Giving the right of chosen names reduces suicide risk in transgender youths

Reports also state that the transgender youths, having suicidal thoughts at nearly twice the rate of their peers. One of the largest and diverse studies conducted of transgender youths have found that giving the right to transgenders to opt for their chosen name at places of work, financial institutions, hospitals, school, home or at community […]

We need to be careful of exam mafia-Centre nexus: Congress

Addressing a press conference, senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal, launched a stinging attack on the ruling BJP for its inability to prevent the CBSE paper leak. This comes two days after reports emerged that class 10 mathematics and class 12 economics papers were leaked, which led to an unprecedented crisis in the education sector. Kapil […]

US plans to seek visa applicants’ social media info

The US State Department has said that it plans to require all American visa applicants to submit their social media information. Applicants for immigrant and non-immigrant visas, under the proposal, would be required to provide “identifiers” they have used on various social media platforms in the previous five years, in addition to old email addresses […]

Uncle Sam’s time is over; China set to topple US as most powerful economy: Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz

China is on course to overpower the US economy and the world’s power balance is about to change soon, Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz said. The global order is on the verge of change in wake of China’s steady economic rise, said American economist Joseph Stiglitz on Friday at a media event. “China is on course […]

Bihar: Clashes break out in Nalanda after religious idol vandalised

The opposition parties have been accusing the BJP of inciting violence in the state and charging JD(U) president and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar with being “helpless” before the coalition partner. A clash between people from two different communities took place in Nawada district of Bihar in the wee hours of Friday. The clash broke out […]

Canadians’ Justin Trudeau Crush Is Over After India Trip: Foreign Media

For voters who had welcomed Trudeau’s global status as a progressive political leader and proud international standard-bearer for Canada, the images of Justin Trudeau in brash Bollywood outfits at well-known sightseeing spots were a serious comedown. After showing a steady lead in public opinion surveys for more than two years after his surprise October 2015 […]

Wait, What? Why Amit Shah’s Words On PM Sounded Wrong In Karnataka Rally

Yeddyurappa was forced to step down as Karnataka chief minister in 2011 in a haze of corruption allegations by Karnataka’s ombudsman. The BJP has been thwacked by the second flub this week in Karnataka, where elections will be held on May 12. This time, BJP president Amit Shah’s words at a rally were lost in […]

Ravichandran Ashwin, Gautam Gambhir Launch Passionate Defence Of Steve Smith

Steve Smith has come under heavy fire from all quarters for his role in the ball-tampering scandal that has shook world cricket. The 28-year-old broke down while addressing the media on Thursday, accepting full responsibility for the controversy that has resulted in a one-year ban for both him and his deputy David Warner and a […]

Apple’s Tim Cook: I Would Have Avoided Facebook’s Privacy Mess

At a Chicago town hall event with MSNBC and Recode, Apple’s Tim Cook was asked what he would do if he were in the shoes of Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg . Apple chief executive Tim Cook took some swipes at a couple of fellow tech giants Wednesday, appearing to accuse Facebook of selling its customers as […]

‘Postcard News’ Co-Founder Arrested, Charged With Spreading Fake News

Postcard News co-founder, Mahesh Vikram Hegde was arrested on the basis of his tweet on March 19, reporting an accident involving a Jain monk. he co-founder of online portal “Postcard News”, Mahesh Vikram Hegde, was arrested in Karnataka on Thursday on charges of spreading fake and communally sensitive news. The editor has been charged under […]