Thursday, January 24, 2019

Maruti Suzuki launches new WagonR starting at Rs 4.19 lakh

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
Maruti Suzuki India on Wednesday launched the third generation WagonR with prices starting at Rs 4.19 lakh.... read..

For most, family is party: Modi's attack on Congress

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday took a jibe at the Opposition parties, saying for most of them family is party while for the BJP the party is the family.... read..

Ex-Air India CMD booked for forming illegal promotion panel

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
The CBI has registered a case against former Air India Chairman-cum-Managing Director Arvind Jadhav for constituting an "illegal" promotion panel to name candidates to be promoted to the post of General Manager (Operations) for "pecuniary advantage" durin... read..

Sonu Punjaban attacked in Delhi

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Sonu Punjaban, who has been involved in various cases of human trafficking, was on Wednesday attacked by three unidentified armed men in Delhi, police said.... read..

Virgin brows, glittery lids: Beauty trends to rule in 2019

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Glittery lids, virgin brows and bronzer are in this year, say experts.... read..

Republic Day Parade a national window to India's multifarious folk dances (IANS Special)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
India's multifarious folk dances, including those from Tamil Nadu, Arunachal Pradesh and Maharashtra, are all set to enthrall the audience on Republic Day here on Saturday, as their performers make their way from regional community spaces to a national cu... read..

Railways to recruit over 4 lakh people till 2021: Goyal

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 6:45:06 PM IST
The railways will employ over four lakh people by 2021, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal announced on Wednesday indicating that the recruitment under the 10 per cent quota for economically weaker sections would begin soon.... read..

SC rejects Unitech's Chandras' plea for bail

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 6:45:06 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected plea for bail by real estate major Unitech's Managing Director Sanjay Chandra and his brother Ajay Chandra who are in jail since August 7, 2017 allegedly for cheating the home buyers.... read..

Patient with largest in-situ tumour undergoes successful surgery at Ganga Ram

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 6:45:06 PM IST
An 18-year-old patient who was carrying a tumour weighing 12 kg underwent a successfull surgery at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH) in Delhi, making it the largest in-situ (inside body) so far, said the hospital authorities.... read..

Xi likely to visit India before general elections: Report

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
Chinese President Xi Jinping may visit India for a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi before this year's general elections and as early as February, a media report suggested on Wednesday.... read..

Women in the lead at R-Day parade

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
A display of women power in the armed forces will be a major highlight of this year's Republic Day parade with a slew of women officers in leading roles.... read..

Priyanka Gandhi: A potent campaigner who can make a difference to the Congress (Profile)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
An effective campaigner, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will be fulfilling a long-cherished wish of Congress workers and injecting a new enthusiasm in the partys preparations for the coming Lok Sabha elections by making a full-fledged entry into active politics in... read..

Court seeks Ahmad Patel;s response in Karbala dispute

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
A Delhi Court has asked Congress MP Ahmed Patel to file a response on a plea alleging that he supported the land mafia to carry out criminal activities at Karbala in south Delhi.... read..

Cabinet nod to amend Constitution to benefit N-E tribes

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved amendment to Article 280 and the sixth schedule to the Constitution to improve the financial resources and administrative powers of the autonomous district councils of Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Tripura to fulfil... read..

Cabinet clears Delhi Metro's Red Line extension connecting Dilshad Garden to Ghaziabad

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave its approval for the extension of the Red Line of the Delhi Metro from Dilshad Garden to New Bus Stand in Ghaziabad.... read..

Six Indians died in Russia ship fire: MEA

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Six Indians were killed and six others remain missing after a major fire broke out on two Tanzanian-flagged ships in the Black Sea, the External Affairs Ministry said on Wednesday.... read..

Priyanka takes political plunge, named UP General Secretary East (Roundup)

New Delhi/Amethi |Wednesday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Playing his surprise trump card, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday appointed his sister Priyanka Gandhi the party General Secretary in charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh, where the SP-BSP alliance ahead of the Lok Sabha polls had pushed the Congre... read..

