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14 Jun 2017Sharad Pawar
Presidential polls: EC issues notification for filing of nominations
The EC has issued a notification for filing of nominations for the presidential polls, which will continue till June 28.
07 Jun 2017Sharad Pawar
Presidential Elections on July 17: Election Commission
President Pranab Mukherjee's term will end on July 24, paving the way for presidential polls, if needed, the Election Commission said.
20 May 2017Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
WannaCry- Researchers develop last-chance protection key
A team of researchers said they had found a last-chance way to protect systems from WannaCry, which first hit computers in 99 countries a week ago.
18 May 2017Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
WannaCry- Shadow Brokers promise to release more hacking tools
Shadow Brokers, the group which released parts of US national security agency (NSA)'s cyber weapons stockpile, forming the basis of the WannaCry ransomware, promised to keep releasing hacking tools every month to those willing to pay for the same.
15 May 2017Bengaluru
Arjun Maini wins his maiden GP3 race in Barcelona
Three days after being signed as Haas F1 team development driver, Arjun Maini went on to win his first GP3 series race at the Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona.
15 May 2017Pakistan News
Kulbhushan Jadhav case- India, Pakistan to face-off at ICJ
On 15th May, India and Pakistan will commence their legal battle over Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence in the International Court of Justice (ICJ).
13 May 2017Pakistan News
Mumbai on high alert- 26 Pakistani nationals go missing
Mumbai police are on high alert after it came to light that 26 Pakistani nationals have gone missing. Among them is a shopkeeper who stayed in Juhu for 10 years.
13 May 2017Narendra Modi
Chinese submarine, snubbed by Colombo, moving to Karachi?
Since December'13, China has been regularly sending vessels to the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) quoting anti-piracy measures.
13 May 2017Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
Massive ransomware attack hits computers in 99 countries, including India
A massive cyber-attack has struck organizations around the world which is believed to have used tools made by the US National Security Agency.
13 May 2017Maneka Gandhi
National Policy for Women- Maneka Gandhi wants your suggestions
The Ministry of Women & Child Development has prepared the draft of National Policy for Women, but before it is released, you are welcome to pitch in.
13 May 2017Climate Change
Genetically-modified Mustard to be commercially cultivated
The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee has given clearance for the commercial cultivation of genetically modified mustard. It has forwarded the approval to the Ministry of Environment and Forests for consideration.
13 May 2017Sharad Pawar
Who will be India's next President?
India is set to elect a new President in July. While the ruling NDA alliance holds a majority and hopes to get a like minded candidate on board, opposition parties have been planning to jointly put forward a candidate against Modi's choice of President.
13 May 2017Piyush Goyal
India ranks 26 in ease of getting electricity
India moved up to the 26th spot in the global electricity accessibility rankings of the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business index.
13 May 2017Pakistan News
India test fires Spyder surface to air missile system
Amidst escalating tensions with Pakistan, India recently successfully tested Spyder missiles acquired from Israel, taking it one step closer to their deployment along the borders.
12 May 2017Navi Mumbai
Zakir Naik's religious conversion factory
Republic TV has exposed how the controversial televangelist Zakir Naik converts poor Hindus, Christians, and Sikhs to Wahabi Islam.
12 May 2017NITI Aayog
Reliance Infra wins Rs. 2950 crore in arbitration against DMRC
The Delhi Airport Metro Express Private Limited, an arm of Reliance Infrastructure has been awarded Rs. 2950 crore in an arbitration settlement against DMRC.
12 May 2017Narendra Modi
Modi's magic pulls India's infra sector back from the mire
It appears, that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's endeavors to kick-start the country's infrastructural projects are finally bearing fruits.
US sanctions Pak based terror organizations
The US has imposed sanctions on several Pakistan based extremist groups, including one run by 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed.
12 May 2017Mukesh Ambani
Assam to take forward Modi's 'Act East Policy'
Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal said that his administration would set up an 'Act East' department to combine and take ahead the Centre's Act East Policy.
12 May 2017Education
No saffronization in NCERT textbooks: NewsBytes RTI
There have been longstanding fears within certain segments of society of the possible saffronization of education by those in the RSS and other Hindu right wing groups since the Modi government came into power.
12 May 2017Chhattisgarh
Chhattisgarh's "missing" toilets - Women seek to trace "stolen" toilets
A mother-daughter duo from Chhattisgarh's Amarpur village filed a police complaint stating two toilets from their house have gone "missing".
