Kaun Banega Crorepati 9, Episode 40: A Lesson In Shuddh Hindi On Amitabh Bachchan’s Show

October 24, 2017, 10:24 AM

HIGHLIGHTS Shashikanth, a contestant on Monday's show, stunned Big B with his Hindi Shashikanth described Amitabh Bachchan in the most shuddh form of Hindi Shashikanth went home with a prize money of Rs. 10,000 Tonight's episode of Kaun Banega Crorepati 9 was a brief one with Shashikanth from Chattisgarh as the first contestant on the Hot Seat. For Shashikanth and his family, it was like a 'dream come true' experience, revealed his daughter. The father-daughter duo had harboured the dream of being on the Hot Seat for 17 long years and now one of them was there. Shashikanth's who is a tour guide in Agra, said he was asked to try his luck on Amitabh Bachchan's show by his

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All Women-Crew Sailboat Of Indian Navy INSV Tarini Reaches Australia
October 24, 2017

NEW DELHI: Sailboat INSV Tarini, with an all-women crew, today entered Fremantle Port in Australia during its maiden voyage to circumnavigate the globe, the Indian Navy said today. This is the first-ever Indian circumnavigation of the globe by an all-women crew. The vessel is skippered by Lieutenant Commander Vartika Joshi, and the crew

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Gujarat Polls: Supreme Court To Hear Congress’ Plea For VVPAT Machines
October 24, 2017

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today agreed to hear this month end a plea by the Congress party seeking directions to the Election Commission of India or ECI to frame guidelines for counting of votes through VVPAT machines in the upcoming Gujarat Assembly poll and other elections. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M

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How An ‘Aggressive’ Virat Kohli Became Team India’s Strength, Explains Sachin Tendulkar
October 24, 2017

India batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Monday said he noticed the aggressive "spark" in Virat Kohli when he made his India debut and his never-say-die attitude has changed the players in Indian dressing room for the good. Kohli on Sunday slammed his 31st century in his 200th ODI against New Zealand, albeit in a losing cause. The 28-year-old

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Smart Ways To Tackle Waste: Soon Cigarette Butts Can Be Used To Construct Roads
October 24, 2017

New Delhi: Let’s face it, cigarettes are harmful yet there are enough smokers around the globe to make cigarette butts, one of the most littered items in the world. Cigarette butts are made of a synthetic polymer, a kind of non-biodegradable plastic that takes around 10 years to fully decompose. Yes, that’s right! There is an adverse effect

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12 Big Cities To Buy Zero Emissions Buses, Extend Green Areas
October 24, 2017

OSLO, NORWAY: Twelve major cities including London, Paris, Los Angeles and Cape Town promised on Monday to buy only zero-emissions buses from 2025 and to make major areas free of fossil fuel emissions by 2030 to protect the environment. The 12, with a combined population of almost 80 million, said they would promote walking, cycling and the use

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Satyajit Ray Institute Stalemate On, Director ‘Barred’ From Entering Campus
October 24, 2017

KOLKATA: The agitation by students at the Satyajit Ray Fim and Television Institute (SRFTI) continued for the seventh day today as the director alleged she was denied entry to the campus by a section of agitating students. The students have been demanding withdrawal of expulsion order of 14 girls over hostel segregation issue. "We were not

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