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  • Singh National Anthem with fervor or face prison time: Philippines Bill
    Manila [Philippines], June 28 : Philippines House of Representatives has approved a bill requiring Filipinos to sing the country's national anthem, Lupang Hinirang, "with fervor" whenever it is played publicly.

  • How did Modi accept phrase 'Indian administrated Kashmir' in U.S.: Congress
    New Delhi June 28 : The Congress party on Wednesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi compromised India's security and sovereignty in the United States by keeping mum after Jammu and Kashmir was termed as 'Indian Administrated Jammu and Kashmir' by the U.S. government.

  • Custody parole granted to Ajay Chautala to attend niece's marriage
    New Delhi , June 28: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday granted custody parole to Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) leader Ajay Chautala, a teachers' recruitment scam convict, to attend his niece's wedding scheduled today.

  • Four more accused arrested in Ballabhgarh lynching case
    Ballabhgarh (Haryana) , June 28 : Four more accused have been arrested in the Ballabhgarh lynching case, in which 16-year-old Hafiz Junaid was lynched and three others injured.

  • Debt-ridden farmer commits suicide in MP's Morena
    Morena (Madhya Pradesh) , June 28: A debt-ridden farmer allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a train in Poras area of Madhya Pradesh's Morena district.

  • John Podesta reveals how Russian hackers intruded Democratic National Committee computers
    New York [U.S.], June 28 : : John Podesta, the then-chairman of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, has revealed how the Russian linked hackers were successful in intruding into his computer.

  • Women's WC: Pakistan found guilty of slow over-rate
    London [UK], June 28 : Pakistan has been found guilty of maintaining a slow over rate during its ICC Women's World Cup match against England in Leicester on Tuesday.

  • WittyFeed revamps brand identity; to increase affinity within targeted audience
    New Delhi , June 28 : WittyFeed, World's second largest and India's largest content marketing company has rebranded itself and launched a new user interface. The brand also relaunched its logo, tagline and its look and feel keeping the new vision and brand philosophy in mind.

  • J-K: Indian Army retaliates to ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Bhimber Gali sector
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , June 28: The Pakistan Army on Wednesday violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Bhimber Gali sector.

  • Digital dating abuse worse for girls than boys
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 28 : With usage of social media or texting as a means of abuse becoming a growing problem among teenagers, a new study has found that girls may be suffering more severe emotional consequences than boys.

  • Bangladesh's trade with Nepal, Bhutan hit due to Darjeeling unrest
    Dhaka [Bangladesh], June 28 : Bangladesh's trade with Bhutan and Nepal has been affected due to the ongoing unrest in India's Darjeeling city, as most of the trade takes place through this route.

  • 'Thugs of Hindostan': Big B completes 1st schedule
    New Delhi , June 28 : Superstar Amitabh Bachchan is done with the first schedule of the highly anticipated film 'Thugs of Hindostan'.

  • SBI Mutual Fund completes 30 years of inception; to organize blood donation drive across 30 cities
    New Delhi , June 28 : SBI Mutual Fund, the fifth largest (by AAUMs) asset management company in the country would be the first Indian Mutual Fund Company to complete 30 years of successful operations on Thursday, June 29, 2017. SBI Mutual Fund was the first bank sponsored Mutual Fund to have been registered under SEBI.

  • Dani Alves leaves Juventus
    London [UK], June 28 : Juventus defender Dani Alves has confirmed that he has left Serie A champions after one season in Italy.

  • Europe proposes restrictions on cash upto €10,000
    Brussels [Belgium], June 28 : :The European Council on Wednesday has agreed on a draft regulation that will enforce cash restrictions by making it imperative for every citizen entering or leaving the EU possessing cash of a value of €10,000 or more to declare it to the customs authorities.

  • Mumbai 1993 serial blasts case adjourned after convict Mustafa Dossa's death
    New Delhi , June 28: The special Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (TADA) court adjourned the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case till Friday after the convict Mustafa Dossa passed away today.

  • Fin Min to setup special cell for smooth GST roll-out
    New Delhi , June 28 : To brace the successful roll out of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), the Finance Ministry on Wednesday announced setting up of a special cell in the North Block of the Parliament dedicated entirely for the uniform indirect tax system, which will subsume various central, state and local indirect taxes and levies.

  • After liquor ban, Nitish calls for drug de-addiction
    Patna (Bihar) June 28 : After liquor ban, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday pitched for drug de-addiction across the state, while saying that it would lead the whole nation to the path of development and progress.

  • Marico appoints Ananth Narayanan to its Board of Directors
    New Delhi , June 28 : India's leading Consumer Products Group Marico on Wednesday announced appointment of Ananth Narayanan on its Board of Directors as an Additional (Independent) Director.

  • Flanders, the haven for Music festivals
    New Delhi , June 28 : Flanders is the ultimate place to experience the festival atmosphere during summer. Every year millions of happy people gather for their annual piece of happiness in Flanders.

