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18 Oct 2017Indian Navy
US to release advanced EMALS tech for Indian aircraft carriers
The US has agreed to release the technology for the advanced Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) for the Indian Navy's under development future aircraft carrier, INS Vishal.
18 Oct 2017Pakistan News
Nikki Haley: India can help US keep eye on Pakistan
Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN, said India can help Washington keep an eye on Pakistan even as President Donald Trump has "taken a tougher approach to Islamabad harboring terrorists."
18 Oct 2017Cricket: News, Stats and more!
Yuvraj Singh, brother, mother booked in domestic violence case
Cricketer Yuvraj Singh has been booked in a domestic violence case filed by former sister-in-law Akanksha, Bigg Boss 10 contestant.
18 Oct 2017Sushil Kumar Modi
Eating out may get cheaper as panel discusses GST
The revision of tax rates under the GST could make eating out cheaper: effective tax rates in AC restaurants came down from 20.1% to 18%.
17 Oct 2017International Cricket Council (ICC)
India unlikely to play four-day Tests in near future
While the ICC has recently approved the four-day Test matches on a trial basis, Indian team is unlikely to play the format anytime soon.
17 Oct 2017Cricket: News, Stats and more!
Cherishing Anil Kumble's achievements as he turns 47
Former captain, coach and the best bowler that India has produced, Anil Kumble, turns 47 today.
17 Oct 2017Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
BJP wealthiest party with Rs. 894cr, Congress has Rs. 759cr
As per an Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) report, BJP is the richest among all national parties as it has declared assets worth Rs. 894cr for 2015-16; Congress is a close second with Rs. 759cr.
17 Oct 2017Dark Web
Bank details of Indians are available online for Rs. 500
The dark web is a cornucopia of all things banned, illegal or prohibited: if you know how to access its innermost layers, you might get plenty of confidential information at really cheap prices.
17 Oct 2017Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
After life shattered, the Talwars try to return to normalcy
How do people feel after being imprisoned for years for a heinous crime they never committed: the murder of their daughter?
17 Oct 2017Indian Army
Army seeks "Lego-like" modular bunkers to protect against enemy fire
The Indian Army is reportedly looking to induct "Lego-like modular portable, bullet and blast-proof bunkers" to guard the nation's borders against China and Pakistan's assertiveness, the Economic Times has reported.
17 Oct 2017Doordarshan
How Doordarshan's revolutionary Free Dish helped private companies instead
In 2002, Doordarshan launched DD Direct, a direct-to-home (DTH) service run by Prasar Bharati, to compete with emerging competitors.
16 Oct 2017Bihar
Jan Dhan helped people reduce drinking and smoking!
The Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, combined with demonetization, is having surprising but positive consequences: it is apparently motivating villagers to cut down on drinking and smoking!
16 Oct 2017Kolkata
Meet the first transgender judge in India: Joyita Mondal
29-year-old Joyita Mondal (born Joyonto in Kolkata) would have never imagined that one day she would become India's first transgender judge.
16 Oct 2017Flipkart
Flipkart in talks to pick up stake in BookMyShow
E-commerce giant Flipkart is reportedly in talks to pick up a significant stake in online ticketing platform BookMyShow to build out its services and transaction offering.
16 Oct 2017Delhi
Delhi, Sao Paulo most dangerous cities for women: Poll
In some disturbing news, Delhi has fared as the worst city in the world when it comes to sexual violence against women.
16 Oct 2017Yogi Adityanath
Taj was built by traitors, we'll change history: BJP MLA
The controversy over the UP government's attitude towards the Taj Mahal refuses to die down. Now BJP MLA Sangeet Som has said it was built by 'traitors'.
16 Oct 2017Twitter
Rahul taunts Modi on Trump's U-turn on Pakistan
Congress VP Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter to slam PM Narendra Modi as US President Donald Trump did an about turn with respect to Pakistan.
16 Oct 2017Islamabad
How does India view Donald Trump's Pakistan policy?
US President Donald Trump has, on numerous occasions, told Pakistan to get its act together, especially on home-grown terrorism.
15 Oct 2017Narendra Modi
India not weak anymore; China understood India's strength: Rajnath Singh
Home Minister Rajnath Singh asserted India's borders are "completely safe" and that China has understood India's power.
15 Oct 2017Arun Jaitley
India on solid growth-track, says IMF Chief backing GST, demonetization
Only days after the International Monetary Fund slashed India's growth forecast for 2017 and 2018, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said the country's economy is on a "very solid track" in the medium term.
