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'Undo This Harm' & 'Give Me Back My Right To Live Without Fear': Bilkis Bano After Release Of 11 Convicts

After the Sabarmati Express was burned down in 2002, violence erupted in Godhra, Gujarat. Then five months pregnant, Bano fled her village with her toddler daughter. She was gang raped while her seven family members were killed.

18 Aug 2022 12:58 pm
Anti-CAA Protest Breaks Out In Northeast Region After 2 Years, Student Unions Leads Rally

Many student organisations in the Northeast renewed the protest against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) on Wednesday, nearly after a halt of two years when the demonstration came to a halt.

18 Aug 2022 12:31 pm
Deadly Air! 106 Deaths Per Lakh Population In Delhi Caused Due To PM2.5 Pollution, Claims Study

In 2019, Delhi reported an annual average PM2.5 concentration of 110 micrograms per cubic metre, which was the highest among the most populated cities on Earth, closely followed by Kolkata (84 micrograms per cubic metre).

18 Aug 2022 12:24 pm
#ChaloJantarMantar: Students, Parents, Activists Protest Over Glitches In NEET, JEE, CUET Exams

Following reported technical glitches, rigged exams, last-minute centre changes and other irregularities, many student bodies and supporters have staged protests at the Jantar Mantar, demanding an extra and fair attempt at the NEET, JEE, and CUET competitive exams.

18 Aug 2022 11:53 am
Central Govt Says No Flats For Rohingyas In Delhi After Hardeep Singh Puri's Tweet Triggers Confusion

Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri had lauded the Centres move to shift Rohingya refugees to EWS flats. Puri also stated that India has always welcomed those who have sought refuge in the nation.

18 Aug 2022 10:58 am
Fighting Malnutrition: The Transformative Journey Of Dhuleshwar From Rajasthan

long. Bereft of a family and the comforts and privileges that come with it, Dhuleshwar moved from one house to the other in his village Vagheri in Rajasthan's Dungarpur district. His parents had left him a small piece of land and a small house.

17 Aug 2022 6:05 pm
Sustaining Livelihood! Know How This Organisation Is Providing Business Opportunities To Channpatna Artists

Cycle Pure Agarbathi took the opportunity to give the families of this community a platform to sell their work and earn a continuous income. The brand started an initiative to provide them with a platform to sell their artwork and sustain their folk art.

17 Aug 2022 5:45 pm
Women In Politics: Rhetoric And Reality Checks Of 'Gender-Equal' Nations

As of today, no country in the world can claim to be a gender-equal country as per their standards of committing to Sustainable Development Goal 5. What is demoralizing for those fighting the good fight, men and women, is the constant need to remind that this is about half of humanity, half of those who hold up the sky.

17 Aug 2022 5:41 pm
Was It Brahmin's Charity That Helped Dr Ambedkar With Education, Upbringing And Being Successful? Here Are The Facts

One of the social media posts read, Who took care of Ambedkar as a child? A Brahmin. Who took care of Ambedkar's education? A Brahmin. Who gave his surname Ambedkar? A Brahmin. Who funded Ambedkar's foreign education? A Hindu nationalist king Raja Sayajirao Gaekwad. Whom do Ambedkarites abuse? Hindus and Brahmins. The Logical Indian fact-check team verified the viral claim.

17 Aug 2022 5:07 pm
Black Flags Against Vizhinjam Project, Kerala Fishermen Hold Protests; Here's Why

The Adani Vizhinjam Port construction which began in December 2015 is facing severe backlash from the fishermen of Vizhinjam for the many risks it poses on the livelihood of the community.

17 Aug 2022 5:06 pm
Student Performing As Bharat Mata Forced To Remove Her Crown And Wear Hijab? No, Sudarshan News Shared Incomplete Video With False Communal Spin

Giving this video a communal spin, Sudarshan News claimed that during the skit, student performing Bharat Mata was forced to remove her crown and made to wear a Hijab. The Logical Indian fact check team verified the viral claim.

17 Aug 2022 4:51 pm
Making A Change! Know How This Platform Is Transforming Blue-Collar Worker's Life In India

Established in 2020, GoodWorker is a digital platform that aims to improve the lives of India's blue-collar workforce by offering access to career advancement possibilities and other quality of life services.

17 Aug 2022 4:50 pm
Maharashtra: Pregnant Tribal Woman Carried In Makeshift Stretcher Due To Absence Of Motorable Roads

The woman from the Botoshi village in the Palghar district gave birth to twins at home, it was a premature delivery, and the infants died on the way to the hospital due to the delay in medical attention.

17 Aug 2022 1:33 pm
'Jai Anusandhan': PM Modi Calls For Push Into Research & Innovation, Know What It Means For India

During his speech on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for a push into India's research and innovation sector through a boost in self-reliance among private entities and harnessing strength at the grassroots.

17 Aug 2022 1:29 pm
Indian Mountaineer Bhawna Dehariya Unfurls Tricolour On Europe's Highest Peak On I-Day

The 30-year-old hails from the hamlet of Tamia in the Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh. She had planned her expedition to reach the peak just in time to celebrate 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' with the tricolour.

