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18 Jul 2018


Apple's India strategy stumbles as iPhones struggle to find buyers

In the first half of 2018, Apple has sold less than a million iPhones in India, says a report by market research firm Counterpoint. In comparison, the tech giant had sold 3.2 million iPhones in 2017.

18 Jul 2018


These are the best chess players of all time

Chess is a unique game in its own accord.

18 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.

#FinancialBytes: How to file I-T Return in case of job-change?

In order to file the income tax, if one has changed jobs, the final figures of payable tax has to be arrived at, considering all the employers, the current and the previous ones.

18 Jul 2018


This Indian illegal-immigrant has landed himself a job in US

21-year-old Gurkripa Singh (name changed) might be among the lucky few to have entered the US illegally, stayed in jail for less than a month, and still have landed a job!

18 Jul 2018

Aadhaar Card

How to check your Aadhaar enrolment/update status

With more and more government services requiring your Aadhaar ID, getting an Aadhaar number has virtually become mandatory.

Has Suresh Raina thrown away his spot in ODIs?

Suresh Raina made a return to the ODI fold, for the England series, on back of his stellar T20I form.

Engaged with authorities abroad to bring back Kohinoor: Govt

The government is engaged with relevant authorities abroad to explore ways to bring back the Kohinoor diamond and other Indian antiquities, Union Minister VK Singh said today.

Over 300 corruption cases registered by CBI this year: Govt

As many as 314 corruption cases have been registered by the CBI between January and June this year, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said informed Lok Sabha today.

18 Jul 2018

West Bengal

1,006 deaths in India in May-June due to thunderstorms, floods

Over 1,000 people lost their lives in May and June due to natural calamities like thunderstorms and floods in India, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju said today.

18 Jul 2018

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli touches career-high 911 points, tops ICC ODI rankings

Indian captain Virat Kohli strengthened his position at the top of ICC ODI rankings for batsmen by touching career-high 911 points.

18 Jul 2018

Indian Government

Govt to release unemployment data in next 2 months

The government today informed the Rajya Sabha that it will come out with unemployment data from 2016 in the next two months.

18 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi

Monsoon session: Lok Sabha accepts no-confidence motion against NDA

On the first day of the Monsoon Session of Parliament, a no-confidence motion was moved and accepted against the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led NDA in Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

US: Indian girl killed as two training aircraft collide midair

The 19-year-old Indian girl Nisha Sejwal was among three people killed when two small training aircraft from a flight school collided midair yesterday in the US state of Florida.

18 Jul 2018

Rohit Sharma

What is the ideal ODI Playing XI for India?

India went down to England 1-2 in the recently concluded ODI series.

18 Jul 2018


#HappyBirthdayPriyanka: Keep breaking the glass ceilings

Priyanka Chopra, a name that has been on India's lips for more than a decade, has now become a metaphor for excellence, worldwide.

18 Jul 2018

West Bengal

Ex-Rajya Sabha MP, Chandan Mitra resigns from BJP

Former Rajya Sabha MP and current editor of The Pioneer, Chandan Mitra, has resigned from the BJP and is slated to join the Trinamool Congress when West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee holds her annual mega rally on Saturday.

18 Jul 2018


Parliament Monsoon session: What to expect

The Monsoon session of the Parliament begins today, July 18, and a lot of pending bills are expected to be discussed.

18 Jul 2018


Unique questions papers planned for competitive exams like JEE, NEET

The new National Testing Agency (NTA) is looking to change how important examinations like JEE Mains, NEET, and UGC NET are conducted in the country.

18 Jul 2018

Lok Sabha

How to apply for a Voter ID card online?

In India, the Election Commission prevents election fraud by issuing a unique voter ID card to eligible citizens.

17 Jul 2018

Akshay Kumar

Top 5 much-awaited Bollywood biopics that are yet to release

From the looks of it, the new mantra to success for any Bollywood filmmaker is to make a biopic.

