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India cancels maritime talks with Pakistan over Jhadav

By   8 months ago

Amid fresh tension in bilateral relationship over former navy officer Kulbhushan Jhadav’s death sentence, India launched a diplomatic onslaught by cancelling the maritime talks with Pakistan, which was scheduled to be held in early next week, reports said. A delegation led by Pakistan’s Maritime Security Agency (MSA) was to visit New Delhi during April 16-19 […]

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PM Narendra Modi launches BHIM-Aadhaar Pay app; earn Rs 10 for each referral

By   8 months ago

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched the BHIM-Aadhaar digital paymentsplatform to boost the digital payments revolution and also felicitated some of the winners of the Mega Draw. Joining the culmination of the DigiDhan Mela, Modi presented awards to the mega draw winners of Lucky Grahak Yojna and DigiDhan Vyapar Yojna. Rs 1 crore, 50 […]

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Veerappa Moily speaks against Congress’ stand on EVM

By   8 months ago

Opposing the stand of his party against the use of electronic voting machines, senior Congress leader Veerappa Moily on Wednesday said there is no question of going back to ballot system, reports said. “There needs to be a high power committee. There is no question of going back to the manual voting. Going back to […]

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Manohar Parrikar comes to Rajya Sabha; Congress MPs protest

By   9 months ago

The presence of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar in the Rajya Sabha today evoked sharp reactions from Congress members who raised slogans against him and even trooped into Well of House in protest. Parrikar, who was sworn in as the Goa chief minister earlier this month, walked in during the Zero Hour when Congress member […]

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PM Modi welcomes his Malaysian counterpart, says visit will strengthen bond

By   9 months ago

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday welcomed his Malaysian counterpart Mohammad Najib Tun Razak, who is due to visit the country for a 5-day state tour. Razak, who took to Twitter to break the news, shared a picture of himself with Prime Minister Modi and said that he looks forward to their meeting. “I’ll be […]

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President Pranab Mukherjee hopes festivals will be harbingers of peace and friendship

By   9 months ago

President of India Pranab Mukherjee, on Monday, greeted Indians on the eve of Chaitra Sukladi, Ugadi, Gudi Padava, Cheti Chand, Navreh and Sajibu Cheiraoba He said, “On the happy occasion of Chaitra Sukladi, Ugadi, Gudi Padava, Cheti Chand, Navreh and Sajibu Cheiraoba, I convey warm greetings and best wishes to all my fellow citizens. These […]

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RK Nagar by-polls: EC orders transfer of Chennai Police Commissioner

By   9 months ago

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Saturday ordered the transfer of Chennai Police Commissioner S. George ahead of the R.K. Nagar by-polls. The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) had filed a petition for the Police Commissioner`s transfer to ensure free and fair polls to the R.K. Nagar assembly constituency. Karan Sinha, who was posted as […]

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Asaram rape case: Supreme Court directs UP, Haryana to provide security to witnesses

By   9 months ago

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the governments of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana to provide full protection to the witnesses in the Asaram Bapu case. An apex court bench headed by Justice Arjan Kumar Sikri and also comprising Justice Ashok Bhushan passed the interim order today after hearing the plea filed by the lawyer for […]

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Canada set to legalize marijuana as ruling Liberals propose new law

By   8 months ago

Plans to legalize marijuana in Canada had been announced this week at a news conference in Ottawa by the ruling Liberal Party, with the North American country becoming the first among developed nations to fully legalize pot Minister of National Revenue Diane Lebouthillier, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale, Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, Health Minister Jane […]

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Student beaten to death in Pakistan university campus on charge of blasphemy

By   8 months ago

A journalism student was lynched in broad daylight at Abdul Wali Khan University (AWKU), Mardan on Thursday after being accused of blasphemy, local media reports said. According to Dawn,  23-year-old Mashal Khan was done to death and another was seriously injured  by a vigilate mobe for  allegedly “publishing blasphemous content online”. The incident occurred within […]

