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Month: January 2018

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  • Website launched for Valley of Words fest

    Website launched for Valley of Words fest

    As a major literary festival ended in Jaipur, preparations are underway for the second edition of Valley of Words (VoW) festival, an International literature and arts festival, to be held in Dehradun. In preparation for the three-day festival, scheduled from 23-25 November 2018, Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, and Skill Development, Dharmendra Pradhan,...

    January 31, 2018
  • Indians dominate the ring, 18 home pugilists India Open boxing finals

    Indians dominate the ring, 18 home pugilists India Open boxing finals

    Spearheaded  by veteran Mary Kom ,Indian boxers ruled the ring, with eighteen of them — 10 men and 8 women — storming into the finals of the SpiceJet India Open International Boxing Tournament at the Thyagraj Indoor stadium  New Delhi on Wednesday. Running a distant second was classy Uzbekistan, who saw all their seven boxers sailing...

    January 31, 2018
  • Anu Kumar wins first gold medal in Khelo India School Games

    Anu Kumar wins first gold medal in Khelo India School Games

    Anu Kumar (Uttarakhand) claimed  the first gold medal of the Khelo India School Games, as Tamil Nadu won two of the six gold medals on offer on the opening day of the athletics competitions of the Games. While Tamil Nadu athletes took two gold medals, the rest were shared between Uttarakhand, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana at...

    January 31, 2018
  • No one should remove Tipu’s portrait: Delhi Assembly Speaker

    No one should remove Tipu’s portrait: Delhi Assembly Speaker

    Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel on Wednesday, 31 January, ruled out the possibility of the removal of Tipu Sultan’s portrait from the Delhi Assembly. He accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of trying to create controversy by raising an issue with the 18th century Mysore ruler’s portrait. “Won’t remove the portrait at any cost....

    January 31, 2018
  • Chandra Grahan 2018 timing in India

    Chandra Grahan 2018 timing in India

    Today is the first Lunar Eclipse of 2018. The eclipse, known as Chandra Grahan in India, is unique because it is the first time in 152 years that three phases of the moon – Blood moon, Blue moon and Supermoon – have coincided. In India, the eclipse will last for about 3 hours from 5.18...

    January 31, 2018
  • PM Modi launches Khelo India Games

    PM Modi launches Khelo India Games

    Inaugurating the revamped Khelo India School Games here on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said it was the first step towards making the country a strong contender at the Olympic level. A revamped version of the original National School Games which used to have two participants in every discipline from each state, Khelo India will...

    January 31, 2018
  • Bihar Police Constable Recruitment 2017: Delay expected in result

    Bihar Police Constable Recruitment 2017: Delay expected in result

    There might be a delay in the declaration of results of the Bihar Police Constable exam. According to reports, the delay is because of improper filing of the OMR sheets by candidates. Since candidates didn’t file the OMR sheets correctly, the examiners are having a tough time checking the papers. This has made the announcement...

    January 31, 2018
  • Chelsea sign Roma left-back Emerson Palmieri

    Chelsea sign Roma left-back Emerson Palmieri

    English football champions Chelsea have announced the signing of left-back Emerson Palmieri from AS Roma for 20 million euros ($24.90 million). “The 23-year-old has signed a four-and-a-half-year contract and will wear the number 33 shirt,” Chelsea said in a statement on Tuesday. The Brazil-born Italian has not featured for Roma in the European Champions League...

    January 31, 2018
  • Angry Afghan President refuses to take call from Pak PM, but speaks to Modi

    Angry Afghan President refuses to take call from Pak PM, but speaks to Modi

    Even as he spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, an angry Afghan President Ashraf Ghani refused to take a phone call from Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi who wanted to speak to him over the recent spate of terror attacks in the war-torn nation. ”Modi called me to offer condolences over the recent senseless...

    January 31, 2018
  • Tom Hardy gets tattoo designed by Leonardo DiCaprio

    Tom Hardy gets tattoo designed by Leonardo DiCaprio

    Actor Tom Hardy has got “Leo knows all” inked on his bicep two years after losing a bet with Leonardo DiCaprio who designed it. Hardy, who features in this year’s Oscar-nominated movie “Dunkirk”, says he had been putting off getting the tattoo due to DiCaprio’s “s**tty handwriting”, reports thesun.co.uk. Both the actors had starred together...

    January 31, 2018
  • Cochin Masters: Amardip Sinh Malik takes pole position on day one

    Cochin Masters: Amardip Sinh Malik takes pole position on day one

    Noida’s Amardip Sinh Malik was quick off the blocks in the second event of the 2018 PGTI season, the PGTI Cochin Masters presented by CIAL Golf Club. Malik, a two-time winner on the PGTI, fired an exceptional five-under-67 in round one of the Rs. 40 lakh event on Wednesday to establish a one-shot lead. Mumbai-based...

    January 31, 2018
  • Can’t become refugee capital of the world: Centre to SC on Rohingya

    Can’t become refugee capital of the world: Centre to SC on Rohingya

    India cannot become the refugee capital of the world, the Centre told the Supreme Court on Wednesday, 31 January. According to The Hindu, the Union Government was responding to a plea filed by two Rohingya refugees in which the petitioners alleged that the Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were “pushing back” the Rohingyas at the...

    January 31, 2018
  • Cannot judge players based on IPL value, says Sourav Ganguly

    Cannot judge players based on IPL value, says Sourav Ganguly

    A cricketer should not be judged on the basis of how much he fetches in the Indian Premier League (IPL) as the cash-rich Twenty20 tournament is based on “demand and supply”, feels former India captain Sourav Ganguly. Speaking at Cricket Year Book’s 20th anniversary, Ganguly was asked about highly rated India wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha going...

    January 31, 2018
  • Arshi Khan-Prabhas film details revealed by Bigg Boss 11 contestant

    Arshi Khan-Prabhas film details revealed by Bigg Boss 11 contestant

    Arshi Khan made her TV debut with reality TV show Bigg Boss. She was the star of the house and did not miss a chance to entertain the audience. Though she did not win the trophy, she definitely achieved a remarkable fan following. After her eviction, Arshi mentioned that she wanted to work in movies. Her dreams are...

    January 31, 2018
  • Arsenal sign Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

    Arsenal sign Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

    Aubameyang is Arsenal's second signing of the January transfer window after Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

    January 31, 2018
  • Mamata Banerjee wishes Preity Zinta on her birthday

    Mamata Banerjee wishes Preity Zinta on her birthday

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday wished Preity Zinta on her 43rd birthday. Banerjee took to Twitter saying, wishing @realpreityzinta (Preity Zinta) a very happy birthday Zinta is a daughter of an army officer and belong to Shimla in Himachal Pradesh. The actor is a recipient of the Godfrey Phillips Bravery Award. Preity has adopted...

    January 31, 2018
  • Mehbooba snubs preacher for seeking another division of India on religious lines

    Mehbooba snubs preacher for seeking another division of India on religious lines

    Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday strongly hit back at the Deputy Grand Mufti of J-K Nasirul Islam who had on Tuesday asked the PDP to break its alliance with BJP and also sought a separate country for Muslims within India. In a hard hitting tweet, Mehbooba said: “I strongly condemn any statement made asking for Muslims...

    January 31, 2018

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