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‘Mastery of the essay a key for Ivy League aspirants’ (IANS...

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, Nov 17 | With the essay commanding up to a hefty 25 per cent weightage for admission to a...

UN responds to Musk on how his wealth could address world...

San Francisco, Nov 16 | Elon Musk recently challenged the World Food Programme to explain how $6 billion could solve world hunger and...

India among 19 countries at 13th Abu Dhabi Art Fair

Abu Dhabi, Nov 16 | The 13th edition of the Abu Dhabi Art Fair will feature a diverse line-up of 49 galleries from...

Encouraged by clarity of understanding of climate emergency: WCS

New York, Nov 16 | When the gavel came down on the 26th Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change...

Ambulance service for cows in UP soon

Mathura, Nov 15 | The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh will soon start an ambulance service for cows suffering from serious diseases.According to...

Centuries from now, people will be born in space: Bezos

London, Nov 13 | Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos has predicted that space will become humanity's home one day and that people will...

Jnanpith winner sends out strong message on climate crisis

Sharjah, Nov 13 | Indias highest literary award winner sent out a strong message on the impending climate catastrophe at a special ceremony here...

Grammy nomination for Kashmiri singer-musician Qaisar Nizam

By Sheikh QayoomSrinagar, Nov 12 | Noted Kashmiri singer and musician Qaisar Nizami has been nominated for the prestigious Grammy award for his collaborative...

British-Indian writer launches Modi monograph at Sharjah Book Fair

Sharjah, Nov 12 | A 62-page monograph on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, originally launched in the UK in February, was unveiled at the...

‘The Disruptor’ details VP Singh’s repeated crises during his 11-month tenure

New Delhi, Nov 11 | Vishwanath Pratap Singh, Indias seventh Prime Minister, struck Indian politics with the force of a tornado.Primarily remembered for implementing...

3,000-yr-old Indian poetry translated into Arabic

Sharjah, Nov 11 | The Arabic version of a book containing 3,000-year-old Indian poetry was launched at a private ceremony on the sidelines of...

Srinagar to hold month-long celebratory events for getting UNESCO recognition

Srinagar, Nov 9 | Junaid Azim Mattu, mayor of J&K's Srinagar municipal corporation (SMC) said on Tuesday that month-long celebratory events will be held...

Padma Shri is for everyone who helped me during Covid crisis:...

New Delhi, Nov 8 | Jitender Singh Shunty, founder of the Shaheed Bhagat Singh Seva Dal who cremated thousands of bodies during the Covid-19...

Ornithologist Salim Ali’s forgotten radio-casts now come ‘alive’ in book

By Quaid NajmiMumbai, Nov 5 | In a unique initiative, the forgotten radio broadcasts of legendary ornithologist, the late Dr. Salim Ali have been...

Over 4L migratory birds arrive to keep tryst with Kashmir

Srinagar, Nov 1 | Keeping their tryst with Kashmir, more than four lakh migratory birds of different species have already arrived in the wetlands...

UK to commit additional 1 bn pounds for climate finance

Glasgow, Nov 1 | The world must move from aspiration to action to limit rising global temperatures, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell...

Dynamic rise, fall from grace: The Life and Times of CCD...

New Delhi, Oct 30 | "Coffee King" is the definitive biography of the late VG Siddhartha, the founder of the Cafe Coffee Day retail...

Rock from Sri Lanka’s Ashok Vatika for Ram temple in Ayodhya

Ayodhya, Oct 29 | A delegation from Sri Lanka has presented a rock from the epical 'Ashok Vatika' for the Ram Janmabhoomi in Ayodhya.Ashok...

Documentary on Guru Vagbhatanandan ‘The Herald of the Dawn of Renaissance’

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 27 | Guru Vagbhatanandan is a glorious name in the history of Kerala Renaissance, but for some reason he has not received...

Europe’s biggest ultra-low emission zone comes into force in London

London, Oct 26 | Europe's biggest ultra-low emission zone, spanning about 380 square km of London, has come into operation.Around 3.8 million people live...

Search on for 15-yr boy dragged into river by croc in...

Uttara Kannada (Karnataka), Oct 25 | The search by the forest department, police and fire personnel continued on Monday for the 15-year boy who...

Minoo Mumtaz – the ‘Dancing Queen’ of Bollywood, dies in Canada...

By Quaid NajmiMumbai, Oct 23 | Veteran character actress Minoo Mumtaz, famed as the 'Reshmi Salwar-wali' girl - and sister of the late comedian...

Forget ‘shaken, not stirred’, this is hardcore

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Oct 23 | In the last quarter of over 25 years experience in his line of work, he felt an...

Reincarnating images in ruins

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Oct 22 | He may have left his dusty hometown of Bhiwani in Haryana decades back, but there is something...

Greater NOIDA to become hub of multi-modal logistics

Lucknow, Oct 21 | The region of Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority in Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Buddha Nagar is all set to become a...

