Bala Chauhan

Arrest of doctor for 242 illegal abortions highlights how woman's rights over body is a travesty

Ironically, it is women who are largely the pall-bearers of this self-inflicting, self-indicting and self-violating mindset.

04 Dec 2023

There was not a moment of despair in tunnel rescue operation, say experts

“It was an all-of-a-nation approach and directly controlled by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).

30 Nov 2023

Man from Bengaluru held for smuggling gold, used minor son as cover

A 47-year-old man from Bengaluru, who was found carrying 2.4kg of contraband gold in his backpack and had allegedly ‘used’ his 10-year-old son, who was accompanying him, to escape detection.

25 Nov 2023

‘Hamas attack was to scuttle Abraham Accords’

Speaking to this paper on the sidelines of the Synergia Conclave in Bengaluru, Passig said the Hamas attack was against the emerging power blocks in the world.

23 Nov 2023

Holistic maritime security can’t be achieved by Indian Navy alone: Admiral R Hari Kumar

On the role of the Indian Navy in the ongoing Israel-Gaza conflict, he said they are on standby in the Gulfs of Oman and Aden and the Red Sea for any humanitarian assistance, including evacuation.

19 Nov 2023

ISRO scientist P Veeramuthuvel donates award money to his alma maters

Veeramuthuvel said that he initially thought of distributing the award money to the team members of Chandrayaan-3.

12 Nov 2023

Self-made business honcho who broke the glass ceiling

In 2019, she and her husband, the late John Shaw, donated $7.5 million to the University of Glasgow to create a research hub and professional chair of precision oncology.

12 Nov 2023

Pakistan military may have become unpopular but not weak: Scholar

Regarding the hold of the Pakistan army on the country’s politics, the ouster of the former prime minister Imran Khan was a “major event,” she added.

10 Nov 2023

Desert storms aiding carbon sequestration in Arabian Sea: Study

Deserts, which are considered barren and a challenge for human habitation, contribute significantly in making oceans productive and turning them into carbon sinks with their dust.

03 Nov 2023

I called you a homeland & forgot homelands are taken away

I wish I could save the children from death, destruction, loss, and hunger. What do children born in conflict regions know? What is their worldview? What is their perception of family? Homeland?

31 Oct 2023

Online gaming addictive, escapist, a coping strategy: Study

Online gaming is frequently used as a “coping mechanism, an avoidant, escapist strategy, which can lead to problematic or excessive gaming, with harmful outcomes and poor mental health.

30 Oct 2023

Myth about Israel Army debunked: Former diplomat

“Israel has failed as an army at the strategic, intelligence and military levels. Hamas came and killed around 1,400 people including 300 Israeli soldiers.

18 Oct 2023

Indian scientists discover active submarine volcano in Andaman sea

The team is now gearing up for a mission involving the deployment of OBS in Andaman Sea to understand the genesis of earthquake swarms that have been occurring frequently in this region since 2004.

29 Sep 2023

India gears for deep-sea mission in homemade submersible

Samudrayaan Mission is a project of the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) and is being implemented as part of the Rs 4,800-crore ‘Deep Ocean Mission’.

27 Sep 2023

ED attaches assets worth Rs 62.05 crore in land encroachment case in Bengaluru city

The attached properties are in the form of one immovable property located at Indira Nagar, Bengaluru and fixed deposits worth Rs 2.63 crore in the name of the accused persons.

26 Sep 2023

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