Bhaiyyuji Maharaj wrote ‘stressed out, fed up’ in suicide note before shooting himself

Bhaiyyuji Maharaj wrote ‘stressed out, fed up’ in suicide note before shooting himself

Bhaiyyu Maharaj, the 50-year-old spiritual leader, who shot himself to death at his Indore house was suffering from depression, according to the two-line suicide note. ‘Some body should be there to handle duties of family… I am leaving to(o) much stressed out, fed up (sic),’ Bhaiyyu Maharaj wrote before taking the fatal decision. The police […]

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India’s Narendra Modi Vows to Ban All Single-Use Plastic by 2022

India’s Narendra Modi Vows to Ban All Single-Use Plastic by 2022

Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi announced an ambitious pledge to eliminate all single-use plastic in the country by 2022. The initiative seeks to cut plastic pollution flowing from India’s population of 1.3 billion in the world’s fastest growing economy, the Guardian reports. “The choices that we make today will define our collective future,” said […]

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Home loans of up to Rs 35 lakh may cost less in metros

Home loans of up to Rs 35 lakh may cost less in metros

The decision of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to hike repo rates by 25 basis points, indicating tightening in the interest rates, could make all loans including home loans costlier, but the revision of housing loan limits for priority sector lending (PSL) from existing Rs 28 lakh to Rs 35 lakh may lead to reduction in the interest […]

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Heavy rainfall expected in Mumbai this weekend

Heavy rainfall expected in Mumbai this weekend

Heavy rains lashed many parts of Mumbai since Thursday morning. Parts of Mulund, Ghatkopar, Kurla, Dadar and Parel received a significant downpour. The rains caused waterlogging at many parts of the city and especially in low lying areas. Parts of Khar, Sion and Worli witnessed significant accumulation of rainwater.   The weather bureau has issued […]

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Patanjali’s Kimbho app removed from Play Stores: Was it a trial or a security disaster?

Patanjali’s Kimbho app removed from Play Stores: Was it a trial or a security disaster?

Earlier this week, Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev-led Patanjali removed its Indian version of WhasApp – Kimbho – from all the play stores. Patanjali claimed that the instant messaging app was released for one-day trial and would be back on stores officially very soon after technical development phase was over. But, if you still see any […]

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Nipah Virus, Dangerous and Little Known, Spreads in India

Nipah Virus, Dangerous and Little Known, Spreads in India

A rare, brain-damaging virus that experts consider a possible epidemic threat has broken out in the state of Kerala, India, for the first time, infecting at least 18 people and killing 17 of them, according to the World Health Organization. The Nipah virus naturally resides in fruit bats across South and Southeast Asia, and can […]

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