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No Bharat Stage IV vehicles to be sold from 1st April 2020 : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court Wednesday said that no Bharat Stage IV vehicle shall be sold across the country with effect from April 1, 2020. The Bharat stage emission standards are standards instituted by the government to regulate output of air pollutants from motor vehicles.  The Bharat Stage VI (or BS-VI) emission norm would come into force Read More…

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Documentary proof says Prior 1991 “chooronu” rice feeding ceremony gave access to young women at Sabarimala

Ayyappa, the presiding deity of Sabarimala temple considered “naishtika brahmachari” (eternally celibate), since its door opened for a five-day pooja on October 17. No pooja was performed on the first day of the opening of the temple. The doors to the shrine will close at 10 pm Monday. Nearly a dozen women have been turned Read More…

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Data breach affected 29 million users, details impact: Facebook

Cyber attackers stole data from 29 million Facebook accounts using an automated program that moved from one friend to the next, Facebook Inc (FB.O) announced on Friday, as the social media company said its largest-ever data theft hit fewer than the 50 million profiles it initially reported. The company said it would message affected users Read More…

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Nine dead and 14 Critical in Bhilai Plant Blast

Till now   nine people were reported dead Tuesday following a blast at the Bhilai Steel Plant in Chhattisgarh, located some 32 kilometres from Raipur. The blast was sudden and people working there had no time to escape. The Bhilai plant, operated by SAIL, produces a range of products, including rails. District collector visited hospital Read More…

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Rajasthan reports 29 cases tested +ve for Zika virus

Rajasthan Additional Chief Secretary (Health), Veenu Gupta said, “So far, there are a total of 29 people who have tested positive for Zika virus.” As one of those affected in Jaipur hailed from Bihar and visited his Siwan home recently, the eastern state has issued advisories to all its 38 districts to keep a close Read More…

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Hyperloop capsule unveiled at Spain

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT/HTT) provided the first look of their full-scale passenger Hyperloop capsule at an unveiling ceremony in Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain. The capsule, “Quintero One” is constructed almost completely out of HyperloopTT’s Vibranium — a specially made dual-layer smart composite material.  It was built at the Southern Spain aerospace facilities of HyperloopTT’s Read More…

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Evidence of water contamination by Strelite plant , Tuticorin

Vedanta has claimed that there is no evidence of water contamination. When evidence of water contamination was provided, it claimed that the contamination is not recent, and that groundwater sources in Thoothukudi were already contaminated even before Sterlite commenced operations. Sterlite has argued that it is not sufficient to demonstrate that contaminant levels are in Read More…

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Per capita alcohol consumption in India doubled : WHO

The WHO has emphasized on the development, implementation and evaluation of cost-effective interventions for harmful use of alcohol as well as creating, compiling and disseminating scientific information on alcohol use and dependence, and related health and social consequences. The “Global strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol”, negotiated and agreed by WHO Member States Read More…

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“Engineering Sucks” says IIT women student in her suicide note

Nagashree 18-year-old women student of IIT Guwahati allegedly committed suicide on Wednesday as she was unhappy about pursuing engineering, police said. Nagashree hailed from Hosanagara near Shimoga in Karnataka. “Her roommate had gone to attend classes. When she returned she found the room locked. She made phone calls to Nagashree which went unanswered. She then Read More…

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Staying Positive helps reduce heart related diseases

A team from Northwestern University in Chicago and Harvard School of Public Health in Boston studied evidence that linked psychological well-being to heart health. Lead author Professor Darwin Labarthe, of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, said   “We addressed how social environment, psychological well-being and the effectiveness of intervention strategies can help strengthen a Read More…

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Indian Top 10 Billionaires in 2018

Forbes magazine, the business magazine that produces an annual list on the richest billionaires worldwide every year, has published its latest list for the year 2018.  The magazine has taken into account 2,208 billionaires from all over the world to come out with this list. Out of these 2,208 billionaires, there are 121 Indian billionaires,19 Read More…

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WHO release world laziest countries list

According to a WHO report published on medical journal The Lancet, Kuwait has ranked last out of 168 countries with only 67 per cent of it’s population who are physically inactive. Uganda tops the list with being the most energetic country where only 5.5 per cent are physically inactive.  India was ranked 117 with 34 Read More…

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Rahul Gandhi Mount Kailash yatra pictures goes viral

Congress President Rahul Gandhi during  with other pilgrims in Kailash Mansarovar Yatra leaked in media is gone viral in social media  However BJP party Minister Giriraj Singh  goes in denial mode and said Look at the shadows, says  “This is photoshopp[ed],” he said in tweet today, pointing to the fact that the cane in the bottom-left Read More…

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Lesbian Gay transgender sex no longer a crime in India : Supreme Court

The 493-page judgement was written by four judges headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra. While CJI’s verdict was 166 pages, Justice Nariman filed a 96-page judgment, Justice DY Chandrachud filed a 181-page judgement, and Justice Indu Malhotra’s judgement was 50 pages. Slamming petitioner Suresh Kumar Kaushal’s views that gay sex should be criminalised Read More…

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80 Electric buses to bengaluru from October 2018 : Olectra Greentech

Olectra Greetech (formerly Goldstone Infratech Ltd) manufactures electric buses in technical collaboration with Chinese electric vehicle giant BYD Auto Industry Co Ltd. It has set up a plant in Hyderabad to assemble electric buses. Olectra Greentech Ltd said on Wednesday that it is ready to supply electric buses to BMTC. The company is waiting for Read More…

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Railway Minster claims Indian trains improve in punctuality

The Indian Railways has decided to install global positioning system (GPS) devices in all locomotives to monitor their punctuality as the national transporter grapples with running trains on time. The national transporter is hoping to install GPS system in all trains by March next year as the railway ministry claimed it is taking a number Read More…

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Whatsapp non committal on originators demand upsets IT Minister

After this high level meeting in Delhi, the Union IT Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad informed that the Facebook-owned company has agreed to the Government’s demands. “We had a productive meeting with the WhatsApp CEO (Chris Daniels). There were three main points that we discussed  that they should have a corporate entity in India, they should Read More…