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02 Sep 2017


Ahmedabad, India's first World Heritage City, formally accorded the status

Ahmedabad was formally accorded the status of India's first World Heritage City yesterday at an event.

11 Jul 2017

Reliance Jio

Rajasthan Police detains man over Jio's recent data breach

On Tuesday, the Rajasthan Police detained a suspect allegedly involved in the major data leak from Jio.

10 Jul 2017

Indian Army

#SikkimStandoff: Chinese expert warns 'third country's' troops could enter Kashmir

A Chinese analyst argued in an article in the state-owned Global Times that a "third country's" army could enter Kashmir on Pakistan's request.

10 Jul 2017


How can you reserve your Tesla's Model 3?

Interested people can head over to Tesla's website and simply fill a form at and pay a fully-refundable reservation fee.

10 Jul 2017


VVPATs: Paper trail counting may delay poll results by 3hrs

As the Election Commission prepares for the rollout of VVPATs for elections across India, challenges posed by the process are coming to the fore.

10 Jul 2017


Delhi: 2 minors, mentally-challenged woman raped

Delhi was shamed yet again after three rape incidents came to light this Sunday.

Swayam: 24x7 access to educational content through DTH, mobile

Soon, thousands of academic courses will stream on mobiles, tablets and DTH channels for students from Class IX to post graduation in India.

10 Jul 2017

Reliance Jio

Personal data of over 100 million Jio customers leaked

According to FoneArena, personal data of Reliance Jio's customers was leaked online on 10th July. It included details like name, mobile number, email-id, circle, SIM activation date and most importantly Aadhaar number.

09 Jul 2017

Air India

Air India launches direct Delhi-Washington flight, LA, Texas, Houston next

Air India is planning to expand its network in the US. It is now considering adding Los Angeles and Houston or Dallas as its newest destinations.

09 Jul 2017


Sex toys, narcotics, drones: What do Indians bring through FPOs?

At least 1,000 parcels coming from abroad into India are in detention at Delhi's Foreign Post Office (FPO), and this is just about the capital alone.

09 Jul 2017


IIT Kharagpur gets four mega research projects from HRD ministry

IIT Kharagpur has now undertaken four mega research projects along with six integrated projects from Ministry of Human Resource Development.

09 Jul 2017


Ahmedabad first Indian city to be declared World Heritage Site

On July 8, Ahmedabad scripted history by becoming the first Indian city to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

09 Jul 2017

Mamata Banerjee

Darjeeling unrest continues: Gorkhaland protesters attack World Heritage Site

Intensifying agitation for statehood, protesters in Darjeeling torched a Trinamool Congress party office and a police vehicle and attacked the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a World Heritage Site.

08 Jul 2017

Indian Government

7th Pay Commission: Revised allowances for govt employees from July

In a move that would benefit over 48 lakh central government employees, Finance Ministry asked Central Ministries and Departments to ensure the Cabinet-approved revised allowances are paid from July.

08 Jul 2017


Chinese Embassy issues safety advisory for citizens traveling to India

The Chinese Embassy in New Delhi has issued a safety advisory for its citizens travelling to India and the ones staying here amid the simmering Sino-India tensions in the Sikkim sector.

08 Jul 2017

Reliance Jio

How can you order Jio's Rs. 500 mobile phone?

Reliance Jio is launching its 4G VoLTE mobile on 21 July and that too for only Rs. 500.

08 Jul 2017


Microsoft is firing people, rumours have now been confirmed

Putting rumors to rest, tech giant Microsoft confirmed that it will, indeed, let go of several employees. The extent of these layoffs is expected to run in thousands.

08 Jul 2017

Republic Day

R-Day 2018: India to invite 10 ASEAN leaders as chief-guests

On 69th Republic Day, India would invite 10 leaders from ASEAN-nations as chief-guests.

Filing I-T returns: Dos and don'ts

Filing of income tax returns is ongoing. Taxpayers often resort to professionals to assist them with the process. But with some attention, one can do it on their own.

