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02 Jul 2017

Electric 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 2017


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 at 12pm.

25 May 2017


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 2017


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 2017


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 2017

Health & 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.

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 2017

Climate 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 2017


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 2017

Virat 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 2017


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.

Lalit Modi's latest leaks target MS Dhoni

Lalit Modi, the former IPL chairman, is back with attacking N Srinivasan.

09 May 2017

Dark 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.

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.

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 2017

Narendra 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.

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 2017


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 2017


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 2017


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.

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.

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 2017

Russia 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.

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 2017

Electric 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 2017

Delhi 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 2017


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).

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 2017


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 2017

Pakistan 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 2017

Narendra 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 2017


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 2017


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 2017

Jammu 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 2017

Shiv 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.

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.

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 2017


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 2017


Twitter down or not working?

Twitter seemed to have gone offline today for a few hours, the services have now been restored.

05 May 2017

Indian 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.