Jallianwala Bagh massacre be taught in UK schools Indian-origin MP writes to PM Theresa May

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London: Virendra Sharma, a Labour party MP, has reportedly written to British Prime Minister Theresa May, urging her to consider inclusion of the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre in the country's school history curriculum.

Virendra Sharma is a veteran Indian-origin British MP for Ealing Southall.

Sharma has been campaigning for the historic episode to be commemorate

Former Karnataka top cop says Nirbhayas mother has good physique sparks row

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Mumbai: Former top cop of Karnataka HT Sangliana stoked controversy at a recent event when he allegedly called Delhi-gang rape victim Nirbhaya's mother's physique 'good'. If this was not enough, he further said that he couldn't imagine how beautiful Nirbhaya would have been.

The former DGP was quoted as saying by Mumbai Mirror, "Nirbhaya's

CBSE class 10th student suffering from cancer seeks scribe to write exams board allegedly denies

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The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has allegedly denied permission to a child suffering from cancer a scribe who can write the exam for him. The family of the child has written to the CBSE requesting permission for a scribe to assist him in the writing as he will not be able to sit for a long time. They also sought permission from the board to let him access his

Centre okays higher speed limits Cars can do 70 kmph in cities 120 kmph on expressways

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NEW DELHI: The Centre has approved a proposal to raise speed limits in cities and on highways across the country. The new limits would allow cars to go up to 70 kmph in cities and motorcycles up to 60 kmph. However, state governments will retain the power to set lower limits in their jurisdictions, reports said.

Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari

CBSE Class 12 Accountancy question paper was not leaked claims board

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NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday denied reports of the Accountancy question paper of Class 12th exams being leaked. The board said that all the seals have been found intact at all the exam centres. 

The CBSE added that some people tried to play mischief by circulating messages. "During process of exam, however, at local l

Renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking dead at 76

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New Delhi: Renowned British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking died on Wednesday, March 14, after suffering from complications due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) - a progressive neurodegenerative disease. He was 76.

His family's spokesperson issued an official statement, which said: 'It is with great sadness we announce the death of Professor Stephen

Punish a Muslim Day hate letter sparks online outrage in the UK

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A racist, hate-filled letter that calls on people to attack Muslims has gone viral in the UK. The letter has been posted to many people anonymously and declares April 3 as 'Punish a Muslim Day', and offers 'rewards' for different types of attacks on Muslims. An investigation has been launched into the letter.

The letter claims to be from Her Majesty'

Education in India to go hi-tech digital board to replace blackboard soon says HRD Minister Prakash

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NEW DELHI: Human Resources and Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said that the government aims to replace the blackboard with the digital board in the next five years. "Our aim is to replace blackboard with digital board in the next 5 years," he said.

The Union Minister further said, "When it comes to education we should invest and forge

SC allows passive euthanasia says human beings have the right to die with dignity

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NEW DELHI: In a historic judgment, the Supreme Court on Friday allowed passive euthanasia, saying that human beings have the right to die with dignity. Permitting passive euthanasia, the apex court said that it will be permissible with guidelines.

The SC said that a person can decide when to give up the life support system and added that it has laid down guidelines on

Cricketer Mohammed Shami charged with attempted murder

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India fast bowler Mohammed Shami on Friday has been charged with attempted murder following his wife Hasin Jahan's complaint. In all, there are seven charges against the cricketer. 

Things have got murkier since the wife accusing Shami of multiple extramarital affairs. Shami's elder brother has also been charged with rape.

“My husband’s e

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