in the state in the past 18 years. In a series

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - In the increasingly contentious world of family business splits, the peaceful division of the 127-year-old Godrej empire worth $5.7 billion is a rare occurrence. According to the company, Adi Godrej, who is head of the family and

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Thrombosis Thrombocytopenia Syndrome (TTS) -- a blood clot disorder -- is a rare side effect of AstraZeneca’s Covid vaccine, and the benefits far outweigh the risks of the jab, said doctors here on April 30. This comes

COLOMBO, (IANS) - An Indian firm jointly taking over the management of China-built country's second biggest airport in Hambantota - one of the hotspots of China's controversial Belt and Road Initiative in Sri Lanka - sends a strong signal of

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Advancing Indo-French cooperation on culture and global commons, a senior official from the Emmanuel Macron government visited Delhi this week to co-chair the Joint Working Group on Museology that is leading the project to create a

LUCKNOW, (IANS) - They are doughty young women who are happy in their privileged worlds, far removed from politics. However, they are now braving the heat and dust of elections and are campaigning for their parents. They may not be familiar

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - The baby-food brands sold by global giant Nestle in India contain high levels of added sugar, while such products are sugar-free in the United Kingdom, Germany Switzerland, and other developed nations, an investigation by Public Eye,

TORONTO, (IANS) - Social media was flooded with awe and admiration when 17-year-old grandmaster D Gukesh on April 22 scripted history by becoming the youngest player ever to win the Candidates Tournament, held here in Canada. Gukesh scored 9/14 points to

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Hindustan Zinc Limited has announced that it has now become the third-largest silver producer globally as per the World Silver Survey 2024 conducted by The Silver Institute in the US. The company’s Sindesar Khurd Mine now stands

HYDERABAD, (IANS) - The Vedda, an indigenous group of Sri Lanka, has a close genetic affinity with the Indian population, revealed a landmark study by 10 researchers from five institutions. The significant findings of the study, which involved a comprehensive analysis

New Delhi, (IANS) : World's biggest democracy is all set to launch its electoral process. The first and largest phase of the Lok Sabha Elections 2024 begins on Friday morning for 102 constituencies in 21 states/UTs, stretching across various landscapes

VARANASI (IANS) - Six more products from Uttar Pradesh have been given the Geographical Indication (GI) tag. This includes the famous ‘Tirangi Barfi’ of Kashi, a tricolored sweet that was sold to prove a point by freedom fighters during the Quit

CHENNAI, (IANS) - Indian Institute of Technology Madras on April 15 launched India’s first medical devices calibration facility on wheels. Calibration is key for life-saving medical devices as it will help check the accuracy of medical instruments for precise disease diagnosis,

NEW DELHI - Devyani Khobragade, the Indian Foreign Service officer who was at the center of a diplomatic row between New Delhi and Washington D.C. little over a decade ago, is now in the middle of another storm. Despite the bad

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - As the summer season approaches, Atlys, an online platform for visa applications, unveils the top destinations and emerging travel trends based on its extensive data analysis. According to the report, Egypt, Singapore, Dubai, Vietnam, and Thailand emerge

LAHORE, (IANS) - In what's being considered as an incident of targeted killing, unidentified gunmen on April 13 killed Amir Tanba, a key figure behind the killing of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat Jail in 2013. Amir Tanba

MUMBAI, (IANS) - The Indian advertising industry is one of the biggest industries in the world, given the sheer consumer volume and the diversity of the consumer groups across the country. While the current ecosystem of advertising encompasses digital, broadcast,

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Increased stress in life and a sedentary lifestyle combined with a spike in consumption of junk food, smoking tobacco, and alcohol is behind the surging cases of diseases in India, said experts here on April 9. About

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Over half of urban Indians use words or phrases from specific regional languages to express themselves which cannot be fully translated into English. The report by Duolingo, a language learning platform, is based on a survey done

CHENNAI, (IANS) - After being a major atomic power generation hub, Tamil Nadu is all set to become a major space center in the country, with the presence of rocket/satellite makers, rocket port, space propellant park, defense corridor, and aerospace park. India’s

NEW YORK, NY - On April 5, India chose to abstain from voting on a resolution presented at the UN Human Rights Council concerning the situation in Gaza. This resolution called for an immediate ceasefire and demanded that Israel lift

