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'Government exploring ways to restore HC ruling on homosexuality'
‘Government exploring ways to rest...

‘Government exploring ways to restore HC ruling on homosexuality̵...

New Delhi – The government is considering all options before it in an attempt to restore the 2009 Delhi High Court verdict decriminalising homosexuality, union Law Minister Kapil Sibal said in a tweet Thursday. “The government is considering all options to restore the high court verdict... read more »

Anti-Modi resolution loses traction in US House
Anti-Modi resolution loses traction in U...

Anti-Modi resolution loses traction in US House

By Arun Kumar Washington – With the victory of Bharatiya Janata Party in assembly elections in four Indian states, a contro! versial resolution critical of the party’s prime ministerial candidate ! Narendra Modi is losing traction in the US Congress. Spearheading the effort to derail... read more »

Boosting green habits through art
Boosting green habits through art

Boosting green habits through art

Kolkata – Youngsters here will be encouraged to use art to campaign for the environment, courtesy a new venture launched Monday. Initiated by Nokia India and German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), the ‘Create To Inspire’ fellowship will channel artistic talents of the... read more »

Agra's homeless get new night shelters
Agra’s homeless get new night shel...

Agra’s homeless get new night shelters

By Brij Khandelwal Agra – Good Samaritans in the Taj city have got together to open night shelters free of cost for the poor and the homeless, as the mercury dropped and Agra became enveloped in a thick layer of fog in the past few days. Night temperature has fallen to around 7-8 degrees... read more »

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Kashmiris next after Nigerians on Goa's hate list?

Kashmiris next after Nigerians on Goa’s hate list?

Majorda (Goa) – After last week’s backlash against Nigerians in Goa, are Kashmiris next in line? The gram sabha of south Goa’s Majorda village, located 35 km from Panaji,... read more »

'India can help stop persecution of Baha'is'

‘India can help stop persecution of Baha’is’

By Gaurav Sharma New Delhi – India can play a very important role in stopping the persecution of Baha’is in Iran, says international human rights lawyer Payam Akhavan. Akhavan,... read more »

On 125th birth anniversary, Maulana Azad lies a forgotten man

On 125th birth anniversary, Maulana Azad lies a forgotten man

By Rahul Vaishnavi New Delhi – Its red sandstone boundary walls are defaced with posters and betel juice marks. Shopkeepers hang cases full of clothes and jewellery on them. Inside... read more »

Bees, wasps and hornets

Animals are people too, or so they tell me

By Nury Vittachi DOGS IN ASIA CAN BE MULTILINGUAL, an animal welfare activist claims. Parisian poodles speak French, chow-chow dogs should be spoken to in Chinese, and chihuahuas understand... read more »

Riot of colour, fragrance in Kashmir's saffron fields

Riot of colour, fragrance in Kashmir’s saffron fields

By Sheikh Qayoom Pampore Highlands (Kashmir Valley) – As saffron flowers bloom and farmers begin harvesting the royal spice, the fields in this south Kashmir town are a riot of colour and... read more »