Rhino killed in Kaziranga, encounter with poachers

Kaziranga (Assam): A rhino was killed by poachers who also engaged in an exchange of fire with patrolling forest guards at Kaziranga National Park. Patrolling forest guards heard gun shots on Friday  night in Burapahar range of the Park and launched a search operation in the area when they were fired upon by the [Full Article...]


Now, Brahmins in Gujarat demand reservation

Vadodara:  Amid the ongoing agitation by Patels for quota, an organisation of Brahmins in Gujarat has demanded reservation for community members in Government jobs and educational institutes in the State. All Gujarat Brahm Samaj also wants the Government to pay monthly salary to Brahmin priests serving in temples across the State. The Samaj oheld [Full Article...]


Online affairs addictive: Study

London: Once one gets hooked on to an online affair, it’s very difficult to get off it as it almost becomes an addiction, a British study has concluded. The study, by psychology lecturers Andreas Vossler and Naomi Moller from The Open University, recruited people who had experienced internet infidelity – either having engaged in [Full Article...]


Atletico begin title defence with 3-2 win over Chennai

ISL-2 kicks off with star-studded opening ceremony Chennai: Portuguese striker Helder Postiga scored twice as defending champions Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) started their campaign on a winning note beating Chennaiyin FC 3-2 in an exciting lung opener of the cash-rich Hero Indian Super League (ISL), here on Saturday. The former Portugal frontman and Cristiano [Full Article...]


Crisis in Nepal

  It is surprising that the present turmoil in Nepal has been triggered by India attacking the new Nepal Constitution officially adopted on Sep 20. The Constitution should have been welcomed by Delhi as it had been long time coming. Without it Nepal could not have achieved political stability. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his visit to Nepal had in the past endeared himself to all parties in that country, even the Maoists. But his remarks about the Constitution have made him so unpopular that youth burnt his epigies [Full Article...]