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Pakistan takes a U-turn after permitting import of sugar, cotton and wheat from India

After allowing imports from India in its bid to counter the growing inflation, the Pakistan government has made a U-turn after a political backlash against the move. Notably, Pakistan had earlier announced that it would allow the imports of sugar, cotton and wheat from India. Its finance minister Hammad Azhar said that the decision was...

Krunal Pandya sets record in debut ODI match

Krunal Pandya on Tuesday made his mark in the debut ODI match of his cricketing career by hitting the fastest half-century by a debutant in the 50 over format. Krunal’s blistering half-century came off just 26 balls and was powered by seven boundaries and two sixes. He remained unbeaten at a score of 58 runs...

IMF’s Gita Gopinath praises India’s COVID-19 vaccine policy

The chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Gita Gopinath has said that India “really stands out” in terms of its COVID-19 vaccine policy. Gopinath also praised India for playing a crucial role during the pandemic by manufacturing and shipping vaccine jabs to countries in need. The economist said, “India really stands out in...

Can you guess the only coronavirus-free state in India?

At a time when the entire world is witnessing a surge in COVID-19 cases amid virus mutations, the people of Arunachal Pradesh can stay relaxed. The northeastern state on Sunday became the only state in the country to have zero active cases of COVID-19. Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday became a coronavirus-free state after the three...

LoC Ceasefire: US welcomes India, Pakistan’s move

The new US administration under President Joe Biden has welcomed the joint statement of India and Pakistan to maintain ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC). The US has hailed the development as a positive step that would lead to peace and stability in the region. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki also said at...

India secures an easy victory against England in third Test

India on Thursday won the third Test against England at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad by 10 wickets. Indian openers Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill easily achieved the 49-run target posted by the visitors in just 7.4 overs. Rohit Sharma finished the game in style by hitting a six. With the victory, India has...

England collapses for just 112 runs in first innings against India

England on Wednesday collapsed to a miserable score of 112 in their first innings in the third Test against India at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Batting first, the England batting lineup appeared clueless against the spin attack by Axar Patel and Ravichandran Ashwin. The in-form Patel and Ashwin left the England team struggling...

India defeats England in second Test by 317 runs

India on Tuesday defeated England by 317 runs to win the second Test at Chennai thereby levelling the four-match series 1-1. Notably, team India had lost the first test to England at the same venue. England, which had a shaky start on Day 3 of the Test, on Tuesday struggled to keep wickets from falling...

India-China Dispute: India committed to maintaining bilateral ties, says Rajnath Singh

India’s sustained talks with China have resulted in an agreement between the forces of the two countries to disengage at friction points at the north and south banks of Pangong Tso lake, Union defence minister Rajnath Singh said on Thursday. Rajnath Singh said this during his suo motu statement in Rajya Sabha on the situation...

India saddened by insult to tricolour on Republic Day: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that India is saddened by the insult to tricolour on Republic Day, referring to the violence that erupted in the national capital during farmers’ tractor rally and the subsequent events that unfolded at Red Fort. PM Modi said this while addressing the nation through his Mann Ki Baat...

New US administration under President Joe Biden reaches out to India

The new US administration under President Joe Biden has finally reached out to India in an attempt to strengthen the bilateral ties between the two countries. US defense secretary Lloyd Austin on Wednesday held a conversation with defence minister Rajnath Singh on regional and global issues of mutual interest. Whether a discussion on China happened...

Now, farmers plan march to Parliament on Budget Day

After securing permission for tractor rally on Republic Day, albeit with riders, the farmers protesting against the farm laws passed by the Centre said that they will carry out a march towards Parliament on Budget Day. Farmer leader Darshan Pal on Monday said that different farmers unions will head towards the Parliament on February 1....