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19 Jan 2019

Maruti Suzuki

2019 Wagon R may not offer Apple CarPlay, Android Auto

Maruti Suzuki's all-new Wagon R, set to launch on January 23, is currently available for pre-ordering.

18 Jan 2019

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Sunil Gavaskar thrashes Australia for giving India no prize money

India defeated Australia in their last ODI via an MS Dhoni masterclass and clinched victory for the first time in history in a bilateral ODI series at Australia.

18 Jan 2019

Mukesh Ambani

Reliance to enter e-commerce sector to take on Amazon, Flipkart

The e-commerce landscape in India might change soon as Mukesh Ambani has announced his plans to enter the sector.

18 Jan 2019

United Nations (UN)

India to host UN-conference highlighting land degradation, desertification in October

India will host the 14th session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) this year to address the issue of land degradation and desertification.

18 Jan 2019

Aadhaar Card

Protect your data using the Masked Aadhaar feature

In a bid to enhance the safety and confidentiality of Aadhaar, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has launched a feature called 'Masked Aadhaar.'

18 Jan 2019


India's second defense innovation center to come up in Maharashtra

Nashik in Maharashtra will be the site of the country's second defense innovation hub after Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu, Union Minister of State for Defense Subhash Bhamre said in a defense industry stakeholders meeting in the city yesterday.

18 Jan 2019

Indian Railways

Kumbh 2019: Indian Railways launches device for generating unreserved tickets

To facilitate the large number of pilgrims visiting the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, from all over the country, the Indian Railways has taken a number of steps.

India win first bilateral ODI-series in Australia: Here're records broken

Team India defeated Australia in the third and final ODI at the MCG.

#CareerBytes: The dos and don'ts of UPSC exam preparation

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

17 Jan 2019


Indian Railways helps woman passenger on period with sanitary pad

Traveling during menstruation can be daunting.

#HealthBytes: How to maintain a healthy Body Mass Index (BMI)

Body Mass Index (BMI) is a widely accepted and effective measure of body fat, computed by taking into account a person's body mass and height.

17 Jan 2019


WhatsApp has beaten Facebook in terms of popularity, says report

More than four years ago, Facebook acquired WhatsApp in a whopping $19 billion deal.

#IndiaInAustralia: Third ODI- Preview, key players and TV listing

Team India will be taking on Australia in the third ODI at the MCG on January 18.

17 Jan 2019


Netflix, Hotstar could soon start censoring content in India

Reportedly, Netflix and local rivals Hotstar are planning to adopt self-regulation guidelines for content streamed on their platforms in India in a bid to prevent potential government censorship.

#IndiaInAustralia: Records that could be scripted in the third ODI

India and Australia will be facing each other in the third and final ODI at the MCG on January 18.

17 Jan 2019


NGT to Volkswagen: Deposit Rs. 100cr tomorrow or face arrest

On Thursday, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) ordered German car manufacturer Volkswagen to deposit Rs. 100cr with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) by 5pm tomorrow, as reparations for the 2015 emissions scandal.

17 Jan 2019


25% Class-4 students in rural India can't read Class-2 books

The Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2018 has shed light on the sorry state of education in rural India, again. It is alarming, to say the least.

17 Jan 2019


6 best budget smartphones available in India

2018 has been a great year for smartphones, especially when we look at mid-range handsets. These devices sport newer designs, improved cameras, and feature more powerful processors.

What issues do India need to fix before World Cup?

The next two months will be crucial for cricketing nations as they gear up for the ICC World Cup 2019, starting May 30 onwards in England and Wales.

16 Jan 2019

Indian Railways

IRCTC installs first-ever Pizza Vending Machine at Mumbai railway station

Pizza lovers, and Indian railways passengers, both of which are high in numbers, have something to rejoice!

16 Jan 2019


Jadavpur professor, who likened girls' virginity to sealed bottles, removed

Kanak Sarkar, the professor of Jadavpur University, who equated virgin girls to a sealed bottle was on Wednesday divested of his duties with immediate effect.

