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Apple in talks with miners to secure cobalt supplies

A report claims that the iPhone maker was seeking contracts to buy several thousand metric tonnes of cobalt for five years or longer.

22 Feb 2018 12:17 PM

Arm teachers to end gun violence in schools: Trump's solution

Donald Trump also promised 'very strong' background checks on gun owners during the poignant 'listening session.'

22 Feb 2018 12:17 PM

Wine may be good for oral health: study

Some health benefits of polyphenols have been attributed to the fact that these compounds are antioxidants.

22 Feb 2018 12:14 PM

Every oganisation should have a mental health counselor, says Deepika Padukone

The actress talked about mental wellness in a candid manner at World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT).

22 Feb 2018 12:07 PM

Blackmail trailer: Watch Irrfan's twisted revenge in this outrageous comedy

Directed by 'Delhi Belly' fame Abhinay Deo and produced by T-Series, the film is scheduled to release on 6 April.

22 Feb 2018 12:05 PM

Wife divorces husband in Dubai for charging £100 everytime he gave her a lift

Interestingly, the woman is the household’s sole breadwinner and pays the bills because her husband is unemployed and cannot hold down job.

22 Feb 2018 12:04 PM

Avani Chaturvedi makes history as India's 1st woman fighter pilot to fly solo

She undertook the sortie from IAF's Jamnagar base on Monday, he said.

22 Feb 2018 12:01 PM

India ranks 81st in global corruption perception index

The index uses a scale of 0 to 100, where 0 is highly corrupt and 100 is very clean.

22 Feb 2018 11:37 AM

Vegan who claimed her diet 'cured' her from cancer, dies from disease

Mari Lopez who claimed her plant-based diet 'cured' her cancer and lesbianism has died from the disease.

22 Feb 2018 11:29 AM

‘SRK looked like alien, Janhvi no threat to Sara’: Abhishek Kapoor ridiculed stars?

The maverick filmmaker apparently mocked Bollywood stars associated with films 'pitted' against his 'Kedarnath.'

22 Feb 2018 11:25 AM

Left govt bungalow as Nitish unleashed ghosts in it: Tej Pratap Yadav

Tej Pratap Yadav said the ghosts unleashed by Bihar CM and his deputy were haunting him.

22 Feb 2018 11:22 AM

Sensex slips 144 points ahead of F&O expiry

Sectoral indices, led by oil and gas, metal, auto, PSU and banks, slipped into the negative terrain to fall up to 0.99 per cent.

22 Feb 2018 10:30 AM

Khalistani terrorist 'invitee' at Trudeau’s Mumbai event, controversy sparked

Jaspal Atwal, who was active in banned International Sikh Youth Federation, posed with Canadian PM's wife at event in Mumbai.

22 Feb 2018 10:30 AM

Pakistani men assert their right to be groomed as male beauty booms

There is this whole lot of clever marketing of male beauty products which is spurring demand

22 Feb 2018 10:27 AM

PNB adopts strict SWIFT controls after mega fraud case

The new measures mean only PNB officers will be able to initiate messages on SWIFT.

22 Feb 2018 10:23 AM

They'd come in separate cars: Ahmed Khan on rumoured couple Tiger and Disha

The team of 'Baaghi 2' launched the trailer of the film on Wednesday and made several interesting revelations.

22 Feb 2018 10:15 AM

After-effects not necessarily reduced with robotic prostate surgery

For many men, especially relatively healthy cancer patients which hasn’t spread beyond the prostate, surgery might not be needed at all.

22 Feb 2018 10:10 AM

RBI panel warns on inflation as it monitors growth

Govt has projected growth could accelerate to 7 to 7.5 pc in 2018-19 after expanding at its slowest in 3 years.

22 Feb 2018 10:09 AM

TV trauma cases don’t look much like real life

Only 6 percent of TV patients got transferred to a long-term care facility, compared with 22 percent of actual patients.

22 Feb 2018 10:01 AM

Rupee down 30 paise against dollar in early trade

Rupee is trading at 65.06 against US dollar due to increased demand for the greenback from importers.

22 Feb 2018 9:54 AM

Vaccinating pregnant mothers is safe for babies

Infants are much less likely to get influenza or whooping cough when their mothers were vaccinated during pregnancy.

22 Feb 2018 9:50 AM

Maldives disregards advice on emergency, India expresses 'deep dismay'

Maldives president has overlooked India's repeated appeals, urging to roll back emergency provisions imposed early February.

22 Feb 2018 9:42 AM

Priya Prakash Varrier reacts after getting SC relief on FIRs against her

The actress responded hours after the Supreme Court stayed all criminal proceedings against her and Omar Lulu.

22 Feb 2018 9:41 AM

PNB fraud case: Nirav Modi's aide Vipul Ambani knew about fake LoUs, says CBI

CBI said applications for such letters were made from Vipul Ambani’s South-Central Mumbai office.

22 Feb 2018 9:14 AM

Study finds drinking coffee is liked to longer life

Those who drink twice or thrice a day may have a lower chance of dying from certain illnesses than those who abstain it.

22 Feb 2018 9:12 AM

China, Pak agents of illegal immigration in Northeast: Bipin Rawat

Rawat also said, the Centre is seriously contemplating to address issues in the Northeast with its Act East Policy to encourage development.

