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24 Jul 2018Ranchi
If people stop eating beef, lynching incidents will stop: RSS-leader
Experts, the government, the judiciary, and the masses, everyone is shocked by the alarming rise in mob lynching incidents, and no one knows how to solve it.
24 Jul 2018Smartphones
Honor 9N India launch today: How to live stream it
The stage is set for Honor to unveil its latest mid-budget smartphone - the Honor 9N - in India today.
24 Jul 2018Narendra Modi
Indian diaspora is making a mark all over world: Modi
The Indian diaspora is making a mark all over the world and they are the country's "rashtradoots (ambassadors)", PM Narendra Modi told a gathering of Indian community members in Rwanda.
24 Jul 2018WhatsApp
WhatsApp Roundup: Recently announced features you should know about
WhatsApp is the most preferred instant messaging app with over 1.5 billion users worldwide.
24 Jul 2018Lifestyle
Why aren't female condoms as popular as other contraceptives?
Considering India's struggle with population control, a dedicated Condom Day or Contraceptive Week or Reproductive Health Month to raise awareness is long overdue.
24 Jul 2018Bajaj Finserv
#FinancialBytes: Top 5 Travel Loans available in India
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty and adventure, and the best way to explore it is through travel. This wonderful experience, however, comes with a baggage of expenses.
23 Jul 2018Huawei
Huawei Nova 3, Nova 3i to launch on July 26
Huawei is expected to launch its latest camera-centric smartphones, Nova 3 and Nova 3i, in India on July 26.
23 Jul 2018Indian Cricket Team
Chahal named in India A for 4-day games against SA
With an intention to prepare Yuzvendra Chahal for the Test format, the BCCI has named him in the India A squad.
23 Jul 2018Monsoon
#TravelBytes: 5 breathtakingly beautiful Indian trips to take during monsoon
Admit it or not, it's difficult to concentrate on work when the mighty rain gods are vigorously showering little drops of happiness outside.
23 Jul 2018BPCL
Four ways you can use petrol-pumps apart from refilling fuel
For most, 'petrol-pump' means just a fuel-refilling station. But do you know it can serve us in many more ways?
23 Jul 2018Education
Ragging complaints in varsities, higher educational institutions doubled in 3yrs
The number of complaints of ragging reported to University Grants Commission (UGC) and higher educational institutions (HEIs) has doubled in the last three years, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar today informed Rajya Sabha.
23 Jul 2018Education
#CareerBytes: Preparing for CA? These 5 online courses will help
One of the most sought after courses in India is the Chartered Accountancy (CA) course offered by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).
23 Jul 2018Lok Sabha
1,883 small and big quakes hit India since 2015: Govt
More than 1,880 earthquakes of varying magnitudes, including three measuring above 7-magnitude, jolted India during the past three years until this July, Minister of Earth Sciences Harsh Vardhan said in Lok Sabha today.
23 Jul 2018United States of America
Finance Ministry refuses to share three reports on 'black money'
The Finance Ministry has refused to share a copy of three reports on the quantum of black money held by Indians inside the country and abroad, saying its disclosure would cause a breach of privilege of Parliament.
23 Jul 2018ICICI Bank
#NostalgiaOverloaded: BlackBerry KEY2 launched in India for Rs. 42,990
It feels like 2016 once again. Why?
23 Jul 2018Narendra Modi
Alwar-lynching: After RaGa's attack, BJP calls him "Merchant of Hate"
Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi lashed out at PM Narendra Modi today, blaming him for a "brutal 'New India' where humanity is replaced with hatred and people are crushed and left to die."
23 Jul 2018IndiGo
India to be world's third largest aviation market by 2025
India's aviation industry has been growing by leaps and bounds over the past few years, driven by government schemes, consistent increase in passengers, and investment by airlines.
23 Jul 2018Vadodara
MS University of Vadodara cancels 'anti-national' Kunal Kamra's show
Controversial comedian Kunal Kamra's show, scheduled for August 11 at the MS University of Vadodara, got canceled after 11 ex-students objected to the Vice Chancellor on grounds of anti-national content.
23 Jul 2018Reliance Jio
For Rs. 1,095, you can exchange your feature-phone for JioPhone
Reliance Jio has introduced its Monsoon Hungama offer for all Jio stores and authorized retails partners.
22 Jul 2018Emmanuel Macron
Rafale deal 'smells-like-scam'; Defense Minister doing flip-flop on secrecy-clause: Rahul
Congress President Rahul Gandhi today alleged the controversial Rafale jet deal "smells like a scam" and accused Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman of doing a "flip-flop" on the secrecy clause.
