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  • AAP workers stage 'dharna' against Faridkot ADC

    Representational picture Faridkot: A large number of AAP workers on Thursday staged a sit-in in Faridkot against Additional Deputy Commissioner Keshav Hingonia, a day after the ADC and an Aam Aadmi Party legislator were involved in a verbal spat. AAP state unit co-president Aman Arora accused Hingonia of disrespecting Kotkapura MLA Kultar... Read More

  • Maharashtra's debt likely to be Rs 4,13,044 crore in 2017-18

    The total debt of Maharashtra government is expected to be Rs 4,13,044 crore in 2017-18, the Economic Survey tabled in the state Legislature on Thursday said. The survey said the debt stock is 16.6 per cent of the gross state domestic product (GSDP), which is well within the limit of 22.2 per cent laid down by the 14th Finance Commission. The... Read More

  • Duo take revenge for slap, kill friend by smashing head against stone

    Representational Picture Two Panvel-residents were arrested by the Mumbai Police on Tuesday for the murder of their friend. The two men smashed the victim's head against stone at Haji Malang, Kalyan in an act of revenge. The duo have been identified by the Panvel taluka police as 24-year-old Vilas Dhongade and 21-year-old-Akash Shelke.... Read More

  • HDFC official: Payments via Whatsapp will eventually converge with industry

    Launch of new services like payments over whatsapp may have resulted in regulatory arbitrage, but it will eventually converge with the rest of the industry, a senior HDFC Bank official said on Thursday. "There will be some arbitrage which is there from a regulatory or some of those (perspective), which I think will converge over a period of... Read More

  • Mumbai Crime: 22-year-old man stabs sex worker to death, arrested

     Representational Picture In a shocking incident a twenty two-year-old man was arrested by the Mumbai police after he stabbed and murdered a young woman on Sunday. The woman is reported to have worked as a sex worker. The accused was identified by the Mumbai police as Dongri-resident Abdul Hameed Ansari. Ansari reportedly committed the... Read More

  • Why Pakistan appointed an investment banking expert as envoy to US

    Pakistan has appointed investment banking expert Ali Jahangir Siddiqui as its next ambassador to the US, government sources said today. Siddiqui, son of prominent businessman and banker Jahangir Siddiqui, will replace Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry. Chaudhry’s tenure is due to expire and the government hasn’t offered him an extension. Sources... Read More

  • International Women’s Day 2018: This Kerala based startup aims to make a mark in the world of career coaching for women through ‘She Coaches’

    On International Women’s Day, Lifology.com, an edu tech start up from Kerala, has come forward with a unique initiative to train, groom and certify ‘2020 women Professional Career Coaches’ from March 08 2018 to March 08 2019. The year-round initiative aims to make career coaching a part of grooming and nurturing female... Read More

  • In China, Thief Steals Gold Bars Only To Discover They're All Fake

    In what was probably the worst shock of his life, a thief discovered that the gold bars he had stolen from a shop in China were all fake. Oops! Turns out, the store he had targeted did not even sell gold and the so-called gold bars he snatched up were fake display pieces. We think it's probably not a stretch to call him the world's worst... Read More

  • Be Alert, Ensure Security Of Statues Of Icons: Yogi Adityanath Tells Cops

    Lucknow:  Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today directed district police chiefs to ensure security of statues of known figures, following Dalit icon BR Ambedkar's statue being vandalised in Meerut.The chief minister's directions comes amid a spate of incidents targeting statues and busts of icons in the country. "Maintaining... Read More

  • Thousands Of Farmers March From Nashik To Mumbai, Demand Loan Waiver

    Nashik:  Thousands of farmers in Maharashtra are marching from Nashik to Mumbai, protesting what they call government's anti-farmer policies. Farmers are demanding a complete waiver of loans and electricity bills, and the implementation of recommendations of the Swaminathan Commission, which addresses issues of providing minimum support... Read More

  • Manik Sarkar Will Now Live In One Room Of CPM's Party Office

    Agartala:  Tripura's outgoing chief minister Manik Sarkar will today shift to his new residence -- the CPI(M) state committee office.Mr Sarkar, who has ruled the state for 20 years, is in the process of checking out of his official residence on Marx-Engels Sarani, about 500 metres from his new home, CPI(M) state party secretary Bijan Dhar... Read More

  • Stopping Traffic For Dignitaries Should Not Exceed 10 Minutes: High Court

    Chennai:  The Madras High Court has said that traffic stoppage in case of movement of dignitaries, including the state's governor, chief minister and chief justice, should not be more than five to ten minutes.First Bench, comprising Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice Abdul Quddhose, also said exceptions may only be made in the case... Read More

