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You can't withdraw more than Rs. 20,000 from SBI ATM

In an attempt to curb financial fraud and ATM skimming, State Bank of India (SBI) has decided to bring down the daily withdrawal limit from ATMs to Rs. 20,000. The limit till now was Rs. 40,000.

25 Sep 2018


'Thugs of Hindostan' to be dubbed in Tamil and Telugu

Amitabh Bachchan-Aamir Khan starrer 'Thugs of Hindostan' will be dubbed in Tamil and Telugu to reach a wider audience upon its release.

18 Sep 2018


Aamir Khan's Rs. 1,000 crore project 'Mahabharata' gets shelved

'Thugs Of Hindostan' actor Aamir Khan has been creating quite a buzz about his lofty project 'Mahabharata'.

12 Sep 2018


#HealthBytes: Tips to help you stay healthy, this festive season

One thing that's an inevitable part of our festivals is the delectable food and the mouth-watering desserts.

08 Sep 2018


United Nations to issue special Diwali stamp next month

The United Nations is set to celebrate Diwali in a unique way. Its postal agency will release special stamps next month featuring festive lights and diyas.

SC to examine whether there should be total-ban on firecrackers

The Supreme Court yesterday said it would examine whether there should be a total ban on the use of firecrackers as it noted that air-pollution reached hazardous proportions during Diwali.

22 Jul 2018


Maharashtra-govt employees to get 7th pay panel salaries from Diwali

The Maharashtra government will implement recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission for its employees from Diwali (falls in November this year), State Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said.

24 Jun 2018


Google plans to enter the e-commerce space from Indian market

Google is reportedly planning to debut into the e-commerce space from the Indian market. In fact, it might launch an e-commerce platform by Diwali this year.

26 May 2018

Karan Johar

Wish to give audience something 'unique' with Ranbhoomi: Shashank Khaitan

Director Shashank Khaitan says he wishes to give audiences a unique experience with his upcoming warrior film "Rannbhoomi".

18 May 2018


Jet Airways' Diwali bonanza: Non-stop Mumbai-Manchester flights, four times/week

Mumbai-based private carrier Jet Airways has a special Diwali gift for its UK-bound passengers.

Start anti-pollution fight under NCAP with Delhi: SC tells Center

Taking into account Delhi's rising air pollution, the SC today asked the Center to start the National Clean Air Program (NCAP) with the capital.

19 Apr 2018


Aamir on 'Thugs Of Hindostan': There's no message this time

Aamir Khan is known for doing meaningful films that have an engaging storyline as well as an emotional connection.

10 Apr 2018

West Bengal

Unoffended Right Indian: Why should you not ignore him?

Argumentative yet docile, intelligent yet quiet, inquisitive yet accepting - this is your 'Unoffended Right Indian.'

29 Mar 2018

Aamir Khan

The suspense around Aamir Khan's next project ends

Speculations about Aamir Khan's next project after 'Thugs Of Hindostan' have been rife for the past few days.

27 Mar 2018

Karan Johar

Aamir Khan considering playing spiritual guru Osho in a web-series

Aamir Khan never ceases to surprise the audience with his creative decisions.

25 Mar 2018

Shah Rukh Khan

Katrina planning to write a book on her Bollywood journey

Katrina Kaif has come a long way in the Hindi film industry.

21 Mar 2018

Mukesh Ambani

Aamir Khan may join hands with Mukesh Ambani for 'Mahabharata'

That Aamir Khan is planning to bring the epic tale of 'Mahabharata' to the big screen is no secret.

20 Mar 2018


Even as Delhi stifles, Modi, ministers to get clean air

A total of 140 air purifiers were purchased for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's office and at least six other government departments between 2014 and 2017, even as Delhi's common masses continue to reel under the rising pollution levels.

12 Mar 2018


University of Washington may study Delhi's deadly air pollution

The Delhi Government, determined to find out the source of its now-deadly air pollution, is getting ready to commission a project to University of Washington to conduct a real-time source apportionment study.

04 Mar 2018

Akshay Kumar

After 'Kaala', teaser of Rajinikanth's '2.0' leaked online

There has been a tremendous buzz around '2.0' from the word go. Fans are awaiting the Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar starrer with bated breath to hit the theatres.

04 Mar 2018


Aamir to launch Rajkumar Hirani's wife's book

Aamir Khan and Rajkumar Hirani form a formidable actor-director duo with blockbusters like '3 Idiots' and 'PK' to their names. The hit pair shares an equally strong bond in personal life as well.

