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After Bareilly’s ‘jhumka’, Pilibhit to get ‘Bansuri Chowk’

Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 16 | After Bareilly got its famous 'jhumka', it's now the turn of Pilibhit to get its own 'bansuri'...

Blood donation marks V-Day in Bengaluru college

Bengaluru, Feb 14 | A private college in Bengaluru celebrated Valentine's Day in a special way by organising a voluntary blood donation camp,...

On V-Day eve, Ratan Tata reveals his own ‘love story’

Mumbai, Feb 13 | Allowing a rare peek into his personal domain on Valentines Day eve, renowned industrialist Ratan Tata revealed certain private details...

Queen Elizabeth’s eldest grandson going for divorce

London, Feb 11 | Queen Elizabeth II's grandson Peter Phillips and his Canadian wife Autumn have separated after over a decade-long marriage, reports said...

OBR campaign to raise awareness on violence against women

New Delhi, Feb 9 | Over 40 Delhi-based organisations have come together under the umbrella "One Billion Rising Campaign" (OBR) to raise awareness about...

Sikh-American couple’s food truck feeds LA’s homeless

Los Angeles, Feb 7 | A Los Angeles-based Sikh-American couple run a food truck service, which dishes out 200 burritos on a daily basis,...

Kashmiri Pandits threaten nationwide agitation

New Delhi, Feb 3 | A section of displaced Kashmiri Pandits in Delhi, on Monday warned the Central government of a nationwide agitation if...

Spirituality India’s most precious gift to world: Kovind

Hyderabad, Feb 2 | President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday said spirituality is India's most precious gift to the world.He said from the teachings...

63 sheep found dead in mysterious circumstances

Badaun (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 29 | Much to the shock of villagers, 63 sheep were found dead in Badaun's Malpur Tatera village.All the 63...

Goa tourism slowdown due to dip in economy: NK Singh

Panaji, Jan 24 | Slowdown in Goa's tourism industry is on account of the general slowdown of the economy and pressure from upcoming competitive...

The woman behind the Nirbhaya movement (IANS Exclusive)

New Delhi, Jan 22 | A little over seven years ago, after a 23 year old was brutally raped in a moving bus in...

Deepika feted with global honour for mental health awareness drive

Davos, Jan 21 | Bollywood star Deepika Padukone was felicitated with the Crystal Award at the World Economic Forum for her contribution to mental...

Apple empowering Indian students pen success on iPads, iMacs (Lead)

By Nishant AroraBurhanpur (Madhya Pradesh), Jan 20 | Frequented by historians and art lovers seeking solace in its rich past, another transformation,...

139 Jharkhand prisoners to be freed

Ranchi, Jan 18 | Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Saturday approved a proposal of the Jharkhand State Imprisonment Revision Council to free 139...

One-fourth of kids with autism are undiagnosed: Study

New York, Jan 11 | Researchers have found that one-fourth of children under age 8 with autism spectrum disorder are not being diagnosed, which...

Infant dies after getting burn injuries in Rajasthan hospital

Jaipur, Jan 1 | An infant who sustained critical burn injuries in a hospital in Rajasthan's Alwar district succumbed to her injuries during treatment...

It’s raining dollars, riyals, dinars in this UP town

By Vivek TripathiGonda, Jan 1 | Once stricken with poverty, the people of Wazirganj area of Gonda district in Uttar Pradesh are now dealing...

Britain introduces heterosexual civil partnerships

London, Jan 1 | A couple who went to Britain's highest court to win the right to legalise their relationship without getting married were...

Newseum press museum in Washington closing after 22 years

Washington, Jan 1 | The press museum in Washington, the Newseum, opened on Tuesday for the last time after more than 22 years in...

17% of babies to be born globally on Jan 1 will...

New Delhi, Jan 1 | An estimated 67,385 babies will be born in India, in 2020 on New Year's Day, UNICEF said on Wednesday.Indian...

Amazon set to open homeless shelter inside its Seattle HQ

San Francisco, Dec 31 | Online retail giant Amazon is about to open a homeless shelter inside its Seattle headquarters that is expected...

Raj transport dept to observe ‘No Vehicle Day’ once a month

Jaipur, Dec 30 | With the aim to promote road safety, the Rajasthan transport department will make a start in the New Year by...

Delhi shelter homes: Broken, clogged, smelly toilets (Part-I)

By Ravi Dutta Mishra and Abhijeet Kumar SharmaNew Delhi, Dec 28 | Of the 221 state government-run shelter homes, several have been...

How much you enjoy new ‘Star Wars’ depend on expectations

New York, Dec 27 | How much you enjoy the new "Star Wars" movie will depend a lot on your expectations going in, a...

Tech Mahindra introduces ‘same-sex’ adoption leave

New Delhi, Dec 26 | Taking a major step towards creating an inclusive workplace, IT major Tech Mahindra has announced that the same-sex couples...

