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Calcutta to walk with Pride on July 7

Calcutta to walk with Pride on July 7

This Saturday, Hughli had its own Pride walk. Next week, Calcutta, India’s first city to have a Pride march will burst into the colours of the Rainbow, on July 7,…

483 Village Mukhiya – Development Officer nexus in Bihar Solar Light fraud

483 Village Mukhiya – Development Officer nexus in Bihar Solar Light fraud

MUZAFFARPUR: A report has thrown light on a solar light purchase fraud  that involves all 483 Mukhiyas and Panchayat secretaries of Muzaffarpur district in Bihar, 16 Block development officers, the…

Darbhanga goons hack off 8 year old’s hand in Patna

Darbhanga goons hack off 8 year old’s hand in Patna

PATNA: An eight year old girl was attacked and her hand chopped off by a gang of men Friday night at the Rajendra Nagar Railway station in Patna, the Bihar…

Meghalaya’s CMJ University no longer recognised in Mizoram

AIZAWL:  Meghalaya’s  CMJ University degrees will no longer be recognised in Mizoram.  Mizoram has officially asked all students from the State enrolled under the controversial CMJ  University to withdraw and…

Bland Chicken in Bangalore Bar sparks gunfight

Bland Chicken in Bangalore Bar sparks gunfight

BANGALORE: The chicken kebabs started it. Bland and not done too well,  it sparked off a brawl in a dim-lit bar and culminated in a shootout, in which three persons…

Meghalaya warns migrants to move out for safety

Meghalaya warns migrants to move out for safety

SHILLONG: Migrant labour are posing a social problem in some parts of the Garo Hills. While some petty crime and a recent rape case has been traced to migrant labour,…

Will Brazil Back the ‘Gay Therapy’ Bull- er- Bill?

Will Brazil Back the ‘Gay Therapy’ Bull- er- Bill?

Brazil, which in 1999 outlawed therapies which treat homosexuality as an illness, may be on the verge of allowing it, if a homophobic evangelical pastor who heads the country’s Commission…

USA: 6 year old transgender school girl wins case

USA: 6 year old transgender school girl wins case

Toilet facilities for transgender kids in US Schools has become an issue in many states. In Colorado, a civil rights panel has said that a primary school discriminated against a…

Poisonous Anti-LGBT laws in Africa must go: Amnesty International

Poisonous Anti-LGBT laws in Africa must go: Amnesty International

Horrific attacks on queer people, condoned by certain governments in Africa have reached dangerous levels, says a report by Rights watchdog Amnesty International. Homosexual acts are still a crime in…

BIBA: Patna wears Bollywood at PnM Mall

BIBA: Patna wears Bollywood at PnM Mall

In the warm summer evening of April, 2011  people thronged to Patna’s  PnM Mall. Some came to watch movies, some for food, some to shop, some for romance and others just to hang…

Assam compensates blood-bank infected HIV ‘victims’

Assam compensates blood-bank infected HIV ‘victims’

GUWAHATI, Assam:When news broke about a government blood bank distributing HIV infected blood products to patients, the blood bank administrator and two lab assistants have been suspended. The government also…

Jihad unfolding against Turkey’s Christian Heritage

Jihad unfolding against Turkey’s Christian Heritage

Turkey: The highest appeals court in Ankara ruled in favour of some Muslim villagers, saying the land that had been part of  the oldest functioning Christian monastery in the world, 5th…

Fish from Burma sniffed at Manipur Border?

Fish from Burma sniffed at Manipur Border?

IMPHAL: The Manipur government is concerned about fishy business from across the international border with Burma. Manipur fisheries minister Md Abdul Nashir informed the state assembly that the government would…

Neha Mandal has designs on Patna

Neha Mandal has designs on Patna

Step into the ‘World of Women’ in Kidwaipuri, Patna and you will come face to face with Neha Mandal, the thirty-something owner and chief couture designer of the goods on…

Bangalore Rocks on WorldMusic Day

Bangalore Rocks on WorldMusic Day

Bangalore: Acoustic music, classical rock, pop songs, jazz, Indian music, progressive rock – The Alliance Francaise de Bangalore will be the one stop for music lovers this weekend. On the…

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