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Coronavirus not deadly, fight shouldn't be restricted to PMO: Rahul

08 May 2020

Coronavirus not deadly, fight shouldn't be restricted to PMO: Rahul

On Friday, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi addressed the press giving plenty of suggestions to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Centre on how to battle the coronavirus pandemic.

UP: Life term if corona-patient causes death by "intentional affliction"

07 May 2020

UP: Life term if corona-patient causes death by "intentional affliction"

The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet has cleared the Public Health and Epidemic Disease Control Ordinance, 2020, which prescribes a life term for coronavirus patients if "death is caused by intentional (COVID-19) affliction".

Coronavirus wiped nearly a quarter of Indian billionaires' wealth: Forbes

06 May 2020

Coronavirus wiped nearly a quarter of Indian billionaires' wealth: Forbes

The outbreak of COVID-19, which has claimed over 2.5 lakh lives and put a third of the world's population under lockdown, has wrecked economies completely.

Amid coronavirus crisis, this Indian business tycoon is growing richer

08 Apr 2020

Amid coronavirus crisis, this Indian business tycoon is growing richer

The outbreak of coronavirus, and the ongoing nation-wide lockdown to prevent it from growing worse, has disrupted businesses so much that their leaders and investors are bleeding money.

Coronavirus: All Bhopal shops closed until further orders, says DM

05 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: All Bhopal shops closed until further orders, says DM

The Bhopal district of Madhya Pradesh will now face a stricter lockdown as the number of coronavirus cases continue to rise.

Coronavirus: FIR against Noida company that hid staffers' travel history

29 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: FIR against Noida company that hid staffers' travel history

An FIR will be registered against a private company in Noida for hiding the travel history of its staffers from authorities.

Britney Spears vows to help fans suffering due to coronavirus

24 Mar 2020

Britney Spears vows to help fans suffering due to coronavirus

From heart-warming, mildly weird to downright outrageous, celebrity reactions to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic have been pretty varied so far.

Now, Instagram is testing Snapchat-like 'self-disappearing' messages

20 Mar 2020

Now, Instagram is testing Snapchat-like 'self-disappearing' messages

After Stories, Instagram is copying another highly-celebrated feature from Snapchat- ephemeral or self-disappearing text messages.

Nicknames to love animation, all new features coming on Instagram

26 Feb 2020

Nicknames to love animation, all new features coming on Instagram

A week ago, Instagram boss Adam Mosseri claimed that they have far more important things to work on than an iPad app.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Light-powered headphones, Realme buds, Facebook's leak, DNA dating, more

22 Dec 2019

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Light-powered headphones, Realme buds, Facebook's leak, DNA dating, more

In the third week of December, the world of tech witnessed plenty of activity, both good and bad.

#BugAlert: Critical security flaw in Twitter, update app immediately

21 Dec 2019

#BugAlert: Critical security flaw in Twitter, update app immediately

After Facebook, Amazon's Ring, and SonyLIV, microblogging giant Twitter has disclosed a vulnerability, one that may have compromised the accounts of its users.

#TechBytes: How to block strangers from messaging on Instagram

06 Dec 2019

#TechBytes: How to block strangers from messaging on Instagram

On December 4, Instagram introduced major changes to keep users of the platform safe from harassment and other potential problems stemming from social media.

This IAS officer is helping local trade by curbing plastic

23 Sep 2019

This IAS officer is helping local trade by curbing plastic

Odisha's Keonjhar district administration is cutting down on its plastic waste by retracing the local roots.

Faf du Plessis to miss flight to India: Here's why

21 Sep 2019

Faf du Plessis to miss flight to India: Here's why

South African Test skipper Faf du Plessis is all set to miss his connecting flight to India ahead of the Test series after a delay by British Airways in Dubai.

Girl accuses BJP leader of harassment. Day later, goes missing

27 Aug 2019

Girl accuses BJP leader of harassment. Day later, goes missing

A law student from Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur levels harassment allegations on BJP leader and former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand. A day later, she goes missing. That's Yogi Adityanath's state for you.

Soon, Twitter will automatically hide abusive direct messages

18 Aug 2019

Soon, Twitter will automatically hide abusive direct messages

Twitter has long been plagued by people who spread offensive messages to harass or bully others.

After breather, security upped in J&K before Eid: Reports

12 Aug 2019

After breather, security upped in J&K before Eid: Reports

In Jammu and Kashmir, curfew was re-imposed on Sunday afternoon, a day before Eid celebrations, said reports. Authorities had eased restrictions in some areas to help people prepare for the festival.

Twitter for desktop is getting a makeover: Details here

16 Jul 2019

Twitter for desktop is getting a makeover: Details here

Twitter is giving a makeover to its desktop website - twitter.com.

Now, Instagram will warn you against posting hate comments

09 Jul 2019

Now, Instagram will warn you against posting hate comments

In a major move, Instagram has announced two new tools to combat the pressing problem of bullying.

Journalists locked-up as Yogi Adityanath visits hospital; DM denies reports

01 Jul 2019

Journalists locked-up as Yogi Adityanath visits hospital; DM denies reports

In a shocking incident that has come to light, a group of local journalists was allegedly locked up during Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's visit to Moradabad's district hospital on Sunday.

