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As India celebrates the 72nd Independence Day today, Google celebrates it with a doodle. Google celebrates 15th August with a doodle inspired by art seen on trucks on Ind...

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A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team detained the son of Brajesh Thakur - the prime accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home alleged sexual assault case - from the...

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The Niti Aayog and the NHPM scheme, unfortunately, seems to have an unrealistic perception of healthcare dynamics. However, fortunately, in this article, he accepts that ...

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Country

Tourism Powerhouse 2018: Leveraging 'Brand India', Empowering the Traveller

by : FnF Correspondent

Tourism is a huge driving force for a country's economy. India has witnessed a growth of 17 percent in 2017 and is well on its way for aiming a figure of 30 million tourist in coming years. Touri...

Rafale aircraft which cost Rs 1600 cr was bought by UPA for just Rs 540 cr: Rahul Gandhi in Jaipur

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UPA govt had bought an aeroplane for Rs 540 crore while PM Modi himself gave Rs 1600 crore to the French company for 1 aircraft,” said Gandhi. He further said that Prime Minister has failed in all f...

IITs have built brand India globally: PM Narendra Modi at IIT-Bombay convocation

by : FnF Correspondent

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today that IITs have built brand India globally and their success has helped India become one of the world's largest pools of technical manpower....

World

Iran criticises India for not making promised investments in Chabahar port, warns lose 'special privileges' if it buys crude from Saudi Arabia, US

by : FnF Correspondent

Iran criticized India for not fulfilling its promise of making investments in expansion of the strategically located Chabahar port and said New Delhi will stand to lose 'special privileges' ...

Vietnam welcomes India's role in the region, will balance power: Ambassador Thanh

by : Priti Prakash

With relations between India and Vietnam celebrating 45 years now and Indian Vietnam ties upgrading to Comprehensive Strategic Partnership, the future seems to be holding a lot of potential for the tw...

BRICS Summit: PM Narendra Modi meets leaders of Angola, Argentina

by : FnF Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday held bilateral meetings with presidents of Argentina and Angola on the sidelines of the BRICS Summit and discussed ways to boost ties, including in areas of energy ...

Business

Rupee at all-time low against 70.1 per US dollar, govt says nothing to worry

by : FnF Correspondent

At about 10:30 am, the rupee hit an all-time low of 70.1 per dollar and extended it to 70.09, as concerns about Turkey's economic woes persisted. Analysts expect the rupee to fall further to belo...

Jet Airways sale: Offers 30% discount on flight tickets on these routes

by : FnF Desk

Jet Airways is offering up to 30 per cent discount on flight tickets under it's 'Europe On Sale' scheme, said country's second largest private airline on its website - jetairways.i...

After Japan and South Korea India third Asian nation to get STA-1 status from US

by : Lalit K Jha

India has become the third Asian country after Japan and South Korea to get the Strategic Trade Authorization-1 (STA-1) status after the US issued a federal notification to this effect, paving the wa...

Others

School Education in India needs an overhaul

by : Dr Mukul Kapoor

Education is a process of facilitating learning, acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits. A significant portion of training imparted in our country is wasteful. This bitter, hars...

India needs 45 more satellites in space: K Sivan

by : FnF Desk

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman K Sivan has been attracting flak for the controversial removal of a senior colleague and director of ISRO's, Space Application Centre, Tapan Mis...

ISRO wants Chandrayaan-2 lander to orbit moon first

by : FnF Desk

After years of preparation, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) just weeks ago decided to change the Chandrayaan-2 mission, which will now see the Lander — that was initially going to soft...

Entertainment

Nuclear tests were India's most defining moment: John Abraham

by : Radhika Bhirani

"Parmanu - The Story of Pokhran" is on India's 1998 nuclear tests. The subjects may seem fit for documentaries, but actor John Abraham - the common factor as the producer of the films - says his ...

Twisted interpretation of history: Challenging times for artists, filmmakers

by : Amulya Ganguli

At the root of the controversy over the release of the Hindi feature film "Padmavati" is, first, the saffron brotherhood's interpretation of history with a pronounced anti-Muslim bias and, second...

Punekars are all set to sing along with SANAM

by : FnF Correspondent

After performing for a massive audience of over 5000 people last year, Trustfort Events brings back 'Virsaa with Sanam Again'. Pune is soon to witness the magic of India's 'Fabulou...

Health

Happy National Doctors Day - But are the Doctors Happy??

by : Dr Mukul Kapoor

National Doctors Day was celebrated in India on 1st July in memory of the iconic Bharat Ratna Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy, India's first Union Health Minister, whose birth and death centenary fall on t...

In coming times, quality of Indian doctors will be wanting

by : Dr Mukul Kapoor

Indian doctors have occupied the pride of place in the medical fraternity of the western world and are acknowledged as respected and influential clinicians. Indian doctors were able to reach such leve...

Smoking tobacco is globally the second leading cause of heart diseases

by : Shreya Ganguly

In tobacco cigarette, there is combustion, a burning of an organic material that generates temperatures up to 900 degree Celsius. Chronic exposure to this tends to thicken blood vessels, making them w...

Editor's Blog

Oped: Hindutva, Jobs or Farmers, whats the deal this season

by : Priti Prakash

Its just few months before the 2019 general elections will be declared. Political parties have sound...

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

Bloggers Spot

Obituary: My brief moment with M Karunanidhi when i missed to quote him as Kalaignar

by : Satya Narayan Sahu

M. Karunanidhi, reverentially known as Kalaignar is no more. I recall that four years back DMK MP Ti...

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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