27 Feb 2018

Mukesh Ambani

Reliance Jio to cover 99% of India's population by Diwali

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio and Samsung have tied up to make sure that 99 per cent of the country's population will use 4G by Diwali this year.

23 Feb 2018

Akshay Kumar

'2.0' makers eyeing Diwali release; Aamir refuses to move 'TOH'

The latest development regarding the release of '2.0' has brought with it a possibility of a mega clash at the box office.

19 Feb 2018

Karan Johar

'Rannbhoomi': Varun-Shashank's next outing with Dharma is a war spectacle

The superhit producer-director-actor trio of Karan Johar, Shashank Khaitan and Varun Dhawan has announced its third film together after 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania' and 'Badrinath Ki Dulhania.'

16 Jan 2018


Pollution-free Diwali: Scientists to create electronic, reuseable firecrackers

Scientists in India are developing electronic or e-crackers that will neither emit smoke nor be a fire hazard, in order to promote a smokeless and pollution-free Diwali.

13 Nov 2017

Sushma Swaraj

Swaraj helps boxer get passport, but wants something in return

Tales of Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj's amicable nature have abounded since long. The latest person to receive her help is a boxer, but this time, Swaraj demanded something in return.

12 Nov 2017


We finally have a date for SRK's TED Talks!

We finally have a date for Shah Rukh Khan's new 'TED Talks'! The show was to go on air around Diwali, but was delayed.

08 Nov 2017


Mumbai school trustee booked for raping 3-year-old

A 57-year-old French national, who is a trustee of an international school in suburban Andheri allegedly raped a three-year-old girl inside the school premises. He was arrested on Tuesday and would be remanded in police custody till November 14.

30 Oct 2017


ACs, refrigerators, washing machines will get costlier from November

Waiting to buy home appliances in the off-season may not be such a good idea this year.

27 Oct 2017

Tamil Nadu

Madras HC refuses to ban Vijay's controversial 'Mersal'

The Madras HC has dismissed a petition seeking a ban on Vijay's controversial film 'Mersal', which made headlines over its "criticism" of the GST.

20 Oct 2017

Tamil Nadu

BJP condemns Vijay's film Mersal for mocking GST, Digital India

Tamil Nadu BJP's state president Tamilisai Soundararajan has raised objections to some scenes in Vijay-starrer Mersal. She asked that these scenes, which mock Modi government's Goods and Services Tax (GST) and Digital India, be removed.

20 Oct 2017

Narendra Modi

Will redevelop Kedarnath into ideal "tirth kshetra": Modi

After spending Diwali with army and BSF jawans at J&K's Guarez sector, PM Narendra Modi flew to Uttarakhand's Kedarnath Temple before it closes ahead of the winter.

19 Oct 2017

Narendra Modi

Modi celebrates Diwali with forces along LoC in J&K

PM Narendra Modi celebrated the festival of lights with troops posted along the LoC in Gurez valley of J&K.

19 Oct 2017

Pakistan News

Sushma Swaraj's Diwali gift: Medical visas to all deserving Pakistanis

Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj has a delightful gift for Pakistanis this Diwali: she announced India will grant medical visas to all citizens in deserving cases.

19 Oct 2017

Delhi Police

Despite cracker ban, Delhiites should brace for a polluted Diwali

Despite the SC ban on firecrackers, Delhiites should brace for a very polluted Diwali.

19 Oct 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath on Ayodhya's Diwali celebrations: Don't question my faith

UP CM Yogi Adityanath has slammed the opposition for criticizing the grand celebrations that BJP organized in Ayodhya.

19 Oct 2017

West Bengal

Massive fire in Kolkata's Jeevan Sudha building

A massive fire broke out in Kolkata's iconic Jeevan Sudha building. The establishment houses important organizations like the SBI, LIC and more.

19 Oct 2017


Trade outlook for muhurat: How Nifty50 will move on Diwali

Minor cracks appeared in trade on Wednesday, practically the last trading day of the week; there's just a one-hour muhurat session on Thursday (Diwali) and Friday is a trading holiday.

18 Oct 2017


Odisha: 6 killed in Balasore's illegal firecracker factory explosion

In a tragic incident on the Diwali eve, six persons have been killed while six others were gravely injured in a massive explosion at an illegal firecracker manufacturing unit in a village in Odisha's Balasore district.

18 Oct 2017


How digitalization changed the way we celebrate our favorite Diwali

There was a time when we went to the market to buy gold on Dhanteras; spent Chhoti Diwali cleaning our houses; Diwali by bursting crackers and playing games; and spent months planning and buying gifts for our loved ones.