Archive for August 13th, 2018

Taking stock at 71

New Delhi August 13

On the midnight of August 15, 1947, when I became a nation free of imperial rule, and while Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru delivered his most unforgettable speech, thousands of Hindus and Muslims were butchering terrified refugees across Pakistan and the Punjab as the poor souls fled their…

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Waive dining, hostel charges for SC, ST students: Panel to TISS

New Delhi August 13

The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) has directed the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai, to waive off dining and hostel charges for students from the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes categories. The commission, which visited the Mumbai campus of TISS in June, reiterated…

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Exotic Destinations on the Vacation-list for Bengalis this Durga Puja Season

New Delhi August 13 Celebrating 260 years, Cox & Kings Ltd., the oldest and leading tour operator with operations in 22 countries across continents has observed a considerable demand from West Bengal travellers for Exotic Destinations this Durga Puja season that begins in October. The off-beat locations trending on…

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Here Is Why India Should Invade Pakistan!

New Delhi August 13 ‘India has been in a state of war with Pakistan since 1947’, actor Suniel Shetty made this statement in his 2004 movie, ‘Main Hoon Na’, in which he played the role of a court-martialed army officer, who later becomes a terrorist, hell-bent to stop…

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5 apps to soothe your mid-week holiday

New Delhi [India], Aug 13: With Independence Day around the corner, preparations for the holiday mood are in full swing.
With household chores giving tough time to relax and luxuriate, let’s take the route of a modern and tech-savvy approach.
So here are some Apps to carry out…

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Avoid unwanted pregnancy with this app

Washington D.C. [USA] Aug 13: This new app can help you prevent pregnancy.
US’ Food and Administration (FDA) has approved an app ‘Natural Cycles’, designed to track fertility and prevent pregnancy. the app has been tagged as a contraceptive by the FDA.
According to Dr. Terri Cornelison, assistant director…

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Janhvi remembers mom Sridevi on birth anniversary

New Delhi [India], Aug 13 : Janhvi Kapoor has shared an adorable picture with her parents Sridevi and Boney Kapoor on the occasion of her mother’s birth anniversary.
The 21-year-old took to social media to post a childhood picture of her as a child in her mom’s…

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Haryali Teej: Here’s all you need to know about the monsoon festival

New Delhi [India] Aug 13 : Alka Gupta looks her festive best as she sits on a swing adorned with flowers, her happiness is evident after being crowned ‘Miss Teej Queen’ at an all-ladies event at a locality in Kanpur. Alka’s delight is part of a larger picture wherein…

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Nadal blows away Tsitsipas to lift Rogers Cup

Toronto (Canada), Aug 13 : 17-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal produced a rich vein of form as he thrashed Greek teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas in straight sets to clinch his fourth Canadian Masters 1000 title at the Rogers Cup here in Toronto on Sunday.
The world number one swept aside…

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Romesh Wadhwani conferred with degree of Doctor of Science by IIT Bombay

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 13: Dr. Romesh Wadhwani, Founder and Chairman, Wadhwani Foundation and CEO of Symphony Technology Group, was conferred with the prestigious degree of Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) by IIT Bombay during its 56th convocation (Diamond Jubilee Year) in the presence of Prime Minister of India, Narendra…

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