Ganga Dussehra, Haridwar: Chandi Ghat’s murals and Anuradha Paudwal’s offering enhance spiritual experience

Nothing brings more joy to people than taking part in festivities that bring people together in a festive mood. Taking a dip in the Ganges is considered to be extra special on Ganga Dussehra.
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Encephalitis: Harsh Vardhan assures help to ailing children in Bihar, death toll rises to 93

State government officials, however, maintained that majority of the victims had died due to hypoglycemia, a condition caused by very low level of blood sugar and electrolyte imbalance.

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Rajasthan’s Suman Rao crowned Miss India World 2019

Suman Rao, a CA student from Rajasthan, emerged the winner of Miss India World 2019. The ceremony was held at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Indoor Stadium on Saturday here.

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Apollo moon rocks help transform understanding of the universe

Moon rocks look rather nondescript -- they are often gray in colour -- but for NASA planetary scientist Samuel Lawrence, they are the "most precious materials on Earth."

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Book Review – The Young And The Restless, Youth And Politics In India

Penning a compelling narrative on the ‘future’ leaders of India, the 22-year-old social activist captures the essence of country’s politics, a leader’s anxiety, agony, demands, and ideas — s

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Book Review – Challenges to Indian Fiscal Federalism by TM Thomas Issac, R Mohan and Lekha Chakraborty

In the second group, a constitution has generally assigned various government economic functions between the central government and the sub-national government, and, to a lesser extent, between the st

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Book Review – Battling for India: A Citizen’s Reader by Githa Hariharan and Salim Yusufji

Edited by Githa Hariharan and Salim Yusufji, Battling For India: A Citizen’s Reader is a collection of articles, essays, interviews and poems by writers and intellectuals during the period to addres

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Worried about Monday Blues? Here’s 5 easy tricks to beat it

According to a 2015 global poll conducted by Monster, Sunday night blues are ‘really bad’ and 76% of those surveyed suffer sadness and angst throughout their Sunday evening.

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Art of faking art: How forged art is circulated and ways of detection

With duplication being a rising menace in the art world, Indrani Bose tries to decipher how forged art is circulated, its impact on the market and ways of detection

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Secrets of the seven sisters: Exploring the unknown flavours of the north-east

Characterised by a diverse population with different ethnic backgrounds, the food in the north-east of the country, with its bounty of local ingredients, is simple, flavourful, yet relatively unknown

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Euphonic Yoga: The tune of new-age yoga

Dance and yoga are two different aspects but have been very well synchronised in this art form. The ideology behind this form makes dance as the most beautiful form of movement expressing the innermos

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Womankind’s giant leap: Who will be the first female moonwalker?

So, who will she be? No one knows for sure, but it's a likely bet the candidate will be selected from among NASA's current roster of 12 female astronauts.

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Indigo flight offers: Now travel from Ahmedabad to Guwahati, Bagdogra; check timings, fares

According to details shared by IndiGo, flight number 6E 6053 departs from Ahmedabad at 9.40 am and reaches Bagdogra at 12.10 pm.

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Diabetes menace: Lack of access to insulin and preference of foreign brands making situation worse

By 2035, the number of people with diabetes in India is expected to increase by 70%, pointing to the possibility of a serious epidemic that triggers an urgent need for anti-diabetic medicines and insu

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Chandrayaan 2: Meet India’s ‘Rocket Women’ who are leading the country’s second moon mission!

ISRO scientist Ritu Karidhal and electronics system engineer Muthayya Vanitha, both in their 40s, will be leading the Moon Mission’s main components- project oversight as well as crucial final phase


India’s own space station: Here’s how ISRO plans to join the elite club

ISRO Chairman K Sivan had announced on Thursday that the proposed space station would weigh around 20 tonnes.

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Travelling to Tirupati? Don’t miss this important update: Now, no recommendation letters for VIP break darshan

Appealing to pilgrims for their co-operation, the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam has categorically stated that VIP darshan tickets would not be issued henceforth on Friday, Saturdays, Sundays hencefort

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Now fly to Varanasi, Gaya Buddhist circuit in India at affordable rates; check IndiGo flight offers

IndiGo flight offers, ticket fares, timings: The 12 non-stop daily and weekly flights will start from August 8. Bookings for these IndiGo flights have opened.


India to set up own space station, says ISRO chairman

Isro chief Sivan added that a memorandum of understanding has been signed with the IAF to select and train astronauts.

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More Indians dine out than ever! Delhiites throng to restaurants the most

With several reasons such as busier lifestyles, disposable incomes and quirky food choices, consumer choices are fast changing in India when it comes to dining out.

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Kashi Vishwanath Temple Corridor’s final DPR ready! PM Narendra Modi’s dream project is every pilgrim’s joy

The DPR also provides illustrated description as well as tender documents including the project’s money assessment and design templates. A sum of Rs 460 crores will be reportedly spent on the constr

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India to have its own space station! ISRO plans to take historic leap

ISRO has a successful record in space missions including Chandrayaan -1, Mangalyaan and launching of over hundred satellites in one go. 

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Kerala payasam fans, Ambalapuzha temple’s paal payasam to be now served in paper containers soon!

With this new green initiative, the Travancore Devaswom Board is keen to make the temple premises free of plastic containers.

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Tughlaq has taught me not to judge people harshly for the choices they have made: Anuja Chandramouli

Readers will be delighted to know that Anuja Chandramouli's latest offering 'Muhammad Bin Tughlaq: Tale of a Tyrant' has already broken into Amazon's bestsellers list (historical fiction).

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