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18 May 2017Paytm
Paytm raises $1.4 billion from SoftBank
Paytm is said to have raised over $1.4 billion from Japanese investor SoftBank, in one of its largest funding rounds from a single investor.
14 May 2017Indian Premier League (IPL)
Vivek Oberoi donates flats to CRPF martyrs
Vivek Oberoi has donated 25 flats that were part of one of his real-estate projects in Thane, to the families of CRPF martyrs.
07 May 2017Bollywood
Bahubali 2 box office collection crosses Rs. 1000 crore
Sources stated that SS Rajamouli's epic Bahubali 2, starring Prabhas and Rana Daggubati has become the first Indian film to cross Rs. 1000 crore in global earnings.
04 May 2017SpiceJet
UDAN: Govt to spend Rs. 6.6-7.1cr on just one sector
On the first Delhi-Shimla flight under the UDAN scheme, government paid for 24 seats (50% of capacity), or Rs. 82,560 per flight.
02 May 2017Bollywood
Bahubali records' streak: Over 62 lakhs tickets sold on BookMyShow
Bahubali-2 continues to shatter records; over 62 lakhs tickets were sold on BookMyShow alone, contributing more than Rs. 120cr to its collections over the opening weekend in India.
30 Apr 2017Bharti Airtel
H-1B visas: Sunil Mittal weighs banning big US tech companies
While answering a question on how he would react if Bharti Airtel was prevented from operating in certain geographical locations, telecom kingpin Sunil Bharti Mittal raised the question of whether India should prevent Facebook and Google from operating in the country.
30 Apr 2017Narendra Modi
India's global diplomacy stature: Cyprus seeks help in Turkey issue
Evident of India's growing global diplomacy stature, Cyprus sought India's help in its reunification efforts with Turkey.
29 Apr 2017Indian Premier League (IPL)
IAS officers to adopt families of martyrs
A group of IAS officers have come forward to support the families of martyrs killed in the line of duty.
29 Apr 2017Supreme Court Of India
Legalized sports betting in India being examined: A good bet?
The Supreme Court has decided to examine whether gambling and betting in sports could be legalized.
29 Apr 2017Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
NPS account holders need to be FATCA compliant
One will now have to submit a self-certification of FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act) for their National Pension System (NPS) accounts opened on or after July 1, 2014.
29 Apr 2017Flipkart
Amazon will not slow its investment pace in India
A $481m loss might deter others, but to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos it is just another hurdle Amazon has to overcome in order to finally triumph.
29 Apr 2017SpiceJet
UDAN Flight Scheme: Low fares and regional connectivity
PM Narendra Modi launched the UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik) or Regional Air Connectivity Scheme (RCS) in a bid to achieve twin goals of connectivity and affordability.
29 Apr 2017Supreme Court Of India
SC asks for FIRs on all encounter deaths including AFSPA
Dealing a blow to the Indian armed forces as well as the Centre, the Supreme Court has mandated that FIRs be filed against all encounter deaths in the country, including AFSPA related ones.
29 Apr 2017Pakistan News
Pakistan's ISI supporting terror outfits: World Muhajir Congress
World Muhajir Congress, a newly formed refugee organization, informed US lawmakers during a Congressional hearing on Afghanistan that ISI is supporting Jihadi elements in Pakistan.
28 Apr 2017International Monetary Fund
India is set to become the world's fourth-largest economy
It's been 70 years since our independence; 5 more years and we will push Britain out of the top five economies. We would emerge as the world's fourth-largest economy overtaking Germany on the way.
28 Apr 2017Karnataka
Karnataka: Bajrang Dal men assault 3 Dalits for eating beef
10 activists from the Bajrang Dal reportedly entered a house in Udupi's Kundapur taluk and assaulted 3 Dalit men who they thought were consuming beef.
28 Apr 2017Honda
Honda Activa becomes the largest selling two wheeler globally
Yesterday, Honda rolled out its 15 millionth Honda Activa scooter, making it the largest selling two wheeler in the world.
28 Apr 2017Karnataka
Survey reveals Karnataka is India's most corrupt state
A survey conducted by the Center for Media Studies has revealed that Karnataka is the most corruption-riddled state in the country.
28 Apr 2017Delhi
Delhi school fears 'bad name' if rape survivor attends classes
Parents of a rape survivor in Delhi have alleged that her school has asked them not to send her to classes as it would "tarnish" their institute's name.
28 Apr 2017North Korea
India occupies 4th position in online security breaches: Symantec study
The recent push for digitization in India has been made amidst concerns on right to privacy violations and the vulnerability of India's cyber-infrastructure.
