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02 Jul 2017Electric Vehicles
Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar bats government's initiative of electric cars
After Power Minister Piyush Goyal announced an all-electric car fleet by 2030, Sachin Tendulkar too gave a thumbs-up to the government's initiative saying that rising pollution levels in India would be reduced.
07 Jun 2017Xiaomi
Xiaomi Redmi Note4 goes on sale on Flipkart from today
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 goes on sale on Flipkart and the company's website www.mi.com at 12pm.
25 May 2017Islamabad
Uzma, Indian woman forced to marry Pakistani man, returns home
Uzma, an Indian woman forced to marry a Pakistani man, returned home today, a day after the Islamabad HC approved her departure.
12 May 2017Islamabad
Indian diplomat's phone seized by Islamabad HC staff
Islamabad HC staff seized the mobile phone of First Secretary of Indian High Commission Piyush Singh, when he had gone there over Uzma's petition.
12 May 2017Patanjali
Patanjali aims Rs. 1 lakh cr turnover in five years
Patanjali Ayurved, which had a turnover of Rs. 10,561cr last fiscal, is now aiming a turnover of Rs. 1L crore, in the next five years.
10 May 2017Health & Wellness
In relief for 70mn people, India gets rare diseases registry
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has set up a registry of rare diseases to record information about patients suffering from such illnesses.
10 May 2017Ministry Of Home Affairs
What is the best approach to solve India's Maoist problem?
Responses to Left Wing Extremism (LWE) in India have heavily leaned towards security centric approaches, as seen through increased deployment of paramilitary forces and combing operations.
10 May 2017Climate Change
Natural disasters - How prepared are India's health systems?
Over 58.6% of Indian landmass is earthquake prone while 5,700km of 7,516km-long coastline is prone to cyclones and tsunamis.
09 May 2017Mobikwik
MobiKwik may get $100 million funding from BlackRock and others
MobiKwik, which competes with firms such as Paytm and FreeCharge in digital payments space, is now going to get a big boost in its endeavors.
09 May 2017Virat Kohli
Will India be able to defend Champions Trophy?
After India's road to participation, in the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy 2017, got cleared by the BCCI, the national selection committee announced the squad yesterday.
09 May 2017Xiaomi
Xiaomi teases phone launch, another Redmi 4 variant in offing?
It was no surprise when Strategy Analytics declared that Xiaomi is currently the most preferred smartphone brand in India.
09 May 2017Indian Premier League (IPL)
Lalit Modi's latest leaks target MS Dhoni
Lalit Modi, the former IPL chairman, is back with attacking N Srinivasan.
09 May 2017Dark Web
Child abuse website gets busted, reveals sordid state of humanity
A website, where people engaged in child sexual abuse content, has finally been exposed.
09 May 2017Supreme Court Of India
Karnan's revenge- 8 SC Judges slapped with rigorous imprisonment, fine
Alleging caste discrimination, controversial Calcutta High Court judge Justice C S Karnan, on Monday ordered a punishment of 5 years of rigorous imprisonment and a fine worth Rs. 1 lakh each on 8 Supreme Court judges including the Chief Justice of India Jagdish Khehar.
09 May 2017All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
National survey on drug abuse in India after 15 years
The social justice and empowerment ministry has constituted a committee to undertake a survey on the use and abuse of drugs in the country; the last survey (2001) is over 15 years old.
09 May 2017Narendra Modi
Demonetization - Cash making a comeback
Data from the Reserve Bank of India have indicated that cash withdrawal levels for March 2017 were 0.6% higher than that of last year, suggesting that cash withdrawal levels from ATMs have normalized.
08 May 2017International Cricket Council (ICC)
Will Champions Trophy be Dhoni's last tournament?
India will enter the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy as the defending champions of the tournament.
08 May 2017Ducati
Royal Enfield and Ducati, a love story for bikers
Rumors have surfaced suggesting that the Indian firm Royal Enfield is eyeing Italian superbike maker Ducati for a possible acquisition.
08 May 2017Islamabad
Pakistani man alleges Indian High Commission detained newly-wed wife
A Pakistani man has alleged that the Indian High Commission in Islamabad detained his newly-wed wife when they went to apply for visas.
