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Harsh Vardhan to take charge as WHO Executive Board Chairman

20 May 2020

Harsh Vardhan to take charge as WHO Executive Board Chairman

Union Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan will take the charge as chairman of the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board on Friday, May 22, reports said.

In UP, 69 coronavirus patients wait on footpath outside hospital

25 Apr 2020

In UP, 69 coronavirus patients wait on footpath outside hospital

In a truly bizarre turn of events, 69 coronavirus patients were made to wait on a footpath outside a government college in Uttar Pradesh's Saifai area on Thursday, reports NDTV.

Arrested J&K DSP Davinder Singh sheltered terrorists at home: Report

13 Jan 2020

Arrested J&K DSP Davinder Singh sheltered terrorists at home: Report

Two days after Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh was arrested with Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) terrorists in Kulgam, a report revealed that the top cop had sheltered the terrorists at his home in Srinagar.

#ComicBytes: Five DC villains who know Batman's identity

01 Nov 2019

#ComicBytes: Five DC villains who know Batman's identity

The mask is not to protect the hero, but the ones he loves.

Five doctors turned entrepreneurs in India to know about

11 Jul 2019

Five doctors turned entrepreneurs in India to know about

Becoming a doctor is the dream of many youngsters and it is one of the most sought-after professions in the country.

An ice-free Greenland could be our *scary* future, says study

26 Jun 2019

An ice-free Greenland could be our *scary* future, says study

If you are someone who wonders why Greenland, a landmass that's mostly ice, was named that, you probably won't have to spare more thought for it.

Doctors v/s Mamata: 300 doctors quit in West Bengal

15 Jun 2019

Doctors v/s Mamata: 300 doctors quit in West Bengal

For the last five days, doctors in West Bengal have been protesting and the strike is only intensifying with each day.

Why doctors at AIIMS Delhi wore bandages while treating patients

14 Jun 2019

Why doctors at AIIMS Delhi wore bandages while treating patients

Earlier this week, an unruly mob attacked two doctors in Kolkata. They claimed an elderly patient died due to "medical negligence".

How a junior doctor's suicide shook Indian medical establishment

29 May 2019

How a junior doctor's suicide shook Indian medical establishment

When Dr. Payal Tadvi joined Mumbai's BYL Nair Hospital as a resident gynecologist in May 2018, she thought her dreams had come true.

Guna's winner was once Jyotiraditya Scindia's fan

24 May 2019

Guna's winner was once Jyotiraditya Scindia's fan

This time several dynasts lost Lok Sabha polls. Undoubtedly, the biggest losers were Congress' Rahul Gandhi and Jyotiraditya Scindia.

#NewsBytesExclusive: An interview with Physics Guru Dr. HC Verma

20 Apr 2019

#NewsBytesExclusive: An interview with Physics Guru Dr. HC Verma

Dr. HC Verma needs no introduction. Almost every student who has studied Physics, especially IIT-JEE/engineering aspirants and students, knows him as the Physics Guru who authored their Bible, "Concepts of Physics".

History, roots, leaders and ideology: Know all about BJP

26 Mar 2019

History, roots, leaders and ideology: Know all about BJP

Nearly 51% of Indians live in states ruled by Bharatiya Janata Party. Before the saffron party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi lost elections in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan in December 2018, the aforementioned figure was 71%.

#NewsBytesExclusive: An interview with Physics Guru Dr. HC Verma

02 Feb 2019

#NewsBytesExclusive: An interview with Physics Guru Dr. HC Verma

Dr. HC Verma needs no introduction. Almost every student who has studied Physics, especially IIT-JEE/engineering aspirants and students, knows him as the Physics Guru who authored their Bible, "Concepts of Physics".

#AyodhyaDelayed: Here's why Justice Lalit recused himself from the case

10 Jan 2019

#AyodhyaDelayed: Here's why Justice Lalit recused himself from the case

On Thursday, the Supreme Court adjourned the sensitive Ayodhya case for January 29 after one of the five judges in the Constitution bench recused himself.

'The Accidental Prime Minister': Why did BJP tweet its trailer

28 Dec 2018

'The Accidental Prime Minister': Why did BJP tweet its trailer

The trailer of The Accidental Prime Minister, starring Anupam Kher as former PM Dr. Manmohan Singh, dropped on Thursday, giving us mixed feelings.

