Goerge Fernandes - the leader who played a crucial role in Kargil war 1998 and Pokhran nuclear tests is no more. One of the very few political leaders who inspired with his grit and determination! Know more.
The police officials of Noida have given notice to companies in Sector 58 of Noida. It was reported by some people from the public that a general park in Sector 58 was being used frequently by a group of employees from nearby companies for offering namaz prayers.
Popular school in Chennai was mired in a controversey, after their planned field trip for students went horribly wrong; kids parents alleges lack of proper caretakers as the primary reason for the mishap.
"Ram Sutar has over seven decades of experience in sculpting and has been the mind behind comissioning more than 800 statues; hear it from him on the hardships and challenge he had to endure for this dream project. "
Singapore govt. decides to scrap the ranking system in schools and the law passed by them bears significance considering the fact that they are known for their sound education system. Will countries like India follow suit?
Nana Patekar to Vairamuthu, it’s staggering to find the stalwarts of the film industry hogging the limelight for wrong reasons and one can hope that it becames a larger phenomenon that will safe guard the rights of the women.
The panel observes If Earth warms by just 1.5 degrees rather than 2 degrees, we would see less life-threatening heat, less sea-level rise and fewer species post. Know more about the facts and predictions.
In the land where art is celebrated, it's unfortunate that we don't recognize all the arts alike. Wow Awards is the answer to your prayers for bringing more creative artists of Tamil Nadu to the forefront.
What looked like a happily ever after inter catse marriage turned horrific, when the Pranay was hocked to death in front of his pregnant wife Amrutha. The honour killing case that shakes our very belief in humanity!
India’s struggle against the British rule is one of the most powerful ones in history. The freedom fight saw people of astonishingly diverse cultures, languages, regions and religions come together as one force.
The most horrifying rape cases reported this year is that thirty-four minor girls were raped for months in a Muzaffarpur shelter home. Girls aged between 7 and 17 were raped and sexually assaulted in the home, in the Muzaffarpur case.
Leading daily newspapers headlined that in an attempt to sensitise people on the importance and relevance of soil, the recently renovated State Soil Museum has been set open to the public for the first time in Kerala.
Publishing an article in an international research journal is important in the academic world, as it could add value to the CV in the job recruitment process as well as it aids to promote and standout from the crowd.
A prototype of Iron Calorimeter detector (ICAL), which is developed at India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) has started functioning at Inter Institutional Centre for High Energy Physics’ (IICHEP), after suffering multiple delays due to political activism.
Cochin: Over a hundred families and livestock have been affected by flooding in the village of Chellanam – which is in the coastal region of Kerala – following heavy rainfall during the whole of Sunday.
The rainfall in Mumbai continues to lash out and with it, thousands of issues – making headlines in all the dailies. The easiest thing to do in this period is to blame the BMC – Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation for their high handedness in handling monsoons this year, just as every year.
Telangana state made headlines by beginning to build a massive irrigation project known as the Kaleshwaram lift irrigation project (KLIP). E S L Narasimhan, Governor of the state, visited the site location on January 21.
This has been a common headline seen in News, Blogs, Social Media etc. Rumours of child lifting circulated through the social media and word of mouth have claimed more than 20 lives in the last three months.
Commercial airlines were used to airlift pilgrims who were left stranded in Kailash. The Indian government has sought Nepal’s assistance for the ongoing evacuation of thousands of Indian pilgrims, enroute to Kailash Mansarovar.
At first meeting, the Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) on Monday, directed the state government in Karnataka to release water to other states, primarily to Tamil Nadu, but the body did not discuss Karnataka’s decision to move to the Supreme Court by challenging the constitution of the CWMA.
The patent denied for genetically modified cotton troubles the farmers. The High Court Of Delhi has not approved the intellectual property rights (IPR) regime for GM technology and the immediate consequence of the denial is felt on farmers growing Herbicide tolerant cotton.
The ISO has made recommendation to rename the Bengali script to Bengali – Assamese script in the Unicode. This comes after a meeting on Friday in London, and years of struggle by the Assamese society from different quarters, both in India and abroad.
Farmers pose stiff opposition to officials, and seven people have been held in Salem. On Monday Revenue Department officials, notwithstanding protests by farmers, began surveying land and properties to be acquired for executing Chennai – Salem green corridor project.
The organ transplant system in Tamil Nadu has been betraying Indians. A very long list of Indians waiting for cadaver transplant has been bypassed to give priority to International patients admitted in corporate hospitals.
