Daily Archives: May 22, 2017

Soaring Ahead: Bitcoin Prices double in 2017 to $2000 in just 5 months


The world’s most popular cryptocurrency is now worth over $2,000 per coin.  That’s according to a range of bitcoin exchanges, including Coinbase and Kraken. That valuation puts the total market cap of bitcoin — the total number of coins in circulation — at $32.92 billion. Bitcoin first broke the $1,000 valuation mark way back in 2013, but a combination of ...

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Indian climber goes missing on Mt Everest


An Indian climber has gone missing on Mount Everest after successfully scaling the world’s highest peak, officials in Nepal said on Sunday. Ravi Kumar, a climber from Moradabad of Uttar Pradesh, had gone out of contact with the balcony area, the final resting spot before climbers ascend the south summit of the mountain, after he was descending to lower camps. ...

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Union Home Minister chairs the first meeting of CMs of 5 States on Indo-China Border in Gangtok


Central Assistance for Border Area Development Programmes (BADP) has been enhanced from Rupees 990 Crore in 2016-17 to Rs. 1,100 Crore in the current financial year, the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said this while chairing the review meeting of Chief Ministers bordering with China, in Gangtok today. He said that the Indo-China border is undemarcated, extremely cold with very ...

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4 terrorists killed, 3 soldiers martyred in Naugam operation


Four terrorists were killed and three soldiers lost their lives after the Indian Army launched an operation to foil an infiltration bid in Jammu and Kashmir’s Naugam sector on Saturday. The fierce encounter began when alert troops intercepted a group of infiltrators near the Line of Control in Kupwara district’s Naugam on Saturday. While two terrorists were gunned down on ...

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Mumbai Indians pull off a 1 run heist over Pune in IPL 2017 finals


All throughout this year’s IPL Rising Pune Super Giants had the upper hand over Mumbai Indians defeating them on 3 occasions so it came as no surprise when all the cricket pundits were backing the Steve Smith led team to defeat Mumbai in Sunday’s final. But Mumbai Indian’s had the last laugh as they defeated Rising Pune Super Giants by ...

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In 2004 UPA government had hired Pak’s ICJ lawyer Khawar Quereshi in Dabhol Power Project case


Harish Salve who is representing India at International Court of Justice in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case and Khawar Qureshi, Pakistan’s lawyer in the same case have a long history between them. More than 15 years ago, there was a curious turn to events when India was forced to face arbitration at an international tribunal in the US initiated by Enron ...

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EVM Challenge by Election Commission of India


The Election Commission of India is globally acknowledged as a ”Gold Standard” in conduct of free and fair elections with integrity in India. It has set ever-higher standards of efficient, smooth and professional conduct of Elections and has been at the forefront of embracing, adopting and implementing the latest technological advancements in improving and fine-tuning the election processes and systems. ...

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