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30 Oct 2017Aadhaar Card
SC asks Centre why Aadhaar-SIM linking is necessary
While hearing WB's petition against mandatory Aadhaar, the SC noted that a state can't challenge the parliament's mandate in a federal structure.
26 Sep 2017Madhya Pradesh
Mahamana Express in "bad condition" after maiden journey; passenger-amenities stolen
When the high-profile Varanasi-Vadodara Mahamana Express returned to Vadodara after its very first trip, railway officials were shocked to find some passenger amenities on the train were missing!
26 Sep 2017Aadhaar Card
You may soon use biometrics, not IDs to enter airports
Soon, a mobile phone is all you may need to board domestic flights.
26 Sep 2017State Bank of India (SBI)
SBI reduces minimum balance limit to Rs. 3,000; reduces penalty
India's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) has now brought down the monthly average balance (MAB) limit, for metros, on saving accounts from Rs. 5,000 to Rs. 3,000.
26 Sep 2017Maruti Suzuki
Python trains: India's efficient, cost-effective answer to ferrying of goods
Several Pythons and Anacondas are slithering across India, ferrying goods everyday, making long-distance transportation efficient and cost effective.
25 Sep 2017Narendra Modi
Bibek Debroy appointed Chairman of PM Modi's Economic Advisory Council
Amid criticism of Centre's GST regime and demonetization drive, and an economic slowdown, PM Narendra Modi has decided to constitute the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM).
25 Sep 2017Narendra Modi
Why was HT's editor-in-chief asked to leave abruptly?
Fuelling the many theories behind the sudden exit of Hindustan Times' editor-in-chief Bobby Ghosh, comes another, this time by the independent news website The Wire.
25 Sep 2017Pakistan News
Pakistan lobbying UN to declare India a "sponsor of terror"
Pakistan is now lobbying the United Nations to designate India as a "state sponsor of terrorism," claimed the country's Express Tribune.
25 Sep 2017Indian Government
Rajiv Mehrishi succeeds Shashi Kant Sharma as CAG
Following the completion of his term as Union Home Secretary on 30 August, Rajiv Mehrishi has taken over as India's Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), succeeding Shashi Kant Sharma who demitted office on 22 September.
25 Sep 2017Bollywood
Rajkummar Rao's Newton copied from an Iranian film? Director denies
Newton, India's official entry for Oscars 2018, has been accused of being plagiarized from the 2001 Iranian film Secret Ballot.
25 Sep 2017Pakistan News
Pakistani diplomat passes off injured Gaza girl's photo as Kashmiri
On Saturday, Pakistan's permanent representative to the UN, Maleeha Lodhi, embarrassingly tried to pass off a photo of a girl from Gaza as that of one from Kashmir.
24 Sep 2017Indian Army
Faulty ammunition resulted in Howitzer explosion
On 2nd September, one of the Indian Army's new US-manufactured ultra-light M-777 Howitzer had exploded during a field trial in Pokhran.
24 Sep 2017Pakistan News
UNGA session: What is the ongoing Indo-Pak feud about?
India and Pakistan have been engaged in a war-of-words during the ongoing UN General Assembly session.
24 Sep 2017Asian Games
The inspiring story of runaway kid-turned kickboxing champ Shivalak Raj
27-year-old Shivalak Raj, hailing from the village of Madhepur in Bihar, is all prepared to contest for his spot in the World Kickboxing Championship 2017 to be held in Budapest, Hungary in November.
24 Sep 2017Cricket: News, Stats and more!
10-years ago, on this day India won T20 World Cup
A young Indian cricket team lifted the inaugural World T20 by defeating arch-rivals Pakistan on this day, 10 years ago.
24 Sep 2017YouTube
Google launches an India specific review feature
Google has launched an India-exclusive feature, which allows web users to share their movie and television reviews within Google Search results.
24 Sep 2017Nokia Mobiles
Nokia 8: Indian launch date, specifications, price, new variant
HMD Global, which owns the Nokia brand, will be launching Nokia 8 on September 26 in India.
24 Sep 2017All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Sushma Swaraj at UNGA: Is India growing increasingly assertive?
India's external affairs minister, Sushma Swaraj recently addressed the UN General Assembly.
24 Sep 2017Jammu And Kashmir
Zakir Musa: Won't rest till India is "liberated"
The Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, a Kashmir-based al Qaeda affiliate led by former Hizbul Mujahideen leader Zakir Musa, has issued a statement that they will not rest until "occupied Hindustan" is "liberated."
23 Sep 2017Health & Wellness
Bengaluru: Free, subsidized treatment saves lives of 50 Thalassemic children
The lives of as many as 50 children suffering from Thalassemia have been saved by two Bengaluru-based NGOs and a hospital.
