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09 Nov 2018Supreme Court Of India
How you can de-link Aadhaar from your bank and e-wallets
In an important judgment, the Supreme Court, on September 26, struck down some provisions relating to authentication of the Aadhaar programme, and the Section 57 of Aadhaar Act.
08 Nov 2018Delhi Police
#DelhiPollution: Ban on medium/heavy vehicles entering city, till Nov 11
With Delhi choking on smog and worsening air pollution, the Delhi Police, on the instructions of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), has issued a ban on all heavy and medium vehicles entering the city from Thursday night, starting 11pm.
08 Nov 2018Jet Airways
DGCA directs Jet, SpiceJet to address issues with Boeing-737 MAX
Following the Lion Air crash, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has asked SpiceJet and Jet Airways to address possible issues with their Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.
#CareerBytes: Last minute preparation tips to crack CAT 2018
One of the toughest and most-competitive exams in the country, the CAT management-aptitude test for admissions to top B-schools of India, is scheduled to take place on November 25, 2018.
Indians most positive about teaching as their children's profession: Study
A new global study has revealed that Indians are the most positive about their children taking up a career in teaching.
08 Nov 2018Indian Railways
Railways hikes medical consultation fees on trains to Rs. 100
With more and more reports of medical emergencies during rail travel emerging, the Indian Railways has decided to charge passengers Rs. 100 for medical consultation provided by it.
08 Nov 2018Telangana
Seat-sharing deal of Congress-led alliance in Telangana finalized: AICC
Seat-sharing deal among partners of the Congress-led grand alliance for the December 7 Telangana Assembly elections has been finalized and will be announced after its approval by Congress President Rahul Gandhi, the AICC said today.
08 Nov 2018Uttar Pradesh
UP: Youth 'jokingly' lights bomb in three-year-old's mouth
Celebrations of Diwali turned sour for a three-year-old and her family in Meerut district of Uttar Pradesh after a boy lit a sutli bomb (popular firecracker) in her mouth.
BJP launches Rath Yatra to 'protect' tradition of Ayyappa Temple
The BJP today embarked on a Rath Yatra from Kasaragod in Kerala to "protect" the traditions and rituals of the hill-shrine of Lord Ayyappa at Sabarimala, which recently witnessed violent protests against the entry of women of menstruating age group.
#Demonetization: Who benefited? India or the Modi government?
Two years have passed since Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in an unprecedented move, announced a ban on high-denomination notes.
08 Nov 2018Narendra Modi
Ashok Chavan calls demonetization biggest mistake of Modi government
Speaking on the second anniversary of demonetization, senior Congress leader Ashok Chavan today described it as the "biggest mistake of Modi government" and claimed that it resulted in the slowdown of the economy.
08 Nov 2018Jet Airways
DGCA asks airlines to address issues with Boeing-737 MAX planes
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has asked Jet Airways and SpiceJet to take corrective action to address possible issues with their Boeing 737 MAX planes that could lead to "significant altitude loss" of the aircraft.
08 Nov 2018Flipkart
CCI concludes Flipkart, Amazon not violating norms, rejects vendors' complaints
Fair trade watchdog Competition Commission of India (CCI) has concluded that the business practices of Flipkart and Amazon aren't in violation of competition norms and rejected allegations of abuse of market dominance made by a grouping of online vendors.
Post-Diwali morning: Delhi's air quality worst this year, as expected
Delhi recorded its worst air quality of the year the morning after Diwali, as the pollution level entered "severe-plus emergency" category, due to rampant bursting of toxic firecrackers, authorities said today.
#HealthBytes: 5 detox tips to follow post Diwali festivities
Among other things, Diwali is a festival of delectable dishes and sweets. And dietary restrictions, for once, can be done away with.
08 Nov 2018Uttar Pradesh
NGT forms committee over private colleges within Agra's bird Sanctuary
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has constituted a committee to decide whether two private engineering colleges have been constructed inside Agra's Soor Sarovar Bird Sanctuary.
08 Nov 2018Chhattisgarh
Chhattisgarh: Maoists blow bus in Dantewada, kill four people
In a gruesome incident, Maoists blew up a bus in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district on Thursday, killing 4 people, including one security personnel.
08 Nov 2018Mumbai
Mumbai: Air India's ground staff on strike, off-duty workers called
Following a strike by contractual ground staff of Air India Air Transport Services Limited (AIATSL), a subsidiary of Air India, several flights were delayed in Mumbai on Thursday.
Smog engulfs Delhi as SC-order on crackers flouted, air-quality 'hazardous'
The morning after Diwali, Delhi woke up to a thick smog with the air quality being termed 'hazardous'.
