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  • scam, PM Narendra Modi, Prakash Javadekar

    'Not a single scam has surfaced in three years of Modi rule'

    Union minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday lauded the achievements of the Modi government, saying no scam or corruption case has surfaced in past three years. "The hopes generated in the ledership of prime minister Narendra Modi during the 2014 elections have been converted into trust of people during past three years of NDA government have translated into trust during three years rule of NDA government," he said during brief interaction with media persons. The Union HRD Minister, who was here to chair the

    India | May 27, 2017
  • BS Yeddyurappa

    BS Yeddyurappa to be BJP's CM face for Karnataka polls: Amit Shah

    Former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa will be Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming state assembly polls, party chief Amit Shah announced on Friday. Karnataka, which is currently headed by Congress’ K Siddaramaiah, will go for elections in May 2018. “It (Karnataka election) will be fought under Yeddyurappa,” Shah said to a news agency.

    Cities | May 26, 2017
  • Kriti Sanon, Neha Kakkar, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li\'l Champs Season 6, Raabta

    Neha Kakkar's voice brings smile to my face: Kriti Sanon

    Actress Kriti Sanon says singer Neha Kakkar's voice brings smile to her face. Kriti, along with her Raabta co-star Sushant Singh Rajput, appeared on children's singing reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li'l Champs Season 6, where Neha appears as a mentor alongside singer Javed Ali and Bollywood composer-singer-actor Himesh Reshammiya. "There are a very few singers whose smile you can feel through their singing. Every time I hear Neha Kakkar singing, it brings a smile to my

    Bollywood | May 25, 2017
  • Farooq Ahmed Dar

    Face of ‘human shield’ row moves rights body against award to Major Gogoi

    The Kashmiri man who was tied to an Army jeep as a human shield has lodged a complaint with the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) against the commendation of Major Leetul Gogoi. Farooq Ahmed Dar has labelled the award to Major Gogoi as ‘illegal’ in his complaint to the human rights body. The 26-year-old Dar, believed to be one of the stone- pelters, was tied to the bonnet of an Indian Army jeep and paraded down the

    Cities | May 25, 2017
  • Facebook

    Facebook expands fundraisers to support more causes

    Allowing more people to raise funds for their friends and those in need, Facebook has expanded personal fundraising feature by adding community and sports categories. "We are giving people another way to mobilise around causes they care about by expanding personal fundraisers to everyone over 18 in the US and by adding two new categories-community and sports," said Naomi Gleit, VP (Social Good) Facebook, on 24 May. Personal fundraisers allow people to raise money for a friend, themselves

    Science and Tech | May 25, 2017
  • Facebook

    Now add friend while streaming on Facebook Live

    To connect more people on Facebook Live, the social network giant has announced a new feature that will let users go live with an another friend for a collaborative broadcast. "The feature was previously available to public figures, but now it is rolling out wide, allowing users to argue or chat with friends in a Live setting," technology website techcrunch.com reported on Wednesday.  The company also announced the ability for live-streaming users to start a direct message with

    Science and Tech | May 24, 2017
  • Russia scrambles to save face with Confederations Cup looming

    The new World Cup stadium in Saint Petersburg was meant to boast a state-of-the-art pitch and be a showcase for Vladimir Putin's Russia, when it hosts the 2018 football bonanza. Instead the $800 million venue, which took a decade to build, has caused more embarrassment than pride as Russian authorities scramble to salvage its pitch less than a month before it hosts the opening match of the Confederations Cup, a World Cup warm-up tournament. Uprooted chunks of turf and bald spots on

    Sports | May 24, 2017
  • Facebook

    Facebook testing products to help people discover local news

     A day after reports emerged of guidelines that Facebook follows to censor sensitive content, the social media giant said it is testing products to connect its users to local news. As part of its ongoing push to build relationships with local publishers, Facebook is testing products that meaningfully engage with their community, a report on Poynter.org website said on Monday. The tests, part of the Facebook Journalism Project, have just begun and are on three products, Poynter quoted

    Science and Tech | May 23, 2017
  • triple talaq

    Men resorting to triple talaq will face social boycott: Muslim law board

    Men resorting to triple talaq will face “social boycott” and an advisory will be issued to ‘qazis’ to advise bridegrooms not to resort to triple talaq, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) submitted this in an affidavit in the Supreme Court on Monday. “The husband shall not say talaq thrice in one sitting. This is an undesirable practice in Shariat,” said the law board in its affidavit. “We will issue advisory to ‘qazis’ to advise bridegrooms not to resort to triple talaq,” the

    India | May 22, 2017
  • Yogi Adityanath

    Mischief makers will face strict action: Adityanth

    Facing criticism over the law and order situation, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said criminal elements, who had a free run over the last 15 years, were trying to create "mischief" and warned of strict action against those taking the law into their hands. Addressing a function here, he claimed that the crime graph has come down after his government took charge and the situation will improve further in coming days. He said those violating the

    Cities | May 22, 2017


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