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27 Aug 2018Microsoft
Tech Mahindra, Microsoft to use blockchain technology against spam calls
In a bid to crack down on spam marketing calls and SMSes, Tech Mahindra, on Monday, announced a partnership with Microsoft that will use blockchain technology to fight the spam call menace.
27 Aug 2018Madhya Pradesh
BJP to launch MP poll campaign at 'Mahakumbh' next month
The BJP would launch its campaign for the Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls at a convention to be held in Bhopal on September 25.
27 Aug 2018Rahul Gandhi
RSS may invite Rahul, Yechury for lecture series by Bhagwat
The RSS may invite Congress President Rahul Gandhi to attend a three-day lecture series by Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat in New Delhi next month.
27 Aug 2018Forbes
How much does PV Sindhu earn in a year?
23-year-old Pusarla Venkata Sindhu burst on to the sporting scene after she won a silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics, marking India's first-ever silver at an Olympic event.
27 Aug 2018Bharti Airtel
Airtel offers free 3-month Netflix subscription on select postpaid plans
Bharti Airtel has partnered with Netflix to offer, its postpaid and broadband subscribers, free access to the streaming giant's video content.
27 Aug 2018Indian Railways
On Gandhi Jayanti, Railways' coaches to bear Swachch Bharat logo
To commemorate Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary, all the coaches of the Indian Railways will display the logo of the government's pet project 'Swachch Bharat Abhiyan' and the national flag.
27 Aug 2018Sushma Swaraj
Swaraj unveils Mahatma Gandhi's bust at Indian Embassy in Vietnam
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today unveiled the bust of Mahatma Gandhi at the Embassy of India in the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi.
27 Aug 2018London
Rahul Gandhi ignorant about India, so can't understand Sangh: RSS
Hitting out at Rahul Gandhi for likening the RSS to Islamist group Muslim Brotherhood, the Sangh today said the Congress chief cannot understand the saffron outfit as he does not know India.
27 Aug 2018Smartphones
Vivo India reduces prices of X21, V9 and Y83 smartphones
In the world's fastest-growing smartphone market, OEMs are introducing handsets almost every other day.
27 Aug 2018Sexual Harassment
Bengaluru: Woman alleges Ola-driver masturbated during journey
In yet another traumatic incident, a 22-year-old woman alleged the driver of an Ola cab sexually harassed her on August 23, during her journey from Yelahanka to JP Nagar in Bengaluru.
27 Aug 2018Assam
Nearly half of all adults in Assam consume tobacco: Survey
Nearly 50% of all adults in Assam are tobacco users, according to a survey.
27 Aug 2018Supreme Court Of India
SC dismisses plea seeking punishment of 2yrs for electoral offenses
The Supreme Court today dismissed a plea that sought a minimum punishment of two years for electoral offenses, including bribery, false statement undue influence by candidates, and political parties.
27 Aug 2018SpiceJet
This plane runs on bio-fuel made by 500 families
In a first-of-its-kind experiment for India, SpiceJet flew India's first biofuel-powered flight from Dehradun today morning.
27 Aug 2018Indian Railways
Indian Railways: How to avail a duplicate train ticket
In case a passenger ends up losing their ticket or it gets torn or damaged, they can still undertake the journey. The Indian Railways provides the facility of availing duplicate tickets upon submission of a prescribed fees and meeting certain pre-established conditions.
27 Aug 2018Mumbai
Diesel hits record-high of Rs. 69.46/liter; petrol touches Rs. 78/liter
Diesel prices today hit a record high of Rs. 69.46/liter while petrol inched towards Rs. 78/liter mark after a fall in Rupee made imports costlier.
27 Aug 2018Bihar
Bihar politics: A 'kheer' recipe takes center stage
A recipe for 'kheer', as explained by Upendra Kushwaha, has hinted at new political scenes in Bihar.
27 Aug 2018Narendra Modi
Series of reforms by Modi govt transformed economy: Arun Jaitley
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has cited IMF reports to highlight how the Narendra Modi-led government through a series of reforms has transformed the "weak economy" it inherited from UPA government.
27 Aug 2018Paytm
Warren Buffett set to invest Rs. 2,000+ cr in Paytm
If reports are to be believed, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway are in talks with Paytm parent company, One97 Communications to invest around Rs. 2,200-2,500cr ($300-350mn) in the digital payments company.
27 Aug 2018Narendra Modi
Manmohan Singh advises Modi against wiping out Nehru's legacy
Amid reports that BJP-led Centre plans to set up a museum for all Prime Ministers in the Teen Murti Complex, former PM Dr Mamohan Singh has written a strong worded letter to his successor Narendra Modi asking him to not wipe away Jawaharlal Nehru's legacy.
26 Aug 2018Jammu And Kashmir
Amarnath Yatra concludes, over 2.85 lakh pilgrims offer prayers
The annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave shrine in the south Kashmir Himalayas concluded today with over 2.85 lakh pilgrims offering prayers at the naturally-formed ice-Shivlingam.
