- India NewsHow much petrol we waste daily?
It’s only about commuters in the national capital! One must have witnessed heavy traffic on the roads and have wasted several hours in it. But, apart from time what we waste is the fuel – commonly petrol. According to a report by IIT Delhi and a US based firm, vehicles waste about 25% of the total fuel required during their commute. On an average basis, a vehicle end up wasting about 2.5 litre petrol due to traffic congestion.PoliticsSaradha scam: Mamta aide and minister arrested
Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s close aide and minister Madan Mitra for his alleged involvement in the Saradha scam. Mamata Banerjee blasted the opposition and said she will be visiting Madan in the hospital and she dares Modi and Amit Shah to arrest her there. This comes as the sixth major arrest in this case.India NewsAttempt to suicide not a punishable offence
Taking a very bold step, government has decided to scrap Article 309 from the Indian Penal code. This will now make attempt to suicide a non-punishable offence soon. After 18 states and 4 Union Territories lend their approval, the government took the final call and decided to delete it. This will also come out as breather for Sharmila Irom who has been on hunger strike for years and has also attempted suicide at several occasions.PoliticsPM Modi wishes Sonia Gandhi 'Happy Birthday'
Putting political differences aside, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday wished Congress president Sonia Gandhi a long and happy live on her 68th Birthday.India NewsEven cabs in Delhi not safe; driver rapes woman
With almost no safe place left in the national capital, now cabs have also joined the rape horror league. A 27-year-old woman was allegedly raped by the driver of the cab she had hired to return home from a dinner party in Gurgaon last night. The incident took place at around 9:30 P.M. when the woman, who works for a finance company in Gurgaon, was headed back to her home in north Delhi’s Inderlok area.India NewsUri attacks a desperate attempt by militants: Army Chief
Chief of Army Staff General Dalbir Singh Suhag today said the attack on Uri camp in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district was a desperate attempt by militants to disrupt the democratic process in the state.PoliticsNarendra Modi to meet CMs for Planning panel revamp
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will holding a meet with Chief Ministers on Sunday to discuss the revamp of Planning panel for the changed economic scenario under the new government. “The Prime Minister will seek the views of Chief Ministers on the shape and functions of the body which would replace the Planning Commission,” said an official source.India NewsOfficial Now! Corruption reducing in India; China stand at 100th spot
In a list of 175 nations, India has improved its ranking a bit to make it official that the corruption is dropping after Narendra Modi took charge as Prime Minister. As per current ranking India stands on 85th place, last year it was 94, while neighbour country China has made its stand at 100th spot. The whole ranking was based on the CPI (Corruption Perception Index) by TII.India NewsThe ISIS man Arif was in India to catch more Indians for the terror group
Arif Majeed, the Indian youth who went to work for ISIS and returned to India with the help of investigating agencies, made some shocking revelations during the interrogation by NIA team. The accused said that he is in India to recruit some more youth for the terror group. He also mentioned that he is not the only one here there are other persons who are travelling the nation for the same job.India NewsPetrol prices down by 91 paise, diesel by 84 paise
In a major relief for common man prices for petrol and diesel have been slashed by 91 paise and 84 paise respectively. The prices came down as international oil rates continued to slump. The new prices will be effective all across the nation from Sunday midnight. However, overall pricing may differ from state to state as VAT and local taxes imposed by government differ from each other.
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