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Category archives: Current News

Google dedicates doodle to Raja Ram Mohan Roy, father of Indian renaissance

Google on Tuesday dedicated its doodle to the founder of the Brahmo Samaj movement, Raja Ram Mohan Roy, on the occasion of his 246th birth anniversary. Roy has been known in Indian history for his work towards abolition of practice of Sati, wherein a widow was forced to sacrifice herself in her husband’s funeral pyre. Known as the father of Indian renaissance, Roy believed in the existence of one supreme […]

US still hopeful of Trump-Kim summit despite North Korea threat

The United States is still hopeful that an unprecedented summit with North Korea will take place, in spite of a threat by Pyongyang to pull out, but President Donald Trump is prepared for a tough negotiation, the White House said on Wednesday. North Korea threw the June 12 summit into doubt on Wednesday saying it might not attend if Washington continues to insist that it unilaterally give up its nuclear […]

Clamorworld Exclusive: Game Of Thrones Ensues In Karnataka

The Karnataka Assembly election results almost look like a game of chess with way too many pawns in one. The electorate has given a mixed verdict. No single party managed to secure a clear majority. That has only added to the high drama in the state. The parties which were bitterly contesting against each other are suddenly busy courting each other. Earlier during the campaign, the Congress referred to JD(S) […]

Lightning, dust storm kill at least 30 people in UP, Delhi, Bengal and Andhra

Over 30people have been killed in separate weather-related incidents across 4 states – Andhra Pradesh, Delhi Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal – as lightning and dust storm hit parts of the country on Sunday. The weather department had issued a warning of thunderstorm with squall for several parts of the country including Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan. A thunderstorm accompanied with squall with wind […]

From having normal conversations to making restaurant bookings, here's all you need to know about Google's AI

Google has unveiled an artificial intelligence tool capable of handling routine tasks — such as making restaurant bookings — as a way to help people disconnect from their smartphone screens. Kicking off the tech giant’s annual developers conference, Google chief executive Sundar Pichai argued that its AI-powered digital assistant had the potential to free people from everyday chores. Pichai played a recording of the Google Assistant independently calling a hair […]

WILL THERE BE A WORLD WAR 3

THE world is currently on high alert with tensions between the US and Russia over Syria boiling over. Adding North Korea’s nuclear ambitions into the mix, an all-out war could be on the cards – but just who would win if World War 3 broke out? We explore the options. Could World War Three happen? As the world comes under fire from terror attacks, escalating hostility between Russia and the […]

Why did India wake up so late to a child rape and murder?

A bright looking eight-year old girl belonging to a Muslim nomadic tribe in Indian-administered Kashmir goes missing in the new year. On 17 January, her battered body is recovered from a forest in Kathua district. Through February, police arrest eight men, including a retired government official, four policemen and a juvenile, in connection with the gang rape and murder of the girl. There are protests in the summer capital, Srinagar, […]

Algerian military plane crashes moments after take-off from Boufarik, 257 soldiers killed

A military plane carrying soldiers and their families crashed soon after takeoff in a farm field in northern Algeria on Wednesday, killing 257 people in what appeared to be the worst plane crash in the North African nation’s history. Algeria’s Defense Ministry said that those killed included 247 passengers and 10 crew members. The cause of the crash was unclear, and an investigation has been opened, the ministry said. The […]

Indian Tax Authorities knock on the doors of Bitcoin Exchanges. Investors beware!

Indian Tax Authorities knock on the doors of Bitcoin Exchanges. Investors beware! The long and rich “party” held by Bitcoin exchanges and investors in India is soon going to be gatecrashed by the Tax Authorities in India. The Taxation Authorities are investigating all the exchanges that help people trade Bitcoins on, across the nation. Major states like Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Pune are already under the scrutiny. The Tax […]

Doklam standoff put severe pressure on ties: Wang Yi to Sushma Swaraj

Doklam standoff put severe pressure on ties: Wang Yi to Sushma Swaraj The Doklam standoff had put “severe pressure” on India-China ties though the issue was resolved through diplomatic means, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj during their meeting in New Delhi. The bilateral ties went through a serious test after Indian border troops “illegally trespassed” into the Chinese territory in June, Wang told Swaraj. […]