Stampede at Elphinstone Railway station on 29th September’ 2017

Stampede at Elphinstone Railway station on 29th September’ 2017

Divert Shivaji Memorial money (Rs 3,600 crore) for bettering Mumbai local train service 22 People lost there lives in a stampede at Elphinstone Railway station on 29th September’ 2017. It happened because it had very narrow foot over bridges and people crowded during morning rush hour due to rains. This was a disaster waiting to happen. I say this because more than 100 tweets have been made to the authorities about the stampede like situation, and some where even warning of stampede itself. The railways kept to its own sweet…

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2017 Presidents Cup – Keep Politics Aside Please

2017 Presidents Cup – Keep Politics Aside Please

2017 Presidents Cup – Keep Politics Aside Please   The 2017 Presidents Cup is the current Presidents Cup golf competition. The 12th edition of the event, the competition is being played at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, New Jersey, from September 28 to October 1, 2017. Steve Stricker and Nick Price are the captains of the U.S. and the International teams, respectively. The United States are the defending champions. It’s easy to insist there should be some line of demarcation between politics and sporting events. It’s more difficult when that sporting event is literally called the Presidents Cup and…

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TRUMP CLAIMS HE’S DONE AN “INCREDIBLE JOB” IN PUERTO RICO – Hurricane Maria

TRUMP CLAIMS HE’S DONE AN “INCREDIBLE JOB” IN PUERTO RICO –  Hurricane Maria

TRUMP CLAIMS HE’S DONE AN “INCREDIBLE JOB” IN PUERTO RICO – Hurricane Maria Donald Trump placed blame squarely on Puerto Ricans for the slow recovery from Hurricane Maria in a series of barbed tweets on Saturday. The President lash out after critics and the mayor of San Juan complained his administration’s response to the US territory’s plight was insufficient. Nearly two weeks after the devastating storm destroyed the island, about half of the 3.4 million people on the island do not have access to drinking water. Some 95 percent are…

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Puerto Rico Crisis: Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico Crisis: Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico Crisis: Hurricane Maria The mayor of Puerto Rico’s largest city was rebuked by President Donald Trump on Saturday after pleading for more federal assistance in the wake of Hurricane Maria. “We are dying, and you are killing us with the inefficiency and the bureaucracy,” San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz said Friday at a news conference. She highlighted donations from companies and others, including 200,000 pounds of food donated by Goya, as a contrast to federal help. “This is what we got last night: four pallets of water,…

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WIND RIVER – Film Review

WIND RIVER – Film Review

WIND RIVER Film Review (8/10) Following ‘Sicario’ and ‘Hell or High Water’, Wind River is the 3rd in what writer/director Taylor Sheridan has called his trilogy about the American frontier. He wrote all three scripts, but this is the first of them he’s directed himself. Both ‘Sicario’ and ‘Hell or High Water’ received critical acclaim and certainly have their fans, but for me Wind River is by far the best of the three. While out tracking, hunter Cory Lambert (Jeremy Renner, ‘The Hurt Locker’) finds a young Native American girl…

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Cultural vandalism that caught the world’s attention – Abkhazia’s archive

Cultural vandalism that caught the world’s attention – Abkhazia’s archive

Cultural vandalism that caught the world’s attention – Abkhazia’s archive In addition to the many unspeakable tragedies of the Balkan wars, one act of cultural vandalism caught the world’s attention, as it happened as the world’s cameras were trained on Bosnia-Herzegovina. This was the destruction of the Library of Sarajevo, which stored manuscripts and other documents recording the multi-cultural heritage of the state, at the end of August 1992. With help from libraries and cultural organisations around the world, many of the losses were made good in the post-war years…

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Every parent ought to sign this petition!

Every parent ought to sign this petition!

Mandatory SAFETY AUDIT in every school in India. A petition by Parul Sah This petition is for all parents for whom it is nothing more precious than their child. As a mother I am constantly worried if my daughter is safe and in the right hands or not. Since birth we take care of our child as if it’s a piece of our heart in front of us. We celebrate every moment with them and wait for the day when they start school..but wait I am not prepared for this now! I am not…

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