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Monthly News March 2014

WhatsAppitis: Doctors say it’s rea...

WhatsAppitis: Doctors say it’s real and your thumbs are in danger

The prestigious medical journal The Lancet has declared that ‘WhatsAppitis’ is a credible disease after diagnosing a 34-year-old-patient with “bilateral wrist pain” induced by over-use of the messaging app. The diagnosis from a Spanish physician says that the patient (ironically a doctor... read more »

BJP’s only goal is to grab PM chai...

BJP’s only goal is to grab PM chair: Sonia Gandhi

In an oblique reference to the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday said the saffron party’s only goal is to grab the Prime Minister’s chair adding it is misleading the people of the country. She was... read more »

Modi deranged, needs help: Pawar

Modi deranged, needs help: Pawar

Launching a scathing attack on BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate, NCP chief Sharad Pawar has said that Narendra Modi needs to be treated in a “mental hospital for talking rubbish”. “Modi must be deranged as he talks rubbish and he is needs to be treated in a mental hospital,” the Union... read more »

Supreme Court commutes Bhullar’s death s...

Supreme Court commutes Bhullar’s death sentence

The Supreme Court on Monday commuted the death sentence of 1993 Delhi bomb blast case convict and Khalistani terrorist Devinderpal Singh Bhullar to life term on the ground of delay in deciding his mercy plea and his medical condition. A four-judge bench headed by Chief Justice P. Sathasivam... read more »

ICC World Twenty20: India wallop Australia by 73 runs to emerge Group Champion

Mirpur: India continued their dream run in the ICC World T20 as they pounded a listless Australia by a whopping 73-run margin to emerge group 2 champions with an all-win record, here on... read more »

Surat-Kolkata flight receives overwhelming response

SURAT: The newly launched Surat-Kolkata flight has received an overwhelming response by the residents in the diamond city, especially the Bengali residents. Around 400 passengers... read more »

Forex, money markets closed today for Gudi Padwa

Forex, money and major commodity markets will remain closed on Monday on account of Gudi Padwa. The Indian rupee in its previous session on Friday had continued its upward march and shot... read more »

Sebi to develop mobile app for investors

Capital market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) plans to bring out a mobile application to increase financial literacy among the public for which it will garner... read more »

Pakistan’s Musharraf charged with high treason

A court in Pakistan has charged former military ruler Pervez Musharraf with treason, the first army chief to face such a prosecution. Mr Musharraf is accused of unlawfully suspending the... read more »