07 Jul 2017

Indian Army

#SikkimStandoff: Indian troops unlikely to pull-out amid Chinese military exercises

It is unlikely that Indian troops will pull-out from the India-Bhutan-China tri-junction border area near Sikkim unless certain terms are agreed upon with China.

Do you know these facts about MS Dhoni?

Former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni turns 36 today.

07 Jul 2017


Sikkim stand-off: Know all about Panchsheel pact

Demanding immediate withdrawal of Indian troops from Doklam, China recently accused India of trampling on the Panchsheel pact.

In a first, SC wants CJI, governors under RTI ambit

The SC for the first time batted for bringing the offices of the chief justice and governors within the purview of the Right to Information Act to ensure transparency and accountability.

07 Jul 2017


Indian Embassy in UAE prevents fake job offers to Indians

India's Ambassador to the UAE Navdeep Singh Suri said that in last six months over 700 fake job offers have been made to Indians in the UAE which have been thwarted by the Indian embassy.

06 Jul 2017


India witnesses maximum number of selfie deaths in the world

A study revealed that India has witnessed maximum number of selfie-deaths in the world between March'14 and September'16.

06 Jul 2017

Narendra Modi

China says 'atmosphere not right' for Modi-Xi meet at G20

PM Narendra Modi is unlikely to have a bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, which begins on July 7.

06 Jul 2017

Aadhaar Card

Lost Aadhaar? A step-by-step guide to get a duplicate one

With Aadhaar becoming such an important document in today's India, one needs to always be careful so as to not misplace it.

06 Jul 2017

Reliance Jio

New telecom policy is being made, ministry wants your opinion

The government is planning an overhaul of its telecom policy and it wants your inputs. The focus, this time around, is to make the policy more consumer centric than before.

06 Jul 2017


Top brands Amazon, Vodafone, Jio under fire for misleading ads

Among the 199 complaints received from consumers by Advertising Standard Council of India (ASCI) against companies showcasing misleading ads, as many as 130 advertisements have been upheld.

IPS officers can't be obese if they want promotion

Some IPS officers do have fat bellies and it's not a sin to want a little bit of creature comfort in your life.

06 Jul 2017

Narendra Modi

Israel visit: Indian diaspora taken with PM Modi's charm

PM Modi scheduled his trademark interaction with the Indian diaspora during his Israel trip, at the end of an eventful second day.

SC bats for laws to supervise appointment of Election Commissioners

The SC has questioned the lack of procedure in the appointment of election commissioners (ECs).

05 Jul 2017

Narendra Modi

'India has a weak PM': Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi

Congress's Rahul Gandhi has fired a salvo at 'weak' PM Narendra Modi, indirectly blaming him for not taking a stand against the US' anti-India moves.

05 Jul 2017

Sri Lanka

Report: Violence cost Indian economy $742 billion last year

India is ranked 137 out of 164 countries in the 2017 Global Peace Index (GPI) released by the Institute for Economics and Peace.

05 Jul 2017


Eye on China, India-US-Japan navies to hold huge exercise

India, US and Japan will be deploying their largest and most advanced warships for the trilateral Malabar naval exercise which will be held in the Bay of Bengal from July 10.

05 Jul 2017


Game on! Titles that are releasing in next few months

We are a little bit late to the party but we come bearing gifts.

05 Jul 2017

Indian Army

#SikkimStandoff: Chinese daily says India must be taught 'bitter lesson'

An editorial published in China's state-owned Global Times said India must be taught a 'bitter lesson'.

Law Commission makes marriage registration compulsory

In a landmark judgement, the Law Commission has recommended compulsory registration of marriages within 30 days of wedding to prevent fake marriages.

05 Jul 2017


Indian start-ups need to find the route towards profit soon

The honeymoon period is slowly coming to an end for Indian Internet firms.

05 Jul 2017

Narendra Modi

PM Modi kicks off historic Israel visit

PM Modi commenced his Israel visit, with a stirring welcome accorded to him by those including Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu who broke protocol to receive Modi at the Tel Aviv Airport.