‘Shape of You’ crosses half a billion streams in India

‘Shape of You’ crosses half a billion streams in India

Singer Ed Sheeran’s hit track “Shape of You” has crossed the half a billion mark on video streaming platforms in India. Audio streaming platforms like Saavn, Gaana, Hungama and Wynk, are surprised by this popularity and consumer demand as they too have never seen streaming numbers rise at such a high rate, read a statement. […]

Netflix announces 1st original animated series from India

Netflix announces 1st original animated series from India

American internet entertainment company Netflix has announced “Mighty Little Bheem”, it’s first kids original series from India. The aim is to expand its children’s programming section. “Mighty Little Bheem” is produced in partnership with Green Gold Animation, one of India’s leading animation studios, read a statement. Based on “Chhota Bheem”, “Mighty Little Bheem” is the […]

Under Marijne, India’s hockey team seeks fresh start in Asia Cup

Dhaka, October 10 (IANS): The Indian mens hockey team will seek a fresh start under new chief coach Sjoerd Marijne as it opens the Hero Asia Cup campaign against Japan at the Maulana Bhashani National Stadium here on Wednesday.   Dutchman Marijne, who has spent around 20 days with the men’s squad, replaced sacked Roelant […]

U-17 World Cup: US pip Ghana in Group A clash

U-17 World Cup: US pip Ghana in Group A clash

New Delhi, October 9 (IANS): The United States got the better of Ghana 1-0 to solidify their position at the top of Group A in the FIFA Under-17 World Cup at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Monday.   Substitute forward Ayo Akinola’s 75th-minute strike proved to be the difference between the two sides as […]

India, EU to fight terror, talk on free trade

New Delhi, October 6 (IANS) India and the European Union on Friday agreed to cooperate in the fight against terrorism while deciding to resume talks on a free trade agreement. At the 14th India-EU Summit here, both sides also adopted a joint declaration against terrorism.   “We have agreed to work together against terrorism and […]

Xi calls for ‘healthy, stable’ ties between China, India

Xi calls for ‘healthy, stable’ ties between China, India

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands before the welcoming banquet for the BRICS Summit, in Xiamen, China September 4, 2017. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu   Xiamen (China), September 5 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday said “healthy and stable relations” between China and India were in line with the fundamental […]

India wins U-15 SAFF football Championship

Satdobato, August 27 (IANS): The India football team came from behind to defeat Nepal 2-1 to win the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Under-15 Championship at the ANFA Complex here on Sunday.   After Nepal converted a penalty to take the initial lead in the 40th minute, Lalorikama and skipper Vikram struck twice in the […]

India begin search for World Cup core, take on Sri Lanka

  Dambulla, August 19 (PTI): The Tests clinched without much of a strain, India will begin the journey to identify the core of their 2019 World Cup squad when they square off against a low-on-confidence Sri Lanka in a five-match ODI series, starting here tomorrow. The visitors won the three-Test series by a comfortable 3-0 […]

India to be world’s biggest milk producer by next decade

    United Nations, July 29 (IANS): India is projected to become the world’s biggest milk producer over the next decade, having tripled its output during the first quarter of this century, a report by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation (OECD) has revealed.   India’s milk output, which […]

India is world’s third-biggest beef exporter: FAO report

    United Nations, July 29 (IANS): India is the world’s third-biggest exporter of beef and is projected to hold on to that position over the next decade, according to a report by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation (OECD).   OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2017-2026 report released here this […]

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