Amid Covid-19 crisis, religious figures worry about losing followers, funding

The Covid-19 pandemic is testing the patience of some religious leaders across Africa who worry they will lose followers, and funding, as restrictions on gatherings continue. Some evangelical Christian leaders in Uganda have launched a campaign with the now-universal phrase of protest: “I can’t breathe.” Their members vow to occasionally […]

Uttarakhand excludes Vigilance dept from RTI’s purview

The Uttarakhand government, in its cabinet meeting yesterday, approved a proposal to exclude the Vigilance Department from the purview of the Right to Information Act, informed Uttarakhand Cabinet Minister Madan Kaushik. While speaking to ANI, the Cabinet Minister said, “The Uttarakhand government has excluded the Vigilance Department from the purview of the Right to Information Act. The proposal was approved in […]

IIT Roorkee inks MoU with NIUA for collaboration in building accessible, safe and inclusive Indian cities

The National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee for collaboration in areas of universal design principles and inclusive development in the backdrop of ‘Building Accessible Safe Inclusive Indian Cities’ (BASIIC) program. The MoU was signed between […]

Actor’s family lawyer suspects bigger forces at play after Showik’s arrest

The lawyer of Sushant Singh Rajput’s family alleged on Saturday that Mumbai Police were hiding “something very big” after the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) arrested Rhea Chakraborty’s brother Showik Chakraborty and the late actor’s housekeeping manager, Samuel Miranda. “Arrests by NCB prove the fear of the family that there was […]