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The Supreme Court ended a ban that prevented women of the menstrual age from entering the #Sabarimala Temple in Kerala.

The Supreme Court ended a ban that prevented women of the menstrual age from entering the #Sabarimala Temple in Kerala. Right to worship is given to all devotees and there can be no discrimination on the basis of gender: Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra.

Main Highlights :-
We will go for a review petition after getting support from other religious heads: Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) president, A Padmakumar, on Supreme Court allows entry of all women in Kerala’s #Sabarimala temple.


"Religious practices can't solely be tested on the basis of the right to equality. It's up to the worshippers, not the court to decide what's religion's essential practice" Justice Indu Malhotra, dissenting judge. 
So Supreme court who let humans decide about their choices in section 377 & 497 wants Lord Ayyappa in the form of naishtika brahmchari at Sabarimala,a form of eternal celibate to change his preferences. Ironical! Geetika Swami@SwamiGeetika



Mecca holy site for Muslims, not Ayodhya: Uma Bharti

Declaring Ayodhya a “historic” place for the Hindus, Union Minister Uma Bharti on Thursday claimed that the disputed area cannot be a religious place for Muslims as they consider Mecca to be their holy land.

Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the Supreme Court order that hearing for the Ayodhya title suit will begin from October 29, the BJP MP from Madhya Pradesh claimed that the dispute over the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid area was never “religious” in nature but was turned into one.

Tourism in India is advancing with technology

With the help of technological advances, Tourism has come a long way, transforming how we connect and inform ourselves. Today, we strive forward for a digitally advanced tourism sector encouraging innovation and responsible tourism #WTD2018 #WorldTourismDay #IncredibleIndia

Government has drawn the broad contours inviting private players to develop India’s islands into world class tourist destinations. NITI Aayog has recently come out with a draft concession agreement for development and operation of these island resorts and supporting infrastructure in public-private partnership mode.

The Aayog hopes to use the agreement, developed in consultation with the ministry of tourism, as base document for developing specific eco-tourism projects.

As per the agreement, the concessionaire will have the exclusive right, license and authority to construct, operate and maintain the project and provide hospitality services during the concession period of 66 years.

The government, on its part, has…

Tanushree Dutta says she was sexually abused by an actor, asserts #MeToo will never reach Bollywood

Over the last few months, countless celebrities have opened up about their experiences with sexual harassment and assault in entertainment industry (thank you, Harvey Weinstein). The #MeToo and Time’s Up movements have extended well past Hollywood, giving voice to those who have experienced sexual abuse in any capacity.

Now, after Radhika Apte, Richa Chadda, Swara Bhasker and Konkona SenSharma, another Bollywood actor is speaking up -- Tanushree Dutta. Though many parts of her story are already painfully public, the Aashiq Banaya Aapne actor, in a candid interview with News 18, opened up about being sexually abused and explained how the #MeToo movement has made her feel.

Amit Shah Reaches Odisha To Discuss Party Strategy For 2019 Polls

BHUBANESWAR:

BJP president Amit Shah is in Odisha for a daylong tour Monday to fine-tune the party's strategies for next year's state assembly and Lok Sabha polls.

Amit Shah's visit comes two days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a rally in the state slammed Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for saying no to the Centre's flagship Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme and alleged corruption in the state government.

The BJP chief, who is scheduled to attend a women's wing meeting at the seaside town of Puri, was accorded a warm welcome on his arrival here by senior leaders, including Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan and the party's state unit chief Basant Panda.

"Reached Odisha, where I will be addressing the 'Mahila Samavesh', a sammelan of Mahila Shakti Kendra karyakartas and the BJP Mahila Morcha National Executive meeting in Puri (Odisha)," Mr Shah tweeted soon after his arrival.

With just a few months to go before the Odisha Asse…

Nobel Peace Prize for Modi?

According to Financial Express, BJP's Tamil Nadu unit President Tamilisai Soundararjan Monday said she has 'nominated' Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the Nobel Peace Prize for launching the "world's largest" health scheme.

“The last date for Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize 2019 is January 31, 2019. The nomination processes start in September each year. University Professors and Members of Parliament among others can also nominate our Prime Minister,” the release added. Modi rolled out the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY)-Ayushman Bharat, and had termed it a “game-changer initiative to serve the poor”. It was the ‘biggest’ government-sponsored healthcare scheme in the world, he had said, adding “the number of beneficiaries is almost equal to the population of Canada, Mexico and the US taken together.”


