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16 Jul 2018

Saudi Arabia

As expenses in Saudi shoot up, Indians pack their bags

Live of Indians in Saudi Arabia have altered drastically in the last year: there's a new 'family tax,' family visas are no longer free, charges of temporary visas have more than doubled, and fuel, water and power costs have shot through the roof.

16 Jul 2018

Indian Army

Supersonic cruise missile BrahMos successfully test fired from Chandipur ITR

Supersonic cruise missile BrahMos was today successfully test fired from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur, Odisha.

16 Jul 2018


LIC board approves acquisition of 51% stake in IDBI Bank

The LIC board today gave approval to the insurance behemoth for acquiring of up to 51% stake in IDBI Bank, Economic Affairs Secretary SC Garg said today.

16 Jul 2018

Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone, NASA swear by this Bengaluru home-based baker's cookies

She's a cosmetic scientist, but her love didn't lie in studying manufacture of perfumes, makeup and shampoos.

16 Jul 2018

Electric Vehicles

Meet Tronx One: A made in India electric crossover bike

Tronx Motors, India-based Smartron's subsidiary company, has launched an electric crossover bike in India - the Tronx One. It is essentially a bicycle with an electric motor.

16 Jul 2018


India proud again; wins most gold-medals at Serbia youth boxing-tournament

Indian boxers ruled the ring at the 36th Golden Glove of Vojvodina youth tournament, ending with a whopping seven gold medals to claim the overall top spot in the event in Subotica, Serbia.

US: Astoria revives its more than 100-year-old Indian connection

The historic port city of Astoria in the North Western American State of Oregon is trying to revive its more than a century old Indian connection which was forgotten till a few years ago.

16 Jul 2018


Congress's balm on teary Kumaraswamy: Be courageous, stay happy

The Congress told Karnataka's Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy to have 'courage and face challenges' after the latter broke down addressing members of JD(S) party and said he wasn't happy.

16 Jul 2018


OnePlus 6 Red Edition goes on sale today via Amazon

The recently launched OnePlus 6 Red Edition will go on sale in India today via Amazon and OnePlus India e-store starting 12pm.

15 Jul 2018


5 brilliant Hindi short-films on YouTube to watch right away

No censor-board restrictions, free-of-cost access, and worldwide release make YouTube a great place for films - both for makers as well as viewers.

15 Jul 2018

Indian Railways

All the rules you need to know about tatkal bookings

To meet the last-minute ticketing needs of passengers, IRCTC offers online as well as offline 'tatkal' ticketing services.

15 Jul 2018


Won't allow our soil to be used for terrorist-activities: Bangladesh

Bangladesh today has reassured India that it will not allow its soil to be used for any terrorist activities against the neighboring country as visiting Home Minister Rajnath Singh held talks with his Bangladeshi counterpart Asaduzzaman Khan on security-related issues.

15 Jul 2018

Russia News

Anti-terror ops to be focus of mega military-drill in Russia

Boosting counter-terror cooperation and evolving a common strategy to deal with radicalization will be the focus of a mega military exercise in Russia next month, in which India, Pakistan, and other member nations of Shanghai Cooperation Organization will participate.

15 Jul 2018


Chandamama, a fast friend of 90s' kids, dying slow death

With software company Geodesic Ltd under IT and ED scanner over siphoning of funds, its subsidiary, the famed Chandamama, a Chennai-based magazine, has also fallen from grace.

15 Jul 2018

NITI Aayog

After Amartya Sen's criticism,NITI Aayog VC offers him a 'challenge'

A week after eminent economist Amartya Sen said India had taken a "quantum jump in the wrong direction" since 2014, NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar said the Nobel laureate should spend some time in the country.

England vs India: Fans boo Dhoni at the Lord's

Yesterday, MS Dhoni crossed the 10,000-run milestone in ODI cricket.

15 Jul 2018

Health & Wellness

Award-winning Indian-origin physiotherapist wants to start 'unique' rehab in India

An Indian-origin healthcare professional in the UK, who was recently awarded for her work to improve the quality of patient care in the state-funded National Health Service (NHS), said her dream is to start a rehabilitation and re-employment center in India.

34 Indian airports lack CCTV cameras, other basic security equipment

Airports across the country are lacking in basic security equipment like bomb detectors, baggage X-ray machines and walkie-talkies, the CISF has warned.

15 Jul 2018

Elon Musk

Elon Musk might visit India in early 2019

If his tweets are to be believed, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is slated to visit India soon.

