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11 Jan 2018India
Trump Towers launches fourth project in India at Gurgaon
India's fourth Trump Towers is coming up in Gurgaon, the second biggest in the country after Mumbai.
11 Jan 2018Delhi
Hackers target traders in Old Delhi for Bitcoins
Ransom demands in Bitcoins are on the rise in India. In recent times, at least three traders in Delhi have been attacked by hackers who encrypted critical files on their systems and demanded Bitcoin payments to decrypt them.
11 Jan 2018WhatsApp
IIT-Kanpur's 'Gita super site' sees 4,700% jump in readership
The faculty at IIT-Kanpur is bewildered: readership on a 10-year-old dormant website on Hindu religious scriptures has suddenly surged by 4,700%!
11 Jan 2018Aadhaar Card
More flaws in Aadhaar: Anyone can access your bank details
Reports about the lack of privacy and safety in Aadhaar only keep getting worse.
11 Jan 2018Delhi Police
LeT terrorist behind Red Fort attack arrested after 17 years
Bilal Ahmed Kawa, a key suspect involved in the December 22, 2000 terror shoot-out at Red Fort, was arrested on Wednesday evening from Delhi airport.
11 Jan 2018Mumbai
Kamala Mills tragedy: 1Above owners arrested after 12 days
Twelve days after a fire in Mumbai's Kamala Mills killed 14, the three owners of 1Above pub, where the mishap happened, have been arrested.
10 Jan 2018Education
CBSE Date-Sheets 2018: Class 10, 12 board-exams from 5 March!
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has finally released the date sheets for the upcoming Class 10 and 12 board examinations this year.
10 Jan 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
After Najeeb Ahmed, another student goes missing from JNU
A research scholar of IGNOU has gone missing from the JNU campus, Delhi police has said.
Virtual ID, limited KYC: Aadhaar has new two-layer security feature
Days after a major breach was reported in the Aadhaar database, the UIDAI has come up with a new two-layer security system to protect privacy.
Can PadMan help address India's period woes?
In India, condoms and bindis/sindoor are tax-free, but not sanitary pads.
10 Jan 2018Supreme Court Of India
Is singing a Hindu prayer in KVs permissible? SC decides
The SC has sent a notice to the Center over the Hindi prayer sung in Kendriya Vidyalayas (KV) around the country in the morning, which, according to a petitioner, promotes Hinduism.
This Mumbai couple seeks active euthanasia. Is it justified?
An elderly Mumbai couple have sought the president's permission for active euthanasia: with no children to take care of them, they fear falling terminally ill and not being able to "contribute to society."
10 Jan 2018West Bengal
Indian journalists nicked silverware from London hotel. And got caught.
Indians have a knack for displaying awkward behaviors. Like when people stopped to retrieve their luggage on a crashlanding Emirates flight.
World Bank predicts "enormous growth" for India, 7.3% in 2018-19
The World Bank has upgraded India's estimated GDP growth this fiscal year to 6.7% instead of the 6.5% estimate by the Indian government.
10 Jan 2018Indian Railways
Five bogies of Patna-Mokama Express catch fire, no casualty
A fire broke out and gutted five bogies and the engine of the Patna-Mokama passenger express last night when it was station at the Mokama Railway Station, reported India Today.
Meet the man behind compulsory national anthem in cinema halls
It is no longer mandatory for cinema halls to play the national anthem before film screenings, the Supreme Court ruled today, revoking its November 2016 order.
Parliamentary Panel: Stop complimentary tickets for luxury trains
Want to know why the Railways' balance sheets show such abysmal numbers? Well, it seems one reason may now be out in the open.
09 Jan 2018Delhi Police
Three Delhi PCR cops punished for changing clothes on road
Three PCR personnel in Delhi have been sent to District Lines for allegedly changing clothes on the road and speaking rudely to a senior cop.
Man who set himself ablaze after Kohli's early dismissal dies
65-year old Babubal Bairva, a retired railway employee who set himself on fire after Virat Kohli's dismissal in a test against South Africa, had died, News18 reports.
09 Jan 2018Twitter
Book Indane LPG cylinder on Facebook and Twitter! Here's how
Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has allowed consumers to book LGP cylinders via SMS, phone or online, but now it has expanded the service to even Facebook and Twitter!
