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29 Apr 2018Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
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 2018Xiaomi
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 2018Sridevi
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 2018Mumbai
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 2018Dubai
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 2018Nirmala 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 2018iOS
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 2018Paytm
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 2018Education
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 2018Pakistan 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 2018Hollywood
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 2018Hollywood
'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 2018United 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.
28 Apr 2018University Grants Commission
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 2018Samsung
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 2018Smartphones
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 2018YouTube
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 2018Sushma 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 2018Prabhas
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 2018South 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 2018Anu 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.
27 Apr 2018Supreme Court Of India
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 2018Narendra 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 2018Startups
#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.
27 Apr 2018Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
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 2018Indian 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 2018Smartphones
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 2018Reliance 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 2018Hardeep 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 2018Yogi 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 2018Ford
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 2018Indian 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 2018Twitter
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 2018Swachh 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 2018BCCI
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 2018Virat 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 2018Patanjali
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 2018OnePlus 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 2018Startups
#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 2018BCCI
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.