Author archives: vinayak

As JNU row rages on, Rajnath asserts guilty will not be spared

Amid the raging JNU row, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday asserted that the guilty “will not be spared” as Left leaders met him questioning police action against students including the arrest of the student union leader. “No question of harassment of students. But the guilty will not be spared,” he told reporters on the sidelines of a function in Delhi. The home minister’s statement came after a delegation of […]

Here's The Account Of Every Single Rupee Spent On Modi's Foreign Visits To 37 Countries!

As of February 2016, since he took charge as the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi has visited thirty-seven countries on five continents. On the basis of Right To Information (RTI) and from the Official PMO website, this YouTuber has revealed the reality behind Modi’s expensive trips the impact of these on the Indian economy. Watch and learn! Please follow and like us:

A question about Siachen hero’s death: Why are our soldiers dying

To paraphrase Shakespeare, Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad has greatness thrust on him. In his death, Hanamanthappa will probably go down in contemporary history for having rallied the entire nation around the indomitable spirit of soldiers, who refuse to quit even when all experts, logic and sheer common sense advocates otherwise. For that reason alone he has done yeoman service to the nation. But perhaps there should be another reason as […]

Bhagat Singh & Valentine's Day: What's the controversy?

Freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar and Shivaram Rajguru were three great sons of India, who breathed their last as ‘martyrs’. All three of them were influential revolutionaries, who sacrificed their young lives to make their motherland, free from the shackles of the British rule. Bhagat Singh, a Sandhu Jat, became so popular that he had become the symbol of the new awakening among the youths. According to facts, Bhagat […]

Mark Zuckerberg says Free Basics shutdown won't keep Internet.org out of India

This morning, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India effectively banned Facebook’s Free Basics program from the country, ruling that the system and others like it violate the principles of net neutrality. It’s a big setback for Facebook’s Internet.org program, which looks to provide basic connectivity to poor nations — but in a post today, Mark Zuckerberg said the ruling would not push Internet.org out of India entirely. “Our mission is […]

Facebook loses, Net Neutrality wins: Interesting facts

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Monday ruled in favour of net neutrality and struck down differential pricing. This means that TRAI barred companies from charging or offering data traffic on discriminatory basis. This especially comes at a major blow to Facebook’s Free Basics and Airtel Zero that plans to offer free internet to users to access certain sites. Here are some interesting facts about TRAI’s ruling in […]

David Headley reveals ISI, Pak Army role in 26/11 attacks: Report

David Coleman Headley, convicted in the November 26, 2008, Mumbai attacks, has reportedly confessed to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) that Pakistan’s spy agency Inter-Service Intelligence (ISI) and its Army were behind the serial attacks that killed at least 166 people. According to a report by CNN-IBN citing the interrogation report of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) it claimed to have accessed, Headley has confessed that the Mumbai attacks were […]

All eyes on treasures hidden in untouched vault under Kerala temple

An expert panel inventorying assets at Kerala’s famous Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple has approached the Supreme Court for permission to open a hitherto-untouched vault, a controversial move that may trigger a fresh face-off between the judiciary and religious authorities. The 16th century temple that used to be the royal chapel of Travancore’s former rulers shot to fame five years ago when one of its six vaults (later coded as ‘A’) […]

Roads Made of Plastic Waste in India? Yes! Meet the Professor Who Pioneered the Technique

. A Government order in November 2015 has made it mandatory for all road developers in the country to use waste plastic, along with bituminous mixes, for road construction. This is to help overcome the growing problem of plastic waste disposal in India. The technology for this was developed by the ‘Plastic Man’ of India, Prof Rajagopalan Vasudevan, Professor of Chemistry at Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai. Plastic has slowly […]

Everyday genius: Seven surprisingly brilliant uses of banana peels

Whenever you think of banana peel, the first thing that your mind conjures is the image of someone slipping while stepping on it. But has it ever occurred to you that banana peel can be put to some really wise uses? Check out how, and you’ll surely give it the love and credit it deserves. 1 Soften meat: Add banana peel to the roasting pan before you roast the meat. […]