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7 dead, 40 feared drowned after boat en route Bihar capsizes in Bengal's Mahananda river

Around 35 to 40 passengers were travelling in the boat from Jagadishpur jetty to Bihar to take part in a boat race competition. At least sevenpeople lost their lives and around 40 are feared to be drowned after a motorized boat ferrying them from Malda district of West Bengal to Bihar's Katihar turned turtle in the swollenMahananda river. The boat mishap took place late Thursday evening in Mahananda river between Bihar and West Bengal jurisdiction over water areas at Abodapur-Damdolia. Around 35 to 40 passengers were travelling in the boat from Jagadishpur jetty to Bihar to take part in a boat race competition. After the incident, district police and civil administrations were rushed to the spot along with the NDRF jawans. Malda district administration officials are carrying out search operations in the river, which is witnessing high currents. Local officials said that nearly8 motorbikes too were in the process of being ferried out from the bike. Malda in West Bengal is one of the biggest markets which is prominently visited by the residents of Katihar (Bihar) for trading or marketing purposes crossing to and fro by boats.........Read more

UIDAI extends the deadline to deploy Virtual ID system to July 1

The Virtual ID (VID) feature is aimed at giving users the option of not sharing their Aadhaar number at the time of authentication........Read more

Gutkha files: DVAC probe to continue

No reference to the disappearance of documents in CBI’s First Information Report........Read more

Flipkart expands online groceries business, looks to sell movie tickets

India’s largest online retailer Flipkart Ltd is expanding its fledgeling online groceries business even as it plans to sell movie tickets ahead of a proposed takeover of the company by American retailer Walmart Inc. Flipkart will also launch consumables and FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) products under its Billion private label.........Read more

ISRO working on building igloo-like habitats on moon: Jitendra Singh

In a written response to a question in the Lok Sabha, Jitendra Singh, minister of state in the Prime Minister's Office that looks after the Department of Space, said: "The ISRO, along with academic institutions, is doing experimentation on potential structures for lunar habitation.........Read more

Syed Ali Geelani quits as chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat

Veteran Kashmiri separatist leader, octogenarian Syed Ali Shah Geelani has stepped down from the post of chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH). He has been the chairman, since the inception of TeH in 2001. Long-time Geelani aide Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai has replaced him as Chairman of TeH.........Read more

Higher Vitamin D levels may be linked to lower risk of cancer

Vitamin D is made by the skin in response to sunlight. It helps to maintain calcium levels in the body to keep bones, teeth and muscles healthy. While the benefits of vitamin D on bone diseases are well known, there is growing evidence that Vitamin D may benefit other chronic diseases, including some cancers.........Read more

Government Likely to Send Triple Talaq Bill to Select Committee: Reports

Agreeing on the Opposition's demand, the government is likely to send the landmark triple talaq bill to a Select Committee for review, suggested media reports. If this happens, a parliament committee will be constituted that will scrutinise the triple talaq bill and suggest changes. The government is in a minority in Rajya Sabha and also doesn't have the support on this bill of friendly parties.........Read more

Osama Bin Laden Shifted To Afghanistan To Supervise Plot To Assassinate Benazir Bhutto: Media Report

This information was provided to the Interior Ministry in December 2007 by the Army and the ISI in three reports and the letters obtained from the bin Laden's residence. In these secret intelligence reports, the ministry was warned that bin Laden had issued orders to kill then President Musharraf, Pakistan People's Party's chief Bhutto and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl chief Fazlur Rehman.........Read more

On his 77th birthday, Shankersinh Vaghela quits Congress, says 'won't return to BJP'

In a jolt to the Congress in poll-bound Gujarat, its sulking leader Shankarsinh Vaghela today quit the party, but made it clear that he had no plans to join the BJP or any other political party. He also announced that he would immediately resign as the Leader of Opposition in the Gujarat Assembly and give up his membership of the House after the Rajya Sabha polls in the state scheduled for August 8. ........Read more

