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26 Jan 2021
Grindr fined $11.7 million for selling user data without consent
Grindr is being fined $11.7 million by the Norwegian authorities for a privacy violation. The Norwegian Data Protection Authority pulled up the location-based dating app targeted predominantly at homosexual individuals for sharing user information to advertisers without their consent.
12 Jan 2021
Centre wants SC to stop farmers' tractor rally on R-Day
The Bharatiya Janata Party-led Centre has appealed to the Supreme Court to stop the tractor rally of farmers, planned for Republic Day, saying the proposed march will trigger a massive law and order problem.
15 Aug 2020
PM Modi mentions sanitary pads at Red Fort, impresses Twitterati
Breaking taboos pertaining to menstruation and taking many by surprise, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his government delivered sanitary pads to poor women across India at Re. 1.
15 Aug 2020
Neighbors, NCC, Health IDs: What PM Modi said on I-Day
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the nation from the ramparts of Red Fort, his seventh straight address since 2014, where he focused on making India self-reliant and steering the country towards a new direction in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.
24 Jul 2020
Independence-Day during pandemic: No school kids, PPE-wearing cops, fewer guests
With Independence Day approaching, the Centre has gotten busy planning intricate details of the event at the Red Fort, while keeping in mind the coronavirus pandemic.
12 Jul 2020
ASUS ROG Phone 3 certified by NCC: Packs 512GB storage
As per a report by DealnTech, Taiwanese tech giant ASUS's upcoming gaming smartphone, the ROG Phone 3, has been certified by the NCC certification bureau.
28 Jan 2020
After Omar Abdullah's bearded pic surfaces, BJP sends him razor
In August, the BJP-led Centre put former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah under detention, fearing he might impact the "peace" in the area after the abrogation of Article 370.
15 Aug 2019
#IndependenceDay: India to get Chief of Defense Staff, announces Modi
India will soon get a Chief of Defense Staff (CDS), who will head all three forces- Navy, Army, and Air Force, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday.
24 Jun 2019
DU admissions 2019: Only one transgender candidate has applied
Registration process for this year's admissions at the Delhi University (DU) ended on June 22, Saturday.
31 Dec 2018
#ThatWas2018: 5 gaffes of Rahul Gandhi which amused people
With 2019 just a few hours away, all of us are introspecting the year gone by. We hope, so are our politicians.
28 Sep 2018
Celebrate Surgical Strike Day tomorrow; Submit photos, videos: J&K government
The Jammu and Kashmir government has asked the Education Department to organize activities in public schools from September 28 to 30 to celebrate 'Surgical Strike Day' and submit photos and videos of celebrations by October 1.
21 Sep 2018
Patriotism, not politics: Javadekar on UGC's 'Surgical Strike Day' notification
HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said today that a University Grants Commission's communication asking varsities to celebrate the anniversary of surgical strikes is "patriotism, not politics" and it is not compulsory for institutes to organize it.
21 Sep 2018
Educational institutions in WB won't celebrate 'Surgical Strike Day': Minister
The University Grants Commission (UGC) direction to universities to mark September 29 as the "Surgical Strike Day" is a part of the Bhartiya Janta Party's "agenda" and educational institutes in West Bengal will not celebrate the day, said the state's Education Minister, Partha Chatterjee.
20 Sep 2018
UGC to varsities: Celebrate September 29 as 'Surgical Strike Day'
The University Grants Commission (UGC) today directed varsities and higher education institutions across the country to observe September 29 as "Surgical Strike Day".
23 Aug 2018
This is how you can transfer your confirmed Railway ticket
The Indian Railways provides to the passengers, the option of transferring their confirmed railway tickets by submitting a request atleast 24 hours prior to the scheduled departure of the train.
15 Aug 2018
Will provide corruption-free govt: Tripura CM in maiden I-Day speech
Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, in his maiden Independence Day address today, assured people that he would strive to provide an unbiased and corruption-free government.
