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Space Dreams turn reality: Thalassery school students to visit Nasa

As a stepping stone to their dream, two students of Mambaram English Medium Higher Secondary School, Thalassery are all set to pack their bags to visit National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) during the upcoming summer vacation. It was after the two champs got recognition for their innovative project during …

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From the Streets to Stadiums: Homeless Boy to Basketball Stardom, and he has his adoptive dad to thank

19-year-old Caleb Swanigan has become one of the best players in college basketball – but if it weren’t for his adoptive father’s faith over the years, he may not have ever made it onto the court. That’s because for most of Caleb’s childhood, he weighed 360 pounds and was homeless. …

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India to let go of Veto in exchange for UN Security Council Seat

To win permanent membership of the UN Security Council, India has offered to forgo veto power initially as a bargaining chip to get the reform process moving. “The issue of veto is important, but we should not allow it to have a veto over the process of Council reform itself,” …

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Kuwait’s splendid causeway is nearly complete, 22-Mile Bridge, Cost $3 Billion

Kuwait is building one of the world’s longest causeways to its remote north where it will pump billions into “Silk City”, aiming to revive the ancient Silk Road trade route. The oil-rich emirate is eager to inject life into the uninhabited Subbiya region on its northern tip that has been …

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NBA Player pledges to donate $1,000 for each point scored next game

The New Orleans Pelicans point-back Jrue Holiday has pledged to donate $1,000 to New Orleans tornado relief for every point and assist that he makes during his next game. The Pelicans, who will be facing off against the San Antonio Spurs, are set to play at the Smoothie King Center on Friday. …

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Reliving his Roots: MS Dhoni Meets His Old ‘Chaiwala’ and Treats Him To Grand Dinner

Dhoni has frequently highlighted that he has not forgotten his roots, and off late he has been re-living his days of struggle and anonymity. One more chapter from those days, as a South-Eastern Railway ticket collector at Kharagpur station in West Bengal, came to the forefront when he bumped into …

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German schools ban muslim students from publicly praying, using prayer mats!

Schools and colleges are the institutions where students enroll to get knowledge and education. While schools are associated with encouraging students to do their best in whatever choices they make without any prejudice, there is one particular high school in Germany which has banned Muslim students from praying within premises. …

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Big win for Isaiah Thomas over Cavs: ‘Nobody Holds Me in Check’

Although maybe not as loud a performance, at least not by his lofty, King in the Fourth standards, Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas made a series of key, late-game plays Wednesday night against the Cleveland Cavaliers. When a reporter asked Thomas what Cleveland did to keep him in check, …

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