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State-wide bandh today in Tamil Nadu & Puducherry

Chennai : Most shops will remain closed today throughout Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in protest against the firing incident in Tuticorin that claimed 13 lives. Auto rickshaws are also expected to be off the roads in Chennai and many other cities/towns. The government has stated that the bus services will ... Read More »

Another throat slit body of man found in Hajin

Srinagar : Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday pre-dawn hours recovered throat slit body of a man in Hajin area of north Kashmir”s Bandipora district. Incharge Station House Officer (SHO) Hajin said that some three to four unknown gunmen barged inside the house of Mohd Yaqoob Wagay (38) son of ... Read More »

Your favourite music might reveal your personality traits: Scientists

In the past, finding links between music preference and personality type has been hampered because respondents were younger and shared a narrow band of tastes. Researchers from Fitzwilliam College in the UK conducted worldwide, online studies of over 20,000 respondents. More than half those surveyed were over 22, and they ... Read More »

Apparatus to predict bowel movements in paralyzed patients developed

The apparatus consisting of a stethoscope and a microphone has to be wrapped around the abdomen. The stethoscope will listen to the intestinal sounds while the microphone will amplify it and send it to a smartphone, which will record these sounds. “Using a pre-trained machine learning classifier, the sounds will ... Read More »

Rishabh Pant named Emerging Player of IPL 11

It was a double delight for Pant, who also received the Stylish Player Award. Pant ended as the second highest run-getter in the tournament with 684 runs from 14 games. Sunil Narine also picked up two awards — Super Striker and Valuable Player. Among other awards, Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper Kane ... Read More »

Voting for by-polls across 9 states underway

The Lok Sabha seats where polling is being held include Kairana in Uttar Pradesh, Palghar and Bhandara-Gondiya in Maharashtra and the sole parliamentary constituency in Nagaland.  Assembly bypolls are taking place in Noorpur in Uttar Pradesh, Shahkot in Punjab, Jokihat in Bihar, Gomia and Silli in Jharkhand, Chengannur in Kerala, ... Read More »

Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line to be flagged off today

Passenger services on the 24.8 kilometer-long stretch will begin from Tuesday. This section, comprising 16 stations, will be the longest opened so far in Delhi Metro’s Phase 3. With the opening of this stretch, the entire 38.2 kilometer-long Janakpuri West – Botanical Garden Magenta corridor covering the city’s arterial Outer Ring ... Read More »

PM Modi stresses on reviving traditional rural games

The Prime Minister also re-iterated his call on Fit India campaign, which has got an overwhelming response on Social Media. Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Mann Ki Baat edition on Sunday re-iterated his call on Fit India campaign, which has got a wonderful response on Social Media. From film ... Read More »

PM Modi: Govt commited to uplift Dalits, OBCs

Addressing the gathering, PM Narendra Modi accused Congress of creating obstacles in the work done for welfare of Dalits and Other Backward Classes. PM also reaffirmed his government’s firm commitment to continue efforts for uplift of the backward sections of society.  Read More »

PM Modi opens two Expressways in Uttar Pradesh, Haryana

A Road is not just concrete and coal tar, it’s a realization of dreams. Dreams of development, Dreams of Employment, dreams of empowerment and Dreams of New India. The growing network of roads across the Length & Breadth of the country is not just connecting places, its connecting People. Sunday ... Read More »

Mann Ki Baat : PM lauds mountaineers, INSV Tarini crew

In his monthly address of ‘Mann Ki Baat’, PM Modi cited life stories of a number of people who have showed exemplary courage and determination to do good for the society and instill a sense of pride. PM lauded all-women crew of Indian Navy who successfully circumnavigated the globe aboard ... Read More »

Haldia calls for more investment

Haldia (West Bengal) : More than Rs 50,000 crores have so far been invested in this small industrial and port town of East Midnapore district during the past few years by private investors for an all round growth.This was stated by West Bengal Transport minister and Chairman,Haldia Development Authority Suvendu ... Read More »

PM Modi shares his thoughts in ‘Mann Ki Baat’

In his monthly address of ‘Mann Ki Baat’, PM Modi cited life stories of a number of people who have showed exemplary courage and determination to do good for the society and instill a sense of pride. PM lauded all-women crew of Indian Navy who successfully circumnavigated the globe aboard ... Read More »