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14 Apr 2018Commonwealth Games (CWG)
Manika Batra wins India's first-ever women's singles table tennis gold
Manika Batra today won a first ever women's singles table tennis gold for India at the Commonwealth Games, blanking Yu Mengyu of Singapore 4-0 in the final today.
14 Apr 2018New Zealand
CWG-2018: Wrestlers Vinesh, Sumit claim gold; Sakshi bags bronze
There was no stopping the gold rush in wrestling as two more were added to the tally by Vinesh Phogat (50kg) and Sumit (125kg) at the Commonwealth Games today.
14 Apr 2018Dalit
UN: Sikhs protest against minority atrocities during Ambedkar's birth-anniversary celebration
A group of Sikhs staged protests against alleged atrocities perpetrated against minority commUNities in India during the commemoration of Babasaheb Ambedkar's 127th birth anniversary at the United Nations Headquarters.
14 Apr 2018Rajkummar Rao
"Rajkummar Rao should have won National Award for Best Actor"
'Newton' director Amit V Masurkar is disappointed that Rajkummar Rao has not been conferred with a National Award for his performance in the film.
14 Apr 2018Vivo
Vivo Y71 launched for Rs. 10,990 with FullView Display
Vivo has launched its Y71 smartphone in India at a price of Rs. 10,990.
14 Apr 2018iPhone
Apple to start manufacturing iPhone 6s Plus in India
Apple has started the trial production of the iPhone 6s Plus at the Bengaluru plant of its contract manufacturer, Wistron. The commercial manufacturing may begin in a couple of weeks, according to reports.
13 Apr 2018Sridevi
Sridevi's National Award win makes Boney, Janhvi emotional
Late Sridevi was today named as 'Best Actress' at the 65th National Film Awards for her performance in 'Mom'.
13 Apr 2018Pakistan News
2019 polls to see 'Islam-Bhagwan,' 'Pakistan-India' fights: BJP MLA
The 2019 Lok Sabha elections would be fought on the lines of "Islam versus Bhagwan" and "Pakistan versus India", BJP UP MLA Surendra Singh has said.
13 Apr 2018PV Sindhu
5 dark-horses of India who won medals at Commonwealth Games
Indians have performed remarkably well at the ongoing 21st Commonwealth Games 2018.
13 Apr 2018Raghuram Rajan
Comparisons between India, China unfair: Ex-RBI chief Raghuram Rajan
Comparisons between India and China are "unfair" as India "pales" before the Communist giant, which is about five times India's size, ex-RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has said as he emphasized on improving infrastructure for the country's growth.
13 Apr 2018Google
Privacy is a myth. Under fire this time: Smart speakers
Google recently launched its smart speaker Google Home in India. Amazon's Echo smart speaker is already available in the home market since last year.
13 Apr 2018Haryana
Kathua-rape: Center mulls death-penalty for rapists of minors under 12
The Center is mulling the death penalty for rape of minors aged under 12, Women and Child Development (WCD) Maneka Gandhi said.
13 Apr 2018Wrestling
21st CWG: Wrestlers seal four medals as Bajrang bags gold
India's Bajrang Punia bagged the top prize in men's freestyle 65kg event to give the nation its 17th gold medal at the ongoing 21st Commonwealth Games.
13 Apr 2018Xiaomi
Thomson launches 3 Smart TVs: Price, Specifications and more
France-based electronics manufacturer Thomson has launched its range of smart televisions in India.
13 Apr 2018Commonwealth Games (CWG)
CWG 2018: Tejaswini wins gold in 50m rifle 3 positions
Tejaswini Sawant won India its fifth shooting gold medal at Commonwealth Games 2018, winning the women's 50m rifle 3 positions finals in Gold Coast on Friday.
13 Apr 2018Cryptocurrency
Biggest Bitcoin theft: Coinsecure's bitcoins worth Rs. 20 crore stolen
In arguably India's largest cryptocurrency theft so far, the wallets of a leading bitcoin exchange company in Delhi were hacked and 440 bitcoins worth Rs. 20 crore were stolen.
13 Apr 2018Smartphones
Coolpad A1, Mega 4A introduced as offline exclusives in India
Coolpad has launched two new phones- Coolpad A1 and Coolpad Mega 4A in India.
13 Apr 2018Narendra Modi
In Maharashtra, debt-ridden farmer blames PM Modi for suicide
Upset with mounting debts and poor crops, 55-year-old farmer Shankar Bhaurao Chawre committed suicide by consuming pesticide.
13 Apr 2018Intel
Lenovo launches new range of ThinkPad laptops in India
Lenovo has launched its new range of ThinkPad laptops in India.
