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    Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Traditional steamed and fried modak recipes you have been looking for

    No wonder Modak is Lord Ganesha’s favourite food. It has a special importance during Ganesh Chaturthi. The sweet dumpling is prepared using jaggery, coconut, wheat flour/maida, and ghee. They are either steamed or fried. The steamed version is called ‘ukdiche modak’ while the fried one ‘talalele modak’. The steamed ones are soft and luscious and the fried ones are crunchy.  Modaks are also known as ‘Kudumu’ in Telugu, ‘Kadubu’ in Kannada, ‘Kozhakatta’

  • Bhopal: fake voters in MP assembly election 2018, says Congress leader JP Dhanopia

    Congress party have submitted a memorandum to the office of chief electoral officer that in the state in 204 constituencies 56 lakh fake voters are present, on Friday. Congress party is regularly raising the issue of fake voters since January 2018. Congress leader JP Dhanopia informed that party’s claim that an estimated 60 lakh fake and duplicate voters are present in the state. He added that a report regarding the remaining 26

  • Bhopal: Whether they reject or accept, they are people of my state, says CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

    Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, in a meeting of BJP leaders on Friday made a disclosure that he was asked by officers to postpone jan ashirwaad yatra following bandh called by general category. Chouhan said he did not stop and continued his Yatra and Chief minister said that he told the officers that whether people reject or accept him, they were people of his state and he would surely go to meet

  • Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma announces retirement at 54; do you know his net worth?

    San Francisco: Alibaba co-founder and chief Jack Ma announced he will leave from the Chinese e-commerce giant Monday to devote his time to philanthropy focused on education. Ma was an English teacher before starting Alibaba in 1999 and built it into a multibillion-dollar internet colossus.

  • Bhopal: Congressmen protest fuel price hike

    Congress party staged demonstration against rising price of the petroleum products in the state and submitted a memorandum addressed to Governor, here on Friday. Congress workers led by district unit president Kailash Mishra and party women wing president Santosh Kasana staged a protest march voicing concern over the rising fuel prices.

  • Bhopal: Water level in rivers, reservoirs on rise, nine gates of Bilgarha dam opened

    Heavy rains continued to lash several parts of the state on Friday leading to rise in water level in rivers and reservoirs.  Nine gates of Bilgarha dam were opened in Dindori district on Friday. Swollen Narmada has disrupted traffic on Jabalpur-Amarkantak route. According to meteorological department, the depression presently marked over Northwest Odisha and adjoining areas and depression over eastern parts of the country is causing heavy to very heavy rains over

  • Asha Bhosle turns 85! A legend who has kept smiling in face of adversity

    The Voice Of Bollywood, Asha Bhosle, is celebrating her 85th birthday today. She started her career as a playback singer in 1960. From cabaret numbers to soulful melodies, her experimental efforts with different forms of music have amazed everyone even today. She has spent more than 50 years in Bollywood and sung a number of songs in his own style. Her songs reflects her attitude to life too — fun-filled and carefree.

  • Mark Zuckerberg seeks more time to fix Facebook

    San Francisco: As countries over the world including India face elections amid the spread of fake news and political interference on social media platforms, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has asked for some more time to fix his network that has over two billion users.

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    Rapper Mac Miller passes away at the age of 26

    Washington DC: Few months after the death of rapper XXXTentatcion in July, another young prodigy Mac Miller died at the age of 26. The ‘Self-care’ rapper passed away on September 07. According to TMZ, Miller died of a possible drug overdose in California on Friday.

  • Watch: Sushmita Sen grooves on Nora Fatehi’s ‘Dilbar’ song and nails it with ease

    After almost 19 years, Bollywood diva Sushmita Sen once again grooved on one of her famous songs ‘Dilbar’, which was recently remade with an Arabic twist for John Abraham-starrer ‘Satyamev Jayate’. The song featured on Nora Fatehi went viral as soon as it was unveiled it. Many couldn’t stop praising the belly dance of Nora Fatehi. Now, the former Miss Universe posted a video on her Instagram account where she can be

  • Bhopal: Smart phones help tackle illiteracy, says Chitrakoot University student

    Volunteers of National Service Scheme (NSS) and students of Mahatma Gandhi Chitrakoot Gramoday University said that the advent of smart phones have reduced the challenge of adult literacy. Popularisation of smart phones has helped increase literacy rate all over. “When we started teaching people in rural areas of Satna through our mobile phones they grasped number and alphabets very easily,” said Jitendra Mishra, a Chitrakoot University student.

  • Sports Schedule September 8, 2018 Live streaming: When and where to watch in India

    Today is the second day of the India vs England 5th test at Oval. Also, SAFF cup matches of group A teams will be played during afternoon and evening. Tennis US Open 2018 matches will start in the night from 9:30 PM. Following is the schedule of various sports events to be played today.

  • Bhopal: Inter-state dacoity gang busted, Four held for killing 14 truckers

    Police on Friday claimed to have busted an inter-state gang of dacoits allegedly involved in killing of 14 truck drivers and cleaners and looting goods. Four members of the gang were arrested and a truck loaded with goods was seized, police added. Inspector general (IG) Bhopal Jaydeep Prasad briefing about the gang’s modus operandi said that assailants would befriend drivers and loot their trucks after killing them.

  • Happy birthday Ashaji… 85, ageless, artistic and awesome

    Happy Birthday Asha Bhosle!! – the versatile singer celebrates her 85th birthday today. In the early 1960s, Ashaji started as a playback singer in Bollywood. From Cabaret numbers to soulful melodies her experimental efforts with different forms of music has amazed everyone till date.

  • US Open 2018: Serena Williams vs Naomi Osaka women’s final Live Streaming: When and Where to watch, Time in India

    It will be a historic final at the US Open between former World no 1 and mommy Serena Williams vs Japan’s history maker Naomi Osaka. It’s a joyous moment for Serena and her fans as she will be playing her back-to-back second final after Wimbledon. It will also be for the first time since becoming mommy, Serena has reached US Open final. And a victory here at the Flushing Meadows will see

  • Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh takes initiative after closure of literacy program from central government

    Though central government stopped its adult literacy program in March 2018 and funds to states but MP has decided to continue its literacy program. MP aims to first bring its literacy rate at par with national literacy rate and then achieve 90% literacy by 2022. National literacy program was run in the name of adult education program. State government decided to continue with the literacy program and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)