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Realme UI 2.0 early access update for Realme 7 Pro

30 Nov 2020

Realme UI 2.0 early access update for Realme 7 Pro

Following the Realme X50 Pro 5G and Narzo 20, which have received Realme UI 2.0, the company has opened the firmware's early access program for its 7 Pro smartphone.

Ather 450 electric scooter discontinued in Bengaluru and Chennai

29 Nov 2020

Ather 450 electric scooter discontinued in Bengaluru and Chennai

Ather Energy has stopped selling its first and most popular offering, the Ather 450 electric scooter, in Bengaluru and Chennai. To recall, it was launched in 2018 and received seven OTA updates.

Kymco F9 electric scooter with two gears launched: Details here

29 Nov 2020

Kymco F9 electric scooter with two gears launched: Details here

Taiwanese automaker Kymco has finally unveiled its F9 electric scooter. Its Indian debut, however, is unlikely.

Ahead of launch next year, Mercedes-Benz CLS (facelift) found testing

29 Nov 2020

Ahead of launch next year, Mercedes-Benz CLS (facelift) found testing

Mercedes-Benz is expected to launch the facelifted version of its CLS coupe in mid-2021.

Moto G9 Plus receives BIS certification; India launch expected soon

29 Nov 2020

Moto G9 Plus receives BIS certification; India launch expected soon

Motorola's G9 Plus smartphone has been spotted by MySmartPrice on the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) certification website, thereby hinting at its launch here in the coming days.

Protesting farmers reject Amit Shah's offer on venue change

29 Nov 2020

Protesting farmers reject Amit Shah's offer on venue change

Farmers protesting against the Centre's contentious farm laws have rejected Union Home Minister Amit Shah's condition of changing the venue of their demonstration.

Assam: Probe reveals how minority students were scammed of scholarship

29 Nov 2020

Assam: Probe reveals how minority students were scammed of scholarship

An investigation into the Assam scholarship scam has revealed how the pre-Matric scholarship for poor minority students was illegally diverted in the state over the last two years.

Benefits of up to Rs. 51,000 available on Datsun cars

29 Nov 2020

Benefits of up to Rs. 51,000 available on Datsun cars

Japanese automaker Datsun is offering special end-of-year offers on its BS6-compliant redi-GO, GO, and GO+ cars in India.

4 sisters found dead in Haryana; hospitalized mother prime suspect

28 Nov 2020

4 sisters found dead in Haryana; hospitalized mother prime suspect

Four sisters, all under the age of 10, were reportedly found dead on Friday morning at their home in the Piproli village of Haryana's Nuh district.

Coal scam: CBI conducts raids across 3 states including Bengal

28 Nov 2020

Coal scam: CBI conducts raids across 3 states including Bengal

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday launched a massive search operation, reportedly raiding around 40 sites across three states in connection with a coal mafia case.

GDP shrinks by 7.5% in Q2, India in technical recession

28 Nov 2020

GDP shrinks by 7.5% in Q2, India in technical recession

After a record 23.9% slump in the previous quarter, the Indian economy rebounded a little in the July-September quarter, as the gross domestic product (GDP) shrank by 7.5%.

Skoda Enyaq iV electric SUV unveiled: Details here

27 Nov 2020

Skoda Enyaq iV electric SUV unveiled: Details here

Czech automaker Skoda has announced a fully-electric version of its Enyaq iV SUV in the UK. The bookings of the plug-in model will commence in early-2021.

Nokia Smart TV 75-inch launched in Europe

27 Nov 2020

Nokia Smart TV 75-inch launched in Europe

Nokia brand-licensee StreamView has launched the 75-inch model of the Nokia Smart TV in Europe. The Android-powered television will go on sale from December 1.

Ahead of launch in India, Volvo unveils third-generation S60 sedan

27 Nov 2020

Ahead of launch in India, Volvo unveils third-generation S60 sedan

Swedish automaker Volvo has finally launched the India-specific third-generation S60. It is offered in a single T4 Inscription variant.

