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Congress releases fifth list for LS polls

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 1:45:04 AM IST
The Congress on Monday night released its fifth list of party candidates for the Lok Sabha elections.... read..
 

WhatsApp, NASSCOM to impart digital literacy

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 1:45:04 PM IST
In a bid to curb fake news during the general elections, WhatsApp and NASSCOM Foundation on Monday came together to impart digital literacy training.... read..
 

Jet passengers stranded at Abu Dhabi as airtline cancels flights

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
Passengers have been stranded at Abu Dhabi airport, finding it tough to return over the sudden cancellation of flights by Jet Airways.... read..
 

India to provide humanitarian assistance to Mozambique

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
India will be providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) to Mozambique that was hit by a severe cyclone, causing loss of lide and property, the External Affairs Ministry said on Monday.... read..
 

Congress restores poll coordination panel in Haryana

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
The Congress on Monday reinstated its election coordination committee for Haryana, days after it was withdrawn shortly after being made public.... read..
 

L&T buys Siddhartha's 20.4% stake in Mindtree (Lead)

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST
Diversified conglomerate Larsen & Toubro (L&T) on Monday took its first step to acquire Mindtree by buying V.G. Siddhartha's 20.4 per cent stake in the the mid-tier IT services company for approximately Rs 3,300 crore.... read..
 

UK court issues warrant against Nirav Modi (2nd lead)

London/New Delhi |Monday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST
A UK court has issued an arrest warrant against fugitive Indian diamantaire Nirav Modi, wanted in the Rs 13,500 crore PNB fraud case, confirmed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday.... read..
 

NCERT books piracy syndicate busted, one held

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
With the arrest of a printing press owner, the Delhi Police claim to have busted a syndicate involved in pirating (printing and circulating) books of the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), said a police officer here on Monday.... read..
 

Honor's '10 Lite' launched in new storage variant

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Huawei's sub-brand Honor on Monday launched a 3GB RAM+32GB internal storage variant of its recently launched "10 Lite" smartphone for Rs 11,999 in India.... read..
 

BCCI agrees to work with NADA for 6 months

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 11:45:06 AM IST
The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) met ICC chairman Shashank Manohar in Mumbai on Monday and decided that the Indian board will work with the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA)... read..
 

Union Cabinet condoles Parrikar's death

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 12:45:04 PM IST
The Union Cabinet on Monday condoled the death of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar who passed away at his private residence in Panaji on Sunday evening after a prolonged battle with advanced pancreatic cancer. He was 63.... read..
 

IPL: Dhawan wants Indian batsmen to fire for Delhi

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST
India opener Shikhar Dhawan, who has joined the rest of the Delhi Capitals squad after the ODI series against Australia, on Monday said he was looking to help younger players get used to the pressure of playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL).... read..
 

Opposition unity in polls a 'delusion': Chirag Paswan

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
Taking a dig at opposition unity for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Lok Janshakti Party leader Chirag Paswan on Monday said many opposition parties were not ready to go with the Congress and the 'Mahagathbandhan' (Grand Alliance) was a "delusion".... read..
 

Over 1 billion feature phones to be sold in 3 years

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST
Over a billion feature phones would be sold over the next three years as the segment is forecast to generate around $16 billion cumulatively in wholesale hardware revenues globally, a new report by Counterpoint Research said.... read..
 

Priyanka's boat journey politically symbolic, not tweets

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi's journey on the Ganga on a boat is marked by religious and political symbolism to counter the BJP's Hindutva thrust ahead of Lok Sabha elections but her tweets so far have been apolitical.... read..
 

New Fujifilm mirrorless digital camera now in India

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 2:15:04 PM IST
Fujifilm India on Monday introduced a new mirrorless camera which is equipped with Next-Gen image sensor and processing engine, aiming to achieve 30 per cent share in the Indian mirrorless market in the next three-four years.... read..
 

Motherhood is a life changing experience: Soha

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 3:15:04 PM IST
Actress Soha Ali Khan says embracing motherhood has helped her evolve and has been a life changing experience.... read..
 

East Bengal being run by 3 factions reveals CEO Sen

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 3:15:04 PM IST
The rift in East Bengal is getting wider by the day. Things took an ugly turn on Monday when Quess East Bengal CEO Sanjit Sen said that one needs to understand that there are three factions in the club - investing company Quess, Quess East Bengal, the fac... read..
 

