Man "Dressed Up Like Dustbin" A Head-Turner In Odisha. He Has A Message
Mayurbhanj(Odisha): Bishnu Bhagat, 36, dresses himself in colourful polythene bags and goes about his business every day in Odisha. He doesn't mind being referred as a "chalta firta dustbin" (walking dustbin), because the underlying message he wants to convey is, "If I look ugly to you, think about earth and what we have made it."
World to experience internet breakdown in the next 48 hours?
Can you imagine a world without the internet? Internet which has become an integral part of one's life has created such a situation, where it becomes impossible to think of social networking, business, entertainment and so on. The list of importance of internet can be stretched to eternity, but what if it shuts down?
Meet the woman who fought sexual harassment in newsroom before #MeToo
As a senior journalist, Rina Mukherji has achieved many accolades. She writes on the environment and gender-related issues, has worked for some of the most reputed publications in India, holds a doctorate degree in African Studies and is a 2016 Panos fellow on Migrant Labour. However, she is mostly known in the media as the first Indian woman to win a case against wrongful termination because she complained about the sexual harassment she faced while working as a journalist at The Statesman.
Saw photo of an elephant cutting a cake? Meet Rani, Hyd zoo’s oldest mammal
Hyderabad: A photo of an old majestic elephant cutting a cake did the rounds on social media on Saturday. Meet Rani, an enthusiastic and one of the most-loved inmates of the Hyderabad’s Nehru Zoological Park. Rani turned 80 on Saturday, and zoo officials ensured that Rani celebrated her birthday in grandeur.
All That India Stands to Gain From Russian Deal
New Delhi: Russian President Vladimir Putin was embraced in a warm hug by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the former arrived in New Delhi on Thursday evening. The meeting, that comes months after Modi visited Sochi for an informal summit with Putin, is significant as it looks to redefine bilateral ties between the two nations.
Amitabh Bachchan:The man who talks about sexual assault only in movies
"We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented."
I was reminded of these wise words by Elie Wiesel today as I watched (on repeat) a video of Amitabh Bachchan dodging a question about Tanushree Dutta's sexual harassment allegations against Nana Patekar.
Telangana polls could be last battle for many opposition leaders
Hyderabad:The Congress, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), the Communist Party of India (CPI), and the Telangana Jana Samithi (TJS), have formed a Maha Kutami or grand alliance in Telangana to take on the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and its chief, former chief minister K. Chandrashekar Rao, or KCR, in the forthcoming assembly election.