South Asia

Vijay Mallya denies running away with Modi’s achhe din

Mar 11th, 2016 | By

Liqour baron and Member of Parliament Vijay Mallya today denied allegations that he had run away with Modi’s promised achhe din (good days). The self claimed king of good times, who has apparently fallen on bad times, told Dapaan in an exclusive interview from an undisclosed location that he had no interest in immaterial things
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India launches vaccination drive to combat anti-nationalism

Feb 20th, 2016 | By

New Delhi: Indian Health Ministry is launching a nation-wide vaccination drive to combat growing anti-nationalism in the country. The drive comes after a breakthrough by Indian scientists led by Baba Ramdev, who developed the ‘Rashtravadi’ vaccine from special antigens found in gomutra or cow urine. The vaccine manufactured by Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved under the much hyped flagship
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Bose an LeT operative now fighting in Syria: Headley resolves mystery

Feb 14th, 2016 | By

Mumbai: India’s new darling and its authentic prosecution witness in 26/11 Mumbai attack David Coleman Headley has resolved the longstanding mystery shrouding Subhas Chandra Bose by deposing in the special court that Bose was not only alive, but was a Lashkar-e-Toiba operative now fighting with Islamic State in Syria. Headley, a US national and an
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After Kher fiasco, Pakistan to expedite visa for non-applicants

Feb 6th, 2016 | By

New Delhi: After facing flak for not granting a visa to Indian actor Anupam Kher, Pakistan today said it would expedite the visa process for all non-applicants from India in future. Kher, invited to Karachi Literature  Festival, had not applied for the visa, and slammed Pakistan for not granting him the visa. “We have taken
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Court sentences Kohli’s Pakistan fan to watch Misbah innings in jail

Feb 2nd, 2016 | By

Islamabad:A Pakistani fan of Indian cricketer Virat Kohli has been sentenced to a rigorous punishment of watching Pakistani cricketer Misbah-ul-Haq’s painful slow innings in jail. Pronouncing the punishment on the teenager, Umar Draz, who hoisted Indian flag to cheer Kohli, the judge said there was need to force feed patriotism into the accused. “It is necessary to
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Modi tweets #selfieonpot to promote toilet use among Indians

Dec 23rd, 2015 | By

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today took his penchant for selfies to a new level by tweeting a selfie from the toilet seat to prompt Indians into using toilets. “Flaunt your washrooms, post your #selfieonpot. Let’s relieve our great India from the greatest menace of open defecation.” Modi tweeted. He promised to tweet a #selfieonpot everyday
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India to attack Nepal to send strong message to Pakistan

Jun 12th, 2015 | By

New Delhi: Emboldened by its claim of successful cross border raid inside Myanmar against Naga militants, India is now mulling to attack and invade Nepal to send a strong message to its arrogant neighbour Pakistan, a senior cabinet minister said here today. The minister’s remarks come after warlike euphoria overtook national media with cries of emulating
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Modi’s garments to go under hammer to boost Indian economy

Feb 23rd, 2015 | By

New Delhi: Buoyed by the successful auction of his monogrammed suit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that he would sell off all his clothes to boost country’s ailing economy. Describing the auction of his histroic suit – with pinstripes spelling out Modi’s full name – as a historic moment for India, Modi revealed his
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CSIR comes up with antidote for Sharapova Syndrome    

Jul 9th, 2014 | By

A leading Indian research institute has come up with an antidote for the malicious Sharapova Syndrome that has affected millions of people across the country. The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) says it has developed an effective cure for the syndrome that is apparently caused by a Russian tennis bug and leaves its victims
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Modi to be CM of all BJP led states

May 21st, 2014 | By

The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to make its Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi as the chief minister of all states led by the party including Gujarat. The decision was taken by the BJP parliamentary board in a bid to “replicate the Gujarat model” in all BJP led states. “Narendra bhai Modi has proved his
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