22 Jul 2018Travel And Tourism
If you're a travel-junkie, you should have these 5 apps
In this time and age, your smartphone basically sorts your life out. Right from traveling to work, getting lunch delivered, and watching your favorite show, an intangible mobile app is all you need to get things done.
22 Jul 2018Bangladesh
India's Border Security Force, Border Guards Bangladesh discuss border crime
Reduction of border crimes and smuggling of drugs besides erection of border fencing in the unfenced areas figured prominently at the four-day meeting of Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) that began at the BSF frontier in Agartala today.
22 Jul 2018Madhya Pradesh
Rainfall deficiency in eastern India crossed 40% mark: IMD data
With the four-month rainy season almost half over, the rainfall deficiency in the eastern part of India, especially in Bihar and Jharkhand, has crossed the 40% mark, while a quarter of the country has received deficient rainfall, the India Meteorological Department data shows.
22 Jul 2018Arjuna Award
SAI selects 734 players under Khelo India scheme
The Sports Authority of India (SAI) has selected 734 players for a scholarship programme.
22 Jul 2018Czech Republic
Steady rise in Indians visiting overseas tourist spots: Report
The outbound tourism from India is on the rise, going by the steady year-on-year increase in visa applications in the last few years, a report has said.
22 Jul 2018WhatsApp
UK: Indian-origin entrepreneur's start-up set to combat fake news globally
An Indian-origin entrepreneur's UK-based start-up that uses a machine-learning algorithm to sift fact from fiction is set to combat fake news around the world.
22 Jul 2018GST
Now, only 35 goods in highest 28% tax-bracket of GST
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council has pruned the 28% slab by cutting tax rates on 191 goods over the last one year, leaving just 35 items, including ACs, digital cameras, video recorders, dishwashing machines, and automobiles, in the highest tax bracket.
22 Jul 2018Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation
India's first test-tube baby is now a mother herself
On August 6, 1986, Baby Harsha created history: she was India's first test-tube baby, and had just been born, all healthy and prim.
22 Jul 2018United Nations (UN)
Asia-Pacific may meet only one of 17 SDGs, warns UN-official
The Asia-Pacific region is on track to meet only one of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) -the SDG on education- by 2030, a senior UN official has warned.
22 Jul 2018Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
With new drug's help, India can eliminate malaria by 2030
India's fight against malaria, which it aims to eliminate by 2030, has received a major boost after the US' Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new drug called Krintafel (tafenoquine) to treat P. Vivax cases.
22 Jul 2018Rahul Gandhi
At first CWC-meet, RaGa reminds of "role, responsibility" of Congress
Rahul Gandhi, appointed the Congress chief in December, is chairing his first Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting today, two days after the party's joint no-confidence motion was staggeringly defeated in parliament.
22 Jul 2018Times of India
Why isn't MBBS a lucrative career option for Indians anymore?
It is a widespread belief in India that doctors are one of the highest earners, but a fresh TOI report throws those claims into doubt.
22 Jul 2018Flipkart
ASUS ZenFone Max Pro to be available from July 26
The top-end variant of the ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1 will go on sale in India starting July 26 via Flipkart.
22 Jul 2018ICICI Bank
#FinancialBytes: 5 credit cards which offer unique benefits
These days it's common for credit cards to offer benefits like monetary rewards on grocery purchases, online shopping, movie ticket booking, etc.
22 Jul 2018Chess
5 best Chess players from India
Chess is said to have originated in India and then sent to Europe via the Arab world.
21 Jul 2018Narendra Modi
#PolicyExplainer: How to apply for loan under Standup India scheme
In order to promote entrepreneurship among women, scheduled castes, and scheduled tribes, the Government of India had launched the Standup India scheme in April 2016.
21 Jul 2018Bollywood
5 Indian films which got banned by the Censor Board
The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) takes the onus of clearing and certifying films in India.
21 Jul 2018England Cricket Team
#IndiaInEngland: 5 best Test matches between India and England
England and India have a rich and varied cricketing history, with India's first overseas Test series played at the Lord's Cricket Ground.
21 Jul 2018Apple
Your iPhone in India may get deactivated: Here's why
Apple and TRAI are at loggerheads again over TRAI's anti-spam app. This time, new TRAI regulations, if enforced, might result in telecom operators deactivating services on iPhones.
21 Jul 2018Delhi High Court
After backlash, sanitary napkins finally exempted from GST
After many protests, the GST Council has decided to exempt sanitary napkins from the tax, confirmed Delhi Finance Minister Manish Sisodia.