General news 17 Feb, 2021
Punjab Municipal Election Results 2021 Live Updates: Amid farmers’ protests, Congress scores big in local body polls - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
Punjab Municipal Election Results 2021 Live Updates, Punjab Local Body Election Result, Punjab Nagar Nigam Election/Chunav Result 2021 News: The results of the Punjab local body elections are being declared Wednesday, three days after polls were held to over …
5 Big Points From Delhi Court Verdict Acquitting Priya Ramani - NDTVNDTV News
Journalist Priya Ramani was acquitted by a Delhi court Wednesday afternoon over a defamation case filed by former Union Minister MJ Akbar, whom she had accused of sexual misconduct in 2018. A year earlier Vogue India published an article by Ms Ramani, in whic…
India announce squad for final two Tests against England, Umesh Yadav to return after passing fitness test - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
India Test squad for England series: Umesh Yadav, who had flown back home after playing the second Test in Australia due to an injury will replace Shardul Thakur in the Indian Test squad if the former passes the fitness assessment. Thakur will be released to …
A comet killed the dinosaurs, not an asteroid, says study - EastMojoEastMojo
Also, similar impacts can be expected every 250 million to 750 million years
Petrol Crosses Rs 100-Mark In Rajasthan, First Time Ever In India - NDTVNDTV News
For the first time ever, the price of petrol crossed the Rs 100 per litre mark in Rajasthan today after fuel rates were hiked for the ninth day in a row.
Coronavirus: This common condition increases your risk of death by 9 per cent from COVID - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
A recent study just found out that a common condition can make you nine times more likely to die from COVID. Read on to know about the condition.
Priyanka Chopra rules out duet with Nick Jonas: ‘Not going to expose myself by trying to sing with him’ - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Priyanka Chopra said that she has no plans to collaborate with Nick Jonas musically. She called him a prodigy and quipped that she did not want to expose herself by teaming up with him.
MARKET LIVE: Sensex tanks 400 pts; IT, pharma, bank stocks under pressure - Business StandardBusiness Standard
Stock market live updates: Majority of the Nifty sectoral indices, barring two, were trading in the red, with Nifty Financial Services index dipping 0.6 per cent
India vs England: Virat Kohli should get three Test ban, says THIS former cricketer - Zee NewsIndia.com
India might me riding on a high of a massive 317-run win over England in the second Test in Chennai but some critics believe skipper Virat Kohli should be banned for at least three Tests!
"His Sword Dancing Motivated Protesters": Red Fort Case Accused Arrested - NDTVNDTV News
Maninder Singh, one of the most wanted people in the Red Fort violence that took place on January 26, has been arrested by Delhi Police Special Cell.
NASA’s Perseverance rover ready for a difficult landing on Mars’ Jezero crater - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
NASA's Mars Mission 2021 Perseverance rover launch mission: NASA's Perseverance rover will be the US Space Agency's fifth rover to touch down on the Red planet.
India vs England: Rishabh Pant Reacts To Praise From Adam Gilchrist After Win In Chennai Test - NDTVSports.comNDTV News
India vs England: Rishabh Pant's work behind the stumps in the 2nd Test against England earned him praise from one of the finest wicketkeepers in world cricket -- Adam Gilchrist.
KCR's Lavish Birthday Celebration With 2.5 Kg Gold Saree, 3D Film On Life - NDTVNDTV News
An offering of a saree made of gold, weighing over 2 kg, for goddess Yellamma at a temple in Hyderabad is among the many programmes planned for Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao's birthday. Mr Rao turns 68 today.
Foreign envoys arrive in J&K on 2-day visit - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
India News: A delegation of foreign envoys has arrived in Srinagar on a 2-day visit to the Valley. The delegation includes 4nvoys from 24 nations, namely Chile, B
"There Will Be Repercussions For China": Biden Over Human Rights Abuses - NDTVNDTV News
China will pay a price for its human rights abuses, US President Joe Biden warned on Tuesday, responding to queries at a televised event on the Asian nation's handling of Muslim minorities in its far western region of Xinjiang.
Bombay HC grants transit pre-arrest bail to Nikita Jacob in ‘toolkit’ case - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
India News: Bombay high court on Wednesday granted Mumbai advocate Nikita Jacob transit anticipatory bail of days in connection with the alleged farmers' protest
Mumbai to face ‘2nd lockdown’? Possible reasons behind spike in COVID-19 cases in the city, especially Chembur - Times NowZoom
Mumbai: "Avoid overcrowding. Use face masks, follow all protocols while in public events, gatherings, weddings, etc....It is up to you. Otherwise, be prepared for another lockdown," said CM Uddhav Thackeray.
Samsung Galaxy F62 review: A phone for the masses - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
In many ways, the Samsung Galaxy F62 is the smartphone most people want to buy - one that looks and feels good, and that's easy to use.