India pacer Mohammed Shami's Kolkata residence attacked by angry youths

"Shami's driver was allegedly driving too fast through the narrow lanes and almost ended up colliding with a local youth's motorcycle parked meters away from the paceman's residence. This led to a heated argument between the youth and Shami's driver. The gang hurled abuses and also manhandled the gatekeeper, who tried to stop them from entering his residence. Unable to break in, the gang fled but the entire incident was caught in the CCTV camera.........Read more

Liu Xiaobo: China rejects foreign criticism over dissident's death

In the first official comment since his death, China's foreign ministry said: "The handling of Liu Xiaobo's case belongs to China's internal affairs, and foreign countries are in no position to make improper remarks," reported Xinhua state news agency on Friday. Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang added that Chinese medical authorities had made all-out efforts to treat Mr Liu, Xinhua said.........Read more

Trillion-Tonne Iceberg Breaks Off Antarctica: Report

A trillion-tonne iceberg, one of the biggest on record, has snapped off the West Antarctic ice shelf, said scientists Wednesday who have monitored the growing crack for months.........Read more

India Buys First Ever US Crude Oil, to Step up Purchases

India, the world's third-largest oil importer, will import crude oil from the United States for the first time after Indian Oil Corp bought a cargo that will be delivered in October. The purchase comes after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the U.S. in June when President Donald Trump said his country looked forward to exporting more energy products to India.........Read more

One step closer to a DNA vaccine against dengue virus

In a new study, researchers inoculated mice with a new DNA vaccine candidate (pVAX1-D1ME) in order to evaluate its efficiency. They found that the vaccine candidate was able to induce persistent humoral and cellular immune responses and provided efficient protection against lethal challenge from one of the four serotypes of dengue virus (DV1). They also evaluated the immunoprotective potential of a combined (bivalent) DNA vaccine, which was found to generate a balanced immunogenic response to two serotypes of dengue virus (DV1 & DV2). These results are encouraging for the future development of a tetravalent vaccine that could provide efficient protection against all four serotypes of the virus.........Read more

Here's the list of Medical, Dental college in Tamil Nadu under all India quota for NEET 2017

15% of total medical and dental seats across the country fall under All India Quota seats. The registration for the All India Counselling will begin from July 3. Here are a list of options for students wishing to study in colleges in Tamil Nadu. There are 23 medical and 2 dental colleges that take part in the All India Counselling.........Read more

Study finds babies younger than six months old able to acquire phonological knowledge

A trio of researchers with the Max Planck Institute of Psycholinguistics has found that babies are able to acquire phonological knowledge in the first months after birth. In their paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Jiyoun Choi, Mirjam Broersma and Anne Cutler describe their study involving testing adult Koreans who had been adopted as babies into the Netherlands and what they found as a result.........Read more

Limited-edition MV Agusta RVS #1 unveiled

The road legal variant has a similar MVs 798cc engine which can churn out a maximum power of 140 bhp and maximum torque of 87 Nm. The track variant gets a Titanium SC project exhaust which is designed for track use only. This variant engine derives a maximum power of 150 bhp. However, the performance level remains the same for both the variants.........Read more

Bharat Electronics revenue likely to hit Rs 10,000 cr mark: CMD MV Gowtama

Asked whether the company would achieve Rs 10,000 crore mark this year, he said, “our aim is to cross, we will try to cross.” The company has reported a turnover of Rs 8,825 crore in the 2016-17 fiscal, compared to Rs 7,541 crore in 2015-16. Speaking at the annual press conference here, Gowtama said his confidence about touching Rs 10,000 crore mark comes from the company’s order book.........Read more

WannaCry ransomware: India Inc fears fire over cyber crime; just 200 insurance policies sold in 5 years

Curiously enough for the internet age, Indian firms fear fire more than they do cyber crime! In the past five years fewer than 200 policies for protection against cyber breaches have been bought and the premium paid has not hit even Rs 100 crore. Of this a good chunk, or 25%, of the premium is estimated to have been paid last year. On the other hand, the premium paid for fire insurance in just 2016-17 alone was close to Rs 10,000 crore.........Read more

Kawasaki India mulling local assembly of engines

The Japanese bike manufacturer is currently evaluating the possibility and feasibility of locally assembling its 300cc and 650cc engines. While the former powers the Ninja 300, the 650cc unit is found in the Ninja 650, Versys 650 and the Z650. These models form the majority of Kawasaki's sales in India.........Read more