15 Jul 2018


Huawei to soon launch Nova 3 series smartphones in India

Huawei's newest smartphones, the recently unveiled Nova 3 and upcoming Nova 3i, will soon be made available in India and other countries after their launch in China.

15 Jul 2018

Uddhav Thackeray

'Demonetization was instant,why not Ram Mandir?': Uddhav Thackeray slams BJP

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray once again came down heavily on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and asked why demonetization was instant but not Ram Mandir.

15 Jul 2018

Road Accidents

Potholes killed 10 people daily in 2017. Terrorism killed 2

Judging by fresh data released by the states, Indians should fear potholes more than they do terrorists.

15 Jul 2018


6 top online services available for resume making in India

The average time recruiters spend on a resume is "6 seconds". Job applicants only have "6 seconds" to make a good impression on their potential employer.

15 Jul 2018


#CareerBytes: Top 6 IITs and their placement numbers this season

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the most premier public institutes offering the best engineering and technology education in India.

14 Jul 2018


Honor 9i (2018) could launch in India on July 24

Honor is expected to launch a new smartphone in India and has sent out invites for an event scheduled for July 24.

14 Jul 2018


Unknown malware targets iPhones of 13 VVIPs in India

Industry-leading threat intelligence group, Cisco Talos has discovered that a malware was used in a precise, targeted manner to infect 13 iPhones in India and steal data for three years.

14 Jul 2018


Haj 2018: First batch of pilgrims leaves for Saudi Arabia

Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has flagged off the first batch of Haj pilgrims today. He said the preparations for ensuring a smooth pilgrimage have been completed.

CPWD made 168 govt-buildings accessible to differently-abled people so far

The Central Public Works Department has so far made 168 government buildings, out of the total 219 buildings, accessible to the differently-abled persons in India under "Accessible India Campaign", an initiative of the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities.

14 Jul 2018

Nokia Mobiles

#SmartphonesFaceoff: Jio Phone 2 v/s Nokia 8110 (4G)

When we talk about mobile technology, especially phones, we tend to skew towards smartphones. And rarely do we consider the low-budget feature phones that are used by millions, at least in India.

14 Jul 2018


OPPO A3s launched in India for Rs. 10,900

As the latest entrant in an already crowded budget-range segment, OPPO has launched the A3s smartphone in India.

13 Jul 2018


#CareerBytes: Top 6 IIMs and their placement rates this year

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the most sought after B-schools that provide quality management education at the postgraduate, doctoral, and executive levels in the country.

13 Jul 2018


Menstruation, an inevitable biological process, yet a taboo

Menstruation has been stigmatized since time immemorial. It is considered a taboo and women undergoing it called impure, in spite of menstruation being an inevitable monthly occurrence.

13 Jul 2018

Indian Railways

Southern Railway has apprehended over 700 for unauthorized chain-pulling

Southern Railway today said it has apprehended 737 passengers and collected Rs. 2.8L as fine for unnecessarily pulling of alarm chain in trains from January-June 2018.

Why Kuldeep Yadav should be included in the Test squad?

23-year-old wrist spinner, Kuldeep Yadav, is definitely the best in business, amongst lefties, when it comes to spin bowling.

13 Jul 2018

Aadhaar Card

#FinancialBytes: Here's how you can fix errors in PAN card

Factual errors in your PAN or a discrepancy between your PAN and Aadhaar details can, obviously, lead to a number of troubles in future.

13 Jul 2018

5G Technology

Key takeaways from India's new telecom policy

On Wednesday, the Telecom Commission - the highest decision-making body of the Department of Telecom - approved, in totality, the recommendations made by the Telecom Authority of India (TRAI) on the National Digital Communications Policy 2018.

13 Jul 2018

Mukesh Ambani

Mukesh Ambani overtakes Jack Ma to be Asia's richest person

India's richest man, Mukesh Ambani, has now become Asia's richest man, overtaking Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma.

13 Jul 2018


Vivo Nex S to launch on July 19, price leaked

Just days ahead of its launch in India, an Amazon listing has leaked the price of the upcoming Vivo Nex S.

13 Jul 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Modi to address 50 rallies across India before 2019 elections

With an eye on the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, PM Narendra Modi will address 50 rallies across the country by February 2019, covering more than 100 Lok Sabha constituencies.

13 Jul 2018


Who have been India's best track and field athletes?

India's 18-year-old track athlete Hima Das became the latest sporting sensation after she bagged the gold medal yesterday.