This bureaucrat brings beauty of nature on bottles with art

Jaipur |Wednesday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST

A senior civil servant in Rajasthan, Mugdha Sinha with an aim to bring out the artist within her, organised a unique two-in-one art exhibition - 'Bottle is Canvas' and 'Freehand Meditative Mandalas' i

Read more

Girl aged 12 with 5 kg tumour gets new life after surgery (Ld)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST

A 12-year-old girl from Delhi got a new lease of life by a team of doctors of City based Sir Ganga Ram Hospital who removed two football-sized tumours weighing 5 kg from her stomach which she was carr

Read more

Bagh Print from Madhya Pradesh makes it to Vogue Italia

Dhar (MP) |Friday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST

World famous Bagh print of Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh has appeared in the digital edition of Vogue Italia, giving it a new identity in the world of designing. The pictures of Sita, a tribal woman

Read more

Rediscovering Mir Taqi Mir, Urdu's first great poet (IANS Interview)

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

Mir Taqi Mir (1723-1810) was not only Urdu's first great poet but also the most prolific one with around 13,500 couplets to his name. He is credited with giving shape and structure to the Urdu languag

Read more

This Raj farmer created a new fennel variety through crop engineering

Jaipur |Thursday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST

Regarded as the 'Saunf King' of Sirohi, Ishaq Ali, a farmer 'scientist' in Rajasthan, has earned many laurels for innovating in the field of fennel farming and has left one and all surprised by produc

Read more

This Kashmiri digs everyday in search of his soldier son's last remains

Srinagar |Thursday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST

That all the four kidnappers and killers of his son have been killed by the security forces is little consolation for 56-year-old Manzoor Ahmad Wagay, who is still digging up mother earth just to find

Read more

Famous as 'tree man', TN bus conductor wins PM's praise

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST

Popular as the 'Tree Man', Marimuthu Yoganathan, a bus conductor in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore city, on Sunday accumulated admiration by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his extraordinary initiative to e

Read more

This Limca Book of Record holder made saree using 25 natural fibres

Chennai |Sunday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST

C. Sekar, a third generation weaver from Chennai's Anakaputhur had entered the Limca Book of Records in 2011 after he made a saree using 25 natural fibres including banana, jute, bamboo, pineapple and

Read more

Majuli connectivity in spotlight as Assam goes to polls on Saturday

Majuli (Assam) |Friday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST

Connectivity, pending for centuries, still remains a major issue in the world's largest river island Majuli, which goes to polls on Saturday, in the first leg of the three-phase Assam Assembly electio

Read more

Nalanda University launches campaign to promote water harvesting

Patna |Tuesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST

While the Bihar government is running the 'Jal Jeevan Hariyali' campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the 'Jal Shakti Abhiyan' on the occasion of World Water Day on March 22. The internation

Read more

'Silsila' and 'Kabhi Kabhie' writer Sagar Sarhadi no more (Ld)

Mumbai |Monday, 2021 8:15:05 PM IST

Eminent writer-filmmaker Sagar Sarhadi, who breathed life into emotional roller coasters of Bollywood in the late 70s and the 80s, is no more. He breathed his last at his residence in the the city fol

Read more

'Election King' Padmarajan now files papers against TN CM

Chennai |Monday, 2021 11:45:06 PM IST

History bears examples galore of monarchs, who after a series of battle defeats, would finally triumph. Tamil Nadu's self-styled "Election King" K. Padmarajan, however, offers a contrast.

Read more