Why it’s so hard to figure out if acupuncture actually works

That's the verdict of a paper published earlier this week in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. While there’s still no medical consensus on acupuncture, and most reputable medical organizations do not support its use for arthritic knee pain, the authors' critique lends interesting insight into the process by which medical procedures are accepted—and which are excluded.........Read more

Your flight boarding pass will not be torn anymore

Passengers’ boarding passes will no more be required to be torn before boarding a flight, with aviation security watchdog BCAS scrapping the decades-old mandatory requirement for the airlines. The Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) has told carriers that they would not be required anymore to keep the stub — the portion of the boarding pass retained by carriers.........Read more

'Beijing preparing to meddle in Kashmir to protect its massive investments'

With relations between India and Pakistan hitting an “all-time low”, the Chinese state-run media on Tuesday said that the country was ready to interfere in the Kashmir issue to protect its massive investment in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). ........Read more

This startup brings you all your last-minute essentials via your milkman

Morning Cart is a doorstep delivery service that meets more than just regular morning needs of customers. What’s unique about them is that Morning Cart connects consumers and suppliers of milk, newspapers through a mobile application.........Read more

Here’s why Facebook’s $1 billion Instagram acquisition was such a great deal

Hoefflinger believes the Instagram acquisition is the reason Facebook ultimately landed WhatsApp, although for a much steeper price tag, and was able to acquire Oculus. He also thinks it helped Zuckerberg recruit big-name executives to lead units outside of Facebook’s core business, such as former PayPal president David Marcus, who now runs Messenger, or Yann Lecun, a well-known figure in the world of artificial intelligence who’s helping build out Facebook’s AI research division.........Read more

64th National Awards live: Akshay wins Best Actor, Surabhi bags Best Actress

The 64th National Awards jury is headed by Priyadarshan. Over 300 films vied for the top spot this year. The process to choose the best from Indian cinema began on March 16 and the winners are announced.........Read more

Grievance redressal portal for oil & gas complaints

The portal E-SEVA is an integrated grievances redressal platform across social media for addressing all oil & gas-related service issues. It will be a single point interface for all customers to reach out to the government for addressing their feedback or grievances, said the Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Mr Dharmendra Pradhan.........Read more

Jat agitation: Haryana govt accepts all demands, Jat leader Yashpal Malik says protest will continue in Delhi on Monday

“On issues where we have not come to common terms, that will be dealt tomorrow in Panipat, Haryana. The agitation will be continued in Delhi and Kutch and there are no changes in the schedule. The Haryana government is trying to end the protest by giving false information,” Yashpal Malik told.........Read more

India the rising ad star of the world

Despite varying rates of advertising expenditure growth projected by GroupM and Pitch Madison for 2017, India continues to be among the world’s fastest growing ad markets, according to both forecasts. India remains among the top 10 advertising markets, says GroupM. And, according to the Pitch Madison Advertising Report, India has doubled adex in five years. Viveat Susan Pinto compiles a break-up of how India stacks up vis-à-vis other key advertising markets in the world.........Read more

O Panneerselvam appointed a Commission to probe into Jayalalithaa death mystery

Caretaker Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Wednesday said a Commission of Inquiry headed by a Supreme Court judge will be appointed to probe into the death of his predecessor and AIADMK General Secretary J. Jayalalithaa.........Read more

Telangana Cabinet okays 12 per cent Muslim quota

The Cabinet, which met for over three hours at the Secretariat, is learnt to have discussed in detail the measures to be taken to bring a Tamil Nadu-type Act to implement quotas over and above the Supreme Court prescribed reservation limit of 50 per cent. With this, the decks have been cleared for tabling the Muslim Reservation Bill in the ensuing Budget session of the Legislature this month.........Read more

Arun Jaitley hikes India’s defence budget to Rs 2, 74,000 crore

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today increased the defence expenditure of the country to Rs 2,74,114 crore excluding pensions for Financial Year 2017-18. Last year, Jaitley had increased the defence budget by 9.76% to Rs 2.58 lakh crore for Financial Year 2016-17 compared to the revised estimates of Rs 2.33 lakh crore for FY 2015-16 even as military pension zoomed to Rs 82,000 crore mainly due to the One Rank One Pension scheme. ........Read more

