Bridge to survival

Saturday, 16 Sep 2017 | Angela Paljor

Saving elephant corridors is essential to protecting the pachyderms. And the Wildlife Trust of India is embarking on its mission with celebrity endorsement, says Angela Paljor It is a conflict that has played out in different places and with different species. But deforestation and the rapidly rising human population have been...

Never meant to imply Sikkim has insurgency: Priyanka

Saturday, 16 Sep 2017 | Pioneer

Priyanka Chopra on Friday clarified that calling Sikkim insurgency-prone was in the context of her film Pahuna: The Little Visitors but she is apologetic about hurting the sentiments of the people of the hill state, and hopes they forgive her. “It saddens me that a comment I made during a recent...

Priyanka under fire for ‚Äėtroubling‚Äô Sikkim

Friday, 15 Sep 2017 | IANS

Tourism Secy says he is waiting for a second ‘clear-cut’ apology from actress Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has apologised to the Sikkim government for describing one of India’s most peaceful states troubled and one infested by insurgency. Netizens have slammed her for ignorance and for being “politically illiterate” at a time when...

A desire for automatics

Friday, 15 Sep 2017 | Kushan Mitra

Driving the new Maruti-Suzuki Dzire with the AMT gearbox makes one wonder what it would take for automatics to become standard even on taxis If there is a product that defines its segment in India, it is the Dzire. Maruti was not the first manufacturer to enter the “compact” sedan category...

No country man

Friday, 15 Sep 2017 | Saimi Sattar

Biker, author and short film-maker Kedarnath GM has set out on a four-year long journey to break barriers, discovers Saimi Sattar This man is on a mission. In a world where barriers are coming up every day, Kedarnath GM has decided to break them down. The author of two...

Foot-tapping beyond borders

Friday, 15 Sep 2017 | Angela Paljor

Padmashri Shovana Narayan shares how this year’s Lalit Arpan Festival is inspired by the Upanishad verse ekam sat viprah bahuda vadanti. By Angela Paljor Danseuse Shobhana Narayan is taking her confluence of pluralities further by christening this year’s Lalit Arpan Festival as an Ode to Bahuda. “The term Bahuda, taken...

Trend blazer

Friday, 15 Sep 2017 | Pioneer

Salman wraps up Tiger Zinda Hai Superstar Salman Khan has wrapped up a schedule for his new film Tiger Zinda Hai in Abu Dhabi. “Leaving Abu Dhabi after a great schedule of 50 days for Tiger Zinda Hai, had a wonderful time,” the star tweeted. The Yash Raj Films (YRF) project...

Why we go back to the chicken soup

Friday, 15 Sep 2017 | Angela Paljor

The Malaysian food festival at Shangri-La is the perfect accompaniment for comfort, says A Paljor They say you never stop eating in Malaysia, simply because you cannnot have enough of the flavours that go into its cuisine. And those are many, combining influences of many countries like Thailand, Indonesia, India, China...

Armenian, the new exotic

Friday, 15 Sep 2017 | Team Viva

Like Indian, Armenian cuisine is the result of organic fusion over thousands of years, says Team Viva Amid our quest for global cuisine, we Indians are now leaning towards food cultures that resonate our own, particularly those that have been the result of organic fusion caused by thousands of years of...

Bag It

Friday, 15 Sep 2017 | Pioneer

The accessory that you cannot do without gets a weekend makeover Fendi presents the newly arrived in the Maison’s leather goods universe: the Back To School, an innovative bag which perfectly combines practicality and daring creativity with a touch of fun. The USP of the bag is the long metallic...


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38-yr-old held for duping people coming to ATM

17 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A 38-year-old man has been arrested by the Farsh Bazaar police for allegedly duping people coming to ATM and fraudulently withdrawing their money. Twelve ATM cards have been recovered from his possession...

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In brief.

19 Sep 2017 | PNS | New Delhi

MP warns against fake ads Koderma MP Ravindra Kumar Roy has warned youths to beware of fake job advertisements for KISAN TV Channel as a gang is cheating on the name of the job in this TV channel. Roy appealed to the youths not come in such a hoax as in the name of training they are asking youths to deposit money in their accounts...

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