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24 September, 2017 10:28 AM Maruti's Dzire overtakes Alto as best-selling model in August

New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki India's compact sedan Dzire, in its new avatar, became the best-selling model in the country for the first time in August, taking the pole position from its sibling Alto. As per the latest data from Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), seven out of top 10 best-selling passenger vehicle models in August were from the stable 15

23 September, 2017 3:08 PM When Cassini ended its journey

The U.S. space agency NASA received final signals from its Cassini aircraft last Friday as it ended a journey of 20 years on September 15, 2017 with a meteor-like plunge into the ringed planet’s atmosphere. In this handout image, the moon Enceladus and the edge of Saturn are seen from the Cassini spacecraft on its descent towards the planet. The spacecraft 22

23 September, 2017 11:54 AM India's child mortality rate lags world, disease incidence world's highest

The SDGs set a target of less than 70 deaths per 100,000 live births by 2030 The report tracked 18 data points that were included in the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. We compared India’s performance with the global average on certain health indicators. The SDGs have set a target of 25 deaths per 1,000 live births by 2030. India’s National 28

23 September, 2017 3:59 AM Question mark over Saarc summit again

NEW DELHI: For the second year in a row, there may be no Saarc summit. India, Bangladesh and Afghanistan had pulled out of the 2016 Saarc summit citing Pakistan's open support to terror that impacted all three countries. Islamabad was supposed to host the 2016 summit, which had to be cancelled. This year too, there appears to be no move to hold the summit 24

23 September, 2017 3:03 AM Facebook nixes plan to create non-voting stock ahead of court fight

CEO Mark Zuckerberg intended to create a new class of stock that would have let him keep tight reins on the social media company even as he sold down his stake to fund his philanthropy. Mark Zuckerberg said on Friday that Facebook is withdrawing plans to create a new class of stock that would have let him keep tight reins on the social media company 26

22 September, 2017 7:22 PM SC lets States frame rules for Pollution Control Boards

The Supreme Court on Friday directed State governments to frame guidelines or recruitment rules within six months for appointment of suitable professionals in State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs). It set aside an August 24, 2016 order of the National Green Tribunal laying down guidelines for SPCB appointments, saying it exceeded its jurisdiction 22

22 September, 2017 1:32 PM Haseena Parkar Movie Review, Box Office Collection, Story, Trailer, Cast & Crew

Haseena Parkar review: The film marks Shraddha Kapoor's first female protagonist venture as she is essaying the title role. Siddhanth Kapoor portrays the role of Dawood Ibrahim. Haseena Parkar Synopsis: Haseena Parkar is a Bollywood movie of biographical crime genre directed by Apoorva Lakhia and produced by Nahid Khan. The film was initially named "Haseena 18

22 September, 2017 8:05 AM Ratan Tata to have loudest voice if Tata Sons defaults on dividend payouts

In event of default, the voting rights of Ratan Tata would go up to 31.43% from 0.83% as preference and equity capital will be considered together Tata Sons Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata is set to have the greatest say in case the company defaults on dividend payment to shareholders for two years or more. Under the new structure approved by the company’s 42

22 September, 2017 7:42 AM 2019 might not be a cakewalk for Narendra Modi: Know what has changed

NEW DELHI: In March this year, right after the landslide victory of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, former Chief Minister Of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah tweeted: "At this rate we might as well forget 2019 & start planning/hoping for 2024." Abdullah's tweet summed up the lesson from the election results—If the magic 41

22 September, 2017 7:03 AM SpiceJet's Ajay Singh buys NDTV, says report. Has he or hasn't he?

A report in the Indian Express said that SpiceJet owner and co-founder Ajay Singh will hold around 40 per cent stake in NDTV. Is this true? The morning started with a report in the Indian Express with a headline that said, "SpiceJet's Ajay Singh set to take control of NDTV". Citing sources, the report said that chairman and managing director of SpiceJet 20