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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 examples of this theme. Among them is the most interesting Jodi of this season is Gangs of Wasseypur singer Deepak Thakur along with his fan alongside his biggest fan Urvashi Vani. The famous singer belongs from Athar village of Muzaffarpur district, Bihar.





Deepak Thakur, born on 24 March 1994 in Bihar, is an Indian Singer, who got his first break in Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs of Wasseypur at an early age of 14.

His father’s name is Pankaj Thakur and has 2 sisters, named Jyoti Thakur and Deepika Thakur.

Less is known about his personal life, but a site called crunchwood.com as he is a dog lover.

Besides, Gangs of Wasseypur, he also sang for the film’s sequel Gangs of Wasseypur 2.

He also sang for Anurag Kashyap’s Mukkabaaz track, titled Adhura Main. The film is a sports political thrill.

Now the Hindi, Bhojpuri singer will be seen in Bigg Boss season 12 along with his fan.

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 broke away from the BJP in 2015 and reformulated the CAG as Indian Political Action Committee (I-PAC). He joined Nitish Kumar and strategised the election campaign for his party during the Bihar Assembly elections.

He has joined twitter recntly and you can find him at https://twitter.com/PrashantKishor

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. But
  • Bitcoin is a peer to peer system , so there is no central authority. Thus, DECENTRALIZED
  • Bitcoins are issued to users who help process Transactions in the network. This is Known as BITCOIN MINING
  • Bitcoin Miners are specialized Computers that do the work required to verify and Record transactions in the Blockchain.
  • As a reward for their work, the miners earn Bitcoins and this is how new Bitcoins are released into Circulation.
  • The system is programmed so that only 21 million Bitcoins will ever exist.
  • As time goes by, the mining reward Decreases, The result is a predictable supply governed by scarcity
  • Making Bitcoins is somewhat like a digital Gold
  • It is the first currency of the internet and everyone is free to use it.
  • With Bitcoin you can send any amount of money to anyone, anywhere in the world as easily as sending an email.

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.

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.

#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

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 not spend much time in Bhopal because he had to rush to Indore.

Unfortunately those who are coming from Bangalore ot Chennai have to go to Indore and then these Travellers prefer road Journey.This is a sheer waste of time and shame to any capital city.
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Who was Swami Vivekananda ? Why his speech still inspires us ?



Vivekananda, original name Narendranath Datta, Datta also spelled Dutt, (born January 12, 1863, Calcutta [now Kolkata]—died July 4, 1902, near Calcutta), Hindu spiritual leader and reformer in India who attempted to combine Indian spirituality with Western material progress, maintaining that the two supplemented and complemented one another. His Absolute was a person’s own higher self; to labour for the benefit of humanity was the noblest endeavour. Born into an upper-middle-class family of the Kayastha (scribes) caste in Bengal, he was educated at a Western-style university where he was exposed to Western philosophy, Christianity, and science. Social reform became a prominent element of Vivekananda’s thought, and he joined the Brahmo Samaj (Society of Brahma), dedicated to eliminating child marriage and illiteracy and determined to spread education among women and the lower castes. He later became the most-notable disciple of Ramakrishna, who demonstrated the essential unity of all religions.


 Always stressing the universal and humanistic side of the Vedas, the oldest sacred texts of Hinduism, as well as belief in service rather than dogma, Vivekananda attempted to infuse vigour into Hindu thought, placing less emphasis on the prevailing pacifism and presenting Hindu spirituality to the West. He was an activating force in the movement to promote Vedanta philosophy (one of the six schools of Indian philosophy) in the United States and England. In 1893 he appeared in Chicago as a spokesman for Hinduism at the World’s Parliament of Religions and so captivated the assembly that a newspaper account described him as “an orator by divine right and undoubtedly the greatest figure at the Parliament.”



Thereafter he lectured throughout the United States and England, making converts to the Vedanta movement. On his return to India with a small group of Western disciples in 1897, Vivekananda founded the Ramakrishna Mission at the monastery of Belur Math on the Ganges (Ganga) River near Calcutta (now Kolkata). Self-perfection and service were his ideals, and the order continued to stress them. He adapted and made relevant to the 20th century the very highest ideals of the Vedantic religion, and, although he lived only two years into that century, he left the mark of his personality on East and West alike.



