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US channel claims `Ram Setu` is man-made, BJP says its stand vindicated

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A claim of US-based Science Channel that the ‘Ram Setu’ connecting India and Sri Lanka was man-made and not natural has given the BJP cannon fodder to attack the Congress for questioning the belief that the 50 km bridge was built by Lord Ram to rescue his wife Sita from the neighbouring country. ...

Deadline For Linking Aadhaar To Bank Account Extended Indefinitely

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The government has amended rules requiring mandatory quoting of national biometric identifier Aadhaar and PAN for certain financial transactions like opening of a bank account by keeping the deadline open-ended in place of the current December 31. A new rule modifying the Prevention of Money Laun...

I've not undergone any makeover, BJP distorted my image, says Rahul Gandhi

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Congress President-elect Rahul Gandhi maintained he has not undergone any 'makeover' and accused the BJP of tarnishing his image. In an interview to Gujarati news channel GSTV, Rahul Gandhi also said the BJP is not scared of him but of the voice of the people of Gujarat. "There is no makeover; th...

India can't be governed on basis of Hindi, Hindu and Hindustan: Owaisi

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President of All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) Asaduddin Owaisi Wednesday said that India cannot be governed on the basis of “Hindi, Hindu and Hindustan”. Owaisi, while citing a news report which claimed that a scuffle broke out between members of the BJP and BSP in Aligarh Municipa...

'Baahubali 2' top trending search query on Google in 2017

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Bigg Boss 11 and Bigg Boss Tamil are just creating and breaking records this year. Bigg Boss 11 and the regional version of the reality show are the sixth most trending topics on Google Trends in 2017. Another TV show also made it to the list. The Kapil Sharma Show is at the ninth place in the li...

PM Narendra Modi to commission submarine Kalvari tomorrow

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Kalvari, the first of the six Scorpene-class submarines handed over by shipbuilder Mazagon Dock Limited, will be commissioned into the Navy by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here tomorrow. The prime minister will unveil its plaque at the commissioning ceremony tomorrow, an official told PTI. This w...

How To Update Address On Aadhaar Card Online

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The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), which issues the 12-digit Aadhaar number, has provided several tools on its website. You can request an Aadhaar card update online using one of these tools.

Special courts to be set up to hear cases against convicted MPs and MLAs

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The Union government has told the Supreme Court that it is ready to set up 12 special courts for one year to deal with 1571 criminal cases pending against MPs and MLAs in the country. "The scheme framed in this regard currently envisages setting up 12 criminal courts for a period of one year to d...

CBI registers two FIRs in Chhattisgarh ‘sex CD’ case

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The CBI on Wednesday registered two FIRs in the case of an alleged “sex CD” involving a Chhattisgarh minister in which the state police had earlier arrested journalist Vinod Verma for alleged extortion. The agency has registered one FIR under Sections of Information Technology Act for alleged pro...

Teacher couple sacked on wedding day, school claims `romance` will affect students

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Srinagar: A teacher couple working in a private school in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir were sacked on their wedding day with the school management claiming their "romance could adversely affect the students". Tariq Bhat and Sumaya Bashir, residents of Tral town in Pulwama, were working i...

Is The Last Jedi the Best Star Wars Movie?

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In this episode of Transition, we start by talking about Star Wars: The Last Jedi as pop culture nerd Akhil Arora and Star Wars fan Saad Rashid join host Pranay Parab. The second half of this episode is all about gaming as we speak about PlayerUnkown’s Battlegrounds, The Game Awards, PSX, App Sto...

Retail inflation zooms to 4.88% in November on high food prices

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The country’s retail inflation rate, as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), stood at 4.88% in November, against October’s 3.58 per cent, showed official data released on Tuesday. This was higher than the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) 4.0 per cent medium-term target, especially because o...