Category Archives: India

Nepali Language Day or ‘Bhasa Manyata Diwas’ declared as state holiday by Sikkim’s CM

New Delhi August 22: On the auspicious occasion of 31st Nepali Language Day or ‘Bhasa Manyata Diwas,’ Chief Minister of Sikkim P.S Tamang extended his heartfelt congratulations and best wishes to all the Nepali speaking people around the world. It was on August 20, 1992 when the constitution of India gave recognition to Nepali language in the eight schedule of ... Read More »

Strong anti-tobacco law needed to save youth and dreams of aspiring parents, say experts from various walks of life

Now we should move towards tobacco endgame strategy and ban smoking zones to make public places completely smoke-free, said Dr. Shalini Singh, cancer expert and Director of ICMR-National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research. Plug gaps in COTPA Act to save our youth and kids from tobacco menace: Shweta Shalini, Maharashtra BJP spokesperson. Tobacco use can have a serious impact ... Read More »

Increasing Concerns Due to Depleting Groundwater Levels

Home to 16% of the world’s population, India – The world’s largest user of groundwater, is facing a huge concern over its groundwater levels. Stored underground, protected from the sun and less likely to evaporate, groundwater becomes a major source of easily accessible water in the country. However, research shows that the groundwater levels in India have declined by 61% ... Read More »

Hindus urge Bayerische Staatsoper to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère”

Hindus are urging Bayerische Staatsoper (Bavarian State Opera) in Munich (Germany) to discard its upcoming production of “La Bayadère”; scheduled for May-June 2023; which they feel seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that taxpayer funded Bayerische Staatsoper, “one of the world’s leading opera houses”, should not ... Read More »

Upset Hindus urge Phnom Penh brewery to withdraw Lord Hanuman beer & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Phnom Penh (Cambodia) based Hanuman Beverages to apologize and withdraw beer named after Hindu deity Hanuman and carrying his image, calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that inappropriate usage of sacred Hindu deities or concepts or symbols or icons for commercial or other agenda was ... Read More »

UNARCHIVED – GROUP ART EXHIBITION BY MERAKII ART HOUSE, CURATED BY CHANDNI GULATI AGGARWAL

The canons of art history are fluid and changing. And it’s the role of curators to come in, make sense of it all, and present a picture of where art will head next. They act as stewards, activate ideas, draw connections, bring attention to lesser-known artists and overlooked regions, and highlight topics that warrant a deeper conversation. And as political ... Read More »

58% Indian Home- Owners Are Not Confident About Fire Safe Compliance In Their Homes

Godrej Security Solutions announces a new study report that gives an insight into India’s residential and commercial security habits Bengaluru, 26th May 2022: Godrej Security Solutions, a business of Godrej & Boyce, the flagship company of the Godrej Group, today has revealed that 44 per cent of respondents are familiar with the nearest safety exits in case of a fire ... Read More »

In conversation with Amitabh Kumar, Founder of Wranga on “Helping Parents Mentor Their Child’s Digital Consumption”

Wranga is a platform that provides the best parenting advice for digital nutrition checks for your children. In conversation with Mr. Amitabh Kumar, Founder of Wranga and a renowned Digital Safety Expert, who has himself extensively worked on resolving online safety issues with platforms like Facebook and Twitter, and under his leadership, have successfully conducted more than 500 workshops on ... Read More »