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Grand Alliance fails as BJP sweeps Jharkhand

Ranchi: The Grand Alliance of opposition parties seems to have failed in the Lok Sabha elections Jharkhand if the counting trends and margins are any indications. BJP is leading/won in 11 seats and its ally the All Jharkhand Students Union … read more


Over 60% e-cigarette smokers want to quit: Study

New York (IANS) Over 60 per cent e-cigarette users want to quit smoking and over 25 per cent smokers have already tried to stop using the electronic device, says a new study. In the study, published in the journal Nicotine and … read more


Piyush Goyal may become next Finance Minister, Prasad may get Telecom

New Delhi (IANS) As the election results paved the way for the formation of a new government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, several names have started doing the rounds for getting plum Cabinet portfolios. The name of Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, … read more


How EVM strong-rooms are secured as per the Election Commision

New Delhi (IANS) The Election Commission on Wednesday asserted that the transport and storage of the EVMs are well secured, dismissing the doubts raised by the Opposition over movement and alleged replacement and manipulation of these machines. In the past two … read more


Film on Indian Navy’s Karachi harbour attack in works

Mumbai (IANS) Producers Bhushan Kumar, Tanuj Garg, Atul Kasbekar and Swati Iyer Chawla have joined hands to back a film based on the 1971 bombing of Karachi harbour by the Indian Navy. Tentatively titled “Navy Day”, it will showcase the attack … read more