01 Jul 2012
In view of possibility of rains during first week of next month, farm scientists of Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, advised farmers to prepare the field for sowing of pearl millet and Guar.
08 Dec 2015
Honolulu: Former U.S. airman Jack DeTour, 92, and Japanese fighter pilot Shiro Wakita, 88, sworn enemies during World War Two, together poured whiskey from a battered canteen into Pearl Harbor on Sunday to commemorate the 1941 attack on the U.S. naval base.
15 Oct 2015
New Delhi: Brazilian football legend Pele tonight set foot in the Capital to a warm reception with around 100-odd enthusiastic fans and officials turning up to receive him at the airport in his first visit here.
29 Sep 2015
Kolkata: Brazilian football legend Pele will relive the moments he had in the city 38 years ago when he will visit Eden Gardens before felicitating the 1977 batch of Mohun Bagan team, who had the fortune of playing against the Black Pearl's New York Cosmos at the 80,000-capacity stadium.
13 Dec 2014
Mansa (Punjab): The government has asked fertiliser units to produce surplus urea to meet its growing demand during winter sowing season, Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said.
26 Feb 2015
Doha: Once the jewel-encrusted playthings of the Russian royal family, the first Faberge Imperial egg produced in almost a century unveiled in Qatar on Wednesday, its makers said.
23 Dec 2014
Oslo: Sky watchers were in for a pleasant surprise when they spotted rare rainbow-coloured 'mother-of-pearl' clouds in the Norwegian skies. Polar stratospheric clouds were seen over the Arctic circle on Monday just after sunset.
09 Apr 2014
Bijnor: Yesteryear diva and two time MP from Rampur Jayaprada, who charmed millions of viewers in the chartbuster ‘Mujhe Naulakha Manga De Re’ several decades back, is trying her luck from the politically crucial constituency of Bijnor in Uttar Pradesh this time around.
08 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Delay in onset of monsoon and its slow progress have led to late sowing of paddy, pulses, oilseeds and cotton but the sowing window is available till early August and its coverage is expected to improve with progress of rains, the government told the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
20 Mar 2015
New Delhi: "Navratri" literally means "nine nights." This festival is observed twice a year, once in the beginning of summer and again at the onset of winter. Navrtri fasting rules varies little from community to community.