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Inspiring Quotes By Late Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

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Former President APJ Abdul Kalam passed away at around 6:40 pm at the Indian Institute of Management, Shillong while delivering a lecture after suffering a massive heart attack. Though the missile man of India is no more with us his inspiring quotes will always be remembered. PM to Recieve Ex-President Kalam’s Body at Delhi Airport: India Mourns Here are few ...

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Flash: Abdul Kalam Passed Away in Shillong

Former president APJ Abdul Kalam died of severe cardiac arrest while delivering a lecture at a Shillong institute at 6:40 PM today, Monday July 27 and was dead by the time he was taken to hospital. Dr Kalam, 84, collapsed at the Indian Institute of Management-Shillong and was rushed to the ICU in Bethany Hospital where doctors declared him brought ...

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World Largest Flower Blooms After Five Long Years in Tokyo

Amorphophallus Titanum, worlds largest flower also known as corpse flower, has bloomed in Tokyo after five long years on July 22, 2015 at the Jindai Botanical gardens in Japan’s Chofu city. The rare flower has an anther that towers up to 6.5 feet and it smells like rotten meat. Unlike other flowers which produce sweet smell, this rare flower has ...

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Tribes Evicted from Kanha to Protect Tiger Reserve?

An undercover probe by a French TV channel Canal Plus showed that several thousands of tribal Baiga people have been forcibly evacuated from Kanha in the name of tiger conservation, which pro-tribal NGOs said was aimed at tourism attraction than conservation of the animal. Kanha – home of the “Jungle Book” – witnessed massive evacuation of the tribals last year ...

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Spot Fixing Scandal: Sreesanth, 2 Others Let Off by Court

A Delhi court has dismissed the charges against former India pacer S Sreesanth, left-arm spinner Ankeet Chavan and off-spinner Ajit Chandila in 2013 spot-fixing scandal, in a verdict that will wipe off the two-year long blame on these players. The evidence furnished was insufficient, said the court. All three players were arrested by the Delhi police and were jailed during ...

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Jharkhand Education Minister ‘Pays Respect’ to Former President APJ Abdul Kalam

In a major goof-up, Bjp-led Jharkhand State Education Minister Neera Yadav was found paying homage to former President APJ Abdul Kalam’s photo in Kodarma. She was seen applying kumkum on the photo and giving floral tribute, which according to Hindu tradition is done to pay respect to a person after his death. Ms Neera Yadav (BJP), Education minister (Jharkhand), offering ...

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Hyundai CRETA All Set to Enter Indian Market Tomorrow: Full Specs and features

Car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter Hyundai Motor India Ltd is all set to launch its much awaited Global SUV-CRETA tomorrow, riding high on the news of more than 10,000 pre-bookings. “CRETA has created immense excitement even before its launch with its bold and stylish looks. We are delighted to receive an overwhelming response with over 28,500 enquiries ...

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Watch Live Mecca Ramadan Prayers 2015

Ramzan or Eid Ul Fitr, the major Muslim festival is likely to fall on Friday or Saturday this weekend, marking the  completion of the holy Ramzan month (Islamic month of Shawwal) when Muslims observe day-time fasting. One of the most important day for Muslims around the world as it is believed that God had sent his angel Gabriel to reveal his ...

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Delhi Auto Show 2016: Organisers Upbeat as 40 Exhibitors Buy up Entire Floor Space

The 2016 Auto Expo The Motor Show is upbeat as all the floor space has been sold to exhibitors, which include 40 vehicle manufacturers, 22 of them passenger and commercial vehicle makers while 18 of them are two-wheeler manufacturers. The Society for Indian Automobile Manufactures (SIAM), which organises the Delhi Auto Show every year, said on Wednesday that the event ...

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Ramzan 2017: Why, How, and When Eid Uul-Fitr Celebrated?

Ramzan, the major Muslim festival begins on Friday, May 26, 2017 and Eid-ul-fitr will fall on June 24, 2017, marking the  completion of the holy Ramzan month (Islamic month of Shawwal) throughout which Muslims observe fasting. The date for Eid al-Fitr, the first day of the month that follows Ramadan, is determined based upon the sighting of the new moon, ...

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Pakistan Approves Salman Khan’s ‘Bajranig Baijaan’ Release on Eid

Pakistan has approved the release of Salman Khan’s upcoming film ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ with cuts, marking a shift in its staunch opposition to any film with Kashmiri angle in it. Pending Lahore censor board permission, the film was reportedly cleared by the censor boards of Islamabad and Karachi, said Pakistani media. “Bajrangi Bhaijaan has been approved for Eid release by the ...

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Stampede at Godavari Maha Pushkaram 2015 Could Have Been Avoided

The Godavari Maha Pushakaralu returned after 144 years but so is the tragedy with 27 killed in a stampede that took place this morning between 7.30 am and 8 am with mostly elderly people being the victims. Ironic but the trigger to panic stampede was caused when people rushed towards one of the gates at Kotagummam ghat on the banks of the ...

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Smoking chambers to get clean filtered air within 30 minutes now

For smokers inside a room filled with smoke, there is a new air-cleaner filter invented by Korean scientists that can exhaust dangerous gases in a room with 80% purification, which is not possible with existing equipment. Led by Jongsoo Jurng of Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KSIT) in Seoul, the researchers invented a manganese oxide nano-catalyst, the filter can ...

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RAPTOR Automatic 360-degree Price Tag Scanner to End Long Queues in Markets

The long queues at supermarkets or retail stores may end soon with Raptor checkout technology hitting the stores soon. The RAPTOR (Retail Application Prototype Testing of Operational Robotics) system is a new checkout technology for local grocery stores, super markets and any retail stores that will automatically scan each item robotically, dramatically speeding up the checkout time. The system uses ...

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