New visa rules Indian passport holders need to know

If you are an Indian passport holder and travel often, chances are that you have had to face visa issues once or more. As of 2018, 59 countries offer visa on arrival or visa-free travel to Indian passport holders. But that is hardly any consolation, given that most countries in Europe and the Americas still […]

WhatsApp has been linked to lynchings in India

Widely-distributed hoax messages sent on the app, which Facebook owns, have been blamed for more than a dozen lynchings across India. Facebook has deployed a series of new features in recent weeks to try to fix the problem. The latest feature, rolled out last week for testing, uses a red label to warn users that […]

India surpasses France to become world’s sixth-largest economy, shows World Bank data

India has surpassed France to become world’s sixth-largest economy in terms of gross domestic product (GDP), according to figures released by World Bank. India’s GDP reached $2.597 trillion in 2017, while it was at US $2.582 trillion for France, the World Bank said. The United States, China, Japan, Germany and the United Kingdom occupy top […]

Vistara to buy 19 Airbus, Boeing planes worth $3.1 billion

The letter of intent signed with Airbus is for 13 A320 neo and A321 neo aircraft as well as options for buying seven more aircraft from the A320 neo family. PTI Vistara today announced placing orders for a total of 19 Airbus and Boeing aircraft worth USD 3.1 billion (approx Rs 21,344 crore), as the […]

Father Daughter Duo Sara and Saif Ali Khan To Team Up Together

Saif Ali Khan who is currently basking in the glory of his pealing performance as the troubled and honest Sardar cop Sartaj Singh in Netflix’s Sacred Games may team up with his daughter Sara Ali Khan in Nitin Kakkar’s next. As per reports, the movie will reportedly be a slice of life relationship drama between […]

2009 IAS Topper From Kashmir Faces Centre’s Wrath For “Rapistan” Tweet,

Shah Faesal had drawn a sharp reaction from some people who saw the reference to “Rapistan” as a reference to India and a contrast to Pakistan. NEW DELHI: The central has ordered action against Shah Faesal, the outspoken bureaucrat from Jammu and Kashmir, for his tweets as “Rapistan” that he has described as a “sarcastic tweet […]

Samsung opens world’s largest mobile phone factory in India

Samsung Electronics opened the world’s largest mobile phone manufacturing plant by production capacity in India yesterday, taking the fight to its rivals in the burgeoning smartphone market in the country. The new plant – located in the industrial city of Noida – will help Samsung gradually double its current annual production capacity in India from […]

11 deaths, 11 diaries, 11 years: Burari’s number mystery foxes all

Eleven people died in the Burari house after 11 diaries were maintained for 11 years. Eleven plastic pipes were found protruding from a wall and the main gate had 11 rods. The number 11 appears to have a macabre connection to the deaths in a home in Delhi’s Burari that the police suspect was related […]