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Little village girls, evil predators, bickering politicians: sad!

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Little village girls, evil predators, bickering politicians: sad!

Even as citizens’ groups continue to protest the increase in molestation and rape of minors, more disturbing news filters in from various parts of India. Worse, politicians and their supporters refuse to see beyond their short political noses and vote bank politics. Cuttack: (Orissa/Odisha) :The eight-day-long battle for survival of the six-year-old, who was allegedly […]

School Children of Fairfield stand for Rights, Fair play!

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School Children of Fairfield stand for Rights, Fair play!

Patna Thu 26 April: The community becomes a safe space for children when all its members are alert. People living close to schools can make a big difference if they stand up and speak up for children’s protection. Some 500 kids held hands in a one kilometre long human chain, in an appeal to grownups […]

Here’s Why you must visit TRC on Saturday!

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Here’s Why you must visit TRC on Saturday!

The Revolver Club is the ONLY official partner store in India! Come on out, dig through crates, and support your friendly neighbourhood record store. It’s a celebration of buying music and building local communities is; a wonderful cause we all believe in completely. But this doesn’t mean you shouldn’t visit your neighbourhood crate digging joint, […]

They’re Dropping the Needle all over the World on Saturday

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They’re Dropping the Needle all over the World on Saturday

Saturday marks the 11th year of Record Store Day, the annual international jamboree that celebrates the shops that continue to prop up the recorded music industry, often against some pretty stiff challenges. There are often grumbles about the event being too gimmicky, but for many people this is a great chance to reconnect with record […]

Idle minds, internet porn, open up Govt websites to hackers

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Idle minds, internet porn, open up Govt websites to hackers

How do government sites suddenly fold up, malfunction or are supposedly hacked? Maybe because some of the subordinate staff have a propensity for internet porn! That’s an angle that our straight-jacketed saffron-tinged sarkar may go out of its way to debunk. Former Union home secretary G.K. Pillai said on Wednesday (April 11) that when he […]

Iranian Metal band member flees Iran

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Iranian Metal band member flees Iran

Nikan Khosravi, a member of the Iranian metal band “Confess,” fled Iran last March to find safety in Turkey in an effort to avoid being imprisoned for six years for producing “satanic” music. On March 29, 2018, Khosravi told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) that “the interrogators had translated my English lyrics […]

Pakistan’s urban growth : Bane or boon?

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Pakistan’s urban growth : Bane or boon?

Urbanization is a process whereby populations move from rural to urban area. World’s urban population increased fourfold during 1950-2003 while rural population increased less than double. From Indus valley through Mughal era and to British rule, the Indian subcontinent experienced several stages of its urbanization process.  Pakistan is urbanizing at 3% annual rate, the  fastest […]

Meghalaya Village has first plastic road of Northeast

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Meghalaya Village has first plastic road of Northeast

Shillong: The villagers of Nongkynjeng  in Meghalaya’s West Khasi Hills now have a durable road built of plastic waste and bitumen. They owe it to  Padma Shri Rajagopalan Vasudevan from Tamil Nadu . His technology  has made their road more durable and offered Meghalaya a solution to the growing problem of plastic waste. This is the […]

5G Roadmap soon: Govt

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5G Roadmap soon: Govt

New Delhi, Mar 27 (PTI) India will be ready with a full roadmap for 5G technology by June this year, Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan said today. 5G newtorks are expected to be ten times faster and more effcient that 4G. Terming 5G important for India’s massive “digitisation and digitalisation” efforts, Sundararajan said the government is […]

Khaps’ ‘intrusions’ into inter-caste, interfaith marriages illegal :SC

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Khaps’ ‘intrusions’ into inter-caste, interfaith marriages illegal :SC

New Delhi, Mar 27 : The Supreme Court today banned any interference by illegal assemblies like ‘khap panchayats’ into their marriages, terming the intrusions as “absolutely illegal.” This comes as a response to incidents of interference by these bodies in inter-caste and inter-religious marriages. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and justices A M […]

Rigorous Life imprisonment for ‘cow vigilantes’

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Rigorous Life imprisonment for ‘cow vigilantes’

Ranchi: In a move that will go a long way in restoring the faith of the people in the judicial process, the murderers of Asgar Ali, who lynched him on the pretext that they suspected that he was transporting cow meat, were convicted by a trial court. A fast-track Ramgarh district court on Wednesday (March […]

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