What those flood affected people are saying….

What those flood affected people are saying….

After 40 years Patna is again facing the fear of flood. Various places in Bihar like Patna, Vaishali, Buxar, Bhojpur, Saran, Begusarai, Samastipur, Lakhisarai, Khagaria, Munger, Bhagalpur and Katihar has been facing this inundation. In Patna the water level of River Ganga has risen above the danger mark. This flooding has caused lots of damage […]

Slain elephants are hot news in Sri Lanka

Slain elephants are hot news in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO : Elephants are considered as ‘holy’ in Sri Lanka, and there are just about 7,000 of them left. So when a passenger train hit and killed an elephant and three calves in northern Sri Lanka on Wednesday (Aug 17), it has become national news here. The elephants were crossing a newly upgraded railway line […]

Elderly women in India: facing abuse?

Elderly women in India: facing abuse?

Today’s India offers a lot of opportunities to women, with women having a voice in everyday life, in the business world as well as in political life. They are the backbone of every family and society. Nevertheless India is still a male dominated society, where women are often seen as subordinate and inferior to men […]

Where is our humanity?

Where is our humanity?

Sir, Delhi is the capital of India and one of the oldest cities in the world having rich cultural and architectural history. A well known Hindi phrase describes Delhi as “dilwalo ka shahar” meaning people living here are good at heart. It is considered as the heart of India. People from all over the place […]

Will Manoj make it to a gold in Rio?

Will Manoj make it to a gold in Rio?

India’s boxer Manoj Kumar defeated Evaldas Petrauskas of Lituiania in the Round of 32 of the men’s Light Welterweight (64kg) category at the Rio de Janerio. Manoj dominated all three rounds to carve out a 29-28, 29-28, 28-29 verdict and entered to the pre-quarterfinals. Manoj said “My opponent was strong, but my punches had power. […]

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 […]

Robbery Filmi Style in Chennai

Robbery Filmi Style in Chennai

Robbers took away Rs 5.75 crore, belonging to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). The boxes of money were being transported on Egmore Express Train from Salem to Chennai on Monday (August 8) night. Robbers gained entry in the train, by cutting 2×2 feet hole on the roof of one of the coaches where boxes […]

‘Rebel’ Arunachal CM hangs himself

‘Rebel’ Arunachal CM hangs himself

Congress rebel and former Arunachal Pradesh CM Kalikho Pul,  was found dead at his Itanagar residence on Tuesday. He allegedly committed suicide.It is believed he hanged himself from a ceiling fan. Congress President Sonia Gandhi expressed shock “at the untimely and tragic demise” of Kalikho Pul, the man who broke away from the Congress and […]

World’s longest hunger strike ends

World’s longest hunger strike ends

Manipur’s Satyagrahi,  activist Irom Sharmila Chanu finally ends her hunger strike against a controversial law after 16 years, today (August 9). She has been on a fast since November, 2000 as a mark of protest against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (1958) which gives soldiers the power to arrest without warrants and even shoot […]

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 […]

 31st Olympics blazes in Brazil

 31st Olympics blazes in Brazil

The Rio Olympics officially started with loud celebration of Brazilian culture, combined with Rio’s famous ‘Samba Dance’ together with powerful message of global warming plaguing the world. This was the first Olympics to introduce a Refugee Team which will participate under the UNO flag. Brazil’s Acting President Michel Temer declared open the Games, the first […]

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