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Daily Archives: 30th May 2018

Snapchat, Tyroo Enter Into a Strategic Partnership in India

Tyroo, a Smile Group company, has forged a strategic partnership with Snapchat as their monetization partner in India. Through this partnership Tyroo will drive ad monetization and infrastructure for Snapchat, fuelling its growth in the APAC region.

Max Bupa Goactive Health Insurance Plan Recognized as Most Innovative Product

Max Bupa - one of India's leading standalone health insurance players - was felicitated with Best Product Innovation and Diversification in the Year award for its innovative and path-breaking digitally enabled offering GoActive Health Insurance Plan.

Pakistan, India Agree to Implement Ceasefire Understanding of 2003

The Director-General of Military Operations (DGMOs) of India and Pakistan on Tuesday spoke to each other on the issue of ceasefire violations and terrorist activities among other issues and have agreed to fully implement the ceasefire understanding of 2003, to ensure that ceasefire will not be violated by both sides.

Congress Leader Urges Pranab Mukherjee to Avoid RSS Event

Senior Congress leader C. K. Jaffer Sharief on Tuesday wrote a letter to former President Pranab Mukherjee wherein he requested him to "reconsider and avoid visiting" the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) event scheduled for June 7.

People Facing Brunt of Bank Strike

The two-day nationwide strike called by the public sector employees over wage revision has caused disruption in ATM service and also left the public in distress.

KCR Government to Ensure Measures to Support Farmers in Telangana

In a bid to strengthen the condition of farmers, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao-led state government has decided to provide investment support to rescue the farmers from debt trap.

Jet Airways Grounds Four Pilots for Clicking Selfies on Training Flight

The Jet Airways has grounded four of its crew members for allegedly clicking selfies onboard a training flight on April 19.

Case Registered Against Satyendar Jain Over PWD Creative Team Hiring

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday registered a case against Delhi Minister Satyendar Jain to investigate the allegations of irregularities in the hiring of creative teams in Public Works Department (PWD).

Dairy not Responsible for Childhood Obesity

Turns out, milk and dairy products do not promote childhood obesity, contrary to popular belief.

Young Women at High Genetic Risk of Breast Cancer

Some women at their young age can be at a high lifetime risk of breast cancer.

Rape Case Filed Against BJP MLA From Badaun

A woman from Bareilly has accused Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Badaun Kushagra Sagar of allegedly raping her.

Journalist Rajdeep Sardesai Promotes Savarkar, Joins the RSS Bandwagon

In 2018, after 4 years of BJP rule, Sardesai's tweet has drawn more criticism that in 2015 possibly because of the boom in Hindutva violence after Modi's coming to power in 2014. Many incidents, especially murder of Muslims, Dalits and other minorities that rose in number, have Hindu fundamentalism that Savarkar preached as its founding principle. This direct link existing, Sardesai's making clear that he is on Savarkar's side has been condemned.

No job is Tough, Says Manju Devi, First Woman Porter of North-west Railways

Defying all odds, Manju Devi became the first woman in the entire North Western Railways to take up the job of a porter (coolie), a profession which is considered as a male bastion.

Madras HC Prohibits Homework for Class 1, 2 Students

Madras High court on Wednesday prohibited from assigning homework to Central Bureau of Secondary Education (CBSE) students studying in Class I and Class II.

Delhi Court Grants Chidambaram Protection From Arrest in Aircel-Maxis Case

A Delhi court on Wednesday allowed former Union minister P Chidambaram protection from arrest till June 5 in connection with the Aircel-Maxis money laundering case.

Muslim Labourer Interrogated, Slapped by Fellow Passengers on Train

Momin was asked about the national anthem and even made to sing it. When he was struggling under the barrage of questions from the attackers, he was repeatedly asked if he knew how to perform namaz, the Muslim prayer. When he answered in the positive, he was harassed further, asking how he could know how to do namaz and not know the national anthem or the Prime Minister's name.