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NZ experiences warmest winter on record

Wellington, Sep 3 | New Zealand has just experienced its warmest winter on record, well exceeding the previous record which was set just last...

Tiger breaks out of enclosure in Odisha zoo, takes stroll

Bhubaneswar, Sep 2 | Panic gripped visitors and staff after a Royal Bengal tiger broke out of its enclosure in Nandankanan zoo here on...

Australian wildlife on list of endangered species

Canberra, Sep 2 | A new study revealed on Thursday that Australian wildlife, including koalas, have been included on a list of hundreds of...
Penguin to release Amitav Ghosh’s ‘The Nutmeg’s Curse’ in October

Penguin to release Amitav Ghosh’s ‘The Nutmeg’s Curse’ in October

New Delhi, Sep 1 | Before the 18th century, every single nutmeg in the world originated around a group of small volcanic islands east...

China issues commemorative coins to mark Mars mission

Beijing, Aug 31 | China's central bank issued a set of commemorative coins to celebrate the success of the country's first Mars mission.The success...

Remains of Greco-Roman town unearthed in Egypt’s Alexandria

Cairo, Aug 28 | An Egyptian archaeological mission has unearthed remains of a residential and commercial town dating back to the Greco-Roman...

Railways to launch Vistadome train service in 2 popular routes of...

Guwahati, Aug 26 | In order to boost tourism in the region, the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) is set to introduce two more...

Assam to destroy 2,500 rhino horns, ivory, animal parts

By Sujit ChakrabortyGuwahati, Aug 25 | Following a Gauhati High Court order, Assams Environment and Forest Department is likely to...

We are all political in one way or another: Artist Sujith...

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Aug 25 | When the Covid pandemic hit, it was a fight for survival. Along with...

Travelling with mythology

New Delhi, Aug 24 | The KLF Bhava Samvad hosted a session on the book 'In the footsteps of Rama - Travels with Ramayana'...

‘GI tag for Kashmir willow bat may fetch better prices’

Chennai, Aug 24 | Differentiating the Kashmir willow cricket bat with Geographical Indication (GI) tag can serve as an important marketing strategy for cricket...

Tributing women officers with ‘The Girls in Green’

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Aug 24 | Ever since she wrote 'Boots Belts Berets' and 'On the Double', author Tanushree Podder has been asked...

Planting 5 Indian agents in LeT to counter its nefarious designs

New Delhi, Aug 23 | It is 1996. A sixteen-year-old Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) fidayeen crosses over to India from Pakistan. When officer Shekhar Singh of...

What makes TikTok tick?

New Delhi, Aug 23 | In June 2020, the Indian government decided to ban TikTok along with dozens of other Chinese apps. At the...

Israel expands use of drones to fight against environmental offenders

Tel Aviv, Aug 21 | Israel's Ministry of Environmental Protection is expanding the use of drones in an effort to fight more effectively against...

Music develops us emotionally, intellectually and spiritually: L Subramaniam

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Aug 20 | Trained in classical Carnatic music tradition and Western classical music, violinist, composer and conductor Dr. L Subramaniam...

Drawings are my conversational language

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Aug 19 | He has been sketching and drawing all his life, picking up notes from...

Independence Day ride for greener, healthier tomorrow

Shimla, Aug 14 | Celebrating country's 75th Independence Day in a 'greener way', the Himalayan Adventure Sports and Tourism Promotion Association (Hastpa),...

Patient chants Gayatri Mantra while docs perform brain tumour surgery

Jaipur, Aug 11 | A video of a surgery is going viral where a patient is seen undergoing brain tumour surgery while chanting the...

45% of EU firms report investments to address climate change: Survey

New Delhi, Aug 10 | As Europe shows global leadership in the fight against climate change with the Green Deal and the new "fit...

In an unusual art form, UP student paints on banana leaves

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh, Aug 6 | It is an unusual art and Manoj Kumar, a fine arts postgraduate student of the Allahabad University, is...

Veterinarians help injured animals in Turkey’s fire zones

Istanbul, Aug 5 | Massive wildfires that erupted eight days ago in Turkey's southern and southwestern coastal towns destroyed a massive amount of land,...

When isolation sparks the entrepreneurial spirit (IANS Interview)

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, Aug 4 | It's located in the small town of Pilani in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan with...

Filmmaker Arun Vaidyanathan turns his viewfinder on story of 4 children

Chennai, Aug 3 | Noted South Indian filmmaker Arun Vaidyanathan has set his sights on a children's movie for his next creative venture, which...

80% of people in Gaza live in complete darkness: Red Cross

Gaza, Aug 3 | A study published by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has revealed that about 80 per cent of...