17 Aug 2022 12:30 pm
More Than Rs 30,000 Crore Sanctioned To Clean River Ganga & Its Tributaries: Jal Shakti Minister

Given India's geographic and demographic vastness, limited water resources and willingness to face environmental challenges, the Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat stated.

17 Aug 2022 12:23 pm
Ratan Tata Invests In India's First Companionship Startup For Senior Citizens

You do not know what it is like to be lonely until you spend time alone wishing for companionship, said Ratan Tata as he launched the startup which would connect youngsters to provide companionship to the elderly.

17 Aug 2022 12:04 pm
Research & Development: IIT Delhi Launches 'Public Systems Lab' To Bring Civic Solutions

IIT Delhi on Tuesday launched a Public Systems Lab to bring research and development for civic system solutions. The project has been launched in collaboration with United Nations World Food Programme.

17 Aug 2022 11:56 am
FIR Against Influencer Bobby Kataria In Delhi After Video Showed Him Smoking Inside Plane

Kataria was charged for reportedly violating safety and security measures on a complaint filed at the Indira Gandhi International Airport Police Station by Jasbir Singh, the Manager, Legal and Company Affairs of SpiceJet, on August 13.

17 Aug 2022 11:04 am
Untold Tale Of BS Kesavan & First National Librarian Of Free India

Also known as theFather of the Indian NationalBibliography, BS Kesavan is a man who made sure that every literary work and word from India stayed imprinted on the books for time immemorial. Remembering the many contributions of the first ever national librarian, here's the stories that went untold.

17 Aug 2022 9:06 am
Offshore Online Betting & Gambling Websites A Threat To India

The Indian market is steadily becoming a hub for online betting and gambling websites that lure users with false claims and expose them to various physical, psychological and financial harms. India requires systematic action to administer the threat.

16 Aug 2022 8:57 pm
Problem-Solving Strategy! This Venture Is Fixing Potholes In 15 Minutes With Automated Machine

The government informed that potholes caused 4,775 and 3,564 accidents in 2019 and 2020, respectively. To tackle the issue, PotholeRaja was founded in Bengaluru aiming to fix Indian roads through an automated machine.

16 Aug 2022 5:36 pm
Largest Tribal Health Surveillance Project 'BLOSSOM', To Kickstart In 18 Villages Of East Vidarbha

The Maharashtra University of Health Sciences had announced on World Tribal Day of a large-scale project to screen and provide health surveillance to the tribal communities. As the first step to it, medical investigators will conduct a health study in 18 villages.

16 Aug 2022 4:20 pm
GST Collection Making Records! Is Higher Revenue Indicating Economic Or Inflation Growth?

The Ministry of Finance informed that GST collection for July 2022 has been the second highest ever. The record collections have also invited research suggesting that inflation and rising imports are making higher revenue streams.

16 Aug 2022 3:40 pm
Mops, Toilet Brushes Hanging Over Pizza Dough At Domino's Leaves Netizens Appalled: Do Food Outlets Maintain Hygiene Standards?

A recent image of mops and toilet brushes left hanging over pre-made pizza dough at a fast food chain has left many in splits. Debates on the hygiene standards of the pocket-friendly junk meal have raised several questions among pizza lovers.

16 Aug 2022 2:09 pm
Chennai Port Gets Infra-Boost Under PM Gati Shakti Scheme, Sees New Drive Through Container Scanner & More

The Chennai Port plays a crucial role in the industrialisation of southern India. Sonowal inaugurated the new Drive Through Container Scanner at the port to drive up Economies of Scale to benefit business and trade.

16 Aug 2022 1:27 pm
Bilkis Bano Case: All 11 Life Imprisonment Convicts Walk Out Of Godhra Jail Under Gujarat Remission Policy

The Sabarmati Express coach was burned down on February 27, 2002, in which 59 'karsevaks' were killed. After violence erupted in the area, Bilkis Bano, who was five months pregnant, fled her village with her toddler daughter and 15 others.

16 Aug 2022 12:18 pm
Reusable & Eco-Friendly! Jamia Students Make Sanitary Napkins Using Bamboo, Employ Women From Slums

The students of Jamia Millia Islamia are breaking the taboo around periods, adding that they created an Eco-Friendly and reusable sanitary pad. The students also employed women from slums to help them earn some amount.

16 Aug 2022 12:17 pm
Here's What You Need To Do With Tricolor Flags After Independence Day Celebrations

As the Har Ghar Tiranga celebrations come to a closure, here are a few things to be kept in mind in regard to storage or disposal of the national flags as per the Flag Code of India 2002.

16 Aug 2022 11:41 am
Savarkar Poster Row: Sec 144 Imposed As Tension Prevails In Karnataka's Shivamogga, 4 Held After Man Stabbed

Tension has prevailed in the Shivamogga city of Karnataka after a man identified as Prem Singh was stabbed amid communal clashes over the Vinayak Savarkar poster on Independence Day.

