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I am from Kolkata. Like any other Bengali I love my fish, eggs and bhaat and sweets but I also feel proud to be a part of the biggest melting pot of the world - India. It is true that I need to go a long way before I finally call it a day but I have come some way and am sure will travel further. Cheers :)

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September 11, 2017
Swami Vivekananda's Chicago Speech

11 September 2017 happens to be the 125th anniversary of the speech that Swami Vivekananda delivered at Chicago during Parliament of the World’s Religions. The monk and social reformer played a major role in introducing Hinduism to the West. The logic of the speech delivered in 1893 was clear and its scientific insight received plenty of attention at that time. In fact, following his speech the dignitaries present at the said event gave him a [...]Read More

September 10, 2017
Hindi Diwas 2018

  हिंदी दिवस (14 सितंबर) पर विशेष: हम यह दिन क्यों मनाते हैं? It was in 1918 that Mahatma Gandhi, widely regarded as the Father of the Nation, had attended a conference on Hindi literature and asked Hindi to be made the national language of India. He had even gone ahead and called it the language of everyone. It was on 14th September 1949 that Hindi, alongwith English, was accepted as the official language of [...]Read More

September 6, 2017
Nirmala Sitharaman New Defence Minister

Nirmala Sitharaman was on 3 September, 2017 chosen as the Defence Minister of India. With this, she becomes the first woman to assume this post on a full-time basis. Earlier, Indira Gandhi had also held this post who had taken temporary charge of the ministry on a couple of occasions – in 1975 and from 1980 to 82. In fact, her choice for this important post has raised several questions and as such a number [...]Read More

September 5, 2017
Lifestyle Diseases

Lifestyle diseases result due to lack of physical activity and unhealthy diet. Lifestyle diseases are significantly affecting the younger population.  Let’s take a look at the most common lifestyle diseases in India. Obesity One of the biggest lifestyle diseases that are seen commonly in India is obesity. This normally happens when people eat a lot more food than they should and when their eating habits are not healthy as well. Quite often reduction in physical [...]Read More

August 30, 2017
wifi in delhi metro

Delhi Metro has started offering free Wi-Fi on all stations that are part of Blue Line. This facility will be available from 30 August 2017. The Blue Line includes 50 stations and it is expected that this facility would now make it easier for passengers to access internet while they are on the move. The Blue Line covers a distance of 50 km and connects Noida City Centre and Vaishali in eastern Delhi to the [...]Read More

August 29, 2017
Arogya Bhagya Scheme

The government of Karnataka has opted to launch a universal health scheme named Arogya Bhagya. It is expected to help all citizens in the state by providing either subsidized or free health care. This facility would include emergency care and would be available at government hospitals as well as private facilities that are on the state government’s panel for this particular programme. The state government would be rolling out the programme from 1 November 2017. [...]Read More

August 28, 2017
sports talent portal

The Union Sports Ministry launched the National Sports Talent Search Portal, a project of the central government that is being awaited by so many, on 28 August. The portal was launched by Venkaiah Naidu, the Vice President of India at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, New Delhi. Vijay Goel, Union Sports Minister said – and perhaps rightly so – that one of the major issues facing India in the sporting arena is the lack of fair [...]Read More

August 25, 2017
Niti-Ayog's Planning on Polluted-Cities

Niti Ayog, the central government think-tank, has noted that air pollution in northern India has reached a disastrous level. As such it has come out with a plan, to be carried out over three years, in order to fix matters in this regard. It has come up with a number of measures such as imposing a higher amount of tax on petrol in the cities with the highest rate of pollution, as well as around [...]Read More

August 24, 2017
Rellance jio phone

A lot of people like you have been waiting with great anticipation and bated breath for Reliance to launch its smartphone named JioPhone. Well, here is the good news for you – you can start pre-booking the phone from today (August 24, 2017) itself starting at 5:30 pm. You can pre-book the 4G feature phone at the retail stores of Reliance Jio, Reliance Digital and Reliance Digital Xpress Mini, the official website of Reliance, and [...]Read More

August 23, 2017
ganesh chaturthi

These days, the level of environmental awareness is increasing among common people and this is one reason why more and more people are asking for clay idols of Ganesha for the upcoming Ganesh Chaturthi festival. In fact, the number of such people is comfortably more than those who are yet to show any such preference. In fact, the use of clay as a raw material for making idols of Ganesha is being promoted widely by [...]Read More

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