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In a bid to connect important pilgrimage destinations of eastern India with the northeast at cheapest available rates, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Union M...

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Popular Hindi novelist Ved Prakash Sharma, who has 176 novels to his credit, breathed his last on February 17. The 62-year-old wasn't keeping well since the last few...

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The Minister of Women and Child Development, Maneka Gandhi has urged schools to strictly observe Guidelines for Eliminating Corporal Punishment, issued by the National Co...

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Shri Ram VanGaman Path Yatra 2017
Politics

UP: Women winning fewer elections, losing deposits in larger numbers

by : Rahul Mohan Sharma

Poor, populous Uttar Pradesh was the first state to have a female chief minister - Sucheta Kriplani from 1963 to 1967 - but this pioneering effort has not improved prospects for women in elections. Th...

O Panrselvam camp of AIADMK removes Sasikala

by : FnF Correspondent

In a tit for tat move, the O Panneerselvam camp today "removed" AIADMK General Secretary V K Sasikala and her two relatives from the party for "going against its principles and ideals". ...

Seven decades after independence in UP, villages still cry for roads

by : Anand Singh

Seven decades after independence, residents of a large number of villages in Tilhar constituency here in Uttar Pradesh continue making one key demand: better and macadamised roads.They complain that n...

International

China lodges protest with India over Taiwanese parliamentarians visit

by : FnF Desk

China said on Wednesday it had lodged a protest with India over the ongoing visit of parliamentarians from Taiwan, the latest issue to test in already strained ties....

Huge Baghdad car bomb kills at least 52

by : FnF Desk

A powerful car bomb ripped through a used car market in the south of Iraq's capital Thursday, killing more than 50 people in the deadliest such attack this year, officials said. ...

​Donald trump's muslim country travel ban revised decision

by : FnF Desk

The Justice Department will not fight for Donald Trump's Muslim ban executive order which was struck down by a federal court - the President will file a revised travel ban instead....

Business

Mars 2020 rover set to sport more efficient robotic arm

by : FnF Desk

As the US space agency NASA prepares to send its next Mars 2020 mission in search of signs of life on the Red Planet, a Pasadena-based company is busy developing the rover's robotic arm which, it...

With ISRO's record India to be one-stop shop for global satellite players

by : FnF Desk

Over the next five years, over 3,000 such satellites with sizes varying from a small shoebox to a 24-inch television set and weighing one kg to 50 kg are expected to be built and launched by various p...

Aero India-2017: Foreign firms to chase Make in India goals at air show

by : FnF Desk

Top military contractors from countries across the world have firmed up plans to tap new business opportunities under the Modi government's Make in India initiative at the Aero India-2017, Asia&#...

Others

'India's public libraries undergoing revolutionary change'

by : Saket Suman

Images of ill-maintained public libraries -- laden with dust and poor-infrastructure, barely prompting a second visit -- is undergoing a complete makeover thanks to the government's ambitious Nat...

India: When awareness means protection

by : Abha Sharma

Tilawala is a small, nondescript village on the periphery of Jaipur, a popular tourist destination and the state capital of Rajasthan. However, there is something that sets it apart from the other ham...

Women MPs on National Women's Parliament stress women empowerment

by : FnF Correspondent

A 3-day first National Women's Parliament was held at Amaravati aimed at encouraging women's empowerment. The objectives of Conference was to facilitate an interaction between women from div...

Entertainment

Irada Movie Review: Movie has its heart in the right place

by : FnF Desk

Irada Story, Army man, Parabjeet Walia(Naseeruddin Shah) dotes on his only daughter Riya (Rumana Molla). He is shattered when she is declared terminally-ill. On digging deeper to find the real cause o...

Mudassar Aziz confirms a sequel of Abhay Deol starrer Happy Bhag Jayegi

by : FnF Desk

Filmmaker Mudassar Aziz has decided to make a sequel to Abhay Deol and Diana Penty-starrer Happy Bhag Jayegi. ...

Music in blood: Rajasthan's Langhas don't marry into other communities

by : Sahana Ghosh

As distinctive as their full-throated voices, the Langhas, a Muslim community of folk musicians from Rajasthan, have evolved a rather unique way to preserve their identity for centuries. It's a s...

Health

Believe it or not! Fruits, vegetables tackle depression in two weeks

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A lot has been said about the health benefits of inculcating fruits and vegetables in our daily diet but the researchers have now proved the psychological benefits of a balanced meal. They have found ...

Women who smoke during pregnancy could be damaging their baby's hearing

by : FnF Desk

Women who smoke during pregnancy and after giving birth may risk damaging the hearing of their children, a study suggests.Nicotine exposure before birth and during breastfeeding can cause a key brain ...

A brain injury is two times more likely to develop attention problems

by : FnF Desk

People with mild to moderate brain injuries are two times more likely to have developed attention problems and those with severe injuries are five times more likely to develop secondary Attention Defi...

Editor's Blog

Demonetization, a bitter pill stuck in the throat

by : Priti Prakash

The year 2016 finale saw a defining descendency of the state of Indian economic health. Demonetizati...

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Will the state election 2017 be the litmus test for Modi govt's policies?

Bloggers Spot

Rising intolerance and worship of Goddess Saraswati

by : Satya Narayan Sahu

Invocation of Goddess Saraswati, the Goddess of learning, is an age old tradition of Hindus. It is a...

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...

Twice bitten, not yet shy

by : Sunita Narain

Urban India is sick. Yes, that is right. Across our cities, dengue and chikungunya are taking their ...

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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