- Amit Shah's first bill today in LS on J&K reservation(11:48)
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) A bill proposing to give reservation in educational institutions and government jobs to people living within 10 km of the International Border in Jammu is listed to be tabled in the Lok Sabha on Monday.
- Flipkart co-founder sells part stake to Walmart for 531 cr (Lead)(09:58)
Bengaluru, June 24 (IANS) Binny Bansal, the co-founder of India's leading e-tailer Flipkart, sold around 54 lakh of his equity shares valued at $76.4 million (Rs 531 crore) to world's retail giant Walmart's Luxembourg entity FIT Holdings SARL, business intelligence platform Paper.vc said on Monday.
- iPhone vs Android: Amit Shah prefers iPhone XS to connect with team(09:56)
By Bharat Upadhyay
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Who says only US President Donald Trump uses two smartphones and treats Twitter as his typewriter? Several key ministers in the Narendra Modi government are quite tech-savvy and are currently using best-in-class Apple and Android-based smartphones to remain active on various social media platforms.
- India rejects US report on its minorities' status(09:44)
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) India on Sunday rejected a US State Department report which made certain critical comments regarding the status of minorities here, saying it has "no locus standi" to "pronounce on the state of our citizens' constitutionally protected rights".
- Dhoni again draws flak on Twitter for his slow batting(09:36)
Southampton, June 23 (IANS) Former Indian skipper MS Dhoni was once again at the receiving end from Twitter users after he played a rather slow knock against Afghanistan which India won by mere 11 runs in a nail-biter in Southampton.
- Smriti Irani will build a house in Amethi(21:12)
Amethi, June 22 (IANS) : Union minister Smriti Irani on Saturday did what Congress President Rahul Gandhi did not do in the past one-and-a-half decade. Irani announced on Saturday that she will construct her own house in Amethi and has already identified a plot in Gauriganj.
- Poor living around Corbett reserve deprived of welfare funds (IANS SPECIAL)(19:44)
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Huge funds meant for the welfare of poor people living around Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve were allegedly diverted to the state treasury. Luxury resorts and hotels located around the tiger reserve, supposed to be taxed for eco-development, were allegedly obliged by officials to evade cess, a top wildlife officer has said.
- M.S. Dhoni stumped for first time since 2011(19:34)
Southampton, June 22 (IANS) M.S. Dhoni was stumped for the first time since 2011, in India's match against Afghanistan on Saturday where they were restricted to a modest 224/8 in 50 overs.
- BJP will now target Yadav, Jatav votes in UP(13:34)
Lucknow, June 22 (IANS) After reducing the Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party to virtual non-players in state as well as national politics, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh is now planning to strike at the base vote of these two parties.
- Communalism, lackadaisical administration aiding rise of hooliganism in Kolkata(08:38)
By Milinda Ghosh Roy
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Kolkata has witnessed a string of hooliganism related incidents in recent months, with its long time denizens putting the blame on rising communalism, strained socio-political conditions and a lackadaisical attitude of the administration in catching or punishing the ruffians.
- Only 39% of land needed for bullet train project acquired(08:26)
By Anand Singh
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project is missing on its deadline of land acquisition as till date only 39 per cent of the 1,380 hectares of land required has been acquired.
- Frequent vacations good for your heart(04:10)
New York, June 22 (IANS) Take out time for travelling amid your busy schedule as frequent vacations not only help de-stress but also reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases, reveals a new study.
- Smriti condemns bullying of her daughter with strong message(23:34)
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Union Cabinet Minister Smriti Irani has expressed anguish over attempted bullying of her daughter. Condemning bullying, she wrote a post on Instagram of her daughter on Friday attaching a selfie of her daughter. Smriti strongly claimed on the post: "She is Zoish Irani and I am proud to be her mom."
- World says yes to yoga(21:48)
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) From Colombo to Kabul and Nairobi to New York, high-profile politicians and the hoi polloi came out in large numbers to showcase their yoga postures and send a message of unity on the occasion of the fifth International Yoga Day on Friday.
- Wheat left to rot in Punjab, Haryana after bumper harvest(18:40)
By Vishal Gulati
Chandigarh, June 21 (IANS) Millions of tonnes of food grain are being stored in the open across the northern states of Punjab and Haryana, known as the "granaries of India", following a bumper wheat crop this season, due to lack of warehouse space.
- Indian Railways wants subsidy to go on train tickets(15:02)
By Anand Singh
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Determined to increase its earnings, the Indian Railways is mulling implementing a "give it up" scheme asking passengers to sacrifice the subsidy on train tickets.
- BCCI CoA & Ethics Officer clash over role of players as WC experts(13:48)
By Baidurjo Bhose
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) Ethics Officer D.K. Jain questioning the role of former players like Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and V.V.S. Laxman's as commentators in the ongoing World Cup while they are already a part of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises, has put the Indian board and the Committee of Administrators (CoA) in a fix. But senior BCCI officials feel that this was waiting to happen.
- Apple iOS 13: Siri to soon talk in desi English accent(13:14)
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) As Apple iOS 13 is set to reach India this fall, the new operating system on iPhones is loaded with India-specific features like desi English accent for virtual assistant Siri that would now speak to you in a more natural and expressive way -- in both male and female voices.