Jute products made by correctional home inmates showcased in Kolkata

Kolkata, July 25 : In a unique initiative, 15 inmates from the state-based Dumdum correctional home, on Monday showcased a wide array of jute products crafted by them after getting trained by professionals inside the prison. The inmates, chosen from a group of 40 from the correctional home (as jails are called in West Bengal), […]

Online portal launched to register sexual harassment complaints

New Delhi, July 24 : An online complaint management system to register cases of sexual harassment of women at workplace — SHe-Box — was launched here on Monday. Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi launched the system titled ‘Sexual Harassment electronic-Box (SHe-Box)’ which can be accessed at the link: http://www.wcd-sh.nic.in “The complaint management system […]

Researchers develop app to aid taxi drivers mental health

Melbourne, Feb 9 : Australian researchers have developed a mobile application to monitor and improve the mental health of taxi drivers. Researchers from the University of Melbourne developed the app after a study discovered that taxi drivers were among the most stressed people in a workplace, Xinhua news agency reported. The studyh found that two […]

All will be Aam Aadmi at UP toll plazas

Lucknow, July 24 : After facing flak, the Uttar Pradesh government on Monday decided that there will be no separate lanes for VIPs at toll plazas in the state. The government had earlier come under widespread attack after it issued an advisory to Divisional Commissioners, District Magistrates and Chief Engineers of PWD seeking special lanes […]

Lana Del Rey tried to use witchcraft to hex Trump

Los Angeles, July 24 : Singer Lana Del Rey confirmed that she tried to hex (put a spell) US President Donald Trump earlier this year. “Yeah, I did it. Why not? Look, I do a lot of s–t,” Del Rey told NME, reports nydailynews.com. “I’m in line with Yoko and John (Lennon) and the belief […]

N.Korea cancels beer festival due to drought

Pyongyang, July 24 : North Korea has cancelled a beer festival aimed at attracting foreign tourists due to a severe drought. Koryo Tours, a Beijing based travel agency for western tourists who want to visit North Korea, on Monday posted on its website that the regime notified of the cancellation of the second Taedong River […]