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04 Sep 2018


CPI(M) to probe sexual harassment allegations against its MLA

Following a directive by the central leadership of the CPI(M), the Kerala unit of the party will probe charges of sexual harassment against its MLA PK Sasi.

04 Sep 2018

Suresh Prabhu

India plans to construct 100 airports worth $60bn: Suresh Prabhu

India plans to construct 100 airports at an estimated cost of $60 billion (about Rs. 4.2 lakh crore) in the next 10 to 15 years, Civil Aviation Minister, Suresh Prabhu said today.

04 Sep 2018

Air India

GST on overseas air tickets violates international norms: IATA Chief

Levying GST on overseas air tickets violates international norms and also weakens the competitiveness of carriers, IATA chief Alexandre de Juniac said Tuesday.

04 Sep 2018

Indian Railways

IRCTC bookings: Things to know about Railways' Auto Upgradation scheme

The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) offers the option of "auto upgradation" of class to full fare paying waitlisted passengers, to the next higher class, if vacant berths are available.

Banks with over 10 branches to have internal ombudsman: RBI

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) yesterday asked all scheduled commercial banks with more than 10 branches to appoint an internal ombudsman (IO).

04 Sep 2018


Media should stop using the word "Dalit", says government

In a letter, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has directed media outlets to refrain from using the word "Dalit" henceforth.

04 Sep 2018

Make in India

Anushka Sharma to venture into producing television ads

Anushka Sharma is on a roll these days, especially on professional front. The lady, who has proved her mettle in acting, has also turned out to be a successful film producer.

04 Sep 2018

Arunachal Pradesh

#TravelBytes: Best places to visit in September in India

With the monsoon showers starting to recede, paving for the coming Autumn season, September makes for an apt period to plan your next outing.

04 Sep 2018


Red-colored Redmi Note 5 Pro may launch in India today

Xiaomi is expected to launch a red-colored Redmi smartphone in India today, according to official teasers.

03 Sep 2018

Health & Wellness

Sex during pregnancy: Dos and don'ts

Pregnancy is one of the most sensitive and transformational phases of a woman's life.

03 Sep 2018


Realme 2 first sale tomorrow via Flipkart: All details here

The recently launched Realme 2 will go on sale for the first time in India tomorrow via Flipkart, starting 12pm.

What is the salary structure of an IPS officer?

Indian Police Service (IPS) is one of the most coveted government positions in India.

India progressing in increasing access to sanitation in schools: UN

India has made rapid progress in increasing access to sanitation in schools, the United Nations said, noting that the proportion of schools without any sanitation facility has decreased at a fast pace in the country.

03 Sep 2018

Health & Wellness

#HealthBytes: Healthy Drinks to help you gain weight

A healthy weight will not only make you look good, improve your confidence, and get your cloth fitting right, it'll also help enhance your overall good health, and keep health risks that come with being underweight, at bay. These include bone weakening, osteoporosis, anemia, weak immunity, pregnancy complications, and so on.

03 Sep 2018

Mahindra & Mahindra

Mahindra Marazzo launched in India: Details here

The all new Mahindra Marazzo was launched in India today at a starting price of Rs. 9.9 lakh, thereby intensifying the competition in India's multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) space.

03 Sep 2018

Petrol Diesel Prices

Rupee's dramatic fall hits petrol, diesel prices hard

Petrol and diesel prices in the country touched their highest levels today mainly due to dramatic fall in the Rupee and a sharp rise in crude oil rates.

03 Sep 2018

Health & Wellness

#HealthBytes: 5 Yoga asanas for good posture

Bad posture doesn't only make you look under-confident and unattractive, it can also lead to pains and aches in the lower back, shoulders, and neck. It may also affect your natural breathing.

03 Sep 2018

Bharti Airtel

Taking on Airtel and Jio, BSNL revises its broadband plans

In a bid to take on Reliance's upcoming Jio GigaFiber and Bharti Airtel's existing V-Fiber service, BSNL has updated all its broadband plans.

03 Sep 2018


Petrol prices reach record high: Rs. 86.25/liter in Mumbai

Over the past few months, petrol and diesel prices have consistently soared and, on Monday, prices touched a new high.

IIT Bombay Study: Most Indian salts contain plastic particles

In a first-of-its-kind study in India, researchers from IIT Bombay have found that most table salts available in India are likely to contain microplastics from polluted sea water.