22 Feb 2018 8:59 AM

Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro, Mi TV 4 goes on sale from today

Xiaomi’s latest products will start selling from today on Flipkart and Mi.com.

22 Feb 2018 8:42 AM

South Africa vs India 2nd T20: JP Duminy, Heinrich Klaasen power hosts to 6-wicket win

The hosts have now levelled the three-match T20 series 1-1.

22 Feb 2018 8:31 AM

Study finds eating carbs not linked to risk of PMS

Only one sugar, maltose, was linked to a 45 per cent increased risk for PMS among women who ate a lot of it.

22 Feb 2018 8:29 AM

Precision cancer therapy works in 75 per cent of patients, says study

Larotrectinib, taken orally once or twice a day, interferes with an on-switch for cancer growth caused by an acquired genetic defect.

22 Feb 2018 8:16 AM

Elephanta Island set to receive uninterrupted electricity

Gharapuri Island, a UNESCO recognized World Heritage Site, is an important tourist destination of the country.

22 Feb 2018 8:00 AM

Cigars, pipes up risk of cancer like cigarettes, says study

With a daily cigarette, cigar or pipe habit, people have an elevated risk of death from tobacco-related cancers.

22 Feb 2018 8:00 AM

24/7 water supply project to start in August

In some wards, they have been completed, while in some areas, they are yet to be carried out,” said Mr Mukherjee.

22 Feb 2018 7:53 AM

Priyadarshani Park accused of charging huge amount to schools

Susieben Shah, general secretary of the Malabar Hill Citizens’ Forum, said that their association allows sports events only after receiving

22 Feb 2018 7:50 AM

Bombay HC raps ACB for closing probe on FSI for parking

The court questioned the ACB’s procedure in forwarding complaints against departments to them.

22 Feb 2018 7:42 AM

Bureaucrats seek appointment with President

There are around 70 IAS officers and 400 Danics officers working in various Delhi government departments.

22 Feb 2018 7:19 AM

Central bank to auction DSK builder’s Pune bunglow

The bungalow was also used for the promotional video of a housing project of DSK.

22 Feb 2018 7:18 AM

Banks sell bonds, Centre’s debt gets costly

Higher bond yield would make the cost of government borrowing costly and increase interest payments by the government.

22 Feb 2018 7:16 AM

Finance Ministry to meet bankers on fraud

Banks said to be directly or indirectly affected by the scam include SBI, Allahabad Bank and Union Bank of India.

22 Feb 2018 7:12 AM

Hardik Patel will guide Cong on use of social media

For the first time, Mr Patel will communicate with Congress workers about the effective use of social media.

22 Feb 2018 7:12 AM

Prithviraj Chavan questions government’s 12Lakh crore investment claims

Mr Chavan was referring to the state government’s claims to achieve one trillion dollar economy.

22 Feb 2018 7:09 AM

GST helpdesk soon to assist in filing returns

While many people have already adapted themselves to the new GST-based tax system, many others are struggling to file GST returns.

22 Feb 2018 7:02 AM

State allocates Rs 125crore as 1st instalment for bullet train

So first instalment of Rs 125 crore against the state government stakes will be given to the SPV.

22 Feb 2018 6:47 AM

Sharad Pawar praises RaGa, says would back Congress

In an experiment of sorts, the NCP leader spoke to a jam-packed audience at Pune’s BMCC ground.

22 Feb 2018 6:43 AM

Growth pickup halts rate hike

RBI-led MPC maintained status quo despite fears of a rise in inflation.

22 Feb 2018 6:42 AM

2 MLAs sent to judicial custody as political slugfest continues

Court rejects Delhi police plea for custodial interrogation of arrested AAP MLAs.

22 Feb 2018 6:38 AM

Renovated Kamala Nehru Park to open in a new avatar today

The civic body sets up themed gardens, rainbow amphitheatre and walkways.

22 Feb 2018 6:35 AM

Metro 2B gets Railways’ nod for land near Kurla

The authority is yet to award the contract for phase 2

22 Feb 2018 6:28 AM

MLAs targeted for being dalit, Muslim: AAP

Hussain and Khetan have claimed they were attacked at Delhi Secretariat on Tuesday and have filed separate complaints with the police.

22 Feb 2018 6:27 AM

L&T bags contract for Metro-3 electrical works

Meanwhile, of the 17 TBMs (Tunnel Boring Machines) which are used for the tunnelling of the underground Metro.

22 Feb 2018 6:24 AM

Congress panel meets Delhi Lieutenant-Governor, seeks action

Party to stage protests to highlight failures of AAP govt.

22 Feb 2018 6:22 AM

Delhi L-G submits report to MHA, says CS attacked

Prakash claims that he has been assaulted on Monday night at Kejriwal’s residence during an official meeting.

22 Feb 2018 6:17 AM

Eight attack TV journalist on local train over space

The Mumbai Crime Reporters’ Association too condemned the incident and demanded strict action against the accused.

22 Feb 2018 6:13 AM

PNB fraud: Six sent to CBI custody

All the six accused were working with companies belonging to prime accused Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi.

22 Feb 2018 6:03 AM

IRS officer rams into two, kills 1 in Mankhrud

The officer is a resident of Belapur and works in the Santacruz-based office of income tax.

