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Daily Archives: 22nd May 2018

No Cancellation fee if Flight Tickets Cancelled Within 24 Hours

In what can come as a respite as for the flyers, Minister of State for Civil Aviation on Tuesday announced that no cancellation fee will be charged on flight tickets cancelled within 24 hours of booking.

New Evidence Brings Hope After 31 Years of Hashimpura Massacre of Muslims by Indian...

There has been an unusual development in this case from years ago in which all accused were acquitted. Now, a missing general diary that recorded the names of Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) personnel who were involved in the killing has been filed as evidence.

Rentsher Appoints Former Google Executive Anubha Verma as Chief Technology Officer

Leading online product rental marketplace, Rentsher, on Tuesday announced the appointment of Anubha Verma, a leading technology, and product engineer, as its Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for global operations.

Enforcement Directorate Seizes Assets Worth Crores From Dabur Director

Enforcement Directorate (ED) has seized assets worth Rs. 20.87 crores belonging to Pradip Burman, the Director of Dabur India Ltd. in lieu of assets held abroad.

Women Should not Wear Revealing Clothes to Avoid Rape, Says SP Leader

Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Ramashankar Vidyarthi has stirred up a controversial saying that women should avoid wearing revealing clothes to avoid rapes.

Arunachal Youth Usher Hope for Delhi’s Underprivileged Kids

In today's world of technology and continued competitions where people strive to excel in pursuance of success and happiness, not many of us notice the evil of haves and have-nots that bridge between the privilege and the poorer sections of the society. At the same time, many have shared the burdens of the society through various community services and philanthropy works.

Priyanka Chopra Visits Rohingya Camps in Bangladesh

Actress Priyanka Chopra, upon her visit to the Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh on Monday said the Rohingya children are at the forefront of this humanitarian crisis.

Nipah Virus Outbreak Claims 2 More Lives in Kerala

Two more people suspected to be infected by the deadly Nipah virus died in Kozhikode Medical College hospital here on Tuesday.

SC Refuses Early Hearing of Plea Challenging Kumaraswamy’s Swearing-in

The Supreme court on Tuesday refused to give an early hearing of the petition filed by the Hindu Mahasabha challenging the oath taking ceremony and appointment of Karnataka's chief minister-elect H D Kumaraswamy.

Fuel Price Hike Burns Hole in Public’s Pocket

As the prices of petrol and diesel continued to soar high on Tuesday, the public requested the government to reduce the price as it's affecting their budget.

Chaudhary Lal Singh Takes out Another Support Rally Demanding CBI Investigation in the Case...

In the latest rally held on Sunday, the former minister said, ‘we cannot tolerate it if anybody calls Dogras rapist and criminals, we have a history. People of Jammu have a history, their history is being written in black ink. They (Kashmiri Muslims) kill pilgrims and then shed crocodile tears.’ Dogras are the upper caste Hindus of the region to which the perpetrators belong. It was stated in the charge sheet that the plan of raping and murdering Asifa was hatched with the intention to drive away the nomadic tribe of Bakerwal Muslims who use the Dogra land for grazing horses and cattle as they don't have permanent residences or land.

Google Maps Will let you Replace the Dull Arrow With a 3D car

Google Maps has been redesigned for a better user experience.

Cycling to Work can Help you Live Longer

Walking down to office or cycling can increase the rate of life expectancy.

Nepal, India Plan to run Joint Operation to Control Wildlife Poaching

In order to control wildlife poaching and trafficking of animal parts, Nepal and India are planning to carry out a joint operation.

Newsdog Raises USD 50Million in a Tencent-led Series C Financing Round

NewsDog, an India-focused entertainment platform, on Tuesday, announced that it has successfully completed its series C funding round, raising USD 50 million to further solidify its position in the burgeoning Indian digital content market.

India’s Youngest Woman to Scale Mount Everest has a Message for Women

Sixteen-year-old Shivangi Pathak, who has become the youngest Indian woman to climb Mount Everest, has a message for women.

Vice President Naidu Lays Foundation Stone of NIDM’s South Campus in Andhra

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday laid the foundation stone of the Southern Campus of National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) at Kondapavuluru Village, Gannavaram Mandal, Krishna District of Andhra Pradesh.

Sports Minister Rathore Throws a Fitness Challenge to Indian Citizens

After a bevy of challenges that took social media by storm recently, here's another one that will inspire people to stay fit!

Adobe Acquires Magento for USD 1.68 Billion

Adobe has announced that it is acquiring Magento that works in B2B and B2C context for USD 1.68 billion.

Milkbasket Raises USD 7 Million in Series A Funding

Daily grocery delivery service platform, Milkbasket, on Tuesday announced the successful closure of USD 7 million in series A funding led by Kalaari Capital with participation from Singapore based BeeNext and its existing investors, Unilever Ventures and Blume Ventures.

Pakistan Resorts to Sinister Tactics to Target Indian Troops

Pakistan Army and Rangers are now resorting to sinister tactics to deceive the Indian surveillance measures of the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Armed Forces, here.

Ola Expands to 3 Australian Cities

Following successful launches in the cities of Perth, Sydney, and Melbourne; Ola, one of the world's largest ridesharing platforms, is now available in Brisbane, Gold Coast, and Canberra.

Iran Calls Pompeo’s Remarks Absurd, Interventionist

Iran's Foreign Ministry has called the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's threatening remarks of crushing Iran "absurd and interventionist."