According to the Prime Minister, more than 13,000 hospitals have been added as part of the scheme. He further said that trial for the rollout of the sc…

The government will not cancel the Rafale jets deal amid allegations of a scam

The government will not cancel the Rafale jets deal amid allegations of a scam. Finance minister Arun Jaitley said whether the fighter aircraft were bought at a higher rate or not was for the Comptroller and Auditor General to investigate. Jaitley also refuted former French president Francois Hollande's claim that aircraft manufacturer Dassault Aviation was given no choice but to partner Anil Ambani’s Reliance Defence for making spares of Falcon and Rafale aircraft in India. Dassault has clarified that its partnership with Reliance Defence was its own choice while the French government has already distanced itself from the controversy.

Maldives elections: Pro China Yameen ousted

Maldives, Sep 24: Ibrahim Mohammad Solih has declared victory in the Maldives presidential elections. The victory comes in the wake of allegations that the elections would be rigged in favour of President Abdulla Yameen.

"I call on Yameen to respect the will of the people and bring about a peaceful, smooth transfer of power," Solih said on television, shortly after interim results from the country's election commission gave him an unassailable 58 per cent of the popular vote.
He further urged the incumbent to immediately release scores of political prisoners. Yameen who was tipped to retain power had jailed or forced into exile almost all of his main rivals.

DSSSB PRT 2018 admit card released, how to download

The Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board (DSSSB) has released the admit cards for the PRT recruitment examination on the official website — dsssbonline.nic.in. The examination is scheduled to held on September 30, October 13, 14 and 28.

To download admit card, candidates have to visit the official website, dsssbonline.nic.in. Then click on 'Download admit card’ link. In the new window, enter registration number, roll number. Admit card will appear on the screen. Download it, and take a print out for further reference.

DSSSB has released the notification for the recruitment of 4,366 PRT Teachers across various Municipal Corporation of Delhi, MCD schools in the national capital. The notification was released on June 26 on the official website delhi.gov.in. The online applications for the recruitment examinations would commence from July 2, 2018.

Jaswant Singh's Son Manvendra Quits BJP Ahead Of Rajasthan Polls

Ahead of state elections in Rajasthan, BJP veteran Jaswant Singh's son Manvendra Singh today quit the party, saying him joining the BJP was a mistake.


 "Kamal ki phool hamari bhool thi (choosing the Lotus flower was my mistake), said the lawmaker at his Swabhiman rally in Rajasthan's Barmer, who has been campaigning vigorously in his constituency ever since he announced a rally for "fight for self-respect" of voters. "There have been many rallies on Gaurav (pride) and Sankalp (determination) but today's rally is the biggest - it is the rally for Swabhiman (self-respect), said Manvendra Singh, adding that "swabhiman is our right and we are committed to it." Manvendra Singh's ties with the BJP have been strained ever since his father was denied a ticket in the last Lok Sabha elections in 2014 and going back to the issue today he said, he is "running out of patience" and now it's "time for him to speak out." Manve…

Jet Airways flight makes emergency landing in Mumbai after loss of cabin pressureJet Airways flight #9W697 to Jaipur was forced to return to Mumbai after cabin pressure failed in the main cabin, leaving a number of passengers bleeding from the nose and ears.

Jet Airways flight #9W697 to Jaipur was forced to return to Mumbai after cabin pressure failed in the main cabin, leaving a number of passengers bleeding from the nose and ears. Local media is reporting that the crew forgot to turn on a switch which maintains cabin pressure during the flight.

OPSC recruitment 2018: Applications invited for 500 ASO posts; Apply on opsc.gov.in

OPSC recruitment 2018: The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has issued notification for the permanent posts of Assistant Section Officer. Applications have been invited from the eligible candidates for the posts of ASO in Group B of Odisha Secretariat Service under Home Department. The last date for submission of the application form is November 9, 2018. The application process for the posts will be started from October 10, 2018. The applicants should go through the official notification before applying for the posts. They must make sure that they are eligible for the posts.

There are 500 posts open for recruitment and 166 posts are reserved for women. For more details, candidates can visit OPSC official website oopsc.gov.in.

Pay: The selected candidates will be recruited in the pay scale of Rs 35,400. For details about the salary breakup, the applicants must read the official notification.

Age Limit:
The applicants should not be more than 32 years and less than 21 years of age.

