नया दौर, नई शुरुआत : क्यूंकि ये वक़्त हमारा है

समाज मे  सबको एक समान अधिकार और सम्मान मिलना चाहिए।  इस बात पर चर्चा तो खूब होती है, कुछ प्रयास भी होतें हैं, पर फिर भी भारत जैसे उदारवादी देश में मर्दों और महिलाओं को एक जैसे अधिकार नहीं हैं। कभी-कभी तो लगता है की महिलाओं का  अधिकार कानून के कुछ पन्नों तक ही सिमित […]

Did FinMin mislead the Lok Sabha?

Did FinMin mislead the Lok Sabha?

Did our new finance minister attempt to  mislead parliament? There appears to be some disinformation in her budget speech. Presenting her maiden budget speech, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman declared that the allocation on Education during the 2019-20 fiscal will be three times the revised estimate. But she stopped short of mentioning any figure. She just […]

A Goal beyond Football

A Goal beyond Football

Patna: The football field at St Xavier’s College was where four girls’ soccer teams showed off their gaming skills under a monsoon sky. While the Football for Women’s Empowerment on the 3rd of July might not have made it to the top of the sporting pages in the local newspapers, there is a distinct possibility […]

Students to celebrate Forests, amid looming crisis

Students to celebrate Forests, amid looming crisis

Taru Mitra is all set to celebrate the Van Mahotsav (Forest Megafest)  once again. “A week- long celebration. A celebration with trees, for trees. From 1st July to 7th July, trees of Taru Mitra  will receive lots of hugs and friendship bands from people”, is how Tarumitra spokesperson Devopriya Dutta puts it. Taru Mitra, the […]

DD-AIR autonomy to be respected: Minister

DD-AIR autonomy to be respected: Minister

Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said that the National  broadcaster Prasar Bharati’s autonomy would be retained, after launching high-definition DSNG (Digital Satellite News Gathering) vans at Doordarshan Bhawan in New Delhi on Tuesday (June 5). “Autonomy of the Prasar Bharati is important and one must remember it gets its autonomy from an Act that […]

Why Modi Govt shouldn’t sell Air India, BSNL, MNTL

Why Modi Govt shouldn’t sell Air India, BSNL, MNTL

Rethink about selling AI, BSNL and MTNL; Strategic assets must remain in Indian hands Privatisation of these companies will leave India at a disadvantage as it is not without any major security implications that they will be taken. These are the decisions no other country has taken says journalist Mantoo Banerjee in a recent article. […]

El Nino affects Monsoons: below normal over north India

El Nino affects Monsoons: below normal over north India

NEW DELHI: The overall monsoon across the country is “most likely” to be normal this season but it will be below normal over north and south India, the India Meteorological Department said in its forecast Friday. The El-Nino phenomenon, generally believed to have its impact on monsoon, will continue during the rainy season. However, there […]

Leaving no one Behind – World Water Day

Leaving no one Behind – World Water Day

Water is a precious gift from Mother Nature to all the living beings on earth. We all understand the importance of water in our lives and life is impossible without water. Everything on earth needs water but as our population increased, pressure also increased on the resources and it leads to the overuse and exploitation […]

United against Racism; Dignity and Justice for all

United against Racism; Dignity and Justice for all

Racial discrimination has not been banished to history. It has been held in the arms of societies and even today unfortunately we are seeing the ugly face of racial discrimination in public discourse always. Racial and ethnic discrimination occur each day, all around us. We give it little thought, as we believe it rarely affects […]

HIV ‘cure’ via stem cells? Possible!

HIV ‘cure’ via stem cells? Possible!

Are we near to a ‘cure for HIV’ and AIDS? In a significant development, a person with HIV infection has been reported to be experiencing remission for the last 18 months after antiretroviral therapy (ART) was stopped following stem-cell transplantation in London. This was reported in the latest edition of a reputed medical journal. Remission […]

Street Food spices up New Delhi City Fest

Street Food spices up New Delhi City Fest

On the second day of the Street Food Fest the amazing cuisines are mesmerizing the Delhities with its taste and aroma at Rajpath (New Delhi). Bringing together some of India’s culinary street food chefs with their unique style of street food fusion to Delhi, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, GOI have invited National […]

Govt plans another attack on ‘free speech’?

Govt plans another attack on ‘free speech’?

In what is being widely seen as yet another attack on privacy and free speech, BJP led government is sneaking in new social media rules that actually amountbto stifling free speech before the upcomung national elections in India. Mozilla, the not-for-profit entity behind the web browser Firefox, has called out the Narendra Modi government’s perceived […]