Ladakh stands alone in Lok Sabha roll call

Ladakh stands alone in Lok Sabha roll call

Monday, 13 May 2024 | PTI | Leh

What should have been a direct contest between the BJP and the Congress in the Ladakh Lok Sabha constituency is now a three-corner fight with an alliance of local groups fielding an Independent to challenge the national parties. The seat, the largest in the country in terms of area (173.266 square...

India's first female wrestler on new ground

India's first female wrestler on new ground

Sunday, 05 May 2024 | Archana Jyoti | New Delhi

Hamida Banu, an "Amazon of Aligarh", whose legacy as a renowned India's first professional woman wrestler transcends the confines of the wrestling ring triumphing in over 300 matches mostly against male wrestlers, was honoured by Google doodle on Saturday with Google celebrating her achievements with online users. The US tech giant...

Doc’s VIP treatment for Khandelwal in Chandni Chowk

Doc’s VIP treatment for Khandelwal in Chandni Chowk

Saturday, 04 May 2024 | Saumya Shukla | New Delhi

In support of his successor, despite his two terms from the constituency coming to an end, former Union Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan made his presence felt at the grand roadshow held for the nomination filing of BJP candidate Praveen Khandelwal for Chandni Chowk on Friday. Along with Union Minister Piyush Goyal,...

Tiny feet waltz back to school with innocent confidence

Tiny feet waltz back to school with innocent confidence

Friday, 03 May 2024 | Abhi Singhal/Aditi Sharma/ Samar Pandey/Rishabh Malik | New Delhi

It was just another start of the day for the school going toddlers and young children on Thursday who a day earlier had been evacuated from their classrooms following a bomb scare across over 100 schools of the Delhi NCR. In the schools which resumed, children appeared to be more...

Hindu marriage is a samskara, not a party: SC

Hindu marriage is a samskara, not a party: SC

Thursday, 02 May 2024 | PTI | New Delhi

A Hindu marriage is not an event for "song and dance", "wining and dining" or a commercial transaction, the Supreme Court has observed and said it cannot be recognised in the "absence of a valid ceremony" under the Hindu Marriage Act. A bench of Justices B V Nagarathna and Augustine George...

India squad for T20 World Cup

India squad for T20 World Cup

Wednesday, 01 May 2024 | Rishabh Malik | New Delhi

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the Indian squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup which will be hosted in the West Indies and the USA from June 2. The Senior Selection Committee chairman Ajit Agarkar and Captain Rohit Sharma picked India’s 15-member squad on Tuesday. However there...

Measures mooted to help zoo animals beat heatwave

Measures mooted to help zoo animals beat heatwave

Tuesday, 30 April 2024 | Archana Jyoti | New Delhi

As temperatures soar and heatwaves become increasingly common and unbearable in various pockets of the country, the Central Zoo Authority (CZA) has issued urgent advisories to State zoos nationwide to help the resident animals beat the heat and stay calm. These measures encompass a range of preventive and emergency actions, from...

Delhi, other State Legislative meetings dwindle

Delhi, other State Legislative meetings dwindle

Monday, 29 April 2024 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

Data compiled by think tank PRS Legislative Research shows that the State Assemblies of Delhi, Rajasthan, Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Telangana  and Nagaland have been meeting for fewer than 22 days a year, with the number of sittings decreasing over time. Among States, the Maharashtra Assembly...

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