Archive for August 6th, 2019

Not Just J&K, India’s Constitution Provides Special Powers to 10 States

New Delhi Aug 6: The announcement of the Narendra Modi government’s decision in parliament to scrap the exclusive position enjoyed by the state of Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the constitution has brought about mixed responses from both political parties and the public at large.
A question…

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The story of Indian democracy written in blood and betrayal

BJP thinks it is going to Indianise Kashmir. Instead, we will see, potentially, the Kashmirisation of India.

New Delhi Aug 6:  There are times in the history of a republic when it reduces itself to jackboot. Nothing more and nothing less. We are witnessing that moment in Kashmir. But this…

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DU 7th cut-off list 2019: Check college-wise 7th cut off list here

New Delhi Aug 6: Delhi University on Monday going to release its seventh cutoff list for admissions to various undergraduate courses like B.Com  (Honours), BA(Honours) Economics and in science streams.

The seventh DU cut-off will be released on the official website – du.ac.in.  Find below direct…

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Whole body vibration reduces diabetic inflammation: Study

New York Aug 6: Whole body vibration (WBV) can significantly improve how well our body uses glucose as an energy source and adjust our microbiome and immune cells to reduce diabetic inflammation, says a new study.

The study’s findings, published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences, showed how…

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Power shots

With an eye on Assembly polls, the AAP govt offers free electricity but will it be enough to get Kejriwal another term?

They may look jaded slogans but when it comes to governance in Delhi, it is the classic bijli, sadak and paani(power, roads and water) issues which have…

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Madhuri takes #GulelChallenge on #25YearsOfHAHK

Actress Madhuri Dixit-Nene took fans down memory lane on Monday by first enacting as Nisha from “Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!” and then taking up the #GulelChallenge on the film’s 25th anniversary.

One of the iconic scenes of the 1994 film was one where Madhuri’s co-star Salman…

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BalleBaazi.com Raises USD 4 Mn Series A Round Funding

New Delhi, Aug 6:  BalleBaazi.com, the leading online Fantasy gaming platform launched last year in January, has received a massive funding of USD 4MN from two private equity funds based out of Singapore and Delhi, in series A round.

BalleBaazi.com, the leading online Fantasy gaming platform launched last…

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Hong Kong leader says city on brink as protesters unleash travel chaos

Hong Kong, Aug 6 (AFP) Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters are close to creating a “very dangerous situation”, the city’s leader warned Monday as train travel and international flights in the global financial hub were thrown into chaos.

The peak-hour efforts to lock down Hong Kong’s…

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Rupee rises 26 paise to 70.47 against USD in early trade

Mumbai, Aug 6 (PTI) The rupee rebounded from the five month low and appreciated by 26 paise to 70.47 against the US dollar in early trade Tuesday amid positive opening in domestic equity market.

On Monday, the domestic currency had suffered the biggest single-day drop in past six…

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Ayodhya dispute: SC commences day-to-day hearing

New Delhi, Aug 6 (PTI) The Supreme Court on Tuesday commenced hearing in the politically sensitive case of Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute in Ayodhya after the efforts to arrive at an amicable settlement through mediation have failed.

“Let us begin the hearing,” said a five-judge Constitution bench…

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