Pak, Kashmir, US polls: Howdy Modi was an event destined to happen

Modi’s Houston event is being held in the backdrop of the decision to revoke Kashmir’s special status. The international media, especially the press in the US and London, has been brutally critical of the Indian decision and its impact on the life of Kashmiris.

GST demands ignored, but will corporate tax cut push consumption?

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman chose to announce the largest ever cuts on corporate tax right before the crucial meeting of the GST Council on Friday. As a result, the impending GST Council meet and the significant decisions it was to ponder over were virtually forgotten.

4 out of 8 elephants die of herpes virus in Odisha’s Nandankanan zoo

Chennai: Officials at the Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar are in a fix as their elephants are dying at a rapid pace. After the death of four elephants within a span of 26 days due to EEHV, the officials now face an uphill task of containing the virus from spreading.

Lakshmi Hebbalkar and her links with Congress’ DK Shivakumar

Karnataka Congress MLA La...

Online gaming addiction: How much is too much?

When Raghuveer Kumbar, a 21-year-old unemployed youth in a Karnataka village, was scolded by his father earlier this month for wasting time on a mobile game, he beheaded him and cut off his legs. Gaming addiction has triggered similar extremities elsewhere, resulting in murders, suicide attempts and infliction of self-harm. Games like PUBG and Final Combat allow players the freedom within limited rules, besides manipulating them by giving them a feeling of being a master, improving their self-esteem and encouraging them with monetary rewards. Click here to know more about gaming addiction.
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Superbikes, race cars rock Pune motor show

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Crunched for finance, auto component industry suffers

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Tourist boat capsizes in Godavari, more than 30 feared drowned

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Kartarpur corridor project: Explained

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State of the Nation

Maradu residents live in fear as sword of demolition drive hangs

Kochi: The past few days have been traumatic for Krishna Latha, a resident of the multi-storied Holy Faith apartment complex situated along the banks of Vembanadu Lake in Maradu of Kerala’s Ernakulam district.

GST demands ignored, but will corporate tax cut push consumption?

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman chose to announce the largest ever cuts on corporate tax right before the crucial meeting of the GST Council on Friday. As a result, the impending GST Council meet and the significant decisions it was to ponder over were virtually forgotten.

Stakeholders prepare for switch over to electric vehicles

Chennai: As the ongoing crisis in automobile industry has hastened the process of switching over from internal combustion engines to electric vehicles, car manufacturers, ride-sharing companies and state governments have begun to put together plans for a...

GST rate cut on hotel room tariffs, relief for FIFA Women’s WC 2...

Chennai: Amid demand for tax rate cuts in various sectors, the high-powered Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council on Friday (September 20) slashed the rates on hotel room tariffs while hiking the tax on caffeinated beverages.

GST hike on colas, rates slashed on hotel rooms: 11 points to know

Chennai: On a day when Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman slashed corporate tax in a bid to reverse the current economic slowdown, the 37th GST Council meeting in Goa decided to rationalise the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on several goods and services.

FM’s measures to ‘pump prime’ economy will cost revenue co...

Friday’s announcements are sure to be seen as measures to “pump prime” the economy but at the cost of a huge hole in revenue collection targets for this year.

Investor wealth spikes ₹2.11L cr after Centre slashes corporate tax ra...

New Delhi: Domestic investor wealth soared by ₹2.11 lakh crore in morning trade on Friday (September 20) as equity market rallied following a slew of economy-boosting announcements by Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman. The BSE Sensex advanced ov...

Rupee rallies 66 paise to 70.68 against USD on FM announcements

Mumbai: The rupee extended the morning gains and rallied 66 paise to 70.68 against the US dollar on Friday (September 20) after finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced several measures to promote investment and growth. In a major relief to fore...

Sensex zooms over 1,300 points on FMs tax booster

Mumbai: Domestic equity benchmark BSE Sensex skyrocketed over 1,300 points in morning session on Friday after finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a slew of measures to revive the ailing economy. In a major booster to the market, the government...
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Superbikes, race cars rock Pune motor show

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Crunched for finance, auto component industry suffers

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Tourist boat capsizes in Godavari, more than 30 feared drown...

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Kartarpur corridor project: Explained

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Hit by auto slowdown, jobless truckers lose hope

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Soft landing wouldn’t have taken place: scientist TV V...

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Weightlifter Deepak Punia 4th Indian to qualify for Tokyo Olympics

Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan): Reigning junior world champion weightlifter Deepak Punia placed himself in line for the senior world title by reaching the 86 kg final, apart from booking his Tokyo Olympics quota, here on Saturday (September 21). Competing in ...

England paceman Archer rewarded with contracts after impressive debut ...

London: The 24-year-old was England's leading wicket-taker in their triumphant World Cup campaign. He then took 22 wickets at an average of 20.27 in four Tests against Australia. His bowling touched speeds in the mid-90-miles-per-hour range in a scintillating debut international summer.

India vs South Africa: Hosts look to maintain clean slate before Tests...

Bengaluru: The comprehensive seven-wicket victory in the second game, which was built on the back of a fine comeback by the bowlers and a Kohli masterclass, is history now and the team is looking for another commanding performance before the Test series gets underway.

Bajrang swells World Championships tally with third medal, Ravi grabs ...

Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan): Shrugging off his controversial semifinal defeat, Bajrang Punia bagged his third World Championship medal while Ravi Dahiya made his debut memorable by grabbing a bronze here on Friday (September 20). Bajrang was already India'...

Gavaskar asks for affordable sports and team to look beyond Dhoni for T20 WC

Chennai: Cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar batted for making sports affordable, part of the school curriculum and a career option to create a positive atmosphere for sports in the country. He also believes that it's about time that Indian cricket "looks beyond Mahendra Singh Dhoni" and invest in youth going into next year's T20 World Cup in Australia.

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Plog along for a fitter you and cleaner environment

Chennai: The Greater Chennai Corporation had also launched a plogging challenge in the city by encouraging resident groups to participate in the activity at public places with high footfall and in spots where people gather for workout sessions.

India needs strengthening of healthcare delivery to tackle quackery

Chennai: Jaya R, a domestic help i...

Playing Chinese game ‘Mahjong’ may boost mental health: Study

Beijing: Regularly playing the pop...

Study finds air pollution reaches placenta during pregnancy

Washington: A new study suggests when...

Reason behind people gaining weight as they get older decoded

London: Scientists have found why...

EDUCATION

IIT Bombay graduate joins railways as trackman in Jharkhand

Shrawan Kumar, a post gra...

Unable to find jobs, engineering graduates hit roads as delivery boys

An engineering graduate f...

2400% hike in CBSE board exam fees for SC/ST students

New Delhi: The Central Board of Seco...

Watching what children watch: Why cyber safety is everyone’s concern

With early exposure to the internet, children and adolescents don’t just have to face the perils of the real world, as the pervasive virtual world has made them all the more vulnerable.

Bengaluru named India’s best student city in new rankings

London: In a new worldwide rankin...