  • Vistara plans to start international flights from second half of 2018

    Vistara plans to start international services in the second half of this year with a fleet of 22 aircraft and the first overseas flight will be to South East Asia, a top airline official said today. The full service carrier, which currently has 19 planes, would be getting the 20th aircraft this month, according to its CEO Leslie Thng. A joint... Read More

  • Mehul Choksi in 7-page letter to CBI says, it is impossible to return to India

    Gitanjali Gems promoter Mehul Choksi, who is under the scanner of investigating agencies following a complaint by the Punjab National Bank, has said it was impossible for him to return to India and join the investigation due to the suspension of his passport and ill-health. In a detailed e-mail reply to the CBI’s notice seeking his... Read More

  • AP SSC exam 2018: Admit card, Timetable released at bse.ap.gov.in; download and check other details here

    AP SSC exam 2018: Here is an important notification for the students studying under Board of Secondary Education, Andhra Pradesh (BSEAP) and are set to appear for their class 10th board exams this year. The BSEAP has released the admit cards for the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Examination 2018 at bse.ap.gov.in. As per the notification,... Read More

  • Medical News Today: What is a yeast allergy?

    Table of contents Symptoms Treatments Diagnosis Foods to avoid Risk factors Takeaway Yeast is a type of fungus. We use it in baked goods and to make some alcoholic beverages, such as beer. People who are allergic to yeast should avoid foods containing the ingredient. Those who are allergic to fungi may also need to avoid molds... Read More

  • Karan Johar Posts Pic Of Daughter Roohi With Tribute To Mom Hiroo

    New Delhi:  Highlights Hope I raise you to be just like your grandmother: KJo Sonam Kapoor commented on the picture Roohi and Yash turned 1 last month Filmmaker Karan Johar, who is a father to twins Roohi and Yash, shared a picture of his daughter on International Women's Day with a beautiful message. "I was raised by a... Read More

  • Payments Via WhatsApp To Converge With Industry: HDFC Bank Official

    Mumbai: Launch of new services like payments over WhatsApp may have resulted in regulatory arbitrage, but it will eventually converge with the rest of the industry, a senior HDFC Bank official said today. "There will be some arbitrage which is there from a regulatory or some of those (perspective), which I think will converge over a period... Read More

  • CBSE Board Exam 2018: Class 10 English Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme, Tips

    New Delhi:  The class 10 board exam for English paper for CBSE students is scheduled on March 12, 2018. English is considered to be a scoring paper and an easy one at that. However, to score good marks in English, students need to prepare according to the marking scheme attributed to the various sections in the subject. The exam will be... Read More

  • RPSC 2nd Grade Senior Teacher Exam 2015: Answer Keys Released

    New Delhi:  Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) has released the answer keys for 2nd grade Senior Teacher (Special Education) exam held in February 2018. The Commission had conducted examination for the recruitment on 7-10 February for General Knowledge, Hindi, Sanskrit, English, Urdu, Science and Maths subjects. Answer keys of the... Read More

  • Vitamin D May Reduce Risk Of Liver Cancer; Top 5 Foods To Load Up On

    Highlights Vitamin D may reduce chances of overall cancer, says case study. Exposure to Sun for Vitamin D involves risk of skin cancer. Egg yolks are excellent sources of dietary vitamin D. Ancient wisdom dictates that one must get enough sunlight in order to stay healthy and happy. A lot of scientific studies have proven the... Read More

  • Container Ship Still Burning In Arabian Sea, Thai Sailor Critical

    Mumbai:  A container ship off the Agatti island in the Arabian Sea continued to burn after more than 36 hours on Thursday, even as the condition of a rescued Thai sailor is reported to be "critical", an official said.The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has deployed a high speed interceptor boat from Vizhinjam Port to pick up and rush the Thai... Read More

  • PNB Fraud: Mehul Choksi's Letter To CBI - Full Text

    New Delhi:  Gitantajali Group Promoter Mehul Choksi, accused of involvement in a over Rs 12,000 crore fraud against the Punjab National Bank along with nephew celebrity jeweller Nirav Modi, has written a letter to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) alleging abuse of due process. He also told the probe agency that it is... Read More

  • Delhi Metro's Pink Line From Majlis Park To South Campus Opens Next Week

    New Delhi:  The over 20 km Majlis Park-Durgabhai Deshmukh South Campus section of Delhi Metro's Pink Line will open next week, a top official of the Urban Affairs Ministry said today.The Commissioner for Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) inspected the stretch from February 26-28. Testing on the segment, part of the Phase-III project of the Delhi... Read More

  • Amit Trivedi's take on reality shows will make you turn off TV and stream online

    Amit Trivedi Amit Trivedi who is one of the leading judges for India's first ever digital reality show The Remix has a thought-provoking take on the telecast of reality shows. Amit calls for viewers empowerment and states that one should have the freedom to choose their prime time to view reality shows and similar pre-recorded shows. The... Read More

