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Yogi govt doubles exgratia for UP policemen who die on duty

Yogi also acknowledged the work of Special Task Force, Anti-Terrorist Squad and said they have made commendable contribution to the state.

21 Oct 2017 11:49 AM

Sensex retakes 32,000, up 152 points on festive week

Nifty ended almost flat while Sensex ended in red and on Wednesday.

21 Oct 2017 11:48 AM

Indian-American Congressman introduces resolution for Diwali in US House

The resolution recognises the religious and historical significance of Diwali.

21 Oct 2017 11:35 AM

Missing Pak journalist who fought for Indian national returns after 2 yrs

Zeenat Shahzadi was pursuing Hamid Ansari’s case, who had been jailed for illegally entering Pak to meet a girl.

21 Oct 2017 10:58 AM

11 killed, 11 injured as truck overturns in Maharashtra's Sangli

The injured people have been rushed to the nearby hospital for medical treatment.

21 Oct 2017 10:54 AM

Delayed word processing may predict Alzheimer's risk

Study wanted to see if there were anomalies in brain activity during language processing in MCI patients which could lead to Alzheimer's.

21 Oct 2017 10:45 AM

Kids, Screens and Parental Guilt: time to loosen up?

The survey found that kids spend an average of 48 minutes a day on mobile devices, up from 15 minutes in 2013.

21 Oct 2017 10:36 AM

Prayed for nation's development, well-being of citizens at Kedarnath: PM

Narendra Modi visited the famous Kedarnath temple before laying the foundation stone of five projects in the region.

21 Oct 2017 10:30 AM

Dogs more expressive when someone is looking, says study

Scientists at University of Portsmouth in UK are first to find clear evidence dogs move their faces in direct response to human attention.

21 Oct 2017 10:22 AM

Mushroom-rich breakfast makes one feel fuller, says study

Results showed a significant difference on satiety ratings between the mushroom and meat consumption.

21 Oct 2017 10:13 AM

MSRTC workers call off 5-day strike after holding core committee meet

MSRTC employees had gone on an indefinite strike on October 17 demanding the implementation of 7th pay commission.

21 Oct 2017 10:07 AM

Boeing invests in autonomous flight tech provider Near Earth Autonomy

It was the first investment in autonomous technologies by Boeing’s venture capital arm.

21 Oct 2017 9:59 AM

iPhone X animoji feature lands Apple in trouble

Tokyo-based Emonster kk sued Apple on October 18 in federal court in San Francisco.

21 Oct 2017 9:57 AM

First joint France-China satellite to study oceans

Understanding the interaction between the oceans and the atmosphere will help tackle climate change.

21 Oct 2017 9:38 AM

Spacewalking astronaut copes with frayed tether, bad jetpack

After consulting for several minutes in Houston, flight controllers declared the jetpack unreliable.

21 Oct 2017 9:36 AM

Spacewalkers fix robotic arm in time to grab next cargo ship

The arm has been a key piece of equipment at the orbiting outpost for 16 years.

21 Oct 2017 9:35 AM

Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Rico

More balloons from Nevada, Alphabet authorised by the FCC for up to 30 balloons for hard-hit area.

21 Oct 2017 9:33 AM

Cheap politics before Gujarat poll: Cong on PM's claims at Kedarnath

On Friday, PM blamed the former UPA govt for stopping him as Gujarat CM from rebuilding the Kedarnath shrine after the 2013 flash floods.

21 Oct 2017 9:27 AM

Bofors scam: CBI asks for Centre's nod to move SC to challenge 2005 ruling

CBI said it wanted to file the SLP challenging Delhi HC order quashing all charges against Europe-based Hinduja brothers in Bofors case.

21 Oct 2017 8:57 AM

There are many Weinsteins in Hollywood, says Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra compares the film industry to a “big boys’ club” in an interview with Marie Claire.

21 Oct 2017 7:24 AM

Vijender Gupta pushes for mental healthcare improvement

According to Mr Gupta, as per Delhi Statistical Hand Book, 2016 the percentage of mental patients is 11.23 per cent of the total population.