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North Korea is looking for trouble, says Trump

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By   8 months ago

As tension between the US and North Korea escalates over a possible nuclear attack from the latter to the former, US President Donald Trump has warned the Kin Jong-un led nation of retaliation. Trump, the 45th President of the USA, took to Twitter on Tuesday to vent anger against the reclusive Asian nation. Echoing his […]

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Mobile solutions to empower, educate refugees and displaced persons take spotlight at UN forum

By   9 months ago

Several initiatives to improve learning through mobile technologies were presented during the Mobile Learning Week 2017, a recently-concluded five-day event held at the Paris headquarters of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Mobile Learning Week, which wrapped up last Friday, hands-on education specialists, private sector and policy makers, and focused on the […]

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In Pakistan, Hindu student asked to apologise for celebrating Holi in university campus

By   9 months ago

A post is going viral on social media claiming that a Hindu student was forced to submit a written apology over celebrating Holi on the campus of a Pakistani university. The alleged incident took place at Sindh University Jamshoro. The post has taken social media by storm, with users slamming Pakistan. According to reports, the […]

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Dhaka attack: IS claims responsibility

By   9 months ago

Militant group Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the suicide blast which occurred at a police checkpoint in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka on Friday, media reports said. The SITE Intelligence Group website said:”Shortly after its ‘Amaq News Agency reported its responsibility for a suicide bombing at a police checkpoint in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, the […]

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UN condemns deadly terrorist attack in London; expresses solidarity with UK government and people

By   9 months ago

Secretary-General António Guterres and members of the United Nations Security Council on Thursday extended condolences on behalf of the Organization to the Government and people of the United Kingdom for the loss of life and injuries suffered in yesterday’s terrorist attack in London. “The United Nations stands with the people of the United Kingdom as […]

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Britain terror attack kills 5

By   9 months ago

The terror attack near UK’s parliament building on Wednesday afternoon has left at least five people killed and 40 others injured, police said. The assailant was killed too in the attack just outside the Parliament. Acting Deputy Commissioner & national lead for Counter Terrorism Policing Mark Rowley said: “The suspected attacker was shot dead by […]

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Kulbhushan Jadhav case fallout: Talks between Indian Coast Guard, Pakistan Maritime Agency cancelled

By   8 months ago

With Pakistan repeatedly rejecting India’s attempt for consular access to alleged spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, annual talks between Indian Coast Guard and Pakistan Maritime Agency has been cancelled due to current state of development between the two countries, reports said on Saturday. The would have been the second meeting between officials of India and Pakistan after […]

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Malappuram Lok Sabha constituency bypoll: 12% voting recorded till 9 am

By   8 months ago

About 12% polling was recorded in the first two hours of the Malappuram Lok Sabha constituency bypoll that began at 7 am on Wednesday. o disruptions have been reported from any place as 3,000 security personnel including paramilitary forces oversee the smooth conduct of the by-election. By-election in Kerala’s Malappuram Lok Sabha constituency was necessitated following […]

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SC allows students above 25 years to appear in NEET, extends date for filling of forms till April 5

By   9 months ago

 In a big relief to hundreds of students, the Supreme Court on Friday allowed candidates above 25 years to appear in the National-Eligibility-cum-Entrance-Test (NEET). The order was passed by the apex court bench of Justices Dipak Misra and AM Khanwilkar which directed that the age limit for NEET examination would be inapplicable this year. It said that the age limit can be […]

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Veerappa Moily attacks GST Bill in Lok Sabha debate session

By   9 months ago

Veerappa Moily of Congress, on Wednesday, opened the scheduled seven-hour debate over the Goods and Services Tax Bill 2017 tabled in the Budget Session of the Lok Sabha. The veteran Congress began on a attacking note. Moily said that the GST Bill is difficult to comply with and seems a technological nightmare. Too many good […]

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FM Arun Jaitley introduces GST Bill in Lok Sabha

