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20 Feb 2018

Aadhaar Card

How safe and secure is Aadhaar? All myths busted

Aadhaar is gradually becoming an essential document for Indians, but awareness of related issues remains low.

20 Feb 2018

Bharti Airtel

Airtel offering Rs. 2,000 cashback on Nokia 2, Nokia 3

Indian telecom service provider Bharti Airtel has announced that it will offer a cashback of up to Rs. 2,000 over a period of 36 months on Nokia 2 and Nokia 3 smartphones.

20 Feb 2018


Maharashtra signs Rs. 35,000cr deal with India's first individual aircraft-maker

The Maharashtra government has inked a Rs. 35,000cr deal with India's first individual aircraft maker Amol Yadav to set up an indigenous factory in Palghar.

Bengaluru: Irfan Pathan launches his first cricket academy in South

Veteran Indian pacer Irfan Pathan recently inaugurated his first cricket academy in South India to provide quality coaching and nurture the next generation of players.

20 Feb 2018

Sri Lanka

India records slowest 4G LTE speed in the world

According to a report by UK-based wireless coverage mapping company OpenSignal, India has recorded the slowest 4G LTE speed in the world at an average speed of 6.13 Mbps.

20 Feb 2018

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

Sardar Singh back as captain of Indian Hockey Team

Half-back Sardar Singh will return as the captain of Indian hockey team for 27th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, scheduled to kick off from March 3 in Ipoh, Malaysia.

20 Feb 2018


Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's India visit clouded in controversies

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau is on a eight-day visit to India. But, it includes only half day of official engagements in Delhi. This has surprised many.

20 Feb 2018

Pakistan News

India 31st riskiest country, Pakistan most risky: UNICEF report

Pakistan is the most dangerous country to be born in among 52 "lower middle-income countries," with 45.6 newborns per 1,000 babies dying in the first month.

20 Feb 2018

Narendra Modi

PNB's going public destroyed my ability to repay debt: Modi

Nirav Modi, the man behind India's largest bank fraud, has blamed PNB's "anxiety to recover dues immediately" for his failure to repay the loans, which he claims is much less than the reported Rs. 11,400cr.

20 Feb 2018


Google Tez now supports bill payments for over 80 billers

Google's Tez payments platform now allows users to pay utilities and several other bills in just a few taps through the Tez app.

19 Feb 2018


You heard that right! Facebook's smart speakers are coming soon

According to a recent report, Facebook is set to launch two smart speakers in July this year to take on the likes of Amazon's Alexa, Apple's HomePod and Google's smart speakers among several others.

19 Feb 2018

Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena: Nirav Modi is BJP's "partner," funded their poll-campaign

Shiv Sena and BJP's rivalry continues to simmer even as they remain coalition partners.

19 Feb 2018

Virat Kohli

These cricket records Virat Kohli will break in near future

Indian skipper, Virat Kohli has made breaking records a habit.

19 Feb 2018

Indian Railways

Railways announces massive training program for 30,000 apprentices

The Indian Railways has announced a massive apprenticeship program for 2018-19, and plans to train 30,000 apprentices as part of a Skill India initiative.

Rotomac chairman Vikram Kothari arrested for Rs. 800cr loan default

Amid rumors that Vikram Kothari had fled the country after defaulting on loans worth Rs. 800cr, the Rotomac chairman has been arrested, reports say.

Nirav Modi scam reveals deep flaws in India's banking system

One is likely to wonder how Nirav Modi managed to dupe Punjab National Bank (PNB), India's second-largest public lender, of Rs. 11,400cr for seven years without anyone realizing.

19 Feb 2018


Under-probe Gupta brothers enjoy Z category security in Uttarakhand

The Gupta brothers - Ajay, Rajesh, and Atul - who are currently under investigation in South Africa over their ties with President Zuma, currently enjoy Z category security in Uttarakhand. Zuma recently resigned on 15th February amid a bunch of corruption allegations

19 Feb 2018


Why aren't female condoms as popular as other contraceptives?

Considering India's struggle with population control, a dedicated Condom Day or Contraceptive Week or Reproductive Health Month to raise awareness is long overdue.

18 Feb 2018

Virat Kohli

India beat South Africa in 1st T20I, here're records broken

Virat Kohli's India have extended their dominance over South Africa by beating the hosts by 28 runs in the first T20 international at the Wanderers in Johannesburg.

18 Feb 2018


PM Modi inaugurates Global Investors' Summit in Maharashtra

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Global Investors' Summit at the 'Magnetic Maharashtra: Convergence 2018' conference at the MMRDA grounds in Mumbai's Bandra Kurla complex.

