101-year-old Indian woman wins 100 meter dash at World Masters Games in New Zealand as the only competitor in the 100+ age category. [ T.co Link ]

101-year-old Indian woman wins 100 meter dash at World Masters Games in New Zealand as the only competitor in the 100+ age category.

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Jauhar, sometimes spelled Johar or Juhar, was the Hindu custom of mass self-immolation by women in parts of the Indian subcontinent, to avoid capture, enslavement and rape by invaders, when facing certain defeat during a war. This practice was historically observed in northwest regions of India,…
India Community Digest 04/26/2017

Today I learned: of Jauhar, the custom of mass self-immolation historically carried out by women to avoid capture, enslavement and rape by Islamic invaders

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B R Shetty BENGALURU: Dubai-based Indian billionaire businessman B R Shetty will invest Rs 1,000 crore ($150 million) to produce what is touted to be India's biggest motion picture, Mahabharata. The magnum opus will be directed by ad man and advertising film maker V r Menon. A Shrikumar Menon. The…
India Community Digest 04/26/2017

B R Shetty to invest Rs 1,000 crore to make Mahabharata film

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Government officials in Uttar Pradesh will have to work harder, and longer. The Yogi Adityanath Cabinet on Tuesday slashed the number of public holidays in the state, cancelling 15 holidays to mark anniversaries of eminent personalities. Most of these were introduced by the previous Akhilesh Yadav…
India Community Digest 04/26/2017

Yogi Adityanath Hacks Off Public Holidays. 15 Gone In One Stroke

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Subramanian Gopalakrishnan
Niru Sharma
Rajarshi Roy
Although Delhi is known as one of the world's most polluted cities, none of the major political parties have highlighted how they plan to tackle pollution in their manifestos for the upcoming civic election for which voting takes place on Sunday. The main contest in Delhi is between the three major…
India Community Digest 04/25/2017

MCD Elections: In Choking Delhi, Pollution a Non-Issue for Parties

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Last month finance minister Arun Jaitley has ruled out taxing farmers, telling parliament 'Income from agriculture will not be taxed.' Photo: Pradeep Gaur/ Mint New Delhi: Federal policy think-tank NITI Aayog has proposed bringing agricultural income within the personal income tax net, to broaden…
India Community Digest 04/25/2017

Farmers should pay income tax, says NITI Aayog

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Sukhpal Singh
Gangadhar Reddy Bojanapalli
Supratim Mitra
Found yourself complaining about being overcharged for a bottle of water at the cinema or a restaurant when you all you want is a glass to quench your thirst? Thanks to this Bengaluru resident, you are now entitled to get clean drinking water for free at all multiplexes and restaurants in the city.…
India Community Digest 04/25/2017

Give clean drinking water for free, Bengaluru court orders cinemas, restaurants

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Priya Kumar
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IIT Delhi Website Hacked By Pakistani Hacker

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A Right to Information (RTI) petition revealed that the Union government has spent over Rs 1,100 crore in two-and-a-half years on advertisements featuring Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The information was provided by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry and the expenditure was between June 1,…
India Community Digest 04/25/2017

Union government spent over Rs 1,100 crore on advertisements featuring M Modi, reveals RTI query

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Mohan Krishnan
Raghav Kakar
Check out other videos also . Why the world owes India . [ Youtube.com Link ] Footage credits - Govt of India
India Community Digest 04/25/2017

My India is changing

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MUMBAI: Sharon Furtado and her three friends who work with media firms in Parel, car-pool every day from Borivali to their workplaces. Saturday's hike in petrol prices will add at least Rs 120 to each one's monthly travel bill. But what has upset Sharon the most is a little-known detail: they are…
India Community Digest 04/25/2017

Oil firms sell petrol at Rs 29 litre, government adds another Rs 48 in taxes

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Shiv DS
Sumit Jain
Sarbjit Singh Kahlon
BENGALURU: Space-based information released by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in March 2015 based on satellite based studies for nearly 15 years, has assisted in building 9,200 recharge structures and over 3 lakh wells across the country, which is dealing with the effects of another…
India Community Digest 04/25/2017

ISRO's satellite data helps India fight battle for water

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Sukma has seen a lot of road construction in the last couple of years If these roads are constructed, there will be schools, hospitals, government infrastructure and basic amenities They are feeling threatened, said an official Representative image NEW DELHI: The killing of 26 CRPF men in an ambush…
India Community Digest 04/25/2017

Pace of road construction threatens Reds in Chhattisgarh

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NEW DELHI: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited on Tuesday said it bagged its largest ever export order, valued at Rs 10,000 crore for setting up a thermal power project in Bangladesh. Won against stiff international competitive bidding, the order has been secured from Bangladesh India Friendship Power…
India Community Digest 04/25/2017

BHEL bags Rs 10,000 cr contract from Bangladesh

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Earlier, only the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) had a condition that capped production of coaches abroad at 25 per cent. Other metro projects such as Mumbai Metro's Line 1 and the Rapid MetroRail project in Gurgaon use completely imported rakes from China. It remains to be seen if domestic…
India Community Digest 04/25/2017

Buy In India: Metro Projects Will Now Have To Source 75 Per Cent Coaches From Within The Country

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Watch more films about India: [ Rtd.rt.com Link ] The Indian state of Punjab is undergoing a severe water crisis. Once an agricultural leader in India, it's now turning into a desert. Farmers and other rural dwellers are going bankrupt over the need to pay for water delivered from other…
India Community Digest 04/25/2017

H2WOE India's Water Crisis: A Warning To The World

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Midhuna Sri Reddy
Purush Matraan
On Monday, shot putter Manpreet Kaur completed a hat-trick of achievements. She broke her own 2015 national record with a throw of 18.86m at the Asian Grand Prix in Jinhua, China. The result earned her gold and also helped her qualify for the World Championships in London in August 2017. She spent…
India Community Digest 04/25/2017

Mother of a five year old girl, Manpreet Kaur shatters women's shot put national record, leads world this year and qualifies for World championship.

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Arvind Kejriwal joins Akhilesh, Mayawati bandwagon, calls for anti-BJP alliance Description: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday after meeting with Kerala CM Pinaravi Vijayan called for an alliance of 'good people' to stand against the BJP. Apr 19, 2017 | 19:44 IST | SOURCE : Times…
India Community Digest 04/25/2017

Arvind Kejriwal joins Akhilesh, Mayawati bandwagon, calls for anti-BJP alliance

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Pradipta Mukherjee
Vivek Kalra
Banswara: In a shocking incident, a video that has gone viral on social media showed a couple being allegedly beaten up and paraded naked around the village in Rajasthan's Banswara district for having an illicit affair. The incident took place on Sunday in Shambhupura village of Banswara district.…
India Community Digest 04/25/2017

Video: Couple in Rajasthan assaulted, paraded naked over illicit affair

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India Community Digest 04/25/2017

CRPF martyred in Maoist attack

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Ashok R. Mundhada