PM asks 18-year-olds to register as voters

January 25, 2017, 10:54 AM

New Delhi,  (PTI) On the National Voters' Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today urged all those who turn 18 to register as a voter and exercise their franchise as "elections are celebrations of democracy". "Wishing you all on National Voters Day. We greet the Election Commission & salute their important role in our democracy," he tweeted. "Elections are celebrations of democracy. They communicate the will of the people, which is supreme in a democracy," he added. In remarks assuming significance in view of upcoming assembly polls in 5 states, the Prime Minister said, "I urge every eligible voter to exercise his or her franchise & call upon my young friends to

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Linking PAN to Aadhaar is now compulsory. Here’s how to do it
April 10, 2017

1.08 cr assessees done with linking; over 25 cr PAN card holders, 111 cr Aadhaar holders in India If you have not linked your Aadhaar with your PAN on the income tax portal yet, you should not delay it. As per latest circular from income tax (I-T) department, it is now mandatory to provide Aadhaar and permanent account number (PAN) details while

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Reliance Jio Prime offer deadline is tomorrow: Three points to keep in mind
March 30, 2017

Reliance Jio Prime membership's deadline ends tomorrow: Here are three things to consider when picking the service If you are a Reliance Jio user and haven’t signed up for the Prime membership, you’ve probably got 100s of message alerts telling you to do so. After all, March 31 is the deadline (that’s tomorrow), after which you

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रंगून में सैफ और शाहिद के साथ दिखेंगे कंगना के जबर्दस्त लव मेकिंग और इंटेंस सीन, देखें तस्वीरें – Jagran.
February 14, 2017

मुंबई। 24 फरवरी को विशाल भारद्वाज की बहुप्रतीक्षित फ़िल्म 'रंगून' रिलीज होने जा रही है। रिलीज से पहले रंगून फ़िल्म की मुख्य अभिनेत्री

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रिलायंस ने दिया वोडाफोन-एयरटेल को झटका, जिओ ग्राहकों को होगा ये फायदा
January 19, 2017

रिलायंस जिओ अब ग्राहकों को बेहतर सेवा देने के लिए 30 हजार करोड़ रुपये का निवेश करने की तैयारी में हैं नई दिल्ली। रिलायंस जिओ इंफोकॉम

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कपिल-सुनील के फैंस के लिए बड़ी खुशखबरी, शो के लिए फिर आए एकसाथ!
March 27, 2017

नई दिल्ली : ‘द कपिल शर्मा शो’ के फैंस के लिए बड़ी खुशखबरी आई है! न्यूज़ एजेंसी ANI के सूत्रों के मुताबिक सुनील ग्रोवर ‘द कपिल शर्मा शो’

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Reliance Jio Prime Subscription Plan: What It Is, How Much It Costs, How It Works, and More
February 21, 2017

Reliance Jio allayed fears of users who were concerned about the company's free services ending March 31 with the launch of the new Jio Prime subscription plan. The new plan continues the unlimited free services that Reliance Jio has offered since launch at a nominal price. While it remains to be seen how many users actually opt for the Jio

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CABINATE APPROVES MERGER OF SBI WITH 5 BANKS – Business Standered
February 15, 2017

he Cabinet today gave go-ahead to the merger of State Bank of India (SBI) and its associate lenders that would make the state-owned lender a global-sized bank.India's largest lender SBI had last month mooted the proposal for merger of its five subsidiary banks with itself and acquisition of the newly set up Bharatiya Mahila Bank.SBI has five

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छलका करन का दर्द, बोले- मैं मंडप में था और मेरा प्यार किसी और के साथ…
March 22, 2017

भास्कर नेटवर्क। फिल्ममेकर करन जौहर भी प्यार में नाकाम साबित हुए हैं। उन्होंने अपने इस दर्द को अपनी फिल्मों के जरिए बयां किया है। एक

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भारतीय रेल के संबंध में 21 आश्चर्यजनक तथ्य
January 29, 2017

यहां हम जानकारी दे रहे हैं दुनिया के तीसरे सबसे बड़े रेलवे नेटवर्क भारतीय रेल के कुछ ऐसे आश्चर्यजनक तथ्यों के बारे में जो आपको शायद

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OMG! Big SETBACK to Kapil Sharma; Sunil Grover & Ali Asgar coming up with a new show after BOYCOTTING ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’?
March 26, 2017

Here’s an exciting news for all the fans of Sunil Grover and a little bad news for Kapil’s die hard fans!  As if buzz is to be believed then the ongoing KapilVsSunil war doesn’t seem to end soon, in-fact two of The Kapil Sharma Show’s important members including Sunil Grover has reportedly quit the show. This is a huge setback to Kapil

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High Court का अहम फैसला, शादी के वादे के नाम पर संबंध बनाना नहीँ कहलाएगा रेप – Punjab Kesari
January 22, 2017

मुंबईः अक्सर देखने में आता है कि ब्वॉयफ्रेंड के साथ ब्रेकअप के बाद लड़कियां उस पर शादी का वादा कर रेप करने का आरोप लगाती हैं। इस तरह के

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RBI May Remove Weekly Withdrawal Limit From Savings Bank Accounts
February 4, 2017

The Reserve Bank of India or RBI is likely to remove the restrictions on cash withdrawals from savings accounts soon. "Remonetisation exercise is nearly complete," Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das told PTI. Currently only an amount of Rs. 24,000 can be withdrawn from savings accounts. Last week the RBI had removed withdrawal limits from

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300 किलोग्राम की थी ये लड़की, वजन घटाकर अब दिखती है ग्लैमरस
April 13, 2017

कहते हैं ना कि अगर आप ठान लें तो कुछ भी मुश्किल नहीं होता, कुछ ऐसा ही कर दिखाया है एंबर राच्डी़ ने. 24 साल की उम्र तक एंबर का वजन सामान्य से

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Reliance Jio Prime vs Non-Prime Plans: What the Customer Gets
March 2, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Jio Prime plans are available for prepaid and postpaid users. Reliance Jio users can subscribe to Jio Prime till March 31, 2017. Jio Prime subscription will be valid till March 31, 2018. Reliance Jio has launched the Jio Prime subscription service that allows users to continue using the company’s 4G data services at

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पीएम मोदी के बड़े भाई ने खोले प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी के बचपन के राज
February 22, 2017

पीएम मोदी के बड़े भाई, सोमा भाई केंद्र में प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी के कामकाज को बहुत अच्छा बताते हैं. उन्होंने प्रधानमंत्री के

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April 27, 2017

खन्ना को बीते 31 मार्च को मुंबई स्थित सर एच एन रिलायंस फाउंडेशन अस्पताल में भर्ती कराया गया था। हालांकि, अस्पताल की ओर से यही कहा गया था

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Amitabh Bachchan Reveals He Will Divide Assets Equally Between Daughter Shweta And Son Abhishek
March 2, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS The placard reads: "When I die, my assets shall be shared equally" He was ranked 18th on the Forbes list of highest paid actors in the world Amitabh Bachchan will be seen in Sarkar 3 Actor Amitabh Bachchan, 74, has announced on social media that he plans to leave an equal share of his wealth to his daughter and son - in

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सुनील ग्रोवर ने किया शूटिंग से इंकार तो सेट पर रो पड़े कपिल शर्मा!
March 22, 2017

नई दिल्ली : कपिल शर्मा और सुनील ग्रोवर के बीच विवाद थमने का नाम नहीं ले रहा है. मीडिया में चल रही खबरों की मानें तो सोमवार को ‘द कपिल

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Blast In Bhopal-Ujjain Passenger Train In Madhya Pradesh, At Least 4 Injured
March 7, 2017

Bhopal-Ujjain Train Blast occured between 9.30 am and 10 am near Jabdi railway station. SHAJAPUR:  A blast in the 59320 Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train near Jabdi railway station in Madhya Pradesh today has left at least four people severely injured, according to a railway official. The blast occurred in a general coach of the train between

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एक मिसाल – मात्र 21 कप चाय का खर्चा – इन दो जेलरों ने जेल में की शादी, सोशल मीडिया पर वायरल
February 5, 2017

मुजफ्फरपुर - 'मैं ज्ञानिता गौरव वैधानिक रूप से संदीप कुमार से शादी स्वीकार करती हूं। मुजफ्फरपुर के जेल में हुई ये शादी सोशल मीडिया

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Salman Khan on the top as Kapil Sharma, Karan Johar, Alia Bhatt enter top 10 celeb advance-tax payer list
March 22, 2017

Salman Khan has paid an advance tax of Rs 44.5 crore for 2016-17, up 39 per cent from Rs 32 crore one year ago. karan Johar and Kapil Sharma enter the list of top advance taxpayers.  Karan Johar is now on the list of top ten Bollywood celebrity advance-tax payers for the financial year 2016-17. (File Photo) Salman Khan continues to be

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Reliance Jio Sweetens Offer For Prime Members, Adds Extra 5GB Free Data
March 4, 2017

The Reliance Jio Prime membership offer requires customers to enrol by March 31. New Delhi: Reliance Jio on Friday sweetened the offering for its 'Prime' members saying those recharging with Rs. 303 will get an extra 5GB data beyond the 28GB promised under the scheme. So far, Prime members -- on payment of Rs. 303 per month and a one-time

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15 बातें – जिन्हें जानने के बाद आप रोज खाएंगे अमरूद
March 5, 2017

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At SBI, You Don’t Need To Maintain Minimum Balance In These Accounts
April 12, 2017

SBI recently adopted a new brand identity after its merger with six banks. HIGHLIGHTS SBI small, basic savings accounts exempt from minimum balance requirement No such requirement for Jan-Dhan accounts, corporate salary accounts also India's largest bank recently adopted a new brand identity

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BSNL takes on Reliance Jio and Airtel, new plan to offer 2GB data per day
March 22, 2017

After Airtel, Jio and other major telecom operators are releasing attractive 4G data packs one after the other, state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL)on Tuesday launched a plan that will give 2GB data per day at just Rs 339 a month. "To compete with Jio and other private players, we have introduced the cheapest plan with a rental value

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Airtel’s reply to Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan: 70GB 4G data, unlimited calls at Rs 399 
April 13, 2017

Airtel is planning to take its war against Jio to a next level. According to a tweet by telecom blogger Sanjay Bafna, the company may soon launch a new prepaid plan at Rs 399. The plan will offer 1GB 4G data per day along with unlimited calls for 70 days.This means 70GB 4G all together. Apparently, these plans are available only for those

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Sunil Grover announces ‘Comedy Nights with Sunil’ on Colors
April 1, 2017

The day has finally arrived to witness the magic of Sunil Grover onscreen. Sunil, who has been surrounded by controversy post his fall out with Kapil Sharma has finally managed to find his ground. The tussle of signing the talented actor was going strong among all GECs and seems like Colors has managed to grab him. Sources close to Sunil

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फ़िल्मफ़ेयर में ‘दंगल’ के सामने सब चित
January 15, 2017

62वें फिल्मफेयर अवॉर्ड के अखाड़े में आमिर ख़ान की 'दंगल' ने सबको चित कर दिया. 'दंगल' की झोली में तीनों बड़े अवॉर्ड गए. महावीर सिंह फोगाट

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Reliance Jio ‘Summer Surprise’ offer withdrawn, Jio Prime deadline April 15 and more: All you need to know
April 7, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Reliance Jio is withdrawing the Summer Surprise Offer. TRAI advised Jio to withdraw the offer. Customers who have already signed up for it will get the benefits. The Reliance Jio 'Summer Surprise' offer, which provides free services to Jio Prime members for three months, has been cancelled after sector regulator TRAI

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यदि आपकी अभी हुई है शादी तो पत्नी के साथ मिलकर कर लें ये प्लानिंग
February 6, 2017

यूटिलिटी डेस्क।यदि आपकी अभी शादी हुई है तो अपनी पत्नी के साथ फाइनेंशियल प्लानिंग डिस्कस कर लेना चाहिए, ताकि भविष्य आराम से कट सके।

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Now Get Additional Rs. 50,000 On Your Provident Fund Deposits
April 13, 2017

The benefit will also be provided in case of permanent disability even if the members have contributed for less than 20 years, the EPFO board has decided. HIGHLIGHTS EPFO's subscribers to get loyalty benefits of up to Rs.50,000 Loyalty benefits will be payable after 20 years of PF contribution The benefit will also be

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Believe it or Not – A single Taxpayer owes 11% of total Tax paid by all Indians in 2014-15.
January 26, 2017

An unnamed taxpayer owed the government Rs 21,870 crore (over $3 billion) for the assessment year 2014-15, which was 11% of the income tax to be paid by all Indians, according to 2016 data, the latest available, from the Income Tax Department. While three individual taxpayers declared business incomes of over Rs 500 crore, two individual

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BSNL ने शुरू की मोबाइल TV सर्विस, 20 रुपए प्रति महीने में मिलेगा सब्सक्रिप्शन
January 17, 2017

नयी दिल्ली: निजी दूरसंचार कंपनियों से कड़ी प्रतिस्पर्धा के बीच सार्वजनिक क्षेत्र की भारत संचार निगम (बीएसएनएल) ने आज एक एप पेश

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12 Signs of Bad Parenting! Are You One of Them?
January 20, 2017

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JOB HIGHLIGHTS – 25 -February-To-3-March -2017
February 24, 2017

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February 10, 2017

“एक बहु की इज्जत घर में परिवार की सदस्य की तरह होनी चाहिए जिसके साथ वैसा ही व्यवहार होना चाहिए जैसा अन्य सदस्यों के साथ होता है ना कि

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Early Morning Suburban Special Trains on 15.1.2017 (Sunday) for Mumbai Marathon 2017
January 14, 2017

Mumbai Marathon 2017 – Early Morning Suburban Special Trains On 15.1.2017 (Sunday) Central Railway will run 2 suburban special trains o­ne each from Kalyan and Panvel Station o­n Sunday 17.1.2017 for the benefit of the participants ofStandard Chartered Mumbai Marathonbeing held atCST, Mumbai on 15.01.2017. The details are as under- Main

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January 20, 2017

नई दिल्ली: एक तरफ मोदी सरकार सैनिकों के घटिया खाने को लेकर बदनाम हो रही है तो दूसरी तरफ दिल्ली सरकार ने रोटी के लिए जो किया है वो इससे

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LV Revanth is the winner of Indian Idol 9
April 2, 2017

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10 Benefits of Milk That You Never Knew Even When You Drink It Every Day
January 19, 2017

Milk. It does your body good. That’s what the commercial has said for years. However, have you ever really sat down and thought about what milk actually does for your body? Well, it’s time you did. Finding out the health benefits of milk might actually have you drinking more of this good stuff each day! 1. Amazing Complexion Cleopatra knew

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Intresting Fact – जापान से जुड़े, कुछ रोचक तथ्य
February 3, 2017

जापान से जुड़े, कुछ रोचक तथ्य , जो शायद आप न जानते हों! !। 1. जापान में हर साल लगभग 1500 भुकंम्प आते हैं! ! मतलब कि हर दिन चार . 2. मुसलमानों को

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Indian Idol throwback: Here’s what previous seasons’ winners are currently busy with!
April 2, 2017

It is the most awaited day for all the Indian Idol 9 fans, as today, at the finale episode, they will know who the ninth idol is! LV Revanth, PVNS Rohit and KhudaBaksh have reached the peak of the season through their heartwarming singing talent. It is indeed very tough to figure out who will win the famous trophy! Indian Idol is one the earliest

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January 30, 2017

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CBEC To Be Renamed CBIC, FM Approves Re-Organisation Of CBEC For Implementation Of GST
March 25, 2017

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday approved the re-organization of the field formations of the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) for the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST). The approval by the minister will enable the existing formations of Central Excise and Service Tax under the CBEC to implement and enforce

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Bill to replace ordinance on Jallikattu to be placed in
January 23, 2017

Chennai, Jan 23 (PTI) Observing that a "mass movement" and "spontaneous outpouring of emotion" paved the way for lifting of the ban on Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao today said a bill to replace the ordinance would be "placed" by the state government in the Tamil Nadu Assembly "immediately." "The unprecedented and spontaneous

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KNOW ABOUT – FAQ on KV School Online Admission
February 19, 2017

Q. What is Online Admissions? Ans. The online facility to seek admission by a candidate in any Kendriya Vidyalaya is called ‘online admission’ in KVs. The candidate can first search the desired Kendriya Vidyalaya and then apply for admission. Online admission makes the admission process hassel-free and saves time. To apply online, do not

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February 24, 2017

गुलाब की खेती से कई लोगों को घर बैठे ही मिल रहा रोजगार पिथौरागढ़ जिले के जयकोट गांव में गुलाब की खेती से लोगों को घर बैठे ही रोजगार

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Salman Khan proves that stars and fans are made for each other
February 16, 2017

Certainly stars and their fans are made for each other. Salman Khan is set to prove this by fulfilling the wish of the world's fattest woman Eman Ahmed Abdulati. The 36-year old Egyptian Eman Ahmed Abdulati is a 500 kg woman undergoing treatment in Mumbai's Saifee Hospital for a life-saving bariatric procedure.

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Kapil Sharma Reveals His Love Story And Announces His Wedding Date
March 21, 2017

It was last week only that Kapil Sharma surprised everyone when he shared the picture of his girlfriend, Ginni Chatrath on his social media handles. Immediately, wishes started pouring in from all his fans and friends. Everyone was eagerly waiting for the comedy king, Kapil Sharma to come up with an official announcement about his marriage.

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Reality: No Tech Jobs For Engineers In India
January 29, 2017

Hi. I had passed my B.E. in the year 2012. Since then, I have been struggling to get a technical job in India. I had completed an engineering degree from one of the top engineering colleges in Mumbai. From Mumbai University. During my four year course, we were trained and moulded in a manner which is rare for engineering education delivered

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Karan Johar Writes Of ‘Fallout’ With Kajol, His Friend Of 25 Years
January 14, 2017

Karan has directed Kajol in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (Courtesy: WeWantShahRukhKajolBack) HIGHLIGHTS Kajol starred in Karan Johar's earliest films Karan Johar writes about the end of his friendship with Kajol 'I don't have a relationship with Kajol anymore,' he said

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February 11, 2017

भारत ने आज सुबह 7.45 मिनट पर सफलतापूर्वक एक परीक्षण किया जिसमें एक आने वाली बैलेस्टिक मिसाइल टारगेट को एक एक्‍सो-वायुमंडलीय

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January 30, 2017

नई दिल्ली.RBI ने सोमवार को कहा कि 1 फरवरी से ATMs से कैश विदड्राॅअल की लिमिट नहीं रहेगी। अब हफ्ते में एक बार में 24 हजार रुपए निकाले जा

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Sunil Grover ‘quits’ The Kapil Sharma Show, won’t return even if fee is doubled
March 22, 2017

In yet another development in the Kapil Sharma-Sunil Grover controversy, the latter has reportedly decided to quit The Kapil Sharma Show. Sunil Grover may not come back to The Kapil Sharma Show.(IANS) Comedian Sunil Grover has reportedly quit The Kapil Sharma Show after a huge fight with the show’s host Kapil Sharma. Speaking to

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JOB HIGHLIGHTS – 1 -February-To-17-February -2017
February 15, 2017

UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, NEW DELHI Name Of Post : Regional Director, Skipper, Specialist Grade III Assistant Professor, Medical Officers No.of Vacancies : 83 Last Date :02.03.2017   CHENNAI PETROLEUM CORPORATION LIMITED Name Of Post : Jr.Engineering Assistant IV, Jr. Quality Control

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आमिर खान राष्‍ट्रीय गान के सीन के बिना पाकिस्‍तान में नहीं रिलीज करेंगे ‘दंगल’
April 7, 2017

नई दिल्‍ली: पिछले साल दिसंबर में रिलीज हुई आमिर खान की फिल्‍म 'दंगल' ने भारत में कमाई के सारे रिकॉर्ड तोड़े थे, लेकिन आमिर की यह सुपर

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PM’s Statement on Budget – 2017-18
February 1, 2017

हमारे देश के वित्‍तमंत्री अरुण जेटली जी को उत्‍तम बजट देने के लिए बहुत-बहुत बधाई देता हूँ। ये एक ऐसा बजट है जो गरीब को सशक्‍त बनाएगा

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Too Much Sitting, Too Little Exercise Can Literally Age You
January 21, 2017

New research on the negative effects of a sedentary lifestyle have shown that too much sitting and not enough physical activity can age cells by up to eight years. Previous research has already linked too much sitting to health problems such as obesity, higher levels of "bad" cholesterol, and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. The

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LG ने लॉन्च किया X300, जानिए एंड्रॉइड 7.0 नूगा पर काम करने वाले इस स्मार्टफोन की कीमत
January 19, 2017

इसकी कीमत 2.5 लाख दक्षिण कोरियाई वोन (करीब 14,800 रुपए) रखी गई है। यह सिल्वर और डार्क ब्लू कलर वैरिएंट में मिलेगा। हाल ही में हुए

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दिल्ली सरकार का नया धमाका, अब प्राइवेट लैब में मुफ्त होगा MRI और CAT स्कैन
January 21, 2017

नई दिल्ली:केजरीवाल सरकार ने फिर एक नया धमाका किया है. अब दिल्ली के सरकारी अस्पतालों में इलाज कराने वाले लोगों को प्राइवेट लैब से

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Ayesha Takia, Is That You? Twitter Thinks Actress Has Had Plastic Surgery
February 25, 2017

Ayesha Takia at an event in Mumbai Actress Ayesha Takia, who is best remembered for her roles in movies such as Dor, Wanted and Salaam-E-Ishq, was recently spotted at an event in Mumbai and the Internet noticed something different about the actress. The 30-year-old actress was hard to recognise as she walked in with her husband Farhan Azmi at the

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Successful Test Firing of Guided Pinaka
January 12, 2017

The Pinaka Rocket converted to a Guided Pinaka was successfully test-fired from Launch Complex-III, ITR, Chandipur today. The Pinaka Rocket Mark-II, which evolved from Pinaka Mark-I is equipped with a navigation, guidance and control kit and has been transformed to a Guided Pinaka.  This conversion has considerably enhanced the range and accuracy

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Google Explains some of their Choices in Making the Pixel
February 16, 2017

With Google opting to build their own smartphones this past year, instead of working with manufacturers like Huawei, LG, Motorola and Samsung to make their Nexus devices, Google was left to make a whole lot of design choices when it came to hardware. Choices they didn’t have to make before with the Nexus lineup, and some of the choices are

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RBI Ends Limits On Withdrawals From ATMs, Current Accounts
January 30, 2017

The central bank also stated that " the limits on savings bank accounts will continue for the present and are under consideration for withdrawal in the near future" The weekly withdrawal limit from savings accounts remains Rs 24,000. The weekly withdrawal limit from savings accounts remains Rs. 24,000. HIGHLIGHTS Current Account

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BIGG BOSS 10: WOW! Manveer Gurjar becomes the WINNER
January 29, 2017

New Delhi: The ardent fans of Bigg Boss and Manveer Gurjar, it’s time to celebrate the victory of Bigg Boss 10 winner Manveer Gurjar. Yes guys this is true! Our desi lad Manveer Gurjar has finally won the Colors TV reality show Bigg Boss 10 finale. Manveer defeated Bani J with some number of votes. As we told you that the comepetition will be

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Koffee With Karan: Kangana Ranaut Can’t Help It. She Is Jealous Of Dangal’s Success
February 14, 2017

Koffee With Karan: Kangana Ranaut in a still from the show (Image courtesy: Star World) HIGHLIGHTS Kangana and Saif will be on Koffee With Karan next Kangana and Saif are co-stars of upcoming film Rangoon Saif also forced (sort of) Kangana to make a confession

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चैंपियंस ट्रॉफी से पहले होगा क्रिकेटर्स का डोप टेस्ट, पहली बार लिया जाएगा ब्लड सैंपल
February 6, 2017

नई दिल्ली. चैंपियंस ट्रॉफी से पहले सभी क्रिकेटर्स का डोप टेस्ट किया जाएगा। खास बात ये कि पहली बार डोप टेस्ट के लिए ब्लड सैंपल लिया

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120kg lost but Eman’s heart, fits keep doctors on toes
March 20, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Doctors are not only monitoring her weight but also her poorly functioning lungs Eman Ahmed lost 120kg in less than a month, but that was mainly the fluids After the operation, Eman Ahmed weighs 358 kg now Almost every organ seems to have suffered due to her morbidly obese frame that spanned five feet when

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PV Sindhu gets third-time plucky against Saina Nehwal
January 15, 2017

The last time Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu faced, it was a completely different ball game. (Source: PTI) The stadium was abuzz with talks of the Saina-Sindhu game long before it transpired. The organisers too tried to milk the tie to their best. The game was promoted with war-like vigour. “Will be one hell of a match,” the graphic work tweeted

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प्रधानमंत्री गरीब कल्‍याण जमा योजना, 2016 में संशोधन
January 21, 2017

भारत सरकार ने भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक के परामर्श से अधिसूचना नं. एस.ओ.4061 (ई) तिथि 16 दिसंबर, 2016 के जरिए प्रधानमंत्री गरीब कल्‍याण योजना को

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2,000 new SBI a/cs opened post-note ban under CBI lens
April 10, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS The CBI has registered an FIR against unknown bank officials and unknown persons for criminal conspiracy, cheating and corruption. Based on source info, the CBI carried out a surprise check in the Civil Lines branch of SBI in UP’s Bareilly on Jan 2. The CBI had found that 2,441 new a/cs were opened by bank officials

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Have not played by Bollywood rules: Shruti
January 16, 2017

Mumbai, Jan 16 (PTI) She made her debut with a Hindi film and went to do several South Indian movies but actress Shruti Haasan says she does not play by the rules of Bollywood. Imran Khan starrer "Luck" marked her first big screen appearance in 2009, which did not do well at the box office.