09 Jan 2018Aadhaar Card
How to apply for Aadhaar for your minor kid
Many nursery schools in Delhi have mandated Aadhaar of kids for admission this time.
09 Jan 2018Gujarat
Bootleggers may now get death penalty in UP
Bootleggers dealing in illicit liquor might soon face the death penalty or life imprisonment in Uttar Pradesh after the governor cleared a bill for the same.
09 Jan 2018Jet Airways
Smuggling ring busted: Jet Airways attendant nabbed with $480,200 cash
The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has busted an elaborate scheme to illegally convert black money into gold.
09 Jan 2018Aadhaar Card
Arrest UIDAI, not journalists: Edward Snowden on Aadhaar breach FIR
Edward Snowden, famous whistleblower, has lashed out at the Indian government over Aadhaar, which has "destroyed the privacy of a billion Indians."
Playing national anthem not mandatory in theatres: SC
The SC has revoked its November'16 order, ruling playing of national anthem in cinema halls isn't mandatory.
09 Jan 2018Jammu And Kashmir
Two terrorists killed in Anantnag, three neutralized in 24 hours
Security forces neutralized two terrorists in an encounter at Larno area of Kokernag in Anantnag, Kashmir.
Kapil Mohan, creator of India's iconic Old Monk rum, dead
Kapil Mohan, the creator of India's iconic Old Monk rum and former chairman of Mohan Meakin Ltd, passed away on January 6 at his Ghaziabad residence, reportedly after a cardiac arrest.
08 Jan 2018India
See Rashtrapati Bhavan beyond its main gate. Here's how
Rashtrapati Bhavan, the splendid residence of the Indian President, is now open to public.
08 Jan 2018Jammu And Kashmir
Award-winning AMU PhD scholar joins Hizbul Mujahideen
Mannan Bashir Wani, an award-winning PhD scholar at the Aligarh Muslim University, has reportedly joined Hizbul Mujahideen terror outfit; he went missing last week.
30 establishments in Delhi's Khan Market may be sealed
Thirty establishments in Delhi's Khan Market are facing closure for civic violations: the NDMC says they haven't paid use conversion charges.
08 Jan 2018Siliguri
Drone by tea vendor's son to help Siliguri fight dengue
A drone made by Rajiv Ghosh, the 17-year-old son of a Siliguri tea-seller, will help the local government fight dengue.
SC reconsiders Section 377: Hope for LGBT community this time
The controversial Section 377 that criminalizes homosexuality has once again reached the SC, where a three-judge bench agreed to review its 2013 decision upholding the law.
08 Jan 2018Education
CAT 2017 results declared: 20 candidates score 100 percentile
Results for the prestigious Common Admission Test (CAT) 2017 were declared today. You can check them on its official website.
08 Jan 2018Uttar Pradesh
Mughalsarai: Angry mob thrashes two men for stealing cows
An angry mob in Mughalsarai thrashed two men for allegedly stealing cows. The duo was later arrested.
08 Jan 2018India
#WhatTheHealth: Rs. 43L charged for "200% safe" surgery, patient dies
Another allegation of medical negligence has been reported, this time from Mumbai. According to Thane resident Mithulal Bafna, they spent Rs. 43L on his 56-year-old wife's heart treatment and a surgery that doctors guaranteed was "200% safe".
08 Jan 2018South Korea
#DefenseDiaries: Government scraps Rs. 32,000 crore minesweeper project
The government of India has cancelled a Rs. 32,000crore project to build 12 minesweepers, in collaboration with South Korea, at the Goa Shipyard.
08 Jan 2018Mumbai
Sixth fire in Mumbai in 10 days: Who's to blame?
A fire erupted on the third floor of a sessions court near the South Mumbai Campus of the University of Mumbai.
Fire breaks out at Bengaluru bar, five employees killed
Five employees of the Kailash Bar and Restaurant in Bengaluru's Kalasipalya died when a fire broke out.
08 Jan 2018Supreme Court Of India
PIL filed to revoke import ban on Gandhi's assassination book
A public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Bombay High Court which seeks to revoke an import ban on a book published in Portugal over five decades ago.
07 Jan 2018India
Man sets himself on fire after Kohli gets out
On January 7, in a shocking incident, a 65-year-old man from Madhya Pradesh set himself on fire after Virat Kohli was declared out on the first day of the test match against South Africa in Capetown.