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Left parties declare Bharat Bandh as effective as Earth Hour

Left parties declare Bharat Bandh as effective as Earth Hour

Jul 5, 2010 Comments

Even as Bharat Bandh called by a surprisingly united opposition led by the Left parties and the BJP demanding a roll back on the fuel price hike proved to be successful in stopping trains and canceling flights, this also led to major criticism from some quarters calling it a destructive and backward way of protest. But CPI (M) General Secretary Prakash Karat has dismissed such criticisms.

Student misses exam after Sachin Tendulkar tweets him luck

Student misses exam after Sachin Tendulkar tweets him luck

May 7, 2010 Comments

Abhimanya, popularly known today as the luckiest guy in India (yes, ahead of Siddharth Mallya) allegedly missed his exam yesterday after Sachin wished him luck for the same on twitter. He was so happy to be mentioned in the tweet that he stopped revising for the paper, called all his friends and family to show off the tweet, and by the time he finished doing all this, his exam had ended.