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17 Dec 2022

Nitin Gadkari

Indian roads to match US standards by 2024: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nitin Gadkari promised on Friday that road infrastructure in India would be equal to the standard of the United States (US) before the end of 2024.

Bilawal Bhutto's 'Gujarat's butcher' remark on PM Modi triggers outburst

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari's recent "butcher of Gujarat" dig on Prime Minister Narendra Modi hasn't gone well in India and has ignited an outburst amongst many.

16 Dec 2022

Nirav Modi

Nirav Modi could be extradited from UK in 28 days

Fugitive billionaire diamantaire Nirav Modi is likely to be extradited to India from the United Kingdom (UK) in 28 days.

16 Dec 2022

Defence Ministry

India successfully conducts night trial of nuclear-capable Agni-V ballistic missile

India successfully conducted the night trial of the nuclear-capable Agni-V ballistic missile on Thursday which can strike targets as far as 5,400 km with a very high degree of accuracy.

15 Dec 2022

Christmas Day

Visit these Indian places to witness the best Christmas celebrations

Santa Claus is calling you to visit these five places in India.

India's 'Osama' jibe after Pakistan raises Kashmir at United Nations

After Pakistan raised the Kashmir issue at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Wednesday, India asserted that a nation that hosted al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden doesn't have the authority to "sermonize" in the powerful UN organ.

14 Dec 2022

Zika Virus

Zika vaccine will be available in India soon: NTAGI chief

The National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI) chief Dr. NK Arora said on Tuesday that efforts are on to develop a Zika virus vaccine in India to combat potential epidemics.

12 Dec 2022

India China Border

Indian, Chinese soldiers clashed in Arunachal Pradesh last week: Reports

Indian and Chinese soldiers clashed along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the Tawang Sector in Arunachal Pradesh last week, reports quoting government sources claimed on Monday.

10 Dec 2022

Music Concert

Post Malone's Mumbai concert: All you need to know

American singer-rapper Post Malone arrived in Mumbai on Friday for his first-ever live concert in India.

09 Dec 2022

Electric Scooters

Stella Moto Buzz EV launched for Rs. 95,000: Check features

Homegrown two-wheeler maker Stella Moto, backed by the Jaidka group, has taken the wraps off its first electric scooter called the Buzz.

09 Dec 2022

White House

India won't be an ally, but another great power: US

According to a top White House official on Friday (Thursday local time), India will not be the United States' (US) ally, but another great power.

07 Dec 2022


5 period rituals in different Indian states

One of the turning points in a girl's life, menstruation not only brings in hormonal changes but is also a sign that the girl is now transitioning into a woman.

06 Dec 2022


India's first-ever gold dispensing ATM opens in Hyderabad

You can now collect gold from an ATM as easily as you withdraw money from a cash machine.

06 Dec 2022


'Morally inappropriate': Ukraine foreign minister on India-Russia oil deal

Ukraine's Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba on Tuesday slammed India for importing Russian oil at discounted rates amid the war, calling it "morally inappropriate."

06 Dec 2022


Apple iPads, made in India, could soon become a reality

Apple has been exploring options to reduce its reliance on China and diversify its manufacturing. The company is now in talks with the Indian government to move some of its iPad production to India, according to CNBC.

03 Dec 2022


Tamil Nadu hospital suffers cyber attack; patient data sold online

Tamil Nadu-based multispeciality hospital—Sree Saran Medical Center (SSMC)—has been the latest target of a cyber attack in India, India Today reported.

03 Dec 2022

Sundar Pichai

Google CEO Sundar Pichai conferred the prestigious Padma Bhushan

Google CEO Sundar Pichai has been conferred the Padma Bhushan, India's third-highest civilian award, in the Trade and Industry category.

02 Dec 2022


BMW M3 Touring previewed with several M Performance gear

BMW is set to snatch the Essen Motor Show 2022 in Germany this year by bringing a plethora of laboriously upgraded M series cars.

01 Dec 2022


2 held for harassing South Korean woman influencer in Mumbai

The Mumbai Police arrested two youths on Thursday for harassing a South Korean woman while she was live-streaming in the city's Khar West.

30 Nov 2022


India becomes world's biggest smartwatch market with 171% YoY growth

India has broken the North American hegemony to take the top spot in the global smartwatch market, according to Counterpoint. The country's market saw year-over-year growth of 171% in Q3 of 2022.

