Afghan female football team evade Taliban threat

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 6:15:07 PM IST

Female footballers from Afghanistan along with their families crossed the Torkham border to reach Pakistan on Tuesday night after the government issued emergency humanitarian visas to evacuate them fr

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India moving away from coal slowly, considerable progress by states: Study

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 4:45:05 PM IST

India alone is home to 7 per cent (21GW) of the global coal project pipeline, which is 56 per cent of South Asia's total, a study showed on Tuesday, with the country moving slowly away from coal at a

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Juxtaposing the resilience of Jews in India with artwork of Siona Benjamin (IANS Interview)

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

This book is a double delectation. Its an inspiring chronicle of the resilience of the Jewish community in India over the centuries and a tribute to the artwork of Siona Benjamin, who grew up in Mumba

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Quest to discover Antarctica's oldest ice

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST

The Oregon State University will lead a National Science Foundation-funded effort to discover Antarctica's oldest ice and learn more about how the earth's climate has changed over the past several mil

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Sanal Sasidharan: The Disruptor who learnt cinema by not learning

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 1:15:07 PM IST

He says that the first ever Disruptor Award at the International Film Festival of Melbourne which he received recently is in many ways a support for what he has done so far in cinema.

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On a verandah, retracing Pondicherry's past through a mysterious diamond

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST

The working-class district of Kurusukuppam is not the Pondicherry of tourist brochures. Here, residents are a bewildering mix of Creoles, colonial war veterans, proud communists and French citizens wh

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Remains of Greco-Roman town unearthed in Egypt's Alexandria

Cairo |Saturday, 2021 3:15:05 PM IST

An Egyptian archaeological mission has unearthed remains of a residential and commercial town dating back to the Greco-Roman era in the coastal city of Alexandria.

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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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