06 Aug 2018
This taxi driver's daughter became world's youngest to scale Kanchenjunga
This 22-year-old from Uttarakhand had the most overwhelming experience in her life two months back: she scaled the world's third highest mountain,Kanchenjunga.
28 Jul 2018
Xiaomi's flagship Pocophone F1 could soon launch in India: Reports
Xiaomi could soon launch its first smartphone, under the Pocophone series, in India and other global markets, according to reports.
09 Jul 2018
Heartwarming: Financially-challenged girl gets admission, courtesy DU professors
High cut-offs, tests and interviews weren't challenging enough to scare away this 18-year-old, who had applied for Journalism under Delhi University's Bharati College.
09 Jun 2018
Adityanath comes to shooter Priya's rescue, instantly approves funds
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath approved funds to send 19-year-old shooter, Priya Singh to Germany for ISSF Junior World Cup after the news surfaced that she doesn't have funds for the journey.
29 Apr 2018
PM Modi invites youngsters to participate in Swachh Bharat internship
On the 43rd edition of 'Mann Ki Baat,' PM Narendra Modi urged students to join the government's new Swachh Bharat summer internship program.
26 Mar 2018
Rahul calls PM 'Big Boss' who spies, BJP rubbishes charge
Congress and BJP on Monday again locked horns on the prickly issue of data sharing with Rahul Gandhi dubbing Prime Minister Narendra Modi the "Big Boss who likes to spy on Indians" and the ruling party accusing the opposition party of "theft".
09 Mar 2018
Now you can transfer your confirmed railway ticket to another
Bringing relief to many train passengers, Indian Railways has announced it would now allow those with confirmed tickets to transfer their seat to someone else.
08 Nov 2017
Himachal polls: Whom should you vote for?
With the Himachal elections on November 9, the hill state's citizens are not exactly spoilt for choice.
26 Sep 2017
Bengaluru NCC cadet drowns in pond while friends click selfies
On Sunday, a 17-year-old NCC cadet from Bengaluru's National College drowned in a pond, even as his friends were busy taking selfies.
05 Sep 2017
Mumbai: 40,000 police personnel, drones to monitor Ganapati Visarjan processions
As the 10-day Ganeshotsav comes to an end, the Mumbai Police have stepped up the security arrangements to avoid any breakdown of law and order in the city.
31 Aug 2017
Indian Army to undergo reforms to boost combat capability
The Centre has announced a significant restructuring of the Indian Army in a bid to boost combat capability and streamlined expenditure.
11 Jul 2017
No yoga or other sports, no engineering degree!
The All India Council for Technical Education has now made it mandatory to be actively involved in yoga, sports or other socially relevant activities to be awarded a degree in engineering and technical colleges and institutes.
07 Jun 2017
Passengers can now transfer their railway tickets to others
Select passengers with confirmed tickets will now be allowed to transfer them to someone else, but only once.
01 Jun 2017
'Buy now, pay later' service now available in Indian Railways
In a soon-to-be-rolled-out feature of the Indian Railways, passengers will be able to book tickets and pay later within 14 days.
10 May 2017
Railways kick-starts projects worth Rs. 5,500cr and other major initiatives
Suresh Prabhu-led Indian Railways is not chugging to a halt anytime soon, as a fresh batch of initiatives and the go-ahead for projects are here to ensure that the innovation drive doesn't lose its tandem.
22 Jan 2017
Tri-services chief likely soon for India
Discussions for the appointment of a tri-services chief were underway at the Combined Commanders' Conference held at the Indian Military Academy at Dehradun.
30 Dec 2016
Navy Chief new Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee
Navy Chief Sunil Lanba took over as the new Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee (CoSC) from out going IAF Chief Arup Raha; the government is currently working on a new post for inter-services co-operation like a permanent CoSC Chairman or a Chief of Defence Staff.
26 Dec 2016
PM Modi, Parrikar to discuss Chief of Defence Staff appointment
Major military reforms are around the corner as Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in early January to discuss the mandate of the proposed Chief of Defence Staff (CDS).