Just In Fuel prices witness marginal rise in Delhi, Mumbai petrol prices in Mumbai saw an increase of 07 paise to be sold at Rs 76.18 per litre. US, India in talks over strategic missile defence cooperation: Pentagon As part of Indo-Pacific strategy, Trump administration now seems to be more than inclined to let India procure its missile defense system. US appeals court will not delay net neutrality case The FCC on Tuesday asked the court to delay the arguments over its December 2017 repeal. 2 Kerala women, who entered Sabarimala, to get round-the-clock security: SC Bindu Ammini (40) and Kanakadurga (39), fearing for their lives, had petitioned the top court seeking security. Hyundai Creta gets new top SX (O) Executive variant with added features The Creta SX (O) Executive variant is available with 1.6-litre petrol and diesel engines and gets ventilated front seats. Germany considers barring Huawei from 5G networks Officials were discussing setting security standards that Huawei could not achieve, effectively blocking its participation. AffordPlan registers annual growth of 300 per cent in maternity patient base AffordPlan, a first-of-its-kind financial technology platform that enables healthcare savings for individuals. Alliance with BSP, RLD final; seat-sharing no problem: Akhilesh Yadav 'Uttar Pradesh has always acted as a catalyst for change. This time, the people of the state will change the prime minister,' Yadav said. World's loneliest frog is finally getting a date Romeo, a Sehuencas water frog has been alone and single for the last 10 years. 6 places you must visit if you are honeymooning in Hawaii Just thinking about the vast beaches and luxury resorts is enough to melt away wedding stress. Tencent releases test version of Game of Thrones smartphone game The launch comes just weeks after Chinese authorities gave their nod to two batches of new video games after a freeze on approvals. Rahul Gandhi, like Aurangzeb, last emperor of his sultanate: BJP leader Gyan Dev Ahuja questioned Rahul's claim of being a 'janeu dhari', saying his party should name priest who conducted the ceremony for it. Sun Pharma tumbles on report of fresh allegations by whistleblower A whistleblower had approached SEBI late last year with a document alleging various irregularities by Sun Pharma. In 5G play, Vodafone and IBM link up cloud systems for business The telecom operator will pay USD 550 million to IBM under an eight-year managed-services agreement. No war, but soldiers are dying on borders: Mohan Bhagwat Furthermore, Bhagwat said the responsibility of safeguarding the country should not be solely shouldered by the Forces. Telecom sector may stabilise soon post-consolidation: Trai chairman Fiberisation and unbundling of service and infra key to 5G success. Apple plans some hiring reductions after selling fewer iPhones Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook made the disclosure to employees earlier this month in a meeting. Govt compromising national security, why 36 Rafale jets instead of 126: Chidambaram Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia also took to Twitter to demand answers from Modi on the increased cost of aircraft. Apple, Amazon called out for "incorrect" Taiwan, Hong Kong references The CASS said in a report this month that 66 of the world’s 500 largest companies had used “incorrect labels” for Taiwan. Justices Dinesh Maheshwari, Sanjiv Khanna sworn-in as SC judges Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi administered the oath of office to justices. Google increases price of G Suite The company started charging for the premium edition at USD 50 per year since 2007. More than 772 million email addresses leaked in Collection #1 data breach The leaked data, containing 22 million unique passwords and over 772 million email addresses. 3 dead, 7 trapped in avalanche at Khardung La pass, search ops on Rescue operations are underway and sources said some vehicles are also trapped. MasterCard tweaks policy to disable auto-billing after free trials The financial company has introduced a new policy as part of which, merchants will no longer be able to auto-bill you. LG to launch phone with a snap-on second screen: Report The purported smartphone is likely to come with a secondary case with a screen. 