• Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Releases Open-Source Software to Support Efforts that Expand Access to Financial Services in Developing Countries
    Seattle, United States : The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation released a new open-source software for creating payment platforms that will help unbanked people around the world access digital financial services.

  • Hyundai Organized First Time Mega Before Service Camp
    New Delhi : Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL), the country's second largest passenger car manufacturer and the number one exporter since inception, conducted the 'Mega Before ServiceTM Camp' for the first time in India on Oct 15, 2017. The 'Mega Before ServiceTM Camp' was attended by 17,791 customers from across India. Additionally, Hyundai Customer Care Program (HCCP) has been launched for all Hyundai customers across India.

  • Troubled with neighbours man immolates self at India Gate
    New Delhi October 17 : A man on Tuesday attempted self-immolation at India Gate accusing his neighbours of abetment.

  • India will have edge over Kiwis in ODI series: Atul Wassan
    New Delhi , Oct 17 : Former Indian cricketer Atul Wassan on Tuesday said that the Virat Kohli-led side will have edge over New Zealand when the two sides head into three-match ODI series, beginning October 22 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

  • Rajnath hails BSF jawans as 'first wall of security'
    Firozpur (Punjab) , Oct 17 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday praised the Border Security Force (BSF) jawans and said the security force has emerged as 'first wall of security' after years of great work.

  • Festive binging becomes happier with these apps
    New Delhi , Oct 17 : Golden words by Julia Carolyn Child, author, chef and one of the most celebrated food icons around the world-'People who love to eat are always the best people'

  • Pak army chief has right to comment on country's economy: Abbasi
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Oct. 17 : Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that the nation's army chief has every right to discuss or comment on the economic situation.

  • Former sarpanch Ramzan Sheikh's house set ablaze by mobs in JK
    Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir) October 17 : House of former sarpanch Ramzan Sheikh of Imam Sahib village, who was killed by terrorists yesterday, was set on fire by mobs today in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district.

  • Small traders see decline in sales amid falling gold prices
    New Delhi , Oct. 17 : Ringing into the festive week with Dhanteras, gold buyers rejoiced the fervour as the shining metal prices plunged to Rs. 30,710, attributable to a weak overseas trend.

  • Delhi HC dismisses Jagdish Tytler, arms dealer Abhishek Verma's plea in corruption case
    New Delhi , October 17 : Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed the petition of Congress leader Jagdish Tytler and arms dealer Abhishek Verma, challenging the framing of charges against them in a forgery case.

  • Manoj Bajpayee 'overwhelmed' with 'In the Shadows' reviews
    New Delhi , Oct 17 : Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee is 'overwhelmed' with his first international film 'In the Shadows' getting appreciation from Bollywood as well audiences across the globe.

  • Stalin criticises Vice-Prez Naidu TN politics comment
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Oct 17: Urging Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu to maintain the dignity of his office and be non-partisan on political matters, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(DMK) working president MK Stalin said on Tuesday that the former should not have made a statement in the support of the ruling AIADMK-led government in Tamil Nadu.

  • Amit Shah leads BJP's Jan Raksha Yatra in Trivandrum
    Trivandrum (Kerala) , Oct 17 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah on Tuesday joined party's Jan Raksha Yatra on its last day in Trivandrum.

  • Kerala Govt. dept. prohibits using 'Dalit', 'Harijan' in official communications
    Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) October 17 : The Kerala Information and Public Relations Department's internal circular has directed to avoid usage of words 'Dalit' and 'Harijan' in its official communications.

  • Mehbooba meets Piyush Goyal, discusses railway projects
    Srinagar(J-K) , Oct 17 : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday met Railway Minister Piyush Goyal and discussed various issues regarding railway projects in the state.

  • Japanese technology brings new life to online singing and virtual games
    Tokyo [Japan], Oct. 17: Karaoke Box is a place where an amateur singer sings along with recorded music by using a microphone.

