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Model barrack for UP women cops in Muzaffarnagar

Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), March 8 | At first glance, it looks like a three-star hotel, but it is actually a newly constructed women's...

Pichai pledges $25mn to empower women including in India

New Delhi, March 8 | In a bid to support the economic empowerment of women in India, Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai on...

Midnight, case of missing blue shoes and dreaming revolution

By Sukant DeepakChandigarh, March 7 | It's close to midnight and Chandigarh's abandoned smooth roads are inviting. Behind the SUV's wheel, journalist Mandeep Punia...

Posing as minister’s PS, former Andhra Ranji cricketer conned companies, arrested

Hyderabad, March 6 | The Hyderabad Police have arrested a former Ranji cricketer who pretended to be the personal secretary to Telangana minister KT...

Declare NSD an institute of national importance, says Paresh Rawal

New Delhi, March 6 | The National School of Drama (NSD) in the Capital is pushing several major initiatives...

What does it mean to love?

New Delhi, March 6 | "Klara and the Sun", the first novel by Kazuo Ishiguro since he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature,...

China’s new Great Game in the Himalayas: Conflict simultaneous with trade...

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, March 5 | Some weeks ago, while reviewing a book on Sino-Indian relations, a question was asked whether India was...

First-ever virtual New Delhi World Book Fair from March 6-9

New Delhi, March 4 | The 29th edition of the much-awaited New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF) will be held virtually this year from...

‘Banks need to drastically re-skill, reform for new normal’ (Book Review)

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, March 4 | To hire the skilled or to re-skill? This is one of the crucial questions the banking industry...

Art comes alive again post lockdown

New Delhi, March 4 | After a long lull post the lockdown, the capital witnessed a major exhibition opening on Wednesday titled 'On |...

Finding contentment in the new normal the Goan way

New Delhi, March 3 | Goans use the Konkani word "susegad" to convey the sense of contentment, fulfilment and relaxation that everyone associates with...

Much more needs to be written on Kashmir: Ashish Kaul

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, March 3 | He always thought of his best-selling book 'Refugee Camp' as a celluloid spectacle, a...

Feeling threatened by Sena, Kangana asks SC to transfer cases to...

New Delhi, March 2 | Citing threats by Shiv Sena, ruling party in Maharashtra, Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut and her sister Rangoli Chandel...

Penguin to publish memoir of award-winning film-maker Onir

New Delhi, March 2 | Award-winning film-maker and craftsman extraordinaire Onir is to share his intimate and dramatic journey in his memoir, co-written with...

85% of Indian women missed out on raise, promotion

New Delhi, March 2 | Women have been disproportionately impacted amid the Covid-19 pandemic in India and 85 per cent of those surveyed have...

Puppetry needs more platforms and grants: Dadi Pudumjee

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, March 2 | "It is important that more festivals come up and grants be given so as to ensure that...

Can a cursed inheritance be turned into a blessing?

New Delhi, March 1 | Award-winning author and poet, Sutapa Basu brings to you a heady mix of mystery and the paranormal, a treasure...

I dream of India-Pakistan becoming good friends: Malala Yousafzai

New Delhi, March 1 | The concluding day of the 14th Jaipur Literature Festival witnessed Nobel Prize recipient, author, and Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai...

I see my book as a journey of healing, forgiveness: Sarah...

New Delhi, Feb 28 | To celebrate the publication of the sequel to 'A Court of Thorns and Roses' (ACOTAR) titled 'A Court of...

New Parliament likely to use Tripura’s bamboo products

By Sujit ChakrabortyAgartala, Feb 28 | After Rashtrapati Bhavan and Prime Minister's Office (PMO), Tripura's eco-friendly bamboo products or bamboo artifacts are...

I record my time, surroundings and experiences: Purushothaman Satish Kumar

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Feb 28 | It has been a long journey -- from spending time at his uncle's photo studio as a...

Chipko attracted worldwide attention owing to its non-violent techniques: Ramchandra Guha

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Feb 28 | The ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival (JFF) hosted a session on Shekhar Pathak's new book 'Chipko – A...

On the trail of 12 Indian fugitives who fled to London

New Delhi, Feb 27 | At a time when a British court has ordered the extradition of diamantaire Nirav Modi to India to stand...

Criticism comes from both classical and metal purists: Project MishraM band

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Feb 27 | While most classical musicians their age group seem to really like their music, band members of Project...

During Bengal trip, Nadda to address intellectuals, lunch with jute mill...

New Delhi, Feb 24 | In the run-up to the West Bengal assembly polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is trying to reach out...

When Arthur Conan Doyle responded to the call of a Parsi...

