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23 Sep 2018

Pakistan Cricket Team

India vs Pakistan, Asia Cup: Dream XI tricks and tips

India and Pakistan will lock horns, once again, in an enticing battle in the ongoing Asia Cup 2018.

#PolicyExplainer: All you need to know about Ayushman Bharat scheme

The flagship Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) is being inaugurated today by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Jharkhand.

23 Sep 2018

Pakistan Cricket Team

Asia Cup, India vs Pakistan: Match preview

India and Pakistan will, once again, gear up for an enticing battle in the ongoing Asia Cup 2018.

23 Sep 2018

Mars Orbiter Mission

Moon mission 'Chandrayaan-2', a calculated risk: ISRO Chairman Sivan

Though Chandrayaan-2, ISRO's moon mission, is a "calculated risk" undertaken despite knowing that 50% of such launches have failed, it'll land at a spot where no country has gone before, said K Sivan, ISRO Chairman.

22 Sep 2018

Virat Kohli

MS Dhoni's importance in the ODI team cannot be ignored

To all those who have been criticizing India's veteran wicket-keeper batsman MS Dhoni, the player showed on Friday why he is still a crucial member of this ODI side.

22 Sep 2018

Health & Wellness

Here's how you can prevent catching Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

Infections spread during sexual acts are known as Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs).

22 Sep 2018


Five courses to help you prepare for UPSC General Studies

The UPSC Civil Services exam is one of the toughest in India, thus both thorough preparation and solid determination are the keys to cracking it.

22 Sep 2018

Ravindra Jadeja

Has Ravindra Jadeja sealed a spot in World Cup squad?

India's left-arm spin all-rounder, Ravindra Jadeja, got a surprise call-up to the Indian ODI team after third choice spinner Axar Patel got injured during the Asia Cup 2018.

22 Sep 2018

Health & Wellness

#WorldStrokeDay: Video contest announced for college students

The Indian Stroke Association (ISA), an umbrella body of over 800 specialists across India, has invited entries for a national short video contest from college students.

22 Sep 2018

Indian Government

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres to visit India in October

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres will travel to India early next month, his first trip to the country as the UN Secretary-General.

22 Sep 2018

Aamir Khan

3 Idiots-inspired 'Rancho Wall' demolished by Leh school

If you've watched Aamir Khan-starrer "3 Idiots", you're bound to remember the scene where Chatur Ramalingam tries peeing on a school wall in Leh, and gets electrocuted by an ingenious, yet simple invention by school kids.

22 Sep 2018

Rahul Gandhi

Country of over billion cannot run on single idea: RaGa

Congress President Rahul Gandhi said today that there was a feeling among people that one ideology was being imposed upon them and asserted that the country cannot be run on one single idea.

After talks called off, Imran Khan slams "arrogant" India

After India called off bilateral talks between external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj and her Pakistani counterpart, Pakistan PM Imran Khan, on Saturday, hit out at India's "arrogant and negative response".

22 Sep 2018

Madhya Pradesh

India has 271 million fewer poor people in a decade

India has halved its Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI)- an index that looks beyond poverty and takes into account deprivations in health, education, and living standards - from 54.7% to 27.5% in just a decade.

Previous rule overturned, live-in couples can now adopt kids

Providing a huge relief to live-in couples, the Child Adoption Regulatory Authority (CARA) has allowed them to adopt kids, overturning an earlier circular issued in May '18.

22 Sep 2018

Alia Bhatt

'Village Rockstars', an Assamese film, is India's Oscar entry

In the rat race to Oscars 2019, 'Village Rockstars', an Assamese film has become India's official entry in 'Best Foreign Language film' category.

22 Sep 2018

Deepika Padukone

Oscars 2019: 'Raazi', 'Padmaavat' to be India's official entries?

As we get closer to Oscars 2019, the Indian Film Industry looks firmly determined to bag the golden trophy in 'Best Foreign Language' Category this time.

22 Sep 2018

Indian Railways

IRCTC Waitlisted tickets: Rules you should know

The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) offers the service of online booking of tickets, which opens 120 days prior to the actual date of journey.

22 Sep 2018

Rohit Sharma

India thrash Bangladesh in Asia Cup: Here're the records broken

All-round India beat Bangladesh, in another one-sided battle, in the ongoing Asia Cup 2018.

21 Sep 2018


Realme 2 Pro will be Flipkart-exclusive; design and specs confirmed

Realme 2 Pro, set to launch in India on September 27, will be Flipkart exclusive, according to a teaser page activated by the e-commerce giant.

