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  • Dhanteras

    Dhanteras 2017: Significance, history, tithi and all you need to know

    Dhanteras also known as Dhantrayodashi is celebrated on the first day of Diwali which falls on the thirteenth lunar day of Krishna Paksha. On the day of Dhanteras, Lord Kubera, the God of wealth and Goddess Lakshmi are worshipped. The day is also celebrated as Dhanwantari Triodasi or Dhanvantari Jayanti, which marks the birth anniversary of Dhanvantari, the God of Ayurveda. There is also a ritual to lit lamps outside the home

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    Diwali 2017: Bollywood and TV celebs reveal their Diwali preparation and plans

    India is the great country known as the land of festivals. One of the famous and most celebrated festivals is Diwali. Towns are decorated with lights just like a bride to give it a marvelous festive look. At this day market is full of big rush especially the sweet shops. Everyone gets new clothes, firecrackers, sweets, gifts, candles and toys from the market. People clean and whitewash

  • ExTravelMoney co-founder George Zachariah discusses different aspects of online forex transactions

    Online forex transactions can be an alluring business model, if you get it right. In some ways, Kochi-based ExTravelMoney has managed to crack that code by keeping expenses low. This has helped the company to break-even and explore high-velocity growth in less than 3 years.  Co-founder George Zachariah talks about different aspects with Pankaj Joshi.

  • Eruditus Executive Education co-founder Chaitanya Kalipatnapu: We are very focused on career outcome for candidates

    Mumbai-based Eruditus Executive Education, is focussed on providing high-end professional development courses to employees in mid and higher management level. This is in collaboration with top-end business educational institutions. 2010-started Eruditus has a student base from  four different geographies.  The co-founder, Chaitanya Kalipatnapu, discusses the vision and future plans with Pankaj Joshi.

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    Dhanteras 2017: Top Telly celebs’ special wishes on Dhanteras

    Dhanteras‘ is a famous festival of Hindus. It is celebrated by the Hindus all over India and across the world. Dhanteras is celebrated on the 13th day of Krishna Paksha in the month of Karthik according to Hindu Calendar. On this day, we pray for good health and wealth for the family. Decorated clay idols and photos of Shri Ganesh and Shri Lakshmi are bought from the

  • Pakistan wins UNHRC seat by more than two thirds vote

    New York:  Pakistan on Monday won a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) by more than two thirds vote when the General Assembly elected 15 countries to serve on the 47-member body. Pakistan was elected for the term 2018-20. The election in the 193-member Assembly was by secret ballot, with a simple majority required. Pakistan polled 151 votes, when 97 were needed.

  • Fire breaks out in PMO, doused in 20 minutes

    New Delhi: A minor fire broke out in a room at Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) in the wee hours on Tuesday. The blaze was reported in room number 242, located on the second floor, at around 3.35a.m.

  • Ujjain: Scheme for farmers inaugurated at Chimanganj Mandi

    Ujjain: Energy minister Paras Jain inaugurated a highly-ambitious ‘bhavantar bhugtan yojana’, at a programme organised at Chimanganj Krishi Upaj Mandi, here on Monday. He also distributed sale certificates to some beneficiary farmers.

  • Ujjain: High-tech frauds involved in illegal online transactions nabbed

    Ujjain: The cyber cell police on Monday claimed to have busted a hi-tech gang, which was instrumental in illegally using money of people by withdrawing money through online transactions. Cyber cell in charge Dipika Shinde, informed that on investigating a complaint of victim Jaikishan Gupta, working at Bank of India, Agar-Malwa they had discovered a new format of cheating through online transactions. Police arrested, Ramkumar Pillai and Ramprasad Nadar, both residents of

  • Swadeshi app TOK-BIZ to help chat & even search for jobs

    Thane: Social media is a hot cake and every person uses one or the other medium to interact on social networking sites. Be it chatting, or uploading photos or connecting with others. In India, where there are 1 billion mobile subscribers, different apps are very popular. Most of the apps we have in India aren’t ‘Made in India’ though. A start-up company in Maharashtra has now created a new app

  • Oppn up in arms as Ujjainites go waterless this Diwali

    Ujjain: The Congress party and NGO Swarnim Bharat Manch, strongly objected to the failure of the Ujjain Municipal Corporation to supply potable water regularly during the festive week of Diwali, on Monday.

  • Indore: Colleges take admission without having NCTE recognition, students left in lurch

    Indore: Bachelor of Physical Education (BPEd) students of 2015-17 batch, who were supposed to be walking off their colleges with degree in hands about three months ago, are still in second semester of their four-semester course. Their two-year degree course is running a good 20 months behind schedule, all thanks to their colleges, which admitted them even when they did not have recognition from National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) to run

  • Mumbai: Man held for stealing from women commuters

    Mumbai: The railway crime branch arrested a habitual robber on Monday, who would rob women commuter of their valuables on long distance and local trains. The Government Railway Police (GRP) has registered at least six cases of robbery against the accused in Mumbai division. The robber has been identified as Sharanappa Walekar and is a resident of Karnataka’s Gulbarga district. The railway police officials said that he used to arrive

  • Indore: Junior doctors expose sorry state of MY Hospital affairs

    Indore: Irked over suspension of a junior doctor by divisional commissioner Sanjay Dubey after finding diagnoses reports of a private laboratory with a patient, Junior Doctors Association fired back at MGM Medical College administration and MY Hospital by dashing off a letter to health minister over unavailability of necessary equipments and services in the hospital.

  • Mumbai: Shiv Sena-Congress unitedly take on BJP in Mira-Bhayandar civic body

    Bhayandar: As the adage goes, ‘In politics, enemies and friends are not permanent, today’s enemy can be tomorrow’s best friend and vice versa’. Chaotic scenes were witnessed in the first special general body meet of the Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) on Monday proving the axiom with the Shiv Sena teaming up with Congress to counter BJP. Interestingly, the BJP had to lean on turncoats, including – Dhruvkishor Patil and Suresh Khandelwal (former