Daily Archives: May 31, 2017

US President Donal Trump’s “covfefe” tweet goes viral

A midnight tweet from U.S. President Donald Trump has social media trying to find a meaning in the mysterious term “covfefe”. Trump tweeted just after midnight Eastern time (around 9.30 a.m. IST) on Wednesday: “Despite the constant negative press covfefe.” The tweet immediately went viral and became one of the President’s more popular posts. By 2.40 p.m. IST Trump’s “covfefe” ...

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Students in Bihar protest over poor XII result


64% class XII students failed Bihar State Board Exam 64% class XII students failed Bihar State Board Exam With poor results in Bihar’s plus two examination in which 64 per cent of students have failed threatening career of many students, including some who have appeared in JEE mains, agitated examinees today staged violent protest leading to police lathicharge. Chief Minister ...

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India, Spain sign 7 agreements during PM Modi’s visit


India and Spain today signed seven agreements, including on cyber security and technical cooperation in civil aviation, during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the European country. The agreements were signed after Prime Minister Modi held wide-ranging talks with Spanish President Mariano Rajoy at the Moncloa Palace in the Spanish capital. The two sides agreements on transfer of sentenced persons ...

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Massive Kabul truck bomb kills 49, hundreds injured


At least 49 people were killed and hundreds wounded today when a massive truck bomb ripped through Kabul’s diplomatic quarter, shattering the morning rush hour and bringing carnage to the streets of the Afghan capital. Bodies littered the scene and a towering plume of smoke rose from the area, which houses foreign embassies, after the blast blew out the windows ...

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Intel introduces i9 series processors at Computex 2017


Intel has introduced a brand new Core-X series of high-end desktop CPUs at the ongoing Computex 2017 along with a brand new X299 chipset to go along with it. Of note, is the new Intel Core i9 series, and the 18-core Core i9 Extreme Edition. Typically, Intel’s high-end desktop CPUs have always been a generation behind their mainstream counterparts. For ...

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NITI Aayog proposes sale of Air India to waive of ₹ 30000 crore debt


The Centre is examining all options, including disinvestment and privatisation of Air India, in order to turnaround the state-owned airline burdened by a mountain of debt, top aviation ministry officials said. A decision on the future course of actions for Air India is expected to be taken within three months. The ministry is working on a number of suggestions given ...

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Haridwar seer files attempt to murder case against CM Rawat

A day after district officials and police tried to force feed Matri Sadan head Swami Shivanand, who has been on an indefinite fast since May 24 against resumption of mining in the Ganga, the ashram on Wednesday filed a case of attempt to murder against chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, district magistrate (DM) of Haridwar Deepak Rawat and sub-divisional magistrate ...

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