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September 21, 2018 12:58:19 pm

The flagship Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana currently provides an interest rate of 8.1 per cent along with tax benefits. But, it will earn an interest rate of 8.5 per cent in the next quarter, the government announced Thursday.

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September 17, 2018 11:52:23 am

ISRO mentioned that NovaSAR is intended for forest mapping, land use, and ice cover monitoring as well as flood and disaster monitoring while S1-4 is a high-resolution satellite that shall be used for surveying resources, environment monitoring, urban management, and disaster monitoring.

What is the HIV/AIDS Act?
September 11, 2018 1:03:38 pm

India has the third-largest HIV-infected population, with an estimated 2 million people.

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September 10, 2018 2:48:32 pm

The doorstep delivery of public services aims to extend government services beyond counters at a citizens’ residence through ‘Mobile Sahayaks’.

September 4, 2018 3:21:03 pm

Among other provisions of the Indian Penal Code, Sofia was also charged under Section 75 of the Tamil Nadu City Police (TNCP) Act, 1888.

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September 3, 2018 4:11:54 pm

The Official Secrets Act, under which the two reporters have been arrested, was created in 1923 by the British colonial government when Myanmar was Burma and a province of British India.

September 3, 2018 2:13:26 pm

Health department officials said that in August, only 34 suspected leptospirosis cases and 229 confirmed ones were reported in the state. However, in the first two days of September, as many as 160 suspected cases and 73 confirmed cases were reported.

September 3, 2018 12:37:18 pm

The government has an aim of collecting close to Rs 100 crore through the lotteries to be used for reconstructing the flood-battered state. 

September 2, 2018 11:33:41 am

The luxury boat, which has a 450 HP engine, will be currently operated between Assighat and Rajghat in Varanasi. The tourism department in UP is planning to introduce more such boats in the waters of Ganga in future.

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September 1, 2018 9:31:29 pm

The products and services of the IPPB will be made available through various mediums such as counter services, micro ATMs, mobile banking app, messages and interactive voice response.

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August 21, 2018 6:39:34 pm

Following his speech, communal riots broke out. Several trains, buses, mosques, and homes were burnt down. At least 10 people had lost their lives in the incident as well.

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August 15, 2018 9:30:14 am

What is Gaganyaan? Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day 2018 speech from Red Fort announced that India will send an astronaut to space in 2022.

August 15, 2018 8:46:53 am

Ayushman Bharat or National Health Protection Scheme: Dubbed by ministers and BJP leaders as 'Modicare', the full roll-out of the NHPS will be on September 25.

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August 12, 2018 3:21:05 pm

The Parker Solar Probe, about the size of a car, will fly through the Sun’s atmosphere and will come as close as 3.8 million miles to the star’s surface, well within the orbit of Mercury and more than seven times closer than any spacecraft has come before.

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August 30, 2018 12:16:14 pm

The Momo Challenge reportedly started on Facebook where members were "challenged" to communicate with an unknown number. It allegedly involves challenges that encourage children to engage in a series of violent acts that end with suicide. 

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August 10, 2018 10:10:30 am

The Trump administration is planning to create a Space Force, a new branch of the US military, by 2020. What is a Space Force and what does it take to build one?

August 8, 2018 10:28:54 am

The high-speed is what sets apart the hypersonic flights from others. It travels at least 4 times faster than the speed-of-sound.

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August 7, 2018 8:01:01 am

Thermal battery plant inauguration in Andhra Pradesh: This is different from conventional battery storage, as it works on the principle of using heat to store energy

West Nile Virus is transmitted to humans through mosquito bites. (Representational)
August 7, 2018 2:17:47 pm

First detected in a woman in West Nile district of Uganda in 1937, the virus was later identified in birds (crows and columbiformes) in Nile delta region in 1953.

what is #TalkToAMuslim campaign
August 1, 2018 4:14:45 pm

'I'm an Indian Muslim. I'm human too. You can talk to me' — how the campaign to #TalkToAMuslim began