New Delhi, Feb 24 | In the village of Great Wyrley near Birmingham, someone is mutilating horses. Someone is also sending threatening...

Himachal allows paragliding, river rafting in more sites

Shimla, Feb 24 | To boost adventure tourism in Himachal Pradesh, the government on Wednesday said it has notified additional sites for paragliding and...

‘I aim to provide a practical and sustainable approach to healthy...

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, Feb 24 | Nandita Iyer, a doctor and a nutritionist, figured her way around the kitchen only in her...

300-yr-old Banyan tree in Chandni Chowk awaits saviours

New Delhi, Feb 23 | A banyan tree in the Capital's Chandni Chowk area that could be 300...

Age no bar: 80-yr-old Ujjain woman completes PhD

By Sundeep PouranikUjjain, Feb 23 | There is a saying that there is no age barrier for reading and learning that a person can...

All of us just want to be accepted: Deepa Mehta

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Feb 23 | "All of us are funny boys and girls, we all just want to be accepted, whether for...

Documenting the horse in Indian history

New Delhi, Feb 22 | The horse is etched on the Indian landscape and to view the sub-continent's past through the prism of the...

RIL to set up world’s largest zoo in Gujarat

Gandhinagar, Feb 20 | The Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) will be setting up the world's largest zoo in Gujarat's Jamnagar district.The Detailed Project Report...

A survival guide for women to cope with menopause at work,...

New Delhi, Feb 20 | Menopause is a fact of every womans life. For 75 per cent of women, the symptoms they experience will...

Life is greater than cinema: Vidhu Vinod Chopra

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Feb 20 | One of the few filmmakers of his generation to work consistently across genres, Vidhu Vinod Chopra smiles...

Understanding nuances of world cinema through 10th century Kashmiri philosopher Abhinavagupta...

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, Feb 20 | A new book that unravels the nuances of world cinema harkens back to the 10th century...

My career has never been dependent on my co-actors: Priyanka Chopra...

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Feb 19 | "There is no rulebook for me and I don't believe in planning too much. I have...

Mughlai menu: SpiceJet to offer Karim’s dishes to flyers

New Delhi, Feb 19 | To entice flyers with authentic Mughlai cuisine, SpiceJet has tied-up with Old Delhi's iconic restaurant, Karim's.For the uninitiated, Karim's...

Good Girls: A tale of what it means to be a...

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Feb 19 | She was in London when she saw the image of the hanging children, aged 16 and...

Jaipur Literature Festival debuts in digital avatar on Friday

New Delhi, Feb 18 | Hailed as the 'greatest literary show on Earth', the 14th edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival 2021, will open...

Maha Cong warns of stopping Amitabh, Akshay shoots for ignoring public...

Bhandara, Feb 18 | The Maharashtra Congress on Thursday warned that it would stop the shootings or filming of Amitabh Bachchan and Akshay Kumar...

SC bars private buses from core area of Corbett Tiger Reserve

New Delhi, Feb 18 | The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed plying of private company buses in the core of area of Corbett Tiger...

‘Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Power’ a grim wake-up call...

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, Feb 18 | With Artificial Intelligence helping "biological materialism sneak in through the back door", the world is witnessing...

‘Street art largely undiscovered in India’

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Feb 17 | She comes to the street with an unburdened mind. You can expect her to paint an asteroid,...

R’sthan hoteliers stay afloat amid pandemic, courtesy weddings

By Archana SharmaJaipur, Feb 17 | Amid the ongoing pandemic, weddings have helped revive the hotel sector in Rajasthan which was left bleeding...

Watching porn? Beware, UP cops are looking

Lucknow, Feb 17 | The police in Uttar Pradesh will now 'keep an eye' on people's internet search data to monitor those looking up...

‘Princestan’ is many pages of revelations: Jairam Ramesh

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Feb 16 | Stressing that author and journalist Sandeep Bamzais recently released book ‘Princestan: How Nehru, Patel and Mountbatten Made...

40 years on, Behmai victims still await justice

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) Feb 15 | It has been exactly 40 years since 20 villagers were lined up and shot dead by once bandit...

UP Police celebrates sniffer dog’s birthday

Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 15 | The Muzaffarnagar police celebrated the third birthday of its sniffer dog Dicky with a special cake.Dicky, whose birthday...

Ours are the streets

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Feb 14 | Believing that the most incredible thing about the street is the fact that it is an activation...

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Govt plans 60K km national highways by 2026

New Delhi, March 8 | The Centre has planned to expand aroud 60,000 km of National Highways (NHs) in the next five years.Minister of...