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Rare Sumatran tiger, clouded leopard captured on camera

New York |Tuesday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST

There are hardly 400 of them left in the world and in a rare visual treat, a Sumatran tiger has been captured on a camera-trap study, giving hope that the critically endangered species (Panthera tigri

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Week-long Mandi's Mahashivratri festivity begins

Mandi |Saturday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST

The week-long festival of Mahashivratri in this Himachal Pradesh historical town, popularly known as 'Chhoti Kashi', began on Saturday with a congregation of over 200 hill gods and goddesses.

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United in soul, wedlock by the Constitution

|Thursday, 2020 10:20:53 AM IST

To each according to his or her faith! Some couples tie the nuptial knot amid chants of mantras, some opt for nikah, some walk down the aisle while some others get married in the court.

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'Run For Tea' march to promote tea marketing, industry

Agartala |Wednesday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST

In a bid to promote the state's tea industry, a colourful "Run For Tea" march was organised on Wednesday in Tripura, the second largest tea producing state in the northeast India after Assam.

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Donations turn cashless in Magh Mela

Prayagraj |Tuesday, 2020 3:15:06 PM IST

With barely five days left for the Magh Mela to wrap up, devotees are now rushing with donations to various 'akharas' and camps. The unusual thing about giving 'dakshina' (donations), this year, is th

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J'khand youth beats disability, inspires others

Latehar (Jharkhand) |Friday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST

If someone thinks that physical impairment could cause failure in the life then Jharkhand's Deepak is a befitting reply for him. Born to a very poor family, Deepak's feet stopped working within two to

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California gurdwara pays unique tribute to Kobe Bryant

Los Angeles |Thursday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST

Hundreds of Sikh worshippers turned up wearing the Lakers colours -- purple and yellow -- at the Gurdwara Nanaksar in Fresno, California, in a special prayer meet for the late basketball great Kobe Br

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Marine experts want revisiting of protected sharks, rays

Kochi |Saturday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST

Leading marine experts on Saturday demanded that its time for revisiting the list of marine elasmobranchs (sharks and rays) in the Wildlife Protection Act (1972).

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Now a new 'sangam' of Yamuna and Ganga in Agra

Agra |Friday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST

Lakhs of people in Agra are, for the first time in many decades, enjoying the luxury of clean, sparkling Ganges water.

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Kerala Budget's 'green' touch': Ban on CFL, filament bulbs

Thiruvananthapuram |Friday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST

Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Issac on Friday presented the state Budget 2020-21 in the Assembly, giving it a 'green' touch by proposing total ban on CFL and filament bulbs, use of solar boats and su

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Maharashtra woos tourists from Tamil Nadu

Chennai |Thursday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST

Home to world's third largest meteoritic impact crater - Lonar lake - about 350 forts, 29 wildlife sanctuaries, hill stations, beaches, religious and heritage centres and others, Maharashtra is target

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Haryana to train inmates in zero-budget natural farming

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST

In a unique social initiative, Haryana Jails Minister Ranjit Singh has decided to train over 20,000 inmates in state's 19 jails in the zero-budget natural farming.

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