Sreesanth threatens to walk off Big Boss after first task is cancelled

It's only the second day of the show and the former cricketer is already causing drama, refusing to take part in a task which was subsequently cancelled by Big Boss.Sreesanth will be asked to tell everyone why is he a stronger contestant than Sourabh Patel and Shivashish Mishra. He will refuse to participate in the task saying he doesn’t have any strong points against the two. Despite being prodded by Karanvir Bohra and warned by Bigg Boss, Sreesanth will refuse to utter a word, leading to Bigg Boss cancelling the task.

Sreesanth’s behavior will not just upset Shilpa Shinde and Karan Patel but also leave other contestants furious for putting all their efforts into vain by getting the task cancelled.

Bigg Boss 12: Who is Jasleen Matharu? See pics, videos of Anup Jalota’s girlfriend who has social media abuzz

Bigg Boss 12 contestants Anup Jalota and Jasleen Matharu have confirmed their relationship. The singers, who were introduced by host Salman Khan, entered the Bigg Boss house as a couple on Sunday, and the internet could not handle it. Social media immediately exploded with plenty of reactions from Bigg Boss fans, and many were less than enthusiastic about the pairing. Jalota, 65, is about 37 years older than his girlfriend, Matharu. They have been dating for three years.


While the 65-year-old bhajan singer had refuted the claims, Jasleen confirmed their romance in an interview with Times of India, where she said age doesn’t necessarily matter when it comes to love: “Age gap has never bothered us and now once we go inside the house, we will get to know the real reaction of the people about our relationship. Until now, nobody knew anything.”

Who is behind Pranay Perumalla's murder?

24-year-old Pranay was murdered on September 14 outside Miryalaguda Jyothi Hospital’s by an unknown assailant in what is alleged to be a caste killing. His crime? Marrying Amrutha, a woman from a Komati caste (Vyshya)--Caste Hindu. The police are still investigating the case.
During the procession, Amrutha was seated on a tractor along with her husband's mortal remains, heading toward the burial ground accompanied by her in-laws and thousands of youth, who came to express their solidarity and demanding justice.

According to The Wire Perumalla Pranay was hacked to death in broad daylight by a man suspected to have been contracted by his pregnant wife’s family. Pranay belongs to the Mala (Dalit) caste 
The News Minute quotes the statement from Pranay's wife where she alleged former MLA of the caretaker Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) in the state of aiding her father in the murder.

The ex-legislator denied all allegations, and said that he had never heard of Amrutha or Pranay.Acti…

Malayalam actor Captain Raju passes away

Malayalam actor Captain Raju died on Monday morning. The 68-year-old actor passed away at his residence in Kochi, Kerala.

A few months ago, the actor had suffered a stroke during a flight to America. After being informed of his condition, the flight was diverted and ended up landing in Oman, Muscat. Following his family’s request, the actor was then shifted from Muscat to Kochi for further treatment. His condition had been declared stable at the time.



Captain Raju quit the Indian army and began his acting career in 1981. He was a part of over 500 films and had dabbled in television as well. One of his best performances was in Malayalam superstar Mohanlal’s Nadodikkattu. He was last seen in 2017’s Masterpiece.

Modi turns 68, will celebrate his 68th birthday in his constituency of Varanasi on September 17

Narendra Modi will celebrate his 68th birthday in his constituency of Varanasi on September 17. The prime minister is expected to spend the day with schoolchildren from villages located in the district.
The administration is working around the clock to welcome the PM and celebrate his birthday as soon as they received information about him arriving in the holy city on a two-day visit.

Deepak Thakur Bigg Boss 12 contestant: Wiki biography, Age, Wife, Girlfriend, affair, latest photos of Deepak Thakur

The much-awaited reality show Bigg Boss season 12 is back with a with full bang. It will commence with full Salman Khan's bang from 9 pm on Colors TV. The theme of this season is ‘Vichitra Jodis', which means a combination of unique couples. Some of the well-known contestants are Karanvir Bohra, Srishty Rode, Dipika Kakar.


The much-awaited reality, controversial show of Indian Television is back with several interesting contestants, Bigg Boss 12, which is going to be premiered on Sunday night, September 16. It will commence with full Salman Khan’s bang from 9 pm on Colors TV. Some of the well-known contestants are Karanvir Bohra, Srishty Rode, Dipika Kakar. Interestingly, for the 1st time the makers of the reality show allowed viewers to select their own set of contestants and through an app called Voot App, the viewers selected their favourite participants. 
The theme of this season is ‘Vichitra Jodis’, which means a combination of unique couples. Surely there are many example…

PSLV-C42 launches 2 foreign satellites

The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C42) of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) today (16 Sept 2018, Sunday) successfully launched two satellites -- NovaSAR and S1-4 -- from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota here.

