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Grindr fined $11.7 million for selling user data without consent

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.

Centre wants SC to stop farmers' tractor rally on R-Day

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.

PM Modi mentions sanitary pads at Red Fort, impresses Twitterati

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.

Neighbors, NCC, Health IDs: What PM Modi said on I-Day

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.

Independence-Day during pandemic: No school kids, PPE-wearing cops, fewer guests

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.

ASUS ROG Phone 3 certified by NCC: Packs 512GB storage

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.

After Omar Abdullah's bearded pic surfaces, BJP sends him razor

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.

#IndependenceDay: India to get Chief of Defense Staff, announces Modi

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.

DU admissions 2019: Only one transgender candidate has applied

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.

#ThatWas2018: 5 gaffes of Rahul Gandhi which amused people

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.

Celebrate Surgical Strike Day tomorrow; Submit photos, videos: J&K government

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.

Patriotism, not politics: Javadekar on UGC's 'Surgical Strike Day' notification

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.

Educational institutions in WB won't celebrate 'Surgical Strike Day': Minister

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.

UGC to varsities: Celebrate September 29 as 'Surgical Strike Day'

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".

This is how you can transfer your confirmed Railway ticket

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.

Will provide corruption-free govt: Tripura CM in maiden I-Day speech

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.

This taxi driver's daughter became world's youngest to scale Kanchenjunga

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.

Xiaomi's flagship Pocophone F1 could soon launch in India: Reports

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.

Heartwarming: Financially-challenged girl gets admission, courtesy DU professors

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.

Adityanath comes to shooter Priya's rescue, instantly approves funds

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.

PM Modi invites youngsters to participate in Swachh Bharat internship

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.

Rahul calls PM 'Big Boss' who spies, BJP rubbishes charge

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".

Now you can transfer your confirmed railway ticket to another

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.

Himachal polls: Whom should you vote for?

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.

Bengaluru NCC cadet drowns in pond while friends click selfies

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.

Mumbai: 40,000 police personnel, drones to monitor Ganapati Visarjan processions

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.

Indian Army to undergo reforms to boost combat capability

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.

No yoga or other sports, no engineering degree!

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.

Passengers can now transfer their railway tickets to others

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.

'Buy now, pay later' service now available in Indian Railways

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.

Railways kick-starts projects worth Rs. 5,500cr and other major initiatives

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.

Tri-services chief likely soon for India

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.

Navy Chief new Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee

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.

PM Modi, Parrikar to discuss Chief of Defence Staff appointment

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).