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Reliance Communications shares plunge 48% after bankruptcy filing

Today the shares of Indias largest communication service provider  Reliance Communications Ltd has plunged over 48% in morning trade after the company has decided to opt for insolvency proceedings, following its failure to sell assets for paying back its lenders. RCom fell as much as 48.27% on BSE to Rs 6 a share intraday. At 9.40 am, the stock was trading at Rs.7.34 on BSE, down 36.7% from its previous close. In comparison, benchmark Sensex fell 0.23% to 36,386.78 points. According to the report, RCom’s USD bonds due November 2020…

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Seemanchal Express derail in Bihar : 6 killed , 11 coaches Derailed

On Sunday,  early in the morning, around 4 am six passengers were killed and over 30 injured when 11 coaches of the Delhi-bound Seemanchal Express Derailed. The coaches of the superfast Jogbani-Anand Vihar Seemanchal Express jumped the rails near Sahadai Buzurg in the Sonpur Division of East Central Railway (ECR). Officials said that the superfast train Seemanchal Express from Jogbani in Bihar to Delhi’s Anand Vihar Terminal was running at 55 kilometres an hour when the accident took place. Three of the coaches overturned and high force of the impact destroyed them completely. Chief…

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2 Pilots Killed In Mirage 2000 Fighter Jet Crash In Bengaluru

Two Indian Air Force pilots were killed after a Mirage 2000 upgraded trainer version by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited crashed in Bengaluru on Friday morning. The pilots have been identified as Squadron Leader Sameer Abrol and Squadron Leader Siddarth Negi. The incident took place at 10.30 am. The Mirage 2000 is equipped with ‘zero-zero’ (zero speed, zero altitudes) ejection seats which enable the pilots to bail out even if the aircraft is on the ground and is not moving. It is unclear at what stage of the take-off run the fighter was…

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Modi govt working for ‘New India’: says Ramnath Kovind

Ahead of Budget session on Thursday, The President of India Ramnath Kovind highlighted  PM Modi’s various development works and commitment to social justice, as he asserted it has worked to build a “New India” after assuming power in 2014 when the nation was passing through “uncertain times.” After President highlighted PM Modi’s work, PM Modi said that “Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas” is our Mantra and this spirit will also be seen in Parliament. We are looking forward to discussing every issue.” President Kovind said there was uncertainty before 2014, but the government has been working towards…

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Anna Hazare to launch hunger strike today

Today, Social activist Anna Hazare has announced that he would launch a hunger strike over the “non-fulfilment” of assurances by the Centre and the Maharashtra government on the appointment of Lokpal and passage of Lokayukta Act in the state respectively. Hazare told the reporter that he would begin the hunger strike at 10 am on Wednesday at his village Ralegan Siddhi in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra. The activist also wrote a letter to Maharastra CM Devendra Fadnavis saying that “It has been five years since the Lokpal Act was passed. Yet…

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The Kite Flying Festival ,Makar Sankranti is Here

India is one of the very few countries in the world that celebrate harvest festivals also with equal enthusiasm and zest like any other festival. One such festival is Makar Sankranti, primarily celebrated in north India. The festival officially marks the beginning of spring or the onset of Indian summer and the days become longer, and nights shorter. Makar Sankranti is one of the most popular Hindu festivals, and also the first festival of the New Year. The festival is known with different names in different parts of the country. It…

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Fog hits flight operations at Delhi

On Thursday, nearly 200 flights were delayed to the huge fog. The departure of the flights from Delhi airport was shut down about two hours in the morning till 9:30 am. The shutdown creates lots of inconvenience to passengers. Departures were halted, arrivals were still continued at the airport.10 flights were diverted during this period, especially pilots were not commanded with low visibility landing procedures. Minimum visibility of 125 meters are required for safe flight operations. However, require minimum visibility is 50 meters at Delhi airport which has India’s most efficient instruments…

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Veteran cricket coach Ramakant Achrekar pass away at 87 of age

The Popular cricket coach Ramakant Achrekar, passed away yesterday at his residence in Mumbai. He was 87 years old and had been battling old age-related ailments for the past few days. Mr. Ramakant Achrekar was one of the pre-eminent features of Mumbai cricket culture. Mr. Ramakant Achrekar was the cricket coach of Sachin Tendulkar who shaped Sachin’s career in the field of cricket. Apart from cricket he also built the career of many other cricketers including Balwinder Singh Sandhu, Chandrakant Pandit, Lalchand Rajput, Vinod Kambli, Pravin Amre, Sameer Dighe, Ajit Agarkar, Paras Mhambrey and Ramesh…

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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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