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Simba, Uri, Kedarnath, KGF total box office collection

It has been a golden month for Bollywood fans. Kedarnath, KGF, Simba and now Uri: The Surgical Strikes have been on a rampage at the box office. Each of the films was quite different from the other. Kedarnath movie is based on a love story set in the backdrop of the catastrophic floods that rocked Uttarakhand in 2013. It was also the launchpad for Sara Ali Khan, and this worked well in its favour. Kedarnath crossed over Rs 50 crore at the box office, despite mixed reviews. Rohit Shetty directed…

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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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Sabarimala Case: CPI (M) and BJP hand in glove to stir violence

Mullappally Ramachandran who is the president of Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) has alleged that the that the Kerala and the Tamil Nadu units of the CPI (M) had the plan to facilitate the Chennai-based Manithi team which comprises of 11 women trying to enter the Sabarimala temple on December 23. In a conference which was held on December 24 in Kozikhode, Mullappally Ramachandran said that CPI (M) – led Left Democratic Front government in the State had been staging this sort of drama five times since the Supreme Court…

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Where does Country’s biggest Bank funds comes from?

The country’s biggest bank, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is holding a big share of its profits as a reserve and its balance sheet includes around Rs. 36.2 lakh crore. The 26% of the reserve comes with foreign and Indian government securities especially currency notes having interest rate against the government borrowings. As per the estimates, RBI is holding 556 tons of gold with the forex assets thus making up 77% of its total assets. The major reserve of RBI reserve constitutes those from the Currency and Gold Revaluation Account…

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Over 20,000 farmers’ protest in Mumbai, asking loan waiver, drought compensation

More than 20,000 farmers are marching towards thane to Mumbai thus asking for the loan waiver and drought compensation to the government. The two-day farmers’ protest march will conclude at Azad Maidan on Thursday. The march was started on Tuesday morning at 10 am from Thane and the farmers will reach the Somaiyya ground in the evening where a rally is being organised. The farmers’ protest will not end until the government will meet their demands. The farmers’ protest was led by Lok Sangharsh Morcha with the eminent faces like…

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Walmart to shed one-third of employees at Jabong, merge with Myntra

As a process for the merger of Myntra and Jabong is going on, Walmart started to shed about one-third of the employees at Jabong after the ouster of Flipkart CEO, Binny Bansal. As the 40% of the workforce is predicted to be out, the chief financial officer of Myntra and Jabong, Dipanjan Basu also stepped down. Basu who joined Myntra in 2016 was the Vice-president at Wipro Digital. The move to trim the employees is confirmed by the Myntra Chief Ananth Narayanan who wrote a letter to the employees and…

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Ayushmann Khurana’s Badhaai Ho leads over others, heading towards 100-cr club

Thrashing down other new movie releases like Saif Ali Khan’s Bazaar or Namaste England, Ayushmann Khurana’s Badhaai Ho is still ruling the box office revenue with the collection of 76 crores on the 10th day of the movie release. Badhaai ho had collected Rs 6.5 crore on Saturday which is 91.18% higher than revenue collected on Friday and the Trade analyst Taran Adarsh mention the collection of the movie by giving a clue if whether it will join 100 cr club. He said, “BadhaaiHo will cruise past Rs. 80 crore…

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Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 comes with great improvement of 4 cameras & 10GB RAM, other details

After ruling the mid-range smartphone market, Xiaomi Mi is ready to give a tough competition to the higher range smartphones with its newly launched Mi Mix 3 in Beijing on Thursday. The attractive part is its debutant cameras updation and 10GB RAM variant option. In the DxOmark ratings, Xiaomi stands with 103 points thus surpassing the highly demanded smartphones like iPhone X and P20 and going shoulders to shoulders with Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and HTC U 12+. The other MI versions including Mi Mix 2S which is leading with…

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India’s connection with Jamal Khashoggi

Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder has grabbed the international attention recently which led to high tension between Saudi Arabia and Turkey. He was murdered in Istanbul and the tension prevailed for many days thus leading the higher delegates of Saudi Arabia to boycott the important conference in the country. However, very few were aware of the Indian connection of Jamal Khashoggi who is the nephew of Adnan Khashoggi. Adnan was a rich arm dealer and is in touch with the former Indian Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar and Chandraswami who…

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4 men held for unusual behaviour outside CBI Chief Alok Verma’s house

The long hours of drama between the security personnel of CBI Chief Alok Verma and four men considered to be suspicious were finally folded after the introspection and questioning by the police. The incident took after on the early morning hours of Thursday when four men who were in the car resting outside the CBI chief Alok Verma’s residence at Janpath road. They were soon noticed by the security team and were nabbed by them. However, four of them claimed to be the Intelligence Bureau’s office by submitting their identity…

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