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SSR suicide case: Police questions YRF casting director Shanoo Sharma

28 Jun 2020

SSR suicide case: Police questions YRF casting director Shanoo Sharma

The Mumbai Police on Saturday interrogated Shanoo Sharma, a noted casting director with Yash Raj Films (YRF), in connection with the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

Reddit pulls back 'chatrooms' within a day of launch

01 May 2020

Reddit pulls back 'chatrooms' within a day of launch

Yesterday, Reddit surprised the world by launching a 'chatroom' feature for some 16,000 subreddits.

OPPO Ace 2 5G to be launched on April 13

04 Apr 2020

OPPO Ace 2 5G to be launched on April 13

A few days back, we reported that OPPO is working to launch the Reno Ace 2 in its home country and that its key specifications were revealed through a TENAA listing.

US: New York Governor declares state of emergency over coronavirus

08 Mar 2020

US: New York Governor declares state of emergency over coronavirus

In the United States, Governor of New York State Andrew M. Cuomo declared a state of emergency on Saturday amid growing concern over a novel coronavirus outbreak.

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed abducted daughters, UK court finds

06 Mar 2020

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed abducted daughters, UK court finds

A United Kingdom court has accepted as proved the allegations of abduction, torture, and threats against the billionaire ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum (70).

Google HR head to step down amid rising employee tensions

11 Feb 2020

Google HR head to step down amid rising employee tensions

Tech giant Google on Monday announced that its head of human resources, Eileen Naughton, will be stepping down from her position later this year.

OPPO Reno 3 Pro to be launched in India "soon"

11 Feb 2020

OPPO Reno 3 Pro to be launched in India "soon"

OPPO Reno 3 Pro, the premium handset by Chinese tech giant which went official last year, is all set to hit the Indian shelves soon.

Xiaomi to discontinue its best-selling Redmi K20 Pro in February

09 Feb 2020

Xiaomi to discontinue its best-selling Redmi K20 Pro in February

Xiaomi has decided to discontinue the Redmi K20 Pro, one of its best-selling smartphones to date, in this month itself. According to the company's Vice President, Lu Weibing, the sales of the K20 Pro will be closed in February.

Prashant Kishor slams Amit Shah over Shaheen Bagh remark

27 Jan 2020

Prashant Kishor slams Amit Shah over Shaheen Bagh remark

After Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday urged people to press the EVM button "with anger" and lashed out at the Shaheen Bagh protests in Delhi, poll strategist-turned-politician Prashant Kishor took a swipe at Shah.

Sanjay Raut slams change in Shiv Sena's Rajya Sabha seating

20 Nov 2019

Sanjay Raut slams change in Shiv Sena's Rajya Sabha seating

Shiv Sena MP and spokesperson Sanjay Raut has claimed that the party's seating arrangement in the Rajya Sabha has been changed to "suppress their voice."

Venkaiah Naidu orders review of Rajya Sabha marshals' military-style uniform

19 Nov 2019

Venkaiah Naidu orders review of Rajya Sabha marshals' military-style uniform

On Tuesday, Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairperson Venkaiah Naidu ordered a review of the new uniform for marshals in the Upper House.

Star's Sanjay Gupta to lead Google India: Details here

08 Nov 2019

Star's Sanjay Gupta to lead Google India: Details here

In a major development, Google India has appointed Sanjay Gupta, the former head of Star and Disney India, as its Country Manager and Vice President of Sales and Operations.

Will Sourav Ganguly join BJP? Former Indian captain addresses rumors

16 Oct 2019

Will Sourav Ganguly join BJP? Former Indian captain addresses rumors

Sourav Ganguly, the former captain of the Indian cricket team, has many records to his name. And earlier this week, he started his new innings when he was elected as the chief of BCCI, the top cricket administrative body in the country.

Ahead of launch, OPPO Reno Ace's specifications revealed

08 Oct 2019

Ahead of launch, OPPO Reno Ace's specifications revealed

OPPO is all set to launch the Reno Ace smartphone in China on October 10.

US House formally begins impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump

25 Sep 2019

US House formally begins impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump

The US House of Representatives formally started an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, who is accused of taking help from a foreign leader to harm a political rival.

DUSU elections: ABVP bags 3 seats; NSUI takes Secretary's post

13 Sep 2019

DUSU elections: ABVP bags 3 seats; NSUI takes Secretary's post

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)-affiliated Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) swept the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) elections, winning three out of four seats on Friday.

This Indian-origin inventor has more patents than Thomas Edison

11 Sep 2019

This Indian-origin inventor has more patents than Thomas Edison

Often accredited for bringing us the light bulb, Thomas Edison is among the most celebrated inventors.

#LeakPeek: Samsung Galaxy M30s to offer a humungous 6,000mAh battery

08 Sep 2019

#LeakPeek: Samsung Galaxy M30s to offer a humungous 6,000mAh battery

As an upgrade to its mid-ranger Galaxy M30, Samsung is all set to launch the Galaxy M30s in India on September 18.

Why is Teachers' Day celebrated; when was it first observed

05 Sep 2019

Why is Teachers' Day celebrated; when was it first observed

Across the globe, Teachers' Day is celebrated on different dates. Internationally, teachers are commemorated on World Teachers' Day on October 5.

Why is ex-'Bigg Boss' contestant Arshi Khan resigning from Congress?

24 Aug 2019

Why is ex-'Bigg Boss' contestant Arshi Khan resigning from Congress?

Former Bigg Boss 11 contestant Arshi Khan, who had joined the Indian National Congress earlier this year, has decided to quit politics.

