Indian youngsters should take gamble of playing abroad: Bhutia

“It is not an official function. That’s why I find it difficult to give it a name. For example, I don’t see myself as a striker coach. I think it’s a win-win situation: I’m going to find out here if I like this and I help the staff a bit,” he told the Dutch media […]

Indian Non-profits can now accept donations via Donorbox

If we talk about the records, Donorbox has helped nonprofits raise more than $300 Million and still helping 35,000+ nonprofits as we write. The donations are not just limited to non-profit organizations but also helped many churches, schools, mosques, temples and other institutions in fundraising globally. The features of Donorbox which have made it popular […]

Mauritius president denies reports of financial misconduct

Gurib-Fakim, whose role is mostly ceremonial, said this week that she “inadvertently” used the credit card from the London-based Planet Earth Institute for “out-of-pocket” expenses of about $27,000, and that she had paid back the money. She said she is the victim of a smear campaign and won’t resign, contradicting a comment last week by […]

Tea, milk and other drinks to help you sleep (and some that will hurt)

Despite the reported benefits of these beverages, most of the studies haven’t compared if one method of consumption — such as pills, powder or tincture — is more fast-acting than the other, Dasgupta said. Talking with your physician about sleep aids is important, especially if you would be consuming them in combination with alcohol or […]

In tribute to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, PM Narendra Modi renames 3 Andaman and Nicobar islands

“When it comes to heroes of the freedom struggle, we take the name of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose with pride. The first Prime Minister of the Azad Hind government Subhash Babu had made India’s independence resolution on the soil of Andaman,” he said.

‘Tough opposition, great captain’: Shoaib Akhtar’s huge praise for Sourav Ganguly

The cricketing rivalry only intensified during Sourav Ganguly’s reign as India captain. When Ganguly took the captaincy role, he brought in a never-say-die attitude within his team. The Indian team were suddenly challenging top oppositions in the world, and were doing it with passion rarely seen before in Indian dressing room.

‘Full-blown ecological disaster’: Mauritius races to contain oil spill, protect coastline

For days, residents peered out at the precariously tilted ship as a salvage team arrived and began to work, but ocean waves kept battering the ship. Cracks in the hull were detected a few days ago and the salvage team was quickly evacuated. Some 400 sea booms were deployed to contain the spill, but they […]

The ship that leaked oil into pristine Mauritian waters could break in two. That would be an environmental catastrophe

In an updated statement on Tuesday, Mitsui OSK Lines said about 1,180 metric tons of oil had leaked from the vessel’s fuel tank — with about 460 tons manually recovered from the sea and coast. The ship was carrying about 3,800 tons of Very Low Sulphur Fuel Oil and 200 tons of diesel oil, according […]

Mauritius Must Prepare for ‘Worst-Case Scenario’ After Oil Spill, Prime Minister Says

The Wakashio struck a coral reef at Pointe d’Esny, an internationally recognized conservation site off Mauritius, on July 25. Oil began leaking from the ship last Thursday. Officials say they did not see the cracks in the ship until last week.