Police officials that took part in West Bengal protests to be punished by MHA on disciplinary grounds


Ministry of Home Affairs is planning to punish West Bengal police officials who have sat on protest with CM Mamata Banerjee for violation of All India Services (conduct) Rules 1968/AIS (D&A) Rules, 1969. Disciplinary Action to be initiated against the below police officers: -Virendra Kumar, IPS, Director General of West Bengal Police -Vineet Kumar GoyalContinue reading “Police officials that took part in West Bengal protests to be punished by MHA on disciplinary grounds”

New Mexico Governor orders withdrawal of National Guard before Trump’s SOTU address


New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham has ordered the National Guard for the return of its troops from the southern border, refusing to be part of United States President Donald Trump’s ‘charade’. Gov. Grisham ordered for the return of troops, shortly before Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday. Michelle Lujan Grisham, whoContinue reading “New Mexico Governor orders withdrawal of National Guard before Trump’s SOTU address”

Lebanon becomes the first Arab country with a woman security minister


Lebanon’s new interior minister, Raya El Hassan, has become the first Arab (woman) as well as Lebanese woman to take on the charge of a number of government security agencies, ending a nine-month political deadlock. Hassan is one of the total four women elected to the cabinet – setting a new record for women politicalContinue reading “Lebanon becomes the first Arab country with a woman security minister”

Sales down by 30 percent on Amazon and Flipkart since new e-commerce policy came into force in India


Since the new e-commerce rules have come into force in India on Feb 1, the sales of Flipkart and Amazon fell by as much as 30 percent. The new regulations prohibit e-commerce companies from holding any stakes in companies that sell on their platform. Also for companies whose overall sale volumes cross the 25% markContinue reading “Sales down by 30 percent on Amazon and Flipkart since new e-commerce policy came into force in India”

Bail Application of American Spy Suspect Paul Whelan Denied in Russia for Possession of State Secrets


The bail application of American spy suspect Paul Whelan has been denied by a Moscow City Court, in a closed hearing. Whelan is a retired US Marine who was arrested in Russia on charges of spying. According to Whelan’s family, he went to Russia to attend a wedding ceremony – while also denying the chargesContinue reading “Bail Application of American Spy Suspect Paul Whelan Denied in Russia for Possession of State Secrets”

Maruti Suzuki and Haryana government collaborate to set up industrial training institute in Gurugram


Maruti Suzuki India has signed a pact with Haryana Government to set up a model industrial training institute (ITI). The institute will be known as Japan-India Manufacturing (JIM), which will be located in Uncha Majra village of Gurugram district and expects to train over 500 individuals annually.

AI-powered robot dog from Sony to monitor kids and elderly


With the capability to store data of maximum 10 people, the artificial intelligence powered robot dog from Sony’s stable will monitor kids and the elderly through two cameras, it makes it easier to keep an eye on your dear ones. The cameras are housed in the dog‘s nose and tail, along with numerous sensors, whichContinue reading “AI-powered robot dog from Sony to monitor kids and elderly”

Activists concerned for Chinese democracy and human rights activist Liu Xiaobo’s poor treatment in prison


The crushing treatment meted out to political dissenters by China time and again is known the world over. This time however, Nobel Prize winning democracy activist Liu Xiaobo is at the receiving end of it. The 61-year-old cancer-stricken Chinese activist has been campaigning for enhanced democracy and human rights for decades. In fact, the globalContinue reading “Activists concerned for Chinese democracy and human rights activist Liu Xiaobo’s poor treatment in prison”

Puberty affects a girl’s cognitive ability, says study


You look yourself in the mirror and notice you are taller than you were a few weeks ago. Fuller and bigger breasts, hair in places you have never had before, the onset of periods, acne – you just wonder what I am turning into? Well, welcome to puberty girls! Puberty is that time of yourContinue reading “Puberty affects a girl’s cognitive ability, says study”