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65-year-old Mumbai man enrolls on dating site, loses 73.5 lakh to fake call centre

An elderly man lost over 70 lakh rupees in a bid to get himself registered on a dating site. The incident was reported from Mumbai, where the 65-year-old man was cheated for Rs 73.5 lakh...

12 Dec 2019 2:29 pm
EXPLAINED: How UKs general election will affect Brexit

The national election in Britain on Thursday will bring a new Parliament to power and may lead to a change at the top if Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party doesn’t fare well with voters. Johnson called the early election in hopes of gaining lawmakers to support his Brexit policy. 

12 Dec 2019 1:33 pm
Manali receives season's first snowfall; temperature dips in Lahaul, Spiti | Watch Videos

Tourists in Himachal Pradesh cheered on Thursday as Manali received the season's first snowfall on Thursday. Nearby areas of Shimla were also seen wrapped in a blanket of snow, which made the region all the...

12 Dec 2019 12:48 pm
Microsoft officially ends support for Windows 10 Mobile: Here's what it means

In order to compete in the smartphone space, Microsoft launched Windows Phone 7 back in 2010. The latest version being the Windows 10 Mobile, the operating system did not receive much love either from the developers or the users themselves. While the operating system has already been dead, the company has finally announced the end of its support.

12 Dec 2019 11:35 am
If the room has windows, close them: SAFAR issues advisory as Delhi chokes with pollution

Air quality in Delhi turned 'severe' on Thursday as the overall air quality index (AQI) of the national capital was recorded at 407. Delhi's overall AQI wasrecorded at 9 a.m. at 407, counted under the...

12 Dec 2019 11:02 am
No more spam messages on WhatsApp: Here's how

In order to curb spam messages on WhatsApp, the company is taking legal actions against business that are sending bulk messages in order to get users' attention. The company has built two tools -- the WhatsApp...

12 Dec 2019 10:55 am
Nirbhaya case: Tihar officials seek hangmen from Uttar Pradesh

Officials at the Tihar jail have sought the services of two hangmen for Uttar Pradesh, a development that brings sight of finality for the convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape case. Nirbhaya, a paramedical student was...

12 Dec 2019 10:45 am
12-year-old girl repeatedly raped by 4 in Haryana's Karnal

A 12-year-old girl has alleged that she was raped repeatedly by four persons, including a minor, on several occasions in Haryana's Karnal district, police said on Thursday. In her complaint, the girl has alleged that...

12 Dec 2019 10:43 am
No one can take away your rights: PM Modi assures Assam amid anti-CAB protests

Amid the intense protests over CAB in Northeast states, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday assured the residents of Assam that they have nothing to worry about. The Citizenship Bill, which was earlier cleared in...

12 Dec 2019 10:19 am
Shahjahanpur rape case: UP law student who had accused Chinmayanand of rape released on bail

The 23-year-old law student, who had leveled sexual harassment charges against former Union Minister Chinmayanand, has been released on bail from Shahjahanpur district jail. Late on Wednesday evening, she was granted bail by the Allahabad...

12 Dec 2019 10:08 am
Pakistan: 3 patients die as protest outside Lahore hospital turns violent

Three patients died after doctors failed to provide them timely treatment due to a violent protest staged by lawyers outside Lahore's Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC). The lawyers were protesting against a video that went viral...

12 Dec 2019 9:18 am
Pune college pitches for social harmony, disapproves events based on Ram Mandir, Article 370

The organizers of 'Firodiya Karandak', a popular inter-collegiate drama competition, have decided not to allow plays dealing with sensitive subjects such as Babri Masjid, Article 370, Hindu-Muslim relations or caste dynamics. Noted playwright Satish Alekar...

12 Dec 2019 8:57 am
Burglars steal iPhones, cash worth 75 lakh from Nashik shop

A gang of burglars allegedly broke into a shop on Gangapur Road here and decamped with high-end iPhone mobiles and cash collectively worth over Rs 75 lakh in the wee hours on Wednesday, police said....

12 Dec 2019 7:47 am
Anti-CAB protests intensify in Assam; CM Sonowal's residence stone-pelted

As massive protests rocked Assam over the passage of Citizenship Bill in both the Houses, stones were pelted at the residence of Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in Dibrugarh on Wednesday night. Dibrugarh Deputy Commissioner...

12 Dec 2019 6:54 am
Third phase polling in Jharkhand today; fate of 309 candidates to be decided

The fate of 309 candidates, including 32 women nominees, will be decided on Thursday as voting for the third phase of the five-phase polling for 17 assembly constituencies in Jharkhand is set to begin at 7 am. According to Jharkhand Chief Election Officer Vinay Kumar Choubey, nearly 40,000 polling personnel have been deputed to conduct smooth and peaceful voting in the state. Security forces have also been deployed in the constituencies that will witness voting on December 12, he said.

12 Dec 2019 6:37 am
Dreams of crores of deprived come true with passage of CAB: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah here on Wednesday said with the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in the Rajya Sabha dreams of crores of deprived and victimised people had come true and thanked...

