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Stephen Hawking, the former Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge, world-renowned theoretical physicist and author of A Brief History of Time, has taken on the defining challenge of his career. Mr. Hawking today announced that he has commenced work on developing a mathematical model that will answer the key question of our [...]

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The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai, also known as the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), has fined author and socialite Shobha De for making a mess on a clean road while posing for #CleanIndia initiative. BMC is responsible for the civic infrastructure and administration of the city and some suburbs of Mumbai. Earlier this week, social [...]

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The Hyderabad police briefly questioned Vijayendar Reddy, a youth in his late twenties, after the latter was spotted engaging in suspicious activity: switching his cellphone off before getting his motorbike’s tank filled with petrol. “We have been on alert for the past few days and were patrolling along this petrol bunk, when we spotted this young chap [...]

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For the first time ever, Sivakasi’s famous Standard Fireworks has announced that they will not be setting up firecracker stalls in the state of West Bengal this year, the reason being tight competition which could lead to huge losses for the company. “It is very unfortunate, but we regret to inform that we will not [...]

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Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka, in what IT sector analysts described as a game-changer, has made wearing of ties by Infoscions optional. Previously, it was mandatory for Infoscions to wear ties on Mondays, adding to Monday morning blues. The decision has not just brought smiles on the faces of the 100,000 plus male Infosys employees but [...]

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The Indian Meteorological Department has announced that it will now use Ashutosh’s typos to decide on names for cyclones or hurricanes. According to the current naming procedures, countries constituting a particular region (the North Indian Ocean in the case of India) each come up with a list of names that are sorted alphabetically and allotted [...]

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US-returned Indian, Adhbut Kumar woke up to a pleasant surprise on Tuesday, when he heard that he was selected for an award by the Indian government for something he did not do – complain about slow internet after returning to his homeland. “Slow internet is the new bad roads, bad traffic, pollution etc for foreigners [...]

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The AAP is all set to organize a billion man dharna against Flipkart for taking the aam aadmi for a ride by over-promising and under-delivering. “Even Rajiv Gandhi schemes under Congress did not flop to this magnitude. Yeh aam aadmi ke saath bahut bada dhoka hai, ji [this is the biggest scam against aam aadmi],” [...]

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Many Indian students enrolled in various US business schools feel they have not been provided with the requisite multi-cultural learning environment and international faculty that they were promised. These students, most of whom are engineering graduates, claim that their classmates and the professors hail from the same engineering schools they graduated from. Said Amit, a [...]

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S Palaniappan, a resident of Chennai, and an avid fan of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, got beaten up by a bunch of auto-rickshaw drivers in Anna Nagar, when he insisted that they charge him Rs. 7 per km instead of their usual fare, for taking him to T-Nagar. According to onlookers who witnessed the incident, [...]

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