The empowering video — which debuted during Sunday night's Oscars and is voiced by Serena Williams



The empowering video — which debuted during Sunday night's Oscars and is voiced by Serena Williams — goes on to call out a slew of gender-based double standards and phrases used to put down women who strive to achieve greatness.

Oracle lays off 100 in India

Oracle has laid off nearly 100 employees in India as part of a global restructuring exercise, Times of India reports, citing sources it didn’t identify. Pink slips were issued to software developers, quality assurance and documentation professionals last week. The technology giant’s transition from its traditional software licenses and hardware businesses to cloud-driven subscriptions is causing job redundancies, global news reports indicate. The company — which has 38,000 staffers in India — is reportedly shedding jobs in the US and Mexico too.

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Kamal Haasan to not contest polls



Kamal Haasan, the president of Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM), will not contest the Lok Sabha election 2019, saying all the candidates of his party are his faces.

Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan made the comments on Sunday night while introducing the MNM’s candidates and releasing the party’s election manifesto in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore city. He released the second and final list of candidates for the Lok Sabha election and bypolls to the 18 assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu. 

“All the MNM candidates are my faces. I am proud of being the chariot puller than being the chariot,” Kamal Haasan said at the public meeting.

ITBP medical officers recruitment 2019: Apply online for 496 posts at recruitment.itbpolice.nic.in



Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBP) has issued notification to recruit 496 medical officers in Central Armed Police Forces (ITBP, BSF, CRPF, SSB and Assam Rifles) . ITBP will recruit four Super Specialist Medical Officers (Second in Command), 175 Specialist Medical Officers (Deputy commandant) and 317 Medical Officers (Assistant Commandant) through this process. The number of vacancies may change according to the requirement.

Radha Ravi’s slut shaming remarks against Nayanthara



Following the derogatory comments made against Lady Superstar Nayanthara by actor Radha Ravi at a film event, a few members of the film industry have come forward to slam him. Among the first to react was Bollywood actor Taapsee Pannu, who has also acted in several Tamil and Telugu films.

“This is disgusting beyond words. Who asked him about casting pre requisites and is he the president of character certificate association? This comes for one of the strongest actresses of the industry,I can only wonder what he might have to say about others,” she tweeted.Actor and producer Rana Daggubati also showcased his support for Nayanthara and took to Twitter to condemn the comments made by Radha Ravi.

Conquer Exam, Be a Warrior : A mobile app to conquer exam stress

The app is an attempt to empower students and parents to knock out examination stress.In its efforts to help students and parents cope with anxiety and depression caused due to exams, the Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar (IIPHG), has launched a mobile application titled 'Conquer Exam, Be a Warrior'. After working in collaboration with the National Mental Health Program, Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Gujarat, the developers realised the importance of seeking help from a professional expert, in trying times.

"The app is an attempt to empower students and parents to knock out examination stress," says Somen Saha, associate professor at IIPHG and principal researcher of the initiative. While the app is currently available in English, there are plans to incorporate Hindi, Gujarati and Marathi language in the future. 

Navdha bhakti in Ramcharitmanas by Guru Tulsidas.



The nine type of devotion Lord Ram explains to Sabri in Guru Matang Rishi’s ashram while he was in Vanvaas in search of Sita.

J &K Police recruitment 2019: 2700 constable posts vacant, 10th pass can apply



J &K Police recruitment 2019: Jammu and Kashmir Police has issued a recruitment notification for the 2700 posts of constable. The positions are open for both men and women. The last date for submission of the application form is yet to be notified. The candidates may apply in the prescribed format before the deadline. The candidates may read the official notification carefully before applying for the posts to make sure that they have all the requisite educational qualifications and fulfil other criteria. They can also visit the Jammu and Kashmir Police official website - jkpolice.gov.in - for details.

Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser is expected to be available to Windows Insiders

Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser is expected to be available to Windows Insiders very soon. Ahead of an official release, a few publications have gotten access to the new browser. Windows Central has published a detailed walkthrough of the browser as well.

Google Chrome currently dominates the desktop browser market. According to statista, Chrome has the highest market share at 67.7% followed by Firefox at 10.96%. Microsoft’s dated Internet Explorer is the third most popular app (6.97%) whereas Edge ranks fifth with mere 4.24% shares.

Vice Admiral Karambir Singh, Wiki, Age

Vice Admiral Karambir Singh, who will succeed Admiral Sunil Lanba as Indian Navy Chief, belongs to Jalandhar and is an alumnus of National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla. Singh, who was commissioned into the Navy in July 1980, is the first helicopter pilot to occupy the Navy Chief office. He has extensive experience in flying HAL Chetak and Kamov Ka-25 helicopters.

