New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Beginning her career in Paris, refining her skills in New York, where she founded a hugely successful branding agency, Srimoyi Bhattacharya always wanted to move to India. On doing so in 2007 realised that the role of a publicist was still a nascent function and is today happy to note that brands "are increasingly self-aware of the importance of an authentic voice".
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra, who joins Mithun Chakraborty and Karan Johar on the panel of judges for the reality show 'Hunarbaaz Desh Ki Shaan', says that she was looking for a project such as this for some time and so she took no time in saying 'yes' to the show.
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) S. Nambi Narayanan, the aerospace engineer discharged in what is known as the ISRO spy case of the 1990s, is now playing the martyr to cover up his own role in the case, says veteran journalist J. Rajasekharan Nair in the sequel to his book on the infamous episode.
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Those who are unable to handle the affairs of the party, can't run the affairs of the state, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said in an exclusive conversation with IANS, referring to the state of the Congress in the Himalayan state.
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Assembly elections in Uttarakhand are a contest between Harish Rawat and BJP's misrule, former Chief Minister of the state Harish Rawat told IANS in an exclusive interview.
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has told IANS that people have trust in double-engine government and it will be a tough fight in the ensuing elections. Goa will vote on February 14.
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The excellence of the arts of Kashmir is generously reflected in the decorative and ornamental elements found in the architecture of its mosques and shrines, where attention is focused on the delicate details, innovative patterns and motifs that combine to create a unique style. With the motifs a blend of geometric and floral forms sensitively used to create a sense of unity of nature and creativity, they have for centuries addressed the spiritual and devotional urge and longing of worshipers and visitors.
Mumbai, Jan 9 (IANS) Telugu superstar and producer Ram Charan, whose upcoming release 'RRR' has been postponed till further notice, states that big releases play a vital role in regulating the economy of the film industry.
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Mumbai boy Soham Katkar, who is a music and drama enthusiast, topped the Common Admission Test (CAT 2021) with 100 percentile, even as he was enjoying the India vs New Zealand cricket series a few days prior to the examination.
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) His mentor taught that success is not a destination, but the journey. "And with such mentors," says Dr. Tehemton Erach Udwadia, the pioneer of laparoscopy or minimal invasive surgery in India, "my journey with all its stumbles, all the ridicule I faced when trying to do something different, has been an exciting, joyous roller coaster ride where Ive screamed when going down and laughed when going up."
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Some people just go on and on with a burning desire to pass on their knowledge to the next generation. After more than four decades in the corporate world, during which he rose to CEO of Tata Bearings, G.S. Rattan spent a decade in academics, has just published his debut book - at 74 - and says a "fourth career would be absolutely brilliant" but for now he is happy to settle into his role as an author.
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has said that the BJP will win the Assembly elections scheduled to be held this year and also form the government in 2024 under the leadership of Prime Minister Nardenra Modi again.
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Neema Shahs parents and grandparents left India to make their homes in East Africa and later in London, where she was born and lives. Growing up, she read many novels about the British immigrant experience but they focused on those whod arrived on Britains shores, leaving a single country behind, one where they belonged completely.
Shimla, Jan 3 (IANS) Like other park rangers, Roshan Chaudhary normally leaves for patrolling in the morning and returns at sunset. And when there is a tip-off on the movement of poachers for several nights at a stretch he has to camp for the conservation of Western Himalayan biodiversity.
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) In an attempt to restore tribal pride, the government will remember all the great tribal heroes who have sacrificed their lives and contributed to nation-building, said Arjun Munda, Union Minister of Tribal Affairs.
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) An engineer by qualification, Priyanka Mashelkar has an MA in Public Administration, a diploma in Business Laws, and certifications in International Tax Law, and Private Equity and Venture Capital. She is a member of the Indian Revenue Service (IRS), is pursuing a law degree and just authored a book on 15 ways of mastering your own money and hitting the jackpot.
Ranchi, Dec 28 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has said that the impact of the action plans initiated by his government in the fields of education, health, employment and industries, among others, will be visible in the state for the next 25-30 years.
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) Malayalam superhero film 'Minnal Murali', which was released recently on OTT to a positive response, is a special film not just for the audience but also for the film fraternity across industries.
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The Gajapati empire (1434-1568) reigned for over a century in a vast swathe stretching from the Hoogly to the Cauvery rivers and encompassing all of present day Odisha and large parts of Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand and Andhra Pradesh - its rulers practicing "an innovative experiment in statecraft".
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) As countries reopen after navigating a long spell of the Covid-19 pandemic, the world will never be the same again in terms of people going back to offices -- even if things come back to normal -- and hybrid work is going to stay with us, says Ketan Patel, Managing Director, HP India market.
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Calling opposition unity a myth, BJP national vice president, Dilip Ghosh said that the opposition don't have a leader like Prime Minister Narendra Modi and there is a complete vacuum of leadership in the rival camp.
Jaipur, Dec 24 (IANS) The Congress government in Rajasthan recently completed three years in power. While it attracted many accolades for its Bhilwara model which helped check the corona spread, the state government equally drew criticism for infighting within its MLAs, rebellion among its workers and the ministers camping in five-star hotels to avoid toppling of the government. Further, the state also topped NCRB charts in rape cases.
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) His most vivid memories are of cooking with his mother from a very early age in Gwalior, where he was born, raised and studied.
Mumbai, Dec 21 (IANS) The R. Madhavan and Surveen Chawla-starrer 'Decoupled' has incited different reactions from critics and the audience.
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The "unexpected" appointment of Yogi Adityanath as the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister in 2017 was met with "outrage and disappointment in most quarters, other than the staunch right-wing groups that hailed the move to no end", writes veteran journalist Sharat Pradhan, a close observer of state politics for over four-and-a-half decades, who terms it a "unique case of a rabble-rouser suddenly being anointed" to the post.