Diwali, the festivals of light has begun! This year, the festival will be celebrated on October 19th.
Diwali signifies the victory of good over the evil and marks the return of Lord Rama with Sita to Ayodhya after an exile of 14 years.
To mark the occasion, people decorate their houses with torans and flowers and also design colourful rangoli at the home's entrance.
Many devotees of Mahalakshmi also observe fast. The Lakshmi Vrat concludes only after the elaborate Lakshmi Puja in the evening.
Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar is not happy with the current education system and feels that the race to join prestigious institutions has left the students as "slaves" to the coaching centres.
While declaring his concern for the decline in teaching standards, Javadekar blamed the rising dependence on coaching centers which only train the students to get admission into IITs and top-level educational institutions.
The minister reached to launch the second edition of Smart...
Veteran actor, Rishi Kapoor is one of the few actors in Bollywood who has worked in some note-worthy films while giving memorable roles to Hindi film fraternity and is about to play another one in his upcoming film 'Mulk'.
The 65-year-old actor shared the first look of himself for his upcoming social thriller directed by Anubhav Sinha. While sharing the look with his fans, Rishi wrote, "For all my fans, my first look of the film Mulk."
— Rishi Kapoor...
The experience of visiting Pakistan has always been bitter-sweet for cricket teams of other countries. In case of Sri Lanka, their last experience was mostly bitter due to the incident that happened in 2009, which also marked their last Pakistan visit until now.
On their trip to Lahore in 2009, the bus in which Sri Lankan cricket team was travelling got attacked with guns and grenades, following which the team has refrained from playing any international tournament in Pakistan.
After 8 years since...
By means of Aadhaar cards, employers have been able to reduce the week-long process for the verification of potential employees down to less than 15 minutes, a move which saves valuable time and manpower which was earlier required to individually verify each employee. Aadhaar verification has also made the process paperless, as potential employees are not required to submit documents such as those for proof of residence.
One of India's largest private sector employers, contract staffing firm 'Quess'...
US President Donald Trump’s promise to bring down the cost of prescription drugs and let other countries pay more for these medicines has possible implications for India.
At a White House meeting, Trump reportedly told members of his cabinet that the prices of prescription drugs in the US have gone through the roof. “If you look at the same drug by the same exact company made in the same exact box and sold some place else sometimes it’s a fraction of what we pay in this country,” Trump...
[caption id="attachment_232566" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Headed To The ATM? Keep These 6 Points In Mind[/caption]
Automatic Teller Machines (ATM) have finally opened on Friday after the 'surgical strike' on black money carried out by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, rendering Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes effectively useless.
If you are headed to an ATM, keep the following points in mind:
1. Maximum withdrawal from ATM is Rs 2,000 per day per card up to November 18
2. From November 19, the maximum withdrawal limit from ATMS will be raised to Rs 4,000 per day per card
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3. If you require to withdraw more money than the stipulated amount, you can use multiple cards as the withdrawal limit is applicable to each individual card
4. Maximum cash withdrawal per week is Rs 20,000 per card
5. All cash withdrawal transactions at ATMs to be free of cost till December 30
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6. Now, even Rs 50 currency notes will be dispensed by ATMs, in comparision to earlier when minimum denomination was Rs 100
As ATMs open after two days, long queues are expected.