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    Gandhi jayanti 2020: A Can-Indian's tribute to the Mahatma

    Marie Elangovan came to India from Canada, her birthplace, in 1993. Her love for Bharatanatyam drew her here and she trained under Guru KJ Govindarajan, becoming a well-known dancer, choreographer and guru herself. She is married to renowned vocalist G Elangovan and together the couple have made rich contributions to the world of dance and music. The Mahatma taught us the values of harmonious co-existence and mutual respect, and Marie's life is an example of transcending borders to forge new ties. She pays tribute to the Mahatma through her dance on Gandhi Jayanti 2020.

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    Karnataka man saves pet dog from a 20-foot-long python coiled around it

    In a very rare incident A man saved his pet dog from a large python which had twisted around the animal trying to swallow it at his farmhouse in Udupi district. Ravi Shetty Byndoor heard the cries of his dog at the farmhouse in Golihale village on Tuesday morning and found that a large python was trying to swallow the animal after coiling around it. It was a very challenging task but Shetty said that he immediately sought the help of his friend Rajeeva Gowda from the Forest department. Both of them somehow managed to save the dog from the snakes grip in an effort that took more than an hour. The dog was saved without serious injuries. The python was 20 feet long and was later released to the nearby reserve forest.

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    Jacinda Ardern admits to smoking weed in the past in a debate with rival

    For the first time ever, the Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern has admitted to previously smoking cannabis in a fiery leaders debate with her rival Judith Collins for the New Zealand prime ministership. In the second election debate on Wednesday, when asked by the moderator if she has ever used cannabis, Ardern said Yes I did, a long time ago. But she said she will only reveal which way she voted on the cannabis referendum after the election. She said that she wants the people of the country to decide on the issue and not just make it a political issue. Cannabis is currently illegal in New Zealand, but the country will vote on a long-awaited Cannabis Referendum next month.

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    Coronavirus: Upto 5 lakh sharks could be slaughtered for Covid-19 vaccine

    An important ingredient for the covid 19 vaccine is the oil from the liver of a shark. Squalene is a natural organic compound, found in shark liver oil, which increases the effectiveness of a vaccine by creating a stronger immune response. Conservationists warn that depending upon the number of doses of the covid vaccine needed, upto 5 lakh sharks could be slaughtered and this would cause irreversible ecological damage. Not only sharks, but the ancient crustacean--the horseshoe crab may also bein danger as it is a key ingredient in vaccine development too. The blue blood of this animal gels very very quickly in the presence of toxins, it performs the same role in vaccine development by acting as a dependable testing system.

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    UPSC Prelims 2020: Special interview on last minute tips students must keep in mind

    As the students brace themselves for the UPSC Prelims exam 2020 slated to take place on October 4th, nervousness and anxiety runs high. Abhishek Sharma, Chairman of the Civil Academy at Meerut who prepares students for the civil services exam joins for a very helpful discussion on how should students spend the last few days before the exam. The exam was earlier scheduled for the 31st of May but was postponed on account of Coronavirus Pandemic. Tune in to the discussion for some last minute tips and advice from an experienced teacher.

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    IPL 2020 KXIP Vs MI: Who will win the match, CM Deepak predicts: Watch to know

    As Kings XI Punjab and Mumbai Indians lock horns today, former cricketer CM Deepak predicts who will win the match. Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) had a decent chance of winning all their three games so far in the Indian Premier League. However, KL Rahul and Co have won only one match and are placed midway in the points table. They will now be facing Mumbai Indians on Thursday. KXIP will playing for the first time this season at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. After Mumbai Indians lost their opening game to Chennai Super Kings, Rohit Sharma’s side won against Kolkata Knight Riders but suffered heartbreak at the hands of Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Super Over.

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    Japanese serial killer preyed on suicidal people

    A Japanese serial killer dubbed the Twitter Killer has confessed to murdering 9 people. 29-yr-old Takahiro Shiraishi would lure people with suicidal thoughts on social media and tell them that he can assist them in dying and maybe even die alongside them.

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    How Singapore is farming in the sky | World Vegetarian Day

    In a space starved country full of high rises how do you grow more foods locally? By rooftop farming. Singapore is doing just that. It has a growing number of roof top farms now atop malls, other commercial buildings and even unusual places like former prison, in shipping containers, and on high-rise apartment balconies.

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    Markandey Katju on why rapes happen, netizens pan him

    Indian jurist and former Supreme Court judge of India Markandey Katju is being panned for his preposterous remarks on rape. Katju, who often voices controversial opinions on social media, has in his latest post observed that sex is a natural urge in men and seemed to rationalise them happening because of the rising unemployment in India.

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    Unlock 5.0: What is allowed and what's still not allowed: Watch the video to find out

    As the country continues to battle the Coronavirus Pandemic, The ministry of Home affairs has issued another set of guidelines for the next phase of unlock to kickstart the economy. Unlock 5 guidelines will come into force from October 1 and will continue till October 31. Cinema halls that were completely shut since March, will open from October 15th. Theatres and multiplexes outside containment zones can reopen with up to 50% seating capacity as per the guidelines to be issued by the ministry of information and broadcasting. The states and UT Governments take a decision on reopening schools after October 15th in a graded manner. Unlock 5.0 guidelines have also allowed states the flexibility to relax the limit of 100 persons at public gatherings and functions that are outside containment zones. States can allow an increased number of people to attend a public gathering from October 15

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