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Developed Countries Dumping E-waste in the Developing Nations

E-waste or electronic waste is when electronic devices such as mobile phones, tables, laptops, computers, digital cameras and toys, etc are dumped. These e-wastes are being dumped on the developing countries by the developed European countries. The UN has warned these countries against dumping the electronic wastes in developing countries…

With 250 Cases In One week, It Is Alarm Bell For Dengue In Delhi

With a Palestinian diplomat and his two sons, adding to the tally, the number of mosquito borne diseases in Delhi reached 250 in the past one week. The Municipal Corporation has confirmed that the number of dengue cases between January and August has been the highest ever in the last…

BJP Takes Sarma On Board, Eyes 2016 Assembly Polls In Assam

After riding on Modi factor and winning many provincial elections, BJP now tightens up its boots to grab Assam as well. The state which is under the Congress rule with Tarun Gogoi being the CM is bound to face a tough challenge from the opposition as BJP places Himanta Biswa…

Baby Bonus Cash Gifts In Singapore Gets A Lift by $2,000

The Baby Bonus cash gift will soon get a hike by $2,000 in Singapore,and will be given between the first 12 and 18 months after the birth of a child. Babies born on or after January 2015 in Singapore will come under the scheme. Apart from the increase in the…

Sanjiv Bhatt, IPS Officer Previously Suspended, Now Sacked

Sanjiv Bhatt, the IPS officer who was suspended from service few years back, has now been sacked from service. While sacking him from service, Government showed the ground as “unauthorized absence” from service. Reacting to him being sacked, the IPS officer said that the outcome came as a result of…

Record Cycle Ride Lead By Thailand Prince

Hundreds and thousands of Thais cycled this Sunday in Bangkok to mark Her Majesty the Queen’s 83rd birthday, led by HRH Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn. Around 295,000 people registered for ‘Bike for Mom’ contest in advance, out of which 40,000 participants were from Bangkok itself, while about 254,863 participants were…

Some Facts About 15th August Independence Day That Every Indian Should Know

15 August is the day which is considered to be the most significant day in Indian Calendar. How can one forget the day when India got its most coveted freedom from the British colonial rule after so many years of slavery? On 15 August 1947, India promulgated the end of…

Celebrities Rush To Help China Explosion Affected Victims

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The recent blast in China has paralyzed one of its core industrial zones. Northern China’s Binhai New Area is a huge logistics hub, considered twice the size of entire Hong Kong. The details of the China explosion at a chemical warehouse are yet to figure out, as the investigations are…

Casualties Increasing In Huge Explosion In China

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World is shaken with the news of the huge explosion in China that took place on Wednesday at around 23:30 (15:30 GMT) following by another more devastating blast leaving at least 45 people dead with hundreds of injured.   This shocking blast happened in a warehouse located in China’s northern…

Black Money Or Not, Indians Are Holding 1195 Swiss Accounts

The controversies of India remains the same where maximum people residing belongs to a below poverty level, and we are topping the chart of Swiss bank with 1,195 names and Rs 25,420 cores under investigation. According to the laundry list released on February 9, some of the premium ex-bureaucrats, politicians…

CM Jaya Introduces Bill To Safeguard Dhoti

Providing a safety belt to the culture of Tamil Nadu, it was CM Jayalalithaa who introduced a bill in the assembly that barred recreation clubs, associations, companies and societies from restricting persons wearing a dhoti. The bill proposed that any club or organisation found guilty of violating the new law…

Social Media Outrage Against Rape-Inspired Fashion Shoot

Huge outburst of disgust and anger hit the social media when photographer Raj Sheyte posted a photo of an Indian fashion shoot, where a model was seen deliberately fighting against two men, while being groped by a gang. Nonetheless, the fashion photo shoot was in a close proximity to the…

Samsung Claims To Have Found Child Labour In A China Factory

Samsung Electronics claimed that it has found clear evidences of child labor at a factory in China. The factory is itself a supplier of Samsung and is known as Shinyang Electronics. A probe was made on behalf of the erstwhile Samsung into the supplier after New York based campaign group…

China Awfully Admits Its Permission Regarding Trade In Tiger Skins

Surprisingly for the first time China has admitted in public that it allows trade in skins from captive tigers. The awful submission was made at a meeting of an international convention to protect endangered species that was attended by good many participants and officials. They said that earlier China had…

Typhoon Hits Philippines, Kills 10, Many Evacuated

A disastrous typhoon named Rammasun hit the capital and churned around Philippines making the death toll to 10 and more than 370,000 evacuating the place. Financial markets, schools, offices have remained shut throughout in response to such a calamity. The eye of Typhoon Rammasun, the strongest one to hit the…

Five New Governors Appointed by Centre Today

After coming to power BJP, is appointing new governors, in every state, by replacing the older governors that had been appointed by the UPA government, previously. BJP leader Ram Nasik has been given the post of the governor in Uttar Pradesh, replacing BL Joshi––as announced by Rashtrapati Bhavan, on this…

Replica of Madame Tussauds Museum In Kolkata

Trying with all might to make the city resemble the city of London in looks and elegance, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has got plans to have a wax museum in Kolkata. The museum which is presumed to resemble the Madame Tussauds’ in central London, will have a king…

Twin Tall Towers On Either Side Of River Hooghly To Transmit Electricity

Adding to more skyscrapers in the city, now it is twin tall towers shaking hands across the river Hooghly. These two are CESC’ new transmission towers placed on either bank of the river from which the transmission lines emanate. Both of them are 380 feet in height, surprisingly only falling…

NDA Government Increases Railway Fare Across All Classes

In a decision which is bound to have negative political consequences, newly formed Narendra Modi government has announced increase of train fare by 14.2% across all classes and freight charges has been increased by 6.5%. Railway Ministry officials said that the decision was taken on 16th May, by the UPA…

Mr. Jaitley Asks For Separate Presentation Of GST

The new government intends to give priorities to goods and service taxes. Thus Mr. Arun Jaitley, the new finance minister has ordered the revenue department for the preparation of a separate paper on goods and service taxes known as GST, based on the suggested tax reforms. On Wednesday a presentation…