28 Apr 2017Jammu And Kashmir
India slips 3 positions in global press freedom ranks
India slipped 3 places in the world press freedom rankings from 133 to 136 among 180 countries.
28 Apr 2017Jammu And Kashmir
Kupwara terror strikes: Soldier on sentry duty twice evades death
India is working on damage control following the terrorist attack on the Kupwara Army camp in Jammu & Kashmir.
28 Apr 2017Yogi Adityanath
Forget anti-Romeo squads, address violent crimes: UP's women's rights activists
Since coming to power, UP CM Yogi Adityanath has identified women's safety as top priority. Anti-romeo squads were set up as a hallmark initiative to crackdown on eve-teasing.
28 Apr 2017Cancer
Deep nexus: Swiss firm Roche allegedly blocked cheaper cancer drugs
Competition Commission of India, the country's anti-trust regulator, has ordered a probe against Swiss drug maker Roche, which was allegedly attempting to maintain monopoly in the breast cancer drug market.
28 Apr 2017Indian Navy
Growing Chinese influence in IOR: China builds second aircraft carrier
In a bid to compete with India for influence in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), China launched added a second aircraft carrier, classified as Type001A to its fleet.
27 Apr 2017Delhi
Plastic-eating waxworms: The answer to India's plastic pollution?
Spanish scientist Frederica Bertocchini discovered waxworms called Galleria mellonella that may hold the key to rid the world of plastic waste accumulated over decades.
27 Apr 2017National Aids Control Organization
For the first time, free condoms for everyone in India
In the first such scheme, citizens in most major cities of India can now order in a minimum of one box of condoms - 144 pieces - for free.
27 Apr 2017Kia Motors
Kia Motors to invest $1.1bn in their factory in India
Following the slump in their sales in China, Kia Motors is gearing up to strengthen its base in the world's fifth largest market- India.
27 Apr 2017Social Media
CRPF jawan loses kin, lashes out at Rajnath Singh
Another Facebook video of a frustrated CRPF jawan Pankaj Mishra surfaced where he spoke against Rajnath Singh after having lost a relative in the Sukma Maoist attack.
27 Apr 2017Pakistan News
Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Mother appeals against Pak death sentence
In an attempt to secure alleged spy Kulbhushan Jadhav's release, India on Wednesday handed over an appeal seeking his acquittal, signed by Jadhav's mother, to Pakistan.
27 Apr 2017Bihar
Bihar's cancer woes: Arsenic-contaminated drinking water affects lakhs
Mumbai's Tata Memorial Hospital, a top cancer treatment facility, yearly gets around 25,000 patients from across India.
27 Apr 2017Narcotics Control Bureau
Indian drugs racket caters to US clients
A massive illegal drugs market in India has come to light after recent raids in different cities including Bengaluru, Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai.
27 Apr 2017Nitin Gadkari
Govt to impose access-control to improve highway efficiency
Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has sent a proposal to the Centre seeking to upgrade certain important road corridors to access-controlled ones, to improve the efficiency of highway transport.
27 Apr 2017Directorate General of Civil Aviation
DGCA grounds foreign pilot over fudged medical records
The Directorate General for Civil Aviation has grounded an expat pilot working with an Indian charter company for allegedly fudging his medical records.
26 Apr 2017Ganga river
Namami Gange Programme: Is there any hope for this project?
The Namami Gange Programme was launched by the newly formed BJP government in 2014, in furtherance of PM Modi's vow to save Ganga ahead of his election.
26 Apr 2017Indian Startups
Awfis Space Solutions gets $20 million from Sequoia Capital
A very brief definition of Awfis can probably be that it is a start-up that provides work-spaces for start-ups.
26 Apr 2017Narendra Modi
Modi to inaugurate India's longest bridge in Assam
PM Modi will inaugurate India's longest bridge in Assam, on 24th May. The Dhola-Sadiya bridge will traverse across the Brahmaputra River.
26 Apr 2017Amul
HUL vs Amul, new wine in old bottle
Amul and Hindustan Unilever Ltd are currently embroiled in a legal battle over the charges of 'disparaging others' products in an ad, initiated by HUL.
26 Apr 2017Scheduled Castes
Provide reservation for economically disadvantaged: Union Minister Ramdas Athawale
Union Minister Ramdas Athawale on Tuesday made a case for allowing 25% reservation for economically disadvantaged sections.
26 Apr 2017Tamil Nadu
NITI Aayog says farmers should pay income taxes
NITI Aayog member Bibek Debroy proposed, at a news conference on Tuesday, that Indian farmers should start paying income tax.