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    Women’s Day 2017: 10 quotes to share on WhatsApp, SMS, that will make you proud to be a woman!

    Happy Women’s Day! Today’s women have stepped outside the usual moulds and are breaking all the stereotypes. Women have their own identity and have made their mark by being activists, explorers, intellectuals, politicians, comedians and much more. They continue to inspire other women around. Here are 10 quotes to share on WhatsApp and SMS that will make you proud to be a woman.

  • Gunfight underway in Lucknow, suspected IS operative cornered

    Lucknow: A gunfight between a suspected IS operative and commandos of the Uttar Pradesh Police’s Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) was underway here on Tuesday, the police said. The ATS, based on “concrete” information from intelligence, had gone to apprehend Saiful, suspected of involvement in the blast in a train in Madhya Pradesh, from a house in Haji colony of Thakurganj area when he suddenly opened fire on the team.

  • 8 injured in blast in Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train

    Shajapur: At least eight persons were today injured, two of them seriously, in a blast in the Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train near Jabdi station in the district, a railway official said. The blast occurred in a general coach of the train between 9.30 AM and 10 AM when it was on its way to Ujjain from Bhopal, Railway PRO, Indore, Jitendra Kumar Jayant said. A bomb disposal squad has reached the accident site,

  • India announces new licensing policy to boost oil output

    Houston: India today announced an open acreage licensing policy for oil and gas exploration, allowing bidders to carve out areas where they want to drill as the energy- hungry country looks at greater foreign investment to boost output.

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    Women’s Day 2017: Once all-male, now women Kuchipudi dancers outnumber men

    Amaravati: It was only in the early 1900s that women were allowed to perform Kuchipudi, the medieval classical dance form that originated in the eponymous village in Andhra Pradesh. Now, women outnumber men both in teaching and learning, and have taken up the task of infusing a new lease of life into the art — including through digital means.

  • Ajay, Emraan meet BSF troopers

    Jaisalmer: Actors Ajay Devgn, Emraan Hashmi and Esha Gupta met Border Security Force (BSF) personnel here. The actors are currently shooting for Milan Luthria’s action-thriller film “Baadshaho” in this Rajasthan city. On Sunday, they visited the troopers.

  • Women’s Day 2017: Meet The 5 Richest Women In India Today

    To be an ambitious and talented woman in India is a difficult to carry through. In India, the role of woman is so strongly entrenched in tradition that many find it difficult to break free of it. “Men’s are always right and women are always beautiful”. This deceptive notion no more exists in the present business world. The days are over when a young Indian female colleague was nothing but a stereotypical world, in

  • Women fund managers under-represented at 7 per cent: Report

    Mumbai: Women represent only seven per cent of the total fund managers in mutual fund industry, much below the global standards, says a report. According to mutual fund tracker Morningstar, of the total 269 fund managers handling open-ended mutual fund products, a meagre 18 are women.

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    Women’s Day 2017 in Mumbai: Food offers, fun events, comic acts everything you can’t miss!

    It’s Women’s Day! So all the lovely ladies there, what are your plans for the special day? The day celebrates women’s achievement in every aspect from political to social. And every year, tons of offers and events spring up on March 8. Here’s a curated list of the food offers and events in Mumbai on the International Women’s Day.

  • Panama papers leak: Supreme Court asks Centre to file reports in four weeks

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to file the six reports of various agencies in a sealed cover in four weeks in connection with the Panama papers leak case . Lawyer Manohar Lal Sharma had filed a plea in the apex court seeking a thorough investigation into the case The apex court said after going through the reports it would see whether the matter needed a SIT probe

  • Finance Bill will be passed in Parliament before Mar. 31: Jaitley

    New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said this year’s Finance Bill will be passed in the Parliament before March 31. Jaitley made the announcement while addressing the financial advisors of various ministers.

  • Sri Lankan Navy denies reports of shooting Indian fishermen

    Colombo: The Sri Lankan Navy has categorically denied media reports that they shot at Indian fishermen on Monday night. “It is stated that the Sri Lankan Navy patrols in the Northern waters are conducted by Fast Attack Craft and Fast Gun Boats and at no time, are small boats being engaged for patrols off the Northern waters, since Indian trawlers are of quite large size,” the Navy said in a statement.

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    International Women’s Day Theme 2017: ‘Be Bold for Change’ what this exactly means

    From more than a decade, people from around the whole world have come together to celebrate women’s day. It all started with women in New York City came on the streets to protest against long working hours and less pay. And soon other nation adopted the concept of dedicating a day to celebrate achievement of women. Since 1913, the organizers of International Women’s Day come up with a theme for the extravaganza.

  • Another soldier opens up: Denounces ‘batman’ system ,poor food

    New Delhi: Another soldier has taken to the social media to complain about the system of ‘batman’ in the army and what he said was poor quality food served to the men in uniform. Sindhav Jogidas of the Army Medical Corps said he was airing his grievances publicly because his complaints to the Prime Minister’s Office and the Defence Ministry had gone unheeded. “I apologize to the people of the nation and

  • I’ll beg, borrow or steal but make my next film: Rajat Kapoor

    Mumbai: His last film, “Ankhon Dekhi”, bagged several awards and garnered immense critical acclaim but actor-director Rajat Kapoor says he is struggling to find a producer for his next slate of scripts.

  • Spielberg, Hanks, Streep team up for Pentagon Papers movie

    Los Angeles: Filmmaker Steven Spielberg will be joining hands with actors Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep for “The Post” — a film centered on the Washington Posts publication of the 1971 Pentagon Papers. Spielberg will direct the film, while Hanks and Streep will star in it, reports variety.com.