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Mahindra Thar 2020 — The baby Wrangler waiting to wreck havoc on and off the road | Impressions

Mahindra Thar 2020 — The baby Wrangler waiting to wreak havoc on and off the road | Impressions

Sep 01, 2020, 01:04 PM IST

If you see a rugged SUV in front of you with a soft-top convertible roof, upright windshield, detachable doors and massive ground clearance, you would be forgiven to think that you were looking at the mighty Jeep Wrangler. But have a closer look, it might just be the Mahindra Thar 2020.

Bhikaji Rustom Cama and the story of Flag of Indian Independence

Bhikaji Rustom Cama and the story of Flag of Indian Independence

India | Aug 13, 2020, 09:44 AM IST

Born in Mumbai (then Bombay), in 1861, Bhikaji Rustam Cama was brought up in a well-off Parsi family. Her parents, Sorabji Framji Patel and Jaijibai Sorabji Patel, were well known in the city, where her father Sorabji—a lawyer by training and a merchant by profession—was an influential member of the Parsi community.

With Tapsites, JOSH is always HIGH: Students of Army Public School Dhaulakuan pay tribute to the Ind

The JOSH is always HIGH: Students of Army Public School Dhaula kuan pay tribute to the Indian Army

India | Jul 30, 2020, 03:34 PM IST

The students of the Army Public School Dhaulakuan pay tribute to the Indian Armed Forces in their own way. The school has a rich heritage of excellence. Especially when it comes to the Indian Army, Navy and the Air Force, the APS DK has produced fine officers who have served the nation with honour. In the Kargil war between India and Pakistan in 1999, several officers of the Indian Army who walked the corridors of APS DK gave the eternal sacrifice for their country. If they were here to see what legacy they have left behind among the tapsites, they would not be disappointed.

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iOS 14 Beta: A giant leap, end of a debate and the 'One More Thing' feel

Gadgets | Jul 28, 2020, 08:39 PM IST

Apple has rolled out the Developers Beta version of the iOS 14 and it has been a month since I have been using it on my iPhone 11 Pro Max. Here's what I feel about the latest iOS version.

Kargil Vijay Diwas: How Parvez Musharraf betrayed peace

Kargil Vijay Diwas: How Parvez Musharraf betrayed peace talks between India and Pakistan

India | Jul 26, 2020, 08:53 AM IST

It was on this day in 1999 that India's victory over Pakistan's intruding forces on the Kargil heights was finally completed. With great sacrifice and valor, the Indian Army was able to take back what was taken from them in the dark of the night. Young officers and men of the Indian Army fought hard on Tololing, Tiger Hill and several other peaks where Pakistani's had fortified their positions with bunkers and heavy firepower.

How Sachin Pilot's next move could decide the fate of the

How Sachin Pilot's next move could decide the fate for Congress govt in Rajasthan. In Numbers

Politics | Jul 25, 2020, 01:37 PM IST

So with Rajasthan politics in shambles, we bring to you the numbers game. Here is a raw blueprint of where the political balance in Rajasthan currently stands and what Sachin Pilot’s possible moves in the near future could mean for Ashok Gehlot’s government in the state.

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When Pak ISI agents followed Indian journalists in Lahore during Vajpayee's 1999 visit...

India | Jul 12, 2020, 03:07 PM IST

You might have heard on several occasions about Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence agency (ISI), which is often responsible for the state-sponsored terror and feeds into the misadventure of many terrorist groups that operate against India. ISI plays many roles including intelligence gathering.

India vs China: When Vajpayee tamed the dragon by marching 800 sheep to Chinese Embassy in Delhi

When Vajpayee tamed the dragon by marching 800 sheep to Chinese Embassy in Delhi

Jul 09, 2020, 01:53 PM IST

In 1965, shortly after the India-China war of 1962, the Chinese accused the Indian soldiers of stealing '800 sheep and 59 yaks' belonging to China. China was driving high from its exploits of 1962 and was looking at an opportunity to initiate another armed conflict with India.

COVID-19 life saving drug Dexamethasone to be used only for severely ill patients: WHO

COVID-19 life-saving drug Dexamethasone to be used only for severely ill patients: WHO

India | Jun 17, 2020, 09:56 PM IST

World Health Organisation (WHO) has weighed in on the positive news that came from the United Kingdom about the positive initial results of the Dexamethasone drug that has, according to the UK based researchers, proved to be the first life-saving drug against the novel coronavirus.

The mighty Taj Mansingh Hotel in New Delhi coverted into COVID-19 facility

The exotic Taj Mansingh Hotel in New Delhi converted into COVID-19 facility

India | Jun 16, 2020, 06:07 PM IST

The mighty Taj Mansingh Hotel in New Delhi has been turned into a COVID-19 facility and will be used to treat patients infected with coronavirus in the national capital. The drastic measure has been taken keeping in mind the growing COVID-19 cases in Delhi and lack of availability of required beds in the future.

