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Climate change may shift rainfall patterns, claims study

19 Jan 2021

Climate change may shift rainfall patterns, claims study

In the future, climate change will cause an uneven shifting of the tropical rain belt, leading to increased flooding in parts of India, a new study warns.

Tamil Nadu government allows 100% occupancy in cinema halls

05 Jan 2021

Tamil Nadu government allows 100% occupancy in cinema halls

Ahead of the festival of Pongal, the Tamil Nadu government has increased the permissible occupancy in cinema halls from the existing 50% to 100%.

Hyderabad GHMC election results: TRS leads, BJP finishes second

04 Dec 2020

Hyderabad GHMC election results: TRS leads, BJP finishes second

The ruling Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) emerged as the single-largest party in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) election results, as it won 55 out of total 150 seats.

A prestige battle: Counting begins for Hyderabad civic polls

04 Dec 2020

A prestige battle: Counting begins for Hyderabad civic polls

The counting of votes to announce the winner of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) polls began today at 8 am.

Nivar weakens into "severe cyclonic storm;" rains lash Chennai, Puducherry

26 Nov 2020

Nivar weakens into "severe cyclonic storm;" rains lash Chennai, Puducherry

Late last night, Cyclone Nivar made landfall near Puducherry, but it is learned to have weakened. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said this morning that the cyclone would further weaken and become a cyclonic storm.

Diwali 2020: Prominence of the five days of Diwali, explained

12 Nov 2020

Diwali 2020: Prominence of the five days of Diwali, explained

We Indians inherently have a thing for festivals and celebrations.

Indian sets world record for creating ring with 7,800 diamonds

25 Oct 2020

Indian sets world record for creating ring with 7,800 diamonds

An Indian jeweler has set the Guinness World Record for creating a ring with the most number of diamonds.

Hours after resigning from Congress, Kushboo Sundar joins BJP

12 Oct 2020

Hours after resigning from Congress, Kushboo Sundar joins BJP

Congress has lost one of its most fiery spokespersons as actor-turned-politician Kushboo Sundar joined the rival BJP on Monday.

Ease of doing business: Andhra Pradesh tops states' rankings

05 Sep 2020

Ease of doing business: Andhra Pradesh tops states' rankings

The Centre on Saturday released the rankings of states and union territories in terms of Ease of Doing Business (EoDB).

Karan Bajaj, the yogi who sold his start-up for $300mn

08 Aug 2020

Karan Bajaj, the yogi who sold his start-up for $300mn

Successful entrepreneurs are hailed for how they hold onto their idea and make it big in the market.

How to make delicious idli at home

12 Jun 2020

How to make delicious idli at home

An important part of the South Indian cuisine, idli has gained popularity all around the world in the recent past.

How to prepare dosa and sambar at home

05 Jun 2020

How to prepare dosa and sambar at home

We all fancy South Indian delicacies from time to time.

Coronavirus: 300 attendees to be tested after Delhi mosque event

30 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: 300 attendees to be tested after Delhi mosque event

Over 300 people in Delhi's Nizamuddin were taken to different hospitals on Monday to be tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Microfinance start-up Prayaan Capital raises $1.2 million seed funding

21 Feb 2020

Microfinance start-up Prayaan Capital raises $1.2 million seed funding

Chennai-based Prayaan Capital, a fin-tech start-up that offers microloans to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), has received $1.2 million in a seed round of funding.

Snacking start-up Samosa Singh raises $2.7 million funding

24 Jan 2020

Snacking start-up Samosa Singh raises $2.7 million funding

Food start-up Samosa Singh, which provides India's favorite snack samosa with different varieties and a modernized touch, has raised $2.7 million in a Series A round of funding.

2020's first Lunar eclipse tonight: Things you should know

10 Jan 2020

2020's first Lunar eclipse tonight: Things you should know

We may not have been far into the new year, but a Lunar eclipse is upon us. Tonight, the moon will pass behind the Earth to enter its shadow, giving us the first penumbral Lunar eclipse of this year.

Mona Singh to tie the knot on December 27

26 Dec 2019

Mona Singh to tie the knot on December 27

TV actress Mona Singh is set to get married tomorrow (December 27).

Decade's last Solar Eclipse today, people see 'ring of fire'

26 Dec 2019

Decade's last Solar Eclipse today, people see 'ring of fire'

A rare celestial spectacle started at 8:17 am in India today, as the moon covered the Sun for the last solar eclipse of the decade.

India to witness annular solar eclipse after Christmas: Details here

25 Dec 2019

India to witness annular solar eclipse after Christmas: Details here

Before bidding goodbye to 2019, India will catch a glimpse of the year's last solar eclipse.

Five most Instagram-worthy places in India you should visit

08 Nov 2019

Five most Instagram-worthy places in India you should visit

Different people have different reasons for traveling around.

Diwali 2019: Prominence of the 5 days of Diwali, explained

27 Oct 2019

Diwali 2019: Prominence of the 5 days of Diwali, explained

We Indians inherently have a thing for festivals and celebrations.

