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an earthquake of magnitude 5 0 on the richter scale hit nicobar islands region during wee hours on friday morning

An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 on the Richter scale hit Nicobar Islands Region during wee hours on Friday morning.

The epicentre of the quake was located at latitude 7.4 degree north and longitude 94.6 degree east, according to India Meteorological Department. ........

national crime records bureau ncrb director ish kumar proposed that police be given limited access to aadhaar data to help them trace first time offenders and unidentified bodies

National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) director Ish Kumar proposed that police be given "limited access" to Aadhaar data to help them trace first-time offenders and unidentified bodies.

Speaking at the 19th All India Conference of Directors of Fingerprints Bureau here, the NCRB chief said nearly 50 lakh cases are registered across the country every year, adding that 80-85% of the offenders are first-timers without any police record. "Also, more than 40,000 unidentified bodies are found every year.........

mahindra tuv300 plus launched at rs 9 60 lakh

Mahindra TUV300 Plus launched at Rs. 9.60 lakh

Mahindra has launched the TUV300 Plus in India at prices starting from Rs. 9.59 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The SUV is offered in 3 variants - P4, P6 and P8. The TUV300 Plus is a stretched version of the standard TUV300.........

intel ceo brian krzanich resigns over relationship with employee

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigns over relationship with employee

Intel has announced that CEO Brian Krzanich has resigned from the company effective immediately on allegations of having a relationship with an Intel employee. Krzanich was a decades-long Intel executive and had held the CEO position since May 2013. CFO Robert Swan is now Intel’s interim chief executive officer.........

hyperloop test track soon near pune

Hyperloop test track soon near Pune

Virgin Hyperloop Group in cooperation with Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority (PMRDA) will start constructing a 10 km hyperloop test track from September around the information technology corridor in Pune. The Maharashtra government targets an completion by September 2019.........

facebook s mark zuckerberg to become third wealthiest person leaving behind warren buffet

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to Become Third Wealthiest Person Leaving Behind Warren Buffet

Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder of Facebook, has come very close to crossing the wealth of Warren Buffett who is the world’s third-richest person. Zuckerberg, who is much younger than Berkshire Hathaway Chairman, has a net worth of $81.6 billion.........

the income tax department has launched an investigation into how icici bank ceo chanda kochhar and her husband acquired their family home in mumbai

The Income Tax department has launched an investigation into how ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar and her husband acquired their family home in Mumbai

IT department is looking at how Kochhar's husband Deepak Kochhar bought the South Mumbai home. The Indian Express reported that the purchase of the building involved "a complex transaction involving firms linked to Videocon Group."........

om prakash mitharwal vijay kumar win twin gold in kss memorial shooting championship

Om Prakash Mitharwal, Vijay Kumar win twin gold in KSS Memorial Shooting Championship

Om Prakash Mitharwal won gold in 50m free pistol category while Vijay Kumar won in the 25m Center Fire Pistol individual and team event.........

aap mla beaten up for trying to expose mining mafia during facebook live

AAP MLA Beaten up For Trying to Expose Mining Mafia During Facebook Live

AAP MLA from Ropar Amarjit Singh Sandoa was attacked allegedly by the mining mafia. Sandoa was trying to stop illegal mining at village Beihara and he was accompanied by his security and some media persons when the incident occurred. whole event was watched by thousands as it occurred while Sandoa was Facebook live.........

israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu s wife sara was charged on thursday with fraud over the alleged misuse of state funds in ordering catered meals at their official residence

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife, Sara, was charged on Thursday with fraud over the alleged misuse of state funds in ordering catered meals at their official residence

The indictment charged that Netanyahu, along with a government employee, fraudulently obtained more than $100,000 for hundreds of meals supplied by restaurants, bypassing regulations prohibiting the practice if a cook is employed at the home.........

jammu kashmir liberation front jklf chief yasin malik was on thursday detained while moderate hurriyat conference chairman mirwaiz umar farooq was placed under house arrest to prevent the separatists from leading protests

Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik was on Thursday detained while moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was placed under house arrest to prevent the separatists from leading protests

Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik was on Thursday detained while moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was placed under house arrest to prevent the separatists from leading protests. Shops, public transport, other businesses and educational institutions remained shut at most places in Kashmir valley while attendance in banks, post offices and government offices was thin due to non-availability of public transport.........

india has increased customs duty on 29 products including pulses and iron and steel products imported from the us as a retaliatory action against the tariff hike by washington

India has increased customs duty on 29 products, including pulses and iron and steel products, imported from the US as a retaliatory action against the tariff hike by Washington.