80% of rubbish found on Aus beaches is plastic waste

Canberra, Oct 19 | Plastic waste accounts for more tha 80 per cent of all rubbish found across Australian beaches, A study based on...

Bhawani Mandi: A railway station where trains stand in two states

By Archana SharmaJaipur, Oct 18 | It may sound unbelievable but there is a railway station in Rajasthan where only half of a standing...

Dasara ‘Jumbo Savari’ to be held in Mysuru palace on Friday

Mysuru, (Karnataka) Oct 14 | The cultural capital of Karnataka, Mysuru city is all set for the celebration of the final leg of the...

Transport transformation critical to address climate change: UN Report

New Delhi, Oct 12 | New and emerging technologies, from electric cars and buses to zero-carbon producing energy sources, as well as the policy...

Economics Nobel goes to US researchers for insights into labour market...

London, Oct 11 | Three US academicians from prestigious universities were on Monday conferred the Nobel Prize for Economics for their contribution in adopting...

Heavy rains batter Hyderabad, inundate low-lying areas

Hyderabad, Oct 9 | For the second time in less than two weeks, heavy rains battered Hyderabad, inundating several residential areas, disrupting vehicular...

Australia names Bird of the Year

Canberra, Oct 8 | After almost two weeks of daily voting and eliminations from a shortlist of 50 of Australia's most iconic and beloved...

Dadasaheb Phalke statue coming up in Mumbai, township in Raigad

By Quaid NajmiMumbai, Sep 30 | A grand statue honouring Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, famous as Dadasaheb Phalke, the revered father of Indian film industry,...

India’s vibrant botanical art returns home in lavishly illustrated tome (IANS...

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, Sep 29 | Term it colonialism in reverse. A seminal book brings together the striking botanical art of Indian origin...

Three sounds of music

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Sep 29 | At this junction, she is figuring out her sound and the kind of stories she wants to...

Tagore’s Visva Bharati likely to be part of UNESCO World Heritage...

Kolkata, Sep 27 | A 30-member delegation team from UNESCO is likely to visit Santiniketan between September 28 and October 3 brightening up the...

Fusion dissolves all barriers: Classical singer Nadeem Khan

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Sep 25 | Believing that musicians should expose themselves to all forms of music, irrespective of language, techniques and borders,...

Army airlifts lightning-hit villagers in Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar, Sep 24 | The Indian Army has airlifted six villagers, who had gone on a hunting trip to the far...

Shrill sounds of ambulance horns to be replaced with musical notes...

By Archana SharmaJaipur, Sep 18 | The harsh, shrill, loud and alarming sounds of ambulance horns which echoed on the streets during the second...

Lord Shiva statue to be installed in UP Raj Bhavan

Lucknow, Sep 16 | The Uttar Pradesh Raj Bhavan will soon have a 'grand' Lord Shiva statue installed in the premises.Governor Anandiben Patel held...

Harkening back to the turbulent times leading to Independence

New Delhi, Sep 14 | In the months leading up to Independence, in Delhi, Jawaharlal Nehru and Vallabhbhai Patel are engaged in deliberations with...

Australian koalas on brink of extinction: Conservationists

Canberra, Sep 14 | Australia's biggest koala conservation organisation on Tuesday warned that the iconic marsupial is facing extinction.The Australian Koala Foundation (AKF) accused...

Egypt opens south tomb of King Djoser after restoration

Cairo, Sep 14 | Egyptian Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled al-Anany opened the south tomb of King Djoser in the Saqqara necropolis near...

Commonwealth to champion climate-vulnerable states at UN summit

New Delhi, Sep 13 | Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland called for urgent action to ensure improved climate resilience of small states and promised to...

A therapy called rhythm

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Sep 11 | Believing that music is a divine art form, which when clubbed with spirituality can do wonders, Hindustani...

Yogi plans seaplane service between Varanasi and Gorakhpur

Lucknow, Sep 8 | The Yogi Adityanath government plans to start the first seaplane service between Varanasi and Gorakhpur.The state government has written a...

Sanal Sasidharan: The Disruptor who learnt cinema by not learning

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Sep 8 | He says that the first ever ‘Disruptor Award at the International Film Festival of Melbourne which...

NASA confirms first Mars rock sample by Perseverance rover

Washington, Sep 7 | NASA's Perseverance rover on Tuesday completed the collection of the first sample of Martian rock, a core from Jezero Crater...

Italy’s museums brace for post-pandemic success

Rome, Sep 6 | Having suffered through the worst of the coronavirus pandemic, museums and galleries across Italy are now eager to lure new...

Rains keep snake catchers busy in Agra

Agra, Sep 3 | It's been an unusually busy week for the snake catchers in Agra as the city saw several good spells of...

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First Tesla Cybertrucks will have 4 motors: Musk

San Francisco, Dec 4 | First Tesla Cybertrucks will have 4 motors: Musk. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said that the company's first Cybertrucks...