Top five hidden gems of South India you should visit

25 Oct 2019

Top five hidden gems of South India you should visit

If you've ever traveled to the South of India, you would know what the 'other' part of our country is worth.

Inspiring stories of five JEE top rankers to know about

04 Oct 2019

Inspiring stories of five JEE top rankers to know about

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), comprising Main and Advanced exams, is the gateway to admission to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).

Questioning faith of Hindus is difficult: SC on Ayodhya matter

24 Sep 2019

Questioning faith of Hindus is difficult: SC on Ayodhya matter

The Ayodhya dispute pertains to just 2.77 acres of land but its implications are far-reaching. Both Muslims and Hindus want possession of the land, and the Supreme Court is hoping to solve the case by October.

Army warns of possible terror attack, Kerala on high alert

09 Sep 2019

Army warns of possible terror attack, Kerala on high alert

Kerala Police issued a high alert across the state on Monday amid reports of a possible terror attack.

Inspiring stories of five JEE top rankers to know about

09 Sep 2019

Inspiring stories of five JEE top rankers to know about

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), comprising Main and Advanced exams, is the gateway to admission to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).

Gujarat: 10.5ft crocodile enters village, captured by forest officials

19 Aug 2019

Gujarat: 10.5ft crocodile enters village, captured by forest officials

Yesterday night, a 10.5 feet-long crocodile came out of the flooded Dhadhar river, and entered a house in a village in Gujarat, causing panic among locals.

Heavy rains, floods across parts of North and South India

19 Aug 2019

Heavy rains, floods across parts of North and South India

Heavy rains and floods hit several parts of North and South India on Sunday.

#BiggBossTamil3: This contestant to get eliminated from Kamal Haasan's show

07 Jul 2019

#BiggBossTamil3: This contestant to get eliminated from Kamal Haasan's show

Kamal Haasan's Bigg Boss Tamil 3 has completed almost two weeks amid a fair share of drama, tasks and controversies.

#BiggBossTamil3: Cops grill Vanitha in kidnapping-case, daughter bails her out

05 Jul 2019

#BiggBossTamil3: Cops grill Vanitha in kidnapping-case, daughter bails her out

Bigg Boss Tamil-3 contestant Vanitha Vijayakumar, who was accused of kidnapping her daughter, can breathe now.

Inspiring stories of five JEE top rankers to know about

23 Jun 2019

Inspiring stories of five JEE top rankers to know about

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), comprising Main and Advanced exams, is the gateway to admission to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).

Sheila Dikshit plans 'dharna' to stop Rahul Gandhi from resigning

29 May 2019

Sheila Dikshit plans 'dharna' to stop Rahul Gandhi from resigning

After a crushing defeat in the 2019 general elections, Congress is going through a crisis. Party President Rahul Gandhi is adamant to leave his post and the rest of the members are trying hard to convince him.

Five doctors who have changed the face of Indian healthcare

18 May 2019

Five doctors who have changed the face of Indian healthcare

Becoming a doctor is the dream of many students and it is one of the most sought-after professions in the country too.

Inspiring stories of five JEE top rankers to know about

17 May 2019

Inspiring stories of five JEE top rankers to know about

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), comprising Main and Advanced exams, is the gateway to admission to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).

Sri Lanka: 15, including 6 kids, dead during ISIS' raids

27 Apr 2019

Sri Lanka: 15, including 6 kids, dead during ISIS' raids

A raid at an ISIS hideout near Kalmunai in Sri Lanka ended in deaths of 15 people, including six children, the country's police said on Saturday. Three suicide bombers blew themselves up and others were shot dead, police added.

Amul's latest comic featuring Rahul Gandhi sets Internet on fire

04 Apr 2019

Amul's latest comic featuring Rahul Gandhi sets Internet on fire

After Congress Party President, Rahul Gandhi, announced about fighting the Lok Sabha 2019 elections from Wayanad, Kerala, as well, leading Indian dairy company, Amul, could not stop itself from releasing a hilarious cartoon.

18-year-old invents method to detect malnutrition at just Rs. 2

12 Mar 2019

18-year-old invents method to detect malnutrition at just Rs. 2

An 18-year-old Mangaluru boy named Muhammed Suhail CS was honored with the prestigious Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar this January.

Childhood revived: You can soon board a train to Malgudi

08 Mar 2019

Childhood revived: You can soon board a train to Malgudi

Malgudi Days' fans, rejoice!

#CareerBytes: 5 popular UPSC IAS coaching institutes in Hyderabad

25 Feb 2019

#CareerBytes: 5 popular UPSC IAS coaching institutes in Hyderabad

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) is one of the most challenging exams and cracking it is not easy without the right preparation.

Delhi government discusses possibilities of 'robots' cleaning sewers

22 Feb 2019

Delhi government discusses possibilities of 'robots' cleaning sewers

In a bid to completely end the practice of manual scavenging in the nation's capital, the Delhi government is thinking of using robots to clean septic tanks and sewers.