Archive for October 31st, 2015

Triangular contest in Dhamdaha revives memories of caste wars in Bihar

Dhamdaha (Purnia) Oct 31 ,Shambhu Bhagat (48) of Haldibari village in Dhamdaha was emotional while recounting the murder of his father and grandfather in bloody caste wars during the closing years of the previous century and later.

After his father, Ganga Prasad Bhagat, was killed in 2000 Shambhu left his…

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De Villiers hits ton as practice game ends in draw

Mumbai, Oct 31, Displaying his sheer class yet again with a superb ton, AB de Villiers overshadowed the good performance put in by the home bowlers at the start of the second and final day to help South Africa settle for a draw against Board President XI in the two…

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Boman Irani’s ‘affair’ with ‘Dilwale’ ends

Mumbai, Oct 31 , Actor Boman Irani has wrapped up shooting for his part in the forthcoming film “Dilwale”, which brings one of the best on screen couples of Bollywood – Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol – together after five years.

The 55-year-old actor took to Twitter to express his views…

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No personal celebration in swinging, dancing, says Big B

Mumbai, Oct 31, Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says stars don’t seek “personal celebration” by swinging and dancing on “grandiose sets”, instead they try to spread joy through their gigs.

“Let not the fanfare and the celebratory designs set you on a path of personal celebration…they are not…we swing…

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NASA’s Cassini captures Saturn moon Enceladus up close

Washington, Oct 31 (IANS) Following a successful close flyby of Saturn’s icy, geologically active moon Enceladus on Wednesday, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has begun transmitting its latest images.
During the dramatic flyby of Enceladus, a prime target for future exploration in search of habitable environments beyond our home planet…

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Twitter to encash millions of logged-out users

New York, Oct 31 ,  Millions of visitors who access Twitter’s news, events, and entertainment updates through its home page, and those who access tweets through Google search, are among Twitter’s biggest missed revenue opportunities.

Now the company is planning to attempt to make money off people who do…

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Sardar Patel as first PM would have been better: Naidu

New Delhi, Oct 31, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said that history had not done justice to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and if he had been the first prime minister, the country’s face could have changed more.

Naidu, who was present at the function to flag off…

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Congress Tripura unit chief surrenders after conviction

Agartala, Oct 31 ,Amid high security and escorted by over 300 party supporters, Congress Tripura unit president Birajit Sinha on Saturday surrendered before a court in northern Tripura over his conviction for violation of an administrative order in 2013.

“The state Congress president surrendered before the Unokoti district and session…

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Prez again calls for preserving plural character of India

New Delhi, Oct 31 (PTI) President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday once again called for preserving the multiplicity and pluralistic character of the country and said India has thrived due to its power of assimilation and tolerance

The President, who had on a number of occasions spoken against growing intolerance in…

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Jaitley hopes for sustained low rates, inflation under control

Mumbai, Oct 31 (PTI) Expecting inflation to remain under control, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said he is hopeful that the downward move in interest rates will stay.

Speaking at a housing market event here, he said the Reserve Bank has lowered the rates on four occasions this year, which…

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