Modi’s strategic vision: Gap between aspiration and realit...

  Global disorder appears to be the leitmotif of mid-2018, with the US and China embarking upon a trade-tariff war and the US-led Western alliance in considerable turmoil over the unseemly outcome of the just-concluded G-7 summit in Canada. The “historic” meeting in Singapore (J

Centre to end J&K ceasefire

  New Delhi, June 17 : The Centre on Sunday decided not to extend the suspension of anti-terror operations in Jammu and Kashmir as announced at the beginning of Ramadan. A Ministry of Home Affairs statement said that the operations against terrorist

Rajasthani musicians epitomise India’s syncretic culture, ...

  Jaipur, June 17 : They are Muslims, yet they sing Krishna “bhajans” (hymns) from Hindu lore. They have adopted a hybrid culture that is a mix of both religions and lifestyles. Many of their names too blend two religions, like Shankar Khan and Krishna Khan.

6 killed in Odisha boat capsize; 12 rescued

    Bhubaneswar, June 17 : At least six persons have been killed after a boat carrying 18 tourists capsized in Odisha’s Chilika lake, officials said on Sunday. The boat capsized on Saturday evening after it was caught in a thunderst

Mild earthquake in Himachal

    Shimla, June 17 : Himachal Pradesh was again jolted by a low intensity earthquake on Sunday, an official said here. There were no reports of casualties or damages. The earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter scale was recorded at 3.36

Partly cloudy morning in Delhi, air quality severe

Partly cloudy morning in Delhi, air quality severe   New Delhi, June 17 : The national capital woke up to a partly cloudy sky on Sunday with the minimum temperature recorded at 28.2 degrees Celsius, the season’s average, the weather office said. The air-quality rem

Odisha will become the steel hub of India: Steel Minister

    Angul (Odisha), June 17 : Odisha will be the steel hub of the country in the coming days, Union Steel Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh said on Saturday. Asserting that 300 million tonnes of steel capacity will be produced by 2030, on

Style hacks for all the dads

Style hacks for all the dads New Delhi, June 16 : A solid white or navy poplin shirt or smaller tartan with country checks tucked in with a pair of slim fit, stretchable jeans and aviators will keep you in vogue irrespective of your age, say experts.

Acting makes one conscious of own actions: Divya Dutta

Acting makes one conscious of own actions: Divya Dutta Mumbai, June 15 : National Award winner Divya Dutta says the field of acting teaches one to be more conscious about his or her own actions in order to make the world a better place.

Online platforms capture 38% smartphone sales in India, Flip...

Online platforms capture 38% smartphone sales in India, Flipkart leads New Delhi, June 15 : Driven by exclusive online launches and strong promotions, e-commerce platforms captured a record 38 per cent share of the total smartphone channels in India in the fi

Punjab Governor, CM greet people on Eid

Punjab Governor, CM greet people on Eid Chandigarh, June 15 : Punjab Governor V.P. Singh Badnore and Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday extended warm greetings to the people on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, with a call to celebrate the festival in a spir

Soumitra Chatterjee speaks against demonetisation

Soumitra Chatterjee speaks against demonetisation Kolkata, June 15 : Thespian Soumitra Chatterjee on Friday expressed his displeasure over demonetisation when a BJP leader came calling at his South Kolkata residence as part of the party’s Jana Sampark A

5G roll-out to usher in new era of data consumption: Ericsso...

5G roll-out to usher in new era of data consumption: Ericsson New Delhi, June 15 : The year 2018 is set to go down in history as a pivotal year from an information technology perspective, with the first commercial deployment of 5G expected this year that will

MEA must reply on Nirav Modi’s travel spree using revoked ...

MEA must reply on Nirav Modi’s travel spree using revoked passport  New Delhi, June 14 : The Congress on Thursday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of protecting Nirav Modi in the Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case and sought a reply from Ministr

Experiment with your attire, try fusion wear, look different

Experiment with your attire, try fusion wear, look different New Delhi, June 15 : With the awareness of environmental hazards and the need for sustainable eco friendly practices, the relevance of our age old techniques of handloom and heritage textiles has ne

US-based Avaya set to empower growing Indian mobile workforc...

US-based Avaya set to empower growing Indian mobile workforce New Delhi, June 14 : India, which is a mobile-first country, will soon have millions working on their smartphones from anywhere, any time, and global communications technology firm Avaya is all gea

Delhi wakes up under shade of dust

Delhi wakes up under shade of dust New Delhi, June 14 : The national capital woke up under the shade of dust on Thursday morning with the minimum temperature recorded at 34 degrees Celsius, five notches above the season’s average.

Still trying to make it as an actor: Sikandar Kher

Still trying to make it as an actor: Sikandar Kher Mumbai, June 14 : Sikandar Kher, who is the son of veteran stars Anupam Kher and Kirron Kher, says he is still trying to make it as an actor and he is doing it all by his own.