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19 Apr 2018


UBER eats launches in Kolkata

UBER eats, the food delivery arm of ride-hailing giant Uber, has launched in Kolkata.

SC's Loya death verdict triggers BJP-Congress war

The SC's refusal to order an independent probe in Judge BH Loya's death has opened a political war.

PSBs among leading govt bodies in rejecting RTI pleas: Study

Public sector banks, which are reeling under a huge burden of growing non-performing assets and being probed by central agencies, have emerged as the leading public authorities in terms of rejecting RTI pleas, an analysis by a voluntary group shows.

19 Apr 2018


BMW 2018 X3 launched in India, starts at Rs. 49.99lakh

Bavarian Motor Works (BMW) has launched its 2018 X3 model in India.

19 Apr 2018


NEET: 23 students will compete for each seat this time

The number of candidates registering for the NEET 2018 has increased by a whopping 2L since last year.

19 Apr 2018


Apple may launch a dual-SIM iPhone, priced at Rs. 36,000

Apple is expected to launch its 2018 iPhone X in three variants and may offer a cheaper version as well. The cheapest version would be priced at $550. (Rs. 36,000)

19 Apr 2018

Aadhaar Card

Aadhaar verification now possible offline, without disclosing 12-digit ID number

Aadhaar cards will now have an updated QR code, making user verification possible even offline, without the 12-digit ID number.

19 Apr 2018

Air India

You might get Rs. 20,000 if your flight is delayed/cancelled

If the aviation ministry's recommendations are approved, you might soon be entitled to a compensation of up to Rs. 20,000 if your flight is delayed or cancelled, depending upon the impact.

19 Apr 2018

Mukesh Ambani

Looking at Mukesh Ambani's life journey on his 61st birthday

Mukesh Ambani is one name that demands respect and envy at the same time. As India's richest businessman, thousands want to live his extra-ordinary life, and an equal number aspire to become as successful as he is.

SC can remove suspicions on Loya's death by direct-dealing: Congress

Congress today said the Supreme Court judgment dismissing a batch of pleas seeking an independent probe into the alleged mysterious death of special CBI judge BH Loya will raise more questions and leave many of them unanswered unless logical reasons were found in it.

19 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

What Modi said in 'Bharat Ki Baat, Sabke Saath'

At the 'Bharat Ki Baat, Sabke Saath' diaspora event in Central Hall Westminster, London, PM Narendra Modi responded to a series of questions.

Global debt reached record-high of $164 trillion in 2016: IMF

The global debt has reached a record high in 2016 at $164 trillion, or almost 225% of GDP, said Vitor Gaspar, Director of IMF.

19 Apr 2018

Ajit Doval

Major reform: India sets-up new body for improved defense planning

In a major reform in Indian defense, the government has constituted the high-powered Defence Planning Committee (DPC) under National Security Advisor Ajit Doval.

India using 'right policies' to lower high debt level: IMF

India has "quite a high" level debt to GDP ratio, but New Delhi is trying to lower it using "the right policies", the International Monetary Fund has said.

Commercial driving licenses not required for driving taxis, autos

Commercial driving licenses will not be required henceforth for driving taxis, three-wheelers, e-rickshaws, and two wheelers (for food delivery, transport services etc.), the government has announced.

'Judge Loya died of natural causes': SC refuses independent probe

The SC has dismissed a petition for an independent probe in the death of Special CBI Judge BH Loya, who was found dead amid "suspicious" circumstances, his family claimed.

19 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Sari-clad women with dhols welcome Prime Minister Modi in UK

Hundreds of demonstrators chanting slogans in favor of India's development and against "atrocities" taking place in the country have greeted PM Narendra Modi as he landed in the UK for a four-day visit.

19 Apr 2018

Bharti Airtel

Airtel has highest 4G download speeds in India: Report

According to a report by London-based wireless coverage mapping agency OpenSignal, Bharti Airtel has the maximum 3G and 4G download speeds in India.

Soon, browse internet on board flights in India!

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is all set to approve in-flight connectivity (IFC) at its next meeting on May 1, sources said.

19 Apr 2018


OPPO F7 Diamond Black with 6GB RAM launched in India

OPPO has announced the launch of its limited edition OPPO F7 Diamond Black variant in India.

