Category: India News

Nine Chetaks, Cheetahs Down in 5 Years as Plans to Buy Modern Military Helicopters Drag On

As many as nine Chetak and Cheetah helicopters of the Army, Navy and the Indian Air Force (IAF) have crashed in the last five years since 2017, averaging around two accidents a year even as plans to buy a variety of modern light utility helicopters to replace India’s ageing fleet remain stuck in various stages […]

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Disabled People Can Now Use Android Phones With Face Gestures

Using a raised eyebrow or smile, people with speech or physical disabilities can now operate their Android-powered smartphones hands-free, Google said Thursday. Two new tools put machine learning and front-facing cameras on smartphones to work detecting face and eye movements. Users can scan their phone screen and select a task by smiling, raising eyebrows, opening […]

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petito: Gabby Petito’s disappearance captivated the world. Why? – Times of India

WASHINGTON: An avalanche of online coverage and high-profile television broadcasts: The death of young adventurer Gabby Petito sparked immense US and worldwide interest — and triggered debate over the disproportionate attention accorded missing white women. The recent discovery of the 22-year-old travel blogger’s body in Wyoming, and Tuesday’s ruling of her death as a homicide, […]

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No space for anger in politics, says Congress after Amarinder Singh calls Gandhi siblings ‘inexperienced’

New Delhi: A day after former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh called the Gandhi siblings ‘inexperienced’, the Congress party said that there is no space for anger in politics. Congress also hoped that Singh would reconsider his words as they do not suit his stature. Reacting to Singh’s remarks, Congress spokesperson Supriya Shrinate on Thursday […]

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The hard lessons students face for Plus One admissions in Kerala

Anomalies, norms make admissions a complicated process for many students in Kerala Rasheeda P.V. never had to worry about her daughter’s education. Today, though, she wonders which school her daughter will end up in for the Plus One higher secondary course. The student from Kozhikode, who wants to pursue Science, has failed to receive allotment […]

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On Terrorism, Kamala Harris ‘Suo Motu’ Referred to Pak’s Role as Modi Raised Concern. What Does it Mean for India?

Narendra Modi In America” href=”https://www.news18.com/topics/narendra-modi-in-america/”> US Vice President Kamala Harris has taken a suo moto cognizance of the Pakistan’s role in terrorism, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said on Friday. This comes after the first in-person meeting between PM Narendra Modi and Kamala Harris where the two leaders discussed bilateral relations, terrorism, security, Covid-19 and […]

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covishield: No technical concern in Covishield certificate process, says UK in sign of conciliation | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Under fire for keeping Covishield-vaccinated travellers from India on a par with the unvaccinated as per the country’s quarantine norms, the UK showed some conciliatory signs on Thursday with the British High Commissioner to India Alex Ellis tweeting that neither side raised technical concerns on the certification processes. “Neither side (India and UK) […]

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PM, Japanese Counterpart Hold Talks In US Ahead Of Quad Meet Today

PM Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Yoshihide Suga met on Thursday. Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Yoshihide Suga had a “fruitful meeting” and the two leaders discussed ways to boost trade and cultural ties and further cement the bilateral strategic relations ahead of the first in-person Quad meeting to be […]

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CoWIN adheres to WHO specifications, says COVID-19 vaccine panel chief

U.K. has not expressed any concern whatsoever on the certification process of CoWIN, says R.S. Sharma, chairman of the empowered group for COVID-19 vaccine administration. No concern whatsoever has been expressed by the government of the United Kingdom on the certification process of CoWIN, R.S. Sharma, chairman of the empowered group for COVID-19 vaccine administration, […]

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