TECNO launches its 1st Android 9 phone in India

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 3:45:04 PM IST
Hong Kong-based TRANSSION Holdings' subsidiary TECNO Mobile on Monday launched its first Android 9 Pie enabled "CAMON iSKY3" smartphone in India for Rs 8,599.... read..
 

Facebook recorded largest outage ever: Downdetector

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 3:45:04 PM IST
The recent service outage of Facebook, for 12 hours, was the largest such incident for the social media platform, Downdetector, a subsidiary of Ookla -- a global mobile and broadband network intelligence company, said on Monday.... read..
 

Vivo V15 Pro fastest selling in company's history

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
The newly-launched Vivo V15 Pro has become the fastest selling smartphone in the V-series in its first week of sale on both offline and online channels, the company said on Monday.... read..
 

Shooting livestreams a new rage on social media

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
The Facebook livestreaming of New Zealand mosque shooting has brought to the fore a critical issue for the law enforcement agencies to deal with, as tech giants struggle to find a solution to pro-actively stop such incidents.... read..
 

Dell, Alienware bring new PC gaming devices to India

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Refreshing its PC gaming portfolio in India, Dell and its subsidiary Alienware on Monday launched Alienware Area-51m, Alienware m15 and Dell G7 devices for the gamers in the country.... read..
 

IPL: 5 mystery spinners to watch out for in 2019

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
The Indian Premier League (IPL) has been the perfect platform for youngsters to showcase their skills and impress the global audience. In the last 11 years, the IPL has seen some quality players make a mark.... read..
 

Put renewable energy in poll manifestos: Indian firms

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST
A total of 160 private companies and NGOs on Monday made an appeal to all political parties to include decentralised renewable energy solutions in their manifestos for the general elections.... read..
 

Wistron not to make high-end iPhones in India

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 8:15:04 PM IST
All eyes are on Apple how the tech giant is planning to turn around its India story and a lot depends on how it will strategise local assembly and manufacturing of iPhones in a country where over 450 million people now use smartphones.... read..
 

LJP defers announcement of candidates for Bihar

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 6:15:04 PM IST
The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) on Monday finalised the names of candidates for the six constituencies it will contest in Bihar. It will announce them by Wednesday.... read..
 

Notification for 91 LS seats in first phase issued

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
The Election Commission, here on Monday, issued notification for the first phase of the seven-phased Lok Sabha elections, kicking off the process of filing of nominations for 91 constituencies across 20 states and Union Territories.... read..
 

Conditional ban on Pakistan will not work: Gambhir

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
Sharing his views on the demand to boycott Pakistan in the upcoming 2019 World Cup in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack, former India opener Gautam Gambhir on Monday said a conditional ban on the neighbouring country will not work.... read..
 

NCLAT blow to Ruias, Essar Steel to go to ArcelorMittal

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
In a big blow to the promoters of debt-ridden Essar Steel, the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) on Monday approved a Rs 42,000 crore takeover bid for the insolvent firm by the world's largest steel maker ArcelorMittal.... read..
 

East Bengal has three entities: CEO Sen (Lead)

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
The rift in East Bengal is getting wider by the day. Things took an ugly turn on Monday when Quess East Bengal CEO Sanjit Sen said that one needs to understand that there are three factions in the club - investing company Quess, Quess East Bengal, the fac... read..
 

New MNP price regime in April: Trai chairman

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) will come out with a new price regime for mobile number portability (MNP) in April, TRAI Chairman R.S. Sharma said on Monday.... read..
 

Telecom Secy meets TRAI Chairman over industry issues

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 8:15:04 PM IST
Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan on Monday met TRAI Chairman R.S. Sharma and is believed to have discussed the industry's health issues which have caused concern among operators as the government gears up for the spectrum auction.... read..
 

Rammed by car, run over by truck - 3 killed in Delhi

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
Three persons were killed while two others were injured early on Monday after a speeding truck hit them, a few minutes after they met with another accident when a car rammed their auto-rickshaw, a police officer said.... read..
 

Congress not serious about Delhi: AAP leader

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 8:15:04 PM IST
Insisting that it was too late for an alliance in Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday said it had waited long "enough" for the Congress and now there was no question of taking back its candidates for the Lok Sabha elections.... read..
 

