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‘Escaped mosque attack by minutes’ Bangladesh Cricket Players

49 people died and 39 Injured in attacks on two mosques during Friday prayers in what appeared to be the worst assault on Muslims in a Western country.   The wounded included a two-year-old boy and a four-year-old girl, who was in critical condition.   Doctors at Christchurch hospital said they worked through the night Read More…

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Uttarpradesh CMO Dr. Umapati sacked for imitating Narendra Modi

Dr Umapati Dwivedi, Chief Medical Officer, who tried to imitate Prime Minister Modi was suspended after the video in which he can be seen washing the feet of a sanitation worker went viral.   It all began when Dwivedi called one of the sanitation worker at the hospital to his home. The CMO then washed Read More…

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22 Crores take dip in 49 days : Kumbh Mela enters Guinness

The biggest religious congregation has also been named in the Guinness Book of World Records for the largest crowd management, sanitation drive and painting exercise on public sites.   The 49-day Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj has ended with lakhs of people taking a holy dip in the Sangam, confluence of River Ganga, Yamuna and mythical Read More…

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Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute : SC bats for negotiators

A five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court on Wednesday commenced hearing on the politically sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case.   The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its order on the issue of going for negotiation and appointment of negotiators to resolve the vexed Ayodhya dispute involving Ram temple and Babri Masjid.   Read More…

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AR Rahman responded to his critics in a poetic way

AR Rahman had made the entire country swell with pride when he bagged two Academy Awards for Slumdog Millionaire. He was awarded in the categories of Best Original Score and Best Original Song   Ace music composer AR Rahman recently celebrated a decade of the Oscar winning film Slumdog Millionaire’s music.   At the event, Read More…

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Bharat Ratna or Brahmin Ratna questions Hyderabad High Court Lawyer

People attack the selection of recipient in the election year. Some say the senior Congress leader Pranab was selected due to his closeness to BJP’s political mentor RSS. Last year, he had attended an RSS function. Nanaji Deshmukh was an RSS ideologue.   A study list of Bharat Ratna recipients which reveals that persons from Read More…

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National Bravery Awards name changed as Rashtriya Bal Puraskar but process confusion is on

The popular National Bravery Awards given away in the Republic Day spirit looked changed this year. First, the awards were rechristened to The Rashtriya Bal Puraskar.   Second, the awards were divided into two broad categories – namely Bal Shakti Puraskar for individuals efforts and Bal Kalyan Puraskar to institutions or individuals working for children. Read More…

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70000 Dance girls would get their jobs back Bharatiya Bar Girls Union Jubilant after SC verdict

Varsha Kale, the president of the Bharatiya Bar Girl’s Union (BBGU), said the Supreme Court judgment on dance bars has reignited hope that dance bars would be reopened across state and dancers would come out of a chakravyuh (spiral).   Others from the profession said that the verdict would weed out obscenity and exploitation at Read More…

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Millions hindu visits Kumbh Mela festival in Uttar Pradesh

More than Millions of people have taken to the waters at the confluence of India’s sacred Ganges and Yamuna rivers as part of the Kumbh Mela festival – humanity’s largest gathering.   Approximately 15m people could have bathed on Tuesday. They expect about 120m visitors over 49 days.   Hindus believe bathing at the rivers Read More…

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Srilanakan Tamil women created history by climbing 18 holy steps in Sabarimala

Adhering to Superment Judgement Kerala police confirmed that a 46-year-old Sri Lankan woman offered prayers at the sanctum in Sabarimala temple on late Thursday.   Police inside sources confirmed plainclothes officers, including women, gave Ms. Sasikala and her family covert security.   The squads, however, did not make their presence or the security cover visible. Read More…