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    India21, Mar 2020, 1:12 PM IST

    Coronavirus Pandemic: Indian Cities Go Eerily Quiet

    Life in India has changed dramatically as the country grapples with the coronavirus pandemic. With central, state and city authorities putting their best foot forward to tackle the pandemic. Otherwise chaotic places have quietened down as people stay indoors and traffic slows. Here’s a look at some of the popular places in India that have an eerily quiet look.

  • Mamata Banerjee - The first woman chief minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, popularly known as Mamata didi, dethroned the 34-year-old left front government in the state. She was also the first woman railway minister of the country. In 1997, she launched Trinamool Congress, an anti-Leftist party, to consolidate her position in West Bengal.

    India16, Mar 2020, 4:02 PM IST

    Corona scare: Irony dies thousand times as Mamata Banerjee addresses 12k people, urges them to avoid crowds

    While addressing a 12000-strong crowd in Kolkata, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee urged them to avoid crowded places in the wake of Coronavirus spread 

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    Cricket15, Mar 2020, 4:06 PM IST

    This day that year: India beat Australia at Eden Gardens after being asked to follow on

    oday is the 143rd birthday of test cricket. Today also happens to be the day India beat Australia in Eden Gardens, making the sharpest-ever comeback after being asked to follow on.  

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    Culture Shauk2, Mar 2020, 5:52 PM IST

    In A First, Karnataka Muslim Woman Captivates Yakshagana Stage

    The 'Yakshagana' stage in Karnataka is witnessing a curious spectacle with a Muslim woman artiste creating waves with her performances. Arshiya, the artiste from Vittal in Dakshina Kannada district, is the first woman from the Muslim community to venture into the popular traditional theatre art form. At one time, women were barred from Yakshagana stages. A Muslim woman exponent on stage has attracted the attention of Yakshagana lovers in Karnataka. Let’s find out more about this artist in this episode of Culture ‘Shauk’ with Sunita Iyer.

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    Not For Women Only28, Feb 2020, 3:47 PM IST

    Meet Kusala Rajendran, Who Won India's 1st National Award For Woman Scientist

    In 2018, Kusala Rajendran was honoured with India’s first ever National Award for Woman Scientist for Ocean Sciences and Technology and Atmospheric Sciences Technology. Most things that we know about earthquakes in India i.e. from their history, cause, origin and repercussions, can be credited to the extensive repertoire of Kusala Rajendran’s work. Let’s find out more about this outstanding scientist and seismologist in this episode of Not For Women Only with Sunita Iyer.

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    Entertainment26, Feb 2020, 5:14 PM IST

    West Bengal minister Bratya Basu all set to don director's hat

    The shooting of the film will take place at Bolpur and Purulia, apart from Kolkata

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    Not For Women Only24, Feb 2020, 3:26 PM IST

    Rukmini Devi Arundale Chose Dance Over Becoming President Of India!

    Honored with the Padma Bhushan in 1956, legendary Bharatanatyam exponent, theosophist and founder of the Kalakshetra, Rukmini Devi Arundale was best known for her visionary work in the field of dance, culture and education. However, very few know that this charismatic lady could have been India’s first female president, had she accepted an offer by the then Prime Minister Morarji Desai. Let’s find out more about this legend in this episode of Not For Women Only with Sunita Iyer.

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    World21, Feb 2020, 6:09 PM IST

    Wuhan-400: The Biggest Conspiracy Theory Around Coronavirus Outbreak

    More than 2000 people have died in China because of the Coronavirus outbreak and the Chinese city Wuhan is the epicenter of this virus, which has now spread to more than 25 countries. Earlier we showed you guys a video on how a thriller novel named The Eyes of the Darkness by Dean Koontz published in 1981 mentioned a virus named Wuhan-400, leaving most of us stumped on whether this was just a coincidence or a prophecy made 40 years ago? And now we bring to you excerpts from the book, which has created quite a storm world over. But before we get to the details of Chapter 39 of the book that has 13 mentions of Wuhan-400, we’d like to bring out an interesting angle to this entire mystery. Watch this video to find out more and listen in to perhaps the biggest conspiracy theory around the coronavirus outbreak.

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    Cricket17, Feb 2020, 1:18 PM IST

    India to play two day-night Tests in two years

    BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has confirmed that India will play two day-night Tests. India's first-ever pink ball Test was played in Kolkata last year

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    India10, Feb 2020, 12:52 PM IST

    In land of Didi, police have issues if Hanuman Chalisa is distributed, but nothing against Bible, Quran

    Kolkata police stopped the distribution of Hanuman Chalisa in Kolkata Book Fair, but when VHP workers questioned the permission to distribute Quran and Bible, the police relented. 

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    India28, Jan 2020, 10:59 AM IST

    BJP leader Rahul Sinha claims people sitting at Shaheen Bagh are Bangladeshis, Pakistanis

    Several protesters had gathered at Shaheen Bagh, Delhi to express their disapproval with respect to the Centre's decision of amending the Citizenship Amendment Act (Act). However, BJP national secretary Rahul Sinha has claimed that the protesters found in those areas are from Pakistan and Bangladesh.

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    India Untold25, Jan 2020, 9:40 AM IST

    The Man Who Setup Our Extraordinary Electoral System

    One of the biggest tasks post India’s independence was setting up a functional system that would enable common citizens to elect leaders for a true ‘Lok Sabha’. During that time, one person who was instrumental in setting up our country’s electoral system as it is today was Sukumar Sen. Let’s find about more about this civil servant and how the electoral system was setup in this episode of India Untold with Sunita Iyer.

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    India23, Jan 2020, 8:38 AM IST

    How Communists Maligned Netaji Through A Series Of Cartoons In 1942

    When Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was fighting for Indian independence taking enormous risks, there were forces in India that openly opposed him, belittled his efforts and even betrayed him to the British. One such force was the marxists, who derided Netaji as running dog of imperialism when he defied their call for support to the British during World War II.

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    Cricket20, Jan 2020, 2:14 PM IST

    Pariksha Pe Charcha 2020: PM Modi recalls Laxman-Dravid Kolkata Test heroics, Kumble bowling with broken jaw

    PM Narendra Modi recalled the heroics of VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid from the historic Kolkata Test in 2001. Modi motivated students during the Pariksha Pe Charcha 2020 event in New Delhi. Modi also spoke about Anil Kumble bowling with a broken jaw in 2002

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    India20, Jan 2020, 10:48 AM IST

    Enough is enough: BJP leaders in West Bengal lash out at TMC for stance on CAA, NRC

    Several leaders from the West Bengal BJP lashed out at Mamata Banerjee-led TMC for their stance on the Centre's decision on the CAA and NRC