In a first, marriage between man, transwoman set to be registered

🕔11:15, 21.May 2019

News A marriage between a man and a transwoman is set to be registered in Tamil Nadu for the first time More in News The couple — A. Srija, 20 and B. Arun Kumar, 23 — who got married last

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INDIA’S NATIONAL WAR MEMORIAL Updated

🕔15:02, 19.May 2019

In News India’s national war memorial (first proposed in 1960) was inaugurated at the India Gate complex in Delhi by the PM. About Spread across 40 acres, it is built to honor soldiers who laid down their lives defending the

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In a first for Asia, Taiwan Bill legalises same-sex marriage

🕔08:20, 18.May 2019

Taiwan’s parliament has become the first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage More in News The bill allows same-sex couples to form ‘exclusive permanent unions’ and lets them apply for a ‘marriage registration’ with government agencies. Bill gives couples many

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Humanist, feminist: Why Iswarchandra Vidyasagar matters

🕔13:39, 17.May 2019

News A statue of Iswarchandra Vidyasagar was vandalised in Kolkata on 14th May Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar Early life Ishwar Chandra Bandopadhyaya was born on September 26, 1820, in Birsingha village of Midnapore district in a poor Brahmin family. After his elementary

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No job without local language skills: Assam literary body

🕔10:54, 17.May 2019

News: An Assamese literary organisation issued a diktat to the people, who do not know Assamese or any other indigenous language. Key points: The Assam Sahitya Sabha, established in 1917 has issued a diktat saying people who do not know

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Everything you need to know about Tropical Cyclones in India

🕔16:22, 14.May 2019

Some recent Tropical cyclones in Indian Oceans In 2000, Tropical cyclone Elina struck the Mozambique, as a most devastating cyclone. In March, tropical cyclone Idai made headlines as one of the most severe storms to have made landfall in Mozambique

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Makara Jyothi & Makarvilakku Festival

🕔16:15, 13.May 2019

In News Well, Amid the ongoing agitation over the entry of women of the menstruating age into the Sabarimala temple following the recent order of the Supreme Court has come the Makaravilakku festival, and the most important event in the

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