Category Archive for: ‘India News1’

  • Should Savarkar get the Bharat Ratna?

    Should Savarkar get the Bharat Ratna?

    Raj Shah Managing Editor, Desh-Videsh My Short answer is “Absolutely not.” Now let me backup my statement. Some of you may or may not know Savarkar. He was the founder president of Hindu Mahasabha He and was also one of the nine men accused of …

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  • Rajesh Bhat

    Goldman Sachs honors Roostify CEO Rajesh Bhat in ‘100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2019’ List

    Goldman Sachs recently released the list of ‘100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2019’. This year’s list has recognized Roostify Co-Founder and CEO Rajesh Bhat among ‘100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs’ at its ‘Builders & Innovators Summit’. Goldman Sachs selected a number of nominees from multiple industries …

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  • Afroz Shah

    Indian Lawyer-activist Named in ‘Top 10 CNN Heroes of 2019’ List

    A few days back CNN released a list of ‘Top 10 CNN Heroes of 2019’. This list honors 10 men and women who are working towards making the world a better place by helping families affected by tragedy, cleaning up the environment, protecting neglected animals, …

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  • Biopic on Indian Politician Lalu Prasad Yadav

    Biopic on Indian Politician Lalu Prasad Yadav

    It seems to be raining biopics in Indian cinema this year, especially biopics on politics. From Current Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Former Indian PM Manmohan Singh to Shiv Sena supremo late Balasaheb Thackeray’s biopic a few biopics on political leaders have already been …

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  • Marconi Society Awards Indian Students Tackling Women's Safety & Air Pollution

    Marconi Society Awards Indian Students Tackling Women’s Safety & Air Pollution

    The Marconi Society has awarded top prizes to students in India who have come up with innovative solutions that address the challenges of women’s safety and air pollution. The Marconi Society celebrates, inspires, and connects innovators building tomorrow’s technologies in service of a digitally inclusive …

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  • Nirav Modi Image

    Nirav Modi moves New Bail Plea in UK, Cites Anxiety & Depression

    Fugitive Indian diamond merchant Nirav Modi is wanted in connection with the nearly $2 billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud and money laundering case. The businessman has moved a new bail application against his continued detention in a London prison cell and has asked for …

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  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui Honoured at International Film Festival

    Nawazuddin Siddiqui Honoured at International Film Festival

    Critically acclaimed Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui will be conferred with the Golden Dragon Award at the on-going Cardiff International Film Festival 2019. The Gangs Of Wasseypur actor will be receiving the award for his contribution to the world of cinema. The Film Festival is being …

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  • Pakistan India border Feature

    India & Pakistan Exchange Fire in Kashmir

    India and Pakistan exchanged fire in disputed Kashmir on Sunday, killing nine soldiers and civilians according to the officials. This firing across the line dividing the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir is said to be one of the deadliest attacks this year. The Indian military …

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  • Vikram Lander Feature

    Will NASA Moon Orbiter Find India’s Moon Lander Vikram?

    Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) might soon be able to find some answers as to the location of its Chandrayaan-2’s Moon lander Vikram with the help of NASA. All communications with the Vikram were lost during its landing attempt on the Moon on September 7. …

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  • India wins Four UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards

    India wins Four UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards

    UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation were recently announced, and four heritage landmarks of India are on the list. The four winners from India are – Mumbai’s iconic 155-year-old Flora Fountain, Keneseth Eliyahoo Synagogue at Fort, Our Lady of Glory Church at Byculla, and …

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