Apr 10

David Malpass takes office as World Bank president
David Malpass takes office as World Bank president

David Malpass on Tuesday took office as the president of the World Bank Group, and said he looks forward to undertaking the task with enthusiasm. Malpass made his debut as the 13th president of the World Bank at its headquarters in Washington on Tuesday morning.”I want to thank the Board of Directors and the Governors

How is Google’s GPay operating without authorisation: Delhi HC asks RBI

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) how Google’s mobile payment app, GPay, was facilitating financial transactions without the requisite authorisation from it. A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice A J Bhambhani posed the query to RBI while hearing a PIL which claimed that GPay was

Dhoni unhappy with Chennai pitch despite 4 wins at home
Dhoni unhappy with Chennai pitch despite 4 wins at home

Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has criticised the “low scoring” Chepauk pitch despite winning all their home games so far here.Defending champions CSK thrashed Kolkata Knight Riders by seven wickets on Tuesday night for their fifth win in six games and fourth in a row at home. KKR made 108 for nine, a

ITBP trooper injured in accidental firing in Poonch
ITBP trooper injured in accidental firing in Poonch

An Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) trooper was injured on Wednesday in an accidental firing by his colleague in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, police said. The trooper was deployed on election duty in Mendhar area when the service rifle of his colleague went off accidentally and injured him.”The injured trooper sustained a bullet injury in

Electoral bonds remain, submit details by May 30: SC
SC dismisses Centre’s ‘preliminary objections’ on leaked Rafale papers

The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed preliminary objections raised by the Centre that documents on which it claimed “privilege” cannot be relied upon to re-examine the verdict in the Rafale fighter jet deal. The Centre had submitted that the privilege documents were procured by petitioners in an illegal way and used to support their review petitions

TN government to decide if Chennai gets to host IPL final
TN government to decide if Chennai gets to host IPL final

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) officials are set to meet the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) officials to discuss on whether the three stands — I, J and K — at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium can be opened for the final. If not, the final match will have to be shifted

80% youngsters want TikTok banned in India
80% youngsters want TikTok banned in India

Eight out of 10 millenials living in India want the controversial Chinese video app TikTok to be banned, reveals a survey by news app Inshorts.This comes after the Madras High Court last week advised the Central government to ban the app claiming it was encouraging pornography among youngsters.The court said that inappropriate content was being

Woman can file harassment case from anywhere: SC
Woman can file harassment case from anywhere: SC

A woman, who is forced to leave her matrimonial home, can file a case against her estranged husband and in-laws at the place where she resides thereafter, the Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday. The apex court said that the woman who is forced to leave her in-laws home due to commission of cruelty on her

Pakistani artistes rap for India, Pakistan peace ! Viral
Pakistani artistes rap for India, Pakistan peace ! Viral

Lahore Amidst escalated tensions between India and Pakistan, veteran actresses from Pakistan have urged cross-border peace using a rap number. Ansari has teamed up with sisters Asma Abbas and Neelum Ahmad Bashir for the track “Humsaye maa jaye”, a song which talks about unnecessary divisions between the neighbouring countries.Asma and Bushra perform the track and

Upcoming Accessories For Royal Enfield 650 Twins

The add-ons include a set of alloy wheels and auxiliary lights Expect the alloys to be priced around Rs 12,000 while the auxiliary lights should be around Rs 3,000 Rs 4,000.  Currently, only the Thunderbird 350X, 500X feature alloy wheels as standard while the Classic range gets them as an accessory.  The above-mentioned add ons

Hero’s Next Fully Faired 200cc Bike Spied

This will be the company’s fourth bike built on the 200cc platform We had received news of the bike’s arrival last December. Will receive the fuel-injected motor from the Xpulse 200. Should arrive by the end of 2019. Back in December, we had received news about Hero MotoCorp working on a fully faired motorcycle based on

Anonymous Nurse: Please Stop Using ‘Dr. Google’ to Diagnose Your Symptoms

Anonymous Nurse ‘Dr. Google’:While the internet is a good starting point, it shouldn’t be your final answer to diagnosing your symptoms. I recently had a patient who came in convinced she had a brain tumor. As she told it, it started with fatigue. She first assumed it was because she had two young children and

Air force
IAF shoots down Pak claim on F-16

Press trust of India New Delhi The Indian Air Force on Monday released radar images as part of its “irrefutable evidence” to assert that it shot down an F-16 fighter jet of Pakistan during the February 27 aerial combat over Nowshera in Jammu and Kashmir. Graphic captures from an airborne warning and control system (AWACS)

Vitamin D excess may lead to kidney failure
Vitamin D excess may lead to kidney failure

In a rare case, a 54-year-old man, after returning from a trip to Southeast Asia where he spent much of his holiday sunbathing, was diagnosed with kidney damage after he took high doses of vitamin D for years.After referral to a kidney specialist and further testing, it was discovered that the man had been prescribed

SC declines to hear PIL against fake news online

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a PIL seeking the Centre frame rules to contain circulation and publication of fake news.The petition, filed by lawyer Anuja Kapur, was mentioned before Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, but he decided to hear another PIL that sought action against political parties, if their spokespersons and representatives make

SC agrees to look into TikTok row
SC agrees to look into TikTok row

TikTok row: The Supreme Court on Monday said it will look into the order passed by the Madras High Court directing an interim ban on the video mobile application ‘TikTok‘. Senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi sought urgent listing of the case. He said that the application had been downloaded on a major scale, has numerous

KTM 390 Adventure Speed Testing Again

The test mule featured alloy wheels. Gets a larger fuel tank true to its adventure touring genre. The key fob is now placed right below the instrument console instead of the tank.  The KTM 390 Adventure is expected to be launched towards the end of 2019. It’s expected to be priced below Rs 3 lakh (ex-showroom).

Husqvarna Vitpilen 401 Spied With A Desi Touch!

The motorcycle was spotted alongside the upcoming KTM 390 Adventure. We suspect it might be BSVI-compliant. Expected to hit showrooms by early next year. It is no secret that Husqvarna will be bringing the Svartpilen 401 and Vitpilen 401 to our shores soon. In fact, we were the first to spot them testing last year. However, things appear to be different

Jr hockey captain Harjeet back in senior men's national camp
Jr hockey captain Harjeet back in senior men’s national camp

Press Trust of India New Delhi India’s Junior World Cup-winning side captain Harjeet Singh was Sunday named among 60 players for the senior men’s national camp which begins at the Sports Authority of India Centre, Bengaluru on April 8. The players have been selected based on their performances at the recently held ninth Hockey India

Harley-Davidson India Launches Internship Program

Candidates can post their videos or essays to H-D’s Instagram handle. It will be a paid internship under the company’s digital marketing team. Registrations close on 14 April 2019, so hurry up if you’re interested! Gallery Harley-Davidson has announced that it will be providing youngsters a chance to kickstart their career in the automotive industry with