Swami Vivekanand delivered a powerful speech in Chicago on this day, 125 years ago. Introducing Hinduism to the world, he spoke about tolerance, inclusion and the need to end fanaticism. Read extracts from his Chicago speech and his quotes here.


Here are extracts from his speech that still continues to play a relevant role in society.

“It fills my heart with joy unspeakable to rise in response to the warm and cordial welcome which you have given us. I thank you in the name of the most ancient order of monks in the world; I thank you in the name of the mother of religions, and I thank you in the name of millions and millions of Hindu people of all classes and sects.




I am proud to belong to a religion which has taught the world both tolerance and universal acceptance. We believe not only in universal toleration, but we accept all religions as true. I am proud to belong to a nation which has sheltered the persecuted and the refugees of all religions and all nations of the earth.




I am proud to tell you that we have gathered in our bosom the purest remnant of the Israelites, who came to Southern India and took refuge with us in the very year in which their holy temple was shattered to pieces by Roman tyranny. I am proud to belong to the religion which has sheltered and is still fostering the remnant of the grand Zoroastrian nation. I will quote to you, brethren, a few lines from a hymn which I remember to have repeated from my earliest boyhood, which is every day repeated by millions of human beings: “As the different streams having their sources in different paths which men take through different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to Thee.”




The present convention, which is one of the most august assemblies ever held, is in itself a vindication, a declaration to the world of the wonderful doctrine preached in the Gita: “Whosoever comes to Me, through whatsoever form, I reach him; all men are struggling through paths which in the end lead to me.”




Sectarianism, bigotry, and its horrible descendant, fanaticism, have long possessed this beautiful earth. They have filled the earth with violence, drenched it often and often with human blood, destroyed civilization and sent whole nations to despair. Had it not been for these horrible demons, human society would be far more advanced than it is now. But their time is come; and I fervently hope that the bell that tolled this morning in honour of this convention may be the death-knell of all fanaticism, of all persecutions with the sword or with the pen, and of all uncharitable feelings between persons wending their way to the same goal.”

Moto G6 Plus launches in India 3D glass back at Rs 22,499

Lenovo-owned Motorola on Monday launched Moto G6 Plus with latest camera technology and fast-charging feature in India for Rs 22,499.

Powered by a 2.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 chipset, the smartphone houses 6GB RAM and 64GB internal memory that can be expanded up to 256GB.

"Featuring a 3D glass back, the Moto G6 Plus features a 12MP+5MP dual rear cameras with dual autofocus pixel technology and smart camera software such as spot colour, selective b&w, face unlock and QR code scanner,
" the company said in a statement.

Muharram 2018: When is Islamic New Year and how is it celebrated?



This month, Muslims around the world will commemorate Muharram or the Islamic New Year.

Muharram is one of the most important months of the year for Muslims. Its name means "forbidden," and during this month, any form of fighting or war is strictly forbidden.

Many followers will also choose to fast on its ninth and tenth days.

Here's everything you need to know about Muharram, including when it is and how it's celebrated:


What is Muharram?

The arrival of the new moon at sunset marks the beginning of the Islamic New Year.

For many Muslims, the Islamic New Year symbolises non-violence and reflection. It's common for Muslims to try to avoid negativity during this time in order to promote peace.

For Shia Muslims, it's also a period of mourning as they commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussain, the son of Hazart Ali and the grandson of Prophet Muhammad.


When is it?

This year, Muharram falls on 11 September and ends on 9 October.

It begins with the sighting of the new moon at sunset, which occurs on the final day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the last month of the Islamic calendar.


What date it falls on depends on the lunar cycle, upon which the Islamic calendar is based.

Popular pirate app Terrarium TV shuts down



The app was one of the many available for Android that allowed users to stream content directly to their smartphones without paying for said content.


The developer has announced the app will shut down by the end of this month–although reports say it is already effectively dead in the water. The app rose to prominence over the past few years and acquired a massive user base–which also attracted a lot of attention.


It’s unknown if that attention brought on legal troubles for the developers of the app. Announcing the shutdown of the app, Hong Kong-based developer Peter Chan, who goes by the handle NitroXenon, said in a notification to users last night:


“It has always been a great pleasure to work on this project. However, it is time to say goodbye. I am going to shut down Terrarium TV, forever. I know this day will come eventually. I know it would be hard to let go. But it is really time for me to move on to other projects.”

