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Pune men seeks to change tea game with ‘Tandoori Tadka Tea’

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Pune (Maharashtra), May 24 (ANI): One might have heard of tandoori chicken or tandoori roti but these Pune-based tea sellers are attracting people with their unique 'tandoori chai'. A tea made with a special recipe and poured into a hot kulhad (clay cup) has become the talk of the town in the past couple of days in the city. A tea shop named 'Chai-La' based in Kharadi locality of Pune is... Read More

Water supply in Gurgaon to be disrupted today

2 days ago PTI 0
Gurgaon, May 24 (PTI) The water supply in major parts of the city will be disrupted today due to upgradation work at Chandu Bhudhera water treatment plant, the main source of water supply in the city. The areas where the water supply would be affected are Sectors 46, 47, 34, 50, 51, Golf Course Road, Sohna Road and others. Read More

ONGC team summits Mt. Kangchenjunga

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New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): A team of ONGC has successfully scaled the third highest and most challenging peak, Mt. Kangchenjunga. The first group comprising five ONGC employees completed the mission on May 20, while the second group of four ONGC employees and one Indian Mountaineering Foundation member summited the peak on May 21. With this, ONGC, whose team also scaled the Everest last year, becomes the first corporate in the... Read More

Thunderstorm, squall likely to hit Delhi-NCR in 2 hrs

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New Delhi , May 19 (ANI): The India Meteorological Department (IMD) officials on Saturday issued a warning of a thunderstorm with strong winds and rain in various parts of Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR). As per the weather department, the change in climate will be witnessed over places in and around Mahendragarh, Kosli, Gurugram, Manesar, Faridabad, Ballabhgarh, Noida and Greater Noida in the next two hours. Read More

DU admission: Over 43,000 applications within 24 hrs

1 week ago PTI 0
New Delhi, May 16(PTI) Within 24 hours after Delhi University threw open its admission portal to aspirants, over 43,000 applicants submitted their forms for various undergraduate courses. "Since 6 pm yesterday, we have received 43,000 applications and there has been no technical glitches reported from our side," said an official associated with admissions.  Read More

SC extends March 31 deadline of Aadhaar linking till it gives its order

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New Delhi, Mar 13 (PTI) The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended the March 31 deadline for linking Aadhaar with various services till the five-judge constitution bench delivers its judgement on petitions challenging the validity of the biometric scheme and the enabling law A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra had on March 7 said it may not be possible to decide by March 31 the batch of petitions... Read More

Indian Army’s 500-km expedition to mark ‘Chindits’ concludes

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New Delhi, Mar. 9: The Indian Army on Friday concluded its special expedition to commemorate the spirit and ethos of Indian troops employed on Burma front in the Second World War. The Chindits Trail Expedition traversed nearly 500 kilometers across the Vindhya Ranges between Betwa and Ken Rivers with its culmination on the banks of Narmada River today. Read More

Tibet’s govt-in-exile laments another self-immolation incident

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Dharamshala, Mar. 09 (ANI): The Tibetan Government in Exile on Thursday criticised Chinese government, a day after a Tibetan self-immolated himself in China's Sichuan province. Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) President Dr Lobsang Sangay said another self-immolation incident was a disturbing news and it showed that the Tibetans denounce the Chinese occupation of Tibet. Read More

India can combine modern education, technology with peace of mind: Dalai Lama

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Dharamsala, Aug 16: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama greeted India on the occasion of its 71st Independence Day and said the country can combine modern education, technology, and material development and at the same time bring peace of mind. Speaking to media, the spiritual leader said India has thousands years of knowledge of tackling emotions. "I think it's a very happy day and I think over last seventy year's... Read More

“Won’t link Aadhaar with phone, disconnect my number if you want” Mamata Banerjee

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Kolkata, October 25: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said she is ready to lose her mobile phone connection but won't link it to her Aadhaar card. "Under no circumstances will I link my Aadhaar with my telephone number. If the authorities disconnect my phone, let them do it," Mamata said while speaking at the core committee meeting of her Trinamool Congress party in Kolkata. Read More

