Shravan – Month of festivals

Shravan – Month of festivals

The Hindu Month of Shravan begins from July, and is mainly celebrated in North India. This month is observed as month of Lord Shiva. People perform Puja and women observe fast on every Monday. In Shravan pilgrims go on “KANWAR” journey to Devghar Shiva’s temples. This journey is basically completed by walking to the temples. […]

Meat loses popularity in August

Meat loses popularity in August

I went to a friend’s birthday bash yesterday, and what do I see on the table? Mushroom chilli, paneer tikka, some balls of mashed vegetables that they called vegetable Manchurian, macaroni with cheese and vegetables. Where was the chicken, the fantastic macaroni and mince, the steaming hot talu mein chicken soup, the rogan ghosht? Where […]

A Tamasha at City Mall, Patna

A Tamasha at City Mall, Patna

June, Patna: Visitors to Patna’s Central Mall were arrested by the sight of a girl being almost strangled by two guys. They stood riveted by this brilliant street play written by Nihal Kumar, a second year Mass Communication student. Tamasha-journey of women was organized by Xavier’s Theatre club of St. Xavier’s College of Mgmt. & Tech., […]

Judge corners Cop in Police Station!

Judge corners Cop in Police Station!

Tehetta(West Bengal): India really needs more judges like Vikash Lama. The Nadia judge (additional Chief Judicial magistrate) on  paid a surprise visit to a police station after the officer-in-charge failed to appear in his court and inform him whether a seized motorcycle had been returned to its owner given bail in a cop-attack case. “This […]

Around Patna: A tale of Shoes

Around Patna: A tale of Shoes

It all started with a ‘lucky shoe’ . In a land where only the rich and powerful  could aspire to wear them, one smart aleck got his hands on a pair, but the shoes were the cause of so many problems. The shoes kept the audience in splits throughout the performance of ‘Jootey’, in Patna […]

Rakhi Eclipsed by Loony Tunes?

Rakhi Eclipsed by Loony Tunes?

The whole day of Raksha Bandhan was very joyful until my family relatives started announcing restrictions on eating. On the day of Raksha Bandha the lunar eclipse started from 10:42 pm. So everyone was concerned about having the food before the eclipse. This issue definitely must be the interesting topic for the discussion in past […]

Student forced to urinate in bucket, awarded $1.25 m

Student forced to urinate in bucket, awarded $1.25 m

A teacher, didn’t allow a student to go to  the toilet and asked her to urinate in a bucket. This happened in the USA, according to a BBC report. A California school district has been ordered to pay $1.25m ( INR 81.25 m) to a former student who urinated in a bucket after she was […]

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