  • Azlan Shah Cup: India need big win over Ireland to keep hopes alive

    Representational Picture A young and inexperienced Indian hockey team will be eyeing a big win over Ireland and favourable results in other matches to keep alive its slim hopes of qualifying for the Azlan Shah Cup final, here tomorrow. After a below-par outing in the first three matches, India rekindled their hopes by registering their first... Read More

  • Australia women's squad beats India A by seven wickets

    Anuja Patil. Pic/ Prakash Parsekar The Australian women's team defeated India A by seven wickets today to clinch the second warm-up game, which was played here. The Australia women's team, which had thrashed India A by 321 runs in the first warm-up game on Tuesday, continued its winning streak. After electing to bat, the hosts were bundled... Read More

  • Statue politics escalates: From Gandhi, Ambedkar, Lenin to Periyar, here are greats whose idols have been damaged

    ‘Statue politics’, as netizens are calling it on Twitter, has become the latest trend which is hitting new lows in India’s politics. Miscreants, unapproving of each others’ ideologies, have resorted to vandalising the idols of leaders who otherwise enjoy high stature in history books. The series of damaging idols began... Read More

  • CCI order against Jet Airways, IndiGo, SpiceJet show entities cannot get away by flouting competition norms

    Competition Commission’s order against three airlines for anti-competitive practices with regard to fixing of fuel surcharge on cargo transport shows that people cannot get away by flouting the norms, according to a Senior Advocate who appeared for the informant in the case. On Wednesday, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) imposed... Read More

  • Parliamentary panel, SBI flag concern over stressed power companies

    Amid the ongoing efforts for bank clean-up, stressed power companies, with about Rs 37,941 crore as NPA, are becoming a worry for the country. A Parliamentary Standing Committee on Energy has advocated for modifying the process for granting loans to power companies due to the high level of stress while the biggest lender State... Read More

  • Why so serious? Amazon’s Alexa is ‘laughing’ at night and scaring users; here’s what’s happening

    Amid inconclusive debates around technology getting more advanced and humanlike, personal digital assistants have already gone too far where there could hardly be a thing that they don’t know about us. That aside, this has also raised questions over privacy that digital assistants are feared to invade on several occasions. Alexa,... Read More

  • International Women’s Day 2018: Why women need to invest in life insurance

    With the entire world observing ‘International Women’s Day’ today, it’s time that we focus our attention towards the greater needs of women that includes securing their lives and income. With women being the focal point in the eyes of all, the most pertinent question remains, “Do women value their own security and... Read More

  • Huawei P20, P20 Pro and P20 Lite: Everything you need to know about the next flagship

    Huawei P20, P20 Pro and P20 Lite, the three rumoured smartphones from the tech giant have done the rounds on the internet for sometime now. At an event which is slated for March 27, Huawei is all set to launch these smartphones. Now, latest renders, leaks and listing on Chinese certification site TENAA have shed some light on the upcoming... Read More

  • Outgoing Tripura CM Manik Sarkar to make CPM office his new home in Agartala

    Tripura’s outgoing chief minister Manik Sarkar will be today shifting to his new residence–the CPI(M) state committee office. Sarkar, who has ruled the state for 20 years, is in the process of checking out of his official residence on Marx-Engels Sarani, about 500 metres from his new home, CPI(M) state party secretary Bijan Dhar... Read More

  • Mega disinvestment plan: Initial bids for Air India stake sale likely in couple of weeks, says Aviation Secy

    Committed to accelerate Air India’s disinvestment program soon, government is likely to invite the initial bids in a couple of weeks, PTI reported citing Civil Aviation Secretary RN Choubey. The process of Air India’s disinvestment is likely to invite Expressions of Interest (EoIs) from interested parties in the coming few weeks,... Read More

  • Anti-Naxal operations: CRPF sets up permanent camps in Chhattisgarh’s Abhujhmadh

    The CRPF has for the first time set up three permanent camps in the Maoist hotbed of Abujhmadh forests in Chhattisgarh to launch ‘surgical’ operations against the ultras, a year after it lost 37 personnel in two ambushes. The paramilitary force, along with contingents of the state police, has set up three bases in the dense and... Read More

  • Sri Lanka President Removes Law And Order Minister After Communal Riots

    COLOMBO:  Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena today replaced Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as the law and order minister amidst fresh violence between majority Sinhala Buddhists and minority Muslims in the Kandy district despite imposition of nationwide emergency.Ranjith Madduma Bandara, a senior politician from... Read More

