Yogi takes holy dip at Sangam on Basant Panchami

Prayagraj |Thursday, 2020 3:15:05 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, early on Thursday morning, took a holy dip at Sangam -- the confluence of Ganga and Yamuna -- in Prayagraj on the occasion of Basant Panchami.

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Bengal CM hits century -- as author

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has scored a century -- as an author.

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British era women hanging room in Mathura still awaits 1st convict

Mathura |Tuesday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST

Have you heard of a female execution room? Yes, there is one and it is not very far from the national capital - just 150 kms away in Mathura, the birth place of Lord Krishna, but hardly anyone knows

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Fresh order on plastic ban on Ganga Yatra route in UP

Lucknow |Tuesday, 2020 3:45:05 PM IST

The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has issued a fresh order, banning the use of polythene and single use plastic in 26 districts, which fall in the route of five-day Ganga Yatra.

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Mammoth procession in Tripura on Netaji's birth anniversary

Agartala |Thursday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST

The Pulwama terror attack, climate change, Swachhata Abhiyan, environment protection and ethnic unity, among others, were showcased by 1,700 Tripura school students in diverse tableaux here on Thursda

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German football's desperate fight against bad behaviour

Berlin |Wednesday, 2020 3:15:05 PM IST

German football is taking up a desperate fight against bad behaviour. In advance of the second half of the 2019-20 Bundesliga season, the association Deutscher Fussball Bund has advised its referees t

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'Darkness is transparent, you can see through'

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2020 11:15:05 AM IST

We talk about soil and clay. She says that working with them heals -- emotionally and physically. There is talk of childhood memories. She says all the dust had vanished and her memory is now crystal

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Instagram drops IGTV button due to lack of use

San Francisco |Tuesday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST

Facebook-owned Instagram has removed the IGTV shortcut button from the top right corner of the app's home screen because not enough people are interacting with it.

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Antyodaya Yojana a success in Himachal, says official

Shimla |Sunday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST

Deen Dayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Urban Livelihood Mission is proving very effective for socio-economic uplift of urban poor households in Himachal Pradesh, an official said on Sunday.

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This Bihar govt. office practices yoga everyday

Patna |Saturday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST

Meditation results in marvels. Bihar's Electricity Department in Purnia district has adopted that adage as the basic theme of its daily curriculum.

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Locust invasion has Rajasthan farmers in a tizzy

Jaipur |Saturday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST

It's 6 a.m. in Rajasthan's Ganganagar city and the Gurdwaras are not resounding with the soothing sound of Gurbani, rather a warning bell for farmers could be heard from them, along with the warning:

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Artisans community dwindles in Rajasthan as exports slip

Jaipur |Friday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST

The artisans of Rajasthan, who have made their mark the world over with their skilled hands, are slowly dwindling in number which is causing worry to manufacturers here in the handicraft industry.

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