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22 October, 2018 3:22 PM After Amritsar Tragedy, Activist Files Case Against Navjot Kaur Sidhu

A number of spectators were standing on the railway track and taking photographs of the Ravana effigy burning when the speeding train ploughed through them on Friday evening. Amid a political blame-game over the Amritsar train tragedy, a social activist has filed a case against Navjot Kaur Sidhu in a Bihar court on Monday. He held organisers of the Dussehra 39

20 October, 2018 11:54 AM No Approval Was Given For Dussehra Event: Amritsar Municipal Corporation

At least 61 people were killed and 72 injured on Friday evening after a crowd standing on railway tracks, watching a Ravan effigy burn on Dussehra, was run over by a train near Joda Phatak in Amritsar. Amritsar police on Saturday said that though they had given a "no objection" certificate for the Dussehra celebration near Joda Phatak, the organisers 49

15 October, 2018 9:22 AM New Zealand Votes ''Tipsy'' Pigeon Bird Of The Year

New Zealand has voted for its bird of the year 2018 and it's one known for being "drunk, clumsy and a bit of a clown", organisers said on Monday. The New Zealand pigeon or kereru has a liking for fermented fruits, which contain alcohol which means that the birds can get quite tipsy at times, displaying clumsy antics and falling off trees, reports the BBC. This year's 43

15 October, 2018 6:23 AM Women compromise for personal gains: BJP MLA Usha Thakur's controversial remark on MeToo stirs row

NEW DELHI: Yet another Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member from Madhya Pradesh has made a controversial statement against women in the ongoing social media storm #MeToo on sexual harassment. “Some women compromise on their values and ideologies for the sake of personal gains and promotions,” said Usha Thakur, BJP legislator from Indore. “This is why women 75

10 October, 2018 10:57 AM Women-Only Racing Championship Aims To Find F1 Stars

The last woman to start an F1 grand prix was Italy's Lella Lombardi in 1976. "At the heart of W Series' DNA is the firm belief that women can compete equally with men in motorsport. However, an all-female series is essential in order to force greater female participation," organisers said in a statement. The last woman to start an F1 grand prix was Italy's 37

10 October, 2018 9:11 AM Sona Mohapatra Accuses 'Shameless' Kailash Kher In Her #MeToo Account

"The shamelessness of this man," tweeted Sona Mohapatra, who accused Kailash Kher of sexual misconduct Singer Sona Mohapatra has accused colleague Kailash Kher of sexual misconduct in a #MeToo account she shared on Twitter, adding two allegations of misconduct by two women who have also called Mr Kher out for alleged inappropriate behaviour. Ms Mohapatra 51

18 September, 2018 2:45 AM Japan's Murakami snubs 'alternative' Nobel prize

Thanks, but no thanks: Japanese author Haruki Murakami, a finalist for the "alternative Nobel Literature Prize", has withdrawn his nomination, telling organisers he wants to focus on work and avoid the spotlight. The New Academy Prize in Literature was founded by more than 100 Swedish intellectuals in protest after the Swedish Academy, which selects 63

15 August, 2018 3:55 AM Former Champions Stan Wawrinka, Svetlana Kuznetsova Get US Open Wildcards

Former US Open champions Stan Wawrinka and Svetlana Kuznetsova received wildcards into the event on Tuesday along with two-time Australian Open winner Victoria Azarenka, tournament organisers announced. The 33-year-old Kuznetsova, US Open champion as a teenager in 2004, has fought her way up to 88th after battling back from left wrist surgery but missed 38

29 July, 2018 3:45 PM 'The Dance of Culture': Kochi To Host Transactional Analysis Conference In August

'The Dance of Culture' is the theme of the ITAA-SAATA Conference 2018 to be held at Kochi, Kerala while an international Transactional Analysis conference of this scale returns to the South-Indian fort city after 25 years. The conference will be held for three days in next month, from August 17 to August 19. Transactional Analysis is a theory of personality 56

28 July, 2018 6:58 AM St Stephen's College Cancels Mamata Banerjee Event, Cites Protocol Issues

St Stephen's College cited protocol issues as the reason behind asking Mamata Banerjee to cancel her planned address to the students West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will not address students at St Stephen's College on August 1. The college has cited protocol issues as the reason behind asking her to cancel her planned address to the students 58