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04 May 2020


Ayushmann Khurrana recalls his casting couch experience

Ayushmann Khurrana is one of the most bankable stars in Bollywood right now, with as many as seven back-to-back hits to boast of.

04 May 2020


'I For India' raises Rs. 3.5 crore for COVID-19 relief

I For India, the country's largest fundraiser concert for COVID-19 pandemic, raised Rs. 3.5 crore last night.

03 May 2020


Xiaomi's Black Shark 2 gets Android 10-based JoyUI 11 update

Xiaomi has started releasing Android 10-based JoyUI 11 update for its gaming-centric flagship smartphone, the Black Shark 2.

02 May 2020


Huawei Watch GT 2e will cost Rs. 20,000, reveals Flipkart

The Huawei Watch GT 2e, which was unveiled alongside the P40 series of smartphones in March this year, will soon be released in India. The company has already listed the smartwatch on the Huawei India website, hinting at its imminent arrival.

02 May 2020


India will definitely pitch for 2032 Olympics, says Narinder Batra

Indian Olympic Association president Narinder Batra said that the nation will step up its battle to win the 2032 Olympic Games and other international events when the global coronavirus pandemic eases.

02 May 2020


Skoda India starts accepting bookings for the 2020 Superb

Skoda has started accepting bookings for the facelifted Superb in India. Customers can book the premium sedan for a token amount of Rs. 50,000.

01 May 2020

Maruti Suzuki

#LockdownEffect: Maruti Suzuki reports zero sales for April

When India went into lockdown to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the worst health crisis of our time, we all knew a major economic crisis was on its way.

01 May 2020


With curbs, India could control new coronavirus cases by May-21

A paper by Mumbai School of Economics and Public Policy has claimed India might make considerable gains in the next couple of weeks in the battle against coronavirus, and could potentially put a lid on new cases by May 21.

Coronavirus: Lockdown will be extended with 'considerable relaxations', hints Centre

With just three days left for the coronavirus-linked nationwide lockdown to come to an end, the Centre on Wednesday night hinted that the restrictions would continue but "considerable relaxations" would be given in some districts.

29 Apr 2020

Narendra Modi

USCIRF slams India over religious freedom, New Delhi dismisses findings

Claiming that religious minorities aren't being treated well in India, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) on Tuesday urged the Donald Trump administration to label it as a "country of particular concern".

29 Apr 2020

Narendra Modi

Coronavirus deaths in India cross 1,000-mark, over 31,000 infected

In a concerning piece of news, the number of people who have died of coronavirus in India crossed the grim 1,000-mark on Wednesday. Across the country, 1,007 have passed away and 31,332 are infected.

NITI Aayog employee tests coronavirus positive, building sealed

The office of NITI Aayog, the government's think tank, was sealed on Tuesday for 48 hours after an employee tested positive for coronavirus. The results came out around 9 am today.

28 Apr 2020


Ambala: Residents protest COVID-19 suspect's cremation, pelt stones at cops

In Ambala, Haryana, violence broke out between residents of a village and police after the former objected to the cremation of an elderly woman, thinking that she passed away due to coronavirus.

28 Apr 2020


Mercedes A-Class Limousine India launch set for Q3 this year

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Limousine is slated to be launched in India in the third quarter of this year, the company has confirmed to Autocar.

27 Apr 2020


COVID-19 case: Kanika gets police notice, asked to record statement

The Lucknow Police has asked singer Kanika Kapoor to record her statement in the case against her, one day after she put a long clarification on Instagram.

27 Apr 2020


Five ways to efficiently work from home

Following the nationwide lockdown in India due to the pandemic, most companies are operating virtually with their employees working from home.

26 Apr 2020


Kanika Kapoor addresses criticism over her COVID-19 diagnosis

Singer Kanika Kapoor, who recently recovered from COVID-19, has finally broken her silence on her diagnosis with the virus and the controversy surrounding it.

26 Apr 2020

KTM 790 Duke

Triumph India to launch Street Triple R in June: Report

Triumph is aiming to launch its Street Triple R motorcycle in India sometime around June this year. However, the arrival of the roadster is subject to the COVID-19 situation at the time.

