Celebrating Hindi Diwas With These Famous Quotes

To celebrate the significance of this ancient language, Hindi Diwas is observed on September 14 every year. The day is celebrated to commemorate Hindi being adopted as one of India’s twenty-two official languages. However, when the proposal came in 1949, Hindi became the second official language (English being the only language prior). This decision was […]

Hindi Diwas 2020: Remembering the Legends of Hindi Literature

Ramdhari Singh ‘Dinkar’: Singhasan Khaali Karo Ke Janata Aaati Hai – The famous line that echoed in the Ramlila Maidan, quoted by Jayaprakash Narayan during the Emergency, was written by Ramdhari Singh Dinkar. Considered as “Rashtrakavi”, Dinkar was one of the torchbearers in the Hindi literary world. His famous works include Veer Rasa, Urvashi, Rashmirathi […]

A plumber charged hundreds without a quote or invoice

She says when the plumber arrived at about 4pm, he didn’t offer a quote, nor did he explain what he had to do. At 4.45pm he had to “pop out for a bit” and returned at 5.30pm to finish the job. When he left at about 6pm he didn’t leave an invoice.

Cops scramble to ID woman dragged by car down in broad daylight

“Due to her current condition, we are not in a position to engage with her at this time, but it is crucial that we are quickly able to determine who she is and progress our investigations accordingly.

Erdogan slams Macron as mediterranean spat deepens

ALSO READ: Kebbi floods: Gov Bagudu orders immediate distribution of relief materials Macron’s statements came during an informal summit with southern EU countries, who also warned Turkey against “unilateral activities” in the eastern Mediterranean. Greece and Cyprus have for weeks been sparring with Turkey over areas in the eastern Mediterranean that the two EU members and […]

How to Best Approach COVID-19 Research

It is often said that science is self-correcting.  Research is generally methodical and involves repetition, where the researcher does the same thing over and over again to make sure they get the same result each time, and replication, where other researchers try to reproduce your experiment to see if it holds up when performed by another […]

India loses 26 spots on economic freedom ranking: Report

Centre for Civil Society President Partha J Shah, as quoted by PTI, said since the ranking is based on 2018 data, many new restrictions on international trade, tightening of the credit market due to NPAs and COVID-19’s impact on debt and deficits are not reflected in India’s score.

Alexa users, you can soon ask Amitabh Bachchan about the weather

“Cricket and Bollywood are integral to Alexa’s unique Indian personality. Mr Bachchan’s voice is truly memorable for any Indian who has grown-up with Bollywood,” says Puneesh Kumar, Country Leader for Alexa at Amazon India, in a company statement. Amazon further confirms with The Hindu that this is an India-only feature which may leave out Big […]

Kangana Ranaut leaves Mumbai after being ‘terrorised all these days’, says her PoK comparison was ‘bang on’

— Kangana Ranaut (@KanganaTeam) September 14, 2020 Kangana arrived in Mumbai to the news that her Pali Hill property had been partially demolished by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), on grounds of structural violations. Kangana has alleged that the action was politically motivated. She has been involved in a war of words with the Shiv […]

Madhavi Latha: Narcotics Control Bureau In Telangana Must Focus On Tollywood As Well

On a related note, NCB’s Bangalore wing has so far arrested two actresses Ragini Dwivedi and Sanjjanaa Galrani along with 12 others in connection with the Sandalwood drug racket. As per Bollywood, actress Rhea Chakraborty including her brother Showik and 4 others were arrested last week on drug-related charges by the NCB.