An Earthquake of 7.7 rocked Pakistan on Monday afternoon. Preliminary reports say the epicentre was in Hindu Kush region. Quake was felt in various parts of India. However, the intensity was high across North Indian states like Jammu & Kashmir, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh. Tremors were felt in Jaipur, Kolkata also.
According to a recent survey conducted by the World Economic Forum (WEF) Prime Minister Narendra Modi stands at 10th most admired personality globally, late South African President Nelson Mandela on the top. Mahatma Gandhi is ranked fourth most admired leader, according to a survey of more than 1,000 millennials. The respondents were spread across 285 […]
Final phase for Bihar Assembly election is underway. Till 2 PM 45.62% voting was recorded. Polling will come to an end the two Naxal-hit constituencies in Simri Bhakhtiyarpur and Mahisi in Saharsa district. This phase of polling is considered critical for the Grand Alliance as its core voter base of Yadavs and Muslims are based […]
Call this mindset or embarrassment but a recent study has revealed that a large number of customers bying lingerie online are men as most men hesitate to walk into one of the lingerie stores, but online, men are emerging as significant buyers of women’s undergarments. Survey furtehr says that number of male buyers rise sharply […]
Inspite of so many initiatives taken by the government to attract more foreign tourists like e-tourist visa, providing financial assistance to state governments launching 12 theme based tourist circuits, India received less than one per cent international tourists annually and their average stay in the country has come down by two days.
At least six CRPF jawans were injured when unidentified militants opened fire on their convoy on Srinagar-Jammu national highway in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district. The injured have been shifted to a hospital in Anantnag.
In wake of growing pollution in Ganga and various measures taken to clean Ganga, on Thursday, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) imposed complete plastic ban from Gaumukh to Haridwar along river Ganga with effect from February 1, 2016.
Allegations and counter allegations continue in the political over the raid by CBI on Delhi chief minister Arvind Kerjiwal’s office. Arun Jaitley said, “the raid had nothing to do with the Chief Minister and it was a raid based on an alleged offence committed by Kumar. Kejriwal called Jaitley a liar.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai took questions from enthusiastic students of Delhi University at the #AskSundar chat session at the Sri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC). The agenda of Pichai’s talk was informal. He shared many anecdotes and nostalgic moments related to his life apart from various plans of Google.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday announced Rs one crore as ex-gratia payment to the family members of the head constable Ram Kumar of the Delhi Police. Head Constable Ram Kumar lost his life during a shootout that took place outside Court No. 73 in the Karkardooma Court on Wednesday morning.
On Monday, the benchmark BSE Sensex recovered by 100 points in early trade on the back of value-buying in blue-chip stocks. The 30-share index rebounded 100 points, or 0.39 per cent, to 25,938.71, with all sectoral indices led by capital goods, oil and gas, power and banking trading in the positive zone, rising by up […]
President Barack Obama would present the National Medal of Science to an Indian-American scientist on January 22 for his outstanding contribution to science. This year Dr Rakesh K Jain is among 17 scientists, engineers, mathematicians and innovators who will be awarded by Obama at a White House ceremony.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has admitted to wrongly printing Rs 1000 denomination notes without ‘silver thread features’. The notes, reportedly, printed in the 5AG and 3AP series, amount to Rs 30 thousand crore.