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World witnessed its greatest nuke disaster today!

Ukraine on Tuesday marked the 30th anniversary of world’s worst nuclear disaster – the Chernobyl Disaster. On 26th April 1986, an explosion at a reactor of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Soviet Ukraine, spewed large amounts of radioactive material into the sky. The mishap contaminated swathes of the eastern Europe and made the


South Africa banned from hosting cricket

Stating that black players weren’t given enough opportunities, South African Sport Minister Fikile Mbalula has issued a notice banning the country’s cricket, rugby, soccer, athletics and netball associations from bidding for or hosting major international tournaments for at least a year. The ban will come into force immediately and the decision will be reviewed based


Japan will release 2 crucial files on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

Minister of state for Home Kiren Rijiju said on Tuesday that the Japanese government has agreed to declassify 2 of 5 crucial files in their possession, regarding Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. However, he added that no assurance has been given over the declassification of the remaining 3 files. Rijiju also stated that 2 files that


Foreign Film won’t need clearance from Animal Welfare Board

Foreign films won’t need certification from the Animal Welfare Board of India. The order passed by the government says that, ‘Prevention of Cruelty To Animal Act, 1950 is not applicable to foreign films as this Act is applicable when the film is being shot, not at the time of its release’. Censor Board chief Pahlaj


Liquor ban decreases crime rate by 27% in Bihar

Bihar government on Tuesday said that the crime rate has been decreased by 27% after prohibition of liquor in the state. The Patna Commissioner informed that the cases of death in road accidents have also reduced during this period after making the state as dry. CM Nitish Kumar scheduled to hold such high level review


MP Mary Kom walks into Rajya Sabha

Olympian boxer Mary Kom and BJP leader Subramaniya Swamy took oath as Member of the Parliament in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. Hey were nominated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the Rajya Sabha on last Friday. The prominent list also includes former cricketer and BJP leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, NAC member Narendra Jadhav, Malayalam


Wrestler Sandeep Tomar qualifies for Olympics

In a proud moment for India, wrestler, sandeep Tomar has secured a spot for himself in the upcoming Rio Olympic Games by grabbing a bronze in the freestyle 57kg category at the qualifier. Tomar beat Alexandru Chirtoaca 10-0 to make it to Olympics. He is the third Indian freestyle wrestler to qualify for the Olympics


Uber partners with Election Commission

Cab agrregator Uber has partnered with the Election Commission, to create awareness about the need for casting votes in the May 16 assembly polls in Tamil Nadu. Uber would launch the awareness scheme along with the Systematic Voters Education and Electoral Participation programme. Ensuring support to the 100% voter turn out initiative, Uber drivers would


North Korea test fires submarine ballistic missile

North Korea claims it has successfully test-fired a ballistic missile from a submarine. The move, it claims, is adisplay of its growing ability to cut down its enemies with a ‘dagger of destruction’. Leader Kim Jong-Un hailed thee submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) test as an ‘eye-opening success’. He claimed Pyongyang now has the ability to


Thazhathangady Jumma Masjid breaks 1000 year old tradition, allows women

Breaking the 1000 year old tradition, Kerela’s Thazhathangady Jumma Masjid committee has now opened its doors for women. Now women are allowed to enter and also pray inside the mosque. The Jumma Masjid, one of the oldest mosques in India, is situated in Thazhathangady. It is one of the Heritage Zones of Kerala, near the


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