21 Oct 2017 6:59 AM

Rohingya refugee kids face ‘hell on earth’, says Unicef

The report comes ahead of a donor conference Monday in Geneva to drum up international funding for the Rohingya.

21 Oct 2017 6:57 AM

G7, tech giants agree on plan to stop jihadist content online

Officials said the accord aimed at removing jihadist content from the Web within two hours of being posted.

21 Oct 2017 5:48 AM

Mystic Mantra: Malik bin Dinar — The moralist mystic

A mystic, moralist and excellent calligrapher of the Quran, Malik bin Dinar was the earliest Sufi saint in South India.

21 Oct 2017 5:40 AM

An open letter to my fellow Parsis

The Parsis gathered in numbers at this well as it is regarded by some as sacred and reputed to make wishes come true.

21 Oct 2017 5:39 AM

4 per cent growth in Eastern Railway, says report

The Eastern Railway has witnessed growth in passenger traffic and earnings during the first quarter of the current financial year.

21 Oct 2017 4:53 AM

Heavy showers lash city, more in store, says MeT

The depression lay centred over coastal Odisha about 25 km west of Chandbali at 5.30 am on Friday, the Met office said.

21 Oct 2017 4:48 AM

Row over SRFTI girls’ hostel refuses to die down

Students allege that building separate accommodation for girls was moral policing.

21 Oct 2017 4:44 AM

EU leaders approve first steps to Brexit trade talks

The toughest sticking point has been the bill Britain will pay as it leaves the EU club.

21 Oct 2017 4:43 AM

West Bengal: Man lynched for suspected role in murder

On Friday morning, the body of Sheikh Sameer was found lying in an abandoned hospital at Pankhatuli.

21 Oct 2017 4:41 AM

Ex-President’s brother dies at 86

He was a teacher in different schools and retired from Sikshasatra, the secondary school of Visva Bharati, as its principal.

21 Oct 2017 4:37 AM

Trump links rise in UK crimes to Islamist terror

Trump has repeatedly pointed to terror attacks in Europe as evidence of the risk from jihadist groups in the US.

21 Oct 2017 4:22 AM

RBI may not cut rate in near term, says Experts

MPC minutes show RBI’s focus on containing inflation.

21 Oct 2017 4:11 AM

GMR set to raise $350 million globally

This is the third US dollar bond offering by the GMR Group, which currently owes $3.10 billion or Rs 20,000 crore.

21 Oct 2017 4:09 AM

Dr Reddy’s Laboratories drug fails tests, recalled

this is the third product recall by Dr Reddy’s Labs in 2017 due to quality issues.

21 Oct 2017 4:03 AM

Used cold drink bottles to light up Gurgaon streets

The project promises to bring about a huge change by reusing soft drink bottles and turning them into solar powered light bulbs.

21 Oct 2017 3:52 AM

Delhi: ‘Magician’s shirt’ triggers panic

The police confirmed later that the man was carrying the shirt for his brother, who is a magician. His brother performs magic shows in Assam. 

21 Oct 2017 3:47 AM

Delhi: Male children prone to ‘unintentional injuries’

As per a World Health Organisation report, injuries are the sixth leading cause of childhood mortality throughout the world.

21 Oct 2017 3:44 AM

China stops NSCN(K) from joining Naga talks

Security sources said it was aimed at dissuading the NSCN(K) from joining the talks with the Government of India.

21 Oct 2017 3:37 AM

Delhi: Man thrown off third floor, critical

Shankar, a resident of Bharat Nagar, was pushed down from his house by the assailants over personal enmity, according to a police complaint.

21 Oct 2017 3:32 AM

Secret Superstar movie review: Crackles in parts, then bores a bit

Secret Superstar’s screenplay charts the course to victory on whimsy, with a generous dash of applesauce.

21 Oct 2017 3:27 AM

Second top law officer quits, says reason is ‘personal’

There was speculation a few months ago that the Supreme Court collegium was considering his name as a judge of the highest court.

21 Oct 2017 3:20 AM

Nawaz Sharif delays return to Pakistan from London

He will now depart from London on October 23 instead of October 21, said a Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) leader.

21 Oct 2017 3:18 AM

Golmaal Again movie review: No logic, little heart, but fun!