'Mahagathbandhan' club of 'nawabs of negativity', says Arun Jaitley This was the first time Jaitley, now in the US for medical treatment, addressed a gathering since leaving the country on Tuesday. Reliance beats Street, becomes first private player to cross Rs 10,000 cr net profit Telecom arm Jio clocks 65 per cent rise in Q3 profit at Rs 831 crore. Want decent burial: Families as bodies pulled out of mine ‘fall apart’ Reginal Susngi, rescue spokesperson said as per the expert opinion, the body could only be retrieved after it is disintegrated. Rupee slips 21 paise against US dollar in early trade At the Interbank Foreign Exchange, the rupee opened on a weak note at 71.12, then fell further to 71.24 against dollar, Sensex, Nifty start on a volatile note; Sun Pharma tanks 10 per cent After opening marginally higher, the 30-share index turned negative and was trading 79.53 points, or 0.22 per cent, lower at 36,294.55. UP woman's body removed from funeral pyre for autopsy; husband charged The complainant alleged that the in-laws used to harass the woman and she was killed over domestic dispute. Due to govt shutdown, Trump postpones House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's foreign trip The president also said postponing this 'public relations event' was totally appropriate. LIVE| Aus vs Ind 3rd ODI: Hosts bowled out for 230 runs Score after 48.4 overs, Australia 230 all out, Siddle 10*; Bhuvneshwar Kumar 2/28, Chahal 6/42. Dense fog over Delhi; several flights on hold, trains delayed IMD said that there will be dense to very dense fog in western UP, Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand for next 2 days. BJP submits details about 'Save Democracy Rally' to WB govt BJP requested the state government to consider the programme with 'utmost expedition' under the guidelines of SC. Rajasthan: Villagers claim receiving condoms in reply to RTI query District administration has also taken cognizance of the matter and an investigation has been ordered for the same. No more regional but prominent national leader: Shatrughan on Mamata for PM Sinha, 72, praised Banerjee, calling her an 'iron lady' and a 'prominent national leader'. Britain’s 97-yr-old Prince Philip escapes unhurt from car crash near royal estate A palace spokeswoman later confirmed Philip was at the wheel and was checked by a doctor afterwards. Women retracts plaint against Bhushan Bhushan Meanwhile, Bhushan Kumar said that the charges against him were “bogus”. Mystic Mantra: Why should we praise the Lord? From our experiences of dealing with the empirical world, we are aware of the need for applauding an action well done. Koffee with Karan to be axed? Many in the know feel that Karan Johar as the show's architect and anchor should have exercised more control during editing the content. ED files case over illegal sand mining in UP district Sources said the ED filed the case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) and pressed charges against those booked by the CBI. Sabarimala: SC to hear plea on security for women today Senior advocate Indira Jaising listed the matter before a bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and justices L.N. Rao and S.K. Kaul on Thursday. Panel to study use of space tech in border management Home Ministry plans to implement the project with assistance of Department of Space. CBI stint of Rakesh Asthana, three other curtailed Verma and Asthana had levelled allegations of corruption against each other. SC lifts ban on dance bars, but says no ‘cash showers’ The SC said the state can neither exercise “social control” with its own “notion of morality” nor take exception to staging dance performances per se. Naval divers detect a body in flooded Meghalaya mine The Supreme Court has rapped the Meghalaya government over the slow progress of the search operation and inaction on illegal mines. Congress banks on Rahul Gandhi to woo voters in UP The first rally will be held in Lucknow, and the party hopes to get at least 10 lakh supporters to attend it. Ram Rahim, 3 aides get life in scribe killing Ram Rahim, 51, is currently serving a 20-year prison term in Rohtak’s Sunaria jail for raping two of his followers. Galaxy of Opposition leaders to address TMC mega rally The Trinamul Congress also said it will break all records in terms of people attending the rally at the Brigade Parade grounds. 