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Dr APJ Abdul Kalam: A journey from scientist to statesman

News4u-News Desk- Former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam’s life journey is a lesson in itself for those who feel daunted by adversity and challenges. A man who had humble beginnings who became the first citizen of the country purely on merit. A man who went from scientist to statesman and used his imagination and powerful [...]

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Sanjiv Chaturvedi, Anshu Gupta win Ramon Magsaysay award

News4u-News Desk- Sanjiv Chaturvedi, former Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) at AIIMS and Anshu Gupta, founder of NGO Goonj are among the people who have been awarded the Ramon Magsaysay Award for 2015. Sanjiv Chaturvedi is an Indian Forest Service officer and currently the deputy secretary of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). He also [...]

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1993 Mumbai blast convict Yakub Memon hanged

News4u-News Desk- Yakub Memon was hanged in the Nagpur Central Jail on early Thursday morning, after President Pranab Mukherjee rejected his mercy petition. Earlier the Supreme Court dismissed his last-minute attempt to escape the gallows by rejecting his plea for a stay on the death warrant. In the order, the apex court said that giving [...]

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Indian women Archery team earns Olympic berth

News4u-Sports Desk- The Indian women’s archery recurve team has made it to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro after getting past seventh seed Germany in the round-of-16 match at the World Archery Championship in Copenhagen on Tuesday. The women’s contingent were tenth in the qualifying round on Monday, and they came from behind to [...]

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Social media flooded with posts on Dr Kalam

News4u-News Desk- Pall of gloom descends all over the country following the death of the beloved former President Dr APJ Kalam; people from across the society expressed grief through twitter and other social media. People across the globe took to Social Media to pay tribute to the great leader. “Dream is not that which you [...]

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Libya trial: Gaddafi son sentenced to death

News4u-News Desk- A court in Libya has sentenced Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of deposed leader Col Muammar Gaddafi, and eight others to death over war crimes linked to the 2011 revolution. More than 30 close associates of Col. Gaddafi were tried for suppressing peaceful protests during the uprising. Saif al-Islam was not in court, but [...]

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The mystery behind Shimla’s ‘Scandal Point’

News4u-Travel Desk- It is a famous address in a famous city and among the must visit spots for tourists. But exactly why Shimla’s ‘Scandal Point’ has been named so is still a tantalizing mystery. The only thing agreed upon is that the place, situated in the queen of hills where the Ridge and the Mall [...]

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CANCUN – A dream I saw with open eyes

News4u-Travel Desk- After about 36 hrs of back breaking air travel, I a tlast landed at Cancun. Checking into a hotel, I tried in vain to grab a few winks. However the jet lag kept me awake as I kept thinking of the excitement in store for me. With the first glimmer of the morning [...]

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Morgan Freeman to star in home production ‘Down to a Sunless Sea’

News4u-Entertainment Desk- American veteran actor Morgan Freeman is all set to star in his own production house Revelations’ upcoming action movie ‘ Down to a Sunless Sea’. The ‘Lucy’ actor will reprise his role as Allan Trumbull in ‘London Has Fallen’ alongside other original stars like Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Angela Bassett and Robert Forster. [...]

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Los Angeles to have first ‘transgender’ modelling agency

News4u-News Desk- A modelling agency that will cater exclusively to transgender models will soon open in Los Angeles, marking a historic moment in the Fashion world. Cecilio Asuncion director of Bangkok-based Apple Model Management LA division, said that their strong commitment to developing successful models was never about quantifying or qualifying their gender, but was [...]