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Opposition united against BJP government for budget session

They have also demanded a “white paper” on investments made in the state and sought answers from chief minister.

25 Feb 2018 7:28 AM

Google starts taking payments for apps via Kenya's M-Pesa service

M-Pesa, which enables customers to transfer money and pay bills via phone, has 27.8 million users in the nation of 45 million people.

25 Feb 2018 7:24 AM

C-MAT aspirants allege faulty results

In a new, the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), who conducts C-MAT once a year in the 75 cities.

25 Feb 2018 7:18 AM

Shiv Sena likely to retain MP for Rajya Sabha

As per the current strength of political parties in the legislative assembly, one seat of Shiv Sena can easily get elected.

25 Feb 2018 7:00 AM

Civic engineers failed to monitor road repair work

The firm was entrusted with the entire responsibility of checking measurements at every stage of the repair works.

25 Feb 2018 6:54 AM

Shiv Sena’s numbers go up in BMC, civic issues persist

Free medical treatment for poor at BMC hospitals under Bal Thackeray Security Cover scheme

25 Feb 2018 6:41 AM

MMRDA’s stand affects Rs 600crore investment

The Asian Age tried contacting railway officials, but they remained unavailable for a comment.

25 Feb 2018 6:32 AM

Major setback for ‘Make in India’ policy

Provision of manufacturing 75% metro coaches relaxed.

25 Feb 2018 6:19 AM

South Africa vs India, 3rd T20: India win by 7 runs, clinch T20 series 2-1

India held their nerve to clinch the 3-match series and end the tour on a winning note in Cape Town.

25 Feb 2018 6:15 AM

2-year jail term for hookah parlours?

A bill has been planned by the home department to ban the hookah parlours in the state.

25 Feb 2018 6:06 AM

NCR Metro to help decongest Meerut highway

Govt to save Rs 6,300 crore.

25 Feb 2018 6:06 AM

Some bureaucrats acting like goons, says minister

Mr Gautam said that the wrong environment has been created between the government and officials regarding the delay of files.

25 Feb 2018 6:03 AM

kidnapped minor rescued by cops within six hours

Police sources said that the minor was kidnapped on Friday around 4.30pm from A-G Link road in Tilak Nagar.

25 Feb 2018 5:58 AM

An adventurous call

Contrary to popular belief, the infamous ‘sex tourism in the open’ was really not that out in the open.

25 Feb 2018 5:43 AM

Sahil’s three friends under scanner

A 20-year-old fell to his death from the ninth floor of a 10-storey building late on Thursday.

25 Feb 2018 5:36 AM

Bank of Maharashtra goes to CBI with Rs 9.5cr loan fraud

The Bank of Maharashtra said that the accused persons, in criminal conspiracy, had dishonestly induced the bank for getting a loan.

25 Feb 2018 5:26 AM

CBI relying on oral statements, claims defence

He also reiterated before Justice Revati Mohite-Dere that Pandian has been framed by the CBI in the case.

25 Feb 2018 5:07 AM

Properties worth Rs 523crore seized

ED would need Nirav Modi’s conviction under PMLA to recover loan.

25 Feb 2018 4:48 AM

Bombay HC gives new meaning to bad roads

Justice Gautam Patel had written a letter to the then Chief Justice of Bombay HC and brought the city’s pothole issue to the court’s notice.

25 Feb 2018 4:34 AM

Traditional flavours from grandma’s kitchen

Here are the traditional recipes of three dishes which were once popular among the Syrian Christian community in Kerala.

25 Feb 2018 4:26 AM

Journey to Jerusalem

Photographer Aditya Arya talks about his work during a recent visit to Jerusalem.

25 Feb 2018 4:22 AM

Out of the BOX punches

This unique fighting method between two people involves basic boxing steps that can be practised by all age groups.

25 Feb 2018 4:16 AM

Runversation: How to run a company and a marathon

CEO Vijayraghavan Venugopal has achieved a sub-3 finish in full marathons and ranks among the best runners in the country.

25 Feb 2018 4:10 AM

Was minister’s claim on Darwin theory wrong? Kids asked in exam

Singh had last month claimed that the Darwin’s theory of evolution of man was “scientifically wrong”.

25 Feb 2018 4:09 AM

Art of giving: Sex and the charities

It is important for organisations like Oxfam to sustain the support for charity in their home base and to rein in sexual abuse among staff.

25 Feb 2018 3:59 AM

Why PNB director got BJP’s Lok Sabha ticket: Congress

Congress leader Kapil Sibal, without naming Mr Chhina, asked, “Who was the government nominee of the Punjab National Bank, who was he close to?”

