Clicks on the spice route

Thursday, 25 May 2017 | ANGELA PALJOR

The photography exhibition, Seeds of Identity–31 Foods Mexico Gave the World, describes the flora of Mexico and why we owe our sustenance to it. Lensmen Ariadna Cuadriello and Juan Pablo Cardona share their experiences with Angela Paljor What was the inspiration behind putting together such an unconventional photo essay ? Editorial...

Platform for diversity

Thursday, 25 May 2017 | Team Viva

Arup Chatterjee’s new book on the Railways traces its cultural legacy. By Team Viva There is little doubt that the Railways is the leitmotif of our nation, be it social, political, economical or cultural. But it is the last that has seldom been the subject of mainstream discourse. “The whole narrative...

Trend blazer

Thursday, 25 May 2017 | TN RAGHUNATHA

Sonu Nigam quits Twitter Lending indirect support to fellow singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya and actor-politician Paresh Rawal, Bollywood singer Sonu Nigam on Wednesday bade a goodbye to the Twitter, but not before putting out as many as 24 tweets citing reasons for his exit from the micro-blogging site. Announcing his exit from the...

Thread your way in

Thursday, 25 May 2017 | Pioneer

Female inmates of Tihar Jail weave gundi for the tourists to be used as entry tickets at Heritage Charkha Museum Mamta Rani was standing in a long queue to get her turn to have a tricolour gundi (a garland made of khadi yarn) at Palika Park in Connaught Place. “It means...

New chair at IGNOU

Thursday, 25 May 2017 | Pioneer

All the centres of Swami Narayan in India and abroad to be established as IGNOU study centres The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is mulling over establishing a Swami Narayan Chair in its campus and start value education and spiritualism programmes by August 2017,” announced Prof. Ravindra Kumar,...

Expedition to Mt Ladakhi

Thursday, 25 May 2017 | Pioneer

The NCC Girls Expedition to Mt Ladakhi (5345m) was flagged-off by Lt Gen VinodVashisht, AVSM, VSM& BAR, ADC, Director General, National Cadets Corps from New Delhi on May19. The team is being led by Col Shamsher Singh and Wg Cdr Sendhil Kumar. The expedition contains twenty girls from various parts...

Protective clothing

Thursday, 25 May 2017 | Pioneer

The third defence, ITTA (Indian Technical Textile Association) Joint Seminar cum exhibition was inaugurated by Smriti Zubin Irani, Minister of Textiles, Govt of India, on May 22 at Manekshaw Centre. General Bipin Rawat, the Army Chief and senior officials from the Defence Services, MoD, MHA and Industry were present...

Beauty connoisseur

Thursday, 25 May 2017 | Pioneer

Gunjan Gaur, permanent makeup expert, Salon Management Guru and Executive Director of ALPS Beauty Group, is a renowned personality in the world of beauty and wellness. Having worked with various top models, TV artists, Bollywood Celebrities of India, Cricket Stars (including MS Dhoni); she has indeed earned to be called,...

Social capital

Thursday, 25 May 2017 | Pioneer

The National Trust, an autonomous body of Government of India, works for the socio-economic rehabilitation and empowerment of people with autism, cerebral palsy, intellectual disabilities and multiple disabilities. The trust, has a network of more than 400 registered organisations that is delivering a range of services like early childhood intervention, day...

‘Connectivity For all’

Thursday, 25 May 2017 | Pioneer

The state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and Inmarsat on Wednesday officially opened a new Indian GSPS gateway to enable the government and the private sector customers to access satellite phone services through Inmarsat's fourth generation constellation. Under licence from India’s Department of Telecommunications (DOT), the new GSPS gateway, located in...


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Lynch protest: police fire in air, Sec 144 imposed in four areas

21 May 2017 | PTI | Jamshedpur

Protest against lynching of four persons intensified today and the police had to fire in the air to disperse a mob, while prohibitory orders under Section 144 were imposed in four areas here for tonight. Police fired in the air to disperse a mob that blocked roads in Mango area, demanding arrest of culprits involved in the lynching of four persons of a community at Rajnagar in Seraikela-Kharswan district on Thursday...

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CMDC’s Aridongri iron ore output for local units first

26 May 2017 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

The Chhattisgarh Mineral Development Corporation (CMDC) intends to sell iron ore produced from the proposed Aridongri mine in Kanker district of Bastar to steel / sponge iron units at Bhilai, Raipur and Raigarh on priority basis, officials informed. Efforts are being made to increase the production sothat sufficient quantity of iron ore is available for export after meeting the requirements of the expanding home market...

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