Rocking 'Rio' of 61 Cavalry regiment to make his 18th appearance in R-Day parade
A pure Hanoverian breed, 'Rio', aged 22, was born in India, and has been participating in the Republic Day parade since he was four, says Captain Deepanshu Sheoran, who will be leading the contingent of the world's only serving horse-mounted cavalry regiment, for the third time.
Australia shares close higher on rebound in miners, financials
The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 1.2% to 6,742.60 at the close of trade, after it en...
European shares rise on upbeat earnings reports
The pan-European STOXX 600 index gained 0.4% by 0809 GMT, while Germany's DAX and France's CA...
Donald Trump moves to loosen mining regulations, approve projects as he exits
Administration officials tell Reuters they plan to publish a raft of decisions on Jan. 15 that will expand miners' access to federal lands, give final approval to Lithium Americas Corp's Nevada lithium mine and approve a land swap for a Rio Tinto Ltd Arizona copper mining project, among other steps.
Brazil's pandemic deaths top 200,000 amid a return to fun
The explosion of celebrations came just ahead of a pandemic milestone: Brazil passed 200,000 deaths on Thursday, rising 1,524 in the previous 24 hours to a total of 200,498 for the pandemic, according to data released by Brazil's health ministry.
Australia shares post solid start to year as miners shine
The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index rose 1.5% to 6,684.20 points at the close of trade, marking its best day since Nov. 24.
New Year arrives with US hitting 20 million Covid cases
The US has floundered in its efforts to quell the virus, which is spreading rapidly across the country and has already caused more than 347,000 deaths -- by far the highest national death toll.
We've achieved speed and fitness, no longer the underdogs: Rani Rampal
The women in blue and their five-year plan.
Australia shares fall on Covid-19 vaccine production halt, post sixth weekly jump
The S&P/ASX 200 index fell 0.6% to close at 6,642.6, after slipping as much as 0.8% during the session. It had ended 0.7% lower on Thursday.
Nitin Gadkari inaugurates NH projects worth Rs 4,127 crores in Nagaland
Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari virtually inaugurated and laid the foundation stone for 15 National Highway Proj...
Nitin Gadkari inaugurates national highway projects in Nagaland
"Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and MSMEs Nitin Gadkari virtually inaugurated and laid foundation stones for 15 National Highways projects in Nagaland today...These NH Projects has (have) a length of about 266 km involving cost of about Rs 4,127 crore," Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said in a statement.
Australian shares end flat as cenbank governor flags "bumpy" road to recovery
Mining sub-index and gold stocks helped the S&P/ASX 200 index close 0.03% higher at 6,590.2 points, reversing course after trading in the red throughout the afternoon.
Athletics Federation of India's High Performance Director Volker Herrmann quits
The German was appointed to the post in June 2019 for a term till the end of the postponed Tokyo Olympics in 2021. In September, the ministry extended his contract till the end of 2024 Olympics but AFI sources said he did not sign the new contract.
Centre working hard to resolve Naga issue: Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio
Chief Minister Rio said the state government is having several discussions with Naga groups to "make sincere efforts for a solution to the Naga issue" and urged them not to indulge in wrongful activities.
Prize money of National Sports Awards set to be hiked: Ministry source
It has been learnt that the ministry is busy giving final touches to the proposal after which Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju will make a formal announcement by August 29 -- the National Sports Day when the annual honours are given away every year.