By   9 months ago

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday tabled the four legislations for implementation of the goods and services tax in the Lok Sabha. The Union Cabinet has already cleared the four supplementary GST legislations — CGST, IGST, UTGST and Compensation Law — for introduction and passage in the ongoing session of Parliament. Besides, the Cabinet has […]

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US wants deportation of more than 270 Indian nationals

By   9 months ago

The US authorities have recently informed India that it wants to deport more than 270 Indian nationals living in the country illegally,NDTV reported quoting External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. The Indian government has asked for further information on the 271-name list from the United States before allowing their deportation,  Swaraj said during a question period […]

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Sena MP Gaikwad, who assaulted airline staff with slipper, banned from flying

By   9 months ago

Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) on Friday blacklisted Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, a day after he assaulted an Air India staffer, reports said. In an official statement FIA said: Air India and FIA member airlines have decided to ban this Member of Parliament from flying on all our flights with immediate effect. We believe  […]

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President Pranab Mukherjee mourns loss of lives in London terror attack

By   9 months ago

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said he was shocked to hear about the terrorist attack which hit London on Wednesday. “Shocked to hear of terrorist attack in London ; condolences to bereaved families & prayers for recovery of injured # PresidentMukherjee,” the President’s official Twitter handle posted. “India stands by UK ; terrorism must be […]

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ANDHRA PRADESH INTERMEDIATE I & II YEAR (GENERAL & VOCATIONAL) PUBLIC EXAMINATIONS 2017

By   8 months ago

More than 10.3 lakh students in Andhra Pradesh will get their AP Inter 1st and 2nd year results 2017 tomorrow, 13 April at 12 PM noon both for the General and Vocational examinations 2017. The Board of Intermediate Education of Andhra Pradesh (BIEAP) will release the Andhra Inter 1st year results (for 5,23, 099 students) and Andhra Inter 2nd […]

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Hyderabad: Husband arrested for sending triple talaq message through postcard

By   8 months ago

Acting on a complaint made by a woman, the Telangana Police on Tuesday arrested her husband for sending a triple talaq message through a postcard. According to reports, Mohammad Haneef (38), a supervisor at a textile showroom, was arrested in Kukatpally. He got married to a 26-year-old woman from Talabkatta on March 9. A day after the marriage, […]

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Hyderabad woman escapes sexual slavery in Saudi Arabia, seeks help from Indian embassy

By   9 months ago

A harrowing case of human trafficking has come to light in which an Indian woman, facing sexual abuse in Saudi Arabia, is leaving no stone unturned to free herself from the clutches of her tormentor. The story is of a woman from Balanagar in Hyderabad, who was lured by an agent in the city, who […]

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New encryption key in Aadhaar authentication devices from June

By   9 months ago

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has said that all devices using Aadhaar authentication will have to adhere to its new encryption standards from June 1. The move is aimed at adding another security layer to the hardware at a time when such devices are all set to take the centre stage in biometric-based digital […]

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Hyderabad: Tension prevails in Mangal Hat area after man dies in police custody; family alleges torture by cops

By   9 months ago

A mild tension prevailed in Mangalhat area here when a 40-year-old man died hours after he was handpicked by the Mangal Hat police for questioning. According to reports, the deceased, employed as a private lighting decorator, was reportedly brought to Mangal Hat police station by few policemen for questioning on Saturday morning in a minor […]

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Denied wheelchair, patient forced to use son’s toy cycle to reach hospital ward

By   9 months ago

An ailing man, who refused to pay a bribe of Rs 150 for a wheelchair at a hospital here, was forced to use his son’s toy cycle to reach the doctor’s ward. The incident comes as a big blow to the Telangana government which had sought to restore the confidence of the people in the […]

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How UP ATS tracked Islamic State operatives and killed Saifullah in Lucknow – REVEALED

