Friday, April 19, 2019
Islamabad:Renowned Urdu poetess and activist Fahmida Riaz passed away in Lahore on Wednesday. She was 73. Riaz always raised her voice for women rights and democracy. She also headed the National Book Foundation.Fahmida Riaz remained an activist in her academic life. She spoke and wrote against the ban on...
New Delhi(Press release):If you have updates about your surroundings living in Delhi you would be aware about the six-days Urdu Heritage Festival going on at Central Park of Connaught Place, Delhi. Delhi Urdu Academy has been organising it’s annual event there since 2010 consecutively.  Five successful days have already...
As the world gets hotter and more crowded, our engines continue to pump out dirty emissions, and half the world has no access to clean fuels or technologies (e.g. stoves, lamps), the very air we breathe is growing dangerously polluted: nine out of ten people now breathe polluted air,...
New Delhi:The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code, which said that adultery is a criminal offence. The five-judge Constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, termed it as “archaic” and observed that it violated Article 14 of the Constitution,...
Washington D.C: Turns out, women who breastfeed their first child for five months or longer are more likely to have more children as compared to women who breastfeed for shorter durations or not at all.Cornell University professor of sociology Vida Maralani, with Hunter College professor Samuel Stabler, reported that...
New Delhi, Sep 18 (PTI) Three infants die every two minutes on an average in India due to lack of access to water, sanitation, proper nutrition or basic health services, according to a report by the United Nations Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UNIGME).About 8,02,000 infant deaths were...
BENGALURU: The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro),which has for long been wanting to scale up its operations,aims at launching 22 missions in 2019, while it has set a target of 50 successful missions in the next three years."The space agency has a tight schedule ahead, as we are targeting...
Nature blessed us with life and beautiful environment. We won't have a society if we destroy the environment. Our greeds overshadowed over needs . The Earth does not belong to us, we belong to the Earth. Environmental pollution is an incurable disease. We are heading towards point of no return...
In WORLD PRESS FREEDOM INDEX - India is on 138th rank. In contemporary times , doing the job of journalism has become very difficult in India. Killing of journalists , threatning and intimidation has become norm in India in the hands or state of non state actors. In 2017, Journalist...
Some elements are working to communalize the issue and to displace the tribal people residing in the area. https://youtu.be/7w60PS-Xkzw Jammu:- A 7 year old tribal girl named Asifa had gone missing in Kathua and her body was recovered on 17th January 2018 from Rassana Forests. The minor girl was brutally raped,...