25 Feb 2018 3:52 AM

Plagiarism: Nothing original about it

It is today impossible to get away with plagiarism in literature or journalism.

25 Feb 2018 3:49 AM

Five-judge bench to hear land cases on March 6

As a result of this hearing, a batch of cases pertaining to land acquisition in Gujarat for development purposes will not be taken up on March 6.

25 Feb 2018 3:46 AM

Legendary actress Sridevi dies of cardiac arrest at 54

The actress was in Dubai along with her husband Boney Kapoor and her younger daughter Khushi to attend a family wedding.

25 Feb 2018 3:30 AM

PNB case: Nirav, Choksi lose passport; ED attaches 21 properties

The CBI examined PNB’s CEO Sunil Mehta and the bank’s executive director to understand how the fraud took place.

25 Feb 2018 3:06 AM

Fix blame for ‘Jan Dhan Loot Yojana’ in 60 days: Cong to PM

‘The PM is the most expensive chaukidar we have. Why is all this happening under his nose?’ asked Kapil Sibal.

25 Feb 2018 2:56 AM

India, China agree to bridge gaps in bilateral ties

It may be recalled that Gokhale himself had played a key role in the resolution of the Doklam stand-off last year.

25 Feb 2018 2:46 AM

80-yr-old woman found hanging in Dum Dum

The incident took place on Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Road in ward no 27 of the South Dum Dum Municipality.

25 Feb 2018 2:39 AM

Bofors roar to answer Pak firing

The worst affected on the Indian side of the de facto border was Silikote.

25 Feb 2018 2:36 AM

Mukul Roy gets big BJP break, to lead rural elections

Earlier Mr Ghosh declared the BJP’s poll battle against the Trinamul in the Panchayat Elections.

25 Feb 2018 2:36 AM

ESIC doctors to resign en-masse in protest

The doctors also said that none of the allowances admissible to them has been revised as per the 7th Central Pay Commission.

25 Feb 2018 2:33 AM

World’s longest reticulated python dies in Odisha zoo

The python was brought to zoo from Madras Crocodile Bank Trust in 1992.

25 Feb 2018 2:31 AM

Audit finds irregularities in issuance of fire NOCs

Under Rule 26 of the DFS Rules 2010, a fire prevention wing has been set up and it is to work under the direct control of the DFS (HQ).

25 Feb 2018 2:31 AM

Draft plan recommends shared parking in Delhi

Noting that land is a finite resource and there are a number of pressing requirements to be met in the city.

25 Feb 2018 2:27 AM

Kejriwal trying to cover up CS attack: Manoj Tiwari

Mr Prakash has alleged that he was attacked by two Aam Aadmi Party MLAs during an official meeting at Mr Kejriwal’s residence on Monday night.

25 Feb 2018 2:19 AM

Meghalaya’s most wanted militant Sohan Shira shot dead

The attack was seen as an attempt by terrorist group to discourage people from participating in Assembly elections next week.

25 Feb 2018 2:18 AM

AAP slams BJP over bank scams

AAP spokesperson Saurabh Bharadwaj said scams in the banking sector have started getting reported on a daily basis under the present government.

25 Feb 2018 2:17 AM

AAP MLAs withdraw earlier plea against EC

Petition was filed against 21 Delhi MLAs.

25 Feb 2018 2:15 AM

Bihar: At least 9 dead, 20 injured as speeding Bolero runs over school children

Parents blamed the school authorities and district administration for lack of road signs about the presence of a school at the spot.

25 Feb 2018 2:13 AM

Bid to speed up key infra projects

Contractors to be penalised if projects not completed on time, says govt.

25 Feb 2018 2:11 AM

Justice Roy likely to be NGT chief

The SCBA president Vikas Singh joined the CJI in paying tributes to Justice Roy for the way he conducted the proceedings in the court.

25 Feb 2018 2:08 AM

Over 70 per cent voting recorded in MP’s high-stake bypoll

Votes will be counted on February 28 and results will be declared the same day.

25 Feb 2018 2:06 AM

Woman, 45, gets robbed in front of city hospital

The robbers decieved the victims by gaining their confidence and luring them with fake bundle of cash.

25 Feb 2018 2:06 AM

Man killed, father hurt as car lifters attack duo

The police said that they have registered a case under relevant sections of the IPC and are also scanning the nearby CCTVs.

25 Feb 2018 2:04 AM

Decoding India’s China threat

China’s military buildup and manoeuvres along the McMahon Line started as early as 1959.

