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03 Dec 2017Delhi
Poop from the sky! NGT asks panel to analyze "waste"
Delhi's "poop-from-the-sky" problem is back again, and the NGT wants to know if it is human or bird excreta.
03 Dec 2017India
IIT-B and Toronto University to make Pune AI-powered Smart City
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is literally changing the world as it's being increasingly applied in more and more fields.
01 Dec 2017West Bengal
Kolkata: Nursery student sexually assaulted by teachers in school
In yet another shocking incident, a four-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by a teacher in a washroom in the premises of GD Birla Centre for Education, a reputed school in Kolkata.
#DefenseDiaries: Jawans do their bit, now it's time to reciprocate
On December 7 every year, India pays homage to its valiant soldiers and martyrs by celebrating Armed Forces Flag Day.
Former US President Barack Obama in India, praises Modi
Former US President Barack Obama addressed a town hall meeting in Delhi today. He interacted with 300 young leaders from across the country.
01 Dec 2017Delhi
Max-Hospital fiasco: 'Dead' baby found alive on way to burial
In another case of negligence by private hospitals, Max in Delhi's Shalimar Bagh declared two newborns dead, only to have the parents find one alive on their way to performing their babies' last rites, HT reports.
Microsoft, Uber and more lure IITians with massive packages
If reports are to be believed, this year's placement session at the IITs is going to see intense competition among top companies for winning over the best talents.
01 Dec 2017Aadhaar Card
You can carry your Aadhaar on your smartphone!
Aadhaar is a valid ID proof for every Indian citizen today and is even mandatory for many schemes.
01 Dec 2017Tamil Nadu
Cyclone Ockhi: At least 80 fishermen missing from Kerala, TN
At least 80 fishermen are missing since Cyclone Ockhi hit coastal TN and Kerala yesterday. Eight have been confirmed dead in these states.
In major breach, Ivanka Trump's dinner aired live on TV
Despite going all out to ensure a grand time for Ivanka Trump in Hyderabad, Telangana Police was left embarrassed over a major security breach when PM Narendra Modi was hosting her for dinner.
Delhi, UP retain tag of 'most unsafe places' for women
Delhi, India's 'rape capital', shows no signs of improvement. According to NCRB, the city witnessed 15,310 crimes against women last year, the highest in urban India.
Six months after controversial cow-slaughter laws, Centre considers amending them
Six months after the NDA government introduced controversial cattle slaughter laws, it's mulling amending them after drawing massive flak.
01 Dec 2017Haryana
Manushi Chhillar, Haryana CM announce free sanitary napkins for schoolgirls
Now that Manushi Chhillar has won the Miss World crown, she is taking on the social campaigns she said she would.
30 Nov 2017Kanpur
Uttar Pradesh: Kanpur-based journalist shot dead by unidentified attackers
In yet another shocking murder of a journalist, Naveen Gupta, who worked with a national Hindi daily newspaper, has been shot dead by two unidentified bike-borne assailants in Bilhaur town of Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur.
30 Nov 2017Bihar
Bihar board to have 50% objective questions from 2018
Infamous for rampant malpractices, poor evaluation and shoddy management, Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) decided earlier this month to reform its examination pattern.
#DefenseDiaries: How the indigenous Netra AEW&CS watches over Indian skies
Earlier today, the Indian Air Forces (IAF) first indigenous Airborne Early Warning and Control System (AEW&CS), christened 'Netra', successfully completed its first air-to-air refueling.
30 Nov 2017Mumbai
NGO offers aid to the girl who identified Ajmal Kasab
After years of being ostracized by relatives, and looking for a safe home, Devika Rotawan has finally found help.
30 Nov 2017Telangana
Despite glitches, confusion, 2L board Hyderabad Metro on Day 1
The Hyderabad Metro seems like a huge hit, with over 2L passengers taking rides on opening day itself.
30 Nov 2017Chandigarh
Chandigarh gang-rape: Shouldn't board auto if men inside, says MP
BJP MP Kirron Kher created controversy when she seemingly put some blame on the Chandigarh gang-rape victim.
Looking back at 100 years of Re 1 currency note
India's smallest currency note, Rupee 1, turns 100 today.
30 Nov 2017Tamil Nadu
Cyclone alert for Lakshadweep, heavy rains likely in TN, Kerala
As a depression over the Bay of Bengal intensified, the IMD has issued a cyclone alert for Lakshadweep.
Amazon v/s Flipkart: Which company do students prefer for campus-recruitment?
Amazon India and Flipkart are not only fighting for e-commerce sales but also for campus recruitment in the country.
30 Nov 2017Bollywood
Mulayam Singh's daughter-in-law irks Karni Sena by dancing on 'Ghoomar'
That the Karni Sena has a problem with 'Padmavati' is well-known, but it seems it has issues with everyone who associates themselves to it in any way.
30 Nov 2017Education
Arunachal school allegedly forces 88 girls to undress as punishment
A day after a purported video of a TN school forcing students to clean toilets surfaced, another is in the news for humiliating its students, this time in Arunachal.
30 Nov 2017Global Positioning System (GPS)
You can now track train's real-time location using GPS
In a move that is expected to overhaul operations, the Railways is experimenting with a system to allow passengers to track trains in real time.
30 Nov 2017Hyderabad
Students in Hyderabad protest 12-hour school day
Students of a private school in Hyderabad have made incredible claims. They say the Gowtham Model School, where they study, conduct classes for 12 hours a day, from 6:30am-6:30pm.
29 Nov 2017Indian Railways
Sealdah Rajdhani Express gets a big makeover under Operation Swarn!
The Indian Railways has upgraded the Sealdah-New Delhi Rajdhani Express under the recently launched "Operation Swarn" initiative by the Railways Ministry.
29 Nov 2017Supreme Court Of India
Not free yet, haven't been able to meet husband: Hadiya
Two days after proclaiming that she wants to be with her husband, 25-year-old Hadiya says she still isn't free as she hasn't been able to meet Shafin Jahan, her husband, yet.
Ivanka in India: Lavish dinner, elegant gifts and indigenous robots!
Ivanka Trump's India visit is likely to be memorable for the American president's advisor-cum-daughter.
Major Akshay Girish: Remembering the 2016 J&K attack martyr
"If life is not measured in the number of breaths taken, but in moments that take our breath away, Akshay lived much longer than most others," said Major Akshay Girish's mother, Meghna.
29 Nov 2017Maharashtra
Kopardi rape: Death sentence for crime that triggered Maratha protests
Three men accused of raping and murdering a teenager in Maharashtra's Kopardi last July have been awarded the death sentence by an Ahmednagar court.
29 Nov 2017Tamil Nadu
Controversy after video of students cleaning school toilet goes viral
A government school in Tamil Nadu has created a furore after a video purportedly showing its students scrubbing the toilet floors went viral.
India asks troops to uninstall Chinese apps over security concerns
Amid reports about Chinese apps being used to steal user data, India has asked its troops along the 4,057km-long LAC to uninstall 42 apps including WeChat, Truecaller, UC News and UC Browser and format their smartphones.
Mumbai: In a first, six-month divorce "cooling off" period waived
More than two months after the SC eased mutual consent divorce, a woman fighting cancer has become the first beneficiary of the new law in Mumbai.