Articles by Umang Gangal

Delhi’s air quality worsens; schools closed

Deputy CM of Delhi Manish Sisodia on Wednesday declared all schools, including government and private ones, closed till Sunday in lieu of the alarming levels of “smog” in the capital, which is bound to adversely affect Delhi’s population, which is a whopping 17 million people. In a series of tweets…


7 year-old girl child raped brutally in the capital

A 7-year old girl was brutally raped by minor boys in the capital on Saturday. It is reported that the girl was waiting for her sister outside a washroom in Outer Delhi’s Kanjhawla, when she was lured by one of the accused for a bike ride, and taken to an…


Halloween proves deadly for NYC amidst terror attack that killed 8.

The night of 31st October proved deadly for America when a truck carried out a death roll for the people of Manhattan, striking merry people in a festive Halloween mood. Eight people were killed, whereas a dozen injured when a man in a rented truck went about mowing pedestrians and…


Subramanian Swamy declares aadhaar intrusive

BJP’s Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy once again voiced his opinion against the center’s move to link Aadhaar with mobile number to continue SIM card services, while also availing several government schemes and benefits. In a tweet just a day after the Supreme Court’s asked the center to respond to…



Worst ever blast in Mogadishu leave 189 dead, over 200 injured

Somalia’s capital Mogadishu witnessed its worst ever blast in the city on Saturday, which killed 190 people, and injured over 200, burning bodies beyond recognition. Two separate car bombings over the course of the day destroyed the most populated and busy streets of Somalia, which is lined with hotels and…




Nupur and Rajesh Talwar acquitted: Arushi talwar murder case update

Nupur and Rajesh Talwar have been acquitted from Arushi murder case by Allahabad high court after it said there was not enough evidence on hand to hold the couple guilty. This order by the court on Thursday turned the 2013 verdict of the CBI court in Ghaziabad which had pronounced…



SC bans cracker sales in the capital around Diwali

In an attempt to curb sound and smoke levels in the city, the Supreme Court has banned all sales of firecrackers within Delhi-NCR on the advent of Diwali, restricting people to the use of lights and lamps to welcome the God to their homes. The SC ruled out a ban…


Google dedicates doodle to Indian singer Begum Akhtar

Google’s latest doodle is dedicated to the Queen of Ghazals Akhtari Bai on her 103rd birth anniversary today. The infamous classical singer and actor Akhtari Bai Faizabadi was born on 7th October 1914 in Bada Darwaza, Budharsa in the city of Lucknow. Inspired by great singers and musicians at the…


Sasikala granted 5 day parole to meet ill husband

AIADMK chief and Interim general secretary V.K. Sasikala was granted a 5-day parole by a TN court today, that accepted her plea to meet her ill husband. Sasikala had earlier filed a 15-day parole application to meet her husband M. Natarajan, who according to reports, is seriously ill and has…


Kazuo Ishiguro wins the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature

The long-awaited moment finally arrived, as the Swedish Academy, after much suspense finally announced the 2017 Nobel Prize winner. As is the tradition, the academy took everyone by surprise when it declared English author Kazuo Ishiguro the 2017 Nobel Prize winner. Even the author himself was taken aback when informed…



Zarina Wahab slammed a legal notice on Kangana Ranaut

Aditya Pancholi’s wife and veteran actress Zarina Wahab slammed a legal notice on star actor Kangana Ranaut as she opened up about her alleged affair with actor-director Aditya Pancholi. The actress spoke openly about her relationship with the director in an interview, which led to the Pancholi’s probably filing a…


Nirmala Sitharaman refuses to deploy Indian troops on Afghanistan soil

In a joint conference with U.S. defense secretary James Mattis, Indian defense minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that although India is interested in expanding its help to neighboring countries and is expanding, there will be ‘no Indian boots on Afghanistan,’ she said referring that the Indian army will not serve for…


Suu Kyi’s address to the nation brings the Rohingyas into dilemma

Aung San Suu Kyi’s much anticipated address to her nation came amidst much speculation among the citizens as well as the international community, which after many warnings had cited their inability of preventing a scrutiny in Myanmar, where the Muslim minority Rohingyas were tortured and forced to flee their own…


CEA A. Subramanian gets post extension of one year

Chief Economic Advisor to the center Arvind Subramanian, who took a position in 2014, has been given an extension of a year on the post. He will resume office from 16th October, following the completion of his three-year term as CEA of the country. The usual term for the post…



Modi takes two-day trip to Varanasi; first after BJP wins UP election. 

PM Narendra Modi landed this afternoon in his Lok Sabha constituency, Varanasi, where he inaugurated several developmental projects pending in the city. PM Modi flagged off Banaras-Vadodara Mahamana Express today via remote control. He was assisted by railway minister Piyush Goyal. The train is a luxury sleeper coach with posh…



Newton movie review

Cast:  Rajkummar Rao, Pankaj Tripathi, Anjali Patil, Raghubir Yadav & Sanjay Mishra DIRECTION: Amit Masurkar Rating: 4/5 ☆☆☆☆ DURATION: 1 hour 46 minutes Rajkumar Rao’s much awaited Newton is about to hit the screens this week, and we are all decked up for the cinemas. The movie’s trailer has already gathered…


Ryan reopens to a short attendance

Ryan International reopened on Monday after observing a brief 10 days of closure following the brutal murder of a seven-year-old student in the school premises. However, of the school’s total strength of over a 1000 students, only about 250 turned up for classes, as parents were still skeptical about the…


Pakistan violates yet another Ceasefire

A Jawan of the Border Security Forces was martyred and one civilian injured in another ceasefire violation by Pakistan, a fifth in six consecutive days. Pakistan Rangers fought with heavy arms, throwing mortar bombs and automatic arms, and shelled the troops with lighter arms. The army has been retaliating with…


Modi inaugurates Sardar Sarovar Dam amidst Jal Satyagaraha.

On his 67th birthday today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Sardar Sarovar dam amidst much show. A rally was organized in Vadodara, 55 kms from the dam site in Navagam in Gujarat. Modi addressed the rally and said that the Dam is a symbol of India’s emerging power, and…


Delhi police announces reward for Suyash Gupta

Having reached at a dead end in the Dr. Shashwat Pandey murder case, the Delhi Police on Saturday announced a Rs. 50000 cash reward to anyone who gives any clue on the whereabouts of the accused in the case, Dr. Suyash Gupta, who has been on the run since the…


NASA’s Cassini mission comes to a bittersweet end

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft intentionally dove into Saturn’s atmosphere after orbiting the planet for 13 years. The spacecraft, launched in orbit on 15th Oct, 1997, was beginning to fall short of fuel and members associated with the mission had planned to terminate the craft’s long journey. During its lifetime, Cassini had…


North Korea tests another powerful missile, Modi-Abe call for US action.

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation for the high speed bullet rail project connecting Ahmedabad and Delhi on Thursday, he, along with his Japanese Counterpart Shinzo Abe also condemned North Korea for testing long distance nuclear and ballistic missiles crossing Japanese borders. Expressing concern over threats posed by…


Shinzo Abe visits India, Bullet train on the highlights

Japanese Prime-minister the First-lady of Japan were given a warm welcome by Narendra Modi, who received them at the airport, and rode them through the streets of Ahmedabad in an open jeep, amidst a grand road show. Shinzo Abe’s visit to India for the 10th Indo-Japan Annual Summit proved beneficial…