It was 81 days ago that Kamal Hussain Mondal, a 32-year-old brick factory worker from a remote village in West Bengal, India, took his own life. He had been a carefree man and attentive father to his two young sons, and was known throughout Soladana village for his devotion to his wife Khayrun Nahar Bibi.
Police in India have fired blanks at protesters in the country’s northeast, in a fresh day of demonstrations against a contentious bill that seeks to grant citizenship only to non-Muslim immigrants from certain countries.
When it comes to heritage sites in Telangana, southern India, there is no dearth of them, especially in and around Hyderabad. The city of Nizams has quite a few sites to boast of, including a few like the prestigious educational institution — University of Hyderabad (UoH). A team of archeologists led by Professor KP Rao have identified about 25 burials near the main gate of the University of Hyderabad. These are of immense archeological importance. Along with these, there are several other structures inside the huge campus that sheds light on the region's glorious past.
Five interest rate cuts since the start of the year hasn't stopped India's economy from slowing to its weakest growth rate since 2013, but the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is expected to make its sixth cut on Thursday to give what little relief it can.
India will unveil a series of infrastructure projects this month as part of a plan to invest 100 trillion rupees ($1.39 trillion) in the sector over the next five years, the finance minister said, in a push to improve the country's economy.
Child health is improving dramatically around the world. Cases of measles and tetanus have reduced by 80 percent. The Center for Disease Control has aided more than 80 countries in eliminating rubella by increasing access to vaccines. The death rate of children under five has plummeted. India is one of the countries making great strides in the health of their children.
India continues to be one of the fastest growing economies in the world despite a host of challenges including global economic slowdown, according to a senior official of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).