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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.

03 Jul 2022

IIT Madras

Students display innovation prowess at IIT Bombay's Invention Factory 2022

The Invention Factory program at IIT Bombay, a six-week idea-to-prototype-to-pitch initiative, concluded on July 1, 2022.

02 Jul 2022


New motorcycle launches expected in 2022: Ducati, Harley-Davidson, Suzuki, TVS

India has witnessed several car and bike launches in the past couple of months. Some were brand new products, while others were facelifted models.

30 Jun 2022

Motor Sports

Formula E confirms Hyderabad E-Prix for February 2023

FIA Formula E has confirmed its first race in India in 2023. The E-Prix will take place in the city of Hyderabad and is scheduled for February 11.

30 Jun 2022


Hero Lectro e-cycles become cheaper thanks to Rs. 15,000 subsidy

Hero Lectro, the e-bike brand of India's largest bicycle manufacturer Hero Cycles will receive a price reduction of up to Rs. 15,000 in Delhi, under the Delhi government's EV policy.

29 Jun 2022


Bengaluru Airport installs diaper changing room in men's washroom

The Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru was appreciated for its progressive move of installing a diaper changing room in the men's washroom.

28 Jun 2022

Delhi Police

Who is Mohammed Zubair, journalist arrested for hurting religious sentiments?

The Delhi Police Monday arrested Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair after registering an FIR based on a complaint filed by a social media account.

28 Jun 2022

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka under virtual lockdown over fuel scarcity amid crisis

Citizens of Sri Lanka have been placed under a virtual lockdown as the worsening sovereign debt crisis has deprived the South Asian country of fuel.

28 Jun 2022


Man left behind by 'baraat' sues groom for Rs. 50L

Weddings and dramas go hand in hand in India.

Pallonji Mistry, chairman of Shapoorji Pallonji Group, dies at 93

Business tycoon Pallonji Mistry, Chairman of Shapoorji Pallonji Group, passed away at his Mumbai residence on Monday night. He was 93.

27 Jun 2022

Rahul Gandhi

Congress reaches out to like-minded parties for 'Bharat Jodo Yatra'

Congress will reportedly approach like-minded opposition parties to join the party's ambitious "Bharat Jodo Yatra," which will begin on Gandhi Jayanti (October 2) this year, covering 16 states.

25 June 2022


5 Western dance styles for those who love dancing

Art forms like music and dance have a different language that appeals to all and communicates despite all spoken language barriers.

CBI books DHFL's Wadhawans in Rs. 34000-crore bank fraud case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has booked former promoters of Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd (DHFL), Kapil Wadhawan and Dheeraj Wadhawan, among 13 accused in the biggest-ever bank fraud case in India.

22 Jun 2022


New MA courses offered by IIT Madras: Check details here

The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) has introduced three new Master of Arts (MA) programs in Development Studies, English, and Economics.

18 Jun 2022

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka fuel crisis: 2-week 'work from home' for employees

The Sri Lanka government on Friday declared work from home (WFH) for its government employees for the next two weeks as the island nation is grappling with an acute fuel shortage amid the worst financial crisis it has seen since its independence in 1948.

17 Jun 2022

Defence Ministry

Agnipath scheme: Government increases age limit to 23 amid protests

The Centre on Thursday raised the age limit for the Agnipath military recruitment scheme to 23 years from 21 for the year 2022 amid nationwide protests against the new model of enrollment of soldiers.

16 Jun 2022


Nagpur: People throng ATM 'faultily' dispensing 5 times extra cash

People in Maharashtra's Nagpur reportedly rushed to an automated teller machine (ATM) after it started dispensing five times extra cash to customers due to a technical glitch.

14 Jun 2022


Recipe of the day: Kathal biryani

Biryani is probably the most loved delicacy in India, especially among non-vegetarians.

14 Jun 2022


India's air pollution reducing 5 years of life expectancy: Study

Air pollution emerged as the greatest threat to human health in India, decreasing life expectancy by five years, said the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago's Air Quality Life Index (AQLI) released on Tuesday.

11 Jun 2022


5 tallest statues in the world every traveler must visit

If visiting all the famous spots in the world is on your bucket list, this might help you plan well.

10 Jun 2022


Unique places to stay on your next trip in India

Incredible India is genuinely mesmerizing; our diverse cultures and landscapes have created many opportunities for us to experience travel in a more wholesome way.

10 Jun 2022

Madhya Pradesh

Top 5 beautiful and royal forts in India

India is a treasure trove housing several royal and magnificent forts and palaces that have a rich history and culture attached to them.

10 Jun 2022


Top 5 tourist places to visit in Bundi, Rajasthan

Located in Rajasthan, Bundi is a historical place that is popular for its beautiful mansions, paintings, ancient forts, palaces, and step wells.

10 Jun 2022


Monsoon to arrive in Goa, Maharashtra over next 2 days

The southwest monsoon may move into Goa, southern Maharashtra, and Andhra Pradesh in the next two days, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

09 Jun 2022


5 most beautiful churches in India

A huge chunk of India's rich history of multiple cultures and religions comes from the colonization by the British, French, Dutch, and Portuguese.