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Vibrant Gujarat: How Top Ten Celebs Sing in Tune With Modi?

The two-day global business summit, Vibrant Gujarat Summit, received huge investment and job creation plans from businessmen across the globe on Monday. The business summit is being held since Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the Chief Minister of Gujarat, in 2003. Modi has presented India as a manufacturing hub to the gathering on Sunday and said that “My government is ...

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151st Birth Anniversary: ‘Share Quotes and Thoughts of Swami Vivekananda,’ Urges PM Modi

On the 151st birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid tribute to the prolific thinker and urges the youth to share quotes and thoughts of the latter. On Monday, through his micro blogging site, Modi has tweeted in reverence of Swami Vivekananda. Mentioning him as a personal inspiration, Modi has tweeted that the thoughts and ...

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Idukki District of Kerala to Get India’s First High Speed NOFN Connectivity Today

The first hi-speed rural broadband network of India will be commissioned in Idukki district, a high range in Kerala, on Monday. Minister for Communications & IT, Ravi Shankar Prasad will commission India’s the network today at a function in Thiruvananthapuram. The network, which is under Digital India Programme, would open up new avenues for small access service providers including mobile ...

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I Fund Honest Party: AAP Raises Rs 2 Crore, Kejriwal Says No one Can Influence AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party has generated Rs 2 crore within days after it launched the fund raising campaign, “#IFundHonestParty” challenge ahead of the Delhi Assembly poll. While the party has a target of Rs 30 crore, Rs 2 crore has been raised from 4,500 people through the fund raising challenge. National Secretary of AAP, Pankaj Gupta reportedly said, “The #IFundHonestParty ...

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How Elderly People Can Prevent Fall, Improve Balance?

The elderly people often lose their balance while walking and in sudden movements but now a study suggests that they can improve their balance and prevent falls with a simple training exercise of catching a weighted medicine ball. Losing balance is common among the people as they age, and the anticipatory postural control or the ability to ready themselves to ...

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Tharoor Demands Impartial Investigation Without ‘Political Pressure’

A day after Shashi Tharoor’s domestic helper came up with new information regarding the death of Sunanda Pushkar, Tharoor on Saturday writes to Delhi Commissioner, questioning the omissions and errors by the Police in the death inquiry. Demanding an impartial and speedy investigation “without any political pressure” in the case, he said he was troubled with the conclusion arrived at ...

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Abhinandan Rally: Ramlila Maiden All Set to Welcome PM Modi

The election campaign of Bharatiya Janata Party ahead of the Delhi polls will be launched at a mega rally, known as “Abhinandan” rally, by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Ramlila Maiden on Saturday. While, the rally will be attended by the top leaders and ministers of the party, Modi is expected to make some major announcements today. A massive crowd of ...

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2015: Zooming into womens’ fashion fads this year

Move over monochromes and experiment with colours and bold prints; give the little black dress a miss for skirts and crop tops – and emphasise on bold and beautiful accessories to put your best fashion foot forward in the New Year, Indian designers suggest. Skimpy dresses went passe from red carpet events in the latter half of 2014, paving way ...

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‘One Should Not Feel Ashamed Of Our Glorious Past,’ Says Harsh Vardhan

Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday defended a paper presented at the 102nd Indian Science Congress which claimed the existence of aeroplanes 7,000 years ago and said, “One should not feel ashamed of our glorious past.” The paper presented by Captain Anand Bodas, a retired principal of a pilot training institute, and Ameya Jadhav, in the congress ...

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Death Rate Rises to Three, Nine New Cases Reported in Delhi

While swine flu seems to be spreading across the national capital, a third death due to the sameand nine new cases have been reported here on Wednesday. The situation has triggered the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the city health department to hold a meeting to review the condition on Wednesday. The fresh cases included the case of a ...

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Forget Winter Laundry, new Nanowire clothes keep you warm

A team of US scientists has developed a novel nanowire coating for clothes that can both generate heat and trap the heat from our bodies better than wearing too many regular clothes, which are too heavy and bothersome during the winter. “The technology can help us reduce our reliance on conventional energy sources,” said lead author of the study, Yi ...

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Sunanda Murder Case: ‘I shouldn’t have answered her on Twitter,’ Says Mehr Tarar

A day after Delhi Police has registered Sunanda Pushkar’s death as a case of murder, Pakistani journalist Mehr Tarar, who was involved in the twitter controversy breaks her silence over the issue. It was within days after the twitter controversy, Sunanda was found dead in the hotel in Delhi. The Pakistani journalist was stirred up in a controversy when Sunanda allegedly ...

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Paris Media Attack: 12 Killed in Daylight Storm over Cartoons on Prophet

Two masked gunmen suspected to be Islamists on Wednesday massacred 12 people after storming a French satirical magazine’s office here, killing among others a cartoonist who drew a controversial cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed. World leaders denounced the cold-blooded mayhem at the office of “Charlie Hebdo” that left over 20 people injured, four in critical condition, and forced French President ...

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President Promulgates Citizenship Ordinance, What it Means?

The President of India has promulgated the Citizenship (Amendment) Ordinance, 2015 on Monday with immediate effect coinciding with the Gujarat Pravasi Bhartiya Divas amending the Indian Citizen Act, 1955. Here is a gist of what it exactly means: • At present one year continuous stay in India is mandatory for Indian Citizenship which is relaxed stating that if the Central ...

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