24 Apr 2020

Arvind Kejriwal

Results of plasma therapy encouraging, says Arvind Kejriwal

In what provides a ray of hope in these gloomy times, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday that the plasma therapy trials have yielded "encouraging results" in the fight against coronavirus.

MS Dhoni's on-field tactics that proved fruitful for Team India

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is arguably one of the greatest captains India have ever produced.

23 Apr 2020


Actor Anita Raaj accused of hosting party amid lockdown

Recently, cops landed at Bollywood actor Anita Raaj's house after she allegedly hosted a party, thereby flouting lockdown rules.

22 Apr 2020

Russia News

Viswanathan Anand to represent India in online Nations Cup chess

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand will lead India's contingent in the upcoming online Nations Cup.

Lockdown relaxations: Shops of electric fans, educational books can function

On Tuesday, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) revised guidelines as to what's allowed and what's not during the ongoing 40-day lockdown period, imposed to contain the spread of coronavirus.

Watch out! Hackers are bombing Zoom classes with porn

As India faces the COVID-19 lockdown, educators are rushing to use digital resources to ensure students keep learning even while being at home.

21 Apr 2020


Rohit Shetty facilitates hotels for Mumbai Police's COVID-19 warriors

Filmmaker Rohit Shetty is not leaving any opportunity to help out those in need during the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

21 Apr 2020

Rajnath Singh

Group of ministers could discuss lockdown exit plan today

A group of ministers will be meeting this evening and could discuss the exit plan of lockdown, NDTV said on Tuesday citing sources.

21 Apr 2020


Vicky Kaushal's complex sealed after resident tests COVID-19 positive

Bollywood actor Vicky Kaushal's housing complex has been partially sealed after an 11-year-old girl from the building tested positive for the coronavirus.

China slams India's new 'discriminatory' FDI policy; seeks revision

China on Monday said that India's new Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy is violative of international norms of free and fair trade.

Centre tells states: Don't dilute lockdown; Kerala receives earful

The nationwide lockdown, intended to slow coronavirus' spread, should not be diluted, the Centre told state governments and union territories on Monday.

Will Bhuvneshwar Kumar make his international comeback this year?

Indian pace spearhead Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been out of action lately, owing to his hernia injury.

19 Apr 2020

Arvind Kejriwal

Coronavirus: No relaxation of lockdown in Delhi, says Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday that there will be no relaxation of the lockdown in the national capital.

18 Apr 2020


Targeting China, India revises FDI Policy to curb 'opportunistic acquisitions'

The Center on Saturday revised the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Policy to prevent "opportunistic acquisitions" of vulnerable, coronavirus pandemic-hit Indian companies.

Why government banned alcohol sale during the 40-day lockdown?

When the Centre released a new set of guidelines for the second bout of lockdown, it clearly stated that the sale of alcohol would be banned till May 3. This decision was taken despite some state governments mulling the option of re-opening liquor shops to generate revenue.

18 Apr 2020


20 sailors of Indian Navy test positive for coronavirus

In a worrying piece of news, 21 serving personnel of the Indian Navy tested positive for coronavirus in Mumbai.

Second coronavirus wave likely next year, claims CDC Director

The outbreak of COVID-19, aka the novel coronavirus disease, has killed more than 1.4 lakh around the world.

17 Apr 2020


Raveena Tandon slams Kumaraswamy's son Nikhil's wedding amid lockdown

The world is in the middle of a pandemic, but VIPs don't mind.

17 Apr 2020

Gaming Bytes

PUBG Mobile: Five tips to win squad games in Vikendi

PUBG Mobile enjoys immense popularity in India as it delivers an intense Battle Royale experience.

These conditions should be met before ending coronavirus lockdown: WHO

As India and other nations rush to combat the spread of COVID-19 and open up parts of their dwindling economy, the World Health Organization is offering guidance.

Coronavirus: Thousands of Chinese PPE kits fail India's safety tests

Facing a dearth of personal protective equipment (PPE), India ordered thousands from China, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, but a large chunk of these items didn't pass safety tests, a report in ET said on Thursday.