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01 Nov 2018Qatar Airways
#QatarAirways: Water tanker collides with aircraft in Kolkata airport
In yet another avoidable mishap in India's aviation sector, around 100 passengers were stranded at the Kolkata airport in the wee hours of Thursday after a water tanker collided with a Qatar Airways aircraft near its landing gear.
01 Nov 2018Mount Everest
Bachendri Pal-led 'Mission Gange' removed over 50 tons of garbage
Over 55 tons of garbage and waste were removed from the Ganga by a 40-member team during its month-long expedition in the river, said its leader Bachendri Pal, India's first woman who reached the summit of Mount Everest in 1984.
01 Nov 2018Odisha
Here's why Jagannath Temple's priest wants to die
Almost four months after the Supreme Court opined hereditary rights of servitors of Jagannath Temple should be abolished and maintained that devotees shouldn't be forced to give donations, a priest of the Odisha temple has written to Chief Justice of India seeking his permission to end his life.
01 Nov 2018Instagram
You'll soon start seeing ads on WhatsApp: Details here
In what might come as a disappointment to many WhatsApp users, as well as WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton, the messaging platform is getting ready to serve advertisements to users around the world.
31 Oct 2018Moon Jae in
PM Modi gifts 'Modi jackets' to South Korean President Moon
In a special gesture, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has gifted some meticulously tailored "Modi jackets" to South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who had expressed his liking for them during his first state visit to India in July.
Tributes pour in for Indira Gandhi on her 34th death-anniversary
The nation remembered former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 34th death anniversary today with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his predecessor Manmohan Singh, former President Pranab Mukherjee, and several other leaders paying tributes to her.
31 Oct 2018Education
#CareerBytes: Tips to help you crack the NTSE Scholarship exam
National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) is a national-level scholarship program, conducted by National Council of Educational Research & Training (NCERT).
31 Oct 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: 5 common myths around virginity, busted!
Virginity is often talked about in a quite simplified manner.
Ease of Doing Business: India jumps 23-places, now ranks 77
In what can be seen as a big achievement of the Modi government, India climbed 23 ranks in the World Bank's latest ease of doing business rankings.
CBSE ready to provide answer sheet copies at Rs. 2/page
On Monday, the Supreme Court closed a contempt plea against the CBSE, after the board agreed to provide copies of answer sheets to students to at Rs. 2 per page, under the Right to Information (RTI) Act.
31 Oct 2018Indian Railways
Here's how you can book tatkal tickets, this Diwali Season
To meet the last-minute ticketing needs of passengers, IRCTC offers online as well as offline 'tatkal' ticketing services.
#SardarPatelB'day: Sitharaman flags off 'Run for Unity' in Chennai
Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today flagged off the 'Run for Unity', an event organized to mark the birth anniversary of freedom fighter and India's first Home Minister, Sardar Vallabhai Patel.
Why the government can't stop Indians from watching porn
Despite India being one of the most prolific consumers of porn, the Indian government hasn't had the most friendliest of relationships with adult content.
#StatueOfUnity: About Ram Sutar, sculptor of the world's largest statue
On Wednesday, all eyes were on Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he unveiled the world's tallest statue, the 522-ft tall 'Statue of Unity' of Sardar Patel, on an island on the Narmada near the Sardar Sarovar Dam.
31 Oct 2018Apple
Here's how much MacBook Air, iPad Pro cost in India
Hours after introducing a new MacBook Air, Mac Mini, and iPad Pro, Apple has revealed the India prices and availability details of the devices.
31 Oct 2018Delhi University
DU's JMC College gets Electoral Literacy Club, an 'institutional vehicle'
A college under Delhi University got an Electoral Literacy Club (ELC) yesterday, with a senior Election Commission official saying the club will serve as an "institutional vehicle" for strengthening democracy.
31 Oct 2018Mukesh Ambani
Isha Ambani-Anand Piramal to marry on December 12 in Mumbai
Isha Ambani, the daughter of the richest man of India, is all set to tie the knot with her fiance Anand Piramal on December 12.
#RafaleDeal: SC asks Modi government to submit details in 10-days
After months of controversy, it seems that there might be some clarity on the details of the Rafale deal at long last.
31 Oct 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: 6 everyday kitchen ingredients for young, beautiful-looking skin
Everyone desires a flawless, supple and beautiful-looking skin.
31 Oct 2018Education
#CareerBytes: How to prepare for UPSC with a full-time job
The UPSC Civil Services exam, commonly referred to as the IAS exam, is considered one of the toughest in India.
