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India's 2020 Olympics tally will improve, says marathon champion Sunita

01 Jun 2020

India's 2020 Olympics tally will improve, says marathon champion Sunita

In an exclusive interview with NewsBytes, India's undisputed marathon champion Sunita Godara feels the nation's medals tally will improve in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

#NewsBytesExclusive: How Myntra and Amazon's deliverymen are dealing with coronavirus

31 May 2020

#NewsBytesExclusive: How Myntra and Amazon's deliverymen are dealing with coronavirus

The coronavirus-induced lockdown and the battered economy spelled doom for e-commerce giants in the last two months. With little to no deliveries, they generated far less revenue, and the restrictions left hundreds of deliverymen in the lurch.

'Paatal Lok' season 2 is quite possible, says Anushka Sharma

27 May 2020

'Paatal Lok' season 2 is quite possible, says Anushka Sharma

Paatal Lok is a smash hit.

Should house-helps be allowed in gated-societies? RWAs don't think so

21 May 2020

Should house-helps be allowed in gated-societies? RWAs don't think so

Lockdown 4.0, as assured by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, came with a limited set of restrictions. Offices were allowed to open, markets unlocked their shutters, and people started stepping out.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Amid lockdown, Paytm employees made to forgo leave benefits

16 May 2020

#NewsBytesExclusive: Amid lockdown, Paytm employees made to forgo leave benefits

As businesses face the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic, employees at the tech firm Paytm have been made to forgo certain leave benefits.

#BugAlert: Google's Gboard is suggesting explicit words to users

15 May 2020

#BugAlert: Google's Gboard is suggesting explicit words to users

Gboard, the fancy keyboard app operated by Google, appears to have run into a crazy bug.

#NewsBytesExclusive: How this constable is managing coronavirus and mom duties

28 Apr 2020

#NewsBytesExclusive: How this constable is managing coronavirus and mom duties

Leaving a 1.5 years old baby, Ansh, at home, Mausam Yadav, 26, dons the khaki uniform daily. She puts the mask, wears gloves, and remains stationed at Ahimsa Sthal for several hours.

#NewsBytesExplainer: All you need to know about Kolpak rule

22 Apr 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: All you need to know about Kolpak rule

In a recent interview, the newly appointed director of Cricket South Africa Graeme Smith welcomed any former Kolpak player who wishes to rejoin the Proteas camp.

Coronavirus: 590 dead in India; Mumbai cases cross 3,000

21 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: 590 dead in India; Mumbai cases cross 3,000

On Monday, the number of coronavirus infections in Maharashtra's Mumbai surged past 3,000, amounting to over 16% of India's cases.

Coronavirus: India reports 521 deaths; Maharashtra records 328 new cases

19 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India reports 521 deaths; Maharashtra records 328 new cases

The death toll due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crossed the 500-mark in India on Saturday while the total number of cases reached 15,600.

Coronavirus: 486 dead in India; 70% deaths in 5 states

18 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: 486 dead in India; 70% deaths in 5 states

India on Friday reported 14,300 cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), including 486, data compiled from official state government statistics showed.

What's it like to live in coronavirus hotspot? Residents reveal

14 Apr 2020

What's it like to live in coronavirus hotspot? Residents reveal

Caught in a war with a microorganism, capable of wiping out countries, the Centre is taking extreme steps, like announcing a nationwide lockdown.

Over 1,000 have recovered from the deadly coronavirus in India

13 Apr 2020

Over 1,000 have recovered from the deadly coronavirus in India

To say that the world is going through gloomy times would be an understatement since the coronavirus pandemic has taken 114,247 lives and infected 1,848,503. However, just like the COVID-19 disease, even humans aren't giving up.

Coronavirus: Nationwide lockdown to be extended by 2 weeks

11 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Nationwide lockdown to be extended by 2 weeks

Mere four days before the nationwide lockdown in India was supposed to be lifted, the Centre decided to extend it by two more weeks.

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 200; Maharashtra nears 100-mark

10 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 200; Maharashtra nears 100-mark

Four days after crossing the 100-mark, India's death toll due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) surged past 200 on Thursday.

Coronavirus: Section-144 extended till April 30 in Gautam Buddh Nagar

05 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Section-144 extended till April 30 in Gautam Buddh Nagar

Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) have been extended in Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Buddh Nagar district till the end of April.

Coronavirus: Trump asks India to release hydroxychloroquine ordered by US

05 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Trump asks India to release hydroxychloroquine ordered by US

United States President Donald Trump has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to release the hold on an order of the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine.

Be patient, you'll survive: Man, who defeated coronavirus, tells NewsBytes

31 Mar 2020

Be patient, you'll survive: Man, who defeated coronavirus, tells NewsBytes

When 29-year-old Rohit Sharma went to London on a company project this January, he had high hopes and was looking forward to his assignment there. The stay, however, was cut short and Rohit was called back to Delhi, due to coronavirus pandemic.

Worried over COVID-19? Ask NewsBytes anything on WhatsApp

23 Mar 2020

Worried over COVID-19? Ask NewsBytes anything on WhatsApp

The spread of COVID-19 in India and different parts of the world has got everyone worried.

