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Today google celebrates the 308th birthday of Samuel Johnson. He was an English writer who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist...

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NASA's $3.9 billion Cassini spacecraft today ended its 20-year-long groundbreaking journey with a fiery plunge into the Saturn's crushing atmosphere, beamin...

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Currently, the officials have no evidence to verify the claim. According to a report by Reuters, Western Intelligence officers have questioned similar claims in the past,...

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National

After PAN, driving licences to be linked with Aadhaar: Union minister RS Prasad

by : FnF Correspondent

In a bid to check the menace of multiple driving licences being issued to individuals, the central government will soon introduce linking of Aadhaar with driving licences, Union minister Ravi Shankar ...

'Green shoots of peace' visible in Kashmir Valley: Rajnath Singh

by : FnF Correspondent

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the "green shoots of peace" were sprouting in Jammu and Kashmir and he was hopeful that there would soon be an end to the violence and unrest in the st...

MedTech industry demands improving 'Ease of Doing Business' to policy makers

by : FnF Correspondent

The Medical Technology Association of India (MTaI) held its maiden MedTech Summit emphasizing 'Demystifying the MedTech Sector', in New Delhi. The first-of-its kind Summit brought together t...

World

Can't share Brahmaputra data for now; ready for talks to reopen Nathu La pass: China

by : FnF Desk

China on Tuesday said that it cannot share the hydrological data of the Brahmaputra river with India for the time being as the data collection station in Tibet is being upgraded....

Operation Insaniyat: India helps Bangladesh with humanitarian assistance on influx of refugees

by : FnF Correspondent

Code named 'Operation Insaniyat', in response to the humanitarian crisis being faced on account of the large influx of refugees into Bangladesh, Government of India has decided to extend ass...

Sushma Swaraj calls Sheikh Hasina, vows to back Dhaka on Rohingya issue

by : FnF Desk

Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj called up Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday night and assured her of New Delh's full support on the Rohingya infiltration issue. "India...

Business

GoM hopeful of solving technical snag in GSTN by next month

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The Group of Ministers (GoM) set up to look into the technical issues faced by Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN), headed by Bihar's Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, is hopeful of reso...

Finance Ministry to initiate Budget exercise next week

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Work on India's first post-GST Union Budget 2018-19 will start next week with the finance ministry issuing timelines for different processes that will culminate with its presentation in February....

Car, Bike owners aren't starving: Minister Alphons on high fuel prices

by : FnF Desk

People who own bikes and cars are not starving and can afford to pay higher prices for fuel, Union Minister KJ Alphons said late on Saturday, drawing sharp criticism from the Congress that attributed ...

Others

Odia Story: WHAT NEXT?

by : Indulata Mohanty, Translated by Rabinarayan Patnai

The elder brother, the entrepreneur that he was, Goddess Lakshmi did not budge from his shoulders. It is not years or months, every day he improved financially. With the favour of the Goddess Lakshmi ...

Fishing cat faces extinction threat in India

by : Vishal Gulati

The elusive and endangered fishing cat - almost twice the size of a house cat - is under significant threat of local extinction in India and Sri Lanka, a US-based Indian biologist has warned. This spe...

Poem: Solitary Walk

by : Silu Das

Poet Silu Das is a homemaker, settled in Bhubaneswar. She has several stints of teaching English in schools and colleges in Bhubaneswar, Borada and Delhi. Her Poem: Solitary Walk ...

Entertainment

Mind Rocks 2017 Bhopal: Bhumi Pednekar talks about films, premarital sex and her relationship status

by : FnF Desk

Bhumi Pednekar who was last seen in hit Bollywood film Toilet opposite Akshay Kumar talked about marital life and sex openly. She hails from Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. She says, "Pre-marital sex is not a...

Kapil Sharma breaks silence: I'm not done yet. Please bear with me. Please pray for me

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Several theories and reports about popular comedian and TV show host Kapil Sharma's "illness” have been doing the rounds for months now....

Drumming up the groove at Jazz India Circuit

by : FnF Correspondent

The upcoming edition of Teamwork Arts' Jazz India Circuit (JIC) is all about getting into the groove, the subtleties of rhythm, and the power of percussion with legendary jazz drummers headlining...

Health

Is showering every day BAD for you?

by : FnF Desk

You might think you are doing yourself good, but having a shower every day is bad for you....

Health Benefits of Laughter

by : FnF Desk

One of the best feelings in the world is the deep-rooted belly laugh. It can bring people together and establish amazing connections. Everything from a slight giggle to a side-splitting guffaw can cha...

Can poor sleep lead to Alzheimer's or dementia?

by : FnF Desk

One in three Americans doesn't get enough sleep, and 45% of the world's population doesn't either. ...

Editor's Blog

India's 70: Are we paying a price for our democracy!

by : Priti Prakash

Independence was a painful journey that got with it death, destruction, migration, division, sacrifi...

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Should the security forces be given free hand to deal with terrorists in J&K?

Bloggers Spot

Why I am not fascinated by father's or Mother's Day

by : Satya Narayan Sahu

Every living and lively unit of family or the extended family be it father, mother, brother or siste...

Conduct Rules for whom?

by : Rajeshwar Singal

This may sound like a dilemma, but it is not far from truth. Conduct Rules are meant to govern condu...

Food and Dissent: How food is related to sustainability and climate change

by : Sunita Narain

The idea of secularism is this very idea of India which respects the equality of all. Of course, wit...

Common Man and Judicial System

by : Ravi Kishore

Today every one is talking about judicial accountability i.e. how the whole system of judiciary is t...

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