General news 27 Feb, 2021
Isro’s PSLV-C51/Amazonia-1 mission: Countdown begins - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
India News: CHENNAI: A 25.
Bigg Boss 14 winner Rubina Dilaik and her husband Abhinav Shukla celebrate by doing a Nati dance together - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
Bigg Boss 14 duo Rubina Dilaik and Abhinav Shukla continue to be in a celebratory mode. The two have had quite an i
Countries should focus and invest in space research: NASA scientist 'Vandi' Verma who drove Perseverance to Mars - India TodayIndia Today
The Perseverance rover landed on Mars on February 18. And the woman behind the remarkable feat is none other than Punjab-born Vandana 'Vandi' Verma.She is is the Chief Engineer for Robotic Operations for the Mars 2020 Perseverance rover. India Today spoke to…
1 Killed In Fire At Delhi Factory - NDTVNDTV News
One person has died in a massive fire at a plastic and nail polish factory in Delhi's Pratap Nagar area. 28 fire engines have been sent to the spot for the firefighting operation.
COVID-19 Vaccination: 2nd phase of inoculation drive to start from Monday | Who will be vaccinated and how to register - Jagran EnglishJagran.com
The government has said that people will have to self register themselves through Co WIN 2 0 and Aarogya Setu apps that will list designated COVID 19 vaccination centres with available date and time
West Indies recall Gayle, Edwards for Sri Lanka T20 series - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Former captain Gayle last played for West Indies in a one-day international against India in 2019 in what the 41-year-old then described as his last international appearance.
Jamal Khashoggi's murder: US imposes sanctions, visa bans on Saudis for journalist's killing - MintLivemint
Biden's actions in the first weeks of his administration appear aimed at fulfilling campaign promises to realign Saudi ties after critics accused his predecessor, Trump, of giving the Arab ally and major oil producer a pass on gross human rights violations
India vs England: Tracing India’s 'Axar' factor - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
Cricket News: There’s a story narrated by Vijay Patel, who was Gujarat’s senior team coach for 14 years from 2004 to 2018, that shows why left-arm orthodox spinner
LIVE: India's active Covid-19 caseload nears 160,000; over 14 mn vaccinated - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
The global tally of Covid-19 cases is at over 113 million while the related death toll is in excess of 2.5 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University tracker.
Khushi Kapoor, Alaviaa Jaaferi are 'proud' of Aaliyah Kashyap for calling out harassers - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Anurag Kashyap's daughter Aaliyah received support from her Insta-fam after she wrote about receiving hate comments for a recent post, in which she shared pictures of herself in lingerie.
Pak went back on its F-16 promise to US. How India fixed the gaps with Rafale - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Paris hasn’t just assured India that Rafale technology, specially that related to the Meteor air-to-air missile will be kept out of reach of Pakistan, but also that it will no longer upgrade the Mirage 3/5 fighters or Augusta 90 B submarines in Islamabad’s mi…
Economy exits recession as GDP grows 0.4% in Q3; Govt cautions pandemic risk persists - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
In a statement, the Finance Ministry said the Q3 numbers were a reflection of the further strengthening of a V-shaped recovery, but warned that India was not yet out of the danger of the pandemic.
Beating model code: Mamata hikes wages, TN gives quota - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
Taking to Twitter ahead of the EC’s announcement of the Assembly election schedule, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said: “I am pleased to announce a HIKE in the wages of daily wage workers under WB Urban Employment Scheme".
West Bengal assembly polls: BJP looks east, hopes for Southern swing - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
Assembly Elections News: The poll date announcement on Friday has set the stage in Bengal for an exciting end-game. Three large blocs are in the running but the gradual post-2
Daily Crunch: Facebook launches rap app - TechCrunchTechCrunch
Facebook unveils another experimental app, Atlassian acquires a data visualization startup and Newsela becomes a unicorn. This is your Daily Crunch for February 26, 2021. The big story: Facebook launches rap app The new BARS app was created by NPE Team (Faceb…
Iran 'can't act with impunity,' Biden says after US air strike - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
The United States carried out air strikes authorized by Biden against facilities belonging to Iranian-backed militia in eastern Syria on Thursday, in response to rocket attacks against US targets in Iraq.
This Gigantic 165-Inch MicroLED TV Folds Into Nothing When the Game Is Over - Robb ReportRobb Report
It's as fun to watch it unfold as it is to actually watch your program on it.
