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Four facts about the Indian National Flag

Four facts about the Indian National Flag

August 15, 2016

As India celebrates its 70th Independence Day this 15th August, we take a look at the Indian National Flag. From undergoing various changes to making space trips, the Indian flag has come a long way.

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New Delhi’s numerous hit-and-run cases

New Delhi’s numerous hit-and-run cases

August 13, 2016

Delhi has been a major hotspot for accidents, especially in the recent past. A lot of people lose their lives as the city is increasingly turning a blind eye towards the victims. Witnessing the seriousness of the situation, the government will soon provide incentives for saving a...

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Modi and Putin inaugurate Kudankulam Nuclear power plant

Modi and Putin inaugurate Kudankulam Nuclear power...

August 12, 2016

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Russian President Vladimir Putin over a video conference at the launch of Kundalkulam nuclear power plant, in the Southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, signifying deeper ties between India and Russia.

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Three quarter students fail baseline assessment in New Delhi

Three quarter students fail baseline assessment in...

August 12, 2016

The result of the baseline assessment, conducted by the Education Department of Delhi Government, startled the Delhi NCR , the National Capital Region, in India. Despite the provision of all the necessary facilities to students and the teachers , school children failed to perform...

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Actress Madhuri Dixit Launches MAA, “Mother’s Absolute Affection”

Actress Madhuri Dixit Launches MAA, “Mother’s ...

August 12, 2016

“MAA-Mother’s Absolute Affection”, is an initiative by the Indian Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW), that is supported by UNICEF (United Nations Children's Emergency Fund) and by legendary Indian actress Madhuri Dixit.

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Legendary South Indian vocalist honoured at the United Nations

Legendary South Indian vocalist honoured at the Un...

August 11, 2016

M S Subbulakshmi, an acclaimed vocalist from South India will be honoured at the United Nations next week in New York, on India’s 70th Independence Day and to commemorate the singer’s birth centenary. Oscar winning composer A R Rahman will perform in honour of the Carnatic vo...

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Shortage of Doctors in India

Shortage of Doctors in India

August 11, 2016

The Minister of State for Health in India brought to attention the poor condition of healthcare in India last week by specifically focusing on doctor shortage. Problems with qualification add to troubles, bringing forward the need for changes.

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Uttarakhand’s efforts to procure the miracle herb, “Sanjeevani Booti”

Uttarakhand’s efforts to procure the miracle her...

August 11, 2016

Despite the fact that the ages old search for the herb has failed to reveal any results, #Uttarakhand government has decided to bestow an amount of INR 250 million (EUR 3.3 million) to search the #Himalayas for the magical herb, #Sanjeevani Booti, which is supposed to have unique...

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5 things to do in Udaipur

5 things to do in Udaipur

August 11, 2016

Udaipur, fondly known as the city of lakes, is a popular tourist destination in the state of Rajasthan in North-West India. The former capital of the Rajput kingdom of Mewar is a delight for history, architecture, nature and food lovers. Not only tourists, but the place is also a...

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Kolkata : Paris of the East

Kolkata : Paris of the East

August 11, 2016

Same work, same desk and same city, a routine can get monotonous. No matter where you live, be it in India or abroad, an escapade is always needed, especially during summer. Many dream of beaches, mountains, parties etc., but if you are someone looking at a dip into a cultural fe...

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