Nepal ready to Energize investors

Nepal ready to Energize investors

Kathmandu: Nepal’s energy sector is open for business. That’s the message ! The Energy Development Council with the Investment Board of Nepal and the Ministry of Energy are organising the Nepal Power Investment Summit from May 31 to June 3. The entire energy sector of Nepal will convey the message to the world that Nepal […]

22 minors go missing in MP daily

22 minors go missing in MP daily

At least 15 girls go missing every day in Madhya Pradesh, according to state crime records bureau (SCRB), 2015. Most of these  girls are aged of 14-18 years. These  statistics from the state were in the news on International Missing Children’s Day. At least 8059 children went missing last year of which 5,740 were girls and 2,319 boys – […]

The cool kids are on Ethereum, says the Crunch

The cool kids are on Ethereum, says the Crunch

In the beginning the Prophet Satoshi brought us Bitcoin. And the cryptogeeks and libertarians looked upon it, and said lo, we smile upon this, for it is good, and decentralized, and solves the Byzantine Generals Problem. For a time all was well. But then came wailing and gnashing of teeth and wearing of sackcloth. And […]

Mullah Mansour’s death: India’s watching as the drama unfolds

Mullah Mansour’s death: India’s watching as the drama unfolds

The key leader of the Taliban in Afghanistan, Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour, was killed by an American drone strike, the Afghan intelligence agency said. The fact that yet another ‘most wanted terrorist’ has been bumped off by the US on Pakistani soil hasn’t gone unnoticed in India. There was some uncomfortable silence from Pakistan till […]

Why has Maldives cut ties with Iran ?

Why has Maldives cut ties with Iran ?

Is it a storm in a tea-cup? Or is it an expansion of the Saudi Sultanate? Has Maldives become a Saudi protectorate?  The tiny state of Maldives’ decision to sever diplomatic ties with Iran on Tuesday has sent ‘shockwaves across South Asia’ says a Colombo newspaper, but Tehran has chosen to snub the Indian Ocean […]

The world’s largest rooftop solar power plant?

The world’s largest rooftop solar power plant?

India is going solar, and at a good pace.  Punjab in North India has inaugurated what is possibly the world’s largest rooftop solar power plant. Spread over eight rooftops across 82 acres, it can produce up to 11.5 MW of electricity. The Rs 1.35 billion project is expected to have significant environmental benefits, reducing 400,000 […]

Half a million people flee a drowning Colombo!

Half a million people flee a drowning Colombo!

COLOMBO: Desperation in  Sri Lanka’s capital. People scrambling for rubber dinghies and makeshift rafts on Friday (May 20) to escape monster floods in the capital Colombo. Half a million people have fled their homes across the island. The heaviest rains in 25 years have pounded the island since a week now, sparking huge landslides that […]

I want to break free (from male domination!)

I am tired of this world created by men, ruined by men. I want a woman now to build the world or mess it up. I also realize that a woman is the Dalit in every case. Even when you look at savarnas [forward castes], the woman is secondary. Even a Dalit man would look […]

Still Homophobic, what?

Still Homophobic, what?

Well, well, well, dearies! The international day against homophobia has passed us by without a whimper, except for some overweight desi aunties posting some sentimental stuff on social media. Some  in the print  media did a couple of stories. The usual stuff, bleeding heart Obama, the Canadian Prime Minister, and all that jazz. First we […]

Be a desh-bhakt! Use LED lighting!

Be a desh-bhakt! Use LED lighting!

The easiest way of proving you are patriotic? Toss out your CFLs and other lights snd replace them with LED bulbs! Reember? Prime Minister Narendra Modi in January last year launched the Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme, and described the shift to LED (light-emitting diode) as “an act of patriotism” and “social service” to save the […]

Father and Uncle kill girl, escape, in Madhya Pradesh

Father and Uncle kill girl, escape, in Madhya Pradesh

In yet another dastardly deed, a  girl was  stabbed to death by her father and uncle on Friday in a suspected case of “honour killing” in Gwalior in (Madhya Pradesh). Police said the victim,  ‘Seema’, was killed at a shelter for women in the Hazira area of the city, more than 400km from capital Bhopal. […]

Lord Prime Minister and Supreme Military Commander, don’t LOL!

Lord Prime Minister and Supreme Military Commander, don’t LOL!

What’s the way to address the prime minister? Media outlets in Cambodia have been told they must refer to PM Hun Sen as “Lord Prime Minister and Supreme Military Commander”. In a three-hour briefing at the information ministry, reporters were told full titles must be used on first reference from August for the PM, the […]

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