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Farmers continue protest; Congress-ruled states looking to "bypass" farm laws

29 Sep 2020

Farmers continue protest; Congress-ruled states looking to "bypass" farm laws

Farmers across the country are continuing their protest against three laws, that the Centre claims will give them access to markets of their choice. The Bills, which were passed in the Monsoon Session, became laws with President Ram Nath Kovind's signature on Sunday.

China shifting narrative from coronavirus origins to Wuhan's "success story"

08 Sep 2020

China shifting narrative from coronavirus origins to Wuhan's "success story"

As criticism against China on the global forum mounts, the country is working tirelessly to highlight its success against the coronavirus pandemic, rather than addressing questions about the disease's origins.

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok plans to sue Trump administration, and more

10 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok plans to sue Trump administration, and more

Over the weekend, TikTok was reported to be planning legal action against Trump administration.

Pulwama martyr Major Vibhuti Dhoundiyal's wife set to join Army

19 Feb 2020

Pulwama martyr Major Vibhuti Dhoundiyal's wife set to join Army

A year after Indian Army Major Vibhuti Dhoundiyal was martyred in an encounter with terrorists in Pulwama, his widow is set to join the Army.

Who is Arvind Krishna? Little-known facts about IBM's new CEO

31 Jan 2020

Who is Arvind Krishna? Little-known facts about IBM's new CEO

After Alphabet and Microsoft, International Business Machines (IBM) has decided to bring an Indian-origin Chief Executive.

Comparison between Chartered Accountancy (CA) and MBA in Finance

05 Sep 2019

Comparison between Chartered Accountancy (CA) and MBA in Finance

Having a post-graduate degree or a professional qualification has become a necessity to have an edge over others in today's competitive world.

After MNC puts Kashmir employees on notice, government helps them

19 Aug 2019

After MNC puts Kashmir employees on notice, government helps them

The clampdown in Jammu and Kashmir has thrown normal life out of gear. With little connectivity, the lockdown has also affected several businesses.

#CareerBytes: Comparison between Chartered Accountancy (CA) and MBA in Finance

15 Jul 2019

#CareerBytes: Comparison between Chartered Accountancy (CA) and MBA in Finance

Having a post-graduate degree or a professional qualification has become a necessity to have an edge over others in today's competitive world.

Gurugram: MNC employee allegedly raped and blackmailed colleague; booked

10 Jul 2019

Gurugram: MNC employee allegedly raped and blackmailed colleague; booked

In yet another incident which raises questions on women's safety in the nation, an employee of an MNC in Gurugram was booked for allegedly raping and blackmailing his colleague.

Five IITians turned social workers you should know about

05 Jun 2019

Five IITians turned social workers you should know about

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes and are also are reputed for producing graduates of outstanding caliber who often land jobs at the top global companies.

IITians who quit high-paying jobs to work in social sector

11 May 2019

IITians who quit high-paying jobs to work in social sector

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes and most people join IITs with a dream of landing jobs with fat pay packages at top companies.

Delhi engineer and girlfriend arrested for killing his wife

04 May 2019

Delhi engineer and girlfriend arrested for killing his wife

The Delhi Police has arrested a 32-year-old mechanical engineer, Rahul Kumar Mishra, and a 33-year-old woman named Padma Tiwari for allegedly killing the former's wife, Pooja Rai (26), in Southwest Delhi's Kishangarh on March 16.

Former IAF wing commander's wife found dead in Dwarka Sector-7

28 Apr 2019

Former IAF wing commander's wife found dead in Dwarka Sector-7

A former IAF wing commander's wife was found dead at her house in Dwarka's Sector-7 area, police said yesterday.

Career options after becoming a Chartered Accountant (CA)

03 Mar 2019

Career options after becoming a Chartered Accountant (CA)

Chartered Accountancy (CA) course, by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) is one of the most-sought-after and toughest ones, in India.

Rahul Gandhi's meeting with G20 envoys canceled after Pulwama attack

15 Feb 2019

Rahul Gandhi's meeting with G20 envoys canceled after Pulwama attack

On Thursday, the Congress called off a meeting of its president Rahul Gandhi and senior leaders with senior diplomats of G20 nations and neighboring countries, in the wake of the Pulwama attack that killed 40 CRPF jawans in Kashmir.

Will kidnap your daughter: Kejriwal receives threatening email, security tightened

13 Jan 2019

Will kidnap your daughter: Kejriwal receives threatening email, security tightened

On Wednesday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal received an anonymous email threatening his daughter, Harshita, post which her security has been beefed up.

#CES2019: P&G's beauty 'wand' acts as real-world Photoshop for skin

13 Jan 2019

#CES2019: P&G's beauty 'wand' acts as real-world Photoshop for skin

This year at CES, Procter and Gamble unveiled a whole new way to get rid of blemishes.

Woman, confined for 5 years by parents, to remarry ex-husband

03 Nov 2018

Woman, confined for 5 years by parents, to remarry ex-husband

A 30-year-old woman, who was forcibly confined by her parents, will soon marry her former husband after being rescued from Gurugram.

Google techie held for stealing money at luxury-hotel for girlfriend

11 Oct 2018

Google techie held for stealing money at luxury-hotel for girlfriend

A 24-year-old engineer working for Google, Garvit Sahni of Haryana's Ambala, was arrested for allegedly stealing money from a luxury hotel to meet his girlfriend's expenses.

Career options after becoming a Chartered Accountant (CA)

06 Oct 2018

Career options after becoming a Chartered Accountant (CA)

Chartered Accountancy (CA) course, by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) is one of the most-sought-after and toughest ones, in India.

