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After the successful implementation of innovative schemes  like the ‘Jan Dhan Yojana,’ Make in India’ and Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi now launched one more scheme, ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ (save the girl child, educate the girl child), on January 22 in Panipat in Haryana. With an initial corpus of Rs 100 crore, the scheme has been launched in a hundred districts across the country. In Haryana where the child sex ratio (CSR)  has been [...]

Only a few days back the CBI quizzed Manmohan Singh how a coal field, located in Odisha, had been handed over to a company owned by Kumar Mangalam Birla. The handover happened during 2005. The company named Hindalco, which deals in aluminum as well, has now been slapped with litigation by the investigative body. The case was filed on January23  after the CBI searched three of the company’s offices in Odisha and Mumbai. The coal [...]

January 24, 2015
Baby Movie

  Release Date: 23rd January 2015 Starring: Akshay Kumar, Rana Daggubati, Taapsee Pannu, Danny Denzongpa, Anupam Kher, Kay Kay Menon, Mikaal Zulfiqar Directed by: Neeraj Pandey Music: Meet Bros Anjjan Duration: 2 hours 40 minutes Terrorism is one of the deadliest indispositions the entire world has been trying to battle down from a very long time. Despite being such a serious probe, it has never been spoken about with much transparency. Bollywood, as one of the [...]

Barack Obama with Michelle at Taj Mahal

India is gearing up for the Republic Day celebrations on January 26, where Barack Obama will be the chief guest. Obama will be the first US President to visit India twice while in office; he had been here in 2010. He will also be the first US President to attend a Republic Day function. Obama along with his wife Michelle Obama will visit the Taj Mahal in Agra on January 27. All foreign dignitaries coming [...]

It’s a great honour for any sportsperson to be credited with a prestigious award like Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award in India, after the Bharat Ratna and Padma Vibhushan. The Padma awards brought limelight and honour to our sportsmen when it was recognized in 1954. Being a Padma Bhushan awardee was a great tribute to deserving players. The award is still imperative but the recent controversy of Saina Nehwal poses several questions about the [...]

January 23, 2015
Dolly ki Doli Movie

  Release Date: January 23, 2015 Starring: Sonam Kapoor, Pulkit Samrat, Rajkummar Rao, Varun Sharma Directed by: Abhishek Dogra Music: Sajid-Wajid Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes If you still think that marriage is the most important thing in a girl’s life, you probably are far away from the real world! Gone are the days when the ultimate dream of every girl was to find her prince charming and get married! The modern Indian girl has some [...]

Android applications for smartphones

There is high momentum in Android’s overall sales. With consumers’ growing appetite for apps, Android is benefiting from third-party application stores. The Android Mobile Operating System (OS) has gone through lots of ups and downs to finally climb to the top position in a couple of years of its existence. In fact, it evolved through the years and its value didn’t emerge overnight. It’s the foremost sizably voluminous installed base of any mobile platform today and [...]

Law against juvenile delinquency

Crime committed by children under statutory age is known as juvenile delinquency. As per the statistics released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), juvenile criminals between 16 and 18 years accounted for more than 60% of the crimes registered against minors in India in 2013. In fact, the number of juveniles in conflict with law has increased by a significant number in recent times. This also included the modesty of women being outraged. Keeping [...]

Cricket bat and ball

The ICC changed its ODI rules in 2013 with only four fielders in the outfield – the number comes down to around three  during the powerplays – and a couple of new balls were allowed from either side. When they were effected for the first time it was said that these rules will encourage more shot-making from the batters and the bowlers will get more help from the two new balls from either end. Since [...]

With the last Sunday of January – roughly coinciding with Gandhiji’s death anniversary – reserved for Leprosy Day in India, it is time we familiarized ourselves with this much misunderstood disease. If there is one medical condition which finds a prominent place in history and mythology alike, if there is one ailment which is attributed to such things as past sin, punishment, sorcery and curse, then it must be leprosy. Etymologically, the English word is [...]