‘I surely can’: PM Modi responds to Twitter poser on temple city | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is quite active on social media, was quick to identify on Twitter an image that he had shared some years ago. When Lost Temples posted an image of a beautiful temple glowing in yellow light on a river bank with a poser “Can you identify that great city?”, … Read more ‘I surely can’: PM Modi responds to Twitter poser on temple city | India News – Times of India

Indian economy ‘weak,’ credit growth bottoming out: BofA

Real lending rates are dropping, says U.S. brokerage American brokerage BofA Securities said the Indian economy continues to be ‘weak,’ pointing to activity indicators tracked by it. On the positive side, the brokerage said credit demand is bottoming out and the real lending rates, adjusted for wholesale price inflation, are falling. It can be noted … Read more Indian economy ‘weak,’ credit growth bottoming out: BofA

Indo-Pak Peace Summit led by women for celebrating heritage, solutions for peace in South Asia | India News – Times of India

BATHINDA: Taking ahead the peace process between India and Pakistan by activists of many shades, now an independent woman magazine eShe is holding a 2-day virtual ‘Indo-Pak Peace Summit led by women’ on January 16-17. Over 40 accomplished women from various countries will come together to share their experiences and brainstorm for actionable solutions to … Read more Indo-Pak Peace Summit led by women for celebrating heritage, solutions for peace in South Asia | India News – Times of India

India gold demand set to climb as buyers unleash pent-up demand

By Swansy Afonso, Haslinda Amin and Rishaad Salamat Gold demand in the world’s second-biggest user will rebound this year after collapsing in 2020 as the rollout of vaccines pushes life back closer to normal, according to the World Gold Council. Some of the weddings and festive buying that had been postponed because of the pandemic … Read more India gold demand set to climb as buyers unleash pent-up demand

Covid-19: India’s virus caseload tally rises to 1,05,27,683 with 15,590 new cases | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India’s Covid-19 caseload rose to 1,05,27,683 with 15,590 people testing positive for the infection in a day, while the recoveries have surged to 1,01,62,738, according to the Union health ministry data updated on Friday. The country’s death toll increased to 1,51,918 with 191 daily new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed. … Read more Covid-19: India’s virus caseload tally rises to 1,05,27,683 with 15,590 new cases | India News – Times of India

Government extends FCRA registration validity of NGOs till May 31 | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: NGOs and associations whose registration under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010, was expiring between September 29, 2020 — when fresh amendments to the Act were notified — and May 31, 2021, will now enjoy extended validity of their FCRA certificates until May this year, the home ministry has said. According to a … Read more Government extends FCRA registration validity of NGOs till May 31 | India News – Times of India

Snapdeal, Four Indian Shopping Complexes Figure in US Notorious Markets List

Snapdeal, one of India’s largest e-commerce platforms, along with four Indian shopping complexes, two of them in New Delhi alone, have figured in the latest 2020 Review of Notorious Markets for Counterfeiting and Piracy issued by the Office of the US Trade Representative. The four Indian markets that have found mention in the list are … Read more Snapdeal, Four Indian Shopping Complexes Figure in US Notorious Markets List

India’s first indigenous 9 mm machine pistol co-developed by DRDO, Army: Defence Ministry

New Delhi: India developed its first indigenous 9 mm machine pistol, the Defence Ministry on Thursday informed that the machine gun was co-developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and the Indian Army. The Army’s infantry school in Mhow and the DRDO’s Armament Research and Development Establishment (ARDE) in Pune have designed and … Read more India’s first indigenous 9 mm machine pistol co-developed by DRDO, Army: Defence Ministry

Aus. vs. India | Australia reach 65/2 at lunch after Siraj, Shardul remove openers on first day of 4th Test

Mohammed Siraj (8-4-18-1) and Shardul Thakur (7-3-27-1) did well to get rid of the openers in the first hour of play where honours were shared. A new-look Indian bowling line-up kept it steady, removing openers David Warner and Marcus Harris before Australia reached 65 for 2 at lunch on the opening day of the fourth … Read more Aus. vs. India | Australia reach 65/2 at lunch after Siraj, Shardul remove openers on first day of 4th Test

India took ‘very decisive’ steps to deal with coronavirus pandemic and its economic consequences: IMF chief

The IMF Managing Director during a global media roundtable on January 14 predicted a less bad outlook for India in the upcoming World Economic Update due to the steps taken by it. IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva has praised India for taking “very decisive” steps to deal with the coronavirus pandemic and its economic consequences and … Read more India took ‘very decisive’ steps to deal with coronavirus pandemic and its economic consequences: IMF chief