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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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Mamata Banerjee sits in dharna protesting CBI action against Kolkata police chief

The Kolkata Chief Minister Mamata  Banerjee on Sunday sits for dharna or a sit-down protest for 2  days in central Kolkata to “save the constitution” after a huge showdown between the police and officials of the Central Bureau of Investigation. The CBI officers wanted to question Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar over two Ponzi schemes, but the CBI officials who turned up at Mr Kumar’s home were taken to a local police station and allegedly detained. “There is a total constitutional breakdown. It is my job to protect my officers,” the…

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Amazon Gets Alternate Sellers in Place For Selling Products

The largest e-commerce site Amazon gets new rules to remove its key grocery service and remove a wide range of products such as sunglasses and floor cleaners. In December last year, India modified foreign direct investment rules for its burgeoning e-commerce sector, which has drawn major bets from not only Amazon.com but also the likes of Walmart Inc, which last year bought a majority stake in homegrown e-commerce player Flipkart. India’s new e-commerce investment rules bar online retailers from selling products via vendors in which they have an equity interest, and…

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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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Mithali Raj becomes first woman cricketer to play 200 ODIs

Mithali Raj is an Indian Cricketer and captain of Indian Women’s Cricket team. Maithali is regarded as one of the greatest batswomen to have ever played the game, she is the highest run-scorer in women’s international cricket and the only female cricketer to surpass the 6,000 run mark in WODIs. Maithali is the first player to score seven consecutive 50s in ODIs. She also holds the record for most half-centuries in WODIs. In June 2018 during 2018 T20 Asia cup, she became the first player from India (either male or female) to score…

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A tribute to Kalpana Chawla : the first Indian woman in space

Sixteen years ago on this day, India lost one of its most talented children, Kalpana Chawla. She was one of seven crew members in NASA’sSpace Shuttle Columbia, which disintegrated minutes after launching from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida. The shuttle was 73 seconds into its flight when it blew up, silently, in a cloud of red, orange and white. Kalpana Chawla was the first Indian-born woman in space, and a role model for not just women around the world, but anyone that dreamt of being an astronaut. She went to space on two missions as a NASA astronaut –…

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Budget 2019: Here are the few Highlights

On Friday, the Finance Minister Piyush Goyal presented the Interim Budget for 2019 at the Parliament. Here are the key highlights from Finance Minister Piyush Goyal Interim Budget 2019-20. Taxes changes – No income tax for income up to Rs 6.5 lakh (Rs 5 lakh + Rs 1.5 lakh under 80C of the Income Tax Act) – Full tax rebate for income up to Rs 5 lakh per annum – No tax on notional rent on a second self-occupied house – Capital Gains exemption under Section 54 to be available on two house properties – The tax benefit of Rs 18,500 crore given to three crore middle-class taxpayers –…

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Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga Movie is in theatre

The Valentine month has come and finally, the movie  Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga is in theatre. For the first time, the movie will mark the first collaboration of real-life father-daughter duo Anil Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor, it will also mark the reunion of Juhi Chawla and Anil Kapoor after almost 19 years and it also starred one of best acting talents we have today, Rajkummar Rao. The movie also stars Akshaye Oberoi, Regina Cassandra, Bijendra Kala and Madhumanti Kapoor in the supporting role. The trailer of the film has been released earlier and it created a…

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Interim Budget could contain farm income support: Piyush Goyal

Today the finance minister Piyush Goyal will present the Interim Budget for 2019-20 amid heightened expectations that he will announce an income support scheme for distressed farmers who have seen their incomes stagnate because of plunging prices, barely enough to pay for loans and input costs. The budget presenting before  April-May Lok Sabha elections will be keenly watched for cues about the government’s intent on creating jobs, high unemployment rates etc. Piyush Goyal, standing on behalf of Arun Jaitley who is in the US for health reasons, is widely expected to articulate…

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IND vs New Zealand:Loss in fourth ODI is a reality check for us: Bhuvneswar Kumar

After the fifth and final ODI at Wellington on Sunday, India will play three T20 Internationals against New Zealand which will start on February 6. On Thursday, India pacer Bhubaneswar Kumar stated that the team have got a “reality check” after their crushing defeat at the hands of New Zealand in the fourth ODI. The match saw the collapse of the Indian batting order in front of the swinging deliveries of  Trent Boult and Colin D Grandhomme but Kumar asserted that judging the credibility of Indian batsmen just by one match would not be a…

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