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Monthly Archives: April, 2016

Zeishan Quadri: Making the Write Choices

By Shillpi A Singh Wasseypur, the nondescript Muslim locality in the heart of Jharkhand's coal capital Dhanbad, is all set to scorch the silver screen...

Boko Haram: why world is silent on this Jihadi organization?

Shruti Pandey Name of the Jihadi organization: Boko Haram Year of inception: 2002 Main area where operational: Nigeria, Africa In the world of terrorism, Boko Haram isn’t just...

Kaushalya – a health worker in Chamba village promoting maternal care since decades

Chamba (Himachal Pradesh), April 22 : In spite of advancing years, health worker Kaushalya, whose name roughly translates into "ability to do something well",...

Southern Philippines Could Be ‘New Somalia’

Indonesia and Malaysia are bolstering security along their borders with the southern Philippines, and an Indonesian official has warned that the area could become...

The free Kitchen open to people of every religion: Guru ka langar

By Pashchiema Bhatia Guru Ka Langar is a tradition where people sit on the ground, at the same level (exception for people with disabilities and...

In Dadri, Hindu-Muslim marriage fails to get registered, officials fear communal riots

Dadri, Uttar Pradesh: Manjeet Bhati and Salma have not been able to get their marriage registered becuase the officials say this could ignite communal tensions. Fearing...

Barsimaluguri: Story of transformation of an Assam village

Barsimaluguri village in Assam sees a transformation, thanks to civic engagement by an NGO Nanda Talukdar Foundation (NTF) An insurgency-hit village in Assam's Himalayan foothills where...

Hingol: a Hindu pilgrimage in Balochistan province of Pakistan

Located along the banks of Hingol river, in Hinglaj town in Balochistan province of Pakistan, is Hinglaj Mata Mandir. Also, called Nani mandir or...

Jagannath temple plans to sell land to raise Rs.1,000 Crore maintenance corpus

Chinmaya Dehury Puri, Odisha, India: At 60,654 acres, Lord Jagannath could be the richest landlord among India's deities. About 395 acres of it is now being...

Dougla (Dogla): The mixed Ancestry

by Shubhi Mangla Introduction Douglas (Doglas) are basically the people of mixed ancestry of Indians and Africans. In the secondary sense, Douglas, carries the meaning of...

Mornings are worst air pollution times in Delhi and other major cities

If you think mornings are the best time for outdoor exercise, you're wrong. Mornings experience the worst air pollution in four Indian cities, according to...

Climate Change: Earth in Danger

By: Aakash Sinha Climate change is a terrible problem, and it absolutely needs to be solved. It deserves to be a huge priority- Bill Gates. The...

Love Jihad: A sinful practice of terrorism

By Yajush Gupta  "He told me that his name was Raja and belonged to my caste. I eloped with him on August 16 and stayed...

Obama appoints Indo-American Geeta Pasi as envoy to Chad

Washington DC, April 20,2016: US President Barack Obama has nominated Indian-American Geeta Pasi, a career foreign service officer, as the country's next envoy to Chad. Pasi,...

India ranks 133 out of 180 in World Press Freedom Index

April 20, 2016: Pinning blame on leaders in Indonesia, India, Thailand, and Malaysia, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) placed those four countries along with Bangladesh in...

Literary reminisce of the system of indentures in London

London, April 20,2016: A three-day seminar will be organized at Senate House Library starting from 3rd of May, from 2 to 2:30 pm.  The event...

Heat and Dust in Summer and precautions

Dr. J.K. Bhutani In India. the Heat and Dust of April-May, bring cheers for the farmers finalizing the wheat crops' harvesting, thrashing and transporting. For the...

A Ramayana event at upcoming Lit Fest in Trinidad

20th April 2016, Trinidad and Tobago: The NGC Bocas Lit Fest in Trinidad and Tobago, initiated in 2011, is held in the month of April....

Ontario Assembly in Canada celebrates Baisakhi

Toronto, April 19Top leaders in Canada's Ontario province led by Premier Kathleen Wynne joined the Sikh community in celebrating Baisakhi at the Ontario legislative...

Tamil Nadu to Build Safe Houses for Inter-Caste Couples

Chennai, April 20, 2016: For Gowri Shankar and Kamna Gautam, an inter-community couple from Tamil Nadu in the south of India, the state government’s decision...

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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...

Instagram to Redesign it’s Story Feature

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...