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Monthly Archives: May, 2015

AAP-BJP conflict: How Delhi’s current situation is a reminder of the 1960s political scenario of Bengal

By Dr. Kallol Guha In reference to the conflict between Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) led Delhi government and the Central government, it may be relevant...

Evolution and falling levels of human intelligence: Learn from cats!

By Nury Vittachi A new island appeared off the coast of Japan and scientists are watching it to see evolution at work. So I was told....

Indian Army colonel in UN peacekeeping operation injured in South Sudan

As the UN peacekeeping operations in South Sudan struggles with inadequate resources and widening mandates, an Indian Army colonel was injured in crossfire between...

Students’ discussion panel de-recognized by IIT Madras for criticizing PM Modi 

By NewsGram Staff Writer IIT Madras stirred a controversy by de-recognising a discussion panel for students that apparently tried to spread "hatred" against Prime Minister...

Boss can monitor workers’ Facebook activity in Italy, says court ruling

Rome: Bosses who use the social networking website Facebook, to spy on their employees at work, are not breaking the law, Italy's Supreme Court has...

Book review: A call to 1.25 billion children of Mother India

  By NewsGram Staff Writer It is a celebrated fact that all the countries across the globe are loved by their residents. However our mother nation,...

UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav’s policies creating waves overseas: SP

The senior SP leader and cabinet minister also highlighted that during their recent visit to France, the chief minister had successfully pitched in for Kannauj 'itra'.

Concerted efforts needed to tackle the issue of terrorism, says President Pranab Mukherjee

"There is not only danger to historical and civilizational relics in these cities, but their collapse also becomes a symbol of political destabilisation. Despite Cold War having come to an end, the desired peace and tranquillity is still far from the reach of the people of the world."

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs high-level meeting on International Yoga Day

The Prime Minister was given an overview of the preparations for the various events being planned in India and across the world, to mark the first-ever International Yoga Day.

Killer heat wave: Over 1700 dead in two Telugu speaking states of India

The toll in the two Telugu states has touched 1,774. While Andhra Pradesh accounted for 1,334 deaths, 440 people died in Telangana, officials said.

Indian-origin diplomat appointed Singapore’s envoy to Sri Lanka

  By NewsGram Staff Writer The Singapore government has appointed Indian-origin S. Chandra Das, a former member of parliament and diplomat, as Singapore's non-resident high commissioner...

Chanakya: Lessons for the modern diplomat from a classical strategist

By Gaurav Sharma The annals of Classical or early phase of Indian history is replete with literary master-pieces. Contrary to popular belief, not all of...

India’s largest floating restaurant to be unveiled in Kochi

The promoter of Majastique-1 -- Majas Travels, Tours and Logistics -- claimed that it would be the largest cruise boat-cum-floating restaurant in the country.

Curious case of carbon emission: Should India curb development for the sake of West

India's carbon footprint is a lot less than Canada, US, Germany, Britain, why then, should it bear the brunt of controlling carbon emission?

Indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant to be ready by 2018: Navy Chief R.K. Dhowan

The proposal for a second indigenous aircraft carrier has meanwhile been given a go-ahead, with the government approving Rs.30 crore for preparations for building the carrier.

A doctor’s ‘jihad’ to popularize birth control among Assam’s Muslims

  By NewsGram staff writer Talks about birth control were once a taboo for Muslims, particularly the uneducated Muslims living in remote areas of Assam. This has...

Planning to get a tattoo? Read this before

New York: If you are considering getting yourself inked, just a word of caution. It may leave you prone to some chronic complications that may...

Delhi contests home ministry notification, HC hearing on Friday

  By NewsGram Staff Writer Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government on Thursday moved the Delhi High Court, challenging the union home ministry's May 21 notification.  The notification...

Crisis of Rohingya: A future lost in darkness of time

A recent report by the United Nations has also tagged this ethnic minority as one of the world’s “most persecuted minorities.”

Obesity affects males more than females: Study

By NewsGram Staff Writer Obesity may be tougher on male immune systems than females, suggests a study led by an Indian-American researcher. Kanakadurga Singer, assistant professor...

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Research on Link between Humans and Cats on Silk Road

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