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How to get the best out of your brakes
How to get the best out of your brakes [...]
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The Rohingya are facing genocide. We cannot be bystanders | Salman Rushdie and others
We cannot allow people to be slaughtered and burnt out of their homes, while the world watches, write Salman Rushdie and dozens of others in this open letterOver the past two months, more than 600,000 Rohingya people have been driven from their homes, had their land destroyed, and endured torture and rape while searching for safety. Remember what happened in Rwanda? Now, pay attention to Myanmar.The Rohingya are often described as among the most persecuted people on earth. They are a predominantly Muslim ethnic group, and despite having lived in Myanmar’s Rakhine state for centuries, they’re refused citizenship. For years, their movement has been restricted, and they have been denied access to education, health care, and other basic services. Related: Take away Aung San Suu Kyi’s Nobel peace prize. She no longer deserves it | George Monbiot Related: Documenting the Rohingya refugee crisis – in pictures Continue reading... [...]
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BSF apprehends 5 Pakistan fishermen in Kutch, 6 boats seized
 Kutch, Nov 10: The Border Security Force (BSF) has apprehended five Pakistani fishermen and seized six boats from the Harami Nala creek area along the Indo-Pak border in Gujarat's Kutch district, an official said on Friday. A patrol party [...]
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1MORE Piston Fit
  The 1MORE Piston Fit is a trendy looking, well built and quite popular in-ear headphone in the budget segment. By the looks of it, the Piston Fit seems like a modern reimagining of the Piston Classic... [...]
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Acer Nitro 5 Spin
  I am a fan of both ultrabooks and gaming laptops. And I get to cover a lot of laptops at Digit, and these are the two categories that I truly believe can take the PC industry further. These machines p... [...]
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Thank you, Gujarat polls: Chidambaram's sarcastic tweet after Modi govt's mega GST revision
"Thank you Gujarat. Your elections did what Parliament and common sense could not do," Former Finance Minster P Chidambaram tweeted after the government massively cut the list of items attracting the highest 28 per cent rate under the GST regime. [...]
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Illegal weapons in Dera: Contempt case against Haryana govt in High Court
The petition has been moved against Haryana Home Secretary for not implementing the high court orders issued in December 2014. [...]
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Delhi govt in talks with Pawan Hans Helicopters Limited for aerial sprinkling of water
New Delhi, Nov 10: The Delhi government is in talks with Pawan Hans, an aviation entity under the Centre, for aerially sprinkling water in the city to settle particulate matter, authorities on both sides said on Friday. Responding to [...]
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Trained elephant tramples handler to death in North Bengal
While a training programme is still underway for elephants, Mahuts (elephant handlers) and Patawalas (person who gathers fodder and feeds elephants,) a Kunki (trained elephant) trampled to death his Patawala in the Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary in North Bengal on Friday. {image-parbati-ele-10-1510335966.jpg [...]
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Ranji Trophy, Round 5, Day 2: As it happened…
Hello and welcome to the coverage from day two of the fifth round of matches in the 2017 Ranji Trophy season. We are here to bring you live score updates from matches across India. [...]
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Sachin Tendulkar posts 'friends for life' selfie with Vinod Kambli
Nearly a decade ago, Kambli had accused Tendulkar of not supporting him enough during his cricketing career on a reality show. [...]
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See pic: Axar Patel buys luxury car worth over Rs 45 lakh
The Discovery is a premium SUV that is priced between Rs 40.57 lakh and Rs 53.58 lakh in India. [...]
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Bharat Ratna for Field Marshal Cariappa: 'Onus is on government', says Army Chief
Days after the Army Chief called for Bharat Ratna to Field Marshal KM Cariappa, General Bipin Rawat has said that the final decision in this regard rests with the government. He added, "Whatever is decided will be acceptable." When [...]
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Nuclear accident in Russia or Kazakhstan sends 'harmless' radioactive cloud over Europe
French institute says pollution suggests release of nuclear material south of the Ural mountains in September has no consequence for human healthA cloud of radioactive pollution over Europe in recent weeks indicates that an accident has happened in a nuclear facility in Russia or Kazakhstan in the last week of September, French nuclear safety institute IRSN has said. The IRSN on Thursday ruled out an accident in a nuclear reactor, saying it was likely to be in a nuclear fuel treatment site or centre for radioactive medicine. There has been no impact on human health or the environment in Europe, the IRSN said. Related: Fukushima residents win 500m yen payout over nuclear disaster Continue reading... [...]