As per the finance ministry notification, the import duty on chickpeas, Bengal gram (chana) and masur dal has been increased to 70 per cent from 30 per cent earlier, while that on lentils has been hiked to 40 per cent from 30 per cent.........

kerala government also decides to freeze the collection of agricultural income tax ait from the plantation sector

Kerala Government also decides to freeze the collection of Agricultural Income Tax (AIT) from the plantation sector.

Kerala has decided to scrap the plantation tax in view of the crisis in the sector and is the only state in the country which levies the tax. The lines (row homes) in which plantation workers are housed would be exempted from building tax. Instructions have been issued to the local government institutions concerned on this.........

janata dal u bjp s ally in bihar has decided to skip the celebrations for the third year in a row

Janata Dal(U), BJP's ally in Bihar, has decided to skip the celebrations for the third year in a row.

Stating that practising yoga in “public place is wrong,” JD-U spokesperson Neeraj Kumar said: “Yoga is a personal choice of people. It is their private decision to do yoga or not. I also do yoga at my residence daily and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar too does yoga. But we never display it in public.........

odisha chief minister naveen patnaik on wednesday urged prime minister narendra modi to declare hockey as the national game of india

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to declare hockey as the ‘National Game’ of India.

I was surprised and shocked to know that what is popularly known as the National Game -- Hockey, has in fact never been notified as our National Game,” Patnaik wrote in his letter to the PM.........

airasia pilot puts ac on full blast to make passengers leave flight

AirAsia pilot puts AC on full blast to make passengers leave flight

Some passengers on an AirAsia India flight from Kolkata to Bagdogra got into an altercation with airline staff over deplaning them after the flight was delayed by over four hours. when passengers of a Kolkata-Bagdogra flight refused to deboard due to heavy rains outside, the captain put the air-conditioning blower on full blast to hound the passengers out.........

the income tax department sends fourth notice to congress leader and minister d k shivakumar in a year old income tax case

The income tax department sends fourth notice to Congress leader and minister D K Shivakumar in a year-old income tax case.

Notices have also been sent to his elderly mother and his brother DK Suresh. Calling the fourth summon from the Economic Offences Court a vendetta, the Congress leader asked why there hasn't been any probe against his........

stamped by bigotry passport officer asks muslim man to convert to hinduism mea promises action

Stamped by bigotry: Passport officer asks Muslim man to convert to Hinduism, MEA promises action

An inter-faith couple claims they were humiliated by a passport officer in Lucknow, where the person reportedly asked the Muslim man to convert to Hinduism. The couple took to Twitter to express their displeasure and asked External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and the Prime Minister’s Office to intervene. ........

yoga one of most powerful unifying forces pm modi on international yoga day

Yoga one of most powerful unifying forces: PM Modi on International Yoga Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led around 50,000 yoga enthusiasts in performing a variety of asanas on the occasion of International Yoga Day at the Forest Research Institute in Dehradun.........

gorakhpur terror funding mastermind ramesh shah has been arrested in a joint operation by the anti terror squad ats of uttar pradesh and maharashtra police

Gorakhpur terror funding mastermind Ramesh Shah has been arrested in a joint operation by the Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) of Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra Police

Six people involved in criminal conspiracy and distributing money into various bank accounts on the instructions given by a Pakistani handler were arrested on March 24 from Gorakhpur. Ramesh Shah was the kingpin of the gang.........

amazon berkshire jpmorgan appoint atul gawande ceo of joint healthcare venture

Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan appoint Atul Gawande CEO of joint healthcare venture

Berkshire Hathaway Inc, Amazon.com Inc and JPMorgan Chase & Co named Atul Gawande, a prominent medical professor who has criticised his industry's practices, to lead their joint healthcare company. The venture will be based in Boston and operate free from profit-making incentives........

economic offences wing arrests bank of maharashtra ceo and executive director for bad loans

Economic Offences Wing arrests Bank of Maharashtra CEO and Executive Director for bad Loans

The Economic Offences Wing of the Pune police on Wednesday arrested Bank of Maharashtra MD and CEO Ravindra Marathe, executive director Rajendra Gupta and two other bank officials, including Marathe’s precedessor, for allegedly disbursing crores of rupees in loans to DSK Developers Limited (DSKDL) ........