21 Sep 2018

Health & Wellness

#HealthBytes: Most effective long-term methods of contraception

Contraception is a vital part of your sex life, since it helps protect you from unplanned and unwanted pregnancies.

21 Sep 2018


GoPro Hero 7 camera lineup launched, starting at Rs. 19,000

US-based camera maker GoPro has launched its latest Hero 7 line of cameras which includes the White, Silver, and Black variants.

21 Sep 2018

Economic Survey

Fitch Ratings ups India's growth forecast to 7.8% for FY19

Fitch Ratings today upped India's growth forecast for the current fiscal to 7.8% from 7.4% projected earlier.

21 Sep 2018

Pakistan News

India calls off Sushma-Qureshi meeting over policemen's killing in J&K

India today called off the meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi in New York, citing the "brutal" killing of three policemen in Jammu and Kashmir as well as the release of postal stamps glorifying Kashmiri militant Burhan Wani.

RBI unlikely to hike repo rate in October: Study

Weakness in the rupee does not offer a sufficient alibi for a rate hike and the Reserve Bank may go for a status quo at the policy review next month, a Japanese brokerage said today.

21 Sep 2018

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

MS Dhoni the reason behind Kedar Jadhav's rise in ODIs

Former Indian cricket team skipper, MS Dhoni has been one of the best leaders in recent times and his talent of spotting champions has been a success story.

21 Sep 2018


China Open: Ace shuttler Kidambi Srikanth bows out in quarterfinals

India's top badminton player Kidambi Srikanth today lost to reigning world champion Kento Momota in the quarterfinals, ending his campaign at the $1mn China Open BWF World Tour Super 1000 tournament in Changzhou.

21 Sep 2018

Bharti Airtel

iPhone Xs, Xs Max pre-orders start on Flipkart, Airtel, Jio

Apple's recently launched iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max are now up for pre-orders in India via Flipkart, Airtel Store, and

21 Sep 2018


Meet past five years' (2013-17) UPSC CSE toppers

The Indian Civil Services exam, commonly referred to as the IAS exam, is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) each year.

21 Sep 2018


2018 Mercedes C-Class facelift launched in India for Rs. 40lakh

Mercedes-Benz has launched the updated C-class sedan in India.

20 Sep 2018


Manto: A storyteller, a cynic and a troubled soul

As Nandita Das' biopic of 'Manto' starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui is all set to release tomorrow, we take a look at the hype around the inscrutable writer.

20 Sep 2018

Bharti Airtel

Airtel's new First Recharge packs offer up to 126GB data

Bharti Airtel, India's leading telecom service provider, has introduced new First Recharge (FRC) packs to offer up to 126GB of data.

20 Sep 2018

Anurag Kashyap

'Manmarziyaan': Miffed Anurag slams production house for deleting 'objectionable' scenes

Anurag Kashyap, whose voice on pressing issues can't (and shouldn't) be silenced, has expressed discontent over the treatment meted to his directorial venture 'Manmarziyaan'.

Want tickets for India-WI Rajkot Test match? Here are details

The Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) today shortlisted seven places for the sale of tickets from September 22 for the India-West Indies Test match starting in Rajkot from October 4.

20 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi

Indian economy to reach $5 trillion size by 2022: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today the size of Indian economy will double to $5 trillion by 2022 with manufacturing and agriculture contributing $1 trillion each.

UGC to varsities: Celebrate September 29 as 'Surgical Strike Day'

The University Grants Commission (UGC) today directed varsities and higher education institutions across the country to observe September 29 as "Surgical Strike Day".

20 Sep 2018


IIT-KGP develops model to predict variability and trends in rainfall

Researchers at IIT Kharagpur have developed a new statistical model which can be used to predict variability and trends in rainfall over different climate regions of India.

Tweeting in Hindi gaining popularity in India, shows study

Tweeting in Hindi is gaining popularity in India, according to a study conducted by researchers, including an Indian, in the US.

20 Sep 2018

Rahul Gandhi

Sitharaman 'caught lying' on Rafale deal again, must resign: RaGa

Congress President Rahul Gandhi today accused Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman of "lying" on HAL's capability to build Rafale aircraft and demanded her resignation.

20 Sep 2018


OnePlus 6T India launch imminent, will be Amazon exclusive

OnePlus 6T, the successor to OnePlus 6, is expected to launch in India soon.