Instagram may develop friendships in real life: Study

New York, Dec 18 | Facebook-owned photo and video-sharing platform Instagram helps young adults develop friendships in real life, especially those who are more...

Good samaritan deed for UK pensioner wows Twitterati

London, Dec 12 | A good samaritan act by a TV host for a septuagenarian pensioner won the hearts of Twitterati, who praised the...

Las Vegas pigeons in cowboy hats evoke Twitter mirth

Las Vegas, Dec 12 | A video clipping of several pigeons wearing tiny cowboy hats in a Las Vegas parking lot has been...

Of 18.7L complaints with NHRC only 22K pending: Transparency (Lead)

New Delhi, Dec 10 | The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) received over 18.31 lakh complaints since 1993 and of this only 22,000 cases...

Bengaluru Metro to extend last train time from new year

Bengaluru, Dec 10 | Bengaluru Metro will extend train timings from January 1, 2020 enabling passengers to take trains later than the existing schedule.At...

Artist eats $120,000 banana artwork

Miami, Dec 8 | An artwork of an overripe banana duct-taped to a wall that sold for $120,000 has been eaten by a separate...

Couple found dead in rural Scottish cottage under suicide pact

Aberdeenshire (Ireland), Dec 7 | A couple was found dead in a rural Scottish AirBnB accommodation under a suicide pact over the Internet, a...

Domestic abuse victims twice at risk of long-term illnesses

London, Dec 6 | Female survivors of domestic abuse are at double the risk of developing long-term illnesses that cause widespread bodily pain and...

Briton revived after six-hour cardiac arrest

London, Dec 6 | A British woman whose heart stopped beating for six hours has been brought back to life in what doctors have...

IIT Ropar gets tallest contemporary stone-carved pillars

Jaipur, Dec 3 | The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Ropar has installed the tallest contemporary stone-carved four pillars, inspired by the Indus Valley...

$15 million Christmas tree at Spanish resort dazzles

Marbella (Spain)/New Delhi, Dec 3 | A Christmas tree adorned with gems and ornaments worth more than $15 million at a Spanish resort...

Amazon pulls Auschwitz-themed Christmas ornaments

London, Dec 2 | E-commerce giant Amazon has withdrawn a range of "Christmas ornaments" displaying images of the Auschwitz concentration camp that sellers had...

Cops get couple married inside police station in UP

Saharanpur, Dec 1 | The Deoband police station in Saharanpur played host to a Muslim wedding over the weekend.A young couple Khushnaseeb and Abdul...

UN chief calls for end to violence against women

United Nations, Nov 26 | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for an end to violence against women and girls."I call on governments,...

Punjab cop earns Twitter praise for empathetic gesture

New Delhi, Nov 25 | While policemen in India by and large suffer from a poor public image, a video clipping of a Punjab...

Owning a cat picking up in Kerala

Thrissur (Kerala), Nov 23 | Owning a cat in Kerala is fast catching up as the turnout at the International Cat Show on Saturday...

Andhra Pradesh cancels licenses of all bars

Amaravati, Nov 22 | The Andhra Pradesh government on Friday cancelled the licenses of all existing bars in the state.The move follows the decision...

Kerala: Protests break out after schoolgirl dies of snakebite

Wayanad, Nov 22 | With a school teacher and a doctor already suspended over the callous manner in which authorities at the school and...

Twitter video on Vietnamese kids using dead snake as skipping rope

New Delhi, Nov 21 | Many a social media user must have skipped a heartbeat after watching a YouTube...

18.5 kg fish fetches Rs 12,000 in Bengal

Kolkata, Nov 19 | A jumbo Bhetki fish weighing 18.5 kg was caught from the Ganges in Howrah district's Uluberia on Tuesday, fetching a...

Farmers use JCB to kill aged bull, Maha police books 2

Pune, Nov 19 | The Maharashtra Police on Tuesday booked two absconding persons in connection with the brutal killing of an aged and sick...

World Toilet Day: Twitterati highlight achievements, to-do list

New Delhi, Nov 19 | With people across the world observing World Toilet Day on Tuesday, Twitter users too posted comments on what all...

Facebook partners WCD Ministry to boost digital literacy

New Delhi, Nov 19 | In a bid to make social networking secure and safe for women and children, Facebook on Tuesday announced several...

Croc’s snout ripped off as JCB runs over it

Ferozabad, Nov 19 | An eight-foot-long crocodile was seriously injured by a JCB, which was being used to clean out a dried up pond...

Social investment by mining cos dates back to pre DMF era

New Delhi, Nov 15 | The legacy in mining companies is still surviving no matter how much social and economic development mining companies in...

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Flipkart urges Karnataka High Court to quash CCI probe

New Delhi, Feb 21 | Days after the Karnataka High Court ordered a stay on the anti-trust probe on e-commerce majors Amazon and Flipkart,...