K-9 Vajra, M777 howitzers to make first appearance at R-Day parade (Lead)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Newly-acquired M777 howitzers and K-9 Vajra self-propelled artillery guns would be on public display for the first time along with other weapons at the Republic Day parade that boasts of many "firsts".... read..

Priyanka's appointment as East UP in-charge comes as a 'shocker' to BJP

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Priyanka Gandhi's official entry into politics has come as a "shocker" for the BJP even as it was preparing to counter the newly formed alliance of the Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in Uttar Pradesh.... read..

Bengal has 'disastrous' approach towards women: Maneka

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 8:45:04 PM IST
Slamming the West Bengal government, Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday said the state's approach towards women is "disastrous".... read..

Chilly winds from North to make Delhi colder

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 8:45:04 PM IST
Brace yourself for biting cold days ahead as the minimum temperature in the national capital and adjoining areas is set to fall by 3-4 degrees Celsius in the coming days due to likely cold winds, the Met office said on Wednesday.... read..

Cabinet clears amendment to currency swap framework for SAARC countries

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its ex-post facto approval for amendment to the "Framework on Currency Swap Arrangement for SAARC Member Countries" to incorporate a 'standby swap' amounting to $400 million.... read..

Redesigned Uber Fleet app launched in India

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Global ride-sharing major Uber on Wednesday launched a redesigned Uber Fleet app for its fleet owners in India.... read..

Now, get duplicate BSES bill on WhatsApp

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
Delhi electricity distribution company (discom) BSES announced on Wednesday it has launched a WhatsApp service to help customers get duplicate bills, making it the first discom in the capital to provide such a service.... read..

Cabinet approves pact with Japan on food processing

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
The Union cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave its approval to an agreement with Japan which seeks improvement of the food processing sector with access to best practices and better markets.... read..

Huawei's wireless charger now available in India

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Chinese smartphone maker Huawei on Wednesday announced the availability of its wireless charger called the HUAWEI Wireless Charger on for Rs 3,999.... read..

Disappointed that collegium resolution was not put in public domain: Justice Lokur

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Expressing his disappointment over the Supreme Court Collegium's December 12 resolution of elevating Justice Pradeep Nandrajog and Justice Rajendra Menon to the Supreme Court not being put in public domain, former apex court judge Madan Lokur on Wednesday... read..

K-9 Vajra, M777 howitzers to be showstoppers at R-Day parade

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Indias military might will be on full display at the Republic Day parade, with some newly-acquired weapons and old war horses strutting down Rajpath in the company of military bands and with attack choppers and fighter jets roaring above in the sky.... read..

Assembly polls in J and K possible along with LS elections

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
The decks seem to have been cleared for holding Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir along with the Lok Sabha polls following a positive feedback received by the Centre from various agencies.... read..

Give it your best, Vadra tells Priyanka

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
Congratulating Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on her much-awaited political plunge, husband and businessman Robert Vadra on Wednesday asked her to give politics her best.... read..

'The Gandhi Murder' will not release in India: Producer

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
"The Gandhi Murder" is set to hit the screens worldwide on Mahatma Gandhi's death anniversary -- January 30, but its release in India has been cancelled as "certain elements have issued threats" to its makers, claims its producer Lakshmi R. Iyer.... read..

CAP, Funngage tie up to provide cricket scholarship

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 3:15:04 PM IST
The Cricket Academy of Pathans (CAP) has tied up with Funngage, a curated and integrated sports platform, to help players in cricket with scholarship, it was announced on Wednesday.... read..

Playing safe stops us from having great singers on our songs: Amaal Mallik

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 12:15:05 PM IST
Young composer Amaal Mallik has worked with singers such as Arijit Singh, Armaan Malik and Sona Mohapatra. He loves to collaborate with a lot of artistes, but he says "playing safe" while working on Bollywood films, stops composers to team up with "great ... read..

Congress to highlight Sheila's development model, many party leaders likely to rejoin

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 11:45:05 AM IST
Preparing for the big Lok Sabha battle just months away, the Congress will embark on a door-to-door campaign from next week highlighting the development work done by three-time Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit (1998-2013) even as it expects some leaders who ... read..