  • Azam demeaning army in name of 'freedom of expression': BJP
    New Delhi , June 28 : After Azam Khan fanned another controversy with his remark on the Indian Army, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday slammed the Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and said it has become a fashion to demean the Indian Army in the name of 'freedom of expression'.

  • Amazon launches 'GST Cafes' to train sellers on GST compliance
    New Delhi , June 28 : India's leading e-commerce giant, Amazon.in today announced the setting up of 16 'GST Cafes' across 11 cities to help sellers understand the nuances of GST and transition seamlessly through the entire process. In line with Amazon.in's continuous efforts to enable its sellers be GST-compliant, these cafes, available from June 26th, 2017 will be available for a duration of two weeks to train and empower sellers on the implications of the new GST tax.

  • Hydropower projects with 13,363 MW capacity register cost overruns worth over Rs. 52k crore, says study
    New Delhi , June 28 : Several hydropower projects with a cumulative capacity of about 13,363 megawatt (MW) are stranded at various stages of project development, resulting in significant time and cost overruns worth Rs. 52,697 crore as of December 2016, noted a just-concluded ASSOCHAM-PwC study.

  • Byculla jail violence: Indrani's lawyer demands to record her statement
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 28 : The lawyer of Indrani Mukerjea, accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, has demanded the special Central Bureau Investigation (CBI) court to record her statement and to conduct the medical examination immediately in the Byculla jail riot matter.

  • Watch Tiger Shroff's 'exotic' romance in 'Pyar Ho'
    New Delhi , June 28 : A fresh track from Tiger Shroff's upcoming film 'Munna Michael' is out in which the actor romances Nidhi Agerwal in some exotic locales.

  • India cannot afford showdown with China on border issues: Global Times
    Bejing [China], June 28 : A state-run Chinese daily has said that India cannot afford a showdown with China on border issues.

  • Kaspersky Lab statement on NotPetya ransomware attacks reported 27 June
    New Delhi , June 28 : Kaspersky Lab's analysts are investigating the new wave of ransomware attacks targeting organizations across the world.

  • SAIC Motor announces set up of first car manufacturing facility in India
    New Delhi , June 28 : SAIC Motor Corporation Ltd. on Wednesday announced its plan to enter the Indian automobile market through a fully-owned car manufacturing facility in the country.

  • Azam Khan levels charges against the army
    Rampur (Uttar Pradesh) , June 28 : Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan on Wednesday accused the Indian Army of misbehaving with the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Macmillan Education introduces global diagnostic assessment programme in India
    New Delhi , June 28 : Macmillan Education, one of the world's leading publishers of English Language teaching and school curriculum materials, has today launched the ICAS programme for the Indian subcontinent. Currently 14,500 schools in over 20 countries participate in ICAS and over 8.9 million students are being assessed under ICAS globally.

  • Historic: PM Modi first Indian PM to visit Israel
    New Delhi , June. 28 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Israel from July 4-6, at the invitation of his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu.

  • 'Inside Edge' making was no different from full-fledged film: Director
    New Delhi , June 28 : The making of Amazon Prime Video and Excel Media & Entertainment's upcoming series 'Inside Edge' was no less than a movie making, says the director.

  • 'Talking Gods' are here to help you drive safely
    New Delhi , Jun 28 : A new and unique media campaign on road safety lets God watch over you when behind the wheel.

  • YuppTV, Fox Star Studios tie-up; to offer awaited collection of movies on YuppFlix
    New Delhi , June 28 : World's largest player for South-Asian content, YuppTV on Wednesday announced its partnership with Fox Star Studios, one amongst the leading production houses of today.

  • Kovind vs Meira: J-K CM, politicos have assured us support, says Venkaiah Naidu
    New Delhi , June 28 : Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday informed that Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has also extended her support to Centre's nominee Ram Nath Kovind for the post of President.

  • Clovia launches beachwear for women in India
    New Delhi , June 28 : Clovia, India's fastest growing lingerie brand has launched its new collection of beach or resort wear perfect for the summer holiday season. The collection features an array of beach dresses, sarongs, kimono cover-ups etc. in fun, flirty, comfy and flowy fits going with the theme.

  • Maoist couple, Naxal surrender in Dantewada
    Dantewada (Chhattisgarh) June 28,: : A Maoist couple, and a Naxal, who were carrying a reward of Rs five lakh on their heads, surrendered before the Kuakonda police and the CRPF in Dantewada on Wednesday.

  • European-Union-sanctions-Russia
    Brussels [Belgium], June 28 : :The European Union has extended economic sanctions targeting specific sectors of the Russian economy by six months for destabilizing Ukraine.

  • ASUS Republic of Gamers announces ROG Masters 2017 India and APAC Qualifiers
    New Delhi , June 28 : ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced that the ROG Masters 2017 - India and South Asia qualifiers and the finals will be hosted at The Lalit, Bengaluru on August 19, 2017.

  • Federer poised to enter Wimbledon 2017 as favourite
    Johannesburg [South Africa], June 28 : Twelve months after shutting down his season in the wake of a devastating semi-final defeat, Swiss maestro Roger Federer will once again go into the Wimbledon 2017 as favourites.