Google's censored Chinese search engine has officially been shuttered

18 Jul 2019

Google's censored Chinese search engine has officially been shuttered

After months of flak, Google has officially confirmed that it has shuttered Project Dragonfly, the secretive effort to mark an entry into China.

Five famous and successful IIT-Madras alumni you should know about

10 Jul 2019

Five famous and successful IIT-Madras alumni you should know about

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-Madras) is one of the most prestigious and sought-after institutes for quality technical education in the country.

Won't sell F-21s to anyone except India: Lockheed Martin

14 May 2019

Won't sell F-21s to anyone except India: Lockheed Martin

US company Lockheed Martin, which leads the aerospace industry, has offered a new deal to India. The company has said it will not sell newly-rolled F-21 jets to any other country if India decides to purchase 114 planes.

Modi holds rally in Kathua, slams Amarinder Singh, dynasty politics

14 Apr 2019

Modi holds rally in Kathua, slams Amarinder Singh, dynasty politics

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a rally in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua on Sunday and criticized tall leaders like Captain Amarinder Singh (Congress), Mehbooba Mufti (PDP) and Omar Abdullah (National Conference).

Nokia 8110 4G smartphone gets WhatsApp support: Details here

03 Apr 2019

Nokia 8110 4G smartphone gets WhatsApp support: Details here

The iconic Nokia Banana phone finally gets WhatsApp support in India via Nokia Store.

Second woman accuses Joe Biden of unwanted physical contact

02 Apr 2019

Second woman accuses Joe Biden of unwanted physical contact

Amy Lappos, an NGO freelance worker, yesterday accused US ex-Vice President, Joe Biden of unwanted physical contact.

Rajan Anandan quits Google India, will join Sequoia Capital

02 Apr 2019

Rajan Anandan quits Google India, will join Sequoia Capital

In a major development, Rajan Anandan, the Vice President of Google India and South East Asia, has put down his papers.

BJP names Union Minister Uma Bharti as National Vice-President

23 Mar 2019

BJP names Union Minister Uma Bharti as National Vice-President

Union Minister Uma Bharti, who earlier expressed unwillingness to contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, has been appointed the National Vice-President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday.

Celebrating female leaders in technology, this Women's Day

08 Mar 2019

Celebrating female leaders in technology, this Women's Day

They have long broken the glass ceiling and continue to disrupt the status quo with their aggressive leadership and indomitable spirit in a field long considered men's domain: technology.

Arshi Khan of 'Bigg Boss 11' fame joins Congress

01 Mar 2019

Arshi Khan of 'Bigg Boss 11' fame joins Congress

It hasn't been long since Bigg Boss 11 winner Shilpa Shinde joined Congress. And now her friend-cum-enemy from the show, Arshi Khan, is following her here as well. Quite literally.

Take 'clear and sustained' actions against terrorists: EU asks Pakistan

25 Feb 2019

Take 'clear and sustained' actions against terrorists: EU asks Pakistan

The EU has asked Pakistan to take "clear and sustained" actions targeting not only all UN-listed transnational terrorist groups but also individuals claiming responsibility for attacks in the wake of the Pulwama terror strike.

Indian-born billionaire bribed doctors with strippers, to prescribe addictive painkiller

29 Jan 2019

Indian-born billionaire bribed doctors with strippers, to prescribe addictive painkiller

An Indian-born CEO of a pharmaceutical company based in the US is accused of practising illegal marketing tactics, including bribing doctors with lavish dinners and strip club parties, to prescribe a highly addictive opioid painkiller to patients.

Former Vice-President of tech company loots to fund 'rich' lifestyle

18 Dec 2018

Former Vice-President of tech company loots to fund 'rich' lifestyle

A man in Vashi, Navi Mumbai, who was once a Vice President in a leading tech company, was arrested last week on accounts of car-jacking and chain snatching, along with an accomplice.

Banks could remain shut for 5-days in December: Details here

14 Dec 2018

Banks could remain shut for 5-days in December: Details here

Your bank related work could take a hit for a few days in December as officials are likely to go on strike.

India much cleaner after Swachh Bharat Mission: Ruskin Bond

09 Dec 2018

India much cleaner after Swachh Bharat Mission: Ruskin Bond

Renowned author Ruskin Bond has said that India has become much cleaner following Swachh Bharat Mission, but the challenge lies in addressing the issue appropriately.

Former US President, George HW Bush dies at 94

01 Dec 2018

Former US President, George HW Bush dies at 94

George HW Bush, the 41st President of United States, died on Friday. He was 94 years old.

Netflix is adapting Roald Dahl's stories into series

30 Nov 2018

Netflix is adapting Roald Dahl's stories into series

Netflix is strengthening its content library by making a strong foray into the animation department, and in this light, they have announced that they will be adapting Roald Dahl's stories into a series.

US Vice President Pence to meet PM Modi next week

09 Nov 2018

US Vice President Pence to meet PM Modi next week

US Vice President Mike Pence would meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his four-nation trip next week.

Goa-BJP functionary asked for explanation on video supporting Ajaz Khan

26 Oct 2018

Goa-BJP functionary asked for explanation on video supporting Ajaz Khan

The Goa BJP's minority cell Friday asked one of its functionaries to clarify about a video he posted supporting actor Ajaz Khan who was arrested by Maharashtra Police for alleged possession of drugs.

In 2-years, Google fired 48 employees over sexual harassment charges

26 Oct 2018

In 2-years, Google fired 48 employees over sexual harassment charges

Google's CEO Sundar Pichai, in an email to company employees on Thursday, said the tech giant has fired 48 employees in the last two years, over sexual harassment charges. The fired employees included 13 senior executives.