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The curious case of 2 ‘Anils’ in UP

Bareilly, June 20 | 'Anil Kumar' had been working at a primary school in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar since 2016. And the...

Sharp decline of marriages because of Covid

Kolkata, June 20 | Sudip Saha, an IT employee working in a multi-national company was supposed to get married to Sejuti Saha, a civil...

Writing my memoir was both cathartic and revelatory: Kabir Bedi

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, June 20 | Looking back at his younger self, actor Kabir Bedi says he now sees himself with more...

4 lions in Chennai zoo diagnosed with Delta variant of Covid-19

Chennai, June 19 | Four lions at Arignar Anna Zoological Park or popularly known as Vandalur Zoo are suffering from the contagious Delta variant...

With hardliner Raisi likely to be Prez, women’s freedom in Iran...

By Arun LakshmanChennai, June 19 | As an Iran-expert at one of the most important security institute in Israel and the Middle East, Dr....

‘Self-esteem the reason we can’t achieve our fullest potential’ (IANS Interview)

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, June 18 | Describing her journey as "a creative pursuit in unexpected directions" Shobha Nihalani, the Hong Kong-based writer of...

Spanish expat wants a cocktail of art and coffee

By Sukant DeepakChandigarh, June 18 | "You dont go to a cafe just for a beverage. Nothing stops you from ordering some of the...

Nadella, Pichai boost Indian tech prowess on world map

New Delhi, June 17 | It was Sundar Pichai who created a splash on the global tech map when Larry Page and Sergey Brin...

You needn’t be right wing to believe in dharma: Alka Pande

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, June 17 | "I am definitely a believer. When you believe in dharma, it is about doing things ethically, in...

An all-encompassing view of Kashmiri ethos and culture

New Delhi, June 16 | Perhaps the most enigmatic region in the world, Kashmir has a special place in the Indian subcontinents history.Over the...

Peshawar, Shanta Kapoor and ‘home’

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, June 16 | She vividly remembers the four-storey haveli in Qissa Khwani Bazaar of Peshawar she was born in and...

Statue of Colonel martyred in Galwan clash unveiled in Telangana

Hyderabad, June 15 | A statue of Colonel B. Santosh Babu, who was martyred in the bloody clash with the Chinese...

Endearing, vibrant tales from Manipuri mythology

New Delhi, June 15 | A well-known curator and cultural conservationist, L. Somi Roy, is a writer and translator whose work helps bring...

Allahabad HC refuses custody of minor husband to adult wife

Prayagraj, June 15 | The Allahabad High Court has refused to give the custody of the minor husband to his wife on the ground...

India 2030: Aggressive hippo or agile gazelle? (Book Review)

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, June 14 | Kiran Karnik, who describes himself as a "public unintellectual" has, over a four-decade career as an administrator,...

Car swallowed up by Mumbai well, efforts on to retrieve it...

Mumbai, June 13 | In a freak incident in rain-lashed Mumbai on Sunday morning, a SUV parked in a society compound fell and sank...

‘In depth disappearance’: Car vanishes down well in Mumbai

Mumbai, June 13 | In a freak accident in rain-battered Mumbai, a parked car fell into a deep well, whose reinforced cement concrete cover...

4 wed in Maha jumbo Covid centre, 1,000 patients bless the...

By Quaid NajmiAhmednagar (Maharashtra), June 13 | It was truly a memorable and refreshing 'day out' for some 1000-odd patients undergoing...

Physically removing Shaheen Bagh protesters doesn’t end the movement: Ita Mehrotra

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, June 13 | She remembers the initial days of the Shaheen Bagh protests -- a few hundred women and...

Renowned neurologist Panagariya’s memoir to be released posthumously June 28

New Delhi, June 12 | On the day of his demise from post-Covid complications, renowned neurologist Ashok Panagariyas publisher announced that his memoir, "Monk...

Continued war, poverty force Afghan kids to work on streets

Kabul, June 12 | The continued brutal war, insurgency and extreme poverty in Afghanistan have forced countless number of children to resort to child...

Mastering the art of thinking in an AI-driven world

New Delhi, June 11 | Heres a book that will get you thinking about thinking.Canadian psychologist John Paul Minda's "How To Think: Understanding the...

WHO, Unicef declare end of polio outbreak in Philippines

Manila, June 11 | The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Unicef on Friday declared the end of the polio outbreak in Philippines...

Socialism to wed Mamata Banerjee on Sunday as Communism & Leninism...

Chennai, June 11 | When parents choose names that are rare and symbolic, children become famous.On Sunday, June 13, Socialism will be tying the...

A stream of consciousness that grew into a volume of poetry...

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, June 10 | Ayesha Chenoy, a successful investment banker who won the prestigious Adam Smith Prize for economics at...