22 Feb 2018 5:58 AM

HSC English paper ‘leaked’

State board claims it was wrongdoing on part of students.

22 Feb 2018 5:52 AM

CID recovers Rs 2 crore from a flat linked to Bharati Ghosh

CID deputy inspector-general of police (operations) Nishat Parvez informed that the flat is owned by an acquaintance of Mr Raju.

22 Feb 2018 5:50 AM

Close shave for passengers as overhead wire falls on coach

Train services were disrupted in the Sealdah-Canning section over three hours due to the incident which incident took place at around 11.55 am.

22 Feb 2018 5:46 AM

Civic chiefs not allowed to permit tree cutting

Thane Municipal commissioner in the absence of a tree authority being constituted by the civic corporation.

22 Feb 2018 5:43 AM

Bureaucrats skip key meetings with AAP govt ministers

An official said Mr Gautam was not well and that was why he could not come to office today.

22 Feb 2018 5:42 AM

Delhi: Businessman films girl while changing, held

The police have seized his mobile phone and sent it for a forensic examination.

22 Feb 2018 5:39 AM

Delhi High Court says no horse races till further orders

They also told the court that since January 15, 49 cases of glanders were detected and in several cases the animal had to be culled.

22 Feb 2018 5:35 AM

PIL against Navi Mumbai Airport filed

The court has issued notice to the CIDCO and kept the matter on March 28 for further hearing.

22 Feb 2018 5:17 AM

Kanjurmarg dump yard deadline extended

Earlier, another bench of the HC had directed BMC to identify alternate dumping sites to dump waste of the city.

22 Feb 2018 5:11 AM

Sessions court rejects minor’s appeal

The court also rejected another appeal filed by the state challenging board’s decision to not send his co-accused case to sessions court.

22 Feb 2018 4:45 AM

CBI faces flak for not producing evidence in court

Chiding the probe agency for its failure to submit witness statements who according to Rubabuddin had been threatened by IPS.

22 Feb 2018 4:34 AM

IMD predicts hailstorm in northern Maharashtra from February 23

Meanwhile, the state agriculture department has advised farmers to take necessary precautions like storing crops at safe places.

22 Feb 2018 4:24 AM

Fine for shops defying plastic ban policy

The range of penalties and other measures will be finalised after the state cabinet meeting.

22 Feb 2018 4:11 AM

An ambiguous, figurative observation of life

The works presented can be broadly divided into two categories — the object and the concept.

22 Feb 2018 3:57 AM

Mumbai setting a misaal

The foundation had painted parts of Dharavi over two years ago and intends to take it forward in more parts this year too.

22 Feb 2018 3:48 AM

Irrfan Khan out of action due to jaundice

According to citizens, there has been rise in cases of jaundice in the city, especially in eastern suburbs like Kurla.

22 Feb 2018 3:33 AM

Ness Wadia chargesheeted in Zinta case

According to the law, a person who is not arrested in a crime has to take bail after the chargesheet.

22 Feb 2018 3:26 AM

Two bikers arrested for following Trudeau

According to Bandra police, security arrangements for the VVIP movement were in place.

22 Feb 2018 3:09 AM

PM Modi gifts Rs 20K-crore defence industrial corridor to UP

Modi said that a new Uttar Pradesh was taking shape and he would make whatever contribution was possible.

22 Feb 2018 2:56 AM

Trudeau, his family offer prayers at Golden Temple

Trudeau was accompanied by his wife, Sophie Gregoire, and two of his three children, who were also clad in traditional Punjabi outfits.

22 Feb 2018 2:46 AM

‘TN will vote out DMK and AIADMK, will elect Kamal’

Kejriwal spoke of his experiences in Delhi as Chief Minister after his AAP was bestowed with a historic mandate.

22 Feb 2018 2:34 AM

Supreme Court defers hearing of PIL in PNB case

The AG pointed out that a case had been registered and investigation had started and at this stage there was no need for court intervention.

22 Feb 2018 2:33 AM

Netting fishermen with promises

But perhaps the rush of media persons, particularly the pushing TV crews, should be blamed for the fishermen's disappointment than the star himself.

22 Feb 2018 2:31 AM

Actor hinted at his foray in 1982

Kamal has been saying that he entered politics 37 years ago when he converted his fans' associations into welfare associations.

22 Feb 2018 2:29 AM

No politics in visiting Kalam’s house: Kamal

After the media meet, Kamal drove to Madurai, about 170 km from here, for his evening public rally and party launch.

22 Feb 2018 2:26 AM

CBI grills Rotomac owners over Rs 3,695-crore loan default

According to sources Mr Kothari and his son was questioned at length by the agency sleuths on Wednesday.

22 Feb 2018 2:24 AM

Huge turnout minus biryani, money

The build-up and the meeting were marked by the good and bad.

22 Feb 2018 2:16 AM

Kamal Hassan finally launches his party

Delhi chief minister, Arvind Kejriwal, was present on the occasion.

22 Feb 2018 2:14 AM

BJP’s UP bypoll candidate in domestic violence case

Patel, however, denied the allegations and said that he had remarried after obtaining divorce.