The PSLV-C42 lifted off from the First Launch Pad of SHAR at 10.08 pm (IST). Both satellites were injected into the Sun Synchronous Orbit, about 17 minutes later, at an altitude of 583 km.

The satellites belong to UK-based Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL), which has a contract with Antrix Corporation Ltd, the commercial arm of ISRO.

NovaSAR carries S-band Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) and an Automatic Identification Receiver payloads. The satellite applications include forestry mapping, land use and ice cover monitoring, flood and disaster monitoring and maritime missions. It will be operated from SSTL’s Spacecraft Operations Centre in Guildford, UK.

S1-4 is a high resolution earth observation satellite meant for surveying resources, …

Poll Strategist Prashant Kishor joins Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal (United)

Poll strategist Prashant Kishor joined Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal (United) in Patna today, months ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Kishor was inducted into the party by Kumar, who is also the national president of the JD(U), at the organisation’s state executive meeting.

Kumar welcomed Kishor into the party by presenting him with an angavastram (stole) and he was given a seat next to the chief minister at the state executive meet. It was not immediately known what role he has been assigned to in the party.





During the 2014 elections, Kishor was credited with creating several marketing and campaigning strategies for the BJP which included the ‘chai pe charcha’ campaign, ‘Manthan’ and social media interventions. He founded the Citizens for Accountable Governance (CAG), a non-profit organisation that consisted of around 200 young professions from top colleges and companies in the country. They carried out BJP’s marketing and social media campaign in 2014.



Kishor b…

Dance Deewane season 1: Aalok Shaw takes the winner's trophy in Madhuri Dixit's show

The grand finale of the show Dance Deewane has come a close with it's first season. Adjucatd by Madhuri Dixit, the competition has announced it's winner. Aalok Shaw from generation 1 who has come a long way and is known for his exquisite dance routine and agile moves has finally won the competition and will take home Oppo F9 pro, a prize money of 15 lakh and the prestigious trophy of #DanceDeewane. Madhuri Dixit presented the final award to Aalok Shaw as he ecstatically rushed to received his award.

The little wonder of Kolkata is known as head-spins master and is quite popular among the judges. He even managed to win the heart of Salman Khan with his Jug Ghoomeya moves. During a performance, Aalok did 85 head spins at a time, which left the judges amazed including Madhuri.

S.B. Mathur will replace Hemant Bhargava, LIC’s managing director, who was also serving as non-executive chairman at IL&FS

Mumbai: Former LIC chairman S.B. Mathur will be appointed chairman to the board of Infrastructure Financing and Leasing Services (IL&FS), the company decided at a board meeting that was held on Saturday, according to a representative. He will be replacing Hemant Bhargava, LIC’s managing director, who was also serving as non-executive chairman at IL&FS since July.

The company representative said this change in chairmanship was necessary because of the conflict of interest that arose in Bhargava’s role at the head of both LIC and IL&FS.

Meet Merin Joseph, IPS – A young cop from Kerala

Merin Joseph is a brave and hard-working Indian Police Service – IPS – Officer. She is also quite beautiful replete with amazing physical features. Unfortunately, her beauty has become the talk of the town and people have just ignored the magnificent way she is working. There is no denying that Merin Joseph is a role model for young Indian girls, not just for Keralites.It is a matter of great concern that some section of Indian media has used sexist remarks for her. This also shows the prevailing patriarchal attitudes that we Indians have. Hopefully, officers like Merin Joseph will be a milestone in breaking the sad state of affairs.

Profile of Merin Joseph
Merin Joseph was born in Kottayam, Kerala. She has done schooling from New Delhi, as her father was working there. After completing schooling, she took admission St. Stephen’s College from where she has done B. A. – Honours. She was always considered a brilliant student. She was of double mind about further education after complet…

What is ​​​​BITCOIN ?

​​​​BITCOIN is a revolutionary Technology that enables a new way to send payments over the internet.

