Odisha MLA performs last rites of poor woman after no one came forward

Jharsuguda (Odisha): Bringing in a glimmer of hope in the days of caste and religious divide, a Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislator from Rengali performed the last rites of an old woman, who was ostracised by her community, in Amnapali village of Jharsuguda district. Continue reading “Odisha MLA performs last rites of poor woman after no one came forward”

UK to ban drone flying by underage users

London July 30: The United Kingdom has proposed a legislation that would put a ban on drone flying by underage users.
The legislation includes age restriction where users under 18 years of age will be banned from flying drones weighing over 0.55 pounds, TechCrunch reported.
However, kids can still fly a drone provided there is adult supervision.
The UK has also imposed other rules for drone flying including restricting height of consumer drone flights to 400 feet and ban near airports.

Minorities Commission Rejects “Ban Church Confessions” Recommendation

NEW DELHI July 30: The National Commission for Minorities (NCM) on Saturday strongly opposed the National Commission for Women’s (NCW) recommendation for abolishing the practice of confessions in churches, saying it was an integral part of Christianity and cannot be interfered with. Continue reading “Minorities Commission Rejects “Ban Church Confessions” Recommendation”

This 15 year old Malayalee boy from US graduated as a biomedical engineer 

NEW YORK July 30: A 15-year-old Indian-American child prodigy has reached a milestone in his academic journey and is all set to start his doctorate after completing his graduation in biomedical engineering, according to a media report. Continue reading “This 15 year old Malayalee boy from US graduated as a biomedical engineer “

Pak elects Hindu candidate to National Assembly for first time

Islamabad July 30: 16 years after non-Muslims won the right to contest general elections and exercise their franchise, Mahesh Kumar Malani of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has become the first ever Hindu candidate to win a National Assembly (NA) seat in Pakistan’s electoral history. Continue reading “Pak elects Hindu candidate to National Assembly for first time”

Pakistan Parties Announce Protest Demanding New Elections

ISLAMABAD July 27: A group of Pakistani political parties Friday announced protests demanding new elections following allegations of rigging in this week’s nationwide polls that were won by cricket hero Imran Khan’s party. Continue reading “Pakistan Parties Announce Protest Demanding New Elections”

College students in Kochi working towards plastic-free culture

KOCHI July 26: When the 100 students of Sahodaran Ayyappan Memorial College of Education in Poothotta, Kochi, walked out of their institution, they knew it was about time to change the world of its corrupt ways through small steps. Continue reading “College students in Kochi working towards plastic-free culture”

Over 20 Indian-Origin People Sentenced In Massive US Call Centre Scam

NEW YORK July 23: Over 20 Indian-origin people have been sentenced for up to 20 years in prison in the United States for their involvement in a multi million-dollar India-based call center scam which defrauded thousands of US citizens of hundreds of millions of dollars. Continue reading “Over 20 Indian-Origin People Sentenced In Massive US Call Centre Scam”

Baby Helps Revive Mother From Coma in Kerala

VAZHOOR, KERALA July 20: A newborn baby seems to be bringing his 28-year old mother out of coma into which she had slipped in the third month of pregnancy as she is showing signs of improvement since beginning breastfeeding. Continue reading “Baby Helps Revive Mother From Coma in Kerala”

Court Summons Mohammed Shami In Cheque Bounce Case Filed By Wife

KOLKATTA July 19: A court in Kolkata has summoned Indian pacer Mohammed Shami in connection with the alleged dishonour of a cheque given to his estranged wife Hasin Jahan, her lawyer said on Wednesday. Continue reading “Court Summons Mohammed Shami In Cheque Bounce Case Filed By Wife”