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Monthly Archives: March, 2015

MUFFLED: Another Bangladeshi blogger killed with machetes

Agencies In an attack on free speech, another Bangladeshi blogger has been hacked to death on Monday by suspected Islamists in Dhaka, a month after blogger Avijit...

BJP races past Communist Party of China to become the largest political party in the world

By Newsgram Staff Writer The ruling Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) has become the largest political party in the world with its enrolment drive in the...

Make in India: DMRC making 90% of trains locally

By Newsgram Staff Writer The Delhi Metro is already walking the talk, when it comes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet scheme “Make in India”....

Will this bring back Rahul Gandhi? Court summons Amethi MP for his anti RSS remark

By Newsgram Staff Writer The people who have been missing Rahul Gandhi now have a date to look forward to for his arrival. This time...

Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba takes over as the Commander-in-Chief of Southern Naval Command

By Newsgram Staff Writer In a ceremonial parade held at the Naval base today, Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, took over charge as the...

Bharat Ratna Madan Mohan Malviya: The man who gave India meaning of ‘Swadeshi’

By Anurag Paul The President's Office announced the Bharat Ratna award to Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya (posthumously) on the eve of his 153rd birth anniversary....

How this verdict of Madras High Court encourages racism

By Newsgram Staff Writer Our judicial system has a very different view on the racism and its impact on human life. In a recent case,...

Nature’s wrath again: Govt declares flood in Kashmir as Jhelum crosses danger mark

By Newsgram Staff Writer Within a span of less than seven months, Kashmir is flooded again due to incessant rains and over flooding of Jhelum. State...

Tsunami warning issued for Pacific region after strong quake jolts Papua New Guinea

Agencies SYDNEY: A tsunami warning has been issued for the Pacific region after a powerful earthquake rattled the south Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea...

No more stinky train lavatories; Indian Railways to get bio toilets soon

By Newsgram Staff Writer In a major relief to passengers travelling by Indian railways, the government has decided to do away with the old urinals...

This Uttar Pradesh village got its power supply back after 14 years

By Newsgram Staff Writer After the village transformer stopped working 14 years ago, about 500 people of the Chakshyam village in Uttar Pradesh’s Allahabad district,...

Move from Hershey’s to Haldiram’s: Cocoa deficit to cross 2 million metric tons by 2030

By Ishan Kukreti Prepare to say goodbye to that need-to-cheer-up chocolate bar, that lets-make-up chocolate bar, that late night wolfing of chocolate-chip ice cream tub,...

Kerala set to achieve zero population growth in coming years: Survey

By Newsgram Staff Writer Kerala is all set to achieve "zero population growth” in the coming years, with the state registering lowest growth rate of...

Journey beyond: How moksha brings us squarely to the twin realities of birth and death

The Sanskrit word Moksha is perhaps central to Hindu philosophy. It can be roughly translated as salvation but it does not really imply that. Moksha has...

This woman has survived major tumours and is still fighting the rare Von Hippel-Lindau disease

By Shreya Upadhyaya Have you ever heard of Von Hippel-Lindau? At 35, Payel Bhattacharya has already endured eight major surgeries including a liver transplant and...

Aditi Arya crowned Miss India 2015

By Newsgram Staff Writer Delhi girl Aditi Arya will be the face of India at Miss World 2015 after she was crowned Femina Miss India 2015...

Saving Earth: Costa Rica goes completely green; hasn’t burnt a drop of fuel for 75 days

By Newsgram Staff Writer In a move that has got the world applauding for Costa Rica, the country has completely given up reliance on fossil...

Good governance: India ranks number 1 in government transparency in South Asia

By Newsgram Staff Writer India ranks 37 out of 102 countries on the Open Government Index 2015, which ranks countries on how transparent their governments...

Will Indian theatre find relevance beyond Ramlila?

By Ishan Kukreti Theater as an art form has been there since the early days of civilizations. From ancient Greek and Roman classical theatre to...

Navigational supremacy: How ISRO’s launch of IRNSS puts it in league with US and China

By Newsgram Staff Writer Indian Space Research Organization successfully launched IRNSS-1D into orbit today using its own rocket. The 1,425 Kg satellite was launched at 5:19...

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On the occasion of Janmashtami, celebrities took to social media to extend greetings to their fans, giving a glimpse of how they are celebrating...

5 Reasons Why More Online Casinos Accept Indians

Gambling in India is as old as India itself, so it is not surprising that more and more online casinos accept Indian punters, looking...

3 Types of ULIP Plans in India that Gives Guaranteed Returns

In today’s competitive world, there are plenty of saving and investment choices that decide your future financial wellbeing as well as that of your...

Mouthwash Use Can Reduce Covid Transmission Risk

In the fight against the novel Coronavirus, a team of German scientists has claimed that Sars-Cov-2 viruses can be "inactivated" using commercially available mouthwashes. According...