India Gate Protests over Gangrape: Delhi Spring on Anvil?

The sudden turn out of the events at India Gate in New Delhi on Saturday are but another in a series of such protests which are plaguing the central government over its inefficiency and ill-prepared leadership to address such problems of national character. All the youth present were obviously frustrated over the way the government machinery failed in restoring the ...

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Averse at mobile phone firms, suicide bombers attack Airtel office in Nigeria with bombs

In a rare case of antipathy toward mobile phone companies, two suspected suicide car bombers attacked Airtel office in Kano, a city in South Africa on Saturday. “The attacker who hit the Airtel office was shot before the bomb exploded,” Ibrahim Idris, the chief of police in Kano said. When the attackers failed to force open the gate, they stormed ...

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Google’s Innovative Doodle pays unique tribute to mathematician Ramanujan

Remebering great Indian mathematicisn Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887-1920), search giant Google has rightly come out with a simple but memorable doodle on Dec. 22, 2012, just a day after the world survived the so-called Mayan Doomsday prophecy. While his home state Tamil Nadu celebrates 22 December (Ramanujan’s birthday) as ‘State IT Day’, the Government of India released a stamp in 1962 ...

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Maruti Suzuki’s Ertiga chosen ‘Family Car of the Year 2012’

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga has been chosen the “Family Car of the Year 2012” by automobile publication, BBC TopGear India. With its 3-row seating configuration in a compact overall design, the Ertiga has been chosen for the title for creating an altogether new “compact MPV” segment in the automobile industry. The award was received by CV Raman, Executive Director (Engineering), Maruti ...

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Home minister outlines new rules to monitor Delhi buses; Gang rape victim still suffers in hospital

As the nation is shocked and outraged by Sunday’s gang-rape of a para-medic trainee in a private bus in the capital, the government has hurriedly announced several measures, but the outcome remains distant to safeguard terrified women in New Delhi to take any vehicles. Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde has outlined the following measures in Parliament on the Gang Rape incident ...

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Apollo Hospitals ventures into Burma with telemedicine

Hyderabad-based Apollo Group of Hospitals has launched its telemedicine service in Yangon, Myanmar or old Burma, heralding a new beginning in India-Myanmar relations. The facility would enable Myanmarese to consult Indian doctors online with tele-link, in an experiment first in Myanmar. Sailesh Thangal, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of India, Yangon, Myanmar inaugurated the telemedicine facility services at the Keen ...

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