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13 mins ago

Remembering UR Ananthamurthy: A socialist who took a stand against Modi

At the height of the recent Lok Sabha poll campaign, Ananthamurthy had said he would leave the country if Narendra Modi becomes Prime Minister but later did a U-turn #India #InMemoriam #Jnapith award #Kannada Literature #Padma Bhushan #UR Ananthamurthy

17 mins ago

New study suggests that autism can be effectively treated

Researchers at New York's University of Columbia were able to re-establish the brain's "pruning mechanism" in mice genetically modified to simulate autism #Autism #Brains #Columbia #GoodNews #Health #neuron #Synapses #World

28 mins ago

Last Ebola-free region of Liberia falls as WHO says battle will take months

Ebola has spread relentlessly through Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, and Nigeria has also been affected despite showing some progress in fighting the epidemic, which has killed 1,427 people since March. #Congo #Disease #Ebola #Ebola outbreak #Health #Liberia #NewsTracker #Sierra Leone #WHO #World

43 mins ago

How is Modi responsible for heckling of non-BJP CMs: Uddhav Thackeray

"The people who are booing are not imported from Gujarat or New Delhi, they belonged to Maharashtra, ditto in Haryana," Thackeray said, referring to the hooting of chief ministers of Maharashtra, Haryana and Jharkhand in official functions attended by Modi in the past few days. #BJP #Chief minister #Congress #Gujurat #India #Maharashtra #Modi #party workers #Politics #Prithviraj Chavan #Shiv Sena #Uddhav Thackeray #UPA

52 mins ago

Why the BJP’s Mission 44 in Kashmir is a dangerous pipe dream

In the course of India’s quest and search for identity, Jammu and Kashmir will be one of the main axes of self formation and identity. #Article 370 #BJP #Hindutva #India #Jammu Kashmir #National Conference #People's Democratic Party #Politics #PoliticsDecoder #RSS #special status

53 mins ago

Audacious Pak attack: 22 BSF posts targeted, army evacuates 3,000 civilians

Pakistani troops on Saturday indulged in heavy "unprovoked" shelling and firing on 22 border outposts and 13 villages, killing two civilians and injuring six others including a BSF jawan along the International Border in Jammu sector #border #BSF #BSF jawan #ceasrefire violation #civilians in dnager #firing #India #Jammu #Kashmir #militants #Pakistan #RS Pura Sector

Aug 23, 2014

War against AFSPA: Why not talk to Irom Sharmila instead of detaining her?

Soon after TV footage beamed live of the 42-year-old frail Manipuri woman being forcibly lifted and carried away by posse of women cops, the sense of hope that had sprung in the last 48 hours evaporated quickly enough. #AFSPA #Assam Rifles #Binalakshmi Nepram #BJP #Congress #ConnectTheDots #Gaikhangam #Irom Sharmila #Manipur #Politics #States

Aug 23, 2014

Cuban fishermen discover trove of ancient artifacts off coast

The find comprises some 60 artifacts, including firearms, cannon balls, swords and machetes. #ancient #artifacts #Cuba #pirates #shipwreck #treasure

Aug 23, 2014

Luxury bus, car collide in Chandigarh; 5 killed

At least five people were killed and 15 others injured when a luxury bus and a car collided in Chandigarh on Saturday morning, police said. #accident #bus #car #Chandigarh #Collision #Himachal Pradesh #killed