11 Dec 2019 10:57 pm
22-year-old man abducted, raped by four men who 'liked' his social media pics

A 22-year-old manwas abducted and raped by four men, including a minor, in a moving car in Mumbai. The FIR registered at the Vinoba Bhave Nagar Police Station in Kurla West, said the complainant,who loved...

11 Dec 2019 5:27 pm
Ajit Doval lauds Yogi Adityanath government for handling Ayodhya verdict

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval has sent a letter of appreciation to Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary R.K. Tiwari for his commendable effort in handling the situation in Uttar Pradesh, following the Ayodhya verdict. The letter dated...

11 Dec 2019 4:21 pm
ISRO launches India's spy satellite RISAT-2BR1

India's latest spy satellite RISAT-2BR1, along with nine foreign satellites has been launched from Sriharikota rocket port in Andhra Pradesh.The countdown for the launch had begun at 4.40 pm on Tuesday. Placed into an orbit...

11 Dec 2019 3:34 pm
In letter to Yogi Adityanath, Priyanka Gandhi requests CM to raise price of sugarcane

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesdaywrote to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and demanded a better price for the sugarcane. The development comes amidprotests from sugarcane farmers in western parts of Uttar...

11 Dec 2019 2:52 pm
UP: Stepfather kills 4-year-old girl for asking for balloon

In a shocking incident, a four-year-old girl was allegedly killed by her stepfather after she asked for a balloon. The child's mother claimed that her husband had killed her daughter only because she was insisting...

11 Dec 2019 2:47 pm
Ex-Supreme Court judge to probe encounter of 4 accused in Hyderabad rape-murder case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it proposes to appoint a retired Supreme Court judge to conduct an inquiry into the Hyderabad 'encounter' involving four persons allegedly accused in the rape and murder of a...

11 Dec 2019 2:06 pm
Another PUBG death: Man occupied with game drinks chemical instead of water and dies

We all know how addictive a game PUBG (or PlayerUnknown's Battleground) is that people have died, stolen just for the sake of it and still. The craze isnt over. Yet another man has died...

11 Dec 2019 1:55 pm
26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed indicted on terror financing charges

 An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan on Wednesday indicted Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed on terror financing charges. The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of the Punjab Police on July 17 registered 23 FIRs against Saeed and his accomplices on the charges of "terror financing" in different cities of Punjab province and arrested the Jammat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief. He is detained at the Kot Lakhpat jail.

11 Dec 2019 1:39 pm
No Muslim in India needs to worry due to Citizenship Bill: Amit Shah in Rajya Sabha

The Citizenship Amendment Bill was tabled in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday by Home Minister Amit Shah. Speaking in the House over the Citizenship Bill Amit Shah assured the Muslims of the country that they...

11 Dec 2019 12:31 pm
No one can exert pressure on us, what is in our hearts, is on our lips, says Sanjay Raut on Citizenship Bill

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Wednesday slammed government over the controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill. He urged the government not to play vote-bank politics. Sanjay Raut said: Votebank politics should not be played, its not correct....

11 Dec 2019 11:53 am
Opposition speaking language of Pakistan on Citizenship Bill, says PM Modi: Sources

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday slammed the Opposition over the passage of Citizenship Bill and said the Opposition is speaking the language of Pakistan, sources said. Opposition speaking language of Pakistan on Citizenship Bill,...

11 Dec 2019 11:07 am
Citizenship Bill an attempt to ethnically cleanse Northeast: Rahul Gandhi attacks Centre

Amid the ongoing protests over the passage of the Citizenship Bill in the Lok Sabha, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said he stands with the people of Northeast and remains at their service. Rahul...

11 Dec 2019 10:51 am
Uttar Pradesh: 12 injured in clashes between groups over devotional songs

At least 12 people were injured after a clash between two groups of the same community erupted in Uttar Pradesh's Bhadohi. The incident came to light on Tuesday following a dispute over devotional songs being...

11 Dec 2019 10:27 am
WhatsApp to stop working on these devices from December 31

WhatsAppis currently one of the most popular instant messaging service across the globe. One thing that makes it so popular is its support for a wide range of devices. However, the company is dropping support...

11 Dec 2019 10:20 am
Delhi gasps for clean air as pollution borders 'severe' level; SAFAR issues advisory

Air quality in Delhi on Wednesday plunged to 'very poor' category with the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) at 334 with PM2.5 at 233 and PM10 at 387, the System of Air Quality and Weather...

11 Dec 2019 10:05 am
Unnao rape accused claims he was in hospital during assault

Few days back a 23-year-old gangrape victim was set on fire by five men, including the two accused in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao. The woman had suffered 90% burn injuries and was airlifted to Delhi's Safdarjung...

11 Dec 2019 9:56 am
Indian Army gets new American assault rifles to fight terrorists in Kashmir Valley

The Indian Army has begun the induction of its newly acquired American SiG Sauer assault rifles in operations. The development will come as a major boost in the fight against terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir...