By   9 months ago

A day after security forces killed Saifullah – who was a ‘self-radicalised’ terroristinspired by the jihadi ideology of terror outfit Islamic State – chilling details of the entire operation was conducted has now come to fore. According to a Time of India report, the intelligence experts from Telangana actually played a major role in busting […]

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Telangana Assembly to pass two legislations to enhance reservation for Scheduled Tribes, Muslims

By   9 months ago

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has said that the state assembly will pass two legislations during the ongoing Budget Session to enhance reservation for the Scheduled Tribes and Muslims. Rao asserted that the two bills would be tabled and passed during the ongoing session, adding that he would then lead an all-party delegation to […]

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New leadership team takes the helm at ASSOCHAM

By   10 months ago

A new team is at the helm of The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) as Sandeep Jajodia, chairman & managing director (CMD), Monnet Ispat & Energy Ltd. Balkrishan Goenka, chairman, Welspun Group and Mr Kiran Kumar Grandhi, vice-chairman of GMR Infrastructure Ltd. have taken over as president, senior vice-president and vice-president […]

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Was demonetisation one of the reasons why Raghuram Rajan left?

By   10 months ago

Former finance minister and senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Friday said that a five-page letter speaking against demonetisation was submitted to the Centre by “someone in the Reserve Bank of India” on the day Raghuram Rajan stepped down from the post of Governor of the apex bank. Chidambaram dared the government to make the […]

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All is not well at Infosys? Founders raise governance concerns with board

By   10 months ago

The founders of Infosys Ltd , India`s second-biggest software services exporter, have informed the company`s board that they have certain corporate governance concerns, according to a CNBC-TV18 report late on Tuesday. Infosys founders N.R. Narayana Murthy, Kris Gopalakrishnan and Nandan Nilekani wrote to the company`s board last month raising concerns including the pay hike given […]

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‘SMEs to pay 25% tax even if Rs 50-crore limit crossed in FY17’

By   10 months ago

The I-T department today said companies that had a turnover of less than Rs 50 crore in 2015-16 will pay tax at the reduced rate of 25 percent from April 1 even if they cross the threshold in 2016-17 or subsequent years. Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) chairman Sushil Chandra said the income tax […]

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Capital infusion in PSU banks after Q3 numbers

By   10 months ago

Government will finalise the second and final tranche of capital infusion for public sector banks (PSBs) for 2016-17 once all of them have declared results for the third quarter of the current financial year, a senior Finance Ministry official said. As of now, only five of the 26 listed state-owned banks have declared their results […]

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‘Singapore most favoured destination to invest for Indian companies’

By   11 months ago

Indian firms’ total direct overseas investment increased by 32 percent to USD 2.49 billion in December, with Singapore emerging as the top destination. Indian firms pumped in USD 2.06 billion in Singapore in December, which is over 82.5 percent of the total commitment. Indian firms’ total direct overseas investment during the month was USD 2.49 […]

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Government likely to unveil money transfer scheme for poor, unemployed

By   11 months ago

The government may soon facilitate an income transfer scheme paving the way for a national social security system for poor and unemployed in the country. The idea of social security system is not uncommon world over.The UK and Finland government offer a job seeker’s allowance for the unemployed. As per The Economic Times report, the […]

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EPFO cuts interest rate on PF deposits for 2016-17 to 8.65%

By   12 months ago

Retirement fund body EPFO on Monday fixed 8.65 percent rate of interest on EPF deposits for the current fiscal for its over four crore subscribers. The Finance Ministry had earlier this year decided to lower interest rates on EPF for 2015-16 to 8.7 percent from the 8.8 percent approved by the CBT headed by the […]

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Delhi register 97 runs victory over Pune

By   8 months ago

Delhi Daredevils registered a remarkable 97 runs victory in an IPL match against Rising Pune Supergiant here on Tuesday. After posting massive 205 runs for the loss of four wickets, mostly riding on Sanju Samson ‘s brilliant 102 runs knock, Delhi bowlers then finished off the task by bowling out the home side for 108 […]

