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PM to Open India’s Longest Road Tunnel in Jammu & Kashmir

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate formally and dedicate to the nation, India’s longest road tunnel – the 9 kilometre long “Chenani – Nashri Tunnel” – on Sunday, April 2nd, 2017. The tunnel on NH-44 which connects Jammu with Srinagar, will reduce travel time between the two cities by upto two hours. It achieves a distance-reduction of 31 kilometres, bypassing snow-bound ...

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Chiranjeevi’s Next 151 Film on Uyyalawada Kicks Off

Boss is Back and he is not going to relent now riding on huge success of his 150th come-back film “Khaidi No. 151” that has minted more than Rs.150 crore. Chiranjeevi announced this himself on Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu show on Friday that he would act in film on Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy as his 151 project. The film is on famous rebellion ...

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Ugadi Ushers in New Year Enthusiasm, Messages for Occasion

Ugadi or New year today called “Hevilambi Nama Samvatsra” is being celebrated by Telugus, Kannadigas and Gudi Padwa by Marathis with colourful mango leaves donning the entrances and arches in streets with flowers and Ugadi Pachchadi being distributed among relatives and friends. Ugadi, or the beginning of a new age in Sanskrit, denotes the the first day of Chaitra month in ...

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PM extends New Year / Ugadi Greetings

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extended his New Year greetings to the citizens across India who are celebrating the start of New Year. In a series of tweets the PM wished that may the year bring peace, joy and prosperity to everyone. “People across India are celebrating the start of the new year. New year greetings to everyone. May the ...

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CreditAccess Asia Planning IPO ?

Netherlands-based Asian microfinance holding company CreditAccess Asia is reportedly planning to invest Rs.1000 crore in Asia, including India where its subisdiary Grameen Koota is fourth largest in the country. CreditAccess Asia (CAA) has recently raised about Rs 671 crore via equity capital, including Rs 212 crore from Asian Development Bank (ADB), funding from existing investor Olympus Capital Asia and another ...

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Market Goes Viral, Crazy With D-Mart Listing at Double

D-Mart man Srikishan Damani has doubled his fortune with the Avenue Supermarts IPO raising Rs.561 crore in investor shares and another Rs 1870 crore from retail investors. Priced at Rs.299, the IPO was subscribed 104 times more and was listed on Tuesday morning at Rs.604 and came down to Rs.560 range once before going up to Rs.600 range. The market ...

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Man Posing Son of Jayalalithaa & Shobhan Babu Seeks Poes Garden

A man by name J. Krishnamoorthy on Friday sought the Madras High Court’s intervention saying he was the son of late J.Jayalalithaa and Telugu actor Shoban Babu, born in 1985 but given in adoption to one MGR aide Vasanthamani in Erode. The man went to the extent of filing "fabricated" documents before Justice R Mahadevan of the Madras high court ...

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Why National Health Policy Needs Revamp?

Every party when it comes to power, focuses on health and a national health policy on the lines of the robust UK’s NHS remained an elusive subject in India owing to Centre-State politics. Heath comes under the State List and the Centre merely provides funds but very often these funds dwindle over a period of time, depending on various factors. ...

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Bogus Medical Colleges – Singhania, Surendra – Illegal: Govt

The Indian government said that it had come to the notice of the Medical Council of India (MCI) that two Medical Colleges, functioning without required approval, are: i. Singhania University, Pacheri Bair, Distt. Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan ii. Surendra Medical College and Hospital, Khagol, Patna, Patna. The MCI has issued a press alert about the illegal functioning of these Medical Colleges for ...

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Paytm Rolls Back 2% Fee as Mobikwik Competition Looms

Facing severe criticism from several quarters, Paytm has quickly rolled back its move to charge 2% charge on recharging wallet with a credit card but said it would impose other features to prevent misuse of cash-back facility. In a statement on its website, Paytm said: "With an intent to prevent the misuse of transfer to bank facility at 0%, we ...

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Exit Poll Results Out; Akhilesh Next UP CM?

The exit polls are out for the results of assembly elections in five states, with Uttar Pradesh going to Akhileash Yadav – Rahul Gandhi front winning comfortable majority to form the government. Exit poll results for the bitterly fought Assembly Elections were aired on all major TV news channels on Thursday evening, after the statutory embargo ended. Uttar Pradesh outcome ...

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NASA Harps on TRAPPIST-1, Seeks 74 Days More

NASA is not going to relent on what it calls the biggest discovery of the year by Kepler mission, the recently discovered ultra-cool dwarf star, TRAPPIST-1, with seven exoplanets habitable a-la Earth. This is the second time NASA said it revealed more after its much-publicised February 22 revelation that was a routine update. What NASA astronomers said was that TRAPPIST-1 ...

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PayTM to Charge 2% Commission Now!

As Indian economy braves to become a cashless economy, all key players are joining hands to burden the common man with hike in charges, from banking to deposits to even payments. Digital wallet firm Paytm, which never levied any charge till now has joined the chorus now and said it will levy a 2% fee for recharging the wallet using ...

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Scholarship for Students Pursuing Education in Foreign Universities

Government scholarships for students undertaking higher education in foreign universities in the field of art, agriculture, law, medicine, engineering are as follows:- National Overseas Scholarship for Scheduled Tribe Students: The scheme is implemented by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs. Under the scheme, financial assistance is provided to meritorious Scheduled Tribe students for pursuing Master level courses, Ph.D. and Post-Doctoral Research ...

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New Evidence Shows Mars Flooded With Water Once

Mars may have been flooded with huge water resources than previously thought, said research based on simulation of Martian meteorites at the US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). Scientists at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), found evidence that a mineral found in Martian meteorites may have originally been a hydrogen-containing mineral that could indicate ...

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Forget Tents, NASA Proposes Magnetic Shield for Mars

Unlike the film Martian, no inflammable tents, nor any incubation hutments are on the project guidelines of NASA for future Mars mission but it is proposing a bold, unprecedented plan that could shield the entire Mars from solar winds and give it back its atmosphere that could make it habitable for future human colonies. By its terraform project, NASA hopes ...

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Ram Charan, Sukumar’s New Film Shooting From March 20th

As one of the most-awaited combinations of Telugu film industry – Ram Charan and Sukumar come together, anticipation surrounding this ambitious project is only going higher by the day. After delivering back-to-back blockbusters with films like ’Srimanthudu’ & ‘Janatha Garage’, Mythri Movie Makers are bankrolling this untitled film. And as the scion of the mega family teams up with the ...

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