Delayed monsoon, scanty rains prolong Yamuna's agony in Sri Krishna land

Agra |Thursday, 2021 2:45:05 PM IST

The holy Yamuna river in Sri Krishnas land or Braj Mandal (Agra, Mathura, Vrindavan) continues to run dry and polluted, despite the monsoon, a clear disappointment for lakhs of devotees ahead of the J

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Keralites gulp down Rs 750 crore worth of liquor during Onam

Thiruvananthapuram |Monday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST

The raging pandemic did not matter to tipplers in Kerala as they gulped down record Rs 750 crore worth of liquor during the 10-day Onam festival, according to the sole wholesaler of liquor and beer in

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Madikeri hills witness Neelakurinji bloom after 12 years

Madikeri (Karnataka) |Thursday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST

For those who love to witness the hills of Coorg (Madikeri) bathed in a dreamy shade of blue, the Neelakurinji (Strobilanthes kunthiana), a flower which blooms once in 12 years are already giving sigh

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Afghan students at LU worry about families, future

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

The 60 odd Afghan students, enrolled in various courses in Lucknow University (LU), have turned into a bundle of nerves, worrying about the safety of their families back home.

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The thought of freedom through the lens of youngsters

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST

The 75th Independence Day is a reminder of the bravery as well as sacrifices of sons and daughters of the soil who fought for the freedom of our glorious nation. Pride galore on August 15 when we salu

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'Aerial combat may gradually fade away' (IANS Interview)

New Delhi |Saturday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST

For a fighter pilot, an aerial dogfight is the ultimate test of his flying skill to outwit and shoot down an enemy aircraft. That skill may soon be lost due to the evolution of advanced weapon systems

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I want a united India with no poverty: Bickram Ghosh

Kolkata |Saturday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST

If I am asked to trace out the biggest problem of our country then I would say that the biggest problem of our country is that we dont realise our strength and this allows our enemies and our rivals t

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Content, style, experimentation making Malalayam cinema go places, says filmmaker Nithin Lukose

New Delhi |Saturday, 2021 2:15:06 PM IST

With his 'Paka' ('River of Blood') set to to have its World Premiere at the prestigious 46th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival, filmmaker Nithin Lukose could not have asked for more.

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'Classroom in bus' provides free education to deprived children

New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 4:45:06 PM IST

Eight-year-old Nirmal has started thinking about his career and now he is very serious about studies. "I want to be a police officer," he said, talking about his future plan sitting in a moving classr

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The fairies among us

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 1:45:06 PM IST

She says everything is a tale. That we forget to see the daily events of our lives in a creative light. Children on the other hand, can blur the lines between fantasy and reality and can narrate true

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Lightning activities show increasing trend across India

New Delhi |Saturday, 2021 3:15:05 PM IST

Parts of the Indian Peninsula, particularly the northeast and east, have registered a sharp increase of lighting over the past two decades, while the spike is minimal over the central part of the coun

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Ladakh caught in tourism versus ecology dichotomy

New Delhi/Leh |Friday, 2021 2:45:06 PM IST

Two years after it was separated from the parent state of Jammu and Kashmir and granted the Union Territory status, Ladakh is on crossroads over choosing between sustainable tourism and saving the fra

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