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Jio's postpaid plan offers ISD calls at 50paise/minute: Details here

11 May 2018

Jio's postpaid plan offers ISD calls at 50paise/minute: Details here

Reliance Jio has unveiled a new postpaid plan for Rs. 199. The one major offering of this plan is providing users with the ability to make ISD calls without the need of any kind of activation or security deposit.

China bans footballers from displaying tattoos

27 Mar 2018

China bans footballers from displaying tattoos

In order to promote 'socialist values', China has reportedly come down strongly on its country's footballers.

Miami Open: Women's world number 1 Halep survives scare

23 Mar 2018

Miami Open: Women's world number 1 Halep survives scare

Simona Halep overcame a scare to progress into the third round of the Miami Open.

Sudan, the world's last male northern white rhino, is dead

20 Mar 2018

Sudan, the world's last male northern white rhino, is dead

In a major loss, the world's last male northern white rhino, who had been staying at Kenya's Ol Pejeta Conservancy, has died.

CBSE postpones Class 10 Boards exams for shooter Anish Bhanwala

09 Mar 2018

CBSE postpones Class 10 Boards exams for shooter Anish Bhanwala

In a first, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has rescheduled three Class 10 Board exam papers for India's emerging shooter Anish Bhanwala.

Europe under deep-freeze spell, 50 dead in a week

01 Mar 2018

Europe under deep-freeze spell, 50 dead in a week

Nearly 50 people have died in a cold spell that has gripped Europe since a week.

Simona Halep is the new World number 1 tennis player

26 Feb 2018

Simona Halep is the new World number 1 tennis player

Tennis star Simona Halep has surged to number 1 spot in the latest WTA Rankings, which were revealed on Monday.

UP Investors' Summit 2018: Yogi says UP shedding "BIMARU" tag

21 Feb 2018

UP Investors' Summit 2018: Yogi says UP shedding "BIMARU" tag

Lucknow is hosting the two-day Uttar Pradesh Investors' Summit, which is the first such event to be held by CM Yogi Adityanath's government.

21 attacks on Indian-students abroad in 2017, most in Poland

25 Jan 2018

21 attacks on Indian-students abroad in 2017, most in Poland

Government data has revealed that the most attacks on Indian students abroad happened in Poland last year, with nine of 21 incidents reported from there.

Australian Open: Day 8 round-up

22 Jan 2018

Australian Open: Day 8 round-up

Day 8 of the Australian Open saw some of the biggest upsets in the tournament.

India ranked 30th on WEF global manufacturing index; Japan tops

14 Jan 2018

India ranked 30th on WEF global manufacturing index; Japan tops

The World Economic Forum (WEF) ranked India 30th in its global manufacturing index, 25 places behind China, but ahead of BRICS nations Brazil, Russia, and South Africa.

Singapore has the 'most powerful' passport in the world

25 Oct 2017

Singapore has the 'most powerful' passport in the world

The Singaporean passport has been declared the world's most powerful with a score of 159- the first time an Asian country has clinched the top spot.

Tennis- Nadal continues to be the top ranked player

23 Oct 2017

Tennis- Nadal continues to be the top ranked player

Spain's Rafael Nadal continues to be on the top spot of men's singles Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) rankings which was released on Monday.

India loses Davis Cup playoff 2-3 to Canada

18 Sep 2017

India loses Davis Cup playoff 2-3 to Canada

Indian tennis team lost the Davis Cup World Group Playoff tie to Canada 2-3, in the best-of-5 rubbers.

Davis team Captain Mahesh Bhupathi satisfied with team's preparation

12 Sep 2017

Davis team Captain Mahesh Bhupathi satisfied with team's preparation

Indian Davis Cup captain Mahesh Bhupathi expressed his satisfaction over the team's preparation ahead of World Group Playoff against Canada.

India to soon get hi-tech tilting trains

03 Sep 2017

India to soon get hi-tech tilting trains

India has signed an MoU with Switzerland for hi-tech tilting trains- trains that will tilt while crossing a bend, just like motorbikes do on winding roads.

USA lose to Costa Rica, World Cup spot in danger

02 Sep 2017

USA lose to Costa Rica, World Cup spot in danger

USA suffered an embarrassing 0-2 loss to visiting Costa Ricans.

World Athletics Championships: Davinder Kang finishes 12th in javelin throw

13 Aug 2017

World Athletics Championships: Davinder Kang finishes 12th in javelin throw

Davinder Kang, India's lone javelin thrower in the 2017 World Athletics Championships, finished 12th in the 13-men final event.

World Athletics Championships: Davinder Kang qualifies for javelin throw finals

11 Aug 2017

World Athletics Championships: Davinder Kang qualifies for javelin throw finals

India's Davinder Singh Kang wrote history as he became the first Indian athlete ever to qualify for the finals of javelin throw at the World Athletics Championships.

'Legalizing marijuana reduces drug abuse': Is Maneka Gandhi right?

31 Jul 2017

'Legalizing marijuana reduces drug abuse': Is Maneka Gandhi right?

Yesterday, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi recommended legalizing marijuana for medical use, "especially as it serves a purpose in cancer".