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Kings XI Punjab beat RCB by 8 wickets

By   8 months ago

Kings XI Punjab played sensibly to ensure eight runs victory against Royal Challengers Bangalore in an IPL match here on Monday. After restricting RCB at 148 runs for the loss of four wickets, Punjab reached 150 runs by losing only two wickets. Hashim Amla (58*) and Australian Glenn Maxwell (43*) added 72 runs in the […]

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Vivo IPL Fan Parks get bigger and better

By   9 months ago

The 10th season of IPL is just around the corner and cricket fans this season will have more reason to cheer. Hand in hand with its breakthrough 10th season, the Indian Premier League is set to re-activate its immensely popular Fan Park initiative for the third consecutive year, an official release stated. As befits the […]

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MSD’s Aadhaar details compromised on web, furious wife tweets minister

By   9 months ago

A furious Sakshi Singh Rawat, wife of former Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, tweeted Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, following the leak of her husband’s Aadhaar details on the web. The incident took place on Tuesday as a fan moment went sour. The agency handling Aadhaar cards uploaded the information of Mahendra Singh […]

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Australia bowl out India for 332 runs, Lyon picks up a ‘fifer’

By   9 months ago

Buoyed by the partnership between Ravindra Jadeja and Wriddhiman Saha, India managed to surge ahead of Australia’s first innings score but were bowled out shortly afterwards, here on Monday, day three of the fourth and final Test match of the ongoing Border-Gavaskar trophy. At lunch, India stood dismissed for 332 runs leading  the visiting side […]

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IND vs AUS, 4th Test, Day 1 — Debutant Kuldeep Yadav, Steve Smith star on engrossing Day 1

By   9 months ago

Australia started off with confidence, despite the blow with their opener Renshaw departing early. Together Smith and Warner guided their side to a sensational 131/1 at the end of session one. But then there was ashift in momentum. Indians roared back to strike off five wickets giving away around 70 runs. Debutant Kuldeep was the […]

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Rohit Sharma, Kedar Jadhav ruled out of Paytm Prof D B Deodhar Trophy 2017

By   9 months ago

The All India Senior Selection Committee have named replacements for Rohit Sharma and Kedar Jadhav who have been ruled out of the Paytm Prof D B Deodhar Trophy 2017 due to an injury. Rohit suffered a minor knee injury and has been advised rest by the BCCI medical team while Kedar Jadhav has been rested […]

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Ind vs Aus: I absolutely love the way Virat Kohli accepts challenges, says former Aussie captain Michael Clarke

By   9 months ago

Former Australia skipper Michael Clarke on Wednesday slammed his country’s media for “tarnishing” India skipper Virat Kohli’s image and stressed that his country “loves” the Indian except a handful of journalists. Besides comparing the 28-year-old Kohli to United States President Donald Trump by news daily “The Daily Telegraph”, Fox Sports Australia’s Facebook account put Kohli’s […]

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Salman Khan unveils motion poster of ‘Sairat’ wonder boy Akash Thosar’s ‘F.u’

By   8 months ago

Salman Khan took to Twitter Friday to unveil the motion poster of Mahesh Majrekar’s Marathi film ‘F.u’ starring ‘Sairat’ wonder boy Akash Thosar. Akash began his acting debut with ‘Sairat’, a film directed by Nagraj Manjule. The film went on to become Marathi Cinema’s highest grossing film ever by minted over Rs 100 crores at […]

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Deepika Padukone not a part of Shah Rukh Khan’s next?

By   8 months ago

Deepika Padukone has reportedly opted out of Shah Rukh Khan’s next directed by Aanand L Rai. The dimpled beauty, who impressed moviegoers by her performance in her debut Hollywood film – xXx: Return of Xander Cage – is apparently running short of dates for the SRK starrer. According to a report in Miss Kyra, Deepika […]

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Intention behind ‘Maatr’ is not commercial success, says Raveena Tandon

By   9 months ago

Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon, whose next film ‘Maatr’ deals with crime against women in society, says the clear intention behind making the film is to create awareness among the audience. Speaking here at the trailer launch of the film, Raveena said: “Intention behind ‘Maatr’ is not commercial success but to spread a message of crime […]

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Kapil Sharma least affected by Sunil Grover’s exit?

