Tamil Nadu government quietly trims bus fleet by 10 percent to cut costs

Tamil Nadu government quietly trims bus fleet by 10 percent to cut costs

Public transport corporations across the state have quietly removed over 10 percent of buses from their fleet in the last few weeks, which could mean that around 5,000 daily bus services were withdrawn. It is learnt from reliable inside sources that the move was to control the spiraling maintenance costs of buses since around a whopping 60 percent of public... Read More
Pakistan had relesed Indian fishermen from Gujarat

Pakistan had relesed Indian fishermen from Gujarat

A batch of 144 Indian fishermen, most of them from Gujarat, who were released by Pakistan last Thursday, arrived here today before proceeding to Veraval town from where they will go to their hometowns in various districts. While most of the fishermen hailed from coastal and other districts of the state, some of them belonged to Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh.... Read More
Drunk man drives ambulance home assuming it’s his Audi

Drunk man drives ambulance home assuming it’s his Audi

Believe it or not, a man arrived at a corporate hospital in the city in his Audi on Sunday and drove the hospital’s ambulance back home instead. It happened in Chennai. He didn’t realize he was driving a Maruti Omni ambulance until he reached his home 13 km away at Palavakkam from Thousand Lights, according to a police officer who handled... Read More
100 thousand Indians booked ticket for Mars

100 thousand Indians booked ticket for Mars

Around 138,899 people from India are Mars-bound. They have ‘booked’ a flight to the Red Planet via Nasa’s InSight (Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport) mission slated for launch on May 5, 2018. Nasa states that those who submitted their names were provided online ‘boarding passes’ for the mission. The names are being etched on a silicon... Read More
Punjab decides to close 800 government schools which have fewer than 20 students

Punjab decides to close 800 government schools which have fewer than 20 students

In a move to improve the utilisation of teaching staff in Punjab, the state government has decided to merge 800 government schools with less than 20 students with adjoining schools situated within a kilometre of its radius. A communiqué by the director of the Education Department (Elementary) to district education officers states that the move has to be completed within... Read More
20 universities will receive 10,000 RS crore for the next 5 years, announced PM Modi

20 universities will receive 10,000 RS crore for the next 5 years, announced PM Modi

In a major intervention to ensure “greater excellence and innovation” in the country’s higher education institutions Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Rs 10,000 crore fund to 20 universities across the country for next five years, with a vision to make them “world-class” institutions. “Top 10 public and private universities will be freed from all government control and get Rs 10,000 crore over... Read More
The Patent That Could Destroy Monsanto And Change The World…

The Patent That Could Destroy Monsanto And Change The World…

If there’s anything you read – or share – let this be it. The content of this article has potential to radically shift the world in a variety of positive ways. And as Monsanto would love for this article to not go viral, all we can ask is that you share, share, share the information being presented so that it... Read More
Hinduism’s nine most holy days, Navratri festival

Hinduism’s nine most holy days, Navratri festival

This year it started September 21 and will end on September 29 Navratri–or the nine sacred days–mark the most auspicious days of the lunar calendar according to Hinduism. Celebrated with fervour and festivity all over India, and every Hindu community the world over, these nine days are dedicated solely to Maa Durga (goddess Durga) and her nine avatars. The prominent story... Read More
Now, Tatkal tickets avaliable to buy online in 50 seconds

Now, Tatkal tickets avaliable to buy online in 50 seconds

The new app Rail Connect was launched on January 7. Tatkal in Hindi stands for immediate. If you can do an operation just in 50 seconds, it would qualify for immediate, wouldn’t it? That’s how fast you can book a Tatkal railway ticket if you have the Rail Connect app on your phone, the Paytm eWallet and high-speed Internet. The... Read More