Dalai Lama gazes long look homeward
  • Dalai Lama gazes long look homeward(18:38)
    By Vishal Gulati

    Dharamsala, Jan 25 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Tuesday enjoyed the snow-capped Dhauladhar range on a bright sunny day from the balcony of his official residence in McLeodganj -- a small and quaint hill station on the suburbs of Dharamsala overlooking the Himalayas and Tibet.

Rupa invites you to Bond with the best in February
  • Rupa invites you to Bond with the best in February(16:16)

    New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) From stories that detail the shenanigans of animals, to the BCCI's impact on Indian cricket, to discovering the unity in diversity that is India through the workings of the 15th Finance Commission, to the saga of India's first manufacturing park for medical devices to lessons homemaker-CEOs can teach MBAs, corporate managers and businesses, to magical foods that will change your life, to the agony and ecstasy of falling and failing in live, Rupa Publications invites you to Bond with the best this February.

'Never take freedom for granted', top Kerala bureaucrat recalls his days in prison
  • 'Never take freedom for granted', top Kerala bureaucrat recalls his days in prison(15:28)

    Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 25 (IANS) Till the infamous gold smuggling case surfaced, M. Sivasankar, the then principal secretary and top Kerala bureaucrat was one of the most powerful official. But after that things went for a toss and on his 59th birthday, on Tuesday, Sivasankar recalls what life actually is, through his social media account.

Kerala Tourism has weathered challenges, to focus on touching lives
'The Nationalism Book Auction' to be held on Jan 25
  • 4th edition of CIMA Awards to be held on Feb 5 in Kolkata(16:46)

    New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), in collaboration with the Art and Heritage Foundation, is all set for the fourth edition of CIMA Awards to be held on February 5 at the Taj Bengal in Kolkata.

Leopard that killed 4 kids, captured
  • Leopard that killed 4 kids, captured(08:54)

    Lucknow, Jan 24 (IANS) A three-year-old leopard which killed four children last week, was captured in Katarniaghat range in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich.

Shimla Police rescue snow-stuck woman to safely deliver baby
  • Shimla Police rescue snow-stuck woman to safely deliver baby(18:24)

    Shimla, Jan 23 (IANS) In a heart-warming incident, police personnel in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday helped a pregnant woman safely deliver her baby in a hospital after finding the vehicle of her family stranded in snow-laden road 15 km uphill from the state capital.

Pushcart tea seller serves hope and humanity to the poor
  • Pushcart tea seller serves hope and humanity to the poor(15:48)
    By Manoj Pathak

    Gaya (Bihar), Jan 23 (IANS) A pushcart tea seller from Dharmanagari in Bihar's Gaya, is feeding the poor, hungry and deranged people through the money he earns from selling tea, 'sattu' and juice. His family has been indulging in philanthropic work since India's Independence.

'Delhi, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri' makes cities and monuments come alive
  • 'Delhi, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri' makes cities and monuments come alive(13:44)

    New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Before Delhi's Red Fort became the site of India's Independence Day celebrations, the historic fort was popularly remembered as the palace-fortress of Shah Jahan's 17th century Mughal capital Shahjahanabad and as a symbol of anti-colonial resistance during the 1857 rebellion.

Tribal women in Nilgiris open cooperative to market forest produce
Tonk's 'Revolver Rani' walked with pride carrying a mauser, guns...!
  • Tonk's 'Revolver Rani' walked with pride carrying a mauser, guns...!(10:00)
    By Archana Sharma

    Jaipur, Jan 23 (IANS) Once upon a time, around 80 years back, there was a woman who walked with might with mausers and guns, used to fire shots in the air during festivities and celebrations and managed all the finances of her home single-handedly while doing all the household chores.

Haribaabu Naatesan: A creator of artworks worth crores from 'kabaad'
Breaking cliches in Srinagar, like a young woman entrepreneur
MP govt's plan to relocate big cats to Gujarat draws flak from wildlife activists
Not just saucy stories: Indian erotic literature and its significance (IANS Column: Bookends)
Monkey unbolts animal ambulance door, returns to fav haunt in Noida
Act 1, scene 1: Actor Urvashi Rautela to be seen in adaptation of 'The Merchant of Venice'
AKLF 2022 off to a flying start
  • AKLF 2022 off to a flying start(22:32)

    Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) The much-awaited 13th Edition of the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival has started off on January 21, and is to go on till January 23.

Tusker Shankar who killed 3 people being trained to ward off wild elephants
Legendary Mumbai cop A.A. Khan, who inspired 'ATS', passes away
  • Legendary Mumbai cop A.A. Khan, who inspired 'ATS', passes away(19:22)

    Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Legendary IPS officer Aftab Ahmed Khan - among the earliest of 'Dirty Harrys' who inspired the concept of specialised Anti-Terrorism Squads (ATS) in Maharashtra - passed away on Friday following a brief illness, a family member said.

Opening a window to untold, unknown facts on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose
'Urdu unparalleled in its expression of the heart's emotions' (IANS Interview)
  • 'Urdu unparalleled in its expression of the heart's emotions' (IANS Interview)(12:58)
    By Vishnu Makhijani

    New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) For over a decade now, after "fulfilling (his) career responsibilities" - his company is one of the worlds largest producers of PET films with manufacturing plants in India, Thailand and Turkey with markets across the US, Southeast Asia, South America and Turkey - Sanjiv Saraf has been devoting himself to creating a platform and an ecosystem for the Urdu language that would be sustainable and institutional in nature.

BHU study on alternative therapy for thoracic patients
US West Coast's largest art fair returns despite Covid
  • US West Coast's largest art fair returns despite Covid(09:52)

    Los Angeles, Jan 21 (IANS) LA Art Show, the most comprehensive international contemporary art show in US West Coast, has returned to the Los Angeles Convention Center as an in-person event despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.