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Sunday, 15 Oct 2017 | Agencies | in Agenda

Hundreds of ‘undead’ take part in annual zombie walk Hundreds of ‘undead’ people gathered at the New Jersey shore to take part in an annual zombie walk. The event was staged last Saturday in Asbury Park and featured a variety of mutated characters, including four undead Disney princesses and gory nurses....

The Girl Effect

Sunday, 08 Oct 2017 | Miniya Chatterji Lilaramani | in Agenda

On October 12 — just a day after the International Day for the Girl Child — we shall move on to other headlines of the day, forgetful of the little girl who will be struggling to pull through the rest of the year When there’s a ‘day’ reserved for anything —...

culture lane

Sunday, 08 Oct 2017 | Pioneer | in Agenda

Mad Men restaurant in Times Square Lionsgate has announced a new indoor entertainment centre that will bring themed attractions to Times Square in 2019. The studio is working with the Spanish leisure park operator Parques Reunidos to bring many of its properties to life as part of Lionsgate Entertainment City. There...


Sunday, 08 Oct 2017 | Pioneer | in Agenda

Bears befuddled by woman’s new bear-proof trash can A California woman captured video of a family of hungry bears being foiled and befuddled by her new bear-proof trash can. The video, filmed earlier this month, shows the mother bear clawing at the lid on the new bear-proof bin while one of...


Sunday, 01 Oct 2017 | Agencies | in Agenda

SAUDI TEXTBOOK RECALLED DUE TO PHOTO OF YODA NEXT TO KING A social studies textbook in Saudi Arabia was recalled for including a photo depicting a Star Wars character next to a king. The black and white photo, by Saudi artist Abdullah Al Shehri, features the small, green Jedi Yoda seated...

Why demonise corporations?

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | Miniya Chatterji Lilaramani | in Agenda

The business environment they operate in has only worsened, yet the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code has increased the cost of their failure Six years ago when I was managing a large multi-strategy global hedge fund out of Paris, my team would be sceptical and altogether keep off making investments in India....


Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | Agencies | in Agenda

JAPAN’S ELDERLY HIT RECORD IN CHALLENGE TO LABOUR MARKET Swinging dumbbells and chewing gum, several elderly Japanese gathered at a shrine in downtown Tokyo last Monday in sweltering temperatures, belying their age and importance in one of the world’s most rapidly aging societies. The event to mark Respect for the Aged...


Sunday, 17 Sep 2017 | Agencies | in Agenda

COPS ‘FIND’ RED BALLOON IN STEPHEN KING’S HOMETOWN Police in the Maine city, that’s home to Stephen King, played a prank to coincide with the opening of the horror film It, based on King’s book. The police department said last Thursday on Facebook that a red balloon was “found” floating near...

The 48.5%

Sunday, 10 Sep 2017 | Miniya Chatterji Lilaramani | in Agenda

We can only wonder how many pregnant women in India are grounded by agents of society, their health ruined by lack of activity, spirits dampened by cliches, and their careers written off by narrow-minded employers It starts with timing. First marriage then pregnancy is how we must do it in India....


Sunday, 10 Sep 2017 | Agencies | in Agenda

Dinosaurs march to protest National service ‘extinction’ Hundreds of people dressed in dinosaur costumes took to the streets of Washington DC to protest budget cuts affecting national service programmes. Service Year Alliance organised the demonstration last Wednesday against US President Donald Trump’s 2018 Budget proposal that threatens the “extinction” of programmes,...




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Ajay Singh urges State Chief EC to probe irregularities in polls

17 Mar 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Leader of the Opposition in the State Assembly Ajay Singh and Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president Arun Yadav on Friday called on Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat and urged him to get investigated the matter related to large scale irregularities in the electoral rolls in Madhya Pradesh. The two requested the CEC to get the matter investigated before the assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, scheduled in November, 2018...

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