25 Feb 2018 2:00 AM

NCERT syllabus to be cut by half by 2019: Prakash Javadekar

The basic task of teachers is to assess the strengths and weaknesses of students and mentor them accordingly, says Prakash.

25 Feb 2018 1:59 AM

A cautious warning on what lies beyond Triple Talaq

The book though ends on a comforting thought (for some) and a rhetorical poser to the ulema.

25 Feb 2018 1:59 AM

Dudu on song as East Bengal crush Chennai

Mashoor Thangalakath (59th) scored the solitary goal for Chennai City.

25 Feb 2018 1:57 AM

India women beat South Africa women by 54 runs, clinch series 3-1

India women achieve the double of winning ODI, T20 series.

25 Feb 2018 1:55 AM

Gymnast Aruna vaults into history

Ashish Kumar will also feature in the men’s vault event final round after he finished sixth in the qualifying round.

25 Feb 2018 1:54 AM

CM Yogi Adityanath visits Krishna Janmabhoomi

Talking to reporters, the chief minister said that his government did not prevent anyone from celebrating festivals of their choice.

25 Feb 2018 1:52 AM

Congress thanks Amitabh Bachchan for Twitter follows

The local party leaders see this as a thawing of relations between Bachchan and the Nehru-Gandhi family.

25 Feb 2018 1:50 AM

Diversity key to resilience, success, says Canada PM

Canadian PM Trudeau emphasises sustainable development at UN conclave.

25 Feb 2018 1:48 AM

AAP urges city officers not to obstruct work

The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday urged government officers to not obstruct work as doing so would hit the governance.

25 Feb 2018 1:43 AM

Centre mulls Prez Rule in capital over CS row?

Delhi L-G Baijal meets Rajnath Singh, briefs him on issue.

25 Feb 2018 1:40 AM

11 arrested for lynching tribal

Centre slams incident, seeks report from Kerala chief secy.

25 Feb 2018 1:31 AM

It’s not easy to resist money, says Tabu

In a candid conversation, Tabu speaks about her ‘My rule, my life’ policy.

25 Feb 2018 1:30 AM

Yogi Adityanath may gain popularity across India

The stars suggest the conquest of hurdles and political growth for this leader.

25 Feb 2018 1:25 AM

Biennial elections to five Rajya Sabha seats in MP on March 23

Of the five RS members whose terms are ending in April, four are from BJP and one from Congress.

25 Feb 2018 1:21 AM

Packing a fun punch

Economist Bibek Debroy adds his fun spin to the crucial economic, social and political developments of 2017 and pens limericks in his new book.

25 Feb 2018 1:19 AM

With eye on 2019, Mayawati to woo youth, ‘Sarvjan’

In another significant move, the BSP president has asked party coordinators to include maximum number of youth leaders in the organisation.

25 Feb 2018 1:18 AM

Samsara’s real leader

Grammy award winner Ricky Kej was among the 100 Real Leaders chosen by the UN for his work on conservation.

25 Feb 2018 1:16 AM

I&B to overrule law ministry suggestion

The information and broadcasting ministry is not favourably inclined and is understood to have rejected the suggestion.

25 Feb 2018 1:15 AM

See change

Cellphone photography has emerged as one of the most popular forms of expression in present times.

25 Feb 2018 1:14 AM

Flaws, Friendships and foursome

Cook Natasha Diddee, who lost her stomach to a tumor but not her love for food, shares her tale.

25 Feb 2018 1:06 AM

PNB Scam: grey areas that bankers and scamsters like

Despite scamsters cashing in on gaps in banking system in the past, bankers did not take required steps because both of them benefit from grey areas.

25 Feb 2018 1:04 AM

Tax havens turn financial black holes

The number of tax havens has also grown with the growth of financial liberalisation and generation of wealth abroad.

25 Feb 2018 12:57 AM

Healing with art

Hit by a personal loss, designer Munawwar Sgarif channeled his artistic energy into his design piece titled, ‘It’s OK to slow down’.

25 Feb 2018 12:55 AM

Advancing polls is a flawed election strategy: Ram Vilas Paswan

Dalits and mahadalits are with me only, they are not with anybody else, especially in Bihar, says Ram Vilas Paswan.

25 Feb 2018 12:52 AM

Mandatory attendance

We get celebrities to give their take on a current issue each week and lend their perspective to a much-discussed topic.

25 Feb 2018 12:52 AM

Snapchat introduces GIF stickers

Snapchat is also planning on introducing Tabs, which will roll out on the Friends and Discover pages.

