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JDU orders its leaders to fall in line on CAB, Prashant Kishor steps over it

As the voices of dissent continue to rise in ruling JD (U) over the party’s support to Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), party’s state president and Rajya Sabha MP Bashistha Narain Singh has advised leaders to exercise restraint while airing their views. “Our is a democratic set up. I will ask all leaders to keep their views on party forum and not toe a line which is different from the party’s official stand,” Singh said on Wednesday.

Bill Gates: Iconic computer entrepreneur

Born as William Henry Bill Gates on October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington, he is the son of William H. Gates Senior, who is now a retired lawyer, and Mary Maxwell Gates, a businesswoman. He studied at the Lakeside School in Seattle where he developed an interest in computing. When he was in the eighth grade, the Mothers’ Club at the school used proceeds from Lakeside School’s rummage sale to buy a Teletype Model 33 ASR terminal and a block of computer time on a General Electric computer for the students. Gates became entranced with what a computer could do and spent much of his free time working on the terminal. He was a National Merit Scholar when he graduated from Lakeside School in 1973. He scored 1590 out of 1600 on the college SAT test, a feat of intellectual achievement and enrolled at Harvard College. He chose a pre-law major but took mathematics and graduate level computer science courses. As a college student he spent a lot of time on the computers. His friend, Paul Allen suggested that Bill drop out of college to start a business.

Tennis buff Kartik Sharma has big dreams in golf

Kartik Sharma breathed tennis till he was 11, and envisaged a career in it, but fate had other plans. Throwing glances as he walked past the five-hole golf course in Nabha (Punjab) every day, where father Sunil Sharma was posted as an Army officer, impacted the impressionable mind. There was the occasional round of golf too, but nothing to suggest the 18-year-old would go on to become the second Indian (after Rayhan Thomas in 2017) to play the Junior Presidents Cup at the Royal Melbourne Golf Club from December 8-9.

HTLS 2019| Douglas & Jones Christmas carol: ‘Om Shanti Om’

Actors Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones confessed that their family is obsessed with the 2007 Hindi musical Om Shanti Om, and that songs from the film are played like Christmas carols at their house. Zeta-Jones also joined moderator and actor Anil Kapoor in dancing to the film’s title track at the 17th Hindustan Times Leadership Summit in New Delhi on Saturday.