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Donald Trump wins GOP Presidential nomination

Republican US Presidential frontrunner, Donald Trump, has clinched the number of delegates needed for the presidential nomination on Thursday. Of the required count of 1237 delegates needed to win the Republican nomination Trump already has 1238. However, Republican leaders are themselves shocked by Trump’s rise. Conservatives even termed the one-time Democrat as a fraud. To

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Trade unions oppose minimum wage hike

Trade unions on Thursday opposed the government proposal to hike minimum wage of unskilled workers to Rs 12000 per month, saying it should be at least Rs 15000. Unions expressed their disagreement at meeting of Central Advisory Board, which advices the centre and the states on matters regarding minimum wage. The unions cited price rise

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Saroha a para athlete wins gold

Amit Kumar Saroha, Indian para athlete and Arjuna Awardee, from Haryana has made the country proud. Saroha won the Gold for Discus throw at the 2016 French Open Athletics Championship in Paris. Amit broke the Asian record of 26.58m set by him in 2015, at the World Championship in Doha. Amit Kumar Saroha qualified for

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President Pranab Mukherjee signs NEET ordinance

President Pranab Mukherjee has given his assent to the government proposed National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) ordinance on Tuesday. The move paves way for state governments and individual institutions like AIIMS to conduct their own admission tests to medical and dental courses for this year. From 2017, NEET will be conducted as a common

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India’s Indigenous space shuttle launched

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully test launched its maiden winged reusable launch vehicle (RLV) on Monday from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. The test launch is considered a significant step in India’s space endeavour. This is the first time ISRO has launched a ‘reusable rocket’, which glided back onto a virtual runway in

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Pankaj Advani wins Asian 6-Red Snooker title

India’s ace snooker player Pankaj Advani created record by winning ‘Asian 6-Red Snooker’ title in Abu Dhabi, UAE. By winning this title, Advani became the first cueist to hold both world and continental titles in 6-Red Snooker at the same time. The 30 year old won the game by defeating Malaysian Keen Hoh Moh by

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Rajinikanth’s ‘Kabali’ sets another record

Superstar Rajinikanth starrer ‘Kabali’ is creating record much before its release. The film will be dubbed and released in Malay language, the first ever for any Tamil Cinema. Malay is the language spoken in Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei and Thailand. ‘Kabali’ is a gangster drama about Chennai man, who is based out of Malaysia. Directed

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13 year old Tamil lad Pranav Kalyan has 2 US degree honours

Pranav Kalyan, a Tamil origin US resident, has become the youngest ever graduate in Moorpak College in California. The bright lad is also a student of Agoura Math Circle that provides educational assistance to 100 special kids. Pranav even holds two associate degree with honours from the college. Notably, at 9, he was the youngest

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The Weeknd creates history at Billboard Awards

Canadian pop singer The Weeknd created history at Billboard Music Awards 2016 by winning 8 awards – the highest by any male artist. He even won the prize for top RnB album for ‘Beauty Behind The Madness’. Brit Singer Adele won the Top Artist Award and also the Top 200 Album Award for ‘25’. Justin

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Kalaripayattu aims to be part of Olympics

Kalaripayattu, traditional martial arts form of Kerala, may soon be included in the Olympics. Indian Kalaripayattu Federation, hoped that the martial arts will be considered as an event in the Olympics soon. Kalaripayattu exists in foreign nations too and in toto there are registered Kalaripayattu federations in 32 countries. If the number hits 40, the

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