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19 Sep 2017Donald Trump
US resumes premium processing of H-1B visas after five months
The US has resumed premium processing of H-1B visas subject to a cap of 65,000.
23 Jul 2017Yogi Adityanath
Jewar rape case: 4 men arrested, 1 suspect gets injured
In a development to the brutal Jewar rape and murder case, the UP police arrested a gang of four people.
29 Jun 2017NITI Aayog
Air India disinvestment: IndiGo expresses interest, speculation about Tata rife
Domestic and international airlines including IndiGo have informally expressed interest in buying stake in Air India, which is Rs. 52,000cr in debt.
28 Jun 2017NITI Aayog
Disinvestment of Air India: Cabinet gives its approval
FinMin Arun Jaitley said that the Union Cabinet has given in-principle approval for disinvestment of Air India.
21 Jun 2017BCCI
BCCI invites more applications for coach's post
After Anil Kumble's sudden resignation, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has invited more applications for the post of Indian team's coach so as to give the Cricket Advisory Committee more options to pick up from.
18 Jun 2017NITI Aayog
Air India privatization: Employees threaten 'massive strike'
Seven employee unions of Air India had earlier written to the government, threatening "massive-protests" if it moves ahead with privatization of the carrier.
12 Jun 2017Tamil Nadu
SC allows CBSE to declare NEET results
The SC has lifted a Madras HC order, allowing CBSE to declare the results of NEET 2017, which decide admission into MBBS and BDS.
01 Jun 2017BCCI
Sehwag among six applicants for the next Team India's coach
BCCI had so far received six applications for the job of coach of the Indian cricket team.
01 Jun 2017Kerala
Kerala Youth Congress district president arrested for slaughtering cow
Kerala Police on May 30 arrested Youth Congress district president Rejil Makutti and several other members after they slaughtered a calf in protest against the Centre's new strict laws on cattle trade.
30 May 2017British Airways
British Airways glitch: 'Outsourcing to India not responsible for it'
Alex Cruz, British Airways chief executive, has denied reports that the debilitating IT glitch over the weekend was due to outsourcing of work to India, or a cost-cutting measure. He also refused to resign.
30 May 2017Health & Wellness
Chemists across India to go on strike today
Over 9 lakh chemists across India will go on strike on May 30 to oppose against strict regulations on sale of medicine and their diminishing margins.
29 May 2017Kerala
Youth Congress suspends 3 members over cow slaughter controversy
Two days after Youth Congress members publicly slaughtered a cow, it suspended three members including district president Rejil Makutti.
29 May 2017West Bengal
Cyclone Mora to turn severe over Bay of Bengal
The Indian Meteorological Department has warned that cyclone Mora, that has formed over the Bay of Bengal, is likely to turn severe within the next 24 hours.
29 May 2017United States of America
With GSLV Mk III, India to begin manned space missions?
With the launch of the GSLV Mk III, ISRO's heaviest launch vehicle, India may soon enter the elite club of nations capable of manned-space missions.
29 May 2017Gujarat
Shoe thrown at Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya in Gujarat
Union Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Mansukh Mandaviya had a shoe hurled at him on Sunday at a public function in Vallabhipur town in Gujarat's Bhavnagar district.
29 May 2017Global Positioning System (GPS)
NavIC, India now has its very own GPS
In modern world, one is never lost; thanks to Global Positioning System (GPS), which lets you track location with the help of internet connectivity.
29 May 2017Narendra Modi
Government documents to be issued within 24 hours
The Union Ministry of Urban Development has proposed a set of reforms under the AMRUT scheme for augmenting urban infrastructure and facilities.
28 May 2017World Health Organization
Did the government stay mum on Zika in India?
The World Health Organization has released a report that said three cases of Zika were recently reported in Ahmedabad in Gujarat, with one as recently as January 2017.
28 May 2017Bengaluru
Got fake Aadhaar cards for just Rs. 100, say Pakistanis
The three Pakistanis who were arrested in Bengaluru last week stated that they procured fake identifying documents including fake Aadhaar cards for just Rs. 100 each.
28 May 2017Monsoon
Meteorological Department says monsoons may be upon us
Authorities from the Indian Meteorological Department have stated that the southwest monsoon is likely to hit southern Kerala by 30-31 May.
