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  • Aadhaar data secure, those without unique number won’t suffer: UIDAI

    New Delhi: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Thursday told the Supreme Court that the biometric and demographic information of people who have enrolled for Aadhaar was secure, while no one will suffer loss of benefits for its lack.

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    Bhagat Singh death anniversary: 7 movies based on the life of Bhagat Singh

    India’s famous freedom fighter Bhagat Singh sacrificed his life for the freedom of our country. He was just 23 years old when he along with Sukhdev Thapar and Shivaram Rajguru sacrificed their lives for India’s independence from the British rule on March 23, 1931. Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev, and Rajguru are considered one of the most influential revolutionaries. Even 87 years after their execution, their lives remain a great source of inspiration. The

  • Pacific plastic dump bigger than France, Germany and Spain combined: Study

    Paris: The vast dump of plastic waste swirling in the Pacific ocean is now bigger than France, Germany and Spain combined – far larger than previously feared – and is growing rapidly, a study published today warned. Researchers based in the Netherlands used a fleet of boats and aircraft to scan the immense accumulation of bottles, containers, fishing nets and microparticles known as the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch” (GPGP) and found an

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    Martyrs Day 2018: 7 facts to know about the day Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru were hanged

    Every year, March 23 is observed as Martyrs Day, also known as Shaheed Diwas or Sarvodaya Day, as a tribute to martyrs Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar and Shivaram Rajguru. The trio fought for the freedom of India from the colonial rulers and sacrificed their lives on March 23, 1931, when they were hanged to death by the British. The Government of India declared March 23 as the Martyrs Day in India. Not

  • Facebook most welcome, but no compromise on data security: Ravi Shankar Prasad

    New Delhi: Union Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said social media giant Facebook, which has a robust presence in the country, is welcome, provided there is no compromise on data security. “Facebook is most welcome here, why not? They have the most robust presence here. But as far as data security is concerned, there shall be no compromise,” Prasad said here at the ET Telecom India Mobile

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    13 killed in Duterte’s drug war in Philippines

    Manila: Thirteen alleged drug traffickers were shot dead by the police in 24 hours in Philippines’ Bulacan province as part of President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs.

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    Bureaucrats appearing in courts should wear sober and decent dress: Supreme Court

    New Delhi: A day after it reprimanded a senior Rajasthan official for not wearing “proper dress”, the Supreme Court today said that bureaucrats should wear “sober and decent” dress while appearing in the courts. Additional Chief Secretary of Urban Development and Housing Department of the state government Manjit Singh, who appeared before the top court in neatly dressed royal blue suit, apologised unconditionally to the bench for the dress – shirt and

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    Someone is trying to disrupt mid-term polls in US: Mark Zuckerberg

    Washington: Mark Zuckerberg says he is “sure someone’s trying” to use Facebook to meddle with the US mid-term polls in November, amidst allegation of Russian interference in the 2016 election that rattled Americans and spawned government inquiries. “I’m sure someone’s trying,” the Facebook CEO told CNN when asked about the possibility of meddling happening right now. “I’m sure that there’s v2, version two, of whatever the Russian effort was in 2016, I’m

  • Nasir Khan goes bald for a show

    Nasir Khan went bald to play a lawyer on the show “Laado-Veerpur Ki Mardaani”. “I am playing the role of a senior lawyer on ‘Laado-Veerpur Ki Mardaani’. This is the first time that I have gone bald on Indian television. After the leap, my character will be the only link between the past and the present,” Nasir said.

  • Yami Gautam says films should be used to create awareness about banned issues

    Bollywood filmmakers have lately been exploring social taboos like menstruation, vasectomy, erectile dysfunction, but Yami Gautam said this trend of narrating stories in a quirky way started with her debut film ‘Vicky Donor’ and felt happy that it was gaining momentum.

  • Maths my most feared subject: Hrithik Roshan

    Hrithik Roshan, who is playing mathematician Anand Kumar in his upcoming film “Super 30”, says he used to fear maths as a subject during his school days. After students reacted mostly positively to the Class 12 mathematics exam on Wednesday, Hrithik tweeted: “I hear that today’s maths paper in CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) 12 exam was easier than earlier years. Three cheers to the board for this. Maths was probably

  • Mohammed Shami issues bank statement revealing that he paid Rs 1 lakh to wife Hasin Jahan recently

    Mohammed Shami has revealed that he has paid Rs one lakh to his wife Hasin Jahan. The cricketer has shared the evidence which shows money has been credited to Hasin Jahan account on March 20. Since quite a few days there is a fight going on between Shami and his wife Hasin Jaha. Hasin Jahan has registered a complaint against Shami for domestic violence and attempt to murder.