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Name & Shame game at CBI – Verma vs Asthana War

Can we trust CBI now? Surely the allegation levied against top two functionaries are extremely serious and damaging and it needs a serious probe by independent authority to investigate the accusations. It is well know with in the important circuit

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Avoidable tragedy

The mishap on the railway tracks in Amritsar is another stark reminder of how cheap life is in India Videos circulating on social media of a train mowing down over 60 people near Amritsar in Punjab while they were celebrating Dussehra is

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Fragrances are no Longer Limited to Floral and Fruity Accents

Fragrances are now not limited to fruity or floral accents. Chocolate, coffee, and other things are also making their way in. By Team Viva The source of fragrances has moved from the gardens and woods to the kitchen with gourmand

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Lara Dutta Refuses Work Offer From Mukesh Chhabra’s Company

Actress Lara Dutta Bhupathi has refused a work offer from the casting company of Mukesh Chhabra, one of those accused of sexual harassment amid the #MeToo wave in India. Lara’s tennis star husband Mahesh Bhupathi made the revelation in an

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The Forgotten Past: Sir Syed and the Birth of Muslim Nationalism In South Asia

Sir Syed Ahmad Khan was the intellectual pioneer of the sense of community among Muslims, of which Pakistan nationalism is a direct outcome. Creator of Pakistan, a hero in India” was the heading of an Article this writer wrote for

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India Signs $5.4-Billion Deal To Buy 5 S-400 Missile Systems From Russia

Though the US has warned the pact between India and Russia could attract sanctions under the US law, the BJP-led government still decided to go ahead with the $5-billion deal. The signing of the deal for S-400 air defense systems

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Cost of Justice

The apex court’s request to make a law to control the legal situation may stay inactive as legislators themselves are polished lawyers who charged excessive fees for their services. A lawyer, like an engineer, constant upgrades and builds the society.

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The Art of Praying Explained

Instead of ordering God, believers need to seek guidance from God. Ajit Kumar Bishnoi says, “God always finds a way to communicate.” This is required because normally we don’t pray properly. How do we pray? We more or less order

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The Glass House: All About the Dream of Owning a House

The Glass House talks about young professionals chasing goals of house ownership. Ronica Wahi states that  this novel provides consideration-worthy, interesting perspective. The dream of owning a house for those who do not is a dearly cherished one. But since

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Gorakhpur Literary Festival: What is it All About?

A number of literary festivals come and go nowadays, but most of them become dull and, with time, become insignificant. The main reason behind this is dominating vested interests and lack of transparency. But, literature lovers always keep their hope

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