Day: February 24, 2019

‘Kohli of Indian Bowling’: Despite Defeat, Bumrah Wows Twitter

For neutrals, it was perhaps the inch-perfect script. A low-scoring, edge-of-the-seat thriller, with the pendulum constantly swinging one way then the other, culminating in a last-ball finish where all three results were possible. From an Indian perspective, however, it was a sour finish – as Australia just about managed to get over the line in […]

Minority and the self: "I am appalled at attempts to make me less Muslim and more Indian. Both identities can co-exist"

It was 2012, and vacations had just begun. We were packing to go home when someone suggested we watch a movie before leaving from college. Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs of Wasseypur had just released, and we decided to watch it. In an interesting scene where Sultan visits Ramadhir Singh’s house, his wife interrupts them mid-conversation; upon […]

Artist Makes Eminem Finally ‘Smile’ and the Results are Truly Horrifying

Eminem has, over the years, built a reputation for giving the music industry ‘serious’ and ‘angry’ songs. But for now, the Rap God is grinning away to glory. Image posted by Mike Brown / Facebook. Loading… Here’s a fun game for all you Marshall Mathers fans out there. Simply Google “Eminem” and scroll through the […]

Parrikar to be discharged in a day: Goa Health Minister

Panaji, Feb 24 (IANS) Hospitalised Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is under observation and should be discharged “in a day, or a day and a half max”, Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said here on Sunday, urging people “not to speculate” about his health. As confirmed by the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) on Saturday, a […]

Kumbh Mela 2019: Narendra Modi takes holy dip, offers prayer at Sangam, performs Ganga aarti in Prayagraj

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday took a holy dip at the ‘Sangam’ and offered his prayers. He also performed the Ganga Aarti at the ongoing Kumbh Mela. Prime Minister Narendra Modi performed pooja at Sangam ghat in Prayagraj. Twitter/@ANI The prime minister arrived in Prayagraj earlier Sunday and was received by […]

Karachi Bakery Toasts Its Purely Indian Heart, After Bengaluru Outlet Crumbles to Mob Pressure

Instances of hate speech and displays against Pakistan have peaked since the Pulwama attack on February 14, after Pak-based terror organisation Jaish-e-Mohammad claimed responsibility for the murder. Instances of hate speech and displays against Pakistan have peaked since the Pulwama attack on February 14, after Pak-based terror organisation Jaish-e-Mohammad claimed responsibility for the murder. Loading… […]

WATCH: Pak Women Condemn Pulwama Attack With #AntiHateChallenge

“I won’t trade humanity for patriotism,” wrote Pakistani journalist Sheyr Mirza on Facebook, along with a photo of her holding ‘I condemn Pulwama terrorist attack’ placard. With her post, she encouraged people on social media to join the #AntiHateChallenge to condemn the terrorist attack that killed 40 CRPF jawans in Pulwama, located in India’s Jammu […]

Permanent residence certificate row: Protesters set ablaze Arunachal Pradesh deputy CM’s house

Itanagar: Defying curfew, agitators allegedly set ablaze the private residence of Arunachal Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein and ransacked the office of the deputy commissioner here on Sunday to protest against recommendations to grant permanent resident certificates to six communities, police said. A large number of people marched through streets here damaging public property […]

Smash Hit: This ‘Temper Clinic’ Lets People Take a Break From Stress, Literally

Armed with crowbars and wearing protective gear, three women assembled at a Jakarta stress clinic survey the cluster of bottles they’re about to smash to pieces. “I feel relieved. It’s like something I have been holding inside is finally released when I smashed those bottles,” Genta Kalbu Tanjung, a 20-year-old university student, told AFP as […]

Pulwama Attack Aftermath: BSF Deployed in Valley After 14 Years

PM Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh reportedly met on Saturday, 23 February, to discuss the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir. Meanwhile, leaves of commandants have been cancelled and public services have been asked to gear up for emergency-like situation. Earlier, US President Donald Trump said that the India-Pakistan standoff, in the aftermath of […]