22 Feb 2018 2:07 AM

Pak Supreme Court evicts Nawaz Sharif as PML-N chief

The approval of Electoral Reforms Bill 2017 paved the way for sacked PM Nawaz Sharif to become president of the PML-N.

22 Feb 2018 2:07 AM

Feel proud mindset has changed, says Sakshi Malik

Wrestling is more of a contact sport but it’s very crucial to train your mind as well, says Sakshi.

22 Feb 2018 2:07 AM

Rahul Gandhi: Modi is ‘an instrument of corruption’

The ruling Congress Party has strongly objected to the BJP advertisement against Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma.

22 Feb 2018 2:03 AM

Canada won’t back separatists, Justin Trudeau reassures Punjab CM

Citing the Quebec separatist movement, Trudeau said he had dealt with such threats all his life and was fully aware of the dangers of violence.

22 Feb 2018 1:59 AM

Madras HC order on Bar elections stayed

A three-judge Bench of Chief Justice Diapk Misra and Justices A.M. Kanwilkar and D.Y. Chandrachud stayed the operation of the February 16.

22 Feb 2018 1:59 AM

Plans to curb foreign travel by defaulters

The RBI has information on the outward remittances of both individuals and Indian companies.

22 Feb 2018 1:55 AM

Pak Mi-17 helicopter flies 300m near LoC

There were three helicopters spotted in the area, of which only one came in close to the LoC

22 Feb 2018 1:51 AM

Gujarat ex-top cop cleared in Ishrat case

The court today said that none of the witnesses accused Pandey of murdering and kidnapping of the victims.

22 Feb 2018 1:49 AM

Rahul Gandhi set to begin campaign in Karnataka

Continuing his temple run, Mr Gandhi will also be visiting prominent temples in the area.

22 Feb 2018 1:46 AM

Artificial Intelligence to get PMO push

In this light, the government think-tank has now been asked to think of ways of increasing its penetration.

22 Feb 2018 1:43 AM

Supreme Court stays all cases against Priya Varrier

The bench issued notice to those who filed the criminal complaints and posted the matter for further hearing after six weeks.

22 Feb 2018 1:42 AM

Shivraj Chouhan to people: Elect, then kick out if unhappy

The campaign line, adopted by Mr Chouhan has appeared to have given BJP’s electioneering a few notches up.

22 Feb 2018 1:40 AM

Virat Kohli is best all-round batsman ever

Kohli arriving on the big scene to challenge the world record breaker is not such a bad thing for Indian cricket.

22 Feb 2018 1:39 AM

Facing litmus test, BJP likely to change 60 per cent MLAs

BJP chief Amit Shah had declared last year that the party would contest the poll under the leadership of Mr Chouhan, who is seeking a fourth term.

22 Feb 2018 1:37 AM

‘Shoe’per trouper

Meet the attractive and super smart country head of the most coveted international shoe brand.

22 Feb 2018 1:37 AM

Left seeks JPC probe, TMC opposes

The only concrete demand for a JPC has come from the Left parties — CPI(M) and CPI.

22 Feb 2018 1:37 AM

Zakir Musa again threatens separatist leaders

He had also reiterated that the “struggle” underway in Kashmir was not meant for indulging in “dirty politics”.

22 Feb 2018 1:37 AM

A split tale of two cities

Celeb break-ups are hard as it is, and when distance creates differences, there is more work to do.

22 Feb 2018 1:36 AM

Lawyers booked over poster row

The case has been registered under Section 13 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act at Srinagar’s Batamaloo police station.

22 Feb 2018 1:35 AM

Registration for yatra begins after China nod

It is well-known that China had stopped the pilgrimage last year on this route due to the military stand-off with India in Doklam.

22 Feb 2018 1:35 AM

Deeply dismayed over Emergency, says India

The Maldivan President has received full backing from China.

22 Feb 2018 1:35 AM

Pakistan, China encouraging immigration into Assam, says Bipin Rawat

Sunil Lanba said despite the differences with China on the border issue, peace and tranquillity has been maintained.

22 Feb 2018 1:35 AM

Imran Khan’s former wife Reham accuses him of cheating

Bushra Menaka is the third wife and spiritual guide of the PTI chief.

22 Feb 2018 1:35 AM

Ticklish dilemma linked with smiles!

A personal, individualistic label may be given to smiles he has reserved for his selfies.

22 Feb 2018 1:35 AM

Honour martyrs at airports, and on aircraft carrying their mortal remains

Reportedly, more than 50 mortal remains of martyrs are carried every year through civil airliners to their native places.

22 Feb 2018 1:35 AM

Injury hampers Aditya Mehta’s ‘pro’ ticket odds

The injury has also hurt Mehta’s chances of getting the pro ticket for the 2018/19 season as he has not performed flawlessly.

22 Feb 2018 1:34 AM

Mystic Mantra: Emanate positive feelings for all

Lord Krishna has also stated the same thing in Bhagvad Gita.

22 Feb 2018 1:34 AM

Curable from within

There are metaphysical reasons behind each ailment. It’s necessary to balance one’s body, mind and spirit with proper diet and exercise.

22 Feb 2018 1:34 AM

Ramaphosa brings hope of real change in Pretoria

The ANC in fact caved in to the demands of international capitalism even before it was permitted into the portals of power in Pretoria.

