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SSC Exam 2015 Results Announced

Staff Selection Commission (SSC), which conducts recruitments for entry level in various government offices, has announced the results for recruitment of lower division clerks in Grade C. The examination was held at New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Allahabad, Chennai, Bangalore,Guwahati Chandigarh and Raipur and the results were announced today at the official website of the SSC. The candidates who have written ...

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Maggi Noodles Row: Ban Lifted by High Court (Entire Timeline)

One of the most famous snacks in India, Maggi noodles, is all set to return in the Indian market, thanks to relief provided by the Bombay High Court, which has scuttled down the objections made by regulatory agency — Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). Maggi noodle was banned in May this year for containing traces of lead and ...

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Independence Day 2015: Quotes, WhatsApp, Facebook Status and Messages

India is gearing up for 69th Independence Day, After two centuries of British Raj, India got Independence on the mid night of 14-15th of August. Here are a few collection of Quotes, WhatsApp Status and Messages to greet your loved ones. Happy Independence Day 2015 Thousands laid down there lives so that our country breathe this day.. Never forget there ...

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Panic-Stricken Doctor Flees Operation Mid-Way

It happens only in India as there are numerous hospitals with patients but insufficient number of doctors to attend to them. The corporate structure has left many hospitals on a fly-by-night mode and no wonder a Mumbai hospital resident doctor left the operation mid-way leading to the patient’s death. Waman Zare, 65, was admitted to Sion hospital in Mumbai a ...

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PM congratulates Sundar Pichai, new Google CEO

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated IIT-Kanpur alumnus Sundar Pichai on being appointed the Chief Executive Officer of Google Inc. “Congratulations Sundar Pichai. My best wishes for the new role at Google,” the Prime Minister said.   Born in Chennai in 1972, Pichai did his Bachelor of Engineering degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur)in Metallurgical Engineering ...

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Kejriwal, Uma Bharti Sign Pact on Cleaning Yamuna River

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal have agreed to set-up a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for the cleaning-up and rejuvenation of the Yamuna River. A blueprint will be prepared in the next 45 days. The meeting between the Union Minister and the Chief Minister was held in New Delhi on Sunday and was also ...

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Indian Air Force Rescues Israeli Mountaineer in Ladakh (Photos)

Leh Rescue

Indian Air Force has rescued an Israeli mountaineer who had fallen closer to 3000 feet in Ladakh. The name of the mountaineer was not revealed. He was found unconcious and immediately evacuated on Sunday morning from Stok Kangri at an altitude of 18,350 feet by Wing Commander BS Sehrawat and Wing Commander KS Negi, said a statement. After the rescue, ...

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What’s the Origin of Kissing? Is it Practised in all Cultures?

Kissing is for sitcoms and movies with little to do in most cultures and many traditions abhor the open kissing as uncomfortable and even flat-out repulsive act. How did it origin by the way? Going by some anthropological studies, kissing is not universal and some cultures abhor it while some interesting studies show that kissing originated from chimapnzees. Justin Garcia ...

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#DegreeDikhaoPMSaab is Trending on Twitter

This morning Twitter is trending with #DegreeDikhaoPMSaab as many of the twiterati are questioning Prime Minister Narendra Modi to show his degree. Apparently, PMO has refused to share the information about the qualification of PM Modi after an RTI was filed seeking information about his education details. Also read: Xiaomi’s First ‘Made in India’ Smartphone Redmi 2 Prime Launched One tweet ...

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Domestic Airlines to Hike Number of Flights by October

Domestic flyers will now have more choices by this October as airliners are planning to operate 14,000 weekly flights. Earlier, there were around 12,300 domestic flights a week. This new increase in number of flights amounts to be around 13.5 per cent comparing to last winter. Meanwhile, sources from DGCA has said that two new airports will be operating during ...

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Reluctant NASA Extends Contract with Russia on Flights to ISS

NASA has been upset with Congress cutting its funds by over $300 million that has forced the US space agency to renew contract with Russia to send its astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS). Denied of alternatives, a reluctant NASA said on Wednesday that it had extended its contract with Russia through 2017 at a cost of about $490 ...

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Top Quotes on 70th Anniversary of Hiroshima Day

On 6 August 1945, at 8:10am, the US B-29 bomber Enola Gay dropped Little boy, a 16-kiloton atomic bomb, on Hiroshima, killing more than 70,000 people in an instant. Today the residents in the Japanese city of Hiroshima are commemorating the 70th anniversary of the first atomic bomb being dropped by a US aircraft. Atomic bombing in Hiroshima and Nagasaki ...

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Hiroshima Bombing Remembered, 70 Years After

Residents of Hiroshima have observed a minute of silence marking the 70th anniversary of the first atom bomb on august 6, 1945 by the US to end World War Two, bringing peace to the world but the death toll has climbed up to 140,000 so far. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the event at Hiroshima’s memorial park and thousands ...

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‘Flaperon’ Belongs to MH 370, says Malaysia but France, Australia Reluctant to Confirm

The wreckage part flaperon found on the French island of Reunion in Indian Ocean last week belongs to the missing Malaysian flight MH370 that has kept the world most engaged on finding its whereabouts for months after its disappearance on March 8, 2014. Malaysia’s prime minister Najib Razak announced on Thursday the findings of a French military unit’s authentication of ...

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After Dumping One Direction, Zayn Malik Now Dumps Perrie Edwards, Calls Off Their Two-Year Old Engagement

Zayn Malik seems to be playing the field way too much lately. Following his shock departure from One Direction after five years, he has now dumped his fiancée, Perrie Edwards from the Brit girl band, Little Mix. The news has reportedly left Perrie “devastated,” albeit she has been sporting a brave face while on a current US tour to promote ...

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Heavy Drinking Comes Down After Marriage, Shows Study

Maturing out is a stage in adulthood that makes many youth prone to alcohol but recent findings have shown that marriage can cause dramatic drinking reductions even among people with severe drinking problems. Researchers from the University of Missouri and Arizona State University have found evidence that marriage can cause dramatic drinking reductions even among people with severe drinking problems. ...

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