Tuesday, Oct 06th 2015
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Lying near thick deodar forests, terraced cornfields, apple orchards and jagged mountains, the hamlet of Dardpora looks idyllic. But this Kashmiri village nurtures deep w...

by : Muhammad Zulqarnain Zulfi

Cricket series with India seems impossible in the prevailing circumstances, Pakistan's National Security and Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz has said. ...

by : FnF Correspondent

Violence erupted in the temple town of Varanasi, the parliamentary constituency of prime minister Narendra Modi, on Monday when saints and Hindu religious groups taking o...

by : FnF Correspondent
Bihar Poll 2015

Are upper castes, Pappu Yadav decisive factors in Bihar poll 2015?

by : Amitava Mukherjee

Upper caste voters and the Jana Adhikar Party of Pappu Yadav may significantly influence results of the coming Bihar assembly elections. While the JD(U)-RJD-Congress combine has been leaving no stone ...

A BJP Bihar win will allow stockbrokers to sell 'ache din' again

by : FnF Desk

Bihar is the poorest state in India as measured by the per capita income. Data released by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation shows that for 2014-15, the per capita income of the ...

Congress warhorse faces BJP rebel in triangular contest

by : FnF Correspondent

By his own admission, this is the last electoral battle for Sadanand Singh, a veteran Congress leader and eight-time legislator in Bihar. And he is not having it easy. While locals here say Singh is p...

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Nitin Gadkari chairs 1st meeting of the National Sagarmala Apex Committee

by : FnF Correspondent

Sagarmala programme seeks to achieve the Prime Minister's vision of port led development by focusing on port modernization and capacity augmentation, efficient and speedy evacuation; port led ind...

Bengaluru braces for traffic chaos, PM Modi and German Chancellor Merkel in city

by : FnF Desk

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel get set to talk technology in Bengaluru, several of the city's roads have been turned into no parking zones, raising fears of a...

Air Chief Arup Raha inaugurates induction publicity exhibition vehicle

by : FnF Defence Correspondent

Amidst the Indian Air Force's 83rd anniversary celebrations, Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha inaugurated the Induction Publicity Exhibition Vehicle (IPEV), at Air Force Statio...


Two scientists share 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics

by : FnF Desk

Takaaki Kajita of Japan and Arthur McDonald of Canada have won the Nobel Prize in physics for the discovery of neutrino oscillations. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said the two researchers had...

Russian Vladimir Putin sees Barack Obama's coolness as weakness- and it is hurting America

by : Matt K Lewis, The Daily Caller

Weakness invites provocation, and – never one to miss an opportunity to outmanoeuvre Mr Obama – Mr Putin provided a self-serving opportunity that would also allow the president to save face: Mosco...

Loving union between a man and a woman in God's plan: Pope Francis

by : FnF Desk

Pope Francis has entered the row over a sacked gay priest by asserting that marriage is a binding bond between a man and woman. Confronting a mass of 270 bishops at St Peter's Basilica in Rome, h...


World needs 'additional shoulders' other than China to push economic growth: FM Arun Jaitley

by : FnF Correspondent

The world needs 'additional shoulders' other than China to push economic growth and this presents an opportunity for India, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said. Addressing students and fa...

PM Modi woos foreign investors, hopes for GST rollout in 2016

by : FnF Correspondent

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said India is a "bright spot" in global economic slowdown and assured foreign investors of favourable business conditions, including strong intellectual property rig...

BSE Sensex closes 147 points higher, NSE Nifty above 8,150

by : FnF Desk

The S&P BSE Sensex closes 0.55%, or 147.33 points, higher at 26,932.88, while the CNX Nifty ends 0.41%, or 33.60 points, higher at 8,152.90. The today's top Sensex gainers are, Tata Motors (up 5....


SRK to deliver lecture at University of Edinburgh

by : FnF Correspondent

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan will give a public lecture at the New College of University of Edinburgh on October 15. The 49-year-old "Chennai Express" star has not directly commented but re-twe...

Canadian police slam Deepa Mehta's film 'Beeba Boys' for glamorising gangsters' lifestyle

by : FnF Desk

The Canadian police have criticised the glamorisation of local gang lifestyle in Indo-Canadian director Deepa Mehta's new movie Beeba Boys, a media report said. Sergeant Lindsey Houghton from the...

Every superstar has insecurity, says Irrfan Khan

by : FnF Correspondent

In a career spanning roughly 27 years, Irrfan Khan has attained stardom by being a part of Bollywood and Hollywood movies, but he feels a certain insecurity persists in an actor's life. ...


Rameswaram, temple tourism and much more

by : Venkatachari Jagannathan

As the train slowly crosses the railway bridge connecting the Indian mainland and the Pamban island in Rameswaram, one is fascinated looking at the sea below. This turns into thrill as the train enter...

Call centre employee gangraped inside moving van in Bengaluru

by : FnF Desk

'A woman in her twenties, an employee with a call centre here, was gang-raped on the night of October 3 by two persons in South-East Bengaluru,' City Police Commissioner NS Megharikh told re...

Facebook satellite to beam internet to remote regions in Africa

by : FnF Desk

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg took to his own timeline on Monday to announce that the company would be providing web access … from space. A new satellite called Amos-6 will make the web access...

Editor's Blog

Proud of being an Indian: What's our USP!

by : Priti Prakash

Its India's 69th anniversary of Independence and we are very young a nation. Marching forward in tim...

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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...

From basic needs to infrastructure, governance matters

by : Sunita Narain

We first need to recognise that India and countries like ours have to find new technical solutions a...

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...