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07 Jan 2019


Top universities to offer online degree courses from 2019-20

In a bid to improve access to higher education, the University Grants Commission (UGC), has invited proposals from top institutes in the country to offer courses in the online mode, including degree courses, from the academic year 2019-2020.

#CareerBytes: Preparing for UGC NET? Avoid these 5 common mistakes

The UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) is a national level exam conducted to select candidates for the posts of Assistant Professor or both Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Assistant Professor at Indian universities and colleges.

Are you eligible for the 10% reservation for general category?

On Monday, the Narendra Modi-led NDA government announced 10% reservation in jobs and education for economically backward upper castes.

07 Jan 2019

Shashi Tharoor

Surat: This couple comes up with WhatsApp-themed wedding card

In the midst of the wedding season in India, soon-to-be-wed couples are coming up with unique ideas to spice up their wedding celebrations.

07 Jan 2019


#BharatBandh: Nationwide strike against Modi govt's policies on Jan 8-9

Ten Central trade unions across India have called for a two-day-long nationwide strike on January 8 and 9 in a bid to protest against what they call "anti-people" policies of the Modi government.

India win Test series against Australia: Here're are records broken

Team India retained the Border-Gavaskar Trophy after winning the Test series against Australia at their own backyard.

07 Jan 2019


Jio GigaFiber to be rolled out in March: Registrations, plans

Jio GigaFiber, the much-awaited FTTH service from Reliance, will be available in India soon, according to India Today.

07 Jan 2019


After specifications, prices of Samsung's Galaxy M10, Galaxy M20 leaked

As part of its brand new Galaxy M-series, Samsung is expected to launch upto four mid-range smartphones in India this month.

06 Jan 2019


#JEEMain2019: Important things, instructions students must keep in mind

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is the most difficult engineering entrance exam for admission to India's top institutes. JEE consists of Main and Advanced exams.

06 Jan 2019


This IIT-Delhi student is offering low-cost smart home solutions

Home automation is an emerging market in India, and has a long way to go before it can become mainstream.

06 Jan 2019

Indian Football Team

AFC Asian Cup 2019: India breeze past Thailand, win 4-1

India showed their worth in their first match of Group A in the AFC Asian Cup when they thrashed opponents Thailand 4-1, with goals from Sunil Chhetri, Anirudh Thapa, and Jeje Lalpekhlua.

06 Jan 2019


#CareerBytes: 7 YouTube Channels to follow for UGC NET preparation

The UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) is a national level exam conducted to select candidates for the posts of Assistant Professor or both Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Assistant Professor at Indian universities and colleges.

06 Jan 2019


Apps capable of stealing WhatsApp data detected on Play Store

A spyware capable of stealing user data from smartphones, including WhatsApp data, has been flagged on the Google Play Store.

Dry ATMs: Parliamentary panel nudges RBI to fix the problem

A parliamentary panel has asked the Reserve Bank to address the problem of perpetually dysfunctional ATMs so as to avoid any situation of the forced cash crunch.

06 Jan 2019

Mukesh Ambani

Now, surf internet in regional languages with JioBrowser for Android

Two years ago, Reliance Jio, the company owned by India's richest man Mukesh Ambani, made waves in the Indian telecom sector.

06 Jan 2019


These Huawei smartphones will soon receive Android Pie in India

Huawei will "soon" start rolling out EMUI 9 update in India for the P20 Pro and Nova 3 smartphones, according to a teaser posted by the company. However, Huawei has not specified a timeline.

06 Jan 2019

Indian Football Team

AFC Asian Cup 2019: Key battles between India and Thailand

India will be taking on Thailand tonight in their first AFC Asian Cup 2019 match, and a win will give India major confidence going into the tournament.

06 Jan 2019


Honor View 20 to launch in India on January 29

Honor View 20 will launch in India on January 29, according to media invites sent by the company.

06 Jan 2019


Golden Globe Award nominees: Here's the complete list

The 76th Golden Globe Awards are almost upon us and viewers in India can tune in tomorrow, January 7, 2019, at 6:30 am IST to watch the ceremony.

