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Medicos play ‘Antakshari’ with Covid patients to cheer them up

Gandhinagar, May 6 | The medicos of a hospital in Gujarat have taken the musical route to create positive vibes and...

IIT-K launches Mission Bharat O2

Kanpur, May 6 | The Startup Incubation and Innovation Centre (SIIC) of IIT Kanpur has launched Mission Bharat O2, a 45-day open challenge for...

Sikhs begin free hearse service for Covid victims

Lucknow, May 6 | The Sikh community in Lucknow has, once again, risen to the occasion.After organizing food langars and mask langar, the Lucknow...

Alert RPF constable saves woman from falling under train in Tirupati

Tirupati, May 5 | A woman, who slipped and fell from the doorway of a moving train, was saved from certain death by a...

‘Baraat’ on camels back in Raj, courtesy Covid curbs

By Archana SharmaJaipur, May 5 | The trend of people using camels for 'Baraat' is back in Rajasthan in the wake...

Flower business begins to wilt due to UP Covid restrictions

Lucknow, May 5 | Marigolds are wilting, orders for orchids, tube roses, and gladioli have been cancelled and most of the florists have shut...

At 21, she is youngest panchayat winner

Jhansi (Uttar Pradesh), May 5 | Rajni Devi, at 21, is probably the youngest candidate to have won the zila panchayat election in Jhansi...

China, India vaccine diplomacy: The selfish & the altruist

New Delhi, May 4 | As the world staggers in its attempts to control the Covid-19 pandemic through vaccination of the people, two vaccine-producing...

Int’l leadership conference pitches for Korean reunification

By Anwesha BhaumikKolkata, May 4 | New pathways rooted in interdependence, mutual prosperity and universal values have been discussed by global leaders in an...

Helping CEOs adapt to the new world and its reality

New Delhi, April 30 | The world is going through a tremendous transformation, perhaps even a metamorphosis, where it is no longer acceptable to...

‘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...

Former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee succumbs to Covid

New Delhi, April 30 | Former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee died of Covid in a private hospital here on Friday.One the top most lawyers...

Bottom line is your ‘josh’ is all that matters (IANS Interview)

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, April 29 | Do you remember an Indian Army recruitment campaign that went along the lines of "Do you have...

After Maneka Gandhi’s intervention, K’taka to set jumbo free

Bengaluru, April 28 | After BJP leader and noted animal activist, Maneka Gandhi joined the chorus of wildlife activists seeking elephant 'Kusha' be freed,...

Raj village sees Dalit groom riding horse for 1st time

By Archana SharmaJaipur, April 28 | It has been over seven decades since India attained Independence, but the caste system still holds...

A Kerala photographer’s tribute to a bygone era

Alappuzha (Kerala), April 28 | K.R. Boney is a photographer based in Kochi and he has utilised 'Lokame Tharavadu' a contemporary...

K’taka govt to rebuild library set up by drainage cleaner in...

Bengaluru, April 27 | After scores of people from across world generously contributed around Rs 29 lakh on a fundraising website, the Karnataka government...

‘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...

Elephant found dead in UP’s Dudhwa

Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), April 27 | A female elephant has been found dead in the core area of Dudhwa Tiger Reserve (DTR) in...

Lockdown sees women prisoners engage in storytelling sessions in Jaipur jail

By Archana SharmaJaipur, April 26 | Storytelling sessions in jails? This might leave you flabbergasted but it is true that the women...

Rat snake rescued from school in Agra

Agra, April 25 | An approximately 5-foot-long Rat snake was rescued from Janta Junior High School, an upper primary school located in Namner, Idgah...

‘Telangana shows the way by airlifting oxygen tankers’

Hyderabad, April 25 | Telangana has shown the way to the country by using war planes to airlift oxygen tankers,...

Owaisi comes to the rescue of Covid-hit temple priest

Hyderabad, April 23 | Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) chief and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi has come to the rescue of a temple priest who had...

Were planning a grand comeback, but suddenly Covid crushed our dreams,...

Deepak SharmaNew Delhi, April 23 | One of the most successful and equally controversial music director duo of Nadeem-Shravan finally 'separated' as Shravan Rathod(67)...

