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India will use all might to protect its sovereignty: President

Hasimara(PTI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said India is firmly committed to peace but is always prepared to deploy its military might to safeguard its sovereignty as he decorated two gallant IAF fighter aircraft squadrons at a strategic border airbase in Hasimara. Mr. Mukherjee, the supreme commander of the armed forces, presented the President’s Standards […]

Size Zero: Size doesn’t matter for common Indians

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We would have all had that one chubby friend in school and years later, plus-sized friends/peers. In a level-headed group, plus-sized friends are unlikely to be subjected to jibes. But in the world at large, where airbrushed reed-like figures are considered ideal, there is pressure to conform to certain sizes and shapes. Size Zero introduces […]

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World Aids Day Special Video: An Indian Girl Buying Condoms to check mentality

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New Delhi: The next time you argue with someone over how much we respect our women and how patriarchy is almost gone from the society, remind yourself of what you’re going to see here. A girl went around looking for female condoms and how the people around her reacted was so disgusting, it will make […]

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Russian President Vladimir Putin ‘fully mobilised’ to tackle threat from Turkey: Kremlin

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New DelhiReuters): President Vladimir Putin is fully mobilised to tackle what the Kremlin regards as an unprecedented threat from Turkey following the shooting down of one of its warplanes by a Turkish F-16, the Russian leader’s spokesman said on Saturday. In comments which underscore how angry the Kremlin still is over the incident, Dmitry Peskov, […]

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Rajnath Singh appeals to opposition for cooperation in Parliament for Winter Session

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New Delhi(PTI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday sought the support of opposition parties in passing key bills during the ongoing Winter session of Parliament. The Union Minister appealed to opposition leaders to cooperate in the smooth functioning of Parliament so that important and pending bills may get passed in the larger interest of […]

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Jammu and Kashmir: Army Porter injured in militants’ firing in Poonch LoC

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An Army Porter was injured in firing by militants along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. “At approximately 1700 hours today, in a militant stand off fire, one civilian porter got injured in forward post (along LoC in Saujian belt of Poonch District),” PRO, Defence, Jammu, Lt Col Manish Mehta […]

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Scheduled Castes Commission seeks report from State Chief Secretary on Anil Vij-Sangeeta Kalia spat

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New Delhi(PTI): The National Commission for Scheduled Castes has taken cognizance of the “indecent” remarks made by Haryana’s Health Minister Anil Vij against IPS officer Sangeeta Kalia and has sought a report from the state Chief Secretary in the matter. Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij Slamming Vij’s “get out” remarks against the woman officer, the […]

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Woman SP Sangeeta Kalia transferred for arguing with Haryana health minister Anil Vij

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Chandigarh(PTI): Fatehabad Superintendent of Police (SP) and IPS officer Sangeeta Kalia has been removed from her post and transferred, after a verbal spat with Haryana health minister Anil Vij during a meeting. Vij had a verbal spat with the woman SP on Friday after the former asked her to ‘get out’ of a meeting. According […]

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Woman harassed on train, tweetet, Suresh Prabhu provides immediate help

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New Delhi(PTI): A woman passenger travelling alone on an outstation train in Maharashtra was immediately attended to by authorities after she sought help through a tweet directed to the twitter handle of Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, a senior Central Railway officer said on Saturday. The commuter, identified as Namrata Mahajan, had posted the tweet, which […]

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Azim Premji is 4th amongst world’s top 20 philanthropists: Study

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Wipro’s chairman Azim Premji was ranked fourth amongst the world’s top 20 most generous people, according to a study by wealth consultancy Wealth-X and Business Insider. According to the findings of the study, education emerged as the most poular cause among top philanthropists in the world. It added that 18 out world’s top 20 philanthropists […]

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