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Govt orders closure of all illegal slaughter houses within 72 hours

Ranchi, Mar 27: Taking a cue from the neighboring state of Uttar Pradesh where the BJP stormed into power by capturing more than 300 seats and had a saffron clad Yogi Adityanath take over the reigns who ordered for immediate … read more

Lifestyle

Maternal Vitamin D levels may prevent autism in kids

Sydney:  Intake of Vitamin D supplements during the first trimester of pregnancy is likely to prevent the development of autism traits in children, researchers found in a study on mice. Autism — or autism spectrum disorder — describes lifelong developmental disabilities … read more

Business

Airtel to acquire Tikona’s 4G business for Rs 1,600 crore

New Delhi, March 23: Bharti Airtel on Thursday announced an agreement with Tikona Digital Networks to acquire the latter’s 4G business, including the Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) spectrum and 350 sites, in five telecom circles for around Rs 1,600 crore. However, … read more

Feature

Assam’s Devadasi dance experiences a slow revival

By Azera Parveen Rahman  Guwahati: In a small town called Pathsala, about 60 km from this principal town of Assam, a mission has been underway for more than half a century. The task at hand is not easy — revival of … read more

Bollywood

Paris Hilton caught locking lips with new beau

Los Angeles:  Socialite and former reality TV star Paris Hilton, currently enjoying her romantic relationship with “The Leftovers” star Chris Zylka, was caught locking lips with her beau at an event. The two were spotted kissing at an event here, reports … read more

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Why jokes are funny? Ask quantum theory

Toronto:  Why was 6 afraid of 7? Because 789. Whether this pun makes you giggle or groan in pain, your reaction is a consequence of the ambiguity of the joke. Thus far, models have not been able to fully account for … read more