Day: October 11, 2020

Indian private sector to be co-traveller in India's space journey, says Union Minister Jitendra Singh thumbnail

Indian private sector to be co-traveller in India’s space journey, says Union Minister Jitendra Singh

Vipul Haria /October 11, 2020

Jitendra Singh Jitendra Singh said this is also a part of the Narendra Modi-led government’s ‘AtmaNirbhar’ roadmap towards self-reliant India. File Photo (www.pib.gov.in) New Delhi: Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday (October 11, 2020) said here today that the ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) is all set to open its facilities for the private sector and…

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Security forces in Belarus crack down on protesters, detain dozens

Vipul Haria /October 11, 2020

Security forces in Belarus detained dozens of protesters on Sunday and used force, including water cannon and batons, to break up crowds demanding a new presidential election, TV footage showed. Footage published by local news outlets showed police officers wearing black balaclavas dragging protesters into unmarked black vans and beating protesters with their batons at…

Juvenile in Kutch arrested for sending rape threats to MS Dhoni's daughter Ziva thumbnail

Juvenile in Kutch arrested for sending rape threats to MS Dhoni’s daughter Ziva

Vipul Haria /October 11, 2020

A 16-year-old boy was nabbed on Sunday from Mundra in Gujarat for allegedly issuing threats against cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s minor daughter, police said. “The class 12 student from Namna Kapaya village was detained for questioning in connection with a disgusting threat message that was posted on the Instagram account of Dhoni’s wife Sakshi Dhoni…

Czech government to tighten coronavirus measures as infections soar thumbnail

Czech government to tighten coronavirus measures as infections soar

Vipul Haria /October 11, 2020

PRAGUE: The Czech government will tighten coronavirus measures from Wednesday to curb soaring infections and hospitalisations but will seek to avoid the kind of blanket lockdown imposed in the spring, government officials said on Sunday. The nation of 10.7 million has recorded Europe`s fastest rate of growth in new cases per capita in recent weeks…