08 Nov 2018Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
#CareerBytes: Popular Telegram Groups, Channels for UPSC CSE preparation
The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) is one of the toughest exams, and it is essential for aspirants to get the right study material and be well-prepared to crack the IAS exam.
IRCTC Tatkal bookings: Circumstances under which full refund is provided
For facilitating last-minute passenger reservations, IRCTC offers online Tatkal ticket booking service.
07 Nov 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: 5 sex-tricks to turn up bedroom heat in winters
In winters, when all you want to do is grab a cup of tea, pile up layers of thick clothing, and never get out of that comfortingly warm blanket, having sex might sound like an insanely arduous task.
07 Nov 2018Gujarat
Now, Ahmedabad might be renamed to Karnavati
On the back of Yogi Adityanath announcing that Faizabad district would be renamed to Ayodhya, the BJP government in Gujarat has now expressed its interest in renaming Ahmedabad to Karnavati.
07 Nov 2018India
How to change your address and mobile number in Aadhaar
Even after the Supreme Court verdict, so many government services are still legitimately linked with Aadhaar, thereby maintaining its prominence as a valid proof of identity.
07 Nov 2018South Korea
Korean First Lady wearing saree for Diwali delights Ayodhya people
Draped in an elegant saree, South Korean First Lady Kim Jung-sook soaked in Diwali festivities in Ayodhya much to the delight of the people of the pilgrim town.
07 Nov 2018Mumbai
Delhi airport: Two women arrested for smuggling gold worth Rs.42L
On Tuesday, two women travelling to Mumbai from Delhi were apprehended by airport security at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) for trying to smuggle gold worth Rs. 42 lakh in a shoe.
07 Nov 2018Facebook
#RIPHumanity: Puppies burnt alive in Hyderabad while their mother cried
In a gruesome and shocking incident, four puppies were burnt alive in an open plot in Kapra in Hyderabad on Sunday.
07 Nov 2018Bombay High Court
Father can seek child visitation rights under DV Act: Bombay-HC
A father can seek visitation rights to his child under the Domestic Violence Act if the child is in the mother's custody, the Bombay High Court has ruled.
07 Nov 2018Punjab
Punjab: 'Invest Punjab Business First Portal' launched to boost industrial-development
The Chief Minister of Punjab, Amarinder Singh, yesterday launched the 'Invest Punjab Business First Portal', aimed at further boosting industrial development in the state.
07 Nov 2018Mizoram
Mizoram CEO to leave for Delhi on summons by EC
Mizoram Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) SB Shashank, whose removal has been demanded by the Chief Minister and several NGOs, said he would leave for New Delhi today after being summoned by the Election Commission.
07 Nov 2018Jammu And Kashmir
Heavy snowfall caused Rs. 500cr-loss to crops, assesses J&K government
The Jammu & Kashmir Government on Tuesday assessed Rs. 500 crore losses to the state's agriculture and horticulture sectors due to the recent heavy snowfall and urged the Center to provide relief to the affected farmers.
Ram statue will be constructed and Ayodhya beautified: Yogi Adityanath
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath announced on Wednesday that Ram Statue will be built in the temple town of Ayodhya.
07 Nov 2018Andhra Pradesh
Andhra govt to provide modern-tools to artisans at subsidized prices
The Backward Classes Finance Corporation in Andhra Pradesh will provide modern tools to 4.25 lakh artisans at a heavily-subsidized price under the Adarana Scheme-2, officials said Tuesday.
Framing guidelines for keeping foreigners in detention-centers: Government tells SC
The Center has informed the Supreme Court that the process of framing guidelines for keeping foreign nationals in detention centers across the country was "under preparation".
07 Nov 2018Narendra Modi
PM Modi visits Kedarnath; will spend Diwali with jawans
Like every other year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will spend this Diwali with Indian Army jawans.
Delhi: Drunk man sets 18 vehicles on fire, FIR registered
In a bizarre and equally shocking incident, a drunk man set vehicles on fire in Delhi's Madangir area on Tuesday.
07 Nov 2018India
Diwali 2018: Prominence of the 5 days of Diwali, explained
We Indians inherently have a thing for festivals and celebrations.
07 Nov 2018WhatsApp
How to download Diwali Stickers on WhatsApp
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06 Nov 2018Facebook
#CareerBytes: 5 Facebook groups every UPSC aspirant should join
The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE), popularly known as the IAS exam, is one of the country's toughest exams.
06 Nov 2018Yogi Adityanath
Faizabad to be called Ayodhya, airport in Lord Ram's name
On Tuesday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, in yet another renaming move, announced that the district of Faizabad would henceforth be called Ayodhya.