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25, Dec 2021, by : Priti Prakash

'We are dying a slow death. Genocide in whatever form, whatever speed, we are dying slowly', mourns Penpa Tsering. He informs that the number of nuns and monks have drastically decreased and the ones that are staying put are under strict watch. In terms of religion there is a lot of surveillance by Public Security Bureau and from Intelligence Department. Read News

26, Aug 2020, by : Dr. Akanksha Saxena

It is a very serious problem. All types of martial arts cannot be learnt through one academic programme as there are different types of martial arts in different countries and there are still many forms of martial arts that we don't know about. However today Judo, Taekwondo and Shotokan karate are Olympic sports and many academic institutions are giving importance to martial arts as form of physical education. I wish that martial arts grows morw in the coming days.Read News

26, Sep 2017, by : Fnf Desk

On the verge of taking a political plunge, Kamal Haasan says he is willing to dive to any extent -be it joining hands with or quitting cinema -if it means public good. Excerpts from an interview with Arun Ram :Read News

07, Oct 2015, by : FnF Desk

Noted writer Nayantara Sahgal has returned the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award in protest against what she called the 'vanishing space' for diversity. The niece of India's first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, Sahgal said the recent killing of a man on the suspicion that beef was cooked in his home and recent killings of rationalists MM Kalburgi, Narendra Dabholkar and Govind Pansare prompted her to return the government honour.Read News

27, Oct 2013, by : FnF Correspondent

I have written for Bollywood, I have written for poem lovers and readers, I have written for my daughter too but now I am writing for my grandson, says renowned poet and lyricist Gulzar. "It is very difficult to learn and decipher the language of children. It is altogether a different literary world.Read News

09, Oct 2012, by : Vikas Datta

Without Mahatma Gandhi, free India would have fragmented further while Pakistan's existence is "difficult to conceive" without Mohammad Ali Jinnah, says a British historian who has contrasted the two leaders in his latest book. The effect of individuals in historical developments can be debatable but the fact of one free India and Pakistan is difficult to imagine without these two leaders, Roderick Matthews, author of "Jinnah and Gandhi", said in an interview Read News

03, Mar 2012, by : FnF Correspondent

Under fire from a section of Muslim community for his remarks on Gujarat riots, Pakistani Islamic scholar Tahir-ul-Qadri has clarified that he only stated that unfortunate incidents should not recur. Qadri accused a section of media of distorting his statement made during his visit to Gujarat last week. Read News

28, Feb 2012, by : Pradipta Tapadar

Robbed of a home and a peaceful life, Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen feels that religious fundamentalists apart, the responsibility for her sufferings lies on the "politicians of the Indian subcontinent" who have labelled her anti-Islam and banned her books.Read News

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