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30 Mar 2018Narendra Modi
Nepal PM KP Oli to visit India from April 6-8
Nepal's newly elected Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli will pay a three-day visit to India from April 6 during which he will hold talks with the top leadership to strengthen the partnership between the two countries.
30 Mar 2018GST
E-way bill mandatory for inter-state movement of goods from Sunday
The electronic way (e-way) bill under the GST is going to be implemented on April 1 for the interstate transport of goods worth over Rs. 50,000 in India.
30 Mar 2018Vitamin K
On World Idli Day, know why idlis are just perfect
Who wants white, oval-shaped, mostly salt-less items as breakfast (or the entire day) every day? *Raises hand and looks around to see many more*
30 Mar 2018Sushil Kumar
Sushil Kumar's name missing from entry list on CWG website
The 2018 Commonwealth Games are just 5 days away and ace Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar's name has gone missing from the official entry list on the Gold Coast 2018 website.
30 Mar 2018Jet Airways
Here's all you need to know about Air India sale
Initiating the disinvestment process for India's national carrier Air India (AI) on Wednesday, the government issued a preliminary information memorandum (PIM) offering to sell 76% of its stake in the Maharaja.
30 Mar 2018Google
Google Home smart speaker to come to India in April
According to reports, Google will launch its voice-enabled smart speakers Google Home and Google Home Mini in India in April.
30 Mar 2018Web Series
The funny Indian boys on Amazon Prime
The last five years have been instrumental for standup comedy in India. We have come a long way from the infamous All India Bakchod quartet. Today, over 10 Indian comics have their own standup specials on Amazon Prime alone.
29 Mar 2018Road Accidents
Taxi drivers follow rules, expensive cars' drivers don't: Tourism Minister
Tourism Minister K J Alphons has said the most unruly drivers on Indian roads are the ones who own expensive cars.
29 Mar 2018Bengaluru
200 senior AAI staff to get special training from IIM-Bangalore
Middle-senior level employees of Airports Authority of India (AAI), earmarked for succession, will get customized training on management and leadership development from Indian Institute of Management (IIM-Bangalore).
29 Mar 2018Facebook
Ravi Shankar: Govt will take action after Facebook responds
After whistleblower Christopher Wylie emphatically stated that controversial UK-based data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica worked extensively in India, the government has become alert.
29 Mar 2018Amazon
Amazon launches 2MB Kindle Lite app in India
Amazon has launched a data-light version of its Kindle app called Kindle Lite on Android.
29 Mar 2018Cricket: News, Stats and more!
Women's cricket: Consolation victory for India women in tri-series
India women's team grabbed a consolation victory in the ongoing T20I tri-nation series in Mumbai.
29 Mar 2018Karan Johar
Bollywood's top directors making 'Lust Stories' for Netflix
Bollywood's top directors -- Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap, Zoya Akhtar and Dibakar Banerjee -- are making an anthology film for Netflix on themes of love and lust.
29 Mar 2018NewsBytes
Introducing YANTRA: India's first 'Robot Journalist' by NewsBytes
For a company that is in the business of news, we are extremely media-shy. We talk about everything under the sun, except ourselves. And, rightly so. Your work should do the talking.
29 Mar 2018Supreme Court Of India
Trials can no longer be stayed for over six months
To ensure criminals can't manipulate the justice system, the SC has ruled that proceedings in cases won't be stayed for longer than six months.
29 Mar 2018Narendra Modi
Unemployment's ugly side: 1 lakh Railways jobs, 2 crore applicants
The Indian Railways have confirmed that they have received 2 crore applications for 1 lakh job openings. The number is expected to increase further as the last day to submit applications is March 31.
29 Mar 2018Indian Railways
India wants to legalize Indian Standard Time. Here's why
India wants to legalize the Indian Standard Time (IST), as it gets more cautious about security and cyber-attacks, areas where every second matters.
29 Mar 2018India
Lab-grown 'clean meat' may hit Indian markets by 2025
Laboratory-grown "clean meat" may become available in India by 2025, allowing consumers to enjoy animal products without supporting inhumane and unsustainable industrial animal agriculture, scientists say.
29 Mar 2018Google
Government rejects roll-out of Google's Street View service
The government of India has rejected a proposal from Google to introduce its Street View service in the country, Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Gangaram Ahir informed the Lok Sabha.
29 Mar 2018Web Series
Lara Dutta goes digital with a web-series on 'The Meadows'
Bollywood actress Lara Dutta is all set to enter the digital arena as a producer.