1979: How Afghanistan & Iran changed forever The plan was to eliminate the Communist parties, which were gaining in influence around President Mohammad Daud in Kabul. New manual to look after security of jail, inmates: Tihar DG Tieup with over 64 NGOs involved in activities like moral teaching, meditation, health awareness. It’s difficult to say anything about tieup, says AAP leader Rai said voters in Delhi want MPs who can cooperate with the Delhi govt in developing the city, unlike current BJP MPs who create “hurdles” in it. Delhi: Armed men rob passengers in 2 coaches of Duronto train The complainant claimed that the incident took place within 10 to 15 minutes when the train stopped there. Ranji Trophy: Karnataka need 139 runs to book semi-final berth The hosts were 45 for three at stumps on day three that saw 13 wickets fall. Five UDAN routes to resume in February As a part of this scheme, no other airline party is allowed to use that particular route, thus protecting the business interest of operating company. Treated Mekhail for cannabis use: Dr Matcheswalla As per Dr Matcheswalla, Mekhail needed medical treatment as he had become aggressive and once even attacked his school principal. Day after 3 die in STP, blame game begins The workers apparently entered the tank to operate a valve, which separates the slu-dge from the sewage in underground chamber. IIT-B students join protest demanding fellowship hike The students have demanded a revision of the current fellowship from the Ministry of human reso-urce development (MHRD) and funding agencies. Expert panel opposes projects on Upvan lake The panel was formed only after the high court order directing the state to notify its wetlands. Govt will not allow immoral acts: Minister SC says no data to support State’s perception that dance bars have no moral basis. BJYM leader launches campaign against discrimination According to him, the move is inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 2017 slogan, Sankalp Se Siddhi Tak. Nephew to join BSP ‘movement’, says Mayawati It is widely believed in Uttar Pradesh that by giving prominence to Akash, she is trying to attract Dalit youths ahead of the Lok Sabha polls. PM Modi to inaugurate National Cinema Museum in Mumbai The creation of the Museum has been guided by the Museum Advisory Committee headed by Shri Shyam Benegal. Some thought they were born to rule, says Arun Jaitley The minister said that nations are built by those with positive mindsets and a national vigor, not by the compulsive contrarians. Masterful historical fiction in the backdrop of mid-18th century India It hurtles the reader down a trail of action and adventure unadulterated by long soliloquies, philosophising or literary ramblings. We should learn to age gracefully, says Karisma Kapoor The former actress also talked about the power of social media and the reach it offers its users. Neetu and Rishi on a lunch date The couple is currently in New York for Rishi Kapoor’s medical treatment, though the nature of his ailment is unkown. Teaching pupils to live life The master trainer of Neuro Linguistic Programming and hypnotherapist, believes education is an agent of progress. I have broken certain perceptions, says Kavita Devi From a WWE history maker to a mother of one to being a role model for Indian women, Kavita Devi speaks about her journey and struggles. Corporate debt ominous: Asian Development Bank ADB website claimed that 12 out of 26 financial crisis in emerging market economies between 1970 and 2014 were corporate driven. In a Zen state of mind Veteran artist Satish Gupta goes candid about the Zen spirit and his key sources of inspiration for his works of art, sculpture and calligraphy. Look cooler this year Checkered jackets have always been part of many of our wardrobes. Disquiet in judiciary Dismay has been caused in judicial and legal circles by the unusual developments, for which there is no formal explanation. Arjun-Malaika go house hunting It is rumoured that the couple will tie the knot sometime this year. Alia Bhatt pleads with Censor Board for her mother's film The film stars Soni Razdan, Anshuman Jha and Kulbulshan Kharbanda and it's yet to get a release date owing to its censor issues. Sushant Singh Rajput joins the rifleman war For Sushant’s film, the name of the director has still not been announced, but the teaser is enough to reveal what the subject is. Queer grounds for prejudice Academic, poet and panelist Dhiren Borisa emphasises that queerness is not a monolithic imagination. Show me the money, says Deepika Padukone Deepika also highlights the role played by directors and the audience, as both are open to experimentation. Have never given my biopic a thought, says Sourav Ganguly Former Indian