“Couldn’t rest”: When Shashi Tharoor stayed in SRK’s hotel suite in Munnar

When Congress MP Shashi Tharoor called it a day and looked forward to spending a relaxing night at his hotel suite in Munnar, little did he know that it will be spent with Bollywood superstar Shah Ruk

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Jaipur Literature Festival: Renowned international writers and Indian heavyweights in arts and music to attend the annual event

Apart from Andrew Sean Greer and Colson Whitehead, the new edition of the literary festival will also have André Aciman, whose 2007 novel Call Me By Your Name, was adapted into a critically acclaimed

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Rising global stature of ISRO: 45 countries to be trained in making nano-satellites

According to ISRO, this programme is the agency's initiative to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first United Nations Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UNISPACE+50

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2-for-1: Total lunar eclipse comes with supermoon bonus

It was also the year's first supermoon, when a full moon appears a little bigger and brighter thanks to its slightly closer position.

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Novel brain training app may improve users’ attention

This difficulty in focussing attention and concentrating is made worse by stress from a global environment that never sleeps and also frequent travel leading to jet lag and poor quality sleep.

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Novel system can produce electricity, fuel from CO2

"Carbon capture, utilisation, and sequestration (CCUS) technologies have recently received a great deal of attention for providing a pathway in dealing with global climate change," said Guntae Kim, fr

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Ladakhi tribe ‘Dard Aryans’ known for liberal customs struggling to preserve cultural legacy

The rich heritage of the Dard Aryans -- believed to be the original descendants of "pure Aryan race" -- is under threat due to rapid mordenisation, migration and religious conversion.

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Jammu and Kashmir admin plans to introduce ‘Seri-Tourism’ to promote both sectors

The meeting was attended by Director Sericulture Gulzar Ahmad Shabnum, Secretary of the JTGC, Sidhra Hitesh Gupta and other senior officers of tourism and sericulture development departments.

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Super Blood Wolf Moon 2019: Lunar Eclipse Date, Timings and everything you need to know

Super Blood Wolf Moon Lunar Eclipse 2019: Chandra Grahan Date, time and everything else you need to know about January 20-21 Eclipse

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Book Review: ‘The Big Reverse: How Demonetisation Knocked India Out’ by Meera H Sanyal

The late Meera H Sanyal was not just a cogent banker, but also an advocate of civil society.

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Book Review: ‘A Lonely Harvest’ by Perumal Murugan and ‘Trial by Silence’ by Perumal Murugan

The two sequels to One Part Woman may have different stories, but they demolish archaic beliefs equally.

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Book Review: ‘killing Commendatore’ by Haruki Murakami

Famed for creating mystical worlds, Haruki Murakami may leave the reader dissatisfied with his latest novel about a portrait artist

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The Fast Lane: How intermittent fasting is slowly becoming new wellness rage

Move over Atkins, keto and paleo. Intermittent fasting, which has long been practised in India and was devised as a way to cleanse the body, is slowly becoming the new wellness rage, with nutritionist

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Road to reading: Poetry van on a 10000-km tour to spread love for books

A poetry van on a 10,000-km tour of India will make a pit stop at the Jaipur Literature Festival next week to spread the love for books.

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Quirky, eclectic spaces in Delhi’s restaurant perfect places to soak up winter sun this season

Anahita Dhondy, the chef in-charge at SodaBottleOpenerWala, is very unlike the chefs one encounters. For one, she has a floral print on her sleeve and flowers in her hair.

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Leh emerging favourite destination for foreign tourists, nearly 50k visited in 2018

Jammu and Kashmir's Leh district has emerged as a favourite destination for foreign tourists as nearly 50,000 people from abroad visited the land of high passes last year.

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‘Super Wolf Blood Moon’ Total Lunar Eclipse on January 20-21, 2019: Here is how you can watch it!

Super Blood Wolf Moon Lunar Eclipse January 2019 Date and Time in India: The complete eclipse will take place starting 11:41 pm EST, which converts to 10:11 am IST and will last 62 minutes.

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Pandemics may cause $570 bIllion annual loss to global economy, says WEF report

The Forum, which describes itself as a public-private international cooperation, said its annual meeting will discuss ways to strengthen public-private cooperation for global health security in areas

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School students can now learn at ISRO, here’s how

Other than this, ISRO will be conducting various other programmes like the Outreach Programme, Gaganyaan, Planned missions and Vikram Sarabhai centenary celebrations throughout this year.

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Sri Lanka developing the Ramayana circuit to woo Indian tourists; expects 2-fold growth this year

In 2018, around 450,000 Indian tourists visited Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka, has developed the Ramayana circuit to woo Indian tourists by identifying several places connected with the ancient Indian epic.

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Astronauts on Gaganyaan likely to be pilots, hints ISRO

"We are looking for people with sufficient flying experience," said an ISRO scientist requesting anonymity.

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Brain damaging heavy metals found in Delhi, Gurugram air as quality dips further

Meanwhile, the lung care foundation has demanded that the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) initiates monitoring of heavy metals in dust and publish results periodically along with health advisor

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Kashmir under grip of cold wave, Pahalgam shivers at minus 10.3 deg Celcius

Kashmir continued to be in the grip of cold wave conditions as the minimum temperature stayed below the freezing point with Pahalgam tourist resort being the coldest recorded place in the valley, a we

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Genes may help predict how long a person will live, says study

Analysing the DNA may help predict whether a person will live longer or die sooner than average, according to a study. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh in the UK analysed the combined effect

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This new stem cell technique may help fight cancer, finds study

The technique developed by researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in the US uses structures called artificial thymic organoids, which work by mimicking the environment of the

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Japan satellite blasts into space to deliver artificial meteors

A start-up based in Tokyo developed the micro-satellite for the celestial show over Hiroshima early next year as the initial experiment for what it calls a "shooting stars on demand" service.

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Saturn’s rings are younger than the planet itself, says NASA findings

Saturn's rings are younger than scientists thought and appeared within the last 10 to 100 million years, according to research published Thursday based on findings from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.

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