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26 September, 2017 8:28 AM 3 years of Swachh Bharat mission: Govt claims 84% urban areas Open-Defecation Free

According to government data, there are 2.47 lakh open defecation free villages in the country as of September 2017, as compared to 47,300 villages in 2015-2016. States of Maharashtra and Jharkhand are scrambling to make urban areas Open-Defecation Free (ODF) ahead of the self-imposed October 2 deadline. The deadline coincides with the ongoing 'Swachhata 17

26 September, 2017 5:30 AM Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on the Firm's Culture Overhaul, His New Book, and More

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has long been a fan of dropping literary references into business conversation. He quoted Nietzsche in an investor call. He's paraphrased Oscar Wilde in an employee memo. He's tweeted book lists that include Plato and Piaget, and shared insights about teamwork from a nonfiction tale of the rowing team that won the 1936 Olympics 22

26 September, 2017 3:14 AM 'I was groped on campus, but BHU guards did nothing'

VARANASI: Even as the BHU crisis entered into the third day, the detailed three-page complaint of the molestation victim at the university has made shocking disclosure on how men on a motorcycle had groped her. The complaint also makes startling revelation that the guards stationed on BHU campus kept on questioning the movement by the victim's friends 19

26 September, 2017 2:56 AM PM forms Economic Advisory Council, Debroy will be chief

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday constituted a five-member Economic Advisory Council (EAC) headed by Niti Aayog member Bibek Debroy, at a time when concerns are being raised over the declining growth in India. The EAC also includes NITI Aayog's Principal Advisor Ratan Watal as its member secretary. Economist Surjit Bhalla, National Institute of Public 18

26 September, 2017 2:20 AM Oil markets take a breather after jump the day before

Oil markets took a breather on Tuesday after prices jumped more than 3 percent in the previous session, with Turkey threatening to cut crude flows from Iraq's Kurdistan region to the outside world. Global marker Brent hit a two-year high on Monday, helped by output curbs by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and other major producers 16

26 September, 2017 2:00 AM IDBI Bank sells 1% stake in Sidbi

State-owned IDBI Bank said it has sold one per cent stake in Small Industries Development Bank of India (Sidbi) for an undisclosed amount in a bid to mobilise funds by exiting non-core business. The bank has sold 53,19,220 shares constituting 1 per cent of the paid up capital of Sidbi, IDBI Bank said in a regulatory filing. Without disclosing the name of the buyer 16

26 September, 2017 1:58 AM India Vs Australia: Dean Jones Compares Hardik Pandya's Bowling Action To Michael Holding, Gets Trolled

Holding is famed for having one of the best bowling actions among all fast bowlers. India all-rounder Hardik Pandya is grabbing all the attention for his fearless power-hitting during the on-going five-match series against Australia. Pandya has, on couple of occasions, guided India to victory. He not only is making headlines for his hitting but is also adding 16

25 September, 2017 10:38 PM PM Narendra Modi launches Saubhagya scheme; here is what it really means

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday gave a big push to an ongoing mission to get all households in the country electrified by launching a Rs 16,320-crore scheme — Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (Saubhagya) — to achieve the coveted goal by the end of December 2018. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday gave a big push to an ongoing mission 27

25 September, 2017 9:23 PM From October, Metro rides to cost up to Rs 10 more

DMRC's income from operations and other sources was Rs 4,34,425.20 lakh during the financial year 2015-2016. Its expenditure on operations during the same period was Rs 2,19,965.55 lakh, which would technically mean that it is making an operational profit but the total expenditure, including employee benefits expenses, depreciation and amortisation expenses 15

25 September, 2017 8:56 PM India Responds To Pakistan's Fake Photo At UN With Image of Fallen Braveheart

The photo in question was one brandished on Saturday by Maleeha Lodhi, Pakistan's permanent representative to UN. Ms Lodhi claimed the girl, whose face bore multiple bruises, was a victims of pellet guns in Kashmir and cited it as proof of what she called "Indian brutality". India had a photograph to show the United Nations General Assembly on Monday 334