15 Oct 2017Football
U-17 star Dheeraj Singh catches the eye of international scouts
If there was one good thing that came out of the U-17 World Cup for India, it was Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem.
15 Oct 2017Sonia Gandhi
Rahul Gandhi soon to be Congress President: Bane or boon?
Congress president Sonia Gandhi has confirmed that Rahul Gandhi will soon take over as party chief signifying that Congress' organizational polls, most probably on Oct 25, might finally witness the generational shift.
15 Oct 2017Bhutan
Bhutan discusses PLA activity near Doklam with Beijing
Despite ending the Doklam standoff, China has reportedly increased its troop presence close to the Sikkim-Bhutan-Tibet tri-junction.
14 Oct 2017Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
Reminiscing Gautam Gambhir's top moments as he turns 36
Gautam Gambhir is best remembered for his top knocks that contributed to India's victories in the 2007 World T20 and 2011 ODI World Cup finals.
14 Oct 2017Kerala
'Sabarimala will become a sex-tourism spot if women are allowed'
The Sabarimala Temple board chief has major problems with women being allowed inside. He seems to have pretty strong reasons: if women enter, the temple will turn into a "sex tourism spot like Thailand", he believes.
14 Oct 2017Delhi
Pollution woes: Instead of crackers, SC should ban this fuel
As if Delhi was not crumbling under pollution from coal plants and exhaust from cars, high imports of a fuel more polluting than diesel and petrol, petcoke, adds to Delhi's pollution woes.
14 Oct 2017Coca-Cola
Coca-Cola, PepsiCo to change recipes of best-selling drinks
Food and beverage behemoths Coca-Cola and PepsiCo are playing a big gamble in India by "changing" the recipes of their top-selling drinks.
13 Oct 2017FIFA World Cup
What can India learn from the U-17 World Cup experience?
India's U-17 World Cup campaign came to an end after having failed to qualify for the Round of 16 stage.
13 Oct 2017Aadhaar Card
Indian Government saved $9bn through Aadhaar scheme: Nandan Nilekani
The Aadhaar scheme has helped India's government save $9bn by eliminating fraud in financial distribution system said Aadhaar's architect, Nandan Nilekani.
13 Oct 2017Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
How a questionable court hearing sent the Talwars to prison
In many cases, innocents face legal action due to miscarriage of justice. The Aarushi murder was India's defining example.
13 Oct 2017Xiaomi
Mi Mix 2, OnePlus5, Nokia8: Which one should you buy?
Xiaomi finally launched the much-anticipated Mi Mix 2 bezel-less smartphone in India to take on other premium devices in the market.
13 Oct 2017North Korea
India ranks 100 of 119 countries on Global Hunger Index
India has a "serious" hunger problem, revealed the Global Hunger Index (GHI) report by Washington-based International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
13 Oct 2017World Health Organization
Report: Obese kids may overtake undernourished kids by 2022
Malnutrition is one of the major problems the world is facing today. However, trends may change in the next five years.
12 Oct 2017Japan
Japan to provide on-the-job training to three lakh Indian youths
India has said it will send three lakh youths to Japan for on-the-job training of three-five years as part of the government's skill development program.
11 Oct 2017Prakash Javadekar
7th Pay Commission: Pay hike announced for 7.5lakh college teachers
In a move that would benefit 7.5 lakh teachers of central and state universities, Union Cabinet has given its nod for extending the benefits of the 7th Pay Commission to them.
11 Oct 2017Mumbai
Apple, AR Rahman collaborate to open Music labs in India
Apple Music is soon going to open two Mac Labs in India in partnership with Oscar-winning music maestro AR Rahman.
11 Oct 2017Income Tax Department of India
Direct tax collections up 15.8% to Rs. 3.86L crore
India's direct tax collections for April-September quarter increased 15.8% to Rs. 3.86L crore.
11 Oct 2017Kerala
Solar scam: LDF government orders probe against ex-CM Oommen Chandy
Based on the recommendations of Justice (retd.) Sivarajan-headed judicial commission, the CPM-led LDF government in Kerala has ordered a vigilance probe against former CM and Congress leader Oommen Chandy in the solar scam case.
11 Oct 2017Reliance Jio
XOLO launches three selfie-focused budget smartphones
Lava International-owned homegrown smartphone maker XOLO has made a comeback in India by launching three new Era smartphones -XOLO Era 3, Era 2V, Era 3X- targeting selfie lovers.
11 Oct 2017Indian Army
Doklam effect: Army rushes to upgrade infrastructure along the LAC
Following the Doklam standoff, the Indian Army has rushed to upgrade infrastructure along the Sino-Indian border to prepare for similar encounters.