From Afghanistan's decision to adopt Delhi government's 'happiness curriculum' in its schools to Tamil Nadu's farmer's learning classes on YouTube, read this and much more in this week's The Subcontinental Menu.
Briefing reporters about the decision, deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said the government will give its share of Rs 9,707 crore towards the construction work under the project, which is estimated to cost around Rs 45,000 crore.
Michel was arrested in the UAE and extradited to India on December 4. The next day, he was produced in the court, which allowed his five-day custodial interrogation by the CBI which was later extended by five more days.
According to the bill, the surrogate mother and the intending couple need eligibility certificates from the appropriate authority. The surrogate mother must be a 'close relative' of the intending couple.
Calling the violence and the murder of Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh a "deliberate attempt to display majoritarian muscle" and a "murder most foul", the former civil servants expressed alarm over the "horrifying" response of the administration to the incident.
Christian Michel was arrested in the UAE and extradited to India on December 4. The next day, he was produced in the court, which allowed his five-day custodial interrogation by the CBI which was later extended by five more days.
The way the Congress party handled the selection of new Chief Ministers for the Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, it suggests that the 'high command' culture in the party may have given way to more inner-party democracy. The same cannot be said for the BJP.
Enclosures with tea and water vending stalls, LED televisions or separate toilet blocks for ladies and gents are in the process of being set up at the Allahabad station – the location of this year’s “Kumbh”.
Unfortunately for us, many of the G20 nations are rule of law nations, meaning that their judiciary is actually independent. They will observe and accept the absconding person's argument that in India the investigating agencies, judiciary and jail system are problematic. This cannot be denied, even by us.
Hits and flops are an intrinsic part of the show business and an actor, howsoever big, has to take his flops in his stride. The Indian cinema history is replete with examples of the failure of good films, let alone the awful ones.
The one change that has come by our way as a nation is that we have become more easily communal in our expression as a nation. Today the political parties and the mass media we can say things, reckless things, that they perhaps hesitated from saying before 1992.