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23 Jun 2018


MoneyTap: The company which gives you instant personal loans

Are you looking for instant personal loans, and that too at low interest rates? If yes, then this Bengaluru-based start-up, MoneyTap can help you.

22 Jun 2018

Bharti Airtel

Vodafone upgrades postpaid-plans, offers upto 75GB data

In India, there's an evident war among the telecom companies to capture the lion's share of the country's mobile subscriber base.

TNPL 2018: Anil Kumble's Spektacom technology to make its debut

Technology in cricket is making leaps and bounds and another innovation is on its way.

22 Jun 2018


2018 Mitsubishi Outlander launched in India for Rs. 31.54 lakh

Japanese automaker Mitsubishi Motors has launched its much-awaited all-new Outlander SUV in India for Rs. 31.54 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai).

22 Jun 2018


Is it possible to operationalize the Chabahar port by 2019?

According to Union minister Nitin Gadkari, India is trying to get the strategic Chabahar port in Iran operational by 2019, despite the dire threat of fresh US sanctions against Iran looming large in the air.

Justice Chelameswar, one of India's boldest judges, retires

Supreme Court (SC) Justice Jasti Chelameswar, who caused a ripple by rebelling against the Chief Justice earlier this year, retired today.

22 Jun 2018


GST will usher 112% growth in warehousing by 2021: JLL-India

Goods and Services Tax (GST) will usher in a new era for the warehousing and logistics sector in India that could see 112% growth in the sector by 2021, a report released by real estate services firm JLL India said.

22 Jun 2018

Vijay Mallya

ED seeks fugitive-tag for Mallya; moves court to confiscate Rs.12,500cr-assets

Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday filed the first case under "Fugitive Economic Offender Ordinance" to declare Vijay Mallya a fugitive offender and to confiscate his assets worth Rs. 12,500cr (including movable and immovable properties).

22 Jun 2018


After Swiggy raises $210mn, Zomato looks to raise $400mn

Competition in India's fast-growing food delivery market is intensifying.

22 Jun 2018

Google Assistant

Google Assistant and Home can now understand continued conversations

If you own a smart speaker like Amazon Alexa or Google Home, using prompts like "Hey, Google," every time you want to ask a question or issue a command might be annoying.

22 Jun 2018

Nokia Mobiles

Nokia X6 India launch soon, as support page goes live

The first Nokia phone to embrace the notch, Nokia X6 has been launched by HMD Global in China last month.

Nearly 100 Indians held at 2 detention centers in US

The Indian Mission in the US has established contact with two immigration detention centers where nearly 100 Indians, mostly from Punjab, are detained for illegally entering the country through its southern border.

22 Jun 2018


Airtel offering Pixel 2 at down payments starting Rs. 10,599

Airtel is selling the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones via its online store on down payments starting at Rs. 10,599, along with bundled monthly installments thereafter.

21 Jun 2018


Mallika Sherawat to adapt 'The Good Wife' for Indian audience

Mallika Sherawat is back to work after a hiatus of two years and this time she will be seen on the small screen.

21 Jun 2018

Mahindra & Mahindra

Mahindra TUV300 Plus launched in India at Rs. 9.47 lakh

Mahindra and Mahindra has unveiled TUV300 Plus - the elongated, nine-seater version of the company's sub-4m TUV300 SUV.

India hits back at US, hikes customs-duty for 29 items

India has increased customs duty on 29 products, including pulses and iron and steel products, imported from the US as a retaliatory action against the tariff hike by Washington.

21 Jun 2018


Indian, Chinese filmmakers to co-produce 'Operation Wild'

Filmmakers from India and China have joined hands to produce a movie that will showcase the emotional bond and cultural values shared by the people of both the countries.

21 Jun 2018

NITI Aayog

Agriculture's water-usage share needs to come below 50%: Kasturirangan

Eminent scientist K Kasturirangan said agriculture's share in India's total water usage needs to be brought down from (the current) 80-85% to below 50%, and efforts made to preserve and manage even a single drop.

21 Jun 2018

Panama Papers

'Panama Papers:The Aftermath' reveals 1.2mn fresh documents, including 12,000 Indians

Two years after the scandalous Panama Papers leak, the whistleblowers, including the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and Indian Express, have come up with a staggering 1.2mn fresh documents.

21 Jun 2018


More revelations in Kochhar 'scam': Family's Mumbai flat under scanner

More reports have surfaced about a 'nexus' between Chanda Kochhar, ICICI Bank CEO, and Videocon's Venugopal Dhoot.