The Evolution Of Nintendo Consoles

Nintendo started as a humble playing-card company in the late 1800s, but ended up saving the video game industry from a financial crash in the early 1980s. Since then, Nintendo has had an illustrious history and has gone on to become arguably the most important console manufacturer of all time.........Read more

Apple team to meet inter-ministerial group on January 25

A team of the US-based iPhone maker Apple will meet a group of senior officials from ministries, including IT and finance, on January 25 to discuss its demands for setting up a manufacturing unit in the country. Officials from departments of commerce, industrial policy and promotion (DIPP), revenue, environment and forest, electronics and information technology (DeITY) will take part in the deliberations. ........Read more

Malegaon blast: Ex-cop claims ‘missing’ accused were killed by ATS 8 yrs ago

Suspended Police Inspector Mehboob Mujawar claimed Ramchandra Kalsangre and Sandeep Dange, who are currently shown as wanted, were killed by ATS officials and said he had filed an application and submitted evidence before the chief judicial magistrate’s court in Solapur on August 19, 2016. The matter came to light on Thursday after Mujawar gave an interview to the TV channel Times Now.........Read more

Dubai opens largest multi-theme based parks in Middle East

Hollywood fans can now fly to Dubai to experience all-time blockbusters with the grand opening of theme park 'Motiongate' which makes the country a home to Middle East's largest multi-themed leisure and entertainment destination.........Read more

The world is facing the first mass extinction since the dinosaurs

The world is hurtling towards the first mass extinction of animal life since the dinosaurs were wiped out 65 million years ago, according to the most comprehensive survey of wildlife ever carried out. By 2020, the populations of mammals, birds, fish, reptiles and other vertebrate species are on course to have fallen by more than two-thirds over a period of just 50 years, the Living Planet report found.........Read more

Govinda, Shilpa Shetty in legal soup for ‘defaming Bihar’

Bollywood actors Shilpa Shetty and Govinda have been accused of defamimg Bihar and Uttar Pradesh for the lyrics of the song “Ek Chumma Tu Mujhko Udhaar De De‘ from their 1996 film ‘Chote Sarkar‘, as the lyrics of the song goes like “Ek chumma tu mujhko udhar de de, badle mein UP Bihar lele”. Read........Read more

India Wins Four Medals On Day 1 Of The World Powerlifting Championship

It was a dream start for India at the ongoing World Powerlifting Championship, as it won not one but four medals on the opening day of the competition. While India’s Mukesh Singh Gehlot and Gaurav Sharma won India its first two Gold in their respective categories, Vaibhav Rana and Kanwardeep Singh won India two silver medals. ........Read more

PM Modi Holds Meeting Over Cauvery Water Sharing Dispute

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held a meeting to discuss the Cauvery river water sharing issue over which Karnataka and Tamil Nadu have been at loggerheads.........Read more

This Photo From The Indo-US Joint Military Exercise Yudh Abhyas Tells A Lot About Our Soldiers

The Indo-US joint military exercise called Yudh Abhyas concluded on September 27 in the hills of Uttarakhand very close to the China border. This was the 12th edition of the exercise and it commenced on September 12. Among many photos from the exercise showing Indian and US soldiers practicing counter-terror operations side-by-side, this photograph caught the attention of the social media audiences.........Read more

World's first baby born from 3-parent technique: report

The world's first baby has been born using a controversial new technique by US scientists to include DNA from three parents in the embryo, said a report Tuesday.........Read more

RBI approach to bad loans likely to change

After over two years of pushing bankers to aggressively tackle NPAs and chase defaulters, RBI under Urjit Patel may opt for a conciliatory path........Read more

Trump lauds Hindu community's 'fantastic' contributions to US

"The Hindu community has made fantastic contributions to world civilisation and to American culture and we look forward to celebrating our shared values of free enterprise, hard work, family values, and a strong American foreign policy," Trump said in a statement.........Read more

Amazon Internet Services eyes govt contracts in cloud services

Amazon Internet Services is targeting the public cloud services market in India, which is projected to grow 30.4% in 2016 to total $1.26 billion, according to research firm Gartner........Read more

