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IndiGo, Air India Express among world's 5 cheapest airlines
India's low-cost carriers Air India Express and IndiGo have been ranked second and fifth respectively in a Global Flight Pricing Report prepared by Melbourne-based Rome2rio, a multimodal travel planning site.
27 May 2018Vasant Vihar
Delhi businessman promised '100%-profits' on bitcoins duped of Rs. 91L
In an elaborate plan, a fraud managed to dupe a Delhi businessman of a whopping Rs. 91L by promising him enormous profits on bitcoins.
27 May 2018Noida
CBSE Class-12: These girls fought against fate to score 96+%
Every year, we hear of exceptional success stories of students overcoming massive barriers to shine bright during results.
27 May 2018Facebook
BigBasket replies to customer's post on delivery boys' inhumane treatment
E-retailer BigBasket issued a statement on Facebook regarding the allegations that the company's delivery boys were treated worse than humans.
27 May 2018Goa
Students of 400-schools are cleaning Goa, one-step at a time
Students from 403 schools across Goa have become 'foot soldiers' for the government's drive for proper segregation and collection of waste, taken up by the Goa Waste Management Corporation (GWMC), an official said.
#CareerBytes: Government scholarships for Engineering students- Details here
To promote quality education in the field of engineering, the government awards various scholarships to students who want to pursue engineering based on various criteria, including their merit, community, and family's annual income.
27 May 2018Kerala
These alert doctors prevented more damage from Nipah
The Nipah virus has caused a lot of harm already. At least 13 people in Kerala have died within 10 days.
India's liberty-craving young travelers taking to self-drive holidays
The trend of self-drive travel is gaining popularity and is expected to grow 35% annually, FCM Travel Solutions - Indian subsidiary of Flight Centre Travel Group, Australia, Managing Director Rakshit Desai said.
NCR stations facing coal shortage, CIL, Railways rush to rescue
As some power stations in the NCR are facing coal shortage, Coal India and Railways are rushing coal supplies to Dadri and Badarpur power plants of the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC).
27 May 2018IIT-Delhi
IIT-Delhi doesn't want FIITJEE's name on metro station. Here's why
For the first time, the Magenta Line brings IIT-Delhi on the metro map with a station named after it.
Modi opens Delhi-Meerut Expressway and Eastern Peripheral Expressway today
PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the first phase of the Delhi-Meerut Expressway this morning, before embarking on a 6km-roadshow on it in an open jeep.
27 May 2018Narendra Modi
India and Manipur are progressing under the Modi government: CM
"The country has been progressing well under the BJP-led Central government," Manipur CM N Biren Singh has said.
Delhi police arrests man for raping niece in north Delhi
Delhi police has arrested a 43-year-old man for allegedly raping his 14-year-old niece.
Amid push for legalization, Delhi sees 502% rise in weed-consumption
Delhi Police had a distressing time during January-April'18, when they seized 1,345 kilos of marijuana. During the corresponding period last year, it was just 223kg, meaning a whopping 502% jump.
27 May 2018Delhi University
Students, brace yourselves, for higher DU cut-offs after phenomenal results
In Class 12 results announced by Central Board Of Secondary Education (CBSE), 12,737 students scored above 95%, which is equally celebratory and concerning.
27 May 2018Delhi University
#CareerBytes: DU colleges you could get into based on 2017-cutoffs
The University of Delhi offers many undergraduate courses but admission to a majority of them is based on cutoffs, the minimum percentage of marks required.
Eastern Peripheral Expressway: Modi to inaugurate India's first smart expressway
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate India's first smart and green highway, the Eastern Peripheral Expressway (EPE), on Sunday.
26 May 2018Navi Mumbai
Man lured to invest in frog-blood-business; duped of Rs. 3.66L
A 40-year-old man was arrested today by Kalwa police in Thane for allegedly duping a resident of Rs. 3.66L by persuading him to invest in the business of supplying "frog blood" to a UK-based pharmaceutical firm.
26 May 2018Kanpur
Muslim youth thrashed by right-wing organization for befriending Hindu girl
A 22-year-old Muslim youth was assaulted at Kanpur's Shivrajpur railway station by a group of men, allegedly belonging to a right-wing organization, for befriending a Hindu girl.
26 May 2018West Bengal
Bats not primary source of Nipah outbreak in Kerala: Report
Samples collected from bats in Kerala's Kozhikode and Malappuram districts, where 12 people have died of Nipah infection, have tested negative for the virus, according to a report submitted the Health Ministry today.
