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After exodus of Hindu families from Kairana, BJP's Hukum Singh asks Rajnath Singh to intervene

After the mass exodus of more than 250 Hindu families from Kairana, Uttar Pradesh, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) issued a notice to the Akhilesh Yadav government seeking a response.........Read more

Bookmarked on 13th Jun 16

Kabali audio launch: No SPB title song for Rajinikanth

The soundtrack of superstar Rajinikanth-starrer was unveiled in YouTube for the public on Sunday. The Santhosh Narayanan-composed album features five songs, and of them have become instant chartb........Read more

Bookmarked on 13th Jun 16

Florida nightclub shooting: At least 20 dead, 42 injured, say police

A gunman shot dead about 20 people and injured 42 others in a crowded gay nightclub in Florida early on Sunday before being killed by police in what US authorities described as a "domestic terrorism incident".........Read more

Bookmarked on 13th Jun 16

Saina Nehwal Clinches Australian Open Title Ahead of Rio Olympics

London Olympics bronze medallist Saina defeated China's Sun Yu 11-21, 21-14, 21-19 to win the Australian Open title.........Read more

Bookmarked on 13th Jun 16

Women, Virginity and Double Standards Across the World

Remember the good old emotional scenes from 90s Bollywood films? The girl is left stranded when there’s no one to give her away on her wedding day, and behold, Alok Nath saves the day and offers to do the poor bride’s kanyadan.........Read more

Bookmarked on 13th Jun 16

State finance ministers to meet this week to discuss model GST law

FM Arun Jaitley will participate in the meeting of Empowered Committee of State Finance Ministers and try to iron out differences........Read more

Bookmarked on 13th Jun 16

Rohan Bopanna Explains Why he Didn't Want Leander Paes as Partner in Rio

Rohan Bopanna said he respected AITA's decision to team him up with Leander Paes for 2016 Rio Olympics. He, in an earlier statement, had stated that their style of play was 'not compatible'. latest Olympics 2016 news........Read more

Bookmarked on 13th Jun 16

Natural births: Bringing back the midwife

Dusk-tinted light filters in through the reed curtains covering the large windows of the birthing room. It casts long shadows on a large king-sized bed covered with a bright cotton bedspread. Multicoloured cushions are scattered across it and a small........Read more

Bookmarked on 13th Jun 16

Politics of language: Centre promoting Hindi in South, Northeast India smacks of parochialism

When a national government bats for Hindi, and not 22 other languages that are also deemed official, it smacks of parochialism. The type that could breed resentment. A national government cannot be parochial.........Read more

Bookmarked on 13th Jun 16

JEE (Advanced) results out, Aman Bansal from Jaipur tops the exam

Aman Bansal from Jaipur has topped Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2016 conducted for admissions to the premier IITs. Bhavesh Dhingra from Yamuna Nagar and Kunal Goyal have bagged the second and third position in the test. Riya Singh, with an all India rank of 133, topped among the girls.........Read more

Bookmarked on 13th Jun 16

Wreckage of Captain James Cook's ship Endeavour found, researchers say

The Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project appears to have located the British explorer’s vessel off US coast where it was sunk during the revolutionary war........Read more

Bookmarked on 3rd May 16

Govt defers Agusta-Tata joint venture; FIPB took decision on April 8, day after Milan verdict

Last week, The Indian Express reported that AgustaWestland had FIPB approval to start a joint venture facility with Tata Sons, called Indian Rotorcraft Ltd (IRL), for assembly of AW-199Kx helicopters in Hyderabad Aviation SEZ.........Read more

Bookmarked on 3rd May 16

Solar Impulse takes off on next leg of round-the-world flight | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

Solar Impulse takes off on next leg of round-the-world flight - The mission of this round-the-world flight is to promote the use of renewable energy.........Read more

Bookmarked on 3rd May 16

Satyajit Ray at 95: The Renaissance Man still resists evaluation despite holding total sway over our lives

Ray married occidental with the oriental and transcended the borders of watertight definitions that we use to define men whose genius we cannot comprehend.........Read more

Bookmarked on 3rd May 16

Despite odd-even scheme, Delhi’s air pollution rose by 23%

In comparison to 15 day period before odd-even, both PM 2.5 and PM 10 levels increased........Read more

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A remote Himalayan village in India runs its own insurance scheme for its extraordinary horses

Sagnam's precious Chamurti horses are often killed by snow leopards and brown bears.........Read more

Bookmarked on 3rd May 16

Rahul Gandhi as UP CM: Is Prashant Kishor helping Nitish's PM aspirations? - Firstpost

Does Kishor want to limit Rahul Gandhi to UP politics and keep the field open for Nitish Kumar to be the main challenger to Prime Minister Narendra Modi?........Read more

Bookmarked on 3rd May 16

World's largest telescope may be set up in Ladakh | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

World's largest telescope may be set up in Ladakh - Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir is being explored to build the world's largest telescope.........Read more

Bookmarked on 3rd May 16

The Ongoing Saga of the China-India Border Talks

No one seems to expect actual progress at the talks -- but there's still good reason to hold them.........Read more

Bookmarked on 3rd May 16

19-year-old daughter of Kargil martyr holds up a mirror to India-Pak hatred with this powerful video

19-year-old daughter of Kargil martyr holds up a mirror to India-Pak hatred with this powerful video - Gurmehar Kaur is inspiring a whole lot of people in India and Pakistan by coming up with a for the profile for peace campaign........Read more

Bookmarked on 3rd May 16

Indian healthcare IT now a $1 billion market, says Nasscom - The Economic Times

According to a report by IT industry body Nasscom, the Indian healthcare IT market is valued at $1 billion and likely to grow about 1.5 times by 2020.........Read more

Bookmarked on 3rd May 16

How Pranayama Can Help You Achieve Work-Life Balance

Work got more demanding recently, and I had no time to exercise in the daily hustle bustle. But there was one thing I made sure I took time out for, and that's pranayama. A 30-minute pranayama every day (I also practiced it through the day when I sat on my work desk or travelled by car) got me super-fit mentally and physically and helped me handle the pressures of work and home.........Read more

Bookmarked on 3rd May 16