28 May 2017Cricket: News, Stats and more!
India's 2000 Champions Trophy Squad: Where are they now?
India have been participating in the ICC Champions Trophy since its inception in 1998.
28 May 2017British Airways
After a day of debacle, British Airways' flights resume today
A day after the IT debacle, British Airways had assured its customers that its staff were working to resolve the matter.
28 May 2017Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka floods- Indian aid ship arrives in Colombo
Indian teams have reached Sri Lanka to offer aid to the flood-hit nation as death toll increased to 100.
27 May 2017Narendra Modi
India extends $500mn credit line to Mauritius
India extended a $500mn credit line to Mauritius as the two countries signed a maritime security agreement after extensive talks between PM Narendra Modi and his counterpart, Pravind Jugnauth.
27 May 2017National Anti Doping Agency (NADA)
Javelin thrower Rohit Yadav handed provisional suspension by NADA
National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) handed a provisional suspension to javelin thrower Rohit Yadav after his tests were found positive for using a banned substance 'stanozolol'.
27 May 2017Donald Trump
H-1B proposal: Exempt foreign PhD students in US from visa-limits
A bill has been introduced in the US House of Representatives seeking exemption for foreign-born holders of American PhDs from the limits of green cards and H-1B visas.
27 May 2017Delhi Police
LeT men have entered India, '26/11 type' attack being planned
Security has been stepped up in Delhi-NCR and across India after intelligence reports that about 20 Lashkar-E-Taiba men have infiltrated into the country with the help of Pakistan's ISI.
27 May 2017Punjab
Punjab mines auction: Minister's "cook" bags Rs. 26 crore deal
Leaving the Amarinder government shamefaced, a report revealed that a former cook of Punjab's MLA Rana Gurjit won the bid for Rs. 26 crore.
27 May 2017Hizbul Mujahideen
Burhan Wani's successor Sabzar Ahmad Bhat killed in Tral encounter
Hizbul Mujahideen commander Sabzar Bhat, who took over the outfit after the death of Burhan Wani last July, has been killed in Kashmir.
27 May 2017Solar Energy
US lawmakers urged to increase investments in India
Robert Orr, Professor and Dean of the University of Maryland's School of Public Policy apprised US lawmakers of the strides India is making toward development and clean energy.
27 May 2017West Bengal
Why is Mamata Banerjee against the Teesta Water Agreement?
As both the centre and Bangladeshi government hope to sort out Teesta river water sharing soon issue, Mamata Banerjee indicated that the West Bengal government is not on board.
27 May 2017London
Travellers look towards foreign destinations despite high fare, visa delays
Airfares have gone up this summer, and how. Compared to last year, spot fares to London have jumped by 30%.
26 May 2017Delhi Police
Lashkar may strike India soon, cities on high alert
Intelligence inputs have warned anti-terror agencies in major cities against a possible Lashkar strike, as about 20-21 Lashkar-e-Taiba militants have reportedly entered India with the intention of carrying out an attack.
26 May 2017Punjab
Former Punjab DGP and super cop KPS Gill passes away
Former DGP of Punjab, KPS Gill who was hailed as a super-cop for his work with the force passed away today at a hospital in Delhi.
26 May 2017Assam
What is the significance of Dhola-Sadiya bridge?
PM Modi inaugurated the Dhola-Sadiya bridge, that serves to improve connectivity and reduce traveling time between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.
26 May 2017Karnataka
Start-ups get an extended window of benefits from the government
The NDA government has now rehashed the definition of a start-up under its 'Start-up India' scheme.
26 May 2017Yogi Adityanath
The Jewar gang-rape: Four suspects detained
On 26th May, four people were detained in connection with the alleged Bulandshahr gang-rape and murder.
26 May 2017Andhra Pradesh
Andhra horror- Man hacked 11 times as people film incident
In yet another shocking case of public apathy, people in Andhra's Proddatur town recorded on their phones as a man hacked to death another person at a busy junction in broad daylight.
26 May 2017Narendra Modi
How well has the Modi government fared in 3 years?
The BJP government swept to power in 2014 projecting its PM face Modi as the embodiment of "acche din" that would soon arrive under BJP rule.
26 May 2017Education
IIT-B hikes fees, but still does not have full autonomy
IIT-B has increased fees, ranging from 100-300%, for several categories including hostel, gymkhana, medical expenses and exam charges.