India grounds Boeing 737-MAX planes after Ethiopian Airlines crash

Joining a long list of countries in suspending the Boeing 737 MAX planes, including the United Kingdom and China; Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), has taken the decision to ground the Boeing 737 MAX planes immediately. These planes will…

EC : Full month can’t be excluded from polls for Ramzan

Election Commission of India said that it has excluded the date of the main festival and Fridays from the poll schedule but a full month cannot be excluded. Amidst a debate by a section of political parties over holding the…

Transgender woman to be a personal secretary to MP’s DSJDW director

Transgender woman Sanjana Singh has been appointed as personal secretary of Krishna Gopal Tiwari, Director, Department of Social Justice and Disabled Welfare. Sanjana Singh, a transgender woman, has been appointed the personal secretary (PS) to Krishna Gopal Tiwari, Director, Department of Social…

Bride in Bihar refuses to marry drunk groom

A bride in Dumri Chapiya village here called-off her wedding after the groom allegedly turned up in an inebriated state for the marriage. The bride, Rinki Kumari was to marry Bablu Kumar on Saturday. Tribhuvan Shah, bride’s father said, “The…

Facebook sues two Ukrainians who used quiz apps to extract user data

Facebook has reportedly sued two Ukrainian men for allegedly using quiz apps to extract private data on its users to target ads. The lawsuit filed by the social networking giant accuses Gleb Sluchevsky and Andrey Gorbachov of running the years-long hacking…

US and S-Korea to work together, amidst N-Korea’s rocket site restoration

Cheong Wa Dae states that South Korea and US are in close communication amid reports of North Korea’s restoration of a rocket launch site. The presidential office Cheong Wa Dae or the Blue House on Monday stated that the national security…

Rafale-deal : Documents stolen from Defense Ministry : Govt to take action

Rafale deal: Documents stolen from Defence Ministry, Govt tells SC it will to take action Certain documents pertaining to the Rafale fighter jets deal were stolen from the Defence Ministry and a probe has been initiated into the matter, the…

Visa duration for pak citizen reduced to 3 months

Visa duration for Pak citizens reduced The visa duration for Pakistani nationals has been reduced to three months from five years, said a spokesperson of the US embassy in Pakistan. Apart from civilians, the new visa policy will also be…

Pakistan Supreme Court reinstates ban on airing Indian content on television

Pakistan Supreme Court reinstated ban on airing Indian content on local television. The hearing of the case was taken up by three bench members of the apex court, which was headed over by Justice Gulzar Ahmed. He even asked the…

40 Electric buses launched by Olectra-BYD in Hyderabad

Electric vehicle Olectra BYD Telangana State Road Transport Corporation Electric vehicle manufacturer Olectra-BYD inducted 40 (12-meter) e-buses into the fleet of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) here on Tuesday. With this, the company has become the first EV company…