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Kathmandu: from Playground to Chessboard?

Kathmandu: from Playground to Chessboard?

“Kathmandu today is an entirely different city from the one almost levelled in 1934. It is now a densely populated home to almost 2.5 million people, many living and working…

Worker Pushed to Death; cops trying to hush up case

Worker Pushed to Death; cops trying to hush up case

New Delhi: In the evening of 25th April 2015 an unorganized worker Tuntun Singh was allegedly pushed from first floor of a building by the employer and his sons at…

16 year old shakes 15 year old’s hand, told to marry her or face assault charges

16 year old shakes 15 year old’s hand, told to marry her or face assault charges

MEERUT: This defies logic, but here’s the newest case of Panchayat ‘moral’ policing. A boy who shook hands with a teenaged girl at his village near Bulandshahr, was ordered by…

Tremors release swarms of bees in Hazaribagh

Tremors release swarms of bees in Hazaribagh

Hazaribagh (Jharkhand) : The earthquake which rocked Hazaribagh twice on Saturday not  forced people out of their houses and workplaces, as well as swarms of bees! The quake disturbed the…

Will Jersey’s be a solution to Maharashtra’s ‘beef ban’?

Will Jersey’s be a solution to Maharashtra’s ‘beef ban’?

Muslim community leaders and beef merchants’ associations have asked the government to allow slaughter of Jersey cows’ offspring (bulls and bullocks) to mitigate the crisis due to ban on beef.…

ABVP attack two Christian Schools in Hazaribagh

ABVP attack two Christian Schools in Hazaribagh

Attacks and intimidation of Christians continue. In Jharkhand, a Hindu right- wing students’ group terrorised staff and students in two Christian schools in Hazaribagh. At least 16 activists of RSS-affiliated…

Mizoram ‘disturbed’ over Manipur border areas

Mizoram ‘disturbed’ over Manipur border areas

A Bill to declare Mizoram’s northern regions bordering Manipur a “disturbed area” will be introduced in the next Assembly session likely to be held in July, but the government will…

Khap orders abandoned wife to live-in with cuckolded neighbour

Khap orders abandoned wife to live-in with cuckolded neighbour

Village justice in India- If a woman’s  husband runs away with another man’s wife, then the abandoned woman must live with her husband, or pay him compensation! According to an…

Drone attack on Japan PM office?

Drone attack on Japan PM office?

Excitement and worry in Japan after a small drone laced with radiation was found on the roof of the prime minister’s office. Small 50 centimetre flying objects with radio-active material: is…

Ethiopia Mourns Christians martyred for their faith

Ethiopia Mourns Christians martyred for their faith

Not just Ethiopia, but people all over the world mourn the brutal killing of 30 people by ISIL,  because of their religious affiliation. In the 21st century, Christians all over…

India blocks Al Jazeera News for a week

India blocks Al Jazeera  News for a week

Try to access Al Jazeera from India and all you will get is a blue screen that says that the Ministry of I & B has disallowed broadcasting to India…

Three new tiger reserves for India?

Three new tiger reserves for India?

Dibang in Arunachal Pradesh may soon have a wildlife sanctuary, while India may have three new tiger reserves. Ssoon after the tiger census in January showed an overall rise in…

Delhi Teachers in ‘pay for cheat sheets’ racket

Delhi Teachers in ‘pay for cheat sheets’ racket

A student in Delhi called  the Anti-Corruption Helpline 1031 to complain about a racket where teachers took bribes to allow students to cheat in an examination.  Sources said the complainant…

Beef eating is a state subject, don’t stop it : BJP Meghalaya

Beef eating is a state subject, don’t stop it : BJP Meghalaya

Fact, stranger than fiction? The Meghalaya unit of the BJP is actually spoken against the beef ban, in an effort to calm down frayed tempers of the public before their president Amit…

Pollution is eating away India’s prized heritage

Pollution is eating away India’s prized heritage

India’s pollution problem, which came into the limelight after Delhi’s air was declared even filthier than Beijing’s last year, is even more monumental than we thought, says blogger Ankita Rao.…

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