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A quaint tale on the love track

New Delhi, May 3 (IANSlife) Connecting India's plains to lower hills further up North in Uttarakhand, the Ranikhet Express has a popular train route...

New chapter in DMK’s history to begin, says Stalin

Chennai, May 2 | With his DMK coasting towards victory in the 2021 Tamil Nadu assembly polls on its own as it leads in...

‘Autonomous, transparent research best safeguard against bad governance’ (Book Review)

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, May 2 | Professional studies and surveys for gathering social data is an essential service towards sustaining democracy, and...

‘Harry Potter – A Magical Year’ brings alive the Hogwarts’ world

New Delhi, April 30 | Here's a unique and beautiful gift book for every day of the year, celebrating the astonishing art of Jim...

We are in a hurry, and often skip emotions: Filmmaker Ram...

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, April 30 | Writer and director -- he says the amalgamation of two makes him a narrator. For him, the...

Of a declining mind trying to make sense of ever-changing world

New Delhi, April 29 | Fated to do and to die/only to remember/then forget/why try?Mrs S. Pankajam has always lived two lives: one of...

‘More than failure be afraid of not trying your best’ (Book...

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, April 27 | This is a classic chicken and egg situation: a son seemingly sets out to cure his...

Covid-related complications snatch Pt Rajan Mishra

New Delhi, April 26 | Classical singer Pandit Rajan Mishra (70) of the Rajan and Sajan Mishra duo breathed his last at the capital's...

‘Lokame Tharavadu’ art show set to take Alappuzha tourism to new...

Alappuzha (Kerala), April 22 | "Lokame Tharavadu", a major contemporary art show featuring 267 artists and over 3,000 art works including assemblages and...

Raghu Rai’s rediscovered negatives relive the horrors of B’desh’s liberation (IANS...

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, April 22 | Ace photographer Raghu Rai was only five years into the profession when the Bangladesh liberation struggle erupted...

Drawing social narratives

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, April 21 | "It's important for me as a person to comment on social and political issues. Social media is...

Need oxygen desperately to save lives, appeals Ganga Ram Hospital

New Delhi, April 20 | With supplies running out, the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital on Tuesday evening raised an alarm for oxygen for Covid-19...

Indian-origin artist Madhuri to display works in Milan

Hyderabad, April 20 | Madhuri Srikanth, an Indian-origin artist with roots in Telangana, has received a special invite to showcase her...

106 new doctors put on Covid duty in UP

Lucknow, April 20 | As many as 106 doctors, selected by the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission, have been given postings and put on...

Mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik lends a hand to civil service aspirants

New Delhi, April 20 | Renowned Indian mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik has now turned his attention to aspirants for the Indian civil service with his...

‘Sans baggage, Indian businesses uniquely positioned to leverage new digital media’...

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, April 15 | Without legacy systems of the past, Indian businesses are uniquely positioned to leverage the new digital media,...

Mastering the art of letting go for achieving spiritual awareness

New Delhi, April 14 | Contemporary and internationally respected spiritual teacher Nithya Shanti unveils the art of letting go and returning to a...

I don’t think about who is at top and who isn’t:...

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, April 14 | From brass utensils to stainless steel tiffins. From cow dung to buckets -- in the world of...

Identifying great opportunities and leveraging them when they arrive

New Delhi, April 13 | Are you waiting for that once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to change your life, change your business or change the world? How...

Book on dramatic rise, meteoric downfall of YES Bank to be...

New Delhi, April 13 | "The Banker Who Crushed His Diamonds" that charts the trajectory of the YES Bank from its inception to its...

‘The Gopichand Factor’ flatters to deceive (IANS Interview)

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, April 10 | Hero or hurdle? That's the question one is left wondering after reading "The Gopichand Factor"...

‘Once, there was a seed’ to germinate at Vadehra

New Delhi, April 7 | The Vadehra Art Gallery in the national capital is organising a solo exhibition...

Legendary musician Dave Grohl’s saga to come alive in ‘The Storyteller’

New Delhi, April 7 | Dave Grohl has been one of the most beloved and respected figures on the international music scene since his...

Two trend-setting books set to clear the air on Indian data

New Delhi, April 5 | Two new books by Chennai-based data journalist Rukmini S, "Whole Numbers and Half-Truths: What Data Tells Us About Modern...

Devdutt Pattanaik retells iconic stories of Abrahamic lore in new book

New Delhi, April 5 | India's favourite mythologist, Devdutt Pattanaik will introduce readers to the fascinating mythology of angels, demons, prophets and kings of...

