Indian PM to lay foundation of temple at razed mosque site

Hindu priests prepare the site for a groundbreaking ceremony of a temple dedicated to the Hindu god Ram in Ayodhya, India, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. The coronavirus is restricting a large crowd, but Hindus were joyful before Prime Minister Narendra Modi breaks ground Wednesday on a long-awaited temple of their most revered god Ram at […]

Indian Railways revises Freight Policy during Unlock 3, announces several measures for customers

Railways has already overtaken last year’s figures for the corresponding period. In the month of August 2020, it has loaded 8.64 MT freight as compared to 8.37 MT last year same period. It hopes to achieve great results in spite of many challenges during the COVID-19 situation with revised freight policy.

‘Forget it, let’s go bowl them out’: How Kapil Dev, Sunil Gavaskar inspired Indian dressing room during 1983 World Cup final

Former India allrounder Roger Binny recalled the historic 1983 World Cup final against West Indies and said that he never thought that the team would be able to win the tournament. Believed to be the underdogs, India, led by Kapil Dev, defeated the mighty Windies to win their maiden World Cup trophy at Lord’s.

Times Network launches India Revival Mission; sets the agenda to revive Indian economy from the impact of COVID-19

To assess the impact of the pandemic on businesses across various sectors, Times Network has also developed an in-depth Business Perception Survey, in partnership with Institute For Competitiveness. The survey will lead with insights from India’s business community and present a holistic blueprint for India’s recovery and distil domain specific action points that need to […]

Indian steel firms seek higher duties on steel imports as prices drop

By Promit Mukherjee and Neha DasguptaMUMBAI – Indian steel firms are putting pressure on the government to impose higher duties on imports as trade Local producers are suffering from the double whammy of a rise in cheap imports and low domestic steel prices, which threatens to wipeout the healthy profits made in the past couple […]

Vietnam’s textile and apparel firms lack orders for the last two quarters

Garment, footwear and woodwork companies look forward to receiving orders in H2 After half a year of struggling to survive difficulties caused by Covid-19, Vietnamese enterprises are hoping that more orders will come over the next six months.

Pakistan marks Youm-e-Istehsal for Kashmiris braving Indian atrocities

“The scale at which these atrocities are being committed have been rightly termed as genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. Kashmiris are being exterminated, they are being made aliesn in their own land,” said the AJK President Khan. He added that the full-fledged aggression against the Kashmiris by India is driven by “new fascist […]

IPL 2020: Chennai Super Kings to Mumbai Indians, Where Teams Are Planning to Stay in UAE

No more five-star hotels, some IPL franchises are planning resorts for their players and support staff in UAE during the T20 league. According to a report in The Times of India, SunRisers Hyderabad is planning a golf resort for their players, while defending champions Mumbai Indians are planning to rent an entire apartment complex to […]

Indians killed in Iraq: Cong to move privilege motion against Swaraj

“Today, Harjit Masih’s statement has proved right. I want to ask Sushma Swaraj that what are your sources. The entire country wants to know. Why did you play with the sentiments of these people,” he said, referring to the lone survivor who had managed to flee the ISIS following his abduction along with the 39 […]

Chinese fire on Indian troops

The Chinese soldiers opened fire on Indian troops at 9-30 this morning [October 1] at Cho La, about three and a half miles north west of Nathu La on the Sikkim-Tibet border without any provocation. An official spokesman of the Defence Ministry said that according to reports available intermittent firing continued in the afternoon also, […]