President okays ordinance for death to child rapists

New Delhi, April 22 : President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday approved an ordinance to provide death penalty for those convicted of raping girls below age 12 years besides clearing another ordinance to confiscate property of fugitive economic offenders. The President promulgated The Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018, which was approved by the cabinet on […]

If you can protect one tiger, you can create a jungle: Filmmaker S. Nallamuthu

By Kushagra Dixit New Delhi, April 22 : She was often hailed as the “Tiger Queen”, and was easily the world’s most documented and famous feline. But what made Machli unique was that she helped break the “monster” myth and showed that even the stunning wild cat could be human-friendly — thereby also sending out […]

Himachal CM prioritises strengthening state’s strategic infrastructure

By Vishal Gulati Shimla, April 22 : First-time Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has made strengthening the mountain state’s weak infrastructure — road, rail and air — a priority as this would not only boost national security but also increase tourist flows. Himachal Pradesh shares a 260 km border with China. Five-time legislator […]

‘Concept of equality’ pervades world’s biggest community kitchen

By Jaideep Sarin Amritsar (Punjab), April 22 : If there is one big leveller for people, irrespective of their religion, caste, gender, social status or riches, it is the “langar”, or community kitchen, at the Golden Temple complex, where the holiest of Sikh shrines, the Harmandir Sahib, is located, in this city considered holy by […]