Monthly archives: August 2017

7 Amazing Health Benefits of Roasted Chana Dal

Roasted gram / pottukadala is a very popular snack in India. Roasted gram is known by various names across India like pottukdalai, pottukadala, porikadala etc. Like all the other varieties of legumes, roasted gram is also rich in protein, fiber, minerals and fatty acids. Roasted gram is very low in calorie and rich in iron. Here are 7 Amazing Health Benefits of Roasted Chana Dal. 1. Reduces digestive problems High […]

Infosys board, chaired by Nandan Nilekani, terms past differences with Narayana Murthy 'unfortunate'

The Board of Infosys On Friday termed as “unfortunate” the past differences with founder NR Narayana Murthy and said it never intended to cause him “personal distress or anguish”. Addressing a press conference after the Board meeting, newly appointed Infosys Chairman Nandan Nilekani said: “The board is focused on bringing complete stability to the company and that it has tasked its Committee of Directors to work with the CEO and […]


Sniff movie review: Khushmeet Gill is the new star rising from a sweet film

Known for his path-breaking children’s films, Amol Gupte’s latest offering – Sniff – which hits theatres on Friday offers us a sweet insight into the world of kids. Sniff is the story of Sunny Gill (Khushmeet Gill) who cannot smell. An accident in a school lab leads to unpredictable results of mixing different elements and suddenly, our hero is cured. Not only can he smell roses and the pickles made […]

19,952 jobs in Indian Railways: RPF Recruitment 2017; check indianrailways.gov.in

The Ministry of Railways has invited recruitment application process for 19,952 vacancies with the Railway Protection Force (RPF). Eligibility criteria – The person should be Matric pass and aged between 18-25 years. The interested candidates can apply by October 14, 2017. The selected candidates will be offered a salary of Rs 5200-20,200 and Rs 2000 as grade pay. General quota – 8901 Scheduled Caste – 3317 Scheduled Tribe – 3363 […]

5 Ways To Stop Snoring Naturally

  Considering the fact that recent studies have shown that over half of the population in The United States snores, I am sure that you know how annoying it can be. Whether you are the one snoring, or the one getting no sleep, you can certainly understand what we are talking about here. You may not think that it is a big deal, but you will be sorry if you […]

Right to Privacy: 91-year-old retd Justice KS Puttaswamy is the face behind legal history

It will now be called Justice K S Puttaswamy (Retd) vs Union of India. A case that will go down in Indian legal history — the landmark judgment of the Supreme Court establishing privacy as a fundamental right. For the 91-year-old Justice Puttaswamy, however, it isn’t so dramatic. “Correct and beneficial,” is his verdict. Speaking to The Indian Express at his home in south Bengaluru, Puttaswamy, a former Karnataka high […]

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh convicted in rape case; Dera Sacha Sauda followers go berserk

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was on Friday held guilty of raping and sexually exploiting two female disciples by the Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court. Trial court judge Jagdeep Singh will pronounce the quantum of sentence on August 28. After the court verdict, Ram Rahim Singh was taken into custody by Haryana Police. The Dera chief will be taken to Rohtak Jail. The verdict was […]

How Landmark Right To Privacy Order Impacts You And Me: 10 Points

Privacy is a fundamental right guaranteed by the constitution, nine Supreme Court judges said today in a unanimous verdict that will affect every citizen. The judges said privacy comes under the Right To Life and Liberty, overruling the governments arguments. Petitioners had challenged the government’s Aadhaar biometric programme, which has recorded the fingerprints and iris scans of more than one billion Indians. Here are 10 ways today’s judgement on right […]

Here are 17 features of new Rs 200 banknote to be launched by RBI tomorrow

The Reserve Bank will launch Rs 200 banknotes on Friday, increasing the availability of lower denomination currency in the system. The bright yellow coloured notes will hit the market just a day after the announcement by finance minister Arun Jaitley that the government has given go-ahead to the RBI to issue the new currency bill. Here are 17 features of the new Rs 200, according to the RBI: 1. See […]