23 Sep 2017Pakistan News
Strained India-Pakistan relation hits SAARC: Summit in danger again?
It's September end and there's still no movement on the yearly SAARC Summit which is generally held in November, leading to speculations it might not be held this year too.
23 Sep 2017Ravi Shankar Prasad
Judiciary should leave governance to those elected by people: LawMin
Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said the judiciary should leave governance to "those elected by the people".
23 Sep 2017Delhi
CEA Arvind Subramanian gets one-year extension
The government has granted a one-year extension to Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian, whose term was to end in October.
23 Sep 2017Rajnath Singh
No terror links, treat us like other refugees: Rohingyas
As the Centre takes a firm stand for the deportation of thousands of Rohingyas from the country, the latter, believed to be world's most persecuted minority, have refuted any terror links.
23 Sep 2017Samsung
Bixby, Samsung's new virtual assistant, is now in India!
Much to the excitement of fans, Bixby, Samsung's answer to Apple's Siri, was launched in India yesterday. What's more, it has been customized for Indian accents!
23 Sep 2017Sushma Swaraj
UNGA: Sushma raises H-1B visa issue with Rex Tillerson
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj held a meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on the sidelines of the UNGA.
23 Sep 2017Pakistan News
Pakistan summons Indian envoy after firing allegedly kills six civilians
A day after alleged firing by Indian forces killed six civilians and wounded 26 in Pakistan, Islamabad summoned Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale.
22 Sep 2017Boeing
Bengaluru: Jayant Sinha inaugurates Boeing India's new engineering centre
Expanding its operations, global aerospace major Boeing has opened an additional facility at Boeing India Engineering and Technology Center in Bengaluru.
22 Sep 2017Pakistan News
Iqbal Kaskar reveals four Pakistani addresses of Dawood Ibrahim
According to reports, Iqbal Kaskar, recently arrested in an extortion case, has revealed at least four Pakistani addresses of his brother Dawood Ibrahim.
22 Sep 2017Ministry Of External Affairs
Here's why Eenam Gambhir is winning internet and our hearts
In a spectacular rebuttal, India silenced Pakistan over the Kashmir crisis at the UN General Assembly on Friday. Courtesy Eenam Gambhir, India's First Secretary of the Permanent Mission to the United Nations.
22 Sep 2017UN Human Rights Commission
Rohingyas aren't refugees, they are illegal immigrants: Rajnath Singh
Reiterating that Rohingya Muslims would be deported, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said they aren't refugees, but illegal immigrants.
22 Sep 2017Bollywood
'Newton' is India's official entry for the Oscars
It's official: Amit Masurkar's acclaimed political satire 'Newton' is India's entry for Oscars this time. it will compete in the Best Foreign Language Film category.
22 Sep 2017Education
IITs lift ban on 31 companies, allowing them to hire
The IITs have revoked a ban on 31 companies that they blacklisted last year. Most were start-ups.
22 Sep 2017Osama Bin Laden
India calls Pakistan "Terroristan" following PM Abbasi's speech at UN
India made a scathing rebuttal against Pakistani PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi's belligerent speech at the UN General Assembly (UNGA).
22 Sep 2017Indian Navy
INS Kalvari to be commissioned by Indian Navy next week
After a long wait, India's first Scorpene-class submarine built under the Rs. 23,652 crore Project-75, INS Kalvari, is set to be commissioned by the Indian Navy (IN) next week.
22 Sep 2017SpiceJet
SpiceJet owner Ajay Singh to take control of NDTV
As NDTV founders Prannoy Roy, Radhika Roy and promoter RRPR Holding Pvt Ltd face a probe for allegedly concealing transactions, the channel is set to be handed over to a new owner.
22 Sep 2017Paytm
Paytm, BHIM, or Google Tez? For digital payments, choose wisely
Due to demonetization, several Indians were forced to opt for digital payment options, as cash transactions had come to a halt.
22 Sep 2017Indian Army
Adding to the Army's woes, Army canteens face stock crunch
In the past two months, due to a procurement system change, Army's Canteen Stores Department (CSD) has been facing a severe stock crunch, affecting customers.
22 Sep 2017General Motors
Chinese carmaker eyes India entry, may piggyback on Tata Motors
According to reports, Chinese carmaker Chery International intends to make an entry into India's automobile market.
21 Sep 2017Pakistan News
Dawood changed hideout four times since 2014 in Modi's fear
Iqbal Kaskar, Dawood Ibrahim's brother arrested in an extortion case, told the police that Dawood's security has been scaled up 50 times and his hideout changed four times since 2014. Reportedly, Dawood, who is in Pakistan, fears a surprise attack by the Modi-led NDA government.