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What CM Pinarayi Vijayan left out in his Kalolsavam speech

What CM Pinarayi Vijayan left out in his Kalolsavam speech

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan made it a point to mention attacks on artists and undeclared gags on creative expressions by regressive forces when he addressed a large crowd as curtains rang up on the Kerala State School Youth Festival in Kannur on Monday. As …

Akhilesh Yadav gets Samajwadi Party’s Cycle Symbol, setback for Mulayam Singh Yadav

Akhilesh Yadav gets Samajwadi Party’s Cycle Symbol, setback for Mulayam Singh Yadav

The Election Commission on Monday recognized the faction led by Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav as the Samajwadi Party and allotted it the ‘cycle’ symbol, dealing a huge blow to Mulayam Singh Yadav. The decision, which came less than a month before the staggered …

RBI enhances cash withdrawal limit from ATMs to Rs 10000 per day per card

RBI enhances cash withdrawal limit from ATMs to Rs 10000 per day per card

» RBI raises ATM withdrawal limit to Rs 10,000 per day from existing Rs 4,500 with immediate effect. » Limit on withdrawal from current accounts has been enhanced from existing Rs 50,000 per week to Rs 1 lakh per week. » The limits were fixed …

Nirmala Sitharaman signals start-ups may get tax benefits in budget

Nirmala Sitharaman signals start-ups may get tax benefits in budget

Commerce and industry minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday indicated that startups may get additional tax benefits in the forthcoming budget, to be unveiled on February 1. The ministry has already suggested the finance ministry to consider raising tax holiday for startups to 7 years from …

Cow only animal to inhale and exhale oxygen: Rajasthan minister

Cow only animal to inhale and exhale oxygen: Rajasthan minister

In a shocking claim, Rajasthan education minister Vasudev Devnani said that cow is the only animal which inhales and exhales oxygen. The minister made the startling claims at Hingonia Goshala during an event organized by Akshay Patra foundation recently. The minister’s claim goes against a …

Modi ‘ejects’ Gandhi in Khadi Udyog’s calendar, diary

Modi ‘ejects’ Gandhi in Khadi Udyog’s calendar, diary

In a surprise development, prime minister Narendra Modi has ejected Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi from the 2017 wall calendar and table diary published by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC). Most employees and officials were taken aback to see the cover photo …

Amazon’s national flag doormat is not worth Sushma Swaraj’s Twitter ire

Amazon’s national flag doormat is not worth Sushma Swaraj’s Twitter ire

Should external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj have used her Twitter handle to issue a warning to online retailer Amazon to withdraw from its stores a doormat with an Indian flag printed on it? Many think she should not have used India’s so­called soft power so …

AR Rahman brings out a new version of Urvasi and it’s freaking awesome

AR Rahman brings out a new version of Urvasi and it’s freaking awesome

It’s an undeniable fact that A.R. Rahman’s super­peppy, addictive tune of ‘Urvasi Urvasi’ from the 1994 Tamil film Kadhalan continues to amuse us for its rich music and funky lyrics. The image of Prabhu Deva dancing atop that bus with glass ceiling is so fresh …

Vidya Balan shies away from Kamala Das biopic

Vidya Balan shies away from Kamala Das biopic

Actor Vidya Balan has pulled out of a biopic on the poet Kamala Das directed by Kamal. Reports suggest that several Hindu outfits, including the Shiv Sena, were opposed to Vidya Balan playing the controversial figure. Contrary to reports, Vidya Balan told a daily that …

Film releasion issue:Producers hatch master plan to defeat Kerala theater strike, Vijay’s ‘Bairavaa’ to release tomorrow

Film releasion issue:Producers hatch master plan to defeat Kerala theater strike, Vijay’s ‘Bairavaa’ to release tomorrow

» Producers and distributors to release movies in multiplexes, theaters not affiliated to Kerala Film Exhibitors’ Federation and in govt­owned theaters from tomorrow (Jan 12, Thursday) » Vijay­starrer Tamil film Bairavaa will be released in over 200 theaters across Kerala » Malayalam films will be …

Kerala Govt to monitor self-financing colleges, offers 10 L to Jishnu’s kin

Kerala Govt to monitor self-financing colleges, offers 10 L to Jishnu’s kin

» Kerala government constitutes committee to check conditions in self­financing colleges across the state » Panel will be headed by education minister C. Raveendranath » Cabinet also decides to give Rs 10 lakh to Jishnu Pranoy’s family » Crime branch takes over probe into Jishnu’s …

John McCain passes dossier alleging secret Trump-Russia contacts to FBI

John McCain passes dossier alleging secret Trump-Russia contacts to FBI

Russia “cultivated” and “supported” Donald Trump for years and has collected compromising information on his personal life and finances, multiple media reports said Wednesday, even as the US president­elect dismissed the claims as a “political witch hunt”. The allegations were presented to Trump and outgoing …

Sushma Swaraj asks envoy to help cancer-stricken PIO in France

Sushma Swaraj asks envoy to help cancer-stricken PIO in France

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj Tuesday directed Indian ambassador to France Mohan Kumar to make arrangements for the travel of a Person of Indian Origin (PIO) suffering from cancer to India after the man sought help through a video message on YouTube. She also advised …

Fake News Buster: Paytm wallet money invalid after Jan 15th

Fake News Buster: Paytm wallet money invalid after Jan 15th

Digital payments firm Paytm Tuesday said its wallet business will soon be transferred to its payments bank but quashed social media rumors that the m­wallets will stop working after January 15. “There are some rumors circulating that you will not be able to use the …

Arvind  Kejriwal’s tongue-in-cheek reply to Narendra  Modi after PM tweets visit to mom

Arvind Kejriwal’s tongue-in-cheek reply to Narendra Modi after PM tweets visit to mom

Hours after prime minister Narendra Modi tweeted about skipping his daily yoga session to have breakfast with his mother, Hiraba, in Gujarat, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said the PM was using his mother for political benefits. Through a tweet, Modi said he went to …