Rohit Shetty is back with the fourth instalment of Golmaal franchise, titled Golmaal Again.

21 Oct 2017 3:18 AM

Ousted Premier Nawaz Sharif indicted in third graft case

According to the charge-sheet, the court was told that Mr Sharif’s sons were his dependents in 1989 and 1990.

21 Oct 2017 3:16 AM

MP ritual: Villagers let cows trample over them

The annual ritual is performed in Bhidawad village of Ujjain district a day after Diwali to bring peace and prosperity to devotees.

21 Oct 2017 3:04 AM

Gopal Rai inspects ghat before Chhath Puja

The official said that a monitoring committee has also been constituted to look after preparations of Chhath ghats.

21 Oct 2017 3:02 AM

Ram Vilas Paswan orders probe into ‘Aadhaar death’

The 11-year old girl in Jharkhand’s Simdega district apparently died due to startvation.

21 Oct 2017 3:00 AM

CBI seeks govt nod to file SLP in Bofors case

The CBI will also look into the “facts and circumstances” mentioned by the private detective.

21 Oct 2017 2:58 AM

Delhi Cops let bribery case accused roam free, seven suspended

Sukesh Chandrashekhar was arrested for attempt to bribe EC officials.

21 Oct 2017 2:55 AM

Diwali brings Yadav family together, but strains remain

Mulayam’s cousin Ram Gopal Yadav, who had taken Akhilesh’s side in the family war, did not attend the event.

21 Oct 2017 2:55 AM

J&K’s portable brazier ‘kangar’ losing its sheen

In Kashmiri Pandit families, there is a tradition of offering cash to a newly-married bride in a beautifully decorated Kangar.

21 Oct 2017 2:53 AM

Firecrackers with bizarre names go viral on social media

A police officer of the same area, when asked, said that he was not aware of such crackers.

21 Oct 2017 2:50 AM

ED issues fresh summons to Tejashwi Yadav, Rabri Devi

The agency is probing members of the Yadav family and others under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.

21 Oct 2017 2:46 AM

Delhi woman harassed by Uber driver

Victim claims driver was masturbating while driving her to Hyderabad airport.

21 Oct 2017 2:45 AM

Waiting for development after end of Red terror

Literacy rate in the block stands at 38.95 per cent, one of the lowest in the state and a far cry from the national rate of 74.04 per cent.

21 Oct 2017 2:44 AM

Hafiz Saeed’s house arrest extended

The four JuD leaders would be released on October 26 with the expiry of detention period.

21 Oct 2017 2:44 AM

1 dead, 5 hurt in Bihar violence

Protest over chemist’s killing turns violent, 8 police vehicles set on fire.

21 Oct 2017 2:39 AM

Delhi: Man objects to open urination, beaten to death

According to the police, the deceased, who has been identified as Sandeep, runs a utensils business. 

21 Oct 2017 2:35 AM

Copter deal: CBI sends documents to MEA

The CBI had filed chargesheet against former Air Chief Marshal SP Tyagi and others in the case.

21 Oct 2017 2:34 AM

Elderly man forced to lick own spit

An FIR has been registered against eight persons including, the Sarpanch who allegedly passed the order.

21 Oct 2017 2:31 AM

Stories from the sand dunes

Explore the stark and vibrant beauty of the Thar desert.

21 Oct 2017 2:30 AM

Lewis Hamilton eyes fourth trophy

Hamilton also fended off speculation that he might take a knee when the American national anthem is played before Sunday’s race.

21 Oct 2017 2:28 AM

Sushma Swaraj concerned over missing Indian 3-year-old in the US

The girl was adopted by parents hailing from Kerala and, according to a media report cited by the minister, was originally from Bihar.

21 Oct 2017 2:27 AM

Dale Steyn targets November return

Steyn is particularly excited to work under Ottis Gibson, the former fast bowler who is now South Africa’s new head coach

21 Oct 2017 2:27 AM

Pakistan skittle Sri Lanka for 173

Shinwari was one of two changes Pakistan made from the third one-day which they won by seven wickets in Abu Dhabi.