Rashmika Mandanna-Rakshit Shetty's Break-up: Actress' Mother Opens Up About Split



Kannada actress Rashmika Mandanna‘s mother has spoken up about the break-up between her daughter and actor Rakshit Shetty. The actress’ mother, Suman, said that both families were disturbed by the engagement being called off, but have decided to move on. According to BTV News, Suman Mandanna said, “We are disturbed and on the path to recovery. For every individual, his life comes first…. nobody likes to hurt each other and everybody should be happy…”

Suman Mandanna went on to say that the families had made the decision to end the relationship mutually keeping in mind the careers of both the actors.

“It is a difficult decision for both the actors, but they should take the tough call keeping their careers in mind. At this stage, both the families have advised them to focus on their work,” International Business Times quoted a source as telling them.


Rashmika Mandanna and Rakshit Shetty got engaged on July 3, 2017, but their relationship hit a rough patch after differences apparently cropped up between their families.

The duo, who fell in love with each other on the sets of Kirik Party, had at the time of the engagement claimed that marriage was not on the cards and it might happen only after two years.

On the work front, Rashmika is at present concentrating on her upcoming film Comrade after basking in the success of her recently released Geetha Govindam.

'Doraemon!!!! Pick Up the Call': UPSC Website Hacked, Displays Photo of Cartoon

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) website handled by the government was hacked late on Monday.

When accessed, the homepage (http://www.upsc.gov.in/) of the website showed a photo of Doraemon cartoon along with the caption: “Doraemon!!!! Pick up the call”. The page also shows "I.M. STEWPEED" at the bottom, while the title track of the cartoon played in the background.Incidentally, the hack came on the day the UPSC Recruitment 2018 application the recruitment process began on the online services web portal of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Several users took to Twitter and posted screenshots of the hacked website. Some tagged the official handles of PM, Digital India, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology among others, asking them to fix the website.

Amazon launches Hindi version of website and app



Amazon has launched a Hindi version of its mobile website and smartphone app in a bid to attract millions of new customers in India.

A KPMG-Google study showed the number of Hindi internet users is likely to top English-speaking users by 2021.

Amazon's move will boost competition with Flipkart, India's biggest online retailer, which is owned by Walmart.

The pair are engaged in a battle for customers in the country's $33bn (£26.7bn) e-commerce market.

T-Series crosses 6crore subscribers on YouTube, becoming the second highest subscribed channel



Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series label, which joined YouTube in 2011, has around 59 million subscribers now, becoming the most followed channel in India. T-Series, India’s largest music and film production company is climbing the ladder to become the most subscribed channel on YouTube. T-Series is garnering a subscriber base of 143,000 followers. If that wasn’t enough, the channel was felicitated in Singapore for achieving this milestone.Speaking about the milestone achievement, Neeraj Kalyan, President, T-Series says, “It really feels good to be at 50 M subscribers position but it also brings greater responsibility to meet higher fan and industry expectations. The journey has not been easy and is a result of sheer hard work and tenacity of team T-Series over the years. Music for us has never been about excel sheets, it’s not a number on a paper. It’s a passion, driven by belief in our content, backing our belief with aggression and passion and this has remained our mantra for years which has led us here. We thank fans of T-Series for their faith in us. I dedicate this milestone to the team spirit of digital and content teams of T-Series.”




T-Series chairman and managing director Bhushan Kumar has a choc-a-bloc film schedule planned for the year. After giving hits like ‘Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety’, ‘Raid’, ‘Satyameva Jayate’ to the world already, T-Series has set the bar high for themselves. Their up for release film ‘Batti Gul Meter Chalu’ and the forthcoming, ‘De De Pyaar De’, ‘Bharat’ among others with an amazing cast are definitely projects to watch out for. It goes without saying that they will all have melodious, chartbuster music.

Tamil Nadu Wants Rajiv Gandhi Assassins Released, Will Write To Governor



The Tamil Nadu government will seek the release of the seven persons convicted for the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. The recommendation of the state cabinet will be sent to the Governor immediately, said state minister D Jayakumar, adding the "public sentiment" is in favour of the release.