21 Jun 2018


Telangana IPS officer successfully controlling 'fake news' in 400 villages

India is in the grips of a 'fake news' epidemic, courtesy easily-accessible social media platforms. WhatsApp-related rumors have led to the lynching of at least seven people since May, in Assam, TN and Maharashtra.

21 Jun 2018

Health & Wellness

#FinancialBytes: How to port your health insurance

Are you unhappy with your health insurer? Well, then you do have an option to port your health insurance to another insurer, which can offer you better facilities.

21 Jun 2018


How Android Go can be a game-changer for Google

The Android Go operating system (OS) by Google is an optimized version of the latest Android Oreo OS which is specially designed for low-configuration smartphones.

20 Jun 2018

Petrol Diesel Prices

Petrol and diesel to come under GST: Details here

You may soon have to pay both Goods and Services Tax (GST) levied by the Central government and Value Added Tax (VAT) levied by state governments on the purchase of petrol and diesel, as the government is considering to include fuel under a combination of GST and VAT.

20 Jun 2018

Aamir Khan

Good news! Rajkumar Hirani begins work on '3 Idiots' sequel

To make a film that can cater to a pan India audience is not something that every filmmaker can pull off.

20 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

Odisha CM requests PM Modi to make hockey national sport

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has written to PM Narendra Modi to officially make hockey India's national sport.

20 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

How is Nirav Modi traveling with revoked Indian passport?

It's been months since Nirav Modi started playing cat-and-mouse with Indian authorities. Recently, after reports emerged he was in the UK, he left for Brussels within two days.

20 Jun 2018


Border management policy's prime objective is checking illicit trade: India

While speaking at a UN conference on small arms, Ambassador Amandeep Singh Gill, Permanent Representative of India to Conference on Disarmament, said a principal objective of India's border management policy is to secure its borders against illicit trade.

20 Jun 2018


Two Bangladeshi-couples get 2-year jail for illegally staying in India

A court in Thane has sentenced two Bangladeshi couples to two years of imprisonment for staying illegally in India under Foreigners Act and imposed a fine of Rs. 10,000 on each of them.

20 Jun 2018

Akshay Kumar

Akshay teams up with YRF for a film on Prithviraj

Period films seem to have become Akshay Kumar's new favorite.

India spends less than Sri Lanka and Bhutan on public-health

India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, but its expenditure on healthcare as a percentage of GDP remains quite shameful.

20 Jun 2018


7,400 Indians filed asylum applications in US in 2017: UN

7,400 people from India filed applications for asylum in the US last year, according to UN Refugee Agency's annual Global Trends report.

20 Jun 2018


Now access news, live TV, entertainment, games in Paytm Inbox

Digital payments platform Paytm has added new infotainment features to "Inbox," its in-app messaging service.

20 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

Doubled agriculture-budget to Rs. 2.12L crore to double farm-income: Modi

Interacting with farmers across 600 districts through the NaMo app, PM Narendra Modi today said the government has doubled the agriculture budget to Rs. 2.12L crore in order to double farmers' income by 2022.

20 Jun 2018


#CareerBytes: 7 top-rated medical colleges for undergraduate courses in India

A career in the field of medicine is one of the most preferred options among science students in the country.

19 Jun 2018

Virat Kohli

ICC Test rankings: Shikhar Dhawan scales new heights

Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan has moved up ten places to achieve his career-best Test ranking (24).

19 Jun 2018


Bookings open for the new variants of Range Rover

Luxury carmaker Jaguar Land Rover India today began bookings for the new variants of Range Rover SV Autobiography and Range Rover Sport SVR which come with 4-liter and 5.1-liter engines.

19 Jun 2018


India sees 20% rise in dollar millionaires, despite GST-impact: Report

Despite adverse impact of GST implementation, India saw a 20% increase in both the number of dollar-millionaires and their wealth in 2017, a report said today.

19 Jun 2018

Jeep Compass

Limited edition Jeep Compass Bedrock launched for Rs. 17.53 lakh

Commemorating the sale of 25,000 Jeep Compass cars in India, the Fiat Chrysler-owned brand has launched a special variant of its Compass SUV, called the Bedrock.

19 Jun 2018

North Korea

Pakistan has more nuclear-warheads than India; China has double: SIPRI

Pakistan continues to be ahead of India when it comes to possessing nuclear warheads, with China having double the quantity, says a report by a leading Swedish think-tank.