21 Oct 2017 2:25 AM

Online media has to wait for accreditation from PIB

Among the benefits of being a PIB accredited journalist is that it allows journalists entry into government offices and events.

21 Oct 2017 2:25 AM

Sachin Tendulkar’s son bowls to Team India

Arjun bowled first to left-handed Shikhar Dhawan and then to Kohli.

21 Oct 2017 2:23 AM

New Zealand wary of spin threat

The left-handed Latham said the Kane Williamson-led New Zealanders had taken note of Kuldeep and Chahal’s recent performances.

21 Oct 2017 2:22 AM

Rajnath Singh to pay homage to cops killed in 1959 Chinese firing

Till 1959 Indian police personnel were responsible for securing the 2,500 mile long border along Tibet.

21 Oct 2017 2:21 AM

Lynching scare: No takers for ‘dry’ cows

Stray cows are also posing a major traffic hazard, especially, on highways and expressways.

21 Oct 2017 2:21 AM

Rohit Sharma eyes Kiwi polish

India opener wants team to continue fine form.

21 Oct 2017 2:21 AM

Sushma Swaraj’s Diwali gift: Medical visas for deserving Pakistanis

Swaraj took the decision after a torrent of requests in recent days from relatives of ill Pakistanis.

21 Oct 2017 2:19 AM

Clippers continue to haunt Los Angeles Lakers

The highly-touted Ball shot one-of-six from the floor and finished with just three points in front of a crowd of 19,000 at Staples Center arena.

21 Oct 2017 2:18 AM

Rex Tillerson’s comments draw praise from India

India and China had been locked in a military face-off earlier for over two months after China had attempted to build a road at Doklam.

21 Oct 2017 2:16 AM

Lyon tear Everton

Win 2-1 away to put pressure on Koeman: Gunners win

21 Oct 2017 2:16 AM

P Chidambaram targets EC over Gujarat poll date, BJP hits back

“Mitron (friends), will not speak about ‘Shah-zada’, nor will let anyone speak,” Rahul Gandhi tweeted in Hindi.

21 Oct 2017 2:04 AM

Wanted to rebuild Kedarnath as Gujarat CM, Congress stopped me: Modi

PM plays religion card as Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh polls draw near.

21 Oct 2017 1:57 AM

Prannoy sends Lee packing; Saina, Srikanth in quarters

I am not thinking much ahead as I have done this before but couldn’t win the title so I will just look at the next match,” Prannoy said.

21 Oct 2017 1:56 AM

Macau Open Golf: Bhullar leads field, Sandhu second

Bhullar (64-65), winner of seven Asian Tour events, eagled the 18th hole to build up a massive five-shot lead over Ajeetesh Sandhu (66-67).

21 Oct 2017 1:51 AM

U-17 World Cup: Mali look to halt Ghana

Ghana lost 1-0 by Mali in the final of the Under-17 African championship, and they will be determined to avenge that loss.

21 Oct 2017 1:50 AM

Fifa Under-17 World Cup: USA in way of Young Lions

The United States of America’s best effort remains a fourth-place finish in the 1999 edition.

21 Oct 2017 1:46 AM

Delhi: Cracker ban goes up in smoke

Capital wakes up to hazy morning, air quality ‘severe’ Rise in number of heart, lung patients.

21 Oct 2017 1:43 AM

Air quality much better, says Harsh Vardhan

Mr Vardhan said that for monitoring of air quality days have been classified into ‘good’, ‘satisfactory’ and ‘moderate’.

21 Oct 2017 1:41 AM

Delhi: Two more dengue deaths, toll rises to five

The total number of dengue cases recorded till October 14 had gone up to 5,220. Of these, 2,564 were residents of Delhi.

21 Oct 2017 1:39 AM

Crunchy treats

Dig into these delectable snacks this festive season. It’s time to feast your eyes and palate to some snacky treats.

21 Oct 2017 1:04 AM

An artist under the burka

Acitivist Kirthi Jayakumar’s recent book, The Doodler of Dimishq, is set in Syria amidst the war.

21 Oct 2017 1:03 AM

Stop this travesty, protect our heritage

Evil elements can destroy historical monuments through their callous acts of ‘cleansing and purifying culture’.

