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Assam to Set the Trend with a Second Timezone in India

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India will soon have a second timezone, specifically for the north eastern states, with the blessings of the central government of course. The Assam government has passed a legislature paving way for a new timezone, which is advanced by an hour over the Indian Standard Time (IST). The new timezone is likely to be called Assam Standard Timezone (AST). Keep Reading

Arvind Kejrival Wins Trust Vote and J&K make it to Ranji Quarter Finals

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Arvind Kejrival, the seventh chief minister of Delhi has won the trust vote, thanks to Congress’ outside support. BJP flogged Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on aligning with Congress when it had directly stated on national television that it would neither lend support nor receive one. Keep Reading

Banks Propose Hike in ATM Transaction Charges

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Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) has asked the RBI to increase the transaction charges as there is an additional burden on them providing physical security 24X7. Keep Reading

President Pranab Signs Lokpal, Corey Anderson Scores Fastest ODI Century and More…

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Indian president Pranab Mukherjee has signed the Lokpal and Lokayukta bill 2011 after it underwent several modifications, thanks to Rajya Sabha amendments. The bills gained momentum after Anna Hazare took up hunger strikes across the country, and now Arvind Kejrival exploiting the limelight by becoming CM of Delhi.  Only time will tell whether this bill was able to successfully reduce corruption across various layers of administrative offices. Keep Reading

‘Modi for PM’ – New Slogan for Run to Elections 2014

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The Bharatiya Janata Party has coined the slogan – Modi for PM for the upcoming general elections in 2014. The declaration throws light on the changing political climate in India – moving from party system to individuals, similar to what the US practices. Keep Reading

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