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23 Jun 2018Business
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 2018Bharti 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.
22 Jun 2018Cricket: News, Stats and more!
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 2018Technology
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 2018Iran
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.
22 Jun 2018Supreme Court Of India
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 2018GST
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 2018Vijay 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 2018Zomato
After Swiggy raises $210mn, Zomato looks to raise $400mn
Competition in India's fast-growing food delivery market is intensifying.
22 Jun 2018Google 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 2018Nokia 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.
22 Jun 2018United States of America
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 2018AMOLED
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 2018Entertainment
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 2018Mahindra & 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.
21 Jun 2018World Trade Organization (WTO)
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 2018Bollywood
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 2018NITI 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 2018Panama 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 2018Mumbai
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 2018Telangana
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 2018Health & 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 2018Google
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 2018Petrol 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 2018Aamir 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.
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.
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 2018Security
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 2018Thane
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 2018Akshay Kumar
Akshay teams up with YRF for a film on Prithviraj
Period films seem to have become Akshay Kumar's new favorite.
20 Jun 2018World Health Organization
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 2018Bangladesh
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 2018WhatsApp
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.
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 2018Pune
#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 2018Virat 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 2018Jaguar
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 2018GST
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 2018Jeep 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 2018North 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.