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Thailand Prime Minister files criminal case against the Attorney General

Former Thai Prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra filed a criminal case against Attorney General Trakul Winitnaiyaphak, who were alleged of abusing he power and causing damage to others and interfering with her case. In February 2014, Shinawatra was charged with neglect of duty relating to management of the country’s multi-billion

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Gandhi Jayanti- Remembering “BAPU”

Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday (Gandhi Jayanti or Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti) is a gazetted holiday in India on October 2 each year. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, more commonly known as ‘Mahatma’ (‘Great Soul’) was born in Porbandar, Gujarat, in North West India, on 2nd October 1869. He was

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Genocide in Rwanda – Remember-Educate-Protect

There is an old Rwandan saying  “Imana yirirwa ahandi igataha mu Rwanda” which means “God spends the day elsewhere, but sleeps in Rwanda”. On 7th April,2015, India and the freedom loving world joined millions of Rwandans to  commemorate  Kwibuka (which means “remember”) 21 or the 21st Commemoration

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and the Sikhs

The honorific Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was the best Bengali friend and admirer of the Sikhs. After Bose resigned as the President of  the Congress party on 29th April,1939 and called a meeting at Sadananda Park, Kolkata, on 5th   May , 1939, hundreds of Sikhs attended the meeting.

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Humour- “Political Corruption Trial”

At the height of a political corruption trial, the prosecuting Lawyer attacked a witness. “Isn’t it true,” he bellowed, “that you accepted five thousand dollars to compromise this case?” The witness stared out the window as though he hadn’t hear the question. “Isn’t it true

7/11 Mumbai Blasts Verdict- 5 Sentenced to Death

30th September 2015, saw the much awaited verdict of 7/11 Mumbai Blasts.  A special court sentenced to death five of the 12 people convicted for the 2006 Mumbai serial train blasts that killed 188 people and injured 829 commuters. The other seven convicts were sentenced

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BCCI’s plea over conflict of interest dismissed by SC

The Supreme Court of India (SC) dismissed Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) plea seeking review of its verdict by which a controversial amendment of a rule which permitted the cricket board administrators to acquire or hold commercial interest in events like IPL

India accused of violating international law by Nepal

A senior Nepali law maker accused India of breaking the international law by deliberately halting cross-border trade, forcing the landlocked nation to ration fuel. Few days back, members of an ethnic minority living in Nepal`s southern plains have blocked a critical trade route into the