US backs South Korean trade minister for WTO Dir-Gen

New Delhi, Oct 29 ( UNI) The Trump administration has declared its backing for South Korea's Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee to be the next Director-General of the World Trade Organisation.
"The United States supports the selection of Korean Trade Minister Yoo Myung-

It is time to consider making green buildings mandatory: Vice-Prez

New Delhi, Oct 29 (UNI) Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said that it is time to consider making all new buildings to mandatorily go green and environment friendly.
Inaugurating the CII’s Green Building Congress 2020 through virtual mode, the Vice-Presiden

India's COVID tally surpasses 80 lakh-mark

New Delhi, Oct 29 (UNI) India's COVID tally on Thursday surpassed the 80 lakh-mark after a spike of 49,881 fresh cases in the past 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry update said here.
Overall case tally of the country so far has now reached 80,40,203 , as per the data

Talks with China to continue: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi, (UNI) Expressing confidence in armed forces, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said that talks with China for peaceful resolution of the border crisis would continue.

Addressing the army’s top hierarchies during the ongoing army comm

India, UK ink pact on financial services, infra, sustainable finance

New Delhi, Oct 28 (UNI) India and the UK on Wednesday inked a pact on financial services, infrastructure and sustainable finance, aimed at helping to boost jobs and investments in both the countries.

In order to build economic ties further, Finance Minister Nirmala

Smriti Irani infected with Novel Coronavirus

New Delhi, Oct 28 (UNI) Union Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday announced that she has tested positive for COVID-19.

"It is rare for me to search for words while making an announcement; hence here’s me keeping it simple — I’ve tested positiv

Prez orders suspension of DU VC, inquiry in charges of misconduct, dereliction of duty

New Delhi, Oct 28 (UNI) President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday suspended Delhi University Vice Chancellor Yogesh Tyagi, while ordering enquiry into the charges of 'misconduct' and 'dereliction of duty' against the Vice Chancellor.
An order in this regard wa

India records 43,893 fresh COVID cases

New Delhi, Oct 28 (UNI) India recorded 43,893 fresh cases of COVID-19 during the past 24 hours, pushing the total case count so far to 79,90,322, Health Ministry's update said here on Wednesday.
Country's COVID fatality toll also reached 1,20,010 on Wednesday after

Will leave no stone unturned to strengthen arms of armed forces: Rajnath

New Delhi, Oct 28 (UNI) Lauding Indian Army’s prudent rôle in neutralising those threats which were challenging to India’s sovereignty, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said that the government will leave no stone unturned to strengthen the arms of th

Delhi reels under 'poor' air

New Delhi, Oct 28 (UNI) National Capital on Wednesday morning reeled under 'poor' air with the Air Quality Index being recorded at 270 around 1000 hrs, according to the Central Pollution Control Board.
The air quality around the NCR region was also on an average po