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INDIA vs. AUS Fourth test match: Confusion over Ashwin’s selection

On Wednesday, the health status of Ravichandran Ashwin caused confusion to the Indian Cricket team. The Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli said the senior player that “he has not recovered on time”. He also said that during the cricket match between India and Australia, Ravindra Jadeja was first named for the second Test at Perth. Later, the cricket coach Ravi Shastri said in the Melbourne match that Jadeja was suffering from shoulder stiffness and wasn’t 100 per cent fit at the start of the Perth Test. The BCCI went…

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Sabarimala case: Two women enters Ayyapa Temple

On Wednesday, Kerala Chief Minister confirmed two women in the age group of 10-50 years entered the Ayyapa temple in Sabarimala which is one of the holiest shrines in south India since supreme court banned entering of women of menstrual age in the temple. The temple shut down for ritual “purification” briefly before reopening to devotees. According to the video footage, two women named as Bindu and Kanaka Durga  who were from Kozhikode and Malappuram respectively are seen making the entry through the staff gate on the northern side at 3:48 a.m.…

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Government to introduced Aadhaar Amendment bill

The Union law Minister of India Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad will introduce the Aadhaar amendment bill today in the Lok Sabha under the Aadhaar Act, The telegraph act and the prevention of money laundering Act (PMLA). The amendments which were approved by the cabinet in the mid of December would permit the voluntary use of Aadhaar for mobile SIM card and bank account authentications, as well as allow children who turn 18 to opt-out of the system. Another Supreme court’s   Aadhaar Amendment Bill continues the government’s push to establish a…

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Veteran Actor and a screenwriter Kader Khan passes away at 81

Veteran Bollywood actor, screenwriter and a professor Kader Khan has passed away at the age of 81 in Canada on January 1st as he was suffering from Progressive Supra nuclear Palsy, a degenerative disease that causes loss of balance, difficulty in walking and dementia. He was born in Kabul, Afghanistan and raised in the midst of poverty in Kamathipura in Mumbai. He was an engineer in training and a professor of civil engineering. He was also the funny man of the 1980s. Kader Khan, whose earthy and street-smart dialogues added…

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CONGRESS IS CELEBRATING ITS 134th FOUNDATION DAY

The Indian National Congress is one of the major political party in India founded by Allan Octave Hume (a prominent member of the Theosophical Society), Dadabhai Naoroji and Dinshaw Wacha on 28th December 1885 during the British Raj and now the Congress is celebrating its 134th foundation day. The main ideology of Congress was to protect the rights of the people of the country, development of the country. As part of the celebrations, party President Rahul Gandhi cut a cake along with former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to commemorate the…

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Bank-led resolution of NPAs set to begin

Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) along with former deputy governor of Reserve Bank of India has set up an oversight committee with to kick start bank-led resolution of stressed assets under the inter-creditor agreement. The association has now asked the 34 lenders to initiate and send the resolution proposals under the scheme. According to the senior official of Indian Bank’s Association, banks have been told to provide forensic reports and credit rating of the borrower along with the resolution plan “Under Project Sashakt”, an overseeing committee (OC) is to be set…

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Triple Talaq is not about Religion: Says Government

After the long holiday for Christmas, on Thursday the Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad passed the triple talaq bill for discussion. “Triple Talaq” is the practice of Muslim men instantly divorcing their wives by uttering “Talaq” thrice which is a punishable offence. Many countries like Pakistan has banned triple talaq and introduced a Civil Code. The Government has proposed various laws regarding “Triple Talaq”. The law makes “triple talaq” an offence with a jail term of up to three years and a fine for the husband, and makes the…

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ALL INDIA BANK STRIKE: SERVICE TO BE AFFECTED

On Wednesday, the various public sector and some of the private and foreign banks had undergone a day-long strike to protest against the amalgamation of Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank with Bank of Baroda. However, some of the new private sector banks will remain unclosed. Most of the banks have already informed customers about the strike. The strike was called by the United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) including the All India Bank Officers Confederation (AIBOC), All India Bank Employees’ Association (AIBEA), National Confederation of Bank Employees (NCBE) and the…

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Google dedicates doodle to social worker Murlidhar Amte on his Birth Anniversary

Google, the search engine dedicated doodle to life and legacy of Indian Social worker and activist Murlidhar Devidas Amte on his 104th Birth Anniversary.  Shri Murlidhar Amte who was affectionately known as “Baba Amte” or “Father Amte” dedicated his life to serving the needs of leprosy people and working for their rehabilitation. According to the official, MurlidharAmte was born on December 26, 1914, to a wealthy family of landlords of Hinganghat in Wardha district of Maharashtra. As a child, he used to play with children of other castes and eat…

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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal ponders reimplementation of odd-even scheme

On Tuesday, Delhi’s CM Arvind Kejriwal told the state government to reimplement the odd-even schemes of vehicles if needed. According to the Environment Pollution Control Authority, the air pollution of Delhi has hit a high level. Due to the increased air pollution, the Supreme Court has ordered the Environment Pollution Control Authority to ban the industrial activity in pollution hot spots and construction work across the National Capital Region (NCR). For the past few years, Delhi has been fighting with severe air pollution especially in winters. On Tuesday The Central…

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