Google offers a package of 1 crore to Patna Boy Adarsh Kumar

Google offers a package of 1 crore to  Patna Boy Adarsh Kumar

Once again a student from Bihar has outshined others. Google has offered a package of 1 crore to Adarsh Kumar, a resident of Buddha Colony , Patna. He will be leaving for Germany, the next month, where he will take charge in the Munich-based office. Adarsh was a student of Mechanical Engineering, at IIT Roorkee […]

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Delhi University Admissions 2018: Technical glitch in DigiLocker hampers process

Delhi University Admissions 2018: Technical glitch in DigiLocker hampers process

Several students faced difficulties in completing their admission formalities as the Delhi University’s server came under severe pressure and the DigiLocker, a government-owned public cloud storage where certificates and documents were stored, was not integrated with the varsity portal yet. The website was inaccessible for quite some time, forcing the students to flock to colleges […]

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Good news for homebuyers! RBI revises upwards housing loan limits under priority sector

Good news for homebuyers! RBI revises upwards housing loan limits under priority sector

Housing loans of up to Rs 35 lakh, for dwellings costing less than Rs 45 lakh, will be treated as priority sector lending (PSL) to give a fillip to the low-cost segment, the Reserve Bank said on Tuesday. PSL loans are relatively cheaper than market interest rate. “With a view to bringing convergence of the […]

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Why Governor’s Rule in J&K when other Indian states have provision of President’s Rule

Why Governor’s Rule in J&K when other Indian states have provision of President’s Rule

With the resignation of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, the Governor’s Rule is likely to come into effect in the restive state. This will be the eighth time that J&K would come under the Governor’s Rule in four decades. Jammu and Kashmir has come under Governor’s Rule on seven occasions in the last […]

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Bhaiyyuji Maharaj wrote ‘stressed out, fed up’ in suicide note before shooting himself

Bhaiyyuji Maharaj wrote ‘stressed out, fed up’ in suicide note before shooting himself

Bhaiyyu Maharaj, the 50-year-old spiritual leader, who shot himself to death at his Indore house was suffering from depression, according to the two-line suicide note. ‘Some body should be there to handle duties of family… I am leaving to(o) much stressed out, fed up (sic),’ Bhaiyyu Maharaj wrote before taking the fatal decision. The police […]

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India’s Narendra Modi Vows to Ban All Single-Use Plastic by 2022

India’s Narendra Modi Vows to Ban All Single-Use Plastic by 2022

Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi announced an ambitious pledge to eliminate all single-use plastic in the country by 2022. The initiative seeks to cut plastic pollution flowing from India’s population of 1.3 billion in the world’s fastest growing economy, the Guardian reports. “The choices that we make today will define our collective future,” said […]

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Home loans of up to Rs 35 lakh may cost less in metros

Home loans of up to Rs 35 lakh may cost less in metros

The decision of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to hike repo rates by 25 basis points, indicating tightening in the interest rates, could make all loans including home loans costlier, but the revision of housing loan limits for priority sector lending (PSL) from existing Rs 28 lakh to Rs 35 lakh may lead to reduction in the interest […]

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Heavy rainfall expected in Mumbai this weekend

Heavy rainfall expected in Mumbai this weekend

Heavy rains lashed many parts of Mumbai since Thursday morning. Parts of Mulund, Ghatkopar, Kurla, Dadar and Parel received a significant downpour. The rains caused waterlogging at many parts of the city and especially in low lying areas. Parts of Khar, Sion and Worli witnessed significant accumulation of rainwater.   The weather bureau has issued […]

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