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30 Jul 2018


Top five travel experiences to have in your 30s

Writer Henry Miller once said, "One's destination is never a place, but rather a new way of seeing things."

29 Jul 2018

Hero MotoCorp

2018 Hero Karizma ZMR launched for Rs. 1.08 lakh

After getting pulled off from the shelves in 2017, Hero MotoCorp has quietly re-introduced its Hero Karizma ZMR motorcycle in India.

29 Jul 2018


#NorthIndiaRains: 12 killed in UP; Yamuna flowing above danger mark

Torrential rains continued to batter parts of north India today, with worst-hit Uttar Pradesh recording 12 rain-related deaths and waters of the Yamuna flowing above the danger mark in the national capital.

29 Jul 2018


Govt took several measures to protect tiger habitats: Environment Minister

India has taken several measures, including bringing out guidelines for tiger safaris to reduce the pressure of eco-tourism, protect tiger habitats, and conserve their population, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said today on International Tiger Day.

29 Jul 2018


#CareerBytes: All about pursuing architecture in India

Ever been awed by the architectural beauty of the Taj Mahal or the intricacy of the Alhambra and wondered what brilliant minds conceived of such structures?

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana: Process to get home loan subsidy

The Indian government launched Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) in 2015 with the aim of providing affordable housing for all by 2022.

'Wire' questions SC/ST representation in cricket team, Kaif replies aptly

Former cricketer Mohammad Kaif has lashed out at a media report alleging "under-representation" of minorities in the Indian test squad.

29 Jul 2018


2018 Porsche Macan facelift unveiled, India launch soon

German automaker Porsche has unveiled its 2018 Macan facelift in Shanghai, China.

29 Jul 2018

Mutual Funds

#FinancialBytes: 5 reasons why you should invest in mutual funds

You've probably already heard a lot about mutual funds from friends (and seen a number of commercials on television too).

29 Jul 2018


Government aims Rs. 1,80,000cr turnover from military services by 2025

The government will soon launch a policy aimed at making India one of the top five military equipment manufacturers in 10 years.

Insurance money worth Rs. 15,167cr lying unclaimed with firms

Twenty-three life insurers in India are sitting on unclaimed insurance money of as much as Rs. 15,167cr, with Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) accounting for the lion's share.

29 Jul 2018

Akshay Kumar

Biopics should be made on real heroes, not reel-heroes: Akshay

Bollywood is witnessing a rising trend of adapting real-life stories for biopics but Akshay Kumar says he would never make a movie on himself.

29 Jul 2018


Option-less parents of mentally-challenged children opening cure homes themselves

Every parent worries about their children's future despite their financial disposition, so they will their properties and arrange for their children's financial comfort.

29 Jul 2018

Punjab National Bank

PNB scam aftermath: India's passport rules may undergo changes

The PNB scam exposed several loopholes in Indian laws that let defaulters like Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi flee the country after looting over Rs. 12,000cr from banks.

How he defeated poverty to become an IAS officer

When 2016 UPSC results were declared, two names were widely covered: Tina Dabi and Athar Aamir Khan, for being the first two rankers and for being lovers.

#IndiaInEngland: Will Dinesh Karthik shine against England?

For the first time in this decade, Dinesh Karthik is set to play a Test series on foreign soil for India.

29 Jul 2018


#BabaGyaan: 5 lessons Sanjay Dutt wants you to learn

A fool learns from his own mistake, a wise man from others', someone said ages ago. And Sanjay Dutt doesn't want you to be a fool.

29 Jul 2018

Angelina Jolie

First in India: Woman gets cancer-gene removed to produce healthy-twins

In a first in the country, a Bengaluru woman carrying cancer-causing mutation genes has given birth to twins, who carry no such gene whatsoever.

Central govt employees can soon go abroad on LTC

Central government employees may soon be able to go abroad on Leave Travel Concession (LTC), top officials said today.

29 Jul 2018


#CareerBytes: 6 tech skills you need to get start-up jobs

Start-up jobs are in demand these days as more and more job seekers are looking for jobs offering learning opportunities and scope for growth.

28 Jul 2018


Xiaomi reduces prices of these 3 Mi Power Banks

Following the GST rate cut on Lithium ion batteries from 28% to 18%, Xiaomi has slashed the prices of all its power banks.

