Four men in India, one of them a police driver, landed behind bars Thursday after they attempted to sell a “genie in a bottle” to an unsuspecting man in West Bengal’s Burdwan city. According to NDTV, the con began after Tapas Roy Choudhury, the victim, was informed by a friend that there was a merchant in Burdwan selling a $15,000 “ghost” thatRead More →

As consumers, we are all paying GST on various goods and services in our daily lives. By becoming aware about key aspects of GST, we can better appreciate the role of GST in nation-building; can educate our friends and relatives; can raise voice confidently against any malpractices; can be aRead More →

Roadkills, a newly launched Android app, lets users in India record information on deaths of animals — both domestic and wild — on roads or railway lines, and upload geotagged photos. Such roadkill data can be useful for both researchers and people planning infrastructure projects across the country, conservationists say.Read More →

Srinagar: On Tuesday, January 9, Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (JKBOSE) declared the result of students appeared in 10th class examinations. Over 62 percent students were declared successful. A BOSE official said that 69,056 students including 35,997 boys and 33,059 girls appeared in the examinations of which 63.33Read More →

If we look at the happenings of last few years, it has somehow shaken the spirits of the Muslim community. Indian Muslims are very much confused; the despondency can be seen among them. It may be aptly described by the couplets of Akbar Allahabadi: Ham aah bhi karte hain toRead More →

The Indian government’s mandatory biometric identification project, Aadhaar, could lead to millions of people being denied access to essential services and benefits in violation of their human rights, Amnesty International India and Human Rights Watch said today. The large-scale collection of personal and biometric data, and linking it to aRead More →

A village in Uttar Pradesh has started giving toilets saffron colour. Kripalpur village is in Samajwadi Party chief and former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav’s home district Etawah. Village Pradhan (head) Ved Pal has got toilets painted in saffron colour, raising some eyebrows in the political circles. “They (Bharatiya Janata Party)Read More →