Delhi govt panel 'rules out' chikungunya as primary cause of deaths

The committee set up by the Delhi government to review cases of death attributed to dengue and chikungunya complications has "ruled out" chikungunya as the primary cause of fatality and said it was "co-morbid conditions" in its patients which led to their deaths. Hospitals in the city have reported at least 15 deaths this season due to complications triggered by chikungunya which has also affected over 1,700 people in Delhi.........Read more

Over 4000 People in Karachi Visit Doctors After Overeating on Eid

The Health Department said that people went to doctors complaining of diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration.........Read more

Government set to oppose triple talaq in response to Supreme Court notice

The Centre is likely to bat against the practice of triple talaq and in favour of women's rights in response to the Supreme Court notice on the issue. The government is also likely to argue that many Islamic nations, including Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, and Iraq, have either banned or restricted these practices.........Read more

India Snubs UN Rights Chief On Kashmir Violence, Says No Comparison With PoK

India has rejected a statement by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein after he called on India to allow an international mission to visit Kashmir. Speaking at the UN, the commissioner said, "We had received reports, and continue to do so, claiming Indian authorities had used force excessively against the civilian population under its administration. I believe an independent, impartial and international mission is now needed........Read more

AP House becomes battleground; YSRC MLAs uproot mikes, damage cameras

YSRC legislators climbed the Secretary's table in front of the Speaker's podium and threw papers at the Speaker.........Read more

Office of Profit row: Election Commission to examine Delhi HC verdict in Parliamentary Secretaries case

Office of Profit row: Election Commission to examine Delhi HC verdict in Parliamentary Secretaries case - In a fresh jolt to the Arvind Kejriwal government, Delhi High Court today set aside its order appointing 21 AAP MLAs as parliamentary secretaries on the ground that it was issued without the concurrence of the Lieutenant Governor (LG).........Read more

Sania, Barbora March Into Quarters, Bopanna Knocked Out of US Open

India’s Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Gabriela Dabrowski went down fighting in the quarter-finals of the mixed doubles event at the US Open, while Sania Mirza continued her march in the women’s doubles draw.........Read more

NASA's Juno sends back first captivating picture of Jupiter's North Pole

NASA's Juno sends back first captivating picture of Jupiter's North Pole - The image shows snow storms unlike anything scientists say they've seen before.........Read more

Its official: Malaysia PM outed as key scandal figure

A Malaysian cabinet minister has admitted that Prime Minister Najib Razak was the mysterious unnamed official who the US Justice Department said took part in rampant looting of state funds.........Read more

Researchers warn of the dangers of 'Brainjacking'

Vulnerability of brain implants to cyber-security attacks could make "brainjacking", which has been discussed in science fiction for decades, a reality.........Read more

Deepika, Ranveer likely to team up again for 'Padmavati'

Actors Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone are likely to team up again for........Read more

Chinese investors buy ad tech startup Media.net for $900 mln

Advertising technology startup Media.net, founded by tech entrepreneur Divyank Turakhia, said on Monday it had been acquired for about $900 million by a group of Chinese investors.........Read more

Urjit Patel appointed new RBI Governor

Eminent economist, consultant and banker Urjit Patel was on Sunday appointed new Governor of the Reserve Bank of India.........Read more

Melbourne named 'most liveable city'

Australia's Melbourne city has been named the world's most liveable city for the sixth consecutive year. The Global Liveability Ranking was released by The Economist on Thursday.........Read more

Meet world's 8 most expensive smartphones

Who says smartphones are only about specs? Look at some of the world's most expensive smartphones,........Read more

UK radical preacher Anjem Choudary convicted of Islamic State support - Firstpost

One of Britain's best-known radical Muslim preachers, Anjem Choudary, has been convicted of encouraging support for the Islamic State group........Read more

Rio Olympics: Sania-Bopanna pair in quarterfinals of mixed doubles

Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna entered the quarterfinals of the mixed doubles event of the tennis competition at the Rio Olympics with a straight-set win over Australian pair of Samantha Stosur and John Peers.........Read more

