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Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh election results out today

It’s counting day in the Gujarat assembly election, the biggest poll of the year. People in Himachal Pradesh, too, will be glued to their television and mobile phone screens: it may not have been apparent from the news that dominated the airwaves in the last few days, but the Himachal Pradesh election result will be out today, too. It will all become clear in a few hours. Gujarat Chief Minister […]

Know about Lord Dattatreya and his 24 gurus

Know about Lord Dattatreya and his 24 gurus The concept of gurus has always been an integral part of Eastern spirituality. Guru Parampara, or the lineage of masters, exists in Hinduism, some sects of Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism. However, this concept finds wide-scale use in other religions too – ranging from the institution of Pope to Sufi and Tao masters. The concept of the ‘guru’ is famously celebrated each year […]

 
 
 

Nani is the middle class ‘abhayi’:MCA Trailer out

Nani is the middle class ‘abhayi’:MCA Trailer out How a Middle Class Abbayi (MCA) overcomes all the odds that come in his way and protect his family forms the crux of the story.Nani is at ease. Sai Pallavi is in her best form. She sizzles on screen with both traditional, modern wear. Looks like, it is a strong character for Bhumika and MCA could be her comeback film. The trailer […]

No lessons on democracy please: Modi govt hits back at Pakistan

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has hit back at Pakistan over its response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s allegations that the neighbouring country is interfering in Gujarat Assembly elections. Referring to the response of Pakistan foreign ministry spokesperson Mohammad Faisal, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad condemned the “unwarranted statement”, saying “Pakistan must stop giving us lessons”. abhor outside interference in India’s internal affairs. Pakistan’s promotion of terrorism in India is […]

Google Doodle Remembers Birthday of India’s First Female Photo Journalist Homai Vyarawalla

Google Doodle Remembers Birthday of India’s First Female Photo Journalist Homai Vyarawalla Jeena hai to shaan se jiyo is my mantra. I have no family left, except my cousin’s son in Mumbai. We meet sometimes, whenever I go to Mumbai for some work.” That’s Homai for you. Dignified, self-made, steady as a rock, taking the rough with the smooth with equal ease. Born in Navsari, Gujarat in 1913, Vyarawalla learned […]

13-year-old becomes youngest Indian to be selected for Antarctica Expedition

13-year-old becomes youngest Indian to be selected for Antarctica Expedition 13-year-old student from Ahmedabad has become the youngest Indian to be selected for the prestigious annual Antarctica Expedition. This expedition is organised to spread awareness about the effects of climate change. Aanya is among the 80 people from across the globe to be chosen for the “Climate Force: Antarctica 2018 Expedition” scheduled to be held from February 27 to March […]

Revealed: What young Indian entrepreneurs fear the most

As many as 61 per cent of students in India consider entrepreneurship as a good prospect to earn a livelihood with a majority from rural areas showing greater willingness to start their own business compared to their urban counterparts, according to a study. The report — Amway India Entrepreneurship Report (AIER) 2017 conducted by Nielsen, however said 71 per cent respondents cited ‘fear of failure’ as the biggest obstacle in […]

Cyclone Ockhi: 39 dead, 167 missing in Kerala, TN: PM Modi’s Surat rally cancelled

Cyclone Ockhi: 39 dead, 167 missing in Kerala, TN: PM Modi’s Surat rally cancelled Cyclone Ockhi continues to disrupt lives in different parts of the country. The cyclone that held the “very severe” status has weakened into a “severe” cyclone and will make landfall near Surat and the Gulf of Khambat in Gujarat as a deep depression early on Wednesday, the Met Office has said. The Maharashtra government has declared […]

Remembering Komalavalli(Jayalalitha) on his First Death Anniversary: Some interesting facts

Remembering Komalavalli(Jayalalitha) on his First Death Anniversary: Some interesting facts Jayalalithaa was one woman with power and magnetism and was known to have loyal followers. From a movie star to the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Jayalalithaa has been fondly called Amma (mother) by her followers. She passed away on December 5, 2016. However, there are few elements that remain unknown to the world that you’d like to know. Jayalalithaa […]

Back to the Moon! ISRO’s All Set for Chandrayaan-2 Mission in 2018

Back to the Moon! ISRO’s All Set for Chandrayaan-2 Mission in 2018 India is preparing to join the league of moon landers with its Chandrayaan-2 mission. Chandrayaan means Moon vehicle in Sanskrit and is India’s second lunar exploration mission after the famous Chandrayaan-1 launched in October 2008. Deemed as the most ambitious moon exploration project by the Government of India till date, the mission has been developed by the Indian […]