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Monthly Archives: March, 2016

Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan worries about future of classical music

Jodhpur: Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan, who has fascinated audiences all around the world with his honeyed music, is concerned that people are today...

A ‘Destination’ for your special child

Guwahati: The story starts ten years ago, when a mother ran around from one school to another with her autistic child, in the hope...

Is Indian dream of having ample food at cheap prices from Africa souring?

New Delhi: Indian Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh's call earlier this month asking Indian companies to produce pulses and oil seeds in Africa to...

Bollywood vs. Hollywood: Have Indian stars finally made their mark in Hollywood?

By Vikarm Barhat Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra has plenty of experience of red carpets but this weekend was different. Rather than the usual gala premieres,...

How Refrigeration Changed the World and Might Do So Again

Title: Chilled - How Refrigeration Changed the World and Might Do So Again; Author: Tom Jackson; Publisher: Bloomsbury; Pages: 272; Price: Rs. 499 By Vikas...

Nanny in hijab carrying severed head of a child arrested in Moscow

Moscow: A nanny has been arrested after she was seen on the street carrying the severed head of the 4 year old girl who...

Protests erupt in Pakistan over execution of Mumtaz Qadri

Pakistan: Following the execution of Mumtaz Qadri yesterday, convicted for the 2011 murder of Punjab governor Salman Taseer, thousands of protesters took to the streets...

Javadpur University celebrates ‘Geogony’, the madness of earth

Kolkata: An off-beat photography contest called 'Geogony', celebrating the "madness of earth"  took viewers off-the-beaten track through jagged rock formations, fractures, fissures and all kinds...

In Britain, Young Muslim girls are being forced into marriage over Skype

By Emma Batha LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation): Girls in Britain as young as 11 are being forced into marriage via the internet while others are...

Bangladesh is yet to catch culprits in the murder of blogger Avijit Roy

By Kamran Reza Chowdhury Dhaka: A year has elapsed since the killing of Bangladeshi-American blogger Avijit Roy, but police have yet to arrest his attackers...

Air war, ground war, now cyber war: Combating IS terror

Washington: Apart from the conventional techniques of airstrikes and occasional ground missions used to combat terrorist groups, in a new turn of events, The Pentagon announced...

16 successful open-heart surgeries performed in Fiji by Indian doctors

Suva: A team of specialists brought from India to Fiji successfully performed 16 open-heart surgeries in the Colonial War Memorial Hospital on Monday in Fiji's...

Supporting JNU students, Indian-American students protest in US

New York: Expressing their solidarity with the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) who were arrested in a case of sedition and criminal conspiracy, students from...

The Forgotten Holocaust: A brief history of the Roma

By Annesha Das Gupta The question is asked: “Have you heard of the holocaust?” The answer comes: “Yes, sure. The atrocities that were performed against...

Introverts find email errors more annoying

New York: Do you become the "grammar police?" when reading emails? If yes, you could be an introvert, suggests new research that established a link...

No! Youngsters are not leaving Facebook

New York: Young people are still quite hooked to Facebook, the media reported, refuting the popular belief that youngsters are increasingly abandoning the social media...

Even eating pulses can help you shed a bit of weight

Toronto: A source of protein for the poor and rich alike, just one serving of pulses daily can also contribute to modest weight loss, reveals...

Narnaul: Its culture and heritage

Narnaul, located in the southern part of Haryana state, is the headquarters of Mahendragarh district. It is among those rare districts in India who...

Scientists find Mars surface replica in India

Kolkata: Why wait for a million-dollar ticket to Mars when you can have an inter-planetary experience a la Oscar nominated blockbuster "The Martian" right here...

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Only 3% Engineer Graduates in India Get Good Tech Jobs with High Salary Packages

Only three per cent of engineer graduates in India get high-quality tech jobs with salary packages of Rs 8-10 lakh and above, according to...

Cybercriminals Increasingly Attack on Home Routers: Report

Increase in attacks targeting and leveraging routers will continue as cybercriminals are able to easily monetise these infections in secondary attacks, warns a new...

Photography Influences Karnataka Ace Lensman’s House, Sons’ Names

Passionate over photography, ace lensman Ravi Hongal has built his dream house in Karnataka's Belagavi city in the shape of a camera, while his...