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India

  • BJP Advani Rath yatra rolls

    SITABDIARA (Bihar), Oct 11 (): BJP leader L K Advani rath yatra against corruption and to bring back black money was flagged by Bihar CM Nitish Kumar from the home town of Jayprakash Narayan. “I am formally launching my Jan Chetna Yatra against corruption and for bringing back black money stashed away abroad,” Advani said…

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  • Preference for sons on the decline among Indian women

    New Delhi, Oct 11 (): The latest report of the Central Statistics Office (CSO) on Gender Issues shows that Indian women preferring sons over daughters is declining though not totally out.  There has been a 16% drop since 1992 and it is pronounced in the rural areas. Kerala women top the list of those whose preference for…

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  • Telangana stir hits train services

    Hyderabad, Oct 11 (): South Central Railway (SCR) dropped the idea of running services despite the three day blockade of train by Telangana agitators. Telangana leader KCR was booked for instigating enmity. Railways decided to cancel 59 express and 42 passenger trains as a precautionary measure. The South Central Railway (SCR) also announced partial cancellation…

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  • Watch smallest full moon

    New Delhi, Oct 11 (): If today is Pournami (full moon) then tomorrow you see a moon that is much smaller than you have seen in your life. “In my more than 40 years as an amateur astronomer, I’ve given countless numbers of people views of a variety of celestial objects through telescopes. And most…

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  • Bigg Boss 5 – Nihita Biswas out, Amar Upadhyay in

    Karjat, Oct 9 (): The female inmates will now have once-famous television actor Amar Upadhyay for company. The actor-turned-producer will enter the house this Monday. Nihita Biswas, bikini killer Charles Sobhraj’s wife has been eliminated from the Bigg Boss 5 house. 23 years old Nihita was called ‘Chutki’ and ‘baby’ of the house. The youngest…

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  • Fast against Koodankulam N plant has 7000 protestors

    Chennai, Oct 9 (): More than 7,000 people today observed a token fast against the Koodankulam nuclear power plant (KNPP) and vowed to intensify the struggle if the government did not scrap it. On the eve of the resumption of their stir at Idinthakarai against the Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP), the agitators got support…

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  • Kaun Banega crorepati winner complains to Sonia of harassment

    Mumbai, Oct 8 (): Aparna Malikar, 27,  a Vidarbha farmer’s widow, who recently won Rs.640,000 on quiz show ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ (KBC), in a letter to UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi wrote” After my husband died, I was forced by his brothers to leave the house. They locked the house and threw me and my two…

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  • PAK names college after Kashmir secessionist leader

    New Delhi/Srinagar, Oct 9  (): Pakistan Prime Minister Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani inaugurated medical college, Al-Shifa Eye Trust Hospital and the Government Boys Model High School in POK controlled Muzaffarabad recently. The hospital has been named in the memory of late Mirwaiz Maulvi Farooq who fell to the bullets of assailants on May…

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  • Taj Mahal to collapse says BJP MP

    New Delhi, Oct 9 (): In danger: The Taj Mahal, near Agra in India. Experts have said it could be in danger of collapsing within five years because its wooden foundations are rotting says a Daily Mail report quoting a BJP MP and historian. Ramshankar Katheria, the MP for Agra who is leading the campaign,…

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