Wednesday, May 04th 2016
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Former Indian Air Force (IAF) chief S P Tyagi is alleged to have met AgustaWestland middlemen seven times - from 2004 to 2007 - and travelled to Italy thrice after his re...

by : FnF Desk

Your mobile wallet, which has been serving your need for instant cash in an electronic form for sundry transactions, will also empower you further with companies in the b...

by : Meghna Mittal

It's not just the assembly elections that are making news from West Bengal. Of late, the Kolkata-based Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), funded by the unio...

by : KS Jayaraman
National

Vijay Mallya resigns as MP; says he is disappointed with RS colleagues

by : FnF Correspondent

Liquor baron Vijay Mallya resigned from his capacity as a member of parliament, a week after the Rajya Sabha ethics panel recommended his termination....

Needling political rivals with graffiti, slogans in West Bengal polls

by : Sahana Ghosh

The peppy 'Thanda thanda cool cool' may remind you of the prickly summer heat but in West Bengal, such saucy limericks, pick-ups from advertisements and matching graffiti are being rigorousl...

Google Doodle celebrates 90th birth anniversary of cartoonist Mario Miranda

by : FnF Desk

Tech gaint Google on Monday celebrated the 90th birth anniversary of renowned cartoonist Mario Miranda, best known for his works published in The Times of India and the Illustrated Weekly of India....

World

ISKCON pins hopes on Modi for Krishna temple in Moscow

by : FnF Desk

It was in the forefront to stall a ban on the Hindu holy book, the Bhagavad Gita, in a Siberian city, but somewhat like the story of Lord Krishna, whose address....

CIA mocked for 'live tweeting' Bin Laden killing after 5 years

by : FnF Desk

US spy agency Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) 'live tweeted' the military raid that killed Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Pakistan five years ago, drawing criticism and satire on socia...

Italy must return marine if India's jurisdiction is proved: UN tribunal

by : FnF Desk

Italy will have to return its marine Salvatore Girone, held in India on murder charges, in case the court finds Indian jurisdiction over the case, the United Nations (UN) tribunal. ...

Others

Street Children get well-being day care center in Delhi- Balaknama Impact

by : FnF Correspondent

May 1 is observed as International Worker Day or Labor Day worldwide. In India lakhs of children (approx 40 million works in India) are working in difficult situations and hardships....

Russia 'gunning' for tourists with MiGs, tanks, AK-56s

by : FnF Desk

Firing Kalashnikovs, flying gunships, stomping about in tanks and sweating it out in army fatigues, that's Russia's cutting edge arsenal of ideas for attracting tourists. ...

Horror of confinement: Inside Kashmir's home for juveniles

by : Javaid Trali

On the outskirts of the city lies an expansive but shabby-looking complex with beige colour walls beside the banks of a mountain stream. This is Kashmir's only correctional facility for juvenile ...

Business

Key bills and quarterly earnings to influence markets' trends

by : Rohit Vaid

Quarterly earnings' results, along with the government's ability to break the parliament's logjam and inflow of foreign funds, are expected to set the tone for the Indian equity markets...

India's looming demographic disaster, top 5 indicators

by : Abhishek Waghmare

India will need to generate 280 million jobs between now and 2050, the year when the working-age population (15 to 64) will peak, according to a new report, amid indicators that the country's dem...

China is the king of fake goods, India the 5th biggest exporter

by : FnF Desk

India is the fifth biggest exporter of fake goods globally, while China is on the top with a huge 63% share in the estimated half-a-trillion dollar worldwide imports of counterfeit and pirated goods....

Entertainment

Swara Bhaskar-starrer 'Nil Battey Sannata' going well at box office

by : FnF Desk

Swara Bhaskar-starrer 'Nil Battey Sannata', which narrates a story of a single-mother working as a domestic help to ensure that her daughter receives good education, is having a good run at ...

'Kabali' first teaser clocks over 4 million views in one day

by : FnF Desk

The first teaser of Rajinikanth-starrer Tamil gangster drama 'Kabali' has garnered over 4 million views since it was unveiled on Sunday, making it the highest for a south Indian film. Sport...

Sunny Leone wants to swim with the sharks one day in her life

by : FnF Desk

Actress Sunny Leone has a pretty unusual bucket list. Where many dream of trying out various adventure sports like bungee jumping and sky diving, Sunny says she wishes to 'swim with the sharks�...

Human Interest

India's quiet tide of childhood obesity

by : FnF Desk

Obesity plagues India's affluent, and it transcends socio-economic differences when it originates in childhood. Social and environmental factors are the driving forces behind childhood obesity in...

Indian GPS will take some more time to start operation

by : FnF Desk

The common man in India has to wait for some more time to use the 'Indian GPS' as the Indian navigation system has to be formally declared operational after checking and cross-checking, indu...

Art exhibit to spread awareness about Sikh identity in the America

by : FnF Desk

Even after fifteen years of the 9/11 tragedy, Sikhs in the US feel they are more likely to face profiling, bigotry and backlash than the average American because of the two distinct symbols of their i...

Editor's Blog

Odd and Even Delhi: When there's a will there's a way

by : Priti Prakash

Bringing down pollution in Delhi being the main concern behind the odd even scheme it is to be kept ...

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Has the government failed to manage draught year after year in our country?

Bloggers Spot

Car Free Day in Gurgaon: A perspective from Mahatma Gandhi

by : Satya Narayan Sahu

Proliferation of cars in our towns and cities has caused unending problems such as pollution of air,...

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...

Dengue or crop failure, concern of climate alert

by : Sunita Narain

What does farmer's despair over crop failure have in common with dengue fever, which is ravaging Del...

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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