Mathura: Mass cheating during LLB exams, teachers found assisting

27 Jun 2019

Mathura: Mass cheating during LLB exams, teachers found assisting

Incidents of mass cheating at two big colleges in Mathura, affiliated to the Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar University (formerly Agra University), have come to light.

Gurmeet Ram Rahim seeks parole, Haryana minister says "Why not?"

25 Jun 2019

Gurmeet Ram Rahim seeks parole, Haryana minister says "Why not?"

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who is serving 20 year sentence for rape and murder, has sought 42-day parole for "farming his fields" in Haryana's Sirsa.

What are EVM strongrooms? All your questions answered

22 May 2019

What are EVM strongrooms? All your questions answered

The clock is ticking and by the end of Thursday, the country will know who will form the next government. The massive seven-phased elections for 543 Lok Sabha seats concluded on May 19.

In the wake of #AuntyjiApologize, let's talk about call-out culture

06 May 2019

In the wake of #AuntyjiApologize, let's talk about call-out culture

Last week, a video of a heated argument between a group of young women and a middle-aged woman went viral. The latter was heard making outrageous remarks, propagating rape culture.

This Sikkim IAS officer launched project to adopt, transform villages

25 Mar 2019

This Sikkim IAS officer launched project to adopt, transform villages

Until three years ago, Rongbul, a small village in South Sikkim, suffered from various problems, including irregular power supply, lack of government school teachers, and no development among others.

WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook not working for many users: Details here

14 Mar 2019

WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook not working for many users: Details here

In a major surprise, Facebook's entire family of apps, including WhatsApp and Instagram, appears to have gone down for some users.

Soon, Twitter may get Snapchat-like 'News Camera' feature

16 Feb 2019

Soon, Twitter may get Snapchat-like 'News Camera' feature

In a bid to compete with Snapchat and Instagram, Twitter is working on a new media-sharing feature.

Twitter doesn't remove direct messages even when you delete them

16 Feb 2019

Twitter doesn't remove direct messages even when you delete them

In a major surprise, a security researcher has discovered Twitter doesn't really remove direct messages from its servers even when you delete them.

Bulandshahr violence: Dead cop's phone recovered from house of accused

28 Jan 2019

Bulandshahr violence: Dead cop's phone recovered from house of accused

Almost two months after an Uttar Pradesh cop was killed by an unruly mob in Bulandshahr, his Closed User Group (CUG) mobile phone was recovered from the house of accused Prashant Natt.

Twitter bug exploited for hacking high-profile accounts, posting tweets

30 Dec 2018

Twitter bug exploited for hacking high-profile accounts, posting tweets

In a surprising development, a group of UK-based security searchers was able to hijack high-profile celebrity accounts.

To protect crops, UP farmers lock stray cows in schools

27 Dec 2018

To protect crops, UP farmers lock stray cows in schools

Aligarh city administration in Uttar Pradesh is currently busy handling the problem of stray cows in rural areas.

Adityanath calls Bulandshahr incident an accident, not mob lynching case

08 Dec 2018

Adityanath calls Bulandshahr incident an accident, not mob lynching case

The death of a police inspector in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr, earlier this week, was an accident and not a case of mob lynching, state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Friday.

West Bengal: Under-construction bridge collapses in South 24 Parganas

24 Sep 2018

West Bengal: Under-construction bridge collapses in South 24 Parganas

An under-construction bridge collapsed in Kakdwip area of West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district today.

Twitter bug may have exposed some of your private conversations

22 Sep 2018

Twitter bug may have exposed some of your private conversations

A bug on Twitter's platform may have sent one or more of your DMs or protected tweets to unauthorized developers.

#BreakingBarriers: Hindus, Muslims unite to build flyover in UP

13 Sep 2018

#BreakingBarriers: Hindus, Muslims unite to build flyover in UP

In a massive show of unity, Hindus and Muslims in Jalaun district of Uttar Pradesh have transcended communal barriers to help local administration in relocating some religious structures, which had held up the construction of a flyover for 14 long years.

NGT seeks UP govt's report on dump yard near school

10 Sep 2018

NGT seeks UP govt's report on dump yard near school

The National Green Tribunal has sought a report from UP government on a plea filed by a private school opposing setting up of a dump yard in Sitapur district on the ground that it was a health hazard.

#SierraBurgessIsALoser: Hey, Noah Centineo we meet again (heart eyes)!

09 Sep 2018

#SierraBurgessIsALoser: Hey, Noah Centineo we meet again (heart eyes)!

Only weeks after Peter Kavinsky swooned us with his 'perfect boyfriend' skills, Netflix released another movie which starred Noah Centineo as the male protagonist.

Law and order in UP, best in 15 years: Adityanath

27 Aug 2018

Law and order in UP, best in 15 years: Adityanath

The law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh is the best the state has seen in the last 15 years, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath claimed today.

UP: 1 student dies of food poisoning, 12 hospitalized

19 Aug 2018

UP: 1 student dies of food poisoning, 12 hospitalized

A student of Kasturba Gandhi Awasiye Balika Vidyalaya in Bahuar village in UP's Mirzapur district died of food poisoning, while 12 other girls, who were taken ill, had to be hospitalized.

#CareerBytes: Top 5 best medical colleges in Delhi-NCR

15 Aug 2018

#CareerBytes: Top 5 best medical colleges in Delhi-NCR

India attracts students from the world over for its high standards in medical education and training, and reasonably affordable fees.