26 Aug 2018Kiren Rijiju
#CareerBytes: Top 5 coaching centers in Delhi for IAS preparation
One of the most prestigious Government positions, civil servants enjoy power, respect, and bag decent pay-checks.
26 Aug 2018Supreme Court Of India
SC: Second marriage valid even if plea-against-divorce is pending
While interpreting the Hindu Marriage Act, the Supreme Court clarified that a person's second marriage will be considered valid even if a plea against a divorce is pending.
26 Aug 2018Tamil Nadu
These quake-hit women in Maharashtra are setting new entrepreneurship goals
Women in Maharashtra's Latur and Osmanabad districts, which were hit by an earthquake 25 years ago, refused to be defeated by the catastrophe and took it as challenge to restore their houses and in turn became entrepreneurs.
26 Aug 2018Indonesia
#AsianGames2018: Two silver medals for India in Equestrian event
India claimed two medals in the equestrian event of the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia with Fouaad Mirza securing the silver in individual jumping event besides guiding the country to a second-place finish in the team competition.
26 Aug 2018Saina Nehwal
#AsianGames2018: Star shuttler Saina Nehwal reaches semis; assured of medal
India's top shuttler Saina Nehwal assured herself of at least a bronze after progressing to the women's badminton singles semifinals, knocking out World No. 5 Ratchanok Intanon at the ongoing 18th Asian Games in Indonesia.
26 Aug 2018Mobikwik
#TechBytes: Top 5 payment apps for your smartphone
India has seen major push towards digitization of currency with government decisions like the demonetization and programs like Digital India, urging more and more Indians to go cashless.
26 Aug 2018Narendra Modi
Those criticizing Modi-govt over Doklam have no IQ: MJ Akbar
Union Minister MJ Akbar said the government's handling of the Doklam crisis showed that India is "no longer the India of the 1960s".
25 Aug 2018Virat Kohli
Can Kohli's India script this historic feat?
Only one team, in the history of cricket, has been able to win the Test series after going down 0-2.
26 Aug 2018Shikhar Dhawan
Is Murali Vijay's Test career coming to an end?
Indian opening batsman, Murali Vijay wasted a glorious opportunity to show his mettle outside the subcontinent.
26 Aug 2018BBC
The inspiring story of the Indian teens who conquered Everest
In May this year, five Indian teenagers from the rural district of Chandrapur etched their name in history by scaling Mount Everest.
26 Aug 2018MediaTek
China-based Homtom enters India with H1, H3, H5 smartphones
Debuting in the world's fastest-growing smartphone market, China-based Homtom has launched its H1, H3, and H5 smartphones in India.
25 Aug 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: 7 health benefits of drinking Beetroot chai
You may or may not have heard of it, but sipping beetroot chai is unbelievably good for health.
25 Aug 2018Indian Army
Govt clears procurement of 111 Naval helicopters at Rs. 21,000cr
In a major decision, the Defense Ministry today gave its nod to the acquisition of 111 Utility Helicopters for the Navy at a cost of over Rs. 21,000cr besides approving separate procurement proposals worth nearly Rs. 25,000cr, according to officials.
25 Aug 2018Commonwealth Games (CWG)
#MeetTheMedalist: All you need to know about Dipika Pallikal
India's squash player, Dipika Pallikal had to settle for a bronze medal at the Asian Games 2018, being held in Indonesia.
25 Aug 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: Top 5 health benefits of doing planks everyday
On the face of it, planking as an exercise looks utterly easy (even, boring!). Truth is it's either.
25 Aug 2018Asian Games
#AsianGames2018: Dipika Pallikal Karthik wins bronze in squash women's singles
India's Dipika Pallikal Karthik today settled for a bronze in squash women's singles after losing to defending champion Nicol David of Malaysia in the semifinals of the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia.
25 Aug 2018Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu: Government lays foundation stone for Special Investment Region
The Tamil Nadu government today laid the foundation stone for developing a Special Investment Region (SIR) in Krishnagiri district, as part of its efforts to boost economic growth in northern parts of the state.
25 Aug 2018Formula 1
Force India allowed to keep money but see points snatched
With Sahara Force India being taken over by new owners, the Formula One body has allowed the team to keep the prize money earned under previous ownership, but will take away the points the team has earned in 2018 season.
25 Aug 2018P Chidambaram
Govt ignored defense procurement procedure in Rafale deal: Chidambaram
Stepping up attack on the government over the Rafale fighter jet issue, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram today accused the Center of ignoring the defense procurement procedure and "bypassing" several committees to secure the deal.
25 Aug 2018Mumbai
#MumbaiToGoa: India's first luxury cruise service to begin from October
After several delays, Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari, on Friday, announced that India's first luxury cruise line service from Mumbai to Goa would start on October 1.