The government's move comes as the Supreme Court asked Governor Banwarilal Purohit to take a call on the mercy petition of one of the convicts, AG Perarivalan. The state reasoned that it would recommend the release of all since they had also petitioned for early release.In March 2016, the Tamil Nadu government had proposed to release the convicts and sought the Centre’s views on the issue. However, last month, the Centre told the Supreme Court that remission of their sentence would set a “dangerous precedent” and have “international ramifications”. On Thursday, a bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi, Naveen Sinha and KM Joseph disposed of the Centre’s petition opposing the Tamil Nadu government’s proposal for the release of the convicts and asked the Governor to consider the mercy petition of Perarivalan.

BMW launches in-car #AI #assistant with ability to hold a conversation



A number of automakers have now started integrating existing digital assistant software into their vehicles, such as Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri.

BMW has decided to go its own route in the field of artificial intelligence by announcing its own system, BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant.

Intelligent Personal Assistant is a completely new proprietary in-car AI assistant, which the Bavarian auto giant claims will "enhance the BMW driving experience."


The always on-call technology platform is said to be an intelligent, digital character which is operated simply by the "Hey BMW" prompt. The system is able to serve the driver in a wide range of different ways, including controlling many of the vehicle's settings, the satellite navigation and the entertainment system.

It can also be used to explain vehicle functions, and is even said to be able to conduct a conversation.

And just in case you start to love your electronic personal assistant so much you find yourself spending time sitting in your car interacting with it outside your home or place of work instead of going right in, BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant can also be at your disposal outside the vehicle too.

At home the system can be used with the help of a smart speaker, and when you're out and about it can then be accessed via smartphone. On top of all that, the new system will also be compatible with other digital voice assistants, which means it can then be used as a link to other rapidly growing digital ecosystems.

'Ajay Bharat, Atal BJP': Modi's slogan for 2019 polls

Setting the tone for the 2019 parliamentary election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi coined Sunday a new slogan, 'Ajay Bharat, Atal BJP', highlighting his party's commitmqent to its core values and the country's progress and forward march under its rule. Addressing the BJP national executive meet, Modi also paid rich tributes to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee through his slogan.

The new slogan, 'Ajay Bharat, Atal BJP', means an India which is victorious and cannot be subjugated by anyone and a party which is committed to its principles, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said briefing the media about Modi's speech in the closed-door meeting.

Taking a dig at efforts by opposition parties to stitch together a grand alliance against the BJP, Modi said, "People who do not see eye to eye are thinking of a grand alliance. It is vindication of our work."

MLA calls nun a prostitute! And no outrage against him

No one has doubt that the nun is a prostitute. 12 times she enjoyed it and the 13th time it is rape? Why didn't she complain the first time?: PC George, Kerala MLA (Independent) on the nun who levelled rape allegations against Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulackal.



The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Sunday reacted sharply to Independent MLA PC George’s ‘prostitute’ remark against a Kerala nun, who has accused Jalandhar-based Bishop Franco Mullackal of raping her 13 times over a period of two years from 2014.

In an interaction with the media on Saturday, the independent lawmaker from Poonjar raised questions over the victim’s character and said, “Is there any doubt that the nun is a prostitute? Twelve times it was pleasure, 13th time it became a rape? Where was she when it happened 12 times? Whom is she telling this to? Why did she not complain on the first time it happened?… Let the three sisters be examined. Let us see if they are holy,” George had said.

Shibani Dhandekar Profile Wiki Boy friend



Shibani Dandekar (born 27 August 1980) is an Indian singer, actress, anchor and model.[1] She began her career working as a television anchor in American television. Following her return to India, she began hosting several shows in Hindi television and events, besides working as a model and a singer as well.

She played the role ‘Zoya’ in the movie Roy which was released on February 13, 2015. She was appeared on Indian Television on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5 as contestant in 2012 then again in Khatron Ke Khiladi (Colors) as contestant in 2017.

Frahan Akhtar and Shibani Dhandekar

There are rumours that Farhan Akhtar is the mystery man in Shibani Dandekar’s social media post.For some time now, there’s a strong buzz about the actor being in a relationship with anchor-model Shibani Dandekar. While Farhan has once again kept his lips sealed, what has raised many eyebrows is a picture posted by Shibani on Instagram. The photograph, clicked somewhere abroad, shows her walking hand-in-hand with a man, whose face is turned away from the camera. From the profile, the man looks like none other than Farhan Akhtar.

Farhan and Shibani have known each other since 2015 when she participated in a reality show hosted by him. However, love blossomed between the two only very recently.

Caste - Brahmin