22 Feb 2018 1:34 AM

No one is accountable. And we’re all to blame

Pick any story about a disaster or gross negligence and one thing becomes clear.

22 Feb 2018 1:34 AM

Syria: Stop ‘collateral damage’

The conflict’s worst aspect is that its biggest casualties are civilians.

22 Feb 2018 1:33 AM

Chief secy assault: Act firm, stop this malaise

His plea that the meeting be held the next day was disregarded.

22 Feb 2018 1:33 AM

Welcome To New York team addresses decision to use Pakistani voice

Shamir points out that the use of Pakistani voices is again rampant in Bollywood.

22 Feb 2018 1:33 AM

Ranbir Kapoor is on a detox with Brahmastra

We are told that the film will have multiple looks from the life of the ’90s superstar.

22 Feb 2018 1:33 AM

Gulzar’s Libaas to release digitally?

Directed by Gulzar, Libaas stars Naseeruddin Shah and Shabana Azmi.

22 Feb 2018 1:33 AM

When the clock strikes 7:30 PM

The Tamil horror film by a debut director is short, but long enough to scare you.

22 Feb 2018 1:33 AM

Meet the showstopper

Meet sareetorialist Sujata Pai whose stunning sarees tell stories from across the country.

22 Feb 2018 1:31 AM

Superstar’s wife asked to pay up

The lesson for Latha Rajinikanth is celebrity status does not give immunity from honouring financial deals.

22 Feb 2018 1:30 AM

Karan Johar to produce a film on Osho

The biopic will apparently go into all the controversial areas of Rajneesh’s life.

22 Feb 2018 1:28 AM

I became an actor by default, says Rani Mukherji

The actress added that it was her mother, Krishna Mukherji, who persuaded her to take up a vocation in B-town.

22 Feb 2018 1:27 AM

Kolkata: Patient kin, junior doctors fight over ‘negligence’

CMCH medical superintendent cum vice principal Sikha Banerjee stood by the junior doctors.

22 Feb 2018 12:53 AM

To neuter or not to neuter

Spaying makes for a cleaner, calmer pet who tends to be more gentle and affectionate.

22 Feb 2018 12:41 AM

Caring for your little bunny

The most important point to keep in mind while getting a cage for your bunny buddy is that it must be a large one.

22 Feb 2018 12:40 AM

Making life easy for pet owners

Yashashree and Mehar are the brains behind the pet sitting service Guardian of the Purr.

22 Feb 2018 12:40 AM

Anushka Sharma and Varun Dhawan go on a shopping spree

It was recently that the duo went shopping together and bought bundles of Chanderi sarees.

22 Feb 2018 12:40 AM

Malaika remains ambiguous on Dabangg 3 item

Malaika and Arbaaz often are seen together indulging their children.

22 Feb 2018 12:39 AM

Strand sails its way out

However, the store that flourished in the pre-Independence era lost its charm in the 21st century.

22 Feb 2018 12:39 AM

Trudeau’s Band Baaja Baraat look

Everyone makes odd fashion blunders and thankfully, not everything about his wardrobe was horrid!

22 Feb 2018 12:38 AM

Doklam standoff was China's strategy to separate Indians from Bhutanese: ex-NSA

Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba warned of increasing assertiveness of China in the region.

21 Feb 2018 9:23 PM

Yeddyurappa calls Rahul 'baccha', says Cong chief K'taka visit to work in BJP's favour

BS Yeddyurappa said by Rahul Gandhi's visit to Karnataka they are sure to win more than 150 seats in state.

21 Feb 2018 9:20 PM

EPFO lowers interest rate, to pay 8.55 per cent on deposits for 2017-18

EPFO slashes rate of interest on employees provident fund to 8.55 per cent for its over 6-crore subscribers for 2017-18.

21 Feb 2018 9:01 PM

Pari isn’t Anushka Sharma’s name in the movie; find out what is

Anushka Sharma is all set to spread fear with her upcoming horror-drama ‘Pari’.

21 Feb 2018 8:51 PM

Jacqueline Fernandez kicked out of Salman's Kick 2? Sajid Nadiadwala clears the air

Since ‘Kick 2’ was announced, reports stated that another actress has replaced Jacqueline Fernandez in it.

21 Feb 2018 8:46 PM

Canada does not support separatists: Trudeau tells Amarinder Singh

Justin Trudeau on Wednesday sought to dispel perceptions his administration is too close to Sikh separatists, officials said,

21 Feb 2018 8:46 PM

Serious knee injuries increasing in kids and teens

Here is what a new study found.

21 Feb 2018 8:39 PM

Rani Mukerji can’t wait to teach her little Adira these two interesting things

Rani Mukerji might not be seen with her daughter Adira often, but the actress has often been vocal in what she wants for her.

21 Feb 2018 8:36 PM

Radwin launches its dual-band 3.5GHz and 5GHz solution

A 1.5Gbps PtMP (Point-to-multipoint communication) dual band 3.5GHz & 5GHz solution has been introduced.

21 Feb 2018 8:36 PM

Nawaz Sharif disqualified as PML-N chief, rules Pak SC

However, the verdict will not affect the PML-N's registration as a party.

