"I was determined not to give up because I didn't want any other student to have to suffer the same experience that I had to go through," said Gavin Grimm, who graduated from high school last year and has been fighting the school board's policy since he was 15 years old.Read More »
The uneasiness of coalition partners became clear sooner than expected: Even before JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy took the oath as chief minister on Wednesday.
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Former India stars Sachin Tendulkar, V.V.S. Laxman and Virender Sehwag led the salutations after star South African batsman AB de Villiers announced his retirement from international cricket on Wednesday. My best wishes to you!," Sachin wrote on his Twitter handle.
The apex consumer panel has ordered the Northern Railways to cough up Rs 1.6 lakh to a couple, whose valuables were stolen by a beggar during their travel in September 2012.
The funeral prayers were offered for a 17-year-old Pakistani exchange student killed in a mass shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas after her body arrived in the port city of Karachi.
According to sources, Rabri Devi's statement was recorded in connection with a cooperative bank involved in channeling black money during demonetisation. The case was registered after Income Tax probe in April 2017.
On Monday, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) arrested a 25-year-old Brazilian woman for allegedly trying to smuggle cocaine into India in 106 self-swallowed capsules.The woman, who had arrived from Sao Paulo, Brazil, was apprehended at the Delhi airport on 14th May, based on intelligence inputs.She spent the last week at the Safdarjung Hospital, where she was given laxatives to recover the cocaine.
The girls have noted in the pencil-written letter how the warden walks around the premises to scare them and also touches some girls inappropriately.
The year was 1937. At Kasarwadi Dadar (in then Bombay), a meeting was held to discuss the upcoming Indian provincial elections. Bhimrao Kardak and his troupe of shahirs were part of this meeting, as was Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar
Thoothukudi (Tamil Nadu) [India], May 23 (ANI): Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Wednesday demanded that the Sterlite industry must be shut. This industry must be shut and this is what people demand," Haasan told reporters outside the General Hospital in Thoothukudi, where he met those who were injured in the clashes. Earlier in the day, Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(MDMK) Chief Vaiko also met those injured during protests against Sterlite industries.
Agartala(Tripura) [India], May 23 (ANI): After flagging off the bi-weekly Humsafar Express from Agartala, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb assured that very soon Rajdhani express would also run bi-weekly from here.
Former Republic of Ireland and Sunderland star Darron Gibson has been spared prison despite admitting a second serious drink-driving offence.
Interestingly, while the retail prices have gone up, the price at which the fuel is sold to petrol pump dealers has come down drastically since 2013.
Kathmandu [Nepal], May 22 (ANI): Sixteen-year-old Shivangi Pathak, who has become the youngest Indian woman to climb Mount Everest, has a message for women. After completing her successful expedition, Pathak is now back in Nepal's capital Kathmandu with the message for women. If I can make it, if Arunima Sinha (first Indian amputee to climb Mt Everest) can summit the Mount Everest then they can do anything," she told ANI.
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], May 23 (ANI): A non-profitable trust in Hyderabad, Zaheer Uddin Khan Memorial Trust serves Iftar to more than 500 poor people daily and distributs ration to over one thousand poor families who can't afford it. Mohammad Azhar, member of Zaheer Uddin Khan Memorial Trust said, "In this month of Ramzan we serve food for Iftar to poor people including children from poor families who can't afford it.
Windhoek [Namibia], May 22 (Businesswire-India): Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany launched today their 'Merck More Than a Mother' program in Namibia in partnership with the Chairperson of National Council of Namibia, Hon. Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO Merck Foundation emphasized, "The time is ripe for a shift in mindset around the issue." "Not only husbands mistreat women [due to infertility], mothers-in-law and sisters-in-law can also influence their son or brother to harass his wife because she cannot have children.
New Delhi [India], May 22 (NewsVoir): The 4th Smart Cities India 2018 expo, co-locating five major verticals that make up our smart city framework - Buildings, Solar, Smart Cities, Transport and Water, begins tomorrow at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Suresh Prabhu, will be the Chief Guest at the opening ceremony on May 23.
DMK leader MK Stalin has slammed the Tamil Nadu government over the deaths of 11 people in police firing in Tuticorin.