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Sheena Bora murder case gets another twist, here’s everything that happened today
January 17, 2017

Sheena Bora was murdered on April 24, 2012 when her body was burnt and disposed of in a forest in Raigad district in Maharashtra the following day.  Indrani Mukerjea (left), Peter Mukerjea (Right) A special CBI court on Tuesday charged Indrani Mukerjea, her husband Peter Mukerjea and former husband Sanjeev Khanna with murdering her

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Employment Opportunities for Technical and Arts Graduates
February 7, 2017

The data regarding employment of graduate and post graduate students from technical and art stream is not centrally maintained. The All India Council for Technical Education and University Grants Commission (UGC), in association with MHRD, have undertaken the following initiatives to enhance the employability of the students: (i)

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Study Shows The Way Stress May Harm Your Heart
January 13, 2017

People with high stress also have a higher risk of heart disease and stroke. PARIS, FRANCE: Scientists said Thursday they may have uncovered a biological explanation for the long suspected link between stress and heart disease.

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Father Karan Johar Introduces Twins Roohi and Yash To The World
March 5, 2017

Karan Johar has become father to twins Roohi and Yash through surrogacy. HIGHLIGHTS Filmmaker Karan Johar becomes father of twins through surrogacy. Mr Johar says children "two most wonderful additions" to his life. He says it was "emotional yet a well thought out decision". Karan Johar, one of the biggest filmmakers in the

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Good news! That cuppa coffee is key to your long life
January 17, 2017

Why do coffee drinkers tend to have a longer life? The finding that coffee drinkers tend to live longer than people who abstain has long puzzled scientists. US scientists believe they've found the answer - and it's to do with caffeine. It helps to block chemicals in the blood that promote inflammation, they say.

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टीवी से निकली ‘भूतनी’ तो चीख पड़ी लड़की
February 5, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WcuRPzB4RNc जरा सोचिए क्या होगा जब आप भूतिया फिल्म देख रहे हैं और अचानक से टीवी के अंदर से भूत निकल आए। आपने तो नहीं सोचा, लेकिन

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10 लाख से अधिक बैंक में जमा कराने पर आयकर विभाग का देना होगा जवाब
January 19, 2017

नई दिल्ली। 8 नवंबर 2016 को प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी के द्वारा 500 और 1000 रुपए के नोट बंद करने के बाद बैंक खातों में 10 लाख रुपए या इससे ज्यादा

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‘टाईगर जिंदा है’.. इस शानदार LOOK में दिखेंगे सलमान खान!
February 24, 2017

हाल ही में एक इवेंट के दौरान सलमान खान काफी अलग लुक में नजर आए। जहां फिल्म 'ट्यूबलाइट' के लिए सुपरस्टार क्लीन शेव का लुक अपनाते दिखे थे,

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Kareena Kapoor Walks The Ramp 45 Days After Giving Birth. “No Big Deal” She Says
February 7, 2017

Kareena Kapoor Khan at the Lakme Fashion Week. Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan was the showstopper for the grand finale of Lakme fashion Week presented by Anita Dongre. The 36-year-old actress walked the ramp in a hand-crafted embroidery ensemble created by the ace designer under her 'Alchemy' collection. Kareena, who gave birth to baby boy Taimur on

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Manisha Koirala Is All Set To Embrace Motherhood By The End Of 2017
March 3, 2017

 One of the famous names from the 90’s, Manisha Koirala is all set to make a comeback on the silver screen. She will soon hit the box-office with her super-amazing acting skills in Sanjay Dutt biopic starring Ranbir Kapoor. She will be seen playing the role of Sanjay Dutt’s (Ranbir Kapoor’s) mother, Nargis Dutt. The actress is not

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Sankranti Special Trains between Chennai Egmore and Visakhapatnam
January 14, 2017

In order to clear extra rush of passenger traffic two Sankranti Special trains between Chennai Egmore – Visakhapatnam will be run as detailed below. Accordingly, Train No. 06071 Chennai Egmore – Visakhapatnam Special train will depart Chennai Egmore at 23:20 hrs o­n 13th January 2017 (Friday) and arrive Visakhapatnam at 15:00 hrs o­n the

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Maha gazetted officers on strike from Jan 18
January 13, 2017

Mumbai, Jan 12 (PTI) Over one lakh gazetted officers of state government will go on a three-day strike starting January 18 for various demands including implementation of the Seventh Pay commission and raising their retirement age from 58 to 60. G D Kulthe, chief convenor of Maharashtra State Gazetted Officers Federation, said they are fed up

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GOOD NEWS – Facebook page of “Hunar Haat” launch
February 16, 2017

  Minority Affairs Ministry plans to organize more Hunar Haat at various parts of the country   Minister of State for Minority Affairs (Independent Charge) and Parliamentary Affairs Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi launched Facebook Page of second “Hunar Haat” of Minority Affairs Ministry in New Delhi today. While launching

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Government Declares January 17 Public Holiday for MG Ramachandran’s Birth Centenary
January 16, 2017

MG Ramachandran was the founder of AIADMK and former chief minister of Tamil Nadu. CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government on Friday declared former Chief Minister and AIADMK founder MG Ramachandran's birth centenary on January 17 as a public holiday for the State.

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Coffee With D Star Sunil Grover Explains Why He Refused To Promote Film
January 21, 2017

Sunil Grover's Coffee With D released on Friday  Actor Sunil Grover has explained why he has refused to promote his film Coffee With D, which opened today. Best-known for his comic appearances on Kapil Sharma's shows, the xx-year-old actor is the lead actor of Coffee With D, playing a news anchor who announces his intention of interviewing

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Depression May be as Risky as Obesity and Cholesterol for Your Heart
January 17, 2017

350 million people are affected by depression worldwide, according to the World Health Organisation. A new study found recently that depression may be as risky as obesity and cholesterol for your heart. "Our study shows that the risk of a fatal cardiovascular disease due to depression is almost as great as that due to elevated cholesterol levels

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If You Get Leg Cramps Often, This May Be Why…
February 27, 2017

They occur mostly during sleep, and scientists believe this happens due to lying in one position for a long period of time, which can result in muscle cramps and contractions. During the day, you move around a lot, which keeps the blood flowing and the muscles engaged.

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Foreign Media On Yogi Adityanath: He Praised Trump Travel Ban On Muslims
March 20, 2017

Yogi Adityanath was credited for aiding the BJP in winning 325 of 403 of the Uttar Pradesh's seats. Yogi Adityanath is saffron-robed Hindu priest, a five-term member of India's Parliament and has more than a dozen criminal cases pending against him, including an attempted murder charge. In incendiary speeches across the sprawling and impoverished

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Baahubali prequel novel ‘The Rise of Sivagami’ explores SS Rajamouli’s epic universe
April 2, 2017

Back in 2015, when Anand Neelakantan saw SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus Baahubali: The Beginning, he was confident that he would soon get a call from the director to adapt his previous novels Asura: Tale of the Vanquished, Ajaya: Roll of the Dice, and Ajaya: Rise of Kali into feature films. He did get a call from Rajamouli; however, the director

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Working 9 to 9? Here are 7 survival tips to stay healthy, succeed in career
January 19, 2017

New Delhi: Having a job that demands a lot of time and efforts can be tough, especially, to stay active and get enough physical activity, which is key to a healthy life and longevity. Even if you work for more than 12 hours a day, making little changes in your day-to-day functions can help improve your well-being, both physically and mentally. 

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Comedian Kapil Sharma Introduces His Girlfriend On Twitter With An Adorable Post
March 19, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Kapil teased his fans with a tweet before making an announcement This is the first time Kapil has officially introduced his girlfriend Kapil gained popularity after winning The Great Indian Laughter Challenge

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Hrithik Roshan Wants To Know Why This Actress Is ‘Lying’ About Being His Friend
April 4, 2017

Hrithik Roshan and Angela Krislinski in Mumbai. (Image courtesy: Angela Krislinski) HIGHLIGHTS Angela worked with Hrithik in two commercials. Angela claims Hrithik 'called her' and remembered all their conversations. She also claimed Hrithik involved himself in her career. 'Dear lady, who are you?' tweeted a perplexed Hrithik

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Delhi declared free from H5N8 avian influenza
January 13, 2017

New Delhi, Jan 12 (PTI) Delhi has been declared free from H5N8 avian influenza, which had scared the city residents in October last year. Animal Husbandry Department of Delhi government on Tuesday issued a circular declaring the National Capital Territory of Delhi was "free from H5N8 strain of Avian Influenza."

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Tax Relaxation under NPS
February 3, 2017

The Finance Act, 2016 amended the Income-tax Act, 1961 (the Act) to provide that 40% of the amount payable to the employee subscriber of NPS on his closure of account or his opting out of the scheme, shall be exempt from tax. Further, Finance Bill, 2017 has proposed to amend the Act to provide exemption from tax at the time of partial

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करघा खरीदने के लिए सरकार तंगलिया बुनकरों की सहायता करेगी: कपड़ा मंत्री
January 21, 2017

छोटे और मझौले उद्योगों के लाभ के लिए योजना बनाई जाए: श्रीमती स्‍मृति जुबीन इरानी ने एटीआईआरए से कहा भारत सरकार करघों की खरीद के लिए

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AFTER AIRTEL AND VODAFONE, JIO TO HIT OLA & UBER; RELIANCE JIO CAB SERVICE COMING SOON
February 25, 2017

Billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s telecom undertaking Reliance Jio has proved to be a big success which has shook the existing of cellular industry giants. Now Reliance Jio has its eye on another business sector in India. But this time company will compete with domestic – Ola Cabs as well as with International entity – Uber. A high level team

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गुवाहाटी में दो दिवसीय डिजिधन मेले का शुभारंभ
January 12, 2017

असम के मुख्‍यमंत्री श्री सर्बानंद सोनोवाल और केंद्रीय पूर्वोत्‍तर क्षेत्र विकास (डोनर) राज्‍य मंत्री (स्‍वतंत्र प्रभार),

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From November 10, 2016 upto December 19, 2016, banks have reported that banknotes worth Rs. 5,92,613 crore have been issued to public
February 3, 2017

Consequent to the announcement of withdrawal of Legal Tender status of banknotes of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 denominations from the midnight of November 8, 2016, the Reserve Bank of India made arrangements for supply of adequate quantity of banknotes in various denominations to the public through the banks. Over the period from November 10, 2016

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Free smartphones, Rs.1000 per month for poor, farm loan waiver: Congress-SP’s 10 commitments
February 11, 2017

Akhilesh, Rahul release 10-point common minimum programme for Uttar Pradesh Seeking to win over 300 of the 403 Assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday jointly released ten commitments on which their alliance will work on coming to power. The two leaders at a

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Chennai Oil Spill Way Past Marina Beach, Spread By Winds And Waves
February 2, 2017

The oil spill near Chennai in Tamil Nadu has spawned a massive clean-up operation. CHENNAI: An oil spill caused by two cargo ships colliding near Chennai is believed to have affected a 30-km stretch along the coastline and is spreading because of the waves and strong winds. Close to a thousand workers, including volunteers from engineering

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Sonam Kapoor, Akshay Kumar’s reaction to winning National Awards is priceless
April 7, 2017

“Who would’ve thought!! Shocked and grateful!! All the way from maheshvar!!! #nationalawards #neerja #rustom @akshaykumar,” Sonam wrote with the post. Sonam Kapoor and Akshay Kumar couldn’t have welcomed their National Awards in a more fun manner. Check out the two stars’ Instagram post. Sonam Kapoor and Akshay Kumar are in a

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Soon, A Simple Blood Test That Can Spot Cancer Early
March 22, 2017

Cancer is one of the most fearful and crippling health threats around the world. A group of researchers from Purdue University have identified a series of proteins in blood plasma that can help in the early detection of cancer. The new findings show that when this series of proteins are found to be elevated it may signify that the patient has

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No Estimates Of Undeposited Black Money In Old Notes: Govt
April 7, 2017

There is no official estimate of black money held in scrapped ₹500 and ₹1,000 notes that have been left undeposited with banks during the demonetisation period. “There is no official estimation of the amount of black money in form of old ₹500/1000 that have not been deposited during the course of demonetisation drive,” Minister of State

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Confirmed! Sunil Grover Won’t Be Returning To The Kapil Sharma Show
March 30, 2017

SUNIL GROVER TRASHES REPORTS THAT HAVE BEEN CIRCULATING ABOUT HIS RETURN TO KAPIL'S SHOW Sunil Grover may have maintained a stoic silence on his intentions of returning to The Kapil Sharma Show post a mid-air assault by the headline act, but reports of him shooting for an episode of the skit-cum-chat programme have now

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Golmaal Again: First Schedule Of Shoot Completed
April 2, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Actor Sanjay Dutt visited the sets of Golmaal Again on March 31. Golmaal Again marks the fourth installment of the Golmaal film series. Golmaal Again is scheduled to release in theatres in November.

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Kamya Punjabi launches Pratyusha Bannerjee’s last short film
April 2, 2017

Mumbai: Close friend and television star Kamya Punjabi recently launched Pratyusha Bannerjee`s last short film titled `Hum Kuchh Keh Na Sakey` at the prayer meet of the late actress held yesterday. Present at the film`s launch, which took place as a tribute to the late actress on her first death anniversary, were Pratyusha`s father Shankar

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Gurmeet-Debina to become parents; adopt two girls
March 6, 2017

After Tusshar Kapoor and Karan Johar, another celebrity is all set to welcome parenthood. News of KJo becoming a parent of two kids, Roohi and Yash through surrogacy hit headlines yesterday, and today, popular TV couple Gurmeet Choudhary and Debina Bonnerjee have surprised the world with news of them opting for adoption.  As per reports in a

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किंग खान के साथ बिग बॉस के घर ठुमके लगाएंगी सनी लियोनी
January 19, 2017

बॉलिवुड में अपनी दिलकश अदाओं की वजह से मशहूर सनी लियोनी हाल में फिल्म 'रईस' के गाने 'लैला मैं लैला' में नजर आई हैं। इस गाने ने सनी को एक

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Yoga for a Flat Tummy: 4 Poses You Must Try
February 27, 2017

Highlights Yoga is one exercise with multiple benefits. Few poses can help in achieving a flat belly! Try and see the wonders for yourself. here are a host of exercises that you can can engage in to make your abdominal muscles stronger. While swimming, running, jogging and aerobics are fun activities that work phenomenally

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A scanned copy of a Rs. 2,000 note Comes Out Of SBI ATM In Uttar Pradesh
February 27, 2017

A scanned copy of a Rs. 2,000 note came out of an SBI ATM in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur. (File photo) HIGHLIGHTS SBI ATM in Shahjahanpur dispenses scanned copy of Rs. 2,000 note. Locals allege bank conspiracy by bank officials, police complaint filed. Delhi man had receieved 4 fake notes from SBI ATM on Wednesday.

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SEC to allot common symbol to parties winning 5% seats
January 23, 2017

Mumbai, Jan 22 (PTI) In a move that will help avoid confusion among leaders as well as voters, the State Election Commission (SEC) has decided to allot common symbol to political parties that have won at least five per cent seats in the local body election. SEC has asked the interested parties to submit their application, mentioning the symbol

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Whoa! Kapil’s show to be replaced by a new Sunil Grover show?
April 7, 2017

According to recent reports, Sony TV might launch a new show featuring Sunil Grover as the main man. Kapil Sharma is not a happy man these days, especially after the infamous mid-air feud that he had had with fellow comedian Sunil Grover started doing the rounds on the internet, and everywhere else. And now more bad news is in store for the

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Probe gives Kanhaiya Kumar clean chit: Recap of what happened inside JNU last year
March 2, 2017

Former JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar was charged with a sedition case last year after a case was filed alleging he, along with some other students, raised anti-national slogans inside the JNU campus. Investigating officers gave Kumar a clean chit in the case, citing forensic examination of voice samples. Here is a recap of what happened inside

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नहीं रहे पद्मश्री तारक मेहता, ‘तारक मेहता का उल्टा चश्मा’ से खूब हंसाया
March 1, 2017

पॉपुलर कॉमेडी शो 'तारक मेहता का उल्टा चश्मा' के लेखक तारक मेहता का बुधवार को निधन हो गया. 89 साल के तारक मेहता ने अहमदाबाद में आखिरी सांस

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Union Textiles Minister Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani inaugurates IIGF 2017
January 18, 2017

The Union Textiles Minister Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani said that with 312 participants from 14 states coming together, India International Garment Fair is one of the largest platforms in Asia showcasing apparel & accessories. She said that with the presence of 246 registered buying houses, IIGF will facilitate international buyers to source

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Actresses Who Got Married to Younger Men
January 27, 2017

Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan is 2 years younger than his wife, Bollywood beauty Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. The two though worked in many films fell in love during the making of Guru. Abhishek proposed to Aishwarya and the rest is history. Today they have an adorable daughter Aaradhya Bachchan. Aditya

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National Productivity Week Celebrations from Feb 12-18, 2017
February 12, 2017

National Productivity Council, an autonomous body under Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India was established on 12th February, 1958, with the objective of stimulating and promoting productivity and quality consciousness across all sectors in the country. With the Government’s

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Facts at a Glance- Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections -2017
February 10, 2017

First Phase- Date of Poll 11.02.2017 S.No.     Item   Number of Assembly Constituencies going on poll-73   1 Total Electors   Male 14249799 Female 11765768 Third Gender 1508 Total 26017075 2 Total number of candidates 839 3 Total number of female

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संजय दत्त की कमबैक फिल्म ‘भूमि’ में मुख्य भूमिका में नजर आएंगी अदिति राव हैदरी
January 19, 2017

मुंबई: निर्देशक उमंग कुमार ने संजय दत्त की आने वाली फिल्म ‘भूमि’ में अदिति राव हैदरी को प्रमुख महिला किरदार निभाने के लिए चुना

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President’s Estate to Generate 670 KW Solar Energy through rooftop Solar Panels
February 10, 2017

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the first phase of a Solarization Project in the President’s Estate tomorrow (February 10, 2017) under which 670 KW of solar power will be generated through rooftop solar panels installed on seven buildings in the President’s Estate. The savings in electricity bills resulting

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Married Couple Struggling To Conceive Discover They Are Twins
April 17, 2017

The two were adopted by different families after their parents died. WASHINGTON: A married couple in the US shockingly discovered that they were biological twins after getting a routine DNA test done at an IVF clinic because they were struggling to conceive naturally. The couple, who met in college, had attended the clinic in Mississippi in the

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17th International Seminar on “Counter-IED strategy”, organised by NSG, concludes
February 10, 2017

The two-day 17th International Seminar on “Counter- Improvised Explosive Device (IED) strategy”, organized by the National Security Guard (NSG), concluded here today. Thirty-three International delegates from 12 countries and 225 delegates from various states of India participated in the seminar. The theme of the seminar was "synergizing the

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राष्ट्रपति 10 अप्रैल को भारतीय रैंकिंग 2017 की रिपोर्ट जारी करेंगे
April 7, 2017

भारत के राष्ट्रपति श्री प्रणब मुखर्जी 10 अप्रैल, 2017 को राष्ट्रपति भवन में आयोजित होने वाले एक कार्यक्रम में भारतीय रैंकिंग 2017 की

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Income tax department detects Rs 16,200 crore black money
February 8, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS There is no official data on quantum of black money stashed abroad by Indians. Rs 8,200 crore of black money has been brought to tax in about 2 years. Jaitley said the government has taken many steps to curb black money.

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Google Pixel XL review: It’s as good as the iPhone 7 Plus
January 15, 2017

The Google Pixel XL is as good as the iPhone 7 Plus and makes jumping to Android painless. Though the 5-inch Pixel and 5.5-inch Pixel XL are the first Google-branded phones, the company has a fairly long history of designing and making phones. The Moto X, via Google’s (albeit brief) ownership of Motorola Mobility, was in effect a Google phone.

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Azhar’s nomination for Hyderabad Cricket Association top post rejected
January 15, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS HCA president's post fell vacant after Arshad Ayub quit office following the SC verdict on Lodha Panel reforms. Azhar filed his nomination on behalf of the National Cricket Club. "I gave all the answers and explanations about my case (to the returning officer). But my nomination got rejected," Azhar said. Azharuddin said

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MCD election results 2017 Live: As counting of votes shows BJP win
April 26, 2017

Counting of votes for MCD election results started at 35 centres in Delhi at 8am. The three main players—the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress—had campaigned intensely ahead of MCD elections. Photo: HT New Delhi: The counting of votes polled in Delhi municipal elections began at 8am today, with the

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Tata Steel Swings To Profit In Third Quarter
February 8, 2017

Tata Steel, which also has operations in Europe, had posted a consolidated net loss of Rs. 2,748 crore in the year-ago quarter. Tata Steel posted a consolidated net profit of Rs. 232 crore in its fiscal third quarter.

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Where Is Will , There Is Way
February 4, 2017

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लाहौर में एसेंबली के पास बड़ा धमाका, डीआईजी ट्रैफिक समेत 16 की मौत
February 14, 2017

नई दिल्ली: पाकिस्तान के लाहौर में एसेंबली के पास बड़े धमाके में डीआईजी ट्रैफिक समेत 16 लोगों के मारे जाने की खबर है. धमाके में करीब 60 से

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Signs and Symptoms of Leprosy
January 30, 2017

Leprosy, also known as Hansen’s disease (HD), is a disease caused by an obligate intracellular bacillus called Mycobacterium leprae. It has characteristic clinical features, which include: Depigmented skin lesions, single or multiple, with anesthesia: the skin lesions may be reddish in light-skinned people, and appear scaly, dry, and

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Flu Medication for Pregnant Women Do Not Cause Harm to Unborn Babies
March 1, 2017

It is a mother's responsibility to protect and nourish the fetus in her womb. A mother would go places for giving her baby a healthy life. The embryo growing inside the mother's womb gets its nourishment from her blood through the placenta. It is a cord which connects the embryo with the naval of the fetus, and as such whatever the mother consumes

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New rail transport service between China and Europe
February 25, 2017

With the introduction of the KN Eurasia express, Kühne + Nagel is offering LCL transports (Less than a Container Load) between China and Europe. The company is currently finishing off its previous offer for FCL transport (Full Container Load) in imports and exports. KN Eurasia Express connects China, Russia and Europe. In addition to the

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Little Anjali from Kuch Kuch Hota Hai is a big girl now
January 17, 2017

Remember adorable little Anjali from Karan Johar's super successful Bollywood debut Kuch Kuch Hota Hai? She's all grown up now and is back on the silver screen with a role in KJo's next film. Sana Saeed will be seen playing "a high school hottie" in Student Of The Year, which also stars three other debutants - Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan and

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PS4 vs PS4 Slim vs PS4 Pro: Which One Should You Buy?
February 4, 2017

Assembly elections 2017: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar was one of the first to cast his vote in Goa PANAJI:  Amid speculation of his return to Goa, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said today that he misses "Goan food in Delhi". Calling himself a "party man", Mr Parrikar said he will work as per directions given by party

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Budget criticised by Dalit, SC/ST rights activists
February 3, 2017

New Delhi, Feb 2 (PTI) The union budget for 2017-18 was criticised by a group of Dalit and Scheduled Caste rights activists here today, for its "paradigmatic shift" in policy from sub plans to welfare-oriented approach and merger of plan and non-plan heads in it. The budget replaces SC Sub Plan (SCSP) and Tribal Sub Plan (TSP) by 'Allocations

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Seven Ways That iPhones Are Better Than Android Mobiles
February 8, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS The general consensus that Android is superior to iOS isn't true. iPhones handle VOIP calls much better than Android. Also, you’ll mostly get an OS update the same day as everyone else. In a previous article, we spoke of a few things that you can do on an Android phone, that you just can’t on an iPhone. Today, we will

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Amazon Mobile Carnival: All the top deals of today
March 30, 2017

The offers consist of flat discounts, cashback, exchange and also some additional offers from some third party partners. After Flipkart is done with its Electronic Sale, Amazon India is currently running its ‘Mobile Carnival’ which wraps up today i.e. 30th March 2017. The offers consist of flat discounts, cashback, exchange and also some

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अनुसूचित जातियों और अन्य पिछड़े वर्गों के 3.54 करोड़ विद्यार्थियों को डिजिटल भुगतान के अंतर्गत 14 छात्रवृत्ति योजनाओं का लाभ
April 17, 2017

अनुसूचित जातियों और अन्य पिछड़े वर्गों (अपिव)/विमुक्त, घुमंतु और अर्द्ध-घुमंतु जातियों के विद्यार्थियों के लिए 14 स्कालरशिप योजनाएं

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सलमान के खिलाफ आर्म्स एक्ट केस में फैसला आज, हो सकती है 3 से 7 साल की सजा
January 18, 2017

जोधपुर.हिरण शिकार से जुड़े 18 साल

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Jallikattu: Hope These Are Actors, Not Cops, Says Kamal Haasan About Chennai Videos
January 24, 2017

Kamal Haasan had appealed Jallikattu protesters to stay calm during yesterday's violence in Tamil Nadu.  HIGHLIGHTS Online videos shows cops indulging in arson, violence Cops first said videos were morphed, then said they'll be studied Videos emerged as Jallikattu protests turned violent in Chennai Actor Kamal

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First Advance Estimates released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the economy is estimated to grow at 7.1 per cent in 2016-17, as compared to the growth of 7.9 per cent achieved in 2015-16
February 3, 2017

As per the First Advance Estimates released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the economy is estimated to grow at 7.1 per cent in 2016-17, as compared to the growth of 7.9 per cent achieved in 2015-16. Data on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the quarter October-December, 2016 and January-March, 2017 is yet to be released by the CSO. The

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Anushka Sharma’s Phillauri trailer gets 2.5 million views in not even 10 hours
February 7, 2017

The trailer was unveiled on Monday morning to a positive response as Bollywood buffs found the idea of actress Anushka Sharma playing a ghost very unique and interesting. (YouTube grab) There’s comedy, romance and a hook in Phillauri trailer, the response to which has left the film’s makers content and excited. The trailer was

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Haraamkhor Movie Review: Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s Film Is Fearless
January 14, 2017

Genre: Drama Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Shweta Tripathi, Trimala Adhikari Director: Shlok Sharma SPOILERS ALERT When a first-time director dares not to opt for the easy way out, the act has to be deemed a happy augury. Shlok Sharma's Haraamkhor is a courageous film. It tackles a twisted and thorny theme with

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VK Sasikala Found Guilty Of Corruption By Supreme Court, Verdict Ends Run For Chief Minister
February 14, 2017

Sasikala SC Verdict: Supreme Court finds VK Sasikala guilty of corruption in DA case, sends her to jail HIGHLIGHTS 2 Supreme Court judges agree Sasikala guilty of corruption. 4 years in jail, cannot contest election for 10 years. Ends Sasikala's forceful and divisive bid for Chief Minister.

