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Oct 17, 2017
Hotel management ceases to be exclusive domain of meat eaters in India as vegetarians quietly take firm footingYoga, Ayurveda, and other ancient medicines are based on vegetarianism. With the availability of options for vegetarians, vegetarian food will become better and more people will turn vegetarian, becoming healthier in the process.
Oct 17, 2017
Who are the Haqqanis, Afghanistan's most feared insurgents: One-time CIA asset, now dangerous faction fighting NATO"When you hear US officials, including in private settings, talking about what worries them the most, they always talk about the Haqqanis," said analyst Michael Kugelman, of the Wilson Center in Washington.
Sep 26, 2017
Illegal use of Fipronil insecticide by illiterate farmers in India poses a threat to health, environmentFipronil is an insecticide not permitted for use around animals destined for consumption, or in any products destined for the human food chain.
Sep 24, 2017
For the love of the railways: All over India, 'railfans' connect over a shared passion for trainsRailfans are a group of die-hard enthusiasts for whom trains are not just a mode of transport, but fascinating machines to marvel at
Sep 22, 2017
India's harsh rebuttal to Shahid Khaqan Abbasi's UN speech: Meet Eenam Gambhir who hit out at two Pakistan PMsThe diplomat who rebutted Abbasi was Eenam Gambhir, India's First Secretary to the Permanent Mission to the United Nations.
Sep 18, 2017
YC Modi to head National Investigation Agency: Senior IPS officer had probed 2002 Gujarat riotsSenior IPS officer YC Modi, who was part of the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team that probed the 2002 Gujarat riot cases, has been appointed as the new Director-General of National Investigation Agency (NIA).
Sep 13, 2017
Shinzo Abe in Gujarat today: Bullet train foundation to be laid on Thursday; rundown of Railways' most ambitious projectNarendra Modi and Shinzo Abe will lay the foundation stone for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project at the athletics ground near Sabarmati railway station on 14 September.
Sep 11, 2017
Remembering 9/11: 16 years later, $1.3 million Hempstead memorial to honour sickened rescue participantsA Long Island beach where people gathered and watched in horror as the distant World Trade Center towers collapsed on 11 September, 2001 is the site of the latest memorial to victims of the terror attacks and among a growing number that honor people who died of illnesses years after participating in the rescue and recovery effort.
Sep 07, 2017
Ujjwal Nikam and death penalties: With Ankur Panwar's sentencing, SPP secures 6th death penalty of careerNikam had termed the case fit for death sentence, saying that it falls in the 'rarest of rare' category.
Sep 07, 2017
Harvey, Irma, Jose, Katia: How do mega-storms get their names?First, there was Harvey, which put much of Houston under water. Now Hurricane Irma is rampaging across the Caribbean and closing in on Miami.