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Manipur attack kills hopes for AFSPA removal

Manipur attack kills hopes for AFSPA removal

Imphal: In Manipur, after more than 30 years, the Indian army is at the receiving end of forceful militant attacks. In a replay of the Ukhrul attack in the early…

Media using false reports to malign street food in Delhi?

Media using false reports to malign street food in Delhi?

New Delhi: Are the media and the local TV channels so hungry to sensationalize news that they even promote classroom projects as ‘reliable studies to add to hysteria’? While the nation…

Media men vs High Court over Press gag in Meghalaya

Media men vs High Court over Press gag in Meghalaya

Shillong {Meghalaya} Working journalists in Meghalaya have decided to move the Press Council of India and other higher authorities against the recent High Court order which restrained the media from…

Veer Sarvakar plaque reinstated in Andamans

Veer Sarvakar plaque reinstated in Andamans

Port Blair: Today, a plaque commemorating the stay of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar will be reinstalled at the freedom fighters’ memorial at Andaman and Nicobar Island’s famous Cellular Jail, where the…

They fled Burma, became traffickers’ Sex Slaves!

They fled Burma, became traffickers’ Sex Slaves!

ALOR SETAR (Malaysia): The plight of the new ‘boat people’, the Rohingya refugees fleeing Burma has been hot news for weeks. A Malaysian newspaper has reported that trafficked Rohingya women kept…

Now, beef ban in Goa?

Now, beef ban in Goa?

Panaji: The Goa government will decide on whether to ban beef or not in “two to three weeks”, Animal Husbandry Minister Ramesh Tawadkar said here on Monday. “We (government) will…

IIT-Madras Dalit students study circle, what next?

IIT-Madras Dalit students study circle, what next?

Chennai: IIT Madras plans an emergency meeting of its board of students to try and resolve its standoff with a student study group ‘Ambedkar-Periyar Study Circle’ that it derecognised last…

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha vs the rest in Darjeeling

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha vs the rest in Darjeeling

Darjeeling: In response to a request from the Darjeeling district administration, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has postponed the June 7 public meeting, announced soon after their top party leadership had…

HIV Positive, rape survivor, unbeaten: Tr Amruta

HIV Positive, rape survivor, unbeaten: Tr Amruta

NEW DELHI: 31 year old Amruta Alpesh Soni, working with the Hindustan Latex family Planning Promotion Trust, is in the news because her matrimonial advertisement on a matchmaking website has…

Wizards to wed opposite Gay-hating church

Wizards to wed opposite Gay-hating church

Message from Dumbledore:“It’s official! Gandalf and I are getting married! Recently, the Westboro Baptist Church told our dear friend J.K. Rowling they would picket our wedding if it were ever…

Manipur Kids appeal to PM: remove AFSPA!

Manipur Kids appeal to PM: remove AFSPA!

More than 3,000 schoolchildren from Manipur have sent postcards to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to repeal the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) scrapped in Manipur. “…We…

Three TMC MLAs join BJP in Manipur

Three TMC MLAs join BJP in Manipur

Imphal: Three disqualified Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLAs joined BJP on Sunday and announced of fighting the ruling Congress in the yet to be decided mid-term polls. Their entry came a…

George Yeo is new Chancellor of Nalanda University

George Yeo is new Chancellor of Nalanda University

Former Singapore foreign minister George Yeo will be the new chancellor of the Nalanda University in Bihar. The Ministry of External Affairs announced that Yeo is expected to take over…

Cops finally nab boss-woman of car theft company!

Cops finally nab boss-woman of car theft company!

ALLAHABAD [ Uttar Pradesh]: Shweta Gupta, a lady with an MBA degree exchanged her job at an agency selling used cars for a more exciting and lucrative career. She became…

Madhya Pradesh CM deprives Tribal kids boiled eggs

Madhya Pradesh CM deprives Tribal kids boiled eggs

BHOPAL: The ‘sentiments’ of a powerful vegetarian lobby influenced ‘vegetarian’ Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan to deprive thousands of tribal children from receiving an egg in their diets.…