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Review: Strangers No More: New Narratives from India’s Northeast by Sanjoy Hazarika

In 1994, the journalist-author-activist Sanjoy Hazarika published Strangers of the Mist: Tales of War and Peace from India’s Northeast which, in his own word, “looks at how little men and women have reacted to imperial, insensitive administrations, politicians and policies, through their eyes and mine.” Published at a time when serious work on the Northeast was still rare, the book became a standard reference point for anyone interested in this […]

Failures Are Stepping Stones To Success

Thomas Edison was the inventor of the lightbulb. We can well imagine what our lives would be like if it were not for this marvelous invention. The lightbulb makes it possible for us to utilize the night for those activities that through the ages were mostly possible only in the day. Candlelight and fires have a limited lighting capacity. While we may take this invention for granted, it was invented […]

Rare signed photo of Mahatma Gandhi fetches over $41,000 at US auction

A signed vintage photo of Mahatma Gandhi, walking alongside Madan Mohan Malaviya, was auctioned for $41,806 in the United States. Signed in fountain pen, “M K Gandhi,” the rare photo was taken after the second session of India’s Round Table Conference in London in September 1931, according to Boston-based RR Auction. Gandhi who died in 1948 attended the conference, a British initiative aimed at discussing constitutional reforms in India, as […]

US announces $5 million reward for information on Pak Taliban leader Maulana Fazlullah

The US on Friday announced a $5 million award for information leading to the arrest of Afghanistan-based Maulana Fazlullah, leader of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), an outfit which carries out terrorist attacks inside Pakistan. Under its rewards for justice program, the US also announced a $3 million reward each for information on Abdul Wali, of Jamaat ul-Ahrar (JuA), and Mangal Bagh leader of Lashkar-e-Islam. Jamaat-ul-Ahrar is a terrorist organization that split […]

CBSE Board Exams 2018: Tips for last minute preparations for Class 10, 12 Students

In less than 24 hours, the CBSE Board exams 2018 for Class 10 and Class 12 will commence on Monday. The students appearing for these examinations are all geared up with there preparations. These exams are starting from March 5. A single mark can get you admission in a reputed college and a stream of your choice, thus reminding you how important it is to perform well in these exams. […]

Bill Gates Has Five Predictions For The World's Next 20 Years, And Some Of Them Are Just Scary

In a Reddit Ask-Me-Anything last night, Microsoft founder Bill Gates talked about where he sees the world and society heading, and what we can do to solve some of the issues coming our way. Here are some excerpts from the Q&A. It would be a good idea to sit down and read the rest of this story… How do you see automation affecting our economy over the next 10-20 years? […]

Clamorworld wishes Happy and Safe Holi : tips to take care of your hair during Holi

Holi is a popular Hindu festival celebrated across India. It is all about enjoying, having fun and playing with colors. as much as everyone loves to play with colors, it cannot be ignored that they are quite harmful to our skin and hair as well. Traditionally, flowers were used to make colors but eventually with time they have been replaced with artificial colors.These synthetic colors contain harmful chemicals, metals, acid, […]

New H-1B policy memorandum issued to protect workers: USCIS

The new H-1B policy memorandum is part of the effort by the Trump Administration to protect the wages and working conditions of both American and nonimmigrant workers and prevent any fraud or abuse, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) said today. The USCIS on Thursday issued a new policy memorandum according to which a company would have to go an extra length to prove that its H-1B employee at […]

Justin Trudeau Gets PM Modi's Bear Hug On Day 6 Of India Visit: 10 Facts

Five days after landing in India, Canadian premier Justin Trudeau met Prime Minister Narendra Modi today at his ceremonial welcome in Delhi’s Rashtrapati Bhavan. PM Modi greeted Mr Trudeau with his signature bear-hug and posed for photographs with his family, including his daughter Ella Grace, seen in a 2015 photo tweeted by Mr Modi last evening. The two leaders will have a bilateral meeting today. Mr Trudeau’s first visit to […]