Infosys to make Australian Open more exciting for fans

Infosys to make Australian Open more exciting for fans

2018-09-10T11:41:59+00:00 On

Infosys, the Indian IT services company, has been roped in to make the Australian Open tennis tournament more engaging for the fans. Infosys CEO Salil Parekh said the idea is to “change the way the Australian Open is watched, analysed and played”…

Ashok Leyland sets up electric vehicle facility at Ennore plant

Ashok Leyland sets up electric vehicle facility at Ennore plant

2018-09-07T12:38:38+00:00 On

Ashok Leyland, one of India’s top two commercial vehicle makers, said it has set up an electric vehicle unit at its Ennore plant, giving the company the capacity to “deal with” about 5,000-10,000 electric vehicles per year. The move comes eight months…

LYNCHING: Supreme Court summons home secretaries

LYNCHING: Supreme Court summons home secretaries

2018-09-07T11:56:25+00:00 On

The Supreme Court today directed the home secretaries of the states that have not filed compliance reports on anti-mob violence measures to personally appear before it after a week. Hearing a public interest litigation on rising cases of violence by cow vigilantes…

BJP leads in 352 city councils vs 301 for Congress in Karnataka Local Body Election results

BJP leads in 352 city councils vs 301 for Congress in Karnataka Local Body Election results

2018-09-03T12:15:09+00:00 On

Bharatiya Janata Party put up a stronger performance in city councils than in towns and villages in Karnataka local body elections. According to the results as of 11:35 AM, the BJP was leading in or had won 352 seats out of the…

2,00,000 Indians abroad forced to return home in four years

2,00,000 Indians abroad forced to return home in four years

2018-08-10T14:37:02+00:00 On

Even as the United Arab Emirates prepares to ship thousands of undocumented Indian workers home, numbers from the external affairs ministry reveal that a total of about 1.7 lakh Indians have been forced to leave the Gulf Cooperation Council countries alone since…

Karunanidhi Burial: TN unlikely to appeal Madras High Court verdict

Karunanidhi Burial: TN unlikely to appeal Madras High Court verdict

2018-08-08T12:40:22+00:00 On

The Tamil Nadu state government is all set to arrange the burial of M Karunanidhi, one of top three leaders of the Dravidian political movement in Independent India, at Marina beach. According to the latest reports from local media, both police officials…

Construction on Central Yoga institute stuck for 8 years

Construction on Central Yoga institute stuck for 8 years

2018-08-07T17:30:30+00:00 On

Construction on Central Research Institute of Yoga and Naturopathy near Bhubaneswar in Orissa has been stuck for several years due to opposition from villagers surrounding the project, the AYUSH ministry said today. The institute, which would carry out research in Yoga and naturopathy…

India says WhatsApp giving ‘good response’ on monitoring proposal

India says WhatsApp giving ‘good response’ on monitoring proposal

2018-08-07T12:50:38+00:00 On

Ravi Shankar Prasad, India’s minister for law and information technology, said the government has got ‘good response’ from WhatsApp for its proposal to install a monitoring mechanism on the platform. The government has been pushing WhatsApp to put up a monitoring mechanism…

6:30 PM Bulletin: Karunanidhi’s health declines

6:30 PM Bulletin: Karunanidhi’s health declines

2018-08-06T18:51:25+00:00 On

The latest health bulletin from Kauvery Hospital in Chennai at 6:30 PM today has said that there has been a further deterioration in Tamil politician Karunanidhi’s health. “There has been a decline in the medical condition of Kalaignar Dr M Karunanidhi, DMK…

FULL TEXT: Assocham calls move to block FB, WhatsApp “excessive, unnecessary”

FULL TEXT: Assocham calls move to block FB, WhatsApp “excessive, unnecessary”

2018-08-06T18:14:18+00:00 On

Assocham, one of India’s prominent associations of industries, has expressed concern at the government’s proposal to put in place a mechanism to block apps like Facebook, WhatsApp and Telegram. The government has, in a confidential letter sent to internet service providers, asked…

1,104 people die during clinical trials in India in 3 years

1,104 people die during clinical trials in India in 3 years

2018-08-06T08:46:08+00:00 On

A total of 1,104 people have died during clinical trials of various drugs and procedures in India in the last three years, according to the ministry of health and family welfare. However, not everyone who died during clinical trials are found to…

UIDAI Helpline: No, your phone has not been hacked!

UIDAI Helpline: No, your phone has not been hacked!

2018-08-03T23:02:33+00:00 On

Telecom operators and the Unique Identification Authority of India have denied having anything to do with the ‘mysterious’ addition of the UIDAI’s former helpline to the contact lists of Android phone users in India. That leaves only three candidates — Google, which…

Non-BJP parties likely to jointly ask EC for paper ballot in 2019

Non-BJP parties likely to jointly ask EC for paper ballot in 2019

2018-08-02T16:00:24+00:00 On

An array of politicial parties, including BJP allies Shiv Sena and BJD, are likely to write to the Election Commission to ask for the next general election to be conducted using ballot paper, media reported. The parties include opposition outfits like the…