28 Jul 2018


Xiaomi's flagship Pocophone F1 could soon launch in India: Reports

Xiaomi could soon launch its first smartphone, under the Pocophone series, in India and other global markets, according to reports.

A TV-series on Sonali Dev's 'The Bollywood Bride' coming soon

US-based author Sonali Dev's book "The Bollywood Bride" will soon be made a television series.

28 Jul 2018


Rising Muslim population in India responsible for crime: BJP MP

BJP MP Hari Om Pandey blamed the growing population of Muslims in the country for rising crime, adding to the controversial remarks by his party leaders.

28 Jul 2018

Vijay Mallya

Formula One: Mallya's Force India to get new owners

Formula One team Force India is expected to get new owners soon.

27 Jul 2018


Travel Bytes: Top five weekend getaways from Bengaluru

Want a break from the maddening city life, the crazy Bengaluru traffic, the unending crowds, and not-to-mention, another week at your desk job?

27 Jul 2018


#SmartphonesFaceoff: OnePlus 6 v/s Huawei Nova 3

In India's mid-premium smartphone segment, Huawei has launched Nova 3 for Rs. 34,999 (6GB/128GB) to compete against the likes of Honor 10, ASUS ZenFone 5Z and the well-established OnePlus 6.

27 Jul 2018


Soon, a web-series on underworld and D-Company by RGV

Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma is once again set to explore the subject of "underworld", this time in a web series.

27 Jul 2018

Times of India

Despite 12% GST-cut, price of sanitary-napkins to drop by 2-3%

Days after sanitary napkins were exempted from GST, companies like Procter & Gamble (P&G) and Johnson & Johnson (J&J) have announced price cuts.

27 Jul 2018

Tamil Nadu

Female student enrollment lowest in institutes of national importance: AISHE

The enrolment of female students is lowest in the institutions of national importance, followed by state private open universities and government deemed universities, according to the All India Survey of Higher Education (AISHE).

27 Jul 2018


Moto G6 Plus to soon launch in India, hints Motorola

Lenovo-owned Motorola has teased the arrival of its Moto G6 Plus smartphone in India.

27 Jul 2018

Climate Change

Govt has set target to double tiger population: Union Minister

Union Minister Harsh Vardhan today said the government has set a target of doubling the tiger population in the country.

27 Jul 2018


Indian students win Microsoft award for anti-fake medicine app

Three students from the RV College of Engineering, Bengaluru, have won a special award from Microsoft, along with $15,000 in prize money, for designing an app, "Drugsafe", that can identify fake medicines.

27 Jul 2018


GST-cut: Refrigerators, washing-machines, vacuum-cleaners are now 8-10% cheaper

If you were looking to buy a refrigerator, washing machine, vacuum cleaner or a small-screen TV, now is the time: industry insiders say prices will fall to a two-year low after the biggest GST rate cut since November, that was announced last week.

27 Jul 2018

Pranab Mukherjee

Despite good-economic-growth, India way behind in overall happiness ranking: Pranab

Former President Pranab Mukherjee yesterday said despite the country having high GDP growth, high average life expectancy, which went up from 31.4 years to 68 years at present, and a quantum jump in foodgrain production since 1947, India is "way behind" in the overall happiness ranking.

MS Dhoni is more popular than Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar

Despite all the flak he received, recently, for his show in the ODI series loss against England, MS Dhoni still rules the hearts of fans as far as admiration is concerned.

27 Jul 2018

General Motors

4 Indians in Fortune's list of influential people under 40

The recently-declared "Fortune's 40 of the most influential and inspiring young people in business under the age of 40" has brought India enough reason to cheer.

27 Jul 2018


#FreshOffBuzzTown: Priyanka Chopra leaves 'Bharat' to marry Nick Jonas?

Ali Abbas Zafar, the director of 'Bharat' took to Twitter to officially announce that Priyanka Chopra was no longer a part of the film.

Why Indians using sex dolls is a good idea

Imagine sex dolls becoming a regular in Indian households. Given as gifts on weddings, anniversaries; discussed among friends, at work; carefully placed alongside furniture in bedrooms.