E-governance transactions in India cross Rs 1,000 crore

E-governance transactions in India cross Rs 1,000 crore

New Delhi, Dec 16 -The total number of e-governance transactions in the country has crossed Rs 1,000 crore this year, the government web portal eTaal said on Friday.The portal -- which...

Turning away billions, but have right to do business: Trump

Washington, Dec 12. US President-elect Donald Trump said he was turning down "billions of dollars of deals" to avoid potential conflicts of interest, but "has the right" to still do business deals."I'm...
How Modi changed "war on black money" to "war on all currency"

How Modi changed “war on black money” to “war on all currency”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on November 8, 2016 to announce the withdrawal of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.The speech (in English) lasted 25 minutes. The Prime Minister...
Phishing websites stealing information from 26 Indian banks: Report

Phishing websites stealing information from 26 Indian banks: Report

New Delhi, Dec 1 - Researchers from US-based cyber security company FireEye have claimed to discover malicious phishing websites created by cybercriminals that spoof 26 Indian banks to steal personal information from...
In parts of Himachal, Diwali celebrations begin now

In parts of Himachal, Diwali celebrations begin now!

Shimla, Dec 1 - In some interior areas of mountainous Himachal Pradesh, Diwali celebrations have begun only now, almost a month after the country celebrated the Festival of Lights.The reason: Some believe...
Trump discusses ties between US, Pakistan with Sharif

Trump discusses ties between US, Pakistan with Sharif

New York, Dec 1 - US President-elect Donald Trump and Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday discussed how their countries can develop "a strong working relationship", according to Trump's transition team.The...
What black money? Government may be in for shock

What black money? Government may be in for shock

New Delhi, Dec 1 - The main reason given by the government for demonetising high denomination notes was to curb black money. Various estimates have been made of the quantum of such...
Big B thanks Modi for acknowledging contribution

Big B thanks Modi for acknowledging contribution

Mumbai, Nov 28 - Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for acknowledging his contribution to 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' (Clean India Mission).Modi on Sunday shared an audio file on...
IS, Israel clash for first time near Golan Heights

IS, Israel clash for first time near Golan Heights

Jerusalem, Nov 28 - Israeli forces reportedly killed four Islamic State militants in Syria in the first direct clash between the country and the jihadi group, the media reported.The militants opened...
Punjab jailbreak: Terrorist Mintoo arrested in Delhi

Punjab jailbreak: Terrorist Mintoo arrested in Delhi

New Delhi/Chandigarh, Nov 28 - Khalistani terrorist Harminder Singh Mintoo was arrested at a railway station in Delhi on Monday morning, a day after he escaped from a high-security prison in...

Entertainment

Electronic music is very revolting: Muzaffar Ali

Lucknow, Feb 24. Filmmaker-fashion designer Muzaffar Ali believes he has a "global outlook to music", but the director of the classic Bollywood movie "Umrao Jaan"...

History

Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence, Oct 21.  Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence...