Chemical attack on 13 years old girl in Islington


A boys riding in a group has thrown ammonia on the face of a 13-year-old girl in Islington, north London. Her eyes has been damaged with blurred vision in one eye. She was rushed to Moorfields Eye Hospital and according to the doctors, the damage may be permanent. She was walking with two of her friends at the time of attack. A suspicious 14-years old boy has been arrested.

91 year old, Sharlotte Hydorn, who sell ‘suicide kit’ raided


Sharlotte Hydorn Suicide Kit

Federal agents raided a 91-year-old Californian woman, Sharlotte Hydorn, who sells kit to help people end their lives.  They have captured her computers and kits. A man from Oregon end his life using her kit. She was selling the kits at price of $60 (£36) under the brand name GLADD – Glorious Life and Dignified Death.


24 of Bihar’s Super 30 crack IIT-JEE 2011

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This year 24 out of 30 students of Super 30 have cracked the Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE).  Success was 100% for last 3 years. A total of 236 students has been qualified in IIT-JEE in nine years of existence of Super 30. Anand Kumar who is the founder and director of this coaching institute told the media that change in examination pattern of IIT is the reason behind lack of 100 % success this year. This institute is known for free coaching to the wards of low income parents. This year successful students include the wards of a roadside vendor, mobile mechanic, private marginal farmer, a truck driver and a class four government employee. Super 20 has received numerous national and international recognitions.

Institute has a rigorous 16 hours a day study routine. It provide education, food and accommodation at no cost. Institute is run by the income generated from Ramanujam School of Mathematics run by Anand Kumar.  Anand had started the Super 30 along with Bihar’s Additional Director General of Police Abhyanand. Three years back, Abhyanand dissociated himself from the institute. Following is the number of successful students in past years.

  • 2003: 18
  • 2004: 22
  • 2005: 26
  • 2006: 28
  • 2007: 28
  • 2008: 30
  • 2009: 30
  • 2010: 30
  • 2011: 24

Congratulations to all successful students. Welcome to IIT community.

Hindus condemn Bikinis with images of Hindu goddess

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Latest controversy revolves around Lisa Blue who designed many dresses swimming suits or bikinis with Hindu Goddess Lakshmy Devi on them. Her design was displayed by models on ramp bearing Lisa Blue Spring / Summer 2011 Fashion Collections during Rosemount Australian Fashion Week 2011. Hindu community is considering it as insult. In northern state of Punjab the incident of burning of Australian flags and photos of model bearing controversial swimwear has been reported. A top Indian court has agreed to consider criminal proceedings over Australian brand of swimwear bearing the image of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi. The Allahabad High Court in Uttar Pradesh will hear a “public interest litigation,” brought by lawyers over photographs of the swimwear published in a Hindi daily.

After protest, Lisa Blue Swimwear Company has requested Hindu community to forgive them. They have declared they will remove their controversial swimming suits and bikinis collections with photos of “Lakshmi Devi” from market. They also requested media to avoid punishing pictures of model with controversial dress.

Indian anti-corruption chief resigns


P.J. Thomas, Chief anti-corruption official of India, has resigned on Thursday. Supreme Court of India has ruled that his appointment was inappropriate because he has some charges in past. Supreme Court Justices K.S. Radhakrishnan and Swantantra Kumar critcized the government for neglecting pending criminal charges against Thomas. This adds up in the list of corruption scandals during tenure of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Other scandals includes corruption during Commonwealth Games and 3G scam which cost the goverment tens of billions of dollars. Thomas was appointed in September. is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial License permitting non commercial sharing with attribution. Please read our privacy policy and rules-regulation controlling use of this website.
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