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Yoga makes it to Guinness Book of World Records

Two Guinness World Records were made in two different categories on the first International Day of Yoga. One largest number of participants in a Yoga Lesson at single venue. Two- the most number of nationalists in a Yoga Lesson- participants from over 84 countries performed Yoga at Rajpath.

Disability is a state of mind says Beno Zephine the first visually challenged IFS officer

Around last year, the DoPT was in a dilemma - a visually challenged secured Rank 343 in the merit list in the Civil Services Exam and was insisting on taking up “Indian Foreign Service” as a career. Though she had cleared the civil services exam her posting was kept pending... till finally a desicion was taken to set aside the existing rules and allow the first-ever 100 per cent visually challenged officer in South Block. A first in the history of the 69-year-old service.

A horror called Jammu-Srinagar National Highway

If you hear that the Jammu-Srinagar national highway is not a road but a horror, don't take this to be an overstatement. Muster up the courage to undertake the journey, provided the highway is open, as it remains closed most of the time.

Transgenders too have a right to be employed?

Why the transgenders are not eligible for the Civil Services Preliminary exam when the Supreme Court has declared them as a third gender?

Delhi will be a world class city in four years: Kejriwal

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is a man with a mission. His latest dream is to give Delhiwalllahs a clean, corruption free world class city. Let's wait and watch..

Ability beyond disability

A daughter, a widow, and a wife...three women overcome their personal tragedies with strength and determination and selflessly give back to society with such kindness and generosity that they leave imprints in everyone’s hearts. Their success is another matter altogether and comes secondary to them. Here is their story.

Muslims donate land for world’s largest Hindu temple in Bihar

Muslims in Bihar, in a stellar demonstration of communal harmony, have donated land to help build the world's largest Hindu temple which will have the capacity to seat a staggering 20,000 people.

Sports Authority decides to help boxer who is a truck driver

Bhosale (28) won a bronze medal in the 64 kg weight category at the National Championship in Nagpur and has been hoping to get a decent job that will allow him to focus on his boxing career. Destiny has other things in store for him as he is currently working as a tempo driver to earn a living.

Is Australian coal-lobby blocking uranium deal with India?

The powerful coal lobby in Australia has also come under a scanner for the role it may have played in blocking uranium sale to an energy-starved India.

Muslims may equal the number of Christians by 2050

If current trends continue, Muslims will nearly equal the number of Christians around the world by 2050 …

No move to criminalise marital rape in India

Historically, sexual intercourse within marriage was regarded as a right of spouses, engaging in the act without the spouse's consent is now widely classified as rape by many societies around the world, repudiated by international conventions, and increasingly criminalized.

Apollo hospital fined Rs.1 crore for medical negligence

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) ordered Indraprastha Apollo Hospital and gynaecologist, Sohini Verma, to pay Rs.1 crore compensation
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