25 Feb 2018 12:51 AM

Video chat gets ‘friendlier’ on Facebook

The app now allows you to add more people to in-progress video chats.

25 Feb 2018 12:51 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Babu transfers are ‘secret’

There is growing disconnect between the Centre and the J&K government on several issues.

25 Feb 2018 12:51 AM

Political culture governs probity in public life

Article 102 of the Constitution lays down certain criteria for disqualifications for membership of Parliament.

25 Feb 2018 12:51 AM

Bank frauds: Gujarat model’s underbelly

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has still to address the Nirav Modi matter.

25 Feb 2018 12:51 AM

Feast for fest

The dishes are an ideal spread for the holy month of Ramadan where one can fast and feast with equal vigour. The fest is on till Sunday.

25 Feb 2018 12:51 AM

Are we turning into a republic of hurt?

In a mature democratic republic, there is room for citizens to have their own opinion, and the right to express it.

25 Feb 2018 12:50 AM

BJP courts media for image correction

In addition, the government is worried that its last full-fledged Budget failed to make any impact despite various populist announcements.

25 Feb 2018 12:50 AM

Leaving with a heavy heart

After being confronted with multiple problems and snubbed by the bureaucracy, Mukesh Khanna has stepped down as Chairperson of CFSI.

25 Feb 2018 12:50 AM

General in crosshairs

The Indian Army is known for its apolitical nature.

25 Feb 2018 12:50 AM

India-Canada and the Khalistan glitch

The Canadian PM has also attended gurdwara services in his country where convicted terrorists have been lauded.

25 Feb 2018 12:50 AM

Listen to the real tale

Tall tales storytelling brings forth unheard stories from the everyday lives of the common man.

25 Feb 2018 12:49 AM

NBA spreading its roots in India

Like most other global sports bodies, India is a top priority nation (along with China) for the NBA.

25 Feb 2018 12:13 AM

Discovering the glories of the Kochi Kingdom

The Tripunithura Heritage Walk covers the important monuments during the reign of the royals.

25 Feb 2018 12:12 AM

Up and close with nature

Retired bankers from Ernakulam had fun on a trip to Mango Meadow at Kaduthuruthy.

25 Feb 2018 12:12 AM

Mandatory attendance

We get celebrities to give their take on a current issue each week and lend their perspective to a much-discussed topic.

25 Feb 2018 12:11 AM

Kerala men’s and Chhattisgarh women’s team lift the National Inclusion Cup

25 men’s and 18 women’s probables picked for Homeless World Cup camp.

25 Feb 2018 12:11 AM

Football For Peace comes to India, will host match in Parliament

The FFP is supported by high-profile legends like Pele, Ronaldinho, Prince Albert of Monaco and Prince William of UK.

25 Feb 2018 12:10 AM

I’m not married because of sooraj, says Salman Khan

Salman Khan, whose relationship status has been in the news. He joked that he cannot afford an expensive wedding.

25 Feb 2018 12:10 AM

Vidhu’s next to star a Kashmiri cast?

If there’s anything tentative on Vidhu’s part, it’s the film’s title. The source suggests, “The working title of the film could change to Chittiyan.”

25 Feb 2018 12:10 AM

Papon crossed a line, says Raveena Tandon

The actress urges that his “affection” didn’t fall in line with what is seemed as suitable.

25 Feb 2018 12:09 AM

Nora in Any body can Dance 3?

The Bigg Boss 9 contestant Nora displayed her dancing skills on a dance reality show.

25 Feb 2018 12:09 AM

Padmaavat may finally release in Gujarat soon

The film was not released in Gujarat due to security reasons.

25 Feb 2018 12:08 AM

Gaali Cricket

The language can be blue in dressing rooms, but more often it has been known to be ribald.

25 Feb 2018 12:08 AM

Hyd: Groom dies, would-be wife, lover set him on fire day before wedding

The man also gave a dying declaration at the hospital accusing the duo of trying to kill him.

24 Feb 2018 8:22 PM

PNB fraud case: CBI questions MD, ED, 12 others

Refusing to give out any further details, the officials said the agency is also questioning the 12 accused arrested by the agency so far.

24 Feb 2018 8:15 PM

MP: Drunk man survives after biting, killing venomous snake

Villagers said that Kushwaha saw a black-coloured snake at his farm and in his drunken state bit the snake.

24 Feb 2018 7:42 PM

Bihar: Woman BDO asks Hindu couples to take 8 ‘pheras’

This unique initiative by the local administration has caught everyone's eyes and has become the talk of the town.

