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India to become first nation using LED for all lights by 2019

India to become first nation using LED for all lights by 2019

Power Minister Piyush Goyal reportedly said that India will be the first country in the world to use LEDs for all lighting needs by 2019. According to NDTV reports, Piyush said, “This effort will help us. India will probably be the first country in the world which will be 100 per cent using LED for its lighting needs by 2019. It will be message that India acts rather than making big promises”. State-run Energy Efficiency Services Ltd has inked pacts with oil marketing companies IndianOil, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum for selling its LED bulbs, tube lights and fans at over 54,500 petrol pumps.

Puducherry airport back on track

Puducherry airport back on track

Puducherry airport, commenced on Thursday after three years made its first flight to Hyderabad. Puducherry Chief Minister Narayanaswamy greeted all 78 passengers and handed over the boarding pass to each of them. Reportedly, flights to Bengaluru, Kochi, Tirupati and Coimbatore are expected to be started soon. Narayanswamy said that links to Delhi and Chandigarh are in proposal.

This Kerala school has separate uniform for ‘good’ & ‘bad’ students

In Kerala’s Al Farooque English school students have to wear different uniforms based on their performance according to The News Minute. There are two uniforms one is white and the other is a red-checked shirt. Apparently, the ‘good performing’ students are made to wear white uniform, while the ‘bad performing’ students are made to wear the red checked uniform. According to the school principal, this discrimination and shaming will encourage the ‘bad performing’ students to study well.

This Kerala school has separate uniform for 'good' & 'bad' students

Widow sees dead husband in five-month-old calf

According to reports, a woman in Cambodia believes that a five-month-old calf is the reincarnation of her dead husband. The 74-year-old woman reportedly said up to 100 people a day visit her home to see the calf which, according to her, behaves very similar to her dead husband. The cow was born in March and has attracted a strong following on social media. A video reportedly shows the calf walking up stairs into the family’s one-story home.

Widow sees dead husband in five-month-old calf