Tipu lessons in Karnataka school textbooks to stay, rules expert panel

There has been a lot of controversy surrounding the history of Tipu Sultan being taught to children in schools in Karnataka. Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, had earlier made it clear that they were trying to remove all mention of Tipu Sultan from textbooks. However now, the expert committee which was formed...

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On The Run From Law, Nithyananda Establishes His Own ‘Nation’ Called ‘Kailaasa’ Near Ecuador

Controversial "godman" Nithyananda may have fled India without a passport to save himself from a rape case registered against him in Karnataka. But he has founded a new nation of his own, naming it 'Kailaasa'. And it has its own "passport".Nithyananda has also launched a website of the new "nation",...

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Deadline for FASTag deferred

The government wants to give additional time for vehicle owners to switch to FASTags, senior officials aware of the development told ET. . Vehicles without FASTags entering the ETC lane will have to incur twice the toll fee December 15 onwards, NH...The transport ministry has put off by two weeks implementation...

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Tesla Cybertruck set to join Dubai Police’s exotic fleet of crime-fighting cars

Fighting crime in Dubai has always had a sense of style and flair to it courtesy a long list of super cars that local cops here have. And joining ranks with these is going to be the Tesla Cybertruck soon with Dubai Police recently stating that the futuristic vehicle will be enlisted from 2020.Tesla showcased...

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12-year-old from Hyderabad bags data scientist position in software company

A 12-year-old boy has set a new benchmark by getting selected for the post of a data scientist at a software company here.Siddharth Srivastav Pilli, a class 7 student of Sri Chaitanya school was selected for the position at a software company named Montaigne Smart Business Solutions, after being encouraged...

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When students fought for a Muslim professor of Vedas

In 1977, a young, clean-shaven man, attired in an immaculate dhoti and kurta, joined the department of Sanskrit in Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University as an assistant lecturer (on an ad hoc basis) to teach the Vedas.His name was Ashab Ali.After a Haj pilgrimage in 1997, Ali started sporting a beard...

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Kerala BSNL employee commits suicide in office after not getting salary for 10 months

A contract employee of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL), who had not been paid wages for the past 10 months, allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself in the office here on Thursday, police said.Ramakrishnan, hailing from Vandoor in the district, had been working as a part-time sweeper for the past...

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17-year-old addict dies after playing game all night

A 17-year-old boy from Thailand was playing online video game through the night as he suffered a stroke and died at his computer.Piyawat Harikun was an online video game addict who spent his October school holidays in his room playing multiplayer battle games on his computer. Medics confirmed the teenager...

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For All Mankind review: One small step for streaming, one giant leap for Apple TV+

For All Mankind review: The ensemble Apple TV+ drama about Russia beating the US in landing a man on the moon is a dark horse in the streaming service’s slate of content, subversive and solidly made.For All MankindCast - Joel Kinnaman, Michael Dorman, Wrenn Schmidt, Sarah JonesSneakily titled and surprisingly...

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Twitter Hails SRK’s Wit & Intellect After His Netflix Interview With David Letterman

Shah Rukh Khan sat down with legendary TV host David Letterman for an interview on Netflix that has seemingly broken the internet.Ever since the episode released on Friday, Twitter has been going gaga over the wit and intellect of the 'King of Bollywood'.King Khan's witty answers, some emotional stories...

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