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07 May 2018

West Bengal

Storm alert for 15 states/UTs: How to keep yourself safe

Unexpectedly-intense dust storms and thunderstorms killed as many as 124 people in Northern India last week.

Unmarried adult-couples can stay together, SC rules. But, can they?

The Supreme Court ruled, on Sunday, that adult couples can stay together without getting married.

07 May 2018


Ranveer Singh to lend voice in Deadpool's Hindi version

Actor Ranveer Singh will be the voice of superhero Deadpool in the Hindi version of the much-awaited film's sequel.

07 May 2018

Narendra Modi

Opposition parties are opposing every form of technology, says PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hit out at the opposition for opposing technology be it in the form of Aadhaar card or EVMs.

Child sexual abuse survivors may lodge complaint till age 25

If a new proposal of Union Women and Child Development Ministry sees the light of the day, child sexual abuse survivors may be able to register a police complaint till the time they turn 25.

07 May 2018


#KarnatakaPolls: BJP will get absolute-majority; hung assembly out-of-question: UP Minister

The BJP will get an absolute majority in Karnataka assembly elections slated for May 12, UP Minister Surya Pratap Shahi said.

07 May 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi government clerk, 'mastermind' of hi-tech SSC cheating racket, arrested

Delhi government clerk Harpal Singh Chikara, the alleged mastermind of a hi-tech SSC (Staff Selection Commission) cheating gang, has been nabbed after more than a month on the run.

07 May 2018


After 124 deaths, heavy storm alert for 15 states, UTs

Days after heavy dust storms, thunderstorms and lightning killed more than 100 people in North India, the Met department has issued a similar warning for the next two days in 13 states and two union territories.

06 May 2018


6 apps that can help you in JEE preparation

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is undoubtedly the most difficult exam for engineering aspirants in India.

06 May 2018

Mukesh Ambani

Mukesh Ambani's daughter to tie the knot with Piramal scion

Isha Ambani, daughter of Reliance Industries (RIL) chairman and managing director Mukesh Ambani, is all set to marry Anand Piramal, son of business tycoon Ajay Piramal.

06 May 2018

Rishi Kapoor

Check out '102 Not Out', 'Omerta' day two collection

The new releases of the week, '102 Not Out' and 'Omerta', had a good Saturday at the box office.

06 May 2018


Vivo X21 with under-display fingerprint sensor to launch in India

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Vivo is reportedly planning to launch its latest mid-range smartphone in India - the Vivo X21.

06 May 2018

Pakistan Army

Pakistan Army realizes military-ties with India is way to peace

The Pakistani military leadership led by Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa is reaching out to India because it has realized that the way to peace and prosperity is through military cooperation with New Delhi, a Pakistani analyst said in a British think-tank commentary.

Expenditure on court cases goes up over Rs. 40 crore

The expenditure incurred by the government in contesting cases in the Supreme Court has gone up from nearly Rs. 11 crore in 2011-12 to Rs. 42.40 crore in 2017-18, Law Ministry data shows.

India ranks 138 in Press Freedom Index; PCI rubbishes report

Press Council of India has rubbished the recently released Press Freedom Index, in which India slipped two places to rank 138 among 180 countries, saying there was a "lack of clarity" on the inputs that weighed in rankings which were based on "opinion/perception".

06 May 2018

Reliance Jio

JioFiber offers 100Mbps broadband-service, with a whopping 1.1TB free data

After capturing the Indian telecom sector with its competitive data plans, Reliance Jio looks to disrupt the broadband space in the country.

India's projected growth rate to double economy in 10 years

India's projected GDP growth of over 7% for the current fiscal is "amazingly fast" and if this momentum is maintained the size of the economy can double within a decade, Asian Development Bank (ADB) Chief Economist Yasuyuki Sawada said.

06 May 2018


CBSE looks for help from IITs to stop paper leaks

A committee, tasked with reviewing how CBSE Class 10 and Class 12 exams are conducted, is now seeking suggestions from the IITs - India's premier engineering institutes - to make the examination system free from possibilities of a paper leak.

06 May 2018

Shiv Sena

No unruly passengers put on National no-fly list

As it turns out unruly passengers on aircraft can get away with their behavior quite easily.

