Wednesday, Jan 17th 2018
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Subsidy given to thousands of Haj pilgrims each year will be scrapped, the government announced today, saying the big move would help empower Muslims with dignity. "...

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The half-naked, mutilated body of a Dalit girl was found from the banks of a water channel in Haryana's Jind district. Upon medical examination, it was found that th...

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To take these historical ties of friendly and productive neighborhood ahead the Golden Jubilee of the establishment of formal diplomatic relations between India and Bhuta...

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Country

Innovation Conclave organized by NIFI and Team Padman on Grassroots Innovations of the country

by : FnF Correspondent

Grassroots Innovation in India and film fraternity bridged the gap today through a fireside chat, a very meaningful interaction indeed at Bhaidas Auditorium in Mumbai. Akshay Kumar represented the fil...

Passport rules undergo change, no last page, color codes for ECR

by : FnF Correspondent

As the last page of the passport would not be printed now, the passport holders with ECR status would be issued a passport with orange colour passport jacket and those with non-ECR status would contin...

SC Judges versus CJI: Govt steers clear, BJP says Congress out to politicise crisis

by : FnF Correspondent

The move by the four senior-most judges of the Supreme Court to go public with complaints against the institution has left the government and the BJP "shocked”, but leaders remained tight-lipped on ...

World

Myanmar Army confesses of killing Rohingya muslims, mass grave found

by : FnF Desk

Myanmar's army has admitted responsibility for the killing of 10 Rohingya people found in a mass grave in the country's Rakhine state in December, but it did not identify the victims as civi...

Modi-Netanyahu meet: Why there are limitations to India-Israel relations

by : Talmiz Ahmad, The Wire

India is anxious to see a settlement of the various contentions in the region, many of which are aggravated by Israel's actions, while Israel on its part shows little interest in engaging constru...

In Oval Office meeting, President Trump uses vulgar language, asks why allow immigrants from 'shithole countries'

by : FnF Desk

President Donald Trump questioned Thursday why the US would accept more immigrants from Haiti and 'shithole countries' in Africa rather than places like Norway, as he rejected a bipartisan i...

Business

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. ...

SBI may cut minimum balance requirement for savings accounts

by : FnF Correspondent

State Bank of India said that it is looking at revising minimum balance amount and penalty charges of its accounts. The move comes after SBI faced all-round flak for earning Rs. 1,771.67 crore, more t...

Literature

'Path of the Swan' synopsis and a brief outline of 'The Golden Dakini'

by : Charu Singh

The Path of the Swan is the first book of the Buddhist fantasy series that I have been writing for some time now. In December 2017, The Golden Dakini, the second book in the series has come out. In th...

Odia Story: Seventy or seventy two?

by : Biraja Prasad Mohanty Translated by Asit Chandra Das

Mukunda was studying with me in school up to class ten. After failing in class ten, he discontinued studies and took to his father's professional 'jajamaani'. I went to Cuttack for high...

Jaipur BookMark 2018 announces 2nd edition of 'The First Book Club New Writers Mentorship Programme'

by : FnF Correspondent

Jaipur BookMark 2018 announces its second edition of 'The First Book Club New Writers Mentorship Programme', which invites entries ranging across short-stories, poetry as well as works of fi...

Entertainment

Padmavati row: Karni Sena refuses to relent on release, warns of consequences

by : FnF Correspondent

The compromise arrived at between the censor board and makers of Padmavati has been rejected by the Karni Sena which has threatened that the government and the board will have to face the consequences...

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...

Udaipur World Music Festival returns with a bang for its third edition on 9th, 10th and 11th February 2018

by : FnF Correspondent

Get ready for one of the biggest musical treats this season, as Udaipur World Music Festival conceptualized and produced by SEHER, presented by Hindustan Zinc Limited, Wonder Cement and Rajasthan Tou...

Health

The Medical Profession is at Crossroads

by : Dr Mukul Kapoor

The medical profession in India is perhaps at its lowest repute. No profession is today as abused by the Indian public, as the doctors. You see doctors being abused, ridiculed, accused of murder/corru...

Poor sleep may put you at high risk of Alzheimer's disease

by : FnF Desk

Chronic poor sleep may contribute to cognitive decline, according to a study that shows wakeful brain produces more of the Alzheimer's protein amyloid beta than its waste-disposal system can hand...

How to get a great body, healthy skin and silky hair with coconut

by : FnF Desk

Coconut is an all-rounder not just for your diet, but also for your skin. The ingredient can enhance the sweetness of your desserts and also make for a good moisturiser, toner and make-up remover, sug...

Editor's Blog

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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Should the security forces be given free hand to deal with terrorists in J&K?

Bloggers Spot

Some reflections on the occasion of Constitution Day

by : Satya Narayan Sahu

From last year onwards 26th November is being observed as the Constitution Day. It was on 26th Novem...

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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