08 May 2017Amazon
Amazon Canada lists for sale 'distorted Indian map'
E-commerce platform Amazon invited the wrath of the Delhi BJP wing over a distorted map of India being sold on their Canada portal.
08 May 2017National Crime Records Bureau
The reality of juvenile crimes in India
The number of juvenile delinquents has risen by leaps and bounds in the last few years. According to the National Crime Records Bureau, 23,25,575 cases were registered against juveniles under IPC crimes in 2011.
07 May 2017Supreme Court Of India
Public Health v/s Animal Rights: India's stray dog dilemma
Reports in recent times have focused on the stray-dog menace in Indian cities.
07 May 2017Russia News
India, Russia to ink 5th generation fighter design deal soon
After several years of delay, sources said India and Russia are likely to sign the deal to finalize the detailed design of the fifth-generation fighter aircraft and commence production of the same.
07 May 2017Supreme Court Of India
SC: Every child must have welfare benefits
The Supreme Court broadened the ambit of the Juvenile Justice Act stating that every child in need must get welfare benefits.
07 May 2017Electric Vehicles
NITI Aayog: Electric vehicles are a must for India's future
The Indian government is ready to embark on its most radical challenge of making electric vehicles the norm rather than an option in the coming years.
07 May 2017Delhi High Court
Justice Leila Seth: Glimpses through a legal luminary's life
Leila Seth, eminent jurist, India's first female Chief Justice of a High Court and mother of famous author Vikram Seth died from a cardiac arrest on Saturday night.
07 May 2017Security
As security becomes pricier, flights get costlier
Looking at the increasing security threats, the Centre has decided to requisite the services of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) to guard India's 98 airports. This will mean that flyers will have to pay more as airfares will increase with an imminent hike in passenger security fee (PSF).
07 May 2017Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana
Free LPG Connections: Centre to expand network with Rs. 30,000cr
The Centre is entailing a Rs. 30,000cr-investment for expanding LPG production and distribution network in the next three years.
06 May 2017Assam
Assam wants AFSPA to be removed in some areas
The Assam government will review whether the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) could be withdrawn in a phased manner and present its recommendations to the Centre.
06 May 2017Pakistan News
Pakistan's national carrier to suspend Mumbai-Karachi flight
Pakistan International Airlines, the country's national carrier, is reportedly planning to suspend operations on the Mumbai-Karachi route from May 11.
06 May 2017Narendra Modi
Demonetization crushes dreams of trafficked Bangladeshi sex worker
Demonetization threw life out of gear for many, but there were some who were helplessly trapped, like Aruna.
06 May 2017Mizoram
Politics over liquor: Mizoram Govt. tight-lipped on revenue from liquor
States allowing liquor don't fret over revealing liquor revenue, but that isn't the case with Mizoram.
05 May 2017Delhi
The Nirbhaya impact: What has changed after December 2012?
In December 2012, the brutal rape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy intern who was tortured and left to die on the roadside, shook India and the world.
05 May 2017Jammu And Kashmir
Pakistani, Saudi channels broadcast calls for 'azadi' into Kashmiri homes
Over 50 Saudi and Pakistani channels which indulge in anti-India propaganda are running via private cable networks in Kashmir without required clearances.
05 May 2017Shiv Sena
Attention unruly passengers! India will soon have a no-fly list
Following the Air India slapping row in March, centre on Friday issued draft rules for the aviation sector on no-fly list.
05 May 2017Supreme Court Of India
India is secular with no state religion: India to UN
Responding to Pakistan's criticism over minorities' treatment, India asserted safeguarding minorities' rights forms an "essential core" of its polity.
05 May 2017Supreme Court Of India
SC/ST: DoPT report recommends reservation in promotions
In another push to affirmative action, a report by the department of personnel and training (DoPT) has now recommended reservation for scheduled castes and tribes (SC/ST) in promotions.
05 May 2017Muslims
Triple talaq victims to now get pension in Assam
Health and Education Minister of Assam, Himanta Biswa Sharma on Thursday announced that pension and skill development training would be provided to Muslim women who are victims of triple talaq.
05 May 2017Twitter
Twitter down or not working?
Twitter seemed to have gone offline today for a few hours, the services have now been restored.
05 May 2017Indian Air Force
Agni-II test fire fails to achieve desired parameters
India test-fired its Agni-II missile from an island near the Odisha coast.