Day: September 1, 2018

Activist Anand Teltumbde says police trying to ‘malign’ his image by claiming he attended Maoist-funded meet in Paris

Mumbai: Human rights activist Anand Teltumbde refuted on Saturday the Maharashtra Police’s claim that he had attended a convention in Paris which was allegedly funded by Maoists and dismissed as outrageous charges of Naxal link. Representational Image. AFP Teltumbde, who teaches at a management institute in Goa, was among the activists and lawyers whose homes were […]

Kerala, After The Flood: Piling waste raises risks to health, environment; need of the hour is management by local bodies

Editor’s note: Described as one of the worst since 1924 by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, the rains in Kerala have left over 350 dead and rendered thousands of people homeless. According to the latest tally, 80,000 have been rescued so far. Over 1,500 relief camps have been set up across the state that currently house at […]

A Pakistani Woman Came Up With a Board Game for Arranged Marriages to Keep Aunties Away

When Naina (Preity Zinta) falls in love with Aman (Shahrukh Khan) in the 2003 tear-jerker Kal Ho Naa Ho, Laajo ji, Naina’s grandmother, accompanied by a rishta aunty, hurriedly interpose themselves into the next scene and screech in unison, “Pyaar ho gaya hai? Pyaar-vyaar kuch ni hota. Shaadi hogi toh ARRANGED (You’ve fallen in love? […]

Heavy rains lash parts of Delhi leading to waterlogging; Rashtrapati Bhavan cancels Change of Guard ceremony

New Delhi: Delhi came to a virtual standstill after heavy rains lashed several parts of the national capital on Saturday, leading to excessive waterlogging and traffic snarls. Representational image. ANI Streets were waterlogged near the Civic Centre at Minto Road and also in Civil Lines area where various cars were seen half-submerged in water. “Waterlogging was […]

GATE 2019: Registration to begin from 1 Sep for online test, national exam for admission to IITs, IISCs will be held in Feb

The GATE 2019 registrations are going to start from 1 September 2018. The national level post graduate entrance examination will be held on 2,3, 9 and 10 February 2019 for 24 papers by IIT Madras for admission to M.E./M.Tech and Ph.D. programmes at the IITs, IISCs, NITs, GFTIs and other Universities in India. It will […]