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21 Aug 2018

Moon

Chandrayaan-1 data shows first definitive evidence of water on moon

On Tuesday, NASA said that scientists had found patches of frozen water deposits in the coldest and darkest parts of the Moon's polar regions, courtesy India's Chandrayaan-1 probe that was launched a decade ago.

21 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi

Ruchir Sharma's next book on how democracy works in India

Global investor-writer Ruchir Sharma's new book looks into how Indian democracy works and analyzes its glaring foibles and surprising strengths.

21 Aug 2018

Virat Kohli

England vs India: Kohli is breaking one record after another

Virat Kohli has been at another level in the ongoing 5-match Test series against England.

21 Aug 2018

OPPO

OPPO F9 Pro India launch today: All details here

OPPO is all set to launch its latest mid-range smartphone, the OPPO F9 Pro, in India today.

21 Aug 2018

Muslims

Bakrid 2018: All about date, significance, celebrations, and more

Bakra Eid, also traditionally called Eid-al-Adha, is one of the two Eid festivals, observed by followers of Islam, around the world.

21 Aug 2018

Flipkart

Nokia 6.1 Plus, 5.1 Plus launch today: All details here

HMD Global is expected to launch the Nokia 6.1 Plus - the rebranded version of Nokia X6 - in India today.

21 Aug 2018

Asian Games

Asian Games: Debutant Saurabh Chaudhary wins 10m air pistol gold

Debutant teenager Saurabh Chaudhary has clinched India's first shooting gold of 18th Asian Games, fetching the top honors in the men's 10m air pistol event in Indonesia's Palembang today.

21 Aug 2018

Indian Army

China's Defense Minister arrives in India today for 4-day visit

China has said its relations with India are improving steadily in all areas, including the military sphere, as its Defense Minister Lt Gen Wei Fenghe is set to begin his four-day visit to New Delhi today, the first after the 73-day Doklam standoff last year.

21 Aug 2018

RuPay

#FinancialBytes: All about India's very own desi RuPay card

The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) launched the country's first indigenous card scheme called 'RuPay' in 2012, to deal with the monopoly of international card networks- MasterCard and Visa.

21 Aug 2018

Mumbai

#FoodBytes: Top 5 cities in India for lip-smacking street food

No fine-dining experience can beat the feels of standing by a humble stall, overloaded with puchkas, burgers, chat-tikki and savoring the addictive, flavorful taste of the undisputed Indian street food.

20 Aug 2018

Maruti Suzuki

2018 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz facelift launched in India

Maruti Suzuki has finally launched the much-anticipated Ciaz facelift version in India.

20 Aug 2018

Virat Kohli

#MatchInNumbers: Virat Kohli slams 23rd Test ton, here're records broken

Virat Kohli is enjoying the form of his life as he hit his 23rd Test ton and second of this series.

20 Aug 2018

YouTube

#CareerBytes: 5 online-courses to help you prepare for JEE Physics

Clearing the JEE exam is a dream come true for any engineering aspirant in India.

20 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi

India to get its own astronauts' training facility, soon

Five days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced about India's space mission, ISRO has confirmed that an astronauts' training facility will soon come up in Bengaluru.

20 Aug 2018

Himachal Pradesh

"Floods may kill more than 16,000 in next 10 years"

Just as Kerala is reeling from the worst floods it faced in 80 years, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has predicted that 16,000 may lose their lives in floods in the next ten years. Further, it said property worth Rs. 47,000 crore will be lost.

20 Aug 2018

Education

Majority of India's private English-medium school students can't read English

Breaking the long-held stereotype that private schooling delivers better learning outcomes than government schooling, a survey has found that majority of students in India's English-medium private schools can barely read English.

20 Aug 2018

Health & Wellness

#HealthBytes: 5 life-changing health benefits of running

One of the most popular exercises the world over, running is great for your overall physical and mental health.

20 Aug 2018

Saina Nehwal

#AsianGames: Saina's defeat knocks India out of women's team event

An inconsistent Saina Nehwal saved four match points before losing to Nozomi Okuhara after PV Sindhu's win over world number one Japanese Akane Yamaguchi, as India crashed out of Asian Games Women's badminton team event today.

20 Aug 2018

Flipkart

Nokia 6.1 Plus to launch tomorrow, will be Flipkart exclusive

As the latest addition to its smartphone line-up, HMD Global is expected to launch the Nokia 6.1 Plus in India on August 21.

20 Aug 2018

Muslims

Here's all you need to know about the Hajj pilgrimage

More than 2 million Muslims from around the world, including India, yesterday began the annual Hajj pilgrimage at first light in Saudi Arabia, circling the cube-shaped Kaaba in Mecca that Islam's faithful face five times each day during their prayers.