Ambani threat: SUV owner traced, police don’t rule out terror angle - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
India News: The crime branch, which is probing the case of an explosives-laden vehicle found near industrialist Mukesh Ambani’s residence, has not ruled out a ter
Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 2 can multitask even better with the One UI 3.1 update - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
Samsung is bringing One UI 3.1 to the Galaxy Z Fold 2, introducing an improved multitasking experience that Samsung said is more efficient.
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EXCLUSIVE: Alia Bhatt to sing for Gangubai Kathiawadi; Sanjay Leela Bhansali will compose the number - PINKVILLAPINKVILLA
The teaser of Gangubai Kathiawadi has received love from all the quarters. Meanwhile, Ajay Devgn will start shooting for the film from tomorrow in Mumbai2019s Filmcity studio
Health ministry says over 1.37 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses administered - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
As per the provisional report till Friday 6 pm, a total of 1,37,56,940 vaccine doses have been given through 2,89,320 sessions
NASA’s Perseverance begins searching for signs of past life on Mars; here’s what we know - CNBCTV18CNBCTV18
After taking off on July 30, 2020, NASA’s Perseverance landed on Mars on February 18, 2021. NASA has released the first audio recorded by the rover, a 10 second clip of wind gust on Mars. CNBC-TV18’s Parikshit Luthra spoke to Vandana Verma, Chief Engineer Rob…
Griffith University: COVID-19 toolkit to boost vaccine development and research - India Education DiaryIndia Education Diary
An international collaboration of researchers from Griffith University’s Menzies Health Institute Queensland, the University of Tartu, the University of Glasgow and the University of Dundee have developed a COVID-19 laboratory research toolkit for sh
India vs England: 'I Accidentally Became a Cricketer, Am Living My Dream' - R Ashwin - News18News18
After picking up 400 wickets in Test cricket, India offspinner R Ashwin said he was an 'accidental cricketer' who went on to play for India.
The Girl On The Train movie review: Parineeti Chopra film has the subtlety of Shatabadi Express - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
The Girl On The Train movie review: Overstated writing and choppy contrivances make Parineeti Chopra film go off the rails.
Market crash wipes off ₹5.3 lakh crore of investor wealth - MintLivemint
At the close of trade, the total market capitalisation of BSE-listed companies eroded by ₹5,37,375.94 crore to ₹2,00,81,095.73 crore.
A ‘NUE’ rival for NPCI is in the making: Why does the RBI want another entity for retail payments? - MoneycontrolMoneycontrol
The RBI and the government have been pushing for ‘cashless’ economy aggressively. The central bank’s assessment is that NPCI alone cannot manage the big shift.
India's April-January fiscal deficit hits 66.8% of full-year target - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
India Business News: India's fiscal deficit in the 10 months to end-January stood at Rs 12.34 lakh crore ($167 billion), or 66.8% of the revised budgeted target for the wh
MHA extends Covid-19 guidelines for surveillance, containment, caution till March 31 - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
India News: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Friday issued an order to extend the existing Covid-19 guidelines for surveillance, containment, and caution to
Sony to unlock PlayStation 5 for internal storage upgrades in summer - MoneycontrolMoneycontrol
Sony is also working to enable support for additional drives with a firmware update which would help unlock higher cooling-fan speeds, ensuring the console doesn’t overheat.
No COVID-19 vaccination exercise to be held on these dates: Union Health Ministry - Zee NewsIndia.com
In wake of the IT System Transition from Co-Win 1.0 to Co-Win 2.0, there will be no vaccination exercise on Saturday and Sunday (Feb 27 and 28), the Union Health Ministry said on Friday. On this Saturday and Sunday (27th and 28th Feb), the Co-Win digital pl…
'Hope others follow your example': WHO chief praises PM Modi for supporting vaccine equity - Times NowZoom
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus' tweet has come less than a week after he urged nations and drugmakers to speed up the production and distribution of vaccines across the world.
As Trump Returns To Political Stage, Questions About His 2024 Win Surface - NDTVNDTV News
Brace yourself for Donald Trump 2.0, America. The ex-president returns from political hiatus Sunday seeking to regain control of a Republican Party that is out of power and pondering whether the flawed billionaire can win again in 2024.
NASA releases landing video of rover ‘Perseverance’ on Mars, netizens wowed - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
The space agency shared the footage on Twitter, days after the rover, made its historic landing on the red planet.
NASA confirms Perseverance rover has landed on Mars - Arab NewsArab News
WASHINGTON DC: NASA said Thursday that the Perseverance rover has touched down on the surface of Mars after successfully overcoming a risky landing phase known as the “seven minutes of terror.” “Touchdown confirmed,” said operations lead Swati Mohan at around…