Aamir Khan has impressed many with his popular TV show Satyamev Jayate that concentrates on tackling sensitive social issues like child abuse, dowry and domestic violence. Among those who admire him are the Members of Parliament.
Queen of pop Madonna dazzled football fans and a television audience of more than 100 million when she performed her highly anticipated half-time show during Super Bowl. She was the first female headliner since Janet Jackson and her “wardrobe malfunction” in 2004.
Today, the doodle that Google India put on its home page to celebrate Children’s Day, the birthday of the first Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, was created by Varsha Gupta, a Class III student from Ryan International School, Greater Noida. Varsha Gupta was chosen as the winner of this year’s Doodle 4 Google competition organised by Google.
Google had announced that it would put the winning Doodle 4 Google entry on the Google India homepage on Children’s Day – 14th November 2011.
The Indian Army got the second regiment of indigenously produced Brahmos supersonic cruise missiles, yesterday. Artillery chief said the Brahmos system has emerged as the most reliable system for the armed forces.
The second BrahMos cruise missile regiment of ground systems with mobile launchers, command post, replenishment systems, fire-control systems with sophisticated electronic hardware and software and multiple communication systems was delivered to the Army on Wednesday.
Diwali (also spelled Devali in certain regions) or Deepavali, popularly known as the “festival of lights”, is an important festival in Hinduism, celebrated for different reasons, occurring between mid-October and mid-November.
For Hindus, Diwali is one of the most important festivals of the year and is celebrated in families by performing traditional activities together in their homes. For Jains, Diwali marks the attainment of moksha or nirvana by Mahavira in 527 BC.
Indian Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath and Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi flag off the train in the presence of Karnataka Chief Minister D V Sadananda Gowda at the inaugural function in the Bangalore city.
Bangalore metro will open to public from 4 p.m. Thursday. The Metro service will run between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m.
Madonna’s actions are convincing the public that it is easier to adopt children from abroad, a charity has warned.
Madonna has said she may adopt another child from abroad following her proposed adoption of a one-year-old baby boy, David Banda, from Malawi.
While the legal battle goes on for the adoption of an African boy by singer Madonna, Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie who will be in India for a month also plans to adopt an Indian baby to add to her growing international brood.