YouTube app rolls out ‘listening controls’ for Android, iOS users

American video streaming giant YouTube has rolled out a ‘listening controls’ feature for YouTube app users on Android and iOS. As per GSM Arena, the feature appears to be exclusive to Premium subscribers for now. To access the controls, a user has to go to the settings menu although some music videos automatically suggest bringing up the controls for users through […]

‘Chinese firms exploiting workers overseas, multiple reports of violations pour in’

Chinese companies are exploiting workers overseas with multiple reports of violations pouring in from areas including Laos, where workers who were hired for construction projects, undertaken six years ago are still waiting for their payments. In its report, The HK Post said that workers in Laos have claimed that they are yet to receive […]

Ind vs NZ, 2ND Test: Ajaz’s historic 10-wicket haul restricts hosts to 325, visitors struggle at 38/6 (Tea, Day-2)

Ajaz Patel scripted history by becoming only the third bowler in the history of Test cricket to bag all 10 wickets in an innings and overshadowed the heroic 150-run knock of Mayank Agarwal here at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on Saturday. Resuming at 285/6 post-lunch, Mayank Agarwal wasted no time and struck a boundary to reach […]

Centre approved more than Rs 1 lakh cr for Uttarakhand’s development in last 5 yrs, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that the Central government has approved more than Rs 1 lakh crores for the development of Uttarakhand in the last 5 years. Addressing an event after inaugurating and laying the foundation stone for multiple projects worth around Rs 18,000 crore in Dehradun said, […]

US-bound Air India flight returns to Delhi due to death onboard

An Air India flight to Newark in the USA returned to Delhi airport after three hours of departing due to the death of a passenger onboard. “Air India Delhi-Newark (US) flight returned to Delhi after more than three hours of flight, due to a medical emergency on board,” an Air India official told ANI. A team of airport doctors arrived on the […]

‘Much more needed’, says US envoy after Taliban decree on women’s rights

US special envoy for Afghanistan Thomas West welcomed an order of the Taliban, under which a woman can not be married against her will, but noted that much more needs to be done to ensure women’s rights in all spheres in the country. On Friday, Taliban leader Haibatullah Akhundzada issued a decree on women’s rights acknowledging that […]

PM Modi inaugurates, lays foundation stone for multiple projects worth Rs 18,000 cr in Dehradun

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated and laid the foundation stone for multiple projects worth around Rs 18,000 crore on Saturday in Dehradun. The Prime Minister laid the foundation stone of eleven development projects. This includes the Delhi-Dehradun Economic Corridor (from Eastern Peripheral Expressway Junction to Dehradun) which will be built at a cost […]

Delhi Court grants bail to Peter Mukherjea in INX Media money laundering case

A Delhi court on Saturday granted regular bail to Peter Mukherjea in INX Media money laundering case. Special Judge MK Nagpal granted bail to Peter Mukherjea, who was the erstwhile Director and Chief Operating Officer of INX Media. The bail application was argued by advocate Sandeep Kapur, Senior Partner, Karanjawala and Co. and he was assisted by […]

Future course of farmers’ agitation will be decided in today’s meeting, says Rakesh Tikait

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait said the future course of farmers’ agitation will be decided in the Samyukt Kisan Morcha meeting today. “We will decide how the agitation should move forward and how the talks with the governments should go ahead,” said Tikait. “We will talk about what is going on. We will […]