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Rahul Gandhi's elevation a mere 'coronation exercise', not based on performance: BJP

New Delhi: Hours after Rahul Gandhi was elected unopposed as the Congress chief, the ruling BJP on Tuesday said the Gandhi scion's elevation to the top party post was...

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Max Born, the man featured in today’s Google Doodle

German-born Max Born won the Nobel Prize for his exceptional work in quantum mechanics.

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Are housing companies such as Unitech too big to fail?

It is well-known that the realty sector is rife with myriad such cases of defaults in delivery timelines, but why single out Unitech?

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All new double decker Uday Express set to roll out next year

NEW DELHI: Come new year, railways is all set to roll out Uday Express, its ambitious new long distance double decker train.

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A grim reminder for Pakistan how it is sliding into the Chinese debt trap

NEW DELHI: Pakistan has now got ample signs to realise that its so-called "all-weather friend" China is after all not a trustworthy ally but a crude expansionis...

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Why SBI changed IFSC code for 1,300 branches? How to find out yours

HIGHLIGHTS * SBI has changed the name and IFSC code for 1,300 of its branches due to the merger of five of its associates * IFSC code is essential in online ...

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No condom ads between 6 am and 10 pm, says I&B ministry

The I&B ministry has issued an advisory asking TV channles not to air condom ads which could be ‘indecent and inappropriate for viewing by children’ durin...

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Sri Lanka formally hands over Hambantota port to China

HIGHLIGHTS *China takes over Sri Lanka's Hambantota port on a 99-year lease. *Official said that the lease is accordance to repay the $8 billion loan that the...

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Logistic hub spread over 1100 acres to come up in Narnaul: Manohar Lal Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday said a logistic hub would be developed in Narnaul in which a Dubai-based company has expressed intent to invest.

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CPEC funds halted: China wants Pakistan army to take over projects?

HIGHLIGHTS *Citing corruption, China has temporarily halted funds to Pakistan for completion of three projects under CPEC *China wants greater involvement of ...

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Scientists Are Slowly Unlocking The Secrets Of The Earth's Mysterious Hum

It's comforting to think of Earth as solid and immovable, but that's false. The world is vibrating, stretching and compressing. We're shaking right along with...

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Who was Homai Vyarawalla?

Homai Vyarawalla was awarded the Padma Vibhushan, India's second-highest civilian award, in 2011. She was also conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the I&...

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A River In Arunachal Pradesh Has Turned Black And No One Knows Why

Known as the Yarlung Tsangpo River in China, the river enters India at Shuomatan Point, becoming the Siang.

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Father of the Indian Constitution, Dr Ambedkar, Wanted to Burn It

In November 2015, a blitzkrieg of sorts raged in the Indian Parliament. No, this was not a war being fought over a bill, or an ordinance. It involved the codex that shape...

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Smack to charas, IIT-Kanpur students fall in grip of drugs, reveals inquiry

Probe reveals students are taking prohibited drugs. Institute plans to take help from local authorities to curb the menace.

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Salute: Aamir Khan leaves astronaut Rakesh Sharma’s biopic due to creative differences?

Also, latest reports suggest that the makers have approached Shah Rukh Khan to play the lead role in Salute, but there isn’t any confirmation on it yet.

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25% of the crew members running Indian Railways are not picked according to rules; see data proof here

Twenty-five per cent of the crew members running Indian Railways are not picked according to rules, according to official data, prompting the transport behemoth to ask ra...

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Are you sure someone else is not using your Aadhaar number? Here’s how you can check

Are you still concerned about the linking of Aadhaar card with your bank accounts, PAN card, mobile phone number due to its misuse? Well, there is some sigh of relief as ...

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Govt may open Air India sale to foreign airlines in local joint ventures.

India is likely to change rules to allow foreign airlines to bid for Air India Ltd, as long as they have a local joint venture with an Indian partner — as the gover...

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India did not behave’: Chinese state media says drone crash was at Doklam, warns of consequences

The Indian drone that “intruded” and crashed in Chinese territory did so in the Doklam sector near the Sikkim boundary — the same location where border ...

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Hindi Is Now The Fourth Most Spoken Language In This Country

"We both share common values, such as commonwealth heritage and democracy. And, also, the common language that is, English and now also Hindi," Joanna Kempkers ...

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Taj Mahal belongs to all of us, it must be preserved for future generations: Supreme Court

HIGHLIGHTS *A broader vision and policy is required to make sure that Taj Mahal remains there for centuries: SC *The monument needs to be protected not only ...

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Why punish married men alone for adultery, asks SC

HIGHLIGHTS *SC will examine constitutional validity of Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code. *The SC sought the Centre's response in four weeks to a PIL ...

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The rise and stunning fall of Unitech

From being India's largest listed real estate company in 2007 to being taken over by the government, it has been a fall from grace for Unitech.

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