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Railways takes ISRO's help for a revamped website and app!
Booking train tickets online will soon be easier and smoother. With a new website and IRCTC app for Android, the Railways will launch an array of new features.
India to soon draft a policy to boost medical tourism
The government might soon draft a policy to popularize India as a major haven for medical tourists.
Should India focus more on enhancing its air power?
Yesterday, at least 16 Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft landed on the Lucknow-Agra Expressway in a rare exercise demonstrating its versatility and might.
BJP leader booked for harassing, clicking pics of woman defecating
A BJP leader in MP's Guna has been booked for allegedly clicking pictures of a woman defecating in the open.
Cabinet approves major highway redevelopment project worth Rs. 7L crore
The Cabinet has approved the biggest highway redevelopment plan yet: it has sanctioned Rs. 6.9L crore to expand 83,000km of roads by 2022.
24 Oct 2017Hizbul Mujahideen
Yousuf, son of Hizbul Mujahideen chief, arrested in terror-funding case
The NIA has arrested Shahid Yousuf, son of Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin, in connection with a 2011 terror funding case.
24 Oct 2017Kozhikode
All students of IIM-Kozhikode placed within four days
It's raining good news at IIM-Kozhikode. The recently-concluded placements of the 21st batch have been the most impressive so far.
A cheetah logo will represent India's bullet train project
Sources have said that a logo designed by a student of the National Institute of Design is the top choice for India's ambitious bullet train project.
24 Oct 2017Lucknow
16 IAF planes land on Lucknow-Agra Expressway in rare exercise
In a rare drill, at least 16 IAF aircraft are landing on the Lucknow-Agra Expressway today.
Will Indians finally get minimum speeds of 2 Mbps?
In what could only mean good news, the government is finally waking up to the need for providing high-speed internet along with increasing digital coverage.
23 Oct 2017Delhi
Delhi-Govt. ready to pay for water-sprinkling choppers to reduce pollution
The Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP Government in Delhi has informed the Centre it is ready to bear the cost of deploying water-sprinkling choppers to curb pollution during winters.
23 Oct 2017India
'Don't need to stand up in theatres to be patriotic'
The Supreme Court asked Centre to consider amending the national flag code for playing the national anthem in Indian cinema-halls.
23 Oct 2017India
GST, demonetization may impact wedding season: ASSOCHAM report
The Indian economy has slowed down on the back of demonetization and GST. But now that the wedding season is about to start, the ramifications will likely appear with full force.
23 Oct 2017Andhra Pradesh
Vizag: Mentally-ill woman raped on footpath; no one intervenes
In a horrifying incident, a mentally-ill woman was raped by a 20-year-old drunk man in broad daylight on a footpath in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam.
23 Oct 2017Karnataka
Two dropped cockroach in Indira Canteen meal for 'publicity', arrested
Karnataka police have arrested two men for allegedly dropping a cockroach in a meal served at Indira Canteen for 'publicity'.
23 Oct 2017ISRO Satellite Launch
After IRNSS-1H failure, ISRO to resume satellite launches with Cartosat
ISRO is gearing up for its next project: the launch of Cartosat along with 30 nano satellites of foreign countries in December.
23 Oct 2017Bihar
Bihar education board under scanner for flunking student wrongly
Bihar's education board is under scrutiny once more for incompetence and malpractices.
23 Oct 2017Supreme Court Of India
Officials manipulating evidence should be relieved: SC on Bilkis Bano
The SC has questioned the Gujarat government over action taken against officials who tampered with evidence in the Bilkis Bano gangrape case. It noted such cops and doctors shouldn't be in service.
23 Oct 2017Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Rakesh Asthana is the new CBI special director
Rakesh Asthana, Gujarat cadre IPS officer who has probed high-profile cases like the AgustaWestland scam and corruption in the Delhi government, has been made the CBI special director.
23 Oct 2017Mumbai
Rs. 10,000 reward for personnel who manually pushed stuck train
Four days ago, around 40 railway personnel posted at the Mumbai Central had to do something they probably weren't expecting: they had to manually push a 16-coach train that was stuck.
