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German Bishop’s Conference calls for women to perform baptisms, weddings

German Bishop’s Conference calls for women to perform baptisms,  weddings

Germany’s top Roman Catholic has called for women to be allowed to become deacons, which would enable them to perform baptisms and marriages outside of mass – a novelty for…

Manipur Police Commandos running drugs to Burma?

Manipur Police Commandos running drugs to Burma?

Imphal: After their ‘dubious distinction’ of being trigger-happy and involvement in fake encounters, Manipur Police Commandos have been nabbed smuggling drugs as well.  An 11-member team of Manipur Police Commandos…

Shillong: the Cancer City of North East India?

Shillong:  the Cancer City of  North East India?

SHILLONG: Is Shillong going to be known as the Cancer City of the North East? A report says that 1038 cases of cancer ostensibly due to the use of tobacco…

India wanted 24,149 pieces of info taken off web!

India wanted 24,149 pieces of info taken off web!

How desperate is the Govt of India to muzzle free speech on the internet? Google says that India nearly doubled its requests for removal of  content in the second half…

Gay teen tortured, forced to eat excreta, killed at rangers ‘camp’ in South Africa

Gay teen tortured, forced to eat excreta, killed at rangers ‘camp’ in South Africa

 In South Africa, three ‘gay and effeminate’ teens have died after being starved, tortured and killed at a ‘boys’ camp’ that promised to turn them into ‘men’.  A picture of…

Transgender Day in Bengal

Transgender Day in Bengal

Today is Transgender Day in Bengal, being celebrated on the 30th  of April 2013 for the fifth time A post from Ranjita Sinha says, “We are much exited to look…

Summer fun for Patna Kids

Summer fun for Patna Kids

Robotics, theatre, mulching and mime, these are just a few activities planned for school kids this summer. This year, schools in Patna, Bihar are planning to introduce a flurry of…

Chinese stir-fry over PIGS and WINGS

Chinese stir-fry over PIGS and WINGS

Even if you are a pork lover who can’t resist your daily dose of scrambled eggs and bacon, or a leg of ham, or that mouth watering delicacy roast suckling…

Quantas ditches Aboriginal for European Chic

Quantas ditches Aboriginal for European Chic

 QANTAS is set to ditch the Aboriginal motifs on its uniforms in favour of a radically revamped chic European design inspired by its famous flying kangaroo logo. The airline, which…

78,000 scohlarships bounce in West Bengal

78,000 scohlarships bounce in West Bengal

West Bengal: Scholarships meant to help poor students from West Bengal’s minority communities don’t reach them because the government writes bad cheques. What’s more, poor students from the districts have…

Bihar Universities finally get Vice Chancellors

Bihar Universities finally get Vice Chancellors

PATNA: Governor-cum-chancellor D Y Patil on Friday appointed new VCs and pro-VCs of 10 universities, for a temporary period, following a Supreme Court directive. Here’s a list for ready reference…

Odisha gov plans for Jumbo’s longer life

Odisha gov plans for Jumbo’s longer life

BHUBANESHWAR: Less elephants will die of electric shock and train accidents, if  Government’s plan takes place properly. They have invested money on the repair of electric Live wire and requested…

Court raps Bihar Govt for smashing Naseeb Lal’s sweet water dream

Court raps  Bihar Govt for smashing Naseeb Lal’s sweet water dream

PATNA:  The Patna High court has rapped the Bihar government for not keeping its promise to revamp the city’s doddering drinking water supply system. It’s a two year old promise,…

Indians Under 18 + google/ fb account = criminals? Yahoo!

Indians Under 18 + google/ fb account = criminals? Yahoo!

NEW DELHI: Facebook and Google have been asked to explain how minors in India can open accounts with them when it’s against indian law to do so. BJP idealogue K…

13 year old gang raped by friends in Mumbai

13 year old gang raped by friends in Mumbai

Bombay: A 13-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by four boys in a house in suburban Vakola, police said on Thursday reports PTI. The victim was asked by one of her…

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