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Six Years Ago, On This Day, T P Chandrasekharan Was Killed By CPI(M) Thugs

It was on this day, six years ago (May 4, 2012) that T. P. Chandrasekharan was murdered in cold blood by Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M)). In what is perhaps the most chilling of political killings of Kerala, the founder of Revolutionary Marxist Party (RMP) was stabbed 51 times by the assailants who were all later found to be linked to CPI(M). He was 51

73 Days Have Passed but the TISS Students' Strike is far From Over

For 73 days, students of Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) have been on strike. TISS administration seems to be blissfully ignorant of the fact considering the latest news from the campus. TISS administration has asked the new batch of students to pay upfront fee of Rs. 12,500 from SC/ ST and around Rs. 27,000 from OBC (NC)) GOI PMS students

73 Days Have Passed but the TISS Students’ Strike is far From Over

For 73 days, students of Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) have been on strike. TISS administration seems to be blissfully ignorant of the fact considering the latest news from the campus. TISS administration has asked the new batch of students to pay upfront fee of Rs. 12,500 from SC/ ST and around Rs. 27,000 from OBC (NC)) GOI PMS students

AMU Attack by Hindu Yuva Vahini, UoH Students Extend Solidarity

In the wake of unforeseen attack against the students of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) by the Hindu right wing goons, a group of students from University of Hyderabad (UoH) under the banner of three organisations- ASA (Ambedkar Students Association), MSF (Muslim Students Federation), and SIO (Students Islamic Organisation) called for a protest march extending solidarity to the attacked students

National Film Award Recipients Boycott Function as President Gives Awards to a Select Few

The 65th National Film Award ceremony has sparked a unique portrayal of protest from the film community. Usually, it is the President who hands out National Film Awards every year and the Directorate of Film Festival states so in its official website. The invitations received by the award recipients also said that the president will give out awards sticking to the conventional practice being followed for 64 years

Couple who Works out Together, Loses Weight Together

Turns out, while many couples like to do certain things together, working out together is the whole new definition of beneficial.

SC Refuses to Interfere in Journalist Upendra Rai's Arrest

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to interfere in the arrest of senior journalist Upendra Rai by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for his alleged role in dubious financial transactions of over Rs 100 crores. The court deferred the case.

SC Refuses to Interfere in Journalist Upendra Rai’s Arrest

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to interfere in the arrest of senior journalist Upendra Rai by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for his alleged role in dubious financial transactions of over Rs 100 crores. The court deferred the case.

Daily Intake of This Drug can Cause Certain Cancers in men

Daily consumption of a regular over-the-counter drug can cause certain cancers among men, a new research claims.

India may not Play Pink-ball Test on Australia Tour

India will not be playing day-night Test in Adelaide during the upcoming tour to Australia later this year, according to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) sources.

Haryana, Jharkhand Reach Finals of Hockey India Junior Women National Championship

Haryana cemented their spot in the finals of the 8th Hockey India Junior Women National Championship 2018 (A Division) after they brushed aside Uttar Pradesh 5-0 in their last-four clash here on Friday.

Swaraj Chairs an Interactive Session on Act East Policy

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday chaired an interactive session on the Act East Policy with the Chief Ministers of the north-eastern states.

Planning a Baby? Avoid Eating Fast Food

Women, take note! If you eat more of junk food and less of fruits, chances are you will take longer to get pregnant, according to a study.

Maximise Your Saving by Investing in FDs

Fixed Deposits, is one of the most popular modes of investment in India. No matter the age or profession of the investor, FDs would undoubtedly feature in every investment portfolio.

India's Meteorological Department Predicts Thunderstorm for Several States

In the wake of the dust storms that swept through Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, claiming over 60 lives in the two states, the India Meteorological Department, on Friday, released a statement forecasting thunderstorms and gusty winds in several Indian states.

India’s Meteorological Department Predicts Thunderstorm for Several States

In the wake of the dust storms that swept through Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, claiming over 60 lives in the two states, the India Meteorological Department, on Friday, released a statement forecasting thunderstorms and gusty winds in several Indian states.