‘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...

Green activists say Covid-19 is Earth’s angry revenge

By Brij KhandelwalAgra, April 22 | The Taj city's green activists think Covid-19 is mother Earth's angry revenge against wanton exploitation of nature and...

J&K changing fast, Bollywood promises to return in a big way

Srinagar, April 21 | Bollywood is promising to return to Kashmir in a big way nearly after three decades, is yet another achievement for...

T’gana CM’s daughter sets up helpline for Covid affected

Hyderabad, April 21 | Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao's daughter and a state legislator K. Kavitha has opened a helpline to provide assistance...

It’s April end and still snowing in Himachal

Shimla, April 21 | It's April end and tourist resorts in higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh were still snowing, weather officials said on Wednesday....

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...

Kapil, Sachin, Virat among 5 greatest players of ODI era: Wisden

New Delhi, April 20 | Kapil Dev (the 1980s), Sachin Tendulkar (the 1990s) and Virat Kohli (the 2010s) have been named among the five...

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...

$14,000 prize for idea on ocean sustainability

New Delhi, April 20 | To celebrate Earth Day on April 22, the Commonwealth Secretariat and Satellite Applications Catapult are launching the first-ever 'Hack...

NASA launches mini helicopter on Mars in historic feat

Washington, April 19 | In a historic feat for humankind, NASA on Monday successfully launched the first powered, controlled flight of its Ingenuity Mars...

184 patents filed by IIT Madras in 2020

Chennai, April 19 | Faculty, researchers and students at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) have filed for 184 patents during 2020.Despite the...

Rahman, Mira Nair, Anupam Kher in BAFTA Breakthrough India jury

Mumbai, April 19 | Ten winners from the fields of television, films and games, selected by a jury including AR Rahman, Anupam Kher and...

Pharaonic mummies hall at new Cairo museum opens to visitors

Cairo, April 19 | With its dark-walled and dimly-lit open rooms, the crypt-like Royal Mummies Hall at Cairo's new National Museum of...

How a holy river degenerated into sewage canal

By Brij KhandelwalAgra/Mathura April 18 | As Sri Krishna-Radha devotees in Braj Mandal celebrate the birthday of Yamuna on Sunday, their hearts are filled...

Padma Shri actor Vivekh passes away, political leaders condole (Lead)

Chennai, April 17 | Tamil movie comedian and Padma Shri recipient Vivekh passed away on Saturday at a private hospital here. He was 59.He...

2 tiger, 2 lion cubs born in Bengaluru zoo

Bengaluru, April 16 | Two tiger cubs and two lion cubs were born recently in the city's Bannerghatta zoo, an official...

Is Modi era the end of Congress?

New Delhi, April 16 | A timely and comprehensive political critique of India's 'grand old party', the Indian National Congress, author Amit Bagaria's...

‘Jai Shri Ram’ masks much in demand

Lucknow, April 16 | With more and more people turning to prayers in the pandemic, masks with 'Jai Shri Ram' printed on them are...

Weather to remain erratic in J&K till weekend

Srinagar, April 15 | Rain lashed the plains and light snowfall occurred in the hills in the Valley on Thursday as the Meteorological (MeT)...

Tigress found dead in Dudhwa Tiger Reserve

Lakhimpur Kheri (UP), April 14 | A tigress, aged about seven years, was found dead in Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary of Dudhwa tiger reserve (DTR).The...

Redesigning the world to meet future challenges – the Sam Pitroda...

New Delhi, April 14 | Sam Pitroda revolutionised India's communications and IT landscape in the mid-1980s as Advisor to the then Prime Minister, Rajiv...

This bureaucrat brings beauty of nature on bottles with art

By Archana SharmaJaipur, April 14 | A senior civil servant in Rajasthan, Mugdha Sinha with an aim to bring out the artist within...

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...

At 105, she becomes flag bearer for vaccination in Punjab

Moga (Punjab), April 11 | Kartar Kaur, a 105-year-old woman from this Punjab town, received her first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine...

Tiger tranquilized, nylon rope around neck removed

Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), April 11 | More than 110 days after a tiger was spotted with a nylon rope around his neck in...

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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,...