29 Sep 2020
Over five lakh sharks could be killed for COVID-19 vaccine
While the entire world is looking forward to positive news about a COVID-19 vaccine, global vaccination could mean the death of half a million sharks, an advocacy group has warned.
15 Sep 2020
JK Rowling's book 'Troubled Blood' slammed for 'hurting' trans community
Celebrity author JK Rowling has got embroiled in another controversy, this time surrounding the content of one of her latest books.
17 Jul 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: FBI probes Twitter hack; Netflix gets new CEO
In the last few hours, several developments have been reported from the world of technology.
26 Jun 2020
#Alert: TikTok reads the content of clipboard on iPhones
Hours after iOS 14 preview went live, testers discovered its ability to alert when an app reads clipboard.
12 May 2020
Jharkhand: Man lynched for allegedly trying to steal a goat
In a gruesome incident, a man was lynched in Jharkhand's Dumka on Monday after he allegedly tried to steal a goat. He died on the way to the hospital.
03 Jan 2020
UP Police serves notice to dead man after anti-CAA protests
Much has been said about Uttar Pradesh Police's handling of protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act in the state last month.
02 Jan 2020
Anti-CAA protests: Jailed activist reunites with 14-month-old daughter after weeks
For weeks now, baby Ayra (or Champak as she is called at home), was living with her relatives as her activist parents, Ekta and Ravi Shekhar, were jailed for participating in the anti-Citizenship Act protests in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi.
01 Jan 2020
Chahar explains why he doesn't want to play all matches
Young Indian medium pacer Deepak Chahar grabbed headlines in 2019, owing to his prolific bowling.
29 Nov 2019
BJP raises doubts on EVMs after losing Bengal by-polls. Ironical?
After losing the West Bengal assembly by-polls to the ruling Trinamool Congress, the Bharatiya Janata Party has cast doubts on the reliability of electronic voting machines (EVMs). Ironical much?
11 Nov 2019
Maulana rapes 15-year-old, pregnant survivor told to sell her baby
In a shocking incident, a panchayat in Bihar held a pregnant 15-year-old girl responsible for her rape.
29 Oct 2019
ISIS chief Baghdadi buried at sea, afforded religious rites
ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who was revealed to have died recently, has been buried at sea, US officials said on Monday.
04 Sep 2019
UP: Before roti-salt, kids at Mirzapur school were served rice-salt
The fault lines in the mid-day meal scheme were exposed last month after it was revealed that students at a state-run school in Mirzapur were served roti with salt.
23 Jun 2019
Mayawati, who 'hates' dynasty-politics, gives party positions to brother, nephew
BSP Chief Mayawati has always been a staunch critic of dynasty politics, but apparently she has forgotten all the things she "taught" others.
06 Sep 2018
#Section377: How global media organization reported on this landmark judgement
The world media today hailed the overturning of a colonial-era law in India that criminalized gay sex, saying the landmark ruling was a boost for gay rights not only in the world's largest democracy but also the world.