Thursday, January 23, 2020

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 to act more strictly and uncompromised. ... read..

'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 clear. She recounts the watermill back in her village i ... read..

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. ... read..

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. ... read..

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: "tiddi aa rahi hai, jao apne khet bachao" (locusts are ... read..

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. ... read..

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. ... read..

For 41 days, only silence reigns in these Manali villages
Manali | Thursday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
It's silence for the gods in 10 villages dotting the outskirts of the picturesque hill resort of Manali, currently marooned under a blanket of snow. ... read..

Mumbai celebrates Makar Sankranti, Pongal
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
Mumbaikars celebrated Makar Sankranti and Pongal with immense devotion, gaiety and religious fervor here on Wednesday. ... read..

Gangasagar: Lakhs take holy dip on Makar Sankranti
Sagar Island (West Bengal) | Wednesday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
A record 4 million plus pilgrims from across the country and abroad took the holy dip here in the Ganga where it flows out into the Bay of Bengal on the occasion of Makar Sankranti on Wednesday at the annual Gangasagar Fair, amid heightened security and s ... read..

Twinkle Khanna's book wins at 17th Crossword awards
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
Twinkle Khanna's fiction novel 'Pyjamas are Forgiving' has won the Crossword Book Award (Popular) for Fiction for last year. ... read..

Kite Festival: Big biz, source of livelihood for many
Ahmedabad | Tuesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
Gujarat's famous International Kite Festival is not just about kite-flying, but about multi-crore business opportunity for the people from the state. ... read..

Graffiti artists pay tribute to Aus firefighters
Sydney | Tuesday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST
Graffiti artists have paid tribute to the firefighters tackling Australia's biggest wildfires in decades, that have so far killed 28 people and billions of animals since it first broke out last September. ... read..

'Garvi Gujarat' new spot for tourists in Delhi (Lead)
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 3:45:05 PM IST
Till now, tourists from all over the world used to reach the national capital Delhi to visit prominent spots like Red Fort, India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Parliament, Chandni Chowk and Qutub Minar. Now, along with all these historical sites, the tourists ... read..

UP to follow 'one road, one tree concept'
Lucknow | Sunday, 2020 3:15:06 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh is finally going to turn a bit aesthetic when it comes to tree plantation. The state government has decided to follow the principle of 'one road, one tree' concept which will not only enhance the beauty when the tree is in full bloom but wil ... read..

Crime soars in UP, but cops site population as excuse
Lucknow | Sunday, 2020 2:45:06 PM IST
The annual report of the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) has painted a frightening picture of crime in Uttar Pradesh. ... read..

They ran away from JK Lon, but returned & their son died
Kota | Monday, 2020 3:15:05 PM IST
This is the story of Tejas, a five-month-old infant, who was admitted in the JK Lon Hospital here in December, but his parents literally ran off from here taking him along to escape the 'torture from the doctors and nurses', who sounded more like 'butcher ... read..

Himachal govt providing major boost to natural farming
Shimla | Sunday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh is providing mojor boost to natural farming in with an aim to become a pioneer in the field by 2022. ... read..

Indian eatery provides free meals to Aus bushfire victims
Canberra | Saturday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
The owners of an Indian restaurant in Australia were giving out free meals to those affected by the devastating bushfires in the state of Victoria, one of the worst hit, a media report said. ... read..

Bangladeshis, Rohingyas active in smuggling on B'desh border in NE (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
Bangladeshis and Rohingyas played a major role in smuggling of narcotic substances on India-Bangladesh border in northeastern state of Tripura during 2019, a BSF intelligence report said. ... read..

RSS ideologue for removing 'secular' from Constitution preamble (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
"Sovereign, socialist, secular, democratic republic" is how India is referred to in the preamble of the Constitution. However, J. Nandakumar, a key RSS leader and All India Convenor Prajna Pravah, a Sangh offshoot, wants India to reconsider the inclusion ... read..

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