 You can Think of it as an open accounting system where thousands of computers all over the world work together to track ownership of digital Tokens called Bitcoins. When you send someone Bitcoins, the transaction is broadcast to the entire network.After it is verified, it is recorded in a public Ledger called Blockchain The Blockchain Contains a record of Every Bitcoin transaction that has occurred Since the system began.The blockchain is shared and maintained in the network, so that everyone keeps record.Most Currencies are issued by a central authority that Controls the money supply. ButBitcoin is a peer to peer system , so there is no central authority. Thus, DECENTRALIZEDBitcoins are issued to users who help process Transactions in the network. This is Known as BITCOIN MININGBitcoin Miners are specialized Computers that do the work required to verify and Record transactions in the…

Railway Safety : Over 55,000 Cases of Theft, 1500 Robberies In Trains In 3.5 Yrs

According to Logical Indian  over 55,000 Cases of Theft, 1500 Robberies In Trains In 3.5 from Indian Trains.
 According to the data collected by Indian Railways, a total of 55,369 cases of theft and 1570 robberies have taken place inside the running trains in the last 3.5 years. This year, between January and June alone, 9,222 cases of theft and 159 cases of robberies were registered, as reported by Money Control.

Moreover, there were 89 instances where the victims were robbed after they had been sedated. Reportedly, the authorities have arrested 1,378 people this year.

In case of theft of luggage, robbery/dacoity in running trains, a passenger can approach train conductor/coach attendants/guards or GRP/RPF escort.They will give the FIR Form which may be duly filled in and handed over to them.The complaint will then be forwarded to the Police station for necessary action.The passenger need not break his journey to lodge a complaint with the police. The passenger can also approach the R…

Who will win Mr. Olympia 2018?

Phil Heath, the 2017 champion, is going to defend his crown this weekend, at the 2018 edition of Mr. Olympia at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The current champion has some strong competition from Mamdouh “Big Ramy” Elssbiay and Dexter “The Blade” Jackson.

Events start on Friday at 7 p.m. PT (10 p.m. ET and 6 p.m. BST). The final takes place on Saturday, at 7 p.m.( 10 p.m. ET and 6 p.m. BST). The prize is worth $1.36 million.

The detailed schedule is available on the official site http://mrolympia.com/2018/weekend-schedule




Phil Heath will be looking to extend his run of seven successive Mr Olympia titles on Saturday, although he is expected to face stiff competition at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Heath has been the dominant force in men's bodybuilding for the last seven editions of this prestigious competition, and with his win 12 months ago, he tied Arnold Schwarzenegger's haul of titles.

Manmarziyan review : Taapsee Pannu and Vicky Kaushal does justice to the role

Cast: Taapsee Pannu, Abhishek Bachchan, Vicky Kaushal Direction: Anurag Kashyap Rating: 3/5
Anurag Kashyap dedicates his newest film to Amrita Pritam, the precocious poet who herself is known for her unconventional, trailblazing love story.
The Bollywood love triangle – an arrangement that involves the almost impossible task of choosing between passion and stability – makes another notable appearance, this time helmed by a man better known for profanity-laced, bullet-driven shootouts.

For once, Anurag Kashyap steers clear of the dark alleys he frequents in his works and instead forays into a universe of uncertainty, ‘emotional atyachar’ and complicated hearts.

Manmarziyaan is set in small-town Amritsar where Vicky loves Rumi loves Robbie. The who loves whom equation is fluid here, with Taapsee playing the erratic and moody Rumi - the pivot of this tale who oscillates between the two. Rumi symbolises manmarziyaan. 'Mann' and 'marzi' form 'manmarziyaan'. Do what you…

SEBI To Recruit For Officer Grade A (Assistant Manager) Post; 120 Vacancies

The Securities and Exchange Board of India, SEBI, has announced jobs for graduates and postgraduates. SEBI will recruit for Officer grade A / Assistant Manager post in general, legal, IT and engineering stream. Online registration for the recruitment has begun and candidates can submit their application till October 7, 2018. A total of 120 vacancies have been notified by SEBI. 'Candidates are permitted to apply for posts in multiple streams as per their educational qualifications. Separate on-line application for each stream will have to be submitted and requisite fee is to be paid for each application,' reads the job notification.

Click here to apply for SEBI Officer recruitment 2018

The upper age limit to apply for the job is 30 years. Candidates can apply online at sebi.gov.in.

SEBI will select candidates on the basis of online preliminary exam (phase I), online main exam (phase II) and interview (phase III). The preliminary exam will be held on November 17. 'Candidates w…

Mitron movie review: An entertaining comedy love story

Rating: 3/5
Director: Nitin Kakkar
Cast: Jackky Bhagnani, Kritika Kamra, Pratik Gandhi, Neeraj Sood and Shivam Parekh.