BJP Alleges Sadhvi Jyoti Harassed in Hubli, Files Complain With EC

Karnataka's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday filed a complaint with the Election Commission (EC), alleging that Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti was harassed and humiliated at Hubli Airport here.

Now, Bihar Minister Says no Deaths in Motihar bus Mishap

A day after it was reported that 27 people had died after a bus fell into a ditch on National Highway-28, Bihar's Disaster Management Minister, Dinesh Chandra Yadav, on Friday, shockingly said that there were no casualties.

Chicken Pox Cases on the Rise in Hyderabad

Infectious diseases tend to become more widespread in the summers because of the heat. The increase in the number of Chicken Pox victims substantiates this claim in Telangana's Hyderabad which is witnessing rising temperature.

Delhi-ncr Gets its First Artistic Slum

Shalimar Paints Ltd, established in 1902, one of the first paint company in India and South East Asia, embarked on an initiative to paint smiles by taking up the task to transform Sanjay camp, Chanakyapuri into Delhi`s first artistic slum.

CSS Corp Wins Golden Globe Tigers Award 2018

CSS Corp, an IT services and technology support company, announced today that it received the 2018 Golden Globe Tigers Award in the Business Innovation category. The results were declared at Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre in Malaysia. CSS Corp was recognized for its novel adoption of AI in customer support operations through its digital customer engagement platform, Yodaa.

27th GST Council Meet Underway

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council's 27th meeting, chaired by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley via video conferencing, is underway in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO).

87-yr-old Woman Constructs Toilet to Make her Village Open Defecation Free

An 87-year-old woman from the Badali village of Udhampur district has become a role model for the whole country as she is single-handedly constructing a toilet near her house in a bid to make her village open defecation free.

BJP IT Cell Targeting Journalists in Their Fake News Campaigns and Online Lynching

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Information and Technology (IT) wing is engaged in a vilification project of Rana Ayyub and Ravish Kumar, two prominent journalists in Indian media, for their anti right wing stance. Organized attack on these journalists range from slander to sexual harassment. Death threats have been issued against the journalists and there has been no action from the cyber cell or the police to put an end to it

Nagpur Metro Organises joy Rides for Citizens

In order to let the citizens get a feel of a metro ride, a Pre-launch 'Joy ride' was organised by Nagpur Metro authorities on Friday.

Chhattisgarh Government to Recruit Transgender in Police Force

In order to promote gender equality, the Chhattisgarh government has decided to recruit transgender in the police force.

Odisha, Punjab Reach Semi-finals in Junior Men National Championship

Odisha booked their spot in the semi-finals of the 8th Hockey India Junior Men National Championship 2018 (A Division) after sweeping aside Madhya Pradesh 3-1 in penalty shootout in their first quarter-final clash here last evening.

It is Crucial to Soothe Your Nerves and Here is why

Increased nerve activity may raise blood pressure in anxiety, a new research has found.

How Sleep Duration Affects Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease?

While sleep duration matter a lot, it is specifically vital for kidney disease patients.

All About Wonderous Walnuts!

Walnuts also considered the nut ambrosia, can have various health and mental benefits.

Jinnah was Enemy of Nation, Says UP Deputy Chief Minister

Escalating the on-going controversy on Pakistan's founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah's portrait, Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya on Friday termed the former as an 'enemy of the nation'.

Karnataka BJP MLA Vijayakumar Passes Away

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Karnataka's Jayanagar constituency BN Vijayakumar passed away on Friday morning after suffering from a massive cardiac arrest.

Virat Kohli Signs for English County Surrey, Will Miss Test Against Afghanistan

Indian skipper Virat Kohli has signed a deal with top English county side Surrey ahead of England Test tour later this summer, meaning he will miss his country's inaugural Test match against Afghanistan, starting in Bengaluru on 14 June.

South Korea Launches Task Force to Enable Panmunjom Declaration

South Korea Defense Ministry on Friday launched a task force to take steps in accordance with the recently-concluded inter-Korean summit and the Panmunjom Declaration to help in reducing tension in the Korean peninsula.

