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58 Dussehra revellers crushed by train in Punjab, police begin probe

Amritsar (IANS) The Punjab Police has launched an investigation into the Dusshera tragedy here on Friday evening in which a local train crushed at least 58 people while watching the burning of a Ravana effigy from a railway track. The incident … read more

Lifestyle

Salman Khan to launch own gym equipment range

Mumbai (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, known for his chiselled physique even at 52, is all set to launch his own gym equipment range, contributing in his way to the Fit India movement. The actor, who has inspired several younger actors … read more

Business

Did not issue 5-day strike call in Nov: AIBEA

Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) The All India Bank Employees’ Association (AIBEA) has denied issuing any circular calling for five days of bank strike in November-end demanding wage hike, said a top official on Monday. He also said the bank unions have … read more

Feature

Scientists track microbes to monitor health of Sundarbans fisheries

Kolkata (IANS/Mongabay) They may be microscopic in size, but bacterioplankton steer major carbon cycling and food webs in aquatic ecosystems. Bacterioplankton are the bacterial component of plankton that live in water bodies, including oceans and lakes. Now, scientists at the … read more

Bollywood

Bryan Adams wraps up biggest party in India

Gurugram, Oct 15 (IANS) From playing his rock anthems and love songs to crooning “Kiki do you love me” to expressing his “Ultimate love” for India, Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Bryan Adams took the Indian music lovers on a rock and roll … read more

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Love and Sacrifice of liberated women – Book review

We often talk about women independence, empowerment, liberty and rights. This has always been a debated topic across the globe. But are the dominant men willing to accept the freedom of women? The question remains with contradictions and paradoxes till … read more