The end of Veerappan by Operation Cocoon

On October 18, 2004, police killed Veerappan, who was a kidnapper, elephant poacher, and sandalwood smuggler. They lured him out of his forest stronghold in Tamil Nadu. It was then that Veerappan climbed into an ambulance that undercover police officers from the Tamil Nadu Special Task Force had arranged. He did not have any knowledge

US decides to pay family killed in the Afghan drone strike

The Pentagon has offered unspecified condolence payments to the family of 10 civilians. This family of 10 was killed in a botched U.S. drone attack in Afghanistan in August. It had happened during the final days before American troops withdrew from the country. The U.S. Defense Department said it made a commitment that included offering

Hindu Minority Act as passed in 1956

Hindu Minority Act is an act that amends and codify certain parts of the law. These laws relate to minority and guardianship among Hindus. The Parliament enacted it in the seventh year of the Republic of India. People also call this Act the Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act, 1956. It extends to the whole of

Tips about Computer Vision Syndrome and other facts

Computer Vision Syndrome or CVS refers to a group of symptoms that occur if one uses devices with digital screens in a prolonged manner. Such devices include personal computers or PCs, tablets, laptops, and smartphones. According to Dr. Neha Hain, the most common symptoms of this syndrome include eye strain and headaches. A person may

The Criminal Tribes Act of 1871

Since the 1870s, various pieces of colonial legislation were passed in India during British rule. These were collectively called the Criminal Tribes Act (CTA). This act criminalized entire communities by designating them as habitual criminals. The ethnic or social communities in India were defined as “addicted to the systematic commission of the non-bailable offense”. These

Alka Lamba slams the Modi government for LPG price hike

Today is 7th October. It is the day after Mahalaya. The sculptors finally drew the eye of the Goddess Durga yesterday. This means that the ten-day festival has begun. People have ushered the goddess in. The biggest festival in India, Navratri has begun. Member of Delhi Legislative Assembly, Alka Lamba attended a press conference at

India’s richest 100 by Forbes sees 50% rise in wealth

India has slowly recovered from the deadly second wave of Covid-19 which broke out earlier this year. It has also restored investor confidence in the world’s sixth-largest economy. The stock market was soaring. It propelled the combined wealth of the members of the 2021 Forbes list of India’s richest to a record of US $775

The famous Sreebhumi Durga puja pandal for 2021

Durga puja is just around the corner. In the meantime, Kolkata is all decked up to welcome Devi Durga and her children as they are about to descend on earth. The five days of puja, namely Shashthi, Saptami, Ashtami, Navami, and Vijaya Dashami are of immense joy and pleasure to the people of West Bengal.

Top 10 Durga puja pandals to go hopping in 2021

Today, the 6th of October is Mahalaya. That means the wait is over. ‘Debi pokhho’ has arrived and Durga puja is just around the corner. People of India wait with bated breath for this festival to arrive. Every year, people celebrate this festival either in September or October. There are 10 days in the festival,

Live updates of the Lakhimpur Kheri incident

The incident at Lakhimpur Kheri has shaken the entire nation. In the incident, BJP leader Ajay Mishra’s son ran over some farmers with his car. The Opposition did not leave any scope of pointing out how degrading the act was. They refused to let the case come to a standstill or for the crime to

Top five smartwatches of 2021, a watch one can trust

A smartwatch is a watch that is reliable. Smartwatches are a great way to receive notifications from the phone. One can track their health right from their wrist. All the latest smartwatches were used and reviewed for Android and iPhone users. The best five among them are ranked below. Apple Watch Series 6 (best for