cricket team skipper Sourav Ganguly on sports biopics, Pandya-Rahul controversy, and Virat Kohli. Deal or not, Brexit is end of globalisation The truism that “no man is an island” and not even an island can isolate itself from the world applies to Britain today. Shifting politics poses threat to Brics’ future The nation most likely to rupture Brics is Brazil, under its recently-elected populist President Jair Bolsonaro. I never allow my failure to defeat me, says Shah Rukh Khan SRK, who was last seen in Zero, a film that didn’t do too well at the Box Office, recalls how the failure of Fan affected him. Sports authority director among 6 arrested by CBI in ‘corruption’ case CBI arrested SAI Director S K Sharma, Junior Accounts Officer Harinder Prasad, Supervisor Lalit Jolly and UDC V K Sharma. More Congress MLAs return ahead of meet to show BJP’s ‘flop’ effort in K'taka Political turmoil has hit Karnataka since Monday amid reports that BJP was allegedly trying to topple Cong-JD(S) govt. ‘BJP won’t win over 125 seats’, predicts Mamata ahead of mega Oppn rally Mamata Banerjee said Jan 19 rally would sound 'death knell' for BJP in upcoming Lok Sabha polls. CBI number 2 Rakesh Asthana's tenure curtailed with immediate effect The tenures of Joint Director Arun Kumar Sharma, DIG Manish Kumar Sinha and SP Jayant J Naiknavare have also been curtailed. ISRO to launch exclusive satellite to help MHA in securing Indian borders ‘IRNSS will provide navigation facilities for operational parties in high altitude, remote and difficult borders and Naxal areas,’ MHA said. ‘Flu curable but treating Cong leaders' mental illness difficult,’ says BJP MP Goyal This comes after Congress MP Hariprasad takes ‘swine flu’ dig at BJP president Amit Shah. Amul sends legal notice to Google over ‘fake' websites carrying its trademark Amul asked Google to 'cease and desist' from displaying fake and fraudulent websites. Magnitude 6 quake jolts Nicobar Islands region There was no report of loss of life or damage to property. Navy divers detect skeletons in search for 15 trapped miners in Meghalaya Earlier on Wednesday night, divers also detected a body at depth of nearly 210 feet inside the rat hole mine in Meghalaya. Civilian injured in Pak firing along LoC in J&K's Rajouri The continuous Pakistani shelling and firing targeting villages has set in fear psychosis among the border dwellers. UP cops remove woman's body from pyre, probe cause of death; husband booked The complainant said that in-laws used to harass woman and she was killed over domestic dispute. Jailed ‘Godman’ Ram Rahim gets life term in 2002 journalist murder case Three other convicts -- Kuldeep Singh, Nirmal Singh and Krishan Lal – were also awarded life imprisonment. Buzzoka launches influencer driven Instagram Ad film service The Instagram Ad Film Service will help brands and agencies to cater the audience which is missing out on TV and newspaper promotions. Israeli student, killed in Australia while on phone with her sister Her body was found on Wednesday morning by passers-by at 7 am about 50 meters from the stop where she exited the tram. Pizza Hut betting big on delivery in 2019 Launches rider tracking feature across all its digital ordering platforms Will make nephew join BSP movement: Mayawati slams 'nepotism' claims Mayawati said her brother Anand Kumar, his family had selflessly struggled since 2003 to support her but never sought a party position. Man arrested for stalking woman on Facebook, Instagram in Noida A case was filed against Rajat Shrivastava, in which woman's brother claimed that accused would often chase her with a motive to harass her. Playing Fortnite? Be careful as the game allows hackers steal your data Vulnerabilities found on the game would let threat actors start their own ‘battle royale’ against gamers. SHARP launches a new car air purifier The car air purifier is smart and compact and features SHARP’s Plasmacluster Technology. Aisen launches its first ‘65inch 4K UHD LED Smart TV The new smart TV features Android 6.0, has access to Aptoide store and sports hot keys remote control to access favorite apps. RBI-industry meet: India Inc pitches for rate cut to prop up growth CII lauded the RBI for steps taken to ease financing challenges faced by the real sector. Bitdefender launched GravityZone Ultra Suite The suite from Bitdefender is a complete Endpoint Security solution. 