Visually-challenged business achiever Srikanth Bolla eyes higher Forbes ranking

By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, April 23 : Forbes has named him in the list of super achievers from Asia under the age of 30 but visually challenged Srikanth Bolla is in no mood to celebrate. His goal is to get into the Forbes list of richest persons — and he won’t settle for anything less. […]

Earth Day-2017: Students, environmentalists, MNCs join chorus to save planet

New Delhi, April 22 : The 48th Earth Day celebrations on Saturday saw participation from school children in awareness drives, campaigns in social media, emotional appeals from MNCs and a request from Prime Minister Narendra Modi to keep the planet clean and green. While describing the Earth Day “a day of gratitude to mother earth”, […]

Not enough global political will to prioritise children: Satyarthi

Kolkata, April 22 : Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Saturday said the world lacks enough “global political will” to prioritise children and adequate budgetary allocations have not been made for education, health and child protection. “There is a need of global political will to prioritise children and that is not so adequate which is supposed […]

Teenaged girl in Rajasthan seeks to nullify child marriage

Jodhpur, April 22 : Braving the threats of her in-laws, a 17-year-old girl, who was married when she was just 15, has approached a court in Rajasthan to seek annulment of her marriage. The girl, resident of Balesar block of Jodhpur district has filed a petition in a family court here with the help of […]

American Airlines attendant suspended for hitting passenger

Washington, April 22 : An American Airlines flight attendant has been suspended for hitting a female passenger with a baby stroller onboard a domestic flight, the media reported on Saturday. The woman had just boarded a flight on Friday afternoon from San Francisco to Dallas when the incident occurred, the New York Daily News reported. […]

Pakistani man survives on leaves for 25 years

Islamabad, April 22 : A man in Pakistan’s Punjab province has been surviving on leaves and wood for the last 25 years, a habit that he developed because of extreme poverty, a media report said on Saturday. Mehmood Butt from Gujranwala district began living on leaves because he had no work and could not afford […]