Twitter Finds Bug, Suggests Users to Change Password

Twitter has recommended all users to change their passwords after a bug was found that stored passwords in an internal log.

One Killed in Shooting at Nashville Mall, Suspect Surrenders

One person was critically injured in a shooting at a mall in Nashville, United States, and later succumbed to his injuries, on Thursday.

Myanmar Army Killing Christians in Kachin

Not long after Myanmar army carried out targeted killings of Rohingya Muslims in the Rakhine state, it has now been accused of committing atrocities against Christians in the northernmost state of the country, Kachin.

Dr. Abdus Salam's Name to be Dropped From Pakistan University's Physics Department

Pakistan's National Assembly on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution to rename the Physics department of Quaid-e-Azam University in Islamabad, which was named after Pakistani physicist Dr Abdus Salam, belonging to minority Ahmadiyya community.

Dr. Abdus Salam’s Name to be Dropped From Pakistan University’s Physics Department

Pakistan's National Assembly on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution to rename the Physics department of Quaid-e-Azam University in Islamabad, which was named after Pakistani physicist Dr Abdus Salam, belonging to minority Ahmadiyya community.

Bill Cosby, Roman Polanski Kicked out of Oscar's Academy

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has expelled stand-up comedian and actor Bill Cosby and director Roman Polanski from its membership, following allegations of sexual harassment against both of them.

Bill Cosby, Roman Polanski Kicked out of Oscar’s Academy

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has expelled stand-up comedian and actor Bill Cosby and director Roman Polanski from its membership, following allegations of sexual harassment against both of them.

Civilian Injured in Ceasefire Violation in Keran Sector

One civilian was injured in the ceasefire violation by Pakistan late on Thursday night in Jammu and Kashmir's Keran sector.

Stone Pelters are Creation of RSS, Government Agencies, Says NC

The National Conference (NC) on Thursday opined that it is the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and certain government agencies which are responsible for the current unrest in the Kashmir valley.

Retired Judge Moves SC Seeking Elevation of Justice K M Joseph

A retired district Judge from Solapur, Maharashtra, G D Inamdar has filed a PIL in the Supreme Court seeking Uttarakhand Chief Justice K M Joseph's immediate elevation to the apex court.

Asthma Cases on the Rise Among Children in Punjab

Incidences of asthma are rising among children in the state of Punjab.

Pakistan Releases Ailing Indian Prisoner

21-year-old Jetindaera Arjanwara who was in a Pakistani jail since 2013 was released on Thursday.

Bihar Governor Vows to Uproot Fake B.Ed Degrees' Racket

Lashing out at colleges for providing fake B.Ed degrees in the state, Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik on Thursday said there is hardly any politician who is not associated with such institutions.

Bihar Governor Vows to Uproot Fake B.Ed Degrees’ Racket

Lashing out at colleges for providing fake B.Ed degrees in the state, Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik on Thursday said there is hardly any politician who is not associated with such institutions.

Cop Rapes Woman Inside Police Station in Assam

A policeman in Assam's Hajo has been arrested and sent to judicial custody for allegedly raping a woman inside the police station.

3-year-old Raped in Patiala

A three-year-old-girl was allegedly raped by her landlord in Punjab's Patiala on Thursday.

Muslim Man Killed by Hindu Woman's Family Using Their Love Relationship As Pretext

Saif Ali, a Muslim youth was killed by a Hindu family in Bikaner, Rajasthan on Tuesday, May 2, 2018. The pretext to the murder is slated to be the romantic relationship Saif Ali and the woman of the Hindu family were involved in. The family had tried to to make the woman cut her relationship with Ali and had fixed her marriage with a man from the Hindu community for reaching this goal

Muslim Man Killed by Hindu Woman’s Family Using Their Love Relationship As Pretext

Saif Ali, a Muslim youth was killed by a Hindu family in Bikaner, Rajasthan on Tuesday, May 2, 2018. The pretext to the murder is slated to be the romantic relationship Saif Ali and the woman of the Hindu family were involved in. The family had tried to to make the woman cut her relationship with Ali and had fixed her marriage with a man from the Hindu community for reaching this goal