Minoo Mumtaz, Bollywood's original 'Dancing Queen' passes away (Ld)
Forget 'shaken, not stirred', this is hardcore
  • Forget 'shaken, not stirred', this is hardcore(08:06)
    By Sukant Deepak

    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.

Reincarnating images in ruins
  • Reincarnating images in ruins(07:48)
    By Sukant Deepak

    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.

Elephant safari to resume in Dudhwa Tiger Reserve from Nov 1
Of films that critiqued the present and the pasts leading to it (IANS Interview)
12 Goa beaches impacted by tarball invasion last month
  • 12 Goa beaches impacted by tarball invasion last month(12:16)

    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.

Greater NOIDA to become hub of multi-modal logistics
Demonetisation shock: Visually impaired person learns life savings worthless
Bengal govt earns record revenue from liquor sales during Durga Puja
Honestly, Mallya
  • Honestly, Mallya(07:18)
    By Sukant Deepak

    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.

Is the time running backwards in Kashmir? (Part 2)
  • Is the time running backwards in Kashmir? (Part 2)(20:52)
    By Ashish Kaul

    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!

Finding truth in the haystack of promises!
  • Finding truth in the haystack of promises!(19:52)
    By Ashish Kaul

    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.

80% of rubbish found on Aus beaches is plastic waste
  • 80% of rubbish found on Aus beaches is plastic waste(15:40)

    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.

Science Museum in London announces major new climate change gallery
  • Science Museum in London announces major new climate change gallery(12:58)

    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's 250-yr-old historic building to get facelift: Mayor
Mind of the game
  • Mind of the game(08:06)
    By Sukant Deepak

    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.

Somnath Temple: A glorious past and future
  • Somnath Temple: A glorious past and future(23:08)

    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.

Bhawani Mandi: A railway station where trains stand in two states
Buddhist circuit train draws attention through classic spiritual journeys
  • Buddhist circuit train draws attention through classic spiritual journeys(18:56)

    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.

Exploits of Raj 'tree man' inspiration for preserving nature
Good content is always the bestseller, feels actor Rupali Ganguly
Captured tiger to be treated at Mysuru Zoo
  • Captured tiger to be treated at Mysuru Zoo(17:30)

    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.

Telangana dialect goes mainstream in Telugu cinema
Weeklong Kullu Dussehra festival begins with 170 deities
Valmiki Jayanti to be special for BJP this year
  • Valmiki Jayanti to be special for BJP this year(10:58)

    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.