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Celebrate Durga Puja In Chandrayaan-2 Pandal In Varanasi

In Varanasi, a Durga Puja pandal is dedicated to ISRO’s Chandrayaan-2 mission. It is a theme that has made this pandal interesting as well as attractive for visitors. While it isn’t new for Durga Puja pandals to get themes but it is for the first time that a pandal is given a science theme.

Highlights of Chandrayaan-2 Durga Puja pandal 

  • Situated 100-feet high above the ground
  • Designed in record time of 2-months
  • Idol of ISRO Chief K Sivan and astronauts along with Goddess Durga

Set on an elevated frame, this pandal will make you feel as if you are walking in the space. It is a real and unique experience and the first time in the country.

Durga Puja pandal themes in Varanasi

Every year, Durga Puja pandals are decorated in different themes. The socio-religious associations that make arrangements for Durga Puja try doing different to make the pandals more attractive. This year, the Durga Puja pandal of Orderly Bazar in Varanasi is themed on the Chandrayaa-2 mission. It is amazing but the association behind the pandal did a massive job. And this theme has … Read the rest

What Made IRCTC IPO The Biggest Success In 20 Months?

State-owned Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) receives a huge response for its Rs 645-crore IPO. Subscribed 112 times, it became the most successful share sale in last 20 months.

Highlights of the IPO

  • It received bids for 225.6 crore shares while total issue size was of 2.02 crore shares according to NSE
  • The best subscribed IPO
  • The portions reserved for QIBs and HNI were subscribed 108.8 times and 354.5 times respectively
  • Retail and employee portions were subscribed 14.6 times and 5.8 times respectively

What grey market has to say about IRCTC IPO?

Senior search analysts put the grey market premium of the share at Rs 200 and at this price, it can be said that it is value for business. But much depends on the performance of IRCTC. The grey market experts expect the listing of IRCTC IPO to be around Rs 520-525 per share.

What is the advantage of IRCTC IPO?

According to leading brokerage firms like ICICIdirect and Angel Broking, this IPO generated interest in investors because of attractive pricing and monopolistic nature of the company’s business that is online sale … Read the rest

Home Tours Was The Biggest Attraction Of The Architecture and The City Festival In San Francisco

Recently the AIA SF concluded the 16th Architecture + The City Festival. It was a month-long festival. This year’s these was “We the City.” Leading designers were called for panel discussion and tours of opulent hillside homes were organized for guests. Also, prominent Bay Area Artists showcased their work to the guests.

Home tours component was the biggest attraction of the festival

Sponsored by Room & Board, the home tours attracted and entertained the guests more than other activities. The highlights of home tours component are as follows.

  • Five unique and modern residences in various neighborhoods throughout San Francisco
  • Former 1930’s warehouse on Natoma Street turned into a modern, multifaceted residence and working space by MAK Studio
  • Rodgers Architecture turned a traditional residence into a 21st-century urban living space called Eureka Valley home with ample open space and a three-story floating staircase

Other noted architects participated in the festival include Winder Gibson Architects, Schwartz and Architecture, and Studio Sarah Willmer Architecture.They also highlighted the city’s contemporary leanings with their work.

Panel discussion with designers and authors

The biggest highlight of panel discussion was the changing … Read the rest

Bihar Flood: BJP MP Ram Kripal Yadav Fell Into River While Visiting His Constituency In Patna

In a freak incident, BJP MP and former Union Minister Ram Kripal Yadav fell into Dardha River while visiting flood affected areas in his Parliamentary constituency.

How did MP Ram Kripal Yadav fall in the river?

The incident took place when the lawmaker was trying to cross the overflowing river on a contraption made with tyre tubes tied to bamboo shafts. But the contraption started tilting to one side only a few yards from the shore. The contraption couldn’t bear the load of lawmaker and his supports resulting in Ram Kripal Yadav falling into the river.

Who saved the lawmaker from river?

Locals standing at the bank of the river saved the lawmaker and his supporters. The locals immediately dived into the river to bring the lawmaker out. Ram Kripal Yadav fell unconscious for some time due to the shock.

Who is Ram Kripal Yadav?

A former deputy mayor of Patna, Ram Kripal Yadav was formerly with RJD before joining BJP in 2014. He shunned his long ties with Lalu Prasad Yadav to join BJP and defeated Lalu’s daughter Misa Bharti in Parliamentary elections of … Read the rest

5 Cost Effective Ways To Celebrate National Boyfriend Day on 3rd October

3rd October is celebrated as National Boyfriend Day. It is a day dedicated to all boyfriends. Girlfriends can take it as an opportunity to convey their feelings to their boyfriends. But you need not to go for an extravaganza to show how much you love your boyfriend or how he is special for you.

Here’re simple tips to celebrate National Boyfriend Day

1. Try a new restaurant

If your boyfriend is a foodie, you can take him to a new restaurant and try some different delicacies. The restaurant would be happy to find a couple as its guest and it would offer some discount.

2. Be the best couple

You can click a better picture using Internet features and share the image on social media as the best couple.

3. Propose to your boyfriend

Convey your feelings in a different style. For example, you can wear a short dress like the actresses of 90s and tell your boyfriend in simple words why he is special for you.

4. Make a video

If you want, you can make an interesting video … Read the rest

NSA Doval Visits Riyadh After Imran Khan’s Meeting With Mohammed bin Salman

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is on an official visit to Riyadh to discuss bilateral regional issues with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman after Pakistani Prime Minister stopped in Riyadh to seek prince’s support for Pakistan’s Kashmir cause.

Importance of NSA Doval’s Riyadh visit

Imran Khan recently visited Riyadh to enlist support of the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for his Kashmir policy. He’s already received positive response from China, Malaysia and Turkey. Also, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation has issued a strong statement on Kashmir. In this situation, it becomes mandatory for India to play diplomacy to downplay Pakistan’s efforts.

NSA Doval is the highest emissary of PM Narendra Modi. Also, he’s instrumental in executing the government’s order or de-operationalize Article 370 of constitution in Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh. During his Riyadh visit, he will emphasize on the prince that Kashmir is an internal matter of India and that removal of Article 370 would bring Kashmir into the mainstream. He will educate the crown prince on how the present scenario is beneficial for Kashmir.

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New Delhi has a … Read the rest