WEDNESDAY, APRIL 01, 2015

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  • Women’s Empowerment?

    Following a video starred by Deepika Padukone, A response on women's empowerment has fuelled debate on gender equality in India.

  • Kashmir floods: Fifteen killed in landslides

    At least 15 people killed in landslides following floods in Indian-administered Kashmir, officials say.

  • Govt okays 600MW Indian power import

    Government approves of importing additional 600MW power from neighbouring India at a cost of about Tk 1,600 crore via the electricity interconnectivity grid.

  • Beef ban in India reaches cages of lions and tigers

    Palash, the largest tiger at the Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Mumbai, still paces his cage for the hour leading up to dinner and still pounces on his meal when his handlers lift the gate to his feeding room. But lately what the 440-pound feline finds is not his usual 15 pounds of raw beef, fresh from the slaughter.

  • Kashmir floods: Srinagar residents told to move to safety

    A flood alert issues in Indian-administered Kashmir following torrential rain and a surge in the water level of the Jhelum river

  • 4 Bangladeshi militants charged with Burdwan blast

    Indian police charge 21 accused including four Bangladeshi militants of banned outfit JMB in the Burdwan blast case of Kolkata.

  • A new RSS-BJP compact?

    IT'S a sad comment on India's mainstream media that it didn't notice the irony of a representative of the Sangh Parivar—a current which inspired Mahatma Gandhi's assassination—being invited to the unveiling of his statue in London.

  • Indian cricket board disconnects phone after 'mauka mauka' phone calls

    The calm at the BCCI office was shattered by the constant ringing of the landlines as fans from Pakistan and Bangladesh calls after team India lost in the quarterfinals against Australia, reports Indian Express.

  • Slumdog Millionaire novelist made India’s foreign office spokesperson

    India names Vikas Swarup, whose novel turned into multiple Oscar-winning film “Slumdog Millionaire”, as the new spokesman of the country’s Foreign Ministry

  • Anushka magic fails to make Kohli click

    When Anushka Sharma, Indian actress and the ladylove of Virat Kohli, reached SCG to cheer her beau in the India-Australia semi-final match, Indian fans had reasons to believe the star batsman would dazzle with his bat. But reality did not match the expectation.

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