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Ramen’s off the cook-top in India

Ramen’s off the cook-top in India

NEW DELHI: After 20 years, there’s no Top Ramen noodles in the market, following Nestle’s ‘Maggi’ out of the market. Indo Nissin Foods, maker of Top Ramen noodles, announced late…

Bangladesh more peaceful than India?

Bangladesh more peaceful than India?

Bangladesh is the third most peaceful country in South Asia while Bhutan and Nepal secured the first and second positions in terms of peaceful country, said a new global report.…

Sikhism and Sufism: guide to Peace in South Asia

Sikhism and Sufism: guide to Peace in South Asia

A Muslim laid the foundation stone of the Golden Temple in Amritsar, writes M. Ashraf Haidari, the deputy chief of mission of the Afghan Embassy in India . In fact…

Tibetan Govt in exile- elections to 16th Parliament

Tibetan Govt in exile- elections to 16th Parliament

Dharamshala — The Tibetan Election Commission (EC) Tuesday announced the dates for the preliminary and final election of Sikyong of the 15th Kashag and members of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile.…

On Dalai Lama birthday, Tibet traumatised!

On Dalai Lama birthday, Tibet traumatised!

Chinese authorities in Tibet are tightening restrictions across the region as the birthday of the exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama (July 6) approaches, according to Radio Free Asia. Displays…

Manipur civil society questions, Sharmila is in pain

Manipur civil society questions, Sharmila is in pain

IMPHAL: While Manipur’s star activist against army excesses, Irom Sharmila Chanu  calls Manipur the Indian ‘Gaza strip’ civil society in Manipur isn’t quite ready to accept the army version of…

Whispers amid shouts of Victory, Manipur people in pain

Whispers amid shouts of Victory, Manipur people in pain

Did a section of Home Ministry officials and a section of military intelligence provoke the sudden outbreak of violence in the North eastern states, including the deadly Manipur killing? In…

Bihar’s first transgender bank clerk

Bihar’s first transgender bank clerk

If a transgendered woman can become a college principal Bengal, then Bihar can boast of having the country’s first ever transgender in the banking sector. 24-year old Monika Das of…

Dog-Mother of Nepal dies

Dog-Mother of Nepal dies

Gyani Deula,, also affectionately called ‘the Dog-Mother’ in Kathmandu, a homeless temple-dweller known for her love and compassion towards stray dogs, passed away at the Ganesh Temple in Kamaladi Sunday…

Nepal to legalize same sex unions?

Nepal to legalize same sex unions?

Kathmandu, Nepal : A report on CNN has indicated that the Nepal government is actively considering giving its nod to same sex marriages. If this is so, it will become…

People evacuated as volcano rumbles…

People evacuated as volcano rumbles…

JAKARTA : Nearly 3,000 people have been evacuated from their homes after Indonesia upgraded the threat posed by a volcano on Sumatra to the highest possible level. Authorities raised the…

Battle of Banaras

Battle of Banaras

Battle of Banaras/ Dance of Democracy by Kamal Swaroop @ FD Zone, Pune on 13th June 2015/4pm Duration: 120 min Screening followed by discussion with the Director.   On May…

Hate mongering Church targets Biden funeral

Hate mongering Church targets Biden funeral

The Westboro Baptist Church, a notorious fundamentalist and anti-human rights group, picketed the funeral of Joseph Beau Biden – the son of US Vice President Joe Biden in Delaware this…

Brick kilns in Bihar face government heat!

Brick kilns in Bihar face government heat!

PATNA: Smoke of some 600 brick kilns regularly add pollutants to the air in the Bihar capital, and many of them have bypassed environmental norms. These kilns are so many…

Sri Lanka: first to give mangroves total protection

Sri Lanka: first  to give mangroves total protection

A month ago, in Colombo, the Sri lankan government claimed that it had resolved to grant full protection to all its mangrove forests. Mangroves are considered by scientists to be…

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