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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...

All in a name

New Delhi, July 7 | Capital-based Vadehra Art Gallery will host a group exhibition titled Call me by your name, featuring major...

China’s migrating elephant herd moves southwest

Beijing, July 6 | The herd of 14 wandering wild Asian elephants in China's Yunnan province has now moved southwest and remains in...

Cambodian PM allows return of seized pet lion to owner

Phnom Penh, July 6 | Cambodian Prime Minister SHun Sen has allowed the return of a confiscated male lion to its owner after netizens...

Pulling empowerment, pushing away drug abuse – with rugby

By Sukant DeepakChandigarh, July 6 | As soon as dawn arrives in Chandigarhs Panjab University sports ground, chances are you may come across young...

‘Not about complaints, just about facts on being Black’ (Book Review)

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, July 5 | Had it not rained in Southampton on the morning of July 8, 2020, washing out play in...

Deaths spike as heatwave scorches parts of US, Canada

Washington/Ottawa, July 2 | Hundreds of deaths in Canada's British Columbia province and in the US states of Washington and Oregon have been linked...

31 years on justice still eludes Kashmiri reformist Sarwanand Premi’s family

By Sheikh QayoomSrinagar, July 1 | Family of renowned Kashmiri teacher, author and poet, Sarwanand Premi, who was murdered by militants in 1990 along...

Filmmaking enriches my world view: ‘Sherni’ director Amit Masurkar

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, July 1 | Filmmaker Amit V Masurkar is never in a rush. He takes his time...In an industry obsessed...

Tamil Nadu woman’s wedding day stunts floor Netizens

Chennai, June 30 | Netizens are going ga ga over the wedding day stunts of one P. Nisha, who, draped in her silk wedding...

One mango tree with 121 varieties of the fruit

Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh), June 30 | Saharanpur, a district mainly known for its hand carved furniture, has now become famous for something else --...

Skateboarding to freedom

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, June 30 | During interactions with skaters, she realised that no matter how old one is, where he/she skates,...

Bihar groom carries bride on shoulder across river

Kishanganj (Bihar), June 29 | A video from Bihar's Kishanganj district has gone viral in which a groom can be seen lifting his...

T’gana youth who killed a man under Audi arrested

Hyderabad, June 29 | Cyberabad police have arrested a youth who recklessly drove an Audi car killing a man travelling in an autorickshaw.The incident...

Bengaluru zoo hosts protected Malabar butterfly species

Bengaluru, June 28 | To create awareness, Bannerghatta zoo in this tech city is hosting a week-long event showcasing the protected Malabar...

‘China eyes strategic opportunity in its exercise of power’ (IANS Interview)

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, June 28 | Its a scholarly work that grew out of the inherent curiosity of Manoj Kewalramani, one of Indias...

Migrating elephant herd in China move slightly northeast

Beijing, June 28 | The herd of 14 wandering wild Asian elephants in China's Yunnan province headed about 1.9 km northeast after five consecutive...

Man devoured by crocodile near Dudhwa forest

Lakhimpur Kheri (UP), June 28 | In a tragic incident, a man, grazing his buffalo, was dragged into the river by a crocodile near...

What’s it that makes people take a bet on you?

New Delhi, June 26 | Heres a groundbreaking book that boldly claims that the key to success in business is not talent but the...

FAO maps threats to indigenous people’s food systems

New Delhi, June 25 | The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), together with the Alliance of Bioversity International...

Sydney shop gives out pizza to people lining up for Covid...

Sydney, June 25 | A pizza shop in Sydney is giving out free slices to people lining up to get tested for Covid-19 across...

One evolves with every written and unwritten sentence, says author Akanksha...

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, June 25 | She says fiction is the best way to tell complex stories of the world, that she loves...

Assam to create nine elephant corridors

Guwahati, June 24 | The Assam government has decided to create nine elephant corridors in eastern part of the state, one-and-a-half months after...

Running through time, British-era Parwanoo-Solan highway inaugurated

BY VISHAL GULATIShimla, June 24 | Running through time, the British-era 39-km Parwanoo-Solan highway, later connected with the Himachal Pradesh capital, was...

Of learning everyday and carrying forward tradition

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, June 24 | Destiny decided for them... Before they were born, their father, Pt. Shambhu Dayal Kedia, an accomplished tabla...

This Kerala student draws using her hands, feet and mouth

Thiruvananthapuram, June 23 | Here is an artist in Kerala who has mastered the skill of drawing caricatures simultaneously using both her hands, feet...

‘Don’t mix electoral politics with macroeconomics, macro-strategic matters’ (Book Review)

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, June 23 | Indias rise is inevitable despite current pitfalls or past mistakes but for that electoral politics needs to...

Bhojpuri stars to add glamour to UP polls, Khesari Lal meets...

Lucknow, June 23 | The upcoming Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, due early next year, will witness a starry war from the Bhojpuri film...

‘Historical fiction gives unencumbered access to art of storytelling’ (IANS Interview)

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, June 21 | As one walks through the ruins of Nalanda, every stone speaks of a bygone era that asks...

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...

Business

Indian IPO market experienced significant slowdown

New Delhi, May 16 | After record-high levels of IPO activity in 2021, volatile market conditions have resulted in a significant slowdown during the...