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When Judwaa 2 Star Varun Dhawan Called Salman Khan ‘Uncle’
February 7, 2017

Varun Dhawan will reprise Salman Khan's character in Judwaa 2 (Courtesy: varundvn ) HIGHLIGHTS Varun said, "Salman told me I will slap you if you call me uncle" Judwaa 2 is directed by David Dhawan The film is scheduled to release on September 29 Varun Dhawan, who will star in the sequel to Salman Khan's 1997 blockbuster

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Government respects RBI’s autonomy and independence
January 15, 2017

Refuting allegations of interference by an RBI union, the finance ministry today said the government fully respects independence and autonomy of the Reserve Bank of India. New Delhi: Refuting allegations of interference by an RBI union, the finance ministry today said the government fully respects independence and autonomy of the Reserve Bank of

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Alleged Terrorist On Lucknow Outskirts Refuses To Surrender
March 7, 2017

The shootout is taking place on the outskirts of Lucknow. (Deferred visuals) LUCKNOW:  HIGHLIGHTS Major anti-terror operation in Lucknow Terror suspect hiding in house on city's outskirts Possible links to train blast in Madhya Pradesh: sources For more than two hours, the Anti-Terror Squad in Lucknow has

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Shahid Kapoor Shares Misha’s New Picture. She’s So Cute
March 4, 2017

Shahid Kapoor spotted with daughter at Mumbai airport Nothing can get cuter than Shahid Kpaoor's daughter Misha's new aww-dorable picture. Shahid surprised his fans on Friday by sharing a new picture of his six-months-old daughter, Misha, which he reposted from his wife Mira Rajput's Instagram account. The Udta Punjab actor, who welcomed his

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दिल्ली के AIIMS में फिर पकड़ा गया फर्जी डॉक्टर, ऐसे खुली इस मामले की पोल
February 24, 2017

एम्स में पकड़ा गया फर्जी डॉक्टर नई दिल्ली: देश के सबसे बड़े अस्पताल एम्स में एक बार फिर फर्जी डॉक्टर पकड़ा गया. फर्जी डॉक्टर एक

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बजट 2017: खाद पर सब्सिडी या कर्ज के ब्याज में रियायत, जानें किसानों के लिए कैसा होगा बजट
January 28, 2017

नई दिल्ली: 1 फरवरी 2017 को आम बजट पेश होना है, जिसमें सिर्फ चार दिन बाकी रह गए हैं. एबीपी न्यूज बजट से जुड़ी हर खबर आप तक पहुंचा रहा है. आज हम

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India and England, in Nagpur. INDIA WIN BY FIVE RUNS
January 29, 2017

Over-by-over updates and in-play clips from the second T20I between India and England, in Nagpur. INDIA WIN BY FIVE RUNS Three-match series level at 1-1 Scorecard England 139-6 Root 38, Stokes 38 Nehra 3-28, Bumrah 2-20 India 144-8 Rahul 71, Pandey 30 Jordan 3-22, Ali

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PSLV-C37 successfully launches 104 satellites in a single flight 
February 15, 2017

In its thirty ninth flight (PSLV-C37), ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle successfully launched the 714 kg Cartosat-2 Series Satellite along with 103 co-passenger satellites today morning from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. This is the thirty eighth consecutively successful mission of PSLV. The total weight of all the 104

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Recruitment Results finalised by UPSC in January 2017
February 16, 2017

The following Recruitment Results have been finalized by the Union Public Service Commission during the month of January, 2017. The recommended candidates have been informed individually by post.   Click here to see yuuseu the List 

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Five Reasons Why You Should Never Skip Breakfast
February 25, 2017

Highlights Skipping breakfast leads to hypertension, obesity, high blood pressure People who skip breakfast have higher blood sugar levels during lunch Having a healthy breakfast restores the glucose levels in the body Do you often skip your breakfast because you wake up late or you are too lazy to have it?

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New era of solar power dawns on Navyug college
April 10, 2017

LUCKNOW: The campus of Navyug Kanya Degree College will go green from the new academic session as it gets a 10KW solar powerplant installed on the campus to meet its power needs as also to overcome problem of power cuts.  The college will be the first of 159 LU associated colleges to use solar energy. At present, only Lucknow University

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Why it’s a very good idea to exercise on an empty stomach
April 11, 2017

A study has recently revealed that exercise has better results when done on an empty stomach. Many of us have had this little riddle to solve--should I eat that banana or smoothie before or after my gym session? If you have been wondering whether it is better to eat or fast before a workout, researchers now have an answer. A new study

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Result – Combined Defence Services Examination (I) 2016
January 29, 2017

Combined Defence Services Examination (I) 2016 The following are the lists, in order of merit, in respect of  199(153 Men + 46 Women)candidates  who have finally qualified on the basis of the results of the Combined Defence Services Examination (I)-2016 conducted by the Union Public Service Commission and interviews held by the Services

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Regular Back Pain? Don’t Take it Casually
February 27, 2017

Highlights Back pain can be cured by practicing yoga. Regular pain can increase the chances of dying early! Causes of back pain could be injury, muscle spasm etc. Sydney: If you have a sitting job or for that matter a strenuous lifestyle, you may suffer from a regular back pain which can be tackled with certain

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Clarification on Indirect Transfer provision under the Income Tax Act, 1961
January 17, 2017

Circular No. 41/2016 was issued on 21 December, 2016 which dealt with clarification on Indirect Transfer provisions. After the issue of the aforementioned circular, representations have been received from various FPIs, FIIs, VCFs and other stakeholders. The stakeholders have presented their concerns stating that the circular does not address the

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धोनी का 10वां शतक, 200 छक्के जड़ने वाले पहले भारतीय क्रिकेटर बने
January 19, 2017

टीम इंडिया के पूर्व कप्तान महेंद्र सिंह धोनी ने कप्तानी छोड़ने के बाद दूसरे वनडे में ही अपना जलवा दिखा दिया. धोनी ने इंग्लैंड के

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NCP plans nationwide agitation against Centre
January 13, 2017

New Delhi, Jan 12 (PTI) NCP will organise a nationwide agitation against the government's "communal and divisive" policies and its "indifferent attitude" towards the suffering of the people on account of demonetisation. Nationalist Congress Party also called upon the Centre to take "immediate steps to redeem the economic depression and the

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PM addresses inaugural event of Ramayana Darshanam Exhibition at Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari, via video conferencing
January 12, 2017

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today addressed the inaugural event of the Ramayana Darshanam Exhibition at Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari, via video conferencing. He said that 12th January is no ordinary day, and Swami Vivekananda's powerful thoughts continue to shape several minds. He said India today is a young country, and it should

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23 Dreamliner Aircraft Already Acquired By Air India, 4 More to Come
February 10, 2017

Air India has acquired 23 ‘Dreamliners’ progressively from September, 2012 to 9th January, 2017. The Dreamliner aircraft have experienced technical reliability issues, since induction into Air India fleet. These issues, however, do not adversely affect the safety of the airplane due to the system design and in-built system redundancy. Further,

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Delhi Police celebrates its 70th Raising Day
February 16, 2017

Interests of women, children and senior citizens should be given top priority, says Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir   The Minister of State for Home Affairs Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir was Chief Guest at the 70th Raising Day of Delhi Police, which was celebrated here today. The MoS inspected the Guard of Honour on the occasion. During the

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Green Tea Can Be Beneficial for Patients With Rare Bone-Marrow Disease
February 7, 2017

Highlights Green tea has long enjoyed the status a health benefiting potion It is known to fight a host of diseases and helps achieve good health Green tea can also help lower the risks of cardiovascular diseases

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Solar-powered boat starts service in Kerala
January 13, 2017

Kottayam, Jan 12 (PTI) Launching a solar-powered boat service at Vaikom in the district, Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal today said the Centre would extend support to introduce more such boats in Kerala's waters as it is keen to promote environment friendly projects. Goyal launched the service in Vaikom-Cherthala-Thavanakadavu waterways along

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Tim Cook on Apple’s Plans to ‘Invest Significantly’ in India, Retail Stores, and Demonetisation
February 3, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Cook says Apple India revenue at an all-time high. The company is in 'discussions' to open retail stores in India. Demonetisation 'a great move', despite 'some overhang'. Apple reported strong holiday quarter earnings on Tuesday with both revenue and iPhone unit sales at record levels, and the profit just shy of the

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Launching of Advanced and Heaviest Spacecraft
February 10, 2017

The GSAT-11 with its lift-off mass of about 5600 Kg is the heaviest communication spacecraft to be launched in the year 2017. GSAT-11 is planned to be launched using Ariane-5 launch vehicle. GSAT-11 is a multi-beam satellite with 32 user beams and 8 hub beams operating over India in Ka/Ku bands employing frequency reuse

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‘Hidden Figures’ and the true NASA stories behind the movie
February 19, 2017

The women who helped pioneer space travel have rocketed into the public eye thanks to the acclaimed movie "Hidden Figures". We spoke to NASA's chief historian to learn more about the remarkable true story of these pioneering mathematicians, engineers and computer scientists, and to explore how the film dramatises their struggles. (Beware of some

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Over 3,000 Protest At Chennai’s Marina Beach Supporting Jallikattu
January 18, 2017

Protesters at Chennai's Marina beach want the ban on Jallikattu removed CHENNAI: HIGHLIGHTS Overnight protests also on at Alanganallur in Madurai district. Supreme Court imposed ban on Jallikattu, citing animal welfare issues. Over last few days, protesters held Jallikattu, defying Top Court's order. Over 3,000 people, mostly

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Baahubali 2’s Maha Shivratri Special Poster: Prabhas Is All Set For Battle
February 25, 2017

Prabhas in the new poster of Baahubali 2 HIGHLIGHTS Rajamouli wished fans Maha Shivaratri with a new poster from Baahubali 2 Prabhas, atop an elephant trunk looked, is all set for the battle Baahubali: The Conclusion releases in April 2017 Team Baahubali knows how to keep the fans engaged on every possible occasion. On Friday,

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How The Union Budget Is Prepared
January 26, 2017

Union Budget is an annual financial statement of estimated receipts and expenditures of Government of India in respect of each financial year. This year, the government has decided to merge Rail Budget with General Budget. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the Union Budget 2017-18 in Parliament on February 1, 2017. Here's a look

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Kareena Kapoor Khan Says She Is In The Best Phase Of Her Life
March 2, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS "I feel alive," said Kareena On being on social media, she says, "I prefer not to express my opinion" She will next be next seen in Veere Di Wedding Kareena Kapoor Khan photographed in Mumbai Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor Khan, who gave birth to Taimur Ali Khan in December last year said that she is in the best phase

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Fires Cause Officially Announced
January 23, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung did not identify the battery makers responsible. Koh Dong-Jin dismissed the possibility of suing the manufacturers. Samsung acknowledged it provided the specifications for the batteries. The world's biggest smartphone maker Samsung blamed faulty batteries on Monday for the fires that led to last year's humiliating

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Sanjay Leela Bhansali Cancels Shoot Day After Assault, Padmavati Crew May Return To Mumbai
January 28, 2017

Sanjay Leela Bhansali was slapped and heckled on the sets of his movie 'Padmavati' in Jaipur. JAIPUR:  A day after Sanjay Leela Bhansali was assaulted on the sets of his film Padmavati in Jaipur, the award-winning filmmaker has decided to temporarily halt the shoot and the entire crew may return to Mumbai. Mr Bhansali was slapped

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Possession Of Scrapped Notes To Be Punishable: Lok Sabha
February 4, 2017

Possession of more than 10 scrapped notes of Rs. 500/1000 denomination will be punishable. (File Photo) NEW DELHI: Holding of more than 10 scrapped notes of Rs. 500/1000 denomination will be punishable with a minimum fine of Rs. 10,000, according to a new bill introduced in the Lok Sabha today with an aim of eliminating the "possibility of

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5 Brilliant Lower Ab Exercises to Strengthen Your Core
February 25, 2017

What is the first thing that comes in your mind when you hear the word bacteria? A large group of harmful microorganisms? But not every bacteria that exists is harmful. Probiotics are the bacteria that are good for our health and are found in fermented foods like yogurt, buttermilk and kimchi. On the other hand, prebiotics are the undigested fiber

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The Kapil Sharma Show will not be aired this Sunday, read to find out the reason
March 30, 2017

Kapil Sharma and Sunil Grover's ugly spat is taking new twists and turns everyday. After the two comedians had a fight while coming back from their show in Australia, things have surely changed for Kapil. The last episode of 'The Kapil Sharma Show', which aired on March 26, didn't see Sunil Grover in it and the episode wasn't much of a hit.

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Ranveer Singh to rap for himself in Zoya Akhtar’s Gully Boy!
February 9, 2017

Ranveer is currently working on Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmavati'. Mumbai: It’s no secret that Ranveer Singh raises the bar of a role with each performance. Having built anticipation as a menacing, super villain from the annals of history as Alauddin Khilji in ‘Padmavati,’ he is set to do a complete turnaround as the eponymous ‘Gully

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Moto M Grey Colour Variant to Go on Sale in India From Monday
February 4, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Moto M pricing starts at Rs. 15,999 It will be available via Flipkart Sale of new variant starts at 12pm IST Lenovo on Friday announced that the Grey colour variant of the Moto M will be available in India from 12pm IST on Monday, February 6. The new colour variant will be exclusively available via Flipkart,

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Union Minister of Statistics & Programme Implementation Sh. D.V. Sadananda Gowda says that Statistics plays important role in Good governance
January 21, 2017

Union Minister of Statistics & Programme Implementation Shri D.V. Sadananda Gowda says that availability of good data during the implementation process ensures the effective control on delivery of various public services and thus results in good governance. He was inaugurating the 24th COCSSO (Conference of Central and State Statistical

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Sita a matter of faith, no proof she existed, says culture minister Mahesh Sharma in Parliament
April 12, 2017

Culture minister Mahesh Sharma’s comment in Rajya Sabha drew a sharp response from leaders of opposition parties, triggering a debate on myth and history that often overlaps in India.(HT file photo) Sita is a matter of faith and there is no historical evidence that she existed, Union culture minister Mahesh Sharma said in the Rajya

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‘India A True Friend’: Details Of What Donald Trump Said In Call To PM Narendra Modi
January 25, 2017

US President Donald Trump called PM Narendra Modi last evening to discuss the road ahead for US and India HIGHLIGHTS US President Donald Trump Calls PM Modi, discusses road ahead. Defence and economic ties, security situation in Asia discussed. President Trump calls India 'true friend'; both leaders invite each other. US

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How to add fingerprint authentication to your Android app
February 7, 2017

Android 6.0 saw the introduction of fingerprint authentication, a new security feature that allows users to confirm their identify with a single touch. While this new security feature is most commonly used to secure the user’s lockscreen, fingerprint authentication can also be a useful addition to your apps, allowing you to secure sensitive

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ZTE launches Blade A2 Plus in partnership with Flipkart
February 7, 2017

ZTE, global mobile device maker, officially launched its Blade A2 Plus mid-range premium smart phone device in India in an exclusive partnership with Flipkart. Designed to meet the needs of today’s smart phone users, Blade A2 Plus focuses on what matters most to users today, eye-catching design, vivid full HD display and a high quality camera,

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Will make Mumbai corruption and mafia free: Somaiya
January 16, 2017

Mumbai, Jan 15 (PTI) With BJP and Shiv Sena leaders meeting tomorrow for the first round of seat-sharing talks for upcoming BMC polls, BJP MP Kirit Somaiya today said his party was committed to make Mumbai city "mafia and corruption free." Somaiya, who has been critical of some infrastructure works undertaken by Shiv Sena-controlled

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Nokia at MWC 2017: Nokia 3310, Nokia 3, and All Other Nokia Announcements
February 27, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 3310 (2017), Nokia 6 Arte Black phones launched. Snake game launched for Facebook Messenger. Nokia wearable coming soon as Withings adopts Nokia brand name.

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सूचना की विश्वसनीयता, निर्भरता और सच्चाई सरकार का हॉलमार्क है : श्री वेंकैया नायडू
February 7, 2017

सूचना एवं प्रसारण मंत्री ने वार्षिक संदर्भ भारत 2017 जारी किया  मंत्री ने स्वच्छता पखवाड़ा रिपोर्ट कार्ड जारी किया रिपोर्ट में

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90 Punjabis To Fly To India From Canada To Campaign For AAP
January 15, 2017

They will ride an AAP campaign bus that will rally support in 16 of Punjab's largest constituencies. TORONTO: Some 90 Punjabis of Indian-origin from Canada will fly to Punjab to campaign for Aam Admi Party (AAP) in 16 of the state's largest constituencies for the assembly elections on February 4.

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NDTV Statement On Barkha Dutt
January 15, 2017

In 1995, Barkha Dutt joined NDTV straight out of college, and now, after 21 wonderful years together, Barkha has requested that she would like to explore some new opportunities, pursue other interests and work on her own ventures. In all her years with NDTV, she has been hugely productive and has grown with the organisation, becoming an

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SBI Life Insurance to offer 10 per cent stake
January 31, 2017

Mr Basu said the two partners will hold talks to decide on whether SBI would dilute the entire 10 per cent or it would be shared equally. SBI Life Insurance, which is a joint venture between State Bank of India and BNP Paribas Cardif, in December, sold 3.9 per cent of its stake to KKR and Temasek Holdings for Rs 1,794 crores or $264 million. SBI

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Salman, Hrithik create magic in ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ finale
January 21, 2017

A journey that started with 13 contestants has entered its final stage. Tonight at 10 pm on Colors, 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa's' 3 finalists — ShantanuMaheshwari, Salman Yusuff Khan and Teriya Magar — will come together for an epic battle that will bring a conclusion to the months of sweat, injuries and performances that shaped them into performers.

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Money Credited in Bank Accounts
February 3, 2017

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has advised the banks vide in circular Ref. No.DBS.CO.PPD / 4220/11.01.005/2016-17 dated November 29, 2016 to take action to prevent / detect / contain the malpractices or wrongdoing by staff in branches exchange / deposit of Specified Bank Notes (SBN). The banks were also advised vide the same circular to strengthen

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The Central Government releases Special Central Assistance to various States
January 20, 2017

The Union Government has been assisting the State Governments and providing “Special Assistance” with a view to expediting their completion of area specific Schemes.  This assistance is provided in view of the Government of India’s commitment to fulfilling the development agenda in backward region notwithstanding the fact that the State

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Text of PM’s ‘Mann Ki Baat’ address on All India Radio on January 29, 2017
January 29, 2017

 प्यारे देशवासियो, आप सबको नमस्कार। 26 जनवरी, हमारा ‘गणतंत्र दिवस’ देश के कोने-कोने में उमंग और उत्साह के साथ हम सबने मनाया। भारत का

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Shivpal finds place in Akhilesh Yadav’s first list
January 20, 2017

Lucknow, Jan 20 (PTI) Shivpal Yadav, the warring uncle of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, along with controversial UP minister Azam Khan has made it to the first list of 191 Samajwadi Party candidates released today for the Assembly elections. The ruling party's first list of candidates covers the first three phases of the seven-phase polling

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Google says to ‘count on’ a second-generation Pixel smartphone this year
March 4, 2017

Google’s Pixel smartphone this year was a significant reset for the company’s mobile hardware strategy – and one that earned a lot of praise from customers and critics. Good news for those who liked it: Pixel’s successor will arrive sometime in 2017, as confirmed by Google SVP of Hardware Rick Osterloh to Android Pit at MWC this year. It

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National Film Awards: Akshay Kumar Wins Best Actor, Special Mention For Sonam Kapoor
April 7, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Akshay Kumar, Best Actor, won his first National Award. Sonam kapoor won Special Mention Award for Neerja. Zaira Wasim won Best Supporting Actress Award for Dangal. The National Film Awards were announced in New Delhi today and Akshay Kumar has won his first National Award for Best Actor for his work in the 2016 film Rustom.

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Why NASA is delaying announcement of its flagbearer
April 13, 2017

I am sure NASA will announce their presidential candidate in the last minute so that it becomes hard for some candidates to re-organise themselves. Kalonzo is a little bit luckier as he has already handed his nomination papers so that if he is not chosen, he can go it alone. I pity Musalia Mudavadi but all the best to whoever wins. We are all

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Live Oscars Awards 2017
February 27, 2017

The 89th Academy Awards are underway. As Hollywood soaks in its biggest night of the year, we bring to you all the action from the star-studded ceremony, live. We Indians obviously have three reasons to look forward to the Oscars 2017, desi girls Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone (who is probably not attending the awards), and Dev Patel.

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Sachin Trailer is out now. Here it is!!
April 13, 2017

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President launches countrywide Pulse Polio Programme for 2017
January 28, 2017

Shri J P Nadda: Have strengthened immunization programme through introduction of several new vaccines The President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee launched the Pulse Polio programme for 2017 by administering polio drops to children less than five years old, at the Rahstrapati Bhawan, in the presence of the Union Minister of Health &

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MCD election results 2017 Live: Counting of votes begins, early leads for BJP
April 26, 2017

Here are the live updates to MCD election results, a high-stakes affair for AAP, BJP and Congress who campaigned extensively for Delhi municipal elections  Counting of votes for MCD election results started at 35 centres in Delhi at 8am. New Delhi: The counting of votes polled in Delhi municipal elections began at 8am today, with the

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Shooting for Ranbir Kapoor Starrer Sanjay Dutt Biopic Begins
January 15, 2017

Filmmaker Rajkummar Hirani says the first shot for actor Sanjay Dutt’s biopic has been taken and there is excitement among the film’s team. “First shot taken now for Sanjay Dutt’s biopic. Canning a very funny scene. Excitement in cast and crew,” Hirani, who has previously helmed blockbusters like “PK“, “3 Idiots” and

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Kailash Satyarthi’s Nobel Citation Stolen In Theft At South Delhi Home
February 7, 2017

There has been a theft in Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi's home in south Delhi NEW DELHI: Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi's Nobel prize citation has been stolen in a theft at his house in south Delhi. The theft took place last night and was discovered by the staff of the social activist, who was awarded the Noble peace prize in 2014. Mr

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Van ferrying cash intercepted, Rs 3 cr seized
January 13, 2017

Ghaziabad, Jan 12 (PTI) A total of Rs 3 crore in cash was seized from a cash van today by Indirapuram police after the four persons, claiming to be staff of a private bank, carrying it were unable to produce vaild document, a senior police official said. At around 11 AM, Indirapuram police intercepted a cash van near the UP gate on the border

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AIIMS signs three MoU
January 17, 2017

The past two years have witnessed a historic growth in the form of infrastructure & other facilities: J P Nadda We should have such premier institute in every state of the country: Venkaiah Naidu All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi here today signed MoUs with NBCC (India) Limited, HSCC (India) Limited and with HITES

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Cabinet approves India’s Membership in the International Vaccine Institute (IVI), South Korea
January 18, 2017

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval to the proposal for India’s taking full membership of the International Vaccine Institute (IVI) Governing Council. The move involves payment of annual contribution of US $ 5,00,000 to the International Vaccine Institute (IVI), Seoul, South

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शाहिद के भाई दीपिका के साथ शेयर करेंगे स्क्रीन
January 19, 2017

मुंबई। बॉलीवुड स्टार शहीद कपूर ने जिस तरह से इंडस्ट्री में अपनी एक्टिंग और डांस से करोड़ो लोगों का दिल जीत ठीक उसी तरह उनके भाई भी अब

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Shah Rukh Khan Told Us A ‘Secret’ About Why He Signed Darr And Baazigar
January 21, 2017

Shah Rukh Khan said: "The reasons I agreed to do roles which the other guys were saying no to (for whatever their mindset was), a Darr or a Baazigar, was because I thought I'm not good-looking enough to be a hero" HIGHLIGHTS 'I've never said this on any interview,' said SRK 'Thought I'm not good-looking enough to be a

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Clarification regarding Utilisation of Nirbhaya Fund
January 28, 2017

Some reports have appeared in a section of the press stating that the Nirbhaya Fund is underutilised. The correct position regarding the utilisation of the Nirbhaya Fund is given below. The Ministry of Finance, Government of India had set up a dedicated fund called Nirbhaya Fund in 2013, for implementation of initiatives aimed at enhancing the

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BSE Exchange Soars In Market Debut After Rs. 1,243 Crore IPO
February 4, 2017

BSE, which also offers clearing and data, reported a net profit of Rs. 76 crore in the quarter ended September, up 78 percent from a year earlier. Mumbai: Shares of India's second-biggest stock exchange, BSE Ltd, jumped as much as 49 percent on their market debut on Friday, after the exchange raised about Rs. 1,243 crore in an initial

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Why Are Doctors Failing to Notice Early Warning Signs of Heart Attack?
March 2, 2017

Heart attacks occur when the flow of oxygen-rich blood does not reach the sections of the heart. If the blood flow is not restored the heart begins to die. A heart attack often occurs as a result of coronary heart disease. Another cause of heart attack is severe tightening of the arteries. Symptoms include breakout of cold sweat, feeling tired for

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WhatsApp on New Nokia 3310? Will Carriers Ruin Timely Updates Promise? HMD Global CEO Arto Nummela Answers
March 4, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS New Nokia phones will stay true to the original, says HMD Global CEO Customers don't like preloads, so will keep away from that, he says WhatsApp is definitely not coming to the new 3310, he confirms HMD Global, the new custodians of the Nokia brand of mobile devices, made its first move into the international market

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Fact Sheet on Punjab Assembly Elections 2017
January 17, 2017

In Punjab, as per information provided by the Chief Electoral Officer, there are two Recognized State parties viz., Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).   Smallest &Largest Constituency by Area &Electorate: Among the Assembly Constituencies (AC), by area, the smallest is 61-Ludhiana Central and the largest one

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Google Reveals How It Finds Malware When Your Device Isn’t Verifying Apps
January 18, 2017

On Android platform, each app has to go through a verification process where Google analyses it for virus and malware with the help of its security solution called Verify Apps. As a standard procedure, Verify Apps actively scans for the Potentially Harmful Apps (PHA) on the device, but what happens when it stops working? There could be a number of

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Raees Box Office Collection Day 1: Shah Rukh Khan’s Film Makes Over 20 Crores
January 26, 2017

Raees Box Office Collection: Shah Rukh Khan in a still from the film HIGHLIGHTS Shah Rukh Khan's Raees released on Wednesday Raees and Hrithik's Kaabil hit screens together Raees also stars Mahira Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui Shah Rukh Khan's much-anticipated Raees finally hit screens on Wednesday, and it arrived

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Minister K Pandiarajan, O Panneerselvam’s Top Catch, Says More Lawmakers Will Dump VK Sasikala
February 11, 2017

Minister K Pandiarajan, O Panneerselvam's Top Catch, Says More Lawmakers Will Dump VK Sasikala Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam welcomes AIADMK lawmaker Pandiarajan into his camp. CHENNAI: As he walked into Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam's arms with 'Amma' on his lips, AIADMK lawmaker K Pandiarajan declared that more

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PM Narendra Modi Speech In Jalandhar Ahead of Punjab Assembly Elections: Highlights
January 27, 2017

Punjab Elections 2017: PM Narendra Modi addressed a rally in Jalandhar. JALANDHAR: After Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi launched his three-day visit of Punjab by addressing a rally in Majitha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a public gathering in Jalandhar ahead of the assembly polls, scheduled for February 4. The Shiromani Akali

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Reliance Jio Effect: BSNL Halves Unlimited Calls Rental for Landlines to Rs. 49 a Month for New Subscribers
February 7, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Fixed monthly charge of Rs. 49 is applicable for the first six months Customers can make unlimited calls every Sunday and during night hours BSNL is the only operator offering such a low-cost landline voice plan

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Don’t want action against Sumit Nagal: Amritraj
January 20, 2017

New Delhi, Jan 20 (PTI) India's outgoing Davis Cup captain Anand Amritraj today clarified that he has not sought action against young player Sumit Nagal, saying that the All India Tennis Association (AITA) should be lenient towards him. It is learnt that Nagal was dropped from the Indian Davis Cup team because of disciplinary issues, which the

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100 per cent FDI in White Labelled ATM operations
February 3, 2017

Government has allowed Foreign Investment upto 100% in White Label ATM (WLA) operations, subject to the following conditions :- (i) Any non-bank entity intending to set up WLA should have minimum net worth of Rs. 100 crore as per latest financial year’s audited balance sheet, which is to be maintained at all times. (ii) (ii) In case the

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IMF Upgrades China Growth Estimate, Downgrades India After Cash Crunch
January 17, 2017

India, which has recorded some of the world's strongest recent growth, is experiencing a shock to consumption from the government's decision in early November to withdraw larger currency notes from circulation. HIGHLIGHTS The IMF has cut India's growth outlook by 0.4% to 7.2% post notes ban At the same time it has raised China's growth

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Dhanush dubs PETA award an ‘insult’
January 20, 2017

Chennai, Jan 19 (PTI) As PETA faced pro-jallikattu protesters' ire for opposing the bull taming sport, Tamil film star Dhanush today said he was not part of the animal rights advocacy group and described as an "insult" an award given to him by the NGO a few years ago. "A few years ago, PETA honoured me for being a vegetarian.