20 Aug 2018

Afghanistan

Delhi HC declines Afghan's plea to direct wife to return

The Delhi High Court has declined the plea of an Afghan national to direct his wife and their two children, who have obtained refugee status in India, to return with him, after the three expressed their unwillingness to live with him.

20 Aug 2018

Mumbai

#CareerBytes: Top 5 best private engineering institutes in Mumbai

Not making it to IIT Bombay or other top government institutes for that matter doesn't mean it's the end of your engineering career.

20 Aug 2018

Turkey

Five best countries to visit in the Middle East

To many people, international travel simply means packing bags and heading to Europe.

20 Aug 2018

Vivo

Vivo V11 India launch expected on September 6, suggests teaser

As an addition to its mid-range smartphone line-up, Vivo is expected to launch the Vivo V11 in India.

19 Aug 2018

Health & Wellness

#HealthBytes: 5 reasons to use a female condom

We agree that female condoms are not as popular as their male counterparts, but they sure are gaining attention now, and because of good reasons.

19 Aug 2018

London

UK: Dawood's key aide Jabir Moti arrested at London hotel

Jabir Moti, a key aide of India's most wanted terrorist Dawood Ibrahim, has been arrested by British police at London's Hilton Hotel on Friday.

19 Aug 2018

Wrestling

Asian Games: Ace wrestler Sushil Kumar suffers a shocking exit

India's two-time Olympics medalist, Sushil Kumar, suffered a shocking first round defeat at the Asian Games 2018, being held in Indonesia.

19 Aug 2018

NITI Aayog

Over 6,000 applications for 10 vacancies in the Central govt.

Over 6,000 aspiring candidates have put in their applications in response to a recent job vacancy announcement for the posts of 10 joint secretaries in the Central government.

19 Aug 2018

Indian Railways

Indian Railways fare comparison for Tejas, Humsafar, Gatimaan, other trains

In addition to the 4,600 passenger and 5,000 EMU (Electric multiple unit) trains, the Indian Railways currently runs 3,500 reserved trains.

19 Aug 2018

Kerala

Horrified to see loss of life, destruction by Kerala-floods: Krishnamoorthi

A top Indian-American Congressman, Raja Krishnamoorthi, said he is "horrified" by the destruction and loss of life caused by the severe floods in Kerala, saying the "unimaginable" human cost of the tragedy is felt by families across India and world.

19 Aug 2018

Education

#CareerBytes: Top 5 private engineering colleges in Bengaluru

Home to more than 2000 private companies (some of them counted among the Fortune 500 companies of the world), the Silicon Valley of India, Bengaluru identifies itself as the undisputed tech hub of the country.

Cash in ATMs won't be replenished after 9pm from 2019

The Home Ministry has announced a new set of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) pertaining to ATM cash replenishment and transportation of cash via cash vans.

19 Aug 2018

iPhone

Tips to help you become a pro smartphone photographer

Whether you are a professional photographer who wants to get some beautiful shots on the go, or a photography enthusiast who can't afford a DSLR, or you just want to click some nice selfies with your buds, smartphone photography comes easy, convenient, and light-on-pocket.

19 Aug 2018

Virat Kohli

England vs India 3rd Test: Discussion points from Day One

India ended Day One of the third Test against England at 307/6.

19 Aug 2018

Flipkart

Walmart completes acquisition of Flipkart, pumps in $2bn

On Saturday, Walmart announced that it had completed its $16bn acquisition deal with Flipkart.

Asian Games: India open their account with a bronze medal

India opened their account at the ongoing Asian Games 2018, being held in Indonesia.

19 Aug 2018

Health & Wellness

#HealthBytes: 5 natural home remedies to treat malaria

A deadly mosquito-borne disease characterized by fever, sweating, headache, nausea, vomiting, and fatigue, malaria claims thousands of lives annually in India alone.

19 Aug 2018

Health & Wellness

#PolicyExplainer: This govt scheme provides quality medicines at low cost

Healthcare is one of India's biggest industries yet over 60% of people in the country lack access to modern healthcare, with the unavailability of affordable medicines being a major contributor.

18 Aug 2018

HealthBytes

#HealthBytes: 5 crazy tech toys for enhancing your sexual pleasure

The current (digital!) generation has gotten so busy with technology, that we even forget to make time for some satisfying night-time action.

18 Aug 2018

Aadhaar Card

How to change your name, e-mail, phone in Aadhaar online

With so many government services linked with your Aadhaar card, it is one of the most important documents you'll ever hold.