05 May 2018


CWG gold medalist Chopra breaks personal record in javelin

India's 22-year-old javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra shattered his own national record at the IAAF Diamond League, being held in Doha.

05 May 2018


OnePlus 6-Avengers edition to launch in India on May 17

OnePlus 6 is days away from becoming official. As we inch closer to the countdown, more and more leaks continue to appear on the internet.

05 May 2018


Karnataka Manifesto: Why urban Karnataka matters?

About 38% of Karnataka's population lives in urban areas.

05 May 2018

Qatar Airways

Air India flying into turbulent skies, amid massive mounting losses

Air India is likely to fly into turbulent skies if the government's divestment plan for it fails to take off.

05 May 2018


Top 5 fitness bands you can buy under Rs. 10,000

The demand for fitness-centric tech products, especially fitness bands, has increased immensely over the past couple of years.

05 May 2018


#FinancialBytes: 6 apps that help you buy/sell Bitcoins in India

World's most popular cryptocurrency Bitcoin's valuation has had some dramatic fluctuations over the past one year. It picked up the pace in May'18 from $2,000 to $20,000 in Dec'17 and plummeted to $6,046 in Feb'18.

04 May 2018


#SmartphonesFaceoff: Zenfone Max Pro M1 vs Redmi Note 5 Pro

India's mid-range smartphone market, for quite some time now, has been dominated by the Redmi Note 5 Pro.

04 May 2018

Reliance Jio

Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular pre-orders open on Airtel, Jio

Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) variant is now up for pre-orders on the Airtel and Jio websites as well as Reliance Digital and Jio stores.

04 May 2018

Pakistan News

Major cheating scam in UK becomes popular income-source for Indians

India has ample opportunities in some sectors. Take a quick look, and you will see ads all over for vacancies in BPOs, data entry, or flight cabin crew.

04 May 2018


'Avengers: Infinity War' mints Rs. 150 crore in 7 days!

'Avengers: Infinity War' has zoomed past the Rs. 150 crore mark in India in seven days flat, a feat that even major Bollywood films fail to achieve.

04 May 2018


Mercedes-AMG E63 S launched in India at Rs. 1.50 crore

Mercedes-Benz India has launched the most powerful version of the E-class yet - the Mercedes-AMG E63 S - at a starting price of Rs 1.5 crore (ex-showroom).

New education policy will give Hindi its due importance: HRD

Language is very important for any society and the country, and the New Education Policy which is being formulated will give Hindi its due importance, Union Minister of State for HRD, Satya Pal Singh, said.

04 May 2018

West Africa

India tops list of fastest growing economies for coming decade

India tops the list of the fastest growing economies in the world for the coming decade and is projected to grow at 7.9% annually, ahead of China and the US, according to Center for International Development (CID) at Harvard University's report.

04 May 2018


#FinancialBytes: 6 best apps for investing in mutual funds

Today, mutual funds have emerged as one of the hottest investment choices for all investors as they are easy to invest in and also suit every budget.

04 May 2018


Google announces scholarship for Indian computer science students

The Venkat Panchapakesan Memorial Scholarship by Google is offered to students who are passionate about computer science, are using it to develop solutions, and aim to make the world a more sustainable place through it.

04 May 2018

Narendra Modi

'Women first' is the mantra for government and BJP: Modi

PM Narendra Modi today said that India is now moving forward from women development to women-led development and "women first" was the mantra of his government and the party.

04 May 2018


Technology can help India leapfrog into inclusive growth: Bill Gates

The use of technology coupled with bold decisions can help India leapfrog into inclusive growth and improve the quality of health and education, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has said.

04 May 2018


India wheelchair cricket team to play its first international series

The Indian wheelchair cricket team has left for Bangladesh for a bilateral series between the two nations starting May 4.

China says pharma-tariffs' removal will profit India, but will it?

Days after PM Narendra Modi's visit, China has announced it is removing import duties on 28 medicines effective May 1, a move that officials say will boost India's access to the market.

04 May 2018

Narendra Modi

85% of India's population has access to electricity: World Bank

India is doing "extremely well" on electrification with nearly 85% of the country's population having access to electricity, the World Bank said in its latest report.

03 May 2018


#FinancialBytes: 7 apps you can use to invest in gold

Indians just love gold and share a special bond with it. Apart from buying gold, it's common for Indians to invest in the yellow metal.