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Not enough toilets? Too much poverty? Why Mangalyaan still matters

Sep 25, 2014

Not enough toilets? Too much poverty? Why Mangalyaan still matters

The Mangalyaan mission is being hailed as a triumph of thrifty Indian ingenuity but its about more than the hashtag #jugaad. #ISRO #Narendra Modi #Technology #science #Inpraiseof #Mars #Mangalyaan #Geosynchronous Launch Vehicle
He might be cute but he's still God The challenges of being Ganesha

Aug 29, 2014

He might be cute but he's still God The challenges of being Ganesha

No religion has a god as child-friendly as Lord Ganesha. Animal heads on divine beings is not quite unknown in other religions. The Egyptians had several but lets face it when it comes to terms of endearment, jackals and falcons just cannot compare to an elephant. #Inpraiseof #Ganesha #Ganesh Chaturthi #Devdutt Pattanaik #Ganesha as a God #Ganesha lore #Ganesha as a cute god
Premier League Aaron Ramsey still king at Arsenal

Aug 24, 2014

Premier League Aaron Ramsey still king at Arsenal

In two matches so far, Ramsey has outshone every Arsenal attacker you can think of scoring, creating, passing and shooting better than all of them. #Premier League #EPL #Inpraiseof #Arsne Wenger #Arsenal #KickingAround #Olivier Giroud #Aaron Ramsey
Despite ceasefire violations, Indian army releases Pakistani national

Aug 24, 2014

Despite ceasefire violations, Indian army releases Pakistani national

The Indian Army posted along the LoC in Uri apprehended Mangta Gujjar, but provided him immediate medical care after realizing his deteriorating health. #India #Pakistan #Inpraiseof #Arun Jaitley #Indian Army #PoK #BSF #Ceasefire violation #LoC #INS Kamorta #Mangta Gujjar #Uri Brigade
Modi effect Six newly-wed brides return home as in-laws' place have no toilets

Aug 18, 2014

Modi effect Six newly-wed brides return home as in-laws' place have no toilets

Taking their cue from Prime Minister Narendar Modi's call in his Independence Day address for a toilet in every household, especially in rural areas, the young brides protested to their husbands and in-laws over lack of such a facility. #Uttar Pradesh #Narendra Modi #Inpraiseof #Independence Day #States #Sanitation #Toilets #Sulabh International
CRPF driver gets gallantry medal for bravery in Naxal ambush

Aug 15, 2014

CRPF driver gets gallantry medal for bravery in Naxal ambush

Head constable and driver Sadanand Yadav of the CRPF was honoured for his brave act on 10 June 2012, when a special unit of the force was ambushed by Maoists in the forests in Gaya district. #Maoists #Inpraiseof #bIhar #CRPF #Gaya #Sadanand Yadav
How Silikote celebrated Independence Day on LOC in Kashmir

Aug 15, 2014

How Silikote celebrated Independence Day on LOC in Kashmir

Siliokte is a village of hundred odd houses and a "vulnerable spot for target by forces across the LOC", a young officer of the Indian Army, who was not authorized to speak to media, said. #India #Jammu and Kashmir #Pakistan #Inpraiseof #Indian Army #Independence Day #LoC #Silikote #Sawan Patra post
Delhi University turns a new leaf, officially recognises transgenders

Aug 13, 2014

Delhi University turns a new leaf, officially recognises transgenders

In July, the University Grants Commission had notified universities and colleges to introduce 'third gender' as a category in its admission forms. #Supreme Court #Inpraiseof #Delhi University #OBC #University Grants Commission #Third gender #Kinnar Bharati
Lauren Bacall, one of the last great stars of Hollywood's Golden Age

Aug 13, 2014

Lauren Bacall, one of the last great stars of Hollywood's Golden Age

Bacall, who died Tuesday in New York at age 89, seemed to live in black and white. Her slinky sultriness rose like an apparition from the dark shadows of 1940s film noir. #Hollywood #Inpraiseof #Lauren Bacall #To Have and Have Not #Lauren Bacall passes away
My heart is split wide open Robin Williams' wife, kids react to his death

Aug 13, 2014

My heart is split wide open Robin Williams' wife, kids react to his death

Robin Williams' three children Zak, Zelda and Cody Williams and Williams' former wife Marsha Garces Williams, who is Zelda and Cody's mother, released statements about the actor who died Monday at age 63. #Inpraiseof #suicide #depression #Robin Williams #Robin Williams dead #Academy Award winner Robin Williams #Zelda Williams #Zak Williams #Cody Wiliams #Marsha Garces Williams