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Counterfeit notes can get you jailed. Learn to spot them

How likely is it that you have a fake note resting in your wallet? With counterfeit notes worth Rs. 11.23 crore detected across India in the first eight months post demonetization, the probability of it is unmissable.

29 Apr 2018


Here are 7 hot gadgets to buy under Rs. 20,000

Technology is getting better by the day and tech companies are striving to bring the best products with the latest technology, but devices with high-end specs are often expensive and don't find many buyers.

29 Apr 2018


Boney Kapoor to make a documentary on Sridevi

Two months have passed since Sridevi left for the heavenly abode. Her untimely demise had shocked her close ones and fans alike.

29 Apr 2018


India's metros are surprisingly seeing drastic drops in car sales

Metro cities in India have seen an unexpected but welcome trend. After continuously rising for years, the number of cars sold in Mumbai and Bengaluru actually dropped, and drastically.

29 Apr 2018


India tops Dubai's foreign tourism sector with over 6L visitors

India has topped the list of Dubai's source markets for inbound tourism, with 617,000 tourists from the country arriving in the emirate from January-March 2018, registering an impressive 7% year-on-year increase.

29 Apr 2018

Nirmala Sitharaman

For the first time, India-Pakistan to participate in counter-terror exercise

In a first, arch rivals India and Pakistan will be part of a multi-nation counter-terror exercise in Russia in September, which will also be joined by China and several other countries.

29 Apr 2018


Here's how you can use WhatsApp in local Indian languages

WhatsApp is today the biggest platform for one-on-one messaging. In India alone, there are more than 200mn active users on WhatsApp.

29 Apr 2018


Paytm launches Tap Card: Allows offline payments in 0.5 seconds

Paytm has launched Tap Card to make digital payments at merchant outlets without using the internet.

28 Apr 2018


UMANG mobile app for finding genuine technical education courses

The sheer number of technical education institutes in India often fool students into enrolling for fake institutes.

28 Apr 2018

Pakistan News

India, China to undertake a joint economic project in Afghanistan

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping's two-day informal summit in the city of Wuhan has been historic for more reasons than one.

28 Apr 2018


5 Hollywood films that struck gold at Indian box office

'Avengers: Infinity War' has taken a stupendous start of Rs. 30 crore (approximately) at the Indian box office and is expected to enter the Rs. 100 crore club in the opening weekend itself.

28 Apr 2018


'Avengers: Infinity War' triumphs Bollywood films, takes biggest-opening of 2018

'Avengers: Infinity War' has taken an unprecedented start at the Indian box office.

28 Apr 2018

United Airlines

Aditya Ghosh resigns as IndiGo president, Rahul Bhatia appointed interim-CEO

After 10 long years and an incredible journey, IndiGo Working Director and President Aditya Ghosh has announced his resignation from both posts, effective 26th April and July 31st, respectively.

Number of students enrolling in humanities-courses increased in 3-years: UGC

The number of students enrolling in humanities disciplines has increased in the past three years, according to UGC data.

28 Apr 2018


Samsung dominates Indian premium smartphone market with 50% share

According to a report by market research firm Counterpoint, Samsung has emerged as the leader in the Indian premium smartphone market (above Rs. 30,000) with the largest market share of 50% in Q1 2018.

28 Apr 2018


iPhone SE 2 might have glass back panel, headphone jack

According to reports, Apple's iPhone SE 2 will sport a glass back panel and a headphone jack.

27 Apr 2018


Indians flagged most number of YouTube videos in Q4 2017

According to YouTube's first "Community Guidelines Enforcement" report, the video platform received the most number of flags on its videos for inappropriate content in Q4 2017 from India.

27 Apr 2018

Sushma Swaraj

India hands over helicopter, tanks to Bangladesh as 1971 memorabilia

India has handed over a Mi-4 helicopter and two PT-76 tanks to Bangladesh as part of 1971 Liberation War memorabilia.

27 Apr 2018


Mahesh Babu will join Prabhas at Madame Tussauds in London

Mahesh Babu enjoys a massive fan following not only in India but overseas as well; his latest release 'Bharat Ane Nenu' is a testimony to that. The film has taken the worldwide box office by storm.

27 Apr 2018

South Africa

Apple launches iPhone 8 Red in India starting Rs. 67,940

Apple has brought its special red-colored edition of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in India. They come in total four storage variants.