30 Oct 2018OnePlus 6T
OnePlus 6T launched in India, prices start at Rs. 37,999
A day after its official unveiling in New York, OnePlus has launched its latest flagship - the OnePlus 6T - in India.
30 Oct 2018Indian Railways
Indian Railways luggage rules and charges: Details here
Indian Railways has certain luggage carrying rules for the passengers, under which they can bring in luggage upto certain specified limit free-of-cost, and have to pay extra fees if they carry additional luggage, over and above that limit.
30 Oct 2018Ola
IIT KGP hosts Indo-German workshop on intelligent mobility in India
In an effort to give direction to the emerging intelligent transport mobility scene in India, IIT Kharagpur and the Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany have organized a two-day workshop at IIT KGP.
30 Oct 2018Maruti Suzuki
Maruti Suzuki offers heavy Diwali discounts on several cars
India's biggest automaker Maruti Suzuki is celebrating Diwali with huge discounts on a number of cars in its line-up.
30 Oct 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: Top 5 veggies to stay healthy, this winter season
Winters are here! So, in order to stay healthy, you should watch your diet.
30 Oct 2018Tamil Nadu
'Lovesick', documentary on love between HIV+ singles, screened at MAMI
'Lovesick', the highly acclaimed documentary about two HIV+ singles finding true love in each other through a "matchmaking" doctor premiered at the JIO MAMI Mumbai Film Festival yesterday.
30 Oct 2018Jaipur
Jaipur-based doctor to represent India at Mrs. Asia International
Jaipur-based Dr. Anupama Soni, who won the title of Mrs. India in August, has been shortlisted for Mrs. Asia International beauty pageant, to be held in Thailand in November.
30 Oct 2018Ravindra Jadeja
MS Dhoni stumps Keemo Paul in an unbelievable 0.08 seconds
MS Dhoni might be failing with the bat this season, but what makes the former skipper indispensable is his lightning speed behind the wicket.
30 Oct 2018Sikkim
Visiting Sikkim next month? Do check-out world's tallest Chenrezig statue
Planning for a November vacation to Sikkim? Be sure to check out the 137-feet statue of Chenrezig, touted to be the world's tallest figurine of the Tibetan-Buddhist deity.
30 Oct 2018Narendra Modi
Trump won't attend India's 70th Republic Day parade. Here's why
US President Donald Trump will be unable to participate as Chief Guest of India's Republic Day 2019 celebrations due to scheduling constraints, White House confirmed.
30 Oct 2018BCCI
Team India makes a bizarre request ahead of World Cup
Ahead of the 2019 ICC World Cup, the Indian cricket team has sent the BCCI a list of their requests, while on tour.
30 Oct 2018Tennis
Baby boy born to Shoaib Malik, Sania Mirza
On Monday morning, a baby boy was born to Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik, the latter announced on Twitter.
30 Oct 2018YouTube
#CareerBytes: Top YouTube channels to prepare for IIT-JEE Maths
Scoring well in the IIT-JEE exam is a dream for every engineering aspirant.
30 Oct 2018United States of America
US: Indian STEM students get 56% of job training slots
Indian students have grabbed most of the slots in optional practical training (OPT) under which they can work in the United States after getting their degrees.
29 Oct 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: 5 common mistakes women make in bed
A healthy and satisfying sex life is crucial to a couple's overall mental, physical and emotional well-being.
29 Oct 2018Rohit Sharma
India beat West Indies in fourth ODI: Here're records broken
India handed West Indies one of the biggest defeats in the history of ODI in the fourth match of the series at the Brabourne Stadium.
29 Oct 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: Top 5 benefits of eating yogurt regularly
Hands down, yogurt is a super-food, and science backs the fact.
29 Oct 2018Mumbai
Mumbai: Model assaults guard, strips in front of police
In a chaotic turn of events, a posh residential society in Lokhandwala, Andheri witnessed a bizarre incident on the night of October 25.
29 Oct 2018Reliance
Reliance Jio Diwali, Celebrations offer: Unlimited calling and free data
With the festive season arriving in India, Reliance Jio has announced a special Diwali offer for its prepaid users.
29 Oct 2018PR Sreejesh
Akashdeep Singh named best hockey player at Asian Champions Trophy
India's hockey player, Akashdeep Singh, was adjudged "Player of the Tournament" at Asian Men's Hockey Champions Trophy but the Indian team had to share the title with Pakistan after the final was abandoned due to heavy downpour in Muscat, Oman.