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‘Presenting the true history of India a torturous process’ (IANS Interview)

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, March 7 | Ever since I began taking a serious interest in history from the time I was in the...

9 apes at San Diego Zoo get Covid vax

San Diego, March 7 | Nine great apes at the San Diego Zoo have been vaccinated against the novel coronavirus after some gorillas were...

Coral reefs in Solomon Islands hit by bleaching

Solomon Islands, March 6 | Scientists have identified a widespread coral bleaching event on shallow, inshore reefs that had been previously thought to be...

‘300 obscene TikToks of husband, can’t be ground for cruelty on...

New Delhi, March 5 | The Supreme Court on Friday declined to grant anticipatory bail to a man, who has been accused of cruelty...

Spring blooms as mercury rises in Kashmir

Srinagar, March 5 | With both the minimum and maximum temperatures continuing to improve in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, several varieties of spring...

UP set to celebrate Holi with herbal gulal made from temple...

By Vivek TripathiLucknow, March 4 | Uttar Pradesh is preparing to celebrate an eco-friendly Holi this year. And for the same, herbal...

Wildfire at Simlipal under control, no loss of life reported

By Aakanksha KhajuriaNew Delhi, March 4 | A massive wildfire at the Simlipal National Park in Odisha, which was raging for around a week,...

‘Ganga view gallery’ added to Kashi Viswanath corridor project

Varanasi (UP), March 4 | The Kashi Vishwanath Dham corridor will have a giant platform that will enable a panoramic view of the Ganga...

Govt working on reintroduction of Cheetah: Javadekar

New Delhi, March 3 | Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said that the government has been working on reintroduction of Cheetah in...

Party zones: The changing face of drains in Indore

By Sundeep PouranikIndore, March 3 | The word nullah (drain) conjures up images of filth and stench. But in Indore, the country's cleanest...

Railways to start ops between Nirmali-Sanpur after 87 years

By Anand SinghNew Delhi/Patna, March 3 | Bringing glad tidings to the people of Nirmali town in Bihar's Supaul district, train services will soon...

Tea business all set to return in Doon valley

Dehradun, March 3 | In the vast expanses of the Harbanswala tea garden in the Doon valley, the greenery has almost returned. The nearby...

62-yr-old BJP MLA pursues graduation on daughters’ demand

By Archana SharmaJaipur, March 3 | Pushed by his daughters to pursue education, Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Phool Singh Meena, now 62, will finally...

Mainly dry weather likely in J&K, Ladakh

Srinagar, March 3 | Minimum temperatures across Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh improved on Wednesday due to partial cloud cover as the meteorological department...

‘Bhagat Singh’s is a story that needs to be told &...

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, March 2 | Punjabi folklore is full of the brave deeds of the two 'Shaheeds' of Bhagat Singh...

Rahul takes up push-up challenge at Kanyakumari

Chennai, March 2 | Senior Congress leader and former AICC President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accepted a 'push-up' challenge posed to him by a...

Tunnel trends catching up in Jaipur but for wrong reasons!

By Archana SharmaJaipur, March 1 | Tunnel trends seem to be the new innovation catching up with riches in this design city but for...

Unveiling worldview of early Indians & what disappeared

New Delhi, March 1 | Here is an original, riveting and extensively researched social and cultural history of India. Namit Arora's "A brief History...

Weather improves in Kashmir after 6 days

Srinagar, March 1 | Sun rays filtered out of clouds after six days in the Kashmir Valley on Monday as the MET office forecast...

Ravi Kishan prepares for push to Bhojpuri cinema (Ld)

Lucknow, Feb 28 | Actor-turned-MP Ravi Kishan on Sunday met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and discussed the issue of promoting Bhojpuri cinema...

Ravi Kishan prepares for push to Bhojpuri cimena

Lucknow, Feb 28 | Actor-turned-MP Ravi Kishan on Sunday met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and discussed the issue of promoting Bhojpuri cinema...

Silchar bamboo to be grown in UP’s Pilibhit

Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 28 | To revive this dying industry of flute making in Pilibhit, the Yogi Adityanath government has decided to cultivate...

Rare coins find common destination at Yusuf’s collection

New Delhi, Feb 28 | Nothing can define the passion, it could be towards anybody or anything, and sometimes it becomes the only reason...

DPS Srinagar rewards girl who braved odds

By Sheikh QayoomSrinagar, Feb 27 | Delhi Public School (DPS) Srinagar on Saturday announced scholarship and reward for the daughter of a daily wage...

‘The Code Breaker’ is an uplifting tale in trying times

New Delhi, Feb 27 | In these days of the coronavirus pandemic, Walter Isaacson, the bestselling author of "Leonardo da Vinci" and "Steve...

India must play pro-active role on Indus Waters Treaty (IANS Interview)

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, Feb 27 | The Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) brokered between India and Pakistan by the World Bank in 1960...