#TechBytes: How to disable those annoying Google Chrome notifications

03 Mar 2020

#TechBytes: How to disable those annoying Google Chrome notifications

Google Chrome notifications are handy but can also create a big mess.

Which books should powerful people (like Modi, Shah, RaGa) read

29 Feb 2020

Which books should powerful people (like Modi, Shah, RaGa) read

Today is February 29, an extra day life has given us. And, how do I utilize that extra day? By giving unsolicited gyaan to people who would never listen to me.

It is stupid, Taapsee Pannu on #BoycottThappad Twitter trend

28 Feb 2020

It is stupid, Taapsee Pannu on #BoycottThappad Twitter trend

Even before Taapsee Pannu's latest movie Thappad released in theaters, many on Twitter called for its boycott.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Proud to lead India in World Cup, says Shailendra

23 Feb 2020

#NewsBytesExclusive: Proud to lead India in World Cup, says Shailendra

India are all set to feature in their maiden over 50s World Cup to be held in South Africa from March 10 to 24 this year.

Box office: 'Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan' collects Rs. 20 crore

23 Feb 2020

Box office: 'Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan' collects Rs. 20 crore

Ayushmann Khurrana and Jitendra Kumar's much-awaited movie on gay romance, Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan is ruling the box office.

Lockie Ferguson could miss out on Tests against India

14 Feb 2020

Lockie Ferguson could miss out on Tests against India

New Zealand might be pushed onto the back foot as pacer Lockie Ferguson is likely to be sidelined for the upcoming two-Test series against India, starting February 21.

Royal Challengers Bangalore launch new logo ahead of IPL 2020

14 Feb 2020

Royal Challengers Bangalore launch new logo ahead of IPL 2020

Indian Premier League (IPL) side Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have given themselves a new look by launching a new team logo.

WWE: Superstars who can make surprise appearance at WrestleMania 36

13 Feb 2020

WWE: Superstars who can make surprise appearance at WrestleMania 36

The biggest pay-per-view of the year, WrestleMania 36 is only a couple of months away.

Is Guardiola on the verge of being sacked by City?

13 Feb 2020

Is Guardiola on the verge of being sacked by City?

In what could come as a shocker to the Premier League, and especially Manchester City fans, manager Pep Guardiola could be on the verge of being sacked.

Is Mahmudullah's Test career set to came to a halt?

13 Feb 2020

Is Mahmudullah's Test career set to came to a halt?

Reigning Bangladesh T20I skipper Mahmudullah has been in a shaky form of late.

Nehra wants other Indian bowlers to step up besides Bumrah

13 Feb 2020

Nehra wants other Indian bowlers to step up besides Bumrah

India came up with a phenomenal performance in the T20I series against New Zealand, as the bowlers ensured a 5-0 whitewash.

Glenn Maxwell ruled out of South Africa tour: Here's why

12 Feb 2020

Glenn Maxwell ruled out of South Africa tour: Here's why

Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has been ruled out of the upcoming limited-overs tour of South Africa, later, this month, owing to a surgery he is scheduled to undergo on his left elbow.

These are the youngest cricketers to claim Test hat-trick

11 Feb 2020

These are the youngest cricketers to claim Test hat-trick

Claiming a hat-trick is a big deal in cricket.

Under-19 World Cup 2020: NewsBytes XI

10 Feb 2020

Under-19 World Cup 2020: NewsBytes XI

The Bangladesh cricket team scripted history after winning their maiden Under-19 World Cup title.

Pakistan could play Day-Night Test against Bangladesh: Details here

10 Feb 2020

Pakistan could play Day-Night Test against Bangladesh: Details here

Hosts Pakistan came up with a commendable performance in the opening Test to tame visitors Bangladesh by an innings and 44 runs, on Monday.

'Shikara' has its flaws, and the burden is on Bollywood

10 Feb 2020

'Shikara' has its flaws, and the burden is on Bollywood

Shikara is a movie that managed to hurt everyone, across the spectrum.

Lionel Messi's assists hand Barcelona win over Real Betis

10 Feb 2020

Lionel Messi's assists hand Barcelona win over Real Betis

Lionel Messi came to the rescue of Barcelona, once again, as his hat-trick of assists allowed his side to tame Real Betis 3-2 in La Liga on Sunday.

Nepal's Kushal Malla scripts special record in ODIs: Details here

09 Feb 2020

Nepal's Kushal Malla scripts special record in ODIs: Details here

Nepal is one of the latest teams to have earned the status of One-Day International (ODI) by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

These India U-19 cricketers can play for the senior team

09 Feb 2020

These India U-19 cricketers can play for the senior team

The ICC U-19 World Cup 2020 has reached its grand finale as India and Bangladesh square up.

How would Federer react to Nadal breaking his Slam record?

09 Feb 2020

How would Federer react to Nadal breaking his Slam record?

Roger Federer is considered the GOAT of tennis, having won record 20 Grand Slam titles.

Shoaib Akhtar lashes out at Indian bowlers: Here's why

09 Feb 2020

Shoaib Akhtar lashes out at Indian bowlers: Here's why

Visitors India succumbed to a 22-run defeat in the second of the three-match ODI series against hosts New Zealand in Auckland on Saturday.