12 May 2016
New Delhi: History lovers choose books to read about a particular era or event. But there are some who visit historical places, like fortresses or castles to get the first-hand experience of the times gone by. The ruins of fortresses and castles recount the royal glory and elegance of a particular dynasty or emperor. Viewing these magnificent structures in the light of luxurious royal lives of kings or their architecture is not doing justice as fortresses house many other features as well amazing stories for history lovers.
05 May 2016
Fort McMurray: Alberta declared a state of emergency as crews frantically held back wind-whipped wildfires that have already torched 1,600 homes and other buildings in Canada's main oil sands city of Fort McMurray, forcing more than 80,000 residents to flee.
15 Aug 2014
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Friday said the voice of the poor is heard in Fort St George, the seat of power in the state.
12 Nov 2014
Chennai: BJP, which is yet to find foothold in Tamil Nadu politics, on Wednesday set an ambitious target of winning 122 plus seats in the 2016 Tamil Nadu assembly polls to come to power in the state.
07 Apr 2016
New Delhi: The annual fees for undergraduate courses in IITs will be hiked from existing Rs 90,000 to Rs two lakh from upcoming academic session and there will be total fee waiver for SCs and STs, the differently-abled and those belonging to economically weaker sections.
15 Oct 2012
Five sites in Tamil Nadu, including famous Lord Sri Ranganathar temple in Srirangam, have been included in the tentative list by the Union Culture ministry for UNESCO's world heritage status, Union Culture Minister Kumari Selja said.
06 Apr 2016
St. John's: Darren Sammy's success in captaining the West Indies to the World Twenty20 title has been recognised by his native St Lucia after it was announced that the island's main cricket ground would be renamed in his honour.
29 Feb 2016
New Delhi: Government has allocated Rs 500 crore for scheduled caste, scheduled tribes and women entrepreneurs in the Budget under the Stand Up India scheme.
27 Jan 2016
New Delhi: The rich cultural and ethnic heritage of India, including cuisine and handicrafts from across the country, is being showcased here as part of a festival, 'Bharat Parv', which got underway yesterday on the Red Fort lawns.
07 Jan 2016
London: Britain's Prince George had his first day at nursery today, prompting his proud mother Kate to take his photograph as she and Prince William dropped him off.