Fresh snowfall on J&K mountains

Srinagar, Feb 27 | Rains in plains and snowfall in higher reaches of J&K occurred on Saturday as the meteorological (MET) department forecast same...

Railways to restore 8 heritage stations in Karnataka

Bengaluru, Feb 26 | The South Western Railway (SWR) would restore 8 heritage stations in its Bengaluru division, with the...

Contempt proceedings into tigress Avni’s killing ends

New Delhi, Feb 26 | The Supreme Court on Friday closed the contempt proceedings in the killing of tigress Avni in 2018, after it...

Ganga to have lane separators to prevent boat traffic jams

Varanasi, Feb 25 | To prevent boat traffic jams on the Ganga river in Varanasi, the district administration has decided to set up lane...

Angry mob kills leopard in Karnataka village

Hassan (Karnataka), Feb 24 | Villagers from Karnataka's Hassan district have killed an adult leopard which has attacked and injured at least five people...

Snow, rain likely in J&K on Friday

Srinagar, Feb 24 | Night temperatures throughout the Kashmir Valley remained above or around the freezing point on Wednesday as the weather office forecast...

19 women in UP chosen to drive state buses

Lucknow, Feb 24 | For the first time, several women have been short-listed to drive the buses run by the Uttar Pradesh State Roadways...

Suicide preventer comes to terms with suicide

New Delhi, Feb 23 | In April 2017, Nandini Murali lost her urologist husband Dr T.R. Murali to suicide. In the wake of...

Obama, Springsteen team up for Spotify-exclusive podcast

San Francisco, Feb 23 | Former US President Barack Obama and rockstar Bruce Springsteen have turned hosts for a podcast exclusively for the audio...

Awakening your ‘soulprint’ to find happiness and success (IANS Interview)

B0y Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, Feb 22 | It was a chance discovery of a book written 100 years ago by his great great...

Minimum temperatures improve in J&K, Ladakh

Srinagar, Feb 22 | Weather remained cloudy in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Monday as the minimum temperatures rose remarkably in both the...

Responsive public grievance redressal system missing: SK Joshi

By Narendra PuppalaHyderabad, Feb 21 | Barely a year after superannuating as the fourth Chief Secretary of India's youngest state, Shailendra Kumar Joshi...

BBC featured Kannur drive in beach, two others set for facelift

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 20 | Featured by the BBC as being among the six best beaches for driving in the world -- Muzhappilangad Beach and...

Smriti Irani to build a house in her constituency Amethi

Amethi, Feb 20 | Union minister Smriti Irani, who breached the Congress party's strongest fortress in Amethi, will now have her own abode in...

Deer dies after its head gets stuck in iron gate in...

Markapuram (Andhra Pradesh), Feb 19 | An adult spotted deer succumbed to shock and fear after its head got stuck between the grills...

Shivraj finds mosquitoes at Sidhi circuit house, official suspended

Bhopal/Sidhi, Feb 19 | Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan recently visited Sidhi to meet the families of those affected by the tragedy...

‘Kabir Mahotsav’ to be held in Varanasi

Varanasi, Feb 19 | A Kabir Mahotsav will be held in Varanasi at the end of February, showcasing the life of 'Sant' Kabir,...

13 turtles found dead in Sarsai Nawar lake in UP

Etawah (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 19 | Around 13 turtles, belonging to an endangered species, have been found dead in the Sarsai Nawar lake of...

12-yr-old autistic girl swims world-record 36 kms in Arabian Sea

Mumbai, Feb 18 | The 12-year-old daughter of an Indian Navy sailor has created history by swimming 36 kms...

Wedding celebration goes awry as car ploughs into revellers

Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 18 | It was a celebration that went horribly wrong.A bride on her way to the wedding venue was dancing...

200 women cut through hill to solve water crisis

Bhopal, Feb 18 | Rising to the occasion, a group in 200 women in Madhya Pradesh's Chhatarpur district, led by 19-year-old Babita Rajput, dug...

Goa’s offshore casinos to stay put for six months

Panaji, Feb 17 | With no concrete decision on the identification of a new site for the six offshore casinos parked on the Mandovi...

UP to have 5 leopard rescue centres

Lucknow, Feb 17 | Uttar Pradesh, for the first time, will have five leopard rescue centres located in Meerut, Chitrakoot, Etawah, Gorakhpur and Pilibhit...

Human skeleton found in Bengaluru drain

Bengaluru, Feb 16 | Bengaluru civic body workers found a human skeleton while they were clearing the silt from blocked stormwater drains in Kamakshipalya...

Business

Petrol prices unchanged across metros for 8th day

New Delhi, March 7 | Oil marketing companies (OMC) kept fuel prices unchanged for the eighth consecutive day across the four metros on Sunday.In...