Investors lose over Rs 9.56L cr as markets fall for 5th day
Domestic investors' wealth witnessed an erosion of Rs 9,56,597.82 crore as markets recorded their fifth straight session of decline.The 30-share BSE benchmark tanked 535.57 points or 1.13 per cent to close at 46,874.36 on Thursday.
India to supply 10 million doses of coronavirus vaccine to Africa, 1 million to UN health workers: MEA
India has gifted over 55 lakh doses of coronavirus vaccine to neighbouring countries so far, external affairs ministry said on Thursday. Addressing a weekly briefing, external affairs ministry spokesperson Anurag Srivastava on Thursday said India plans to gift vaccines doses to Oman, CARICOM countries, Nicaragua, Pacific Island states.
If all farmers understood the details of farm laws, country would be on fire, says Rahul Gandhi
Speaking at a UDF convention at Kalpetta in Wayanad on Thursday, he termed the three new farm laws as the `latest deadly assault on the kisans’.“The truth is that most farmers do not actually understand the details of the bill (the three farm laws), because if they did, there would be an agitation all across the country. The country would be on fire,” he said.
Bolly Buzz: Celebs who made headlines today
From Shakti Kapoor addressing Shraddha Kapoor and Rohan Shreshta’s wedding to Saif Ali Khan revealing Kareena Kapoor Khan’s due date, Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif fuelling those romance rumours, here’s what made headlines today.
Int'l flight suspension extended till Feb 28
Scheduled international passenger services have been suspended in India since March 23 due to the coronavirus pandemic. But special international flights have been operating under the Vande Bharat Mission since May and under bilateral "air bubble" arrangements with selected countries since July.
Boeing gets US approval to offer F-15EX to India
Boeing has received a licence from the US government to offer its F-15EX fighter jet to the Indian air force, a senior executive said on Thursday. Boeing will compete with Sweden's Gripen and France's Rafale among others for the Indian air force's plan to buy 114 multi-role aircraft to replace its Soviet-era fleet.
PeeCee recalls a story about Cannes 2019
The global star Priyanka Chopra Jonas is currently in London with her husband Nick Jonas. Post wrapping up the shoot of her next film, the actress has been spending quality time with Nick. She keeps sharing mushy pictures on social media. Today, she took to her Instagram handle and shared an unmissable throwback story from Cannes.
2 made-in-India vaccines reflect scientists' hard work, PM's commitment to people's health: Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
India has not only taken care of the health and well-being of its own people during the coronavirus crisis, it has also helped other nations by them sending vaccines, the minority affairs minister said at a 'Nutrition and Covid Awareness Camp'. The camp has been organised by the National Minorities Development and Finance Corporation (NMDFC) under the corporate social responsibility programme for women from underprivileged sections of the society.
1st Test: Late wickets spoil South Africa's good work against Pakistan
Aidan Markram and Rassie van der Dussen produced patient half centuries but Pakistan grabbed three late wickets as South Africa reached 187 for four in their second innings at the close on day three of a see-saw first Test in Karachi.
Formula E cancels Paris race, Sanya and Seoul uncertain
Formula E on Thursday cancelled its Paris race due to restrictions linked to the COVID-19 pandemic and said E-Prix races planned for Seoul and the Chinese resort of Sanya remained uncertain. The seventh season of the all-electric series, now an FIA-sanctioned world championship, starts in Saudi Arabia on Feb. 26 and 27 with two night races in Diriyah.