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Eyeing China, India-UK begin tri-services exercise

The Chinese navy's growing aggression in the Western Pacific is bringing together a range of allies.Ajai Shukla reports.  IMAGE: The UK strike group led by HMS Queen Elizabeth. Photograph:......

41% more rainfall in India, U'khand records five times above-normal rain: IMD

India received 41 per cent more rainfall than normal from October 1-21 with Uttarakhand alone recording more than five times its normal precipitation, IMD data showed on Thursday. IMAGE: A view of......

India saw 18% drop in new Covid cases, 13% fall in deaths from Oct 11-17

India reported an 18 per cent decrease in new Covid-19 cases along with a 13 per cent decline in the number of deaths during the week of October 11 to 17, the World Health Organisation has said,......

Post-vax row settlement, Modi, Johnson talk trade, vaccine certification

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi spoke over phone on Monday during which they took stock of India-UK trade and defence talks, opening up of......

Study finds high Covid rate in 0-19 age group in India

A cross-sectional study conducted in India among COVID-19 cases has found an increased number of infections among the younger age group of 0-19 years and women, higher mortality rate and more......

At 17.3%, India Inc badly lags women board members

Corporate India lags the rest of its Western and Asian peers by a wide margin when it comes to the presence of women on their boards, with just 17.3 per cent of the large companies having them on......

India to drive Covid vaccine delivery in Asia Pacific: Moody's

As the largest producer of vaccines in the world, with 60 per cent of the global share, India is well-positioned to use its existing manufacturing capabilities to contribute to mass vaccine......

Explained: Why the monsoon is pulling out so late

'The last time we had such a late withdrawal of monsoon was in 1960 or so.' IMAGE: National and state disaster response force personnel rescue citizens from the flood-affected Rajendra Nagar area......

Even Pakistan's growth rate is ahead of India's

'Misplaced national priorities have brought the economy to a cul-de-sac. 'There is a crucial foreign policy dimension to it -- India is in critical need of a peaceful external environment so that......

Pre-monsoon rainfall lowest in 65 years: Skymet

Pre-monsoon rainfall, colloquial referred to as "mango showers", is vital to many parts of the country. The pre-monsoon rainfall in the country was the second lowest in 65 years, private weather......

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