Government clears merger of 8 railway services

The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved an organisational restructuring of the Indian Railways, unifying eight services into one and making the Railway Board leaner in an attempt to overhaul and rightsize the 150-year-old state transport mammoth that operates 22,000 trains every day. The national transporter,…

All you need to know about tomorrow’s solar eclipse

Solar eclipse 2019 will begin at 7:59 am IST. It will initially be visible as a partial eclipse in some parts of India as well as Saudi Arabia, and other locations. Solar Eclipse 2019 Date and Time in India: The last solar eclipse of the…

What is NPR: Everything you need to know about the Census and National Population Register update

NPR: It’s a register of usual residents of the country. It is mandatory for every usual resident of India to register in the NPR. It includes both Indian citizens as well as a foreign citizen. Union Cabinet on Tuesday announced that it has allocated around…

Uninstall Now Messaging App ToTok is An Alleged Emirati Spying Tool From Your Phone

Google and Apple have removed the app from their app stores but existing users can continue to use the app. Not to be confused with China’s TikTok, ToTok markets itself as an easy and secure way to chat by video or text. ToTok has told…

India in midst of significant economic slowdown, Says IMF, Calls for ‘Urgent’ Action

IMF in its annual review said declining consumption and investment accompanied by falling tax revenue have arrested India’s GDP growth, which was one of the fastest in the world just a year ago. India’s government must take steps quickly to reverse the economic slowdown of…

Ola launches AI-enabled ‘Guardian’ safety feature to 17 cities in India, Australia

Ola’s ‘Guardian’ feature uses real-time data from rides to automatically detect irregular trip activity, including prolonged stops and unexpected route deviations. Ride-hailing platform Ola on Monday said it will expand its AI-enabled safety feature ‘Guardian’ to 17 cities across India and Australia. The ‘Guardian’ feature…

Afghanistan president Ghani on track to win second term

Ghani won 50.64 percent of the vote in the September 28 poll, while his rival Abdullah Abdullah scored 39.52 percent, as per the Independent Election Commission. Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani appeared to have secured a second term Sunday, narrowly scoring an outright win in preliminary…