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Nokia 3310 (2017) Price in India ‘Revealed’ but There’s Nothing Official About It
April 26, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Indian retailer OnlyMobiles.com has listed the Nokia 3310 (2017) It is listed at a price of Rs. 3,899 HMD Global says it has not announced India price yet HMD Global at MWC 2017 launched a revamped version of the iconic Nokia 3310, which arguably stole the show. The feature phone is expected to go on sale in Germany and

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Give Rs 1,000 subsidy to buy smartphones: CMs’ panel
January 25, 2017

New Delhi, (PTI) A Rs 1,000 subsidy for purchase of smartphones by non-tax assesses and small merchants and a cash transaction tax on withdrawals of Rs 50,000 and above in banks have been recommended by a Chief Ministers' panel today to encourage digital payments. The Chief Ministers' Panel report, which was submitted to Prime Minister Narendra

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Uttar Pradesh Elections 2017: February 1 For Union Budget Unfair, Writes Akhilesh Yadav To PM Narendra Modi
January 27, 2017

UP Elections 2017: Akhilesh Yadav has requested PM Modi to delay the budget till elections are over LUCKNOW: The Supreme Court ruled earlier this week that the government does not need to move the union budget from February 1 to after elections are held in states like Uttar Pradesh, as demanded by some parties. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has

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Kapil Sharma Describes Alleged Fight With Sunil Grover As ‘Family Matter,’ Admits They Argued
March 20, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS 'We will sort this out,' reads Kapil Sharma's Facebook post The two were flying out of Australia when Sunil was allegedly assaulted The comedians are co-stars of The Kapil Sharma Show Kapil Sharma and Sunil Grover in a still from The Kapil Sharma Show Comedian Kapil Sharma has addressed his alleged assault of colleague

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Ayushmann, Bhumi to star in ‘Shubh Mangal Saavdhan’
January 17, 2017

Mumbai, Jan 17 (PTI) The "Dum Laga Ke Haisha" pair, Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar, are once again set to entertain the audience with their fun-filled chemistry in "Shubh Mangal Saavdhan". The project will be produced by Anand L Rai's banner Colour Yellow Productions. Ayushmann took to Twitter to breake the news. "Excited to

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Badrinath Ki Dulhania’s Teaser Is Out
January 30, 2017

Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan marked their debut with “Student of the year” movie and since then, have been entertaining us with their movies. While Alia Bhatt has created a hallmark for herself in various movies – be it Udta Punjab or Highway; Varun Dhawan has also proved his talent in Badlapur. The two starred in ‘Humpty Sharma ki

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With Rs. 16,000 Crore Buyback Announcement, TCS Puts Pressure On Other Top IT Firms
February 20, 2017

A share buyback programme is a way to return money to shareholders. TCS said the share buyback will happen at price of Rs. 2,850 under tender offer route The board of Tata Consultancy Services or TCS today announced a share buyback or repurchase programmme of up to Rs. 16,000 crore, sending the shares of India's biggest outsourcer as much as 6

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Self-Injury Awareness Day: 5 Common Reasons That Lead to Self-Harm
March 2, 2017

Highlights First March marks Self-Injury Awareness Day The initiate draws attention to the high cases of self-injury and harm There are various reasons that can lead to self-harm One may wonder why would someone harm themselves by inflicting pain. Our lives are precious and we should value and love every part of it. But then

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Using social media to air issues wrong: CRPF DG
January 13, 2017

New Delhi, Jan 12 (PTI) With back-to-back incidents of men in uniform voicing their concerns over social media, a top paramilitary commander today said this trend of airing grievances was "not the healthiest and correct" way He also said that there was a need for the officers to interact more with personnel to ensure that they remain in contact

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NCP corporator, kin join Sena ahead of corporation polls
January 17, 2017

Mumbai, Jan 16 (PTI) Senior NCP corporator Devram Bhoir, his son Sanjay, who is the opposition leader in Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC), joined Shiv Sena in presence of party president Uddhav Thackeray at his residence in suburban Bandra today. NCP leader and MLA Jitendra Awhad, however, said the party will not be affected due to Bhoir's

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Cong locked in a seat-sharing tussle with Goa Forward
January 20, 2017

Panaji, Jan 19 (PTI) Differences have cropped up between Congress and Goa Forward parties today over seat sharing for the upcoming Goa assembly polls. In order to iron out the differences, senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh is scheduled to visit Goa tomorrow, a party functionary said.

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HCL Tech Q3 Net Rises 2.3% To Rs. 2,062 Crore, Meets Estimates
January 24, 2017

HCL Tech's operating margin or EBIT margin came in at 20 per cent in Q3. The outsourcer expects its FY2017 EBIT margin to remain in the range of 19.5-20.5 per cent. HCL Technologies reported 2.3 per cent sequential rise in its net profit for the December quarter, meeting the Street's estimates. The Noida-based outsourcer reported a net profit

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Sunidhi Chauhan to feature in ‘Rangoon’ song
January 17, 2017

Mumbai, Jan 16 (PTI) Bollywod singer Sunidhi Chauhan will be seen in the song 'Bloody Hell' from the upcoming film "Rangoon". Director Vishal Bhardwaj brought Norway-based choreographer Sudesh Adhana to train actress Kangana Ranaut for the song.

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आठ बने सीए, सीपीटी में 94 सफल
January 18, 2017

धनबाद: दी इंस्टीट्यूट ऑफ चार्टर्ड अकाउंटेंट ऑफ इंडिया ने मंगलवार को सीए फाइनल एवं सीपीटी का परिणाम जारी किया. सीए फाइनल परीक्षा के

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Defecating in open? Be ready to pay fine of Rs.500 in Bhopal
January 18, 2017

If you are defecating in open in Bhopal then be ready to pay fine as the civic body have announced a penalty on open defecation. The Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) has announced that it will impose a fine of Rs. 500 on those caught violating the norm. "We have made toilets for them still many people living in slums defecate in open. We

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Man booked for stalking school teacher on social media
January 16, 2017

Thane, Jan 16 (PTI) A 30-year-old man has been booked for allegedly harassing a woman school teacher and stalking her on social media, police said today.

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Sushant Singh Rajput’s Chanda Mama Door Ke to release on January 26, 2018!
January 26, 2017

Sushant Singh Rajput's hands are full at the moment. The actor, who was busy wrapping the last leg ofshoot for Raabta, is currently taking flight training lessons for his next space adventure. Titled Chanda Mama Door Ke, SSR's next film will also feature Nawazuddin Siddiqui in a prominent role and is helmed by director Sanjay Puran Singh

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Vice President & Chairman, Rajya Sabha condoles the passing away of Shri Ramdas Agrawal
January 26, 2017

The Vice President of India and the Chairman, Rajya Sabha, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has condoled the passing away of former member of the Rajya Sabha, Shri Ramdas Agrawal. In a message, he said that Shri Agrawal was an active parliamentarian and was known for his organizational capabilities and philanthropic persuits. Following is the text of Vice

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Former NASA engineer will develop flying cars for Uber
February 7, 2017

When Uber first announced that it was looking into flying cars, I was skeptical that the idea was little more than a very expensive pipe dream. But, a new hire -- from NASA, of all places -- shows how serious Uber actually is. Uber has hired Mark Moore as director of engineering for aviation, Bloomberg reports. He'll be working on Uber Elevate,

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Republic Day 2017: All You Need To Know About January 26 Celebrations
January 26, 2017

Republic day 2017: Parades are held across the country in India on this occasion. What is the significance of Republic Day in India? While India celebrated its freedom from British colonisation on August 15, 1947, it established itself as a sovereign state on January 26, 1950. In other words, this is the day the Indian constitution came

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Fat Shaming Can Be Major Cause of Health Disorders
January 28, 2017

Highlights Fat shaming can take a toll on mental and physical well being Experts examined 159 adults based on surveys and medical tests The study was published inthe journal of The Obesity Society A lot of people are subjected to fat shaming - at work, in school and almost every day. It is a form of prejudice where people are

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SBI Charges Fee For Cheque Payments Against Credit Card Dues. Details Here
April 19, 2017

The move is largely seen disincentivizing cheque payments, where the card company incurs additional processing cost. The fee on cheque payments is likely to provide a boost to digital payments. SBI Card is levying a charge on payments made by cheques. This came into effect from April 1, according to SBI Card's website. The card company said

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SCR to Run Four Sankranti Special Trains
January 16, 2017

In order to clear extra rush of Passengers during Sankranti, South Central Railway will run two Janasadharan Sankranti special trains between Secunderabad - Kakinada Port and two special trains from Kakinada Port to Secunderabad as detailed below. Secunderabad-Kakinada Port-Secunderabad Sankranti Jansadharan Special Trains (via Guntur) (2

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LG G6 to Sport New Heat Pipe Cooling System; Undergo Extra Safety Tests Ahead of Launch
January 16, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS LG G6 is said to sport heat pipe cooling system. The smartphone is being tested for several overheating issues. The smartphone is expected to be showcased at MWC 2017. Post the Galaxy Note 7 debacle, several smartphone vendors are running additional safety tests on smartphones ahead of launch. LG, another South

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Govt notifies new rules to ensure availability of medical
February 3, 2017

To remove regulatory bottlenecks and ensure availability of medical devices for patients, the Centre today notified new rules under which manufactures will not be required to renew licenses periodically and submission of applications and grant of licenses will be done online. To bring in the "highest degree of professionalism" in regulation of

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Rupee drops 7 paise against US dollar
February 16, 2017

Mumbai, Feb 16 (PTI) The rupee depreciated 7 paise to 66.97 against the US dollar in early trade today on fresh demand for the American currency from importers and banks. Dealers attributed the rupee's fall to fresh demand for the US currency from importers, but a higher opening in the domestic equity markets and dollar's weakness against some

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By-Election 2017: BJP Wins 3 Of 10 Assembly Seats In 8 States, Leads In 3 – 10 Points
April 13, 2017

NEW DELHI:  In by-elections held for 10 assembly seats in eight states, the BJP has won three and is leading in three. Three of these were held by other parties, including Delhi's Rajouri Garden, where last time's winner Aam Aadmi Party is set to lose its deposit ahead of key civic elections. In Karnataka, the Congress is ahead in both Nanjangud

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‘India Pharma 2017’ & ‘India Medical Device 2017’: for responsible Healthcare
January 28, 2017

Aim to Project India as an Attractive Investment Destination and Global Hub for Pharma and Medical Devices Sector: Shri Ananth Kumar Online Media Registrations open till 31st January 2017 The Department of Pharmaceuticals (DoP), Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, along with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry

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Harsh punitive actions to be taken against the deviant Shell Companies including freezing of Bank Accounts, striking off the names of dormant companies, invocation of Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Act, 2016
February 12, 2017

 Task Force set-up under the Co-chairmanship of the Revenue Secretary and Corporate Affairs Secretary with members from various regulatory Ministries and Enforcement Agencies to monitor the actions taken against deviant shell companies by various agencies.   A Meeting was held today in Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) along with the Senior

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Airtel Says Free Offers Will Adversely Affect Lenders, Government Revenue
January 27, 2017

In a veiled attack on newcomer Reliance Jio, telecom major Bharti Airtel on Wednesday said free offers by telcos would hit all stakeholders, including lenders, and government revenue. "In the short to medium term, free offers will impact all stakeholders including government levies and taxes, lender with debt exposure of over Rs. 400,000 crores

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India-UK Deal to Allow More Flights to Boost Tourism and Trade for Global India & Britain
February 10, 2017

India and the UK signed a MoU to ease restrictions on the number of scheduled flights between the two countries, following successful talks in India this week. Limits on flights from key Indian cities including Chennai and Kolkata have been scrapped, allowing for a greater range of flights for passengers while providing a boost to trade and

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Rupee ticks up 5 paise as dollar selling continues
February 2, 2017

Mumbai, Feb 2 (PTI) Looking good for the seventh session, the rupee advanced another 5 paise to 67.42 against the dollar in early trade today as there was no let-up in selling of the American currency by exporters and banks. The dollar turned weak globally, which supported the rupee upmove. But this was offset by fresh losses in domestic

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E-Bidding Process To Select Operator Started for UDAN Scheme
February 10, 2017

The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA), Government of India launched the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS)-UDAN on 21st October, 2016. The e-bidding process has already been started to select airline operator for mounting RCS operations. A Regional Connectivity Fund (RCF) has been created to provide Viability Gap Funding (VGF) by the Government of

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शीला दीक्षित ने पहले राहुल गांधी को बताया ‘अपरिपक्व’ बाद में दी सफाई
February 24, 2017

नई दिल्ली: दिल्ली की पूर्व मुख्यमंत्री और कांग्रेस की बड़ी नेता शीला दीक्षित ने राहुल गांधी को अपरिपक्व बताने पर सफाई दी है.

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भारत अतीत में किए गए समझौतों के शीघ्र कार्यान्वयन में अपनी सहायता जारी रखेगा – राधा मोहन सिंह
January 22, 2017

भारत एएमआईएस को सुदढ़ बनाने के प्रस्ताव का समर्थन करता है – श्री सिंह खाद्य और पोषण सुरक्षा बनाए रखने की चुनौतियां पूरी करने के लिए

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Ex-Cong MLA, actor join BJP
January 23, 2017

Mumbai, Jan 23 (PTI) Former Congress MLA Krishna Hegde and Bollywood actor Dalip Tahil joined BJP ahead of BMC elections slated for February 21. The duo joined BJP in presence of Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis and State BJP unit chief Raosaheb Danve at the CM's official residence Varsha in South Mumbai late last night.

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A New Combination Therapy Can Improve Survival Rate in Brain Cancer Patients
April 17, 2017

Highlights Experts have found a novel combination of drugs and chemotherapy The combination can benefit patients of brain cancer It may help increase their rate of survival Experts at Duke University, America have arrived at a novel combination of drugs and chemotherapy that can be of specific benefit to brain

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Want to live longer? Eating red chilli may extend lifespan
January 15, 2017

New Delhi: Do you love spicy food? If so, here's some good news for you - a new study has linked eating hot red chilli peppers to a reduction in total mortality. The study found that daily consumption of hot red chilli peppers can lead to a 13 per cent reduction in total mortality, primarily in heart disease or stroke. People who regularly

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Chandrababu’s CMO bungles on facts about Swiss firm
January 17, 2017

Amaravati, Jan 16 (PTI) At a time when Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is in Switzerland to attract investments, communications team in his office today bungled up on facts regarding railway rolling stock maker Stadler Rail AG and its India plans. A press release issued here in Telugu by Chief Minister's Office (CMO) claimed

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US hopes to overcome Chinese hurdle on India’s NSG bid
January 17, 2017

New Delhi, Jan 17 (PTI) A day after China came out strongly against the Obama administration on India's NSG bid, outgoing US envoy Richard Verma today exuded confidence that the Donald Trump government would be able to overcome the Chinese hurdle. Verma said President Barack Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry and a lot of other people had

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Rs. 10000 crore Special Banking Arrangement made in Budget 2017 to clear Fertilizer Subsidy dues: Shri Ananth Kumar
February 7, 2017

Chemicals and Fertilizers Minister addresses media on Budget 2017 allocations and achievements of the Ministry in last three years Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Shri Ananth Kumar addressed the media here today and appraised the gathering about the achievements of Department of Chemicals, Fertilizers and Pharmaceuticals during the

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Rupee climbs to over 1-wk high on weak dollar, GST hopes
January 18, 2017

Mumbai, Jan 17 (PTI) The rupee continued its impressive run against the broadly weak dollar for the second straight day, surging by a solid 15 paise to end at 67.95 amid hopes for a speedy roll-out of GST. Sustained dollar unwinding from banks and exporters in the face of sluggish greenback overseas predominantly helped the domestic currency to

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HDFC Bank Third-Quarter Profit Up 15%, Beats Estimates
January 24, 2017

Net profit was Rs. 3,865 crore for the three months to December 31, compared with Rs. 3,357 crore reported a year ago, said HDFC Bank, the most valuable bank in the sector. Mumbai: HDFC Bank Ltd, India's third-biggest lender by assets, on Tuesday reported a 15 per cent rise in third-quarter net profit, above analyst estimates, due to higher

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Varun Dhawan’s Goofy Charm Will Win You Over In Badrinath Ki Dulhania’s Trailer
February 2, 2017

https://youtu.be/ztX-iGlZ_Ug Back in 2014, Dharma Productions came up with a light-hearted, fun love story, Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania.  With Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt in the title roles, the film was complete popcorn entertainment and worked magic at the box-office. Source: Instagram Cut to 2017 and director Shahshank Khaitan along

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Never thought I would come back to acting: Preity
February 3, 2017

Mumbai, Feb 3 (PTI) Her last big screen outing was her maiden production venture "Ishkq in Paris" in 2013 and Preity Zinta, who is awaiting the release of "Bhaiyyaji Superhitt", says she never thought she would return to the acting side of showbiz has her husband not pushed her into it. Preity tied the knot with her longtime American beau Gene

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‘Life Is A Campaign’: After A Difficult First Month, Trump Returns To His Comfort Zone
February 19, 2017

Donald Trump reiterated his campaign promises, bragged about things he has already done. MELBOURNE, FLA.:  As President Donald Trump descended the stairs from Air Force One on Saturday evening, with a patriotic country song playing and thousands cheering, the 2020 election season officially began. Although the past several

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General Bipin Rawat, COAS, felicitated the awardees of National Bravery Award for year 2016
January 21, 2017

General Bipin Rawat, COAS, felicitated the awardees of National Bravery Award for year 2016 at South Block today. The awardees included 25 children (11 girls and 14 boys including 4 posthumous awardees) from states across the country. The awardees were involved in a wide range of acts of bravery spanning from rescue acts, uncovering

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Alia Bhatt once again on Karan Johar’s chat show
January 28, 2017

Alia Bhatt will be on Karan Johars couch once again in a special episode of Koffee with Karan season 5.The actress made an appearance on the first episode of the show with her Dear Zindagi co-star Shah Rukh Khan to promote their film.Now, once again   Alia Bhatt will be on Karan Johars couch once again in a special episode of Koffee

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NASA Engineer Hired to Work on Uber’s Flying-Car Project
February 8, 2017

Artist's illustration of the Puffin flying car, a concept vehicle developed by NASA aerospace engineer Mark Moore. Uber has hired Moore to work on the company's flying-car initiative, known as Uber Elevate. Credit: NASA Uber has hired longtime NASA engineer Mark Moore to work on the rideshare company's flying-car project, according to

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Are you a victim of inadequate sleep? Dietary prebiotics might help you out!
February 25, 2017

New Delhi: If you have been facing sleep disorder since a long time, dietary prebiotics consumption can help you out. Now a first-of-its kind study by University of Colorado Boulder, scientists suggests that lesser-known gut-health promoters called prebiotics, which serve as food for good bacteria inside the gut, can also have an impact,

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Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad & Central University, Jammu sign MoU in the presence of Dr Jitendra Singh
February 12, 2017

MoU to promote collaborative academic, research and capacity-building initiatives   The Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI), Hyderabad and the Central University of Jammu signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the presence of the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region

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Pakistan High Court Bans Valentine’s Day Celebrations
February 14, 2017

People protest against Valentine's Day celebrations in Pakistan's Karachi. (AFP) ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN: A Pakistani court Monday banned public celebrations of Valentine's Day in the capital Islamabad, the latest attempt by authorities to outlaw a holiday seen by many in the traditional Muslim society as vulgar and Western. The Islamabad high

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100 रुपए से कम के 18 लाख कर बकायादारों को राहत, सरकार ने माफ किया सबका टैक्स
February 24, 2017

सरकार की तरफ से ऐसा कदम इसलिए उठाया गया, क्योंकि इन 18 लाख लोगों से 100 रुपए तक के बकाया आयकर को वसूलने में जितने पैसे खर्च होते, उतना तो इन 18

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Wriddhiman is automatic choice as 1st keeper: Ganguly
January 25, 2017

Kolkata,  (PTI) Echoing national selection committee chairman MSK Prasad's words, former India captain Sourav Ganguly today said Bengal wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha is ahead of Parthiv Patel in race to play Test cricket. Wriddhiman struck a career-best first class score of 203 not out in an unbroken 316-run partnership with Cheteshwar Pujara

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‘Vizag Metro will be cheapest mode of transport’
January 31, 2017

NP Ramakrishna Reddy, a 1974 batch marine engineer from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, served as a marine engineer for the Shipping Corporation of India. He later joined the department of ports in Andhra Pradesh as executive engineer in 1981. Since then, he held various posts and was instrumental in construction of the deepwater port at

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Damaged Heart Tissues Could Be Reshaped by Jogging and Walking
February 8, 2017

Highlights Exercise could be just as important for heart health as healthy diet Just 30 minutes of treadmill can reshape your damaged heart tissues Exercise plays the biggest role in strengthening the heart muscles Heart is one of the most important organs in the entire human body. It is actually a pump, composed of muscles

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World’s heaviest woman on low-calorie, high-protein liquid diet
February 14, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Eman Ahmed, the world's heaviest woman, has been put on a low-calorie, high-protein liquid diet. She has high blood pressure, hyperthyroidism, gout, diabetes and sleep apnea. She has come to Mumbai for a bariatric surgery to lose weight. Alexandria in Egypt waves from her bed in Saifee

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Viral: When Priyanka Chopra Chose A Sportsman Over Shah Rukh Khan As Her Suitor
April 2, 2017

SRK and Priyanka have co-starred in Don and Don 2 (Image courtesy (L) to (R): Priyanka, SRK) HIGHLIGHTS SRK to Priyanka: "Would you rather marry a sportsman or Bollywood star?" Priyanka Chopra chose to marry an Indian sportsman "I'll take immense pride in my husband," said Priyanka Chopra

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Sports Schedule for Monday, January 23
January 23, 2017

CRICKET: *Stories related to England's limited overs tour of India. *Fourth day of Irani Cup between Rest of India and Gujarat at CCI Mumbai. *Fourth day of second Test between New Zealand and Bangladesh in Christchurch TENNIS: *Australian Open in Melbourne. *FOOTBALL I-League matches across the country. -

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Koffee With Karan 5: Tiger Had A Crush On Shraddha Kapoor, Jackie Shroff’s Reply Was Priceless
January 30, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Tiger Shroff had a crush on Shraddha Kapoor Jackie Shroff embarrassed Tiger quite a few times Next week's guests are Farah Khan and Sania Mirza

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Eat a Bowl of Fresh Fruits Every Day to Reduce Your Risk of Diabetes
April 13, 2017

Highlights Eating fruits daily can cut the risk of diabetes by 12% The best fruits for diabeticsare pomegranates, grapes, apples & berries he study assessed 500,000 people from China to ascertain this claim Eating fruits daily can cut the risk of diabetes by 12% Eating healthy meals everyday is the best thing you can

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Meghalaya Governor V Shanmuganathan Resigns After ‘Ladies Club’ Controversy
January 27, 2017

Meghalaya Governor V Shanmuganathan has been accused by staff of sexual misconduct SHILLONG: Meghalaya Governor V Shanmuganathan has resigned days after nearly 100 members of his staff alleged in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he had "compromised the dignity" of the Governor's House and turned it into a "young ladies club". Mr

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Chennai Oil Spill: Crew Of Both Ships Being Interrogated, Can’t Leave City
February 4, 2017

CHENNAI:  The crew of both ships which collided off Chennai last Saturday and caused a massive oil spill are being interrogated to fix the responsibility. Sources say both the ships and the crew will not be allowed to leave the Kamarajar port outside Chennai till the investigation into the incident is over. Chennai Port Trust Chairman P

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Kjo plans to make third installment in “Dulhania” series
February 2, 2017

Mumbai, Feb 2 (PTI) Filmmaker Karan Johar has said he will make a third installment in the Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt-starrer "Dulhania" series if its second part receives well at the box office. Varun and Alias romantic drama "Humpty Sharma Ki Dhulania", produced by Johar, was released in 2014. The trio is now back with its second part called

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Bob Dylan Accepts Nobel Prize In Private Ceremony In Stockholm
April 2, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Bob Dylan was conferred the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature in October. Bob Dylan accepted his Nobel Prize on Sunday. Bob Dylan also live performed in Stocklholm. American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, winner of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature, has finally accepted the Nobel Prize at a private ceremony in Stockholm,

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Judgement reinforces faith in judiciary: Dayanidhi Maran
February 3, 2017

Chennai, Feb 2 (PTI) Former Union Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran today said the CBI court discharging him, his brother and media baron Kalanithi Maran and his wife Kaveri Kalanidhi in the Aircel-Maxis cases of the agency and ED has reinforced their faith in the judiciary. "The case filed on me (by CBI) was on no grounds. Though this case was

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Sensex extends rally, up 107 pts on positive macro data
January 13, 2017

Mumbai, Jan 13 (PTI) The benchmark Sensex zoomed about 107 points to 27,354.08 in early trade today, continuing its rally for the fourth straight session, on the back of positive macro-economic data and encouraging corporate earnings. Besides, a firming trend on other Asian bourses also buoyed sentiment here.