Aggressive Chinese industrial policy impacting American defense industry: Pentagon

06 Oct 2018

Aggressive Chinese industrial policy impacting American defense industry: Pentagon

The aggressive Chinese industrial policies have adversely impacted some of the critical American capabilities and its defense manufacturing base, the Pentagon said in a report yesterday.

Reliance Communications to exit telecom to focus on real estate

18 Sep 2018

Reliance Communications to exit telecom to focus on real estate

Billionaire Anil Ambani today announced that the cash-strapped Reliance Communications will be completely exiting the telecom business to concentrate on real estate in future.

Hyderabad: Worm in biryani costs IKEA fine and Twitterati's ire

03 Sep 2018

Hyderabad: Worm in biryani costs IKEA fine and Twitterati's ire

Almost a month after serpentine queues dotted its Hyderabad store, IKEA has been slammed after a customer found a worm in the vegetable biryani served to him.

D'Cold, Saridon, 341 other medicines might soon be banned

05 Aug 2018

D'Cold, Saridon, 341 other medicines might soon be banned

As many as 343 fixed-dose combination (FDC) medicines are likely to get banned shortly, a move recommended by the Drugs Technical Advisory Board (DTAB).

Delhi: Bogus company heads arrested for duping over 100 people

02 Aug 2018

Delhi: Bogus company heads arrested for duping over 100 people

Two well-educated people were arrested for allegedly duping over 100 people by posing as representatives of a renowned job portal, police said today.

Beware! After bank-accounts, cyber hackers are now targeting your webcams

29 Jul 2018

Beware! After bank-accounts, cyber hackers are now targeting your webcams

Cyber frauds are passé. The latest cyber-crime is webcam-hacking.

Plastic ban: Allow bags weighing 20g, demand manufacturers

06 Jul 2018

Plastic ban: Allow bags weighing 20g, demand manufacturers

Days after Maharashtra Government relaxed the norms for FMCG firms by just self-proving that they only use recyclable multi-layer packaging, plastic manufacturers are raising their voices.

Trained drivers, medical supplies in cabs: Ambulance-taxi kick-starts in Delhi

05 Jul 2018

Trained drivers, medical supplies in cabs: Ambulance-taxi kick-starts in Delhi

Very soon, on Delhi roads, you'll find ambulance-taxis: cabs equipped with medical supplies, whose drivers have basic first-aid knowledge.

Bengaluru: The reason behind techie's horse-ride to work needs attention

16 Jun 2018

Bengaluru: The reason behind techie's horse-ride to work needs attention

Chances are you may have seen the viral photograph of a software engineer in Bengaluru riding to office on a horse.

Forced sex in marriage is cruelty, ground for divorce: HC

08 Jun 2018

Forced sex in marriage is cruelty, ground for divorce: HC

The Punjab and Haryana High Court said forceful sex in marriage amounts to cruelty and could be ground for divorce.

CBSE Class-10: Gurugram's Rudraaksh defeated autism to score 83%!

31 May 2018

CBSE Class-10: Gurugram's Rudraaksh defeated autism to score 83%!

For KB Rudraaksh of Gurugram, autism made life very difficult. Apart from having to deal with physical challenges, he had to face bullying and discrimination.

Delhi businessman promised '100%-profits' on bitcoins duped of Rs. 91L

27 May 2018

Delhi businessman promised '100%-profits' on bitcoins duped of Rs. 91L

In an elaborate plan, a fraud managed to dupe a Delhi businessman of a whopping Rs. 91L by promising him enormous profits on bitcoins.

MBA aspirants prefer Bengaluru over other cities, finds out survey

15 Apr 2018

MBA aspirants prefer Bengaluru over other cities, finds out survey

Bengaluru is the most preferred city for those pursuing MBA in India, according to a survey.

Bored of paintings? Decorate your house using fossils instead

10 Apr 2018

Bored of paintings? Decorate your house using fossils instead

The world has moved on from decorating their houses with paintings. Now people want dinosaurs.

Case filed challenging Maharashtra Government's plastic ban decision

05 Apr 2018

Case filed challenging Maharashtra Government's plastic ban decision

Decision to ban plastics by BJP-led Maharashtra Government may face hassles as Maharashtra Plastic Manufacturer's Association (MPMA) has filed a writ petition in the Bombay High Court challenging the ban.

Why are Bengaluru cab drivers not joining the Ola-Uber strike?

19 Mar 2018

Why are Bengaluru cab drivers not joining the Ola-Uber strike?

The Ola and Uber strike spearheaded by Mumbai's Maharashtra Navnirman Vahatuk Sena apparently didn't reach Bengaluru, as cabs did ply on road, though fewer than usual.

Will the 'swadeshi' Patanjali go global with Louis Vuitton's help?

11 Jan 2018

Will the 'swadeshi' Patanjali go global with Louis Vuitton's help?

The steep growth of Patanjali has grabbed major eyeballs. Its latest admirer is French luxury group LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE, aka Louis Vuitton/LVMH.

Center approves 100% FDI in single-brand retail under automatic route

10 Jan 2018

Center approves 100% FDI in single-brand retail under automatic route

The government has approved 100% Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in single-brand retail and construction development without government approval and relaxed norms for other sectors, including aviation.

BJP removes Ghaziabad president over disruption of "love jihad" wedding

28 Dec 2017

BJP removes Ghaziabad president over disruption of "love jihad" wedding

Days after the Ghaziabad unit of BJP drew media attention for disrupting an interfaith marriage, the party has removed its city president Ajay Sharma from the post.

Highly-educated Hindu-Muslim couple marries, Ghaziabad BJP says 'love jihad'

23 Dec 2017

Highly-educated Hindu-Muslim couple marries, Ghaziabad BJP says 'love jihad'

Are two highly-qualified, well-established 30-year-olds capable of choosing their life-partner?