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Facebook partners WCD Ministry to boost digital literacy

New Delhi, Nov 19 | In a bid to make social networking secure and safe for women and children, Facebook on Tuesday announced several...

Croc’s snout ripped off as JCB runs over it

Ferozabad, Nov 19 | An eight-foot-long crocodile was seriously injured by a JCB, which was being used to clean out a dried up pond...

Social investment by mining cos dates back to pre DMF era

New Delhi, Nov 15 | The legacy in mining companies is still surviving no matter how much social and economic development mining companies in...

Bhopal gas tragedy activist Abdul Jabbar passes away

Bhopal, Nov 15 | Activist Abdul Jabbar, who fought for victims and survivors of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, died on Thursday night at...

Odisha CM announces award after Suraj, who gave new life to...

Bhubaneswar, Nov 11 | Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced an annual award to encourage organ donation in the name of Suraj,...

$2,555 to see Santa at high-end London store

London, Nov 9 | Harrods, the 170-year-old high-end department store in London, has caused quite a stir after restricting access to its Christmas grotto...

British tourist ‘eaten by shark’ while on holiday

London, Nov 8 | A British tourist was believed to have been eaten by a shark during a luxury trip to celebrate his wife's...

Over 2mn pounds of chicken products recalled in US

Washington, Nov 8 | More than 2 million pounds of chicken products were recalled in eight US states over contamination fears.Approximately 2,071,397 pounds of...

IIT-K balloon for aerial surveillance in Ayodhya

Kanpur, Nov 8 | An 'aerostat balloon' developed by the Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur (IIT-K) will be deployed for aerial surveillance in Ayodhya.The USP...

Kanpur waste forcing village youth into bachelorhood

By Vivek TripathiKanpur, Nov 3 | The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan pitch may have touched a high in the country but villages in an around...

US honours PepsiCo India for environmentally sustainable operations

By Arul LouisNew York, Nov 1 | PepsiCo India has been honoured by the US government for its environmentally sustainable operations that promotes water...

HC hearing in February on plea seeking uniform age of marriage

New Delhi, Oct 30 | The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said that it will hear a plea seeking a common minimum age of...

Nepali climber scales world’s 14 highest peaks in 190 days

Kathmandu, Oct 29 | A Nepali mountaineer has created history by scaling the world's 14 highest peaks in record 190 days after he climbed...

Army blade runner eyes Tokyo 2020 after golden run

New Delhi, Oct 28 | An Army soldier, who lost his left leg in a mine blast near the Line of Control (LoC)...

Social media to help Geeta find her family

By Sandeep Pouranik Indore, Oct 28 | Four years after hearing impaired Geeta was rescued and brought back from Pakistan, she has not been...

MP man buys Honda Activa by paying amount in coins

Satna (Madhya Pradesh), Oct 27 | A customer in Satna district of Madhya Pradesh purchased a new Honda Activa scooty on Dhanteras with the...

India’s family planning profile is unique: US Professor

By Archana SharmaJaipur, Oct 26 | India's family planning profile is unique among many nations for different reasons, feels Professor Amy O. Tsui from...

Riyadh restructures visa system, cancels fee for repeat Umrah

New Delhi, Oct 25 | The kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Friday dismissed reports that it has hiked visa fees, and said that it...

Diwali preparations in full swing in UAE

Dubai, Oct 25 | Diwali preparations were in full swing across the United Arab Emirates (UAE), as Indian expats were readying to celebrate the...

Nepal could impose 5-year travel ban on Spanish climber

Kathmandu, Oct 24 | A Spanish mountaineer whose friend died as the pair attempted to climb a mountain in northeastern Nepal without the necessary...

It is just good work, I’m happy: Abhijit Banerjee’s mother

By Sirshendu PanthKolkata, Oct 21 | Waiting eagerly for her son to come home after winning the Nobel, Economist Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee's mother says...

SC accepts Centre’s proposal to reconstruct Ravidas Temple

New Delhi, Oct 21 | The Supreme Court on Monday accepted the Centre's proposal to reconstruct Guru Ravidas Temple - in the same site...

UK stewardess suspended over boyfriend’s altercation with pilot

London, Oct 21 | A British Airways (BA) stewardess has been suspended over allegations that her boyfriend got "hammered" and had a fight with...

3 generations of police inspector run half-marathon

By Sanjeev Kumar Singh ChauhanNew Delhi, Oct 20 | It's rare to see three generations of a family taking part...

In a first, Tejas to compensate passengers for delay

Lucknow, Oct 20 | Passengers who travelled on the newly launched Tejas Express on Saturday will be paid a compensation of Rs 250 each...