12 May 2017Smartphones
Amazon Great Indian Sale: The best deals and offers
The Amazon Great Indian Sale is back, and with it, a range of offers for its customers.
12 May 2017Indian Premier League (IPL)
Is IPL performance not enough to get into national team?
The Indian squad, for the ICC Champions Trophy, was announced earlier this week.
Pak-based terror groups may attack India, Afghanistan - US
Daniel Coats, director of US National Intelligence told members of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence that "Islamabad has failed to curb militants and terrorists in Pakistan."
Blame Pakistan for worsening Indo-Pak ties: US Intelligence
The US intelligence community on Thursday called out Pakistan for supporting anti-India militants, leading to deteriorating ties with India. The observation was made in the "Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community" annual report.
12 May 2017Chennai
Now, obtain an M-Tech degree off campus from IIT-Madras
IIT Madras, is now offering its students the chance to obtain an M-Tech degree without being physically present at the campus.
12 May 2017Supreme Court Of India
Online gaming is now witnessing strong growth and risky bets
The Indian online gaming industry is throttling ahead in full gusto and will be growing at a steady pace of 20% to become a $1billion industry by 2021 from the $360 million it makes now.
12 May 2017Kolkata
Kolkata's Birla Planetarium, Asia's largest, to open after two years
Kolkata's MP Birla Planetarium, established in 1962 and one of India's oldest, is opening its doors to the public after over two years of renovation.
12 May 2017Narendra Modi
Cow to become India's national animal?
There's a new prospective contender for the post of national animal: the cow. Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind President Maulana Syed Arshad Madani has urged the government to consider this proposal, in the wake of an "atmosphere of fear" over cow vigilantes.
12 May 2017Bengaluru
India's Arjun Maini joins Haas F1 team as development driver
India's Arjun Maini signed up with Formula 1 team Haas as one of its development drivers alongside American Santino Ferrucci.
11 May 2017Solar Energy
India is becoming China 2.0, says Chinese think tank
Chinese think tank Anbound warned China to take Indian competition seriously as its economy may witness "explosive growth", boosting its prospects of becoming "China 2.0".
11 May 2017Himachal Pradesh
China objects to US delegation's visit to China
Beijing has condemned the recent meeting of a US Congress delegation with the Dalai Lama saying the move "sent a very wrong signal to the world about Tibet independence."
11 May 2017ISIS
Drugs being smuggled from India to IS terrorists intercepted
A shipload of tramadol, 37 million pills worth $75mn, was on its way from India to Islamic State terrorists in Libya, when it was intercepted by the Italian police.
11 May 2017Narendra Modi
Modi's Sri Lanka visit- What's on the agenda?
PM Modi is set to visit Sri Lanka to take part in the Vesak day celebrations. While the visit has been termed informal, India does hope to get some things done, including discussing the Tamil Nadu fishermen issue.
11 May 2017Pakistan News
Sharif, Army Chief discuss ICJ verdict on Jadhav
Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif and the country's army chief began discussing the options to move forward after the International Court of Justice's verdict on staying the Kulbhushan Jadhav's hanging.
11 May 2017Narendra Modi
Modi urges Indians to change their current mindset about digitization
PM Modi is effusive about digitization but according to him, Indians are still hesitant about making use of technology and accepting the inevitable change.
11 May 2017Saina Nehwal
I don't mind the Sindhu-Saina rivalry, says Pullela Gopichand
India's national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand said that he doesn't mind the on-court rivalry between his current protege PV Sindhu and the former mentee Saina Nehwal.
11 May 2017Monsoon
India's foodgrain output forecast to hit a record in 2016-17
With robust production of wheat, rice, and pulses, India's foodgrain output would increase by 8.7% to a record-high 273.38 million ton in the 2016-17 crop year, according to the government's third advanced estimate.
10 May 2017Kerala
Kerala planning to provide free internet for 20 million families
Kerala's CPI(M)-led LDF government is planning to implement 'Kerala Fibre Optic Network' (K-FON), a new initiative which would provide free internet connections to 20 lakh poor families.
10 May 2017Times of India
Grammarly gets $110m funding, India pushes for regional content
Being a grammar Nazi is apparently a big business as Grammarly which aims to provide "mistake-free writing every time", managed to secure a massive $110m funding from venture capital firms.