Daughters’ Day: More hype and hulla?

Daughters’ Day: More hype and hulla?

Even as newspapers around India reported on various acts of violence meted out to girls and women, Thursday was ‘celebrated’ as daughters’ day. The Central government India has launched a social media campaign to celebrate daughters, daughters-in-law and granddaughters this week and observed a Daughter’s Day yesterday (August 11). The campaign is part of the […]

Indian workers flying back  

Indian workers flying back  

The first batch of 26 Indian workers, who had lost their jobs in Saudi Arabia, arrived at Delhi on Thursday after the country issued them the exit visas. Saudi Arabia has also set up a crisis management group to address the difficulties being faced by the jobless Indian workers while a separate panel has been […]

India protests, Pakistan denies promoting terror

India protests, Pakistan denies promoting  terror

India has launched a  formal protest to Pakistan for being responsible for cross-border terrorism. India’s Foreign Ministry said an arrested Pakistani national Bahadur Ali had confessed that he was “infiltrated into India” after being trained by the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant group and was ordered to attack security facilities in India. “The government of India strongly […]

In Rio: Tripura Girl in Gymnastic Final

In Rio: Tripura Girl in Gymnastic Final

At the 31st Olympic Games in Rio de Janeirio,  Northeast Indian  gymnast attained a spot in the Indian history of the Olympics by securing eighth place in the final tryouts . She will compete with seven other gymnasts in  the individual vault final in artistic gymnastics. Dipa, from Tripura, became the first Indian gymnast to enter the […]

Tamil Yoga Guru Desikachar dies

Tamil Yoga Guru Desikachar dies

T.K.V Desikachar who just turned 78, son and the student of Indian yoga master T.Krishnamacharya , popularly known as the ‘father of modern yoga’ passed away in Chennai on Monday. He had been battling a decline in his mental health for the past several years. He completed college and got a bachelor’s degree in civil […]

Vijay Rupani next CM of Gujarat

Vijay Rupani next CM of Gujarat

 The BJP on Friday choose its Gujarat unit chief Vijay Rupani as the State’s next Chief Minister. Health Minister Nitin Patel will be his deputy chief minister. Outgoing chief minister Anandiben Patel, who offered to resign four days ago, proposed Rupani’s name in the meet attended by all 121 state BJP legislators. Senior leader  Nitin […]

Bridge Collapse tragedy

Bridge Collapse tragedy

In India most of the bridges are of the British era. Many of them are very old  but still  in use. We never know when those bridges  are going to collapse. But still we use them for our daily travelling. The same  took place in Maharashtra. A bridge on the Mumbai-Goa highway collapsed late last night, […]

Relief for Indian workers stranded in Saudi?

Relief for Indian workers stranded in Saudi?

Some ten thousand Indians are stranded in Saudi Arabia. General V.K. Singh, Minister of State for External Affairs, has left for Saudi Arabia, raising hopes that he may do something for them. The Indian government has confirmed that 7,700 Indian workers were affected by widespread unemployment and are in dire need of exit visas.. Minister […]

Big protest against Night school closure

Big protest against Night school closure

Bombay, (Mumbai) is shutting down its night schools! These night schools have helped countless working class people gain education over the years. The first move was this: the State government fired 250 night school teachers. Close to 4,500 students and teachers of night schools held a protest march against the state government’s decision to shut […]

Study reveals Bihar as a child trafficking source

Study reveals Bihar as a child trafficking source

A new study conducted by an institution attached to Harvard University’s Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Centre for Health and Human Rights in the U.S has concluded that despite increased awareness on child trafficking, there is a big gap between the policies on paper and on the ground realities for rehabilitation of child labuorers across the three northern […]

Bihar students rocking Chandigarh University!

Bihar students rocking  Chandigarh University!

The education system may be under scrutiny in Bihar because of some students, but Bihar has always been the place of scholars and talent. And, it has been proved once again. “Students from Bihar have shown brilliant performance in academics and campus placements 2015” is what Chandigarh campus people are saying. Be it the academic […]

Judge refuses bail, ducks flying slipper in court!

Judge refuses bail, ducks flying slipper in court!

Slipper throwing is really getting out of hand. True story from Karnataka State:  A person accused of illegal ganja transport threw a slipper at the judge who cancelled his bail ! This happened at the district court in Bidar on Monday. The accused , a fellow called Mohammad Raseeoddin  was charged by the district police […]

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