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Google India paid homage to Rukhmabai Raut, the first Indian woman to practice medicine in colonial India, with a doodle. "Today's Doodle by illustrator Shr...

by : FnF Correspondent

Even as camera-friendly and Internet-savvy Prime Minister Narendra Modi waxes eloquent on his "Beti Padhao Beti Bachao" campaign, the right-wing fringe elements...

by : Saket Suman

Being a woman entrepreneur may be aspirational for many, but is it easy being one? As people celebrated women entrepreneurship day on Sunday, many of them say entrepreneu...

by : Aparajita Gupta

Gujarat Assembly elections 2017: Congress's first & second list of candidates

by : FnF Correspondent

The CEC of Congress selected following candidates for the forthcoming first phase of elections to the Legislative Assembly of Gujarat. 77 names were declared in the list for first phase....

48th International Film Festival of India starts with Cultural extravaganza in Goa

by : FnF Correspondent

Minister of Textiles and Information & Broadcasting, Smriti Zubin Irani has said that India is a land of festivals, celebrations, dynamic youth and stories, where in stories were told in over 1600 di...

Gujarat Assembly elections 2017: BJP announces third list, 8 go to Patels

by : FnF Correspondent

The BJP Central Election Committee declared its third list of candidates for the ensuing General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Gujarat. ...


Judge Dalveer Bhandari reelected to the International Court of Justice

by : FnF Correspondent

It was a proud moment for India when Judge Dalveer Bhandari was reelectd to the International Court of Justice in a tough contest. ...

BBC investigation exposes US, UK protecting IS jihadists in Syria

by : Saeed Naqvi

The BBC expose, with graphic visuals, is quite emphatic: the US and British led coalition forces enabled hundreds of IS jihadists escape from Raqqa after the headquarters of their self declared Caliph...

'Too early to say if there's Trump effect on tourism business'

by : Nivedita

US President Donald Trump's travel ban and immigration policies might have not gone down well in some parts of the world but Caroline Beteta, the Visit California President and CEO, says it'...


Bollywood tie-ups: A lucrative e-commerce formula

by : Nivedita

Bollywood plays a big role in influencing youth and, keeping this in mind, the trend of e-commerce websites associating with films and film celebrities has of late gone to the next level. This partner...

Global enterpreneurship summit calls for empowering women entrepreneurship

by : FnF Correspondent

The eminent women from the different walks of life in India called upon the government and the other agencies to empower women entrepreneurs to give a filip to Indian industries. ...

POWERGRID completes Govt's prestigious project extending Grid connectivity to Leh-Ladakh region

by : FnF Correspondent

POWERGRID has successfully completed and charged 220 kV S/c Leh - Khalsti Line section of 220 KV S/c Alusteng (Srinagar) - Leh Transmission line, along with 220/66 kV GIS sub-stations at Leh and Khals...


SAMBHAV 2017: The 12th edition of A.L.P.A.N.A. event shows the artistic talents of Divyang persons

by : FnF Correspondent

SAMBHAV has become a platform for learning across cultures and territories, not only within India but also across the world. It has created a space of creativity for each other. SAMBHAV 2017 has expan...

Transparency through Technology Driving Initiatives in Women and Child Development Ministry

by : Anuradha Das

India is fraught with corruption even in areas where one is expected not to indulge in such activities. What can be a more important domain than that of abandoned children, and poor women, and distres...

Environmental doomsday: Kashmir's vanishing fish, turtle doves, migratory birds

by : Sheikh Qayoom

Kashmir's fish are dying because of eutrophication (excess of nutrients leading to oxygen depletion), turtle doves have almost stopped visiting paddy fields to pick grain and, alarmingly, lesser ...


Nothing can stop release of 'Padmavati', says Deepika Padukone

by : FnF Desk

Padmavati marks the third film that Deepika has worked in under Bhansali's direction after romantic crime drama Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela and historical drama Bajirao Mastani — all of whic...

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...

Rs 10 Crore for heads of Deepika Padukone, Padmavati Director: BJP Official

by : FnF Correspondent

The vitriol over Bollywood film Padmavati went up a notch as a BJP office bearer from Haryana said he would double the bounty on the heads of actor Deepika Padukone and filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali...


Make eye donation a family tradition, blindness is curable

by : FnF Desk

Every fifth blind person in the world is an Indian. Of the 15 million blind people in India, 1.1 million suffer from corneal blindness. And 25,000 new cases are added to this backlog annually....

Five new malaria vaccine targets discovered

by : FnF Desk

Scientists have discovered five new malaria vaccine targets that lead to reduction in the parasite's ability to enter the red blood cells....

Water births more comfortable, but awareness missing in India

by : Somrita Ghosh

Many women dread their approaching delivery date because they do not want to go through a caesarean section (C-section) or are afraid of labour pains. Health experts suggest that couples can opt for w...

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India's 70: Are we paying a price for our democracy!

by : Priti Prakash

Independence was a painful journey that got with it death, destruction, migration, division, sacrifi...

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Tribute to Indira Gandhi, a Planetary Citizen of the World

by : Satya Narayan Sahu

Today is the birth anniversary of Shrimati Indira Gandhi who was the first woman Prime Minister of o...

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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