16 Aug 2022 11:26 am
Rajasthan: Congress MLA Pana Chand Meghwal Resigns Over Atrocities Against Dalits

This development came only two days after a Dalit boy, who a school teacher allegedly beat up to death in Gujarat's Jalore for touching a pot of drinking water.

16 Aug 2022 11:20 am
Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma Launches 1,000 Model Anganwadi Centers, Aim For 15,000 Units By 2026

Anganwadi centres often receive a boost when civil servants and elected officials begin to use them to impart education to their children. Such initiatives lead to improvement in government facilities.

16 Aug 2022 11:10 am
All India Football Federation Suspended By FIFA Over 'Undue Influence From Third Parties'

This suspension also implies that the upcoming Under-17 women's World Cup 2022, which is set to be hosted by India between October 11 and 30, cannot be held in the country as planned.

16 Aug 2022 10:36 am
My Story: 'As Kid I Was Ashamed Of My Father, Now I Realise How Much He Defended Me'

Prachi Thakur, 25, from the small town of Supaul in Bihar, was ashamed of her father as a kid as he fixed stoves. Over time, she realised how much he defended her from society.

15 Aug 2022 4:27 pm
Anangpal Tomar Built Lal Qila ? No, Misleading Claim Viral As He Established Lal Kot Which Is 23 Km Away From Red Fort

Shah Jahan built the Lal Qila or Red Fort in 1648; hence the claim by users that Anangpal Tomar built it 300 years before Shahjahan is fake and misleading, as Tomar built Lal-Kot (Qila Rai Pithora), not the Lal Qila or Red Fort.

15 Aug 2022 4:09 pm
Old Video Of Tricolour Waterfall Revived As Footage Of Recent Independence Day Celebrations

Fhe viral video is not from recent but from August 2020. This waterfall is located in the Kadam Khandi area of Jodhpur. Two youths mixed colours in the waterfall and gave it a tricolour-like effect. It has nothing to do with the 75th Independence day or with the Har_Ghar_Tiranga campaign.

15 Aug 2022 3:54 pm
Celebrating Local Artists: Multinational Hospitality Group Launches Project To Support Artisans On Independence Day

As a part of the celebrations for the 75 years of Independence, a multinational hospitality group has launched the project Experience Nila Legacy to celebrate local artisans around the banks of the Nila River.

15 Aug 2022 3:42 pm
Sardar Patel: Remembering 'Iron Man Of India' Who United Different Princely States Into A Nation

Patel was also known as the unifier and the principal architect of modern India. He used his skills to consolidate India, which lay in a fragmented and fluid state at the time of independence in 1947.

15 Aug 2022 3:19 pm
Celebrations For Many! Here's A List Of Countries That Observe August 15 As Independence Day

August 15 happens to be a day of shared independence day celebrations as five other countries had also received their Liberation on this very day.

15 Aug 2022 1:48 pm
Scotland Leads By Example, Became World's First To Ensure Universal Access To Free Period Products

The Scottish parliament voted unanimously in favour of the Period Products Bill, which made it a legal right to have free access to all sanitary products in public buildings in November 2020.

15 Aug 2022 12:56 pm
Mortal Remains Of Indian Army Soldier Buried In Siachen Glacier Found Inside Old Bunker After 38 Years

The remains of a soldier, Lance Naik Chandrashekhar Harbol, who went missing in Siachen in 1984, have been recovered after 38 years. He joined the Kumaon Regiment in 1971 and served courageously.

15 Aug 2022 12:31 pm
India At 75: Here're All Key Takeaways From PM Modi's 9th Independence Day Speech At Red Fort

Prime Minister Modi, in his 9th Independence day address to the people from the Red Fort, urged Indians to work towards building a developed nation by the time the country celebrates its 100th year of Independence.

15 Aug 2022 11:29 am
Delhi: Yamuna Water Level Finally Recedes Below Danger Mark As Nearly 7,000 Evacuees Seek Shelter, Food

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal urged people to avoid the Yamuna river banks and help the administration by showing total cooperation.

15 Aug 2022 11:11 am
Savarkar In, Nehru Out! Karnataka Govt's Ad Triggers Row, Leaves Opposition Unhappy

The controversial advertisement carried out by the Karnataka government for the 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign excludes Jawaharlal Nehru and includes Vinayak Savarkar, titled 'Revolutionary Savarkar.'

15 Aug 2022 11:05 am
Revisiting Legacy Of Sri Aurobindo: Spiritual Reformer & Revolutionary Nationalist Of Indian Freedom Struggle

Aurobindo came in contact with resistance groups in Bengal and Madhya Pradesh. He actively participated in building the revolutionary atmosphere in India and got in touch with Sister Nivedita and Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak.

15 Aug 2022 11:03 am
Independence Day: 108-Ft Tall Indian Flag Installed In Kashmir's Baramulla, Srinagar Hoists India's 'Longest' Tricolour

India celebrates its 75 years of Independence on August 15 as citizens come together to add to the festivities of the 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' campaign and the 'Har Ghar Tiranga' initiative by the Centre.

15 Aug 2022 9:56 am