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Musician Raj Mahajan Felicitated for ‘Bhama-Gatha’

Music Composer Raj Mahajan’s music video about the story of great patriot Bhamashah named ‘Bhama-Gatha’ was released and the composer was felicitated on the occasion. The video was screened at NDMC Convention Centre in New Delhi on the eve of birth anniversary of Bhamashah. Raj Mahajan was honoured by Pradeep Gupta, National President of ABMVM on the occasion for his contribution ...

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Miss Haryana Manushi Chillar Crowned Miss India 2017

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Miss Haryana Manushi Chillar won the Miss India 2017 crown on Sunday night after a scintillating ceremony in Mumbai. The five finalists included Shefali Sood, Sana Dua, Priyanka Kumari, Manushi Chillar, Anukriti Gusain and Aishwarya Devan who were quizzed further to select three of them to represent India in global pageants while Miss India crown was bagged by  Manushi.  They were quizzed ...

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Delhi to Get 2nd Airport in NCR Region at Noida in 5 Years

  The Government has granted in-principle approval for a greenfield airport at Jewar in Greater Noida in view of the rapidly growing demand of the NCR region and it will be ready in five years, said Minister for Civil Aviation P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Saturday. The air traffic in the NCR region is growing very fast, he noted. From ...

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International Day of Yoga: PM Kicks Off Mass Yoga at Lucknow

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On the occasion of International Day of Yoga on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, the Prime Minister participated in a mass Yoga demonstration event in Lucknow where thousands of people gathered at the Ramabai Ambedkar Maidan despite continuous rain in the city. Addressing them, Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveyed his greetings from Lucknow to all those joining the Yoga Day celebrations ...

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I Never Touched Black Money: NDTV’s Prannoy Roy

Beseiged with CBI raids at his home in Delhi and Dehradun, NDTV founder Prannoy Roy on Friday castigated the case as “ridiculous and a concocted set of facts” and asserted that he and his wife “never touched black money and never bribed even a single person.” Speaking at the Press Club of India on Friday, Prannoy Roy vowed to fight ...

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New Software Tool Helps Doctors Diagnose Genetic Diseases

This is a user-friendly open-source web tool for analyzing WES and WGS in the diagnosis of patients with Mendelian disorders. CREDIT: Cardenas et al.

An open-source software tool called Mendel,MD could help doctors analyze patients’ genetic data in order to diagnose diseases caused by mutations. Developed by Raony Cardenas and colleagues at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil, the tool is presented in a new study in PLOS Computational Biology. Diseases caused by genetic mutations can be challenging to diagnose. Sequencing of a patient’s ...

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Killing the Kisan, the Madhya Pradesh Govt Way?

When Madhya Pradesh denied entry to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, it was not without reason as the state government was aware of the impending crisis. Though it denied the firing on farmers who were protesting in Mandsaur initially, later it has admitted that six farmers were shot dead in the police firing. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan tried ...

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Flipkart Invites Ideas at Gridlock Hackathon to Solve Bengaluru Traffic Chaos

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The 10-year-old E-commerce giant Flipkart, one of the prime victims of Bangalore’s notorious traffic woes has decided to take a plunge and bring all people on the same page to share ideas to reduce the traffic snarls. Flipkart has announced the Gridlock Hackathon, an online initiative seeking people to share ideas to help resolve Bengaluru’s traffic blues. “People can come ...

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Namma Metro Not to Have ‘Women’ Coach Till 2019

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Going by the move of BMRCL, the assured coach for women employees will be made available only in 2019 when BEML supplies the 150 coaches in the next two years. Bengaluru development minister K J George in a reply to Shadakshari, MLA from Tiptur, said, “At present, the metro trains are operated with three coaches. Once six-coach trains become operational, ...

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Sunny Leone Survives Plane Crash, Visibly Shaken

India’s film str Sunny Leone, who had shaken the viewers out of their seats in theatres, has faced the near crash of her private plane and emerged unscathed as pilots maneouvred the small aircraft to safety landing. Sunny Leone, who had acted in Telugu film “Current Theega” and is currently acting in “Laila Main Laila” has shared on her Twitter ...

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Modi Followers on Facebook Tripled in 3 Years to 41.9 Million

Ever since Narendra Modi won elections in May 2014, the number of his followers on Facebook tripled from 14 million to 41.9 million today, making him the most-followed leader in the world, thanks to increased importance of social media in India. However, in a country of 125 crore population, 4 crore followers on Facebook may sound too little but the ...

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Muslims on Fasting as Holy Month of Ramadan Begins

The month of Ramadan or Ramzan begins today (Friday, May 26, 2017) with peace, harmony and joy enveloping the Muslims for whom the month holds in special reverence with devotion during the month-long fasting day time and enhances community meetings and Raftar parties. Ramadan or Ramzan (Islamic month of Shawwal) entails that Muslims observe day-time fasting. One of the most ...

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Dhola-Sadiya: Bridge of New Hope Brings North East Closer

Road connectivity in the North-East will see a major transformation when Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the country’s longest river bridge –the Dhola- Sadiya Bridge in Assam today, May 26, 2017. This new, three lane, 9.15 kilometre bridge has been built over river Lohit, a tributary of the Brahmaputra, linking Dhola in Assam to Sadiya in Arunachal Pradesh, covering the ...

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Young Karnataka IAS Officer Collapsed to Death on Lucknow Road

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Anurag Tiwari, 35, an IAS 2007 batch officer who hailed from Uttar Pradesh was found dead on a road near Lucknow VIP guest house today morning and the police have sent the body for post mortem amid suspicion that he had suffered seizures before collapsing on the road during his morning walk. Anurag Tiwari, hails from Bahraich district in UP ...

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CBSE Class 10 Exam 2017 Results Likely in June 1st Week

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Since CBSE Class 10 exams were delayed by more than 20 days until April 10th this year (2017) due to Assembly elections in five states, the results are likely to be delayed beyond May despite the Board’s efforts to complete the evaluation process by middle of this month. Unlike last year’s Class 10 CBSE exam results which were declared on ...

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