ISRO made Rs. 45cr on 29 nano-satellites launched in June

21 Jul 2017

ISRO made Rs. 45cr on 29 nano-satellites launched in June

ISRO's commercial and marketing arm, Antrix Corporation, earned Rs. 45.2cr from the 29 foreign nano-satellites launched on 23 June along with its Cartosat-2 satellite.

Kvitova to play Wimbledon months after stabbing incident

23 May 2017

Kvitova to play Wimbledon months after stabbing incident

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova is set to make her return to playing tennis.

Davis Cup: India to play Canada in World Group Play-offs

12 Apr 2017

Davis Cup: India to play Canada in World Group Play-offs

India have been drawn to play against Canada in the Davis Cup World Group Play-offs. India will fly to Canada to play the tie in September this year.

Federer defeats Wawrinka to win Indian Wells title

20 Mar 2017

Federer defeats Wawrinka to win Indian Wells title

Roger Federer lifted his fifth Indian Wells title after defeating his countryman Stan Wawrinka in all-Swiss finale.

Federer goes past Nadal to enter Indian Wells quarter-finals

16 Mar 2017

Federer goes past Nadal to enter Indian Wells quarter-finals

Roger Federer defeated his long time rival Rafael Nadal in straight sets to cruise into the quarter-finals of BNP Paribas Open.

Roger Federer to face Nadal at Indian Wells

15 Mar 2017

Roger Federer to face Nadal at Indian Wells

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will be up against each other in the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Indian Wells.

Wawrinka, Monfils into fourth round of Indian Wells

14 Mar 2017

Wawrinka, Monfils into fourth round of Indian Wells

Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka cruised into the fourth round of BNP Paribas Open Indian Wells after registering a 7-5, 6-3 win against Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany.

Djokovic, Federer, Nadal ease into 3rd round at Indian Wells

13 Mar 2017

Djokovic, Federer, Nadal ease into 3rd round at Indian Wells

Distinguished trio, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, and Rafael Nadal, have advanced into the third round of Indian Wells Masters, with straight-set victories.

May lambasts Trump's immigration order

10 Feb 2017

May lambasts Trump's immigration order

British Prime Minister Theresa May said she disagreed with US President Donald Trump's immigration policy, calling it "wrong". She clarified that Britain would not adopt a similar policy.

Vatican "concerned" about Trump's wall, travel ban

02 Feb 2017

Vatican "concerned" about Trump's wall, travel ban

The Holy See's number three, Monsignor Angelo Becciu today voiced concern over Donald Trump's executive orders of building a wall and suspending immigration.

World leaders react to Trump's controversial immigration ban

30 Jan 2017

World leaders react to Trump's controversial immigration ban

US President Donald Trump's executive order banning all refugees and migrants from seven Muslim-majority countries has sent shock-waves around the world.

2017 Australian Open: Nadal smashes his way into quarter-finals

23 Jan 2017

2017 Australian Open: Nadal smashes his way into quarter-finals

Ninth seeded Rafael Nadal went past sixth seeded Gael Monfils to storm into the quarter-finals of 2017 Australian Open at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne today.

Novak Djokovic crashes out of Australian Open

19 Jan 2017

Novak Djokovic crashes out of Australian Open

In one of the biggest shockers of the 2017 Australian Open, Novak Djokovic was handed a shocking defeat by world number 117 Denis Istomin.

Sania Mirza registers easy win at Australian Open

18 Jan 2017

Sania Mirza registers easy win at Australian Open

India's Sania Mirza along with her doubles partner Czech Republic's Barbora Strycova started their campaign at the 2017 Australian Open with a win in the first round.

Trump praises Putin for not retaliating on diplomats' expulsion

31 Dec 2016

Trump praises Putin for not retaliating on diplomats' expulsion

Donald Trump praised Vladimir Putin for not retaliating over the US expulsion of 35 suspected Russian spies by President Barack Obama.

US sanctions Russia, expels 35 diplomats over election hack

30 Dec 2016

US sanctions Russia, expels 35 diplomats over election hack

In response to their allegations of Russia having tampered with the US elections, the Obama administration sanctioned the GRU and the FSB, Russia's intelligence agencies.

US to retaliate against Russia's vote-tampering

29 Dec 2016

US to retaliate against Russia's vote-tampering

The Obama administration is set to announce a slew of retaliatory measures against Russia's alleged involvement in tampering with the US elections.

Curious to see interactions between Bhupathi and Paes: Amritraj

23 Dec 2016

Curious to see interactions between Bhupathi and Paes: Amritraj

Out going captain of India's Davis Cup team, Anand Amritraj, said that he was curious to see interactions between the newly appointed captain Mahesh Bhupathi and team member Leander Paes.

Mahesh Bhupathi named captain of India's Davis Cup team

22 Dec 2016

Mahesh Bhupathi named captain of India's Davis Cup team

Mahesh Bhupathi will replace Anand Amritraj as the next non-playing captain of India's Davis Cup team in Feb'17, after India's Davis-Cup Group 1 Asia/Oceania first round-tie against New Zealand.

Injured Kvitova out for a minimum of three months

21 Dec 2016

Injured Kvitova out for a minimum of three months

World number 11 tennis player Petra Kvitova, who suffered injuries on fingers of her left hand while fighting with a burglar at her house, will be out for at least three months, her spokesman Karel Tejkal said.