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Rahul Gandhi does not inspire me. He certainly is not my choice of a leader. Yet Rahul going to PM and hugging him after his speech which was sharp, critical and caused ...

by : Satya Narayan Sahu

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...

by : Dr Mukul Kapoor

It was not very long ago that the daily dose of entertainment for the average Indian household came from the soaps that ran like clockwork at dinner time. Now, it is not ...

by : FnF Desk
Country

Who am I? Rahul Gandhi slams Modi government using a pop quiz after attack on Swami Agnivesh

by : FnF Correspondent

Congress president Rahul Gandhi attacked the government using a pop quiz that asked people to the name the "perpetrator of hatred and fear”, a day after social activist Swami Agnivesh was attacked a...

Rs 1,484 crore spent on PM Narendra Modi's visits to 84 countries, reveals government data

by : FnF Desk

The details of Modi's foreign travel expenditure under the three heads were shared in the Rajya Sabha by Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh. PM Modi visited a total of 84 countries i...

Saving Karnataka HD Kumaraswamy government is vital for opposition unity

by : Amulya Ganguli

It is unfortunate for those planning a confrontation with the BJP that the current signs about the longevity of the H.D. Kumaraswamy government in Karnataka are not very reassuring. Having been uncha...

World

Iran criticises India for not making promised investments in Chabahar port, warns lose 'special privileges' if it buys crude from Saudi Arabia, US

by : FnF Correspondent

Iran criticized India for not fulfilling its promise of making investments in expansion of the strategically located Chabahar port and said New Delhi will stand to lose 'special privileges' ...

Islamic State owns up as death toll leaps to 133 in twin election-related blasts in Pakistan

by : FnF Desk

At least 133 people, including a top nationalist leader, were killed and over 200 others injured today in a powerful suicide blast and a targeted attack on separate election rallies in Pakistan, the d...

For Modi govt US again, ahead of Lok Sabha poll India invites Trump to be chief guest at 2019 Republic Day parade, in 2015 it was Obama

by : FnF Correspondent

India is believed to have sent an invite to US President Donald Trump to be the chief guest at the 2019 Republic Day Parade. According to a report, the Modi government had sent an invite to the US pr...

FIFA World Cup 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018 Final: They wins heart; pride and tears for Croatians after 4-2 loss against France

by : FnF Desk

When the FIFA World Cup 2018 final whistle blew fans who had gathered in Ban Jelacic square in the capital Zagreb to watch the match on a big screen hugged each other in commiseration. One young woman...

FIFA World Cup 2018: Vladimir Putin gets trolled For bringing only one umbrella during fierce downpour at Award Ceremony

by : FnF Desk

Russia president Vladimir Putin stood happily under an umbrella during the award ceremony after France defeated Croatia 4-2 to lift the 2018 FIFA World Cup title at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. Putin c...

Didier Deschamps: Young France Manager and young France players are 'on top of the world'

by : FnF Desk

Didier Deschamps said France were 'swimming in happiness' after his players interrupted his post-World Cup final press conference, dancing and showering their manager in drinks as they cele...

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...

Earth is showered with interstellar dust that may be older than the solar system

by : FnF Desk

Scientists discovered grains called GEMS (glass with embedded metal and sulfides), which are believed to originate from comets, might be a dusty relic from before the formation of our solar system. Th...

Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensemble of Mumbai declared as a World Heritage Property by UNESCO

by : FnF Correspondent

In yet another landmark achievement, India's nomination of the "Victorian and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai" has been inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage list. The decision was taken at the...

Entertainment

Nuclear tests were India's most defining moment: John Abraham

by : Radhika Bhirani

"Parmanu - The Story of Pokhran" is on India's 1998 nuclear tests. The subjects may seem fit for documentaries, but actor John Abraham - the common factor as the producer of the films - says his ...

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...

National Film Awards 2018 ceremony: What a protocol Mahamahim! It's a goof-up of your office; film industry disappointed

by : FnF Correspondent

If the President secretariat works properly and not stuck about so called newly adopted protocol, the National Film Awards ceremony 2018 may becomes a big hit and controversy may be avoided. Many regi...

Health

Nipah virus scare: No need to panic; adopt good hygiene practices

by : FnF Desk

The Nipah virus is a zoonotic disease that is naturally transmitted from vertebrate animals to humans, while human-to-human transmission has also been documented. Nipah virus can be transmitted by inf...

In coming times, quality of Indian doctors will be wanting

by : Dr Mukul Kapoor

Indian doctors have occupied the pride of place in the medical fraternity of the western world and are acknowledged as respected and influential clinicians. Indian doctors were able to reach such leve...

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?

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Obituary: Parvati Sahu, a ordinary lady with a great soul

by : Satya Narayan Sahu

A very few in late fifties have grand mothers and I had and her name was Shrimati Parvati Sahu. She ...

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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