General news 18 Feb, 2021
Farmers’ ‘Rail Roko’ Protest Live: Trains stopped in some places as farmers stage protests at stations - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
Farmers' Rail Roko Protest Live Updates: The ‘rail roko’ protest was announced by the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), the umbrella body of farmer unions spearheading the agitations, last week.
IPL 2021 Auction: Chris Morris Becomes Most Expensive Buy In IPL History, Goes To Rajasthan Royals F.. - NDTV SportsNDTV News
IPL 2021 Auction: Chris Morris Becomes Most Expensive Buy In IPL History, Goes To Rajasthan Royals For Rs. 16.25 Crore
Papers: Barcelona to focus on youth after PSG defeat - Barca BlaugranesBarca Blaugranes
Time to look to the future?
Novak Djokovic vs Aslan Karatsev Match Highlights (SF) | Australian Open 2021 - Australian Open TVGoogle News
Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor And Others Join #PawriHoRahiHai Craze. Watch - NDTVNDTV News
Actress Deepika Padukone joined the 'pawri' craze with an adorable throwback photo this afternoon. The "Pawri Ho Rahi Hai" trend took off last week when Pakistani influencer Dananeer Mobeen shared a funny video on social media
Coronavirus: COVID-19 infection cannot be prevented by common cold antibodies, says study - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
Antibodies do not just treat an infection but also prevent it from happening in the future.
Russian unmanned cargo ship docks at the International Space Station - BollyInsideBollyinside.com
Progress MS-16 freighter delivered water, propellant and other supplies to the orbiting outpost An unmanned Russian freighter docked at the International
Million-year-old Siberian mammoth teeth yield oldest DNA ever recovered - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
The researchers said they had recovered and sequenced DNA from the remains of three individual mammoths.
Samsung brings One UI 3.1 for older Galaxy flagships and midranges - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
Update availability will vary depending on your region and carrier.
Samsung’s One UI 3 update reportedly adds annoying app-killing behavior - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
In the latest One UI 3.0 update, Samsung seems to have introduced a new app-killing policy that’s affecting how apps work in the background.
Amazon Faces Ban Threat In India After Damning Report On Dodging FDI Rules - Inc42 MediaInc42 Media
What was perhaps known all along, owing to several parties alleging the same in their complaints to Indian regulatory authorities,
Priyanka Chopra says her relationships before Nick Jonas ‘always ended up being toxic’: ‘I kept making same mistakes' - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Priyanka Chopra said that her past relationships 'always ended up being toxic'. After she reevaluated her situation and decided to list out what is absolutely non-negotiable for her, Nick Jonas came into her life.
COVID-19: UK gives go-ahead to world's first 'human challenge' trials | English News | WION - WIONGoogle News
Apple lobbies for India incentives as it plans iPad assembly - Times NowZoom
Apple, which has steadily raised production of iPhones in India to lessen its dependence on Chinese manufacturing, took part in the new PLI scheme via its contract manufacturers.
Ovarian Cancer – The most deadly female cancer - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
Ovarian cancer is the third most common gynaecological cancer in Indian women.
Venkatesh to start shooting Telugu remake of Mohanlal- Jeethu's 'Drishyam 2' - The News MinuteThe News Minute
Director Jeethu Joseph, who shot to national fame with the Mohanlal-starrer Drishyam, is on a roll. Amazon Prime Video, a popular Over-the-Top platform is just hours away from releasing Drishyam 2, but away from the hype and hoopla, the film’s director Jeethu…
Australia Wakes Up To Empty News Feed On Facebook - NDTVNDTV News
Australians woke to empty news feeds on their Facebook Inc pages on Thursday after the social media giant blocked all media content in a surprise and dramatic escalation of a dispute with the government over paying for content.
Market LIVE: Sensex widens losses, falls below 51,300, Nifty gives up 15,100; ONGC up 8.5%, ICICI Bank drags - The Financial ExpressGoogle News
RBI Clears Decks For Piramal Takeover Of DHFL - BloombergQuintBloombergQuint
RBI gives fit and proper clearance and a no-objection certificate to Piramal Group to take over DHFL.