Internet-beaming large balloons will soon be providing free Wi-Fi access to remote villages in Uttrakhand. The hill state will use tethered aerostats to provide internet access to the villagers in remote areas.
A lot of medical experts have been linking bats to many lethal illnesses. The traces of these creatures around the trees have recently startled the entire world and the medical community due to their role in spreading the deadly Nipah virus.
A directive from the Union Ministry of Home Affairs has requested all the state government, including the state of Jammu and Kashmir - to review all steps necessary to prevent the entry of Rohingyas fleeing Myanmar and entering India illegally.
Petrol price has been cut by 7 paise per litre and diesel by 5 paise today. This is the second day the country saw fuel prices go down a trickle in as many days due to the softening international fuel rates.
Today, the High Court of Himachal Pradesh has passed a directive to the Shimla Municipal Corporation to curb their water usage and not to distribute water to individuals, specifically to wealthy individuals living in VIP areas.
On Wednesday, Nara Lokesh, Andhra’s Minister for Information Technology, Panchayati Raj and Rural Development said that the State is taking necessary steps to combat the Chronic Kidney Disease – CKD – problem which is widely prevalent in Andhra Pradesh.
While BJP is conferring with its party members at their party headquarters in Bengaluru, JDS and Congress are deliberating at Hotel Lalit Ashok on their newly formed alliance and proposed role of their respective parties in the government.
The fierce campaigning and intense rivalry between the two big national parties peaked at a high decibel and simmered on Thursday evening with Amit Shah from the Bharatiya Janata Party and Rahul Gandhi from Congress Party hurling accusations and barbs.
Tamil Nadu students aspiring to appear for the NEET exams have been put in a predicament following the placement of centres outside Tamil Nadu by CBSE. The centres are in Kerala, Karnataka and even as far as Rajasthan.
A team of 239 Indian railway probationers are set to visit Germany and learn best practices from Europe’s largest network. Railway probationers will soon take roles as officers who are currently in Vadodara at the National Academy of Indian Railways.
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), India’s capital city Delhi has once again outranked other megacities as the most polluted. Megacities with a populace of 14 million and more are ranked by WHO’s air quality data.
In what would be considered as a milestone for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and for India, all villages will now gain access to electricity, which will enable the poor people in villages and other rural areas to strive for things which otherwise would have been a distant dream to most villagers
Over hundred trees bordering the Girivalam path in Thiruvannamalai have been found barren with the outer part of the bark withering off from the trees. These dying trees which are found around the 14-km long path have sustained the scorching heat of sun rays during summers.
The Government of United Kingdom has expressed its apologies on Thursday, for disrespecting the Indian flag. The tri-colored flag was pulled down, torn and crushed by individuals, protesting against Indian Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi in Parliament Square, London.
Just like humans, fighting their old age and illness with medicines, a 700 year old banyan tree in Telengana, suffering from termite infection has been revived with the help of Botanists and medical professionals.
Five accused including Swami Aseemanand, suspected to be responsible for the bomb blast in Hyderabad Mecca Masjid in 2007 were absolved by the court yesterday. The blast took place when thousands of people had gathered for their Friday prayers.
The alleged rape and murder case of an 8-year-old in Kathua is something that when looked at as a solitary incident makes us question why nature allowed humans to survive and why our species did not get extinct.
Actor Silambarasan had called for a press conference on Monday to talk about the various issues that the state of Tamil Nadu is currently facing. While the whole speech that he made got mixed reviews, there were a few points that he put forth that managed to strike a chord with the public.
A furore has been created by actress Sri Reddy in the Telugu film industry. What started as a series of controversial social media posts have turned into a full-fledged protest against women exploitation in the Telugu film industry.
Forest fires, from the perspective of an observer, look like large-scale destruction. And, we are tuned to think that destruction is always bad. Attempts are made to control and prevent forest fires and they are not allowed to spread.
Images of construction of a road in Shaksgam valley by Chinese has been captured by Google’s satellite mapping application, Google Earth. The 36-km long road lies on the Pakistan-occupied Jammu and Kashmir (PoK) in the Siachen Glacier.
Its April, the season for the commencement of the Indian Premier League 2018 and the entire country is basking in sheer exuberance and excitement. Cricket stadiums are decked up beautifully for the upcoming matches that are going to keep the air charged up with anticipation of the results.