21 Feb 2018 8:25 PM

Delhi HC seeks Centre’s stand on banning crash guards on vehicles

In Dec 2017, the Road Transport and Highway ministry directed all states to act against crash guards installed at front, rear of vehicles.

21 Feb 2018 8:09 PM

Here's how you can become an Instagram influencer

Expert shares insightful tips.

21 Feb 2018 7:54 PM

Kamal Haasan launches 'Makkal Needhi Maiam', says party neither left nor right

The Tamil actor spoke about ending caste politics and told people to not accept money for votes.

21 Feb 2018 7:49 PM

Meghan Markle's secret to glowing skin revealed

The American actress will soon wed Prince Harry in May.

21 Feb 2018 7:40 PM

Stigma can cause depression in multiple sclerosis patients

People living with MS who reported higher levels of stigma.

21 Feb 2018 7:28 PM

Man in UP bites off snake's head as revenge for snakebite

When he regained consciousness, he was asked to explain what happened.

21 Feb 2018 7:10 PM

Salman happy with work I'm getting, called me after Fukrey’s good opening: Pulkit

The actor, who will next be seen in 'Veerey Ki Wedding', talks about the superstar in an exclusive interview.

21 Feb 2018 7:01 PM

Court Rejects Hardik Patel's Discharge Plea In Sedition Case

Sessions court judge Dilip Mahida rejects Hardik Patel's discharge plea, thereby allowing framing of charges against him in the case.

21 Feb 2018 7:00 PM

Risk of dementia higher in people with congenital heart disease

CHD is a lifelong condition.

21 Feb 2018 6:58 PM

Forgotten Mughal garden reopens as a public park in the heart of Delhi

Some ancient tombs were close to ruin before conservation efforts began a decade ago, but have now been given UNESCO World Heritage status.

21 Feb 2018 6:56 PM

SRK asks this 'lady' to simulate him after Gauri shares love filled post for him

Shah Rukh and Gauri Khan have been blessed with 3 kids – Aryan, Suhana and AbRam.

21 Feb 2018 6:50 PM

Redmi Note 5 Pro review: Xiaomi's new benchmark against the Note 5

The Redmi Note 5 Pro is shows Xiaomi’s maturity as a smartphone manufacturer, lifting the bar of expectations higher.

21 Feb 2018 6:50 PM

Attackers infirltrate Tesla's computing to mine cryptocurrency

The attackers gained access to Tesla’s Amazon Web Service and thereafter run scripts that allowed them to covertly mine cryptocurrency.

21 Feb 2018 6:48 PM

I am not a star yet, says 'Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety' lead actress Nushrat Bharucha

In a candid chat with DC, Nushrat talks about her role in SKTKS, her status in the industry and her plan of action ahead.

21 Feb 2018 6:48 PM

Samsung to produce World's largest SSD production at 30.72TB

This breakthrough was made possible by combining 32 of the new 1TB NAND flash packages, each with 16 stacked layers of 512Gb V-NAND chips.

21 Feb 2018 6:48 PM

New trick to reduce hospital readmission rates

Here is what a new study has found.

21 Feb 2018 6:46 PM

Priyanka's Assam calendar controversy: Assamese celebrities come in support of actor

Congress MLAs Nandita Das and Rupjyoti Kurmi raised the issue in State Assembly saying that Priyanka's outfit was inappropriate.

21 Feb 2018 6:45 PM

Pak chopper violates norms, comes within 300 metres of LoC in Poonch

There was no firing or hostile action by any side, official sources said.

21 Feb 2018 6:37 PM

Hormone therapy may reduce stooped posture for women

Beyond its adverse aesthetic effects, hyperkyphosis is associated with the poor physical function.

21 Feb 2018 6:34 PM

Woman complains of period pains, Emirates forces her to not fly

Soon after the incident Emirates released a statement and justified the actions taken on grounds of ‘medical emergency.’

21 Feb 2018 6:28 PM

PNB scam: Vipul Ambani, other accused sent to police custody

The CBI on Tuesday arrested Vipul Ambani and four other senior executives of Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi companies.

21 Feb 2018 6:25 PM

People are proposing with avocados as part of a weird new trend

Many pointed out the downside being that avocados can’t stay green and fresh for more than 10 minutes.

21 Feb 2018 6:19 PM

Maldives extends emergency, India says ‘deeply dismayed’

The Maldivian Parliament (Majlis) on Tuesday extended the state of emergency by another 30 days.

21 Feb 2018 6:17 PM

Let's hope gay Olympians spark even greater change

Let's hope the rest of the world has been watching, and learning, and growing ever more accepting.

21 Feb 2018 6:12 PM

Modi not against corruption, he is an instrument of corruption: Rahul

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, who is on a two-day campaign trail in the north-eastern state, called for a 'BJP-mukt' Meghalaya.

21 Feb 2018 6:07 PM

Ambrane ‘Rugged Power Bank’ launched in India

The company says the power bank is BIS Certified and comes equipped with a multitude of advanced safety features.

21 Feb 2018 6:07 PM

Wasn’t me: US prez denies forcefully kissing receptionist in Trump Tower elevator

Nineteen women have come forward to accuse the president of sexual misconduct over a period of several decades.