24 Feb 2018 7:37 PM

Ileana reacts to post calling Andrew ‘hubby’ and it might only confuse you more

Has Ileana secretly tied the knot with her boyfriend as suggested by her Instagram post? Actress answers.

24 Feb 2018 7:33 PM

Modi launches subsidised 'Amma' two-wheeler scheme in Tamil Nadu

The scheme, which aims at providing 50 percent subsidy to all the working women to buy two-wheelers, was a pet project of Jayalalithaa.

24 Feb 2018 7:05 PM

Sony unveils RX0 action camera, SEL18135 wide-zoom Lens in India

The camera has a BIONZ X processor and DRAM chip, and a wide-angle ZEISS Tessar T 24mm lens with an aperture of f/4.

24 Feb 2018 6:56 PM

I could even read Kartik’s mind, says Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety actor Sunny Singh

In a chat with us, he talks about his role in SKTKS, his equation with 'Punchnama' family, his obsession with long hair and more.

24 Feb 2018 6:42 PM

England's Ben Stokes set for international return against Kiwis

Stokes has not played for England since his arrest in Bristol last September.

24 Feb 2018 6:32 PM

Rotomac fraud: Vikram Kothari, son sent to 11 days CBI custody

On Wednesday, the Income Tax (IT) department attached four immovable properties of the Rotomac Group of companies, in Kanpur and Ahmedabad.

24 Feb 2018 6:23 PM

Kerala law student 'bullied' for FB post on menstrual taboo

Taking into account other recent incidents, there is no doubt that the RSS was behind the act.

24 Feb 2018 6:14 PM

Indian-origin men among gangs using drugs, alcohol to sexually abuse UK women

A police operation called Sanctuary published a review based on which a report was drawn.

24 Feb 2018 6:12 PM

Delhi govt to impose penalty on contractors for delaying projects

The department has asked officials to take steps to ensure that all projects, which are being executed, are completed within the time-line.

24 Feb 2018 6:06 PM

All that jazz: Saudis attend country's first jazz festival

The entertainment plans are largely motivated by economics, part of a reform programme to diversify the economy away from oil.

24 Feb 2018 6:04 PM

Mysterious device with Chinese text triggers concerns in Arunachal

The cops assume that it could be a Chinese aerial surveillance or a high-altitude weather observation device.

24 Feb 2018 5:52 PM

Trump says he goes to great lengths to hide his bald spot

Trump turned around onstage and smoothed the back of his famous hair.

24 Feb 2018 5:44 PM

Chidambaram moves SC for protection of ‘fundamental rights’

Chidambaram has claimed in his plea that as part of 'political vendetta', CBI and ED have made 'vexatious' searches.

24 Feb 2018 5:44 PM

In 'no mental state' to continue, Papon quits show after row over 'kissing' minor

The singer on Saturday announced that he is quitting ‘The Voice India Kids’ over the controversial incident.

24 Feb 2018 5:40 PM

College students underestimate their roommates distress: study

For the study, published in the journal Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, the researchers studied 187 same-sex pairs. 

24 Feb 2018 5:34 PM

More than 100 girls are missing, possibly abducted, after Boko Haram attacks school

Parents in Dapchi, in Yobe state, said had they set up a support group after Monday’s raid.

24 Feb 2018 5:27 PM

Adding hope to health messages may motivate better behaviours: study

We often think of emotions as irrational, but emotions can help us do the things that will keep us healthy.

24 Feb 2018 5:25 PM

PNB fraud case: Govt revokes passports of Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi

The MEA sent an email informing Nirav that his passport stands revoked under section 10 (3) (C) of the Passport Act.

24 Feb 2018 5:14 PM

Netgear launches Orbi Pro Tri-band Wi-Fi system in India

The router can be either placed on a desktop or mounted to the ceiling.

24 Feb 2018 5:08 PM

Office of profit case: Disqualified AAP MLAs withdraw earlier plea against EC

As there was no opposition from other side, court 'dismissed as withdrawn' the MLAs earlier plea challenging EC's June 23, 2017 decision.

24 Feb 2018 5:07 PM

Watch video: Varun Dhawan enjoys kite flying on the sets of Sui Dhaaga

Varun Dhawan is currently shooting for the film in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh alongside Anushka Sharma.

24 Feb 2018 5:01 PM

Modi launches Rs 1000 cr development schemes for Daman, Diu

The prime minister, who inaugurated Air Odisha's flight connecting Ahmedabad with Diu under the Centre's regional connectivity scheme UDAN.