Rediscovering Mir Taqi Mir, Urdu’s first great poet (IANS Interview)

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, April 2 | Mir Taqi Mir (1723-1810) was not only Urdu's first great poet but also the most prolific...

Taking a photograph is a starting point now, not final product:...

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, April 1 | She believes that we take more photographs now as we can, and what we believe to...

RSS chief Bhagwat to launch Sanskar Bharti art and culture campus

New Delhi, March 31 | On April 2, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Mohan Bhagwat will inaugurate the Sanskar Bharati Kala Sankul (campus) to...

Of the power of books and the bonds of friendship

New Delhi, March 31 | The obsession with World War II continues -- and from all indications, is not likely to die down anytime...

Biography of last Travancore ruler silent on his Dewan’s machinations (IANS...

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, March 31 | A biography of the last Maharaja of Travancore that attempts to provide an "authentic" account of...

‘Parrikar ensured transparent, simpler defence acquisition procedures’ (Book Review)

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, March 30 | Manohar Parrikar transformed the Ministry of Defence (MoD) from a "slumberous, mammoth and slow-moving organisation, happy to...

Anamika, reincarnated

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, March 28 | Remember the massively popular 'Kala Sha Kala', 'Kahi Karta Hoga Intezaar', 'Sona Disda' -- the numbers that...

All roads lead north are less travelled (Book Review, Ld)

By Atul K. ThakurNew Delhi, March 27 | Amish Raj Mulmis unbelievable jubilation of ‘Nepals turn to China and his painstaking efforts in proving...

All roads lead north are less travelled (Book Review)

By Atul K. ThakurNew Delhi, March 27 | Amish Raj Mulmis unbelievable jubilation of ‘Nepals turn to China and his painstaking efforts in proving...

‘Think out of the box, no set formula for success’ (Book...

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, March 27 | When he was 11, family members and friends thought he would become a monk. When he...

India’s Bagai family asks Pak PM to stop dismantling its palace...

By Hamza AmeerDera Ismail Khan (Pakistan), March 26 | The Bagai family in India has urged Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to refrain from...

Journalist, writer, film critic, engineer: Anil Dharker wore many hats during...

Mumbai, March 26 | With his wavy, silvery mane and erudite wit, Anil Dharker, who passed away late Thursday night, was an essential fixture...

Italy marks poet Dante’s 700th death anniversary

Rome, March 26 | Events were held across Italy to commemorate the 700th birth anniversary of poet Dante Alighieri, whose "The Divine Comedy" is...

Noted journalist, writer Anil Dharker passes away

Mumbai, March 26 | Well known journalist and writer, Anil Dharker, the Founder Director of the Mumbai International Literature Festival, has passed away, family...

Melody queen Asha Bhosle conferred with Maharashtra Bhushan award (Ld)

Mumbai, March 25 | Veteran singer Asha Bhosle has been selected for the prestigious 'Maharashtra Bhushan-2020' honour, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said here on...

Veteran Kolkata journalist releases 1971 Photo Book ahead of PM’s Dhaka...

By Subir BhaumikKolkata, March 25 | A book with more than 150 rare photographs of the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War was launched at the...

Mastering 5 elements to maintain emotional, mental wellness (Book Review)

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, March 24 | Mental health rides on how we ‘feel, and our emotions, in turn, are considerably shaped by socio-cultural...

Anahad releases ‘Colours of Braj’ on Holi

Lucknow, March 23 | To mark the festival of Holi, the Anahad foundation is releasing a ten-track album, "Colours of Braj" which revolves around...

Once scorned, AI now buzzword for humanity

New Delhi, March 23 | With deep and exclusive reporting, across hundreds of interviews, New York Times Silicon Valley journalist Cade Metz relates the...

META 2021 to be held virtually from March 26 to May...

New Delhi, March 22 | The 16th edition of the Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META) and Festival 2021...

‘Sometimes, stories lie dormant in mind for years’ (IANS Interview)

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, March 22 | An idea, an experience or even a fleeting moment can become a story. But the story...

Art installation ‘Murmurations’ put up in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, March 20 | A unique art installation titled 'Murmurations', featuring 300 clay pot birds, was inaugurated by Chandigarh Advisor Manoj Parida...

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SpiceXpress airlifs 1,100 oxygen concentrators from Nanjing to Delhi

New Delhi, May 6 | SpiceJet's air cargo arm SpiceXpress on Thursday airlifted 1,100 oxygen concentrators and other Covid-related medical equipment from Nanjing, China,...