Roma Das

Roma Das

11 Aug 2017

India

7,620 Indians behind bars in foreign countries, highest in Saudi

The Pew Research Centre recently revealed that India is one of the top sources of immigration: one in 20 migrants globally is from India.

11 Aug 2017

India

Over 27 lakh engineering seats vacant for last 3 years

According to the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), over 27 lakh engineering seats have been lying vacant across various engineering colleges in India since the last three years.

11 Aug 2017

India

Ivanka Trump to attend first Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India

The Global Entrepreneurship Summit which is being co-hosted by India and the US would be held in Hyderabad from November 28-30.

10 Aug 2017

India

SC raps CBSE over NEET row

The SC today rapped the CBSE for setting different question papers for students taking the NEET in regional languages.

10 Aug 2017

India

Registrations begin for CAT 2017, to close on Sept 20

Registrations have begun for CAT 2017, to be held on November 26. The deadline to register is September 20.

10 Aug 2017

India

Former Bigg Boss contestant Swami Om arrested for theft

Ex-Bigg Boss contestant Swami Om was arrested by Delhi Police in a nine-year-old theft case which was filed by his brother, Pramod Jha.

10 Aug 2017

India

J&K: 16-year-old succumbs to pellet injuries

A 16-year-old boy succumbed to pellet injuries in clashes between protesters and security forces in Tral area of J&K's Pulwama.

10 Aug 2017

India

PM Modi urges collectors to move beyond files, visit fields

PM Narendra Modi had some advice for India's district collectors: "Move beyond files and go to the field to understand ground realities."

10 Aug 2017

India

After stents, it's knee implants on NPPA's mission list

To make knee implants cheaper, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) is now looking at possible capping of prices.

09 Aug 2017

Business

You can now buy OnePlus 5 in gold variant!

In a good news for gadget freaks, OnePlus has now launched the new OnePlus 5 in a limited-edition Soft Gold variant in India.

09 Aug 2017

India

Aadhaar poses security challenges, admits Nandan Nilekani

Days after an IIT-graduate was accused of hacking into the Aadhaar database, former chairman of UIDAI, Nandan Nilekani, admitted that security was a big concern for Aadhaar.

09 Aug 2017

India

What's behind the alarmingly-high suicide, fratricide cases in the army?

The Indian Army loses over a 100 personnel every year to suicides and fratricides. 2017 has already seen 44 suicides and one fratricide.

08 Aug 2017

India

Supreme Court: Yoga isn't a fundamental right

Although yoga has been deemed as an integral part of the curriculum of 'Health and Physical Education', the Supreme Court, while replying to a plea, said it can't decide what the educational institutes should teach.

08 Aug 2017

India

Jharkhand: Girl thrashed, stripped over 'Rs. 500 worth-phone' theft allegations

A tribal girl from Jharkhand was stripped, thrashed and filmed by a group of students in a women's college after being accused of stealing a phone.

08 Aug 2017

India

Hyderabad: 21-year-old engineering student dies after abortion

A 21-year-old engineering student, K Harika died on Monday after doctors attempted to terminate her pregnancy which was more than 20 weeks old.

07 Aug 2017

India

Independence Day: Government to give higher cashbacks to BHIM users

Get ready to have cashbacks as rewards this Independence Day as the government is all set to offer some if you opt for digital transactions using the BHIM App.

07 Aug 2017

India

36,000 BEST bus workers go on strike, 30L people affected

BEST bus workers called for a strike last evening over non-payment of their dues since the past three months.

07 Aug 2017

Business

GST: Cess on luxury cars to rise to 25%

The GST Council has decided to raise the cess on luxury automobiles from 15% to 25%.

07 Aug 2017

Entertainment

Aamir Khan, wife Kiran Rao down with swine flu

Actor Aamir Khan became the latest victim of swine flu on Sunday.

07 Aug 2017

World

Nepal: In a first, a transgender woman registers for marriage

In a first such case, Nepal witnessed a transgender woman and a man register their marriage even though there aren't laws legalizing such alliances in the country.

06 Aug 2017

Politics

J&K: BJP considers changes in Article 35A

If reports are believed to be true, a section of BJP sympathizers is considering revision in the Article 35A of the Constitution which empowers the J&K government to define permanent residents.

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