23 Oct 2017Pune
Pune: Two-year-old abducted, sexually assaulted, strangled
The body of a two-year-old in Pune was found a few metres away from her home hours after being kidnapped. Primary reports suggested she was sexually assaulted and strangled.
23 Oct 2017Indian Railways
No confirmed Rajdhani AC-I/II tickets? Fly Air India instead
Now that former Air India chairman Ashwani Lohani is the Railway Board chairman, he is looking to implement a scheme where railway passengers with unconfirmed tickets can fly to their destination instead.
22 Oct 2017Narendra Modi
What is Gujarat's Ro-Ro ferry all about?
PM Modi is set to inaugurate Phase 1 of the "roll on-roll off" ferry service between the two ports of Ghogha and Dahej in Gujarat.
22 Oct 2017Navi Mumbai
Woman can stay at matrimonial-home not owned by husband: HC
In a significant order, the Bombay HC stated a woman has the right to live in her matrimonial home/shared-household even if it doesn't belong to or is owned by her husband, pending divorce proceedings.
22 Oct 2017Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: One terrorist killed in encounter, two escape; operation underway
Security forces in Jammu & Kashmir have gunned down a terrorist in an early morning encounter in Handwara's Ananwan Hajin of Kupwara district.
21 Oct 2017Karnataka
'Tourist Police' to soon make Mysuru safer for travelers
It may soon become safer to visit Mysuru, as the heritage city is set to have 'Tourist Police' to especially assist travelers.
21 Oct 2017Rajasthan
Rajasthan imposes restrictions on investigation of public servants
Rajasthan has placed stringent restrictions on investigating and reporting allegations against present and former public servants.
21 Oct 2017Ludhiana
Another RSS worker shot dead, this time in UP's Ghazipur
Four days after an RSS leader was murdered in Ludhiana, another in UP's Ghazipur was shot dead by bike-borne assailants today.
21 Oct 2017Samsung
Samsung phone catches fire aboard Delhi-Indore flight
It was a close shave for about 120 people onboard a Delhi-Indore Jet Airways flight yesterday, when a mobile phone of a passenger caught fire.
Bofors: Did Rajiv Gandhi sabotage investigation? CBI wants to re-probe
If the CBI's wish is granted, the probe into the Bofors scandal, which has haunted Congress since three decades, might be reopened soon.
21 Oct 2017Delhi
Rush-hour snag halts services on Delhi Metro, commuters delayed
Thousands of commuters were delayed after services on Delhi Metro's Blue Line were disrupted during rush hours in the morning today.
UIDAI has no jurisdiction over banks: IBA protests directives
According to sources, the Indian Banks' Association (IBA) has written to the RBI, IT Ministry and finance ministry questioning whether the UIDAI has the power to issue directives to banks under the Aadhaar Act.
India's mega-submarine project: Japan, Spain pull out; 4 contenders left
In a new development, Japan and Spain have opted out of their bids to build six advanced-stealth submarines for India under Project-75.
Spend up to 3hrs less for train journeys over 500km
You will soon have to spend up to three hours less than the current travel time for long train journeys over 500km.
20 Oct 2017Delhi
Singer Harshita Dahiya's brother-in-law confesses to her murder
Three days after the crime, the brother-in-law of murdered Haryanvi singer Harshita Dahiya, Dinesh Mathur, has confessed that he was behind the killing.
Odisha: Headmaster impregnates student; villagers demand feast from victim's family
The stories surrounding rape are as bizarre as the act is commonplace in India.
New device detects malaria in seconds, at just Rs. 10
Researchers in Kolkata have devised a new portable device that can detect malaria in seconds at just Rs. 10.
20 Oct 2017Bihar
Barber thrashed, forced to lick saliva for entering Sarpanch's house
In an awful incident, a 54-year-old barber was beaten up and made to spit and lick his saliva off the ground in Biharsharif of Bihar's Nalanda, CM Nitish Kumar's home district.
20 Oct 2017iOS
RBI refuses to provide information on fake currency, printing defects
The RBI has said it had processed 9,711.62mn demonetized Rs. 500 notes and 4,709.72mn Rs. 1,000 notes till August.
Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar resigns over 'personal reasons'
Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar, India's second-most senior legal officer, resigned yesterday citing 'personal reasons'. He now plans to spend some time with family.