21 Oct 2017 12:57 AM

Will Gujarat polls be a real challenge for BJP?

The EC said the schedule was withheld to prevent the state from enduring a long period under the model code of conduct.

21 Oct 2017 12:41 AM

New heights of callousness

The death of 11-year-old Santoshi Kumari will forever remain a blot on India’s bureaucracy and government.

21 Oct 2017 12:40 AM

Work closely with US, but keep options open

While speaking warmly of India, Tillerson did not fail to point out that Pakistan was a major US partner, and that all “relations stand on merit”.

21 Oct 2017 12:40 AM

All about Taylor Swift’s new song

This could mean that she met Joe while she was with Tom Hiddleston or Calvin Harris as they are both older than her.

21 Oct 2017 12:34 AM

Pink on her feud with Christina Aguilera

The two stars reportedly had problems over who would sing the highest notes in Lady Marmalade.

21 Oct 2017 12:33 AM

Has Anna Faris found love again?

An eyewitness told E! that Anna and Michael were spotted dining at a restaurant in California two times in the past week.

21 Oct 2017 12:27 AM

Lupita Nyong’o on Harvey Weinstein

The 12 Years a Slave star had met him at an event in Berlin in 2011 while she was a student at the Yale School of Drama.

21 Oct 2017 12:22 AM

Jackky Bhagnani in remake of Telugu film

Jackyy also reveals that it has been quite a fun experience shooting for the film as also getting into the skin of his character.

21 Oct 2017 12:21 AM

I would love to work with Amitabh Bachchan, says Rohit Shetty

Director Rohit Shetty talks about the Golmaal franchise and his long cherished dream of working with Amitabh Bachchan.

21 Oct 2017 12:21 AM

Hrithik Roshan, Sussanne Khan’s Goan sojourn

Hrithik has often been seen accompanied by Sussanne on family outings with his children.

21 Oct 2017 12:20 AM

Pollution crack(er)down

Celebs who spent this Diwali in the city comment on the effectiveness of the Supreme Court’s ban on sale of crackers in Delhi this year.

21 Oct 2017 12:20 AM

Designing arty clothes for men

The design magnum opus Ehsaas explores creating an array works of wearable art by juxtaposing paintings on to fabric to create ties and unisex stoles.

20 Oct 2017 10:18 PM

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 review: The torchbearer for bezel-less smartphones

The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 brings a touch of style and class to affordable flagship smartphones.

20 Oct 2017 9:36 PM

No change in essential drugs' ceiling price calculation, says govt

Earlier this week there were reports suggesting that the government was changing the methodology of calculating ceiling prices.

20 Oct 2017 8:56 PM

30 killed in suicide bomb blast inside Kabul's Imam Zaman mosque

The attack occurred at Imam Zaman mosque in the western Dasht-e-Barchi part of Kabul, as Shi‘ite worshippers gathered for prayers.

20 Oct 2017 8:28 PM

Heavy industry ministry takes stock of BHEL's performance

Secretary in the Department of Heavy Industry, Asha Ram Sihag, appreciated the company's emphasis on diversification.

20 Oct 2017 8:25 PM

Mushroom-rich breakfast can make poeple feel fuller

After matching the mushroom and meat by protein content, both ended up containing comparable amounts of calories as well.

20 Oct 2017 7:51 PM

Pakistan, North Korea left out of global consumer event: Paswan

The programme will see countries share initiatives in line with UN guidelines with regard to consumer protection.

20 Oct 2017 7:37 PM

Travel time of 500 long distance trains to be cut short by up to 2 hours: Railways

The new timetable will also provide each railway division two to four hours for maintenance works.

20 Oct 2017 7:36 PM

Google's Visual Core will make Pixel 2 take even better pictures

The Pixel 2 sports a dedicated image processor called Visual Core for taking better HDR photos.

20 Oct 2017 7:30 PM

Post restoring life ban, S Sreesanth hints he might play for another country

Sreesanth pointed out that the BCCI had banned him from playing in India, not ICC and, therefore, he is free to play for any other country.

20 Oct 2017 7:16 PM

This man decided to do a PhD in threesomes, here's what he has to say

While men are largely motivated by a desire to get experience and talk about it, reasons for women were diverse.

