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14 Aug 2018


Global Liveability Index: Vienna goes top, replaces Melbourne

The Austrian capital of Vienna has leapfrogged Australia's Melbourne to become the world's most pleasant city to live in.

31 Jul 2018


Shirdi Saibaba temple gets Rs. 6.66cr donations on Guru Poornima

The Saibaba temple in Maharashtra's Shirdi received donations worth Rs. 6.66 crore during the three-day "Guru Poornima" festival, an official said today.

08 Jul 2018

Prince Harry

Prince Harry, Markle make Commonwealth debut; meet Indian research scholars

Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle have made their debut as Commonwealth Youth Ambassadors and interacted with some Indian research scholars after assuming their new role.

25 Jun 2018

Sri Lanka

Women's cricket: India face New Zealand in World T20 opener

The Indian women's cricket team will begin their ICC Women's World T20 campaign against New Zealand.

21 Jun 2018

Benazir Bhutto

It's a girl! New Zealand PM blessed with first child

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave birth to a baby girl in an Auckland hospital today, becoming the second world leader to do so while in office.

18 Jun 2018


One in four Indian customers becomes victim of online financial-deceit

With Indians becoming more digitally active, the risk of frauds has increased with around one in four customers becoming a victim of online financial deceit, says a report.

03 Jun 2018


Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli backs Sunil Chhetri's plea

The captain of the Indian cricket team Virat Kohli has come out in support of his football counterpart Sunil Chhetri.

New Zealand to kill 150,000 cows. Here's why

Politicians and industry leaders in New Zealand have announced an ambitious but desperate plan to slaughter 150,000 infected cows over the next year or two to eradicate a disease-causing bacteria from the country's herds.

27 May 2018


India's liberty-craving young travelers taking to self-drive holidays

The trend of self-drive travel is gaining popularity and is expected to grow 35% annually, FCM Travel Solutions - Indian subsidiary of Flight Centre Travel Group, Australia, Managing Director Rakshit Desai said.

19 May 2018


Navy's all-women crew to reach Goa after sailing around globe

Over eight months after it set sail from Goa, the all-women crew of the Indian Navy on board the naval vessel INSV Tarini will return to the state on Monday after the historic circumnavigation of the globe.

17 May 2018


YouTube to launch new music streaming service on May 22

YouTube has announced that it will launch a new music streaming service called YouTube Music on May 22.

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.

08 May 2018


Power index: India ranks fourth out of 25 nations

India has ranked fourth out of 25 nations in the Asia-Pacific region on an index that measures their overall power, with the country being pegged as a "giant of the future" but trails behind in indicators of defense networks and economic relationships.

07 May 2018


Now, you can apply for driver's license and turn organ-donor

If victims of fatal accidents pledged to donate their organs, India would have toppled Spain from being the world leader in organ donation by now.

26 Apr 2018


New Zealand opens doors for immigrants with sex work skills

New Zealand (NZ), which became the first country in the world to legalize prostitution 15 years ago, has gone a step further.

25 Apr 2018


New Zealand witnesses 28% rise in Indian students

There has been a 28% increase in the number of Indian students enrolling in different varsities in New Zealand last year, the country's High Commission said in Delhi.

25 Apr 2018


Indian street dancers can participate in Asia-Pacific Street Dance Championship

The United Dance Organization is going to start the inaugural Asia Pacific Street Dance Championships in China this November 3-4.

24 Apr 2018


No pyjamas please, New Zealand cinema hall requests moviegoers

Tired of people showing up in pyjamas, onesies and dirty gum boots, a New Zealand cinema hall has asked patrons to come "appropriately dressed" to be allowed entry.

17 Apr 2018


CWG medalists Pallikal and Chinappa given warm welcome back home

India's leading squash players, Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal, returned to a warm welcome in southern Indian state Tamil Nadu's capital Chennai late Monday night after winning silver medals at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast recently.

15 Apr 2018


CWG 2018: Pallikal, Chinappa bag silver in squash women's doubles

India ended their Commonwealth Games campaign in squash with two silver medals after Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa went down fighting in the women's doubles final in Gold Coast today.