24 Feb 2018 4:38 PM

Nothing left: Govt bulldozes Rohingya villages, genocide evidence along with it

‘When you see the pictures, it’s clear that whatever was left -- the mosques, the cemeteries, the homes -- they’re gone.’

24 Feb 2018 4:25 PM

Rupee cracks to fresh multi-month low on capital flight fears

Rupee had briefly breached the significant 65-mark to hit a new three-month low of 65.11 during the mid-week trade.

24 Feb 2018 4:17 PM

Bihar: At least 9 dead, 20 injured as speeding Bolero runs over school children

The heart-rending incident occurred under Minapur police station area, when the school got over and the children were returning home.

24 Feb 2018 4:16 PM

Modi world’s costliest ‘chowkidar’, says Congress

Kapil Sibal made this remark while highlighting a bank fraud allegedly committed by a Delhi based jewellery outlet.

24 Feb 2018 3:48 PM

Meghalaya’s most wanted militant shot dead in an encounter

The encounter of Sohan D Shira, who carried a reward of Rs 10 lakh on his head, came after NCP candidate Sangma was killed in an IED attack.

24 Feb 2018 3:28 PM

At least 23 killed in multiple suicide bombings, attacks in Kabul

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the latest attack in Kabul.

24 Feb 2018 3:17 PM

After Abhishek Singhvi’s ‘harassment’ charges, wife submits response to I-T dept

Officials said an authorised representative of Anita Singhvi submitted her response to the tax department on Friday.

24 Feb 2018 3:13 PM

Postmortem of Kerala tribal man confirms death due to torture

Sixteen people have been arrested and charged with sections of murder.

24 Feb 2018 3:03 PM

Gold loses its sheen, slips by Rs 345 per 10 grams during the week

In worldwide trade, gold settled lower, logging its worst weekly decline so far this year.

24 Feb 2018 2:58 PM

Salman Khan reveals why he hasn't married till now and you’ll surely not believe it

The superstar threw some light on the decades-long question once again, and it is not something you'd expect.

24 Feb 2018 2:40 PM

PNB fraud case: ED attaches 21 properties of Nirav Modi worth Rs 523 cr

With the latest action, the total assets seized by the ED in this case are now over Rs 6,393 crore, officials claimed.

24 Feb 2018 2:32 PM

ARm introduces Integrated SIM cards for IoT devices

ARM has unveiled its iSIM (Integrated SIM cards) to reduce space requirements on IoT devices.

24 Feb 2018 2:24 PM

Pune man builds toilets out of thermocol , can be made in 2 hrs with cement coating

Ramdas Mane's company makes toilets out of thermocol with cement coating, in two hours.

24 Feb 2018 1:57 PM

New drug may extend women's fertility by six years

The researchers used a microscopic worm, Caenorhabditis elegans (C elegans), to study longevity. 

24 Feb 2018 1:57 PM

Market manage to end with gains, up 131 points for the week

Sensex started week higher at 34,053 and hovered between 34,167 and 33,554, it closed week at 34,142.

24 Feb 2018 1:55 PM

Kids living close to green spaces may have beneficial effects on brain development

The data analysis showed that long-term exposure to greenness was positively associated with white and grey matter volume.

24 Feb 2018 1:49 PM

Watch video: Priyanka Chopra shakes off her blues by breaking wine glass on head

Global star Priyanka Chopra apparently had a ‘bad day’ at work and shared a short video of her breaking a wine glass on head.

24 Feb 2018 1:46 PM

Woman holding gun crashes van into White House security barrier, held

The White House was put on a temporary partial lockdown following the crash.

24 Feb 2018 1:41 PM

Mumbai: Man gets life imprisonment for raping teenage daughter

The victim gave birth to two children, of which one survived and another died within 15 days of birth.

24 Feb 2018 1:41 PM

Delhi: 2 minor girls smothered to death, mother prime suspect

During investigation, it came to light that woman had lied down on the girls during her so-called 'divine visitations' on Monday night.

24 Feb 2018 1:24 PM

Young men’s drinking tied to later liver disease risk

The threshold amount of alcohol linked to liver damage may be lower than previously thought.

24 Feb 2018 1:22 PM

Android P update: Rumour roundup

Several leaks have pointed towards Android getting aggressive privacy controls and several fan-demanded features.

24 Feb 2018 1:14 PM

Frail elderly face increased risk of delirium after surgery

Factors like smoking, dementia and the use of psychiatric medications also were associated with an elevated risk of delirium after surgery.

24 Feb 2018 1:11 PM

Mumbai: Toddler abducted, rescued within 6 hours

The incident came to light on Friday, when the child, Shireen Fatima, while playing outside her father's shop, disappeared from the sight.

