‘Seized cash’ in Police Stations: headache for cops!

‘Seized cash’ in Police Stations: headache for cops!

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s demonetisation move has an unexpected victim: the police department. Why? Because the police department literally has stacks and stacks of 500 and 1000 rupee notes in safes at their police stations. The ban on currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 has left the police confused. What is to be […]

Iran: Did Koran teacher really abuse 10 Boys?

Iran: Did Koran teacher really abuse 10 Boys?

Is the hostile Western Media blackening the name of a pious Koran teacher? Child sex abuse allegations involving one of Iran’s best-known Koran reciters are causing shock and anger in the country, after several accusers took went public with the claims. The alleged victims and their families told BBC Persian that they had decided to […]

No Brexit without Parliament Stamp of Approval

No Brexit without Parliament Stamp of Approval

The High Court in London has ruled that the British Parliament does have the right to vote on whether or not to trigger the mechanism for Britain to leave the EU – against the opinion of the government, which said that  Prime Minister Theresa May had the powers to do so without resorting to a […]

It’s Raining holidays in Bengal

It’s Raining holidays in Bengal

The Bengal  government on Wednesday (November 2) converted a sectional holiday, Chhat puja on November 7, into a general holiday. The additional holiday on Monday  allows state government employees to enjoy a long weekend like they did last week on the occasion of Kali Puja, Diwali and Bhai Phonta. All government offices will remain closed […]

Encountering Questions

Encountering Questions

The killing of eight prisoners belonging to an outlawed group hours after their escape from the high-security Central Prison in Bhopal during the festive season  has set off a chain reaction of fireworks that is unlikely to die down soon. The eight under-trials, belonging to the Students’ Islamic Movement of India, had been charged with […]

When the travel bug bites Granny Lena…

When the travel bug bites Granny Lena…

Elena Mikhailovna is an 89-year-old Russian pensioner from the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk and she’s not your average grandma. Granny Lena, as she refers to herself, has recently become popular on Russian media for her active traveller life-style, having already visited several European and Asian countries. In an interview to Sputnik Vietnam, Elena Mikhailovna revealed […]

How Michael B proved Warner Bros wrong !

How Michael B proved Warner Bros wrong !

He’s one of the world’s best known modern crooners, but who would believe that nobody wanted to sign Canadian singer  Michael Buble because they thought his kind of music ‘old fashioned? Michael Buble has revealed how he went from bank to bank to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars to persuade a music executive to sign […]

Quack kills three with ‘diabetes cure’

Beware of quacks posing as  ‘doctors’!  A self-styled doctor and three of his patients died in a south Indian village after drinking a poisonous herbal medicine which he claimed cured diabetes and hypertension, officials said on Tuesday (Oct 25). Another patient is in a critical condition at a government-run hospital after they drank the concoction […]

Is China pushing Pakistan to disarm Jihadi groups?

Is China pushing Pakistan to disarm Jihadi groups?

China’s disapproval of Pakistan’s hosting of anti-India terror organisations has prompted Islamabad to quietly start working on plans to disarm these jihadist groups,’ amid an unusually public row between the civilian government, the all-powerful military and the media over the policy shift’, according to Islamabad-based political analyst Tom Husein . Pressure has been mounting at […]

Why Cardinals see red over Golden Arches at Vatican

A MacDonald’s opening at the Vatican and the red caps are certainly NOT lovin’ it! Opponents of what would be the first McDonald’s restaurant to open in a Vatican building within sight of St Peter’s Square has been boosted by a group of cardinals living above the proposed site. While local residents have been aghast […]

Nobel tribute to Dylan’s Protest Poetics

Nobel tribute to Dylan’s Protest Poetics

Bob Dylan, the poet laureate of the rock era, whose body of work has influenced generations of songwriters and been densely analyzed by fans, critics and academics, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday. It is the first time the honour has gone to a musician. In its citation, the Swedish Academy credited […]

Daesh urges lone wolf axe attacks on foreigners in India

Daesh urges lone wolf axe attacks on foreigners in India

The Indian intelligence service has revealed that the Daesh terror group has called on its affiliates in India to carry out lone wolf-style attacks across the nation with the use of knives and machetes. DAESH, is a violent Salafi-jihadist militaristic expansionist anti-Shi’a terrorist group consisting of insurgents and foreign fighters active in the countries formerly […]

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