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Rainbows are real: better believe it

Rainbows are real: better believe it

“WE ARE QUEER, WE ARE HERE.” With this slogan ringing in our minds, Team ‘RAINBOWS ARE REAL’ presents its first public screening and press conference at Jantar Mantar, from 5.30…

Uganda passes odius homophobic law

Uganda passes odius homophobic law

KAMPALA:   Uganda’s parliament on Friday adopted an anti-homosexuality bill that will see repeat offenders jailed for life. While its lawmakers hailing it as a victory against “evil”, the civilised world…

Transgender battles Indonesian intolerance

Transgender battles Indonesian intolerance

Yulianus Rettoblaut was 35 years old when she decided to leave prostitution. It was after her mother died. A Catholic male-to-female transgender, her parents had never accepted her decision –…

‘Church has never considered Gay people criminals’

‘Church has never considered Gay people criminals’

Cardinal Oswald Gracias, Archbishop of Mumbai and president of the Episcopal Conference of India, said that the Church has “never considered gay people criminals,” after the Supreme Court of India…

Truck Hijackers caught in Champaran

Truck Hijackers caught in Champaran

BETTIAH (West Champaran): A gang of truck hijackers have been caught by the Bihar Police. These guys had done time in New Delhi’s Tihar jail for breaking into electronic goods…

Clueless Jayanthi denies drone use in Assam

Clueless Jayanthi denies drone use in Assam

Guwahati, Assam: Does the Indian Central government know what the states are doing? Environment and Forest Minister  Jayanthi Natrajan denied that drones were being used to monitor animals at Kaziranga National park,…

Landslide for Congress in Mizoram

Landslide for Congress in Mizoram

AIZAWL:– While the Mizo National Front did badly in the just completed stat elections, Chief Minister Lalthanhawla is all set to form the next government in Mizoram after leading the…

Christmas is more than ‘a beautiful memory’: Francis

Christmas is more than ‘a beautiful memory’: Francis

Vatican City: Christmas “is not only a temporal recurrence or a beautiful memory”, but a “journey” to “meet the Lord” and what’s more to “letting Him meet us” in which…

Guwahati Film Fest showcases Assam, Sher

Guwahati Film Fest showcases Assam, Sher

GUWAHATI: The sixth edition of Guwahati Film Festival, which begins on December 10, will be dedicated to national award-winning music director Sher Choudhury, who passed away recently. Officials of Gauhati…

AP Aids Society tops condom consumption in India

AP Aids Society tops condom consumption in India

VISAKHAPATNAM: 109 million government condoms!  That’s the tally for State AIDS condom consumption in Andhra Pradesh. Andhra Pradesh has highest number of people with HIV-AIDS.the state  was allotted 25% of…

AAP rises like AGP did 30 years ago

AAP rises like AGP did 30 years ago

NEW DELHI: Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party’s surge in Delhi barely a year after its formation is reminiscent of the victory of Asom Gana Parishad  in Assam and TDP in…

Tripura BSF to supervise cross border commerce with B’desh

Tripura BSF to supervise cross border commerce with B’desh

AGARTALA:  In an attempt to address trans-border crimes, the BSF Tripura Frontier has proposed to set up 12 border haats along the State’s international border with Bangladesh. The BSF authority…

What to do with workers booted out from Saudi?

What to do with workers booted out from Saudi?

India has over 1.3 lakh workers who have been sent home from Saudi Arabia, and is at a loss because it doesn’t know what to do about them. India’s economy…

Madiba Funeral on December 15

Madiba Funeral on December 15

South African President Jacob Zuma says former president Nelson Mandela will be laid to rest on the 15th of December in Qunu, Eastern Cape. President Zuma was addressing the nation…

Gay artists show stopped by right wing loonies

Gay artists show stopped by right wing loonies

Gay artist Balbir Krishan’s art exhibition has been cancelled in the city after organisers received threats from some right-wing political arm-twisters. The Hyderabad Saffron Taliban is at it again, we…

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