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Text of Inaugural Address by Prime Minister at the Opening Session of the Second Raisina Dialogue, New Delhi, January 17, 2017
January 17, 2017

Excellencies, Distinguished guests, Ladies & Gentlemen, It is a great privilege to speak to youat the inauguration of the second edition of the Raisina Dialogue. Excellency Karzai Prime Minister Harper, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, it is a pleasure to see you in Delhi. Also, a warm welcome to all the guests. Over the next couple of days, you

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A note for older adults: Stop popping pills if you want to be healthy at 90
February 2, 2017

Older adults who take medication frequently increase the risk of falls, delirium and frailty in old age.(iStock)  You can avoid being frail and weak at the ripe age of 90, but only if you stop flooding your system with a string of medications. In a study published in the American Geriatrics Society journal, scientists have found out

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UP Elections 2017: How The Battle For Uttar Pradesh Is Being Fought In PM Modi’s Varanasi Today
March 4, 2017

UP elections 2017: PM Narendra Modi's constituency Varanasi will vote on March 8. Apart from PM, Akhilesh Yadav-Rahul Gandhi and Mayawati to address public Varanasi with 5 assembly seats votes on March 8 in last phase of UP polls If the finishing line makes athletes run faster and feel nervous, politics during elections is no different. With

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SC not to pass Jallikattu verdict for a week
January 20, 2017

New Delhi, Jan 20 (PTI) The Supreme Court today agreed not to pass judgement for a week on the Jallikattu issue while taking into account the Centre's submission that they were in talks with Tamil Nadu to find a way out in the matter. Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi mentioned the matter before a bench comprising Justices Dipak Misra and R

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LIVE PM Narendra Modi in Gujarat: By 2022 no Indian should be homeless
March 7, 2017

PM Narendra Modi, who was also the former Chief Minister of the state is inaugurating the 1.4 extra dose cable bridge on the Ahmedabad-Mumbai National Highway today. (Source: ANI) Following a long campaign for the Uttar Pradesh state assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to Gujarat for a two-day trip. The Prime Minister, who

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Rakesh Roshan On Krrish 4: ‘We Have Got A Gem Of Idea’
January 31, 2017

Here's some good news for all Hrithik Roshan fans as Rakesh Roshan has something to say about Krrish 4.  Hrithik Roshan's blind man act in Kaabil which hit the silver screens last week is doing quite well at the box office despite going through many trials and tribulations and clashing with Shahrukh Khan starrer Raees.

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Triple Talaq Important, Will Hear It During Summer Vacation, Says Supreme Court
March 30, 2017

Triple talaq case: The Supreme Court will hearing arguments from May 11. NEW DELHI: A decision on the legality of triple talaq -- the practice of Muslim men to divorce their wives by saying talaq thrice -- is crucial and a five-judge Constitution Bench will sit during the summer vacation to examine the issue, the Supreme Court said today. It will

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4-member CA team visits JSCA International Stadium
January 13, 2017

Ranchi, Jan 12 (PTI) A four-member team from Cricket Australia (CA) today visited Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA) International Stadium Complex, Dhurwa, Ranchi to inspect the arrangements for the upcoming Test match between India and Australia scheduled in March. The officials, comprising Adam Fraser (Senior Manager, Team

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States can’t dilute Real Estate Act; Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu warns of public outcry
January 17, 2017

Ministry of HUPA rules out any amendments to RERA; plot size of 500 sq.mt not to be changed Implementation of RERA discussed with States; Most of the States to notify rules soon  Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu today urged the States and Union Territories to rise to the occasion and implement the Real

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TN to issue ordinance to ensure conduct of Jallikattu
January 20, 2017

New Delhi, Jan 20 (PTI) In a bid to defuse the swelling street protests, Tamil Nadu government today said it will issue an ordinance to ensure the conduct of Jallikattu sport in a day or two and has submitted a draft of it to the Union Home Ministry. After discussions with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and consultations with legal experts, Tamil

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Budget 2017: Cigarettes will burn a hole in your pocket. Find out what else is costlier and what is cheaper
February 1, 2017

Finance minister Arun Jaitley announced an increased tax on tobacco products, but cut down the same for clean energy sources.(AP File Photo)  Smokers and tobacco consumers will have to shell out more for their indulgence as finance minister Arun Jaitley continued with the crackdown on cigarettes and tobacco products by increasing taxes

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At Delhi Airport, IndiGo Flight Touched Down, Saw Air India Plane On Runway, Took Off
April 7, 2017

Collision averted between Air India, Indigo planes at Indira Gandhi International airport (File photo) NEW DELHI: At the Delhi airport passengers on board an IndiGo flight had a scare when the aircraft zoomed back up after touching down. The incident took place around noon when visibility was clear and even an Air India plane had to cancel

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No such a thing as superfood, good or bad diet, says a study
February 20, 2017

Brown or white bread, bad diet or a superfood--a new study says none of these really matter when it comes to losing weight. Instead, the effect of diet on people’s waistlines is more dependent on an individual’s unique response to different kinds of food. Superfoods or a good diet don’t help your lose weight. What does is your body’s

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Festival of India to be Organised in Ghana from January 25 to March 16, 2017
January 12, 2017

A Festival of India is being organised in Ghana from January 25 to March 16, 2017.  The activities of the Festival include amalgamation of Indian classical dances, Sufi & Folk Music, and Saptarang – confluence of seven classical dance forms culminating in Vande Matram. To complete the experience, a Food Festival, Yoga and Meditation,

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बिहार में नारियल से जुड़ी योजनाओं को लागू करने के लिए 2014 से लेकर कुल 409.06 लाख रुपए नारियल विकास बोर्ड द्वारा मंजूर किए गए हैं: श्री राधा मोहन सिंह
January 12, 2017

Since 2014, a total amount of 409.06 lakh has been sanctioned for implementing the schemes on coconut in Bihar by the Coconut Development Board: Shri Radha Mohan Singh The Farmers Training Centre and Regional Office building will strengthen the coconut cultivation and industry in the State: Shri Singh 37th Foundation day of Coconut

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विधि आयोग ने कानूनी फर्मों को अपने कार्य में लगाने से इंकार किया
January 12, 2017

भारत के विधि आयोग ने कहा है कि कुछ समाचार पत्रों और ई-पत्रिकाओं में विधि आयोग के कार्य में कानूनी फर्मों को लगाने संबंधी खबरें

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Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare delivers the 55th convocation address of IARI
February 10, 2017

Students trained in agriculture to come to forefront for bringing Second Green Revolution,: Shri Radha Mohan Singh 11 varieties of rice, wheat, mustard and pulses released during the year 2016: Union Agriculture Minister The Union Minster of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Sri Radha Mohan Singh has said that for bringing the second

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WhatsApp Denies Encrypted Messages Can Be Intercepted
January 14, 2017

WhatsApp has denied the reports that encrypted messages on its platform can be read or intercepted, saying it has a design decision relating to message delivery, with new keys being generated for offline users in order to ensure messages do not get lost in transit. The Guardian reported on Friday that a security vulnerability that can be used

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PM Narendra Modi Hits Out At Congress In Lok Sabha, Says Party ‘Limited Democracy To Dynasty’: Highlights
February 7, 2017

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi replied in Lok Sabha on the Motion of Thanks to President Pranab Mukherjee's address to the joint sitting of both Houses of Parliament on January 31 that marked the opening of the Budget session. Despite stiff opposition from political parties, the government had advanced the presentation of the union budget

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Kolkata Police summons ED official for questioning
February 3, 2017

Kolkata, Feb 2 (PTI) Kolkata Police has summoned Enforcement Department official Manoj Kumar who was ED's nodal investigation officer in the Rose Valley ponzi scam case for questioning in a money laundering case. Suvra Kundu, wife of Rose Valley Group chairman Gautam Kundu, was today also questioned for the second time by sleuths of Kolkata

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बड़ी ख़बर: गोरखपुर से नेपाल की राजधानी काठमांडो और कोलकाता के लिए एयर इंडिया की सीधी हवाई सेवा
April 13, 2017

एम्स और खाद कारखाना के बाद अब गोरखपुर के लोगों को लिए एक और खुशखबरी है। जल्द ही गोरखपुर से नेपाल की राजधानी काठमांडो और कोलकाता के लिए

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Indiscipline cost Nagal place in Davis Cup team
January 17, 2017

By Amanpreet Singh New Delhi, Jan 17 (PTI) Sumit Nagal had impressed on his Davis Cup debut against Spain not so long ago but the youngster has been dropped from the team for the upcoming New Zealand tie due to serious breach of discipline, AITA sources have claimed. It has been learnt that during the tie against Korea in Chandigarh in July

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Ordinance to clear path for holding Jallikattu in TN
January 21, 2017

The Centre on Friday cleared the Tamil Nadu government’s proposal to promulgate an ordinance to hold Jallikattu. The State government had proposed to issue an ordinance in a day or two to allow Jallikattu, a bull taming sport. Since the subject falls in the Concurrent list of the Constitution, it was mandatory to get a nod from the Centre, a

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Chief Ministers of Manipur and Nagaland meet the Union Home Minister
January 18, 2017

On request of the Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh, the Chief Minister of Manipur Shri Okram Ibobi Singh met him here today. The Home Minister expressed his grave concern over the continued blockade of National Highway-2 causing severe difficulties to the people of Manipur specially with regard to availability of essential commodities.

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Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India invite public comments on draft regulations on Information Utilities.
January 17, 2017

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs had set up four Working Groups to facilitate implementation of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016. The Working Group- 4 had a mandate to deliberate and submit its recommendations on rules, regulations and other related matters for Information Utilities under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016. The said

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Indian IT Firms Should Stop Using H1-B Visas, Focus On Local Hiring: Narayana Murthy
February 3, 2017

"Indian software companies must truly become multi-cultural. They must recruit American residents in the US, Canadians in Canada, British people in Britain etc. That's the only way we can become a true multi-national company and in order to do that, we should stop using H1-B visas and sending a large number of Indians to those countries to deliver

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E Palaniswami Wins Tamil Nadu Floor Test After 5 Hours Of Drama: 10 Facts
February 19, 2017

E Palaniswami, who was sworn in on Thursday as Chief Minister, won with 122 votes in his favour.  CHENNAI:  Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami won a test of strength on Saturday in an assembly where close to 100 opposition lawmakers were missing after violence and chaos over a demand for secret voting. But the trust

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Fast and Furious 8 is biggest box office opener EVER. Then why it failed to beat expectations?
April 17, 2017

Fast and Furious 8: If the figures hold, it will just inch past the previous record holder, Star Wars: The Force Awakens which launched to 9 million in December of 2015 without China. The eighth installment in the Fast and the Furious is on the path to becoming the biggest worldwide debut of all time, besting both Star Wars: The Force Awakens and

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Sensex slips 51 pts after a power-packed show
February 2, 2017

Mumbai, Feb 2 (PTI) After yesterday's strong momentum, powered by the Budget proposals, the benchmark BSE Sensex fell about 51 points in initial trading today due to a rush to take profit amid weak Asia cues. The NSE Nifty broke below the key 8,700-mark.

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Rashtrapati Bhavan, Mughal Gardens and Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum Complex to remain close for public viewing from January 20 to 28;
January 18, 2017

Change of guard ceremony not to be held on January 21 and 28 Rashtrapati Bhavan, Mughal Gardens and Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum Complex will remain closed for public viewing from January 20 to 28, 2017 due to rehearsals for the forthcoming Republic Day Parade/Beating Retreat Ceremony and address by the President to both Houses of Parliament. 

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Curtain Raiser – Beating The Retreat 2017
January 28, 2017

This year, spectators at the Beating the Retreat ceremony will be enthralled with the mesmerising and foot tapping music of the bands from the Army, the Navy, the Air Force and the State Police and Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF). As many as 26 performances on the historic Vijay Chowk, mostly composed by Indian musicians will thrill the

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साइना, जयराम ने मलेशिया मास्टर्स में दर्ज की जीत
January 19, 2017

साइना नेहवाल ने थाईलैंड की चासिनी कोरेपाप पर एकतरफा मुकाबले में 21-9 21-8 से शिकस्त दी। शीर्ष भारतीय बैडमिंटन खिलाड़ी साइना नेहवाल और

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UP polls: 6.82 lakh cash seized in separate incidents
January 20, 2017

Muzaffarnagar, Jan 20 (PTI) In a drive to ensure compliance of model code of conduct, police have seized Rs 6.82 lakh cash in separate incidents during checking of vehicles in the district. According to Circle Officer Hariram Yadav, police intercepted a car near Bhagela check post on Delhi-Dehradun national highway in the district last evening.

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Down Syndrome: The Causes and Symptoms of This Genetic Disorder
March 2, 2017

Highlights Down Syndrome is a genetic disorder that occurs before birth It is caused by an extra copy of genetic material on the 21st chromosome Down Syndrome is named after English physician John Langdon Down The recent news of the Supreme Court's denial to a Maharashtra woman to abort her 26-week-old foetus has sparked

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World Liver Day: Take good care of your Liver to live healthy
April 19, 2017

Deaths due to liver diseases in India has reached 2.44% of total deaths-WHO According to a report released by World Health Organization (WHO) in May 2014, deaths due to liver diseases in India has reached 2.44% of total deaths. NASH (Non-Alcoholic Steato-Hepatitis) being one of the most common reason behind liver diseases, has a prevalence of

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Paytm In Talks With SoftBank To Raise Up To $1.5 Billion, Says Report
April 19, 2017

The deal will see SoftBank buying some shares from existing Paytm investor SAIF Partners and founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma beside investing money in the company, the report said. Electronics payments provider Paytm is in talks with Japan's SoftBank Group to raise $1.2 billion to $1.5 billion in cash, making the latter one of the largest

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उमा भारती ने पीएमकेएसवाई परियोजनाओं की निगरानी के लिए एमआईएस लांच किया
April 7, 2017

केन्‍द्रीय जल संसाधन, नदी विकास तथा गंगा संरक्षण मंत्री सुश्री उमा भारती ने आज नई दिल्‍ली में पीएमकेएसवाई परियोजना की निगरानी के

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GOOD NEWS – Modi launches mobile payment app
December 30, 2016

Transactions via BHIM can be made using one's fingerprint, he says. At a Digi Dhan programme in New Delhi on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched mobile payment app BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money). Following are highlights of his speech: >> Two initiatives, Lucky Grahak Yojana and DigiDhan Vyapar Yojana are

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Revise the tax treaties with partner countries to enable the CBI and ED to use the data for prosecution
February 3, 2017

Government is contemplating to revise the tax treaties with partner countries to enable the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate (ED) to use the data for prosecution of those who have stashed black money abroad. Treaty partner countries have been requested to modify the tax treaties, so as to explicitly include

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SP MLA booked for violating model code of conduct in UP
January 12, 2017

Sultanpur (UP), Jan 12 (PTI) Samajwadi Party MLA Santosh Pandey has been booked for allegedly violating the model code of conduct by using social media for campaigning for Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, police said today. Police swung into action after videos clips and posters of the MLA from Lambua and his party went viral on social media

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One Action Can Stop Millions Of Students From Being Forced Into Engineering
February 21, 2017

“My child will become an engineer,” is an infamous line uttered after a child’s birth in India. “Most parents hope that their child will fulfill their dreams and achieve great heights, and they believe this is possible only if you’re an engineer. Being an engineer has come to be more of a status symbol,” observes an engineer from a

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  Idea Cellular to raise Rs 2,000 crore via debt
January 25, 2017

ew Delhi, (PTI) Telecom operator Idea Cellular today said it will raise Rs 2,000 crore through issuance of non-convertible debentures. "... the Company is proposing to issue Unsecured Redeemable Non-Convertible Debentures amounting to Rs 2,000 crore on private placement basis," Idea said in a BSE filing. The NCDs are proposed to be

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Bhopal in for rich Lokrang culture bonanza, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan to open fest today
January 27, 2017

BHOPAL: Come Thursday and Bhopalis will get to see rich cultural and artistic diversity of Indian states and three countries at state's mega 'Lokrang' cultural festival, beginning at BHEL Dusshera ground from January 26. Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will inaugurate the 5-day festival, steep in tribal and folk art, which begin on Republic

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‘Important to feel about changes in one’s country’
January 20, 2017

Jaipur, Jan 20 (PTI) Eminent poet-lyricist Gulzar who has penned some of the most iconic Bollywood songs, today said one cannot remain immune to the happenings taking place in one's country and it is important for people to "think" and "feel" about the changes going around. The poet was speaking at the launch of his new book titled

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Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) Examination, 2016 –Final Result declared
February 9, 2017

Based  on  the  results of the Central  Armed  Police  Forces  (Assistant Commandants) Examination, 2016 held  by UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION on 26th June, 2016  and the interviews for   Personality  Test  held  from 9th January to 2nd February 2017, the following is the list,   in  order  of  merit, of candidates who have

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वित्त मंत्री अरुण जेटली का ऐलान, 1 जुलाई से लागू होगा जीएएसटी
January 17, 2017

नई दिल्ली केंद्र सरकार प्रस्तावित वस्तु एवं सेवा कर (जीएसटी) को लागू करने की तिथि बदल दी है। वित्त मंत्री अरुण जेटली ने ऐलान किया कि

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Obese Couples May Face Difficulty Having a Child, Can Take 50% Longer Than Others
February 7, 2017

Obesity has been one of the primary drivers of the escalating instance of lifestyle diseases. Diabetes, cancer among many others are on the rise like never before. Health experts have always suggested weight management as one of the key instruments in battling lifestyle disease. Lack of physical activity coupled with excessive weight and junk food

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Calling your kids ‘fat’ may make them gain weight: study
January 15, 2017

Parents, take note! Telling your children that they are 'overweight' may make them gain weight as they grow up, new research has warned. The findings indicate that children whose parents identified them as being overweight perceived their own body size more negatively and were more likely to attempt to lose weight, factors that partly accounted

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अनुसंधान कार्यक्रमों में किसानों के हितों को सर्वोच्चर स्थांन पर रहते हुए संसाधन उपयोग कुशलता को अधिक से अधिक इस्तेामाल करने की जरूरत – श्री राधा मोहन सिंह
January 22, 2017

अधिक संरक्षण और वर्धित जल उपयोग क्षमता पर बल देने के साथ समेकित दृष्‍टिकोण अपनाना होगा- श्री सिंह उत्‍पादन वृद्धि में क्षमता आधारित

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Sensex Edges Lower, IT Stocks Extend Fall
January 16, 2017

Infosys was the top loser in the Nifty, down 2 per cent followed by Tech Mahindra and HCL Tech, which fell 1.2 and 1.15 per cent respectively. 9.35 a.m.: After falling nearly 8 per cent in last two trading sessions, Idea Cellular shares witnessed some pull-back today. It was up 1.4 per cent to be the top gainer in the Nifty. Power Grid, Zee

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Youth must take part in nation-building: SC judge
January 23, 2017

Mangaluru, Jan 22 (PTI) The youth should involve themselves in nation-building and strive to bring about a positive change in the society, Supreme Court judge Justice Kurian Joseph said here, today. "There are certain roles, responsibilities and duties we have to fulfill as citizens of the country.If you violate the law, it will be a sin

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Airtel Payments Bank Opens Over 1 Lakh Savings Accounts In Uttra Pradesh
February 2, 2017

The Bank uses over 12,000 Airtel retail outlets In Uttar Pradesh, as banking points. Nearly two-thirds of these banking points across the State are in rural areas. Airtel Payments Bank On Thursday claimed to have opened over one lakh savings accounts in Uttar Pradesh within the first two weeks of its launch. As many as 60 per cent of these

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Centre is committed to the development & strengthening of the cooperatives sector: Shri Radha Mohan Singh
February 12, 2017

Cooperatives have provided direct and indirect employment to about 23.86 millions of people: Union Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister The Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh has said that cooperative societies have provided inputs like credit, fertilizer, seed and have established themselves

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Ayesha Takia Has a Message For Haters After Getting Trolled
February 27, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Ayesha Takia said one should be proud in their own skin "We live in a world of judgments and bullying," wrote Ayesha Takia Ayesha Takia starred in films like Wanted and Dor Ayesha Takia in Mumbai. (Image courtesy: Ayesha Takia Azmi)  Ayesha Takia strikes back. The actress was trolled mercilessly after she attended

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Auction for Sale (Re-issue) of Government Stocks
January 24, 2017

Government of India have announced the Sale (re-issue) of (i) “6.84 per cent Government Stock 2022” for a notified amount of  Rs. 2000 crore (nominal) through price based auction, (ii) “6.97 per cent Government Stock  2026” for a notified amount of Rs. 5,000 crore (nominal) through price base oud auction,   (ii) “7.73 per cent

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Demand of Point of Sales (PoS) / Electronic Data Capture (EDC) machines in the country
February 3, 2017

The demand of such machines in the country has increased after November 9, 2016, which is evident from the fact that during the months of November and December 2016, 2.52 lakh PoS machines have been installed. Neither the Government has undertaken any study to assess the number of PoS machines needed to ensure smooth cashless economy in the

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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Serbia for cooperation in the field of Information Technology and Electronics
January 18, 2017

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Serbia for promoting cooperation in the field of Information Technology and Electronics. The MoU aims to promote cooperation between India and Serbia in the field of IT and

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Dev Patel overwhelmed with Oscar nomination for ‘Lion’
January 25, 2017

London, (PTI) British Indian actor Dev Patel, who received an Oscar nomination in the supporting actor category for "Lion" on Tuesday, said he is feeling "overwhelmingly grateful". The London-born actor, who shot to fame with Danny Boyle's 2009 Oscar-winning film "Slumdog Millionaire", plays an Australian-Indian who tries to find his lost

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Text of PM’s address in the Prime Minister’s NCC Rally, New Delhi
January 28, 2017

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today said that the life of a NCC cadet is beyond the uniform, the parade and the camps; and added that the NCC experience provides a sense of mission. He was addressing the NCC rally in New Delhi. The Prime Minister said that the NCC experience offers a glimpse of India, its strength and its diversity.

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iPhone SE at Rs. 19,999: What You Need to Know About the Cash Back Offer
March 19, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS iPhone SE available with a cash back of Rs. 5,000 Some retailers offering effective price of Rs. 19,999 for 16GB model Offer till March 31, prices could go even lower Apple authorised offline retailers are selling the 4-inch iPhone SE at an effective price of Rs. 19,999 for the 16GB model, with the 64GB variant available

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Successful Test Firing of Guided PINAKA
January 24, 2017

DRDO successfully test fired the Guided PINAKA from Launch Complex-III, ITR, Chandipur today at 12:45 PM for further enhanced range. PINAKA Rocket Mark-II, equipped with navigation, guidance and control kit, is transformed to a Guided PINAKA. The conversion has facilitated to enhance the range and improve the accuracy of PINAKA. The Mission met

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Beware: Regular Exercises Could Worsen Type 1 Diabetes
January 30, 2017

Highlights Type 1 diabetes is also known as Juvenile Diabetes Exercise tends to cause fluctuations in blood sugar Type 1 diabetics should monitor blood glucose level after exercise Diabetes is one the major diseases today, affecting the population worldwide. While Type 2 is the most kind which is a consequence of the

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Maharashtra to become Open Defecation Free by March 2018
February 6, 2017

The Chief Secretary of Maharashtra, Shri Swadhin Kshatriya has conveyed to the Centre that the State will be declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) by March 2018. He said this in a meeting with the Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Shri Parameswaran Iyer, in Mumbai, and mentioned that Maharashtra is on track to achieve this goal.

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केन्द्र सरकार ने पिछड़े क्षेत्रों में विकास के एजेंडे को पूरा करने के क्रम में क्षेत्र विशेष में चल रही अनुमोदित योजनाओं को पूरा करने के कार्य में तेज़ी लाने के लिए राज्यों को विशेष सहायता जारी की।
January 21, 2017

केन्द्र सरकार क्षेत्र विशेष में जारी विभिन्न सरकारीयोजनाओं को पूरा करने के कार्य में तेज़ी लाने के लिए राज्यसरकारों की सहायता

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NLC draws up big plans for solar power
February 2, 2017

The 10 MW pilot solar power plant near the airstrip in Neyveli.   | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement A 130-MW solar plant will come up at Neyeveli Township on 650 acres of land Buoyed by the success of its pilot solar plant, NLC India Ltd. has unveiled plans for installing power plants with net capacity of 500 MW at an estimated

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What ended the dark ages of the universe?
February 8, 2017

When we peer through our telescopes into the cosmos, we can see stars and galaxies reaching back billions of years. This is possible only because the intergalactic medium we’re looking through is transparent. This was not always the case. 