18 Feb 2018


BCCI's big plan for Indian cricket

India might have won the ODI series in South Africa in a convincing fashion, but the 1-2 defeat in the Test series is something that the BCCI wants to work on.

18 Feb 2018


Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, family reach India on first official-visit

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau has arrived in India for a week-long visit along with family. Minister of State for Agriculture Gajendra Singh Shekhawat received Trudeau.

18 Feb 2018

Punjab National Bank

Indian banks may lose Rs. 19,000cr in PNB-fraud: I-T Dept

The Income Tax Department stated Indian banks could lose Rs. 17,632cr from loans and corporate guarantees provided to Punjab National Bank in the Rs. 11,400cr fraud.

Every four hours, one Indian banker gets caught for fraud

An analysis of data compiled by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has revealed that on an average, at least one in India is caught and punished for fraud every four hours.

18 Feb 2018

Akshay Kumar

Drive to install sanitary napkin-vending machines at airports across India

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has launched a laudable initiative for women, coincidentally around the release of movie 'PadMan.'

18 Feb 2018


IES Prelims 2018 results declared, Mains in July

The UPSC has declared the results of the Indian Engineering Service (IES) Preliminary exam 2018, which was held on January 7.

18 Feb 2018


Hrithik set for another clash, this time with Emraan

The scarcity of good release dates has always been a bothersome issue for Bollywood. It's often seen that actors end up in a clash, trying to get their movies out during holidays.

18 Feb 2018


MTV India's 'Roadies' returns with its record 15th Season

India's longest running adventure reality show 'Roadies' is back with its 15th Season titled 'Roadies Xtreme', from February 18.

17 Feb 2018


Ending female genital mutilation in India won't be easy

Emboldened by the Supreme Court's triple talaq verdict, a movement called 'WeSpeakOut' wants the government to now ban female genital mutilation (FGM), popular among Dawoodi Bohras and Kerala's sunni Muslims.

17 Feb 2018


Iranian President's India visit: All you need to know

PM Narendra Modi's "love affair" with West Asia continues. After hosting Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu and making the Palestinians happy, now he is holding "substantive and productive" talks with Iranian president Hassan Rouhani.

17 Feb 2018


ISRO to launch Chandrayaan-2 mission to moon's South Pole

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch a lunar mission, called Chandrayaan-2, to the moon's South Pole in April, Minister of State for Department of Space Jitendra Singh has announced.

Nirav Modi case: CBI arrests PNB's ex-Deputy Manager, two others

The CBI has arrested Punjab National Bank's former Deputy Manager Gokulnath Shetty, Single Window Operator Manoj Kharat, and the authorized signatory of Nirav Modi Group of Firms Hemant Bhat in connection to the alleged Rs. 11,400cr banking fraud by Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi.

17 Feb 2018


IITs, IIMs fail food safety test. Should you be worried?

The campus kitchens of 10 out of India's 12 premier educational institutes don't adhere to food safety rules. They failed a third-party audit conducted by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).

16 Feb 2018


Yuki Bhambri advances into final of ATP Challenger Chennai Open

India's top-ranked singles player, Yuki Bhambri advanced into the final of Chennai Open, beating Korea's Duckhee Lee in the semis.

16 Feb 2018

Indian Railways

Railways announces massive recruitment drive for 90,000 posts: Details here

Ten days after announcing a massive recruitment drive for 26,500 vacancies, the Railways has now invited applications for another 90,000 lower-level posts.

16 Feb 2018

Nirav Modi

Nirav Modi scam: Massive cover-up by banks, media and govt?

For seven years, billionaire Nirav Modi and his associates managed to dupe one single bank of a whopping Rs. 11,400cr, and it apparently never found out till now.

16 Feb 2018


Motorola launches Moto Z2 Force smartphone with shatter-proof screen

Lenovo-owned Motorola has launched its Moto Z2 Force smartphone in India.

16 Feb 2018


Mumbai woman seeks ban on porn that 'ruined' her marriage

A 27-year-old Mumbai-based woman has approached the SC claiming her husband's addiction to porn had 'ruined' their marriage, and sought a complete ban on such websites.

SC: Election candidates, spouses, dependents must disclose sources of income

The Supreme Court has ordered that candidates contesting elections will have to disclose their "sources of income." Not only this, they will have to do so for their spouses, children and any other dependents.

16 Feb 2018

Narendra Modi

PNB scam: CBI approaches Interpol for help with Nirav Modi

The CBI is acting to ensure the man behind India's biggest fraud case isn't able to escape prosecution.