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Rs 281-cr cash collection racket in MP linked to political party: I-T dept

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) said that searches by the income tax (I-T) department have detected “widespread and well-organized racket” of a collection of unaccounted cash of about Rs 281 crore through persons involved in business, politics and public services in Madhya Pradesh.........Read more

Delhi Metro is second most unaffordable transport network in the world, say experts

The experts said the Delhi Metro was the second most unaffordable transport network in the world after Hanoi in Vietnam.........Read more

Aston Martin Valkyrie Hypercar Nears Production; Interior and Exterior Details Showcased

Aston Martin has revealed a near production version Valkyrie hypercar. First unveiled in July 2016 Aston Martin and Red Bull Advanced Technologies have been working intensively to further develop the Valkyrie's aerodynamics, body styling and cockpit packaging.........Read more

Chronic liver inflammation linked to Western diet

A new study in The American Journal of Pathology reports that mice fed a Western diet, which is high in fat and sugar, resulted in hepatic inflammation, especially in males. Moreover, liver inflammation was most pronounced in Western diet-fed male mice that also lacked farnesoid x receptor (FXR), a bile acid receptor.........Read more

Rajasthan ATS nabs man for suspected ISIS links from Chennai

The Rajasthan Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) on Tuesday arrested a person from Chennai over alleged ISIS links. The ATS team arrested the suspect for allegedly transferring funds to ISIS module. The suspect, identified as Haroon, has been taken to Jaipur for further inquiry.........Read more

At least 24 injured in Bangkok hospital explosion

At least 24 persons were injured in an explosion in Phramongkutklao Hospital in Bangkok on Monday, police said. The blast took place in a reception room.........Read more

ABVP Says Safety Not Guaranteed, Delhi College Postpones Drama Event

After Ramjas College witnessed large-scale violence over a seminar, SGTB Khalsa College has decided to postpone a street-play competition till peace and normalcy returned to North Campus of Delhi University.........Read more

After faking Rs 2000 notes, now smugglers look to replicate the new Rs 500 notes

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) and Border Security Force (BSF) too have claimed that samples of fake Rs 500 notes have come from across the border for approval. The officials said investigation has revealed that though several security features of the notes have been copied, the print quality remains poor, but added that it would be difficult to detect the fake notes with naked eyes. “The arrested note smugglers revealed during interrogation that the new consignment of fake notes is coming from Pakistan.........Read more

High Alert Sounded in Pathankot; Search Operation Underway

High alert was on sounded in Pathankot on Tuesday following inputs about suspicious movement of some people and a massive search operation has been launched on Pathankot-Dalhousie road.........Read more

China to Launch New Generation of Quick-response Rockets in 2017

China’s latest generation of homegrown quick response rockets is scheduled to enter commercial use next year, a scientist with a state-owned aerospace firm disclosed on Sunday.........Read more

‘Horse can’t speak, I will’: Vadra takes on BJP MLA over Shaktiman’s death

Vadra said that when he gave a piece of his mind to Joshi over the death of the animal, he was verbally abused by the BJP MLA.........Read more

Audi India: Q2 mini SUV coming soon

Audi expects as much as 30-40% of its India sales to come from petrol variants next year as the German luxury maker begins to offer a petrol version across all its models. The company also has a plan to introduce a mini SUV in the Q2 that can hit the market in the latter half of this year.........Read more

Wrestling body demands CBI probe into Narsingh Yadav dope test controversy

Wrestling Federation of India president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh on Sunday demanded a CBI probe into the “alleged conspiracy” against Narsingh Yadav, which led to a four-year ban on the grappler by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.........Read more

Renault Kwid SCe With 1.0-litre Engine to Launch on August 22, Here's All You Need to Know

Renault's Kwid is already a popular car and a new powerful variant could be just what they need.........Read more

Happy Bhag Jayegi review: Abhay Deol returns to form

The idea seems far-fetched initially, but the build-up to the climax washes all our doubts away.........Read more

Parliament calls for restoration of normalcy in Valley

As Parliament adopted a resolution on Wednesday on the “early restoration of normalcy and harmony” in violence-ridden Kashmir, the NDA government convened an all-party meeting on Friday to find ways to resolve the crisis in the Valley.........Read more

Cyberabad IT Park’s guards can’t hold off terrorists for even 3 mins: Expert

Unarmed guards man the sprawling Hyderabad cybercity, which houses 190 software companies. “They can’t hold off the terrorists even for 3 minutes,” warns expert.........Read more

10 new VC investors who are upbeat on Indian start-ups

The promise of an online retail market that Morgan Stanley sees at $120 billion has attracted a new set of brave souls willing to bet their millions........Read more

Malaysia Airlines settles damages with families of MH17 crash victims

Malaysia Airlines has settled damages with the relatives of most victims of the MH17 crash, the lawyer representing the victims said.........Read more

Ajit Isaac, the man behind Quess Corp's blockbuster listing

From being an HR man to promoter of businesses ranging from managing payrolls to erecting telecom towers to running an IT co, Isaac's range has been vast.........Read more

Merge railway budget with general budget: Prabhu writes to Jaitley

Railways minister Suresh Prabhu in a letter to finance minister Arun Jaitley recommended that the 92-year-old practice of presenting a separate budget for the Railways be discontinued and merged with the general budget.........Read more

Yoga not a religious activity: PM Modi in Chandigarh

Addressing nearly 30,000 people in Chandigarh on International Yoga Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Yoga is not a religious activity. Speaking to all the yoga enthusiasts, he said religions usually taught what human beings will get when........Read more

India likely to enter missile technology control regime during PM Modi's visit to US

India is likely to enter the missile technology control regime this week, a move that will boost the country's efforts to purchase Predator drones from the US and export its high-tech missiles to friendly nations.........Read more

WhatsApp Launches Standalone Apps For Windows And Mac

WhatsApp has launched their most-awaited extension in the form of Mac and Windows apps. The native apps were in the talks from some time. However, the biggest disappointment is that both the mac and t........Read more

MP Pitches For Salary Hike, Says Money Not Enough To Even Serve Tea To Visitors

A Shiv Sena member in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday made a strong pitch for hike in the salaries of lawmakers, contending that the current salary of Rs 50,000 is not enough to even offer tea to visitors........Read more