Mitron is a good effort, but a little more editing of the script and more fleshed out characters would have helped a lot. Nonetheless, it is an entertaining watch with some wonderful moments, some genuinely funny lines, and good performances. Compared to a lot of what passes for comedy in the cinema these days, Mitron is great. It's certainly worth seeing.

The essence of a good rom-com is the chemistry between the two protagonists. Everything else is just filler. But in a very good rom-com's, the filler is interesting as well. Director Nitin Kakkar's Mitron, who previously helmed Filmistaan (2012), is from latter category. If you are fond of watching a romantic drama with some laughs, a good cast, and a good heart, then Mitro is a delectable treat.
Jackky Bhagnani’s Jay is modelled on that very coming-of-age mould for a male lead on the cusp of adulthood a…

IBPS Clerk 2018 Recruitment Notification out at ibps.in, 7275 Jobs, Apply from 18th September 2018

IBPS Clerk 2018 Recruitment Notification for Common Recruitment Process (CWE Clerk VIII) has been released by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) on its official website – ibps.in, as per which, the application process for IBPS Clerk 2018 Recruitment is scheduled to commence from Tuesday, 18th September, 2018, next week.

IBPS is inviting applications from Indian nationals to fill 7275 vacancies for the post of Clerk in participating banks. Interested candidates must submit their online applications on or before the closing date i.e. 10th October, 2018


IBPS Clerk 2018 - Important Dates:


Online Application Process Begins: 18th September, 2018
Online Application Process Ends: 10th October, 2018


Application Fees Payment: 18th September, 2018 to 10th October, 2018
Download of Pre-Exam Training Call Letters: November 2018
Download of Preliminary Exam Call Letters: November 2018
Pre-Exam Training: 26th November to 1st December, 2018
Preliminary Exam Dates: 8th, 9th, 15th &…

FreshMenu suffered a data breach in 2016

FreshMenu suffered a data breach in 2016 but kept the matter under wraps. According to haveibeenpwned.com, the personal information – device details, email IDs, phone numbers and physical addresses – of over 110,000 users was compromised in the incident. FreshMenu founder Rashmi Daga admitted the breach and put out an apology for not notifying users, even as the company claimed that sensitive information related to passwords and payments was intact. Cybersecurity experts feel the nature of the data compromised didn't warrant a legal obligation on the company's part to inform users.


However, FreshMenu claims that information such as user passwords or payment-related information was not breached. Th payment information, it claims, is stored in PCI DSS compliant systems on their side, which is absolutely safe.

The government has approved 100% electrification of Indian Railways by 2021-22

The government has approved 100% electrification of Indian Railways by 2021-22. The move – aimed at cutting the national transporter’s fuel bill by more than ₹13,500 crore per year – will also improve train safety and speed. But PM’s Economic Advisory Council chairman Bibek Debroy feels an immediate investment of over ₹1 lakh crore (including on replacement of diesel locos) may not be justifiable given the Railways has limited funds and other projects such as modernisation, network decongestion and expansion are also important. Nearly half of Indian trains run on diesel, compared to 33-43% for China, Russia and Europe and 99% for North America and Latin America.
Mr. Piyush Vedprakash Goyal is currently serving as the Minister of Railways and Coal in the Government of India

Samsung has opened its biggest mobile store worldwide in Bengaluru.

Samsung has opened its biggest mobile store worldwide in Bengaluru. The 33,000-square-foot experience centre will also sell wearables and consumer electronics, and showcase the South Korean giant’s innovations spanning virtual reality, artificial intelligence and Internet of Things. Samsung India’s business head Mohandeep Singh said the company will open more such centres “covering all the big cities.” In July, Samsung put Noida on the global manufacturing map with the world's largest mobile factory. Earlier, Economic Times reported that rival Apple was planning to set up ‘flagship outlets’ in 5-6 Indian cities to reinforce its premium reputation.

Donald trump warns about #HurricaneFlorence

Hurricanes
Hurricanes are massive storm systems that form over warm ocean waters and move toward land. Potential threats from hurricanes include powerful winds, heavy rainfall, storm surges, coastal and inland flooding, rip currents, tornadoes, and landslides. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. The Pacific hurricane season runs May 15 to November 30. Hurricanes:
Can happen along any U.S. coast or in any territory in the Atlantic or Pacific oceans.Can affect areas more than 100 miles inland.Are most active in September. IF YOU ARE UNDER A HURRICANE WARNING, FIND SAFE SHELTER RIGHT AWAYDetermine how best to protect yourself from high winds and flooding. Evacuate if told to do so.Take refuge in a designated storm shelter, or an interior room for high winds.Listen for emergency information and alerts.Only use generators outdoors and away from windows.Turn Around, Don’t Drown! Do not walk, swim, or drive through flood waters. Prepare NOWKnow your area’s risk of …

Actor Imran Khan's directorial debut short film ‘Mission Mars: Keep Walking India’

Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na actor Imran Khan has turned director for a short film titled Mission Mars: Keep Walking India.

