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Mann Ki Baat: Here's what PM Modi said on crop insurance scheme, Start Up India and khadi

Highlighting benefits of the just- announced Crop Insurance Scheme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said awareness about it should be spread …

Jammu-Kashmir crisis: Mehbooba to chair PDP meet today, discuss govt formation

This will be the first formal meeting of the PDP after the death of its chief Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.<p>By: | New Delhi |<p>PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti will on …

India

Zika vaccine may be ready for emergency use this year: developer | Reuters

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - A vaccine for the Zika virus, which has been linked to severe birth defects in thousands of infants, could be ready for emergency use before year-end, one of its lead developers said on Thursday, a timetable well ahead of estimates by U.S. officials.<p>A woman holds a …

Public Health

What the smartphone boom means for India

The world’s most valuable company is showing signs of slowing down, and that means positive news for India. Apple has reported the slowest ever sales …

What the falling stock market is telling us: It's the economy, stupid!

The breadth of the downturn indicates that the eagerly awaited good times have receded into a dim mythical future.<p>In May 2014, when the Bharatiya …

Kamduni gangrape case: Kolkata court awards death sentence to 3 convicts, life term for 3 others

Watch Full Video<p><b>Kolkata:</b> A Kolkata court on Saturday sentenced three convicts to death and awarded life term to three in the infamous Kamduni …

India

Pathankot terror attack affected India-Pakistan dialogue process, says Nawaz Sharif

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday said that the dialogue process was affected due to the Pathankot attack. "Talks with India were progressing, …

Reliance Communications expects to seal mobile tower deal in 2 weeks | Reuters

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India’s Reliance Communications Ltd (RCom) expects to reach a deal to sell its mobile phone masts business to a group of companies led by buyout firm TPG Capital Management LP in the next two weeks, its chief executive said on Monday.<p>A man opens the shutter of a shop painted with …

IT

Russia’s Bold Move to Save Its Stealth Fighter Deal

Russian and Indian negotiators have bargained down the price for the Indo-Russian Fifth-Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA)—which is being developed …

Moscow and Delhi to invest $8 billion in 5th generation fighters

Watch SUKHOI FGFA India's Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft TEASER https://t.co/HseJM6C5W1<p>— Indian Defence (@indiandefence47) January 11, 2016<p>The …

Nepal protesters face tough choice - give up or march on Kathmandu | Reuters

BIRGUNJ, Nepal (Reuters) - Nepal’s constitutional crisis has entered a new and potentially dangerous stage as protesters, exhausted by a five-month blockade that has paralysed most of the border with India, weigh whether to change tactics and march on the capital.<p>Shadows of supporters of Madhesi …

India

Indian state oil refiners plan 1.2 mln bpd plant on west coast | Reuters

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Three Indian state-run oil refiners will jointly build a 60 million tonnes a year, or 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd), refinery on the country’s west coast, the Union Oil Minister said on Monday, adding the investment for the first phase of the refinery could exceed 1 trillion …

Oil

Air India Flying Returns Devalued!

Air India has been in the middle of a devaluation, and it isn’t pretty at all. In the beginning of December 2015, they started rolling out the …

Airlift review – India's historic Kuwait evacuation retold as a one-man mission

Akshay Kumar is the businessman leading an expat exodus to flee Iraqi invaders – but the aggressors are reduced to cartoon villains in this turgid saga<p>In August 1990, an estimated 170,000 Indians were stranded in no-man’s-land after Iraqi tanks rolled into their adopted home of Kuwait. Frantic …

Bollywood

The big fat Indian wedding: Through the iPhone lens of an award winning photographer

"There are no special tricks for photography. If I give you a Jimi Hendrix guitar, you won't be able to play like him. It is not about the gear," …

Mobile Photography

India social storm over fake Nehru 'letter' on Subhas Chandra Bose

<b>India's first PM Jawaharlal Nehru is under fire on social media over a fake letter in which he apparently criticises Indian freedom fighter Subhas Chandra Bose a war criminal.</b><p>The letter dated 1945 is addressed to then British Prime Minister Clement Atlee and "signed" by Mr Nehru.<p>It surfaced soon …

India

New bird with amazing voice 'like Adele' discovered in India

A new species of forest thrush has been discovered in a remote region of northeastern India, making it only the fourth new bird discovered in the country since independence in 1947.<p>The bird, called the Himalayan forest thrush <i>Zoothera salimalii</i>, is similar in appearance to the raspy singing …

Birds

Scientists develop new device Thru-Fuze to reduce chronic back pain

Scientists have developed a simple, low-cost spinal fusion device to reduce chronic back pain that may help avoid the need for more invasive surgery …

Lots of hypocrisy in India regarding women: Indo-British musician Hard Kaur

Hard Kaur, says surviving in a "very male dominated industry" in this country is difficult as there are "too many double standards".<p>By: | New Delhi …

Bollywood

Familiar foe, unfamiliar setting: With thin history to draw from, India women take on mighty Aussies

<i>“It is said that if you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not be imperilled in a hundred battles.” – Sun Tzu</i><p>How does a team prepare to …

Cricket

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Women's News (India)

Daredevil army women bikers will perform at India's Republic Day for the first time

For the first time, an all-women contingent of personnel from the Central Reserve Police Force will be performing stunts with their motorcycles …

Will new maternity law help keep Indian women in work?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1221000/1221868_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524658428_e373f14449a1491de4d3182f19e67817<p><b>In a few weeks, it will be time for new mum Rashmi Sharma to go back to work as a teacher. Her daughter Arya is five months old and is just</b> …

Women's News (India)