Shah Rukh Khan detained at Los Angeles airport

The actor took to social micro-blogging site Twitter to share the news with his followers. "I fully understand & respect security with the way the world is, but to be detained at US immigration every damn time really really sucks," he tweeted.........Read more

Obama ‘founder’ of Islamic State, Hillary co-founder: Trump

Donald Trump has accused President Barack Obama on Wednesday of establishing the Islamic State group that is wreaking havoc from the Middle East to European cities. A moment later on another topic, he referred to the president by his full legal name: Barack Hussein Obama.........Read more

TCS ranked among 100 most valuable brands in US

Tata Consultancy Services, a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions firm, today announced its ranking as the 58th most valuable US brand in an annual survey by a top brand valuation company.........Read more

How BSF patrols the roads less travelled

Watch How BSF patrols the roads less travelled video online at Times of India. View free How BSF patrols the roads less travelled video clips online, most viewed How BSF patrols the roads less travelled videos at Times of India Videos.........Read more

Why Rupani is BJP’s chosen one: Equations behind the Gujarat gambit

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP’s) decision to choose Vijay Rupani, a non-Patidar leader, to replace Anandiben Patel as the Gujarat chief minister took many by surprise on Friday.........Read more

And the Games begin: Rio kicks off Olympics with spectacular ceremony

The world’s spotlight shines on the Maracana Stadium in Rio De Janeiro as it hosts the Rio 2016 Olympics opening ceremony on Saturday.........Read more

Watch: Sexist Campus Rules in Delhi Colleges

Students in Delhi colleges complains of sexism on campus an expressed their displeasure over discriminatory rules on campus. Similar protests were also witnessed at Jamia Milia Islamia. However, Mukesh Ranjan, media coordinator of the Jamia rubbished the allegation. Watch full video for \'Sexist Campus Rules\' in Delhi colleges.........Read more

Would Azam Khan speak like this about his kin, asks Bulandshahr gang-rape survivor's dad

Would politician Azam Khan say things like gang-rape is a 'political conspiracy" if it happened to his kin, asked the father of the teenager who was gang-raped Friday night.........Read more

China must prepare for 'people's war at sea': Defence minister

China's defence minister has urged preparations for a "people's war at sea" to counter offshore security threats and safeguard sovereignty, state media reported. Chang Wanquan's comments came several weeks after an international tribunal dismissed the country's claim to most of the South China Sea.........Read more

Always Knew Narsingh Yadav was Being Victimised: Maharashtra CM

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday expressed happiness over Narsingh Yadav getting a clean chit in the doping scandal, saying he always knew the wrestler was being victimised.........Read more

Hunger in a Time of Plenty: The Curious Case of Indian Food-Security

According to the Global Hunger Index 2014, India ranks 55 out of the world’s 120 hungriest countries even behind some of its smaller South Asian counterparts like Nepal (rank 44) and Sri Lanka (39).........Read more

The Dark Side of Colour

“Oof, so hot!” grumbles Shibur Ma as she squats to wipe the floor. “Good day for Holi. What will you wear, Ria Didi? Not that one, no, are you mad? Washed it only yesterday! How about this old red dress? Ah, it’s missing a hook, I’ll fix it now. Know........Read more

Murali mounts blistering attack on Sri Lanka Cricket

Sri Lanka’s record-breaking spinner Muttiah Muralitharan launched a blistering attack on Monday on Sri Lanka Cricket after it complained about his behaviour in his new role as a mentor to Australia.........Read more

At least 19 killed, about 20 injured in knife attack near Tokyo

At least 19 people were killed and about 20 wounded in a knife attack Tuesday at a facility for the handicapped in a city just outside Tokyo in the worst mass killing in generations in Japan.........Read more

Govt releases Rs 23,000 cr to recapitalise 13 PSU banks

SBI gets the biggest chunk of Rs 7,575 cr followed by Rs 3,101 crore for Indian Overseas Bank........Read more

Curious case of Jignesh Shah: Who gave the orders to ED to arrest him?