“It has been an enriching experience writing and directing this tribute to India’s commitment to progress, and for this to be backed by Johnnie Walker — The Journey and Dharma 2.0 made it even more special,” Khan said in a statement.

“Mission Mars has made all of us so proud, and I have tried to encapsulate the spirit of all those who made this achievement possible,” he added.

The movie is inspired by India’s rover successfully orbiting Mars and comes on the eve of its fourth anniversary. The film also stars Prakash Belawadi, Abhishek Saha and Sonali Sachdev.

It is scheduled to be digitally released on September 20.

#Apple CEO Tim Cook launches #Apple Watch Series 4; tap for live updates

It's about time the Apple Watch got a face lift.

The tech giant on Wednesday unveiled its new Apple Watch Series 4 from the Steve Jobs Theater in its Apple Park headquarters.

Apple doesn't reveal sales figures for the device, but market researcher IDC estimates that nearly half of the 43.5 million smartwatches shipped this year will come from Apple.Google's Wear OS trails behind at 12 percent. And Android Wear, the older version of Google's watch-optimized software that is still used by some, should total 18 percent of shipments. By 2022, Android Wear and Wear OS combined are expected to catch up to Apple

IND vs PAK Highlightscore: India Defeats Pakistan in semi's of @SAFFSuzukiCup.

India defeated Pakistan 3-0 as they sealed a berth in the finals of the SAFF championship in Bangladesh. It was Manvir who doubled India’s lead, India lead 2-0. Indian team displayed flurry of attacks at the beginning, Pakistan came back later and went for some quick counter-attacks, In the first 45 minutes, India put forward statistically superior performance but Pakistan defenders averted the danger well with a tactically sound defence.

India will take on Pakistan in a football match after a decade and hence all eyes will be on the encounter. India starts favourites, yet new-look Pakistan has shown that they have the capability to stage an upset.

It will be a thrilling encounter as Pakistan is making a comeback to international football after a hiatus for three years. This is India’s second string side where most players are U-23, with only one player above that age group, Sumeet Passi.

UK Court Hearing on Mallya Extradition

London's Westminster Magistrates' court will pronounce the verdict in fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya's extradition case on 10 December, reported agencies.

On Wednesday, 12 September, Mallya reached the UK court where the matter was being heard. Speaking to the media, Mallya claimed, "I met the finance minister before I left and repeated the offer to pay the banks." He has also alleged that banks objected to the settlement application filed by him.

When asked if he has convinced the court that he has the means to repay the banks, he said, "Obviously, that is why a settlement offer has been made."

No Natural Light in Arthur Road Jail: Are Mallya's Claims True?

FINANCE MINISTER LABELS MALLYA'S CLAIM AS 'FALSE'

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley took to Facebook soon after Mallya claimed that he had met Jaitley before leaving India.

Jaitley said, "The statement is factually false in as much as it does not reflect truth. Since 2014, I ha…

Krishnamachari Srikkanth supports online campaign for more flights to Bhopal

BHOPAL: Around 32,000 + fliers from across the globe have come together on social media to demand better air connectivity to and from Bhopal.They have created a Facebook page and started an online campaign. Recently Actor Manoj Bhajpayee and Master blaster Krishnamachari Srikkanth has supported the campaign.

TOI had reported on Saturday how Bhopal airport is connected to only Mumbai, Delhi and Raipur and its two aerobridges are white elephants because of the low flight count.

According to TOI report Srikanth was surprised that despite being a state capital, Bhopal is connected with so few cities. He had to come on the night of September 10 to attend a function on the morning of September 11. After only a few hours, He has to go to Indore by road to catch an evening flight to Chennai,It's such a waste of time, he said.

Srikkanth, who was in Bhopal to sign an MoU between his education company and state-run CRISP for improving English language among students, rued that he could no…

What is Employee Deposit Linked Insurance Amendment Scheme (EDLI)?

