India News

India News

How was the Earth formed? Discovery of massive interior mountains may tell

Posted on February 18 2019

Scientists have discovered massive mountains in the Earth's mantle.Scientists have discovered massive mountains in the Earth's mantle, an advance that may change our understanding of how the planet was formed. Most school children learn that the Earth has three layers: a crust, mantle and core, whic...

India News

Any slight let up and you will get hurt: Aaron Finch on India tour

Posted on February 18 2019

Cricket News: Australia captain Aaron Finch feels that he doesn't need a Big Bash League triumph to "pep" him up as playing an away series against a formidable Indi.MELBOURNE: Australia captain Aaron Finch feels that he doesn't need a Big Bash League triumph to "pep" him up as playing an away series...

India News

Rupee goes from Asia's best to worst as oil, Pulwama puncture mood

Posted on February 18 2019

The unit has slumped 2.4% since December-end, missing the rally in its regional peers..By Kartik Goyal India’s rupee has gone from being the best-performing Asian currency last quarter to the worst this year as rising crude prices and tensions over Kashmir weigh on sentiment. The currency has slum...

India News

Amit Shah in Rajasthan live updates| In Rajasthan, deputy wants to be CM, CM wants to secure seat, says...

Posted on February 18 2019

mit Shah in Rajasthan live updates: Ahead of Lok Sabha elections 2019, BJP national chief Amit Shah will be in Rajasthan on Monday. Follow updates here.Ahead of Lok Sabha elections 2019, BJP national chief Amit Shah will be in Rajasthan on Monday. He scheduled to address Shakti Kendra Sammelan in Ra...

India News

Why No Plebiscite in Kashmir Yet, What is the Govt Scared Of: Kamal Haasan

Posted on February 18 2019

Shortly after the remarks were reported in the media, Kamal Haasan's party issued a statement saying the actor-politician's remarks had been taken out of context..Chennai: In comments that may snowball into a controversy amid tensions over the Pulwama terror attack, actor-turned-political Kamal Haas...

India News

No RBI decision yet on interim dividend quantum to be paid to government

Posted on February 18 2019

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das said a decision on the issue was yet to be taken and a committee was going into the issue..The RBI decides independently on the quantum of interim dividend to be paid to the Centre and a central bank committee is currently examining the issue, the government said on Mond...

India News

Gully Boy actor Vijay Varma shares what makes Ranveer Singh special, calls Zoya Akhtar the Dhoni of...

Posted on February 18 2019

Gully Boy actor Vijay Varma said that Ranveer Singh’s commitment to each scene in the film was so strong that he had to up his game..Gully Boy is riding the wave of good publicity on the back of its strong script, well defined characters and solid performances. If Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt are ...

India News

CWC19 news Gavaskar picks England over India as World Cup favourites 18 Feb 19

Posted on February 18 2019

Sunil Gavaskar, the former India batsman, has picked hosts England over India as the favourites to win the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019..Sunil Gavaskar, the former India batsman, has picked hosts England over India as the favourites to win the ICC Mens Cricket World Cup 2019. Gavaskar pointed ...

India News

After Pulwama attack, Bollywood's top association bans Pakistani artistes from working in India

Posted on February 18 2019

Pakistani artistes had faced a similar backlash in 2016 after the Uri attacks when MNS had given a 48-hour deadline to all Pakistani artistes to leave India.Pakistani artistes working in India has never gone down well with a huge section of the Indian society. And in light of the Pulwama terror atta...

India News

Closing Bell: Sensex ends 310 points lower, Nifty below 10,650; IT stocks under pressure

Posted on February 18 2019

The Sensex was down 310.51 points at 35498.44, while Nifty was down 83.40 points at 10641..Market Opens : It is a flat start for the benchmark indices on Monday with Nifty holding above 10,700 mark. The Sensex is up 38.58 points at 35847.53, while Nifty is up 6.60 points at 10731. About 460 shares h...

India News

I need funds to play more international tournaments, says Sourabh Verma

Posted on February 18 2019

Verma said that he had to even pay for all his travel arrangements for his next two tournaments..Reigning national champion Sourabh Verma has appealed for financial help, which will enable him to play more international tournaments in order to improve his current world ranking. The 26-year-old had b...

India News

Is mammography test to spot breast cancer necessary at all?

Posted on February 18 2019

A woman under 40, with no known breast cancer risk or visible symptoms of the deadly disease, need not take regular mammography tests, say health experts..New Delhi: A woman under 40, with no known breast cancer risk or visible symptoms of the deadly disease, need not take regular mammography tests,...

India News

Army Veterans, Police Among Residents Attacked in Jammu City

Posted on February 18 2019

In Gujjar Nagar, residents say hooligans stoned homes and hotels and set fire to vehicles – while senior police officials looked on..Jammu City: Muhammad Aslam Khan, 81, is a wheelchair-bound former military man living in Gujjar Nagar in Jammu city. He served for five years in the military and for...

India News

New Drug to Delay Ageing Discovered

Posted on February 18 2019

As human bodies age, they increasingly lose the ability to repair and rebuild degenerating skeletal muscles. This can dramatically limit the ability of older adults to live fully active and independent lives..Researchers, including one of Indian origin, have developed a new drug that can delay agein...

India News

Weak spots for Nasa's manned Mars mission revealed

Posted on February 18 2019

Science News: Scientists are developing a predictive model to help Nasa anticipate conflicts and communication breakdowns among crew members and head off problems t.WASHINGTON: Scientists are developing a predictive model to help Nasa anticipate conflicts and communication breakdowns among crew memb...

India News

How realistic are China's plans to colonize the moon?

Posted on February 18 2019

After China's recent success in landing a spacecraft on the far side of the moon, the country is planning three additional lunar missions that could lay the groundwork for China's long term goal of establishing a.After China’s recent success in landing a spacecraft on the far side of the moon, th...

India News

Kulbhushan Jadhav ICJ hearing LIVE: Pakistan has handed death penalty to 161 civilians in military courts, says Salve

Posted on February 18 2019

Live updates of the proceedings in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) where the Kulbhushan Jadhav case is being heard.“India has always offered consular access to Pakistan even when its citizens have been caught red-handed in acts of terrorism. It is another matter that Pakistan has never av...

India News

Samsung Galaxy S10+ Ceramic Black Price Leaked Yet Again Ahead of February 20 Launch

Posted on February 18 2019

Samsung Galaxy S10+ Ceramic Black price is reportedly set at CNY 10,000 (roughly Rs. 1,05,500)..Samsung Galaxy S10+ price has been leaked online yet again -- just days ahead of the formal Galaxy Unpacked 2019 event. The latest revelation is about the top-of-the-line Galaxy S10+ variant that is rumou...

India News

Pulwama aftermath: 'Remote-controlled motorcycle keys used to trigger IED explosions in J&K', report reveals

Posted on February 18 2019

Such gadgets are easily accessible anywhere, especially in the Valley, and terrorists use these to avoid in-person contact with security forces and also effect massive casualties..New Delhi: The investigations into the ghastly Pulwama terror attack perpetrated by Pakistani terror group Jaish-e-Moham...

India News

Pulwama Terror Mastermind Kamran, Pakistani, Killed In 12-Hour Encounter

Posted on February 18 2019

Security forces today scored a big success with the killing of a top terrorist of Jaish-e-Mohammad, the Pakistan-based group that carried out the suicide bombing in Pulwama on February 14, killing over 40 soldiers..Kamran was one of the two terrorists killed in a 12-hour encounter at Pulwama. New De...