In a move to speed up and simplify the passport delivery process, the government on Friday announced a series of steps that would help single mothers, orphaned children, and sadhus obtain passports with ease.
Well, its seems that physicists in Mumbai may have unlocked a mystery! A study by physicists Vijay Singh and Praveen Pathak from the Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education has found link between Lord Shiva and Mona Lisa The ratio of beauty appears in an old painting of Lord Shiva in Bihar Their paper was published in the prestigious European Journal of Physics While staring at a folk painting of Lord Shiva in Bhojpur, Bihar, the two physicists were struck by the fact that the crescent moon which adorned Shiva's head resembled a circle removed from a larger circle, with the ratio of their diameters close to 1.618, which is a rounding off of the golden ratio. It wasn't mere coincidence either.Their study suggests that the number repeatedly occurs in…
Experts claim Brexit could make life difficult for Indian IT professionals. Brexit could make life more difficult for Indian professionals migrating to the UK for work and also for those who have to move between the UK and EU. The IT industry accounts for a high number of such professionals.
Rana on a mission It was only in April that Indian Informer reported (See “From Mumbai to Goa” – Skating for a Cause) a story about Rana Uppalapati, national skating champion, who skated 600 kms from Mumbai to Goa to promote the ‘Goa Going Pink’ mission.
This is a story of Rana Uppalapati, national skating champion, who skated 600 kms from Mumbai to Goa to promote the ‘Goa Going Pink’ mission. A mission aimed at spreading awareness about breast cancer and promoting health and fitness amongst women in India.
Too drunk, can't add: Why some Indian women are rejecting grooms This story originally appeared on the BBC website, Written by Geeta Pandey - on a visit to her village in Uttar Prdaesh. Life is not what it once seemed, when it comes to getting young women married.
The Suit that caused much furore and debate when PM Modi wore whilst meeting POTUS Barack Obama finally delivers a ray of hope to almost 10,000 girls across India. The suit was specially woven using jacquard techniques and stitched by Jade Blue, an Ahmedabad-based chain of garment stores, for PM MODI, that had 'Narendra Damodardas Modi' monogrammed as pinstripes. Depending on the fabric the cost of the suit is estimated to be anything between Rs 80,000 to Rs 5 Lakhs Here is a story of how one man who lost a bid for Modi’s Suits donated Rs 200 crore for over 10,000 Kids. Man who lost bid for Modi's suit - Donates Rs 200 crore for 10k girls.
The Indian Navy will be conducting an International Fleet Review (IFR) from 04 – 08 February 2016, off Visakhapatnam. The IFR-16 is proposed to be done at a much larger scale than ever done before. The Hon’ble President of India being the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, once in his/her term, reviews the Indian Naval (IN) Fleet as part of the ‘President’s Fleet Review’ (PFR). This review aims at assuring the country of the Indian Navy’s preparedness, high morale and discipline. Many leading nations of the world use the opportunity provided by the Fleet Review to enhance mutual trust and confidence with their maritime neighbours and partners by inviting their ships to participate in the review. Normally called ‘International Fleet Review’ (IFR), this event then allows the host nation…
Aamir Khan loses Snapdeal contract Within months of making a controversial statement by a Bollywood actor, Snapdeal (India’s largest online market place) decided not to renew its contract with its Brand Ambassador - Aamir khan. Actor’s comments about “intolerance” made him and Snapdeal a giant target for severe criticism, from many parts of the country and indeed across the globe. Some may recollect watching videos that went viral on social media and on whattsapp at the time of his comments. It must be noted that Snapdeal’s current contract with Aamir Khan expired on January 31st Currently no notable person has been chosen to become the next brand ambassador.