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CAG finds Rs 25,000 crore of 'disputed transactions' in Modi's Gujarat

Notwithstanding the tall development and financial management claims of the state, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG)’s five audit reports on the last leg of Narendra Modi’s rule as the Gujarat Chief Minister have fished out disputed transactions worth Rs 25,000 crore, which point to fiscal profligacy and a rising debt burden. Among several other things, the CAG has questioned the Gujarat government’s claim of a Rs 5,570 […]

Bollywood and Billionaires Turn Out To Cheer for India’s New Kabaddi League

Professional kabaddi, launched amid much fanfare over the weekend, may be the sport to steal the spotlight from cricket in India. Bollywood actors and billionaires showed up this weekend to watch the ancient sport which mixes wrestling, tag and capture the flag. Two, seven-player teams play on a field roughly the size of a tennis court, which has been split into two sides. Teams take turns sending someone into the […]

20 Amazingly Sweet And Healthy Secrets Of Papaya.

The papaya (from Carib via Spanish), papaw, or pawpaw is the fruit of the plant Carica papaya, the sole species in the genus Carica of the plant family Caricaceae. The flesh (edible part) of the papaya is normally a bright orange color and can have yellow or pink hues. It is deliciously sweet with musky undertones and a soft, butter-like consistency. Inside the inner cavity of the fruit are black, […]

9 Ways to Use Figs As a Natural Remedy

Fresh or dried, fig is a great fruit available for us to use to relieve toothache, solve digestive problems, and even strengthen the nails. This article will cover all the ways to eat and drink this natural medicine.  It is known since ancient times about the healing properties of figs for being a natural laxative, clean toxins and improve canker sores. The Greeks also believed that figs increase male potency, […]

Early reading skills make kids sharper

London: If you wish to see your kids emerge as intelligent adults, start now to mind their reading skills. Researchers have found that early reading skills might positively affect later intellectual abilities. “Early remediation of reading problems might aid in not only the growth of literacy, but also more general cognitive abilities that are of critical importance across the lifespan,” said Stuart Ritchie, a research fellow in psychology at University […]

PM launches 'MyGov' portal for citizens to contribute in governance

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday launched a website mygov.nic.in that aims to help citizens contribute in governance by giving their opinions and views on important issues like Clean Ganga or skill development.  The inauguration of the people-centric platform also marks the completion of 60 days of the new government.  The Prime Minister said in the past 60 days, the experience of his government was that there were many people who […]

How Different Is Integrated Energy Therapy From Reiki

Although we may not realize it, every experience in life leaves a mark on us physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. Positive experiences can make us feel light, hopeful, and warm, while negative experiences can be stored deep inside our bodies and cause much pain and suffering. To get rid of this buildup of negative energy, it is important to release the blockages that are holding us back from our true […]

Hackers from CANADA steal Rs 1.26 crore from Indian citizens by cloning their gold cards

Around 100 customers of the government-owned State Bank of India (SBI) were recently targeted by a group of hackers from Canada who cloned their gold debit cards and siphoned off Rs 1.26 crore from their accounts. The SBI fears that this figure will increase as many complaints are still pending. On Friday, the SBI lodged a complaint at the Delhi Police’s Cyber Cell saying that so far more than 100 […]

Arctic oil spills likely to spread across borders: study

A major oil spill in Canada’s western Arctic would likely spread quickly and foul oceans around Alaska, and possibly as far west as Russia. The research, funded by the World Wildlife Fund, comes as the National Energy Board prepares to consider blowout prevention plans in two separate proposals for offshore energy drilling. Dan Slavik, who works with the WWF in Inuvik, says oil is much harder to clean up when […]

18 Nourishing Benefits Of Turnips From Head To Toe

Turnips are nutritious cruciferous root vegetables used extensively in a variety of cuisines across Europe, Asia, and Eastern America. Turnip, which is scientifically known as Brassica rapa, belongs to the Cruciferae family, which includes super foods like kale, collards, cabbage, brussels sprouts, and broccoli. Small young turnips called “baby turnips” are roots harvested early in the growing stage and are delicate, sweeter and eaten raw in salads. Mature turnips have […]