Not just stubble burning, Punjab tops India in depleting ground reserves level: Read the research

Every year, as winter descends on Northern India, the plummeting mercury brings with it a marked deterioration in the air quality. One of the principal reasons for this worsening of pollution levels is the practice of stubble burning observed by farmers mainly in Punjab and Haryana. Since the last few years, the stubble burning has … Read more

Mount Everest’s new official height is 8,848.86m, China and Nepal issue joint statement

The world’s highest mountain, Mount Everest, is officially 8,848.86 meters or 29.032 feet. Nepal and China have issued a joint statement about the update in height. China had previously measured the mountain at 8,844.43 meters, which is four meters lesser than what Nepal has calculated. As the mountain stands at the border between Nepal and … Read more

Grooming Jihad: Saiji Abbas told widow that he was Arjun, raped her and performed nikaah, forced her to abort pregnancy twice

In a case of grooming jihad that took place in Lucknow, a woman from Madiyagaon has filed a complaint against one Saiji Abbas, a resident of Vazirganj, and his family for alleged molestation after holding hostage, assault, torture, exploitation and abortion. The woman has alleged that after her husband died, Saiji Abbas befriended her pretending … Read more

Remarkable achievement, says British doctor on COVID-19 vaccine as nation began mass vaccinating its people

Having a coronavirus vaccine ready less than a year after treating the first patient with COVID-19 has been a “remarkable” achievement said a British doctor on Tuesday (December 8). The country began mass vaccinating its people in a global drive that poses one of the biggest logistical challenges in peacetime history. “This is the most … Read more

From ‘protestors’ harassing commoners to Congress, AAP leaders being chased away with chants of ‘Modi’: Scenes from ‘farmers’ Bharat bandh’

On Tuesday, farm unions, with the support of a dozen political parties, called for a nationwide strike (Bharat bandh) as a mark of ‘protest’ against the historic farm laws enacted by the Centre. With the supply of essential commodities taking a hit and aggravating the life of the common men, ‘goons’ under the garb of … Read more

Providing information and photographs of vital installations to ISI amounts to waging war against the country: J-K HC

While hearing a bail application, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court observed that the “Union Territory of J&K is facing an onslaught of terrorist activities from the neighbouring country, which is orchestrated by ISI of Pakistan”. According to Live Law, the High Court denied bail to the person named Pankaj Sharma who is accused of … Read more

Congress rallies for Bharat Bandh now, former CM Bhupinder Hooda had supported ‘free and competitive markets’ for farmers in 2010

The Congress party has been a vocal opponent of the historic farm laws, ever since it came into force. From vowing to not implement the law in the Congress-ruled State of Punjab to lending its support to the Bharat Bandh on Tuesday, the grand old party has been up-in-arms against the current political dispensation. “I … Read more

‘Maaro isko maaro’: Shocking details emerge of how Mumbai police tortured Republic TV AVP, was beaten with ‘chakki belt’

Republic TV has alleged that Ghanshyam Singh, assistant vice president of Distribution at the channel, was brutally tortured by the Mumbai Police while he was in their custody. In an affidavit that was filed before the Bombay High Court on Tuesday, the channel claimed that Singh was tortured brutally, physically assaulted and lashed with a … Read more

Mount Everest: Nepal, China announce revised height, check new height here

Nepal and China on Tuesday (December 8) jointly announced the newly-measured height of Mount Everest at 8848.86 metres. The new height declared by Nepal and China means that Mount Everest remains the tallest mountain on Planet Earth. It is to be noted that in 1955, height of Mount Everest was established by Indian survey at … Read more