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Kashmir based RISE Institute wins mBillionth Award South Asia-2016

By Raqib Hameed Naik,

Srinagar: Valley base RISE institute who had created, RiSE APP has won the mBillionth Award South Asia 2016 in the Education & Learning Category.

mBillionth Award South Asia is the most influential and leading platform to explore, recognise and honour excellence in mobile innovations, applications and content services for development and empowerment across South Asia. The mBillionth Award has been previously won by start-ups like Ola, Paytm, Redbus.

The political games behind a rape in Maharashtra

By Shiva Thorat,

Muslim MLAs spar with Sena MLA for false allegation of 100 missing youths joining ISIS

By A Mirsab,,

Mumbai: Maharashtra assembly witnessed sharp criticism from Muslim MLAs over the baseless statement of Shiv Sena MLA Rahul Patil in Maharashtra assembly that 100 Muslim youths have gone missing from Marathwada region and that state government should probe if they have joined ISIS in Syria.

Is data of students who applied at Delhi University being leaked?

By Ankush Vats

New Delhi : In what could be termed a possible case of data theft, private universities seem to have access to the data of thousands of students who had applied to Delhi University (DU) for at least one course, with this correspondent being one of those at the receiving end.

Otherwise, how would a prospectus from one Lloyd Law College in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh come my way when I had applied for an LLB course at Delhi University's Law Faculty?

‘दलित उत्पीड़न घटना नहीं, एक विचारधारा है’ –अनिल चमड़िया Staff Reporter

लखनऊ : ‘दलित उत्पीड़न घटना नहीं, विचारधारा है. दलित उत्पीड़न के उन तमाम औजारों का इस्तेमाल देश के अल्पसंख्यक समुदाय के खिलाफ़ भी किया जाता रहा है. गाय के बहाने यदि अल्पसंख्यकों पर हमले होते हैं तो उन हमलों से दलितों को भी नहीं बचाया जा सकता. इस तरह दलित उत्पीड़न और साम्प्रदायिक उत्पीड़न एक ही है. जो दलित विचारधारा की राजनीति करने का दावा करते हैं, वह वास्तविक विचारधारा की लड़ाई नहीं लड़ते हैं, बल्कि दलित जातियों का वोट बैंक सत्ता पाने के अवसरों के रूप में करते हैं.’

AIMMM writes to Bihar CM, asks for Seemanchal floods to be declared national disaster

By TCN News

The Bihar Chapter of the All India Muslim Majlis-e Musahwarat, the umbrella body of Indian Muslim organizations, has written a letter to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, urging him to consider the Seemanchal floods calamity as a “national disaster” and to involve the army and national-level disaster management organizations to rebuild the shattered lives of the region urgently.

Bappu Haji: An octogenarian who lives only to serve others

By Shafeeq Hudawi,

बनारस में अनिश्चित कांग्रेस चलेगी धर्म की राह पर

सिद्धांत मोहन,

वाराणसी : सालों तक धर्म की राजनीति से दूर रहने वाली कांग्रेस पार्टी इस विधानसभा चुनाव में धर्म और गंगा के मुद्दे को भी आपने एजेंडे में शामिल करने के प्रयास में है. बनारस में आगामी दो अगस्त को होने वाले कांग्रेस अध्यक्षा सोनिया गांधी के रोड शो के बाबत कल प्रदेश कांग्रेस कमेटी और वाराणसी कांग्रेस कमेटी के प्रमुख पदाधिकारियों ने प्रेस कांफ्रेस की.

Dalit victims brought to Ahmedabad after health deteriorates

Ahmedabad : The four Dalit youths thrashed by cow vigilantes near Gujarat's Una town on July 11 have been admitted to the Civil Hospital here after their health deteriorated.

Hospital sources said besides physical injuries, the youths were under psychological trauma because of the severe flogging by the cow vigilantes, that has caused nationwide outrage.

President, Vice-President condole death of Mahasweta Devi

New Delhi : President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice-President Hamid Ansari on Thursday condoled the passing away of eminent writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi.

In a message to Mahasweta Devi's grandson Tathagata Bhattacharya, the President said: "I am sad to learn about the passing away of acclaimed writer and social activist, Mahasweta Devi, who enriched Bengali literature through her prolific writing and unique style."