06 Jan 2019

Maruti Suzuki

2019 Maruti-Suzuki Wagon R to launch on January 23

Maruti Suzuki's latest hatchback, the all-new Wagon R, will be launched in India on January 23.

06 Jan 2019

Indian Railways

Indian Railways: Major eco-friendly steps taken by the national transporter

With the vision of supporting the cause of environment protection and preservation, the Railway Ministry has taken various measures, in recent years.

05 Jan 2019


Indians' favorite food to their ordering habits: Zomato provides insights

Foodtech startups like Zomato, Swiggy, and the like have taken India by storm, and their hold over the Indian market is increasing day by day.

05 Jan 2019

Ranveer Singh

Rapper Divine on 'Gully Boy' teaser: Ranveer looks so real

Is there anything Ranveer Singh can't do? That was the first thought that came to our minds after watching the teaser of his upcoming release Gully Boy.

05 Jan 2019


JioCinema App: Features and specifications

JioCinema is Reliance's answer to Netflix and Hotstar.

05 Jan 2019

Indian Football Team

AFC Asian Cup 2019: India vs Thailand: A pre-match report

The highly-anticipated AFC Asian Cup kicks off from tonight when UAE and Bahrain meet for the first match of the tournament.

05 Jan 2019


2 bank unions call for two-day strike on January 8-9

A section of PSU bank employees would go on a two-day strike on January 8 and 9 in support of the nation-wide strike call given by 10 central trade unions against the government's alleged anti-worker policy.

05 Jan 2019


Samsung Galaxy M10 spotted on support page; M20, M30 leaked

Samsung is working to launch upto four smartphones in its brand new Galaxy M-series in India, this month.

05 Jan 2019


Trump mistook India-built parliament in Afghanistan for a 'library'

US President Donald Trump's jibe about India building a library in Afghanistan is coming back to haunt him now.

05 Jan 2019

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

In new video, Naseeruddin Shah says dissenting voices being silenced

Amnesty India released a video on Friday featuring veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah where he spoke about constitutional rights of Indians and claimed there was a crackdown on dissenting voices.

05 Jan 2019


Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme launched, priced at Rs. 2 lakh

Expanding its portfolio of ThinkPad laptops in India, Lenovo has launched the ThinkPad X1 Extreme in India.

04 Jan 2019

Madhya Pradesh

Everything about #Kumbh2019: Travel options, accommodation, important dates, and more

Kumbh Mela is considered one of the largest religious gatherings not only in India but also the world.

04 Jan 2019


#FinancialBytes: 5 mistakes to avoid while using credit cards

Today, credit cards have become an essential part of our lives because of the convenience they offer.

Railway ticketing, Aadhaar, GST, more: Major policy changes in 2019

Apart from celebrating endings and beginnings, and cooking life-amending resolutions, New year is also a good time to look ahead for official policy changes taking place in the coming year.

04 Jan 2019


#CareerBytes: Tips to help you prepare for UGC NET exam

The UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) is a national-level exam conducted to select candidates for the post of Assistant Professor or both Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Assistant Professor in Indian universities and colleges.

04 Jan 2019

Health & Wellness

#HealthBytes: Tips to stay safe from the winter smog

As if the hazardous Air quality wasn't enough, the winter season makes life even worse for urban Indians, due to the formation of smog, a thick layer of harmful pollutants that engulfs the air.

04 Jan 2019


Huawei Y9 (2019) to launch on January 7: Details here

As the latest addition to its portfolio of mid-range smartphones, Huawei is all set to launch the Huawei Y9 (2019) in India on January 7.

04 Jan 2019

Alia Bhatt

'Gully Boy' announces trailer date with hip-hop music

Gully Boy is the upcoming film directed by Zoya Akhtar, and marks the first collaboration between the hugely talented Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt.

Here is what Harmanpreet Kaur said about Mithali Raj

One of the major cricket controversies of 2018 surfaced when Mithali Raj was dropped from the Indian starting XI during the semi-finals of the Women's World T20.

BJP MLA's shocker: Bomb those who feel unsafe in India

Adding to the long list of problematic statements of leaders, BJP MLA from Muzaffarpur Vikram Saini has said those who feel afraid in India should be bombed.

#CareerBytes: Career path of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after service among the Civil Services of the country.