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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 […]

Fate of Babri Masjid-Ram Temple site to be decided today by the Apex Court

Fate of Babri Masjid-Ram Temple site to be decided today by the Apex Court Allahabad High Court on September 30, 2010 distributed the 2.77 acres disputed Ayodhya land to Nirmohi Akhara sect, Sunni Central Wakf Board and Ramlalla Virajman. However, soon after this decision was challenged in the Supreme Court in May 2011 after which a hold was put on the verdict, which is to be finally decided by the […]

Bitcoin surge- Hits an all time high of $11,700

Bitcoin surge- Hits an all time high of $11,700 Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency has been hitting the news for hitting an all time high since last week. The digital currency has seen a massive increase of about 20 per cent, to a record over $11,700. The Bitcoins rose to approximately $11,773.83, rising by about eight per cent in one day. The lowest hit on Thursday being $9,021.85 was increased by approximately […]

Volcanic eruptions left thousands of people stranded in Bali, Indonesia

Volcanic eruptions left thousands of people stranded in Bali, Indonesia Thousand of people have been evacuated from their homes in the north-east parts of the Mount Agung in Indonesia. The volcanic eruptions near the area on the island have led to the closure of not  just the island, but also of the airport. The volcanic eruptions began with thick ash being shot thousands of meters into the air right above […]

Patna bound Vasco Da Gama train derailed in the early hours of Friday. Three killed

Patna bound Vasco Da Gama train derailed in the early hours of Friday. Three killed In the latest updates on the Vasco Da Gama-Patna express accident, at least three people are reportedly killed till now, leaving nine injured. The Vasco Da Gama-Patna express train derailed near the Manikpur Railway station in Chitrakoot, Uttar Pradesh in the early hours of Friday, November 24, 2017. Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal stated that […]

Dalveer Bhandari elected again at the ICJ

Dalveer Bhandari elected again at the ICJ The elections for the ICJ (International Court of Justice) were held on Monday in New York, where Dalveer Bhandari was re-elected. After Britain’s candidate Christopher Greenwood backed out, Bhandai gained the fifth and the last spot. Britain and India are said to be in a head to head competition for the last spot. However, Britain opted out in the end. Dalveer Bhandari received […]

Paytm joining hands with ICICI

Paytm joining hands with ICICI ICICI bank and the digital payment startup Paytm today announced a conglomeration beginning between the two. They are jointly planning to launch ‘Paytm-ICICI Bank Postpaid.’ according to them, it is going to be the most seamless way to enjoy digital credit, interest free. Millions of Paytm customers are going to be able to access instant credit for everyday use-cases. These can range from bill-payments to […]

Ambanis are the richest in Asia- Forbes

Ambanis are the richest in Asia- Forbes The 2017 Forbes list of Asia’s richest families has come out, and for the first time the Ambanis with a net worth of US $44.8 BN have topped the list. The list declares the richest 50 families of the Asian continent and orders them on the basis of their net worth and wealth. The combined wealth of all the 50 families on the […]

Robbers dig 25 ft tunnel and loot lockers at Bank of Baroda

In an incident that looks straight out of a crime thriller, a public sector bank’s lockers were looted by robbers after they entered the bank by tunneling a hole through the shop next door.  The culprits dug an underground tunnel of 25 feet to the locker room of Bank of Baroda and broke open 30 lockers out of 225 lockers and escaped with the loot. The valuation of the looted […]

31st ASEAN summit begins in Philippines

31st ASEAN summit begins in Philippines The 31st ASEAN Summit has begun in Manila, Philippines where earlier today in the opening ceremony Honourable Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi was seen shaking hands with other leaders. Modi interacted with other world leaders including the US, China, Russia. The event’s gala dinner was attended by them all, hosted by President Rodrigo Duterte of Phillippines. Modi is planning to hold bilateral meeting […]