  • Hillsborough disaster: Six people including two cops, charged with criminal offences
    London [U.K.], June 28 :Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield, former chief constable Sir Norman Bettison and four other people have been charged with criminal offences relating to the deaths of 96 people at the 1989 FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest.

  • Two visitors create ruckus inside Delhi Assembly
    New Delhi , June 28 : Ruckus was created inside the Delhi Assembly by two men claiming to be Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers.

  • HCL, Parablu partner to offer cloud data protection, management solutions
    New Delhi , June 28 : IT service aggregator HCL Infosystems on Wednesday announced a strategic partnership with Parablu, a cloud data protection and management solutions provider.

  • InFocus launches 'Turbo5' smartphone-cum-power bank
    New Delhi , June 28 : Aiming to bounce back into the smartphone segment market in India, InFocus on Wednesday unveiled its latest device 'Turbo5' at Rs. 6,999 for the 16GB version and Rs. 7,999 for the 32GB version respectively.

  • FreeCharge crosses 500 mn transactions
    New Delhi , June 28 : Amidst increasing digital payments preference and awareness amongst consumers, FreeCharge today announced that the number of transactions on its platform has crossed 500 million, with the value of these transactions exceeding USD 1.2 billion.

  • Rains spoiling outdoor plans? Play poker!
    New Delhi , June 28 : As Monsoon 2017 strikes India, the country's online poker start-ups are gearing up to make hay while the sun hides behind the clouds.

  • Get set for Tomorrowland 2017!
    New Delhi , June 28 : The countdown to the world's largest Electronic Dance Music Festival has begun!

  • IGL should aim to increase business up to 30,000 crore: Pradhan
    New Delhi , June 28 : Union Minister of State for Petroleum & Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan, has asked IGL to increase its business from existing Rs 3000 Crore to Rs 30,000 Crore. He said that approximately 4.5 Lakh vehicles which use CNG contribute to the Rs 3000 Crore business of IGL.

  • Despite rain, people vote in Nepal's second phase of local polls
    Binod Prasad Adhikari, Kathmandu [Nepal], June 28 : Voters in restive southern Nepal queued up at polling stations to exercise their voting rights in the second phase of local elections in three provinces of the country on Wednesday despite heavy rains.

  • Man thrashed in Jharkhand: India turning into a mobocracy, says CPM
    New Delhi , June 28 : Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI (M)) leader Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday said that India, instead of democracy, is turning into a mobocracy.

  • Urban railways in Vietnam powered by Japan's 'Tunneling technology'
    Tokyo [Japan], June 28 : Shimizu Construction Co. Ltd. of Japan is slated to oversee the construction of underground railway space extending 1.74 kilometers between the Opera House Station and Ba Son Station.

  • CASHe leads in fin-tech based personal lending business with over 25,000 customers
    New Delhi , June 28 : Aeries Financial Technologies Pvt. Ltd., a fin-tech company promoted by serial entrepreneur and private equity investor V. Raman Kumar, today announced that CASHe, India's fastest growing loan giving app for young salaried professionals has reached a phenomenal milestone of disbursing loans worth Rs. 100 crore to over 25,000 of its loyal customers.

  • Delhi HC pulls up PWD, MCD over cleaning drains
    New Delhi , June 28: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday pulled up the Public Works Department (PWD), South Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) and Delhi Jal Board while hearing the plea seeking cleaning of the Kushal Nallah in the national capital.

  • Taking 5 and more medicines in 65 may up risk of death
    Washington D.C. [USA], June 28 : Ask your grandparents to consult their doctor about all the medications they take as a study warns that older adults, who take more than five medications, are at increased risk of falls, frailty, disability and even death.

  • AFI goes social for 22nd Asian Athletics Championship
    Bhubaneswar (Odisha) , June 28 : Odisha is ready and raring to host the prestigious 22nd Asian Athletics Championships at Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar.

  • Kumble-Kohli episode was not handled properly: Sourav Ganguly
    Kolkata (West Bengal), June 28 : Sourav Ganguly, who is member of the three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) tasked to find the new head coach, has said the differences between ex-head coach Anil Kumble and skipper Virat Kohli were not handled properly.

  • Dozens injured in car accident in Mount Abu
    Dilwara (Rajasthan) , June 28, : : Dozens of people were injured in a car accident that took place in Rajasthan's Mount Abu area on Tuesday.

  • Pakistan admits feeling challenged over seeing CPEC through
    Dalian [China], June 28 : Pakistan's Planning Minister, Ahsan Iqbal, who is here to participate in a World Economic Forum meeting, admitted Wednesday that his government is facing some challenges in steering the ambitious over USD 50 billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project.

  • Baloch activist surrenders, claims ISPR
    Islamabad [Pakistan], June 28 : The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) has issued a statement in which it has confirmed the surrender of Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) activist Abdul Rasool along with his group and ammunition on Wednesday.

  • Presidential polls a 'fight of ideology, principle' for Congress: Sonia Gandhi
    New Delhi , June 28: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday said the presidential election is a fight of ideology, principle and truth for the grand old party.