Tue Jan 03 19:15:13 IST 2017
A bench of justices led by Chief Justice TS Thakur ruled that ordinances being of the same force as a law have to be placed before the Parliament or state legislature.
Tue Jan 03 17:40:11 IST 2017
Researchers claim that Shakespeare’s longest and most influential tragedies, ‘Hamlet’, may have actually been dated wrongly.
Tue Jan 03 16:41:15 IST 2017
Indian-origin Shankar Balasubramanian, has received the knighthood in the 2017 New Year Honours for his immense contribution in the field of biology and medicine.
Tue Jan 03 12:59:15 IST 2017
National Mission for Clean Ganga has extended its surface cleaning activity to six more Indian cities. Trash skimmers will be deployed in these cities to clear the river surface off its floating waste.
Mon Jan 02 16:32:09 IST 2017
Apple in collaboration with a Taiwanese manufacture is going to manufacture iPhones in Bengaluru to tap into India’s growing smartphone market.
Mon Jan 02 15:45:06 IST 2017
According to a documentary made by an Irish journalist-Senan Molony, the real reason behind the sinking of Titanic, was fire and not an iceberg.
Mon Jan 02 12:29:13 IST 2017
UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has been named the new National President of the Samajwadi Party, replacing party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav.
Thu Dec 29 19:06:09 IST 2016
29 December 2016: The one liners of the day cover the major happenings of the day that are important for competitive examinations like the appointment of Delhi’s 21st Lieutenant Governor, Launch of Integrated Voice Response System and 2022 National Games among others.
Thu Dec 29 17:07:12 IST 2016
The Bihar government has announced 50 per cent reservation in judicial services for EBCs, OBCs, STs and SCs.
Wed Dec 28 18:13:16 IST 2016
Shinzo Abe, the Prime Minister of Japan visited Pearl Harbour with Barack Obama to offer his condolences to the victims of the Japanese attack. He became the first Japanese Prime Minister to visit USS Arizona Memorial.
Wed Dec 28 14:52:16 IST 2016
A study conducted by researchers from the University of Bath in the UK revealed that birds with larger brains are more likely to survive climate change.
Wed Dec 28 12:27:16 IST 2016
Nepal rejected India’s ‘open sky’ offer saying that it was too early to commit to it. The country said that it might consider the proposal after two years.
Tue Dec 27 16:25:13 IST 2016
The plan would enable residents of the villages to access 170 e-services through Atal Seva Kendras. It was announced by Haryana’s chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar at the launch of 53 new IT services.
Tue Dec 27 13:46:06 IST 2016
The Delhi government has decided to cut down the fares of its public transport buses including DTC and cluster buses to encourage more people to opt for the service and in turn help reduce pollution.
Tue Dec 27 11:56:15 IST 2016
China has passed a law levying specific environmental protection taxes on heavy industries. The tax rate according to the new system will be determined by the rate of emissions by these industries.
Mon Dec 26 17:38:16 IST 2016
Benjamin Netanyahu, the Prime Minister of Israel summoned US envoy Daniel Shapiro to discuss US’s decision to abstain from voting at the UNSC meeting.
Mon Dec 26 16:28:18 IST 2016
The film starring Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan and Ray Romano is largely based on the challenges faced by a Pakistani-born man and his American girlfriend.
Mon Dec 26 13:10:15 IST 2016
A Russian plane carrying 92 people crashed in the Black Sea killing everyone on board. The plane was travelling to Latakia in Syria where Russia has a prominent air base.
Sat Dec 24 08:30:11 IST 2016
A parliamentary standing committee report focussing on the prevention of forest fires reported that there has been an alarming rise in forest fires, especially in the Himalayan region, almost around 55 per cent.
Fri Dec 23 13:26:11 IST 2016
Popular Indian dairy brand, Amul is going to invest around Rs 200 Cr in a Centralised Milk Processing Plant, located at Kandua Food Park in West Bengal’s Sankrail town. The park has been created as a platform to bring together different agro units and their support facilities.
Fri Dec 23 11:46:16 IST 2016
The government plans to convert all its transactions into digital form starting January 2017. To ensure the smooth application of the same, the government has initiated the process of opening bank accounts for those who do not have one.
Thu Dec 22 17:41:15 IST 2016
Indian tourists will now have to apply and successfully complete a pre-arrival registration in order to visit Hong Kong.
Thu Dec 22 14:06:08 IST 2016
Girija Vaidyanathan, an officer of 1981 IAS batch replaces P Rama Mohana Rao as the new Chief Secretary of Tamil Nadu. Rama Mohana Rao was sacked following an IT raid at his residence.
Thu Dec 22 11:42:12 IST 2016
The military engagement will focus on training Nepali soldiers to deal with extreme hostage situations like the one that happened in Dhaka in July 2016.
Wed Dec 21 17:34:14 IST 2016
The Reserve Bank of India goes back on its earlier statement of Rs 5000 deposit limit in old Rs 500 and 1000 currency notes.
Wed Dec 21 16:27:18 IST 2016
The NGT has directed the DGCA to issue notices to all the involved airlines to pay Rs 50,000 as compensation and to ensure that they do not release any waste from the tanks anywhere near the terminals of the IGI Airport.
Wed Dec 21 12:35:17 IST 2016
The three-page handwritten letter was addressed to the then Viceroy of India, Lord Curzon. It mostly contains references to the death of Prince Christian Victor, eldest son of the queen’s third daughter.
Wed Dec 21 09:45:11 IST 2016
The queen will step down as patron of 25 charities at the end of this year. The patronage of the organisations will be passed on to other members of the royal family.
Tue Dec 20 16:47:15 IST 2016
For the first time in the history of Republic Day celebrations, the National Security Guard may participate in the parade. The decision was taken following a meeting between the Union Home and Defence Ministries.
Tue Dec 20 13:13:16 IST 2016
A bench of justices ordered a ban on the illegal functioning of Sharia courts in Tamil Nadu following a PIL by Abdul Rahman, a 29-year-old engineer who was forced to give his consent for divorce by one such court.