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Bolstered by CWG success, India aim for big medal haul at Asian Games 2014

Sep 19, 2014

Bolstered by CWG success, India aim for big medal haul at Asian Games 2014

Bolstered by a better-than-expected performance in the Commonwealth Games, Indian athletes would now look to assert themselves against the sporting might of continental powerhouses such as China and Japan in the 17th Asian Games. #Sports #hockey #Sports Authority of India #Krishna Poonia #Preview #P. T. Usha #Sardar Singh #Vikas Gowda #SAI #Asian Games 2014 #Rojan Sodhi
Here's why Ben Kingsley treasures his knighthood

Sep 10, 2014

Here's why Ben Kingsley treasures his knighthood

Oscar-award winning actor Ben Kingsley says his knighthood made him feel accepted in a way his own mother, actress and model Anna Goodman, never did. #BuzzPatrol #Ben Kingsley #Knighthood #Anna Goodman #Krishna Bhanji
Andhra's new capital Vijayawada set to regain its past glory

Sep 04, 2014

Andhra's new capital Vijayawada set to regain its past glory

With Vijayawada being announced as the capital city of residuary Andhra Pradesh on Thursday by Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, this historical and cultural hub is all set to regain its glory and preeminent position. #India #Andhra Pradesh #Chandrababu Naidu #Krishna river #Telugu #Vijayawada #new capital #Kuchipudi #cultural hub
Children below 12 years cannot participate in Dahi Handi SC

Aug 14, 2014

Children below 12 years cannot participate in Dahi Handi SC

No child below the age of 12 years will be permitted to participate in forming human pyramids during the popular 'Dahi Handi' festival, the Supreme Court directed on Thursday while keeping on hold a Bombay High Court order which barred participation of children under 18 years. #India #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Bombay High Court #Maharashtra #dahi handi #Janmashtami #Lord Krishna #Govindaa

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Dahi handi: From prank to political platform, but a sport?

Aug 10, 2012

Dahi handi: From prank to political platform, but a sport?

A small lobby has started exploring the possibility of making dahi handi a sport and getting it recognition like what kabaddi has. It could need standardisation of the height at which the handis are placed, the number of tiers in the human pyramid. #CultureDecoder #Krishna Janmashtami #dahi handi
When Hindutva replaces rational thought in our green movements

Jul 01, 2012

When Hindutva replaces rational thought in our green movements

By using particular icons and tapping specific belief systems, many environmentalists and conservationists reaffirm the worldviews of the dominant caste and religion. Can we preach respect for nature while practicing hegemony over other people? #TheLongView #Hindutva #Vrindavan #International Society for Krishna Consciousness #Tehri dam #Sunderlal Bahuguna

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When Hindutva replaces rational thought in our green movements

Sep 09, 2014

Qatar frees Britons arrested while probing World Cup labour

Qatari authorities have freed two British researchers detained while probing the labour conditions of migrants building facilities for the 2022 World Cup, an embassy spokesperson said Tuesday. Krishna Upadhyaya and Gundev Ghimire, who work for the No... #Norway #Qatar
When Hindutva replaces rational thought in our green movements

Sep 04, 2014

Britons ''kidnapped'' in Qatar while researching treatment of Nepalese workers ahead of 2022 World Cup

Krishna Upadhyaya, 52, and Ghimire Gundev, 36, "feared they might be in danger" after being harassed by police - and did not arrive back in London as schedule... #London #Qatar
When Hindutva replaces rational thought in our green movements

Sep 04, 2014

Two UK researchers missing in Qatar

A Norwegian human rights group said two of its British employees have gone missing in Qatar while researching migrant worker issues in the Gulf nation which is due to host the 2022 World Cup. The Global Network for Rights and Development said that re... #Qatar #Doha, Qatar