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Why Facebook Keeps Pushing You to Go ‘Live’ With Video
February 2, 2017

From billboards to TV ads to endless notifications, Facebook is furiously promoting its live video feature as it tries to get more users to shoot and watch such videos. But will it be a big business for the social network? The prospects for advertisers are uncertain, and even when users do "go live" - broadcasting their toddler's first steps to

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Rajarhat 400/220kV substation, being established by Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID) with 1000MVA capacity
January 20, 2017

  Rajarhat 400/220kV substation, being established by Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID) with 1000MVA capacity, is critical to supply of power in Kolkata and surrounding areas. This substation is being connected to Farakka and Purnea so that it not only receives the power from Thermal Generating Power Stations in Farakka

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Urgent need for collective efforts against forces of extremism, terrorism and intolerance, says President
January 26, 2017

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee yesterday (January 25, 2017) received His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of UAE Armed Forces at Rashtrapati Bhavan. He also hosted a banquet in his honour. Welcoming the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, the President said this State

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Your home loans rates to come down soon: BofA-ML says banks will cut lending rates by 50-75% by September
February 2, 2017

Softer lending rates are expected as the Budget will help banks cut rates by 50-75 bps by September to offset the impact of demonetisation in the second half of the current year, says a report. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has cut the fiscal deficit target to 3.2 per cent of GDP for 2017-18 – lower than the 3.5 per cent target for

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Assamese filmmaker booked for seeking help from ULFA-I
February 3, 2017

Guwahati, Feb 2 (PTI) A suo-motu case has been registered against Assamese filmmaker Himangshu Prasad Das on charges of waging war against the country by allegedly seeking help from ULFA(I), through an open letter, to run his film in theatres across the state. "We had registered a suo-motu case a few days back against Das for trying to contact

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Now There Could Be Painkillers Without Dangerous Side Effects
March 4, 2017

Highlights Painkiller addiction or abuse is a serious issue, which kills millions Prototype of a morphine-like molecule was able to bring pain relief Healthy tissues remained unaffected during the procedure While health experts have preached about the ill-effects of pain killers umpteen times, sometimes you can't help but

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Jio Offers Calls To US, UK In Just Rs. 3 Per Minute. Details Here
April 19, 2017

Calls to France, Pakistan, Israel, Japan, Argentina, Denmark and South Korea can be made at Rs. 4.8 per minute, the website reported. India's latest telecom operator Reliance Jio, which has started a price war within the Indian telecom industry by offering high speed 4G internet at very low prices along with free voice calling is also offering

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Former AIADMK Minister Slams Sasikala For Making ‘Backdoor Entry’
February 7, 2017

V K Sasikala was slammed for making a "backdoor entry" to Chief Minister's post. (File) KRISHNAGIRI, TAMIL NADU: Former AIADMK minister K P Munusamy on Monday slammed V K Sasikala for making a "backdoor entry" to the Chief Minister's post and questioned why O Panneerselvam made way for her despite being the "preferred choice" of late Chief

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इंफोसिस CEO विशाल सिक्का की सैलरी सुनकर चौंक जाएंगे आप
February 24, 2017

file photo देश की सबसे बड़ी आईटी कंपनी इन्फोसिस के प्रमुख विशाल सिक्का की सैलरी आप सुनेंगे तो चौंक जाएंगे। उनकी सैलरी में इजाफा होने के

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Want to begin my dance-action film soon: Remo
January 16, 2017

Mumbai Jan 16 (PTI) Choreographer-turned filmmaker Remo D'Souza says that if his upcoming dance-action film doesn't go on floors this March then it will get pushed ahead to next year. "I want to start the film now... if I don't start in March then again it will get pushed to next year. After March I will not get into other project," Remo told

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CCI imposes penalty on bidders for cartelisation in tenders of Indian Railways
January 20, 2017

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed penalties on three firms for bid rigging of tenders floated by Indian Railways for procurement of Brushless DC fans in the year 2013. A final order has been passed by CCI in a case taken up suo moto under Section 19 of the Competition Act, 2002 (‘the Act’) based on the information

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2-day North East Investors’ Summit in Shillong from tomorrow
January 28, 2017

Union Textiles Minister to inaugurate first ever North East Investors’ Summit The first ever “Investors Summit” exclusively for North Eastern Region (NER), organized jointly by the Ministry of Textiles and the Ministry of DoNER during 29-30 January, 2017, would be inaugurated by the Union Textiles Minister, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani

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Utilisation of Foreign Exchange Reserves
February 3, 2017

India’s foreign exchange reserves (FER) increased from US$ 341.6 billion at end March 2015 to US$ 360.2 billion at end March 2016 and US$ 360.8 billion as on 20th January 2017. India’s foreign exchange reserves (FER) comprise foreign currency assets, gold, Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) and Reserve Tranche Position (RTP) with the IMF. The level

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Dr. Mahesh sharma Inaugurates ‘Bharat Parv’ at Red Fort, Delhi
January 29, 2017

Bharat Parv, a national festival showcasing the country’s diverse culture, cuisines, handicrafts and catch glimpses of a progressive India was inaugurated by Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (Independent charge) for Tourism and Culture at Red Fort, Delhi today. Bharat Parv event is being organized by the Government of India at the Red Fort,

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Oscars 2017: Will Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling’s La La Land Win Best Picture?
February 27, 2017

Oscars 2017: A still from La La Land HIGHLIGHTS La La Land stars Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling The musical is directed by Damien Chazelle La La Land is nominated in 14 categories at the Oscars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone's La La Land is tipped for glory on Hollywood's biggest night - the Oscars 2017. Damien Chazelle's musical is vying

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Girl born with heart outside body in Madhya Pradesh
April 11, 2017

Chhatarpur (Madhya Pradesh): A girl, born in Chhatarpur district of Madhya Pradesh with a rare medical condition with her heart abnormally located outside the chest, has been shifted to AIIMS in New Delhi for treatment, an official said on Sunday. The baby girl was born with a rare congenital medical condition called Ectopia Cordis in which the

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Reserve Bank of India raises daily withdrawal limit from ATMs to Rs 10,000
January 17, 2017

This hike will be applicable to overdraft and cash credit accounts, the RBI said.  The RESERVE Bank of India on Monday more than doubled the daily withdrawal limit from automated teller machines (ATMs) to Rs 10,000 but retained the weekly ceiling at Rs 24,000 with the supply of more five hundred notes. However, with demonetisation

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Gionee A1 Review
April 7, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS The Gionee A1 has been priced at Rs. 19,999. It has a 16-megpixel front camera and a 4010mAh battery. Gadgets 360 rates the Gionee A1 7 out of 10. Gionee is one of the Chinese smartphone manufacturers that has focused more on its offline presence than online retail in India. At a recent launch event, the company boasted

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How to use bhim app? Where to download bhim app from? Modi government’s Aadhaar-based cashless payments app
December 30, 2016

BHIM App, Bhim app details, BHIM app Aadhaar payment app Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched the BHIM app, which is available for Android OS. BHIM app, or the Bharat Interface for Money, is the Narendra Modi government’s latest app to push India towards a cashless or ‘less-cash’ society. Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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Jadhav gave us no chance: Morgan
January 16, 2017

Pune, Jan 16 (PTI) England skipper Eoin Morgan has rued that his side allowed India to wriggle out of a difficult situation early in their run chase in the first ODI here but conceded that the visitors' plans were punctured by a superlative innings from young Kedar Jadhav. Jadhav played an aggressive innings of 76-ball 120 and, along with his

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Shri Radha Mohan Singh to lead a delegation to Germany for participation in the Global forum for Food & Agriculture and G-20 agriculture ministers meeting
January 17, 2017

 Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh to lead a five member delegation to Germany for participation in the Global Forum for Food & Agriculture from 19-21 January,2017 and G-20 Agriculture Ministers Meeting on 22nd January,2017 in Berlin, Germany. Shri Singh will depart for Berlin, Germany in the late

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Sports Schedule for Wednesday, January 25
January 25, 2017

CRICKET: Preview and related stories of first T20 between India and England. Stories related to Indian cricket. TENNIS: Australian Open in Melbourne. FOOTBALL I-League matches across the country. BADMINTON: Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold tournament in

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Amartya Sen on demonetisation: Note-ban an undemocratic move akin to unguided missile
January 28, 2017

The Bharat Ratna awardee, Amartya Sen, said decisions get taken in China based on the vision of a small group of people, while in a democracy like ours, things move only when there is public demand.  Taking about heath reforms Amartya Kumar Sen further criticised PM Modi’s style of governance saying, “Firing unilateral thoughts are

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Proposal to waive off bank transaction charges and decrease interest rate for credit cards to promote cashless transactions
February 3, 2017

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has given banks the freedom to fix bank service charges for transactions. RBI has deregulated interest rates on credit card dues. Interest rates are determined by banks with the approval of their respective Board of Directors subject to regulatory guidelines on interest rate on advances issued by RBI from time to

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7.5% Indians suffer from mental disorders: WHO report
February 27, 2017

MUMBAI: Not only do 56 million Indians -- or 4.5% of India's population -- suffer from depression at this moment, another 38 million Indians suffer from anxiety disorders. Thus, according to the latest World Health Organisation report on depression released on Thursday, almost 7.5% of Indians suffer from major or minor mental disorders that

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Rupee slips 11 paise against US dollar
January 13, 2017

Mumbai, Jan 13 (PTI) The rupee weakened 11 paise to 68.19 against the US dollar in early trade today on fresh demand for the American currency from banks and importers despite positive macro economic data. According the government data released yesterday, industrial production in November grew by 5.7 per cent compared to a contraction of 3.4 per

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3 held with 30 lakh in demonetised currency
January 13, 2017

Ghaziabad, Jan 12 (PTI) Three men were today arrested with demonetised currency notes having a face value of more than Rs 30 lakh near Shalimar Garden area here, police said. Sahibabad police intercepted a car in which the four were travelling near Ekta Park and seized Rs 31.5 lakh, they said.

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North East Film Festival platform for cultural integration – Ajay Mittal, Secretary I&B
January 28, 2017

Secretary I&B inaugurates North East Film Festival – Fragrances from the North East at NFAI, Pune Three-day festival to be held from 28th to 30th January Secretary, I&B, Shri Ajay Mittal has said the North East Film Festival (NEFF), Fragrances from the North East served as a unique window to the films, food, culture and

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Fifty years on, the Dravidian juggernaut continues to roll
February 25, 2017

Nearly half a century after the DMK unseated the Congress and captured power, we go down memory lane and relive the moments that shaped history Half-a-century has passed since the DMK became the first regional party to be voted to power in the country defeating the Congress and relegating it to the periphery of Tamil Nadu’s politics. It

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44 Airports Have Potential For Operations Under UDAN: Report
January 15, 2017

About 44 airports across the country have "high potential" for operations under the ambitious Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) for civil aviation, UDAN, according to a report brought out by apex industry body FICCI has said. Amaravati (AP): About 44 airports across the country have "high potential" for operations under the ambitious Regional

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Actor George Baker reminisces 1962 war experience
January 20, 2017

Tezpur (Assam), Jan 20 (PTI) National Award winning Assamese and Bengali film actor and MP George Baker today recounted his experience during Chinese aggression in 1962 as he lit the muhurat lamp of a new film "SEEMA-the story untold" based on the border conflict. Recalling his experience in 1962, Baker said, "It was a nightmarish experience

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Bollywood’s young brigade supports Kunal Rawal at LFW
February 2, 2017

Mumbai, Feb 1 (PTI) With Varun Dhawan in tow on the ramp and Arjun Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha, Mohit Marwah cheering him from the sidelines, Kunal Rawal lived up to his reputation of being the favourite designer for young Bollywood stars when he displayed his latest line at the Lakme Fashion Week. The show was a perfect amalgamation of fun and

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40 Officers of the Customs & Central Excise selected for Grant of Presidential Award of Appreciation Certificate for Specially distinguished Record of Service. Yu
January 24, 2017

Every year, the Officers of the Board of Customs & Central Excise, Department of Revenue are considered for grant of Presidential Award of Appreciation Certificate for ‘exceptionally meritorious service rendered at the risk of life’ and for Presidential Award of Appreciation Certificate for ‘specially distinguished record of

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Union Budget 2017: Arun Jaitley’s Budget Balm For Poor Has No Election Freebies
February 2, 2017

Union Budget 2017: Arun Jaitley's Budget Balm For Poor Has No Election Freebies HIGHLIGHTS Budget comes just just ahead of key elections in five states. It sought to ease pain of notes ban, gave tax breaks to the middle class. Also reached out to farmers, poor with special schemes.

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Explosions Hit Damascus Military Airport: Report
January 13, 2017

A series of explosions ripped through a military airport on the western outskirts of Damascus. BEIRUT: A series of explosions ripped through a military airport on the western outskirts of Damascus overnight Friday, Syrian state TV reported. An AFP correspondent heard several explosions and saw a large fire inside the Mazzeh military airport,

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Actor Abhay Deol roasts SRK & co for fairness cream ads
April 13, 2017

NEW DELHI: Actor Abhay Deol roasted fellow Bollywood actors on Facebook on Wednesday for endorsing fairness creams and called their ad campaigns "demeaning, false, and racist". In a series of sardonic Facebook posts, Deol aimed at Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Vidya Balan, Shahid Kapoor and others, while sharing the various ads they have

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Superb Mahmoud goal helps Aizawl down MFC
January 23, 2017

Mumbai, Jan 22 (PTI) Aizawl FC stunned hosts Mumbai FC 1-0 in a fourth round I-League encounter at the Cooperage ground to keep their slate clean here today. The only goal of the match was a superb effort in the 79th minute by Syrian Mahmoud Al Amna, who positioned himself perfectly to meet a cross from the left which he blasted home with an

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Do Explain: 13 Lakh People Get SMSes, Emails For Deposits After Notes Ban
February 3, 2017

Do Explain: 13 Lakh People Get SMSes, Emails For Deposits After Notes Ban Notes ban: 4.7 lakh crores of unaccounted cash in 18 lakh accounts has been flagged by tax officials HIGHLIGHTS 4.7 lakh crores in 18 lakh accounts flagged by tax officials. Income for account holders does not match deposits: officials. Messages sent to 13

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A Small Village In Uttar Pradesh Makes A Big Election Pledge
January 21, 2017

4,500 residents in a small village of Uttar Pradesh gathered to discuss the assembly elections. CHANDAUR VILLAGE, BANDA DISTRICT, UTTAR PRADESH: Almost all the 4,500 residents of Chandaur, a small village in the Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh, are gathered in front of the primary school to discuss the assembly elections in the state, but

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LCA (TEJAS) and AEW&C will Fly-Past for first time at RD Parade -2017
January 24, 2017

The Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas and Airborne Early Warning & Control System (AEW&C) developed by DRDO will fly-past for the first time during the Republic Day Parade 2017. Representing India’s stride in indigenous Defence Technologies, the DRDO contingent this year consists of the 155 mm/52 Calibre Advanced Towed Artillery Gun

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China’s first Mars probe: Eight unusual names shortlisted for spacecraft!
January 30, 2017

New Delhi: China is all set to launch its first Mars spacecraft by the year 2020, however, the country was unsure about the spacecraft's name. On Tuesday, China released a choice list of eight names for its much awaited Mars vehicle.

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Nokia 6 getting Android 7.1.1 Nougat update
April 18, 2017

Nokia 6 receives Android 7.1.1 Nougat   It appears that Nokia 6 is getting Android 7.1.1 Nougat update. The handset was launched in January this year exclusively through JD.com in China and the following month at the Mobile World Congress event HMD Global announced the global launch of the handset, with release in the second

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Niranjan Navalgund makes Grandmaster norm
January 16, 2017

New Delhi, Jan 15 (PTI) Untitled Niranjan Navalgund made his maiden Grandmaster norm despite losing to Grandmaster Dzhumaev Marat of Uzbekistan in the ninth and penultimate round of 15th Parsvnath International chess tournament here today. Having secured 6.5 points against high-ranked opponents in the first eight rounds, Navalgund only had to

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Cancer research institute to be inaugurated
February 3, 2017

New Delhi, Feb 2 (PTI) An institute dedicated to building collaboration in the areas of cancer prevention, research and care called the Centre of Integrative Oncology will be inaugurated here tomorrow. The unveiling will be carried out by Dr Saumya Swaminathan, Secretary, Director General, Indian Council for Medical Research and Ajit M Sharan,

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BSNL Launches Three New FTTH Broadband Plans With Up to 100Mbps Download Speeds
April 25, 2017

BSNL is the only operator who is currently concentrating on providing both mobile and broadband services. The state-run telco has silently launched three new Fiber-To-The-Home (FTTH) broadband plans with one of them offering download speeds up to 100Mbps. These plans, however, don’t offer voice calling for the residents of Chennai. Diving

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President of India to visit Jharkhand and West Bengal from January 18 to 20
January 17, 2017

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee will visit Jharkhand and West Bengal from January 18 to 20 2017. On January 18, 2017, the President will inaugurate the centenary Year Celebrations of Jhalda Satyabhama Vidyapith at Jhalda, Purulia.  On the same day, he will also inaugurate the 60thAnniversary Celebrations of the Netaji Research

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The Rt. Hon. Boris Johnson, British Foreign Secretary, calls on Prime Minister
January 18, 2017

The Rt. Hon. Boris Johnson, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of UK, called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today. The Prime Minister recalled their earlier meeting during his visit to UK in November 2015, when Mr. Johnson was the Mayor of London, and congratulated him on his appointment as the Foreign

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No sequel for Aamir Khan’s Rangeela: Ram Gopal Varma
March 2, 2017

Speaking at the trailer launch of Sarkar 3, Ram Gopal Varma said he does not plan to make any sequel to Aamir Khan-Urmila Matondkar-Jackie Shjroff-starrer Rangeela. Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma has confirmed that there are no plans to make a sequel of his 1995 blockbuster, Rangeela. Aamir Khan, Jackie Shroff and Urmila Matondkar played lead roles

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Report of Study Group on enhancing Coal Royalty
February 6, 2017

The Study Group, constituted to consider the revision of rate of royalty has submitted its report and the same is under consideration in the Ministry. The decision in this respect would be taken in due course. This was stated by Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal & New and Renewable Energy and Mines in a written reply to

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Diplomatic Adviser to the French President calls on Prime Minister
January 18, 2017

Mr. Jacques Audibert, Diplomatic Adviser to the French President, called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today. The Prime Minister recalled his visit to France in 2015, and the visit of President Hollande as Chief Guest at the Republic Day on 2016, and said that the exchange of visits had laid the foundation for strengthening bilateral

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Anti-science culture is growing, need to engage and educate, say Nobel Laureates
January 13, 2017

Nobel Laureates Serge Haroche (Physics 2012), Harold Varmus (Medicine 1989), William E Moerner (Chemistry 2014) in New Delhi on Thursday. Harikrishnan Nair Moerner, Varmus, and Haroche were in Delhi Thursday to attend the Nobel Prize Series—India Programme 2017, a conference organised by Nobel Media AB, Sweden, in collaboration with the

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President pays Homage to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose
January 24, 2017

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee paid homage to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his birth anniversary at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (January 23, 2017). He paid floral tributes in front of a portrait of Netaji at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Officers and staff of Rashtrapati Bhavan were present on the

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LG G6, the “Big Screen That Fits”, will be called the LG G6
February 7, 2017

LG is really obsessed about the screen of its upcoming flagship. Just three weeks shy of its official unveiling, the Korean OEM is once again emphasizing the fact that said smartphone will be almost all screen, without giving out actual numbers. But in addition to teasing the big screen that won’t be bigger than before, LG has also finally let

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What Time Are the Oscars 2017, Where to Watch, and Answers to All Other Questions
February 27, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Oscars 2017 are on Sunday, February 26 Jimmy Kimmel is the host this year La La Land has 14 nominations, in total

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Now, a hormone in brain that can trigger fat burning: Study
January 30, 2017

Just in case you wanted to know what exactly could trigger burning that extra flab in your gut. When they said it’s all in the head, they weren’t entirely wrong. (Source: Thinkstock Images) Scientists, have identified a brain hormone that can trigger fat burning in the gut. Researchers from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) in the

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Twenty five BRAVEHEARTS BAG NATIONAL BRAVERY Awards – 2016
January 17, 2017

Twenty five children which include 12 girls and 13 boys have been selected for the National Bravery Awards – 2016.   Four of the Awards have been given posthumously. The coveted Bharat Award has been conferred on 8 year old Late Km. Tarh Peeju of Arunachal Pradesh, who sacrificed her life in an attempt to save two of her friends from

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Youth has lot to learn from Sanjay Dutt’s mistakes: Ranbir Kapoor
February 2, 2017

From stardom to substance abuse to his time in jail, Sanjay Dutt’s life would be panned out in his biopic, exactly as it happened, which will also serve as a lesson for the youth, reveals Ranbir Kapoor who plays Dutt in the upcoming flick.

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Sensex Choppy Ahead Of Budget Session, IT Stocks Fall
January 30, 2017

On the sectoral front, buying was seen in heavyweight capital goods, healthcare, FMCG and realty stocks The Sensex and Nifty were trading in a choppy manner in trades today as caution prevailed on the Dalal Street ahead of government's Budget session which will start tomorrow with the Economic Survey of India and Annual Budget presentation for

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Seashore Group Ponzi scam: CBI raids 36 places in Odisha
January 13, 2017

Bhubaneswar, Jan 12 (PTI) The CBI today carried out searches at 36 locations in Odisha including the premises of a BJD MP, an MLA and a close aide of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in connection with the Seashore Group Ponzi scam, even as the ruling party hit the streets slamming the move as a pre-Panchayat poll stunt. The places raided by teams

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President of India’s message on the eve of National Day of Grenada
February 6, 2017

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of Grenada on the eve of their National Day(February 7, 2017). In a message to His Excellency Dr.  Cecile La Grenade, the Governor General of Grenada, the President has said, “On behalf of the Government  and the

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Google wants to make encryption easier for everyone
January 13, 2017

REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo The Key Transparency project hopes to eliminate some of PGP's headaches. As more and more of our daily lives take place online, more and more sites, apps and services are increasing their encryption to keep users' data safe and secure. However, being the web monolith that it is, Google's Security and

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Akhilesh Yadav Confirms Rahul Gandhi As Wingman, Deal ‘In Next 2 Days’
January 17, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Akhilesh Yadav says Congress alliance to be announced in "a day or two". Akhilesh, Rahul Gandhi expected to hold rallies together in campaign. Akhilesh Yadav yesterday won rights to use party name, symbol. Akhilesh Yadav, having set aside his family drama, is moving on to the next order of business ahead of the election:

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Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship’s maiden tableau entry at the Republic Day parade adjudged the best Tableau amongst Ministerial representations
January 28, 2017

The best of Skill Development & Entrepreneurial efforts were on display at the Republic Day parade. The 68th Republic Day was the first outing for a MSDE tableau. And the outstanding efforts by its creators helped it being adjudged the best tableau amongst Ministerial representations. From imparting skill to drivers, technicians, beauticians,

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Closure of Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs)
February 3, 2017

NITI Aayog constituted a committee on Sick/Loss making/Non performing Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) on March 9th 2016. The committee noted that financial performance of 74 CPSEs has been unsatisfactory and a number of these have requested for and received periodic support from budgetary resources. Over the years, this has become a

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NASA’s new electronics can survive the heat of Venus
February 9, 2017

An integrated circuit before (top) and after (bottom) testing. NASA To call Venus inhospitable would be putting it mildly. It has proven extremely challenging to study in close detail, mainly because of its surface temperature -- a mean of 735 Kelvin (462 degrees Celsius, or 863 degrees Fahrenheit), with atmospheric pressure 90 times that

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Cabinet apprised of the MoU between the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) for cooperation in the field of outer space
January 18, 2017

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has been apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed on November 11, 2016 at Tokyo, Japan between the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) for cooperation in the field of outer space. The purpose of this MoU

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Karan Johar’s biography is an invitation for fans to come out
January 23, 2017

Karan Johar makes everything he does look so easy that it is easy to forget his accomplishments. He has directed six hit films, runs a successful production house which makes interesting movies, is a popular talk show host, has been a reality show judge, and mentor to many talented young people. His greatest achievement though is that he is a

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Ministry of Agriculture17-January, 2017 17:42 IST Carry out maximum work in Hindi regarding implementation of the policies/schemes concerned with Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare: Shri Radha Mohan Singh.
January 17, 2017

National Food Security Mission has been successful as it crossed the production targets by 42 million tonnes of food grains The meeting of Joint Hindi Advisory Committee of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare was organized today under the chairmanship of Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh today

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‘Just Wanted to Motivate My Team’: Paytm’s Vijay Shekhar on Viral Speech
January 21, 2017

'Just Wanted to Motivate My Team': Paytm's Vijay Shekhar on Viral Speech HIGHLIGHTS A video of Paytm's New Year celebration went viral this week. Paytm CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma has spoken about it. Sharma says he was speaking at a private event. Paytm founder and CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma is presently in Davos for the World Economic

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Less protein-intake during pregnancy will help your kid have stronger bones
January 31, 2017

Suffering from the woes of having frail bones? Unfortunately there are chances that your kid may inherit the 'brittle bone disease' from you, but thanks to science, you can protect your child by consuming less protein while you are pregnant. Researchers at the University of Missouri School of Medicine have shown that limiting a specific maternal

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Kashmir University Postpones Exams Scheduled On January 16, 17
January 17, 2017

NEW DELHI: Kashmir University for the second time in this season has postponed exams which were scheduled to be conducted on January 16 and 17 in view of heavy snowfall. According to Meteorological Department, fresh snowfall was recorded across Kashmir with some places in the higher reaches of the Valley witnessing heavy snowfall.

