• Studying bottom of pyramid banking habits
    New Delhi , May 24 : The Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA), along with Grameen Foundation India, recently concluded a study entitled "Scaling Digital Financial Services: Research and Innovation". Aimed at gauging savings and banking habits of the Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP) populace - both rural and urban - the study threw up some interesting revelations.

  • ICC announces three-year partnership with Hublot
    Dubai [UAE], May 24 : The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced a long-term deal with luxury brand Hublot which will include all ICC events till 2020.

  • Ex-ISI official admits Kulbhushan Jadhav captured from Iran
    Lahore [Pakistan], May 24 : : Amjad Shoaib, an ex-ISI official and a retired Lieutenant General of the Pakistan Army, has acknowledged India's claim that Kulbhushan Jadhav was captured from Iran.

  • Here's when the adventurous escapades of 'Jagga Jasoos' will unfold
    New Delhi , May 24 : After a lot of speculations, 'Jagga Jassos' is finally going to hit the theatres on July 14.

  • Bank robbery by militants foiled in Kashmir
    Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir) , May 24 : A bank robbery by two suspected militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district was successfully foiled on Wednesday.

  • Strict bedtime can help your kid get sufficient sleep
    Washington D.C. [USA], May 24 : Parents, you may want to set a strict bedtime for your kids as it has emerged as by far the best way to make sure they get the sleep they need on weekdays.

  • How effective is your sunscreen?
    Washington D.C. [USA], May 24 : Sunscreen is of utmost importance to protect your skin from the harmful rays of the sun. With a whole myriad of advertisements flashing on the screens on a daily basis, consumers struggle to choose which products are the safest.

  • Uzma's brother: Sushma Swaraj did what seemed impossible
    New Delhi May 24 : The Indian government has done more than expected for Uzma, said Wasim Ahmad, brother of Uzma, who got permission from the Islamabad High Court to return to India.

  • Two Chinese nationals kidnapped at gunpoint from Quetta
    Lahore [Pakistan], May 24 : :Two Chinese nationals were reportedly kidnapped on Wednesday from the Jinnah town area of Quetta,the provincial capital of Balochistan.

  • Kyrgios exits Lyon Open in first round
    Lyon [France], May 24 : Controversial Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios suffered a major setback in his preparations for the French Open when he was knocked out of the Lyon Open by Nicolas Kicker of Argentina in the first round.

  • Suhaib Pottanikkal, 17 others in contact with Indian Mujahideen: Ahmedabad Police
    Ahmedabad (Gujarat) May 24 : Following the arrest of Suhaib Pottanikkal, an accused in the 2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts case, Joint Commissioner of Police (JCP) Crime Branch in Ahmedabad, K.J Bhatt, on Wednesday said all of the 18 absconding accused were in contact with the Indian Mujahideen (IM) and spreading its network.

  • Soon, spinach that will make more than Popeye stronger
    Washington D.C. [USA], May 24 : "I'm strong to the finich, 'cause I eats me spinach!" said Popeye the Sailor Man, who knew that guzzling cans of this nutritious and delicious leafy green worked.

  • Ravi Shankar Prasad slams Major Gogoi's critics
    New Delhi , May 24 : Backing Major Nitin Leetul Gogoi, who triggered controversy for using a Kashmiri man as 'human shield' Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said that people who are castigating the army officer are adopting double standards.

  • Rohit Sharma went through 'the hardest six months of his life', reveals wife Ritika
    New Delhi , May 24 : After Indian opener Rohit Sharma guided Mumbai Indians to yet another Indian Premier League (IPL) title, his wife Ritika Sajdeh has congratulated him and the entire team on bringing the cup back home.

  • Your eyes can reveal if you have the post-disaster blues
    Washington D.C. [USA], May 24 : Turns out, your eyes really are the windows to your soul as a recent study has found that depression risk following a natural disaster can be predicted via pupil dilation.

  • Hockey national camp for Junior Men, Women begins in Bengaluru
    New Delhi , May 24 : Hockey India on Wednesday named potential players in the making for the national camp for Junior Men and Women based on their performances in the recently-concluded National Championships.

  • Telangana Govt. to shift secretariat to Parade Grounds
    Hyderabad , May 24 : The Government of Telangana plans to shift its secretariat to the Parade Grounds.

  • NC women wing protest against Major Gogoi
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , May 24 : The women wing of Jammu and Kashmir National Conference (NC) on Wednesday carried out protests against Indian Army's decision of commending Major Leetul Gogoi, who shot into headlines for tying up a civilian to a jeep in defence against stone pelters.

  • Centre inaugurates integration of eSanad with Parinam Manjusha
    New Delhi , May 24 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar jointly inaugurated the integration of eSanad with Parinam Manjusha today.

  • Two dead, five injured in Delhi bus-rickshaw collision
    New Delhi (India], May 24 : Two people were killed and few suffered injuries after a low-floor DTC bus lost control and rammed into a group of public transport vehicles here outside the Azadpur Metro station on Wednesday.