26 May 2018Prakash Javadekar
#CBSE12thResult: Prakash Javadekar sends out a special message for students
HRD minister Prakash Javadekar today congratulated those who passed CBSE Class 12 exam and also advised those who did not do well not to lose heart.
26 May 2018Madhya Pradesh
Rajasthan: Engaged couple found hanging from tree
The bodies of a young couple were found hanging from a tree in Rajasthan's Jhalawar district this morning.
26 May 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Honeypreet learning dress designing, block printing in prison
Honeypreet Insan, the alleged adopted daughter of rape convict and Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, has enrolled for three courses - dress designing, block printing, and beauty tips - at the Ambala central prison outside Chandigarh.
26 May 2018Rajasthan
Rollback hike in fuel prices instead of 'showing fitness': Congress
The Congress said today that the government should rollback the increase in fuel prices instead of "showing fitness", apparently referring to Union Ministers and BJP leaders posting videos of their workouts on social media.
Delhi: Doctors perform open-heart surgery on three-week-old baby girl
Doctors at Delhi's Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals performed an open-heart surgery on an infant just three weeks old, offering her a fresh lease of life.
Cobrapost's 'shoddy' sting on Paytm: Pertinent questions remain unanswered
Cobrapost, arguably the king of sting operations in India, is back with another in its Operation-136 series, which reveals media houses' willingness to peddle content (mostly 'Hindutva'-related) for money.
26 May 2018Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
Girls perform better than boys in CBSE Class 12 exams
Girls outshone boys in the CBSE Class XII results announced today with Meghna Srivastava topping the examination this year.
26 May 2018Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)
Income Tax Department launched all 7 ITR forms for e-filing
The Income Tax Department today launched and activated all the seven Income Tax Return (ITR) forms for e-filing by taxpayers, after over a month of them being notified.
26 May 2018Uttar Pradesh
CBSE Class 12 results: Here's how much the toppers scored
In the Central Board of Secondary Education Class 12 results, girls fared better than boys this year. The pass percentage of girls is 88.31% and that of boys is 78.99%. The margin is of 9.32%.
#CareerBytes: Best engineering colleges, other than IITs, NITs
Given the vast prospects that it offers, Engineering remains one of the most preferred courses in India after Class-12.
Sanitary napkins, condoms to be sold at railway stations' toilets
In a bid to create awareness about menstrual hygiene and contraception, toilets at Indian railways stations will sell sanitary napkins and condoms.
26 May 2018Kolkata
Kolkata Metro: Bomb scare at Rabindra Sadan station
An "abandoned can" lying near an escalator at Kolkata's Rabindra Sadan station today created a flutter as commuters suspected it to be a bomb which turned out to be a hoax, Metro Railway officials said.
26 May 2018Gujarat
111 newborns dead at Adani-run hospital in 5-months; probe ordered
The Gujarat Government has ordered an inquiry into the deaths of 111 newborns in five months at the Adani Education and Research Foundation-run GK General Hospital in Bhuj, Gujarat.
26 May 2018iOS
CBSE declares Class 12 results: Here's how you can check
The results of Class 12 examination of Central Board of Secondary Education were declared a short while ago, on the board's website.
26 May 2018Samajwadi Party
UP: Security beefed up ahead of Kairana by-poll
Authorities have tightened security and are taking steps to ensure a fair election ahead of the May 28 Lok Sabha by-poll in Uttar Pradesh's Kairana, a police official has said.
#CareerBytes: 5 online-services to help you cope with results stress
As students all across India await their exam results, it is obvious that elements of stress and anxiety are bound to emerge.
26 May 2018Bihar
25-year-old Indian Air Force employee shot dead in Bihar
An Indian Air Force employee was shot dead by a group of people in Bihar's Nalanda district.
Missing college clerk found dead in Ganga; police suspect suicide
The body of a college clerk named Sumesh Sharma who had been missing from May 10, was recovered from the Ganga canal in Khatauli in Muzaffarnagar last evening, Circle Officer Rajive Kumar Singh said today.
26 May 2018Delhi Police
HC to decide if drinking age in Delhi is high
On Friday, the Delhi High Court sought a response from the AAP government in Delhi regarding a plea seeking to lower the legal drinking age from the current 25 years.
Masked men rob Rs. 35L at gunpoint in northwest Delhi
The driver and manager of a businessman were robbed of Rs. 35 lakh at gunpoint by unidentified masked men in northwest Delhi's Model Town, police said.