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Sasikala vs Panneerselvam: Where are AIADMK MLAs?
February 9, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS More than 90 AIADMK MLAs have been camping at a beach resort in Koovathur near Mahabalipuram. Another 30 AIADMK MLAs have been kept in another resort at Poonthandalam near Kalpakkam The MLAs were not allowed to use mobile phones and television sets in their rooms were disconnected  AIADMK legislators were

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Mann Ki Baat On Board Exams: Stress, Tips Take Centre-Stage In Experiences Posted By Public In Mygov.In
January 28, 2017

NEW DELHI:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the students, parents and teachers involved with the various board exams in the first 'Mann Ki Baat' of 2017 which will take place on Sunday, 29th January 2017. This 'Mann Ki Baat' will be conversed to the students who are appearing for the board exams in the weeks to come. He has talked with

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Republic Day Parade – 2017 Awards announced
January 28, 2017

Madras Engineer Group Adjudged Best Marching Contingent amongst Services The results of different competitive presentations in the Republic Day Parade – 2017 have been announced by the Ministry of Defence. Among the Services category, Madras Engineer Group has been adjudged the best marching contingent. In the category of Para-Military

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Clarifications on implementation of GAAR provisions under the Income Tax Act, 1961
January 29, 2017

 The General Anti Avoidance Rule (GAAR) provisions shall be effective from the Assessment Year 2018-19 onwards, i.e. Financial Year 2017-18 onwards.  The necessary procedures for application of GAAR and conditions under which it shall not apply, have been enumerated in Rules 10U to 10UC of the Income-tax Rules, 1962.The provisions of

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Delhi Nursery Admissions: High Court Stays Government Notification On Minority Schools
January 21, 2017

Delhi Nursery Admissions: High Court Stays Govt Notification On Minority Schools NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Friday stayed a city government notification that made it mandatory for private unaided minority schools to admit kids in nursery, in the unreserved category, on the basis of neighbourhood criteria. Justice Manmohan said: "This

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Google Has Punished 340 Fake News Sites Since November
January 26, 2017

Google took steps against 340 fake news site in November and December, the company said as part of a report on fraudulent advertising Wednesday. Close to 200 of those sites were permanently banned from using Google ads, the company said. Google, much like Facebook, has been under increased scrutiny for its role in the spreading of false and

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Bogi smoke in Chennai delays 19 flights
January 13, 2017

Chennai, Jan 13 (PTI) Nineteen international and domestic flights to and from Chennai suffered delay today after dense smoke engulfed the airport region here following the burning of old articles on the occasion of Bogi festival. Fourteen arriving and departing flights from and to various destinations including Muscat, Mauritius and Colombo

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Swaraj India launches campaign seeking accountability
January 16, 2017

New Delhi, Jan 15 (PTI) Swaraj India today launched a campaign seeking accountability and answers from governments at Centre, state and municipal level. While launching the month-long campaign 'Jawab Do Hisab Do' (give answers, give accountability), which will culminate on February 12, the party said that all three governments have abdicated

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When Salman Khan met Jackie Chan
January 25, 2017

Mumbai,  (PTI) Jackie Chan was in the city to promote his upcoming action-adventure film "Kung Fu Yoga" and the action star met Bollywood superstar Salman Khan during his visit. The 51-year-old actor took to social media to share a picture with Chan in which they can be seen holding two stuffed panda toys with a tag "UNICEF: For every

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World’s Eight Richest As Wealthy As Half Humanity, Says Oxfam
January 16, 2017

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg also features in the list of world's eight wealthiest man. DAVOS: Just eight individuals, all men, own as much wealth as the poorest half of the world's population, Oxfam said on Monday in a report calling for action to curtail rewards for those at the top.

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Union Govt has taken decisive steps against Pak sponsored terrorism: Dr Jitendra Singh
January 28, 2017

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh has said that the Union Government led by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has taken decisive steps against Pakistan sponsored terrorism and the two most

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Ministry of Water Resources08-February, 2017 18:23 IST Committee of Secretaries setup to speed up the implementation of Namami Gange Programme
February 9, 2017

First meeting of the Empowered Task Force on River Ganga held Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Sushri Uma Bharti has announced setting up of a Committee of Secretaries to speed up the implementation of Namami Gange Programme. Chairing the first First Meeting of the Empowered Task Force on River

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जियो से मुकाबले के लिए अब टेलीनॉर को खरीदेगी एयरटेल
February 24, 2017

एयरटेल को मिलेंगे 43.4 मेगाहर्ट्ज स्पेक्ट्रम टेलीनॉर इंडिया आंध्र प्रदेश, बिहार, महाराष्ट्र, गुजरात, यूपी पूर्व, यूपी पश्चिम और असम

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Imtiaz Ali in no hurry to title his Shah Rukh Khan-Anushka Sharma-starrer film
April 26, 2017

Imtiaz Ali: (right) Anushka Sharma teams up with SRK for the third time The shoot of Imtiaz Ali's upcoming romance-drama featuring Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Shrama is about to culminate, but the filmmaker is yet to zero in on a title. Recently, Ali rubbished reports that his film, earlier rumoured to be called The Ring, was set to be called

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BJP Central Election Committee holds meeting to finalise
January 16, 2017

New Delhi, Jan 15 (PTI) BJP's Central Election Committee tonight held a meeting to finalise its candidates for Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand assembly polls. The party is likely to announce candidates for a majority of 70 seats in the hill state, which goes to polls on February 15 and for the seats in UP. The seven-phase UP assembly polls

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National Girl Child Day to be celebrated at a special function organized by WCD Ministry in New Delhi tomorrow
January 24, 2017

The National Girl Child Day will be celebrated tomorrow at a special function organized by the Ministry of Women & Child Development in New Delhi in the light of exemplary achievements by nation’s daughters during 2016. With a commendable performance at the Olympics and Paralympics and a historic induction of the first female fighter

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Wearing Salwar Kameez Is Not A Crime
February 10, 2017

Judging is one of the most overused words nowadays and while some judge directly or indirectly, some spew horrible words. As usual, women are the main target. The world would probably be a little different if we could reduce it on the individual level! Recently, I came across an advertisement that caught my attention. It was all about not

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National Review Meeting of RE Sector with the State Governments held “ARUN” Mobile Application Launched io
January 24, 2017

 Un yu tu huMinistry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) organized a two days National Review Meeting with the State Government officials of Renewable Energy sector from 23rd to 24th January 2017. Mobile App for Solar Rooftop Systems “ARUN- Atal Rooftop Solar User Navigator and Information Guide on Rooftop Systems was also launched on the

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Banish skin woes: Here’s how to beat summer acne like a pro!
March 4, 2017

Too much sun exposure can cause sudden acne breakouts, which might ruin the season for you. Follow these tips to keep your skin glowing this summer. You have to be an ardent follower of a cleansing routine to banish acne during summers. (Shutterstock) Summer is the season to slip into your pretty sundresses. However, too much sun

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Ram Navami 2017: How to Celebrate The Last Day of Navratri
April 4, 2017

Highlights Ram Navami is a spring festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Ram It also culminates the nine-day fasting period of the Navratris This year, Ram Navami will be commemorated on the 5th of April Ram Navami is a spring Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Ram, the seventh avatar of Lord Vishnu, who was

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Aamir attends award show after 16 yrs on Lata ji’s request; receives one for Dangal
April 25, 2017

Aamir Khan was present at the ceremony with Nitesh Tiwari, writer-director of one of the biggest blockbusters of 2016. Aamir Khan with Lata Mangeshkar at Dinanath Mangeshkar Awards. Mumbai: The Perfectionist of Bollywood, who recently made an exception and accepted the award for 'Dangal' at Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Awards, says it's a

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Puducherry CM refuses to join issues with Kiran Bedi
January 12, 2017

New Delhi, Jan 12 (PTI) Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy today refused to join issues with Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi over the use of social media by government officials, saying he would not like to comment on administrative issues. "I don't want to comment on administrative matters," he told reporters despite repeatedly being

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Gurjinder Singh stars in Kalinga Lancers win
January 23, 2017

Bhubaneswar, Jan 22 (PTI) Gurjinder Singh showed his brilliance while converting a penalty corner to hand Kalinga Lancers a 1-0 victory over Delhi Waveriders in their opening campaign of the Hockey India League, here today. Playing in front of their home crowd, Lancers got off to a dominating start. But Delhi led by dragflick specialist

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Samsung India launches 19 service vans in Telangana
January 25, 2017

Hyderabad (PTI) Samsung India today announced the launch of its service vans for Telangana to provide world-class service to its customers at their door steps. As many as 19 service vans were flagged off in the city in the first phase of the initiative by Anurag Prashar, vice president, Customer Satisfaction at Samsung India in the presence of

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Samsung Galaxy S8 India Launch Today: Live Stream, Price, Pre-Orders, Specifications, and More
April 19, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy S8 price in India is not known as of yet. The two smartphones will launch in their Exynos variants in India. For now, Samsung Galaxy S8 India availability details are uncertain still. Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ India launch is set for Wednesday, where the company will unveil the flagship smartphones

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Indian fashion industry headed the right way: Ritu Kumar
January 20, 2017

Mumbai, Jan 20 (PTI) Veteran fashion designer Ritu Kumar says the emergence of new platforms and increase in the audience shows that the Indian fashion industry is headed the right way. Kumar, 72, says now there is a much larger playing field for fashion. "Yes, I do think that the Indian fashion industry is headed the right way. The amount

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Seventeen States and Six Central Ministries to showcase their tableaux in Republic Day Parade – 2017
January 22, 2017

This year Republic Day Parade on Rajpath will witness tableaux from 17 States and Six Ministries of the Central Government. These tableaux will showcase varied themes starting from country’s rich cultural heritage and socio-economic development to nation’s progress in key areas like IT, Women, Empowerment and Environment Protection. A brief

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Octogenarian killed by sons over property dispute
January 20, 2017

Shahjahanpur, Jan 20 (PTI) An octogenarian was killed allegedly by his sons over property dispute in Gehua village here, police said today. The body of Ram Sagar Misra, who last morning went out to relieve himself, was found in a field with multiple stab injuries late in the evening, SP (Rural) Ramesh Bhartiya said.

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More steps to tackle swine flu
January 30, 2017

NIMS chief to be nodal officer Chief Secretary S.P. Singh has directed the Health and Medical department officials to designate the NIMS Superintendent as the nodal officer, and Gandhi Hospital as the nodal hospital for treatment of swine flu patients in the State. In view of the increasing swine flu cases and related deaths, Mr.Singh

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Is Shraddha Kapoor planning to change her team of managers after the debacle of her movies?
January 31, 2017

Shraddha Kapoor had two releases last year (Baaghi and Rock On 2). While Baaghi minted money at the box-office, Rock On 2 tanked completely and was not appreciated like the film's first part, Rock On. 2017 was started with her first release Ok Jaanu which did not manage to get positive reviews from the critics and fans. Now as per a

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Infosys Hits $10 Billion Milestone, Names Ravikumar As New Deputy COO
January 13, 2017

Infosys has appointed Ravikumar S. as Deputy Chief Operating Officer reporting to Pravin Rao, Chief Operating Officer, with immediate effect. Infosys now expects to post a constant currency revenue growth of 8.4-8.8 per cent in FY2016-17. HIGHLIGHTS Infosys reports net profit of Rs. 3,708 crore in December quarter. Infosys crossed $10

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Speech by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at the banquet hosted in honour of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of UAE Armed Forces on January 25, 2017
January 26, 2017

Your Highness, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am delighted to welcome Your Highness and the esteemed members of your distinguished delegation to India. I warmly recall your visit to India - nearly a year ago, and am happy to receive you once again - this time as our honoured Chief Guest as we

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Kanpur Train Accident: Arrested ISI Agent, Shamsul Hoda, Issued Supari For Big Train Accident In India
February 7, 2017

Kanpur train accident: prime suspect Shamsul Hoda, an alleged ISI agent, was arrested in Nepal NEW DELHI: Shamsul Hoda, a Pakistani agent being investigated in connection with train derailments in India allegedly caused by explosives on tracks, has been arrested in Nepal. Hoda is allegedly an agent of the Pakistani ISI or Inter-Services

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Yoga For Thyroid: 6 Poses to Help You Lead a Better Life
March 4, 2017

Highlights Thyroid disease is a medical condition which affects the thyroid gland Meditation can help in relieving a lot of issues associated with thyroid Yoga asanas are good for both hypo and hyperthyroid Thyroid disease is a medical condition which affects the function of thyroid gland. There are mainly two types of

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Kambala to be held on Jan 28 defying ban: Organisers
January 23, 2017

Bengaluru, Jan 22 (PTI) Amid the raging protests over Jallikattu in neighbouring Tamil Nadu, organisers of 'Kambala' (buffalo race) in Karnataka today decided to hold the traditional sport in Mangaluru on January 28 in violation of court orders restraining the same.

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Earthquake Today: Magnitude 5.8 Quake Strikes Uttarakhand, Tremors Felt In Delhi, Punjab, North India
February 7, 2017

Earthquake today: Strong tremors were felt in Delhi NCR, Uttarakhand and Punjab. HIGHLIGHTS The epicentre of earthquake was in Rudraprayag in Uttarakhand. Tremors were felt in Delhi, Punjab and north India; no damage reported. Rajnath Singh has asked for detailed report on the quake and its impact. An earthquake of 5.8 magnitude

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Roof of vacant shop collapses in Delhi’s Connaught Place
February 3, 2017

New Delhi Jan 2 (PTI) The roof of a vacant shop collapsed in Connaught Place in the wee hours today. The incident occurred at around 2 AM in C-Block of Connaught Place on top of Jain Book Depot, said an officer from Delhi Fire Services. No casualties were reported as there was no one in the market, police said, adding that had it been

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Speech by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at the 29th Convocation of Goa University
April 25, 2017

At the outset, I would like to express my gratitude and deep appreciation for conferring on me the Honorary D. Litt. Degree. I deeply appreciate this gesture shown to me and accept this distinction with all humility.  I take this opportunity to congratulate degree holders and award winners for their hard work and toil over the

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MoS DoNER Dr Jitendra Singh and MoS Agriculture Shri Parshottam Rupala inaugurate International Symposium on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of IndiaYT
January 21, 2017

MoS DoNER Dr Jitendra Singh and MoS Agriculture Shri Parshottam Rupala inaugurate International Symposium on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of India Addressing the inaugural session at the two-day International Symposium on Medicinal and Aromatic plants of India here today, the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of

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Khadi workers resent Gandhi missing on KVIC calender
January 12, 2017

Mumbai, Jan 12 (PTI) Upset over Mahatma Gandhi's picture missing on the calendar of the Khadi and Village Industries Commssion, a section of its workers here staged a protest today, and sought to know as to why the image of the father of the nation was left out, while featuring Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In a brief protest, dozens of

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Goa Elections 2017: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar Asked To Explain ‘Bribe’ Remarks
February 3, 2017

Manohar Parrikar's remarks during a rally for the 2017 Goa elections had triggered a controversy. HIGHLIGHTS Defence Minister had made the remarks at an election rally near Panaji. 'Accept money from any party but vote for BJP', said the minister. Delhi Chief Minister also triggered a row after making similar statement.

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Steps taken to Prevent Coal Mine Accidents
February 6, 2017

The provisions of Mines Act, 1952, Subordinate Rules and Regulations made thereunder are being administered for ensuring the safety in coal mines by Directorate General of Mines Safety (DGMS).  Coalmine owners are responsible for implementing these provisions.   This was stated by Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal &

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Clean chit to Maran in Aircel-Maxis deal
February 3, 2017

Legal Correspondent A special court here today gave a clean chit to former UPA Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran by rejecting CBI’s charge that he had taken Rs 743-crore bribe from Maxis telecom to facilitate the Malaysia-based company to acquire Aircel in 2006.Special Judge OP Saini also rejected the Enforcement Directorate’s contention that

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Yogi Adityanath To Take Charge Of UP In BJP’s Show Of Strength: 10 Facts
March 19, 2017

LUCKNOW:  Yogi Adityanath, a five-time BJP member of parliament from Gorakhpur and the head priest of the Gorakhnath temple in his constituency, will take oath as Uttar Pradesh's new chief minister at 2.15 this afternoon along with two deputy chief ministers and other members of his cabinet. The BJP has planned a massive show of strength to

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Cabinet18-January, 2017 15:49 IST Cabinet approves MoU on cooperation on Youth matters between India and Russia
January 18, 2017

Exchange programmes in the field of Youth Affairs between India and Russia will help in promoting exchange of ideas, values and culture amongst Youth through establishment of people-to-people contacts and in consolidating friendly relations between the two countries. The selections for participation in exchange programmes shall be done in an

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वित्त मंत्रालय के राजस्व विभाग ने पिछले तीन वर्षों में काला धन समाप्त करने में अपार सफलता प्राप्त की
April 7, 2017

वित्त मंत्रालय के राजस्व विभाग ने पिछले तीन वर्षों में काला धन समाप्त करने में अपार सफलता प्राप्त की, 23064 सर्च / सर्वे किए गए(

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Indore: IMA youth wing protests against NEXT, NMC
February 3, 2017

Indore: More than 500 medical students and members of Indian Medical Association (IMA) staged demonstration against NEXT, the proposed exit exam for MBBS students to qualify for the profession, and the proposal to establish National Medical Council (NMC) by dissolving Medical Council of India, on Wednesday.

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IIMC should strive for journalism courses in all Indian Languages
January 17, 2017

Urdu is the cultural heritage of all Indians: Venkaiah Naidu IIMC re-launches journal “Communicator” 67th Development Journalism course inaugurated by I&B Minister Shri Venkaiah Naidu, Minister for Information & Broadcasting has said that students aspiring to become journalists in future must ensure that news and views are not

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Siemens wins order worth Rs 366 crore from ONGC
January 25, 2017

Mumbai, Jan  (PTI) Siemens today said it has bagged an order worth Rs 366 crore from ONGC for overhauling of power turbines. "The order includes supply of material for overhauling of 18 power turbines through zero hour overhaul and time continued overhaul," it said in a statement issued here. The zero hour overhauling will be first of its

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Now Tamil Nadu Traders Threaten To Pull Coke, Pepsi Off Shelves
January 26, 2017

Now Tamil Nadu Traders Threaten To Pull Coke, Pepsi Off Shelves Pepsi and Coca Cola may be off the shelf in 10 lakh shops across Tamil Nadu from March 1. CHENNAI: Pepsi and Coca Cola may be off the shelf in 10 lakh shops across Tamil Nadu from March 1. Citing health concerns, the traders' federation in the state wants to promote local beverage

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Total direct tax collections up to 16th January 2017 amount to Rs. 5,76,408 crore; the Budget Estimates fixed for direct taxes are Rs. 9,80,000 crore
February 3, 2017

Total direct tax collections up to 16th January 2017 amount to Rs. 5,76,408 crore. For the financial year 2017-18, the Budget Estimates fixed for direct taxes are Rs. 9,80,000 crore. As per Receipt Budget 2017-18, the Budget Estimates for direct taxes have been fixed at Rs. 9,80,000 crore, including Rs. 5,38,745 crore for Corporation Tax and

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Cabinet approves Trade Agreement negotiations with Peru
January 18, 2017

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved holding negotiations for Trade Agreement with Peru on trade in goods, services and investment. A Joint Study Group (JSG) between India and Peru was constituted in order to explore the possibility for entering into trade agreement with Peru on 15th January, 2015. Both

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Is Microsoft Leaping Ahead of Amazon?
January 28, 2017

Amazon has used its cloud-computing success to fund other parts of the business. But now Microsoft seems to be providing some real competition. Amazon’s cloud-computing business doesn’t attract as many headlines as some of its sexier endeavors. But it’s one of the steadiest aspects of the retailer’s business, allowing Amazon.com

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J K students to receive exam results via SMS
January 16, 2017

Jammu, Jan 15 (PTI) Soon the students in Jammu and Kashmir would be receiving their examination results on their mobile phones through SMS. The government is mulling the idea with Education Minister Naeem Akhtar directing the Board of School Education (BOSE) to start text services for examination results so that every student gets information

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Prakash Javadekar inaugurates National Consultation on revised Accreditation Framework Suggests more Agencies for Accreditation for Ensuring quality Education
April 25, 2017

Union Minister of Human Resource Development Shri Prakash Javadekar today inaugurated the one day National Consultation on Revised Accreditation Framework here in New Delhi. Highlighting the importance of quality education the Minster said any accreditation process or any certification or assessment process must also take into account the final

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Will name new CBI chief by January 20: Centre
January 18, 2017

Indicating that the new CBI director’s name has been finalised, the Central government Tuesday informed the Supreme Court that all issues relating to the selection of the agency’s new chief will be settled and the name revealed by January 20. After recording the statement by Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, the bench of Justices Kurian Joseph

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NCC making documentary on R-Day camp
January 20, 2017

New Delhi, Jan 20 (PTI) Seeking to record the "amazing journey" of cadets from selection procedure to parade on Rajpath for posterity, the NCC has commissioned a documentary film on the ongoing Republic Day camp here. "These camps take place year after year, and cadets go through a life-changing experience. And, so we thought it would be only

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Biennial Election to Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Bihar Legislative Council from Graduates’ and Teachers’ Constituencies.
February 6, 2017

The term of office of 10 members of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana  and Bihar Legislative Council from Graduates’ and Teachers’ constituencies is due to expire on the retirement of the sitting members as per details given below:  ANDHRA PRADESH Name of Retiring Members Name of the Constituencies Date of Retirement M. V. S.

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Impact of Global Coal Prices on Overseas Indian Assets
February 6, 2017

Coal India Limited (CIL) has surrendered two prospecting licenses held by its subsidiary Coal India Africana Limited in Mozambique and presently does not hold any foreign coal assets. This was stated by Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal & New and Renewable Energy and Mines in a written reply to a question in the Rajya

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Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$ 55.82 per bbl on 03.02.2017
February 6, 2017

The international crude oil price of Indian Basket as computed/published today by Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas was US$ 55.82 per barrel (bbl) on 03.02.2017. This was higher than the price of US$ 55.49 per bbl on previous publishing day of 02.02.2017.

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Establishment of Spices Farmers Producer Companies (SFPCs) in Arunachal Pradesh – Inauguration by Commerce and Industry Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman
April 25, 2017

Commerce and Industry Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman will inaugurate the orientation programme for establishment of SFPCs and buyer seller meet on 26th April 2017 at Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, a Government of India’s initiative to benefit the small and marginal spice farmers in the North Eastern States. In the event, more than 100

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Man held for smuggling gold biscuits worth Rs 48.25 lakh at Indore airport
February 3, 2017

INDORE: The directorate of revenue intelligence (DRI) on Thursday arrested a man trying to smuggle in 14 gold biscuitsworth Rs 48.25 lakh hidden in his socks at Indore airport. The accused, Yusuf, had brought the gold biscuits from Abu Dabhi to Mumbai and had travelled on a flight to Indore, where he was caught.  DRI

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Minister of State for Defence visits Republic Day NCC Camp-2017
January 20, 2017

The Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre has highly commended the role of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) in propagating the ideals of secularism, national integration, selfless service and generating patriotic values amongst the youth of the nation. He also lauded the efforts of the cadets to make the organisation a cohesive,

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US seeks safe environment for its nationals in Odisha
January 20, 2017

Bhubaneswar, Jan 19 (PTI) The US today sought safe and secure environment for its nationals visiting the coastal state of Odisha in view of the rampant Maoist activities here, officials said. The issue was raised by Consul General Katherine B Hadda at the US Consulate in Hyderabad when she met Odisha's DGP K B Singh here today. Commissioner of

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Cold conditions prevail in Punjab, Haryana
January 20, 2017

Chandigarh, Jan 20 (PTI) Cold conditions continued unabated in most parts of Punjab and Haryana today even as dense fog adversely affected air, rail and road traffic in the region. Amritsar in Punjab was the coldest place in the region with a low of 3.6 degrees Celsius, a MeT office spokesman said here.

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ReleaseECI hosts International Seminar on ‘Strategies for Empowering Young and Furture Voters’
January 24, 2017

YuMoUs on Electoral Cooperation with Australia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Fiji and Nepal signed   On the occasion of 7th National Voters Day falling on 25th January 2017, Election Commission of India (ECI) hosted an International Seminar on ‘Strategies for Empowering Young and Future Voters’ on 24th January 2017, in

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Symptoms Of Depression
February 13, 2017

Feelings of helplessness and hopelessness. A bleak outlook—nothing will ever get better and there’s nothing you can do to improve your situation. Loss of interest in daily activities. You don’t care anymore about former hobbies, pastimes, social activities, or sex. You’ve lost your ability to feel joy and pleasure. Appetite

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C’garh: Over lakh people perform yoga in Durg district
January 13, 2017

Raipur, Jan 12 (PTI) Over one lakh people, including school children, today performed yoga in the presence of yoga guru Baba Ramdev at a stadium in Chhattisgarh's Durg district. The three day yoga camp which concluded today at Jayanti stadium of Bhilai city was organised to celebrate National Youth Day.

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AAP affect? Amarinder Singh government says no ‘lal batti’ for ‘mantris’
March 20, 2017

CHANDIGARH: Exulting after the 77-seat landslide victory in the assembly elections, Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday still looked in no mood to prattle off his party's triumph. Amarinder and his council of ministers went with a populist move to remove red beacons from all official vehicles. However, the vehicle ferrying

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Dabang Mumbai join hands with Hockey Australia
January 12, 2017

Mumbai, Jan 12 (PTI) City's hockey franchise Dabang Mumbai Hockey Club has joined hands with Hockey Australia to introduce and promote the sport at the grassroots level here. 'Hookin2Hockey' would be an outreach programme aimed to give the children a flavor of one of the fastest and most competitive team sport in the world. The partnership

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Oscar nominations announced; ‘La La Land’ leads with 14 nods
January 25, 2017

Los Angeles, (PTI) "La La Land", Damien Chazelle's dreamy ode to classic Hollywood musicals, swept the 89th Academy Awards nominations on Tuesday by becoming the only third movie in the Oscars history to bag a record 14 nods. The movie, about two artistes who fall in love while trying to make a career in Hollywood, bagged nominations in all the

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Cash Transactions Should Be Capped At 2, Not 3 Lakhs, Says Government
March 22, 2017

In his budget presented in February, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had said cash transactions would be capped at three lakhs. The government wants to reduce the limit to two lakhs. The government wants to reduce the cash transaction limit to two lakhs. HIGHLIGHTS Cash transaction over 2 lakh should be penalised at 100%,

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Rahul puts off China visit due to polls
January 13, 2017

New Delhi, Jan 12 (PTI) Owing to elections in five states, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has put off his visit to China which was to start from January 15. The visit by Rahul-led Congress delegation will now take place after the assembly elections at mutually-convenient dates, party leader Anand Sharma said tonight.

