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Unique Survey on Moths will be conducted in Coimbatore

Coimbatore The Forest Department and Act for Moths (an initiative of Act for Butterflies) are joining together for unique documentation in the insect world in...

Heavy rain in Mumbai disrupting the life of people

Mumbai: Heavy rain in Mumbai has again disrupted the life of millions of people. It caused the cancellation of several trains and flights and irregularity...

Alexa users can opt-out of human review of their voice recordings

New York: Amazon.com Inc. will let Alexa users opt-out of human review of their voice recordings, a move that follows criticism that the program violated...

“Always stay connected with the party workers who helped us,” says Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday told Bharatiya Janata Party parliamentarians to always stay connected with the party workers who helped them win,...

A novel idea for organ transplantation mismanagement

Bengaluru: Pratik Mohapatra finds a solution for the Organ transplantation mismanagement through Artificial Intelligence. The 21-year-old engineering student from Bengaluru won the third position at...

India expresses strong disagreement in UN’s report

New Delhi: India has strongly expressed its disappointment over UN chief Antonio Guterres for including in recent report situations in India that are neither armed...

‘Machali Mata Yatra’ suspended due to security reasons

Sri Nagar: ‘Machail Mata Yatra’ which long for 43-days, in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir was suspended due to security reasons, officials said yesterday....

‘1917’ reveals the cruelty of World War I; trailer out

Hollywood: Upcoming Hollywood movie 1917 directed by of Sam Mendes reveals the chaos and urgency of World War I. The first trailer of the movie...

Nolan’s Tenet; Teaser out!

New York: The teaser of much-awaited Christopher Nolan’s 'Tenet' teaser was unveiled on Saturday. It appeared in Theatre screens. It has not been released in...

A dish named ‘Iyer chicken’ creates problems in Madhurai

Madurai: Milagu, a multi-cuisine restaurant in Madurai, dragged into controversy for naming a chicken dish as Iyer Chicken. A poster of the day's special meal ...

RBI takes action against banks for not reporting fraud activities

Mumbai: Reserve Bank of India fined four major banks in India for non-reporting of fraud activities. RBI has imposed a fine of Rs 1.5 crore...

Ahmed Adheeb Abdul Ghafoor sent back to his home country

Tuticorin: According to police reports, former Vice President of Maldives Ahmed Adheeb Abdul Ghafoor, who had sought political asylum in India, was sent back to...

Kerala journalist killed by ‘Drunk’ IAS officer’s car, govt orders probe

Thiruvananthapuram: A senior journalist was killed in a road accident near Museum Police Station, Thiruvananthapuram.It is alleged that the car was driven by Sriram Venkatraman...

Explained: Rajya Sabha Passes UAPA Bill 2019

New Delhi: In the midst of controversies, Rajya Sabha passed the UAPA amendment Bill, 2019. The bill amends the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act of 1967. In...

Census 2021 will not include caste wise data

New Delhi: Census 2021 will not collect “caste wise” data as the ones collected in 2011 by UPA threw up about 40 lakh caste names...

Ganguly wish to be Indian cricket coach

Kolkata: Former skipper Sourav Ganguly on Friday said he aspires to be India's cricket coach sometime in future but has no interest in the high-profile...

UGC recommended 20 institutes for ‘Institute of Eminence’ status

New Delhi: The IITs Madras and Kharagpur, Delhi University, University of Hyderabad, Amritha Vishwa Vidyapeetham and VIT are among the 20 institutions recommended for the...

Official Trailer of Porinju Mariyam Jose Out!

Kochi: Porinju Mariyam Jose is an upcoming Malayalam movie, going to be released on 15th August. Yesterday the team released the official trailer of the...

Journalist Ravish Kumar wins Ramon Magsaysay Award

New Delhi: NDTV's Ravish Kumar has been named for the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award for "harnessing journalism to give voice to the voiceless" and his...

Japan removes South Korea from white list

Tokyo: Japan's cabinet on Friday approved a plan to remove South Korea from a list of countries that enjoy minimum export controls, a move likely...

Earthquake reported in Indonesia

Sumatra: Indonesian authorities urged coastal-dwellers to head for higher ground on Friday after a tsunami warning with potential for waves up to 3m (10 feet)...

How dare they have the audacity to assume that we’d be “upto something?”

Chennai: A same-sex couple were allegedly thrown out of a club by its management in Chennai over ‘inappropriate behaviour’. Rasika Gopalakrishnan and her friend, Shivangi...

‘Saaho-The Game’ to be released soon

Hyderabad: Saaho, The upcoming multilingual film starring Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor, is scheduled to be released on August 30. The team is active in the...

Food from Kakkanad jail now an app away

Kakkanad: Tasty combo lunch made at Kakkanad district jail is now just an app away from you. Freedom Food Factory, the food production unit at...

Former MP A. Sampath apppointed as special representative of the government with Cabinet rank

Thiruvananthapuram: The Cabinet has decided to appoint former MP A. Sampath as special representative of the government with Cabinet rank to collaborate with the Centre....

Presidential polls will be held in Tunisia on September 15

Tunis: Tunisia, the North African country will go to the polling booth on September 15 for Presidential polls. the North African country's electoral body rejected calls...

