Kashmir finds a new narrative in Bollywood(26 minutes ago) By Sugandha Rawal New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) In a couple of weeks, filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopras "Shikara" will bring to the big screen the story of exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the Kashmir Valley. This aspect of Kashmirs history has never normally received Bollywoods attention, which has so far explored Kashmir only as a gorgeous backdrop for filming songs or, since around early nineties, as script material to make films about Islamic terror and cross-border violence.
Ganguly opens up on Rahul-Pant wicket-keeping debate(14:01) New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly has lauded K.L. Rahul's work in the limited-overs format and wished the Karnataka batsman will continue the current form even in the longest format of the game.
Air pollution linked to changes in brain structure in kids(13:35) New York, Jan 25 (IANS) Exposure to high levels of traffic-related air pollution at age 1 may lead to structural changes in the brain at the age of 12 which can influence the development of various physical and mental processes, warns a study.
Old friends picked up tab for Davos trip: Imran(11:43) Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) Terming his participation in the recently held World Economic Forum (WEF) as the "cheapest" official visit, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan disclosed that his trip was sponsored by two of his friends and well-known businessmen Ikram Sehgal and Imran Chaudhry, it was reported on Saturday.
SC stays NCLAT order on RoC plea for changes in Tata-Mistry verdict(15:36) New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) In a major development in the Tata Sons-Cyrus Mistry row, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal's (NCLAT) order dismissing the Registrar of Company's (RoC) plea to modify its verdict on the Tata Sons matter.
Give pension to 'elderly' JNU students: Ramdev(15:17) New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Taking a swipe at the protesting Jawaharlal Nehru University students, yoga guru Ramdev on Friday said the government should start a "pension scheme for the elderly students of the varsity so that they can quietly pursue their studies on the campus".
Voice of 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy recreated(15:05) London, Jan 24 (IANS) Scientists have succeeded in accurately reproducing the voice of an Egyptian priest who lived 3,000 years ago, thanks to the mummification process and the use of 3D printing technology.
U'khand's 'Modi trail' to begin in summer(13:38) Dehradun, Jan 24 (IANS) In a attempt to attract more tourists to the hill state, the Uttarakhand government is planning to start a 'Modi Trail that will take tourists to offbeat destinations, especially those popularized by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
World's largest meditation centre comes up in Hyderabad(12:49) Hyderabad, Jan 24 (IANS) The world's largest meditation centre of its kind, which can accommodate 100,000 people at a time, is all set to be inaugurated on January 28 in the global headquarters of Heartfulness on the outskirts of Hyderabad.
Death sentence cannot remain open-ended, says Supreme Court(17:12) New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday said the finality of death sentence is extremely important and a convict should not be under the impression, as recent events indicate, that it remains open-ended, which leads to its questioning.
Don't take influenza symptoms lightly, advises doctor(17:02) By Sfoorti Mishra New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) With a high number of suspected cases of Influenza Types A and B being reported in Delhi, a doctor at the prestigious AIIMS on Thursday advised people not to take the symptoms of the disease lightly.
India's culture, religion is continual process: Swapan Dasgupta(15:35) Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) One cannot have an India that is completely sanitised of its culture, which itself is linked to religion, as India has a certain existence predating the Republic and the Indian state, and Bharat Mata is part of that continual, says Rajya Sabha member Swapan Dasgupta, considered a key member of the think-tank in the Centre's ruling right wing BJP.
Pak lawyers' body asks its Ahmadiyya members to renounce their faith(15:27) By Aarti Tikoo Singh New Delhi/Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Islamabad's largest lawyers' body has made it mandatory for all its members to declare their faith in the finality of the last Prophet of Islam, with an aim to target the lawyers of the particular minority sect in Pakistan.
Leadership can't always be determined by results: Kohli(10:17) Auckland, Jan 23 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli has said that as a leader of his team, his focus is to take the team forward and not worry too much about the results as they don't always determine the leadership qualities of a person.
BSF's social media directives put 42 Apps in 'NO' list (IANS Special)(11:48) BY SUMIT KUMAR SINGH New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) "Don't get into a trap. Your security is in your hands," the Border Security Force (BSF) has said issuing its social media rules for its officers and men. It has directed them not to use 42 mobile applications and show caution while using Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp.