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Monthly Archives: May, 2015

Plight of the students: Modi govt needs to drastically reform education sector

By Gaurav Sharma Education is a multi-faceted process that encompasses a wide array of disciplines such as transfer of knowledge, learning values, ideas and other...

NRI sets up first solar power plant on India-Pakistan border in Punjab

Tarn Taran (Punjab): Punjab's New and Renewable Energy Minister Bikram Singh Majithia on Saturday inaugurated a 2.10 MW solar power plant in a village near...

Cabinet approves re-promulgation of land ordinance

By NewsGram Staff Writer The union cabinet on Saturday gave its approval to the re-promulgation of the land acquisition ordinance. The cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime...

Cabinet’s decision on land ordinance an insult to parliament: Congress

 By NewsGram Staff WriterThe Congress on Saturday condemned the government's decision to recommend re-promulgation of the land ordinance, terming it "an insult to the...

Cabinet approves India-Bangladesh agreement on coastal shipping

  By NewsGram Staff Writer The union cabinet on Saturday approved the agreement on coastal shipping between India and Bangladesh for coastal movement of goods between...

World climate on the brink of large-scale change, says international study

By NewsGram Staff Writer The global climate is on the verge of broad-scale change that could last for a number of decades, shows a study...

Indian-origin man charged with match-fixing in Singapore

Singapore: An Indian-origin man in Singapore, along with three others, were charged on Saturday for their alleged role in conspiring to fix a South East...

Revealed: Why you spend spare time on Facebook

New York: Can't help skimming through your Facebook timeline even as you take a break from work? You may just be wired to do so...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led government trying to impose land bill on farmers: Nitish Kumar

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Saturday that the Narendra Modi government was "trying to impose controversial land acquisition bill on farmers through...

Documentary on musician A.R. Rahman screened at White House

Rahman is a name to reckon in the international circuit and has also done India proud by getting two Oscars for his music in "Slumdog Millionaire" in 2009 -- Best Original Music Score and Best Original Song, which he shares with lyricist Gulzar.

Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel in court over riot case

New Delhi: Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel appeared before a court here on Saturday in a 2008 rioting case. He appeared before Metropolitan Magistrate Sunil...

Adani’s Australian coal mine project may wipe out aboriginal Wangan and Jagalingou people

By NewsGram Staff Writer Australia’s aboriginal landowners have filed a fresh federal court case against the Indian mining giant, Adani Group's Carmichael coal mine project. ET...

Former Odisha CM Giridhar Gamang quits Congress

By NewsGram staff writer Veteran tribal leader and former Odisha Chief Minister Giridhar Gamang on Saturday resigned from the primary membership of the Congress. The former...

Narendra Modi: Committed to One Rank One Pension

By NewsGram staff writer Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that his government is "committed" to the long awaited One Rank One Pension (OROP)...

Lessons for India: Ecological revolution in France to ban plastic bags and levy penalties on food wastage

By Rajendra Shende In month of May in 1789, the simmering debate between the bourgeoisie and the aristocracy on the proposed royal reforms sparked the...

Indian politics hits a new low, Congress Youth Wing President tweets derogatory remarks about Smriti Irani

It's a matter of grave ignominy that the politicians, holding such prestigious positions in the government, use such offensive words. It clearly indicates that the standard of Indian politics has become abysmally low.

Art has always been linked with politics, says art historian Kavita Singh

By Nishtha Dr Kavita Singh, an art historian and a professor at the School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University recently delivered a lecture...

Ross Ulbricht, creator of Silk Road website, sentenced to life in prison

By NewsGram Staff Writer Ross Ulbricht, the convicted mastermind behind the infamous Silk Road website, has been sentenced to life in prison by a Manhattan...

How Congress has failed Manmohan Singh in order to appease crown prince Rahul Gandhi

The reason for quietness cannot be unrelated to the first family's fear that an acknowledgment of Manmohan Singh's remarkable feat will, turn the former prime minister into a hero at the expense of the crown prince, Rahul Gandhi,

Mauritius President Kailash Purryag resigns from office

Port Louis: Mauritius President Kailash Purryag has resigned from office, an official statement said. The statement said that Purryag sent his letter of resignation to the...

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Dev Deepawali 2020: All You Need To Know About This Festival

By Shweta Porwal The Dev Deepawali also is known as the Diwali of the Gods or Festival of lights for Gods. The festival is celebrated...

How Do You Know When It’s Time To Change Your Doctor

For holistic care of your health, you need a doctor who can treat you and offer useful suggestions. However, you cannot stick to one...

The Italian Cultural Centre Unveiled Its First Post-Lockdown Exhibition

The Italian Cultural Centre unveiled its first post-lockdown exhibition titled "Absent-Present" in New Delhi. The exhibition began earlier this month on November 3 and will...

Researchers Developed A Decentralized Wastewater Treatment And Recycling System

A team of interdisciplinary researchers from Scotland in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have developed an efficient decentralized wastewater treatment and...