21 Feb 2018 5:56 PM

China's Ministry of Culture cracks down on bizarre culture of 'funeral strippers'

Currently the provinces that are under attack are Henan, Anhui, Jiangsu and Hebei.

21 Feb 2018 5:56 PM

PNB scam, Rafale deal: Rahul suggests topics to Modi for ‘Mann ki Baat’

Rahul Gandhi the PM's radio programme a monologue and said the country wants to hear him speak on Nirav Modi and Rafale 'scam'.

21 Feb 2018 5:56 PM

Khaled Hosseini's Sea Prayer to be turned into illustrated edition by Bloomsbury

Sea Prayer's illusrated edition, to be etched by Dan Williams will be published in the UK and the Indian subcontinent on August 30.

21 Feb 2018 5:48 PM

FDI rises only 0.27 per cent during April-December FY18

FDI inflows were USD 35.84 billion during the April-December period of last fiscal, 2016-17.

21 Feb 2018 5:47 PM

2 AAP MLAs sent to judicial custody, police plea for custodial probe rejected

Delhi court dismisses police's plea for custodial interrogation stating the 2 MLAs were ready to cooperate, join the probe.

21 Feb 2018 5:37 PM

Australian PM Malcolm Turnball US bound to hold talks with Trump

The trade deal among 11 countries includes Australia, which also has a bilateral free trade partnership with the United States.

21 Feb 2018 5:31 PM

How humans got bigger brains decoded

The conventional wisdom was that our large brains had evolved because of a series of step-like increases.

21 Feb 2018 5:29 PM

Sebi permits clearing corps at IFSC to accept cash as trade collateral

IFSC at GIFT City is probably the first such centre to be launched after the 2008 global financial crisis.

21 Feb 2018 5:28 PM

SC allows Centre to withdraw forces from Darjeeling hills after Mar 8

SC also set aside Calcutta HC order that restrained the Centre from withdrawing CAPF from Darjeeling saying normalcy had not returned.

21 Feb 2018 5:21 PM

Alcatel A310 Wi-Fi tablet launched in India

The device is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT8127 chipset clubbed with 1GB RAM.

21 Feb 2018 5:14 PM

Targeted for being Dalit, Muslim: AAP cries foul over MLAs' arrest

AAP leader Ashutosh said the top bureaucrat has not produced evidence against Prakash Jarwal and Amanatullah Khan, yet they were arrested.

21 Feb 2018 5:12 PM

Red carpet, not red tape to welcome you: Modi at UP Investors Summit- 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a defence industrial corridor in the Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh.

21 Feb 2018 5:05 PM

Carbs, fat, DNA? Weight loss is finicky, new study shows

Gene analyses identified variations linked with how the body processes fats or carbohydrates.

21 Feb 2018 4:59 PM

How pigeons can help fight human diseases

Here is what researchers suggest.

21 Feb 2018 4:49 PM

SoundBot portable speaker with QUADIO technology launched

The company claims that it is a surround sound Bluetooth speaker with intuitive QUADIO technology.

21 Feb 2018 4:34 PM

Oncam launches the Evolution of 180 degree camera product range

The Evolution 180 range offers a 12MP sensor and a 6MP dewarped panoramic image with Oncam’s Angle Compensation Technology.

21 Feb 2018 4:33 PM

Sensex recovers 141 points, snaps 3-day downtrend

50-share NSE Nifty ended up 37.05 points, or 0.36 per cent, at 10,397.45 points.

21 Feb 2018 4:18 PM

Woman overhears stranger talking about cheating girlfriend, warns her in Facebook post

Although her initiative found support on social media, many pointed out it as invasion of privacy.

21 Feb 2018 4:15 PM

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh meets Justin Trudeau, raises Khalistan issue

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet his Indian counterpart, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday.

21 Feb 2018 4:10 PM

Imprisoned suspected drug dealer hasn’t used loo for 34 days

Drug suspect who has broken Brit record for spending most days in custody without using lavatory is given another five days to do needful.

21 Feb 2018 4:09 PM

Preventive treatment for peanut allergies succeeds in study

The study involved nearly 500 kids ages 4 to 17 with allergies so severe that they had reactions to as little as a tenth of a peanut.

21 Feb 2018 3:52 PM

Philippine court gives Australian man life sentence for child porn, trafficking

3 victims testified at the trial that girls were also offered to other foreigners for sexual exploitation, according to the organization.

21 Feb 2018 3:50 PM

Patna: IRS officer held for molesting minor girl in hostel room

The accused molested a girl from Sikkim he was mentoring in an institute for under-privileged students.

21 Feb 2018 3:45 PM

Niti Aayog making new list of sick PSUs for divestment: Kant

NITI Aayog has already recommended 40 sick PSUs for strategic disinvestment.

21 Feb 2018 3:39 PM

Ishrat Jahan fake encounter: CBI discharges former-Gujarat DGP Pandey

Pandey is one among the seven Gujarat policemen accused by the CBI of carrying out the fake encounter.

21 Feb 2018 3:38 PM

Trump Jr calls ‘nonsense’ on talks claiming father’s presidency profiting business

Trump Jr has made several visits to India over the years and has repeatedly talked of great business opportunities in the country.

21 Feb 2018 3:27 PM

Dementia clearly linked to chronic boozing: study

Heavy drinking should be recognised as a major risk factor for all types of dementia.

