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16 Jul 2017Narendra Modi
Presidential polls: Ramnath Kovind, the right choice, says Amar Singh
Former SP leader Amar Singh said that NDA Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind is the ideal choice for the president.
02 Jul 2017Travel And Tourism
No more departure cards for Indians flying abroad
Starting 1st July, Indians flying abroad will no longer have to fill departure cards at airports. The move is aimed to cut down on immigration formalities and save time.
22 Jun 2017Mumbai
OnePlus 5 launched in India, available exclusively on Amazon
OnePlus has launched its flagship OnePlus 5 in India. The inauguration took place at an event in Mumbai's NSCI Dome at 2pm.
21 Jun 2017Narendra Modi
India continues to work for NSG membership despite Beijing's snub
This time last year, India was campaigning hard to garner support for its membership in the coveted Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).
21 Jun 2017Mangalyaan
Mangalyaan: India's Mars Orbiter Mission completes 1000 Earth days
India's first Mars Orbiter 'Mangalyaan', launched in Nov'13, has completed 1,000 Earth days in the Martian orbit on 19 June stated ISRO.
21 Jun 2017Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi: Panic buttons, cameras to be installed in DTC buses
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal approved the transport department's proposal of installing CCTV cameras and panic buttons on 6,350 DTC and cluster buses.
International Yoga Day: Modi to grace UP this year
The stage is all set for the 3rd edition of International Yoga Day and PM Modi and UP CM Yogi Adityanath will be performing Yoga in Lucknow.
21 Jun 2017Mumbai
OnePlus 5, the midrange wonder we have been waiting for?
Although OnePlus is owned by BBK Electronics, which owns Oppo and Vivo brands, it acts more like a boutique brand rather than a mainstream handset maker.
21 Jun 2017Startups
Aircrafts aggregator start-up JetSetGo records 700% revenue growth
Founded as an aircraft aggregator for charter jets, Indian start-up JetSetGo has been flying high after recording growth of over 700% in revenues this year.
20 Jun 2017China Pakistan Economic Corridor
China to fund Pakistan's dam in PoK under CPEC
Radio Pakistan revealed that China has offered to fund the construction of Diamer-Bhasha dam on the Indus basin in Gilgit-Baltistan under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor.
20 Jun 2017Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
Lanco Infratech: First of 12 blacklist companies facing bankruptcy action
Lanco Infratech was touted to be the first company amongst Reserve Bank of India's twelve blacklist companies to face bankruptcy action.
20 Jun 2017Sweden
Taslima Nasreen's Indian visa extended again for a year
Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen has had her Indian visa extended again for one year w.e.f. July 23.
20 Jun 2017Delhi
Reliance Communications looks to sell 133 acre IT park
Anil Ambani-led Reliance Communications Limited is looking to snag buyers or jointly develop the massive 133 acre Dhirubai Ambani Knowledge centre (DAKC), reports said.
Support for BJP's presidential candidate: Who's in, who's not?
A day earlier, BJP declared their presidential candidate. In an unexpected move, it chose Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind.
20 Jun 2017Australia
Scholarship of Rs. 1cr for UG programs in Australia
Good news for Indian students. Sydney-based Macquarie University is launching the second edition of 0the Big History International Student Undergraduate Scholarship.
20 Jun 2017Paytm
Paytm eyes license to launch money market fund in India
The country's biggest online payments company, Paytm, is reportedly looking to gain a license that will enable it to launch a money market fund.
20 Jun 2017Transgenders
Transgender CISF constable gets recognized as male after four-year battle
After a four-year battle, a transgender cop who underwent a sex change surgery has been accepted as male by the CISF.
Tata-Lockheed Martin sign deal to manufacture advanced F-16s in India
Tata Advanced Systems Ltd and US aerospace major Lockheed Martin Corp. have signed a deal to manufacture the iconic F-16 fighter jets in India.
20 Jun 2017Amitabh Bachchan
GST: Ahead of mid-night launch, massive discounts on consumer goods
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has announced that the GST will be launched at midnight on June 30, with a program in the Central Hall of Parliament.
20 Jun 2017South Africa
There's no good or bad terrorist: India at BRICS meet
Clearly articulating India's stance towards terrorism at the BRICS foreign ministerial meet, Minister of state for external affairs, V K Singh noted that terrorists cannot be differentiated as good or bad, but as a menace threatening global peace and stability.
