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05 Aug 2018

Aadhaar Card

All your questions about the government's 'DigiLocker' facility answered

Many people often worry about losing or misplacing important documents like Aadhaar card, driving license, PAN card, certificates, etc. while carrying them physically.

05 Aug 2018


Renault Captur Automatic SUV to launch in India in 2019

French automaker Renault launched its flagship SUV, the Captur, in India last year.

India informed Bangladesh about NRC, assured there won't be deportations

The NRC draft sparked a political battle, but it wasn't known earlier that Delhi informed Dhaka about it before its release, IE reports.

04 Aug 2018

England Cricket Team

England defeat India in first Test: Best Twitter reactions

August 4, 2018 saw India fail at achieving what they have been trying for long- win a Test at Edgbaston.

04 Aug 2018

Table Tennis

Table Tennis: Kamal and Batra move up in world rankings

Indian table tennis aces Achanta Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra have moved up in the world rankings as they achieved 33rd and 57th ranks respectively.

04 Aug 2018


#NewsBytesInvestigation: Nepotism in India's Sambo Federation killing deserving athletes' chances

Sambo, a Russian combat-sport came to India, 25 years ago, but has failed to produce even one player of International stature. It's because of rampant nepotism in the Sambo Federation of India (SFI), alleged athlete Meenu Poonia.

04 Aug 2018

Sania Mirza

A biopic on Sania Mirza's life will soon hit screens

Sania Mirza is a familiar name across Indian households for her tennis performances, and now we're going to get a film on her life.

04 Aug 2018


Amazon Freedom Sale begins August 9: All details here

Amazon has announced its three-day 'Amazon Freedom Sale' in India.

04 Aug 2018

Kia Motors

Smriti Mandhana smashes Super League's first ton

India's Smriti Mandhana is in stunning form as she scored the first century of the KIA Super League off just 60 deliveries.

04 Aug 2018


Google takes blame for Aadhaar number's 'mysterious presence' in phonebooks

Tech giant Google has taken responsibility for the presence of UIDAI helpline number in phones across the nation. On Friday there was a growing concern among citizens after UIDAI's number, which they hadn't saved, showed up in the contacts list.

04 Aug 2018

Indian Railways

Want a government job? Do appear for these 5 competitive-exams

Each year, lakhs of graduates in India appear for a number of competitive exams to secure one of the coveted posts in various Government departments and corporations.

04 Aug 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.

03 Aug 2018


5 financial services offered by Paytm you should know about

Paytm is Noida-based E-commerce start-up that mainstreamed digital wallets in India, and helped us get rid of the unnecessary hassle of making cash payments.

03 Aug 2018

Health & Wellness

#HealthBytes: 5 amazing health benefits of mushrooms you never knew

Neither a veggie, nor a fruit, this delicious food the world savors so much, in fact, belongs to the fungi kingdom.

03 Aug 2018


6 ways school students can improve their math skills

Math can be a tricky subject for many school students who struggle to understand core concepts, which can lead to confusion and discourage them from learning math.

03 Aug 2018


#SmartphonesFaceoff: BlackBerry Evolve v/s Xiaomi Mi A2

In a bid to stay relevant in the smartphone market, BlackBerry has launched Evolve and Evolve X smartphones in India at Rs. 24,990 and Rs. 34,990, respectively.

03 Aug 2018


Enough hotchpotch? Here are top 5 weekend getaways from Mumbai

No matter how much we all adore our beloved 'City of dreams', but the fact is that it can, at times, get unbearably frustrating.

03 Aug 2018


Upper age-limit for civil services exam fixed at 32: Government

The government has informed the Rajya Sabha that it has decided on an upper age limit of 32 years as of August 1, 2018, for the Civil Services Examination (CSE) conducted by the UPSC.

03 Aug 2018

Health & Wellness

#InternationalBeerDay: Top 10 health benefits of drinking beer

Though, lovers of beer don't really need a special day to grab their choicest liquid, but they call the first Friday of August as International Beer day. Let's celebrate by, well, drinking beer!

03 Aug 2018


Fanney Khan v/s Mulk v/s Karwaan: Who will earn more

'Fanney Khan', 'Mulk' and 'Karwaan' released today and the box-office is likely to see some heavy traffic this weekend. All three distinct films are targeted at a mass audience.