24 Feb 2018 1:08 PM

Jaitley slams regulators' failure to detect PNB fraud

Arun Jaitley slammed regulators for failing to detect the Rs 11,400-crore fraud at Punjab National Bank.

24 Feb 2018 1:06 PM

Odisha: Wedding gift explodes after 5 days, kills groom, injures bride

The police are trying to identify who gave the package to the couple at their reception ceremony and what kind of explosive was used.

24 Feb 2018 1:05 PM

New H-1B policy memorandum issued to protect workers: USCIS

USCIS is simply clarifying existing regulations and policy for third-party worksite H-1B petitions.

24 Feb 2018 12:49 PM

Haryana CM upholds Gayatri Mantra in school prayers to enhance culture

Haryana's education minister had earlier said that BJP govt's decision to include Gita shlokas in school syllabi yielded positive results.

24 Feb 2018 12:44 PM

AirAsia reintroduces Chennai-Bengaluru flights

Tata-AirAsia joint venture airline would fly five times a day in and out of Chennai to Bengaluru and Bhubaneswar.

24 Feb 2018 12:38 PM

Less-invasive heart valve replacement tied to better quality of life

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement is an important minimally invasive treatment option for replacing the aortic valve that is narrowed.

24 Feb 2018 12:34 PM

Taxpayers can check return filing status of suppliers on GSTN portal

Once GSTIN is inserted in system, it would show taxpayer details like legal name, status (active or cancelled), jurisdiction office.

24 Feb 2018 12:26 PM

Bank frauds will impact Indian business negatively: Arun Jaitley

Jaitley hinted at the introduction of new regulations, adding that they need to keep a 'third eye' on the sector.

24 Feb 2018 12:26 PM

Mobile industry promises smarter everything at Barcelona show

Asian smartphone makers will launch an array of new phones this weekend.

24 Feb 2018 12:26 PM

Trump recites anti-immigrant ‘Snake’ song during speech

‘The Snake,’ is a ballad by Al Wilson about a reptile who repays a ‘tender woman’ that nurses it back to health with a deadly bite.

24 Feb 2018 12:17 PM

Telco war: Jio slams COAI, threatens action on defamatory remarks

In the seven page letter, Reliance Jio offered a point-by-point rebuttal to charges levelled by COAI.

24 Feb 2018 12:16 PM

Self-compassion may protect perfectionists from getting depressed

Self-compassion seems to sever the link between perfectionism (and depression), even though it is really tentative and not definitive.

24 Feb 2018 12:15 PM

Unable to clear dues, 'helpless' Mehul Choksi writes to employees

Choksi, in a communication to over 3,500 employees, said it would be 'very tough' to clear dues of his employees or pay future salaries.

24 Feb 2018 12:08 PM

Wine tied to healthier arteries for some diabetics

Some previous research has linked a Mediterranean diet to weight loss and a reduced risk of heart disease.

24 Feb 2018 11:57 AM

Apple moves to store iCloud keys in China, raising human rights fears

Human rights activists say they fear the authorities could use that power to track down dissidents.

24 Feb 2018 11:52 AM

This Holi, avoid being a victim of food adulteration

While Holi is a time for merriment, we should also be alert about what we eat.

24 Feb 2018 11:45 AM

MP bypolls in key constituencies begin ahead of Assembly elections

Till 3 pm, voters turnout is 70.40 per cent in Kolaras & 77.05 per cent in Mungaoli.

24 Feb 2018 11:32 AM

US tells India to cut tariffs as trade friction heats up

Bilateral trade between India and the United States has grown to about $115 billion in 2016 from $20 billion in 2001.

24 Feb 2018 11:14 AM

Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety first day collection: Kartik Aaryan's film performs exceedingly well

This a solid sum to score for Luv Ranjan directed film that has comparatively lesser known names in its cast.

24 Feb 2018 11:13 AM

Govt changing religious sites into world-class tourist spots: Adityanath

When asked about celebrating Eid al-Fitr he said that India is a secular country and has never stopped anyone from celebrating any festival.

24 Feb 2018 10:59 AM

Suresh Raina keen to use T20I opportunity for ODI return

Raina has returned to the side after one year and has looked to bat aggressively in both matches against South Africa.

24 Feb 2018 10:42 AM

Modi to launch 'Amma Two-wheeler Scheme' on Jayalalithaa's b'day

The scheme aims at providing 50 percent subsidy to all the working women to buy two-wheelers.

