While India has a low birth rate of twins, Kodinhi, a village in Kerala defies that. On a visit there, it seems like every other person seems to have a twin. In fact the village has over 200 twins – and several of whom are girls. People have tried to find the reasons but none could be found. At least, this is a good thing…
- 23 Jan 2017
The Maharashtra government will soon rebuild a 2-km four-lane section of the NH 17 to Goa right through a core forest area keeping the safety of wild animals in mind. As a first in the country – there will facilities for animals including leafy underpasses and overpasses, and ladders to cross over to the other side. The plan is to keep the animals’ natural habitat intact.
- 3 Sep 2015
Mr Ansari said from the official reports and surveys, it was evident that the main problems confronting India’s Muslims related to identity and security, education and empowerment, equitable share in state funds and a fair share in decision-making. This appears to be not a valid comment for two reasons: many parts of the country are backward and suffered, and SC/ST the most, compared to that the Muslim community is much better, and between so many minority schemes and the rich Waqf boards, the community has lots of resources. Who stopped them from progressing and advancing to make use of opportunities that come along the way?
- 2 Sep 2015
Per Maneka Gandhi, “It should be noted that Italian-born Sonia Gandhi reads her speeches in Congress rallies. All her Hindi speeches are written by someone in Hindi, we are not sure who writes them. She cannot speak Hindi even after decades of being in India. Also, she sought Indian citizenship only after many years of being in India.” Are these widely discussed in the public media? If not, why not?
- 31 Aug 2015
The Nagas had been fighting the Indian Govt since 1975, or nearly 40 years. The signing of the pact with the NSCN is the result of 80 rounds of negotiations that spanned 16 years with first breakthrough in 1997 when ceasefire agreement was sealed. Reportedly the Nagas got some autonomy, but the accord it self is within our current constitution setup.
- 7 Aug 2015