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21 Jul 2017Health & Wellness
An overburdened profession: In India, one doctor for 1,613 people
India has a doctor-patient ratio of 0.62:1000, meaning there's one doctor serving almost 1,613 people, the government told the Lok Sabha.
07 Jul 2017Coca-Cola
Dual-MRP banned: Coca-Cola, bottled-water to cost same at airports, malls
Starting January'18, retailers at airports, malls and more won't be allowed to sell products at higher MRPs.
04 Jul 2017Foxconn
Foxconn will invest Rs. 32,000cr in its Indian expansion plans
Foxconn is ready to invest up to Rs. 32,000cr in India to make it a parallel manufacturing hub to China.
04 Jul 2017Sikkim
Sikkim stand-off: Chinese Navy increases presence in the Indian Ocean
China's People's Liberation Army-Navy (PLAN) has been increasing its deployments in the Indian Ocean, amid the ongoing stand-off between Indian and Chinese troops at the Sikkim border.
04 Jul 2017Infosys
Nandan Nilekani, Helion MD's $100mn fund for Indian start-ups
Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani and senior manager of Helion Sanjeev Aggarwal have announced a $100mn fund for promising new ventures that show potential to grow into billion-dollar companies.
04 Jul 2017Narendra Modi
Ties with Israel are 'special': Modi ahead of Israel visit
Speaking to Israeli pro-government daily 'Israel Hayom' ahead of his visit, PM Modi termed ties with Israel 'special' and noted that his current visit would further cement bilateral co-operation across key areas including terrorism.
04 Jul 2017India
Statistical data without proper source will always be misleading
A recent survey found that in India, 45% of the millennial generation is addicted to narcotics in one form or the other. Moreover, it was also noticed that 23% engaged in violent activities.
04 Jul 2017Himachal Pradesh
India-China relations: A tale of clashing and co-operation
India and China are undoubtedly, two important power centres in today's international arena.
03 Jul 2017GST
As GST kicks in, you should invest in these stocks
With India's latest tax reform, GST kicking in this month, many industries are faced with uncertainty and confusion.
03 Jul 2017Arun Jaitley
India successfully test-fires indigenous short-range QRSAM missile
India has successfully test-fired the indigenous Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air (QRSAM) missile from Chandipur, near Balasore, Odisha.
03 Jul 2017Venkaiah Naidu
New press regulation bill suggests strict action against paid news
The government has drafted a new Registration of Newspapers and Publications Bill, 2017, to replace the 150-year-old Press and Registration of Books Act of 1867.
03 Jul 2017Supreme Court Of India
SC allows woman to terminate 26-week-old pregnancy
The SC has allowed a Kolkata-based woman to terminate her 26-week pregnancy. Abortions beyond 20 weeks aren't allowed in India unless in extreme circumstances.
03 Jul 2017Hong Kong
India's Intellectual Property Exchange will be ready within 8-9 months
India is all set to have its own Intellectual Property (IP) Exchange like that of Hong Kong and the United Kingdom.
03 Jul 2017GST
Know the facts and the myths around GST!
GST is the biggest tax reform in India's history, and businesses across all sectors will take some time to get used to it. False rumors and speculations during transition can be catastrophic.
03 Jul 2017Narendra Modi
Hizbul Mujahideen chief Salahuddin admits to sponsoring attacks on India
Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin has admitted carrying out attacks in India through his terror outfit to a Pakistani TV channel.
03 Jul 2017Indian Startups
Former Housing CEO Rahul Yadav joins Anuj Puri's ANAROCK
Former Housing CEO Rahul Yadav is now the Chief Product and Technology Officer at ANAROCK Property Consultants, the new venture of real estate industry stalwart Anuj Puri.
03 Jul 2017Elections
Just 40% of newly-eligible voters in India are registered
The state of electoral awareness in the country is questionable. Less than half of newly-eligible voters in the 18-19 age group have registered themselves.
03 Jul 2017Narendra Modi
1 lakh deregistered companies to face more action
After the deregistration of one lakh firms over questionable transactions, the government is launching a multi-pronged offensive against them.
02 Jul 2017iPhone
Apple slashes product prices with GST rollout
India's shift to the GST regime brings with it good news for fans of Apple.
02 Jul 2017Smartphones
7 industries smartphones are changing
Smartphones have invariably changed the way we live our lives, whether it's by helping us stay connected, informed or entertained.
