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Drought-hit Beed: 11-yr-old dies fetching water from well

In the second drought fatality in a span of two days, an 11-year-old boy died while fetching water from a well in drought-hit Beed district of Marathwada on Thursday. Sachin Gopinath Kedar of Veeda......

Will Bihar, Kerala and Tamil Nadu do a U-turn on prohibition?

State after state has imposed an alcohol ban, and has had to retreat, unable to address the financial and administrative fallout.Are we set for more of this cycle, asks Aditi Phadnis. IMAGE: In......

Government overhauls board of Indira Gandhi Centre for Arts, appoints new head

The government on Thursday reconstituted the board of Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, appointing senior journalist Ram Bahadur Rai as the president of the trust. Rai, former news editor......

Devotees throng Shani temple on Saturday after lifting of ban

Men and women made a beeline to sanctum sanctorum of famous Shani temple at Shingnapur in Ahmednagar since morning to offer prayers on the first Saturday, a day traditionally devoted to the deity,......

Now, men too can't enter core area of Trimbakeshwar temple

The Trimbakeshwar Temple authorities in Ahmednagar on Sunday imposed a restriction on men’s entry too into the sanctum sanctorum of the Lord Shiva shrine with an aim to provide “equal......

Poverty figures: Does it make any difference to the poor?

Angus Deaton's Nobel Prize should spark off more research on the measurement and usefulness of poverty percentages, notes Nitin Desai. A recent report prepared for this year’s annual......

Why Maharashtra CM is a happy man today

Fadnavis had a series of very productive meetings with American CEOs Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who is on a week-long visit to the US, had a string of high profile meetings with......

The real issues behind land acquisition

Farmers are inextricably tied to their land. Deprived of it, they have little else to fall back on for their livelihood, says Hasmukh Shah. "This land is your land." Woody Guthrie wrote this great......

40 Years Ago... And now: L&T, graveyard of corporate raiders

Larsen & Toubro has managed to fend off hostile takeover bids from renowned corporate groups in the past 4 decades.  Image: L&T’s Metro Rail Project. Photograph: Courtesy, Larsen &......

Now, tourists can enjoy luxury cruise in Goa's Mandovi river

Goa's tourism sector has got a new attraction with luxury cruise boats being introduced for the first time in river Mandovi across Panaji for commercial use. "Though private players have their own......

'If anyone has the voice of god, it is Mohammed Rafi'

'People say my father was scared of Kishore Kumar. That is untrue. There are so many songs that my father told the composers to let some other singer sing because they too are good.' Shahid Rafi,......

Review: Salman gets it right in Bajrangi Bhaijaan

'Even in its unmistakably masala tone, Bajrangi Bhaijaan firmly believes the desire for peace is universal and recommends being a hero.  Or just human,' says Sukanya Verma. Children are......

John Abraham works his muscles for Rocky Handsome, Dishoom

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: John Abraham is training hard for his upcoming films. He turned to Twitter to share his latest picture (left) and tweeted:......

Remembering Rafi: 'There Cannot Be Another'

Image: Mohammed Rafi Mohammed Rafi passed away at the age of 55 in 1980.Yet, thanks to his extraordinary repertoire of soulful Hindi film songs from his equally illustrious career, his memory is......

Rang Rasiya to release on time

In spite of the Kerala court’s order staying the release of Ketan Mehta’s long-awaited biopic Rang Rasiya on noted artist Raja Ravi Varma, the film is being released on time......

Cup Extras: Ecstatic ending for emotionally drained India fans

In the end it all paid off for the 48,000 fans who braved intense heat and fought their way through heavy security to watch India play Australia at the Sardar Patel Stadium on Thursday. They had......

Khade expects scientific technology, foreign training for better results

Asian Games bronze medallist Virdhawal Khade on Thursday said Indian swimmers need modern training facilities and adequate foreign exposure to fetch more medals at international events. "We have a......

Disabled archer Brown beats chronic pain for C'wealth Games

Twenty-two-year-old disabled England archer Danielle Brown tells Harish Kotian the Commonwealth Games is a 'lifetime opportunity' to prove her worth. For England archer Danielle Brown, the......

'I'm sure I will have sleepless nights'

Ana Ivanovic discovered there was no where to hide at Flushing Meadows as she slumped out of the US Open in the first round with a 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 defeat by Ukrainian Kateryna Bondarenko on Tuesday.......
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Guj govt announces 10% reservation for the economically backward

Bengaluru, Apr 29: Mumbai Police register case against Trupti Desai for taking out a protest without permission. Case registered in Tardeo station.... ...

http://www.oneindia.com/india/narendra-modi-agustawestland-parliament-congress-news-updates-apr-29-2084234.html
British speaker honours prominent Indians in London

LONDON: British parliament Speaker John Bercow urged the Indian diaspora in Britain to engage more with mainstream politics and get proper... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/nri/other-news/British-speaker-honours-prominent-Indian-in-London/articleshow/52000556.cms
Congress launches 'pani yatra' on water crisis in Gujarat

Ahmedabad, April 26 (IANS) The Gujarat Congress on Tuesday launched a three-day 'Pani Yatra' (march for water) across the state to give what it... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/congress-launches-pani-yatra-water-crisis-gujarat-151603565.html
Creating history, three women enter tem... Creating history, three women enter temple's sanctum

As the group was breaking the age-old tradition, the villagers called a bandh in the area, protesting the entry of women into the temple's sanctum... ...

http://www.punemirror.in/pune/civic/Creating-history-three-women-enter-temples-sanctum/articleshow/51932574.cms
Haji Ali, Sabarimala our next targets- Trupti Desai

— By | Apr 25, 2016 12:22 am Activist Trupti Desai, the co-founder of Bhaumata Brigade, is relentlessly fighting all barriers to let women enter... ...

http://www.freepressjournal.in/haji-ali-sabarimala-our-next-targets-trupti-desai/833219

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