21 Feb 2018 3:21 PM

Exclusive: Pulkit Samrat and Kriti Kharbanda get candid at The Asian Age office

Directed by Ashu Trikha, 'Veerey Ki Wedding' also stars Jimmy Sheirgill (again without a girl) in the lead role.

21 Feb 2018 3:12 PM

Nirav Modi not absconding, out of India for business purpose: lawyer

The PNB has lodged two financial fraud complaints of Rs 11,400 crore and Rs 280 crore against Nirav Modi, his family and Mehul Choksi.

21 Feb 2018 2:50 PM

Woman in Egypt ends 40 day marriage as her husband won't buy her a 'shawarma'

The couple had an arranged marriage after which the woman had issues about her husband’s stinginess.

21 Feb 2018 2:44 PM

Police ask people not to call 911 over KFC crisis

Cops in UK have warned chicken lovers to stop phoning them over the KFC crisis.

21 Feb 2018 2:42 PM

Senior TV journalist attacked while boarding Mumbai local, sustains injuries

Mumbai Press Club said in a statement that it has informed the govt, police authorities and sought the arrest of the attackers.

21 Feb 2018 2:27 PM

N Korea 'dangled' meeting, then cancelled 'last minute' on US Vice Prez Pence

The encounter would have been the first scheduled between senior officials from the Trump administration and Pyongyang.

21 Feb 2018 2:26 PM

Find out the worst things people say during sex

From ‘what’s your name again’, to ‘I’m going soft’ here are phrases no one wants to hear while having sex.

21 Feb 2018 1:54 PM

PNB scam: Centre opposes PIL seeking SIT probe, SC defers case to Mar 16

The plea seeks an independent probe and deportation of jeweller Nirav Modi in the Rs 11,400 cr PNB fraud case.

21 Feb 2018 1:52 PM

Spanish Catholic Church held its only same- sex ceremony in 1901

The lesbian couple who trciked them spend the rest of their lives on the run after the truth came out.

21 Feb 2018 1:50 PM

Mumbai: Constable pretends to be CBI chief, dupes 4 of Rs 88 lakh

Posing as the SPG chief in CBI, he promised various things to different victims between March 2016 and December 2017.

21 Feb 2018 1:36 PM

Gitanjali Gems hits lower circuit; tanks over 56 pc in 6 days

On NSE, shares of the company declined 9.86 per cent to Rs 27.40, its lower price band.

21 Feb 2018 1:33 PM

Super 30: Makers to erect Rs 10 Crore set in Mumbai for Hrithik Roshan film?

The film is reportedly based on the life story of mathematician Anand Kumar, who hails from Bihar.

21 Feb 2018 1:30 PM

CBI grills Rotomac pens owner, son in Delhi over Rs 3,695 cr loan

The CBI also carried out raids at Vikram Kothari's residence and establishments in Kanpur.

21 Feb 2018 1:29 PM

Varun reveals director he wants to work with again and again, still part of wishlist

Actor says he always tried to strike a balance between commercial potboilers and content-driven films.

21 Feb 2018 1:27 PM

Imran Khan had met Bushra Maneka when married to me: Reham Khan

In an earlier interview to a foreign media outlet, Reham Khan claimed that Imran Khan had remarried Bushra Maneka in January.

21 Feb 2018 1:25 PM

Mukesh Ambani vows additional Rs 10,000 cr investment in UP

Jio has already created over 40 thousand direct and indirect jobs in UP.

21 Feb 2018 1:17 PM

Donald Trump worst president in history of US, reveals ‘Greatness’ study

American Political Science Association released results ranking each of America's 44 presidents on Greatness scale.

21 Feb 2018 12:54 PM

SC stays all action against Priya Prakash Varrier till further notice

The top court also restrained states from registering any further FIR in matter related to Priya Varrier and her film's director.

21 Feb 2018 12:54 PM

Sensex up 112 points in late morning trade

Nifty 50 index quoted at 10,385.10, up by 24.70 points with 27 of its constituents trading in positive.

21 Feb 2018 12:52 PM

Spectacles fell, was shocked: Delhi chief secy narrates assault experience

The chief secretary alleged that the AAP MLAs abused him at Arvind Kejriwal's residence and threatened to file false cases against him.

21 Feb 2018 12:43 PM

Taapsee Pannu and Kriti Sanon to share screen space in Anurag Kashyap's Womaniya?

Both Kriti and Taapsee will reportedly play 60-year-olds in the film, the story of which will be told in flashback.

21 Feb 2018 12:42 PM

Idea fixes Rs 82.50 per share to raise Rs 3,500 crore via QIP

Shareholders of Idea Cellular have recently invested Rs 3,250 cr to strengthen company's balance sheet.

21 Feb 2018 12:38 PM

FCC reversal of net neutrality rules expected to be published Thursday

The Republican-led FCC in December voted 3-2 to overturn rules barring ISPs from blocking, or charging more for certain content.

21 Feb 2018 12:33 PM

AAP chief avoids question on Delhi chief secy assault at his residence

The Chief Secretary said that he was attacked in the presence of Kejriwal after being summoned for discussions on Aadhaar.

21 Feb 2018 12:26 PM