Author - Tejram Sharma

Attempt to behead newly unveiled Gandhi statue in Melbourne


A statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Melbourne, Australia, was nearly decapitated, just a day after it was unveiled at the Australian Indian Community Centre in Rowville in the presence of Prime Minister Scott Morrison. The life-size bronze statue was targeted by an unidentified vandal with a power tool between Friday and Saturday, Victoria Police told...

India launches 41st Scientific Expedition to Antarctica


India has successfully launched the 41st Scientific Expedition to Antarctica with the arrival of the first batch of its contingent at the southern white continent. The first batch of 23 scientists and support staff reached the Indian Antarctic station Maitri last week. Four more batches shall be landing in Antarctica by air using DROMLAN facility...

India honors sports heroes with Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna awards


Tokyo Olympics 2020 gold medalist Neeraj Chopra, veteran woman cricketer Mithali Raj, India football team captain Sunil Chhetri and history-making Paralympic stars (from Avani Lekhara to Pramod Bhagat) shared the spotlight as an unprecedented 12 sportspersons were presented with India's highest sporting honor -- the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna -- by President Ram...

Anuvrat is a path to become global citizen


By Ashok Jain  I believe that ‘Anuvrat’ was the birth of ‘Civilization’, it is the sense of ‘Humanity’, it is the realization of respecting every form of life including plants and small creatures like insects) and promoting the fundamental rights of all living organisms. The philosophical framework might have evolved centuries before the word ‘Anuvrat’...

Learn to let go and be free


By Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj Once upon a time, there was a man who lived alone. He kept his money in a special jar so that no one could steal it. One day, while the man was out farming his land, a thief broke into his house. Looking for something to steal, he came...

Rare radio broadcasts by Birdman Dr Salim Ali released in book form


The radio broadcasts of legendary ornithologist Dr. Salim Ali have been compiled in book form and released on his 125th birth anniversary on November 16. The book titled, ‘Words for Birds’ is edited by renowned author Tara Gandhi. The book comprises the text of 35 radio broadcasts by Dr. Salim Ali on All India Radio (AIR)...

Chronicling the rise and fall of ‘Coffee King’ VG Siddhartha


A biography of ‘Coffee King’ VG Siddhartha would be released early next year. “Coffee King: The Swift Rise and Sudden Death of Café Coffee Day Founder VG Siddhartha” by business journalists Rukmini Rao and Prosenjit Datta and published by Pan Macmillan India. The book pieces together the dynamic rise of Siddhartha as a businessman...

British-Indian journalist’s monograph of PM Modi unveiled in Sharjah


A monograph of Prime Minister Narendra Modi by British Indian writer Mihir Bose, which had been termed as a fascinating and original take on one of the most interesting political leaders of our age by David Smith of The Sunday Times, has been unveiled at Sharjah International Book Fair. The 62-page monograph titled, ‘Narendra Modi...

PM Modi met US Senators who backed India on S-400 deal


New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with a US Congressional delegation led by Senator John Cornyn on November 13 in New Delhi. The delegation included Senator Michael Crapo, Senator Thomas Tuberville, Senator Michael Lee, Congressman Tony Gonzales, and Congressman John Kevin Elizey Sr. Senator Cornyn was one of the two US senators who recently...