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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

Police raid eunuch’s house: Patna’s Hijra wars?

Police raid eunuch’s house: Patna’s Hijra wars?

PATNA: The Hijra wars are on in Patna. Lallan Kinnar and Diljani Kinnar head two ‘rival’ houses in the Gulzarbagh area of Patna City, the ‘old city quarter’. Diljani has…

Women ignore warnings, light up and puff away

Women ignore warnings, light up and puff away

NEW DELHI: Despite all the advertisements, information, and heavy taxation on cigarettes smokers are going to light up anyway. What’s more, women smokers are puffing away, and their tribe has…

IIT Madras ban Ambedkar discussion group

IIT Madras ban Ambedkar discussion group

CHENNAI: Students are now being ‘banned’ from criticizing the Indian prime minister. All it takes to shut down a discussion group is an ‘annonymous’ complaint, and it would seem, heads…

Manabí : my priority is my students

Manabí : my priority is my students

KOLKATA: The LGBT community, and particularly the transgender community are very pleased, because India got its first transgender college principal recently. Dr. Manabi Bandopadhyay takes charge of Krishnagar Women’s College…

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