Human Interest/Society

    Upset Hindus urge Zippo to withdraw Hindu gods’ lighters & apologize

    Upset Hindus are urging Bradford (Pennsylvania, USA) based Zippo Manufacturing Company to immediately recall Zippo lighters displaying images of Hindu gods, calling it “highly inappropriate”.  Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan...

    Evergreen Club empowers seniors to adopt a holistic lifestyle this ‘International Yoga Day’

    Since time immemorial, Yoga has been scientifically recognized as a holistic practice for the physical, mental and spiritual well-being of people across all age...

    Upset Hindus urge New Zealand clothing firm to withdraw Lord Ganesh pants & apologize

    Upset Hindus are urging Takaka (Tasman, New Zealand) headquartered firm Mariposa Clothing for immediate withdrawal of pants carrying images of Hindu deity Lord Ganesh;...

    US Consulate in Kolkata launches project for NE women entrepreneurs

    Agartala/Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) The US Consulate General in Kolkata under the White House-led "Academy for Women Entrepreneurs" (AWE) project brings together 150 women entrepreneurs and early-stage business owners from five northeastern states of India and to boost their startups.

    9 companies clear RFQ for Secunderabad cluster to run trains

    Secunderabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Nine private companies have cleared the first stage, Request for Qualification (RFQ), of Indian Railways two-stage competitive bidding procedure in their endeavour to run trains in the Secunderabad cluster under public private partnership (PPP).

    Celebrated IAS couple, Tina Dabi and Athar Amir, files for divorce

    Jaipur, Nov 20 (IANS) The celebrated civil servant couple of Tina Dabi, topper of UPSC civil service examination in 2015 and Athar Amir, a UPSC topper from Kashmir, recently filed for divorce in Jaipur.

    Guwahati’s key installations turn blue on World Children’s Day

    Guwahati, Nov 20 (IANS) Along with many iconic buildings of India and the world, the Gandhi Mandap in Guwahati was illuminated in blue on World Children's Day on Friday as part of UNICEF's #GoBlue campaign, an official release said.

    4K Assam children want their issues to be part of political parties’ manifestos

    Guwahati, Nov 20 (IANS) As Assam gears up for the Assembly elections scheduled next year, over 4,000 children from 17 of the 33 districts of the state have put forward a manifesto of their issues and recommendations for the political parties to include them in their respective manifestos, a UNICEF release said on Friday.

    Infectiousness peaks early in Covid patients: Lancet study

    London, Nov 20 (IANS) In a major study, researchers have claimed that infectiousness peaks early in Covid-19 patients, highlighting the need to quickly identify and isolate cases before the virus spreads.

    Scotland braces for most stringent Covid-19 curbs

    Edinburgh, Nov 20 (IANS) More than two million people across Scotland were bracing for the country's most stringent coronavirus restrictions set to come into force on Friday evening.

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