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Death By Cholera In Odisha Governmental Apathy
Death has visited Odisha once again. The cholera epidemic that has hit the backward tribal districts of Rayagada, Nabarangpur, Koraput, Kalahandi and Malkangiri have left scores of dead. The official figure of 47 deaths is far below the real numbers.... View Article
Will Congress Dump DMK?
With barely a year to go for Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, the scene appears to be heating up with the possibility of new political alignments as the first indication came at the rally in Coimbatore where the AIADMK supremo ... View Article
Special prayers for ‘Babri mosque’ title suit this Eid The Final Judgment?
The Eid prayers this year will be very special for the Muslims in general and for Muslims of Uttar Pradesh in particular. The minority congregations which will gather for the mandatory thanks-giving Eid namaz at different idgahs all over the... View Article
Green Carpet For Pokhran’s Desert
Tourists visiting the historic city of Jaisalmer and the border district of Barmer would be surprised to see green patches in the Thar desert because of the heavy rains that lashed the Thar desert in last one month. The Thar... View Article
Burning Kashmir With the onset of Amarnath pilgrimage, separatists are again playing with fire in the valley.
This has been the third continuous summer of discontent in Jammu and Kashmir. For the past three weeks, the entire Muslim-dominated region, Kashmir, has been engulfed in a whirlpool of violence, witnessing young deaths, curfew putting life to a standstill.... View Article
Gujarat Shows The Way While The Wildlife Is Under Threat, The Story Of Asiatic Lions Is Different
It is very sad and alarming to look at the figures that only 1411 tigers are left in our country. After the government gave the figures, people all over the country are doing all what they can to raise awareness.... View Article
Are You Buying A Turkish Marble In The Name Of Italian?
What is marble? Marble is a metamorphosed limestone. This metamorphic process causes a complete recrystallisation of the original rock into an interlocking mosaic of calcite or dolomite crystals. Pure white marble is the result of metamorphism of very pure limestone.... View Article
Jharkhand Under President’s Rule
Ending the month-long political uncertainty and tussle between JMM and BJP over leading the coalition government, Jharkhand on June 1 was placed under President’s Rule once again after none of the parties claimed to form an alternative government following the... View Article
Controversies Surrounding Lord Balaji’s Abode Holier-Than-Thou!
World’s richest Hindu temple, which attracts lakhs of pilgrims in a year, is now in news for wrong reasons. It is now mired in religious, political, economic and cultural controversies. Rather than serving the pilgrims who throng the shrine from... View Article
Demand for Introduction of Sanskrit as MIL In +3 Curriculum
Observing the overwhelming response and interest of the +2 students in offering Sanskrit as MIL and an elective subject, Orissa Sanskrit Academy, Academy of Yoga and Oriental Studies (AYOS) have demanded for introduction of Sanskrit as an MIL subject in... View Article