  • A mission to unite India and its excellence - Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat through Paryatan Parv
    New Delhi , Oct 17 : The Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat programme was launched by the Prime Minister on 31st October, 2016 to promote engagement amongst the people of State / UTs in the country so as to enhance mutual understanding and bonding between people of diverse cultures, thereby securing stronger unity and integrity of India.

  • They are my children. Will certainly look into their issues: Anupam Kher
    Pune (Maharashtra) , Oct 17 : Terming them as his children, newly appointed chairman of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Anupam Kher says rather than solving things through media, he would prefer to resolve issues directly via dialogue with students.

  • Telangana: Five bodies, suspected from same family, found
    Cyberabad (Telangana) , October 17: Three women, aged 20-40, were found dead under the mysterious condition on Tuesday at Kollur Outer Ring Road near Narsingi police station in Hyderabad, said Station House Officer.

  • Gold Biscuits for MLAs: Siddaramaiah denies reports over proposal on gifting
    Bengaluru (Karnataka) , October 17 : Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday denied the reports about gifting gold biscuits to every legislator for the diamond jubilee of the Vidhana Soudha.

  • Terror funding case: Patiala House Court extends judicial custody of 10 accused
    New Delhi , October 17 : The Patiala House Court on Tuesday extended the judicial custody of 10 accused in connection with a case related to the terror funding activities in Kashmir.

  • Strict actions will be taken against those found guilty: Jharkhand CM on starvation death
    Simdega (Jharkhand) , October 17 : Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Raghubar Das on Tuesday said strict actions will be taken against those found guilty, over the death of 11-year-old girl who allegedly died of starvation in Jharkhand's Simdega District recently.

  • Maharashtra CM dismisses reports of Rs.300 crore being spent on building govt's image
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 17 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday rubbishes the reports of Rs. 300 crore being spent on building state government's image.

  • Bipasha Basu turns down offer to endorse aerated drink!
    New Delhi . Oct. 17 : Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu, who is immensely disciplined with her fitness regime, was recently approached by the makers of a popular aerated drink to endorse their product on the social media.

  • JLaw felt 'trapped', 'objectified' in her early career
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Oct. 17 : Hollywood superstar Jennifer Lawrence, who is known to speak his heart in important matters, has opened about a moment she experience in her early career, which made her feel 'objectified'.

  • HCIL inaugurates new satellite communications hub at Manesar
    New Delhi , Oct. 17 : Hughes Communications India Ltd., a majority-owned subsidiary of Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) inaugurated a new India satellite hub at Manesar. This greenfield facility is the third of its kind after existing and operational facilities at Gurgaon and Hyderabad.

  • 'Amadeus' actor Roy Dotrice dies at 94
    London [UK], October 17 : Veteran British actor, Roy Dotrice, best known for playing Leopold Mozart in the Oscar-winning film 'Amadeus', took his last breath on October 16, at the age of 94.

  • YSRCP workers changed loyalties to join TDP
    Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) , Oct. 17 : 10 workers of Yuvajana Shramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) have joined the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) while their leader and MP Butta Renuka has extended support to Chandrababu Naidu-led TDP government in Andhra Pradesh.

  • HP Assembly Elections: Virbhadra Singh to contest from Solan; son to contest from Shimla
    Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) , October 17 : Himachal Pradesh is in full swing for the Assembly Elections. Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh will contest from Arki (Solan district) this time, while his son Vikramaditya will contest from Shimla, says sources.

  • Taj Mahal row: Was built by blood, sweat of Indian labourers, says Yogi Adityanath
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , October 17 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday gave a clear snub to his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Sangeet Som for stirring the Taj Mahal controversy, stating that it does not matter who built it and for what reason; it was built by blood and sweat of Indian labourers.

