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  • CBSE, ICSE textbook describes ‘modern girl’ as ‘self-centered’; this is how internet reacts

    A CBSE, ICSE, ISC textbook for the Secondary and Higher Secondary School students defined the meaning of ‘modern girl’. As per the textbook, a ‘modern girl’ is too selfish to think about others and cares only about clothes and cosmetics. The book of essays called ‘Current School Essays and Letters’ is meant for 15-16-year-old school children and is written by Kolkata-based author Purabi Chakraborty.

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    BJP-RSS trying to divide, spread hatred in India: Congress President Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: While his party binds the people of India, the BJP-RSS divides them and spreads hatred, Congress president Rahul Gandhi has said. Addressing the Indian diaspora at a function organised by the Indian Overseas Congress in Berlin last night, he said the Congress’s thought of “unity in diversity” came from the times of Guru Nanak Dev.

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    Jharkhand High Court refuses to extend bail of Lalu Prasad Yadav, asks to surrender by August 30

    Ranchi: The Jharkhand High Court today refused to extend the provisional bail of fodder scam convict and former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad and asked him to surrender by August 30 before the CBI court. Hearing the prayer for extension of provisional bail for three months on grounds that the RJD leader needed to undergo treatment, Justice Apresh Kumar Singh asked Prasad to surrender by August 30 before the CBI court and

  • Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s ashes immersed at the confluence of Ganga & Bay of Bengal

    Kolkata: The ashes of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee were today immersed at the confluence of river Ganga and the Bay of Bengal in West Bengal. The ashes were immersed at the confluence of Ganga and the Bay of Bengal after a puja was held in the presence of West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh, Mukul Roy and other senior party leaders at Gangasagar. Gangasagar is an island off the coast of West Bengal

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    Manoj Bajpayee’s Gali Guleiyan goes on impressing the audience

    Mumbai: The official trailer of Manoj Bajpayee’s upcoming psychological thriller-drama Gali Guleiyan has certainly spurred the internet by applauds and appreciations. In a few days of launch, the trailer has already garnered a whopping figure of 2+ million eyeballs and the director-producer Dipesh Jain can’t stop counting his blessings. Coming from a debutant, he feels overwhelmed and elated with this entire episode of receiving positive responses from across verticals.

  • Raksha Bandhan 2018: Get to know these 8 ‘Bhai-Behen’ jodis of Bollywood

    New Delhi: Admit it or not, siblings are a very important part of our lives. From annoying each other to being protective, brothers and sisters will always be each other’s best friends and the best enemies too. The ‘sacred’ festival of Raksha Bandhan is right around the corner and it is the best time to cherish each of the crazy moments spent with your siblings.

  • Uttar Pradesh: Girl raped for 6 months by relative, accused held, says Police

    A 15-year-old girl was repeatedly raped over a period of six months by one of her relatives on the promise of marriage, police said today. The girl, belonging to a village located within the Gadwar police station limits, was repeatedly raped over a period of six months by her brother-in-law, Govinda Chauhan, on the promise of marriage, the police said. The accused, however, refused to marry the girl after she got pregnant. The

  • Twitter ends support for iOS 9 or older versions of iPhone and iPad

    San Francisco: Micro-blogging site Twitter is ending support for all iPhone and iPad users who are running iOS 9 or older versions of the operating system. According to a message in the app’s update text in its latest App Store released this week, only those users running iOS 10 or higher will continue to have a supported mobile client.

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    Kerala Floods: Supreme Court orders to maintain water level of Mullaperiyar dam at 139 feet

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today ordered that the water level at the Mullaperiyar dam be maintained at 139 feet till August 31 keeping in mind the grave devastation that has taken place due to the unprecedented floods in Kerala. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud considered the Centre’s submission that the sub-committee of the Mullaperiyar dam had met on August 23 and

  • Watch! Claiming ‘CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan is my brother-in-law’, man creates ruckus over traffic violations

    Bhopal man, claiming to be MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s brother-in-law, created ruckus on streets and refused to pay fine for traffic rule violations. The man created a scene near Vidhan Sabha in Bhopal. A video regarding the same has gone viral. In the video, we can see him arguing with police officer who refused to believe his claim and continued doing his work. The policeman also recorded the claim made by

  • Maharashtra State Board declares HSC Class 12 supplementary result; check at mahresult.nic.in

    The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) has declared the result of Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) or Class 12 supplementary examination 2018. Students can check their results on the board’s official website mahresult.nic.in. The supplementary examination was conducted between July 17 and August 4. The supplementary exams are conducted who had failed their subjects during the regular board exam in February-March.