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Manohar Parrikar's health: BJP starts search for new CM candidate in Goa

Amid reports that Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's health had worsened, the Congress on Saturday staked claim, asking Governor Mridula Sinha to "dismiss" the BJP-led government which it said was in a minority. The party also said it "anticipates that numbers of the BJP may further dwindle".MLAs and core committee members of the Goa Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday met to discuss the political situation rising out of the health condition of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.

Parrikar has been suffering from a pancreatic ailment. His health had deteriorated earlier in the day sparking hectic political activities across parties in the coastal state.

YS Jagan’s uncle YS Vivekananda Reddy found murdered at home

Death of former minister and YSR Congress Party leader YS Vivekananda Reddy sparked a major political row with YSR Congress chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy accusing Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu and his son Lokesh of involvement in the killing and Naidu denying any role in the incident. Viveka was expected to get a YSRC ticket for Pulivendula assembly segment.The AP government formed a special investigation team (SIT) to probe the murder case. Chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu, who spoke to senior police officials on Friday, ordered the SIT.

Nick Jonas and John Stamos’s bromance/trolling is taking the internet by storm

Nick and John’s bromance/trolling is taking the internet by storm and it appears that there is no stopping these two.

According to a story published in India Today The not-so-subtle display of affection and meme fight between the two stars, which started as a fashion nod by their fans, has now escalated to hilarious trolling between the two.In case you were not living under the rock, then you would have noticed the massive trolling going on between Nick Jonas and John Stamos.

And while we thought that the whole banter was over or may have taken a backseat, we couldn't have been more wrong.

Foot overbridge leading to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus collapsed in south Mumbai

India’s financial capital is living through yet another man-made trauma.

At least six people reportedly died and 36 were injured yesterday (March 14) in Mumbai when a foot overbridge near the city’s railway nerve centre, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT), collapsed during the evening peak hour rush.

Indians are trending #BoycottChineseProducts—using Chinese smartphones

For the past few days, Indians have probably been using Chinese-made phones to seek a boycott of made-in-China products.

After China blocked a March 13 UN Security Council move to blacklist Masood Azhar, the chief of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed, as a “global terrorist,” Indians trended #BoycottChineseProducts on Twitter. They asked fellow citizens to stop buying China-made electronic products, clothing, and firecrackers, among other things.

Yet, in fiscal 2018, Indians spent upwards of Rs50,000 crore ($7.2 billion) on just four Chinese smartphone brands—Xiaomi, Oppo, Vivo, and Honor.

Redmi Go India Launch Set for March 19

Redmi Go – Xiaomi's first Android Go smartphone – was launched in January this year and went up for pre-order in Philippines the next month. Xiaomi is now gearing up to bring the smartphone to India and has started sending out invites for Redmi Go's launch in India. The Chinese smartphone maker's Android Go-powered smartphone is all set to be launched on March 19, 2019. Xiaomi is sending out media invites for the 'Go' launch event on March 19 in New Delhi, set to begin at 12pm IST. The Redmi Go is an entry-level smartphone that is powered by the Snapdragon 425 SoC paired with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage.

Nalini Netto, IAS

Nalini Netto is 1981 batch IAS officer of Kerala cadre. She is widely regarded as one of the most honest, hardworking and people centric officers of Kerala. Her performance as Chief Secretary, Chief Electoral Officer and Home Secretary has been stupendous. As the transport secretary, she had taken stern action against a powerful minister in 2000. She is known for not making any compromises. In fact, she has recently resigned from the post of Principal Secretary to the CM of Kerala as she was being pressurized to make compromises.

Nalini comes from a very humble family. Her father was a well – known professor of Mathematics and social worker. He had always encouraged daughters to go for higher studies and dream high. The family made a sort of records when two daughters – Nalini and her cousing Girija – cracked UPSC Civil Services Examination. Girija is the current Chief Secretary of Tamil Nadu.

Rafale deal: Govt tells Supreme Court documents stolen from defence ministry

Conveying its strong indisposition to have the Rafale deal scrutinised again, the central government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that documentsrelated to the Rafale aircraft deal have been "stolen" from defense ministry.The CPI Wednesday described as "shameful" the government telling the Supreme Court that sensitive files pertaining to the Rafale fighter jet deal were "stolen", and asked it to respond to the charges made against it, instead of "shooting the messenger".In the Supreme Court, Attorney General K K Venugopal said before a three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi that those who put documents on the Rafale deal in the public domain are guilty under the Official Secrets Act as also contempt of court.

Smriti Irani shared a meme inspired by the pilot along with the hashtag #WednesdayWisdom

Days after Pakistan released Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, Union Minister Smriti Irani shared a meme inspired by the pilot along with the hashtag #WednesdayWisdom.

Shibani Dandekar Wiki Profile Age: Farhan Akhtar Confirms April or May Wedding

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.

India is world’s pollution capital

India is home to seven of the world’s 10 most polluted cities, Bloomberg reports, citing a study by IQAir AirVisual and Greenpeace. Gurugram was the world's most polluted city in 2018 with an average air quality index of 135.8, followed by Ghaziabad (second globally), Faridabad (fourth) and Bhiwadi (fifth). But the smoggy air isn’t limited to the usual suspects – as many as 22 Indian towns, including several populous ones in the northern plains, feature among the world’s 30 filthiest cities. Pollution-related healthcare costs and productivity losses cost India nearly a twelfth of its GDP, according to the World Bank.Sign of a developed country is more people opting to go in public transport rather than individual cars and bikes.

Kylie Jenner takes the crown as world's youngest-ever self-made billionaire

As part of the Forbes billionaires list, it was announced that the 21-year-old reality star took the throne from Mark Zuckerberg.Kylie Jenner marked a milestone moment with a visit to a strip mall. For the past three years, her Kylie Cosmetics had only sold its makeup online and briefly in pop up shops. But after signing an exclusive distribution deal with Ulta, the beauty retailer, Kylie Cosmetics was rolling its $29 lip kits—a matte liquid lipstick and matching lip liner—into Ulta’s 1,000-plus stores. And Jenner showed up to the Richmond Avenue Ulta in Houston to greet customers, sign autographs on lip kits and, of course, pose for selfies with her fans. Over the next six weeks, Kylie Cosmetics sold $54.5 million worth of products in Ulta, according to estimates from Oppenheimer. “I popped up at a few stores, I did my usual social media—I did what I usually do, and it just worked,” she says.