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01 Sep 2017Delhi High Court
VVIP chopper scam: CBI files chargesheet against ex-IAF chief Tyagi
The CBI has filed a charge sheet against former IAF chief SP Tyagi in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam.
01 Jun 2017Flipkart
Homemakers generated Rs. 54,000cr in sales via social media platforms
Whenever we think about e-commerce, it's usually enterprises like Flipkart, Amazon and how they are changing the consumption pattern in India.
01 Jun 2017Agriculture Ministry
Amitabh Bachchan to promote cow shelters, fisheries
With the intention of encouraging youngsters to boost dairy industry as an enterprise, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat are going to promote cow shelters, fisheries as well as vaccination of pets.
01 Jun 2017Indian Premier League (IPL)
Who is in line to become Indian Team's next coach?
The deadline for Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) advertisement to apply for the post of Indian cricket team coach closed yesterday.
01 Jun 2017Tamil Nadu
Navy to court martial officer for molesting a minor
A naval officer is going to be court-martialled for allegedly molesting a colleague's seven-year-old daughter.
01 Jun 2017Rajasthan High Court
How do peacocks reproduce? Through tears, says a Rajasthan judge
Judge Mahesh Chandra Sharma, a Rajasthan HC judge who yesterday urged the government to make cow the national animal, believes peacocks don't have sex in order to reproduce; the peahen is instead "impregnated with the tears of the peacock."
01 Jun 2017Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
India loses the fastest-growing economy tag to China
India's economic growth slowed for the fourth consecutive quarter in the three months that ended in March, losing out the fastest-growing economy tag to China.
01 Jun 2017Bombay High Court
Law ministry clears appointment of 14 judges to Bombay HC
The Law Ministry recently notified the appointment of 14 additional judges to the Bombay High Court, after President Pranab Mukherjee gave his assent.
01 Jun 2017Chhattisgarh
Only Bus resumes services in Sukma region after 12 years
People residing in India's Maoist heartland are plagued by connectivity issues.
Reports: Trump to withdraw US from Paris Agreement on climate-change
President Donald Trump will pull the United States out of the Paris Agreement on climate change, according to White House sources.
31 May 2017Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
How is a Re 1 note different from other currencies?
After a hiatus of 22 years, Re 1 note will resurface in a brand new avatar.
31 May 2017Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
RBI wants to introduce bank account number portability
Mobile number portability has surely made our lives easier. But can the same apply to bank account numbers?
31 May 2017Rajasthan High Court
Make cow the national animal, urges Rajasthan HC
Calls for making cow the national animal have been a dime a dozen, mostly from individuals, but now the Rajasthan HC has joined the bandwagon. It has also sought life imprisonment for slaughter.
31 May 2017Virat Kohli
India's position after the warm up matches
India have won both of the warm up matches in the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy, one against New Zealand and another one against Bangladesh.
31 May 2017Delhi
High Court: I-T dept. can seize unexplained money from bank-accounts
The Delhi High Court has ruled that the income-tax department has power to seize unexplained money lying in the bank-account of a person, even if he isn't under investigation.
31 May 2017SoundCloud
Your future self to you: Thank you for not smoking!
"Smoking is bad" is universal knowledge. Cigarettes have nicotine, and the brain has 'nicotinic' receptors, which is why it is so easy to get addicted to cigarettes.
UN chief calls climate deal 'essential' as Modi expresses support
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said it's "absolutely essential" for the world to unite to fight the threats arising from climate change.
31 May 2017Bollywood
SRK escapes near-fatal accident on Aanand Rai's sets!
One week after Shah Rukh Khan started shooting for Aanand L Rai's next, reports are abuzz about a near-fatal accident on the sets.
31 May 2017Nestle
Healthier Maggi noodles - Nestle India launches iron fortified noodles
Nestle India is revamping its Maggi Masala Noodles by cutting the salt content and adding iron to launch a new fortified variant of the ready-to-cook noodles.
Europe visit: PM Modi makes second stop in Spain
After a successful visit to Germany, PM Modi landed in Spain, hoping for strengthened engagement with the nation.
31 May 2017Ekta Kapoor
#FunnyTake: India's loss due to cattle ban can be solved
Indian economy is going to take a big hit with the ban on the trade of cattle for slaughter; as reports say, India exported around Rs. 26,000cr worth buffalo meat and Rs. 35,000cr worth leather and leather products last year.