By   9 months ago

After reportedly abusing teammate Sunil Grover physically and verbally on flight while returning from Australia a couple of weeks back, Kapil Sharma apologised publicly for the ruckus he had created. But his apology hasn’t worked for him as Grover may not work with star comedian any longer. Though Kapil was believed to have been left […]

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‘Pad Man’ to raise awareness about sanitary hygiene: Twinkle Khanna

By   9 months ago

Actress-turned-producer Twinkle Khanna says her upcoming home production “Pad Man” is about menstrual hygiene, but they will try not to make it preachy. “Pad Man” tells life story of Tamil Nadu-based social activist Arunachalam Muruganantham, who revolutionised the concept of menstrual hygiene in rural India by creating a low-cost sanitary napkins machine. Twinkle says they […]

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Sanjay Dutt keen on changing ‘Bhoomi’ release date?

By   9 months ago

Superstar Sanjay Dutt’s comeback venture ‘Bhoomi’ is currently being shot in Agra and the actor even visited the Sufi shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Salim Chisti’s dargah in Ajmer. Besides, the actor has been sharing many pictures of the Taj Mahal shot from his lens. However, now according to ANI, it is being reported that Dutt […]

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Phillauri movie review: Anushka Sharma as Shashi is bewitching; Suraj Sharma proves his brilliance in a funny way!

By   9 months ago

When the setting is Punjab, we assume a lot of things Punjabi. ‘Phillauri’ directed by debutant filmmaker Anshai Lal is a light-hearted comedy drama with a slice of spookiness to chill your spine but with laughter pangs. Yes! Phillaur is a railway junction on the border line of Ludhiana and Jalandhar, and the people who […]

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‘Baahubali 2’: Prabhas, Rana Daggubati starrer creates another record!

By   9 months ago

Moviegoers across the world are eagerly looking forward to the release of Prabhas and Rana Daggubati starrer ‘Baahubali 2’, the concluding half of SS Rajamouli’s two-part magnum opus – Baahubali. After becoming India’s ‘most liked’ and ‘most viewed Indian trailer ever’, ‘Baahubali 2’ has created yet another record.  According to trade analyst Ramesh Bala, the […]

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International Naturopathy Organisation conducts annual meeting at SPPC

By   8 months ago

International Naturopathy Organisation (INO) recently conducted their annual meeting at Swami Parmanand Prakritik Chikitsalaya (SPPC), a Health and Wellness Centre in the national capital. The meeting was attended by Didi Maa Sadhvi Ritambhara Ji, who addressed the INO medical officers. The Annual meeting was also attended by Dr Anant Biradar, along with the other members […]

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Alcohol and weight: Does drinking make you fat?

By   12 months ago

Does alcohol make you fat? Can you drink and still lose weight? The answer can be both -Yes and No. The link between alcohol and weight remains to be the subject of inconclusive studies. While findings are inconclusive, the fact is that alcohol itself contains 7 calories per gram and is not a diet food. […]

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Advantage Health Care India 2016

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By   1 year ago

The successful launch of the inaugural edition last year, Department of Commerce, Government of India organized the second edition of ‘Advantage Health Care India 2016 (AHCI 2016)’, an International Summit on Medical Value Travel with the aim of ‘Promoting Healthcare Services Exports from India’, from 3 – 5 October, 2016 at India Expo Centre & […]

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Minister seeks suggestions from global experts to turn India into a global hub for Ayurveda practice & research: Shripad Naik