27 Apr 2018

Anu Malik

'Indian Idol 10': Anu Malik-Neha Kakkar-Vishal Dadlani are the judges

'Indian Idol' has been one of India's most-loved singing reality shows since its inception in 2004. The show has successfully completed nine seasons and is now coming back with the tenth season.

Indu Malhotra takes oath as 25th Supreme Court judge

Senior advocate Indu Malhotra was on Friday administered the oath of office as a Supreme Court judge by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, making her the first woman lawyer to enter the top judiciary directly.

27 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Modi in China for informal-talks with Jinping, 'trust' on agenda

Indian PM Narendra Modi reached Wuhan yesterday for "informal" talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, the outcome of which could impact a third of the global population.

27 Apr 2018


#FinancialBytes: 7 Indian start-ups that offer micro loans to professionals

When it comes to taking loans, there are many options available in India; people can borrow money from banks/financial institutions easily.

After SBI, HDFC hikes term deposit interest rates

In a bid to increase its deposits, HDFC Bank has now hiked interest rates on term deposits by up to 100 basis points (one percentage point).

27 Apr 2018

Indian Army

Central armed forces to have 50% lighter, stronger bulletproof jacket

The Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) will soon have lighter, more resilient bullet-proof jackets developed by the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre.

27 Apr 2018


Gionee F205, S11 Lite launched for Rs. 8,999, Rs. 13,999

Chinese phone maker Gionee has launched its F205 and S11 Lite smartphones in India for Rs. 8,999 and Rs. 13,999, respectively.

26 Apr 2018

Reliance Jio

40mn JioPhones sold so far, 21mn in Q1 2018: Report

According to a survey by financial services company Credit Suisse, it is estimated that 40 million JioPhones have been sold till date.

26 Apr 2018

Hardeep Singh Puri

Construction of toilets under Swachh-Bharat to be completed before schedule

Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri today said the government would meet the target of constructing 67 lakh household and 5 lakh public toilets in urban areas under the Swachh Bharat Mission a year ahead of the schedule of 2 Oct'19.

26 Apr 2018

Yogi Adityanath

Here's why UNICEF India is praising Yogi Adityanath's government

UNICEF India on Wednesday appreciated the Uttar Pradesh government led by Yogi Adityanath, for successfully immunizing every child in the state against Japanese Encephalitis and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome.

26 Apr 2018


Ford launches crossover hatchback 'Freestyle' for Rs. 5.09 lakh

Ford has launched Freestyle, a small crossover hatchback based on the Ford Figo, in India at Rs. 5.09-6.94 lakh for the petrol variant and Rs. 6.09-7.89 lakh for the diesel variant.

26 Apr 2018

Indian Railways

After UP accident, Railways says will remove unmanned-crossings in 2-years

Hours after 13 children were killed in UP after their vehicle was hit by a train, the Railways has said that it plans to "completely eliminate" unmanned level crossings by March 31, 2020.

26 Apr 2018


On searching India's first PM, Google displays Modi's photo

On Wednesday, a Google glitch left Twitter users perplexed. The search engine showed Narendra Modi's photo when users looked for India's first Prime Minister.

26 Apr 2018

Swachh Bharat

MHRD announces Swachh Bharat summer internships. Apply now

To achieve its lofty ambition of making India open defecation free by October 2019, the Ministry of Human Resource Development has launched a Swachh Bharat summer internship for college students across India.

26 Apr 2018


Indian women's cricket team to soon have a bowling coach

The Indian women's cricket team will soon have a bowling coach as the BCCI is all set to invite applications for the role.

26 Apr 2018

Virat Kohli

BCCI recommends Khel Ratna for Kohli, Dronacharya award for Dravid

The BCCI has recommended Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.

26 Apr 2018


Meet the 6 youngest self-made Indian billionaires under 50

Becoming a self-made billionaire is no easy task; it's one of the greatest achievements.

26 Apr 2018

OnePlus 6

The OnePlus 6 to launch in India on May 17

OnePlus has finally announced that the company's much-awaited flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 6 will launch in India on May 17 (3 pm IST) at an official event in Mumbai.

26 Apr 2018


#FinancialBytes: Investing in stocks? These start-ups help you with decide

Everyone wants to invest their hard-earned money and grow it smartly. There are several investment options today, but stock investments remain one of the best and popular options to earn higher returns.

25 Apr 2018


BCCI recommends Shikhar Dhawan, Smriti Mandhana for Arjuna Award

The BCCI has recommended India opener Shikhar Dhawan, and women's team player Smriti Mandhana for the Arjuna Award said the Board's Acting Secretary Amitabh Chaudhary.