02 Jul 2017GST
One day into GST, how is India doing?
The nation might have woken up to a new tax regime but it's still grappling with the nitty-gritty of it.
02 Jul 2017Monsoon
Early onset of monsoons: Kharif crop sowing receives a boost
Latest data from the agricultural ministry reveal that sowing of Kharif crops have picked up pace with the early onset and steady advancement of south-west monsoons.
02 Jul 2017Narendra Modi
Modi says corrupt won't be spared, 1 lakh firms de-registered
While addressing the foundation day function of the ICAI, PM Modi said the registration of over one lakh companies has been cancelled over questionable transactions.
02 Jul 2017Sikkim
Amid Sikkim stand-off, India and China attend the SCO summit
Amidst an intensifying stand-off between Indian and Chinese troops at the border in Sikkim, the two countries attended the Shanghai Co-operation Organization meeting held in Dalian, in North-east China.
PM Modi launches a new CA course on GST
Following the midnight launch of GST, PM Narendra Modi addressed the country's Chartered Accountants.
01 Jul 2017Sachin Tendulkar
IIT Professor and beloved teacher Harish Chandra Verma resigns
Professor Harish Chandra Verma, India's leading experimental physicist put in his papers and decided to retire from IIT Kanpur.
01 Jul 2017France
Reliance Jio launches 25,000km-long submarine cable system
Reliance Jio Infocomm has unveiled the Asia-Africa-Europe (AAE-1) submarine cable system, comprising telecommunication and internet cables on seabed that carry signals across the oceans.
Is India ready for GST?
For businesses that are still bracing from demonetization, the bare truth is that small businesses have little knowledge about the changes under GST.
01 Jul 2017Himachal Pradesh
Shyam Saran Negi, Independent India's first voter, turns 100
Independent India's first voter Shyam Saran Negi, a resident of Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district, has turned 100 today.
01 Jul 2017Pakistan News
Behind the 'surgical strikes' against Pakistan, a reporter's "insulting" question
In new revelations, former defence minister Manohar Parrikar said last year's 'surgical strikes' against terrorists in PoK happened due to a reporter's "insulting" question.
01 Jul 2017West Bengal
First month of monsoon leaves much optimism after surplus rainfall
The first month of monsoon has been heartening with India recording a 4% surplus in rainfall combined with a well-distributed pattern, except in the eastern regions.
01 Jul 2017Arun Jaitley
GST: Know how things will change for consumers and producers
At the stroke of midnight hour, when the world slept, India awoke to a new tax regime that is set to disrupt lives across sectors.
GST: Modi launches 'Good and Simpler Tax' in historic ceremony
At midnight on July 1, PM Narendra Modi and President Pranab Mukherjee pressed a ceremonial button to herald the Goods and Services Tax, shifting India towards a 'One Nation, One Tax' regime.
01 Jul 2017Indian Army
#SikkimStandoff: India, China deploy 3,000 troops each in disputed area
The India-China troop face-off along the Sikkim-Bhutan-Tibet tri-junction in Doklam appears to have intensified with both the Indian and Chinese armies deploying 3,000 troops each, in a near eyeball-to-eyeball situation, according to sources.
01 Jul 2017Immigrants
Indians top the list in acquiring foreign citizenship: OECD report
Indians top the list when it comes to acquiring foreign citizenship. In 2015, 1.3 lakh people of Indian origin acquired citizenship of the 35 OECD countries.
30 Jun 2017Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Activist's Aadhaar card biometrically-authenticated; but he never applied for one
Aadhaar cards were introduced to provide unique identity to people and eliminate "duplicates" and "ghosts".
30 Jun 2017National Crime Records Bureau
Byculla riots: Behind Indrani Mukerjea's 'protesting', a horrific truth
Indrani Mukerjea shot to notoriety in 2015. A woman, married to her third husband, had murdered her daughter from her first husband, because she was dating her present step-son. What!
30 Jun 2017Monsoon
Personal accident insurance: A bonus during monsoon?
Come monsoon, many across India will look for ways to battle the rising casualties on the road.
30 Jun 2017GST
GST: How India's largest tax reform impacts your monthly budget
On July 1, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will come into effect across India.
30 Jun 2017Himachal Pradesh
Spice Mobility inks joint venture deal with China's Transsion
India's Spice Mobility is looking to make a comeback into the crowded mobile phone market in India, according to reports.