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Xi is not Eleven, Doordarshan News Reader Learns it Hard Way After Sack

In a typical Doordarshan news, a young newsreader has raised the eyebrows of the DD director general when he mis-pronounced visiting dignitary Chinese Presdient’s name Xi JinPing as “Eleven Jinping”, and was soon sacked from the job. The national broadcaster’s late night news on Wednesday brough shame for the DD, which has limited viewership but is seen as the official ...

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Modi says Indian Muslims Will Live for India, Die for India

The patriotism of Indian Muslims is unquestionable, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi defending muslims in the country, to an American TV channel. During his first international interview since assuming office, Modi said, "Indian Muslims will live for India and die for India. Al Qaeda delusional to think Indian Muslims will dance to its tunes." It was regarding to a recent ...

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New Aakash Tablet to cost $33 (Rs.2000); That too with Free Internet Access?

It was in 2011 when Datawind-made “Aakash” tablet for students was unveiled costing Rs.1000 with huge government subsidy going into its launch. While the demand virtually crippled the company’s plans, it was eased into the hands of students with support from the government. Notwithstanding the demand for cheap tablets in India, DataWind, a Canadian NRI-headed wireless web access service provider, ...

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Chinese Army Withdraws from Ladakh after Modi-Jinping Meeting

Chinese troops began to withdraw from Chumar village of Ladakh from Thursday night, after Narendra Modi raised the topic with Xi-Jinping at their meeting at Hyderabad House in Delhi. Modi said to Jinping that China had to restore the status quo that existed before September 10 in Ladakh this year while pitching for a quick clarification of the Line of ...

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‘HATING OBAMA’ Film Blames it All on Race ?

“Hating Obama”, a film by Moguldom Studios, known for their revolutionary style of documentaries called “docutainment,” will have the world premiere screening of their controversial film at the 2014 UrbanWorld Film Festival in New York City on Friday, September 19 at the AMC Theater 34th Street. The film takes a thought provoking look at the hatred received by U.S. President ...

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Indian Railways to Run 3 Special Train to Meet Dussehra Rush from Today

The Indian Railways will run three premium trains between Mumbai and Howrah, Secunderabad and Nizamuddin and Mysore and Varanasi from today, September 19 to meet the Dussehra festival rush via Nagpur, a key railway junction connecting the north and south train links. While the three premium trains will have dynamic pricing, almost similar to air fare, which increases the nearer ...

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Scottish Independence Referendum: Vote Counting Underway

Counting of votes is on progress in Scotland’s historic referendum on whether to end the country’s 307-year-old union with England. The results are out for 26 out of the 32 council areas, in which the ‘No’ group leads. While the ‘Yes’ group has 46 per cent of votes, ‘No’ group leads with 56 per cent of vote so far. Victory ...

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Latest L’Oreal Ad Stuns All

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, the world beauty never says never ever for aher decade-old relationship with L’Oreal ads and the latest one is going viral across the global media showcasing her stunningly slim and stealing limelight despite 9 other models in the picture. Aishwarya Rai is one of L’Oreal Paris’ Global Ambassadors, who appears in the ad wearing a crisp, classic ...

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Obama Nominates Richard Rahul Verma as US Ambassador to India

Indian-American Richard Rahul Varma has been nominated as the new US Ambassador to India by US President Barack Obama, declared White House on Thursday. The 45-year-old Verma is a senior counselor at the business advisory company led by former secretary of state Madeleine Albright, Steptoe & Johnson law firm and the Albright Stonebridge Group. He was the former Assistant Secretary ...

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BJP Softens Stand on Seat Sharing With Shiv-Sena

The BJP-Shiv Sena tussle for seat sharing appears to come to an end after the decision taken by them to contest on 119 instead of 135 seats in the upcoming assembly polls in Maharashtra. Regarding the issue, the decision was taken after Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari met the Maharashtra BJP leaders in Mumbai, on Wednesday. Gadkari and the party’s ...

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‘100 days of BJP Misrule’: Congress Releases Booklet

A booklet on ‘100 days of BJP misrule’ was brought out by Congress, insisting that results of all the bypolls after the Lok Sabha election shows "people’s anger" over "hollow promises of a useless government," on Wednesday. The booklet, titled as "Modi government — The truth of BJP government: 100 days of misrule," was released by party spokesman Anand Sharma. ...

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Ahmedabad gets set to welcome Chinese President Xi Jinping

Ahmedabad is all set to welcome Chinese President Xi Jinping for his three-day visit in the country. To receive the President, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived to his home town on Monday, which is his first visit to his home town after being the PM. During the six hour visit in the state, Jinping will be received in red ...

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Amit Shah, Nitin Gadkari to Hold BJP-Shiv Sena Seat Sharing Talk

BJP President Amit Shah will meet Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari and hold a seat-sharing talk between with the party leaders on Wednesday. The seat sharing issue is connected to Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena alliance in Maharashtra for the upcoming assembly polls. While the talks have been stuck over the number of seats to be contested by ...

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Balded Men Prone to Prostate Cancer? Study Says So

Baldness may mean many things to one’s body and one of them is directly related to prostate cancer found in men with male pattern baldness, says a study that found an association between male pattern baldness and aggressive prostate cancer, though it did not prove the real cause and how it affects. “It is conceivable that, in the future, male ...

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President Xi Jinping’s Visit Will Strengthen Indo-China ties, says Narendra Modi

India is all set to welcome China’s President Xi Jinping, who will visit Ahmedabad on September 17. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that he is sure that the visit will strengthen the bond between India and China. India is ready to launch what is probably Narendra Modi’s most significant foreign policy initiative for countering Beijing’s growing influence in the Indian ...

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Bypoll Results Underway: BJP wins Vadodara, SP gains in UP

Counting of votes is underway in the bye-election, conducted across 10 states in 33 assembly seats and three Lok Sabha seats, on Saturday. Congress candidate Babu Vaja wins Mangrol seat in Gujarat and CPI-M candidate CPM candidate Prabhat Chowdhury wins Manu seat in Tripura. Congress wins 2 seats in Gujarat Assembly bypolls and leads in one. In Medak Lok Sabha, ...

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