Monthly Archives April 2016

No Fun, Please, We’re Chandigarh. New Rules For Pubs, Discos Appear Over-Bearing

No, Chandigarh’s new rules for bars and discotheques do not ban short skirts. But they do empower bureaucrats to cancel permits if the establishments are considered “indecent or of a scurrilous character” or “seditious and likely to excite political discontent.”

‪‪Chandigarh‬, Pubs ‪Skirt‬, ‪Nightclub‬‬

‪‪Chandigarh‬, ‪Pub‬, ‪Skirt‬, ‪Nightclub‬‬

There has been much anger and a buzz on social media after reports that the new nightlife policy, in force since April 1, bans short hemlines. “Chandigarh, Skirt, Nightclub” was the top search on Google in India on Wednesday morning.

The new policy – called Controlling of Places of Public Amusement, 2016 –  prohibits “any exhibition or advertisement whether by way of posters or in newspapers, photographs of sc...

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Modi’s convocation address at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University

The Prime Minister is visiting visit Katra, in Jammu and Kashmir, on Tuesday. He will inaugurate the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital. He will deliver the Convocation Address at the 5th Convocation of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University. He will also inaugurate a sports complex, and address a public meeting, in Katra.

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Live updates:

11:22 am Prime Minister Modi concludes his sppech

11:21 am I thank the mothers who allowed their daughters to study: PM

11:20 am I wish all the students all the best, specially to the girls who won laurels here: PM

11:18 am There is a mini-India in Jammu and Kashmir, Modi says referring to the students of the university

11:17 am Twenty first century belongs to those ...

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PM Modi Pays Tributes To BR Ambedkar On 125th Birth Anniversary

MHOW, MADHYA PRADESH:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid rich floral tributes to BR Ambedkar at his birth place in Kalipaltan area of Mhow cantonment town on his 125th birth anniversary.Ambedkar was born in Mhow cantonment town of Madhya Pradesh on April 14, 1891. The state government has built a grand memorial at his birth place.
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“Modi is the first Prime Minister of the country to pay a visit to Ambedkar’s birth place, Mhow,” Ambedkar Social Science University, Mhow, Vice Chancellor RS Kureel claimed while talking to PTI.

The Prime Minister was accompanied by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and other dignitaries on the occasion.

PM Modi took a look at the grand memorial and spent over 15 minutes ...

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Inspiring Dropout Billionaires

Not everyone who drops out of college starts an amazing company, but these entrepreneurs make a strong case
Self-learning has been a trend among entrepreneurs. And the list of billionaire dropouts is long. Halfway through, Mark Zuckerberg d ropped out of Harvard to start Facebook.Michael Dell dropped out after his first year at the University of Texas. Larry Ellison too dropped out after his mother died and Bill Gates lasted only three years at Harvard.Not everybody who drops out of college starts an amazing company the next day. Steve Jobs dropped out as college was too expensive...
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