Mammoth procession in Tripura on Netaji's birth anniversary(14:33) Agartala, Jan 23 (IANS) The Pulwama terror attack, climate change, Swachhata Abhiyan, environment protection and ethnic unity, among others, were showcased by 1,700 Tripura school students in diverse tableaux here on Thursday to mark the 124th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.
German football's desperate fight against bad behaviour(09:04) Berlin, Jan 22 (IANS) German football is taking up a desperate fight against bad behaviour. In advance of the second half of the 2019-20 Bundesliga season, the association Deutscher Fussball Bund has advised its referees to act more strictly and uncompromised.
'Darkness is transparent, you can see through'(05:00) By Sukant Deepak New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) We talk about soil and clay. She says that working with them heals -- emotionally and physically. There is talk of childhood memories. She says all the dust had vanished and her memory is now crystal clear. She recounts the watermill back in her village in Bihar. A composition of water, sound, light, the splash on the iron sheets - the entire musicality of it. "In the evening, when you looked down the well, there were innumerable fireflies hanging there. How does one describe that?," smiles Shambhavi.
Kanu Behl's new film 'Agra' probes sexuality in smalltowns(15:53) Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Director Kanu Behl carved a niche with the critically acclaimed debut film, "Titli", and is now all set to return with a new feature, "Agra". The film marks the comeback of actor Rahul Roy and is an exploration of sexual dynamics within a family that is confined in a small house in smalltown India.
Instagram drops IGTV button due to lack of use(11:18) San Francisco, Jan 21 (IANS) Facebook-owned Instagram has removed the IGTV shortcut button from the top right corner of the app's home screen because not enough people are interacting with it.
Antyodaya Yojana a success in Himachal, says official(17:32) Shimla, Jan 19 (IANS) Deen Dayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Urban Livelihood Mission is proving very effective for socio-economic uplift of urban poor households in Himachal Pradesh, an official said on Sunday.
Locust invasion has Rajasthan farmers in a tizzy(16:21) By Archana Sharma Jaipur, Jan 18 (IANS) It's 6 a.m. in Rajasthan's Ganganagar city and the Gurdwaras are not resounding with the soothing sound of Gurbani, rather a warning bell for farmers could be heard from them, along with the warning: "tiddi aa rahi hai, jao apne khet bachao" (locusts are approaching, go and save your fields).
This Bihar govt. office practices yoga everyday(12:58) By Manoj Pathak Patna, Jan 18 (IANS) Meditation results in marvels. Bihar's Electricity Department in Purnia district has adopted that adage as the basic theme of its daily curriculum.
Artisans community dwindles in Rajasthan as exports slip(15:48) By Archana Sharma Jaipur, Jan 17 (IANS) The artisans of Rajasthan, who have made their mark the world over with their skilled hands, are slowly dwindling in number which is causing worry to manufacturers here in the handicraft industry.
Locust menace in Rajasthan to worsen if bugs breed(18:14) Jaipur, Jan 15 (IANS) As farmers on the western border of Rajasthan face the worst attack of locusts coming from neighbouring Pakistan, there is now danger of the swarms of insects laying eggs which can lead to even more damage to crops.
US Prof for transparency in govt policies(15:33) Jaipur, Jan 15 (IANS) Can a government do anything right? This was the topic of discussion by Professor Alasdair Roberts, Director at the School of Public Policy and Department of Political Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (UMass Amherst) during an engaging session organised at the JK Lakshmipat University (JKLU) on Tuesday.
Parents worked hard to support me: KIYG gold winner Sonal(14:46) Guwahati, Jan 15 (IANS) Gujarat's Sonal Dodiya was ecstatic after she won gold in the 44kg category judo competition at the Khelo India Youth Games (KIYG) in Guwahati. The young athlete said that her parents had worked day and night to ensure that she is provided with all the facilities.
Gangasagar: Lakhs take holy dip on Makar Sankranti(14:28) Sagar Island (West Bengal), Jan 15 (IANS) A record 4 million plus pilgrims from across the country and abroad took the holy dip here in the Ganga where it flows out into the Bay of Bengal on the occasion of Makar Sankranti on Wednesday at the annual Gangasagar Fair, amid heightened security and safety arrangements using hundreds of drones, CCTV cameras and one lakh QR code-based wrist bands.
Kite Festival: Big biz, source of livelihood for many(15:37) BY SANJEEV KUMAR SINGH CHAUHAN Ahmedabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Gujarat's famous International Kite Festival is not just about kite-flying, but about multi-crore business opportunity for the people from the state.
Graffiti artists pay tribute to Aus firefighters(14:40) Sydney, Jan 14 (IANS) Graffiti artists have paid tribute to the firefighters tackling Australia's biggest wildfires in decades, that have so far killed 28 people and billions of animals since it first broke out last September.
SC laments turf war among Bengal child rights panels(00:02) New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday said the National Commission for the Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) and the West Bengal State CPCR should not fight over jurisdiction, instead dedicate the institution for the children who had no voice.