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Tribal Santals’ plight in Bangladesh

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Tribal Santals’ plight in Bangladesh

UCA news has been covering several incidents of violence against tribal communities by some elements from the majority Muslim community. The reasons are more about land grabbing.  Finally after two months, news comes of one arrest. Police in northern Bangladesh have arrested one of the alleged masterminds of arson attacks on the indigenous Santal community […]

Robot to replace Humans in Sewer Cleaning

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Robot to replace Humans in Sewer Cleaning

Thiruvananthapuram : Robots will soon replace men in cleaning up sewer holes in Kerala, ending the age-old practice of manual scavenging in the southern state. ‘Bandicoot’, the robot developed by the startup firm Genrobotics, will be used for cleaning sewer holes. The Kerala Water Authority (KWA) and Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM)  signed an MoU for […]

JD (U) in Kerala to oppose BJP, join LDF

JD (U) in Kerala to oppose BJP, join LDF

Thiruvananthapuram, : Janata Dal (United) in Kerala, led by M P Veerendra Kumar, is likely to return to the ruling CPI(M)-led LDF as a general consensus in this regard was reached at a party meeting here today. A meeting of the state executive of the JDU met here today and disucssed the proposal to join […]

To cover up the Aadhar data leak, is the media being hounded?

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To cover up the Aadhar data leak, is the media being hounded?

The media is being threatened again for doing their job. The Aadhaar issuer has filed  a police complaint against The Tribune newspaper and one of its reporters over an exposé on how the cards’ data were selling for Rs 500. Is the government (official )machinery  deploying intimidation tactics to deter the press from doing its […]

Tourists thrash Goa locals, arrested

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Tourists thrash Goa locals, arrested

Panaji, (Panjim), Goa : A group of 15  rowdy tourists from Telangana beat up four locals near a guest house in Goa. They were arrested today after they rep0rtedly assaulted four locals near a guest house adjacent to Calangute beach last night. Police Inspector Jivba Dalvi said the group thrashed four persons, including the manager […]

B’desh Court orders arrest of Khalida Zia for Arson

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B’desh Court orders arrest of Khalida Zia for Arson

Dhaka, Jan 2 : A Bangladesh court today ordered the arrest of former prime minister Khaleda Zia in connection with bomb attacks on a bus during an anti-government agitation in 2015 that killed eight persons, a police official said. Judge Joynab Begum of the Comilla district court accepted the charge sheet filed by the police […]

Delhi LG sabotages AAP medical schemes?

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Delhi LG sabotages AAP medical schemes?

New Delhi: Delhi’s lieutenant governor continues to play hardball and upset his own government’s progressive schemes, so the Delhi Chief Minister and his men feel.  Delhi Health Minister Satyender Jain claimed that the Lieutenant Governor  raised objections to the AAP dispensation’s innovative scheme proposing free medical surgeries and tests at private hospitals in case of delay […]

Identity of Children in Conflict with Law cannot not to be disclosed at any time: HC

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Identity of Children in Conflict with Law cannot not to be disclosed at any time: HC

New Delhi:  Identity of a person, against whom a criminal case was lodged when he was a minor, should not be disclosed at any stage of life as it defeats the purpose of juvenile justice law, the Delhi High Court has held. The court said that object of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of […]

‘Space for Reason and Debate is shrinking in India’

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‘Space for Reason and Debate is shrinking in India’

Calcutta (Jan 1) Attempts made to “fabricate and distort history” is a terror of a different nature, , says Professor K M Shrimali,  president general of Indian History Congress, expressing concern over the shrinking space for reason and debate in the country, reports PTI. The sole agenda behind RSS-BJP trying to rewrite history is to […]

Year that was: Top Ten South Asian News Stories

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Year that was: Top Ten South Asian News Stories

As 2017 comes to an end, it’s time to assess which stories from South Asia had the most impact.   Which events or ongoing developments shaped a country or the South Asian region, or had an impact on the world. This year, a number of stories from the region drew global headlines, including from countries that […]

All faiths spread Christmas Cheer in Bangladesh

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All faiths spread Christmas Cheer in Bangladesh

Christmas cuts across faiths and ethnicity in Bangladesh Christians might be a minority in the South Asian nation but Christmas appeals to people of all faiths  Bangladesh December 24, 2017 Naveed Hassan is the public relations manager at Dhaka’s Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel and his busiest period is from mid-December to the first week of January. […]

Christmas freedom for Venezuela detainees

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Christmas freedom for Venezuela detainees

CARACAS  – It’s the time for peace and reconciliation. In a Christmas gesture to the opposition, Venezuela decided on Saturday (Dec 23) to free about 80 people detained during demonstrations against President Nicolas Maduro’s socialist government. Ms Delcy Rodriguez, the president of the assembly and head of its Truth Commission investigating the protests, said a […]

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