Chopper pressed into rescue as boat capsizes in Godavari, kills 12

Amaravati/Chennai: A boat carrying 61 people capsized in the Godavari river near East Godavari district’s Devipatnam on Sunday, resulting in the death of 12 people. While 23 people have been rescued so far, a search operation is underway for the rest.

Jobs aplenty but north India lacks quality candidates, says minister

Lucknow/Chennai: Sparking a major controversy, Union Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar has claimed that though there was no dearth of employment opportunities in the country, recruiters complain of lack of “quality people” in north India to fill vacancies.

21 Indians killed in 2,050 ceasefire violations in J&K, Centre tells Pak

Pakistan has committed more than 2,050 “unprovoked ceasefire violations” along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir this year, killing 21 Indians, external affairs ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said on Sunday.

Is autopsy report being misused to protect Tabrez Ansari’s killers?

Professionals from the medical fraternity feel that the diagnosis of cardiac arrest in the death of 24-year-old Tabrez Ansari is being misused to protect the murderers and have opined on how postmortem reports could be misleading.

How Hindi helped Arunachal join the heartland

Unlike in the rest of the Northeast and other non-Hindi speaking states, Hindi in Arunachal Pradesh is seen more as a necessity and less an imposition. But according to a 2017 UNESCO survey, 33 languages of Arunachal are endangered. Four out of them on the verge of extinction. This is Bonwang Losu's biggest worry. The young linguist from the state recently made history after developing an independent Wancho script. Click here to know more on Arunachal languages.
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State of the Nation

Board exam for Class V, VIII students in Tamil Nadu govt schools

Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government has decided to hold board examination for Classes V and VIII from this academic year, defying its earlier policy of no-detention till Class XI.

Chopper pressed into rescue as boat capsizes in Godavari, kills 12

Amaravati/Chennai: A boat carrying 61 people capsized in the Godavari river near East Godavari district’s Devipatnam on Sunday, resulting in the death of 12 people. While 23 people have been rescued so far, a search operation is underway for the rest.

Protests against uranium exploration in Amrabad forest gains momentum

Protests against the proposed exploration for uranium deposits in Telangana’s Amrabad forest, the second largest tiger reserve in the country, are gaining momentum with celebrities lending their support for a ban on the proposed exploration.

Govt plans Dubai-like shopping festival in India to boost exports

A mega shopping festival like Dubai shopping festival will be held across the country in four destinations, by March 2020 to boost exports. "It is greater push for people to make contacts and connections," Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said.

Economic slowdown: Millennials puzzled over Nirmala’s finger poi...

Millennials are amused at the blame game currently on, with falling car sales landing on top of myriad other things they are routinely held accountable for.

Retail inflation inches up to 10-month high of 3.21% in August

New Delhi: Retail inflation inched up to a 10-month high of 3.21% in August due to higher prices of food items like meat and fish, vegetables and pulses, government data revealed on Thursday. However, retail inflation is still within the Reserve Bank's ...

Piyush Goyal trolled for saying Einstein discovered gravity

New Delhi/Chennai: In a bid to defend the government’s target of transforming the country into a $5 trillion economy amid a current economic slowdown, Union minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday (September 12) claimed that maths did not help Albert Einstein to discove...

Adani Group bids for ₹45,000-crore Navy submarine project

The Adani Group in has placed bids for ₹45,000-crore Indian Navy submarine project under ‘Make In India’ initiative. The Gujarat-based Indian multinational conglomerate deals in logistics, the energy it also handles mining, trading, gas distribu...

Apple takes on Netflix with $5-a-month streaming service

Cupertino: Apple is finally taking on Netflix with its own streaming television service and, uncharacteristically for the company, offering it at a bargain price USD 5 a month beginning on November 1. Walt Disney Co is launching its own assault on Netfl...

For slump in car sales, Nirmala blames millennials preferring Ola, Ube...

Chennai: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday (September 10) claimed that the current slowdown in the automobile industry is due to several factors including millennials preferring to travel by app-based cab services like Ola and Uber.

Hit by economic slowdown, Telangana downsizes budget by 20%

The economic slowdown has forced Telangana to cut its budget by nearly 20 per cent from what was projected in the vote-on-account budget in February. The 2019-20 budget has been downsized from ₹1.82 lakh crore to ₹1.46 lakh crore since the revenues have fallen steeply across the board.
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Hit by auto slowdown, jobless truckers lose hope

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Final moments of mission Chandrayaan-2

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India now home to South Asia’s largest movie screen

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Double ton marks Smith’s comeback

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On return from injury, Chirag-Satwik eye consistent run to seal Olympi...

New Delhi: Returning from an injury lay-off, India's leading doubles pairing of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy is eyeing a consistent run to break into the top 5 and seal a spot for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The Indian duo had b...

Heavy downpour in Dharmashala ahead of first T20 against SA

Chennai: Thundershowers lashed Dharmashala on Sunday (September 15) afternoon ahead of the first Paytm Twenty20 international match between India and South Africa. According to the weather forecast, more downpours are expected in interv...

Inter Milan top Serie A as Juventus held in Fiorentina with goalless d...

Milan: Inter Milan reclaimed top spot in Serie A after a 1-0 win over 10-man Udinese on Saturday (September 14) as Juventus lost three players to injury in a painful goalless draw at Fiorentina to complicate preparations for next week's ...

Ponting eyes batting shake-up for Australia summer Tests against Pak

Sydney: Only three Australian batsmen are certain to start the summer Test series against Pakistan, according to former skipper Ricky Ponting, with David Warner among them. Ponting, who has been a sounding board for coach Justin Langer...

Australia having a mare with DRS calls in fifth Ashes Test

London: Australia captain Tim Paine admitted he was having "a mare" after twice failing to review umpiring decisions in the fifth Ashes Test even though the challenges would have brought wickets. England, seeking to level the series at 2-2, are firmly in control of the final Test with two days to go, 382 runs ahead with two second-innings wickets left. Australia toiled in the field at the Oval on the third day of the match on Saturday (Septemb...

HEALTH

Reason behind people gaining weight as they get older decoded

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Microplastics harming our drinking water: Study

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IVF for aged couples remains a question of medical ethics, child rights

Chennai: The news of a 74-year-old woman becoming mother for the first time after delivering twins in Andhra Pradesh has triggered a fresh round of debate over the ethical issues concerning in vitro fertilisation (IVF) procedure for aged couples beyond 50 years of age.

Shift to vegan diets may cause brain nutrient deficiency: Study

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Usage of mouthwash could negate benefits of exercise: Study

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EDUCATION

IIT Bombay graduate joins railways as trackman in Jharkhand

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

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

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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...