Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2016’

Portugal Gallery

Portugal beat France 1-0 to win Euro 2016

Substitute Eder scored in extra-time to give Portugal a 1-0 win over hosts France in the Euro 2016 final as they secured their first major international title despite losing captain and talisman Cristiano Ronaldo to injury. Eder collected the ball in midfield, held off his marker and fired a low 25-metre shot past Hugo Lloris with 11 minutes of extra …

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Dr. Andrew Sharma Earns Second Fulbright To India

Dr. Andrew Sharma Earns Second Fulbright to India

  Dr. Andrew Sharma, a professor in Salisbury University’s Communication Arts Department, has again earned one of higher education’s most coveted honors: the Fulbright fellowship. Sharma will teach at the Indian Institute of Mass Communications in New Delhi, India, in spring 2017. Established by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, IIMC is one of India’s premier institutes for media education, …

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PM MODI In South Africa Train

PM Modi retraces Mahatma Gandhi’s South African train journey

Prime Minister Narendra Modi makes a short train journey from Pentrich to the historic Pietermaritzburg Railway station in Durban, where Father of the Nation was forced out of the train. The train resembled the one on which Mahatma Gandhi ji had travelled. On the footsteps of the Mahatma, Prime Minister relived the train journey to Pietermaritzburg. Tracing the memory of …

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Dr Appu Kuttan

Indian American Philanthropist Offers $56 Million Dollars grant for IT/Soft Skills Certifications to a Million Indian Youth

Indian American Philanthropist Offers $56 Million Dollars grant for IT/Soft Skills Certifications to a Million Indian Youth Dr. Appu Kuttan, founder and chairman of the National Education Foundation (NEF) ( ), the U.S. national non-profit leader in STEM+ (Science, Engineering, Technology and Math, IT, Business, Management, Soft Skills) education, announced today the APPUJI Scholarship program to meet India’s critical skilling …

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Immigration News

USCIS Announces Citizenship and Integration Grant Opportunities

Grants will support citizenship preparation services for permanent residents WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is now accepting applications for two funding opportunities under the Citizenship and Integration Grant Program. These are competitive grant opportunities for organizations that prepare permanent residents for naturalization and promote civic integration through increased knowledge of English, U.S. history and civics. The two programs will …

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Kanika Maheshwari

Debina Banerjee and Kanika Maheshwari join the cast of The Kapil Sharma Show

The Kapil Sharma Show on Sony Entertainment Television boasts of a multi-talented ensemble cast who is known for its quirky sense of humour and impeccable comic timing. Now, joining the powerhouse performers will be the beautiful and talented Debina Banerjee and Kanika Maheshwari who are known for their acting prowess. Both the gorgeous ladies will be seen in quirky roles …

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PM MODI In South Africa

India is a bright star in the global economy: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the India-South Africa business meet in Pretoria on Friday, July 8 2016. During his address he said that India is a bright star in the global economy and there are several opportunities for investment in the 2 growing economies. India is working to achieve over 8 per cent growth in the coming years, Prime Minister …

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Sania-Hingis duo crashes out in quarters of women’s doubles

Defending champions and top seeded pair of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis crashed out in the quarter-finals of the women’s doubles event at the Wimbledon, on Thursday. Fifth seeded pair of Timea Babos of Hungary and Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan beat the Indo-Swiss pair 6-2 6-4 in only 68 minutes. Mirza’s disastrous campaign at the Wimbledon ended as she had …

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Abida Parveen offers ‘Noor-e-Ilahi’ as Eidi for listeners

Renowned Pakistani singer Abida Parveen has teamed up with Bollywood music composer duo Salim-Sulaiman for a new single “Noor-e-Ilahi” on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. Parveen’s soothing voice sets the right spiritual tone, backed by soft, pleasant tunes by Salim-Sulaiman, who are known for their soulful numbers like “Shukran Allah”, “Ali Maula” and “Maula Mere Le Le Meri Jaan”.Besides the musical …

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Eating home-cooked meals may help keep diabetes away: Study

People who often eat food prepared at home are less likely to suffer from type 2 diabetes than those who consume such meals less frequently, new research has claimed. There is an increasing tendency for people to eat out, involving more consumption of fast food, researchers said.The study has found that such people have a diet rich in energy but …

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