A look at plans pitched by scientists to clear space debris

India became the fourth nation after the US, Russia and China with anti-satellite missile capabilities. Ever since the news came up, some western scientists voiced concern over the space debris that has emerged following the missile test. Continue Reading

Conversion, perversion

Even before the shock generated by the kidnap of two Hindu girls in Pakistan, who were forcefully converted to Islam in Sindh province last week, is yet to die down, reports have emerged from the neighbouring country that another Hindu girl has been kidnapped. Continue Reading

Pak Hindu minor girls approach court seeking protection

A man has been arrested in Pakistan for allegedly assisting in solemnising the wedding of two Hindu minor girls, who were reportedly abducted and forcefully converted to Islam, as the teenagers approached a court in the country’s Punjab province seeking protection. Continue Reading

India needs more reforms to keep economy growth upbeat: IMF

Communications director of IMF, Gerry Rice, said, ‘India has of course been one of the world’s fastest growing large economies of late, with growth averaging about seven per cent over the past five years.’ Continue Reading

Parrikar, the chowkidar

With the demise of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, not just the coastal State, but the whole of India has lost a leader for whom country came first always. Parrikar set an example for fellow politicians, both in his life and death. Continue Reading

Global economy benefits when India thrives: GIPC

The US Chamber of Commerce’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) in its seventh annual International Intellectual Property (IP) Index stated that India has jumped eight places in the rankings from 44 to 36 of the top 50 economies. Continue Reading

Long arm of law

“Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar cannot be arrested but he has to appear before the CBI, make available all evidence and cooperate with investigations into chit fund scams in West Bengal,” the apex court said. Continue Reading