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Monthly Archives: August, 2015

HC imposes Rs.10 lakh fine on Ram Gopal Verma for remaking ‘Sholay’

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday imposed a fine of Rs.10 lakh on film maker Ram Gopal Varma and his production house for...

Kejriwal: Free Wi-Fi facility in DTC buses soon

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced that free Wi-Fi facility would soon be provided in Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses. "Delhi government...

Kshama: The importance of forgiveness in life

By Nithin Sridhar Gleanings from Hindu Scriptures – Part 9 The previous installment of the series dealt with how daya/compassion and love should be shown towards...

Arvind Kejriwal: Delhi to Set Up Separate North-East Cell

New Delhi: The Delhi government will set up a cell and monitoring committee to look into the problems faced by students from the northeastern states,...

Centre releases Rs.2,000 crore for pension scheme

New Delhi: The union government has released Rs.2,000 crore to the Employees' Pension Scheme as its contribution for the year 2015-16, Minister of State for...

Government opens skill training centres at Bihar madrasas

New Delhi: The central government on Monday launched skill training centres in three madrasas in Bihar as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Sabka Sath...

Self-styled godman Sarathi Baba arrested in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Locals clashed with police personnel on the outskirts of the Odisha capital on Monday after a self-styled godman was arrested and charged with sexually...

Taslima Nasrin: Fanaticism on rise in India, Bangladesh

New Delhi: Drawing parallels between the cold blooded killings of bloggers in Bangladesh and the murder of M.M. Kalburgi, a writer and rationalist from Karnataka,...

Petrol Price cut by Rs 2/Litre, diesel by 50 paise/Litre

New Delhi: With global crude oil in free fall, Indian Oil Corp (IOC) on Monday cut the prices of petrol by Rs.2 a litre and...

Student protests in Presidency University lose ground

By Arnab Mitra and Sreyashi Mazumdar Kolkata: Student protest lost its ground owing to the ambiguous nature of the demands put forth during the same....

Rs.20 lakh penalty on Chandigarh discotheque

Chandigarh: Serving liquor beyond the permissible time has led to a Rs.20 lakh penalty on the discotheque of a leading five-star hotel chain here, an...

Law panel wants ‘gradual’ stop to death penalty except in terror cases

New Delhi: The Law Commission, in a report released on Monday, recommended India abolish the death penalty, with the exception of terror-related offences, saying that...

‘Pregnant’ Woman caught with drug pouches in her body

By NewsGram Staff-Writer A South African woman has been found with 40 small pouches of narcotic drugs inside her body at the Hyderabad airport. The lady...

Swiss banks ask Indian customers to use compliance window

By NewsGram Staff Writer New Delhi: Swiss and other European banks have asked their Indian customers to avail the one-time compliance window granted by the tax...

Flood situation in Assam worsens, hits four lakh

By NewsGram Staff-Writer The flood situation in Assam has deteriorated again, affecting 4.64 lakh people in some major towns and more than 1,000 villages and...

Infosys to invest Rs 1,918 crore to develop 3 new campuses in Bengaluru

By NewsGram Staff Writer IT giant Infosys, led by Vishal Sikka, got a green light on his proposal to set up three more campuses in Bengaluru...

Airtel, Idea hike post-paid data tariffs in Delhi

By NewsGram Staff Writer After increasing data tariffs for pre-paid customers in Delhi,  Airtel and Idea Cellular have now hiked charges for their post-paid users...

BSF retrieves heroin worth Rs. 20 crore in Punjab

By NewsGram Staff Writer Chandigarh: Border Security Force (BSF) troopers retrieved 4 kg of heroin worth Rs. 20 crore being smuggled along the India-Pakistan border in...

Fund raising fair in Britain by Sikh Diasporas

By NewsGram Staff-Writer The Sikh community in Britain organised a fund raising fair for a memorial statue which commenced on Sunday. The sixth anniversary of the...

Dalai Lama meets mahants in Kumbh

By NewsGram Staff Writer Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama arrived at Trimbakteshwar on Sunday, a day after the first shahi snan (holy dip) to meet...

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A new study released this week describes how excessive alcohol-consuming too much alcohol, too fast — affects the brain, leading to anxieties and other...

Playback Singer S. P. Balasubrahmanyam Dies at 74

Sripathi Panditaradhyula Balasubrahmanyam also known to as S. P. Balu or S. P. B. was not just an Indian musician or playback singer instead...

Weather During Winter Could Increase Spread of COVID

As winter brings shorter days and lower temperatures to the Northern Hemisphere, there is a chance we could see more COVID-19 cases. But experts say...

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Helsinki Airport is getting creative when it comes to operating safely in the age of COVID-19. Beginning this week, travelers arriving at Finland's busiest...