Category Archives: Others

Student must be ‘vegetarian’ for gold medal in academics, says Pune varsity

Besides that, the student should believe in Indian culture, tradition and practise all these values in his daily life. STUDENTS who are vegetarian and teetotaler will be eligible for gold medals to be given at a Pune university’s convocation by a trust run by a yoga guru, says the institution, drawing flak from some quarters even though the varsity said ...

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‘Missing’ Pakistani journalist Zeenat Shahzadi recovered after more than two years

ZEENAT Shahzadi, the journalist who went missing in Lahore in 2015, has been recovered by security forces, officials said on Friday. Retired Justice Javed Iqbal, head of the missing persons commission, confirmed Shahzadi’s return while speaking to BBC Urdu. She was recovered on Wednesday night from near the Pak-Afghan border, Iqbal said. The newly appointed National Accountability Bureau chief said ...

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Fed up Andhra cop’s hilarious reaction to traffic offenders

How this cop dealt with a family of five on one bike is viral on social media THE Bengaluru City Police and the Bengaluru Traffic Police are already Twitter-famous for excellent campaigns and memorable memes, and it seems now that the top cops of Karnataka are also upping their social media game. A hilarious picture to promote road safety, shared ...

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“You can kill but can not stop us”

GAURI Lankesh, an independent publisher and Editor of a Kannada publication, was killed in cold blood on September 5, in her house. Till today the police have not made any arrests. In Tripura, on September 21, a television reporter Shantanu Bhowmick was brutally killed in broad daylight while covering a protest rally. A day later K J Singh, a retired ...

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Renting an office space in Mumbai more expensive than Los Angeles

Globally, Toronto recorded the highest rental growth in 2017 at 11.9 per cent, followed by Beijing (7.6 per cent), and Melbourne (4.6 per cent). LOCATING a business in Mumbai — the country’s commercial capital — is as expensive as renting an office space in Melbourne and more expensive when compared to Los Angeles. Despite the influence of global headwinds on ...

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Five storey building collapse in Mumbai: 10 Dead

AT least 10 people have died after a five-storey building has collapsed this morning in Mumbai’s Bhendi Bazaar area. Four people have been rescued, but many are still feared trapped, a police official said as rescue operations continued. An official said nine families were living in the old and dilapidated Arsiwala building on Maulana Shaukat Ali Road. The building housed ...

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US congressional delegation visits Western Naval Command

The US Congressional House Committee on Armed Services led by US Congressman Mr. Robert Wittman, visited the Western Naval Command on 24th August 2017. Mr Wittman who is also Chairman of Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee, was accompanied by Congresswoman Ms Madeleine Bordallo and Mr Edgard Kagan, US Consul General in Mumbai. The nine member delegation interacted with Vice Admiral ...

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Shri Saibaba’s holy paduka’s darshan programme in India and abroad

ON October 18, 2018, Sadguru Shri Saibaba’s Samadhi Embrace will attain 100 years at Shirdi. This auspicious occasion is of extra ordinary significance and life-time memories, for Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust as well as Sai devotees all over world. Hence, Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi has decided to celebrate this holy event as a grand festival, starting from October 1, ...

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Western Naval Command conducts Wargame titled exercise Parikshan

THE Western Naval Command conducted an operational level table top Tri-Service Wargame Titled Exercise PARIKSHAN from 7 to 9 August 2017. The exercise included participation of Operational and Area Commanders, as also teams from the Eastern Naval Command. Representatives from Naval Headquarters, and operational commands of the Army and Air Force in the region also participated in the Wargame, for ...

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