Entertainment

'Bridgerton 4' to revolve around Benedict Bridgerton's love story with 'lady in silver'

Wednesday, 24 July 2024

The fourth season of hit Netflix Regency drama "Bridgerton" will focus on the love story of Benedict Bridgerton, the streamer has revealed. Played by Luke Thompson in the series, Benedict's character was overshadowed by the romantic drama of his siblings Daphne, Anthony and Colin, whose love stories were explored in the...

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Agenda

A model for India's smart city aspirations

Sunday, 21 July 2024

From integrating advanced technologies to fostering community engagement, New Taipei City offers a wealth of lessons that can guide Indian cities towards a smarter and...

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A Celebration of Artistic Diversity and Creative Dialogue

Sunday, 07 July 2024

Step into the dynamic realm of art at CONFLUENCE 24, where each masterpiece narrates an alluring tale. This lively gathering of established and emerging artists...

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A tale of two countries India and China beyond binaries

Sunday, 21 July 2024

There is more to India and China relations that meets the eye and a lot goes behind the curtain in the people’s republic of China...

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A Resounding Tribute to Pandit Bhajan Sopori

Sunday, 07 July 2024

A symphony of strings fills the air as the world unites to celebrate the first World Santoor Day. This poignant tribute honors the legendary Pandit...

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Astroturf | Om – The Shabda Brahman

Sunday, 21 July 2024

Today is Guru Purnima, dedicated to the torch bearer in one’s life - the Guru - in the annular Hindu calendar. Heartfelt salutation to my...

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Features

Thetuningfork | The power of emotions

Monday, 22 July 2024

Anger is one of the most potent and corrupting emotions. It has the ability to deeply affect our holistic functioning — our mind, body, and...

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Preventing Monsoon Allergies in Children

Monday, 15 July 2024

Monsoon provides relief from summer but also brings allergic problems, especially for children, triggered by environmental factors prevalent in humid months. Recognising common allergies and...

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Budget gets mixed response from Delhiites

Wednesday, 24 July 2024 | Saumya Shukla

An array of announcements in the annual Budget has solicited diverse reactions from students, working professionals, industry experts, entrepreneurs and salaried employees among others. While some hail the Budget as historic, others are left disappointed. Talking to The Pioneer, a 35-year-old Puneet Mishra, an Associate Vice President at a private bank,...

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State Cabinet: Creation of a new tehsil Dhundhka in Mandsaur

Wednesday, 24 July 2024 | Staff Reporter

The State Cabinet, which met here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Mohan Yadav at Mantralaya gave approval for amendment in Madhya Pradesh IT, ITES, and ESDM Investment Promotion Policy-2023 to encourage investment in the IT/ITES ESDM data sector. The amendment will enable investors units to get the benefits of...

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CM distributes appointment letters among 183 newly recruited employees

Wednesday, 24 July 2024 | PNS

Chief Minister Hemant Soren today attended the appointment letter distribution ceremony of 183 candidates selected in various departments of the State government for the posts of Assistant Town Planner, Junior Engineer (Mechanical), Motor Vehicle Inspector, Mining Inspector, Junior Engineer (Electrical), Street Light Inspector, Pipeline Inspector under the state-sponsored PMAY (Urban)...

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Yogi: Budget inclusive development-oriented

Wednesday, 24 July 2024 | PNS

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath hailed the Union Budget for the current fiscal (2024-25), tabled by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Lok Sabha on Tuesday. He said the budget would prove to be all-encompassing, inclusive, and development-oriented, meeting the hopes, aspirations, and resolutions of ‘Amritkal’ for 140 crore Indians. “The...

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Sarkaar Bachao Budget: Punjab's Unified Cry against the Union Budget-2024

Wednesday, 24 July 2024 | PNS

  Leaders from across Punjab’s political spectrum — the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Congress, and the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) — have come together to express dissatisfaction with the Union Budget-2024. The rare consensus highlighted the depth of their grievances against the BJP-led Central Government for what they describe as a...

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BJP meet opens with focus on State polls

Monday, 08 July 2024 | Staff Reporter

Delhi BJP held its extended executive committee meeting at Jawahar Lal Nehru (JLN) stadium on Sunday to strategise for the 2025 Assembly polls with over 2,000 participants and senior party leaders. The meeting was inaugurated by Union Minister Piyush Goyal by lighting the lamp and garlanding the pictures of Bharat Mata,...

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Minister announces probe into ‘irregularities’ in Jal Jeevan

Wednesday, 24 July 2024 | Staff Reporter

Chhattisgarh Deputy Chief Minister and Public Health Engineering Minister Arun Sao on Tuesday announced a probe into alleged irregularities in Jal Jeevan mission works. The issue was raised in the Assembly by BJP legislators Dharamlal Kaushik and Dharamjeet Singh. Kaushik alleged that there were major irregularities in the Mission and only 10...

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India outwit SA by seven runs to clinch T20 World Cup

Saturday, 29 June 2024 | PTI | Bridgetown (Barbados)

On an emotion-filled day, India ended their 11-year wait for a global trophy, overcoming South Africa, who chocked at the business end of the match by seven runs to emerge champions in the T20 World Cup here. It was India's second T20 World Cup victory after they had won it in 2007 under the legendary MS Dhoni in South Africa, and first since winning the Champions Trophy in 2013. Star batter Virat Kohli, who was an upcoming...

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Exotica

Welcome to the May edition of Exotica, the ultimate travel magazine for those seeking adventure and cultural immersion. This month, we have an exciting lineup of stories that will take you on a journey across India. Our cover story features the majestic Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve, situated in the heart of Madhya Pradesh. Our correspondent has captured the essence of the reserve with its lush green forests, sprawling meadows, and, of course, the tigers. The reserve is a must-visit for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. Get ready to experience the thrill of encountering these magnificent creatures up close and personal. For the foodies out there, we have an exclusive feature on Nagaland cuisine. Our writer takes you on a gastronomic journey to the far northeast, where you can discover the unique flavors and textures of this region's cuisine. From smoked meat to bamboo shoot delicacies, Nagaland has something to offer for everyone's taste buds. In addition to our other exciting features this month, we would like to draw your attention to the fascinating Burash flower, also known as Rhododendron in English. The Burash is a medicinal plant that grows in the Himalayan region and has been used in traditional medicine for centuries. The plant has many health benefits, including its ability to reduce inflammation and fever. The Burash flower is also known to be effective in treating respiratory ailments such as asthma and bronchitis, and has even been used to help alleviate pain during childbirth.