By   1 year ago

Shripad Yesso Naik Minister of State (IC) for AYUSH has sought suggestions and inputs from Ayurveda researchers and practitioners world over which may be incorporated in the AYUSH Ministry’s works related to streamlining the study and practice of this traditional health science in the country. AYUSH Ministry is taking concerted efforts for systematic development of […]

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Regular intake of sugary beverages, but not diet soda, is associated with prediabetes, says study

By   1 year ago

Adult Americans who regularly consumed sugar-sweetened beverages (roughly one can of soda per day) had a 46 percent higher risk of developing prediabetes compared to low- or non-consumers over a 14-year period, according to a new epidemiological analysis led by scientists at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA) at Tufts […]

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Anal cancer rising worldwide, says American Cancer Society

By   1 year ago

A new American Cancer Society study finds that incidence of anal cancer has been increasing in women or in both men and women in 13 of 18 countries studied, particularly in the Americas, Northern and Western Europe, and Australia. The authors say population-based preventive measures, including human papillomavirus vaccination and advocacy for safe sexual behaviors, […]

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CSIR Launches Ayurvedic Anti-diabetic Drug BGR-34

By   1 year ago

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), today launched BGR-34 – country’s first anti-diabetic ayurvedic drug with DPP4 inhibitory Activity. BGR-34, designed for type 2 Diabetes mellitus has been scientifically validated for its efficacy and safety. BGR-34 is developed jointly by National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI) and Central Institute for Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CIMAP), […]

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Lesser known health benefits of cycling!

By   2 years ago

Cycling is often considered as one of the best physical activities. We all might have done cycling as kids or teenagers but nowadays, we hardly ride a bicycle as we find a four wheeler or two wheeler more comfortable. One thing we need to understand is that cycling promotes good health and gives many health […]

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Cassini finds ingredient for life at Saturn’s moon Enceladus – Watch

By   8 months ago

The US space agency NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has discovered hydrogen in the plume of gas and icy particles spraying from Saturn’s sixth largest moon Enceladus. According to NASA, the discovery means the small, icy moon — which has a global ocean under its surface — has a source of chemical energy that could be useful […]

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This is how beautiful India looks at night – NASA’s spectacular image

By   8 months ago

NASA has released a new global maps of the Earth at night which shows stunning India beautifully dazzled. NASA scientists are trying to see if the night lights imagery can be updated more frequently – perhaps even daily. Doing so would drastically change how we forecast weather, improve natural disaster responses and even help track […]

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Reliance Jio ‘Dhan Dhana Dhan’ offer: All you need to know

By   8 months ago

Reliance Jio has launched a fresh ‘Dhan Dhana Dhan’ offer on Tuesday just day after its Summer Surprise offer was suspended. 1.) Complete details about the plan are available on the official website of Reliance Jio. 2) The tariff of the latest offer has been slightly increased by Rs 6. 3) The Prime members will get exactly same […]

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Reliance Jio closes in on 50 million paid users

By   9 months ago

Reliance Jio, India’s newest telecom operator, is closing in on 50 million paid users, days before its free voice, free-data offer ends. Out of 100 million-plus free subscribers, nearly 50 million have signed up for its ‘Prime’ membership by paying a one-time charge of Rs 99 and buying data packs. A company official said that […]

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Sony launches world’s fastest SD card, super speed card reader

By   9 months ago

Sony India on Tuesday launched its new “world`s fastest” SF-G Series SD card that comes with enhanced features specially designed for professional photographers and videographers. With a write speed of up to 299MB per second, the SF-G Series supports maximum performance of digital imaging devices, contributing to longer continuous shoot of high-resolution images. It contributes […]

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NASA’s Juno probe to make fifth flyby over Jupiter’s cloud tops today

By   9 months ago

NASA’s Juno probe is all set to make its fifth flyby over mysterious cloud tops of the gas giant on Monday, March 27, at 1:52 a.m. PDT (4:52 a.m. EDT, 8:52 UTC). At the time of closest approach, also called perijove, and traveling at a speed of about 129,000 miles per hour, Juno spacecraft will […]

