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No offence made out against Salman, Shahrukh, Delhi police tells court

No cognizable offence was made out against Bollywood stars Salman Khan and Shahrukh Khan in the complaint filed against them, the Delhi Police told a court on Friday. #Aamir Khan #Delhi Police #Gaurav Gulati #NewsTracker #Shah Rukh Khan

Feb 8, 2016

Here are the ten steps taken by TRAI to strike down differential pricing

In the last few months, the debate had shifted from net neutrality to a 'differential pricing'. While TRAI has been adamant over not relating the two terms, the issue is, in essence, the same. #differential pricing #facebook #Free Basics #HowThisWorks #Net neutrality

Jan 29, 2016

Airlift isn’t a bad film, but when it comes to historical accuracy, it’s laughing gas: Nirupama Rao

I was disappointed with the lack of attention to some crucial details in depiction of the government and its role in the film 'Airlift' #Airlift #Baghdad: #Bureaucracy #Kuwait #Ministry of External Affairs #Nirupama Rao #Saddam Hussein
Karan Pradhan

Jan 24, 2016

German metal band Varg takes a political plunge in its latest album, and it pays off

The fifth outing by German pagan-metallers Varg is not just a step out of the band’s apparent comfort zone. It is a huge gnashing and gurning leap. And guess what? It pays off. #Achtung #BuzzPatrol #Das Ende aller Lügen #FWeekend #German band #metal music #The Great Dictator #Varg

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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.
Arjun Parthasarathy
Arjun Parthasarathy has spent 20 years in the financial markets, having worked with Indian and multinational organisations. His last job was as head of fixed income at a mutual fund. An MBA from the University of Hull, he has managed portfolios independently and is currently the editor of . The website is for investors who want to invest in the right financial products at the right time.

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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
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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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