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CWG 2014: India ends games with 64 medals

The highly entertaining and engrossing commonwealth games came to roaring end on Sunday. India finished fifth in the games clinching 64 medals(15 gold, 30 silver and 19 bronze) in total. Squash and Badminton added golden glory to IndiaÔÇÖs laurels. Squash players strike gold Women power paved the way as Day 10 turned out to be a historic one for India ...

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Smartphone industry that’s driving everyone ga-ga

  With a population size growing at a fast pace and posing all kinds of people with different demographics, India surely has evolved as a very matured investment spot among the third world and emerging markets. To substantiate the fact, a few days ago when home grown e- tailer Flipkart announced a fresh round of funding of a billion dollars ...

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CWG 2014: India strikes 2 gold among 7 medals!

The highly anticipated 2014 Commonwealth Games at Glasgow, Scotland kicked off┬áwith┬áa ┬ágrand opening ceremony┬á┬áthat had Aishwarya Rai Bachchan cheering the Indian contingent.┬á India has sent 215 athletes to prove their prowess in 14 sports. The dampener in this yearÔÇÖs games being the exclusion of archery and tennis which would be a major blow for India and other participating nations. Day ...

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Super 30 : 27 out of 30 students make it to IIT

In India 14 lakh students appeared for IIT JEE exam in this year 2014 of which only around 150,000 qualify for JEE advanced which is the second level in IIT B.Tech admission. These 150,000 students compete for just 9,885 seats in the 17 IITs combined. Clearing JEE advanced is a big deal which needs rigorous training for two years through reputed and ...

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Why are the IITs Losing their Global Ranking

I am a graduate from IIT Kanpur. Every year whenever the world college rankings are announced, I carefully scan those in order to know the current ranking of my college, also in a hope that someday I’ll see it at the top. But to my surprise, my college is losing its ranking year by year. I studied so hard that ...

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Namo’s Youth Appeal

The immense criticism faced by one of the most dynamic and powerful leaders of all times, Narendra Modi has single handedly taken the 2014 Lok Sabha elections by storm! A sweeping victory by a margin of 334 seats. He has been the foremost candidates for Prime Ministerial post, even though he was labelled “controversial, prejudiced and polarizing!”. Only by the ...

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Elections on April 7 – U’ve got 15 days to decide.

AAP vote now

Lok Sabha elections begin on April 7. The following state wise schedule shows when your state goes to polls.  Along with our exams, submissions, it is important that we get ready to vote. Get a voter ID: If you do not have one. You still have time to register. Go to www.voteindia.in or Election Commmission of India. This can be ...

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Got a Barbie in your collection?

barbie collector

Barbie approaches her 55th birthday. Created by Mattel in 1959 and inspired by a fashion doll named Bild Lilli from Germany, these dolls were first introduced at the New York Toy-fair and were an instant success. Mow more demure than ever, ‘Barbie in India’ has several avatars like the one wearing a wedding outfit, one dressed in gharchola saree representing ...

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The PM’s heart beats for Mukesh Ambani

Arvind Kejriwal resigned after his government failed to table the Jan Lokpal Bill in the Delhi Assembly following a high-voltage clash with the Congress and BJP. As Arvind Kejriwal states, “you cannot stay away from politics”, I completely accept this point, because it affects our life in every single way. Before the Delhi assembly elections, I don’t think even 10% ...

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New Zealand demolished India’s monopolistic position

India till recently enjoyed a monopolistic kind of position in the world of cricket. They were the most consistent and in form team. They had taken the place of the super strong Australian team. The bowling department has been a worry for the longest time; however the home pitches were curated in a way so as to benefit the batsmen ...

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