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IPL 2020: Government to issue fresh advisory on April 15

India's Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Thursday cleared the air about the upcoming IPL edition.

16 Feb 2020

Hero MotoCorp

These new Hero MotoCorp two-wheelers come with BS6 engines

Hero MotoCorp has updated some of its two-wheelers to comply with the upcoming BS6 norms that will be mandatory from April 1, 2020.

22 Dec 2019

Uttar Pradesh

Apparently, India cuts internet more than any other country

In the wake of violent protests against CAA/CAB, the Indian Government has created another concern for people in the country - unexpected internet shutdown.

30 Nov 2019


#HackAlert: 48 Indian government websites hacked this year alone

Thanks to PM Modi's Digital India initiative, more and more people and businesses have come online and are using the web as a tool of availing different services and broadening their reach (among many other things).

29 Nov 2019


After spyware hack, Indian Government plans security audit of WhatsApp

WhatsApp has come under the scanner of the Indian Government.

02 Nov 2019


2019 Hyundai i20 Active launched in India: Details here

South Korean automaker Hyundai has launched the 2019 edition of its popular hatchback, the i20 Active, in India at a starting price of Rs. 7.74 lakh.

18 Aug 2019


Talks with Pakistan only on PoK, not J&K: Rajnath Singh

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday reiterated India's tough stand to Pakistan, asserting that bilateral talks, if any, will now focus only on Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir and not Jammu & Kashmir.

01 Aug 2019


#CareerBytes: Some lesser known perks of being an IRS officer

The Indian Revenue Service (IRS) is one of the most sought-after Civil Services in the country.

10 Jul 2019


#CareerBytes: All about the life of an IRS officer

Joining the Indian Civil Services is a dream for many. While the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most sought-after, the Indian Revenue Service (IRS) is also a coveted Civil Service in the country.

24 Apr 2019


#NewsBytesExclusive: Defense expert Abhijit Iyer-Mitra talks about treason-case against Facebook

Facebook has been accused of interfering in elections in several countries and at the time of our Lok Sabha elections, the social media giant is facing a tough time in India.

27 Feb 2019

Pakistan News

India slams Pakistan over 'vulgar display' of injured IAF pilot

After confirming that a missing Indian Air Force pilot was in Pakistan's custody, the Indian Government has strongly objected to the "vulgar display" of the injured personnel by Pakistan.

27 Feb 2019

Indian Army

Indo-Pak tensions: One IAF pilot missing in action, says government

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, in a brief press conference, confirmed that Pakistan today retaliated to IAF's airstrikes on a Jaish-e-Mohammed terror camp across the border in Pakistan.

24 Feb 2019

Pakistan Cricket Team

Sporting community needs to ostracize Pakistan: CoA's Vinod Rai

The Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai has stated that Pakistan should be ostracized just like South Africa were earlier banned from international cricket, due to their policy on apartheid.

24 Feb 2019


What is Indus Waters Treaty? Here's everything you should know

In the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack, the Center has decided to block water supply to Pakistan from the rivers flowing from India.

23 Feb 2019


Pakistan writes to UNSC, accuses India of threatening regional security

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has written a letter to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) accusing India of threatening regional security, the Foreign Office said yesterday.

20 Jan 2019

Uttar Pradesh

Sisters run ill father's barbershop disguising themselves as boys

In rural Uttar Pradesh, where women are mostly confined to their homes, two teenage sisters have been running a male salon in Banwari Tola village, and that too for five long years.

25 Dec 2018


Apple gave customers' data to Indian government: Details here

Apple has released its transparency report, detailing how many customer data requests it got from the Indian government and how many it actually catered to.

20 Dec 2018


Soon, govt could impose Rs. 12,000 fee on petrol/diesel vehicles

In a bid to push for greater usage of electric vehicles (EVs) in India, the government is on the verge of creating disincentives for petrol, diesel car owners.

17 Dec 2018


Beware! These health websites have been declared 'fake' by government

Nowadays, fake websites are becoming an increasingly annoying menace. There are fake websites of almost everything, including banks, universities, job portals, government schemes, etc. While some are harmless, others are used by fraudsters to dupe people.

09 Dec 2018

Vijay Mallya

Vijay Mallya's extradition case edges towards ruling. Details here

Embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya is scheduled to return to Westminster Magistrates' Court in London tomorrow when his extradition trial is listed for a judgment hand-down.

