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01 Dec 2017Islamabad
Pakistan yet to guarantee security of Kulbhushan Jadhav's family
Pakistan still hasn't responded to India's request for a "sovereign guarantee" of security for Kulbushan Jadhav's mother and wife, when they visit Pakistan.
28 Nov 2017Supreme Court Of India
SC dismisses plea seeking stay on Padmavati's release outside India
The SC has dismissed a second plea against 'Padmavati', which had sought a stay on its release outside India.
24 Nov 2017Narendra Modi
Finance Ministry refutes reports about banning of cheque books
After reports emerged that the government might ban cheque books, the Finance Ministry has denied any such proposal under consideration.
24 Nov 2017Deepika Padukone
Padmavati protests take shocking turn: Body found with anti-movie slogans
The protests against 'Padmavati' seem to have taken a ghastly turn. News18 reported that a body was found hanging in Rajasthan's Nahargarh Fort today, surrounded by slogans against the movie.
24 Nov 2017Triple Talaq
Parliament's winter session from December 15 to January 5
Finally, the wait for the Parliament's winter session ends; it will begin the day after polling for the Gujarat assembly elections ends.
24 Nov 2017Bollywood
4 reasons why this year belongs to Rajkummar Rao
Actor Rajkummar Rao was adjudged the best actor at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards held in Brisbane, for his performance in 'Newton', which also won the best screenplay award at the ceremony on Thursday.
24 Nov 2017Islamabad
India to Pakistan: Promise you won't play dirty with Mrs.Jadhav
Pakistan recently agreed to facilitate a meeting between alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav and his wife.
24 Nov 2017Farmers
After eggs, now it's onion: Prices would touch Rs. 100/kg
First it was eggs whose prices shot through the roof in a few weeks. Now people are reeling under rising prices of onions.
24 Nov 2017Indian Army
#DefenseDiaries: Why the Su-30MKI is the backbone of the IAF
Recently, a modified Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter jet test-fired a supersonic BrahMos-A Air-Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM).
23 Nov 2017Miss India
Shraddha Shashidhar to represent India at Miss Universe 2017
Manushi Chillar, the new Miss World, has piqued the hopes of millions of Indians who are now eagerly waiting for November 26.
23 Nov 2017Hyderabad
Bulletproof limousines and sniffer dogs flown in for Ivanka Trump
Ivanka Trump, advisor to and daughter of the US president, will have an intense security cover during her upcoming maiden visit to India.
23 Nov 2017Scheduled Castes
Government re-introduces bill granting constitutional status to backward classes
With Gujarat elections in the offing, the BJP-led central government is all set to re-introduce the bill granting constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) in the winter session of Parliament.
23 Nov 2017Aadhaar Card
Here's how to re-verify your SIM through Aadhaar
A week after saying Aadhaar-SIM linking through SMS is not "safe", UIDAI has approved the blueprints presented by telcos for linking through OTP.
23 Nov 2017Education
Bharti family pledges Rs. 7,000cr to university for free education
One of India's richest families, the Bharti family, has pledged 10% of their wealth, Rs. 7,000cr, to philanthropy.
23 Nov 2017World Bank
President approves amendment to Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code
A day after the Cabinet approved amendments to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent for the law to go into force.
23 Nov 2017Nokia Mobiles
"Affordable" Nokia 2 launched at Rs. 6,999 in India
HMD Global has finally revealed the India price of Nokia 2, which would be available for Rs. 6,999.
23 Nov 2017Supreme Court Of India
As India fights over 'Padmavati', UK clears it for release
After India heckled, booed and threatened it, 'Padmavati' has now been cleared for release in the UK.
23 Nov 2017DNA
Bitcoins are the new "black" in real estate post-demonetization
Over the last one year, the value of Bitcoin -the oldest and largest cryptocurrency- has skyrocketed globally.
23 Nov 2017Narendra Modi
Modi inaugurates 5th Global Conference on Cyber Space
PM Narendra Modi today inaugurated the fifth edition of the Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS), its largest ever, which India is hosting for the first time.
23 Nov 2017Indian Navy
Four women create history in Indian Navy
Last year, the Indian Air Force commissioned the first three women pilots in its history. It is now the turn of the Indian Navy.
23 Nov 2017Airports Authority of India
Airfares likely to increase with hike in passengers services fee
Airfares are likely to increase as the government mulls raising passenger services fee (PSF) by at least 38% to meet airport security costs.
