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Diu’s Only Prisoner Counts His Days In Historic Jail

Diu: ‘Loneliness is overrated’ might not be a thought in 30-year-old Deepak Kanji’s head, the only inmate of a 472-year-old Portuguese fort-turned-jail in Diu. The jail, which can house 20 inmates, will be handed over to the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)...

Complaint Withdrawn After Rahul Gandhi Tweets In Support Of ‘Sacred Games’

New Delhi: A police complaint against popular Netflix series 'Sacred Games' was withdrawn after Congress president Rahul Gandhi recently tweeted in favour of freedom of expression. The West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee member, Rajeev Sinha, had filed the complaint alleging the show...

Amazon Prime Day Sale Starts; Flipkart Big Shopping Days At 4PM

It’s sale day. Amazon and Flipkart are holding their big sales on Monday. While Amazon kicked off the 2nd edition of its ‘Prime Day’ sale at 12 pm, Wallmart-owned Flipkart is also going to start its ‘Big Shopping Days’ sale at...

No Claimants For 3500 Dormant Swiss Bank Accounts

Zurich/New Delhi: The Switzerland Banking Ombudsman made public an updated list of dormant accounts without owners or claimants. Some of these accounts are linked to Indian citizens. The list, which was first published in December 2015, gets updated when a...
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Rath Yatra Celebrated With Fervour And Gaiety In Kenya

Bhubaneswar: Rath Yatra has now become a major global festival. There are reports of celebration from USA, Singapore, Canada, Italy, Australia and now Kenya too. NRI Odias in Nairobi gave the locals a glimpse into their culture when they celebrated...

Nation Celebrates Rath Yatra

Bhubaneswar: Apart from Puri, Rath Yatra is also celebrated in different parts of the country. Here is how it is celebrated in other cities of the country. Rath Yatra in Bengaluru: ISKCON Seshadripuram celebrates Rath Yatra in the city of Bengaluru...

Dust Caused 15000 Deaths In Delhi: Study

New Delhi: The nation’s capital city reported more than 15,000 premature deaths in 2016 due to air pollution. A study in 13 mega cities of south Asia and China attributed the deaths to particulate matter, particularly PM 2.5. It will soon bee published...

Mid-Air Collision Between Two IndiGo Aircraft Averted!

New Delhi: A mid-air collision between two IndiGo aircraft was averted over Bengaluru airspace on Tuesday. Traffic Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) was triggered on two aircraft operating Coimbatore-Hyderabad and Bangalore-Cochin routes respectively on Tuesday and normal procedure was followed, said the sources on...

SC Asks Centre To ‘Restore’ Or ‘Demolish’ Taj Mahal

New Delhi: The Supreme Court, while hearing a petition on proper maintenance of Taj Mahal, on Wednesday said the 17th-century marble marvel is more beautiful than the Eiffel Tower and could have solved the country's foreign exchange problem too. "Eighty million...

Centre Puts The Onus Of Deciding Section 377 Fate On Top Court

New Delhi: The NDA government, on Wednesday, said it has left it to the Supreme Court to decide decriminalisation of 150-year-old ban on gay sex in India. The court is free to decide on the constitutional validity of Section 377...
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Diu’s Only Prisoner Counts His Days In Historic Jail

Diu: ‘Loneliness is overrated’ might not be a thought in 30-year-old Deepak Kanji’s head, the only inmate of a 472-year-old Portuguese fort-turned-jail in Diu. The jail, which...