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Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor is on a roll these days – after having many a hearts with his role in Vishal Bhardwaj’s ‘Haider’, the movie has also bagged People’s Choice award in the Mondo Genere (World genre) category at the Rome Film Festival. Made with Kashmir as its backdrop, the film was honoured at the fest, which concluded Saturday. Shahid Kapoor tweeted about the film’s achievement and said it was first for any Indian movie. “People’s choice in the main category at the Rome film festival .. A first for an Indian film . #haider . Proud and humbled,” he tweeted. Actress Shraddha Kapoor, who played Shahid’s love interest in the movie also shared the good news with her fans.
Sports competitions organized by the RKDF University concluded on Friday. The chief guest on the occasion was Uma Shankar Gupta, Minister for Higher & Technical Education. Special guests on the occasion include school & higher education minister Deepak Joshi and MLA Vishwas Sarang. The events were participated by students from different technical colleges in Bhopal. Truba College bagged the award in cricket whereas RKDF team was awarded prize for excelling in the sport of Kabaddi. LNCT team bagged award in kho-kho game. Ravi Kumar was first in wrestling; chess award went to Akash Jain of RKDF University and Avinash Das (Diploma engineering) won prize in carom contest.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday led the Run for Unity in Delhi urging political leaders "not to divide history and legacy according to ideologies". "The country which forgets history can never create history, so for a country filled with aspirations, a country whose youth has dream, we should not forget our personalities of history.... country should not divide history and legacy according to our ideologies." Modi said on the occasion of the event to mark the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhai Patel. Modi in his speech said independent India's first home minister through his skill, vision and patriotism unified the country Modi, his cabinet colleague Venkaiah Naidu...
A comet in space smells of rotten eggs, horse urine, formaldehyde, bitter almonds, alcohol, vinegar and a hint of sweet ether, Swiss scientists have found.
Researchers at the University of Bern, in Switzerland, determined the odour of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet by analysing the chemicals in its coma, the fuzzy head surrounding the nucleus.
For the study, researchers used one of the instruments aboard the European spacecraft Rosetta that is preparing to drop a lander onto the comet's icy surface on November 12, 'metro.co.uk' reported.
Project leader Kathrin Altwegg from the University of Bern said the aroma will get stronger as 67P gets closer to the Sun, causing it to release more gas and form the coma characteristic of comets.
India & Vietnam are expected to sign an agreement for oil exploration in the South China Sea after the talks between the two PMs in New Delhi today. Sources said, India has decided to accept 2-3 Vietnamese oil blocks in the South China Sea based on the techno-commercial feasibility report by the ONGC Videsh Ltd. In addition to the current three oil blocks, Vietnam had offered India 5 oil blocks & the ONGC Videsh Ltd was looking at them in terms of their feasibility. Recently, Vietnam had renewed India's lease of 2 oil blocks in the Sea for another year. China & Vietnam have standoff over the South China Sea & Beijing has been objecting to India's oil exploration projects in the disputed waters.
The Home Ministry has come out in full support of the Aadhaar scheme saying it will facilitate "anytime, anywhere, anyhow" authentication to its beneficiaries. In a letter to all state governments, the Home Ministry said that since one Aadhaar number is allotted only to one person, it allows universal verification of one's identity. During the previous UPA regime, the Home Ministry had raised concerns over the sanctity of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)'s database, The Ministry's stand on Aadhaar is in complete reversal of the position taken by it under two predecessors of Rajnath Singh -- Sushil Kumar Shinde and P. Chidambaram.