Nitin Gadkari to launch the Bharat New Car Assessment Programme

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari will launch the much-awaited Bharat New Car Assessment Programme this week.


India, Japan discuss free Indo-Pacific region in Foreign Ministers' Strategic Dialogue

Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Japanese counterpart discussed bilateral and other issues during the 15th India-Japan...


India moves up five spots to rank 80th in 'world's most powerful passport' list

The Henley Passport Index ranks India’s passport at the 80th spot. India was at the 85th spot in 2022 in the Henley Passport Index.


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Travelers are drawn to India by its incredible sights, mouthwatering aromas, and friendly people. It is a vibrant and diverse country.


Biden administration urges 26/11 terrorist Tahawwur Rana be extradited to India

The Biden administration reiterated that Pakistani-origin Canadian businessman Tahawwur Rana be extradited to India for his involvement in...


Hundreds stranded as heavy rains trigger landslides on Manali-Chandigarh highway

Heavy rains and landslides have led to a 15-km traffic jam with no estimated wait time, no available accommodation and 200-odd people, most...


Francois and Debarati bring the art of European cheesemaking to Himachal Pradesh

Francois and Debarati Laederich chose to settle down in the Mashobra valley and launch their business venture Amiksa Cheese, creating and...

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The phenomenon of cricket: Unraveling India's enduring love for the game

Cricket in India holds an unparalleled status, transcending the boundaries of sport to become a deeply ingrained part of the nation's...


Two pitches readied for World Test Championship final over oil protesters' threats

Following threats from disruptive elements, the International Cricket Council (ICC) stated that it has had two pitches prepared for the...


Tourists looking to beat the heat; Shimla sees record footfall of 72 lakh in 2023

A combination of pleasant weather in Shimla and a heat wave across the plains is leading to a record influx of tourists into the hill...


Odisha train crash: Death toll from three-train pile-up rises to 280, with more than 900 injured

A massive rescue operation has been launched, with the locals first on the scene. People have readily queued up to donate blood in Balasore...


US lawmaker proposes bill to make Diwali federal holiday

American lawmaker and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus Grace Meng introduced a bill in the US Congress to...


Tipu Sultan's personal sword auctioned for record price of INR 140 crore

The bedchamber sword of Tipu Sultan, the 18th century ruler of Mysuru, sold for INR 140 crore (GBP 14 million pounds or USD 17.4 million) at...


PM Modi meets Japanese counterpart Kishida, unveils Gandhi bust in Hiroshima

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Japanese counterpart Kishida Fumio, interacted with members of the Indian community and unveiled...


Panel investigating Hindenburg allegations against Adani Group gives clean chit to SEBI

A Supreme Court-appointed expert panel investigating India's regulatory mechanism regarding the Hindenburg allegations against the Adani...


2,000-rupee notes being withdrawn by RBI; lifecycle ends on September 30

The 2,000-rupee banknotes are still legal tender, but all of them must be deposited in bank accounts by September 30, 2023, or they can be...


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Meth lab busted in Delhi NCR, nine Africans arrested, 46kg narcotics worth INR200 crore seized

Police said that during the raid, they also seized narcotics that could have been used to produce methamphetamine worth another INR100...


Sorry, God: Penitent temple thief in India returns Lord Krishna’s jewellery after nine years

Temple thief: A person who had stolen the jewellery from a temple in Odisha, eastern India, in May 2014, has returned them along with two...


India rolling out nationwide lost cell phone tracking system from May 17

The Department of Telecom, India, is reportedly rolling out from May 17 a new system nationwide to track lost/stolen mobile phones using...


Walmart to export goods worth USD 10 billion from India by 2027: CEO Doug McMillon

Retail giant Walmart yesterday said India’s unique ecosystem of suppliers will help the company reach its goal of exporting goods worth...


Wrestlers' protest: SC closes proceedings, police still deployed at Jantar Mantar

After the Supreme Court today closed the proceedings on a plea that sought an FIR against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij...


Wrestlers' protest: Vinesh Phogat slams Anurag Thakur, PT Usha visits Jantar Mantar

Ace Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat, who is one of the leaders of the wrestlers’ protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi against Wrestling...


A man of titanium resolve: Abhilash Tomy of India circles the world on a sailboat for podium finish in the Golden Globe Race 2022

Abhilash Tomy, retired pilot of the Indian Navy, has returned triumphant to claim second position in the Golden Globe Race 2022, about five...


Priyanka Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal visit protesting wrestlers who claim names of accusers were leaked

The protest by the country's top wrestlers against wrestling federation chief Brij Bhushan Singh over sexual harassment charges entered day...