08 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Freedom fighter Mangal Pandey was born on July 19, 1827 in a Hindu Brahmin family at Nagwa village in Balia district of Uttar Pradesh.
13 Jun 2014
Kolkata: Kolkata has recorded the highest cigarette consumption in India, with a person smoking 9-10 cigarettes per day on an average, a survey report released on Thursday said.
04 Jun 2014
Kolkata: In a cross between the kebabs of Lahore and Lucknow, the tanginess of the North-West and the mildly spicy Awadhi came on the same platter in the unique 'Nawab ki pasand' fusion food festival here.
17 Apr 2015
New Delhi: India, one of the oldest civilisation, is always subject to research pertaining to multifarious faiths, myth and mysterious deities. The country own some astonishing shrines and temples, which carry immense faith of people.
15 Dec 2015
New York: Contrary to popular assumption - and a talk by actor Arnold Schwarzenegger at the United Nations Paris Climate Change Conference - eating a vegetarian diet could contribute more to climate change than eating a non-vegetarian diet, warns a new study.
26 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Veteran fashion designer Ritu Kumar, who works with local weavers and artisans across the country regularly, says that by using handloom fabrics unconventionally, people in the design fraternity can give a new lease of life to the craftsmen.
13 Sep 2013
New Delhi: Prominent authors like William Dalrymple, Ramachandra Guha and David Davidar will feature at the second edition of the Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF) which will begin on September 27.
04 Feb 2014
Kolkata: Easy to read glossy books on the basics of climate change, global warming, disaster management and environment-friendly measures are wooing children and their parents to the 38th International Kolkata Book Fair here.
03 Sep 2013
Kolkata: A new exhibition, starting in Kolkata on Tuesday, will showcase products designed by 3,500 craftswomen living in more than 100 remote villages of Kutch.
06 Aug 2013
New Delhi: As many as 60 vintage cars and bikes on Sunday took part in a rare car rally organized by Karnataka Vintage and Classic Car Club in Bangalore.