  • Huawei Unveils the HUAWEI Mate 10 and HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro
    Munich, Germany : Disruptive innovation often begins with bold dreams. During IFA Berlin, Huawei Consumer Business Group introduced its first AI mobile chipset, the Kirin 970. In Munich, Huawei announced the HUAWEI Mate 10 Series, which will open the door to new AI mobile applications.

  • Results from Phase 2 Studies of Oral Ozanimod in Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis to Be Presented at World Congress of Gastroenterology at ACG2017
    Summit, N.J., United States : Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) today announced that phase 2 data of investigational compound ozanimod in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis will be presented at the World Congress of Gastroenterology at ACG2017 (WCOG at ACG2017) in Orlando.

  • Haagen-Dazs brings luxurious indulgence to Goa
    Panaji (Goa) , Oct. 17 : Franchise owner Rohit Murthy of AKB Group is all set to re-create Haagen-Dazs magic in Goa on the auspicious occasion of National Dessert Day by launching its first Haagen-Dazs premium Ice Cream Lounge with spirits in Calangute, next to Domino's Pizza.

  • Exiled Tibetan NGOs rep protest against Xi Jinping
    Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) , October 17 : The five leading Tibetan Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in exile held a joint press conference in Dharamshala to mark their protest against Chinese Premier Xi Jinping's oppressive rule in Tibet.

  • Dragging Taj Mahal into controversies not correct: UP Governor
    Kanpur(UP) , Oct 17 : Expressing discontent over BJP MP Sangeet Som's remark against Taj Mahal, Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik on Tuesday said dragging the monument into controversies is uncalled for.

  • Mehbooba condemns killing, burning house of ex sarpanch
    Srinagar(J-K) , Oct 17 : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday condemned killing of ex-sarpanch Mohammad Ramazan Sheikh.

  • UP sanctions huge budget of Rs. 165 cr for Diwali celebrations
    Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh) , October 17 : Uttar Pradesh Tourism Minister Rita Bahuguna on Tuesday said that the state government has granted Rs. 165 crore for Diwali celebrations in Agra.

  • Over 80 shanties gutted in fire in Delhi's Batla House area
    New Delhi , October 17 : Around 80 'jhuggis' (shanties) in Delhi's Dhobi Ghat near Batla House area were gutted in fire on Tuesday noon.

  • Cyber security top concern in corporate IoT deployments
    New Delhi , Oct. 17 : BlackBerry Limited on Tuesday announced via its latest global research whitepaper which surveyed IT decision makers on corporate IoT deployments revealed that huge opportunities are balanced against significant cyber security concerns.

  • On World Food Day, Kiara Advani supports 'Feed A Child' campaign
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Oct 17 : Lack of adequate nutrition continues to be one of the toughest challenges that our country faces today, said 'MS Dhoni: The Untold Story' actor Kiara Advani.

  • Shia Waqf Board to gift 10 silver arrows for Lord Ram statue in Ayodhya
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , October 17 : The Uttar Pradesh Shia Central Waqf Board on Tuesday decided to gift 10 silver arrows for the quiver of the 100-meter high Lord Ram statue.

  • Indian contingents competing with global players at Worldskills competition in Abu Dhabi
    New Delhi, Oct.17 : Gold for plumbing! Silver for car dent repair! Yes.. you read it right, it's all happening at Worldskills International competition which is regarded as Olympics of Skills.

  • We can expect 2-3 medals in boxing in 2020 Olympics: Jitender Kumar
    New Delhi , Oct 17 : Emphasizing on the tremendous improvement in boxing over the past few years, Indian middleweight boxer Jitender Kumar on Tuesday said that the nation could expect at least two to three medals in boxing in 2020 Olympics.

  • Mountain biking popularises adventure tourism in Arunachal
    New Delhi , Oct 17, : Arunachal Pradesh recently hosted the first edition of mountain biking. Around 70 professional and ranked riders from India and abroad took part in the event.

  • City-trotting on Diwali: One of the things you surely mustn't miss!
    New Delhi , Oct 17 : As the city turns into an impressive orchestra of fireworks, experience the festival of lights in a way never done before.