  • Jaipur: ATS busts fake Army recruitment racket, 4 held
    Jaipur (Rajasthan) , May 24 : The Rajasthan Anti-Terrorism Squad on Wednesday arrested four people for their alleged involvement with a fake Army recruitment racket.

  • Opposition meets President Mukherjee over Land Acquisition Amendment
    New Delhi , May 24: A delegation of opposition leaders led by senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Wednesday met President Pranab Mukherjee here, urging him to reject the Land Acquisition Amendment passed by the Andhra Pradesh Assembly as it compromises the interest of the farmers.

  • 'Our response will be remembered by enemy's future generation,' says Pak Air Force chief
    Islamabad [Pakistan], May 24 : Pakistan Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman on Wednesday said Pakistan's befitting response to India's alleged aggression in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) will be remembered by its future generations.

  • Sharif snub at Trump's Riyadh event a 'national humiliation': Pak Media
    Islamabad [Pakistan], May 24: After Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was denied a speech at the American-Islamic summit on counter-terrorism, the Pakistan media frowned over the development, branding it as 'national humiliation'.

  • 'Judwaa 2' team wraps up first shoot schedule in London
    New Delhi , May 24 : After commencing its shoot on a high note in February, 'Judwaa 2' has finally wrapped up their first schedule of shooting in London.

  • Find Out! What happens when your body doesn't get enough sleep
    London [UK], May 24 : Sleep is the easiest thing to forego by hardworking individuals. What we don't realize is, when sleep fails, one's health declines along with the quality of life.

  • Kejriwal tightens noose around officials over 'non-redressal of public grievances'
    New Delhi ,May 24: After receiving complaints from public that their grievances are not being addressed, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has issued a strong directive ordering the officials of the Delhi Government to not leave their seats between 10.00 a. m. to 11.00a.m.

  • Military funeral with full honors held for Naugam bravehearts
    Solan (Himachal Pradesh) , May 24 : A funeral with full military honours was organized for the three bravehearts hailing from Nepal at Gorkha Regiment Base camp in Sapathu in Solan district of Himachal Pradesh.

  • Archery WC: CBDT felicitates I-T inspector Abhishek Verma for bagging gold
    New Delhi , May 24 : Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has felicitated Abhishek Verma, Income Tax Inspector at the national capital, after the team comprising the latter clinched a gold medal in the men's compound team event at the season's first Archery World Cup in Shanghai.

  • Saharanpur clashes: Violence broke out following 'rumours'
    Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh) , May 24 : A day after one person was killed and around 12 others injured after fresh clashes erupted in Saharanpur, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Subhash Chandra Dubey on Wednesday said the violence broke out following rumors.

  • Champions Trophy clash against Pakistan is like any other game: Virat Kohli
    Mumbai , May 24 : With just few days left for the commencement of his side's Champions Trophy campaign against Pakistan ,Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday said that the match against the arch-rivals will be seen as just another game of cricket that everyone looks forward to.

  • Pak ISPR claim of destroying Indian Army posts fake: Sources
    New Delhi , May 24 : Indian Army sources on Wednesday said the Pakistan armed forces claim that they had destroyed Indian Army posts in Jamuu and Kashmir in retaliatory firing is fake.

  • Pranab Mukherjee to receive 'Mann Ki Baat' book on May 26
    New Delhi May 24 : President, Pranab Mukherjee will receive the first copy of the book 'Mann Ki Baat' - A social revolution on Radio, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, here on May 26.

  • IT department has cracked down on over 400 benami transactions till May 23
    New Delhi , May 24 : Income Tax Directorates of Investigation have identified more than 400 benami transactions up to 23 May, 2017.

  • CPI (M) condemns attacks on Dalits in Saharanpur
    New Delhi May 24 : The political bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M) on Wednesday condemned the attacks on Dalits in Saharanpur which has resulted in one of them being killed.

  • Benami case: IT officials summon Lalu's daughter Misa Bharti
    New Delhi , May 24 : Misa Bharti, the daughter of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Yadav, and her husband, were summoned on Wednesday by the income tax department in connection with a 'benami' assets case.

  • NIA files first charge sheet in serial blasts by 'Base Movement'
    Hyderabad (Telangana) May 24 : The Hyderabad Branch of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a charge sheet before the NIA Special Court in Bangalore against three accused on Wednesday.

  • Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal resigns
    Kathmandu [Nepal], May 24 : : Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal reportedly submitted his resignation to President Bidhya Devi Bhandari on Wednesday, thus paving the way for Nepali Congress Chief Sher Bahadur Deuba to become the next premier as per an understanding the two leaders had reached in August 2016.

  • Two dead, eight injured after mini bus overturns in Himachal Pradesh
    Solan (Himachal Pradesh) , May 24 : Two passengers were killed and eight others were injured after a mini bus overturned in Himachal Pradesh's Solan district.