Senior advocate Satish Manshinde said he was surprised at Shah’s arrest for money laundering because the case has been going on for more than two years.........Read more

Kushal Paul, 17, wins Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2016

After an exciting season of battle between the countrys most talented singers, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa has ended with a nail-biting finish in Goa.........Read more

Shankar Dayal Sharma was Sonia’s PM choice: Congress leader Margaret Alva

Former Rajasthan governor Margaret Alva has disclosed that late Shankar Dayal Sharma, who later went on to become the President of India, was Sonia Gandhi’s first choice as Prime Minister in 1991 but he refused on age and health grounds.........Read more

Turkey troops say they seize power; crowds answer President Erdogan call to defy them

Turkey troops say they seize power; crowds answer President Erdogan call to defy them - "We have a prime minister, we have a chief of command, we're not going to leave this country to degenerates," a man shouted.........Read more

The Discrimination Transgender People Face In The Indian Workspace

Employers imagine a (stereotypical) hijra for a trans person and assume that all of them are uneducated, thus unfit for the job, which is not the case.........Read more

Army hunts for lethal assault rifle, junks DRDO's Excalibur

Army has launched a fresh hunt for a new-generation assault rifle all over again. Rejecting the 5.56x45mm calibre Excalibur rifle offered by the DRDO-Ordnance Factory Board combine, the force has now decided to go in for a 7.62x51mm gun with "higher........Read more

Key study links air pollution to over six million deaths

A sobering report released on Monday by the International Energy Agency says air pollution has become a major public health crisis leading to around 6.5 million deaths each year, with “many of its ro........Read more

India's Sprinter Dutee Chand Qualifies for Rio in 100 Metres

India's premier woman sprinter Dutee Chand on Saturday scripted history after qualifying in the 100 metres category for the forthcoming Rio Olympics.........Read more

Mahanagar Gas' Rs 1,040 cr IPO starts Tuesday, price band fixed at Rs 380-421/sh

The company, promoted by state-run GAIL and British Gas Asia Pacific Holdings Pte Ltd, is making an offer for sale of up to 24,694,500 equity shares of Rs 10 each.........Read more

Kabali audio launch: No SPB title song for Rajinikanth

The soundtrack of superstar Rajinikanth-starrer was unveiled in YouTube for the public on Sunday. The Santhosh Narayanan-composed album features five songs, and of them have become instant chartb........Read more

Kangana Ranaut, Rajamouli Honoured With Indian of the Year Award

'Baahubali: The Beginning' director S.S. Rajamouli and National Award winning actress Kangana on Thursday were felicitated with the CNN-News18 'Indian of the Year' 2015 award by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for their contribution to the field of cinema.........Read more

Bhargavi Zaveri & Radhika Pandey: Why India needs a new FDI regime

A new law that would govern all aspects of foreign direct investment and end the licence raj prevalent in the FDI regulatory system will improve the country's investment climate........Read more

Pulgaon Fire Under Control, Narendra Modi Condoles Loss of Life

A fire broke out at Central Ammunition Depot in Pulgaon, 110 km away from Nagpur.........Read more

The Angry Birds Movie Movie Review, Trailer, & Show timings at Times of India

Critics Rating: 3 stars, click to give your rating/review,The birds are cute, but an unambitious storytelling sans twists and turns, makes this bird-watching ..., The Angry Birds Movie movie review, trailers, cast and story, The Angry Birds Movie wallpapers, photos and video clips on Times of India.........Read more

Syndicate Bank to raise up to Rs 4,300 crore via Basel-III bonds | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

Syndicate Bank to raise up to Rs 4,300 crore via Basel-III bonds - Syndicate Bank shares were trading 1.02% lower at Rs 67.75 on the BSE in the morning session.........Read more

Dhawan, Nehra direct Mumbai mauling

Sunrisers Hyderabad rode on Shikhar Dhawan's 82 and Ashish Nehra's new-ball burst to thrash Mumbai Indians by 85 runs in Visakhapatnam........Read more

Sanjay Kaul elevated to the new Apple India head says report – Tech2

Apple has named company executive Sanjay Kaul, according to at least two people familiar with the matter........Read more

'Captain America: Civil War' review: 'The Avengers' sequel we deserved - Firstpost

Captain America movie, Civil War is a sassy demonstration of Marvel being at the very top of their game.........Read more