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Google doodle has been dedicated to Urdu writer Ismat Chugtai. Back in the 1930s, Chughtai wrote on female sexuality and femininity, middle-class gentility, and class con...

by : FnF Correspondent

Late Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a product of an era when Jawaharlal Nehru's vision defined India's tryst with destiny. And when the foundations of liberal and con...

by : Satya Narayan Sahu

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to explain in four weeks why Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath should not be prosecuted for an alleged hate sp...

by : FnF Correspondent
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee: A man of moderation who raised India's global stature

by : FnF Desk

He was a man of moderation in a fraternity of jingoistic nationalists; a peace visionary in a region riven by religious animosity; and a man who believed in India's destiny and was ready to fight...

Atal Bihari Vajpayee only made friends, no enemies

by : M Venkaiah Naidu

Atal ji finally gave up and lost this one battle, as he set sail for new unseen horizons. This is a battle no one has won so far and Atal Bihari Vajpayee is no exception. But what makes him vastly dif...

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a man of values who decried divisive ideology of his partymen

by : Tarun Basu

It was the summer of 1996. The Congress government of Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao had lost the general election and, for the first time, there was an opportunity for the Bharatiya Janata Party (B...

World

Pakistan's PM Imran Khan announces 21-member Cabinet; Qureshi gets foreign ministry, Umer finance

by : Sajjad Hussain

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has unveiled his 21-member Cabinet, most of whom previously held key posts in the regime of former dictator General (retd) Pervez Musharraf....

Vietnam welcomes India's role in the region, will balance power: Ambassador Thanh

by : Priti Prakash

With relations between India and Vietnam celebrating 45 years now and Indian Vietnam ties upgrading to Comprehensive Strategic Partnership, the future seems to be holding a lot of potential for the tw...

US has disease and addiction to applying sanctions: Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif

by : FnF Desk

The US is addicted to applying sanctions on Iran, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told CNN in an exclusive interview. ...

Business

Rupee at all-time low against 70.1 per US dollar, govt says nothing to worry

by : FnF Correspondent

At about 10:30 am, the rupee hit an all-time low of 70.1 per dollar and extended it to 70.09, as concerns about Turkey's economic woes persisted. Analysts expect the rupee to fall further to belo...

Jet Airways sale: Offers 30% discount on flight tickets on these routes

by : FnF Desk

Jet Airways is offering up to 30 per cent discount on flight tickets under it's 'Europe On Sale' scheme, said country's second largest private airline on its website - jetairways.i...

After Japan and South Korea India third Asian nation to get STA-1 status from US

by : Lalit K Jha

India has become the third Asian country after Japan and South Korea to get the Strategic Trade Authorization-1 (STA-1) status after the US issued a federal notification to this effect, paving the wa...

Others

School Education in India needs an overhaul

by : Dr Mukul Kapoor

Education is a process of facilitating learning, acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits. A significant portion of training imparted in our country is wasteful. This bitter, hars...

India needs 45 more satellites in space: K Sivan

by : FnF Desk

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman K Sivan has been attracting flak for the controversial removal of a senior colleague and director of ISRO's, Space Application Centre, Tapan Mis...

ISRO wants Chandrayaan-2 lander to orbit moon first

by : FnF Desk

After years of preparation, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) just weeks ago decided to change the Chandrayaan-2 mission, which will now see the Lander — that was initially going to soft...

Entertainment

Sacred Sound Wellness Concert at New Delhi

by : FnF Correspondent

Sound Healing with Singing Bowl & Gong Bells has been emerging as one of the most powerful & potent healing science of modern times to treat almost any form of medical disorders, to alter consciousne...

Twisted interpretation of history: Challenging times for artists, filmmakers

by : Amulya Ganguli

At the root of the controversy over the release of the Hindi feature film "Padmavati" is, first, the saffron brotherhood's interpretation of history with a pronounced anti-Muslim bias and, second...

Punekars are all set to sing along with SANAM

by : FnF Correspondent

After performing for a massive audience of over 5000 people last year, Trustfort Events brings back 'Virsaa with Sanam Again'. Pune is soon to witness the magic of India's 'Fabulou...

Health

NHPM will wreck the financial health of private hospitals

by : FnF Correspondent

The Niti Aayog and the NHPM scheme, unfortunately, seems to have an unrealistic perception of healthcare dynamics. However, fortunately, in this article, he accepts that infrastructure costs were not ...

Happy National Doctors Day - But are the Doctors Happy??

by : Dr Mukul Kapoor

National Doctors Day was celebrated in India on 1st July in memory of the iconic Bharat Ratna Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy, India's first Union Health Minister, whose birth and death centenary fall on t...

Smoking tobacco is globally the second leading cause of heart diseases

by : Shreya Ganguly

In tobacco cigarette, there is combustion, a burning of an organic material that generates temperatures up to 900 degree Celsius. Chronic exposure to this tends to thicken blood vessels, making them w...

Editor's Blog

Oped: Hindutva, Jobs or Farmers, whats the deal this season

by : Priti Prakash

Its just few months before the 2019 general elections will be declared. Political parties have sound...

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Should the security forces be given free hand to deal with terrorists in J&K?

Bloggers Spot

Obituary: My brief moment with M Karunanidhi when i missed to quote him as Kalaignar

by : Satya Narayan Sahu

M. Karunanidhi, reverentially known as Kalaignar is no more. I recall that four years back DMK MP Ti...

Conduct Rules for whom?

by : Rajeshwar Singal

This may sound like a dilemma, but it is not far from truth. Conduct Rules are meant to govern condu...

Food and Dissent: How food is related to sustainability and climate change

by : Sunita Narain

The idea of secularism is this very idea of India which respects the equality of all. Of course, wit...

Common Man and Judicial System

by : Ravi Kishore

Today every one is talking about judicial accountability i.e. how the whole system of judiciary is t...

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