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Why Stampede of Hajj 2015 Worst in 25 Years?

The Mina tragedy at Hajj has seen 719 pilgrims killed including 18 Indians, while the more than 1000 were injured but stampedes are unlikely to subside despite best efforts anywhere in the world. In 2006 stampede, 364 pilgrims were killed and more than 1000 people were injured on the final day of a symbolic stoning ritual at the hajj pilgrimage ...

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Karnataka Bandh in Full Swing Today: BMTC Buses off Roads, Autos Charging Triple Fare

Karnataka Bandh declared by a pro-Kannada organisation, Kannada Okkoota on Saturday, September 26 to pressurize the state and Union governments demanding implementation of the Kalasa-Banduri Nala and Mekedatu Dam projects to improve the drinking water situation in the state, evoked maximum response. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-e0aIdOUaS0] While shops in all major cities and Bangalore were closed with virtually no traffic left on ...

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Karnataka Bandh Tomorrow Sept. 26; BMTC Buses, Autos to Remain Off Roads

As of now, Ola and Uber Cabs will ply as usual and Ola Cab No: 080-33553355 [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-e0aIdOUaS0] A pro-Kannada organization, Kannada Okkoota has called for a state-wide bandh on Saturday, September 26 to pressurize the state and Union government demanding implementation of the Kalasa-Banduri Nala and Mekedatu Dam projects to improve the drinking water situation in the state. Also read: Karnataka ...

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Forbes List of World’s Richest People 2015

The world with its IT sector revolution is supposed to make and unmake rich people overnight but going by the Forbes new list of world’s richest people, the first impression was similar as was last year’s. The names remain unchanged and figures struggle to reflect same numbers and the list lacks enthusiasm for upcoming and ambitious businessmen to reach the ...

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Meet Lalita, DPS Student Who Bagged Google Science Fair Award 2015

For Lalita, 13, a DPS student from Odisha, Google Science Fair 2015 award for her project utilizing corn cobs was to filter polluted water came as an apt appreciation of her extrapolation of nature’s observation. She won the Community Impact Award for her project, which makes a practical difference by addressing environmental, health and resources challenges. Lalita Prasida Sripada Srisai, ...

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Watch: Vijay-Sridevi Starrer ‘Puli’ Trailer 2 Here

Vijay’s much talked about film Puli’s second trailer will be released in a while. The Chimbudevan directorial is expected to give a tough competition to SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali. Puli’s trailer one has already made waves in Tamil film industry as the Chimbudevan directorial has achieved most liked trailer on Youtube, beating Baahubali with a long margin. Baahubali still managed to ...

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Coffee or Tea? Coffee too is Good for Your Heart!

A new study has found that there is no relation between drinking coffee and an increased risk of atrial fibrillation, according to research published in the open access journal BMC Medicine. The research includes a meta-analysis of four other studies, making it the largest study its kind, involving nearly 250,000 individuals over the course of 12 years to investigate a ...

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