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Monthly News December 2014

Tsunami left lasting sorrow in Indonesia...

Tsunami left lasting sorrow in Indonesia’s Aceh

Banda Aceh: On a stone in the middle of a grassy field, a woman sits alone, remembering the boy she’ll never see again. Syarifa Fatimah Zuhra’s eight-year-old son, Muhammad Reza Syahputra, died when the Boxing Day tsunami hit Aceh 10 years ago. His body was never found, so she comes to... read more »

Sushma Swaraj insists Congress backing Tejpal
Only strong anti-conversion law can end ...

Only strong anti-conversion law can end the practice: Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said that religious conversions in the country will continue till a central law against the practice comes into force. Such a law can come into existence if all political parties agree to it, the Union Cabinet minister said. She was responding to... read more »

Partial success, but principles more important: AAP on compromise deal
AAP’s innovative way to raise fund...

AAP’s innovative way to raise funds: Have ‘chai’ with Arv...

New Delhi, Dec 26: After lunch and dinner, the AAP has organised a “Tea with Kejriwal”, to collect donations for the party ahead of the state Assembly polls. The event has been organised by former Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti this Saturday. This High Tea is a fund-raising event to... read more »

Another chilly morning in Delhi, 79 trai...

Another chilly morning in Delhi, 79 trains delayed

Delhiites on Friday woke up to another chilly morning with moderate to dense fog engulfing the city which continued to disrupt rail traffic with 8 trains cancelled and 79 delayed. The minimum temperature settled two notches below the season’s average at 6.3 degrees Celsius. “Visibility... read more »

Raghubar Das to be Jharkhand Chief Minister, Announcement by BJP Shortly

RANCHI: BJP leader Raghubar Das will be the the next chief minister of Jharkhand, the first non-tribal leader in the state to hold the post. A formal announcement will be made shortly at a... read more »


Sony says online PlayStation disrupted

TOKYO: Sony’s online PlayStation store and Microsoft’s Xbox site suffered disruptions to users on Christmas Day in the latest possible cyber-attacks on the companies. The... read more »

Tsunami anniversary: Rebuilding lives in Aceh

At first glance, Rina looks like any other 14-year-old Indonesian girl. Shy and cherubic, she’s yet to lose the child-like innocence that comes with the territory of teen-hood. We... read more »

Recipe: Aloo Paratha

Ingredients: Six or seven potatoes, four green chillies, coriander leaves, half tsp black pepper powder, two cups wheat flour, butter. Method: Boil the potatoes, peel and mash them. In the... read more »

Simple remedies to treat acidity

Acidity can strike at any time and any place. It is diagnosed by discomfort near the chest and cause significant distress. If you suffer from it often, here are some simple home remedies that will... read more »