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Night Casualty Evacuation by Indian Air Force Helicopters from Naxal Affected Region in Chhattisgarh yu
January 24, 2017

On the evening of 23 January 2017, a bus met with a major accident near Mardapal in the naxal affected district of Bijapur in Chhattisgarh. Three passengers died on the spot and a large number were injured critically. 19 CRPF jawans too were travelling in the bus. A request was made to the Task Force Commander (TFC) of IAF’s Anti Naxal Task

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HAVE THE DEMOCRATS GOT THE RIGHT SUPREME COURT STRATEGY?
February 3, 2017

For Democrats, a losing battle over Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court may be worth waging, if it encourages the liberal base and causes lasting damage to Republicans.PHOTOGRAPH BY ALEX WONG / GETTY Chuck Schumer, the Senate Minority Leader, has his critics, but he is seldom accused of not knowing which way the wind is blowing.

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Regional Conference of Labour Minister of North and Central States held at Bhopal
January 24, 2017

One-day Regional Conference of State Labour and Employment Ministers and Principal Secretaries/Secretaries, Labour Department of North and Central States (Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Chandigarh, Uttarakhand and Madhya Pradesh) was held today at Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. The Conference was inaugurated

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I&B Secretary Launches Film Condition Assessment Project under NFHM NFHM to enable creation of global facilities of film preservation in India
January 28, 2017

Government is committed towards film preservation of the country’s filmic heritage: Shri Ajay Mittal, Secretary I&B “Ministry of Information and Broadcasting is committed to safeguarding the country’s filmic and non-filmic heritage and is taking all necessary steps to preserve films and non-filmic material for posterity as per

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Salman Khan Given ‘Benefit Of Doubt’, Freed In ’98 Arms Act Case
January 18, 2017

Actor Salman Khan is in Jodhpur for the verdict in a case related to black buck poaching HIGHLIGHTS Salman Khan accused of keeping unlicenced weapons, using them. Case involves killing of deer when he was shooting for a film in 1998. The actor, 51, was let off because of weak evidence. Movie star Salman Khan was given the benefit

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New ‘Phystrology Therapy’ introduced in India for chronic ailments
April 18, 2017

Chronic disease accounts for 60 percent of deaths in India. According to a recent report by Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), chronic diseases are the leading cause of deaths in country as they are annually killing more than five million people every year. These diseases include various ailments in the form of diabetes, stroke,

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“No issues with party high command,” says Chandy
January 13, 2017

Kochi, Jan 12 (PTI) Senior Congress leader Oommen Chandy, sulking over the appointment of 14 new district Congress Presidents in Kerala ignoring names of his supporters, today said he has no issues with the party high command. The former Chief Minister, however, stuck to his demand that organisational polls be conducted in the Congress in the

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Shortcomings in bud should be addressed: Sasikala
February 2, 2017

Chennai, Feb 1 (PTI) AIADMK general secretary V K Sasikala today said though the union budget has welcoming features, the shortcomings should be looked into and addressed and the country should be taken on the growth path. Welcoming initiatives like thrust on farm-centric rural spending, she, however, said allocations should be properly

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Vodafone, Idea Merger To Create New Market Leader, Displacing Airtel
March 20, 2017

The combined Vodafone-Idea group would have almost 400 million customers, or 35 percent market share with an implied enterprise value of Rs. 82,800 crore for Vodafone and Rs. 72,200 crore for Idea. Vodafone, the world's second-largest cellphone operator, will own 45.1 % of the merged entity. Mumbai: Britain's Vodafone Group and Idea Cellular

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Hrithik Roshan wants to do Kabir Khan’s film, but he has one condition
March 20, 2017

Hrithik Roshan is on cloud nine since the success of Kaabil. The box office success was very crucial for the actor because it released against Shah Rukh Khan’s Raees and held its fort. Now, we learn that many directors, including Salman Khan’s favourite Kabir Khan, is keen on working with Roshan. According to a report in Bollywoodlife, Kabir

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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Vietnam In the field of cyber security
January 18, 2017

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Vietnam in the field of Cyber Security. It was signed between Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), India and the Cyber Security Department, Ministry of Public Security, Vietnam

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The Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Committee headed by Shri N.K. Singh presents its Report to the Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley today.
January 24, 2017

The Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Committee headed by Shri N.K. Singh, former Revenue and Expenditure Secretary and former Member of Parliament presented its Report to the Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley today in his (FM) office in North Block in the national capital.  Other Members of the Committee including Dr.

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Salman Khan becomes Sultan of Bollywood by paying highest advance tax, Kapil Sharma surprises all
March 22, 2017

Actor Salman Khan once again proved to be the Sultan of Bollywood by paying the highest advance tax beating Akshay Kumar and Hrithik Roshan in the financial year 2016-17. But the one who has surprised the Income Tax (IT) department is comedian-actor Kapil Sharma, whose income has shot up by almost 206 per cent in just one year. Indiatoday.in has

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President Pranab Mukherjee To Address Joint Session Of Parliament As Budget Session Begins
January 31, 2017

NEW DELHI:  The Budget Session of Parliament begins today with the President's address to both Houses. The economic survey will then be tabled by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who will present the Union Budget tomorrow. The government's decision to advance the Budget by several weeks has been opposed by Opposition parties who allege that the

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Use of Bitcoins – Promotion of Digital economy is in integral part of Government’s strategy to clean the system and weed out corruption and black money. The earlier initiatives of the Government to promote financial inclusion and the Jan Dhan-Aadhaar-Mobile (JAM) trinity were important pre-curser. However, RBI has cautioned the users, holders and traders of Virtual Currencies (VCs), including Bitcoins about the potential financial, operational, legal customer protection and security related risks that they are exposing themselves to. The creation, trading or usage of VCs including Bitcoins, as a medium for payment have not been authorised by the Reserve Bank of India. This was stated by Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal, Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha
February 3, 2017

Promotion of Digital economy is in integral part of Government’s strategy to clean the system and weed out corruption and black money. The earlier initiatives of the Government to promote financial inclusion and the Jan Dhan-Aadhaar-Mobile (JAM) trinity were important pre-curser. However, RBI has cautioned the users, holders and traders of

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Nach Baliye 8: Yuvraj Singh, Hazel Keech Reportedly Asked To Put On Their Dancing Shoes
March 22, 2017

Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech married in November last year (Courtesy: shaadisaga) Cricketer Yuvraj Singh and his wife Hazel Keech have been asked to appear celebrity dance reality show Nach Baliye 8, reports Indian Express. The couple might enter the show as wild card contestants. "Yes, Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech have been approached to be

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IRCTC से टिकट कराने पर नहीं लगेगा सर्विस चार्ज, हर डिब्बे में लगेंगे बायो-टॉयलेट
February 1, 2017

बीते दिनों हुए ट्रेन हादसों को देखते हुए रेलवे सेफ्टी के लिए अलग फंड का एलान किया जा सकता है। (फाइल) नई दिल्ली. 93 साल में पहली बार

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Nearly 91% of Young Indians Don’t Consider Forgetfulness as an Ailment: Survey
April 4, 2017

Highlights Over 46 million people are living with dementia The numbers are estimated to rise to 131.5 million by 2050 Every 3 seconds, someone in the world develops dementia Unfortunately, mental ailments like dementia and Alzheimer's are on sharp rise all across the world. One of the biggest hurdles in battling such ailments

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CBI to Get New Online System to Deal With Black Money Cases
April 18, 2017

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) will get a new online system to assist it in probing cases of illegal wealth or black money. It will help officials collect and collate data from various agencies including banks, Income Tax (I-T) department and Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) among others.  The move comes after a

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HC revokes suspension of senior IPS officer
January 13, 2017

Chennai, Jan 12 (PTI) Assailing the CAT and the Tamil Nadu government for adopting "a strange procedure", the Madras High Court today revoked suspension and departmental proceedings against senior IPS officer M S Jaffar Sait and directed the state to reinstate him in a post before January 18. "The charge against the petitioner is essentially

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PFRDA smoothens the Process of Registration of Retirement Advisers; Process of submitting application transformed from Physical Mode to Online Mode.
April 25, 2017

In order to smoothen the process of registration of Retirement Advisers, Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) has transformed the process of submitting application from physical mode to online mode. The applicants can now submit their application online and upload scanned images of all the required documents. This will

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A group of 40 school children from far flung areas of Jammu region call on MoS (Home) Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir
January 24, 2017

A group of 40 school children consisting of 20 girls and 20 boys hailing from remote and far flung areas of Jammu region called on the Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir here today. The students in the age group of 12-18 years are on a Bharat Darshan Tour from 15thJanuary 2017 to 29thJanuary 2017 organized by the

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Maruti Suzuki Net Profit Surges 47% In December Quarter, Shares Rise
January 28, 2017

Analysts expected it to post a profit of Rs 1,747 crore, according to Thomson Reuters data. India's biggest carmaker Maruti Suzuki on Wednesday reported that its net profit in the December quarter rose 47.46 per cent as compared to its year-ago period. Maruti Suzuki's net profit came in at Rs 1,744.5 crore on income of Rs 19,791 crore,

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Credit and debit cards including RuPay Cards issued by the public sector banks
February 3, 2017

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) collects information on the number of debit and credit cards outstanding by the Scheduled Commercial Banks (SCBs). The credit and debit cards outstanding for the last three years is placed below: (in millions)   2013-14 (As at the end of March 31, 2014) 2014-15 (As at the end of March 31,

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Delhi Tailor, Father Of 5, Confesses To Sexually Assaulting Hundreds Of Girls: Police
January 16, 2017

A tailor has been arrested in Delhi for allegedly sexually assaulting minor girls NEW DELHI: A father of five in Delhi has allegedly confessed to assaulting hundreds of schoolgirls over a period of 14 years. Sunil Rastogi, a 38-year-old tailor, was arrested on Saturday after investigations into three sexual attacks on young girls since December

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Man held with firearm near Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan
January 12, 2017

Bikaner, Jan 12 (PTI) A man was arrested today while roaming suspiciously with a firearm in a village near the Indo-Pak border in Sriganganagar district of Rajasthan, a top BSF official said.

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Petrol Price Up By 42 Paisa A Litre, Diesel By Rs 1.03
January 16, 2017

This is the fourth increase in petrol price in six weeks and the third in case of diesel in one month. New Delhi: Petrol price was hiked by 42 paisa a litre, the fourth increase in 6 weeks, and diesel rate was raised by Rs 1.03 a litre, the second hike in a fortnight. The increase in rates, which were effective from last midnight, are

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MCD Elections: Over 1.10 Lakh First-time Voters in MCD Polls
April 18, 2017

New Delhi: Over 1.10 lakh people are eligible to exercise their franchise for the first time in the upcoming high-stakes municipal polls in Delhi. Elections to the three BJP-led corporations will be held on April 23 and the youth population is considered a crucial segment of the voters in the national capital. "We are preparing for the polls as

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70 grams of walnuts a day can boost sperm quality, says study!
March 1, 2017

New Delhi: Walnuts can easily be called the 'king' of the nut brigade, thanks to the numerous health benefits they offer. A member of the tree-nut family, walnuts provide more than 100 percent of the daily recommended value of plant-based omega-3 fats, along with high amounts of copper, manganese, molybdenum, and biotin.

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Google’s next operating system, Android O is here: Here are the top new features
March 22, 2017

Google has surprised everyone by launching the developer's preview of the next Android, called as Android O. There is no information on what the 'O' stands for, but Google has posted details about the new features of its all-new operating system. Google’s latest operating system Android O is here. Google has surprised everyone by launching

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Does Your Child Have Autism? Here Are 5 Facts You Must Keep in Mind
April 4, 2017

Highlights Autism is a neurological disorder It is associated with the development of brain and cognitive functions In most cases autism is seen as a heritable condition Autism is a neurological disorder associated with the development of brain and its various cognitive functions. Medical researchers are still trying to tap

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A fillip to NITI Aayog’s incentive schemes on Digital Payments promotion
February 9, 2017

7.6 lakh citizens receive reward money worth Rs.117 crore in 45 days for embracing Digital Payments The initiative to make Digital Payments a mass movement in India through NITI Aayog’s two incentive schemes – Lucky Grahak Yojana and DigiDhan Vyapar Yojana – has reaped huge dividends in just 45 days since its launch. Latest data from

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कटनी रेलवे स्टेशन पर टीटीई ने दांत से काटी सीटीआई की नाक
February 24, 2017

Source: कटनी रेलवे स्टेशन पर टीटीई ने दांत से काटी सीटीआई की

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Anti-Competitive Agreements
April 7, 2017

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has found contravention of provisions of Section 3 of the Competition Act, 2002 in 24 cases and imposed penalties under Section 27 of the Competition Act, 2002 for entering into anti-competitive agreements during the last three years i.e. 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17.  The details of cases as well as the

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Cong releases another list of 29 candidates for UP polls
February 3, 2017

New Delhi, Feb 2 (PTI) Congress today released a list of 29 candidates for the upcoming Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, fielding Aditi Singh, daughter of Akhilesh Singh the five-time MLA from Raebareli seat. Congress also fielded sitting party MLA Ajay Rai, who unsuccessfully contested the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat against Prime Minister

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BJP won’t contest Mumbai mayoral, deputy mayoral polls: Devendra Fadnavis
March 4, 2017

 Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. Dispelling doubts about the Maharashtra government's stability, Fadnavis said, "No threat to my government, it is stable." Despite being partners in central and state governments, the Shiv Sena and BJP fought the recently concluded Brihanamumbai Municipal Corporation polls separately. After the

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रेलवे बोर्ड होगा भंग – railwarta
March 3, 2017

Source: रेलवे बोर्ड होगा भंग –

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Snapchat User Data Allegedly Leaked by Indian Hackers in Response to ‘Poor Country’ Remark
April 19, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Indian hackers claim to leak 1.7 million user data. Hack said to be after CEO Evan Spiegel's alleged India remarks. Snapchat has denied any hacking claims. It seems there's no end to Snapchat's nightmare as anonymous Indian hackers have now reportedly claimed to have released 1.7 million Snapchat users' data on the deep Web. The

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Millions Adopting Buddhism Proof My Teachings Have Impact In China: Dalai Lama
March 22, 2017

Dalai Lama said 400 million people have adopted Buddhism in China as a result of his teachings. MATHURA: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama today refuted claims that his preaching has not had any impact in China and said its "mass impact" was evident from the fact that 400 million people have adopted Buddhism in that country. "Adopting

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Union Budget 2017: 10 Income Tax Changes That Will Impact You
February 2, 2017

Individuals will be now required to deduct 5 per cent TDS or tax deducted at source for rental payments above Rs. 50,000 per month. Tax experts who were expecting a hike in Section 80C limit were a bit disappointed. HIGHLIGHTS Mr Jaitley has cut tax benefits provided on buying a second house. Partial withdrawals from National Pension System

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Will “hang” even Badals if found guilty of sacrilege:
January 16, 2017

Bathinda/Chandigarh, Jan 15 (PTI) Accused by AAP of being soft on the Badals, Amarinder Singh today said if elected to power, he would not shy away from "hanging" those guilty of sacrilege and drug mafia even if it is the "Badals themselves", evoking a sharp reaction from the ruling party which said the Punjab Congress chief had gone

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8 Ways Governments Can Improve Their Cybersecurity
April 26, 2017

It’s hard to find a major cyberattack over the last five years where identity — generally a compromised password — did not provide the vector of attack. Target, Sony Pictures, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) each were breached because they relied on passwords alone for

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Address by the President of India on the eve of the Republic Day of India 2017
January 26, 2017

Fellow citizens: On the eve of the sixty-eighth Republic Day of our nation, I extend warm greetings to all of you in India and abroad. I convey my special greetings to members of our Armed Forces, Para-military Forces and Internal Security Forces. I pay my tribute to the brave soldiers and security personnel who made the supreme sacrifice of

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PM pays tributes to Lala Lajpat Rai, on his birth anniversary
January 28, 2017

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has paid tributes to Lala Lajpat Rai, on his birth anniversary. "Tributes to Lala Lajpat Rai on his birth anniversary. He was respected for his fearlessness, impeccable integrity and fight against injustice", the Prime Minister

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Drinking tea will keep you away from diabetes, claims study
March 30, 2017

The study says that tea can significantly reduce the amount of glucose in adults. "After water, tea is the second most commonly consumed beverage in the world and this new research adds to already published studies which suggest that it is good for health and well-being benefits," said Dr Tim Bond of the Tea Advisory Panel. " In effect,

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Negative attitude of Govt towards 7th CPC issue: NJCA Meeting on revival of deferred Indefinite strike
January 18, 2017

Source: Negative attitude of Govt towards 7th CPC issue: NJCA Meeting on revival of deferred Indefinite

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Tomorrow All India Bank Strike – AIBEA & AIBOA
February 28, 2017

Source: Tomorrow All India Bank Strike – AIBEA &

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LIVE Delhi Budget 2017: Deputy CM Manish Sisodia reaches Delhi Assembly with finance bill
March 8, 2017

The Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government is to present its third budget since coming to power in 2015 on March 8, 2017. He said his government delivered on the promises he made two years ago while campaigning for the Delhi Assembly polls. (PTI) The Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government is to present its third budget since coming to power in 2015

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Breaking News – Political funding reforms
February 1, 2017

Max amount political party can receive in cash donation will be Rs 2000 from any one source Political parties will be entitled to recieve donations by cheque or digital mode Additional step amendment proposed to RBI act to enable issuance of electoral bonds in accordance to scheme by GOI. Donor could purchase bonds from authorised banks.

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Cash withdrawal limit for savings accounts increased to Rs 50,000 from Rs 24,000 per week – ZEE NEWS
February 20, 2017

Source: Cash withdrawal limit for savings accounts increased to Rs 50,000 from Rs 24,000 per week – ZEE NEWS New Delhi: The remonetisation excercise is taking place fast as part of government's plan subsequent to the withdrawal of the specified bank notes of Rs 5,00 and Rs 1,000 from circulation on Novemenr 8, 2016. The Reserve Bank of

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Cabinet May Tomorrow Consider GST Supplementary Legislations
March 19, 2017

Central taxes like excise and service tax and state levies like VAT will be subsumed in the GST. NEW DELHI: The Cabinet may tomorrow take up for approval the supporting GST legislations, which will then be introduced in Parliament as the government sprints to meet the July 1 target date for rollout of the new indirect tax regime.

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Union Budget 2017: Income Tax Rates Dropped, See Details Here
February 1, 2017

Source: Union Budget 2017: Income Tax Rates Dropped, See Details

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Russia’s 5 changes to increase Indian Railways’ train speed to 200 kmph
January 26, 2017

A protocol for this project was signed between the railway ministries of the two countries in October last year. Exterior of modern ‘luxury’ chair cars Russian Railways is helping India’s national transporter increase the speed of its passenger trains up to 200 km per hour. Russian Railways is at present collaborating with Indian

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Union Budget 2017: Top reactions from Paytm, MobiKwik and other digital payment services
February 1, 2017

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said promotion of digital economy is an integral part of Government's strategy to clean the system.  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who presented the Union Budget 2017-2018 on Wednesday, emphasised a shift to digital economy has huge benefits for the common man. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who

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FM Arun Jaitley introduces GST Bill in Lok Sabha
March 27, 2017

New Delhi: 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

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NITI Aayog – Draft Three Year Action Agenda
April 25, 2017

In May 2016, the Prime Minister’s Office advised the NITI Aayog, its premier, independent think tank, to prepare a Fifteen Year Vision, Seven Year Strategy and Three Year Action Agenda. The Fifteen Year Vision and Seven Year Strategy document spanning 2017-18 to 2031-32 is in progress. The Action Agenda covers the period from 2017-18 to 2019-20,

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Shri Singh inaugurates two-day National Conference on Agriculture for Kharif Campaign-2017
April 25, 2017

The National Conference on Agriculture for Kharif Campaign – 2017 is being organised on 25th and 26th April, 2017 at New Delhi.  The Conference was inaugurated by Shri Radha Mohan Singh, Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare and also addressed by Shri Parshottam Rupala and Shri Sudarshan Bhagat, Ministers of State for Agriculture

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Swatantrata Sainik Samman Pension: Clarification on admissibility of DR from July, 2016
January 28, 2017

Source: Swatantrata Sainik Samman Pension: Clarification on admissibility of DR from July,

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Union Budget 2017: Air India to get Rs 1,800 crore from government next fiscal
February 1, 2017

National carrier Air India will receive Rs 1,800 crore as equity infusion in 2017-18 under the government's ongoing financial assistance and the amount is slightly higher than the allocation for this fiscal. The allocation has been made in the Union Budget for 2017-18, which was presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today. (Source:

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रेल DRIVER से 28 हजार घूस लेते OS गिरफ्तार
February 23, 2017

Source: रेल DRIVER से 28 हजार घूस लेते OS

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Union Budget 2017: Highlights
February 1, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Finance minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget 2017-18 in the Lok Sabha today. Here are the highlights of the Union Budget: 1. India stands out as a bright spot amid world economic gloom. 2. Our focus will be on energising youth to reap benefits of growth and employment. 3. IMF estimates world GDP

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E-Payments in Government Offices
February 8, 2017

Source: E-Payments in Government

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Union Budget 2017-18: Income Tax rate reduced, earning upto Rs 3 lakh not taxed
February 1, 2017

Persons with annual Income upto Rs 3 lakh will not have to pay income tax and those having income upto Rs 5 lakh will be charged income tax at 5 per cent. To much joy of tax payers in the lower brackets of income tax, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has relaxed the chargeable rates. Personal income tax in Rs 2.5 lakh - 5 lakh bracket

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Furnishing of Aadhaar mandatory for final settlement of Pension claims
March 4, 2017

Source: Furnishing of Aadhaar mandatory for final settlement of Pension

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How Samsung beat Apple in the race for innovation with Galaxy S8, S8+
March 30, 2017

Samsung's new Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ phones are so beautiful they would make you want to forget all about the infamous Galaxy Note 7. The Galaxy Note 7 is, after all, history. The Galaxy S8 is the future. A future with all-screen and no buttons. A future where voice and context would mean the same thing. A future that would be safe and sound as

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Railway Budget 2017: Rail stocks decline 3-5%, investors looking for safety fund
February 1, 2017

Arun Jaitley is likely to give more focus on infrastructure development such as new lines, doubling, station redevelopment and safety upgradation.  With maximum focus on safety, speed and infra development, the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the first Rail Budget subsumed in the General Budget on Wednesday. With higher

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Union Budget 2017: Air India to get Rs 1,800 crore from government next fiscal
February 1, 2017

Source: Union Budget 2017: Air India to get Rs 1,800 crore from government next

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Khursheed A Ganai sworn in as J&K’s CIC
March 4, 2017

Source: Khursheed A Ganai sworn in as J&K’s

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Nepal Prime Minister speaks to the Prime Minister on telephone
April 25, 2017

Prime Minister of Nepal Rt. Hon’ble Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ made a telephone call to Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today. The two Prime Ministers discussed recent developments in India-Nepal relations, including the recently concluded highly successful State visit of President of Nepal Rt. Hon’ble Bidya Devi Bhandari to

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Reliance Jio Calls Airtel’s Fastest Network Claims ‘False, Misleading’; Serves Legal Notice to Ookla
March 21, 2017

Reliance Jio Calls Airtel's Fastest Network Claims 'False, Misleading'; Serves Legal Notice to Ookla HIGHLIGHTS Airtel was rated the fastest data network by Ookla in March-beginning. Reliance Jio has reached to ASCI against this data by Ookla. Jio adds that Ookla has no accreditation from the Indian government. Reliance Jio has filed a

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राष्ट्रपति आज महात्मा गांधी के चंपारण सत्याग्रह की शताब्दी के अवसर पर स्वतंत्रता सैनानियों को सम्मानित करने हेतु एक बधाई समारोह में भाग लेंगे .
April 17, 2017

राष्ट्रपति श्री प्रणब मुखर्जी 17.04.2017 को बिहार (पटना) जाएंगे, जहां वह महात्मा गांधी के चंपारण सत्याग्रह की शताब्दी के अवसर पर स्वतंत्रता

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Union Budget 2017: Income Tax Rates Dropped, See Details Here
February 1, 2017

Union Budget 2017: Revised tax rate slab exempts individuals earning up to Rs. 3 lakh from direct tax. NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today halved the income tax rate for persons earning between Rs. 2.5 lakh and 5 lakh to 5 per cent, from the earlier 10 per cent. He has, however, cut a Rs. 5,000 rebate on tax currently given to these

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SC Judge Abhay Manohar Sapre New Cauvery Tribunal Chairman
February 22, 2017

Source: SC Judge Abhay Manohar Sapre New Cauvery Tribunal

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Union Budget 2017: Top reactions from Paytm, MobiKwik and other digital payment services
February 1, 2017

Source: Union Budget 2017: Top reactions from Paytm, MobiKwik and other digital payment

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Shocking! More Than 20 Million People in UK are ‘Physically Inactive’, Says British Heart Foundation
April 4, 2017

Highlights Obesity is the biggest cause of a wide spectrum of lifestyle diseases Close to 5 million deaths are attributed to physical inactivity annually Over the years, research only show the world getting unhealthier Do you spend most of your time sitting? We're driving and sitting at our workstations, driving again and

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GOOD NEWS – Parliament Finally Passes Bill That Allows Women Six Months Of Maternity Leave
March 10, 2017

Source: GOOD NEWS – Parliament Finally Passes Bill That Allows Women Six Months Of Maternity

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7th Pay Commission: Committee on Allowances submits report, keeps HRA at 30 per cent
March 23, 2017

The Committee on Allowances, headed by Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa, has submitted its report on higher allowances, under the 7th Pay Commission recommendations, to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.  New Delhi, Mar 23: The Committee on Allowances, headed by Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa, has submitted its report on higher allowances,

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