Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Veteran character actress Minoo Mumtaz, famed as the 'Reshmi Salwar-wali' girl - and sister of the late comedian Mehmood Ali - passed away in Canada early on Saturday, a family member said.
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) In the last quarter of over 25 years experience in his line of work, he felt an acute need to unravel the enigma surrounding spy-craft. Considering the fact that their work has forever been 'viewed' in various ways -- the adventures of James Bond or Ethan Hunt, or demonizing by some as acts of exalted reprobates, author Prabhakar Aloka, whose debut book "Operation Haygreeva" (Penguin) recently hit the stands says that the authentic picture of spying as an instrument of providing security to common man is lost in these such descriptions.
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) He may have left his dusty hometown of Bhiwani in Haryana decades back, but there is something about the city that refuses to part with him.
Lakhimpur Kheri, Oct 21 (IANS) Tourists visiting Dudhwa Tiger Reserve (DTR) in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh will be able to again enjoy the elephant safari from November 1.
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) How is it that Bengal has stood out in nurturing great directors like Satyajit Ray, Mrinal Sen and Ritwik Ghatak, whose films "contain in them visions of many possible futures" and "critiqued the present and the pasts leading to it"?
Panaji, Oct 21 (IANS) As many as 12 beaches in Goa were damaged by oily, carcinogenic tarballs last month, while 33 others have been afflicted by the menace since 2015, according to the coastal state's government.
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) The region of Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority in Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Buddha Nagar is all set to become a hub of world-class multi-modal logistics.
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Chinnakannu, a visually challenged destitute survives on alms from the people of Chinnagoundanar village in Pavakkai panchayat of Krishnagiri district of Tamil Nadu.
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) The West Bengal government earned a record revenue of Rs 550 crore from the sale of liquor during the recently concluded Durga Puja in the state.
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) It all started with an Instagram post where he announced how he quit drinking a year back. Not that actor Sidhartha Mallya was an alcoholic, just that he experienced morning after anxiety.
He's exasperated! He switches off the TV and then turns off his Wi-Fi. There is something that's disrupting some old memories! News of the open killing of Kashmiri Pandits in Kashmir, Taliban and Afghanistan! Oh no! His head was bursting with pain. His forehead was sweating and heart was racing!
The roar of the wind is making me anxious. There is something in the air that makes me restless. I Know what it is. Its Kashmir! Kashmir ensanguined with bloodstains, be it of Kashmiri Pandits or of teachers singing 'Jana Gana Mana'. Kashmir, saluting the bravery and martyrdom of our soldiers and often defeating the cruel intentions of terrorists to disrupt its peace.
Canberra, Oct 19 (IANS) Plastic waste accounts for more tha 80 per cent of all rubbish found across Australian beaches, A study based on one of the largest marine debris databases in the southern hemisphere revealed on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Science Museum in London has announced a landmark new gallery, with Adani Green Energy Limited as the title funder, examining how the world can undergo the fastest energy transition in history to curb climate change. The announcement was made as delegates arrived for a Global Investment Summit hosted at the museum by the Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Istanbul, Oct 19 (IANS) A 250-year-old historic building in Istanbul will get an architectural facelift to turn it into a cultural centre, the Turkish city's Mayor Ekrem Imamoglu announced at the restoration ceremony.
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) While awards may not be something new for Professor Emeritus Jitendra Mohan, Department of Psychology, Panjab University (Chandigarh), considering his extensive research and work in the fields of experimental, positive and sport psychology, but the recent Honor Award of 'International Society of Sport Psychology' (ISSP) for the year 2021 during the 15th World Congress of Sports Psychology at Taipei is definitely one which has left him humbled.
Ahmedabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Somnath is a celebrated site of pilgrimage of India, especially for Hindus, situated on the shore of the Arabian Sea. Amidst multiple wonders of the place, there lies an idol that was supposedly found in the middle of the temple without any structure to support it from below or to suspend it from above.
Jaipur, Oct 18 (IANS) It may sound unbelievable but there is a railway station in Rajasthan where only half of a standing train is in the state.
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The recently re-introduced Buddhist Circuit Train, which traverses through various pilgrimage sites of Buddhism and gives a peak to places like Sarnath, Gaya, Kushinagar, and Rajgir where Lord Buddha spent a great part of his life, is drawing the attention of spiritual seekers and travel lovers.
Jaipur, Oct 17 (IANS) In 1975, an 18-year-old youth was advised by his grandmother that there is no better deed than planting saplings and feeding animals and birds.
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) As someone who has been a prominent face of Indian television for decades now, she feels that the industry has witnessed multiple changes at both technical and thematic levels.
Mysuru (Karnataka), Oct 16 (IANS) An adult tiger that was captured by Tamil Nadu forest officials at the Madhumalai Tiger Reserve will be treated at the Mysuru Zoo.
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) For decades before formation of the Telangana state, the Telugu dialect used in this region was not considered mainstream by Telugu filmmakers and actors.
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 15 (IANS) With the assembly of 170 deities, the weeklong international Kullu Dussehra festival commenced with traditional fervour at Dhalpur ground here on Friday.
Lucknow, Oct 15 (IANS) Eyeing Dalit votes for the 2022 Assembly elections, the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is planning special celebrations to mark Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti on October 20.