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Kangana Ranaut’s Manikarnika irks Sarva Brahman Mahasabha

Kangana Ranaut’s Manikarnika irks Sarva Brahman Mahasabha

Kangana Ranaut’s upcoming period drama Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi is based on the life of the 19th century queen of Jhansi, Lakshmi Bai, a prominent freedom fighter in Indian history. The makers have already clarified that the film is not a biopic but Manikarnika is now facing opposition from Sarva Brahman Mahasabha for alleged […]

‘We must protect our religion, only then will world walk with us’

‘We must protect our religion, only then will world walk with us’

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Sarkaryavah Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi addressed the concluding session of the 6th International Centre for Cultural Studies’ International Conference and Gathering of the Elders in Uttan on Sunday. Delivering his keynote address, he stressed on the importance of preservation of the culture of Hinduism. “If religion is eradicated from India, there will be no […]

Valentine’s Week Days 2018 Full List, Schedule, Date Sheet of Rose, Propose, Chocolate, Promise, Teddy, Hug and Kiss Day

Valentine’s Week Days 2018 Full List, Schedule, Date Sheet of Rose, Propose, Chocolate, Promise, Teddy, Hug and Kiss Day

While many of us have come to be of the opinion that there need not be just one day in the calendar to celebrate love, when it is Valentine’s month of the year, mush and love is inevitably found in the air. Yes, the Valentine’s Week is around the corner and if you are still […]

5 health tips to prepare yourself for onset of summer

5 health tips to prepare yourself for onset of summer

As winter starts to give way to the spring, people struggle to keep pace with the seasonal transition and the potential health risks posed by the change. The onset of a new season can be tricky; it can call for a change in routine, a revamped diet, and a new exercise regimen that suits the […]

EXCLUSIVE: Kapil Sharma to be back on Sony TV in March, to shoot promo today

EXCLUSIVE: Kapil Sharma to be back on Sony TV in March, to shoot promo today

MUMBAI: All you fans of Kapil Sharma, this Monday is going to be a happy one for you. The gone year had been a low phase for the actor, with his show taking a break and his debut film production Firangi (he starred as a lead also) bombing at the box office. Now, squashing all […]

India replace South Africa as top-ranked ODI side

India replace South Africa as top-ranked ODI side

India temporarily moved into top spot of ICC ODI rankings after the comprehensive win over South Africa at Centurion on Sunday. Both India and South Africa had 120 points before the start of the series but Virat Kohli-captained side were ahead on decimal points. That lead became even stronger after the win in Centurion by […]

First butterfly park opens in Kanpur

First butterfly park opens in Kanpur

KANPUR: The Uttar Pradesh government has inaugurated the state’s first ever butterfly park in Kanpur to preserve the ecosystem. According to the Kanpur Zoo authority, the butterfly park was constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 1 crore. A total of 100 species of flowers have been planted in order to attract the butterflies. By […]

Kolkata’s Howrah Bridge turns 75: Seven lesser-known facts about the iconic bridge

Kolkata’s Howrah Bridge turns 75: Seven lesser-known facts about the iconic bridge

The iconic structure of the Howrah Bridge completes 75 years of its existence this month. The historical landmark that has been synonymous with the City of Joy has been a witness to history, both in pre-Independence India and thereafter. The bridge has been not only been a part of history, literature and art, but also […]

Why a visit to the world’s largest river island in Assam is a must

Why a visit to the world’s largest river island in Assam is a must

Kamalabari (majuli): Assam’s Majuli faces flood fury – and the threat of erosion – whenever the mighty Brahmaputra river swells. So take a break from your high-tech lifestyle and hop on that double decker boat to live the simple life in the world’s largest river island before it loses the title. Cruises on luxury vessels […]

Govt plans framework to regulate cryptocurrencies by fiscal year-end

Govt plans framework to regulate cryptocurrencies by fiscal year-end

  Subhash Chandra Garg, secretary, department of economic affairs, at a CNBC TV18-Mint event on Budget 2018. Photo: Ramesh Pathania The government will come out with a framework to regulate cryptocurrencies by the end of this financial year, as it looks to clamp down on rapidly growing virtual currencies such as bitcoin. “We hope that […]

Mukesh Ambani says Reliance to invest Rs2,500 crore in Assam, create 80,000 jobs

Mukesh Ambani says Reliance to invest Rs2,500 crore in Assam, create 80,000 jobs

GUWAHATI: Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani on Saturday announced an investment of Rs2,500 crore in Assam in various sectors, including retail, petroleum, telecom, tourism and sports, creating jobs for at least 80,000 people over the next three years. “Today I am happy to announce five commitments for Assam over the next three years. Reliance will […]

Spouses of Indian and Chinese tech workers could be stripped of right to work in U.S.

Spouses of Indian and Chinese tech workers could be stripped of right to work in U.S.

By Brian Murphy WASHINGTON: Tens of thousands of foreign nationals living legally in the United States could soon lose government permission to earn a living while they are here. The Trump administration could end a program as soon as February that allows the spouses of legal foreign workers, mainly tech workers from India and China, […]

Xi Jinping says improving China-Sri Lanka relations have his ‘high attention’

Xi Jinping says improving China-Sri Lanka relations have his ‘high attention’

BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday said he pays “high attention” to strengthening strategic ties with Sri Lanka, as Beijing beefed up plans to build a Maritime Silk Road project in India’s backyard – the Indian Ocean. In a message to congratulate Sri Lanka on its 70th anniversary of Independence from British rule, Xi […]

Bengaluru: Students sell pakodas in convocation robes to protest PM Modi’s comments on employment

Bengaluru: Students sell pakodas in convocation robes to protest PM Modi’s comments on employment

NEW DELHI: In an apparent protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s comments on employment in the country, college students in Bengaluru donning convocation robes sold ‘pakodas’ to passersby on Sunday ahead of the PM’s rally there. They were later taken into custody by the city police. The students were protesting against PM Modi’s recent remarks that selling […]

Budget 2018: It’s all about politics, politics, politics

Budget 2018: It’s all about politics, politics, politics

NEW DELHI: In the end, politics defined the economics of the Union Budget 2018. It was undoubtedly a ‘Big Spend’ budget of Rs24.42 trillion with unambiguous political contours and yet contained sufficient flourishes that continue to nudge India towards a market economy and a rules-based regime—walking the fine line between populism and development, as it […]