  • French Newspaper Charges Men More On Women's Day

    Paris:  Male readers of leftwing French daily Liberation were asked to pay 25 percent more for their paper on Thursday, to underscore the gender pay gap on International Women's Day.The paper published two versions with different cover pages, one marked "for women, 2 euros, normal price" with a pictogram of a woman, the other marked "for... Read More

  • Harshad Chopda on working with Jennifer Winget: Cherish the camaraderie we share

    Jennifer Winget and Harshad Chopra in Bepannaah Sometimes, two wrongs make a right and the upcoming romantic saga Bepannaah explores this very paradox. Revolving around the lives of Aditya (Harshad Chopda) and Zoya (Jennifer Winget), the show follows how the duo find love again in challenging circumstances. Looking forward to Bepannaah’s... Read More

  • Irrfan Khan-starrer Hindi Medium to release in China on April 4

    A still from Hindi Medium Irrfan Khan-starrer Hindi Medium will hit the big screens in China on April 4, following the success of movies by Bollywood stars Aamir Khan and Salman Khan in the country. China has a quota on the number of overseas movies that can be screened in the country each year. But Indian films are finding increased presence... Read More

  • Mohammed Shami cries conspiracy over wife Hasin Jahan's allegation

    Mohammed Shami Indian fast bowler Mohammad Shami on Wednesday denied all allegations leveled by his wife Hasin Jahan and termed it 'baseless'. Earlier today, Hasin alleged that Shami abused her physically and mentally and is also involved in several extra-marital affairs. Brushing off the allegations, Shami said that someone is conspiring... Read More

  • McGuane becomes first Englishman to play for Barcelona in 29 years

      Representational Picture Barcelona fielded an English player for the first time in 29 years as the La Liga leaders beat Espanyol to win the Catalan Super Cup on Wednesday. Nineteen-year-old Marcus McGuane, who left Arsenal in January, came off the bench at the Camp d'Esports Stadium in an unofficial fixture that Barca won 4-2 on... Read More

  • Andhra Pradesh presents Rs 1.91 lakh crore budget for Financial year 2019

    Representational Image Andhra Pradesh government today presented a Rs 1.91-lakh-crore budget, with a projected revenue surplus of Rs 5,235 crore, for financial year 2018-19, vowing to make "every citizen in this state a happy person". The budget estimates entail an overall increase of around 21.69 per cent over Rs 1.56 lakh crore in 2017-18.... Read More

  • Soldier commits suicide at Army camp in Jammu and Kashmir

    A 36-year-old soldier allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, the second incident in the last two days. Naik Shankar Singh, a resident of Rajasthan, shot himself with his service rifle at an Army camp in the district's Warnov area, a police official said. This story has... Read More

  • Thane: Investment firm director, wife arrested for Rs 400 crore default

    The Economic Offences Wing of Thane Police last night arrested an investment firm director, his wife, and two relatives for allegedly duping as many as 4000 investors of Rs 400 crore by defaulting the interest payout since November 2017, an officer said on Thursday. The EOW officials arrested Shriram Samudra, a... Read More

  • Supreme Court allows Karti Chidambaram to withdraw plea, asks him to approach HC

    Karti Chitambaram The Supreme Court has asked Karti Chidambaram, the son of senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, to approach the Delhi High Court today for seeking any interim relief in the INX Media money laundering case. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra requested the acting Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court to allocate... Read More

  • Mumbai Crime: Neglected by parents, 16-year old files fake assault case

    Representational Picture A 16-year-old girl filed a fake case of assault with the Mumbai police so as to gain the attention of her parents. In her complaint to the Khar police, the girl claimed to have been threatened and attacked by an unknown man. The girl initially approached the police on February 21. However, police officials became... Read More

  • 12.9 per cent of total households in Maha headed by women: Survey

    In Maharashtra, 12.9 per cent of the total households are headed by women, as per the Economic Survey tabled in the state legislature on Thursday. In terms of numbers, women are heading 244.22 lakh households in the country's most industrialised state. "The proportion of female-headed households in Maharashtra is 12.9 per cent which is 244.22... Read More

  • Firm's MD held for sexually harassing woman employee

    The managing director of a private company here was arrested for allegedly sexually harassing and stalking a woman employee, a police official said today. The industrial firm's top official, aged 58, was arrested on March 6 after the 34-year-old employee alleged in her police complaint that he was sending her "objectionable" text and voice... Read More

  • 89,409 Railway jobs through RRB Recruitment 2018: Full text of notification, information as it was published in PIB press release

    Railways Jobs 2018: It’s probably the first time that Indian Railways has invited applications for 89409 posts in Indian Railways. Millions of Railway jobs aspirants are searching for all the details – age, salary, eligibility, posts, etc. So, here is the full text of press release as it was published on Press Information Bureau... Read More

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