19 Apr 2018


Kala Khatta to Meetha Paan: Durex announces new flavored condoms

In an attempt to disrupt the market of flavored condoms in India, Durex has launched four new varieties of condoms as part of a campaign wittily titled '#IshqKeLakhonRang'.

18 Apr 2018


Xiaomi Redmi S2: Launch, Specs and Features

Xiaomi is working on Redmi S2 - a budget smartphone that the company might release in both China and India, according to a report from XDA Developers.

18 Apr 2018


I promise that I'll entertain again, says Kapil Sharma

Comedy king Kapil Sharma, who once made the entire nation laugh, has been engulfed in controversies of late.

18 Apr 2018


'Internet': Amazon's lite browser for Android released in India

Amazon has discreetly released an Android web browser app in India.

18 Apr 2018


Samsung most trusted brand in India for second consecutive year

According to the Brand Trust Report 2018 by TRA Research, Samsung is the most trusted brand in India followed by rivals Sony and LG, respectively.

18 Apr 2018

Lok Sabha

Paid internship at Lok-Sabha: Details, how to apply and more

Students who wish to understand the working of Parliament can do so while getting paid, this summer.

18 Apr 2018


Facebook to fact-check news in poll-bound Karnataka

Facebook has partnered with an independent digital journalism platform BOOM to launch a fact-checking program in India.

18 Apr 2018


Here's how to use Facebook mobile recharge service in India

Following backlash over the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook revamped its Settings menu, giving more control to users over their data.

18 Apr 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Another minor raped and murdered, this time in UP's Etah

As India continues to simmer in the wake of the horrific rape-and-murders of minors in Kathua and Surat, another girl, 7 years old, was brutally raped and killed during a wedding in Uttar Pradesh's Etah on Tuesday.

18 Apr 2018

Mutual Funds

#FinancialBytes: Best investment options for those who earn Rs. 1L

Creating wealth by making investments and earning good returns is essential for anyone as earning money isn't always enough these days to fund one's financial goals.

18 Apr 2018

Delhi High Court

Experiencing call drops, slow internet in New Delhi? Here's why

People in New Delhi may experience slow internet, network congestion and a rise in call drops as MCD has sealed 566 mobile towers, industry body Tower and Infrastructure Providers Association (TAIPA) said in a statement.

17 Apr 2018

Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone was right about depression: 31% BMC-hospital patients affected

In India's celebrity-heavy culture, if there's one actor who talked openly about a major mental illness, it's Deepika Padukone, who in 2015 shared her ordeal fighting depression.

IPL 2018: BCCI to monitor workload of 23 shortlisted players

The BCCI is set to monitor the progress and workload of 23 shortlisted players during the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018.

17 Apr 2018

Sri Lanka

Nigerians constitute 40% of foreigners held for drug crimes: NCB

Nigerians constituted about 40% of foreigners arrested for drug crimes in the country last year, says the latest report by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB).

17 Apr 2018

Air India

Air India introduces 'family fee,' but you can avoid it

The next time you fly Air India, prepare to shell out up to Rs. 1,500 for sitting with your traveling group.

17 Apr 2018


ASUS ZenFone Max Pro to be Flipkart-exclusive: Details here

The ASUS ZenFone Max Pro smartphone will be launched in India on April 23 and sell exclusively via Flipkart.

17 Apr 2018

Sushil Kumar

Statistical analysis of India's performance at Commonwealth Games

India's performance at the 21st Commonwealth Games goes down as the nation's third best ever in the event.

17 Apr 2018

United Nations (UN)

United Nations: India wins important UN's subsidiaries elections

India has won an election to a crucial non-governmental organization committee in the UN after garnering the highest number of votes besides getting elected by acclamation to other subsidiary bodies in five separate polls.

17 Apr 2018


Alexa gets Cleartrip integration, Amazon Echo can now search flights

Amazon's Alexa has found another use-case with the integration of Cleartrip - an online travel company.

17 Apr 2018

Kapil Sharma

Here's what happened when Ali Asgar recently met Kapil Sharma

Ali Asgar, known for playing 'Dadi' and 'Nani' in 'Comedy Nights With Kapil' and 'The Kapil Sharma Show' respectively, rushed to meet his former colleague Kapil Sharma as soon as he heard of the comedian's deteriorating mental health.