Photo: Rajnath Singh in an interview seemed to confirm the report about the killing of wanted terrorists. NEW DELHI (IANS) - The Indian government got ‘individuals’ killed in Pakistan as part of Delhi’s larger strategy to eliminate wanted terrorists living on

NEW DELHI, (ANI) - Aerospace and defense company, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), has opened its Indian subsidiary in New Delhi. The opening of Aerospace Services India (ASI) is in sync with the Indian government's vision of 'Atmanirbhar Bharat' and 'Make in

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Hardik Pandya has been facing heat from the crowd in the ongoing Indian Premier League. He was ‘booed’ recently in Mumbai, and the toss presenter, Sanjay Manjrekar had to come out in support of the Mumbai

India-West News Desk NEW YORK, NY - The World’s Billionaires list is a window into the economy, and especially the stock market,” says Forbes senior editor Chase Peterson-Withorn. “Tracking who’s up, down, in and out of ranks, shows which companies are

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - The Supreme Court on April 2 came down heavily on Baba Ramdev and Patanjali Ayurved's Managing Director Acharya Balkrishna for filing improper versions of affidavits in response to the contempt notice it issued to the company

NEW DELHI (ANI, IANS) – China, in a new list, has renamed 30 locations in Arunachal Pradesh with Chinese and Tibetan names as part of its continuing efforts to assert claims over the northeastern Indian state. This is the fourth

Photo: @UN_Spokesperson NEW YORK, NY ( Agency Reports) – The arrest of Delhi Chief Minister continues to draw international comments. On March 28, a spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that he hopes India and any democratic country conducting elections,

By D.C. Pathak NEW DELHI - In India, the Intelligence Bureau (IB), the ‘mother’ organization that fostered the family of Intelligence entities including SSB, ARC and R&AW, traces its origins in the Central CID established by the British some 135 years

NEW DELHI (ANI) - Hitting back at China over its comments on the investigation into the foiled assassination plot against Khalistani terrorist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, the Ministry of External Affairs said that India and the United States can deal with

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - Indian Ambassador to the UN, Ruchira Kamboj, announced the launch of a new database designed to record crimes against peacekeepers during a high-level meeting of the India-led Group of Friends (GOF). India launched the GOF in

CHENNAI, (IANS) - With squash set to feature as a medal event in the Los Angeles Olympic Games in 2028, three-time Commonwealth Games medalist Saurav Ghosal said he hoped Indian players would do well when the sport features in the

CHENNAI, (IANS) - The Indian space agency seems to have undergone a change of heart while naming its launch vehicle. From long-winded rocket names to shorter impressive ones, ISRO has opted for 'Pushpak' as the ID for its reusable launch

MALE, (IANS) - In an about-turn, Maldivian President Mohamed Muizzu called India its "closest ally" and hoped it would provide debt relief to repay heavy loans that the successive governments in the island nation have taken from New Delhi. Further, the

LUCKNOW, (IANS) - The Allahabad High Court on March 22 declared the UP Board of Madrasa Education Act 2004 as ‘unconstitutional’ which would millions of students to be shifted to conventional schools. The court said the law on Islamic schools

NEW DELHI (IANS, Reuters) – Even as the issue of electoral bonds simmers and inquiries into it are getting a pushback from the BJP which is reported to have gained crores through the scheme, dozens of members of the opposition

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - India has been undergoing an economic transformation, with a remarkable increase in per capita income. This financial prosperity has improved the quality of life for many people across the country. However, this economic progress has also

AMRITSAR, (IANS) - No matter how many times one visits the Partition Museum in Amritsar, the 'Gallery of Hope' always makes you stand still. Amid the horror of 1947, this life-affirming space asserts the painful yet important process of reconciliation,

HYDERABAD, (IANS) - The last rites of Mohammed Asfan, who died in the Russia-Ukraine war after being duped into working as a helper for the Russian Army, were performed in here on March 17. The mortal remains of Asfan, 30,  were

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Bigwigs of corporate India, either directly or through front companies or associates, have shown generosity in subscribing to the Electoral Bonds scheme. Major corporate entities such as Reliance, Kotak Mahindra, and the Aditya Birla Group among those

BENGALURU (IANS) - Sandalwood oil produced in Mysuru is renowned as "Liquid Gold" due to its consistent quality and fragrance characteristics. It is also recognized as the "Fragrant Ambassador of India" for its hallmark purity and consistent quality. The botanical name