TMC heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari resigns as West Bengal Transport Minister

27 Nov 2020

TMC heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari resigns as West Bengal Transport Minister

Trinamool Congress (TMC) heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari on Friday resigned as the Minister of Transport and Irrigation in West Bengal.

Next-generation Ducati Monster 821 to be launched on December 2

27 Nov 2020

Next-generation Ducati Monster 821 to be launched on December 2

Italian automaker Ducati will unveil the next-generation Monster 821 motorbike at the fifth and final episode of its ongoing World Premiere web series on December 2.

MG ZS EV participates in Centre's first EV trial run

27 Nov 2020

MG ZS EV participates in Centre's first EV trial run

As part of the Centre's initiative to introduce more EVs on roads, MG Motor has participated in the government's first-ever EV trial run between Delhi and Agra with the ZS EV.

Suzuki Solio Bandit MPV, with a hybrid powertrain, unveiled

27 Nov 2020

Suzuki Solio Bandit MPV, with a hybrid powertrain, unveiled

Japanese automaker Suzuki has introduced a new Solio Bandit multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) in its home country.

Honda Activa 6G 20th Anniversary Edition launched at Rs. 67,000

27 Nov 2020

Honda Activa 6G 20th Anniversary Edition launched at Rs. 67,000

Honda Activa has completed 20 years of sales in India. To celebrate this milestone, the company has launched a '20th Anniversary Edition' of the Activa 6G scooter.

Indian Navy's MiG-29K trainer aircraft crashes; 1 pilot missing

27 Nov 2020

Indian Navy's MiG-29K trainer aircraft crashes; 1 pilot missing

The Indian Navy on Friday said that a MiG-29K trainer aircraft had crashed off the coast of Goa into the Arabian Sea last evening.

Skoda to launch Octavia (facelift) in India in Q2 2021

26 Nov 2020

Skoda to launch Octavia (facelift) in India in Q2 2021

Skoda will launch the facelifted Octavia sedan in India in the second quarter of 2021, Zac Hollis, Director of Skoda India has announced.

AKAI's 43-inch Fire TV Edition television launched at Rs. 24,000

26 Nov 2020

AKAI's 43-inch Fire TV Edition television launched at Rs. 24,000

Japanese consumer electronics company AKAI has launched its Fire TV Edition television in India in a 43-inch size.

India-bound Honda City e:HEV hybrid sedan launched: Details here

26 Nov 2020

India-bound Honda City e:HEV hybrid sedan launched: Details here

Japanese automaker Honda has launched its City e:HEV hybrid sedan in Thailand. It is expected to be introduced in India sometime in 2021.

Yamaha unveils new FZ 25 bike clad in superhero liveries

26 Nov 2020

Yamaha unveils new FZ 25 bike clad in superhero liveries

Yamaha has launched a special FZ 25 Marvel edition motorcycle in Brazil. It comes in Captain Marvel and Black Panther models, featuring decals inspired by these fictional characters.

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das happy with Indian economy's recovery

26 Nov 2020

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das happy with Indian economy's recovery

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das is happy with the way the Indian economy is performing. On Thursday, he said that the pick-up in recovery has been stronger than expected.

UP government approves Ganga Expressway project, costing Rs. 36,000+ crore

26 Nov 2020

UP government approves Ganga Expressway project, costing Rs. 36,000+ crore

The Uttar Pradesh government, led by BJP's Yogi Adityanath, on Wednesday, approved the ambitious Ganga Expressway project, whose expense is pegged at Rs. 36,402 crore.

Ducati unveils limited-run Diavel 1260 Lamborghini edition motorbike

26 Nov 2020

Ducati unveils limited-run Diavel 1260 Lamborghini edition motorbike

Italian automakers Ducati and Lamborghini have joined hands to create a limited-run variant of the Diavel 1260 motorcycle, whose production is limited to just 630 units worldwide.