16 Jan 2019

Indian Railways

Indian Railways: 7 advanced features on the new IRCTC website

The official Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) website was given a major upgradation last year.

16 Jan 2019

Saudi Arabia

2,340 women to visit Hajj without male-companion: Details here

Over 2,300 Muslim women from India will go on Hajj this year without 'Mehram' or male companion.

16 Jan 2019

Indian Railways

Train 18: Meet the brains behind India's first engine-less train

Train 18, India's first indigenously built engine-less train, recently became the fastest train in the country after hitting speeds of over 180 kmph in a trial run.

16 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi

Philip Kotler congratulates PM Modi for award, but questions remain

After a couple of days of political sparring over Prime Minister Narendra Modi receiving the first-ever Philip Kotler Presidential Award, marketing guru Philip Kotler himself took to Twitter to clarify that he had selected PM Modi for the award.

16 Jan 2019


LG V40 ThinQ sporting 5 cameras to be Amazon-exclusive

LG's camera-centric V40 ThinQ flagship, which was globally unveiled in October last year, is set to release in India soon.

16 Jan 2019

Delhi University

India registers 25 universities in 2019 global emerging economies rankings

Times Higher Education (THE) has released its 2019 rankings for universities in emerging economies, and 25 Indian higher education institutes have made it to the top 200.

16 Jan 2019


Vivo Y91 with AI dual cameras launched at Rs. 10,990

Expanding its portfolio of budget range smartphones, Vivo has launched the Y91 in India.

15 Jan 2019

Health & Wellness

#HealthBytes: 5 home-made face packs for winter skin care

Winter is not the best season for your skin.

15 Jan 2019


WhatsApp Scam: Message claiming to offer free plane-tickets is fake!

Recently, a fake message, in the form of a note from Singapore Airlines claiming to offer free plane tickets, started doing rounds on WhatsApp chats across the world.

15 Jan 2019

Indian Football Team

Lessons India can learn from their AFC Asian Cup exit

India could not build on their success of winning their first match against Thailand at the AFC Asian Cup, and ended up getting knocked out of the tournament after losing to the UAE and Bahrain.

15 Jan 2019


You can now pre-order Honor View20 sporting 48MP camera

Honor View 20, set to launch in India on January 29, is now available for pre-ordering.

15 Jan 2019


India to have 200-airports, 1.1bn air-passenger traffic by 2040: MoCA

India's air passenger traffic is expected to grow six-fold to 1.1 billion and the number of operational airports to increase to around 200 by 2040, according to Ministry of Civil Aviation's (MoCA) vision document released at a summit in Mumbai today.

15 Jan 2019

Deepika Padukone

Is Deepika Padukone changing her surname post marriage? She reveals

It's been two months since Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone tied the knot in Italy. Since then, they have been giving everyone major couple goals.

15 Jan 2019

Virat Kohli

India beat Australia in second ODI: Here're records broken

Team India defeated Australia in the second ODI of the three-match series in Adelaide on Tuesday.

15 Jan 2019


Honor 10 Lite launched in India, price starts Rs. 13,999

Honor 10 Lite, which went official in China in November, has been launched in India today.

15 Jan 2019


Facebook censors posts on Kashmir, Gods, and Tricolor in India

In what comes as a contradiction to Facebook's publicly stated global policy, the social media giant has 20 "locally illegal" markers for India, on the basis of which posts are flagged and proactively removed.

15 Jan 2019


Xiaomi Mi TV 4X Pro, 4A Pro available in India

Xiaomi's recently launched Android TVs - Mi TV 4X Pro 55-inch and Mi TV 4A Pro 43-inch - are now available for purchase in India.

15 Jan 2019


#SmartphonesFaceoff: Redmi Note 6 Pro v/s Huawei Y9 (2019)

Huawei's latest budget offering, the Y9 (2019) is going on sale for the first time in India today.

15 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi

#DefenseDiaries: PM Modi hails troops on 71st Army Day

Indian Army stands for various things: the top-most being their professionalism, bravery and selfless service. They protect our restive borders, safeguard internal law-and-order and save lives during natural calamities/disasters. Their training and discipline are obviously legendary.