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Monthly Archives: June, 2015

Are we ready? 82% of India’s strategic roads along Sino-Indian border behind schedule

New Delhi: In 2006-07, India approved the construction of 73 strategic roads along the Sino-Indian border, but 82 percent of these - scheduled to...

Tihar jail break: Lt. Governor orders probe, Home Ministry seeks report from jail authorities

New Delhi: Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung on Monday ordered a magisterial inquiry into the escape of two prisoners from Tihar jail while the central...

Chennai Metro flagged off by Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa

Chennai: The much-awaited Chennai Metro train service was flagged off on Monday by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, J. Jayalalithaa. Jayalalithaa used video conference to launch...

Congress opposes apointment of AAP’s legislators as parliamentary secretaries

 New Delhi: The Congress on Monday opposed the Delhi government's  move to regularize the appointment of 21 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)  legislators as parliamentary secretaries. "This...

Nandkumar Saravade to take over as CEO of Data Security Council of India

 New Delhi: Nandkumar Saravade will take over as full-time chief  executive officer (CEO) of the Data Security Council of India (DSCI)  from July 1, a...

India’s indigenous main battle tank ‘Arjun’ receives praise from top Chinese military academy

Beijing: India's indigenous main battle tank (MBT) Arjun, which was developed after years of delays and cost-overruns, came in for praise from a top...

Press Attacks: Ascension of our passive attitude towards violence

By Gaurav Sharma With mounting attacks on scribes across the world, the fourth estate in India is drowning in the murky ocean of media intolerance. Uncovering...

The colorful Chariot Festival: Indian tradition going worldwide

By Ila Garg Chicago: On June 28, 2015 Hare Krishna devotees celebrated the 41st annual Chariot Festival organised by ISKCON. This year in Chicago, the...

Memory and thinking tests can help in early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease: New Study

New York: Even if symptoms of Alzheimer's disease become apparent in old age, the biological processes that cause the mental decline may begin a...

AAP holds protest march demanding resignation of Swaraj, Irani, Raje and Munde

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party workers on Monday staged protests, demanding the sacking of the Bharatiya Janata Party's four ministers. The protesters gathered at Jantar...

Solar Impulse 2 starts second bid across Pacific Ocean

Tokyo: The Swiss-made solar-powered plane, Solar Impulse 2, on Monday started its second bid at a record-breaking flight across the Pacific Ocean. According to sources, the...

Shimla: Endless traffic jams and water scarcity add to the woes of the residents and tourists

Shimla: Shimla, that was once known as the Queen of Hills, is plagued by water scarcity, traffic chaos and haphazard construction. Driving in the...

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying supplies to International Space Station explodes after launch

Washington: The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket-propelling Dragon spacecraft laden with crucial supplies to the International Space Station (ISS) exploded shortly after lift-off in Florida on...

New pagan temple in Iceland marks the revival of European Paganism

By Nithin Sridhar “The old Gods are not dead; they have only withdrawn themselves. If there is sufficient aspiration, invoking, and soliciting, there is no...

Selfitis: An obsessive compulsive disorder of taking too many selfies

By NewsGram Staff Writer The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has officially deemed taking selfies as a “mental disorder”. The APA made this classification during its annual...

Protein found in brain may increase risk of stroke, says research

New York: A special protein found in the brain's tiniest blood vessels may increase the risk of stroke, find researchers. The protein called FoxF2 is found...

Vigilante Justice: School director lynched to death by mob in Bihar

By NewsGram Staff Writer In yet another shocking case of vigilante justice, the director of a school in the Nalanda district of the east Indian...

LoveWins? Police fire tear gas to break gay pride parade in Turkey

Istanbul: Turkish police on Sunday fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse thousands of people determined to have an annual Lesbian, Gay, Transexual...

Onion prices fall with good start to monsoon rain, rally expected from September

By NewsGram Staff Writer After a satisfactory start to the monsoon, lower overseas demand due to Ramadan and rumours about imports from Pakistan, onion prices...

Mann ki baat: Modi refuses to talk on Lalitgate, opposition parties slam the silence

By NewsGram Staff Writer In his first ever radio address after the controversy broke off, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Mann ki Baat programme sidelined...

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Country of Origin of Products: A Concern For Indians

As the government orders e-commerce players to display the "Country of Origin" of products sold on their platforms, a survey reveals three in ten...

JioMeet, A Make in India App to Compete with Zoom

With Reliance Jio launching a Make in India free video-conferencing application JioMeet that directly takes on Zoom, the US-based company said on Saturday they...

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Facebook-owned Instagram is preparing to launch a huge redesign that would make it easier to watch favorite Stories in one place. Follow us on our...

In Conversation with Annu Rizvi

Annu Rizvi is a lyricist and a writer who has worked in several big projects including 'transparency', 'meri saheli’ and many others. He worked...