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Author archives: Sunil Mantri

#NomoreBagheeras: a movement to fight online sale of dogs and cats

#NomoreBagheeras is a movement to fight the menace of online sale of dogs and cats, triggered by the death of Bagheera Last month a 21-day-old Labrador puppy, endearingly named Bagheera, was bought on Quikr. He was born with a contagious, fatal viral disease, called canine distemper, usually caused due to vaccinations not given on time and unhygienic living conditions. Sadly, Bagheera died. The petition Puppy mills and backyard breeders are […]

Priyank Kharge-future Karnataka Chief Minister in making

  Until he took over in mid-2016, the department of IT & BT was just an appendage of the Industries department, run largely by its secretary. What’s more, there was not much happening there policy-wise. A first-time MLA (from Chittapur in Gulbarga district), Kharge was named Minister of State in charge of IT & Tourism. In less that two years, he took so many initiatives in the IT and Startup […]

 
 
 

Abdul Karim Telgi from fruit seller to 32,000-crore stamp paper scam mastermind

Abdul Karim Telgi from fruit seller to 32,000-crore stamp paper scam mastermind With the death of the fake stamp paper scam mastermind, a look back at his journey to riches and power. The sleepy, verdant hamlet of Khanapur in Belgaum, Karnataka, probably would have never been in the spotlight but for its most notorious denizen, Abdul Karim Telgi. Telgi was the son of a Class IV railway employee, popularly known […]

What is #BREXIT ?

  What is ‘Brexit’? It’s the issue of whether Britain should exit the European Union or not — a question that will be decided in a historic referendum on June 23.   What is happening? A referendum to decide whether Britain should leave or remain in the European Union.  Prime Minister David Cameron promised to hold one if he won the 2015 general election, in response to growing calls from […]

ClamorWorld Exclusive: Asxem Dlean Discusses His New Album,"3 track Concept"

Sunil Mantri:  What inspired you to come up with this album?  Asxem Dlean: More than an album or ep, I would categorize it as a concept. Each related but in its own symphony. I was inspired to create and respect separate genre’s rather sticking to one or mixing it all up.   SM:  How has this Concept influenced your professional outlook?  AD: I’ve always believed in The 3 steps to achieving. Hence, a 3 track, 3 step inspired […]

ClamorWorld Exclusive : Manoj Gujar tells All about Vipassana

Vipassana is one of India’s most ancient meditation techniques. Long lost to humanity, it was rediscovered by Gotama the Buddha more than 2500 years ago. The word Vipassana(As taught by S.N. Goenka)  means seeing things as they really are. It is the process of self- purification by self-observation. One begins by observing the natural breath to concentrate the mind. With a sharpened awareness one proceeds to observe the changing nature of […]

DHS Panel Confronted: 'Anybody Here Who Represents American Workers ?

A representative for legal immigrants in the U.S. grilled the Department of Homeland Security for holding an immigration ombudsman event without representing the interests of displaced American workers or of legal immigrants already in the states. “All that you talked about, every subject matter was how to get more people from outside,” Aman Kapoor, president of Immigration Voice, told the panel of DHS representatives during a filmed Q&A session. “When […]

This Young Farmer From Bihar Is Growing World Record Amounts Of Rice

Sumant Kumar, a young farmer from Darveshpura, Bihar has turned the agriculture world upside down with 22.4 tonnes of rice grown on one hectare of land without using any herbicides. It was recorded as a world record after beating 19.4 tonnes achieved by the “father of rice”, the Chinese agriculture scientist Yuan Lingpong. The exceptional achievement has inspired many others in and around his village. Some farmers who have adopted […]

Rain lashes Tamil Nadu; schools, colleges closed

Schools and colleges closed in several districts; Three trains cancelled, while many others have been partially cancelled, diverted or delayed. Heavy rain brought life to a grinding halt across Tamil Nadu on Friday and a day’s holiday was announced for schools and colleges in Tirunelveli, Chennai, Tiruvallur, Kanchipuram, Tiruvannamalai and Vellore districts and holiday for only schools in Kanyakumari district. Anna University and University of Madras affiliated colleges have postponed […]

Diwali: Festival of Lights

Deepawali or Diwali is certainly the biggest and the brightest of all Hindu festivals. It’s the festival of lights (deep = light and avali = a row i.e., a row of lights) that’s marked by four days of celebration, which literally illumines the country with its brilliance, and dazzles all with its joy. This year Diwali falls on Wednesday, November 11, 2015. Each of the four days in the festival of Diwali […]