20 Oct 2017 7:15 PM

J&K: Mob mistakes mentally ill man for braid chopper, tries to set him on fire

The police and witnesses said that a mob caught hold of the mentally deranged person and thrashed him severely.

20 Oct 2017 7:01 PM

McDonald's apologises after Bangkok man finds cockroach in his coffee

The man first thought that his cup was dirty but was shocked when the staff found more cockroach legs in the coffee.

20 Oct 2017 6:53 PM

Dharmendra Pradhan launches Piped Natural Gas project in Odisha

With this, GAIL started supply of environment-friendly PNG to 255 houses in Nalco Nagar area.

20 Oct 2017 6:47 PM

Govt urges banks to sell more small savings schemes

Increased outlets for selling small savings scheme would result in higher mobilisation under the scheme.

20 Oct 2017 6:38 PM

BPL to launch Alexa-powered smart speaker next year

The Indian consumer electronic manufacturer will use Amazon’s voice assistant for its compact smart speaker.

20 Oct 2017 6:31 PM

'Credible' terror threat in Senegal warns US embassy

US embassy adviced Dakar to take special care in areas popular with Westerners as it prepares to host several international events.

20 Oct 2017 6:27 PM

UIDAI extends deadline for banks to open Aadhaar centres to October 31

Till now, only about 2,300 branches of private and public sector banks have opened Aadhaar centres within their premises.

20 Oct 2017 6:23 PM

Cong afraid of polls: Gujarat CM takes jibe at Chidambaram over EC remarks

Rupani had earlier countered Cong's allegations that the govt was putting 'pressure' on poll panel to 'delay' the announcement of polls.

20 Oct 2017 6:14 PM

Xi Jinping’s ‘great rejuvenation’ finds semblance in China’s rising nationalism

Xi’s rallying cry has inspired patriotic rappers, film-makers and state-run media.

20 Oct 2017 6:10 PM

India's fuel demand up 10 per cent in Sept; highest jump since Aug 2016

World's fastest growing oil consumer used 16.25 million tonnes of petroleum products in September.

20 Oct 2017 5:57 PM

10-month-old boy from Mexico weighs 30 kg due to rare disorder

The incurable disorder makes people constantly hungry and children can eat six times more than others their age.

20 Oct 2017 5:52 PM

Moto G6 family leaked on Twitter

The Moto G6 family will get a Play edition similar to last year’s Moto G4 Play.

20 Oct 2017 5:52 PM

Wanted to rebuild Kedarnath as Gujarat CM, Cong stopped me: PM

PM said modern infrastructure will be built preserving the traditional soul of Kedarnath and not flouting environmental laws.

20 Oct 2017 5:49 PM

India lauds, shares Tillerson's positivity for Indo-US ties: MEA

Tillerson has made a significant policy statement on India-US relations and its future, an external affairs ministry statement said.

20 Oct 2017 5:34 PM

GST Network starts offline utility for GSTR-3B filing

Taxpayers can download offline utility from GSTN portal under the download section and after fill in the data.

20 Oct 2017 5:30 PM

IOC defers Paradip refinery shutdown to March-April

Plan to defer turnaround at Paradip is aimed at helping co meet govt-set crude processing targets.

20 Oct 2017 5:11 PM

Indian Oil Corp delays shutdown of Paradip refinery to March-April

The plan to defer the turnaround at Paradip is aimed at helping the company meet government-set crude processing targets.

20 Oct 2017 5:10 PM

Govt notifies rules for registered valuers

The corporate affairs ministry has proposed to specify the IBBI as the authority with respect to matters related to valuers.

20 Oct 2017 4:55 PM

Grenade attack at key Pakistan port for Chinese project, 26 injured

Terrorists trying to disrupt construction of Chinese economic corridor have killed more than 50 Paki workers since 2014.

20 Oct 2017 4:53 PM

Apply 7th pay commission: MRSTC members tonsure heads in protest

More than 17 thousand government buses run across the entire state, where about one lakh workers have gone on strike.

