The Weeknd lights up Super Bowl Halftime Show with powerful performance

Singer-songwriter The Weeknd kick-started the 2021 Super Bowl Halftime Show by giving a monumental performance on Sunday. As per The Hollywood Reporter, the singer hit the stage in Tampa Bay, singing hits including ‘The Hills’, ‘Can’t Feel My Face’, ‘I Feel It Coming’, ‘Save Your Tears’, ‘Earned It’ and ‘Blinding Lights’. The singer was dressed in […]

India, EU discuss possibility of opening new areas in trade cooperation

In its first high-level dialogue on bilateral trade and investment, India and the European Union exchanged views on the possibility of opening new areas of cooperation, especially on the resilience of global value chains and regulatory mechanisms besides key market access issues. India hosted the first India-EU high-level dialogue (HLD) on February 5 through virtual mode. The HLD was […]

Nikkei reaches record highs in 30 years

The Tokyo stock exchange Nikkei index reached record highs since August 1990 at Monday opening, the Kyodo news agency reports. In the first 15 minutes of Monday trading, the Nikkei Stock Average rose 339.93 points and was at 29,119.12. The Tokyo Stock Price Index (TOPIX) rose 22.96 points on Monday morning, up to 1,913.91. At the end of December, the Nikkei index broke […]

Amanda Gorman honours Covid-19 heroes during 2021 Super Bowl

American poet-activist Amanda Gorman, who grabbed many eyeballs when she recited her poem ‘The Hill We Climb’ at US President Joe Biden’s inauguration ceremony, honoured the COVID-19 heroes in a moving performance at Super Bowl LV in Tampa, Florida. As per E! News, this year, the NFL (National Football League) chose three Super Bowl captains who have […]

President of India pays homage to Zakir Hussain on his birth anniversary

President of India Ram Nath Kovind on Monday paid homage to Zakir Hussain, former President of India, on the occasion of his birth anniversary at Rashtrapati Bhavan. The President and officials of Rashtrapati Bhavan paid floral tributes in front of a portrait of Zakir Hussain. Born on February 8, 1897, Zakir Hussain served as the third President of India, from May […]

Terrorist violence cases, stone-pelting, infiltration attempts in J-K reduced in 2020: MHA

The number of terrorist violence cases and stone-pelting incidents in Jammu and Kashmir have reduced drastically in 2020 in comparison to 2019, said Union Minister of State Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy on Monday. Speaking in the Rajya Sabha, Reddy said 27 people were injured in ceasefire violations by Pakistan in 2019 while the number came down […]

Karnataka Legislative Council Chairman poll: JDS’ Basavaraja, Cong’s Naseer file nominations

Janata Dal (Secular) JDS MLC Basavaraja Horatti and Congress MLC Naseer Ahmed filed nominations on Monday for the chairmanship of the Karnataka Legislative Council. State Government Ministers from BJP, MLAs from JDS, and MLAs from BJP were present when senior JDS leader Basavaraja filed his nomination. The election for Karnataka Legislative Council Chairman is scheduled to be held on February […]