UP student secures free pass to Stanford University

Lucknow, June 10 | A Class 12 student from Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district has secured a place at the prestigious Stanford University in the...

Dhaka, Karachi in world’s ten least liveable cities

New Delhi, June 9 | Damascus remains the world's least liveable city and most of the previous ten least liveable cities remain in the...

12 railway stations to go green in Varanasi

Varanasi, June 9 | Twelve railway stations in the Varanasi division of the North Eastern Railways (NER) will soon turn into...

Videos of waterspout off Baga beach goes viral

Panaji, June 8 | A day after a rare and spectacular waterspout emerged off the popular Baga beach in Goa, the state government...

East meets West to celebrate frontline workers

New Delhi, June 7 | Multi-Grammy award winning singer, songwriter and producer Joe Walsh and Sarod virtuoso and composer Amjad Ali Khan, joined...

Soporis and Kailash Kher come together for a moving Covid prayer...

New Delhi, June 6 | SaMaPa (Sopori Academy of Music And Performing Arts), a premier cultural organisation of India, has come up with...

Cinema of Satyajit Ray in the time of pandemic

BY VINAYAK CHAKRAVORTYWhen "Ray", a four-story anthology based on stories by late Satyajit Ray, drops on OTT later this month, it will be an...

Of Kashmiri transgenders and keeping it personal — documentary filmmaker Surbhi...

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, June 6 | Even as she is busy editing her full-length documentary feature on the Kashmiri transgender community, New-Delhi...

Seeds of Hope: Can bamboo turn this former firing range green...

By Bivek MathurJammu, June 5 (IANS/ 101Reporters) A special pilot project is underway in Bhanderwah valley in Jammu's Doda district. It is...

‘Pandemic a huge lesson for govts to redefine idea of development’...

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, June 5 | From dentistry to animation to promoting environmental issues through illustrations and cartoons, the world has come full...

I am born with music in me: Sanika Kulkarni

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, June 5 | Starting her classical training at the age of five, this third generation musician who completed her ‘Sangeet...

‘Enquiry isn’t solution finding, it’s about asking sincere questions’

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, June 3 | Karnatic maestro T.M. Krishna has worn many a hat during his 45-year career as a...

The pandemic has snatched away so much hope: Artist Gigi Scaria

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, June 3 | He feels that even when the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic is a...

Migratory bird tagged in Mumbai, sighted 4,500-km away in China

M0umbai, June 2 | A Curlew Sandpiper tagged in Mumbai by Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) has been spotted in the Tianjin province...

Khoj: Forever looking for a new idiom

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, June 2 | "It is important that we support our ecosystem. How do you expect young artists coming from lower-middle...

Sourendro-Soumyojit breaking new paths in music

Kolkata, June 1 (IAMS) ‘Tere Mere Milan ki yeh Raina – there is hardly anyone who is not aware of this song.The Kishore Kumar-Lata...

When Kunal Jaisingh teased wife Bharti with his on-screen groom look

Mumbai, June 1 | Actor Kunal Jaisingh says whenever he dresses up as a groom for an on-screen wedding, he eds up teasing his...

For Punjab-born German poet, charity amidst pandemic lies at heart

BY VISHAL GULATIChandigarh, June 1 | As Punjab-born German writer and four-times Poet-Laureate, Rajvinder Singh, saw painful images of Covid-19 patients dying due...

Punjab Mail, India’s oldest train that served Britishers, turns 110

Mumbai, May 31 | The oldest running long-distance train of the Indian Railways, Punjab Mail, connecting Mumbai-Firozpur - originally linking...

Arvind Panagariya pens his father’s extraordinary life

New Delhi, May 30 | In 1946, Baloo Lal Panagariya, then 25 years old, arrived in Jaipur to join the editorial staff of the...

NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover snaps shining clouds on Red Planet

Washington, May 30 | NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has captured shining clouds on the Red Planet, which arrived earlier and formed higher than expected.The...

Stand-up is a very isolating career: Abish Mathew

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, May 30 | "People think that we are a community, but that is not the case. Believe me,...

Earliest surviving Hindu painting unveiled in Mumbai

Mumbai, May 29 | In an epochal event marking the revelation of the lost traditions of ancient Indian art, the earliest surviving...

Wife of Pulwama attack hero joins Indian Army

New Delhi, May 29 | Nikita Kaul, wife of Major Vibhuti Shankar Dhoundiyal, who sacrificed his life in the Pulwama attack in Jammu and...

Web series promise much satisfaction: Actor Arjan Bajwa

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, May 28 | Fresh from the success of the OTT series "State of Siege: 26/11", actor Arjan Bajwa, who...

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SquadTrader Launches Mobile App for their All in one Financial Trading...

As someone learned to put it There is no better time to invest in for your comfortable future than now, whether you want to...