20 Oct 2017 4:40 PM

US: Laptops in checked bags pose fire, explosion risk

Earlier the US imposed a ban on laptops in the cabins of planes coming into the country from 10 Middle Eastern airports for security reasons.

20 Oct 2017 4:32 PM

Govt to float tender for Wi-Fi service in panchayats by 2019

Plan is to roll out Wi-Fi service in 1 lakh gram panchayats (GPs) in a year and in the rest by 2019.

20 Oct 2017 4:09 PM

Mysterious growth on face threatens infant's life as doctors try to find out what caused it

Doctors are afraid of surgery causing severe loss of blood and are also concerned that not treating it may cause the bubble to explode.

20 Oct 2017 4:05 PM

GST: Anti-profiteering screening panel set up in MP, Chhattisgarh

An officer each from state govt and Central govt has been included in committee.

20 Oct 2017 4:03 PM

Norway’s first woman foreign minister elected

Eriksen Soereide is one amongst the new government ministers presented by Norway’s PM.

20 Oct 2017 3:49 PM

RTI reveals RBI never issued any order on linking bank a/c with Aadhaar

In a notification dated June 1, 2017, the government mandated the linking of bank accounts with Aadhaar by December 31. 

20 Oct 2017 3:40 PM

Pak PM wishes Hindu community ‘happy diwali,’ stresses on communal harmony

‘The need to promote inter-religion harmony has never been as great as it is today,’ Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.

20 Oct 2017 3:36 PM

Ed Sheeran opens up on accident, swears off alcohol for speedy recovery

He recalled that he had not realised how badly he was injured in the immediate aftermath, but will quit alcohol till he recovers.

20 Oct 2017 3:28 PM

Bhai Phonta bonanza: Kolkata restaurants rely on traditional Bengali cuisine

Sisters put a mark on the foreheads of brothers and pray for their long lives on the occasion of 'Bhai Phonta'.

20 Oct 2017 3:24 PM

Xi fuels country’s nationalistic spirit in his quest to make China great again

‘No one should expect China to swallow anything that undermines its interests,’ says Xi

20 Oct 2017 3:21 PM

'Gone with the Wind' star Vivien Leigh's life to be translated on big screen with biopic

'Feud: Bette and Joan' writers Michael Zam and Jaffe Cohen's film will focus on Leigh's life and her relationship with Laurence Olivier.

20 Oct 2017 3:19 PM

Playboy features first transgender model as its playmate

Ines Lau said it took her a lot of time to accept her gender identity publicly.

20 Oct 2017 3:15 PM

Living next to a forest is good for the brain, says study

Study shows living near abundance of trees makes adults les stressed by strengthening area of the brain that controls emotional processing.

20 Oct 2017 3:07 PM

Ranjit Kumar resigns as Solicitor General, cites 'personal reasons' as cause

Ranjit Kumar was appointed solicitor general in 2014, soon after the BJP-led NDA government came to power.

20 Oct 2017 3:01 PM

Bajaj Finserv slashes personal loan interest rate to 11.99 per cent

These special interest rates can be availed on all personal loan applications between October 17 to 23.

20 Oct 2017 2:57 PM

Pollution killed 2.5 million people in India in 2015: study

Here is what new research has found.

20 Oct 2017 2:53 PM

Meet on Intellectual Property Rights for MSMEs, start-ups on Oct 26

It is a joint initiative of IP office and FICCI in association with the Department of Industries and Commerce of Kerala government.

20 Oct 2017 2:21 PM

Taylor Swift teases fans with snippet of third song 'Gorgeous' from new album

'Gorgeous' is the third song from Swift's upcoming album, 'Reputation', after 'Look What You Made Me Do' and 'Ready For It?

20 Oct 2017 2:11 PM

Brazil: ‘Dog food’ pellets made from expired leftovers for poor kids

‘The ministry of education has been authorized to use it in school meals,’ says Joao Doria

20 Oct 2017 2:10 PM

Gold, silver scale higher on Diwali Muhurat trade

Pure gold also gained by a similar margin to end at Rs 29,721 per 10 grams as against Rs 29,645 previously.