11 Dec 2019 9:52 am
Indian-origin doctor jailed for misleading women patients to have breast, vaginal examinations

An Indian-origin doctor has been convicted of 25 counts of sexual assault after he exploited cancer fears of women to carry out invasive intimate examinations. Identified as Manish Shah, the general practitioner (GP) has been...

11 Dec 2019 9:29 am
Indian-origin scientist finds dead probiotic that can fix leaky gut

A team led by an Indian-origin scientist has identified a dead probiotic that can reduce age-related leaky gut and control harmful, ageing-related inflammation. Leaky gut, in which microbes and bacteria in the gut leak into...

11 Dec 2019 8:55 am
Hindu migrants from Pakistan celebrate Citizenship Bill; massive protests rock North East

Hindu migrants from Pakistan are cheering the passage of the Citizenship Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha and are now looking forward to the bill getting a nod from the Rajya Sabha. Earlier, the migrants...

11 Dec 2019 8:24 am
Tabrez Ansari lynching case: Jharkhand High Court grants bail to 6 arrested

Six people arrested in connection with the lynching of Tabrez Ansari in June this year were granted bail by the Jharkhand High Court on Tuesday. The six accused were granted bail by Justice R Mukhopadhyay...

11 Dec 2019 7:26 am
India's spy satellite RISAT-2BR1 to be launched from Sriharikota today

India's latest spy satellite RISAT-2BR1, along with nine foreign satellites is set to be launched from Sriharikota rocket port in Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday. The countdown for the launch had begun at 4.40 pm on...

11 Dec 2019 6:53 am
Citizenship Amendment Bill faces Rajya Sabha test: The number game

Citizenship Amendment Bill will face the Rajya Sabha test on Wednesday after a smooth passage in the lower house.Union Home Minister Amit Shah led a typically strong front of the BJP+ in the Lok Sabha...

10 Dec 2019 11:55 pm
Our ancestors learnt to smile so that they could have sex, says study

Believe it or not but our forefathers were way smarter than us when it came to wooing the opposite sex for mating. According to a new study, Neanderthals learnt how to smile and make expressive...

10 Dec 2019 10:52 pm
EXPLAINED: The controversy surrounding 'Panipat'

Panipat -- a film chronicling the story of Third Battle of Panipat -- is facing massive criticism throughout the country. From Rajasthan to Haryana, Ashutosh Gowariker's Panipat has been discontinued by the management of nearly...

10 Dec 2019 9:50 pm
The Autograph: Die-hard MS Dhoni fan Pranav wants 183 autographs from his idol

There's a certain amount of intrigue associated with 183 in Indian cricket and die-hard fans have their own reasons for remembering the number. For most, it is the score India defended against the mighty West Indies...

10 Dec 2019 9:25 pm
Government is bringing Jinnah alive with Citizenship Bill: Asaduddin Owaisi

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday claimed that the government is bringing Pakistan founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah alive with the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. Speaking at the Lokmat National Conclave, Owaisi said that even if the...

10 Dec 2019 8:20 pm
Lok Sabha passes bill to extend SC-ST quota in legislatures by 10 years

Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed a Constitution amendment bill to extend reservation to SCs and STs in Lok Sabha and state assemblies by another ten years, with Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad asserting that the...

10 Dec 2019 8:12 pm
Delhi air killing us anyway, why death penalty: Nirbhaya convict's bizarre petition in Supreme Court

One of the four men convicted in the 2012 Nirbhaya rape and murder has filed a petition in the Supreme Court appealing against his death sentence. In the plea, convict Akshay presented a series of...

10 Dec 2019 7:50 pm
Hyundai cars including Verna, i20, Creta to be more expensive from January 2020

The Korean carmaker, Hyundai, has announced that the prices of its cars will be increased from January 2020. The company has cited rising input and material costs as the reason behind the price hike. Hyundai,...

10 Dec 2019 7:16 pm
No Cutting Trees for Metro: Supreme Court restrains Maharashtra Government, MMRDA

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Maharashtra government and the MMRDA to not fell trees for its metro construction project in Mumbai till the Bombay High Court takes a decision on the plea of...

10 Dec 2019 6:06 pm
This is India's 'Golden Tweet', courtesy PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's tweet after securing a landslide victory in the Lok Sabha Elections 2019 has become the 'Golden tweet' in India, Twitter announced on Tuesday. PM Modi's tweet which read Sabka Saath +...

10 Dec 2019 6:03 pm
BHU's Sanskrit Professor Feroz Khan resigns, joins Arts Faculty after month-long students' protest

Banaras Hindu University (BHU) students ended their month-long protest on Tuesday after Dr Feroz Khan resigned from the Faculty of Sanskrit Vidya Dharma Vigyan as an assistant professor. Khan, who was facing protests for his...

10 Dec 2019 5:31 pm
Now, Airtel users can enjoy Wi-Fi calling in Delhi NCR: 5 Things You Must Know

Bharti Airtel has become the first telecom operator in India to launch Wi-Fi calling support for its users. Airtel users will now be able to make calls over Wi-Fi just like a regular call over...

10 Dec 2019 4:23 pm