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Weekly Horoscope (29.01.2018 to 04.02.2018)

Posted by - January 30, 2018

      Aries: This week you may get mixed results. You will get support from your spouse. The chances of getting the money in business are low. Jobseeker this week would be a bit burdened for you. Do not start with any new work on 31st. It is auspicious to wear red colour this week. Taurus:

Weekly Horoscope (January 22 to January 29

Posted by - January 25, 2018

               Aries: This week will be auspicious for you. There will be chances of ending the old differences with family members. Days will happily pass. If possible, take a little jaggery this week, it will be beneficial. 24th and 25th days are very suitable for any auspicious work. Taurus: This

Whatsapp launches Business App; All you need to know

Posted by - January 19, 2018

WhatsApp Business app, which had been talked about for some time now, is finally official. Released on Android, the app is aimed at helping small enterprises connect better with their customers. However, WhatsApp for Business is not yet available in India and will launch for the rest of the world later, which would most likely include

Prakash Raj goes anti-Modi; calls PM Non-Hindu

Posted by - January 19, 2018

Actor Prakash Raj on Thursday launched a scathing attack against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for staying silent over the recent attacks taking place under the garb of religious sensitivities in the country. “They call me anti-Hindu but I am anti-Modi, anti-Shah, anti-Hegde. They are not Hindus. People who support killing are not Hindus,” the actor said. Speaking

Election Commission disqualifies 20 Aam Aadmi Party MLAs

Posted by - January 19, 2018

The Election Commission found 20 AAP MLAs guilty of holding ‘Office of Profit’ and has recommended their disqualification. Its opinion was communicated to President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday afternoon. The AAP legislators were accused of being unconstitutionally appointed as parliamentary secretaries to assist various ministers of the Delhi government. Initially, the case was against

Supreme court struck down ban on Padmaavat in six states

Posted by - January 18, 2018

The Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down the ban on the Bollywood period drama, Padmaavat, in six states. On Tuesday, the film producers filed a petition before a bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra. Governments of Haryana, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand had declared that they will not allow

ISRO’s New Year gift: launches its 42nd PSLV

Posted by - January 12, 2018

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Friday launched its 42nd Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. The PSLV-C40 is to place 31 satellites, originating from seven countries, across two orbits. The C40 was launched from the First Launch Pad of the ISRO’s SDSC Srikarikota High Altitude Range

BJP chief’s son Vikas Barala gets bail in Chandigarh stalking case

Posted by - January 11, 2018

The Punjab and Haryana High Court Thursday granted bail to Vikas Barala in the case of stalking and attempted abduction of Varnika Kundu. Vikas is the son of Haryana BJP chief Subash Barala. The latest development comes a day after Varnika’s cross-examination was concluded in the district courts in Chandigarh. On Tuesday, she was grilled

India ranked at level 2 in US travel advisory

Posted by - January 11, 2018

The United States on Wednesday issued a new travel advisory for countries including India, which its officials said is “user-friendly” as it is based on a ready-to-understand level of advice ranging from one to four. India has been ranked Level 2 (exercise increased caution) while Pakistan has been placed in Level 3 (reconsider travel). Level

No more Pay hike for central government employees

Posted by - January 11, 2018

The Central government employees will no longer get their salary and allowances ‘revised’ as per the recommendations of a pay commission in future as the Centre has “almost” decided not to form any pay commission in future. A top official in the Finance Ministry, on condition of anonymity, has confirmed that no new Pay Commission

Woman divorced over WhatsApp

Posted by - January 11, 2018

Amidst the row over triple talaq bill in Parliament, another woman alleged she has been divorced through triple talaq on mobile phone using WhatsApp. The woman said her husband, who is in Saudi Arabia, had sent a voice recording in which he accused her of having relations with another man and pronounced talaq thrice. The

Sussane and Hrithik reunite for birthday celebrations

Posted by - January 11, 2018

Hrithik Roshan turned a year older on Wednesday. While daddy Rakesh Roshan made the day special by announcing the release date of Krrish 4, next in the superhero franchise Krrish, ex-wife Sussanne took to her social media account to let the actor know what importance he holds in her life. She wrote, “Forever and always you stay

CBSE issues date sheet for class 10 and 12 board exam

Posted by - January 11, 2018

The Central Board of Secondary Education Class 10 and Class 12 board exams will begin from March 5, the board announced on Wednesday. While Class 10 students will have their final exam on April 4, Class 12 students will have their last exam on April 12. The date sheets can be accessed on cbse.nic.in. The board exams for

Supreme Court issues notice to Centre

Posted by - January 10, 2018

The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Centre asking for a response to a public interest litigation (PIL) which alleged that school prayers in Kendriya Vidyalayas propagate Hinduism. The PIL questioned if public institutes could promote a particular religion and said the prayers should be discontinued since the schools are run by the

Aanchal Thakur creates history

Posted by - January 10, 2018

In a major boost to India before the start of Winter Olympics in South Korea from February, the 21-year old Aanchal Thakur created history on Tuesday by becoming the first Indian to register an international medal in skiing. The Manali resident achieved a Bronze medal in the slalom race category at Alpine Ejder 3200 Cup

Mevani takes a dig at BJP in Yuva Hunkaar Rally

Posted by - January 10, 2018

Launching a tirade against PM Narendra Modi and the BJP, newly-elected Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani, on Tuesday said, “Alpesh Thakor, Hardik Patel and Jignesh Mevani jointly shattered BJP’s arrogant claims of 150 seats and reduced it to 99, which is why we are being targeted.” The Dalit leader was addressing the second Yuva Hunkar rally that was

Fire broke at BRD Gorakhpur hospital: conveniently burns all files

Posted by - January 9, 2018

A fire in Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College and Hospital in Gorakhpur Monday gutted the principal’s office and an adjacent record room containing documents. No loss of life has been reported. The state-run hospital and district administration have ordered probes. The BRD Medical College had hit the headlines in August last year when 63

SC revises its earlier order on playing National Anthem in cinema hall

Posted by - January 9, 2018

The Supreme Court on Tuesday modified its November 2016 order stating that it is now not mandatory to play the National Anthem before a film is screened in cinema halls across the country. Today’s order comes after the government on Monday filed an affidavit asking the Supreme Court to reconsider its order making it mandatory

Google doodle honors Nobel laureate Dr. Har Gobind Khorana

Posted by - January 9, 2018

Indian-American Biochemist Har Gobind Khorana, credited with the construction of the first synthetic gene and awarded with the Nobel Prize, was born in the undivided Punjab. His village, Raipur, is now a part of Pakistan. Today, Google has honoured has drawn up a doodle in his honour to mark his 96th birth anniversary. In his

Apex court to reconsider section 377; all you would like to know…

Posted by - January 8, 2018

Section 377 criminalises sexual acts “against the order of nature” and has undergone many twists and turns ever since the Delhi High Court decriminalised it in 2009. Later, in 2012, the Supreme Court overturned the decision. But, with the apex court deciding to revisit its decision on Monday, there is a renewed hope among the