Want to be fit? Workout before breakfast

London, Oct 18 | Fitness enthusiasts, take a note! Researchers have found that working out before breakfast could increase health benefits of exercise.The study,...

Frequent drinking more harmful than binges: Study

Seoul, Oct 17 | Alcohol lovers, take a note. Drinking small amounts of alcohol frequently is linked with a higher likelihood of atrial fibrillation...

NBCC submits revised plan on Jaypee projects to SC

New Delhi, Oct 17 | The National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) on Thursday submitted a revised proposal to complete the stalled projects of Jaypee...

UP cop with cardiac problems seeks permission to end life

Amethi, Oct 17 | A police constable posted in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi district and suffering from cardiac ailments has sought permission from the National...

Cattle population increased by 18% in the country: Report

New Delhi, Oct 16 | The population of cows across the country has increased by almost 18 per cent since 2012. According to the...

Heavier babies more likely to develop childhood allergies

Canberra, Oct 16 | Parents, take note. Researchers have found that heavier babies are more likely to suffer childhood food allergies or eczema.For the...

Ruma Devi from Barmer who stitched her luck with handmade talent

By Archana SharmaJaipur, Oct 16 | She is just an eighth pass but she has made around 22,000 women in Rajasthan self-dependent by giving...

Australia deports Vietnamese woman for bringing pork

Canberra, Oct 15 | A Vietnamese woman has been deported from Australia for failing to declare over 4.5 kg of pork products, authorities said...

‘1 in 3 children under 5 undernourished or overweight’

United Nations, Oct 15 | At least one in every three children under five years of age is undernourished or overweight, according to a...

‘Life is too short to keep hitting the snooze button’

New Delhi, Oct 14 | She's bounced back from two suicide attempts and has today trained the likes of Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar,...

Jharkhand men complain of stomach ache, doc prescribes pregnancy test

Ranchi, Oct 14 | A doctor in Jharkhand prescribed pregnancy test to two young men in Chatra district after they complained of stomach pain.Besides...

Tea garden workers’ bonus issue resolved

Kolkata, Oct 12 | The stalemate over payment of bonus to workers in 87 tea gardens of Darjeeling, famous for producing the world famous...

Rotavirus linked to lower rates of type 1 diabetes

Canberra, Oct 11 | Researchers from the University of Melbourne have found that rotavirus infection might play a role in the development of type...

Humble tomato a day can boost your virility

London, Oct 10 | Tomato might cost you dearly in India nowadays but adding one or two in your daily diet could keep your...

Gurdwara Bangla Sahib bans single use plastic

New Delhi, Oct 8 | Gurdwara Bangla Sahib has decided to go green by banning the use of all types of plastic in the...

Twitterati give more power to Nusrat Jahan after cleric threat

New Delhi, Oct 7 | Twitterati on Monday slammed a Muslim cleric for targeting Trinamool MP and actor Nusrat Jahan for attending Durga...

Indian women in UAE launch mission to protect environment

Dubai, Oct 6 | The Indian Ladies Association (ILA), a United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based community welfare body, has launched a year-long mission to protect...

Story-tellers, musicians captivate Jaipur connoisseurs, commoners

Jaipur, Oct 5 | "We are all poets, story-tellers and musicians in our own ways. This creativity is equal and latent in all of...

Prince Harry sues UK tabloids in phone-hacking claim

London, Oct 5 | The UK's Prince Harry has begun legal action against the owners of the Sun, the defunct News of the World,...

Jail term upheld for Cambodian who infected people with HIV

Phnom Penh, Oct 5 | Cambodia's Supreme Court has upheld the decision of a lower court to sentence an unlicensed medical practitioner to 25...

Drops in income can harm your brain: Study

New York, Oct 4 | Young adults who experienced annual income drops of 25 per cent or more might be more at risk of...

Over 3,000 pigs culled in Philippines over swine fever

Manila, Oct 4 | More than 3,000 pigs have been culled in the Philippines' Metro Manila area in a bid to contain the outbreak...

UN chief highlights Mahatma Gandhi’s legacy

United Nations, Oct 3 | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres highlighted the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of the International Day of Non-Violence.In...

India all set to declare itself open defecation free

New Delhi, Oct 2 | On Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary, India is all set to be declared open defecation free by Prime Minister...

Ministry extends e-auction date for PM’s gifts

New Delhi, Oct 1 | The craze among the public to buy a gift received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has forced the authorities...

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5 Market Trends Olymp Trade Forex Traders can Capitalize On

Knowing the current financial trends in the world is certainly necessary for traders to operate effectively in the markets, but it isn’t always enough...

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15 foreign banks keen to open branch in India

New Delhi, Nov 19 | India could have more foreign banks soon as in the case of other Asian countries like China, Singapore and...