India: News

How has Indian Rupee performed against US Dollar since Independence?

India is celebrating 75th year of its Independence and stands at a crossroads of pushing resilient economic growth over the next 25 years.

14 Aug 2022


Salman Rushdie taken off ventilator, talking; accused pleads not guilty

Salman Rushdie is no longer on a ventilator and is able to speak, as per his book agent Andrew Wylie, a day after he was stabbed at a New York event.

13 Aug 2022

Independence Day

'Har Ghar Tiranga': Give your home décor a tricolor revamp!

The 75th Independence Day is just around the corner, and our excitement is already flying high.

12 Aug 2022


Independence Day long weekend: Cultural spots to visit and explore

Visiting the monuments in India hits different when it's done on Independence Day.

12 Aug 2022


Have you tried these five pancakes from around the world?

A pancake is a thin, round, and flat cake prepared in a frying pan or griddle.

11 Aug 2022

West Bengal

Jagdeep Dhankhar takes oath as 14th Vice President of India

Jagdeep Dhankhar was sworn in as the 14th Vice President of India by President Droupadi Murmu on Thursday.

10 Aug 2022


5 health benefits of cloves that you must note down

India takes pride in the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda that originated here thousands of years ago.

08 Aug 2022


CWG, men's hockey: India lose to Australia, win silver medal

Australia thrashed India 7-0 in the men's hockey final to win the gold medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Birmingham.

08 Aug 2022


3-year-old in coma after father beats her for playing longer

According to Hyderabad police, a three-year-old girl is currently in a coma at a local hospital after being severely beaten by her father for playing too long.

07 Aug 2022

Madhya Pradesh

NIA arrested IS suspect from Batla House, family denies charges

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested an engineering student from New Delhi's Batla House on suspicion of being an active member of the Islamic State (IS), as per The Indian Express.

05 Aug 2022


Dharamshala: Russian-origin man marries Ukrainian girlfriend in full desi style

While Russia and Ukraine continue to fight against each other, here's a beautiful story about two individuals from these countries proving again, that love knows no boundaries.

04 Aug 2022


Use these 5 free resources to ace JEE preparation

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is a national-level entrance exam for candidates wishing to obtain admission to engineering courses at the prestigious IITs, NITs, and various other institutes in India.

Commonwealth Games: Indian women's hockey team thrashes Ghana 5-0

The Indian women's hockey team is off to a winning start at the 2022 Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Birmingham.

26 Jul 2022


Here are the interesting facts about the Commonwealth Games

The 2022 Commonwealth Games (CWG) are set to begin on July 28 this year.

25 Jul 2022


Droupadi Murmu takes oath as 15th president of India

Droupadi Murmu was sworn in as the 15th President of India by Chief Justice of India NV Ramana on Monday.

24 Jul 2022

Rashtrapati Bhavan

Droupadi Murmu may wear traditional Santhali saree for swearing-in ceremony

When President-elect Droupadi Murmu takes the oath of office in New Delhi on Monday, she may don a traditional Santhali saree.

23 Jul 2022

Madhya Pradesh

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why did India open opium trade to private firms

In a significant move, India has let commercial firms into the highly controlled field of opium production and processing.

23 Jul 2022

Aadhaar Card

Hackers to smoke out Aadhaar bugs, detect security loopholes

The Government of India will now be taking help from 20 hackers to smoke out bugs in Aadhaar security systems.

22 Jul 2022

West Bengal

Know everything about National Mango Day 2022

Observed on July 22 every year, National Mango Day celebrates the king of fruits and how it plays an important part in Indian culture and history.

22 Jul 2022


Wait is over: CBSE declares Class 10th results. Details here

The Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE) has finally released the long-awaited CBSE 10th Result 2022 on Friday, a few hours after declaring the class 12 Results.

22 Jul 2022

Health & Wellness

Decoding Keto diet for Indians

The Keto diet involves low carb and high fat intake, aimed at reducing weight and boosting the metabolic rate of a person.

22 Jul 2022


Best planetariums in India to introduce your kids to astronomy

If you are inclined toward space exploration and astronomy, then planetariums or taramandals are a must-visit for you.

21 Jul 2022


5 places in India to enjoy hot air balloon rides

If you have the long-held bucket list of flying high up in the sky in a gigantic and colorful hot air balloon, then it's time to fulfill your dream and float amongst the fluffy clouds.

21 Jul 2022

Indian Railways

Indian Railways orders 39,000 wheels from Chinese manufacturer

The Indian Railways has placed an order for 39,000 wheels for passenger coaches with a China-based firm, Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said on Wednesday.

21 Jul 2022


Here's a list of India's most-expensive homes and their owners

Recently a report shared by Zapkey, a home sellers solutions company showed a list of India's biggest property sales from 2021 to date.

20 Jul 2022


5 most iconic libraries in India you must visit

If you are a bookworm and looking for a quiet and peaceful spot to read some of your favorite books, what's better than a library?

17 Jul 2022

Wagah Border

92-year-old woman visits ancestral home in Pakistan after 75 years

A 92-year-old Indian woman, Reena Chhibar, reportedly arrived in Pakistan on Saturday to see her ancestral home after 75 years of India's 1947 partition.

17 Jul 2022


World Emoji Day: How emojis are changing world of expression

Emojis have become a popular tool for expressing emotions at a time when face-to-face contact has declined and most interactions take place via texting.

Shooting World Cup: Aishwary wins India's fourth gold medal

India's Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar secured the gold medal in the men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions (3P) at the ISSF Shooting World Cup on Saturday.

15 Jul 2022


Centre amending law to regulate digital media in India

India is planning to bring special amendments to the already existing law for regulating digital media in the country.

14 Jul 2022


5 Indian mythological retellings you must read

India has much more to offer in mythology besides Ramayana and Mahabharata.

13 Jul 2022

Anurag Thakur

Free COVID-19 booster doses for adults at government centers: Centre

India will begin administering free COVID-19 precautionary shots to its adult population above the age of 18 starting Friday (July 15) at government centers, Union Information & Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur announced on Wednesday.

13 Jul 2022


What is SAT? Format, eligibility, fees, and more details

The Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) is held by the College Board of the US for students aspiring to study in American and Canadian universities and colleges.

12 Jul 2022


GeoGuessr: How to play the geography game and useful tips

GeoGuessr is a geography game in which players are dropped somewhere in a street view panorama. They have to find clues to guess their location on the world map.

11 Jul 2022


This Indian entrepreneur got world's first patent for 'digital vaccine'

Bhargav Sri Prakash, an Indian biomedical tech entrepreneur, was recently awarded the world's first patent for a "digital vaccine"—a platform that addresses real-world health issues via the metaverse—by the US Patent and Trademark Office.

11 Jul 2022


Uber Files: Inside the ride-hailing firm's questionable tactics in India

An investigation of a leaked data dump called "Uber Files" has revealed damning details about how the ride-hailing service used unethical means for business expansion worldwide, including in India.

10 Jul 2022


Ukraine sacks its envoys to India, Germany, three other countries

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy fired Kyiv's ambassadors to India, Germany, Norway, the Czech Republic, and Hungary on Saturday.

08 July 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

5 picture-perfect lakes in India to add to your itinerary

Travelers who find joy sitting by lakes and simply watching ducks paddle by would understand the importance of lakes in the ecosystem of a region.

New COVID-19 sub-variant BA.2.75 detected in India: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has found a new sub-lineage BA.2.75 of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus in India and some other countries, PTI reported.

05 Jul 2022

Delhi Government

How to pay e-challans or fines for traffic violations online?

In India, traffic violations are extremely common.