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Karnataka Bus Strike Tomorrow: Schools Closed, What Else to Expect?

As Karnataka transport unions BMTC, KSRTC and regional transport corporations have declared a two day strike from Sunday midnight, the buses will be off roads in Bangalore and the entire Karnataka on Monday and Tuesday. [SEE: Karnataka Strike: Holiday for Schools on Monday, Tuesday as RTC Buses go Off Roads] All schools will be closed as per the government directive but ...

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4th of July, US Independence Day: Interesting Facts at Glance

On 4th of July, every year, the US celebrates its Independence Day with greater national unity marked by functions, display of fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, discount sales, concerts and of course, baseball games. The New York City leads others in displaying the largest fireworks in the country, followed Chicago on Lake Michigan, San Diego over Mission Bay, Boston on the ...

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ASTROSAT: Some Interesting Post-launch Facts at Glance

ISRO has successfully launched its first space observatory ASTROSAT at 9.48 AM today from Sriharikota. India has joined a select club of nations having their own space observatories. The astronomy satellite is a miniature version of the Hubble, the US-European joint space observatory that has discovered new galaxies and improved understanding of the universe. Some interesting facts about ASTROSAT and ...

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Railway Budget Reactions at a Glance from Modi to Bansal

Former Congress government’s railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said the budget presented by Suresh Prabhu was nothing new and repetition of previous budgets presented by him. “It’s repetitive…,” he said pointing out the IT provisions being talked about now that were actually introduced by former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi a long time ago. “It would have been good had he ...

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MH 370: Malaysia Salutes 7-Nation Search Efforts, Says won’t Give up Until Aircraft Found

Malaysia Minister Of Defence And Acting Minister Of Transport Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein at the briefing on Monday said the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Flight MH370 is a first of its type with more than 27 nations involved. Recalling the Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s statement that the international co-operation underway in the search for MH370 ...

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