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14 Aug 2018Australia
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 2018Maharashtra
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 2018Prince 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 2018Sri 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 2018Benazir 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 2018India
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 2018India
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.
30 May 2018United States of America
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 2018India
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 2018Goa
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 2018YouTube
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 2018India
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 2018India
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 2018India
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 2018Immigrants
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 2018India
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 2018World
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 2018Facebook
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 2018India
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 2018India
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 2018India
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 2018Australia
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 2018India
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 2018Space 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 2018Larry 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 2018India
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 2018India
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.
02 Mar 2018Indian Premier League (IPL)
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 2018England Cricket Team
Happy birthday Andrew Strauss!
Former England captain and current team director, Andrew Strauss turns 41 today.
02 Mar 2018South 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 2018India
#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 2018South 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 2018Delhi
'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 2018India
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 2018Lifestyle
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 2017Technology
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 2017Europe
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 2017Technology
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 2017India
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.