India not in community transmission stage, attack rate per 100,000 lower than many countries: WHO

India not in community transmission stage, attack rate per 100,000 lower than many countries: WHO

India | Jun 08, 2020, 11:55 PM IST

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has reiterated that India is not in the community transmission stage of coronavirus as yet. The WHO also said that when you look at the attack rates per 100,000 population in India, it may be much lower than the same number of cases in a smaller country.

'It's a strong response', IMF lauds India's reponse to COVID-19 crisis

'It's a strong response', IMF lauds India's tackling of COVID-19 crisis

India | Jun 05, 2020, 07:15 AM IST

International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government's response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic by calling it a 'strong' response by the authorities to the crisis. IMF Communications Director Gerry Rice, in a press conference, has said that the financial response in India provides much-needed support to various sectors.

WHO: 'India faced with unique challenge of population density in COVID-19 fight'

'India faced with unique challenge of population density in COVID-19 fight', says WHO

India | Jun 02, 2020, 07:37 PM IST

India has a "unique challenge" in the face of population density in its fight against the coronavirus crisis, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said as it responded to a question from indiatvnews.com. Clusters of cases in India have been reported from 13 most populated cities, WHO Chief Scientist Dr. Soumya Swaminathan noted as she highlighted the challenge posed by population in India.

International Labour Organisation opens up on India's migrant crisis; shares 3-pillars of response |

International Labour Organisation opens up on India's migrant crisis; shares 3-pillars of response

India | Jun 02, 2020, 11:52 AM IST

IndiaTVnews.com reached out to the International Labour Organisation to ask what they had to say about this ongoing migrant crisis in India. ILO's Director, Decent Work Team for South Asia, Dagmar Walter, shared some of her insights in the matter with us and suggested actions that can be taken to ease out the pain.

NASA comes up with simpler, more affordable Ventilator; 3 Indian companies in contention for manufac

NASA designs simpler, affordable ventilator; 3 Indian companies in contention for manufacturing

May 30, 2020, 11:20 AM IST

In times when the whole world is in desperate need of readily available ventilators, NASA has come up with a simpler, more affordable piece of tech that can be modified for field hospitals and go a long way in assisting the fight against coronavirus.

Exclusive: Women must challenge cultural stereotypes and norms, World Bank panelist says | Watch

Exclusive: 'Women must challenge cultural stereotypes and norms', World Bank panelist says

World | May 29, 2020, 07:22 PM IST

Digital education for women is not just important, it is a must. Especially now, when we find ourselves confined indoors due to the coronavirus pandemic, it becomes all the more crucial for one to know how to go about life when social distancing is highly advisable. To this regard, some of the worst impacted sections of the society include those who live in rural India and have neither the society's backing to prosper nor the technological or financial resources to be self-reliant (or as we like to term it these days -- Atmanirbhar).

Doomsday Prophecies? Exclusive insghts from NASA over Earth's weakening magnetic field and the 2012

Mysterious weakening of Earth's magnetic field: NASA allays doomsday fears

May 27, 2020, 10:58 AM IST

New data obtained by the European Space Agency (ESA) satellites revealed the existence of a mysterious anomaly weakening Earth's magnetic field. Termed as 'South Atlantic Anomaly', extends all the way from South America to southwest Africa. But what does this exactly mean? Are all the doomsday theories making rounds real? IndiaTVnews.com reached out to NASA with similar questions.

Rely on India for manufacturing high-quality coronavirus vaccine: WHO | Exclusive

Rely on India for manufacturing high-quality coronavirus vaccine: WHO | Exclusive

India | May 21, 2020, 08:50 AM IST

Exclusive: Responding to IndiaTvNews.com's question on coronavirus vaccine, WHO executive director said though there are no shortcuts the World Health Organisation is looking up to India as it has a massive capacity for vaccine production.

Tata group opens its premier hotels including Taj Colaba for doctors on COVID-19 duty

Tata group opens its premier hotels including Taj Colaba for doctors on COVID-19 duty

India | Apr 03, 2020, 09:25 PM IST

Amid the raging coronavirus outbreak across the country, Tata group has opened its premier chain of Taj Hotels to assist the doctors who are leading the fight against COVID-19. In this initiative taken by the group, medical staff will be given rooms to stay in and operate from, in several properties lying in the heart of Mumbai including the Taj Mahal Palace and Taj Santacruz.

NO! You cannot contract coronavirus from your pet. Your pet can get infected from you

NO! You cannot contract coronavirus from your pet. Your pet can get infected through you

India | Mar 21, 2020, 07:54 PM IST

In lieu of the fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak, a lot of pet owners across the globe have questions about the safety of their family members and the chances of anyone contracting the COVID-19 because of their pet animal. In some instances, it has also been seen that people have disowned their pets because of the fear of getting infected. This fear is nothing but a myth.

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