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14 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

Rs.75 coin to be launched to mark first-ever Trilcolor hoisting

On Wednesday, the Modi government announced that it would issue a special Rs. 75 coin to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the first-ever hoisting of the Tricolor by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose at Port Blair.

14 Nov 2018

Air Pollution

IIT-Kanpur's plan to wash away Delhi's pollution awaits clearance

In an unprecedented approach to tackling pollution in India, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), in collaboration with IIT-Kanpur, had earlier announced plans to wash away Delhi's toxic air using artificial rains.

14 Nov 2018


Binny Bansal out of Flipkart: Some conjectures, many unanswered questions

In more ways than one, Flipkart is India's biggest start-up success story. The company and its founders are (still) the quintessential Indian dream - owners' pride, and everyone else's envy.

14 Nov 2018


Delhi: International level athlete commits suicide at JLN; inquiry ordered

Parvinder Chaudhary, an 18-year-old athlete from UP, who represented India at international level, committed suicide at Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru (JLN) Stadium.

14 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Modi, Sonia pay tributes to Nehru's birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind, and senior Congress leader Sonia Gandhi today paid tributes to India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his 129th birth anniversary.

Supreme Court commences crucial Rafale deal hearing

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court commenced its vital hearing on pleas seeking a court-monitored investigation into the controversial Rafale deal involving the procurement of 36 Rafale jets.

14 Nov 2018

Delhi High Court

HIV+ boy's rape termed 'unlocked mystery' by Delhi-HC, accused acquitted

Terming the rape of a minor HIV+ boy 'classic, and unsolved locked room mystery', the Delhi High Court on Tuesday acquitted guard of a shelter home, accused of the crime.

14 Nov 2018

Shashi Tharoor

Humanity exists because of Nehru: BJP's sarcastic reply to Tharoor

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday took a dig at Congress MP Shashi Tharoor saying humanity existed only because of India's First Prime Minister.

14 Nov 2018


Apple iPad Pro (2018) can now be pre-ordered: Details here

Apple's recently launched iPad Pro is now available for pre-orders in India.

13 Nov 2018

iPhone X

Top 5 flagship smartphones of 2018 currently available in India

So far in 2018, we have seen the most-advanced iPhones, the latest Pixel 3 phones and Samsung's mighty Note 9.

13 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Modi to award winners of 'India-Singapore Hackathon 2018'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will present awards to winners of the first "India-Singapore Hackathon 2018" which aims to harness and showcase innovation potential of the youth from the two countries on Thursday.

13 Nov 2018

Akshay Kumar

Aug 15, 2019: Release date for Akshay Kumar's 'Mission Mangal'

Akshay Kumar's next 'Mission Mangal', which is being touted as India's first space film, will release on August 15, 2019.

13 Nov 2018


#CareerBytes: How to start preparing for the UPSC exam?

The Indian Civil Services are a dream for lakhs of students and many spend years preparing to crack the UPSC Civil Services Examination or IAS exam.

13 Nov 2018


Samsung Galaxy A9's India launch details and price leaked

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018), the world's first smartphone with quad cameras, could soon launch in India.

13 Nov 2018

Karan Johar

Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt-starrer 'Brahmastra' gets release date

Director-producer Karan Johar today announced that the first part of Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt-starrer 'Brahmastra' will hit the theatres in India on Christmas next year.

13 Nov 2018

Virat Kohli

Vaughan serves a warning to Australia ahead of India series

The highly anticipated India's tour of Australia is set to begin from November 21 with three T20Is.

13 Nov 2018

Indian Railways

Indian Railways: How to transfer train ticket to blood relations

For facilitating last-minute change in plans of the passengers, the Indian Railways offers the option of transferring ticket to one of their blood relations.

13 Nov 2018

HMD Global

Nokia 8.1 to launch on November 28, price leaked

HMD Global is expected to introduce the recently launched Nokia X7 as Nokia 8.1 in the global markets.

13 Nov 2018


OnePlus 6T Thunder Purple available from November 16: Details here

OnePlus 6T Thunder Purple, the newest color variant of OnePlus' latest flagship, will go on sale in India on November 16 at 2PM via Amazon and OnePlus e-store.

#FinancialBytes: What is Form 26AS and how to view/download it?

The Form 26AS, also known as Tax Credit Statement, is one of the important documents required for filing Income Tax Returns.

