Over half of coronavirus-caused deaths in Karnataka were people above sixty
More than half of the 7,500-plus people who died in the state due to the infection were aged 60 years and older, according to the data. About a fourth of the deceased were in the age group of 51-60 years.
Bihar elections: JDU entrusts 3 party men for poll strategy, sets up war room
With a team of party workers and volunteers, state water resources minister Sanjay Jha, building construction minister Ashok Choudhary and MP Lalan Singh have been on the job for the past four months.
Banning Chinese nationals takes Cold War to extremes
Over the past few years, U.S. public opinion of China has soured dramatically, accelerating a trend that began with the accession of Chinese leader Xi Jinping in 2012. The trend is bipartisan and holds across age groups. The reasons for it are varied and manifold.
In Bihar’s ruling alliance war of words continues, BJP Silent
The unending war of words between Bihar’s ruling alliance partners, JDU and LJP, is becoming intense with each passing day. Moreover, the silence of third partner BJP is quite conspicuous.
China: War games a deliberate signal to Taiwan leaders and their foreign backers
Ma Xiaoguang of the Chinese Cabinet's Taiwan Affairs Office said the exercises were a "necessary measure" because Taiwan's leaders had been engaging in activities aimed pushing the island's formal independence from China.
President Pranab Mukherjee: The people’s Rashtrapati
As additional secretary to President Pranab Mukherjee, Thomas Mathew remembers the politician, the statesman, and the boy who travelled from a village in West Bengal to the grandeur of Rashtrapati Bhavan, never losing his humility.
Indian heritage WWII spy Noor Inayat Khan gets honoured with blue plaque in London
World War II British secret agent Noor Inayat Khan has become the first woman of Indian origin to be honoured with a blue plaque in London. Khan worked as a British spy in Nazi-occupied France before being executed in a concentration camp, having revealed nothing to the Gestapo, not even her name. She posthumously received the George Cross.
Broadband price war: Users to gain as broadband rates slashed
After Reliance Jio’s strategy of ultra-low pricing for its JioFiber bundled offers, Bharti Airtel came out with an almost similar price cut for Airtel Xstream plans on Sunday.
President Ram Nath Kovind pays tribute at the National War Memorial on 74th Independence Day
President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday paid tribute to the soldiers who laid out their lives for the country at the National War Memorial nea...
Donald Trump denies disparaging US war dead, McCain
According to the article, Trump, on a trip to France in November 2018, skipped a planned visit to the graves of American Marines killed defending Paris in World War I because he didn’t think their sacrifice had any significance, and complained: “Why should I go to that cemetery? It’s filled with losers.”
Three dead, 140 arrested in Bengaluru violence after online hate turns street into war zone
A social media post that sections of the Muslim community saw as offensive led to violence lasting for hours in northeast Bengaluru on late Tuesday night, leaving three persons dead in the police firing and scores of police personnel and members of public injured.
Ravi Shankar Prasad writes to Zuckerberg; condemns internal ideology war at Facebook
The letter sent on September 1 and reviewed by ET has also said that before the run-up to the 2019 General Elections, there was a concerted effort by Facebook India management to not just delete pages or substantially reduce their reach but also offer no recourse or right of appeal to affected people who are supportive of the "right-of-centre ideology."
Karnataka's coronavirus tally nears 2.5 lakh with 8,642 new cases; recovery rate now 65%
Although the state has continued to report an increase in recoveries, it was less than the new cases reported on Wednesday, unlike the previous day when recoveries were more than new cases. K
SCO meet: Rajnath Singh gives signal to China, says peace requires a climate of trust
Indian and Chinese troops are engaged in a bitter standoff in multiple places in eastern Ladakh for four months. Tensions flared up in the region after China unsuccessfully attempted to occupy Indian territory in the southern bank of Pangong lake five days back.