04 Dec 2018

Indian Air Force

Government rejects MSP demand for 1 lakh personnel; Army upset

The Central government has rejected a long-standing demand of the armed forces for higher Military Service Pay (MSP) for around one lakh personnel including Junior Commissioned Officers, said military sources today.

02 Dec 2018


Soon, drones could deliver organs, medical supplies in India

In a country like India, organ delivery can be a major problem, especially due to the mess of traffic.

30 Nov 2018

South Korea

Where are all the JEE toppers (2009-13) now?

Joint Entrance Examination-Advanced (earlier IIT-JEE), one of the world's toughest exams, is the gateway for admission into the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technologies.

28 Nov 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan PM Imran Khan lays foundation stone for Kartarpur Corridor

Pakistan PM Imran Khan has laid the foundation stone for the much-awaited corridor linking Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan's Kartarpur to Dera Baba Nanak shrine in India's Gurdaspur district.

25 Nov 2018


Sikhs in America hail India's decision to build Kartarpur corridor

The Sikhs in America have hailed the Indian Government's decision to build a religious corridor linking border district of Gurdaspur with historic Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara in Pakistan, thus, fulfilling a long pending demand of the community.

03 Nov 2018

Venkaiah Naidu

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu meets Indian community in Zimbabwe

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, on his second leg of three-nation Africa visit, addressed the local Indian community in Zimbabwe today.

31 Oct 2018

Narendra Modi

RBI vs Modi government: All about the spat, Section 7

The ongoing spat between the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the Modi government is public knowledge by now.

26 Oct 2018


Ajit Doval: India needs strong govt for 10yrs; enemies abound

On Thursday, National Security Adviser Ajit Doval that many internal enemies are abound in India, and that the country needs a strong government for the next 10 years if it wants to achieve glory.

21 Oct 2018


'Job Crisis in India': Book advises to prepare for 'gigs'

The safe and steady "9 to 5" jobs may no more be an option for most Indians, warns a new book 'Job Crisis in India', advising youth to be prepared for short-term work or "gigs".

15 Oct 2018

Yashwant Sinha

Shatrughan Sinha criticizes BJP govt over Rafale deal

Disgruntled BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha criticized the BJP government at the Center over the Rafale deal.

14 Oct 2018


100% import duty, currency weakness hit walnut shipments from California

Even as the nutritional benefits of walnuts are boosting consumer demand, the 100% import duty and currency weakness have affected the exports to India, said the California Walnuts Commission (CWC).

14 Oct 2018


#CareerBytes: List of government websites to follow for UPSC preparation

The Indian Civil Services exam, commonly referred to as the IAS exam, is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) each year.

11 Oct 2018


#RafaleDeal: RaGa demands probe against PM, calls him 'corrupt man'

Congress President Rahul Gandhi today demanded an investigation against PM Narendra Modi's role in the Rafale deal, alleging that he is a "corrupt man".

09 Oct 2018


#MeToo reaches Modi government, MJ Akbar accused of sexual harassment

The ripples of the #MeToo movement have reached Narendra Modi government as MJ Akbar, current minister of State for External Affairs has been accused of sexual harassment by a journalist.

05 Oct 2018

White House

Babbar Khalsa group poses risk to our interests, says US

The US has named Sikh militant group Babbar Khalsa among the separatist movements that pose a risk to American interests overseas.

In deportation of 7 Rohingyas, Supreme Court refuses to intervene

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to interfere in the deportation of 7 Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar, saying it wasn't inclined to take the decision.

03 Oct 2018


UPSC: Top apps and websites to crack the IAS exam

The Indian Civil Services exam, commonly referred to as the IAS exam, is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) each year.

02 Oct 2018


India is shining a spotlight on sanitation: Bill Gates

Congratulating the Modi government for "shining a light on sanitation," Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder and co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), said India must now use innovations and technology to build on Swachh Bharat Mission's success.

01 Oct 2018


Government takes over debt-ridden financial firm IL&FS after NCLT nod

The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) today allowed the Union Government's interim prayer to reconstitute the Board of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Ltd (IL&FS).

01 Oct 2018


UN, India will step up cooperation in counter-terrorism: Antonio Guterres

India is an "important partner" of the United Nations in countering terrorism, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said, adding there are plans to step up the cooperation between the two in combating terror financing.

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