Category: India

India successfully test-fires Agni- 5, it’s surface to surface ballistic missile

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands India on October 27 successfully test-fired its surface to surface ballistic missile Agni -5 from the APJ Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha. The missile, which uses a three-stage solid-fuelled engine, is capable of striking targets at ranges up to 5,000 kilometers with a very high degree of accuracy. The successful test of Agni-5 is in line […]

Petrol, diesel prices: Fuel prices rise to fresh highs across the country

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands After two days of pause, petrol prices increased by 31 to 35 paise per litre while diesel prices surged by 33 to 37 paise per litre across the country on October 27, according to a price notification of state-owned fuel retailers. The latest increase that follows the unrelenting hike in international oil prices has pushed […]

PM Modi meets leading American CEOs; encourages them

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met a group of five top American corporate leaders on a one-on-one basis from a range of diverse sectors ranging from drones to 5G, semiconductor, and solar and encouraged them to step up their investments by highlighting the vast opportunities in India. “Talking technology…,” the Prime Minister’s Office said in a […]

No Delta plus variant of COVID-19 found in 376 samples tested in Mumbai

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands No Delta plus variant of COVID-19, considered highly contagious, was found among 376 samples tested in the second round of genome sequencing in Mumbai, a senior civic official said. Additional municipal commissioner (western suburbs) Suresh Kakani said the samples were examined at a genome sequencing facility inaugurated in the city last month. In a statement […]

Tokyo Paralympics: India’s Bhavinaben Patel wins silver medal

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Indian table tennis player Bhavinaben Patel has won a historic silver medal in her maiden Paralympic Games. With this medal, the Indian team opened its account at the Tokyo Games. She dedicated her Silver medal to India. “I want to thank my coach, family members, and friends for their constant support,” said Patel after winning the […]

Himachal Pradesh CM announces 6% extra DA for state govt employees, pensioners

Himachal Pradesh CM announces 6% extra DA for state govt employees, pensioners

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur Sunday announced six per cent additional dearness allowance (DA) for government employees and pensioners retrospectively from July 1. This announcement to provide financial benefit of Rs 450 crore to the employees and pensioners was made by the CM while presiding over a state-level function at historic Seri Manch in […]

Mumbai Records First Death From Delta Plus Covid Variant

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Mumbai has reported its first death from the Delta Plus Covid variant. A 63-year-old woman died on July 27 after testing positive on July 21. She had several comorbidities including diabetes, according to officials. This is Maharashtra’s second death from the Delta Plus after an 80-year-old woman from Ratnagiri died last month. The Mumbai woman […]

Badminton star P V Sindhu scripts history on Super Sunday

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Reigning world champion P V Sindhu on Sunday became India’s first woman to win two Olympic medals, comfortably securing a bronze in the badminton women’s singles third-place play-off. The men’s hockey team delivered a historic win soon afterward, advancing to the Olympics for the first time in 49 years and capping off a Super Sunday for India in Tokyo. Sindhu, […]

PM Modi arrives in US to attend Quad leaders' summit, address UNGA

PM Modi to inaugurate 5-star hotel atop Gandhinagar train station

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands PM Narendra Modi will virtually inaugurate a newly-built five-star hotel atop the redeveloped Gandhinagar railway station and a host of other big-ticket projects on July 16, said the Gujarat government. The redevelopment of the existing railway station in Gandhinagar and construction of the five-star hotel on top of the station started in January 2017 after […]

India Reports 94,052 New COVID-19 Cases

India Reports 94,052 New COVID-19 Cases

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands India reported 94,052 new COVID-19 cases and 6148 new deaths today. The country has so far reported a total of 2,91,83,121 cases and 3,59,676 deaths. India’s test positivity rate (positive cases identified for every 100 tests) continues to decline. It stands at 4.69 percent, the third straight day that it is below the 5 per […]