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Ramadan 2015: Dates, Significance, History, greetings, SMS Messages, Timings of Muslim Festival Eid-ul Fitr

Ramadan or Ramzan, the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, and lasts 29–30 days based on the visual sightings of the crescent moon, according to numerous biographical accounts compiled in the hadiths. Muslims observe fast during the daylight throughout the month considered a blessed month and they abstain from food, drink, and other physical needs during the day time as a ...

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Interpol breaks ties with FIFA, suspends 20 million Euros partnership with the governing body

International police agency, Interpol on Friday morning announced that it would break its 20 million Euros (14 million pounds) partnership to scrap match-fixing with the governing body of world football, FIFA. The corruption hit body signed “Integrity of Body,” an agreement for anti-match fixing and prevent illegal gambling with Interpol in May 2011 that saw them donating 20 million Euros ...

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‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’s’ trailer to be released on June 18

The official trailer of ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ will be released on June 18. Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh, takes to twitter to announce the happy news about disclosure of the trailer. The film critic tweets; #BajrangiBhaijaan trailer to be launched on 18 June at an event by Salman himself. Confirms Amar Butala, CEO of Salman Khan Films. — taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) June ...

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Maggi Moves Bombay High Court, What to Expect in Hearing Today

Maggi Noodles maker Nestle has moved the Mombay High Court seeking redressal against the ban imposed by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India’s (FSSAI), though simultaneously it is recalling all its varieties of Maggi noodles from the market. The FSSAI ban has spread to Nepal, UK and even the US to consider the feasibility of ban while Singapore ...

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Astronomical Hospital Charges in US ‘Shocking’, says Study

Given a chance, capitalism will show its ugly side on human life and its care as is evident from the atronomical prices that the US hospital charge their gullible patients, shows a survey released on Monday. Even minor procedures cost 10 times the actual cost and irrespective of their location or star status, medical hospitals have charged 1000 times the ...

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Bachelor’s party to be hosted abroad by Shahid Kapoor

Shahid Kapoor who is all set to tie the knot with Delhi girl Mira Rajput on July 10, is planning to host his bachelors’ party somewhere abroad likely to be in Greece, reports said. The actor has been busy arranging and re-arranging all his dates because of his personal and professional commitments. Reportedly, the ET quoted a source close to ...

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Lost Tomb Of Jesus: Biblical Documentary Not Fraud, says Israeli Court but Row Erupts over Jesus Marriage to Mary Magdalene

  In a ruling that can boost the argument put forward by the proponents of the theory that Jesus was married to Mary Magdalene and had children may find legible with the latest verdict by an Israeli court that the documentary evidence provided was enough of evidence to show that so-called “Jesus’s “Lost Tomb” was not a fraud. What follows ...

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Stroke Takes Away Brain Functions by 8 Years, Says New Study

In a precise and revealing study, researchers found that a stroke can reduce brain functions by 8 years affecting the elderly people aged 65 or more. Based on the data from 4,900 black and white adults, a team from the University of Michigan and the VA Centre for Clinical Management Research has come out with the finding that the results ...

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‘PIKU’ screened at Rashtrapati Bhavan, Big B Praises President Pranab Mukherjee

The recently released ‘PIKU’ starring Amitabh Bachchan, Irfan Khan and Deepika Padukone was screened in Rashtrapati Bhavan for President Pranab Mukherjee, a Bengali himself and keen to watch the Kolkata-based movie. Informing about it, Amitabh Bachchan, the lead character in the film, wrote in his blog: “The Honourable President of India Shri Pranab Mukherji, tonight watched ‘PIKU’ and May I ...

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Adults Need 7 Hours of Sleep Daily: Study

Adults need a minimum of seven hours of sleep each night, preferably more, says a new Stanford study, setting aside the debate that varied on this issue. In their paper published in the journal SLEEP, 15 sleep experts reached a consensus as per the requirements of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society. One of the panelists, ...

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Why PM Modi planted ‘Kadamb’ sapling on World Environment Day?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today planted a Kadamb sapling (Neolamarckia Cadamba), at the Race Course Road lawns, to mark the occasion of World Environment Day, and there is more to the choice as it has ‘vaastu’ significance too. The Prime Minister also placed a traditional earthen-pot (matka) along with the sapling, which is a traditional way of conserving water, and ensuring ...

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Now Nepal Too Bans Maggi Noodles after India

In a sort of chair reaction trascending borders, neighbouring Nepal has decided to ban the import and sale of Nestle’s Maggi noodles from India citing the lead , following reports that the level of lead content in the popular instant snack in India was found to be above permissible limit. “We have banned the import and sale of Maggi noodle ...

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US Govt Employees Data Hacked, China Rejects Reports of Chinese Hackers Behind it

Despite strong antidote to Chinese hacking attempts last year over North Korean hackers taking down Sony and other major websites, hackers again attacked the US Office of Personnel Management compromising information on government workers, government employee records and security clearances. The role of Chinese hackers is serious suspected by the US law enforcement sources who told Reuters that a “foreign ...

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Diabetes Under Control Reduces Heart Attack Risk by 17%: Study

Using drugs or by following a strict regimen and exercise, diabetes can be controlled and results in reduced risk of heart diseases or strokes, say researchers. Day in and day out, for years together, millions of people with diabetes prick their fingers to test their blood sugar level, wondering whether their strict eating regimen and lifestyle is helpful or not ...

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6 things to expect from IIFA 2015 as curtain raises

The world of Bollywood will invade Kuala Lumpur this weekend for the Indian’s Oscar. The 16th annual International Indian Film Academy(IIFA) 2015 will be held at Stadium Putra, Bukit Jalil. It will be a three day celebration to be kick start with IIFA Rocks and will end with the prestigiuos IIFA Awards 2015. Watch it live at the official link ...

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Sharing Toothbrush or paste leads to bacterial infections: Study

Bacteria can pass on easily if people share toothbrushes and even paste as the bacteria fecal coliforms spread far wide and faster and results in the willies in the intestines, says a study. Traceable to similar studies in the past, bathrooms or washrooms are the focal points of baterial infections coming under researchers’ radar increasingly of late. Lauren Aber of ...

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