23 Nov 2017Education
IIT-Bombay, IISc-Bangalore among the top-10 institutions in BRICS University Rankings
In a first, the prestigious IIT-Bombay has bagged the 9th position in the list of top 10 universities in BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa).
22 Nov 2017Indian Air Force
#DefenseDiaries: Sukhoi-30MKI armed with BrahMos missile is India's deadliest weapon
India has successfully test-fired the BrahMos-A supersonic Air-Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) from a modified Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet.
22 Nov 2017Bollywood
Is Ishaan Khattar bearing the brunt of being Shahid's brother?
Rajesh Khattar and Neelima Azeem's son Ishaan Khattar forayed into the film industry with renowned Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi's big project 'Beyond The Clouds'.
22 Nov 2017Kailasavadivoo Sivan
ISRO's new mini-PSLVs will take just three days to assemble
ISRO is determined to take India's status even higher in the global space program.
22 Nov 2017GST
Post GST, restaurant bills can trick you. Here's a guide
Are you a foodie losing your appetite due to confusion pertaining to new prices of restaurant food under the GST regime? Do post-GST restaurant bills confuse you? You needn't worry further.
22 Nov 2017International Court of Justice
ICJ election: How India dislodged P5-member UK to win
The re-election of India's candidate Dalveer Singh to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) was the result of New Delhi's biggest diplomatic offensives in recent times, the Times of India has reported.
22 Nov 2017Education
CBSE to conduct Board exams in March, not February
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to hold its Class 10 and 12 exams in March, after Holi.
22 Nov 2017Twitter
Congress red-faced after Yuva Desh's "chai-wala" meme mocks PM Modi
As Gujarat goes to polls next month, Congress has thrust itself into a new controversy.
22 Nov 2017Narendra Modi
Trump's 'America First', Modi's 'Make-in-India' not mutually exclusive: Ivanka
US President Donald Trump's advisor Ivanka Trump is on her maiden visit to India for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) 2017.
22 Nov 2017David Cameron
UK approves liberal visa scheme for Chinese, excludes Indians
The UK is planning to make permanent a pilot scheme unveiled in January 2016 providing Chinese citizens with easier, longer and cheaper British visas.
22 Nov 2017Indian Army
#DefenseDiaries: Why the IAF loves the Mirage-2000 fighter jets
The French-made Dassault Mirage-2000 is undoubtedly one of Indian Air Force's (IAF) most versatile and deadliest aircraft.
22 Nov 2017Donald Trump
All the details about Ivanka Trump's impending Hyderabad visit
American President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser to the White House, Ivanka Trump, will be visiting Hyderabad from November 28-30 to attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES).
21 Nov 2017Bollywood
6 television shows we miss watching
There was an era that existed much before the saas-bahu sagas officially took over Indian television.
21 Nov 2017Space News
ISRO aims to launch first privately-produced rocket by 2021
The ISRO has said it plans to launch for the first time a rocket completely built by private players by 2020-21.
21 Nov 2017Narendra Modi
Govt to now end cheque books in India? Know more.
According to Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) Secretary General Praveen Khandelwal, the Indian government is mulling yet another disruptive move towards a cashless economy: abolishment of the cheque book.
21 Nov 2017Priyanka Chopra
World-Pageants: Which answers led to the wins of Indian beauties?
Manushi Chhillar made the entire nation proud by winning the coveted Miss World 2017 beauty pageant.
21 Nov 2017Delhi
Rape survivor's testimony can be accepted without corroboration: Delhi HC
The Delhi High Court on Monday announced that a rape survivor's testimony can be accepted as enough proof for conviction, especially if the rapist is her father.
21 Nov 2017IIT-Kharagpur
'Thought leader' Subir Chowdhury, IIT-KGP alumnus, among top 2017 thinkers
IIT-Kharagpur alumnus, bestselling author and CEO Subir Chowdury has been named among the world's top 50 thinkers for 2017 by the Thinkers50, a periodical international ranking of management thinkers.
21 Nov 2017Kulbhushan Jadhav
Big win: India's nominee Dalveer Bhandari re-elected as ICJ judge
India's nominee to the Hague-based International Court of Justice (ICJ), Dalveer Bhandari, has won a re-election bid after Britain withdrew its candidate from a long, deadlocked race.