India to press for Iran, Venezuela Oil as Trump leaves

India may pursue a case for resumption of oil supplies from sanction-hit Iran and Venezuela once the Joe Biden administration takes charge in the US. Sources in the Oil Ministry said that as a big importer of oil, India wanted to have a diversified market for crude and in this, if traditional markets like Iran

Indian Team Has Very Good Chance At Tokyo Oly: Jarmanpreet

Defender Jarmanpreet Singh, who has been one of the shining stars for the Indian men’s hockey team in the past two years, is currently focussed on maintaining consistency in order to find a place in the side which will travel to Tokyo next year for the Olympic Games. “I think everyone is really excited for

Twenty seven states opt for centre’s GST Option 1

With Chhattisgarh communicating its acceptance of Option-1 to meet the revenue shortfall arising out of GST implementation, all the states barring Jharkhand have joined the Centre’s suggested formula on compensation settlement. The number of states who have favoured Option-1 has gone up to 27. All states except Jharkhand and all the 3 union territories with

AI Employees Set To Bid For the National Carrier

In a curious turn of events, Air India employees are preparing to bid for the national carrier in partnership with a private equity fund and each employee will be asked to contribute Rs 1 lakh towards the bid. “The PIM (Preliminary Information Memorandum) thankfully, made it possible for the employees of Air India to take

Dell, Mi tops India’s most trusted brands list

Dell has been ranked as India’s most trusted brand second year in a row in TRA’s Brand Trust Report (BTR) 2020. Chinese mobile phone major ‘Mi’ ranked second and led that mobile phone category for the first, it said. Samsung Mobiles secured the third place, followed by Apple iPhone and LG taking fourth and fifth

Punjabi sportspersons set to return awards

Joining the chorus backing the agitating farmers, three former Punjab sportspersons, all belonging to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), have announced to return their awards in protest against the use of police force during the farmers’ protests, including Padma Shri and Arjuna awardee wrestler Kartar Singh, Arjuna awardee basketball player Sajjan Singh Cheema and Arjuna

Poverty to hit 1 Billion people by 2030: UNDP

Severe long-term effects of the COVID-19 pandemic could push an additional 207 million people into extreme poverty on top of the current pandemic trajectory, bringing the total to over 1 billion by 2030, according to findings released today by the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP. This is not a foregone conclusion: with a focused set

India Daily Digital – December 3, 2020 – Rajni Read For Political Plunge

Rajni Read For Political Plunge; Kartarpur: India Slams Pak For Violating UN Resolution; US Court Scraps Trump’s H1-B Restrictions; NATO names China as a threat in coming decade – all in India Daily Digital – please click here to read.

India, US join hands for IP cooperation

India and the US have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of Intellectual Property cooperation. Accordingly, the MoU is expected to facilitate exchange and dissemination of ‘best practices, experiences and knowledge on IP’. Earlier, the Union Cabinet had given the approval for signing the MoU with United States Patent and Trademark

Shah, Amarinder discuss farmers’ cause

A crucial meeting started on Thursday noon between Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh here as the next round of talks between farmers and the Centre also got way. The meeting started at Shah’s residence soon after the Punjab Chief Minister reached there, minutes before the fourth round of government