Bundelkhand to get 10K ponds to resolve water crisis

Lucknow, Aug 3 | The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has planned to build 10,000 farm ponds at the cost of Rs 100...

Mind crunching with 6 top-notch CFOs to unravel their successes (IANS...

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, Aug 2 | A Chief Financial Officer (CFO) has traditionally been seen as a serious, introverted bean counter but a...

45-year-long wait for this Kerala mom finally ends

Thiruvananthapuram, July 31 | It was a home coming that not many would have witnessed as Sajad Thangal returned on Saturday evening after 45...

Kenya’s rhino population rises 11% amid zero poaching in 2020

Nairobi, July 31 | An international wildlife organisation said that there was an 11 per cent increase in rhino numbers in Kenya from 1,441...

Colorado hit by record-breaking heatwaves, mudslides

Washington, July 31 | Colorado's unpredictable 2021 summer weather showcased an extraordinary week, where record high temperatures were registered in the US state, while...

Climate already changing in UK: Met Office

London, July 30 | The UK's climate is already changing as recent decades have been warmer, wetter and sunnier in the country than in...

2 largest reservoirs in US hit lowest water levels amid megadrought

Washington, July 29 | Amid an ongoing megadrought, the water levels of Lake Mead and Lake Powell, the two largest reservoirs in the...

Of history and the many tales in its labyrinth

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, July 28 | She doesn't really remember when she heard the story of the woman she named Feroza Begum in...

Amur tigers make ‘remarkable’ comeback in China

New Delhi, July 27 | An international team of scientists say that tigers could come roaring back in an unlikely place: Northeastern China.Scientists from...

I want to establish a high intensity state of play, says...

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, July 27 | Stressing that he is looking forward to building an attractive, energetic, and intense football side, former English...

NASA to take SpaceX flight for Mission to Jupiter’s icy moon

Washington, July 24 | NASA's Europa Clipper spacecraft, slated for a launch to Jupiter's icy moon in October 2024, will fly aboard a Falcon...

Over 2mn people died of drowning in last decade: WHO

Geneva, July 24 | The World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed that more than 2 million died due to drowning in the last decade,...

Bloomsbury signs up with UK’s New Frontier Publishing for children’s bookk

New Delhi, July 23 | Bloomsbury Publishing India Private Ltd. has signed up with New Frontier Publishing (NFP), a leading publisher of the...

More animals in SL zoo suspected to have contracted Covid

Colombo, July 20 | After two lions in Sri Lanka's Dehiwala Zoo had tested positive for Covid-19 last month, now two chimpanzees and two...

‘Monster Hunter’ director Paul W.S. Anderson on why making films from...

By Durga ChakravartyNew Delhi, July 16 | Filmmaker Paul WS Anderson has created blockbuster hits out of popular video games such as "Mortal Kombat",...

Farhan Akhtar is all fire and passion, says fitness trainer Samir...

By Sukant Deepak New Delhi, July 16 | A major challenge for training and transforming actor Farhan Akhtar's body for the film "Toofan" was that...

Sandila in UP moves beyond just laddoos

Lucknow, July 15 | Hardoi, about 110 kilometres from Lucknow, has remained a nondescript district for years.Its only claim to fame has been Sandila,...

Mobs violence is engineered, not spontaneous: Author Chandan Pandey

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, July 15 | Way back in 2014-15, when an engineer was lynched by a mob in Pune, it got author...

Stray blind dog in UP’s Jhansi finds home in US

Jhansi (Uttar Pradesh), July 14 | It is a heartwarming tale of a nine-month-old blind stray dog which has now found a loving home...

Poverty-hit Assam villagers sell kidneys, 3 arrested

Guwahati, July 13 | Hit by acute poverty, some villagers in Assam are selling off their kidneys. The development came to light after people...

Telangana man beats petrol price hike

By Mohammed ShafeeqHyderabad, July 13 | Rising fuel prices have upset the budget of households across the country and have...

Italy strives for balance to make tourism more sustainable

Rome, July 12 | Over the last two years, Italy's massive tourism sector has been a study in contrasts: first too many tourists crowding...

Odisha to soon have beach shacks at six locations

Bhubaneswar, July 10 | Like Goa, tourists visiting Odisha beaches will very soon enjoy the best of food, chilled beverages, music and sea, all...

You have to go beyond statistics, tell personal stories: Rahul Pandita

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, July 10 | As soon as the Pulwama terrorist attack was executed on February 14, 2019, journalist and author, Rahul...

Oh Calcutta, you are edible

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, July 9 | Its a love letter to a city. Even as she explores cuisines and eateries synonymous with...

Business

Six applicants not found suitable for setting up banks in India

New Delhi, May 17 | The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has rejected the applications of UAE Exchange and Financial Services Limited, The...