Archive for April 5th, 2017

Bachchan reaches 26 million mark on Twitter, thanks fans

Mumbai, Apr 5 (PTI) Amitabh Bachchan now has 26 million followers on microblogging site Twitter and the megastar thanked his fans for being by his side always.

Bachchan, who joined Twitter in 2010, expressed his excitement through a post and shared the news along with a picture of himself.


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Huawei to support school digitalisation in Telangana

Hyderabad, April 5 :  Huawei India Wednesday announced its partnership with Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) India for digitalisation of government schools in Telangana under its Daksha CSR programme.

An MOU to this effect was signed here in presence of Telangana Information Technology Minister K.T. Rama Rao.

In line with its…

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Kejriwal questions EC’s insistence on EVMs

New Delhi, April 5 :  Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday questioned the Election Commission’s insistence on the use of EVMs and said the whole country wanted that paper ballots should be used in elections.

“All political parties (barring the BJP) and the people of India want paper ballot…

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Youth sacrificing lives for Kashmir, not for tourism: Farooq Abdullah

Srinagar, April 5:  Former Chief Minister and National Conference candidate for the Srinagar parliamentary by-poll, Farooq Abdullah said on Wednesday that Kashmiri youth were sacrificing their lives for the “Kashmir cause and not for tourism”.

In a veiled reference to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statement that the youth…

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Haj pilgrimage by sea route likely to resume after 23 years

New Delhi, Apr 5 (PTI) After a gap of nearly a quarter-century, the air at the Mumbai port may once again be filled with chanting of ‘Talbiyah’, a prayer Muslims invoke before they set off for or during the annual Haj pilgrimage.

A high-level committee, formed by the…

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Why did Deepika visit Chittorgarh secretly?

New Delhi , April  5 (ANI): Deepika Padukone is on a research spree to preprare for her role in upcoming film ‘Padmavati.’ Hence, she went on a solo expedition to the Chittorgarh city, in Rajasthan

The 31-year-old actress is leaving no stone unturned in getting into the skin of…

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This summer, detox with infused water

New Delhi , April 05 (ANI): ‘Water is the only drink for a wise man’ – Henry David Thoreau.

From our very childhood, we know that drinking large amount of water is necessary to keep fit and ourselves hydrated, avoiding illness.

Mostly, instead of normal water, we crave for juices and soft…

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Anupam Kher to connect with ‘lonely, depressed’ people

Mumbai, April 5 :  Veteran actor Anupam Kher has shared his e-mail address on social media as he wants to connect with “lonely or depressed” people. He feels that there is a need to listen to the young generation and not pass off their silence.

Anupam’s comment comes after…

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Jio will continue to remain disruptive: Jefferies

New Delhi, April 5:  With 72 million subscribers enrolling for prime membership till March 31, Reliance Jio will remain disruptive given its aspirations, investment banking firm Jefferies said here on Wednesday.

Last week Jio reported that out of its over 100 million subscribers of free services, over 72 million have…

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Will global giant Huawei finally shine in India this year?

New Delhi, April 5:  As competition gets fierce and margins turn razor-thin in the evolving Indian market, Chinese smartphones makers are fast reworking their strategies to gain an upper hand. But the road ahead is full of uncertainties.

Take the case of Shenzen-headquartered company Huawei. One of the…

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