BMW X5 M Competition SAV launched at Rs. 1.94 crore

26 Nov 2020

BMW X5 M Competition SAV launched at Rs. 1.94 crore

German automaker BMW has launched its performance-oriented X5 M Competition in India. It is a Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) with a crossover-like presence.

Manufacturing error in Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine raises pertinent questions

26 Nov 2020

Manufacturing error in Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine raises pertinent questions

After announcing that their coronavirus vaccine candidate was nearly 70% effective, the University of Oxford and its partner, AstraZeneca, on Wednesday admitted to a manufacturing error, which has now sparked important questions about the results.

Porsche Taycan sets longest drift world record by an EV

26 Nov 2020

Porsche Taycan sets longest drift world record by an EV

Porsche Taycan EV has set a new Guinness World Record for the longest continuous drift by an electric car.

Bharat Bandh today against government's "anti-labor" policies: All details here

26 Nov 2020

Bharat Bandh today against government's "anti-labor" policies: All details here

More than 25 crore workers will participate in a strike today, called by 10 central unions, to raise a voice against the "anti-labor" policies of the government.

Nivar weakens into "severe cyclonic storm;" rains lash Chennai, Puducherry

26 Nov 2020

Nivar weakens into "severe cyclonic storm;" rains lash Chennai, Puducherry

Late last night, Cyclone Nivar made landfall near Puducherry, but it is learned to have weakened. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said this morning that the cyclone would further weaken and become a cyclonic storm.

Royal Enfield Classic 350 gets two new color options

26 Nov 2020

Royal Enfield Classic 350 gets two new color options

Royal Enfield has introduced two new color options for the Classic 350 in India. The new shades are called 'Orange Ember' and 'Metallo Silver,' and will be up for grabs via the company's dealerships starting today.

Yamaha unveils 2021 D'elight scooter with start-stop system: Details here

25 Nov 2020

Yamaha unveils 2021 D'elight scooter with start-stop system: Details here

Japanese automaker Yamaha has launched the 2021 version of its D'elight scooter for the European markets. It comes in red, white, and black color options.

Mahindra Thar awarded 4-star rating in Global NCAP crash test

25 Nov 2020

Mahindra Thar awarded 4-star rating in Global NCAP crash test

The 2020 Mahindra Thar SUV has received a 4-star safety rating in a crash assessment conducted by the Global New Car Assessment Program (Global NCAP).

2021 Honda Rebel 1100 motorbike unveiled: Details here

25 Nov 2020

2021 Honda Rebel 1100 motorbike unveiled: Details here

Japanese automaker Honda has unveiled its 2021 Rebel 1100 cruiser motorcycle for the global markets. It comes in two colors: Metallic Black and Bordeaux Red Metallic.

Kawasaki launches 2021 Ninja ZX-10RR race-bred superbike

25 Nov 2020

Kawasaki launches 2021 Ninja ZX-10RR race-bred superbike

Japanese automaker Kawasaki has unveiled a track-focused variant of its 2021 Ninja ZX-10R motorbike.

Contract for building India's longest river bridge goes to L&T

25 Nov 2020

Contract for building India's longest river bridge goes to L&T

The construction wing of infrastructure giant, Larsen and Toubro (L&T), has landed the contract for building India's largest river bridge, reports said.

Indian government to set up 69,000 EV charging stations

25 Nov 2020

Indian government to set up 69,000 EV charging stations

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has announced to set up one e-charging kiosk at around 69,000 petrol stations across India, furthering the government's plan to make India an electric vehicle nation by 2030.

India announces projects worth $80 million for war-torn Afghanistan

25 Nov 2020

India announces projects worth $80 million for war-torn Afghanistan

Sending a message that it stands by its allies, India on Tuesday released new development initiatives for war-torn Afghanistan. The initiatives include the construction of a dam and nearly 150 projects which would cost $80 million.