Kovind, Modi pay tributes to Netaji

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 12:45:04 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several politicians on Wednesday paid rich tributes to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 122nd birth anniversary, calling him the most beloved national hero and a "defiant patriot".... read..

Sale time! Less profits, but more clients for designers

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 12:45:04 PM IST
That "Up to 80 per cent off" hoarding always pulls in more clients for Indian designers who do not necessarily make much money out of the sale season but are satisfied they have attracted new clientele and cleared excess stock from previous collections.... read..

Priyanka named in-charge of eastern UP

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday appointed his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra as party General Secretary in charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh.... read..

PM inaugurates Netaji Subhas museum at Red Fort

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 11:45:05 AM IST
Ahead of Republic Day celebrations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday inaugurated three new museums inside the Red Fort compound commemorating the nation's freedom struggle, including one on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and his Indian National Army ... read..

Not being part of 'Manikarnika...' will always bother me: Sonu Sood

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 11:45:05 AM IST
Sonu Sood had to walk out of "Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi" owing to his professional commitment towards "Simmba". And the actor says not being a part of the period drama will always bother him.... read..

Cloudy Delhi morning, 25 trains delayed

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 11:15:13 AM IST
It was a cold and cloudy morning in the national capital on Wednesday with the minimum temperature recorded at 8 degrees Celsius, the Met said. At least 25 Delhi-bound trains were delayed due to dense fog in several parts of northern India.... read..

Smart home speakers invade Indian living rooms

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 1:45:04 PM IST
If you have not engaged in a conversation with virtual assistants like Amazon Alexa or Google Home on smart speakers in your living home yet, this is the time to start one.... read..

Qlik acquires CrunchBot to help users enhance data management

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 1:45:04 PM IST
Data analytics and business intelligence platform Qlik on Wednesday announced it has acquired Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered bot platform CrunchBot, along with its team of professionals, for an undisclosed sum.... read..

Going viral: Fun and fatal social media challenges

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 2:15:04 PM IST
The growing popularity of social media platforms has seen an upsurge in viral trends -- some fun, but some fatal to human life. Be it the ice bucket challenge or the latest #Birdboxchallenge -- these have swept the Internet as netizens from all around the... read..

All about Masala at book discussion

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 2:15:04 PM IST
Food writer Mallika Basu's book "Masala: Indian Cooking for Modern Living" made for a lively discussion session in the national apital.... read..

Priyanaka named Congress General Secretary for UP East (Lead)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 2:15:04 PM IST
Pushed to the corner in Uttar Pradesh by the SP-BSP alliance, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday played his trump card by appointing his younger sister Priyanka Gandhi as the party General Secretary in charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh to galvanis... read..

Cabinet approves agreement with Kuwait to safeguard domestic workers

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the signing of an agreement with Kuwait to safeguard three lakh Indians working as domestic workers there and to provide a structured framework for cooperation on matters related to them.... read..

'Lego Movie 2' to open in India in February

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 5:15:04 PM IST
Chris Pratt's "The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part" will release in India on February 8.... read..

Priyanka's appointment shows Rahul's failure: BJP (Lead)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
The entry of Rahul Gandhi's sister, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, into active politics is an acceptance of the Congress President's "failure", the BJP said, adding that it will not have any impact on the ruling party.... read..

Design expo showing works of 20 young artistes to open in Delhi

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
A design exhibition -- opening on Wednesday at the Alliance Francaise here -- promises a reading of the emerging trends across Indias design-based creative communities "through the prism of young designers".... read..

Navi Mumbai tops in 4G download speed: OpenSignal

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
Amid growing 4G penetration in India, Navi Mumbai scored an impressive 8.1 Mbps in average LTE download speed to top 4G download speeds while Allahabad grabbed the last spot with an average of 4.0 Mbps speed, London-based wireless coverage mapping company... read..

DA case: Virbhadra Singh challenges trial court order

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 3:45:04 PM IST
Former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his wife on Wednesday moved the Delhi High Court, challenging a trial court's order directing to frame charges against them in a disproportionate assets case.... read..
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