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  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee – A leader for the ages-ahead of his times: PM Modi

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in his blog post, stating that he was leader for the ages. ‘Gentle Giant’ Vajpayee breathed his last at 5.05 pm here at All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Thursday, following a prolonged illness.

  • Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0 MotoGP limited edition launched at Rs 1.3 lakh

    The Yamaha YZF-R15 Version 3.0 is one of the most affordable motorcycles to have drawn inspiration from MotoGP. To make the motorcycle even more appealing, especially for fans of the famed motorsport, the bikemaker has launched the MotoGP Limited Edition R15 at Rs 1.3 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). This limited-edition motorcycle is essentially the Yamaha Racing Blue colour variant with exclusive Movistar livery. It gets colour-coded rim stickers as well. These visual add-ons make the

  • SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2018: Application process begins today; Apply at ssc.nic.in

    The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has begun the online registration for the GD constable on its official website, ssc.nic.in. Earlier, the registration was withdrawn due to a very heavy load of application. The process has begun from 10 am and the last date for submission of online application would be September 17 till 5 PM. interested candidates can apply for the same through the official website. As per the notifications, there are

  • Volkswagen India to support flood-affected customers in Kerala; details inside

    Volkswagen India has announced special services and discounts for its flood-affected customers in Kerala. The carmaker will be offering free roadside assistance to the customers to tow their cars to the nearest service centres. Customers can also dial a toll-free number mentioned below to intimate Volkswagen service executives for assistance and instructions for getting their cars to service stations. Volkswagen India has also trained the technical support staff to look after the maintenance

  • TNPSC Group 4 recruitment 2018: Notification for shortlisted candidates released; Click here to check

    A notification for candidates who have cleared the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) group 4 exam has been released. As per the notification, the candidates are now required to upload the documents of final verification. Candidates need to submit the copy of Voters ID card, Aadhaar Card, admit card, Nationality proof, Class 10 (SSC) and 12 (HSC) mark sheet, health certificate and online application form.

  • 10 Super Foods that Keep You Away from Claiming Health Insurance

    The sedentary lifestyle aids in increasing the everyday diseases at a rapid pace. The growing cost of quality healthcare has made it mandatory to buy health insurance. While health insurance in India offers complete financial coverage during an emergency; by not claiming your insurance for minor emergencies, you can earn added benefits, sometimes a lower premium as well. The more healthy you are, lesser will be

  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee death: Photo of ‘AIIMS doctors paying last respect’ to ex-PM goes viral, truth will shock you

    Indian politics’ ‘Bhishma pitamah’ Atal Bihari Vajpayee on Thursday evening breathed his last at Delhi’s AIIMS hospital. Hours after his death a picture which is said to be if AIIMS doctors paying last tribute to the former prime minister started circulating on social media. The picture baffled many considering it to be the real picture of the late political leader. However, according to a report in ZeeNews,

  • Pakistan denies charges of aiding Taliban in Afghanistan’s Ghazni attack

    Islamabad: The Pakistan Foreign Office has denied allegations that Pakistani citizens supported the Taliban attack on Afghanistan’s Ghazni last week, a media report said on Friday. “We have not received any evidence to back up these spurious accusations and reject these baseless allegations,” Foreign Office spokesman Muhammad Faisal said, rejecting allegations made by Afghan officials and others.

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    Bigg Boss 12: Salman Khan’s upcoming reality show will have surprising twist for its contestants; read here

    Salman Khan’s upcoming reality show Bigg Boss 12 is all set to go on air from September 16, 2018. Ever since the announcement of the date, its fans have been getting super curious to know the contestants of the controversial show. Well, as per the latest promo, Bigg Boss 12 will be having a Jodi theme where contestants will be entering the

  • When Atal Bihari Vajpayee won the best lyricist award beating Javed Akhtar, Anand Bakshi and Sameer

    It was the fifth annual Screen Awards and the jury was headed by Manoj Kumar and had some well-known film celebrities as members of the Jury. The hectic sessions to decide the winners in different fields were on in a private hotel. The only award that was still to be decided was the award for the best lyricist. Among the nominees were Javed Akhtar, Anand Bakshi and Sameer who were regular winners

  • Parsi New Year wishes

    Parsi New Year 2018: Wishes, greetings, images to share on SMS, WhatsApp, Facebook

    The Parsi New Year, also known as Navroz, marks the beginning of the Iranian calendar. The literal meaning of ‘Navroz’ is ‘new day’ and is the first day of the Persian year. In other parts of the world, ‘Navroj’ is pronounced as ‘Nowruj’ or Nooruj’. In India, the Parsi community, follower of Zoroastrianism, celebrate the festival with full enthusiasm. The origin of the festival dates back to 3,000 years and was started by the

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    Kerala Floods: Varun Dhawan to Vicky Kaushal, Indian film fraternity urges to help flood-affected Kerala

    Mumbai: As Kerala faces one of its worst-ever calamities due to torrential rain and floods, claiming at least 114 lives, film celebrities from across India have urged people to come forward and help people in the state. From Bollywood celebrities like Varun Dhawan, Anushka Sharma and Abhishek Bachchan to southern film personalities like Dulquer Salmaan, Resul Pookutty

  • Kerala Rains wreak havoc: All we know so far about the massive floods in Kerala

    With rains still pouring down heavily leading to flooding of dams and rivers across Kerala, the death toll in the state has increased to over 173, leaving more than 40 injured. As the flood situation continued to deteriorate in the state, as many as 33 dams have opened their shutters to release excess water due to heavy rain. Due to the heavy rainfall, the Kochi International Airport has been shut till Saturday.

  • “My weight gain became national news, body shaming isn’t cool”, says Sushmita Sen

    Mumbai: Actress and former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen, considered as one of the fittest celebrities in Hindi film industry, said on Thursday that body-shaming is not a cool concept. Asked whether she had ever gone through weight gain issues, she told the media at an event here: “I had this thing… because I was one of those brilliant people who put on weight and then go on national television. Did a show

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    ‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin passes away at 76

    Detroit: Legendary singer Aretha Franklin, who got the epithet ‘Queen of Soul’, died here on Thursday after battling serious health conditions. She was 76. Franklin died at 9:50 a.m. at her home here, surrounded by family and friends, according to a statement on behalf of Franklin’s family from her longtime publicist Gwendolyn Quinn, reported CNN.

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    When Madhuri Dixit drew ‘foodie’ Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s attention away from gulab jamun

    New Delhi: Such was Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s love for food that it once took a wily plan by his aides to deploy Bollywood star Madhuri Dixit to draw him away from gulab jamun at an official lunch. As Vajpayee breathed his last yesterday, close aides and journalists recalled his fondness for gastronomical delights particularly sweets and sea food, his favourite being a platter of prawns.