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Meet the Bidens in India: US President-elect's 'distant relatives'

11 Nov 2020

Meet the Bidens in India: US President-elect's 'distant relatives'

United States President-elect Joe Biden has twice in the past mentioned having a family in India. The 77-year-old Democrat had referenced his distant relatives in 2013 during his maiden visit to India and then again in 2015.

What is '#CancelYale'? Here's all you need to know

02 Jul 2020

What is '#CancelYale'? Here's all you need to know

Over the past few weeks, there have been calls to "cancel" Yale University over its ties to slavery.

Indian Army Day: Why is it celebrated and other details

15 Jan 2020

Indian Army Day: Why is it celebrated and other details

India celebrates its 72nd Army Day today. Every year, the Army Day is celebrated across India on January 15 as a way to honor the country's forces.

'Manikarnika' box office report: Kangana's movie gets much-needed boost

27 Jan 2019

'Manikarnika' box office report: Kangana's movie gets much-needed boost

Kangana Ranaut's Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi is doing wonders at the box office. The movie, which was released amid controversies and protests, has managed to impress the audience.

After Allahabad's renaming, Shimla might be renamed to Shyamala

22 Oct 2018

After Allahabad's renaming, Shimla might be renamed to Shyamala

It seems like Shimla is set to join the increasingly long list of Indian cities that have been renamed.

#ManikarnikaTeaser: In 2-minutes, Kangana shows her hardwork, grit and fighting-spirit

02 Oct 2018

#ManikarnikaTeaser: In 2-minutes, Kangana shows her hardwork, grit and fighting-spirit

Once you see the teaser of 'Manikarnika: Queen of Jhansi', you will forget all the controversies surrounding the movie. That is the power of Kangana Ranaut's performance.

#ThugsOfHindostan or Indian Pirates of the Caribbean? Can't figure out

27 Sep 2018

#ThugsOfHindostan or Indian Pirates of the Caribbean? Can't figure out

'Thugs of Hindostan', the highly anticipated big-budget film, has dropped its first trailer.

Section 377 based on Britain's Buggery Act of 1533: SC

08 Sep 2018

Section 377 based on Britain's Buggery Act of 1533: SC

The Supreme Court, which unanimously struck down part of the British-era law that criminalized gay sex, has traced the history of the 158-year-old provision in its judgment back to the reign of King Henry VIII in 1533.

From Bhima Koregaon violence to activists' arrest: Things to know

29 Aug 2018

From Bhima Koregaon violence to activists' arrest: Things to know

The arrests of five activists in different cities on Tuesday on allegations of being associated with Maoists has sparked an uproar.

10 lakh traders to protest against Flipkart-Walmart deal today

02 Jul 2018

10 lakh traders to protest against Flipkart-Walmart deal today

Around 10 lakh traders are launching a country-wide protest against the multibillion dollar deal between Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart and US-based retail giant Walmart.

Last Sikh Queen's earrings fetch £175,000, 6 times auction estimate

25 Apr 2018

Last Sikh Queen's earrings fetch £175,000, 6 times auction estimate

A pair of gold pendant earrings from the collection of last Sikh Queen of Punjab Maharani Jind Kaur fetched £175,000 (Rs. 1.6cr approximately), nearly six times the guide price, at an auction.

UK historian wants 1857 revolt soldier's skull buried in India

15 Apr 2018

UK historian wants 1857 revolt soldier's skull buried in India

A British historian wants the skull of an Indian soldier who was among those executed after the revolt of 1857 against the East India Company to be repatriated to India and buried where he participated in his last battle.

Documentary series looks into India's unique business history

27 Feb 2018

Documentary series looks into India's unique business history

In an interesting development, leading business historians and academicians explored fascinating stories from India's economic past in a six-episode documentary series, curated by management guru Gurcharan Das.

Maharashtra on the edge after Bhima Koregaon clashes kill one

02 Jan 2018

Maharashtra on the edge after Bhima Koregaon clashes kill one

After one person was killed in clashes at the anniversary celebrations of the 1818 Bhima Koregaon battle, anger spilled over across Maharashtra.

#DefenseDiaries: Indian Army's Gorkha Rifles celebrates 200 years of service

10 Nov 2017

#DefenseDiaries: Indian Army's Gorkha Rifles celebrates 200 years of service

The Indian Army's 9th Gorkha Rifles (GR) regiment is celebrating 200 years of its raising with a grand two-day function.

Court fines Patanjali Rs.11 lakh for misbranding and misrepresentation

15 Dec 2016

Court fines Patanjali Rs.11 lakh for misbranding and misrepresentation

A fine of Rs.11 lakh was levied on Patanjali Ayurved Ltd, by a Haridwar court for "misbranding and misrepresentation of its products."

Patanjali moves HC against ASCI notices

16 Sep 2016

Patanjali moves HC against ASCI notices

Patanjali Ayurved has petitioned the High Court accusing the ASCI of defamation and seeking interim relief against the ASCI's notices.

Baba Ramdev accused for 'Misusing' the Cross in Patanjali ad

16 Aug 2016

Baba Ramdev accused for 'Misusing' the Cross in Patanjali ad

Baba Ramdev's Patanjali displays a cross which showcases the East India Company as a symbol of foreign companies.

Patanjali, HUL, PepsiCo face regulators for misleading advertisements

06 Aug 2016

Patanjali, HUL, PepsiCo face regulators for misleading advertisements

India's advertising regulator Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) hauled up a fleet of consumer goods companies for broadcasting misleading advertisements to the public.