30 Nov 2022


China warned US officials against interfering in Indo-China matters: Pentagon

China has warned the officials of its arch-rival US to not interfere in its relationship with India, the Pentagon claimed in its annual report submitted to the US Congress.

30 Nov 2022


India most inclusive nation for religious minorities: Report

India ranks first in the list of the most inclusive nations for religious minorities, as per the global minority report by the Centre for Policy Analysis (CPA).

29 Nov 2022

Travel And Tourism

Man travels to Ladakh with his dog on a bike

This deserves a round of a'paws'!

29 Nov 2022

Space News

India's SARAS 3 telescope probes into universe's first stars, galaxies

Data from the Shaped Antenna measurement of the background Radio Spectrum 3 (SARAS) telescope has helped astronomers estimate the properties of some of the earliest stars and galaxies, formed around 200 million years after the Big Bang.

29 Nov 2022


Punjab: Another Pakistani drone shot down by BSF in Amritsar

The Border Security Force (BSF) reportedly shot down a drone on Monday that had allegedly entered Punjab's Amritsar district from Pakistan.

27 Nov 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Kanpur horror: Teacher drills student's hand for forgetting number table

A teacher in the Kanpur district of Uttar Pradesh allegedly used a power drill on the hand of a primary standard student on Thursday after he could not recite a number table, the police reportedly said.

27 Nov 2022


Nepal elections: PM Deuba, Prachanda agree to form new government

Nepal's political scene witnessed a significant development on Sunday.

27 Nov 2022


Paramilitary jawan on Gujarat election duty shoots 2 colleagues dead

Two paramilitary personnel were shot dead and two others were injured by one of their colleagues in the Porbandar district of Gujarat.

25 Nov 2022


Indian wanted in Australian murder case held in Delhi

The Delhi Police on Friday arrested an Indian national accused of murdering a woman in Australia in October 2018.

25 Nov 2022


Urban unemployment rate dropped in July-September 2022: NSO report

India's unemployment rate in the July-September quarter of 2022 in urban areas slowed down to 7.2%, which is comparatively lower than the 7.6% recorded during the April-June quarter.

24 Nov 2022

United Arab Emirates

UAE bans entry of passengers with single name on passport

In a surprising decision, authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have said that people with a single name written on their passports are not allowed in the country.

23 Nov 2022


'He'll cut me into pieces': Walkar's old letter to police

In another shocking development in the Shraddha Walkar murder case, a two-year-old police complaint by the victim has been dug up by investigators and is raising eyebrows.

23 Nov 2022


Delhi man kills family over being scolded on drug addiction

In another shocking incident, a 25-year-old man, Keshav, was on Tuesday arrested in New Delhi's Palam area for allegedly murdering his four family members.

22 Nov 2022

COVID-19 Guidelines

Air Suvidha form scrapped! Centre's new rules for international passengers

The central government has relaxed the requirement to fill out the Air Suvidha form for individuals arriving in India from foreign nations on the back of the constantly falling COVID-19 cases in the country.

20 Nov 2022


Shraddha Walkar murder: Cops find skull, bones; sent for DNA

In a significant development, Delhi Police have recovered more remains of 27-year-old Shraddha Walkar from Mehrauli forest.

Fear of targeting makes judges reluctant to grant bail: CJI

Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud while speaking at an event on Saturday said that judges at the grassroots are reluctant to grant bail in heinous crimes.

UK, France bat for India's permanent seat at UNSC

The United Kingdom (UK) and France have supported India, Japan, and Brazil's candidature as permanent members in an expanded United Nations Security Council (UNSC).

19 Nov 2022

Narendra Modi

Cannot link development to polls, PM Modi in Arunachal Pradesh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi while inaugurating an airport in Arunachal Pradesh's (AP) Itanagar on Saturday said that "he does not link development to the election."

17 Nov 2022


Shraddha murder: Poonawalla appears in court virtually amid security concerns

A Delhi court granted police's application on Thursday to produce Aftab Ameen Poonawalla, the prime suspect in the Shradha Walkar murder case, through video conferencing.

17 Nov 2022

Mob Attack

Tamil Nadu: Family, accused of looting temple, attacked; 10-year-old killed

A family of six was attacked by a mob in Killanur village of Tamil Nadu's Pudukottai district, videos of which went viral on Monday.

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