Chennai Super Kings to Face Sunrisers Hyderabad for Final Berth

In the first qualifier of the ongoing 11th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), two-time winners Chennai Super Kings (CSK) are all set to lock horns with Sunrisers Hyderabad for a place in the finals at the Wankhede Stadium here on Tuesday.

Google Pays Tribute to Raja Ram Mohan Roy

Google Doodle on Tuesday remembered social reformer Raja Ram Mohan Roy on his 246th birth anniversary.

8-month-old Infant Killed in Ceasefire Violation in Jammu and Kashmir

An eight-month-old infant was killed late last night after being hit by a bullet during ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir's Keri Battal area of Akhnoor.

Pakistan Delegation in US to Discuss India’s Violation of Indus Waters Treaty

A four-member Pakistan delegation has arrived in Washington to raise the issue of India's alleged violation of the Indus Waters Treaty with the World Bank (WB).

Arunachal’s Pasighat now on Country’s Civil Aviation map

Arunachal Pradesh's Pasighat has now been put on country's commercial aviation map after national carrier Air India for the first time touched the airport here on Monday.

Protest Against Narendra Modi Visit in Jammu and Kashmir

At Historic Lal Chowk where first Indian PM Jawahar Lal Nehru made the commitment to the people of J&K that we will be granted RSD! Waiting’s for India to honour it

5 Estranged PTI Lawmakers Send Defamation Notices to Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan was sent defamation notices by five estranged PTI lawmakers on Tuesday for levelling allegation that they sold their votes during the Senate elections held in March.

7-year-old boy Dies in Wall Collapse in Hyderabad

A 7-year-old boy, Ayaan, was killed in Hyderabad's Tappachabutra after a wall collapsed on him.

Hugh Grant, 57, all set to Marry for the First Time

One of the UK's most eligible bachelors, Hollywood star Hugh Grant is finally ready to tie the knot at the age of 57 for the first time.

With no Number Plate, Allahabad Mayor’s car Arrives in Lucknow

Allahabad Mayor Abhilasha Gupta arrived in Lucknow in a vehicle without the requisite registration plate on Monday.

Hyderabad’s Haleem a Delight Only During Ramzan!

Haleem, a delicacy of Hyderabad is only prepared in the month of Ramzan.

Pakistan Violates Ceasefire in Arnia Sector

The Pakistani troops on Tuesday violated ceasefire upon the Indian Territory in Jammu and Kashmir's Arnia sector.

US Will Crush Iran, Says Mike Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that the US will "crush" Iran with military pressure and by imposing sanctions till the time it changes its behaviour in the Middle East.

R Kelly Sued Over Sexual Assault

American singer-songwriter R Kelly has been sued for alleged sexual assault, false imprisonment, and failure to disclose an STD.

Ravindra Jadeja’s Wife Assaulted by Gujarat Cop

Riva Solanki, the wife of Indian cricketer Ravindra Jadeja, was allegedly attacked by a police official in Gujarat's Jamnagar on Monday after an altercation ensued between the two following a collision between their vehicles.

Indian Embassy’s Temporary Office in Nepal to be Shut Down

Indian embassy's camp office in Nepal's Biratnagar will soon be shut down and relocated, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Monday.

Kumaraswamy Wants Long-term Relations With Congress, Says Surjewala

Congress leader Randeep Surjewala said that Karnataka chief minister-elect HD Kumaraswamy's meeting with United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress president Rahul Gandhi was a cordial one and that the two parties sought a long-term partnership with each other.

Noise Introduces Noise Play 2 Action Camera at Rs 9,999

Noise, an unconventional e-commerce brand, synonymous with youth style quotient and the promise of delivering quality gadgets and products, introduced its second action camera, Noise Play 2, which is powerful, waterproof and rugged at a price of Rs 9,999.

Will cut Hands of People who Touch Women Inappropriately, Says Arvind Rajbhar

Strongly condemning crimes against women, Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party leader Arvind Rajbhar said that he will cut the hands of those people who touch women and girls inappropriately.

The Obamas ink Multi-year Deal With Netflix

Former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama have inked a multiyear deal with Netflix to produce original TV shows and movies, the streaming service has announced.

Mayawati, Akhilesh Join List of Leaders Attending Kumaraswamy’s Swearing-in

The swearing-in ceremony of Karnataka chief minister-elect H. D. Kumaraswamy, scheduled to be held on May 23 in Bengaluru, will see a multitude of eminent politicians among the attendees.

Abbas Suffering From Pneumonia, Condition Improving

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is suffering from pneumonia but his condition is improving, confirmed the officials who visited him in hospital.

Jamia Millia’s Official Website Hacked

The official website of Jamia Millia Islamia University was hacked late midnight on Tuesday.

Gunmen Open Fire in Frances Marseilles

A group of masked men reportedly opened fire in one of the districts of Marseilles in the south of France, leaving one person wounded.

Direct Attack on Indian Secularism, Says RSS on Delhi Archbishop’s Circular

After the Delhi Archbishop called upon all the Catholics to start a year-long prayer campaign ahead of the 2019 general elections, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) ideologue Rakesh Sinha termed the move as a "direct attack on Indian secularism and democracy".

Gina Haspel Sworn in as First Female Director of CIA

In a historical move, acting Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Gina Haspel was formally sworn in as the next director of the US' top spy agency at CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia on Monday.

Delhi Police Denies Allegation of Parading man Naked in Inderpuri

The Delhi Police on Tuesday denied the allegation of parading a man naked in west Delhi's Inderpuri, saying that the towel-clad man, accused in over two dozen criminal cases, was trying to resist arrest when his towel slipped off.