Saturday, May 28th 2016
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The Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee was sworn in as the Chief Minister of West Bengal on Friday, thus beginning her second stint in the once-Left dominated State...

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A senior bureaucrat in Madhya Pradesh has been transferred after he praised former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on Facebook....

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Six militants and an army soldier were killed and another soldier was injured on Friday in two separate gunfights in north Kashmir's Baramulla and Kupwara districts....

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National

New Draft Model Rules under Juvenile Justic Act, 2015 released by WCD

by : FnF Correspondent

The Union Minister of Women and Child Development Maneka Sanjay Gandhi released the Draft Model Rules under the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015. ...

Two year of Modi Govt: 'Work in progress but a lot more required'

by : FnF Desk

As the BJP-led NDA government completes two years in office, an industry chamber described it as 'work in progress' but said that 'a lot more is required' to be done on the issue o...

Rajan's reappointment should not be of media's interest: Modi

by : FnF Correspondent

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said the issue of reappointment of RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan was an administrative subject and it should not be an issue of interest of the media, in his first comme...

World

Mullah Mansour's successor announces, Maulvi Haibatullah Akhunzada is the new chief of Afghan Taliban

by : FnF Desk

Maulvi Haibatullah Akhunzada has been appointed the new chief of the group,” a Taliban statement said. Sirajuddin Haqqani and Maulvi Yakub have been appointed as deputy chiefs of the group....

Congolese's murder: VK Singh deputed to allay African envoys' concerns

by : FnF Correspondent

With African heads of mission demanding strong action from the Indian government in the wake of the murder of a Congolese national here, Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh was deputed on ...

President Mukherjee outlines eight steps for a people centric partnership between India and China

by : FnF Correspondent

The President Pranab Mukherjee delivered a lecture at Peking University today on the topic 'India-China Relations: 8 steps to a people-centric partnership'....

Others

In Sushil-WFI jostling, Indian wrestling is the sufferer

by : Veturi Srivatsa

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has tried to persuade back-to-back Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar not to insist on a trial bout with Narsingh Yadav to decide who of the two should go to the Rio...

That toothpaste can clean up gut bacteria, cause heart disease

by : FnF Desk

An antimicrobial agent found in many consumer products ranging from hand soaps to toys and even toothpaste can rapidly disrupt bacterial communities in the gut, new research shows. Although the health...

Bengaluru: Weather paradise lost as temperatures hit record levels

by : Sharon Thambala

It was an airy, cool city. People flocked to it for its weather. Many shifted their place of residence to enjoy the daily evening cool breeze and drizzle. Even in peak summer, no fan was required. Now...

Business

Maruti Suzuki to recall 75,419 Baleno and 1,961 Swift DZire in India

by : FnF Desk

Maruti Suzuki India has issued a recall for two of its top selling cars - Baleno and Swift DZire over faulty airbag controller software and faulty fuel filters. ...

SBI Q4 net profit falls 66% to Rs. 1,264 cr

by : FnF Correspondent

Country's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) on Friday posted 66 per cent slump in standalone profit to Rs. 1,263.81 crore for the fourth quarter of last fiscal ended March 31 as it more th...

Lenovo ZUK Z2 comes with 5.5-inch full HD display and Android Marshmallow

by : FnF Correspondent

Lenovo is likely to launch ZUK Z2 at an event in China on May 31. The smartphone is the 'Lite' variant of ZUK Z2 Pro, which the company unveiled in April. Now, a leaked certification has con...

Entertainment

Priyanka Chopra has a 'woman crush' on Meghan Trainor

by : FnF Desk

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra says she has a "woman crush" on singer Meghan Trainor. Priyanka took to Instagram to share a photograph from the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas....

Criticism hurts terribly: Abhishek Bachchan

by : Uma Ramasubramanian

Actor Abhishek Bachchan has a strong fan following, but sometimes he gets criticised on the public platform for his work. The son of megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he gets bothered by criticism....

Hollywood or Bollywood, Film industry is male dominated: Kajol

by : Natalia Ningthoujam

At 41, award-winning actress Kajol still stands strong and bold in the film industry. But the Padma Shri awardee, who has a film career spanning over two decades, believes that showbiz is "simply just...

Human Interest

Hangul, the rare Kashmir deer, may soon go extinct

by : FnF Desk

The endangered hangul, also known as Kashmir deer, is in the throes of extinction, largely because of human intrusions and domestic livestock grazing at its only habitat here....

Ayutthaya: Once a diplomatic hub, now a heritage site

by : Aroonim Bhuyan

The sheer splendour of Ayutthaya makes one forget that it is a balmy May afternoon when on a visit to the Unesco World Heritage Site some 80 km from Thailand's capital Bangkok. After lunch at a r...

Surge in female contestants, not MLAs

by : Saumya Tewari

Female contestants increased across the four states that went to polls recently - but not legislators - and three times as many women contested in Kerala compared to the 2011 elections, according to a...

Editor's Blog

Odd and Even Delhi: When there's a will there's a way

by : Priti Prakash

Bringing down pollution in Delhi being the main concern behind the odd even scheme it is to be kept ...

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Bloggers Spot

Car Free Day in Gurgaon: A perspective from Mahatma Gandhi

by : Satya Narayan Sahu

Proliferation of cars in our towns and cities has caused unending problems such as pollution of air,...

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...

Dengue or crop failure, concern of climate alert

by : Sunita Narain

What does farmer's despair over crop failure have in common with dengue fever, which is ravaging Del...

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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