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Bidar, also referred to as the City of Whispering Monuments, is called the Crown of Karnataka. It is the headquarters of Bidar district located in the north of Karnataka. As a culturally rich city, Bidar is steeped in history and heritage. Origin of its Name The name Bidar is derived from the word ‘Bidiru’ meaning bamboo, testimony to the rugged terrain of the Deccan. Bidar shaped much of the medieval history of south central India. [...]

The power of Facebook as a highly effective medium to connect with the masses has been amply demonstrated by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the last two years since taking office. He was one of the early politicians to recognize the power of social media for connecting instantly with people. He has been using both Twitter and Facebook to very good effect and what’s pleasing to note is that his ministers have taken [...]

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The Krishi Kalyan Cess is a new cess introduced by the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley while presenting the budget for the ongoing fiscal, 2016-17. The new cess is supposed to be levied at a rate of 0.5% on all goods and services where the government can levy service taxes. This cess would be applicable above and over Swachh Bharat Cess and service tax. It will come into effect from 1st June 2016. It is [...]

May 27, 2016
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Release Date: 27 May 2016 Starring: Radhika Apte, Satyadeep Mishra, Ankur Vikal, Yashaswami Dayama and Nivideta Bhattacharya Directed by: Pawan Kripalani Produced by: Viki Rajani & Sunil Lulla Story: Viki Rajani Music by: Daniel B. George Duration: 112 minutes Genre: Horror/Thriller Censor Rating: U/A About Movie Phobia Method actor Radhika Apte of ‘Manjhi: The Mountain Man’ fame is back with ‘Phobia’ where she essays the role of a girl suffering from severe Agoraphobia (an anxiety [...]

Summer Olympic Games 2016 The greatest event in the sports world in 2016 is undoubtedly the Summer Olympics scheduled to be held between 5 and 21 August in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. And Rio certainly promises to be bigger than ever. Some 206 National Olympics Committees across the world will be sending in athletes to compete. It is likely that over 10,500 of the best sportspersons in the world will compete to win in the [...]

May 26, 2016

On 23 May, India was able to successfully test the first ever space shuttle made in the country. It was launched at 7 AM from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. The space shuttle was named Re-Usable Launch Vehicle – Technology Demonstrator or RLV-TD and was used as a scale model. The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) termed this mission successful after 20 minutes had passed since its launch. The space shuttle was 6.5 metre long and [...]

Professional Courses After Mechanical Engineering

One of the oldest and popular disciplines of engineering is Mechanical Engineering. It encompasses a whole range of subjects like Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Thermal Engineering, Designing, Power Plant Engineering, HVAC, Metrology and Quality Control, Production Engineering, Maintenance Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering. It finally opens up job prospects in design, production, manufacturing and maintenance. It is entirely your choice to select the best field as per your interest and ability. After a B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering, students [...]

BJP's Theme Song

Last week, PM Narendra Modi released a song titled ‘Mera Desh Badal Raha Hai, Agey Badh Raha Hai’ on Twitter to commemorate the second anniversary of the NDA government. This 169-second-long song mentions the various projects initiated by the Modi government and talks about the welfare schemes launched during the last two years. The BJP is also expected launch a video of the song on 26 May, the day when the NDA government took charge [...]

Modi’s Iran Visit

PM Modi will conclude his Iran visit today, his most important and strategic tour till date. The impact of this tour will be felt in coming years as India grows economically stronger and begins to increase its economic and strategic footprint in Central Asia and the Middle East. Warmly received by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, the hectic two-day tour had PM Modi oversee India sign 10 agreements with Iran, which included the signing of the [...]

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Narendra Modi-led NDA has been in power for two years now and so it is important to take a look at his government’s performance over the last two fiscal years.  Modi took office at a difficult period when the global macro-economic outlook was yet to recover. Under the circumstances, keeping a tight leash on inflation while ensuring fiscal consolidation remained a top priority for his government. The government’s moves on ease of doing business in India [...]