UK court issues arrest warrant against Nirav Modi (Lead)

London/New Delhi |Monday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
A court in London has issued an arrest warrant against fugitive Indian diamantaire Nirav Modi, accused in the Rs 12,700 crore bank, confirmed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday.... read..
 

142 percent jump in assets of 153 MPs - 2009 to 2014

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 8:15:04 PM IST
The average assets of 153 MPs who were re-elected in 2014 grew by 142 percent, averaging Rs 13.32 crore per MP, with Shatrughan Sinha, Pinaki Mishra and Supriya Sule sharing the top honours.... read..
 

Concerns over data credibility baseless: CAs

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Chartered accountants (CAs) across the country on Monday termed the concerns of economists and statisticians over India's data integrity and transparency baseless and debunked the allegation that the government was fudging official data.... read..
 

High-end fashion trumps jewellery spending in 2018

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Affluent Indians' spending on high-end fashion and electronics has grown, and even surpassed jewellery spends, finds a report.... read..
 

Have to discover many more images: Akshay Kumar

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
From being an action hero to comedy king and now as Bollyood's poster boy of patriotism, actor Akshay Kumar says he has still many more areas to explore.... read..
 

How exit pollsters fared in 2014 Lok Sabha elections

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
The hits and misses of exit poll results over the past few years tell us that it's better to take these surveys with a pinch of salt. For more often than not, the predictions of even the most meticulous of pollsters are likely to wobble when confronted wi... read..
 

Modi continues to rule popularity charts despite slight dip: IANS-CVOTER tracker poll

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 3:15:04 AM IST
Even a fortnight after the air strike by Indian Air Force fighter jets on terror camps in Pakistan's Balakot, Prime Minister Narendra Modi continues to dominate the popularity charts despite a dip in his rating from the peak witnessed during the first wee... read..
 

Pakistan airspace closure hits international flights

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
The closure of Pakistan's airspace, since the Indian Air Force (IAF) strikes in Balakot on February 26, has affected international flights to and from India over the last 20 days, with Air India being a major victim.... read..
 

Prajnesh jumps to career-high ranking of 84

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
In-form tennis player Prajnesh Gunneswaran on Monday jumped to a career-high rank of 84 after his stellar show at the Indian Wells.... read..
 

Woman fashion designer foils robbery bid in Delhi

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 9:15:04 PM IST
A woman fashion designer was injured and nearly run over by moving vehicles after she fell off a running auto-rickshaw while fighting two bike-borne snatchers in east Delhi, the Police said on Monday.... read..
 

Indian Army accepts AGIF exposure to toxic IL&FS bonds (IANS EXCLUSIVE)

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
The Indian Army which was in denial over ex-servicemen or welfare fund having any exposure to the toxic IL&FS bonds, as reiterated by IANS, has finally accepted that India's only independent news wire was right in its analysis.... read..
 

L&T may soon finalise hostile bid for Mindtree

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
Diversified conglomerate Larsen & Toubro (L&T) may checkmate Mindtree founders by proceeding ahead with its hostile bid to acquire the mid-tier IT Services company as early as Monday evening or early next day.... read..
 

Enough evidence against Mirwaiz, others in terror funding case: NIA

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 8:15:04 PM IST
Letterheads of Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jammat-ud-Dawa, Hizbul Mujahideen and other terrorist organisations are among various "significant evidences" that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) says are enough to book top separatist leaders, including Mirwaiz Um... read..
 

Congress releases fourth list for LS polls

New Delhi |Sunday, 2019 1:15:04 AM IST
The Congress on Saturday night released its fourth list of party candidates for the Lok Sabha elections.... read..
 

Congress releases fourth list for LS polls (Lead)

New Delhi |Sunday, 2019 3:15:04 AM IST
The Congress on Saturday night released its fourth list of party candidates for the Lok Sabha elections, fielding Shashi Tharoor from Thiruvananthapuram, former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki from Arunachal West constituency and former MP Har... read..
 

Modi biopic poster launch put off on Goa CM's death (Reissuing)

New Delhi |Sunday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
The launch of second poster of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's biopic of the same name was postponed following the death of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday evening.... read..
 
 
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