India-Australia trade deal expected to boost gems, jewellery sector; annual volume seen at USD 2 bln

New Delhi [India]November 30 (ANI): The India-Australia trade agreement is expected to unlock millions of dollars of additional trade due to the preferential access accorded towards India’s gem and jewelery exports to the island nation. The Gem and Jewelery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), the industry body, expects the trade agreement to boost bilateral gem and … Read more

Amid Rising China Tensions, India And US Practice High-Altitude Combat Near Disputed Himalayan Border

Amid rising tensions with Beijing in the Indo-Pacific, Indian and US troops are currently holding their annual high-altitude military drill, “Yudh Abhyas,” in the cold, mountainous region about 100 kilometers from the Line of Actual Control (LAC), India’s disputed border with China. The joint-military exercise, which began on Nov. 15 and will conclude on Dec. … Read more

Cricket Australia v West Indies live scoreboard: Justin Langer, knee protest

Australia kicks off its Test summer against the West Indies today. Follow all the action from Perth in what is sure to be a fiery start to the series. WICKET: KHAWAJA FINALLY FALLS Usman Khawaja (65) will have to wait to reach 1000 Test runs for the calendar year after falling to a beauty in … Read more

Cricket 2022: Thunder re-sign Sandhu

Gurinder Sandhu thought he was on his last chance a year ago but is about to head into the new BBL season as one of the Thunder’s most important bowlers after he signed a two-year extension with the men in green. The 29-year-old had only taken four wickets in the previous two seasons but returned … Read more

Accuracy is more important than speed in news communication says Union Minister Anurag Thakur

New Delhi [India]November 29 (ANI): Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur on Tuesday said that presenting authentic information is the primary responsibility of media and that facts should be properly checked before they are put into the public domain. “While the speed with which the information is transmitted is important, accuracy is even … Read more

Sustainability is a critical differentiator, say Indian firms as per survey

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, November 29 (ANI): 51 percent of firms in India that participated in a recent survey agreed that sustainability is a critical differentiator. Only 19 percent of organizations in the country say they are fit for the future. Last week, Vodafone Business released a report which shows that sustainability is viewed as … Read more

Tim Southee on players giving up national contracts

christchurch [New Zealand]November 29 (ANI): Pacer Tim Southee admits that more Kiwi players may follow their teammates’ lead and refrain from New Zealand Cricket contracts in order to pursue lucrative overseas deals. In the first match, the hosts trumped India by seven wickets. New Zealand chased down the target of 306 set by India with … Read more

India-Australia joint military exercise to begin on November 28

New Delhi [India]November 27 (ANI): The joint military exercise between armies of Australia and India ‘Austra Hind-22’ will begin at Rajasthan on November 28. The joint military exercise scheduled to take place at Mahajan Field Firing Ranges in Rajasthan is aimed to build “positive: military ties, imbibe each other’s best practices and promote the ability … Read more

Toyah Cordingley’s suspected murderer Rajwinder Singh awaits court appearance from Indian prison after ‘breakthrough’ arrest

A man suspected of the 2018 murder of Cairns woman Toyah Cordingley has been transferred to an Indian prison where he will remain in custody before appearing before a New Delhi court next week. key points: Rajwinder Singh is in custody at Tihar prison where he awaits a court appearance in India A spokesperson for … Read more

Tickets for FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023 go on sale

New Delhi [India]November 24 (ANI): Marking the 50-day countdown milestone on Thursday, hosts Hockey India announced the commencement of ticket sales, giving hockey fans around the world an opportunity to secure their seats to witness enthralling hockey action in Odisha – a global hockey hub. Tickets for the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s Hockey World Cup … Read more