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Jharkhand Assembly passes GST Bill

Ranchi, Apr 27: The Jharkhand Assembly today passed the Goods and Services Tax Bill 2017.   The GST bill was tabled in the assembly by Urban Development Minister C P Singh who said that it was the result of strong … read more

Lifestyle

Routine bedtime may protect pre-schoolers from obesity

New York:  Following routines from a very early age may have many benefits. A new research suggests that regular bedtimes, mealtimes and limited screen time may be linked to better emotional health in pre-schoolers, and that might lower their chances of … read more

Business

Apple iPhone 8 may face two-month delay

New York” Owing to the complications in adding edge-to-edge screen for their new upgrades, Apple’s iPhone 8 may be delayed up to two months, a media report said. According to a report in Fortune late on Monday, the usual September … 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

Not performing at Bieber concert: Sonakshi Sinha

Mumbai:  After singer-composer Kailash Kher voiced his disagreement on Sonakshi Sinha’s performing at Justin Bieber’s maiden concert in India, the actress says she is not performing at the pop star’s concert. “Firstly, I am not performing at the Bieber concert. It … read more

Offtrack

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