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Exit Poll 2017: BJP To Win Gujarat, Says Poll Of Exit Polls With 115 Of 182 Seats

Exit Poll 2017: BJP To Win Gujarat, Says Poll Of Exit Polls With 115 Of 182 Seats The BJP will win Gujarat with 115 of 182 seats, according to an aggregate of exit polls, after a campaign that was led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his home state. Gujarat has 182 seats; the BJP will get 115 seats, exactly the number it won last time, says the aggregated forecast. […]

 
 
 

Amazon Obhijaan trailer

Amazon Obhijaan trailer Much awaited Bengali film Amazon Obhijaan revolves around celebrated author Bibhutibhushan Bandhopadhyay’s fictional character Shankar Roy Chowdhury played by Bengali actor Dev. It was in the 2013 film Chander Pahar — another collaboration between Dev and Mukherjee — that we were introduced to Shankar and his adventures. Amazon Obhijaan takes that character and his journey forward on a much grander scale. The trailer is full of picturesque locations, […]

Bhopal gas tragedy: What had happened this day 33 years ago?

Bhopal gas tragedy: What had happened this day 33 years ago? Bhopal is known for its historical records, artificial lakes and greenery but most of all, the city is remembered across the globe for the worst industrial mishap of the world. Post-midnight on December 3, 1984 – three days after assassination of the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, poisonous gas that leaked from the factory of Union Carbide in Madhya […]

Taj Falaknuma: 10 things to know about Hyderabad's palace hotel

Taj Falaknuma: 10 things to know about Hyderabad’s palace hotel The Taj Falaknuma, a palace hotel located in Hyderabad. There are several interesting things to know about this iconic palace hotel. Right from grand hall with sophisticated wood interiors to a lavish library with a carved walnut roof, the Taj Falaknuma palace is grand.   The palace was built in 1893 by Nawab Vikar-ul-Umra, prime minister of Hyderabad.   The […]

Gujarath Elections: Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani Fight as Independent

Gujarath Elections: Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani Fight as Independent Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani on Monday announced his decision to contest the Gujarat polls from the Vadagam (SC) seat of Banaskantha district as an Independent candidate, ending the suspense over his electoral plunge. Mr Mevani, 35, announced his decision to contest in a Facebook post this morning, also requesting the Congress not to field a candidate from Vadgam, so that he […]

Chukka Ramaiah, The Man Who Made IIT Exam Accessible to Hundreds of Students

Chukka Ramaiah, The Man Who Made IIT Exam Accessible to Hundreds of Students Hyderabad, there is an educational institute that has become synonymous with the Indian engineer’s utopia, IIT. Called Ramaiah IIT Coaching Center, the institute has helped hundreds of students, from all backgrounds, successfully crack IIT’s famously tough entrance exam. And the man behind it is a 91-year-old freedom fighter, mathematician and erudite educationist, Chukka Ramaiah. Here’s his inspiring […]

The Two Most Important Moments In Life

The Two Most Important Moments In Life The two most important moments in life are when one is born and when one finds out why one is born. In Indian thought, the aim of life is to achieve one’s svadharma, our unique inner law and mission; attaining this goal depends on realisation of svabhava, our own true nature. We all have a role to play. It is not so much […]

Increased demand make eggs costlier, now as costly as chicken

Increased demand make eggs costlier, now as costly as chicken Including eggs in your diet may now cost you almost as much as purchasing a full chicken. Reports have come in that if we consider the average weight of eggs, then per kilo rate would work out to almost that of the price of a chicken. If we consider that the weight of an average egg is 55 grams, then […]

 
 
 

Sai Pallavi film's Karu trailer

Sai Pallavi film’s Karu trailer The official trailer of the Tamil-Telugu bilingual Karu, directed by Vijay and starring Sai Pallavi was released today by Prabhudheva. The film, which has music by Sam CS and cinematography by Nirav Shah, marks the Premam actor’s debut in Tamil. Naga Shourya is paired opposite Sai Pallavi in the film and the trailer begins by quoting the definition of abortion as the ‘expulsion of a […]

Lala Lajpat Rai Death Anniversary:India's Freedom Fighter

Lala Lajpat Rai Death Anniversary:India’s Freedom Fighter Born as Lajpat Rai to the Munshi Radha Krishna Azad and Gulab Devi at the Dhudike village of Punjab on January 28, 1865, he belonged to the Aggarwal Bania community. His father was a scholar of Persian and Urdu language. On November 17, 1928, Lala Lajpat Rai died in Lahore, a city that had been his home since 1880, when he joined the […]