20 Oct 2017 2:10 PM

Mist, fog enshrouds Delhi post-Diwali, mercury drops to 20.5 degrees

According to the MeT Department, the visibility reported at 8:30 am was 500 m and it improved as the day progressed.

20 Oct 2017 2:06 PM

MPC minutes suggest RBI to tread cautious path; slim chances of rate cut

The report expects retail inflation to be around 3.3 per cent in this fiscal but that directionally it will be trending higher.

20 Oct 2017 2:01 PM

Karan, Varun, Alia, Sidharth reunite, celebrate 5 years of Student of the Year

The three actors and the director shared numerous pictures and messages on social media on the completion of the milestone.

20 Oct 2017 2:00 PM

Mersal movie review: Vijay plays perfectly to the gallery, doesn't disappoint fans

We are reminded of many revenge sagas where the hero played a triple role like Aboorva Sahodarargal, Moondru Mugam, Vijayakanth’s Ramanaa

20 Oct 2017 1:49 PM

Amazon invests Rs 260 crore into payments arm as e-commerce battle rages

The infusion to Amazon Pay comes days after Amazon increased the authorised capital for its payments arm to Rs 2,000 crore.

20 Oct 2017 1:47 PM

Hero MotoCorp sells over 3 lakh units on Dhanteras

Hero MotoCorp sold 20,22,805 units of two-wheelers in the second quarter, a growth of 11 per cent.

20 Oct 2017 1:46 PM

Now, Air India looks for Rs 1,500 crore short term loans

The embattled carrier has received around Rs 26,000 crore under the package so far.

20 Oct 2017 1:34 PM

Stewardess reveals more about hitherto unknown stories of pilots and celebrity affairs

Stewardess with British airline reveals life on board is outrageous with crew indulging in prostitution and affairs.

20 Oct 2017 1:29 PM

Work begins on Trump’s border wall with Mexico

The contractors are erecting eight prototypes in San Diego.

20 Oct 2017 1:17 PM

Sebi fines individual in M&M share trade case

Auto maker itself informed to the markets watchdog about the violations by its employee.

20 Oct 2017 1:15 PM

EPFO to go digital by 2018; here are 5 advantages it offers

Retirement body EPFO going digital by 2018 will also reduce chances of corruption and public harassment.

20 Oct 2017 12:55 PM

Man hands himself in after challenging police to get 1k shares

Michale Zaydel handed himself in at a police station in Detroit, along with a dozen doughnuts and a bagel for good measure.

20 Oct 2017 12:53 PM

Diwali in Delhi: Cloth godown goes ablaze, fire department gets 204 calls

Out of 204 calls made to the city's fire department, 51 were related to use of crackers.

20 Oct 2017 12:44 PM

Karnataka CM urges Centre to exempt handmade products from GST

State government would support the satyagraha's demand for zero per cent GST on handmade products.

20 Oct 2017 12:35 PM

Pakistan spinner Mohammad Hafeez reported for suspect bowling action?

Mohammad Hafeez was suspended on two previous occasions for the same offence and served a 12-month ban.

20 Oct 2017 12:33 PM

Nothing impossible for women, says India's first woman WWE wrestler Kavita Devi

Devi is a power-lifter who won gold at the 2016 South Asian Games, representing India.

20 Oct 2017 12:27 PM

Expert reveals tips to relax after work

Ditch the junk food and drinking for healthier strategies.

20 Oct 2017 12:27 PM

Google offers bug bounty to clean up mobile apps

Google will partner with HackerOne to target a list of apps and flaws such as those that allow a hacker to redirect a user to a phishing website.

20 Oct 2017 12:27 PM

Golmaal Again movie review: Quintessential festival release that betters its predecessors

The pace of the film takes a beating courtesy the plot development, but the humour pretty much makes up for it.

20 Oct 2017 12:27 PM

Woman suffers heart-break at death of beloved pet dog

Distraught woman, 62, literally suffered a broken heart after the death of her beloved Yorkshire terrier.

20 Oct 2017 12:24 PM

Asian shares, dollar gain after US Senate passes budget plan

Japan's Nikkei erased its earlier losses and eked out a 0.04 per cent gain, and a robust weekly rise of 1.4 per cent.

20 Oct 2017 12:15 PM