Day: February 16, 2019

This Kashmiri Group’s Game of Thrones Tribute Made it Into the Official Fan Anthem

The eighth and final season of Game of Thrones is set to air on April 2019 and fan hysteria across the world has reached fever pitch. As the date draws closer, the excitement #ForTheThrone has also been increasing and now it seems to have spread even to the cold climes of India’s Kashmir. The first […]

Pulwama Attack: Stone-Pelting, Riot at Ahmedabad Condolence March

Stone-pelting turned into a small riot in Shahpur area of Ahmedabad late on Saturday, 16 February, during a rally taken out in support of the CRPF personnel killed in the deadly terror attack in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir, on 14 February 2019. Commissioner of Police of Ahmedabad, Anup Kumar Singh, told The Quint that one […]

Pulwama attack aftermath LATEST updates: Indian Army major killed in IED blast near LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Nowshera

17:38 (IST) Army officer killed while defusing IED The Major-rank army officer was killed while defusing the IED, which had been planted by terrorists, ANI reported. The officer is from the Corps of Engineers. The IED was planted 1.5 kilometres inside the LoC. 17:23 (IST) Indian Army major killed in IED blast near LoC in […]

Tamil Nadu Woman Becomes First Indian To Get ‘No Caste, No Religion’ Certificate After 9-Year-Long Battle

The caste system may have been legally abolished in 1950, but if you live in India, the box for you to fill in ‘caste’ and ‘religion’ is still present in a lot of forms. Some of these boxes on forms are also compulsory, and you do not always have the option of leaving them empty. […]

Latest News: A University Building Collapses in Russia Collapses

A soldier was injured after Pakistani troops fired from small arms on forward posts along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district on Saturday officials said. The unprovoked firing from across the border started in the Naushera sector around 1600 hours, prompting strong retaliation by Indian troops, they said. The exchange of […]

Indian Army major killed after IED blast hits patrol party near LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri

An Indian Army major was killed Saturday in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast near the Line of Control in Rajouri’s Nowshera in Jammu and Kashmir. CNN-News18 reported that the major was killed when a patrol party in the region was hit by the IED blast. According to ANI, the major was killed while defusing the […]

Indian Prodigy Plays Piano at Lightning Speed, Amazes Everyone on ‘The World’s Best’ Show

Learning to play the piano well is a skill people take years to perfect. However, if you happen to watch 12-year-old Lydian Nadhaswaram play, you’ll realize that perfection doesn’t always take years. The pre-teen from Chennai, who appeared on the talent show ‘The World’s Best’ struck the right notes and left the audience in awe […]

Court Orders CBI Probe Against Nitish Kumar in Shelter Home Case

A court in Bihar has directed the CBI to conduct an inquiry against Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and two senior bureaucrats in connection with the Muzaffarpur shelter home case. The special POCSO court in Bihar passed the order on Friday, 15 February, on an application filed by an accused, Ashwani, a self-styled medical practitioner who […]

Pulwama attack couldn’t have been executed by JeM without extensive support, may be harbinger of things to come

Jaish-e-Mohammad means army of Muhammad. This is strange because the Prophet of Islam had no ambitions of conquest. Arab expansion began under the Caliphs, particularly Umar, after Muhammad’s death. The Jaish is a Pakistani entity and its recruits are mostly rural Punjabis. It is much smaller than Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and has a different ideology. Suicide bombing […]

Real-Life Rare Black Panther Found Near ‘Wakanda’ May Not Be The First Sighting In 100 Years

Last year, Marvel introduced us to Black Panther. This week, the world introduced to the ‘real-life Black Panther.’ While black panthers are a real species and have existed since time immemorial, they’re certainly not a common animal. You don’t see them commonly in zoos, and you certainly don’t see them in the wild. In a […]