Vice-Admiral Karambir Singh is currently heading the Eastern Command and would be the first helicopter pilot of the Indian Navy to become the Chief of Naval Staff.

Vice-Admiral Karambir Singh is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy and belongs to its 56th course.

Who is Vice Admiral Karambir Singh, the next Chief of Indian Navy

Vice Admiral Karambir Singh, who will succeed Admiral Sunil Lanba as Indian Navy Chief, belongs to Jalandhar and is an alumnus of National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla. Singh, who was commissioned into the Navy in July 1980, is the first helicopter pilot to occupy the Navy Chief office. He has extensive experience in flying HAL Chetak and Kamov Ka-25 helicopters.

Vice-Admiral Karambir Singh is currently heading the Eastern Command and would be the first helicopter pilot of the Indian Navy to become the Chief of Naval Staff.

Vice-Admiral Karambir Singh is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy and belongs to its 56th course.

Son of a retired wing commander, Singh graduated from Barnes School Deolali, Maharashtra, before joining the National Defence Academy (NDA).

Originally from Jalandhar, Punjab, he has commanded four ships at various stages of his career and has flown Chetak and Kamov helicopters.


Vice Admiral Karambir Singh birth Place : Jalandhar, Punjab

Haryanvi singer-dancer Sapna Choudhary denies joining Congress

According to a tweet by ANI news agency, A day after reports stated that Sapna Choudhary had joined the Congress party, the Haryanvi singer-dancer claimed that she has not joined the party. She further said that her photograph with Priyanka Gandhi Vadra which was being circulated on social media was old. "I am not going to campaign for any political party," she added.

However Congress shares membership form after Sapna denies joining party

Fire breaks out in operation theater at AIIMS, fire tenders at spot

A fire broke out at an operation theater in the trauma centre of Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Sunday. Four fire tenders have rushed to the spot, while the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained. The Delhi Fire Department confirmed that no one is stranded after the incident.

P Chidambaram's son Karti to fight from TN's Sivaganga for Congress

Congress party on Sunday released its ninth list of 10 candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, announcing former Union Minister P Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram will contest from Tamil Nadu's Sivaganga constituency. In 2014, Karti lost the parliamentary polls from the constituency, a stronghold of his father. The seat was won by AIADMK's PR Senthilnathan.

Amethi rejected him: Irani on calls for Rahul to contest from South

Smriti Irani, the BJP's candidate from Amethi, reacted to Congress party's claim of calls for Congress President Rahul Gandhi to contest from a seat in the South and said that "Amethi rejected him". She added that the calls were "staged". Irani, who contested from Amethi in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, lost to Gandhi by over 1 lakh votes.

Pakistan: 2 underaged hindu girls forced converted in Pakistan


Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Saturday said the government has taken notice of reports of the alleged forced conversion and underage marriages of two teenage girls in Ghotki.

The girls' father and brother, in videos circulating on social media, say that the two sisters were abducted and forced into changing their religion. However, a separate video of the minor girls is also making the rounds, in which they say that they accepted Islam of their own free will.Hindu community has staged a massive protest against Imran Khan in Pakistan, both girls were converted on the occasion of Holi. Raveena and Reena were abducted and forcibly converted to Islam after marriage.

Rahul Gandhi struggles to build alliance

Voting begins on April 11 and will be spread over several phases until May 19 to cover the country involving more than 900 million voters, and the count will be made on May 23.


Congress chief Rahul Gandhi has been seeking a grand alliance with smaller regional parties for months to prevent a split that would make it easier for Modi’s Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to come out on top.

Will not contest LS polls: Uma Bharti

BJP leader and Union minister Uma Bharti asserted Friday that she will not contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections as she plans to go on a 18-month long pilgrimage from May.

She also rejected reports of her desire to contest from a safer seat and not Jhansi, stressing that she had decided way back in 2016 to not fight the general elections this time.

"I had said in 2016 that I will not fight elections as I have to go on a pilgrimage along the shores of Ganga. If I had to fight, I would have contested from Jhansi. I can never change my constituency. People are there proud of me and consider me as a daughter," the 59-year-old leader told .

Karnataka transport department's move to suspend Ola’s cab

App-based cab aggregator Ola cannot run taxis and autos in Karnataka for the next six months, the state transport department has said in a notification. The licence has been suspended for "operating bike taxis" without permission, which were already banned in the state since the last one year.

Fact Check : No, non-resident Indians cannot vote online during general elections in India

Multiple social media posts claim that India’s Election Commission is allowing non-resident Indians – people who hold Indian citizenship but do not live in the country – to vote online during 2019 general elections. The claim is false; India does not allow online voting for any eligible voters.