28 Mar 2018Health & Wellness
Bengaluru: 'Newborn' redefined, more insurance benefits for neonatal ICU kids
The increasing need for neonatal care has given way to a new definition of 'newborn' by the IRDA.
28 Mar 2018OPPO
OPPO A83 Pro launched in India, priced at Rs. 15,990
As an upgrade to the OPPO A83 model launched in January, OPPO has now launched A83 Pro, priced at Rs. 15,990.
28 Mar 2018Elections
How many elections did Cambridge Analytica manipulate in India?
Cambridge Analytica (CA)'s net in India extends far wider than previously thought. Christopher Wylie, whistleblower, said it carried out "all kinds of projects" in different parts of India.
28 Mar 2018Indian Railways
'Made In India' trains to replace Shatabdi Express
Shatabdi Express may have been the go-to choice for railway passengers, but soon they will be replaced by a self-propelled semi-high speed 'Made in India' train.
28 Mar 2018Education
CBSE paper leak: Re-examination for Class-12 Economics, Class-10 Math
After vehemently denying reports of question paper leaks, CBSE has announced re-examination for Class 12 Economics and Class 10 Math papers.
28 Mar 2018Lok Sabha
Over 26k corruption complaints received against govt officials in 2017
Over 26,000 complaints were received against government officers, including senior officials, last year, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.
21 Mar 2018United States of America
Central task force on AI recommends setting up of N-AIM
A central task force on Artificial Intelligence (AI) has suggested creating a National Artificial Intelligence Mission (N-AIM) that will serve as a nodal agency for coordinating AI related activities in the country.
28 Mar 2018Supreme Court Of India
Opposition starts India's first impeachment motion against a Chief Justice
In January, in an unprecedented move, the four senior-most judges of the SC went public with a series of complaints against Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra.
28 Mar 2018Saudi Arabia
India strongly condemns renewed missile attacks on Saudi Arabia
India on Wednesday strongly condemned renewed missile attacks targeting civilian areas in Riyadh and other cities of Saudi Arabia and reiterated its resolve to fight terrorism and violence in all its forms.
28 Mar 2018Entertainment
American rapper Tyga to make his debut performance in India
American rapper Tyga is all set to perform in India on April 20, which will be his maiden visit to the country.
28 Mar 2018Taj Mahal
From April 1, Taj Mahal's ticket will have 3-hours validity
In order to manage the number of visitors to the iconic Taj Mahal, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), has decided to put a cap on the time tourists can spend there.
28 Mar 2018Madhya Pradesh
UN chief Guterres expresses concern over deaths of Indian journalists
UN chief Antonio Guterres has expressed concern over the deaths of two journalists in India and the violence against media persons across the globe.
28 Mar 2018Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)
TPG-backed Manipal Hospitals acquires Fortis Healthcare, SRL Diagnostics
To mark one of the largest acquisition deal in the health space, Fortis Healthcare Ltd. has announced that its board has approved demerger of its hospitals business with TPG Capital-backed Manipal Hospitals, along with the sale of 20% stake in diagnostics chain SRL Ltd., in a Rs. 3,900-crore deal.
28 Mar 2018Cognizant
I-T freezes Cognizant's bank accounts over Rs. 2,500cr tax evasion
The Income Tax (I-T) department has frozen some bank accounts of Cognizant Technology Solutions India P Ltd over alleged tax evasion to the tune of Rs. 2,500cr.
28 Mar 2018Apple
Apple launches new iPad for students with Apple Pencil support
As expected, Apple has launched a new iPad (2018) at its recently held education-themed event in Chicago.
28 Mar 2018iOS
7 smartphone apps that can earn you real money
Everyone owns a smartphone these days, and almost everything we do on them requires an app.
27 Mar 2018Bengaluru
IMD's predictions in Karnataka are often inaccurate. Here's why
The Met Department (IMD) is India's main agency for meteorological observations, weather forecasting and seismology.
27 Mar 2018Facebook
Anand Mahindra proposes to fund an Indian alternative to Facebook
With the Cambridge Analytica-Facebook scandal now spiralling into India as a BJP-Congress political row, billionaire businessman Anand Mahindra took to Twitter to weigh in on his idea of creating an Indian alternative to social networking giant, Facebook.
27 Mar 2018Facebook
Whistleblower: Cambridge Analytica worked extensively in India
Former employee of Cambridge Analytica (CA) on Tuesday said that the UK-based data analytics firm worked "extensively" in India.