  • BI Worldwide India wins big at the 31st MAA worldwide globes
    New Delhi , May 24 : BI WORLDWIDE India, a global leader in delivering technology-enabled engagement and loyalty solutions, has won the Bronze award in the 'Best Business to Business or Trade Marketing Campaign' at the 2016 MAA Worldwide Globes.

  • SC to hear cellular operator's plea on May 29
    New Delhi , May 24 : The Supreme Court will hear a plea filed by the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) challenging Rajasthan High Court order to remove mobile towers on May 29.

  • Manchester attack: Police, MI5 to jointly probe attacker Abedi's antecedents
    London [U.K.], May 24 : : Britain's internal intelligence outfit MI5 and the police are now engaged in trying to establish whether Manchester terror attack suicide bomber Salman Abedi worked alone or was part of wider network that helped him to acquire the bomb.

  • Dantewada: Cop injured in encounter with Naxals
    Dantewada (Chhattisgarh) , May 24 : A major encounter is underway between Naxals and the police in Barsur area of Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh.

  • Centre sets Sept.15 as last date for Padma Awards nominations
    New Delhi , May 24 : The Centre on Wednesday announced September 15 as the last date for receipt of nominations for Padma Awards- 2018.

  • UP court grants bail to sixth Babri mosque demolition accused
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , May 24 : A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Wednesday granted bail to Satish Pradhan, one of the accused in the 1992 Babri Mosque demolition case.

  • Sonu Nigam quits Twitter to support Abhijeet Bhattacharya
    New Delhi , May 24 : To show support to fellow singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya, Sonu Nigam has quit the micro-blogging website Twitter.

  • Tamil Nadu CM invites PM Modi to unveil Jayalalithaa's portrait
    Chennai , May 24 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, inviting him to unveil a portrait of J Jayalalithaa in the state legislative assembly in July.

  • Security actions breaching sovereignty unacceptable: Putin
    Moscow [Russia], May 24 : : At the eighth high-level international security conference in Russia, President Vladimir Putin emphasized that regional and global security issues should be addressed without actions breaching sovereign interests.

  • When stars came down to mark Zaheer-Sagarika's engagement
    New Delhi , May 24 : After Harbhajan Singh and Geeta Basra, and Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech, now Zaheer Khan and Sagarika Ghatge have given the cricketing and Bollywood frats another reason to celebrate a union.

  • UP: Inspector suspended for thrashing SP worker
    Budaun (Uttar Pradesh), May 24 : A police inspector, posted in Sadar Kotwali police station, has been suspended after a video went viral where he could be seen thrashing a Samajwadi Party (SP) worker in Budaun district of Uttar Pradesh.

  • President Mukherjee writes to Queen Elizabeth, reaffirms India's support in fighting terrorism
    New Delhi , May 24 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday wrote to Queen of the United Kingdom, Elizabeth II to convey India's condemnation of the heinous terror attack in Manchester and reiterated India's support to UK in its fight against terrorism.

  • Domicile row: Delhi HC issues notice to Centre, State Govt., DU
    New Delhi , May 24 : The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued a notice to the Centre, the Delhi Government and the Delhi University (DU) over the plea seeking preference in admission in the DU for the students domicile in Delhi.

  • Japan's NTT Communications strengthens underwater cable laying abilities
    Tokyo [Japan], May 24 : The internet connects people and things around the world. Optical cables placed along the ocean floor provide more than 99 percent of international communications.

  • Sharif family miffed over JIT investigation procedures
    Islamabad [Pakistan], May 24 : Members of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's family have raised questions on the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) formed to securitize the allegations against the family in regard to the Panama paper leaks.

  • Four PSL3 matches to be held in Karachi, Lahore: Najam Sethi
    Karachi [Pakistan], May 24 : Pakistan Super League (PSL) chairman Najam Sethi has vowed that he will try to bring at least eight matches in Pakistan in the upcoming edition, unlike the second season of the tournament, in which only the final was staged in Lahore.

  • Bihar Liquor Ban: SC to hear plea on May 29
    New Delhi , May 24 : The Supreme Court on Wednesday decided to hear the plea regarding the extension of deadline for moving liquor stocks out of Bihar, on May 29th.

  • 'Angry Birds' movie sequel gets 2019 release date
    Los Angeles [USA], May 24 : The birds are angry and they ready to come again to the big screens.

  • Pope Francis welcomes Trump at the Vatican
    Vatican City, May 24 : Head of the Roman Catholic Church Pope Francis today welcomed U.S. President Donald Trump to the Vatican for their first face-to-face meeting.

  • IAF rejects Pakistan's claim of flying jets near Siachen
    New Delhi , May 24 : The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Wednesday categorically ruled out any air space violation by Islamabad on the Indian side, as being reported by Pakistan media.

  • Top Paramilitary officer alleges security officers 'staged fake encounter' in Assam
    Guwahati (Assam) , May 24 : A veteran paramilitary officer serving with the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in the North East, Rajnish Rai today alleged that an encounter in Chirang district in Assam in which the security forces killed two alleged terrorists, was staged.