New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The timing couldnt be more perfect. "Joe Biden: American Dreamer" (Bloomsbury) is a concise, brilliant and incisive examination of the US President-elect and his lifelong quest for the White House by National Book Award winner and New Yorker staff writer Evan Osnos.
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) A new Wildlife Conservation Society-led first-of-its-kind study shows how to fully restore a key tiger landscape by re-wilding it with big, juicy prey animals.
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) : Dhanya in âPeepli Live, Kanta Bai in âSacred Games, âKarma Devi in Gurgaon and Lata Kutty in âLudo -- her quiet (and sometimes not so) intensity ascertains that the screen belongs to her no matter who is sharing the frame with her.
Prayagraj, Dec 3 (IANS) The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has named O P Jindal Global Universitys student Ayan Banerjee as its 2020 'volunteer of the year'.
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The irony couldn't be more apt. The Sino-American rapprochement saw the once bitter enemies establishing diplomatic relations in 1979. A decade later came the Sino-Soviet rapprochement - again between two seemingly intractable ideologies - and the settlement of the Russia-China territorial dispute in 2004, to the extent that Russian turbofan engines now power the Chinese JF-17 jet that could soon become the mainstay of the Pakistani Air Force. Today, even the Arabs and the Israelis are talking about peace in a multipolar world that is taking shape with the re-emergence of Russia post the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Srinagar, Dec 2 (IANS) Night temperatures across Kashmir again dropped below the freezing point on Wednesday as the weather office forecast dry and cold weather across Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh till Saturday.
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) For the last few decades, Ram Madhav, formerly the national General Secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has been observing and participating in Indian politics.
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) This is among the first books to explore the psychological impact of social media, especially Instagram.
Ayodhya, Dec 1 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government is continuing its efforts to ensure development in Ayodhya even as the construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya gathers momentum.
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted the troopers of the Border Security Force (BSF) on its 56th Raising Day saying it has distinguished itself as a valorous force, committed to protect the nation and assist citizens during natural calamities.
Guwahati, Nov 30 (IANS) Triggering panic among the people, an adult leopard strayed into a girls' hostel at a residential locality in Hengrabari here on Monday, officials said. The leopard was tranquilised after more than four hours of efforts and rescued by the forest officials later in the day.
Agra, Nov 30 (IANS) A rare and endangered Indian pangolin was rescued by the Wildlife SOS after it was seen wandering across a field in Bichpuri village, around 10 km from Agra city.
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Few brands inspire the kind of devotion that an Enfield does. Its distinctive look and feel, the sound of its engine and the image that it creates of its rider have all contributed to putting the brand on the kind of pedestal that others could only dream of.
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The year just ending may be called by some as one of external disruptions due to the coronavirus pandemic but for India, it will be known as a year of internal discovery, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, affirming that "reforms and resolve, resilience and responsibility will power our journey in the coming year".
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) believes that some political organisations including Punjab's commission agents, middlemen and the Congress are behind the farmers' agitation going on at the Delhi border. BJP's national economic affairs spokesperson Gopal Krishna Agarwal claims that the new law led to a hit of six thousand crore rupees annually and that is why 25,000 commission agents began instigating the common farmer.
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Coping with a toxic relationship -- that is, with a person with narcissistic personality traits who makes their partner feel emotionally stifled, lost, hopeless, stuck and damaged -- has not been the easiest in the best of times. It becomes even worse in Covid times as quarantined quarters can be too close for comfort, says author, life coach and pranic healer Kalpana Nair who has suggested a series of tools in a new book to help those affected cope better and even turn the tables around.
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Italian Cultural Centre unveiled its first post-lockdown exhibition titled "Absent-Present" in New Delhi.
Chandigarh, Nov 29 (IANS) Punjab Governor VP Singh Badnore will virtually inaugurate a unique environmental landmark in Chandigarh -- the Museum of Trees - to commemorate the 551st birth anniversary celebrations of first Sikh master, Guru Nanak Dev, on November 30.
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) While the pandemic may have given a huge jolt not just to the art and culture scene but also art training, the Drama School Mumbai has improvised to ensure that its curtains don't fall, no matter what.
Chennai, Nov 28 (IANS) Greater Chennai Commissioner of Police Mahesh Aggarwal on Saturday appreciated Sub-Inspecter Antlin Ramesh for chasing and nabbing a bike-borne mobile phone snatcher.
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Award-winning author and columnist Shoba Narayan is a graduate from the Columbia Journalism School with a Pulitzer Travelling Fellowship and writes on food, travel, fashion, and art and culture for a slew of International and Indian publications like the Conde Nast Traveller, NYT and Brunch. All her four books are firmly rooted in Indian culture, as is her latest offering, "Food & Faith - A Pilgrim's Journey Through India", (HarperCollins) that she says actually helped her figure out her faith.
Hyderabad, Nov 27 (IANS) India's first wilderness park with focus on biodiversity conservation, rewilding and a stated objective to be focused on total inclusivity was opened near Hyderabad on Friday.
Sydney, Nov 27 (IANS) Players of both Australia and India cricket teams on Friday paid tribute to Australia's indigenous people by taking part in a 'barefoot circle' ceremony before the start of the first ODI at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) In October 2019, the Assembly elections held in Maharashtra saw a decisive mandate in favour of the pre-poll Mahayuti alliance of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiv Sena, against the Maha-agahdi alliance of the Nationalist Congress Party and the Indian National Congress. But what followed shook the very foundations of democracy in the state, as Priyam Gandhi-Mody relates in "Trading Power" (Hachette).
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) In 2012, an unseemly controversy had erupted over the age of the then Indian Army chief, General V.K. Singh, with the Supreme Court having to finally settle the matter by refusing to let him reduce this by a year so that his tenure could continue till May 2013 instead of ending in May 2012.