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India set for tri-series with one eye on World Cup

All set to defend their cricket World Cup crown in less than a month, India will get their preparations underway with the aim of finding the right combination for the marquee event when they take on Australia in their opening match of the ongoing ODI tri-series in Melbourne on Sunday. While this tri-series provides the […]

STUDY: Facebook Inc. (FB) Continues To Be The Most Popular Site But Youngsters Prefer Instagram, Says Pew Research

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New Delhi, Ambika Choudhary Mahajan (dazeinfo): Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) continues to be the most popular social networking site with online American adults, in spite of its growth having stagnated over the last year. 71 percent of the adult internet users in the US use this platform actively to stay connected to friends, family, neighbours, ex-classmates […]

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Government approves 18 new FM channels for Northeast, 15 for Jammu & Kashmir

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NEW DELHI(PTI): The government has approved 18 new FM radio channels for North Eastern states and 15 for Jammu and Kashmir. Announcing this, Union Minister for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Jitendra Singh said the initiative was a New Year gift for the eight North Eastern states and Jammu and Kashmir. In North-East, three […]

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Rehabilitation of victim is important, says Supreme Court of India

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New Delhi(PTI): The apex court’s observation came in a judgement on an appeal of one Manohar Singh against the Rajasthan High Court verdict acquitting the accused in a 1980 criminal case arising out of a land dispute. Supreme Court has said the plight of the victims of a crime cannot be ignored even if an […]

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Goverment to launch campaign against plastic waste soon: Prakash Javadekar

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New Delhi(PTI): Describing the increasing amount of plastic waste in the country as a ‘serious issue’, Union minister for environment and forests Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said the government would soon start a special campaign to make people aware about its hazards. “Around 15,000 ton of plastic garbage is generated daily, out of which 9,000 […]

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Arvind Kejriwal gets EC’s showcause notice after BJP complaint

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New Delhi(PTI): The Election Commission on Saturday issued a showcause notice to Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal for “prima facie” violating the Model Code of Conduct with his remarks alleging that BJP is trying to incite communal violence in the capital city. The EC gave the former Delhi Chief Minister time till 3 PM […]

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German team develops `smart shoe` devices to power up wearables while you walk

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A team of German researchers has built two devices that will fit into your shoe, to harvest power when you walk, that can then be used to charge your smartphone. Two separate devices have been developed, a “shock harvester” that generates power when the heel strikes the ground and a “swing harvester” that produces power […]

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HC directs Maharashtra government to appoint protection officers

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Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday directed the Maharashtra government to recruit within six months full-time protection officers for each teshil, as required under the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act. A division bench headed by Justice Abhay Oka said the protection officers play a very important role in assisting the aggrieved women. […]

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Saffron brigade RSS wants Modi government to ban Flipkart, Amazon and eBay in India?

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New Delhi: The RSS reportedly wants Indian e-retailers such as Flipkart to be banned in addition to Amazon and eBay. Claiming that foreign e-commerce firms such as Amazon and eBay are ‘killing domestic players in the Indian market’, the economic wing of the RSS has asked the government to ban them. However, that is not […]

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MSG controversy: Nine Censor Board members resign after chief Leela Samson quits

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New Delhi(PTI): Following the resignation of Censor Board chief Leela Samson, nine other members have reportedly quit their posts as well. Another member, Ira Bhaskar, who also quit told the media that the other resignations had been a result of Samson’s quitting and that ‘we support her decision to resign’. The members who have resigned are […]

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