  • CPI(M) MP alleges Manik Sarkar's police abetting communal forces
    Agartala (Tripura), Oct 17 : Communist Party of India (Marxists) MP and president of Tripura Upajati Ganamukti Parishad (GMP) Jitendra Choudhury chided a section of Tripura police for abetting communal forces.

  • Kali Puja, Diwali promises good business for candle makers in Tripura
    Agartala (Tripura), Oct 17 : As the festival of lights, Diwali is approaching women in Tripura's capital Agartala are busy making candles in small candle units.

  • Calcutta HC puts stay on removal of central forces from Darjeeling
    Kolkata (West Bengal) October 17 : The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday put a stay on the removal of central forces from Darjeeling.

  • Rajkummar Rao's amazing body transformation for Fanney Khan
    New Delhi , Oct. 17 : Rajkummar Rao always tries to do something different every time fans see him on the big screen. The versatile actor is known to bring authenticity to his roles making it appear interesting and real.

  • Adhaar important to eliminate middlemen, corruption: Vice President Naidu
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) Oct. 17 : Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday asserted that the Adhaar card is very important as it will eliminate middlemen and corruption.

  • Kotak Mahindra Bank, Zeta launch digital wallet for salaried employees
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Oct. 17 : Kotak Mahindra Bank and Zeta, a fintech pioneer on Tuesday announced the launch of 'Paymint', a comprehensive digital wallet to manage multiple employee benefits.

  • Narayan Rane joins NDA :Maharashtra CM
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 17 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday announced that former Congress leader, Narayan Rane has joined National Democratic Alliance (NDA).

  • Money laundering case: Delhi HC adjourns hearing of Moin Qureshi till Oct 23
    New Delhi , October 17 : The Delhi High Court on Tuesday adjourned hearing of meat exporter Moin Qureshi till October 23, in connection with a money laundering case.

  • Uncapped Frylinck, Mulder named in Proteas T20I squad
    Johannesburg [South Africa], Oct 17 : The uncapped duo of Robbie Frylinck and Wiaan Mulder has been named in the 14-member South African T20I squad for the two-match series against Bangladesh, beginning October 26 in Bloemfontein.

  • BJP questions Congress' silence on Robert Vadra-Sanjay Bhandari link
    New Delhi Oct. 17 : Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday launched a fresh salvo against the Congress party and questioned their unusual silence on the involvement of party chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra in various matters.

  • Google tributes 'The Life and Legacy of Selena Quintanilla' with Doodle
    Washington D.C. [USA], October 17 : Selena Quintanilla, the Queen of Tejano music got her own Google Doodle.

  • Casualties feared in drone attack near Pak-Afghan border: Report
    Kurram Agency [Pakistan], Oct 17 : Casualties are feared to rise in a drone attack in Kurram Agency on Tuesday, Geo News reported attributing to sources.

  • 'I hope' I'm not like Shakti Kumaarr : `Secret Superstar` Aamir
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Oct 17 : Bollywood megastar Aamir Khan, who will next be seen donning a quirky avatar in 'Secret Superstar', hopes he is not like Shakti Kumaarr in real life.

  • Govt. awareness of cyber terrorism must: Kaspersky Asia-Pacific MD
    Phuket [Thailand], Oct.17 : The subject and issue of cyber-terrorism should be on the agenda of every government, says the Managing Director (Asia-Pacific) of global cyber security company Kaspersky Lab.

  • Thank you India for backing us, says USA hat-trick hero Tim Weah
    New Delhi , Oct 17 : First thing came to our mind before coming out of the tunnel that we're back home. Thank You for backing us, says USA striker Tim Weah, while lavishing praise on exuberant Delhi crowd, who were backing the team during their thumping 5-0 win over Paraguay in the last-16 clash of the FIFA U-17 World Cup at the Jwaharlal Nehru Stadium last evening.