12 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Modi inaugurates India's first inland waterway: Details here

On Monday, a vessel carrying PEPSICO (India) cargo docked at the holy city of Varanasi, marking India's first inland voyage by a container ship since it gained Independence.

12 Nov 2018

Health & Wellness

#HealthBytes: 5 common myths about sex, debunked!

Sex- a natural, biological aspect of human existence, should ideally be a healthy part of a person's life.

Consumer inflation falls to 3.31% in October, within RBI's target

In a good news for the economy, government data released on Monday revealed that consumer inflation for the month of October stood at 3.31%, below the expectations of both economists and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

12 Nov 2018


#CareerBytes: 6 common mistakes CAT aspirants must avoid

The Common Admission Test (CAT), one of the most competitive exams, is a computer-based test through which candidates are admitted to the prestigious IIMs and other top B-schools in the country.

12 Nov 2018

Indian Railways

Indian Railways: Booking and cancellation rules for Suvidha Trains

Introduced by the Railways Ministry in 2015, in order to replace Premium trains and provide confirmed accommodation to the passengers, Suvidha Trains are special trains that run on the routes that have high demand, and for which, the passengers are willing to pay extra amount for a confirmed ticket.

12 Nov 2018

Sexual Harassment

#MeToo: India Today's Gaurav Sawant accused of sexual harassment

In the #MeToo movement, whose presence in Indian demographic gave voices to victims of harassment, India Today's star reporter Gaurav Sawant has been accused of sexual misconduct.

#ChhattisgarhElections: For real life 'Newtons', this is a revolution

Rajkummar Rao's 'Newton' which showed the plight of Maoist hit areas through the lens of a poll officer went on to be India's official entry in Oscars in 2017.

Telangana Assembly polls: Election Commission issues notification

The Election Commission today issued notification for the December 7 election to the Telangana Legislative Assembly.

SC: Up to Parliament to make rape laws gender neutral

On Monday, the Supreme Court observed that rape laws in India should indeed be gender neutral, but that it would not interfere in the matter.

#CBIvsCBI: CVC submits inquiry report, hearing deferred till Friday

In compliance with an earlier Supreme Court order, the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has submitted its report of inquiry against CBI Director Alok Verma to the apex court.

12 Nov 2018


Twitter CEO visits India, set to host townhall meet

Today, Jack Dorsey, the co-founder and CEO of Twitter, will be hosting a townhall meet in India.

12 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

Union Minister Ananth Kumar dies at 59, condolences follow

In a tragic incident, senior BJP leader and cabinet minister HN Ananth Kumar died on Monday at 2 in the morning.

12 Nov 2018


LG Q9 renders leaked: Design and key specifications revealed

As the successor to the Q8, LG is working to soon launch its latest Q9 smartphone.

#CareerBytes: Common mistakes UPSC aspirants make that should be avoided

Every year, lakhs of candidates appear for the UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE), which is one of the toughest exams, but only a few hundreds of them get selected.

11 Nov 2018

Mithali Raj

Women's World T20: India beat Pakistan; here're the records broken

India beat arch-rivals Pakistan to win their second consecutive match in the 2018 ICC Women's World T20.

11 Nov 2018

Shikhar Dhawan

India beat West Indies in third T20I: Here're records broken

India beat West Indies in the third T20I match in Chennai to seal the three-match series by a 3-0 margin.

11 Nov 2018

Delhi University

RSS can offer credible alternative to transform India: BJP MP

Propaganda against the RSS has penetrated from top to bottom and scholarly narration can remove the ambiguities in history about the organization, which can offer a credible alternative to transform India, claims BJP-MP Rakesh Sinha.

11 Nov 2018


IFFI-2018 to screen 10 Israeli films under country focus feature

'Working Woman' and 'Longing' are among the 10 Israeli films that will be screened at the 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) as part of the country focus package.

11 Nov 2018

Domestic Violence

One-third of married women in India experience spousal violence: Study

Almost one-third of all married women in India have experienced spousal violence, says a study which calls gender-based violence as one of the most serious concerns in the country.

11 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Modi pays tributes to Indian-soldiers who fought in WW1

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tributes to Indian soldiers who fought in World War I and said the country reiterates its commitment towards world peace so that the trail of death and destruction caused by wars doesn't occur.