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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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Safety audit negligent : Mumbai footbridge collapse 6 dead

The Mumbai footbridge collapse had left six people killed and more than 30 others injured.   A preliminary report of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has blamed the structural audit for the collapse of foot overbridge near the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station on Thursday.   The incident had left six people killed and more 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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“Jai Hind” greets after Every Flight Announcement by Air India Crews

  Air India crew will now have to say “Jai Hind” after every flight announcement “with much fervour”, an official advisory of the airline said today. Officials say it is a “reminder” to the staff, in line with the “mood of the nation”.   “With immediate effect, all (crew) are required to announce ”Jai Hind” Read More…

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Government Airports goes private and Adani group picks 5 out of 6

The Gautam Adani-promoted Adani Group won a contract for the privatisation and operation of five out of six government airports in the country.   The government had put six Airports Authority of India (AAI) airports Ahmedabad, Thiruvananthapuram, Lucknow, Mangaluru, Jaipur and Guwahati for privatisation under the PPP model.   Of these, Adani was declared highest Read More…

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India’s first super fast train halted didn’t complete its maiden journey

Train 18 was flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday. After the terror attack in Pulwama, the government decided to keep it a simple affair, without any celebrations.   The new train was left bereft of flowers or any other decoration. All celebratory elements were dispensed with at functions planned at stations on 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…