Mom-to-be Lisa Haydon flaunts her baby bump in these new pictures - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
Mom-to-be Lisa Haydon flaunts her baby bump in these new pictures Photos: Find out the latest pictures, still from movies, of Mom-to-be Lisa Haydon flaunts her baby bump in these new pictures on ETimes Photogallery. Including Mom-to-be Lisa Haydon flaunts her…
Sandes Is the Government's Own WhatsApp: How to Download It, and Everything You Need to Know - Gadgets 360NDTV News
Sandes has been launched by the National Informatics Centre (NIC) as an Indian alternative to WhatsApp and other instant messaging apps. The new app is an upgrade to the existing Government Instant Messaging System (GIMS) that was meant for official communica…
Australian Open: Tearful Serena Williams cuts short news conference after defeat to Naomi Osaka - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
Tennis News: Asked if it was just a bad day at the office, Serena Williams said: "I don't know. I'm done," before leaving the room in tears, following her 6-3, 6-4
Mahabahu-Brahmaputra and two bridges: PM Modi launch key projects in Northeast - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
India News: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday laid the foundation stone of India's longest bridge which will connect Dhubri in Assam to Phulbari in Meghala
NASA Rover Faces "7 Minutes Of Terror" Before Landing On Mars - NDTVNDTV News
Seven months after blast-off, NASA's Mars 2020 mission will have to negotiate its shortest and most intense phase on Thursday: the "seven minutes of terror" it takes to slam the brakes and land the Perseverance rover on a narrow target on the planet's surface.
The Dinesh Trivedi Interview I Former TMC leader on Mamata, Modi, Singur, Ratan Tata and his conch shell... - MoneycontrolMoneycontrol
The founder leader of Trinamool Congress reveals why he resigned and what he plans to do next.
'India Averted War with China. We Were on the Brink': Northern Army Cdr Lt Gen YK Joshi - News18News18
“In the nine-month-long stand-off with China in Eastern Ladakh, there have been many flare-ups but India and China came close to war on August 31, last year.
2 Minor Dalit Girls Found Dead in a Field in Unnao, 3rd Critical - The QuintThe Quint
Two Dalit girls, one 13-year-old and one 16-year-old, along with a 17-year-old, were found in a critical condition, on Wednesday, 17 February, in a family’s field in Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao district.
As petrol prices surge over Rs 100, PM Modi blames previous governments - Scroll.inScroll.in
The prime minister said the middle class was burdened because the previous regime did not focus on reducing India’s energy import dependence.
NASA's Perseverance Rover Is About to Land on Mars. Here's How You Can Witness It - News18News18
After Saudi Arabia’s Hope probe made its historical landing on Mars, it is time for American space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Perseverance Rover to touch down on the red planet.
J&K terror attack: Srinagar dhaba owner's son injured, incident near high-security area - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
The son of the owner of popular food joint Krishna Dhaba, located in a high-security area of Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir, was shot at by terrorists from a close range and critically wounded on Wednesday evening, police said. The victim, Akash Mehra, was imm…
No electricity, no water, Texans struggle through historic cold with more dark days ahead - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Residents in over 100 counties in Texas have been told to boil their drinking water as treatment plants continue to suffer from energy blackouts, officials said.
'India, China cannot have normal bilateral relationship if...': Harsh Shringla amid disengagement process - Times NowZoom
Shringla said that the two neighbours share "complex" relationship which is definitely dependent on the normal situation at the border.
Popular Bengali actor joins BJP, another movie veteran and TMC MLA wants to quit - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
A day after Bengal’s most popular actor and Bollywood veteran Mithun Chakraborty made headlines by hosting RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat at his Mumbai bungalow, the Bengal unit of the BJP made noticeable inroads into Tollywood, as the state’s movie industry is popu…
Severe COVID-19 may damage the eyes, small study hints - Livescience.comLive Science
MRI scans of patients with severe COVID-19 showed signs of eye abnormalities.
Bitcoin surges to new highs, analysts warn about price sustainability - Moneycontrol.comMoneycontrol
Despite the flurry of mainstream acceptance this year, some analysts warned that bitcoin was still far from becoming a widely used form of payment.
Forget complaints about pitches - England need to find a new way to play spin - Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk
If England need an example of how to play spin in India, look at Virat Kohli - he only played the odd sweep shot and he stuck to the basics