20 Jun 2017Odisha
CBSE re-evaluation: Students demand answer sheets, extension of deadline
CBSE Class XII students are outraged after it emerged that there were gaps of 400% in original and corrected scores after re-evaluation of answer sheets.
20 Jun 2017Car Crash
Buying used car? Keep an eye out for these factors
Used car market is steadily rising in India, as working millennials now prefer to travel according to their convenience instead of having to wait for public transport, or take that weekend trip to rejuvenate themselves.
20 Jun 2017Afghanistan
India-Afghanistan air corridor: Opening new avenues
The very first India-Afghanistan air corridor was inaugurated by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani recently, at a ceremony held at the Kabul International Airport.
20 Jun 2017Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
The little eatery in Bengaluru which accepts bitcoin payments
A little known fact about a rather popular Maharashtrian cuisine eatery in Bengaluru called Suryawanshi Restaurant is that it accepts bitcoin payments.
20 Jun 2017Income Tax Department of India
Cairn Energy asked to cough up Rs.10,247 crore in taxes
The country's income tax authorities have ordered action against the British oil giant Cairn Energy to help recover a whopping Rs. 10,247 crore of retrospective tax.
19 Jun 2017Bihar
25% of 'ODF' villages don't even have 100% toilet coverage?
According to official records, about 200,000 villages have been declared open-defecation free. Surprisingly, not all houses in one-fourth of them (about 50,000 villages) have toilets, according to central government data.
19 Jun 2017Initial Public Offering (IPO)
CDSL IPO gains full subscription on Day 1
The Central Depository Services Ltd (CDSL), one of the two depositories in India, saw its initial public offering (IPO) oversubscribed nearly 1.01 times today, its first day of issue.
19 Jun 2017Business
GST impact: AC manufacturers to clock less revenues
With the new GST tax rates, dealers are scrambling to destock the old inventories to sell products that were bought earlier.
19 Jun 2017Nitin Gadkari
Speed-breakers killed nine people daily in India in 2014-15
Data from the road transport ministry has revealed that speed-breakers are a leading cause of deaths in India. At least nine people die in about 30 accidents daily caused by the 'safeguards' of the road.
19 Jun 2017Coca-Cola
Coca-Cola India shuffles leadership team, more exits expected soon
It started with rejigging their focus from sugary drinks to healthy options, then introducing new categories in the Indian market and now it is making changes in the higher echelons of management to drive growth.
19 Jun 2017Kerala
Kerala's 'Gaza Street' under intelligence agencies' radar
Kerala has a new street that is of much interest to intelligence agencies. Officials are intrigued about this road in Thuruthi ward of Kasaragod municipality, that has been named 'Gaza'.
19 Jun 2017Australia
Indians can now apply online for visitor visas to Australia
Starting July 1, Indians will be able to apply online for a visitor visa for Australia.
19 Jun 2017Malware
WannaCry Attack: Corporate Affairs Ministry's portal was hacked
India was one of the 150 countries, whose computer systems and networks were affected by the infamous WannaCry ransomware cyberattack that took place last month.
19 Jun 2017Bihar
Presidential election: Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind is BJP candidate
In a rather unexpected move, the BJP has chosen Bihar Governor Ramnath Kovind as their candidate for the upcoming Presidential election.
19 Jun 2017West Bengal
GST update: Businesses given "elbow room", return filing rules relaxed
The biggest tax-reform in India's 70-year history is set to start from July 1 and as the government is running its final lap, it's making certain allowances to make sure that everybody is on board the new regime.
18 Jun 2017Karnataka
Bengaluru: When President decided not to act like a VIP
In the city to inaugurate Bengaluru's Namma metro, India's President Pranab Mukherjee broke away with the typical trend of sticking and living up to VVIP symbol.
18 Jun 2017Pakistan Cricket Team
Pakistan defeat India to lift maiden Champions Trophy
Pakistan won the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy as they thrashed India by a margin of 180 runs.
18 Jun 2017Indian Government
Centre notifies changes to empower the differently-abled
The Centre will make a multitude of changes to provide greater accessibility to the differently-abled.
18 Jun 2017Pakistan Cricket Team
Champions Trophy- Pakistan score 338 runs in first innings
Pakistan put on a fantastic display of batting as they scored 338 runs for four wickets in 50 overs.
18 Jun 2017Odisha
Errors In CBSE Class 12 results, discrepancies abound
The re-evaluation of CBSE scores has highlighted huge discrepancies in original and corrected scores. In certain cases, whopping gaps of up to 400% was recorded.