Why should the (not a) Ram Mandir be built

25 Dec 2018

Why should the (not a) Ram Mandir be built

Being atheist is fashionable, questioning the tenets of Hinduism is elite and calling everything regressive is equated to being scientific.

'Dear Zindagi' turns two: Looking back at lessons it taught

25 Nov 2018

'Dear Zindagi' turns two: Looking back at lessons it taught

In 2016, director Gauri Shinde gifted cine lovers two characters that are loved even now, Kaira and Dr. Jug, played by Alia Bhatt and Shah Rukh Khan respectively.

AI pilot, who failed alcohol-test twice, grounded for 3 years

12 Nov 2018

AI pilot, who failed alcohol-test twice, grounded for 3 years

On Monday, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) suspended the flying license of Air India pilot Capt. Arvind Kathpalia, who failed the BA (Breath Analyzer Test) on Sunday, for three years.

#ComicBytes: Five DC villains who know Batman's identity

22 Oct 2018

#ComicBytes: Five DC villains who know Batman's identity

The mask is not to protect the hero, but the ones he loves.

Despite sexual assault allegations, Kavanaugh gets backing for SC seat

06 Oct 2018

Despite sexual assault allegations, Kavanaugh gets backing for SC seat

Despite sexual assault allegations, Judge Brett Kavanaugh's appointment to the US Supreme Court is all but certain, with key senators having backed the embattled judge's nomination.

#KavanaughHearings: A pivotal moment for the #MeToo movement in USA?

28 Sep 2018

#KavanaughHearings: A pivotal moment for the #MeToo movement in USA?

US President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, has been accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women.

UP: Gorakhpur hospital tragedy-accused Dr. Kafeel Khan arrested again

24 Sep 2018

UP: Gorakhpur hospital tragedy-accused Dr. Kafeel Khan arrested again

Dr. Kafeel Khan, who is an accused in the case of the death of infants at a state-run hospital in Gorakhpur last year and is currently out on bail, was arrested along with his brother Adeel Khan on Sunday in a nine-year-old fraud case.

#NotThanos: Ruffalo explains why Hulk was an 'Infinity War' absentee

13 Sep 2018

#NotThanos: Ruffalo explains why Hulk was an 'Infinity War' absentee

Mark Ruffalo recently appeared in an interview where he spoke about the upcoming Avengers film and Hulk in 'Avengers: Infinity War'.

Cabinet approves 2% hike in DA; to benefit 1.1cr employees

29 Aug 2018

Cabinet approves 2% hike in DA; to benefit 1.1cr employees

The Cabinet today approved additional 2% hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) and Dearness Relief (DR), a move that will benefit about 1.1cr central government employees and pensioners, an official release said.

#HealthBytes: Green coffee for weight-loss - Fact or fiction?

27 Jul 2018

#HealthBytes: Green coffee for weight-loss - Fact or fiction?

Whether coffee is beneficial or detrimental to health has been the subject of a long-drawn debate, which still rages.

India has its own 'Ant-Man.' No, he's not an actor!

16 Jul 2018

India has its own 'Ant-Man.' No, he's not an actor!

When Dr. Himender Bharti, a myrmecologist (one who studies ants) was asked to peer-review a manuscript describing the discovery of an ant species in Jammu and Kashmir, little did he know the surprise in store.

Dearness Allowance hiked by 2% for central government employees

07 Mar 2018

Dearness Allowance hiked by 2% for central government employees

The Union Cabinet today increased the Dearness Allowance (DA) for its 11 million employees and pensioners to 7 per cent, from 5 per cent, from January 1, 2018.

Meet #GES2017 Speaker Tessy Thomas, the Missile Woman of India!

29 Nov 2017

Meet #GES2017 Speaker Tessy Thomas, the Missile Woman of India!

Dr. Tessy Thomas, the "Missile Woman of India", is going to address Global Entrepreneurship Summit-2017 in Hyderabad.

ISRO conducts successful stage test for cryogenic engine-D

19 Feb 2017

ISRO conducts successful stage test for cryogenic engine-D

ISRO conducted a successful stage test for its indigenously developed cryogenic engine-D at the liquid propulsion complex at Mahendragiri in Tirunelveli.

ISRO launches its weather satellite

08 Sep 2016

ISRO launches its weather satellite

ISRO successfully launched its advanced weather satellite, INSAT-3DR at 16:50 hrs today; postponed by 40 minutes. The 29 hour countdown to its launch was started at 11.10 am on September 7.