14 Apr 2018


CWG-2018: Wrestlers Vinesh, Sumit claim gold; Sakshi bags bronze

There was no stopping the gold rush in wrestling as two more were added to the tally by Vinesh Phogat (50kg) and Sumit (125kg) at the Commonwealth Games today.

12 Apr 2018


Australian woman jailed over faking terminal cancer for donations

A 24-year-old female property manager from Melbourne, Australia, has been sentenced to three months jail for faking terminal cancer and duping her parents' friends/neighbors of $42,000 to maintain her lavish lifestyle.

07 Apr 2018


Commonwealth Games Day 3: Weightlifters on top, Manoj advances

India had quite a productive day at the ongoing 21st Commonwealth Games being held at the Gold Coast.

01 Apr 2018

Space News

China's Tiangong-1 space station to fall back to Earth tomorrow

Two years after it went out of service, China's space agency, the Tiangong-1, is set to re-enter the Earth's atmosphere.

17 Mar 2018

Larry Page

Google co-founder funded company unveils autonomous flying taxis

For sometime now, Kitty Hawk, a company funded by Google co-founder Larry Page, has been secretly testing a new kind of autonomous flying taxis in New Zealand.

15 Mar 2018


Despite terrorism, Pakistan is happier than India

Pakistanis are happier than Indians, according to 2018 World Happiness Report, which has ranked India's neighbor 58 places ahead of it.

04 Mar 2018


Do you know these amazing cricket records?

Cricket has been in existence for more than 170 years. And in this period, several peculiar things have happened.

Guptill and Simmons snare top money in CPL T20 draft

Big-hitting New Zealand opener Martin Guptill and West Indies counterpart Lendl Simmons are the biggest buys of the Caribbean Premier League 2018 drafts, which were held on Thursday.

02 Mar 2018

England Cricket Team

Happy birthday Andrew Strauss!

Former England captain and current team director, Andrew Strauss turns 41 today.

02 Mar 2018

South Korea

India is one of the "most open" economies: Suresh Prabhu

India is a "very open economy" and wants to have trade relations and pacts with all countries, said Union Minister Suresh Prabhu, ahead of a Regional Comprehensive Economic Cooperation (RCEP) meeting, in Singapore.

02 Mar 2018


#CricketInNumbers: Batting records held by bowlers

There have been a number of times when the whole batting line-up has failed to score but the bowlers have stepped up to the situation to take the team out of trouble.

28 Feb 2018

South Africa

Schedule announced for 2018 Hockey World Cup

The FIH announced the schedule for the Hockey Men's World Cup 2018 on Wednesday.

26 Feb 2018


'Happy' young Delhi couple kills themselves in apparent suicide pact

A young married couple in Delhi allegedly hung themselves inside their house in Govindpuri after informing their family of a 'suicide pact.'

22 Feb 2018


India ranks 81st in 2017's Global Corruption Perception index

According to an index released by Berlin-based non-government organization Transparency International (TI) recently, India has been ranked 81st in the global corruption perception index for 2017.

15 Feb 2018


How much money is enough for happiness? Scientists find out

Scientists have finally found out how much money a year it takes to keep an individual happy.

27 Nov 2017


Meet Sam: World's first artificial intelligence enabled politician

Artificial-intelligence (AI) enabled robots are rapidly making way into the Brave New World.

25 Oct 2017


Chinese cheese lovers can finally gorge on European cheese!

In a new development, China reversed an import ban on several types of European stinky cheeses, including Danish Blue, Stilton and Roquefort.

12 Sep 2017


Scientists can tell who is likely to become a criminal

In a study published on the Nature Human Behaviour scientific journal, scientists have shown, using brain tests, that they can tell which children would grow up to be criminals.

10 Sep 2017


Indian Navy's all-woman crew to circumnavigate the globe

In a "historic occasion for India", a six-member all-woman team from the Indian Navy set sail from Goa today in a mission to circumnavigate the globe.