Dia Mirza-Vaibhav Rekhi's nuptials conducted by a priestess, fans call her 'living feminism in true sense - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
Dia Mirza tied the knot with businessman Vaibhav Rekhi on Monday. Their wedding was a private affair. The actress r
Thank all those who were a part my journey, says Kiran Bedi after being removed as LG of Puducherry - Zee NewsIndia.com
Day after being removed as Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry took to Twitter to thank the people who were a part of her journey. She thanked the government of India, the public officials and the people of Puducherry.
Faf du Plessis announces retirement from Test cricket, T20s become his priority - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
Cricket News: Former South Africa captain Faf du Plessis on Wednesday announced his retirement from Test cricket to focus on his career in the shorter formats with
Coronavirus prevention: Humidity inside the mask can lessen the severity of the coronavirus - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
There is no denying the fact that facemasks can help protect people from spreading and getting the novel coronavirus.
Bigg Boss 14 winner will be Rubina Dilaik, Rahul Vaidya or Rakhi Sawant? Cast your votes - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
Bigg Boss 14 finale: Rubina Dilaik, Rahul Vaidya, Aly Goni, Rakhi Sawant and Nikki Tamboli are the finalists of Bigg Boss 14. Cast your votes and tell us who stands to emerge as the winner.
Nokia 5.4 to Go on Sale Today via Flipkart and Nokia.com, Nokia Power Earbuds Lite Now Available - Gadgets 360NDTV News
Nokia 5.4 is set to go on sale in India today. The Nokia phone was launched alongside Nokia 3.4 last week. In addition to Nokia 5.4, Nokia Power Earbuds Lite that debuted in India last week are now available for purchase in the country.
New Zealand troops to leave Afghanistan after 20-year deployment - Al Jazeera EnglishAl Jazeera English
Six remaining personnel leaving in May ending what PM Ardern describes as nation’s ‘longest-running’ deployment.
Amitabh Bachchan`s granddaughter Navya Naveli Nanda shuts troll who asked what work does your mother Shweta... - Zee NewsIndia.com
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan s granddaughter Navya Naveli Nanda might not be vying for the arclights right now but she sure has chosen a fab path of professionalism for herself.
MRI scans reveal major abnormalities in the eyes of people with severe COVID-19 - News-Medical.NetNews-Medical.Net
Researchers using MRI have found significant abnormalities in the eyes of some people with severe COVID-19, according to a study published in the journal Radiology.
What should investors do with Nestle India post December earnings: Buy, sell or hold? - Moneycontrol.comMoneycontrol
Credit Suisse has downgraded the stock to neutral with a target of Rs 17,800 per share.
Apple Watch free repair: Apple announces programme for Watch Series 5, Watch SE users - MoneycontrolMoneycontrol
Apple said that a smaller number of Watch SE and Series 5 models running watchOS 7.2 or 7.3 are experiencing a charging issue after the devices enter Power Reserve.
France passes bill to counter rise in Islamism - Act calls for stricter surveillance of religious associations - Times NowZoom
France passed bill to counter a rise in Islamism. The legislation did not single out any particular religion, but it cracked down on practices such as forced marriage and virginity tests.
Garmin Enduro smartwatch with up to 65 days battery life, solar charging launched - gizmochinagizmochina
Smartwatches are fast becoming a daily driver for a lot of persons. As the popularity grows, so does the number of new features you’ll find on them. US watch maker Garmin has added a new smartwatch to its line up stuffed with some unique features you won’t fi…
Amazon to make devices in Chennai, cut China sourcing - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
India Business News: Amazon India said it will start local manufacturing of its devices here, reducing its dependence on China. This would give a leg up to the government’
SpaceX successfully launched more Starlink internet satellites, but lost a rocket booster in the process. - Business Insider IndiaBusiness Insider India
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket failed to safely land its booster on Monday. The rocket launched satellites for Elon Musk's Starlink internet service. Despite a successful
To Make India Pay $1.2 Billion Award, Cairn Files Case In US - NDTV ProfitNDTV News
Cairn asked the US court to recognise and confirm the award, including payments due since 2014 and interest compounded semi-annually, according to a February 12 filing
Single dose of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine provokes strong immune response: Study - MoneycontrolMoneycontrol
Researchers from Bar-Ilan University and Ziv Medical Center in Israel noted that the real-world evidence with regard to the COVID-19 vaccine remains scarce even though the clinical trial data are encouraging.
US vows to 'hold accountable those responsible' for Arbil attack - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
US News: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken called Monday for an investigation into a rocket attack on an airbase in Iraq's Kurdistan region and promised to
Covid Vaccination Of Those Above 50 Years From March: Health Minister - NDTVNDTV News
Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Monday said that the Centre will be in a situation to administer vaccines to those above 50 years of age in March this year.
AS IT HAPPENED: UAE Hope probe enters Mars' orbit - Arab NewsArab News
DUBAI: The UAE’s Hope probe has entered the orbit of Mars after a six-month-long voyage into outer space. There were cheers at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center when mission control received information that the manouver had been success. Abu Dhabi Crown P…