24 Feb 2018 10:22 AM

SEBI orders HDFC Bank to probe suspected results leak

SEBI ordered HDFC Bank to conduct an internal inquiry into suspected leaking of key unpublished financial information.

24 Feb 2018 10:21 AM

RBI orders changes to bank protocols after $1.8 billion fraud case

RBI ordered lenders to comply with more than two dozen items within set timelines.

24 Feb 2018 10:12 AM

Android Oreo reportedly tested on Xiaomi Mi 5

Reports about Xiaomi testing the Android Oreo update for Mi 5 and Mi MIX are doing rounds of the Internet.

24 Feb 2018 9:56 AM

SC collegium recommends 37 new additional judges for high courts

The collegium's recommendations, comprising CJI Dipak Misra, Justices J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, were posted on SC website.

24 Feb 2018 9:56 AM

Plan B sanctions on N Korea very unfortunate for world, warns Trump

Trump announced imposing sanctions against 27 entities, 28 vessels, and one individual, the heaviest imposed on a country till date.

24 Feb 2018 9:40 AM

Rani Rampal to lead on korea tour, poonam returns

India play five matches against the hosts at the Jinchun National Athletic Centre, from March 3 to 12.

24 Feb 2018 9:32 AM

I can't afford luxury of being depressed or sad or emotional, says Salman Khan

The actor said being a star has a lot repercussions as he does not have the

24 Feb 2018 9:24 AM

Harvey Weinstein apologises for citing Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lawrence in legal defense

Harvey has apologised for using statements by Streep and Lawrence in his defense against a class-action sexual harassment lawsuit.

24 Feb 2018 9:21 AM

An accidental move, not sexual assault: Papon breaks his silence on allegations

A complaint was registered against Popular Bollywood singer for allegedly "inappropriately kissing a minor girl."

24 Feb 2018 9:19 AM

After Nirav Modi, another diamantere booked for Rs 389.85 cr fraud

The CBI has booked Dwarka Das Seth International Pvt Ltd for the alleged fraud towards Oriental Bank of Commerce.

24 Feb 2018 9:09 AM

All the wild horses are extinct, finds study

Then, they compared these ancient horse genomes with already published genomes of 18 ancient and 28 modern horses.

24 Feb 2018 9:04 AM

Samsung slashed price of Galaxy S7 Edge, now starts at Rs 35,900

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge came out in 2016 as the South Korean giant’s flagship offering.

24 Feb 2018 8:53 AM

Heritage tours, mountain cycling beckon tourists to the Valley

The old city has many shrines and mosques and their distinctive pagoda-like roofs enliven the horizon.

24 Feb 2018 8:52 AM

Digging for gold ends in windfall for desert state

In 2005, the GSI along with Hindustan Zinc Ltd (HZL) acquired rights to mine mineral in Rajasthan.

24 Feb 2018 8:46 AM

India, China benefitted from Paris Climate deal, US did not: Trump

In June 2017, President Trump had announced to withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement on climate change and renegotiate the deal.

24 Feb 2018 8:44 AM

The powerless ‘witches’ of Jharkhand

In this case the victims were lucky to get a prompt police response but many ignorant women branded as witches fail to get help.

24 Feb 2018 8:38 AM

Marriage offer cheers up acid attack victim

Pramodini’s grit after the acid attack and desire to restart life after the tragedy has inspired many acid attack survivors

24 Feb 2018 8:32 AM

Delhi chief secy assault: Police seize CCTV footage from CM residence

Kejriwal also approached the Leftenant Governow to ensure the govt's work was not hit due to the bureaucrats boycott.

24 Feb 2018 8:19 AM

Japanese scientists invent floating 'firefly' light

Luciola could find applications in the Internet of Things, in regular objects such as cars and domestic appliances.

24 Feb 2018 8:14 AM

Road near Bombay Hospital to be two-way

The civic body will widen the road by implementing the road line, which was drawn way back in 1967.

24 Feb 2018 8:13 AM

Aspiring musician falls from Andheri bldg, dies

His body has been sent for a post-mortem to ascertain the cause of his death.

24 Feb 2018 8:05 AM

Girl tortures boy, burns his private parts with iron rod

He and other kids from the locality would play around the girl’s house.

24 Feb 2018 7:57 AM

Saw Ness hurl abuses at Preity Zinta: Gene tells police

Preity Zinta’s husband gives details of 2013 incident at Wankhede.

24 Feb 2018 7:45 AM

Bombay HC directs cops to lodge firs in fodder scam

The government has allegedly spent crores of rupees towards fodder for cattle.

24 Feb 2018 7:37 AM