02 Sep 2018

Pakistan News

Maoists enjoy 'regular support from Pakistan, China': BJP training manual

A BJP training guidebook, which is meant to orient its workers and office-bearers to its ideology and views on key issues, says that Maoists in India enjoy "regular support from Pakistan and China", making them a big threat to country's internal security.

#CareerBytes: Preparing for IAS? Here are 6 online-courses for you

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most premier civil service of the country.

02 Sep 2018

North Goa

#TravelBytes: 5 best flea markets in India to shop at

From walking along humble, overcrowded streets to chit-chatting with the sellers and fellow buyers, eating golgappas on the side to haggling with the vendors, shopping at a flea market is a one-of-its-kind experience.

02 Sep 2018


Top 5 events happening in Mumbai this Sunday

It's Sunday today, and there are better things in the city to catch, apart from lying on your bed and cursing Monday.

02 Sep 2018


#TechBytes: 5 best tablets you can buy in India

If you are always on the move, or want a less complicated device, you would either have a stylish tablet or must be looking to buy one.

02 Sep 2018


How to apply for education loan in India

Getting quality education from a top-notch institution, is vital to give a kick-start to your career, whatever be the field.

Your SBI ATM-card will stop working: Here's how to replace

On August 14, the State Bank of India (SBI) had issued a notification to all its customers, asking them to change their old Magstripe Debit Cards to the more secure, EMV chip cards.

01 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Modi blames UPA for bad loan mess in India

PM Narendra Modi today blamed "phone-a-loan" scam of the previous UPA government for the bad loans in the banking sector and said every penny given at the behest of 'namdars' (dynasts) will be recovered.

Justice Ranjan Gogoi to succeed Chief Justice Dipak Misra

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, who is set to retire next month, has recommended Justice Ranjan Gogoi's name as his successor, sticking to the seniority tradition in the Supreme Court.

01 Sep 2018

Health & Wellness

Health tips if you're having sex for the first time

There is no set 'right time' to begin your sex life- you should explore your sexuality at your own pace, with a partner you feel comfortable with, and the way that suits you.

01 Sep 2018


Asian Games 2018: Indian women's team claims silver in squash

The Indian women's squash team finished second best to a clinical Hong Kong in the final, winning a successive silver at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia today.

This IAS coach from Telangana trains visually-impaired UPSC aspirants

UPSC is clearly the toughest exam in India, but when it comes to visually-impaired or physically-challenged individuals, the difficulty level grows manifold.

01 Sep 2018

Indian Hockey Team

#AsianGames: India beat Pakistan to win bronze in men's hockey

India maintained their recent domination over arch-rivals Pakistan with a fighting 2-1 win to bag a consolation bronze medal after a below-par semi-final performance at the 18th Asian Games on Saturday.

01 Sep 2018


#FinancialBytes: 6 tips to lower your health insurance premiums

With medical inflation reaching an all-time high, falling sick, even once in a while, can take a toll not only on your physical health, but also on your financial well-being.

01 Sep 2018


#MeetTheMedalists: Who is India's star boxer Amit Panghal?

India finally clinched a medal in a boxing event at the Asian Games 2018, as Amit Panghal struck gold in men's 49 kg category.

01 Sep 2018

Health & Wellness

#HealthBytes: How to get rid of bad breath naturally

If having bad breath has ever made you feel humiliated in a social setting, know that you're not alone. A whopping 25 to 30% of world's population suffers from halitosis.

01 Sep 2018


UGC seeks proposals for extension of vocational, community college programs

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has sought proposals from institutions in India for extension of their vocational courses and community college programs.

01 Sep 2018

Asian Games

#AsianGames: 60-year-old Pranab, 56-year-old Shibhnath win gold in bridge competition

India has won the gold medal in the bridge competition at the 18th Asian Games with Pranab Bardhan and Shibhnath Sarkar clinching the top honors in the men's pair event in Jakarta on Saturday.

01 Sep 2018


#TechBytes: 5 best wireless keyboards available in India

With wireless technology seeping into every aspect of our lives, clumsy, orthodox, wired USB keyboards are increasingly becoming a thing of the past.

01 Sep 2018

Health & Wellness

#HealthBytes: 7 amazing health benefits of cycling

There are many perks that come with biking as a form of exercise- you don't need a dedicated time slot for it, you can literally ride to work, market, school etc; it's light on pocket, helps protect the environment, and is superbly fun.