Month: August 2018

CAT 2018: Exam on 25 November; best books, study material for aspirants aiming for a good percentile

In the view of experts and toppers, the key component while preparing for any exam is studying from the right study material and books. The Common Admission Test or CAT 2018 is scheduled to be conducted by Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta on Sunday, 25 November. With limited time in hand, it becomes all […]

Know the Exceptional Eighteen Who Make Up India’s Women Hockey Team at Asiad 2018

In a historic first, the Indian women’s hockey team reached the Asian Games final for the first time in 20 years. The Indian women’s team won the match with a score of 1-0 against China, qualifying them for the final against Japan, which if they win, will guarantee them a gold medal, and a ticket […]

Bhima Koregaon raids updates: Gadling’s wife moves SC seeking bail for her husband, 4 other activists

16:44 (IST) Surendra Gadling’s wife moves Supreme Court According to The Leaflet, she has moved an application seeking intervention in the petition filed in the Supreme Court by Romila Thapar. She has asked for extension of the benefit of the apex court’s order putting activists under house arrest to those activists arrested on 6 June. […]

India’s Women-only Comedy Show Tackles Breasts, Bras and Bias

New Delhi: Men are strictly banned at Femapalooza, a comedy show for Indian women where the punchlines range from breasts and bras to equal pay and censorship. They are not allowed to attend, perform, or even check tickets at the most recent show at a New Delhi club. For Femapalooza founder Jeeya Sethi, humour just […]

Surendra Gadling’s wife moves SC, urges it to allow house arrest instead of incarceration in prison for her husband

Arrested lawyer Surendra Gadling’s wife Minal, moved the Supreme Court, seeking to intervene on behalf of her husband, professor Shoma Sen, Sudhir Dhawale, Mahesh Raut and Rona Wilson in a case file by Romila Thapar, according to several media reports. Gadling’s wife sought to extend the benefit of Supreme Court’s order allowing house arrests of […]

A Denmark Cop Hugged a Burqa-Clad Woman While She Was Protesting Face Veil Ban

A photo of a cop hugging a burqa-clad woman is doing rounds on the Internet. This comes after a new law in Copenhagen, Denmark that has put the Muslim women in the country in a unique, unfortunate situation. Denmark’s parliament recently rolled out a new ban on the wearing of face veils in public, leaving […]

Delhi special court grants bail to Rabri Devi, Tejashwi Yadav in IRCTC land scam case, asks Lalu to present himself

A special court in Delhi has granted bail to RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav’s wife Rabri Devi and son Tejashwi Yadav in the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) land scam case. The court ordered them to deposit a personal bond and surety of Rs one lakh each. However, a production warrant was issued against Lalu […]

These Animal Lovers in Chennai Rescued a Cat Stuck Deep Inside a Well in Just 2 Minutes

Pets stuck in unusual situations isn’t uncommon – it actually happens a lot more than you would think. Animals have a tendency to manage to get to hard-to-reach situations and then stay stuck there. Especially in Chennai, where open wells are a lot more common than usual – animals seem to find their way down […]

Job crisis in Uttar Pradesh: 3,700 PhD holders, among other over-qualified candidates, apply for peon jobs

When educated people with PhDs are applying in large numbers for peon jobs in a region, it is a strong indication of a job crisis. This is what is happening in Uttar Pradesh, where PhD holders, post graduates, among 93,000 candidates, are applying for peon jobs. The post which requires a minimum eligibility of Class 5 […]

From The Age of Dinosaurs: Pre-Historic Shark Teeth Re-Surfaces on Beach

A set of rare teeth from a giant prehistoric mega-shark, twice the size of the great white has been found at an Australian beach by a keen-eyed amateur enthusiast. Philip Mullaly was strolling along an area known as a fossil hotspot at Jan Juc, on the Australia’s famous Great Ocean Road some 100 kilometres from […]