Thursday 18 July 2019

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Tribute to Sangma: School drop-out who could have become President

At the young age of 11, Purno Agitok Sangma lost his father, following which poverty forced him to quit school. READ

Circling the world 5440 times in a year, they return from space...

Astronaut Scott Kelly returned to Earth on Wednesday after an unprecedented year in space for NASA, landing in barren Kazakhstan with a Russian cosmonaut who shared his whole space station journey. READ

CBI questions Sanatan Chief as Sadhaks surround Ramnathi HQ

Hard-line Hindu organisation Sanatan Sanstha's founder-chief Dr Jayant Athavale was questioned earlier this month by the Central Bureau of Investigation in connection with the murder of anti-superstition activist Dr Narendra Dabholkar's in August 2013. READ

Freedom fighter and rationalist Vasant Karapurkar no more

Goa’s eminent freedom fighter and rationalist intellectual Vasant Karapurkar passed away today afternoon. READ

He wanted to blast railway bridges, Portuguese tortured him for 4 weeks…

Late Subhash Karmali was destined to be a freedom fighter. He had in him all that was essential to take on the might of Portuguese Junta under the dreaded PIDE Chief Casimiro Monteiro ... READ

All religions are anti-women: Taslima

Taslima Nasreen does not think India is an intolerant country. READ

I'm trying to bridge language divide, including Goa: Ganesh Devi

Padma Shri Dr Ganesh Devy, literary critic, activist and one of the writers who returned their Sahitya Akademi Awards, is leaving Vadodara, his home of 36 years, to Dharwad in Karnataka. READ

With ‘Dandi’ spirit, rationalists now plan national convention in Goa in Nov

After successful ‘Dandi March’, India’s rationalist writers, artists and social activists have decided to have the next convention in Goa, probably in November this year. READ

Acting ‘British’, Guj Govt restrains writers from entering Dandi early morning

Dandi Yatra of writers, artists and social activists witnessed today the wrath of the BJP administration, which stopped a gathering of over 700 from entering the Dandi beach early morning to sing ‘Vaishnav Jan To ... READ

Goa’s Pt Tulshidas Borkar gets Padma Shree; Dhirubhai, Sri Sri Vibhushan

Goa’s veteran music maestro Pandit Tulshidas Borkar has been honoured by Government of India with Padma Shree this year, at the age of 81. READ