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'Half my lung cancer patients are non-smokers': toxic air crisis chokes Delhi
Pollution not just affecting peoples’ health but also India’s political leadership, with Modi appearing reluctant to head responseAs the air quality fell, first to severe, then to emergency levels this week, doctors at Sir Ganga Ram hospital knew they needed to start fast-tracking patients.“They come in, they get a nebuliser, and they go,” says Arvind Kumar, a lung surgeon at the medical facility in north Delhi. Continue reading... [...]
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BSNL JAO Answer Key 2017 released, check now
The BSNL JAO Answer Key 2017 has been released. The same is available on the official website. The BSNL JAO exam was conducted on November 5 and November 6, in four different batches. BSNL has released the provisional answer [...]
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SSC Stenographers 2017 exam result delayed, check new date
There is a delay in announcing the results of the SSC Stenographers 2017 exam results. Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will declare the Stenographers' Grade C & D examination 2017 written examination results on November 24, 2017. The SSC Stenographers' Grade C [...]
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Kejriwal is 'a peculiar person', doesn't understand problem: Amarinder Singh
Hitting back at Arvind Kejriwal for pointing fingers at the neighbouring states for pollution in the national capital, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday said that his Delhi counterpart does not understand the problem. Kejriwal had earlier said [...]
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Datsun rolls out 1,00,000th car in India
Datsun rolls out 1,00,000th car in India [...]
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BMW C 400 X unveiled at EICMA
BMW C 400 X unveiled at EICMA [...]
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UN says at least 10 civilians died in Afghanistan airstrike, contradicting US
Pentagon insists no civilians died in bombing of Kunduz on SaturdayUN mission: ‘Credible reports that at least 10 civilians’ killed in airstrikeThe United Nations mission in Afghanistan said at least 10 civilians may have been killed by an airstrike in the northern city of Kunduz last week, despite a US military investigation that found no civilian deaths. In a series of messages on Twitter, the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan said interviews with multiple survivors, medics, elders and others gave it strong reason to believe that civilians were among the victims of Saturday’s attack. Related: US airstrikes kill scores of civilians in Kunduz province, Afghans say Related: Prosecutor seeks to investigate Afghan war crimes allegations – and claims of US torture Continue reading... [...]
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In pictures: This is how Odd-Even was like in 2016
The government of Delhi took a call to implement tried and tested formula Odd-Even from November 13 to 18. In 2016, the 'odd-even' policy, which was first implemented for 15 days in January, again implemented from April 15 to 30. Women [...]
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Telugu actor Venkata Prasad arrested in Hyderabad for cheating a woman
The Banjara Hills police on Thursday arrested Telugu actor Venkata Prasad, on charges of cheating and threatening a woman. It is learned that Prasad who is the manager of Prasad's IMAX had sexually exploited a girl and when she [...]
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Watch: Fog brings a dozen vehicle pile-up, injuries and death at Palwal NH 2
Dense fog at Palwal NH 2 caused a massive pile-up killing a 53-year-old woman and injuring several people including school kids. [...]
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Delhi smog: Experts dismiss Kejriwal's helicopter plan calling it a load of hot air
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's plan to sprinkle water from helicopter to beat air pollution seems to have not gone down well with the experts. [...]
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Watch: MS Dhoni takes 'ad break' to shoot commercial with Kapil Dev
The final part of the shoot will take place in a studio on tomorrow and the next day Dhoni will fly to Dubai to launch the MS Dhoni Cricket Academy on November 11. [...]
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India vs Sri Lanka: Visitors promise not to use witchcraft against Virat Kohli & Co
Believe it or not, Lanka, after suffering a tour whitewash against India in which they lost nine matches including three Tests, five ODIs and a T20I match, beat overwhelming favourites Pakistan 2-0 in a Test series in UAE. [...]
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Ola pilot project: Now, you can rent a cycle in IIT Kanpur campus via its app
Taxi aggregator Ola for the first time has kicked off a pilot project called 'Ola Pedal' in IIT Kanpur for transportation within the campus. The students are allowed to rent cycles which can be booked via its app. [...]
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