'A nightmare for BJP’: Congress says Karnataka coalition will complete full term Congress General Secretary K C Venugopal said that nothing will happen to Congress-JD(S) govt in Karnataka. AVerMedia announces C285 capture card The device can help users commentate, edit and upload videos directly to YouTube. Mitashi debuts side-by-side inverter refrigerator Mitashi announced a new 510 litre side-by-side inverter refrigerator for the Indian market. DMK’s Stalin to attend Mamata’s opposition party meeting on Jan 19 The previous meeting had been called by Andhra CM and TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu to create united opposition front against BJP. Game on: 4 smartphones with cooling tech Features like Gaming design, high battery power, game boast mode, etc. are the highlights of these phones. Bill Gates congratulates Indian govt for Ayushman Bharat scheme This came after Health Minister informed that 6,85,000 beneficiaries have availed free health care in just first 100 days of the scheme. Nikon launches COOLPIX B600 compact digital camera Perfect for all kinds of scenes, the B600’s 19 Scene modes ensure photos and movies are always optimised. Laurel and Hardy to return soon The iconic duo are all set make a comeback in the form of comics. GDP growth likely to be tad higher at 7.5 pc in FY20, says Ind-Ra GDP growth in 2019-20 will be more dispersed and evenly balanced across sectors as well as demand-side growth drivers Welthungerhilfe rolls out pilot project to tackle malnutrition in India The project will be based on Microsoft’s AI. Flipkart India raises Rs 1,431 crore from parent firm Flipkart had invested Rs 2,190 crore in Flipkart India in December last year. Fujifilm showcases latest medical devices at IRIA Conference 2019 Fujifilm displays its broad portfolio of Advanced Medical Imaging and Information System. Sensex gains 53 points, Nifty reclaims 10,900-mark The broader NSE Nifty inched up 14.90 points, or 0.14 per cent, to 10,905.20. Gold extends gains for 4th day, up by Rs 110 per 10 gm Gold is trading at Rs 33,300 per 10 gm for fourth straight day at bullion market here on increased demand from local jewellers. 'Recommend names for Lokpal by February end': SC tells search panel The search committee is headed by former apex court judge Justice (retd) Ranjana Prakash Desai. YI Home Camera review: Keep a remote eye back at home Home surveillance is important today; and if it is cheap, why not implement it at the earliest? Pak SC asks Imran Khan govt to lift travel ban on opposition leaders The Supreme Court ordered the government to remove the names of opposition Pakistan Peoples Party. Don't trust Mayawati: Uncle Shivpal Yadav ‘cautions’ Akhilesh Yadav Shivpal Yadav, who was powerful minister in Akhilesh's govt, quit SP in Sept over persistent feud with his nephew and floated his own party. May need more currency as GDP size increasing: RBI official The bank will also be issuing more security features in the currency for which pre-qualification bid notice has been floated. BJP MLAs to leave Gurgaon; 'no op to topple K’taka govt,' says Yeddyurappa 'We had gathered all our MLAs to one place to discuss about upcoming Lok Sabha polls,' Yeddyurappa said. Canadian woman, 35, sexually assaulted by 5-star Mumbai hotel staff Canadian national accused Sumit Rao, 32, of sexually assaulting her in hotel room in Juhu on pretext of taking selfie with her. Affordable Kodak 4K Smart TV launched in India The 43UHDX Smart TV will be available on Flipkart at a price of Rs 23,999. India's e-commerce curbs could hit online sales by USD 46 bn by 2022: report Amazon has committed to investing $5.5 billion in India, while Walmart last year spent $16 billion to acquire Flipkart. Delhi woman killed, husband and son injured after man stabs in public view Police identified the deceased as Sunita (35), her husband and son as Viru (41) and Akash (18), respectively. 'Compulsive Contrarians': Jaitley, in US for treatment, slams Oppn 'Nations are built by those with positive mindsets and national vigor, not by 'Compulsive Contrarians', Jaitley said. Sri Lanka considers big China loan to repay foreign debts Sri Lanka is considering a USD 300 million loan offer from the Bank of China. India’s first smart ceiling fan launched by Orient Aeroslim is IoT-enabled and can be controlled via Orient Smart mobile app BHEL to set up electric vehicle charging stations on Delhi-Chandigarh highway BHEL is also executing another commercial order for installation of DC chargers across various locations in the country.