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Jun 28, 2016

'We don't want free tea, we want the promised Rs. 15 lakh': demands Shiv Sena from PM Modi

Shiv Sena fired a fresh Salvo at PM Modi questioning him over his electoral promise to bring back black money stashed aboard. #BJP #Black money #Mann Ki Baat #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Shiv Sena
FP Staff

Jun 28, 2016

Online Security Diet: 77 percent of youngsters go online for fitness tips

Guess what do most youngsters and other surfers look for while online? It is about the body. No, not on those lurid lines of what you are thinking as you are reading this. Youngsters online are desirous to have an ideal body.  Those between age group 21-30 years are more likely to click on promotional […] #fitness #Intel Security #Online Security Diet #phony sites

Jun 22, 2016

NASA discovers 'wind nebula' around rare ultra-magnetic neutron star

In a first, astronomers have discovered a vast cloud of high-energy particles called a wind nebula around a rare ultra-magnetic neutron star, or magnetar. #EarthAndBeyond #George Washington University #magnetar #The Astrophysical Journal #US #wind nebula

Jun 22, 2016

Scientists discover weakness of Zika virus which may help in finding cure

Scientists have discovered human proteins that Zika virus needs for replication, an advance that may help fight Zika. #BodyAndSoul #Dengue #HIV #US #World Health Organisation #Zika Virus

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Pulasta Dhar
If there is one place Pulasta Dhar wanted to live, it would be next to the microphone. He writes about, plays and breathes football. With stints at BBC, Hallam FM, iSport, Radio Mirchi, The Post and having seen the World Cup in South Africa, the Manchester United fan and coffee addict is a Mass Media graduate and has completed his MA in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Sheffield."
Mahesh Vijapurkar
Mahesh Vijapurkar likes to take a worm’s eye-view of issues – that is, from the common man’s perspective. He was a journalist with The Indian Express and then The Hindu and now potters around with human development and urban issues.

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Jun 29, 2014

Hindi has put Indian culture on the world map

The primary aim of any language is to communicate. We can never imagine our lives without languages, can we? This is because we cannot live without communication. And this is precisely why languages have always played a dominant role in shaping our histories and have influenced the way we think and perceive things. #Hindi #Modi #Narendra Modi government
Firstpost Community

Jun 20, 2014

'Modi is reducing class divide by prioritising Hindi on social media.'

Don't misunderstand Modi's stress on Hindi. He is ensuring that people who speak their mother tongue are not inferior compared to the elite English class. #british #comment #Firstpost Community #Hindi #language #Narendra Modi #PM Modi #social media
Firstpost Community

Jun 16, 2014

'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

The government should either ban foreign funding of all NGOs altogether or allow this funding only when routed through a specially created autonomous Board. #Blogs #Civil society #comment #Greenpeace #IB #IB Report #India #InMyOpinion #Intelligence Bureau #leaked report #NGO funds #NGOs

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