Trump reiterates his offer to mediate in Kashmir issue

United States:United States President Donald Trump on Thursday reiterated his much controversial offer to mediate in the Kashmir Issue. He said he is willing...

“Muslim women dominate red-light areas” says BJP leader BC Sethi

Bhubaneswar Bharatiya Janata Party deputy leader - BC Sethi said that “Muslim women dominate red-light areas of Mumbai and Kolkata”, in the Odisha Assembly. He justified...

Rahul Gandhi warns PM Modi of ‘train of a recession’

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the slowdown of the economy, saying that a...

Saudi criticised male guardianship and removed travel restriction

Dubai: Saudi Arabia has allowed adult women to travel without permission and granted them more control over family matters, further eroding a heavily criticised male...

EVM’s are technically very secure says Maharashtra CEO Baldev Singh

Mumbai: "Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) are technically "very secure" and can never store a false vote and it is impossible to breach their security," said...

‘Grave concern’ over US military assistance to Pakistan, says India

New Delhi: India expressed its "grave concern" over the US decision to supply military assistance to Pakistan on Thursday. Ministry of External Affairs said that it...

Memoir by Edward Snowden will release in September

New York: The memoir of Edward Snowden, the man whose leaked classified documents and transformed the debate about government surveillance will be published on September...

Mohanlal’s directorial debut ‘Barroz’ will feature Spanish stars

Thiruvananthapuram: Barroz, Actor Mohanlal's directorial debut which will be shot in 3D, will feature Spanish stars Paz Vega, an award-winning actress, Sylvester Stallone, and...

ICC will pick new coach on the basis of collective opinion, says Shantha Rangaswamy

New Delhi: Shantha Rangaswamy on Thursday said the next India head coach will be picked based only on the collective opinion of the three-member Cricket...

Modi will address UN General Assembly in September

New York: According to a provisional list released by the UN of the world leaders scheduled to speak at the 74th session of the United...

Doctors removed 526 teeth from seven year old boy

Chennai: Doctors have removed 526 teeth from the mouth of a seven-year-old boy in a rare surgery performed at the city's Saveetha Dental College and...

Prithvi Shaw aware of policy but probably overlooked it, says BCCI anti-doping manager

Similar instances had happened earlier with Indian all-rounder Yusuf Pathan and Punjab wicket-keeper Abhishek Gupta who were also banned in 2018 for using the same substance.

Unnao hearing:What is happening in this country, asks Supreme Court

New Delhi: The Supreme Court is hearing a matter related to the Unnao rape case and will be pronouncing its order at 2 pm today....

Unnao rape case: BJP expels accused MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday removed rape accused MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, reported ANI. However, there had been no official confirmation from...

Here is how arch-rivals Uber Eats and Zomato united!

Delhi: Relatively new food delivery app Uber Eats and well established Zomato are known to be arch-rivals. But an incident of religious discrimination and intolerance...

Centre introducing bills arbitrarily accuses Opposition, ruckus in Lok Sabha

New Delhi: Opposition party leaders created a ruckus in the Lok Sabha on Thursday, alleging that the NDA government had introduced bills without informing them...

V.G Siddhartha: Here is all you need to know about the Coffee King

Mangalore: Cafe Coffee Day owner VG Siddharth was confirmed dead on Wednesday after his body was recovered from Netravati River in Mangalore. The body was...

‘How will you ensure justice?,” Class 11 student questions UP police

Uttar Pradesh: A Class 11 student in Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh, on Wednesday asked the police if they can ensure justice if she raised her voice...

“Odisha Rasagola” has received Geographical Indication Tag

Bhubaneswar: After years of battle between West Bengal around the sweet, The rasagola, a popular dessert of Odisha, has received the geographical indication tag from...

UGC to examine the issues of two degrees at a time

Delhi:Soon, it will be possible for students to simultaneously earn dual degrees, as the University Grants Commission is drafting the policy of dual degrees...

India’s core sector output barely grows at 0.2% in June

New Delhi: After a strong showing in the first two months of this fiscal, the growth of eight core industries slowed sharply in June, at...

More than 2,400 students have dropped out from IIT’s says MHRD

New Delhi: More than 2,400 students have dropped out of the most sought after IITs in the past two years, reveals data provided by the...

Viola Davis to turn Julia Hart’s underrated Sci-fi film Fast Color into an Amazon...

New York: Amazon Studios is developing Fast Color, a TV series based on the 2018 sci-fi film. The project comes from Viola Davis and Julius...

480 Bangladeshi’s deported between January 2016 and April 2018, Delhi Police to Supreme Court

Delhi:Delhi police on Wednesday informed the Supreme Court that around 489 Bangladesi's were detained, of whom 489 had been deported from January 2016 to...

The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 passed in Rajya Sabha

New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed a bill to tighten road traffic regulations such as the issuance of driving licence and imposed stricter...

Cabinet increases the strength of judges in Supreme court

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal to increase the strength of judges in the Supreme Court from 31 to 34. The...

Dubai Princess applies for protection from domestic abuse from UK courts

Dubai: Princess Haya bint al-Hussein, the wife of Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has filed for a non-molestation order and a forced marriage...