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17-year-old British teen detects NASA data error, earns appreciation

By   9 months ago

A 17-year-old schoolboy in the UK has pointed out an error in the data recorded by NASA on the International Space Station (ISS), earning him appreciation from the US space agency. Miles Soloman, an A-level student at Tapton school in Sheffield, contacted scientists at NASA, telling them that radiation sensors on the ISS were recording […]

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Cisco unveils first ‘Made in India’ router

By   9 months ago

Reaffirming its commitment to investing further in the country, global networking giant Cisco on Thursday unveiled its first `Made in India` router which can be used by small and medium businesses (SMBs) across multiple industries. Unveiled in the presence of IT and Electronics Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, the router, which will cost less than $1,500, […]

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Cathay Pacific Airways, Cathay Dragon announce special offers for student traveller

By   8 months ago

Cathay Pacific Airways and Cathay Dragon on Wednesday announced additional baggage allowance for students travelling from India to North America, China and Philippines This offer is valid for travel from 12th April 2017 to 30th April 2018.Students booking a one-way or return ticket on the airlines’ websites or Mobile App before 31st May 2017, in […]

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WeAreHolidays ropes in Urrshila Kerkar as a new investor

By   8 months ago

WeAreHolidays on Tuesday said it has brought in Urrshila Kerkar as a new investor into the company Kerkar led the Series B Round at WeAreHolidays where she has bought out the existing shareholders to gain a majority stake in the company in her personal capacity. Kerkar is a Director on the board of Cox & […]

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Emirates named ‘Best Airline’ in TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards for Airlines 2017

By   8 months ago

Emirates has been recognised as the Best Airline in the World in the inaugural TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards for Airlines. In addition to clinching the grand prize, the airline was the biggest winner with 4 other awards including Best Major Airline – Middle East & Africa, Best Economy Class, Best First Class and World’s Best […]

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Trip 360º powered by Cox & Kings redefines Outdoor Adventure Tourism in India

By   9 months ago

India’s adventure sports enthusiasts have a reason to rejoice! Fuelling the spirit of adrenaline junkies, Trip 360º, a one-stop-shop for all things adventure will revolutionize adventure travel in India. With Safety, Sustainability and Sociable forming the core values of Trip 360º, it aims to establish India as a global adventure destination by crafting high-quality expeditions […]

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NGT allows camping on beaches beyond 100 metre from Ganga in Uttarakhand

By   9 months ago

The National Green Tribunal, on Thursday, lifted the ban on camping on the beaches along the River Ganga in Uttarkhand but has said they have to stay away beyond 100 metre from the river, according to media reports. The ban was imposed from Kaudiyala to Rishikesh in Uttarakhand, a stretch known for white-water rafting and […]

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Emirates announces A380 service to the French Riviera, adds Monaco transfers by helicopter

By   9 months ago

Emirates on Thursday announced the launch of a daily A380 service to Nice, gateway to the French Riviera and Provence. The daily A380 service will start on 1st July 2017, just in time for the beginning of the summer holiday season. After Paris, Nice becomes Emirates’ second destination in France to welcome the iconic double […]

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TripAdvisor announces top destinations around the globe in 2017 Travelers’ Choice Awards

By   9 months ago

TripAdvisor, the travel planning and booking site, on Wednesday announced the winners of its Travelers’ Choice awards for destinations, recognizing travelers’ favorite places around the world. This year, Bali, Indonesia is the global winner and New York City ranks number one in the U.S. for the seventh consecutive year. Award winners were determined using an […]

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Indian Railways hold Round Table on improving catering facilities

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Indian Railways organised a Round Table Conference on Tuesday to improve quality of catering services in Railways, led by Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu. Participants to the conference included representatives from the food and beverage industry, several government agencies such as food craft institutes, FDA, QCI, etc, IRCTC and many others. During the conference, the minister […]

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