17 Jul 2018


Vivo Y71i with face-unlock launched in India for Rs. 8,990

As a trimmed down variant of the Y71 smartphone, Vivo has launched the Vivo Y71i in India.

#FinancialBytes: A step-by-step guide to Income Tax return filing

July 31 is the last date to file your income tax, and if you fail to do it on or before that, a penalty of upto Rs. 10,000 would be levied.

Peak-hour flight fares may increase if govt. passes new proposal

In a move akin to surge pricing policies on ride-hailing services, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) is mulling over a proposal to impose additional charges on airlines for flights during peak hours.

17 Jul 2018


IIT/IIM students fetching sky-rocketing salaries, double than other college grads

Engineering graduates from top IITs are fetching 137% higher salary package than an average engineer, while management graduates from top IIMs are getting 121% more than an average MBA graduate, says a report.

17 Jul 2018


#FinancialBytes: Situations in which you can withdraw PF before retirement

Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is primarily a retirement benefit scheme by the Government of India for all salaried individuals in which employees get their accumulated funds after retirement or job-loss to finance their expenditures.

17 Jul 2018


Goa wants only 'good tourists': Heavy fines for public-drinking, littering

Goa, a state dependent on tourism, is becoming selective. Now it wants only "good" visitors, Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar has said.

17 Jul 2018


Kerala: Over 8,000 families shifted to relief-camps due to floods

Nearly 34,000 people have been shifted to relief camps after floodwater inundated low-lying areas due to heavy rains that have lashed India's southern state of Kerala for the past one week.

17 Jul 2018

Bharti Airtel

These Airtel, Vodafone plans offer 1-year free Amazon Prime subscription

The Amazon Prime Day is up and running with exclusive deals on thousands of products. However, the sale is limited to Amazon Prime members only.

World Cup: Who could bat at number 5 for India?

Virat Kohli and India have plenty to worry about when it comes to the middle-order.

Section 377: SC reserves order after a week of hearing

The SC has reserved its order on the constitutionality of Section 377, arguments on which began on July 10.

Ahmedabad University, American management-school to launch MBA in pharma management

With an aim to tap the huge market potential in pharmaceutical and allied industries, the Gujarat-based Ahmedabad University has collaborated with America's Rady School of Management at the University of California, San Diego to launch a Global Executive MBA degree in Pharmaceutical Management.

17 Jul 2018


The best available smartphones in India with 8GB RAM

Loosely speaking, RAM allows your smartphone/device to instantaneously store and access information that it requires to perform various computing tasks.

17 Jul 2018


Illegal adoption row: Government orders inspection of childcare homes

After cases of alleged illegal adoptions carried out by childcare homes run by Mother Teresa-founded Missionaries of Charity (MoC) surfaced recently, the Indian Government has ordered all the states to get MoC homes inspected immediately.

17 Jul 2018


Honor 9N to launch on July 24 in India

Putting an end to all Honor 9i and Honor Play speculations, Honor has confirmed that it will launch the Honor 9N in India on July 24.

16 Jul 2018


5 classic Hindi films from the good old '70s.

Featuring magic-musicians like RD Burman, Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar, and Mohammad Rafi, influencing filmmakers like Raj Kapoor, and Shyam Benegal, and actors as big as Rajesh Khanna and Big B, the '70s was a great time for movies in India.

16 Jul 2018


#FinancialBytes: Filing your I-T Returns? Don't make these silly mistakes

Filing Income Tax returns (ITRs) is imperative for every working professional and business organization.

16 Jul 2018

Indian Army

Nearly 200 soldiers become disabled every year: Top Army doctor

Nearly 200 armed forces personnel become disabled every year, a senior doctor for the forces said, citing road accidents and snow avalanches, especially in hilly-terrains, as the prime reasons.

16 Jul 2018

Indian Government

Govt to issue unique identification number to each arm license-holder

The names of all arms license holders (new or old) will be included in a national database from April 2019 and they will be issued a unique identification number (UIN), said the Home Ministry.