Young people playing significant part in the 50th anniversary March on #Washington


Young people are tirelessly working towards making the 50th anniversary March a success. Even of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was also just 26 when he staged the Montgomery Bus Boycott. It was only because of these spirited young people that a sea of people gathered at the Lincoln Centre on Saturday to show their solidarityContinue reading “Young people playing significant part in the 50th anniversary March on #Washington”

Millions of people come out in Brazil to protest against government


            (In Pic: People protesting against the spending undertaken by government on building World Cup stadiums instead of allocating it efficiently to areas where it was required more like Health, Education, Housing etc.) Thousands of demonstrators have gathered together in a square in Brazil’s economic hub, Sao Paulo, on Tuesday.Continue reading “Millions of people come out in Brazil to protest against government”

Turkey protests continue unabated


Once again Clashes resumed between police and protesters on Saturday morning at central Istanbul’s Taksim Square. Demonstrations had begun going on in Turkey for four days now. The protests began spreading to a dozen other Turkish cities in no time. This includes the capital city of Ankara, and Izmir, where stones and bottles were thrownContinue reading “Turkey protests continue unabated”

Second suspect in Boston Marathon Blasts arrested by police


It has been four days to Boston Marathon blasts that led to the killing of three and injured 176. On Friday night, the people of Watertown, a Boston suburb, cheered for everyone in a police cruiser, SWAT car and unmarked car for capturing one of two brothers involved in the blasts. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, wasContinue reading “Second suspect in Boston Marathon Blasts arrested by police”

Thousands of Protestors in Bangladesh demand severe punishment for 1971 war criminals


Thousands of people in Bangladesh took to streets once again on Saturday demanding harsher punishment for war criminals from the 1971 Liberation War. Another demand of the protestors was to bring to book the people behind killing of architect and blogger Rajib Haider who was spearheading the protests. The Rajib Haider’s coffin was carried onContinue reading “Thousands of Protestors in Bangladesh demand severe punishment for 1971 war criminals”

Bold, Intelligent and Interesting 3-term New York Mayor Edward L. Koch passes away


Edward L. Koch, former 3-term New York Mayor has died in New York’s Columbia/Presbyterian hospital after suffering from congestive heart failure at the age of 88. The news was broken out by his spokesperson George Arzt at the New York hospital. Coronary heart ailment and some other diseases began affecting the mayor as soon asContinue reading “Bold, Intelligent and Interesting 3-term New York Mayor Edward L. Koch passes away”

Live Blog: Indian Gang-Rape


It wasn’t first such gang-rape It’s not as if rapes or gang-rapes, so to speak, hasn’t have been occurring in India till now but post the gang-rape of a 23 year old paramedic student on a private bus people (majority of them students) have come out to protest in the capital city of Delhi. 16th December: TheContinue reading “Live Blog: Indian Gang-Rape”

Students march towards Rashtrapati Bhavan in huge number to protest against Delhi Gang-rape


Public protest against the Gang-rape of Indian girl entered its sixth day on Saturday with people including students and women coming together at India Gate and marching towards Rashtrapati Bhavan once again to push for reforms. The students were raising the slogan ,”We Want Justice” while protesting on Raj Path. Former Army Chief VK SinghContinue reading “Students march towards Rashtrapati Bhavan in huge number to protest against Delhi Gang-rape”

Small Business Saturday takes a fair share of consumers this Black Friday and Thanksgiving season


-Small Business Saturday that is known for the gesture of consumers going out to their local small businesses and buying something from them when most of the buyer’s attention goes away with big stores. This year too like the past years, Small Business Saturday that customarily is held two days after the thanksgiving has apparentlyContinue reading “Small Business Saturday takes a fair share of consumers this Black Friday and Thanksgiving season”