31 May 2017Delhi High Court
AgustaWestland scam: Delhi HC stops SP Tyagi traveling abroad
Shashindra Pal Tyagi, former Indian Air Force Chief and co-accused in the AgustaWestland chopper scam, was stopped by the Delhi HC from travelling to Indonesia, revoking a trial court order that had earlier given him permission.
31 May 2017Education
India's education-tech space to be Rs. 12,669cr industry by 2021
Education in India is a subject of stark contrasts.
31 May 2017Samsung
LeEco: Slow and steady wins races, not the reckless
LeEco, the Chinese phonemaker, in 2016 had a clear goal in front of itself- disrupt the US market.
31 May 2017Osama Bin Laden
Was 2001 Parliament attack planned to help Laden escape?
A new book claims that the 2001 Indian Parliament attack was orchestrated by Pakistani ISI-sponsored terror outfits to trigger an Indo-Pak military standoff.
30 May 2017Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Food labeling in India might undergo massive change
Labels on packaged food in India will soon inform you of the product's exact dietary component. Currently, they might mention vaguely (though not necessarily) details about calories, fat, sugar, carbohydrates and some other nutrients.
30 May 2017Gujarat
India issues advisory after three Zika cases in Gujarat
On May 26, India confirmed three cases of Zika in Ahmedabad, which were reported sometime during November'16-February'17.
30 May 2017Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
RBI to soon circulate new Re. 1 notes
The RBI has announced it will soon issue new one rupee notes. The current notes and coins in existence will also continue.
30 May 2017Delhi Police
Aggressive Delhi: The capital needs to take a 'chill pill'
A recent Pew study ranked India the fourth-worst among 198 countries with regard to religious intolerance. That is just one facet of the increasing intolerance against opposing views.
30 May 2017Narendra Modi
Modi has "very good interaction" with Merkel during Germany visit
PM Narendra Modi tweeted that he had a "very good interaction" with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday, May 29, near Berlin.
30 May 2017Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
Government will no longer humor non-performers, work properly or leave
The little sparrow told the authorities that "babu" was not working properly and, therefore, he was sacked.
30 May 2017Reliance Jio
Reliance JioFiber to offer 100GB data for Rs. 500
Reliance Jio is reportedly considering the commercial launch of its broadband service JioFiber after Diwali this year.
30 May 2017West Bengal
Centre considering representations on cow slaughter rules, no decision yet
The environment ministry is considering feedback on its new cow slaughter rules that were notified under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act.
30 May 2017Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
CBI to probe UPA's aviation ministry decisions, files 3 FIRs
The CBI has registered a preliminary inquiry into the merger of Air India and Indian Airlines saying the merger resulted in heavy losses to Indian taxpayers.
30 May 2017India China Border
Dhola-Sadiya bridge: China warns India to be cautious, exercise restraint
Reacting to the inauguration of the Dhola-Sadiya bridge, linking Assam to Arunachal Pradesh, China has issued a sharp warning to India to "be cautious and exercise restraint on building infrastructure in Arunachal Pradesh".
30 May 2017Mobikwik
China's cashless economy is a valuable lesson for India
The NDA government is pushing for a cashless economy and we may achieve it eventually in the future but right now, the focus is on how one of the biggest economies, China, has gone cashless, its benefits and disadvantages.
30 May 2017Kerala
Kerala: First state to train visually challenged teachers in ICT
Kerala government's IT@School project will now train 500 visually challenged teachers across the state in ICT to facilitate high-tech programs in the schools.
30 May 2017Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
ICAI to check if banks misreport bad loans
According to reports, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has requested information pertaining to the bad-loan estimates provided by certain lenders and the central bank, from Reserve Bank of India.
29 May 2017Mumbai
India's first digital bank for sanitary napkins
On World Menstruation Hygiene Day on May 28, Mumbai's Bharati Lavekar launched India's first digital bank for sanitary pads.
29 May 2017Education
HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar launches Anti-Ragging mobile app
In a move to curtail the menace of ragging, Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar launched an Anti-Ragging mobile app introduced by the University Grants Commission (UGC).