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ISRO successfully launched its Lightest Satellite ‘Kamalsat-V2’

On Thursday, The Indian Space Research Organisation fulfil its 1st mission of 2019 by launching the student satellite Kamalsat V2 which is the world’s lightest satellite and an imaging satellite Microsat-R from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. This is also the 46th flight of ISRO’s workhorse PSLV. The new Satellite Kamalsat V2 is a payload developed by students and Chennai based Space Kids India for the first time. Another satellite Microsat-R satellite is meant for the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) purposes. The weight of the satellite is 1.26…

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Virat Kohli the first cricketer to win ICC Test, ODI and overall Player of the Year awards

On Tuesday, The Indian Captain Virat Kohli became the first cricketer to make a clean sweep of individual honours in the ICC annual awards, claiming the Test, ODI and overall Player of the Year trophies besides being named the captain of the world body’s all-star teams. Virat Kohli is the first in the history who has been honoured by the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year, his second consecutive, the ICC Test and the ODI Player of the Year awards following an extraordinary 2018. The Chairman of…

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Fugitive businessmen Mehul Choksi surrenders passport in Antigua

A fugitive diamond trader  Mehul Choksi, who was accused of defrauding the Punjab National Bank, has surrendered his Indian citizenship and passport to authorities in Antigua and Barbuda. Mehul Choksi along with his nephew Nirav Modi also a fugitive from India allegedly committed fraud on Punjab National Bank amounting to over Rs. 13,500 crores. The businessman Mehul Choksi had fled India in January 2018, a few weeks before the scam came to light. In August 2018 he claimed that he had become a citizen of Antigua and Barbuda and he will expand his business…

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Flipkart Republic Day Sale Kicks Off – The Best Deals So Far

The e-commerce company Flipkart has kicked off its Republic Day sale with a bunch of offers and deals on smartphones, laptops, gaming consoles, tablets, and more. The Flipkart’s Republic Day sale has started from January 20 and will continue till January 22. It is the first massive sale of the year which is a good opportunity for the customer to grab the favourite tech product at a discount. Flipkart has tied up with State Bank of India to offer 10 per cent instant discount to the bank’s credit card customers. Apart from the…

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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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