India: News

BCCI hikes fee for Indian cricketers

World's richest cricketing body, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has doubled the annual retainer fees and also hiked the match fees across all formats.

21 Mar 2017

HP India

Asia's first HP Virtual Reality Lounge is now in Noida

Movie goers in India can now opt for it - to have a more immersive and interactive experience than the regular affair.

Job reservation for acid attack victims remains undecided

Months after the Centre announced categorization of acid attack victims as 'disabled' to ensure them reservation in jobs, a notification on the matter still remains pending, with no specific deadline mentioned.

Indo-US logistics pact faces delays

The much awaited Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement between India and the US is reportedly facing several bureaucratic hurdles due to slow-decision making on the Indian side.

There has been no data leak says McDonald's India

In a statement issued by McDonald's India (South and West), the firm vehemently denied that there was any data leak.

19 Mar 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Who is Yogi Adityanath?

The BJP's choice of hardball Hindutva advocate Yogi Adityanath as the Chief Minister of UP has raised quite an uproar across India with liberals asking "Why?" and Hindu nationalists retorting "Why not?".

U-17 FIFA WC will change Indian football: Kushal Das

General secretary of All India Football Federation (AIFF) Kushal Das said that the face of Indian football will change after the FIFA U-17 World Cup to be held in October this year.

18 Mar 2017

Narendra Modi

Demonetization: Rs. 6000 crore tax so far on unaccounted money

Sources revealed that the government has collected over Rs. 6000crore on unaccounted money deposits made by people after demonetization.

17 Mar 2017


Long wait over for comprehensive health care guarantee

Decades in the making, the National Health Policy was finally launched in the Parliament, aiming to raise public expenditure in health sector.

Indian start-ups go through nightmarish week

The often "over-glamorised" Indian start-up ecosystem went through a dismal week coloured by accusations of sexual harassment, incidents of bankruptcy, and ugly family feuds.

16 Mar 2017


India leans towards smarter planning of wedding expenses

A Tata-Capital Survey revealed that 58% Indians would prefer loans to finance their weddings, even if a significant number of respondents were unaware of such loans.

15 Mar 2017


Old notes worth Rs. 473 crore still with cooperative banks

District Cooperative Central Banks (DCCB) in Karnataka had continued accepting deposits in banned currencies (Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000) even after being prohibited by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

ShopClues co-founder publicly accuses wife

ShopClues, one of the nine Indian unicorns, was co-founded in 2011 by Sandeep Aggarwal, Radhika Aggarwal, and Sanjay Sethi.

13 Mar 2017


Come 2020, Suzuki sees India as third biggest car market

Japanese automaker Suzuki Motor Corp. pitched India as the third biggest car market in the world, a feat that the country will achieve by 2020, reports said.

11 Mar 2017

Disney+ Hotstar

Come IPL 10, Hotstar eyes revenues of Rs. 200 crore

With India's infatuation for cricket, the upcoming IPL edition of the IPL T20 tournament looks promising for Star India's Hotstar as it aims to earn over Rs. 200crore in revenues.

09 Mar 2017


Qatar Airways to launch India's first fully foreign-owned airline

Sources have confirmed that Qatar Airways seeks to launch India's first fully foreign-owned domestic airline.

09 Mar 2017


India loses 11 billionaires to demonetization, Ambani still the richest

According to the Hurun Global Rich List India, India's club of the richest has shrunk by 11 people since the demonetization was unleashed in November.

Kachcha Aam candy Pulse clocks Rs. 300 crore sales

Amidst stiff competition from MNC rivals, India's popular home-grown candy Pulse crossed sales of over Rs. 300 crore last month, in just two years after its launch.

Government's resource kit on adolescence receives acclaim

The Indian Government's resource kit on adolescence offers progressive and helpful guidance on several topics that are still considered taboo in Indian society.

Maldives: Yameen government to sell atoll to Saudi Arabia

The government of Abdulla Yameen has decided to sell the Faafu atoll to Saudi Arabia. The move will give the entire territorial control of the land to the Saudis.

03 Mar 2017


No funds to organize IPL matches?

The upcoming edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) could be in trouble going by the recent meeting of IPL committee and the staging associations.

02 Mar 2017


'Beauty and the Beast' will introduce Disney's first gay character

The "tale as old as time" is getting one major update.

02 Mar 2017


Reliance Jio to offer fixed line digital service

Reliance Jio has partnered with Team F1 to roll out a fixed line digital service via an advanced home gateway solution.

BAI president comes under CBI scanner

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) investigated Badminton Association of India's president Akhilesh Das Gupta and other BAI officials on charges of fraud and nepotism in selection of the team for Youth Sports Exchange Program in 2014.