Clashes between Communities up: National Crime Report

Clashes between Communities up: National Crime Report

Cases of communal violence in 2020 nearly doubled from 2019 even as the country witnessed a strict restriction on outdoor activities due to COVID-19 pandemic during the past year, says the latest government data. The National Crime Report Bureau ( NCRB ) has released the annual report of 2020, which shockingly stated that there were […]

Workshop to Benefit Insecure Bihar farmers

Workshop to Benefit Insecure Bihar farmers

Farmers on Bihar are facing losses and failed crops, primarily because of climate change. This leads to increasing poverty and exodus of farmers to other places in search of employment. In such a scenario, it is most important that government departments, farmer societies, and civil society organisations dialogue and collaborate on strategies that address the […]

Telangana Revvs up to Boost Artificial Intelligence

Telangana Revvs up to Boost Artificial Intelligence

Telangana State is aiming to become the Artificial Intelligence hub of India and the world, according to several sources. AI is the next stop As part of “2020 Year of AI” initiative, the Government of Telangana launched the Telangana AI Mission (T-AIM) in collaboration with NASSCOM. The National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) […]

Students to have a new Study Menu soon!

Students to have a new Study Menu soon!

Delhi University(DU) decision to implement the National Education Policy (NEP) from the next academic year has triggered some confusion among students. This has also led the varsity teachers’ body to call a strike. State governments of Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh have also implemented the new education policy and seek  to implement NEP-2020 in all government […]

He dreamed of a ‘Swaraj’ that didn’t mix politics and religion!

He dreamed of a ‘Swaraj’ that didn’t mix politics and religion!

Swaraj is my birth right, and I shall have it”  – This well know quote is often attributed to Bal Gangadhar Tilak, a stalwart of the Indian Independence Movement. However, the truth is that it was not Tilak, but Joseph ‘Kaka’ Baptista, his close associate and fellow freedom fighter, who coined the phrase. Throughout the […]

Celebrating Photography

Celebrating Photography

Patna, Bihar: The students of St. Xavier’s College of Management and Technology, enthusiastically manifested their creativity and love to capture moments, nature and ideas during a virtual display of photographs on Thursday, August 19, 2021. The exhibition was organised by the department of Mass Communication, and about 50 photographs by 11 students were displayed on […]

Kicked out of Home because of his Faith, he became ‘Uncrowned King’ of Odisha!

Kicked out of Home because of his Faith, he became ‘Uncrowned King’ of Odisha!

Madhusudan Das (1848-1934), popularly referred as “Utkal Gaurav” meaning Pride Of Odisha ), a well-known leader from the Christian community in Odisha. The greatest personality from Odisha to whom even Mahtama Gandhi paid rich tributes. Throughout the struggle for Independence and upliftment of India, the Indian Christian community has played a significant role. Although these […]

Indian kid in Northampton is a Geek Superstar

Indian kid in Northampton is a Geek Superstar

Kautilya Kataria who lives with his techie parents Ishwari and Trupti in Northampton, England was born in Shajapur, Madhya Pradesh. That fact has made everyone, including the Indian PR machinery, celebrate this “Indian Genius’. The youngest computer programmer, and has set new Guinness World Record for completing IBM’s AI certification. Kautilya, who managed to put […]

India Government powers up on Artificial Intelligence

India Government  powers up on  Artificial Intelligence

As Artificial Intelligence’s (AI) influence increases in all walks of life, the Government of India too aims to introduce it in the power sector to give power distribution the cutting edge. With the help of AI, the government aims to analyse data generated through IT/OT devices such as System Meters, prepaid Smart meters to prepare […]

‘Martyr of the Marginalized’

‘Martyr of the Marginalized’

Nishant Mishra attended an online memorial for Father Stanislaus Lourduswamy. A report: “A caged bird can still sing” – with this message began the tribute ceremony to the martyr of the marginalized, Fr Stan Swamy. He had been a voice for the voiceless, and throughout his life had worked incessantly towards liberating the tribals. Being […]

Brace yourselves for India’s ‘Techade’

Brace yourselves for India’s ‘Techade’

As the Indian government readies itself to embrace the wonders of 5 G technology, another new phrase is waiting to be introduced in the India Inc lexicon by creative spin doctors: ‘India’s Techade” This week, for those of our readers who missed it, the ‘ sixth ‘anniversary’ of the Digital India programme was observed. It […]

‘Not a Martyr in the Ordinary Sense’

‘Not a Martyr in the Ordinary Sense’

Stanislaus Lourduswamy, a Jesuit priest and noted tribal rights activist, died July 5, 2020, probably of Covid-related complications, in Bandra’s Holy Family Hospital. He was an undertrial prisoner in Taloja Jail after his arrest in October last year under the draconian Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 as amended most recently in 2019. His death and […]

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