13 Apr 2018ICICI Bank
#BusinessBytes: 6 popular savings-bank accounts and facilities they provide
Savings accounts, the basic investment option, allow customers to save their money safely, use it anytime, and also earn interest on it.
13 Apr 2018Facebook
List of all the apps you can use on JioPhone
Reliance Jio's JioPhone runs on the KaiOS software.
12 Apr 2018Sushil Kumar
CWG: Indian wrestlers bag two gold medals on Day 8
Day 8 of the Commonwealth Games at Gold Cost was quite a productive one for India as Indian wrestlers bagged two gold medals.
12 Apr 2018Smartphones
OnePlus 6 fresh teaser reveals design changes and specs
In yet another teaser, OnePlus has tweeted a photo of the OnePlus 6 that shows the upcoming smartphone placed under its predecessor, the OnePlus 5T.
12 Apr 2018Ram Nath Kovind
CWG 2018: Rahul Aware opens India's wrestling gold medal account
Wrestler Rahul Aware grabbed the 13th gold medal for India in men's 57kg freestyle category in the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast.
12 Apr 2018Saina Nehwal
BWF rankings: Srikanth announced as the new world number 1
India's badminton sensation Kidambi Srikanth became the new world number 1 on Thursday.
12 Apr 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
'Chidambarams are threat to my life': Indrani Mukerjea's sensational claim
Former media executive Indrani Mukerjea, arrested for allegedly murdering her daughter, has made a sensational claim: the Chidambarams are a threat to her life, she says.
12 Apr 2018BlackBerry
Two BlackBerry phones to be launched this quarter in India
According to Hardip Singh, Executive Director at BlackBerry's Indian licensee Optiemus, two BlackBerry phones will be launched in the country this quarter.
12 Apr 2018Jharkhand
Jharkhand officials asked to prepare strategy for collecting more revenue
Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das has asked officials to prepare a strategy so that more revenue than the fixed targets can be collected.
12 Apr 2018Narendra Modi
Economic Freedom Index: India ranks 130; up by 13 spots
With an economic freedom score of 54.5, India was ranked 130 in the 2018 annual index of Economic Freedom released by The Heritage Foundation, an American conservative public policy think-tank based in Washington.
12 Apr 2018ICICI Bank
7 best credit-cards in India and the offers they have
People use credit cards for shopping, making online payments, travel purchases, availing discounts. The added benefits are the rewards and cashbacks they can avail.
11 Apr 2018Google
Orkut founder launches new social networking app "hello" in India
Orkut Buyukkokten, the founder of the once-popular social networking website Orkut, has launched a new social networking app in India called "hello."
11 Apr 2018Virat Kohli
Indian skipper Virat Kohli is Wisden Cricketer of the Year
Team India skipper Virat Kohli has been named Wisden 'Leading Cricketer of the Year' for 2017.
11 Apr 2018Facebook
WhatsApp is looking for an India head: Details here
For its first full-time hire in India, WhatsApp is looking for a country head, a position that has been vacant since long.
11 Apr 2018Rahul Gandhi
Data leak: Ravi Shankar Prasad seeks Congress President's apology
IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today sought an apology from Congress president Rahul Gandhi for allegedly using Cambridge Analytica data to swing poll results and said "probity" demands that he should promise not to manipulate voters in the future.
11 Apr 2018Supreme Court Of India
SC upholds CJI's power to allot cases, won't frame rules
The SC today upheld the right of the chief justice of India (CJI) to decide allocation of cases, and refused to frame rules in the matter.
11 Apr 2018Narendra Modi
Defence Expo begins; major military firms showcase latest weapons
India's mega defense exhibition, Defense Expo-2018, began today with the participation of major global and domestic military firms, which are eyeing billions of dollars of contract as part of the country's military modernization program.
11 Apr 2018Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
India to grow 7.3% this fiscal, 7.6% in next: ADB
India's economic growth is expected to rebound to 7.3% this fiscal and further to 7.6% in 2019-20 with increased productivity post-GST and investment revival due to banking reform said the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
10 Apr 2018Badminton
Badminton: Kidambi Srikanth set to be world number 1
India's badminton sensation Kidambi Srikanth is set to become the new world number 1 on Thursday.
10 Apr 2018Black Buck Case
'Race 3': Salman Khan to resume shooting in India
As Salman Khan is not allowed to leave the country without court's permission, the makers of 'Race 3' have now decided to film the sequel in India.
10 Apr 2018Aadhaar Card
New PAN forms to have independent gender category for transgenders
The government has amended the Income Tax rules that will now allow transgenders to be recognized as an independent category of applicants for obtaining a Permanent Account Number (PAN) for their tax-related transactions.