Bitter medicine

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) announced Sunday evening that all non-essential services, including out-patient services, will be withdrawn for 24 hours from 6 am today across India in support of the striking junior doctors in West Bengal. Continue Reading

Two leaves, one leader?

With a section of the AIADMK raising its voice for unitary leadership in the party, the party went into a huddle. And it was eventually decided a day after the meeting that neither their official spokespersons nor any sympathisers of their party should air their views before the media. Continue Reading

Link of hate

Former Governor and prominent Muslim politician in Sri Lanka has accused the erstwhile Rajapaksa government of being complacent while its military intelligence unit ‘worked closely’ with the National Thowheeth Jamaath (NTJ), the radical Islamist organisation behind the Easter bombings. Continue Reading

Will Vayu bring Jal?

The whole of India was badly affected by summer and the water crisis that accompanied it. Hence, Cyclone Vayu, which is likely to make landfall in Gujarat Thursday, brings more hopes than fear, as it is expected that the rain would help people tide over the crisis. Meanwhile, the Gujarat administration is on high alert to deal with ‘Vayu’. Continue Reading

Well played, Yuvi

Fighting back tears, Yuvraj Monday announced his retirement, ending a ‘rollercoaster’ career during which he became the hero of India’s 2011 World Cup triumph and fought a gritty battle with cancer. Continue Reading

Inside & outside

After forming a strong Cabinet, many key committees and taking steps to fulfil poll promises, Modi on Sunday concluded his first foreign visit following his re-election, during which he travelled to Sri Lanka and Maldives and held talks with the top leadership of the two countries. Continue Reading

A better show

Amid the hue and cry over NEET exams, the performance of students from Tamilnadu in NEET (medical entrance) has improved this year. Interestingly, 48.57 per cent students who appeared for the exam in the State have qualified. Continue Reading

Make ’em better citizens

A recent study, which explores how the personalities of Asian millennial parents define learning for their children, has revealed that parents in India believe a mix of digital and experiential learning is best in making their wards future-ready. Continue Reading