Ronnie Screwvala now dedicates 'time & talent' to edtech

Dubai |Thursday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST

Ronnie Screwvala has been disrupting long before 'disruptor' became a trendy word. As a first-generation entrepreneur, he dabbled with manufacturing toothbrushes, entered TV production, and eventually

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'Steadfast self-belief, meticulousness propelled Uncle Pai's astounding results' (IANS Interview)

New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST

Atal Bihari Vajpeyee was known to choose his words carefully which explained his long pauses between sentences. Thus, when he once declared that after Jawaharlal Nehru, Anant Pai, the creator of the i

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Of history and the many tales in its labyrinth

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 2:45:05 PM IST

She doesn't really remember when she heard the story of the woman she named Feroza Begum in her book. Perhaps it was one of those tales her grandmother narrated when the children gathered around in th

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Amur tigers make 'remarkable' comeback in China

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 2:45:05 PM IST

An international team of scientists say that tigers could come roaring back in an unlikely place: Northeastern China.

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Yogi's mango diplomacy, 'choicest' fruits to PM, BJP leaders

Lucknow |Sunday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST

After slamming Congress MP Rahul Gandhi over his remarks on Uttar Pradesh mangoes, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has sent high quality mangoes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his cabinet colleagues,

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Telangana to restore British era musical flood alert system in Osman Sagar

Hyderabad |Saturday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST

As Telangana officials scrambled to save lives and property amid the recent flood and heavy rain, one senior official in Hyderabad literally stumbled upon a melodious musical flood warning system whic

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Operation Mamata, a boon for Tharu women in UP

Lucknow |Tuesday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST

Four decades, women of the Tharu tribe living in villages in the Terai region of the Indo-Nepal border in Uttar Pradesh, were deprived of even basic amenities like electricity and water, but now thing

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Indians searched more on immunity, e-learning during pandemic: Report

Bengaluru |Monday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST

There has been a massive increase in searches related to physical fitness, financial investments, entertainment, e-learning searches in the last one year as people continued to shelter at place and wo

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SW Railway begins development of heritage stations in K'taka

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST

South-Western Railway, Bengaluru Division has begun to give shape to its grand plan of developing four of the oldest railway stations surrounding Bengaluru as heritage stations.

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Gram panchayat libraries to be turned into digital classrooms in K'taka

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST

The Karnataka government in an attempt to reach out to the children who are not able to take online classes and do not have access to television is contemplating turning Gram Panchayat libraries into

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BHU scientist warns against 'unscientific' tree plantation

Varanasi |Monday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST

Even as Uttar Pradesh undertakes a massive tree plantation drive, a retired scientist and river engineer from the Banaras Hindu university (BHU) has warned against "unscientific plantation of trees wh

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Ruins of ancient Sun temple in UP gets govt's attention

Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh) |Friday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST

Plans are afoot to revive a 8th century Sun temple, located in a Uttar Pradesh village in Pratapgarh district.

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