Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Indian actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas, who has started shooting for the drama series "Citadel", asserts she has clean skin from within, and that she would always find her light.
London, April 9 (IANS) As climate change is making temperatures soar, more than a third of the Antarctic's ice shelf could be at risk of collapsing into the sea, and causing global sea-levels to rise, new research has shown.
Washington, April 8 (IANS) Do you know that a NASA spacecraft launched 20 years ago is still working at the Red Planet?
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) BAFTA-nominated actor Adarsh Gourav says a middle-class upbringing in smalltown Jamshedpur had its advantage. It helped him experience a wider perspective of life.
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) A 12-year-old girl from Delhi got a new lease of life by a team of doctors of City based Sir Ganga Ram Hospital who removed two football-sized tumours weighing 5 kg from her stomach which she was carrying for the past few years.
Washington, April 7 (IANS) Peering back 10 billion years into the universe's past, astronomers have found a pair of quasars that are so close to each other they look like a single object in ground-based telescopic photos, but not in Hubble Space Telescope's crisp view.
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Actress Sayani Gupta feels the concept of star worship can only be prevalent in India, and she claims it is bizarre that actors here talk about the business a film has done.
Dhar (MP), April 2 (IANS) World famous Bagh print of Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh has appeared in the digital edition of Vogue Italia, giving it a new identity in the world of designing. The pictures of Sita, a tribal woman, wearing a sari in of the Bagh print are in the news in the fashion world these days.
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Mir Taqi Mir (1723-1810) was not only Urdu's first great poet but also the most prolific one with around 13,500 couplets to his name. He is credited with giving shape and structure to the Urdu language itself, is counted among the five major poets of the language along with Mirza Ghalib, Mir Anees Allama Iqbal and Josh Malihabadi and is often mentioned as 'Khuda-e-Sukhan' (God of Posey or poetry).
Srinagar, April 1 (IANS) That all the four kidnappers and killers of his son have been killed by the security forces is little consolation for 56-year-old Manzoor Ahmad Wagay, who is still digging up mother earth just to find the last resting place of his son, Shakir Manzoor.
Jaipur, April 1 (IANS) Regarded as the 'Saunf King' of Sirohi, Ishaq Ali, a farmer 'scientist' in Rajasthan, has earned many laurels for innovating in the field of fennel farming and has left one and all surprised by producing over 25 tonnes on 15 acres of land, thereby making a decent earning of around Rs 30 lakh annually.
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Actress Raveena Tandon on Wednesday posted a comment on social media about India's legal system, saying the laws in our country are too weak, and culprits are not convicted in most cases. She raised concern about crimes like poaching and rape, and demanded capital punishment for such misdemeanours.
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) "Godzilla vs Kong", which released on March 24, has become the highest-grossing foreign film post the pandemic in India, in a week.
New Delhi, March 31 (IANSlife) Remember that iconic cerulean scene in 'The Devil Wears Prada'? Everyone who has seen the movie, probably does: It's one of Miranda Priestly's iciest, most savage moments in the film. It takes place after Andy (Anne Hathaway) snickers over a discussion of which belt is best for the shoot. Miranda (Meryl Streep) quickly shuts her down with a monologue about where, exactly, Andy's sweater came from.
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) A biography of the last Maharaja of Travancore that attempts to provide an "authentic" account of his accession and his legacy is, however, silent on the shenanigans of his Dewan, Sir C.P. Ramaswami Aiyar, to retain the independence of the province in 1947 and his deal with the British to export the states valuable mineral resources, while the author obfuscated on the two issues in an interview with IANS.
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Comprising installations, assemblages, sculptures, paintings and woodcuts, major Indian artist Riyas Komu tells IANS that his latest exhibition 'SALT' that opened in Mumbai recently is an act of remembrance, an attempt to preserve and pickle certain memories, and an invocation to reflect upon what essentially permeates the web and weave, the heart and soul of our social being. Excerpts from the conversation with the co-founder of Kochi Biennale:
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Popular as the 'Tree Man', Marimuthu Yoganathan, a bus conductor in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore city, on Sunday accumulated admiration by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his extraordinary initiative to encourage people in planting trees.
Chennai, March 28 (IANS) C. Sekar, a third generation weaver from Chennai's Anakaputhur had entered the Limca Book of Records in 2011 after he made a saree using 25 natural fibres including banana, jute, bamboo, pineapple and others and even got the appreciation from Prime minister Narendra Modi during his recent Chennai visit.
Jaipur, March 27 (IANS) Chhavi Rajawat, the youngest sarpanch in India, has been scripting a success story by bringing winds of change in her ancestral village of Soda in Rajasthan.
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Actress Sanya Malhotra has decoded the title of her new film "Pagglait". She says for her a person who listens to their heart and does not seek external validation is a Pagglait.
New Delhi, March 27 (IANSlife) The book "Gilli Danda to Golf", a memoir by Ram Varma, a retired IAS and the former Chief Secretary of Haryana, captures and narrates the profound, introspective and a no-holds-barred life story of a seasoned bureaucrat.
Jaipur, March 27 (IANS) Will cows in Rajasthan turn villagers into millionaires, clear air and turn out to be the most productive being?
Majuli (Assam), March 26 (IANS) Connectivity, pending for centuries, still remains a major issue in the world's largest river island Majuli, which goes to polls on Saturday, in the first leg of the three-phase Assam Assembly elections.
New York, March 25 (IANS) A new view of a supermassive black hole marks the first time astronomers have captured and mapped polarisation, a sign of magnetic fields, so close to the edge of a black hole.
By breathing life back into a dying lake in the city of Nizams and pearls, a husband-wife team of educationists, has proved that positive change can begin even from school itself.