Ever wondered how the eggshells are strongly built from outside with the mushy chicken embryo safely inside but can be easily broken from within when the chicks break out? This was a question that has been a tough one to crack but not everyone could figure out the condition what led to it.
There is another feather in India’s cap. Sathish Kumar Sivalingam has won the Gold in men's 77-kg category In Commonwealth games 2018 in Gold coast with a total lift of 317 kg (144kg snatch+173kg clean and jerk) by overthrowing his most challenging rival Jack Oliver from England.
In a two-decades-long battle between actor Salman Khan and Bishnoi Community, who would ultimately win? Salman Khan has been convicted of poaching two Blackbucks under Section 51 of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 which carries 1-6 years jail term.
Mirabai Chanu has created a new record by lifting a total of 196 kg in the 48kg category for women at Commonwealth games 2018 in Gold Coast. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his hearty congratulations for her stupendous performance.
Donating organ is donating life to someone. The organs of one donor can save up to eight lives and improve lives of 50 other people. Kerala youth Arun Raj has given a new lease of life to seven patients by donating his organs.
This is the much-needed change that India needs today – not demarcating anyone on the basis of caste, creed and religion. Erstwhile 1.2 lakh students in Kerala have already taken the preferred step to eliminate the same by not filling it up in the columns in the 2017-18 school admission form.
The world came crashing down for Patrika Nagar slum dwellers at Madhapur in Hyderabad when their huts and their belongings were gutted down in a fire. After a week since the incident happened, on Tuesday, 75 families were allotted flats by the Telangana government for free.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been under attacks from the opposition several times for his foreign trips to different countries for the bilateral talks. Opposition attacks him to disclose expenditures of these trips several times.
The Government of Arunachal Pradesh has happy news for foreign tourists who have been planning their holiday to the north eastern regions of India. It has relaxed the entry rules to increase the flow of foreign tourists to the scintillating valleys of Arunachal Pradesh.
While a lot of people from the transgender community have been struggling to find recognition due to the narrow minded attitude prevalent in the society, two of them have succeeded in their endeavor by getting their dream job in government hospitals.
Trailing just behind China and US, India is inching towards the position to become the 3rd largest travel and tourism economy in a span of 10 years. Today it is the seventh largest travel and tourism economy in the world.
Have you wondered about a day in your life when there is not a drop of water flowing from the tap? The significance of World Water Day celebrated on 22nd March is to emphasise upon water challenges we face in the 21st century.
On March 22, the world comes together to celebrate World Water Day. With the growing levels of pollution and decreasing water levels all around the world, the day is all the more significant and calls for urgent action to save the most abundant but priceless resource on this planet.
Mandatory language rule has been announced by the state government of Telangana in all public and private schools up to Class X from the new academic year 2018-19. What triggered it? Is Telangana following Punjab, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu?
Pakistan has chosen to pull out of the World Trade Organisation meet in New Delhi, protesting against the alleged harassment of the country's diplomats in India. This is in coincidence with the calling back of its High Commissioner, Sohail Mahmood, from New Delhi.
In a span of one month, 69 parents of teenage boys and girls have been produced before local courts and have been ordered for imprisonment up to three days along with fine. The reason – a violation of traffic rules allowing their minor children to drive on the roads of Hyderabad.
Let us imagine a situation: A girl wanted to study, but the school was 5km away. It was difficult for her to commute to school every day. Then she thought about a solution and asked her father to buy her a bicycle.
The Elephant Island is situated on Northeast of the Gateway of India Harbour. It is a Unesco World Heritage site which was created between AD 450 and 750. It presented the rock-cut temples on Gharapuri labyrinth of cave temples which are India’s most impressive temple carving.
War is the worst kind of plague that humanity faces. It negates millions of years of evolution that took us from single-celled organisms to this marvel of creation. The world is not meant to be a non-violent space, agreed.
Raging war, with two parties at loggerheads, just leads to the ultimate destruction of mankind. The evilness of war engulfs everything in it - nations, society, people, economy and explodes remnants of destruction, terrorism, exploitation and disease.
Two great people may not necessarily be perfect for each other. Issues ranging from compatibility, understanding, not being in love,can lead to ordeals which the world may fail to see, or Indian parents may not find worth considering.
Ushering in a new year, one question that lingers in our minds would be about the progress of our country because development of any country is closely related to its economic growth that in-turn contributes to the quality of life of its citizens.