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Explained: Why American Express was banned in India for 16 months
Business

Explained: Why American Express was banned in India for 16 months

In 2021, RBI restricted American Express Banking Corp from onboarding new domestic customers for failing to comply with its data storage rules

India's COVID stats on 'progressive decline'; fatality rate under 1.5%, active cases remain below 6 lakh
India

India's COVID stats on 'progressive decline'; fatality rate under 1.5%, active cases remain below 6 lakh

The Health Ministry said 23 states and union territories in the country have a case fatality rate lower than the national average, while 65 percent of the total deaths so far were recorded in five states

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal gifts 12 pilgrimage circuits by train to senior citizens
India

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal gifts 12 pilgrimage circuits by train to senior citizens

The Delhi government on Tuesday added seven more routes to the Mukhyamantri Tirth Yatra scheme that provides free pilgrimage trips to senior citizens.

Ancient rock samples found in Laxmi Basin seabed shows evolution of Indian Ocean
science

Ancient rock samples found in Laxmi Basin seabed shows evolution of Indian Ocean

Studying the rocks, scientists concluded that a short-lived subduction event occurred 70 million years ago in the basin

Fast and Furious: Hobbs And Shaw's second trailer to release in 10 Indian languages
Entertainment

Fast and Furious: Hobbs And Shaw's second trailer to release in 10 Indian languages

Fast and Furious: Hobbs and Shaw reunites Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham in yet another adventure while the dynamic duo try to combat evil mercenary Brixton, played by Idris Elba

In a busy Bastar tea shop, reactions to the IAF's Balakot air strike mirror TV newsroom hysteria
World

In a busy Bastar tea shop, reactions to the IAF's Balakot air strike mirror TV newsroom hysteria

Pulwama attack was a huge intelligence failure and reflected poorly on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, however, after the Balakot air strike, the narrative has changed with the media influencing people’s minds in favour of the ruling party

'They keep lying': India dismisses Pakistan's claim of shooting down its army quadcopter in Bagh sector along LoC
India

'They keep lying': India dismisses Pakistan's claim of shooting down its army quadcopter in Bagh sector along LoC

The Indian Army has dismissed the claims of the Pakistan Army that it had shot down an Indian quadcopter in the Bagh sector along the Line of Control. "They keep lying on these issues. No such incident has taken place," Army sources said in Delhi.

Satya Pal Malik's decision to dissolve Jammu and Kashmir Assembly does great disservice to democratic traditions
Politics

Satya Pal Malik's decision to dissolve Jammu and Kashmir Assembly does great disservice to democratic traditions

It is Satya Pal Malik's job to ensure that justice is not only done but is also seen to be done in Jammu and Kashmir. He has failed on this count.

Daily Bulletin: Rafale row to continue in news; Franco Mulakkal to be produced in court; Modi will visit Odisha, Chhattisgarh; today's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: Rafale row to continue in news; Franco Mulakkal to be produced in court; Modi will visit Odisha, Chhattisgarh; today's top stories

The much talked about Rafale Deal is expected to occupy headline space, apart from this the prime minister will visit poll-bound Chhattisgarh and state of Odisha today; news you should look out for today

Kerala, after the flood: State must learn lessons from 2004 tsunami relief work in Tamil Nadu; task for rehab agencies mammoth
India

Kerala, after the flood: State must learn lessons from 2004 tsunami relief work in Tamil Nadu; task for rehab agencies mammoth

The ongoing floods situation in devastated Kerala takes one back to the weeks when parts of Tamil Nadu was battered by the December 2004 tsunami. On the face of it, comparing tsunami to floods may look as preposterous as comparing fracture to a scratch. But there are as many dis-similarities between the two disasters, as there are similarities at least in some aspects of rehabilitation that Tamil Nadu needed then and Kerala needs now.

Nirmala Sitharaman urges startups to develop tech for 'Made in India' defence arms; provide 'solutions' to Indian problems
Business

Nirmala Sitharaman urges startups to develop tech for 'Made in India' defence arms; provide 'solutions' to Indian problems

Sitharaman announced a "Defence India Startup Challenge", a national contest for startups to develop arms and technologies for the defence sector