As a salaried employee of a company, you may be aware of some benefits like provident fund (EPF), health insurance, transport and entertainment allowances etc that you receive from your employer but many do not know that they are covered for life insurance under the Employee Deposit Linked Insurance (EDLI) scheme of 1976 under EPF.
What is EDLI?

As per the EPFO's (Employees' Provident Fund Organisation) official website, an "Assurance benefit" which "means a payment linked to the average balance in the Provident Fund Account of an employee, payable to a person belonging to his family or otherwise entitled to it in the event of death of the employee while being a member of the Fund" shall be given to the employees of all factories and other establishments that come under the Employees' Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952. This assured benefit is provided under the Employee Deposit Linked Insurance Amendment Scheme or EDLI. In simpler w…

Gajapayana heralds start of Mysuru Dasara 2018

Gajapayana, the traditional march of elephants from the forest, began at Veeranahosahalli Gate of the Nagarahole National Park in Hunsur taluk between 10 am and 10.30 am today at Tula Lagna, signalling the beginning of Dasara 2018. It will be the first Dasara for JD(S)-Congress coalition headed by H.D. Kumaraswamy.

The elephants will arrive in Mysuru today and will camp at Aranya Bhavan (Forest Department office) in Ashokapuram till Sept.5 when they will be welcomed at the Mysore Palace at 4.30 pm. Earlier, the welcome was planned on Sept.3 (tomorrow) at 11 am but was put off due to the counting of votes cast for Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) scheduled tomorrow.

The first batch of five elephants comprised Howdah Elephant 58-year-old Arjuna from Balle Elephant Camp, 62-year-old Varalakshmi from Mathigodu and 45-year-old Vikrama, 35-year-old Dhananjaya and 36-year-old Gopi from Dubare Elephant Camp. After the traditional start of Gajapayana, the elephants began their journey to Mysuru in …

The Lalbaugcha Raja idol arrives for Ganesh Chaturthi 2018

Situated in a narrow bylane of Lalbaug is the Mumbai’s one of the famous Sarvajanik Ganpati ‘Lalbaugcha Raja’. Founded in 1934, the idol is known as the ‘one who fulfills all wishes’. From politicians to Bollywood celebrities, millions of devotees flock the pandal to get a glimpse of the God  wisdom. The idol is worshipped for eleven days and immersed on Anant Chaturdashi. In 2018, Ganesh Chaturthi will be celebrated from September 13 to 23. The first look of the Lalbaugcha Raja was unveiled on – at – pm.

Those who cannot visit the pandal to see Bappa, need not worry. Here’s the first look of the Lalbaugcha Raja and other activities at the mandal.

MP Vyapam Recruitment 2018 for 17000 High School Teacher Posts Notification Issued

MP Vyapam Recruitment 2018 for 17000 High School Teacher Posts Notification: MP Professional Examination Board (MP Vyapam) has invited applications for the post of High School Teacher. The eligible candidates can apply to the post through the prescribed format on or before 25 September 2018.

Candidates’ Second class Post Graduate Degree can easily apply for the post. The age limit of a candidates applying for the position should be between 21 to 40 years of age. The pay scale for the post is Grade Pay of Rs 36,200 + other allowances.

The written examination for High School Teacher will be conducted on 29 December 2018. The examination will be conducted in two sessions- morning from 09 AM to 11.30AM and afternoon from 02 PM to 4.30PM.
Important Dates MP Vyapam Recruitment 2018 for 17000 High School Teacher 
Starting Date of Application: 11 September 2018 Last Date of Application: 25 September 2018 Date of Exam: 29 December 2018 Vacancy Details MP Vyapam Recruitment 2018 for 17000 High Scho…

PUBG Mobile update time: Tencent reveal Sanhok 0.8 release date download plans

According to the latest update, the Sanhok 0.8 release could begin as early as 1am in the UK.

However, Tencent has only provided a rough estimate on times, meaning it could launch between 1am and 9am on September 12.

Here's more from a community manager, who explains: "For now, we are still making sure that the update is good to roll out globally hence the Phillippines and the UK first before we open up the floodgates.

"As for the separate map download - once you update the game, you will still have to initiate in-game download of the map itself. This is because we did quite a bit of optimization on not only Sanhok but all 3 maps - and hence heftier download within the game. But we hope that the end result will be to your benefit."
Sanhok can be downloaded independently, so enter the game and get it right away to join your friends in the rainforest!

It also comes with new weapons and vehicles:
Flare Gun: a rare item that calls a super air drop if used within the Playz…