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7 kind of foods you must stay clear of to avoid food poisoning

As much as we love gorging on delicious food and trying out different cuisines, we fret going down with food-poisoning. It is a very common ailment that arises when we eat something that has been contaminated with excessive toxins and bacteria. And the results are even painful to deal with — convulsions, vomiting, diarrhoea, dehydration and painful cramps. Talking to Read More

Fiat drives iconic Jeep to India with two new models

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) India on Tuesday brought the Jeep brand in the country with the launch of two SUV models — Wrangler and Grand Cherokee. While the Wrangler is priced at Rs 71.59 lakh, the Grand Cherokee, which will be available in three variants, will be priced in between Rs 93.64 lakhs and Rs 1.12 crore (ex-showroom price, Delhi). Read More

Tourism minister receives Twitter backlash for ‘no skirts’ advice to female tourists

There was no skirting this controversy, as Union tourism minister Mahesh Sharma while addressing media in Agra recently said that women tourists who are visiting the country should avoid wearing short dresses and skirts. To add to that, Sharma also advised they should not go out late in the night without at least one person escorting them. His remark, however, did Read More

Maharashtra Board SSC supplementary exam results 2016 declared, pass percentage is 27.97

MSBSHSE SSC results 2016: The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) has declared the SSC (Class 10) supplementary examination result today. The candidates who appeared for the exam that was held in July 2016 can check the result on the official website The pass percentage is 27.97 per cent. The girls have outperformed boys by Read More

Gionee S6s review: Selfie wonder, but an average phone

Gionee has been lying low over the past couple of quarters, consolidating on the success of its larger battery phones and dominance in certain pocket burroughs. Now, the company has decided to launch a new phone cashing in on the unending craze for selfies. Gionee S6s I don’t know what is the deal with calling phones S this or S Read More

Ringing Bells Freedom 251 units free with loyalty cards which cost double the price of phone

Ringing Bells has marked its first anniversary by announcing a Loyalty Programme with Silver, Gold and Platinum cards. The interesting bit, however, is that Ringing Bells is giving away units of the Freedom 251 free with these loyalty cards. But the value of the cheapest loyalty card, the Rs 500 silver one, is double the cost of the Freedom 251 Read More

Rafael Nadal’s wrist needs ‘a little more time’ at US Open

As Rafael Nadal stood near the net at the US Open after winning his first Grand Slam match in three months Monday, he unraveled the thick wrap of white tape protecting his all-important left wrist and then clutched at that arm with his right hand. Sure, there were matches that provided more drama or surprises on Day 1 at Flushing Read More

Government defers mega spectrum auction by two days to October 1

Heeding to the industry’s demand for starting spectrum auction from an auspicious date, government has deferred the mega sale of mobile frequencies by two days to October 1. “For start of the auction 29th September READ start of the auction 1st October,” the revised Notice Inviting Application for spectrum auction released by the Department of Telecom (DoT) said. As per the earlier schedule, bids for airwaves was scheduled Read More

Dollar off highs as investors seek more US rates guidance

The dollar held firm on Tuesday, just below the previous day’s high as investors focused on the next set of US data to see whether it supports expectations that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates soon. Despite hawkish comments last week from both Fed Chair Janet Yellen and Vice Chair Stanley Fischer, markets still price in less than 50 Read More

Rio 2016 Olympic gold medalist Monica Puig out in US Open 1st round

Sure, Monica Puig would have loved another week between the Olympics and the US Open to “come down from the high” of becoming Puerto Rico’s first gold medalist. Then again, that’s not how the tennis calendar works. Puig realizes that if she wants to climb back to those heights, she’ll need to figure out this sort of turnaround. For now, Read More