Smart watch ban on ICSE, ISC examinees

4 months ago PTI 0
Kolkata, Feb 5 (PTI) Students appearing for the ICSE and ISC examinations will not be allowed to wear smart and digital watches to exam halls from this year. The Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) has recently sent a circular to this effect to the principals of affiliated schools, Nabarun Dey, the general secretary of the Bengal chapter of the Association of Heads of ICSE Schools, told PTI today. Read More

Brothers duo held for killing 2 Nepalese in Himachal Pradesh

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Shimla, Feb 3 (PTI) Two brothers were arrested today for allegedly killing two Nepalese in Shoghi, 13 Km from here, police said. The police have also Rs 2.38 lakh in cash allegedly looted by the two accused from victims as Navin (32), a resident of Ponta Sahib, and Chandra Prakash (19), resident of Renuka, whose bodies were recovered from a ditch, they said. The deceased were brothers-in-law and worked as driver... Read More

JUST IN: Two Nepalese beaten to death in Himachal Pradesh

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Shimla, Feb 2 (PTI) Two Nepalese were beaten to death by unidentified assailants and bodies dumped into a ditch at Sheel village in Shoghi, 13 Km from here, police said today. Navin (32), a resident of Ponta Sahib, and Chandra Prakash (19), a resident of Renuka, succumbed to death due to multiple head injuries and their blood-soaked bodies were recovered from the ditch after some locals informed the police, they... Read More

Mamata Banerjee calls Bengal Congress leaders ‘pygmies’

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Kolkata, Feb 2 (PTI) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today called the state's Congress leaders "pygmies" and reminded them that without the Trinamool Congress, the party cannot function in Delhi. She also accused the Congress of hobnobbing with the CPI-M to oppose her government. "The Congress and the CPI-M are one. They are made for each other. It is nothing new. I know how it had extended support to CPI-M,"... Read More

Sensex crashes 840 pts on Budget woes, Nifty below 10,800

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Mumbai, Feb 2 (PTI) Benchmark Sensex plummeted 840 points on Friday -- its biggest single-day fall in two-and-a-half years -- while the NSE Nifty ended below the 10,800-mark as the post-Budget sell-off continued for the second straight day. The Budget 2018-19 presented on Thursday imposed long- term capital gains tax of 10 per cent on equities. Read More

Chidambaram critical of Budget ’18, terms it ‘worst’

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New Delhi, January 01 (ANI): Congress leader and former finance minister P. Chidambaram on Thursday rebuffed the Union Budget 2018-2019, saying that it was the "worst budget". In a statement, Chidambaram listed out certain sectors, including exports, agriculture, healthcare, jobs, investment and tax relief, and recounted the failures of the government to bring improvement in all of them. Read More

Budget unveils mega health insurance, gives little to middle class

4 months ago PTI 0
India may grow 7.2-7.5% in H2; on way to becoming 5th largest economy: Finance Minister New Delhi, Feb 1 (PTI) The government today announced the “world’s largest” health insurance scheme for India’s 50 crore poor in its last full budget before general elections, focusing heavily on uplifting agriculture and rural sectors while paying little attention Read More

उत्तरखंडको ऋषिकेश क्षेत्रमा GSSS को एउटा महत्वपूर्ण जनसभाको आयोजना

4 months ago Himalayan Beacon News Desk 0
NEW DELHI, 30 JANUARY 2018: हिज को दिन उत्तरखंडको ऋषिकेश क्षेत्र अन्तर्गत स्थानीय छिद्दरवालामा GSSS को एउटा महत्वपूर्ण जनसभाको आयोजना गरिएको थियो। आज सम्म भाषणमा मात्र सिमित रहेको गोर्खाल्याण्ड को राष्ट्रिय मुद्दा लाई साचो रुपमा राष्ट्रियकरण गर्दै अब उशो भाषणमा मात्र नभएर कार्यक्रमले पनि गोर्खाल्याण्डको आनोद्लनलाई राष्ट्रिय मुद्दा बनाउने हेतुले GSSSद्वारा राष्ट्रब्यापी जनसम्पर्क अभियानलाई लिएर GSSS अहिले घरि देशको विभिन्न राज्यहरुतिर पुगीरहेको छ। Read More