03 Aug 2018

Reliance Jio

Reliance Jio GigaFiber: Registrations, Plans, Installation and other details

After disrupting the telecom industry, Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance is primed to take on the broadband space in India.

03 Aug 2018

Jet Airways

Jet Airways 'can't run after 60 days,' stake-sale attempts on

The debt-ridden Jet Airways, India's second-largest airline by market share, is desperate for cash, and has resumed talks with investment bankers for assistance in a stake sale.

Women's Hockey World Cup: India lose to Ireland in shootout

The semi-final dream of the Indian women's hockey team was quashed, when they lost against Ireland in a shootout in the quarters at the ongoing World Cup.

Punishing only men for adultery violates right to equality: SC

The SC has commenced hearing on a much-criticized law: the 158-year-old criminalization of adultery in India.

03 Aug 2018


Rashmi, India's first humanoid robot, can speak Hindi, Bhojpuri, Marathi!

Taking a leaf out of Sophia's (popular human-like robot) book, a 38-year-old Ranchi man is on the verge of developing India's own humanoid robot.

03 Aug 2018


Trekking on your mind? Here are 5 best Indian treks

One of the favorite activities of adventure seekers across the globe, trekking is more than just a sport.

03 Aug 2018

Crime Against Women

5 self-defense weapons every woman needs to carry

Every day, one keeps hearing about the horrific rape incidents in India. Now, more than ever, such incidents have triggered fear among us. There's always a horror that surrounds us whenever we step out.

02 Aug 2018


#CareerBytes: 5 job portals meant exclusively for start-up jobs

It might be a great idea to start working at a start-up - they're growing, dynamic, unconventional, and innovative, making for a great workplace in all.

Skippers with most Tests without fielding same XI in consecutive-matches

Skipper Virat Kohli decided to drop Pujara for the first Test and picked up KL Rahul in the XI.

#FinancialBytes: What happens if you fail to file your ITR?

The Finance Ministry has extended the ITR filing deadline from July 31 to August 31, 2018.

02 Aug 2018

Piyush Goyal

Railways increases 'vacancies' for assistant loco pilots, technicians to 60,000

In a big relief to 47.56L candidates appearing for the first set of computer-based tests for the 26,502 vacancies of assistant loco pilots and technicians to be held on August 9, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal today said the number of "vacancies" has been more than doubled to 60,000.

Women's Hockey: All about India vs Ireland quarter-final

Indian eves will meet Ireland in the quarters of the ongoing women's hockey World Cup 2018.

02 Aug 2018

Aadhaar Card

Aadhaar: Soon you can change address without submitting proof

The UIDAI is launching a new system next April to make it easier for subscribers to update their address.

02 Aug 2018


Supersonic interceptor missile successfully test-fired off Odisha coast

India today successfully test-fired an indigenously developed supersonic interceptor missile from a test range off the Odisha coast to validate "some improved features", defense sources said.

02 Aug 2018


BlackBerry launches two smartphones, but you shouldn't buy them

After launch of the nostalgia-inducing BlackBerry Key2, the smartphone maker, today, launched two new smartphones in India - Evolve, and Evolve X.

02 Aug 2018

Russia News

US Congress approves amendment to exempt India from Russian sanctions

The US Congress has cleared a $716bn defense bill that will exempt particular countries, including India, from sanctions for dealing with Russia.

02 Aug 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Father kills daughter who wanted inter-caste marriage

A 21-year-old woman was strangled to death by her father, who was against her decision to marry a man from another caste, in Daulatpur village of UP's Lakhimpur Kheri district, police said today.

02 Aug 2018

Mamata Banerjee

Not PM post, Banerjee just wants BJP defeated in 2019

Trinamool Congress Chief Mamata Banerjee has said she is not eyeing the Prime Minister's post and that her only motive was to see Bharatiya Janata Party's defeat in 2019 General elections.

02 Aug 2018

Nobel Prize

India-born Akshay Venkatesh wins Fields Medal, the 'Nobel' of mathematics

New-Delhi born and Australia-bred Akshay Venkatesh has made India real proud.

Kapil Dev, Gavaskar, Sidhu, Aamir invited to Imran Khan's oath-taking

The oath-taking ceremony guest list of to-be Pakistan PM Imran Khan features several Indian names, including his contemporaries Kapil Dev, Sunil Gavaskar and Navjot Singh Sidhu.