Taj Palace art auction raises Rs 2.8 cr

Taj Palace art auction raises Rs 2.8 cr

Saturday, 10 August 2019 | IANS | New Delhi

To mark its 115th anniversary, Delhi's iconic 5-star hotel Taj Palace has raised Rs 2.8 crore through an auction of a fascinating lineup of Indian modern and contemporary art and donated 40 per cent of it to the Taj Public Service Welfare Trust, the hotel said in statement released on...

Trump reassures NRA on gun control talks

Trump reassures NRA on gun control talks

Friday, 09 August 2019 | AP | WASHINGTON

President Donald Trump said Friday he has reassured the National Rifle Association that its views about the right to bear arms won't be ignored in Washington's response to recent mass shootings. Trump said he is talking with the NRA and others to make sure that their "very strong views can be...

Ducati drives in all new Diavel 1260 in India, priced at Rs 17.7 lakh

Ducati drives in all new Diavel 1260 in India, priced at Rs 17.7 lakh

Friday, 09 August 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Italian motorcycle brand Ducati on Friday launched all new Diavel 1260 in India, priced at Rs 17.7 lakh (ex-showroom). A sportier version Diavel 1260 S, which comes with extra features, is tagged at Rs 19.25 lakh. The second-generation Diavel now comes with 1262 cc engine that produces 159 PS of power. "The Diavel...

My upbringing does not allow me to take a life: Modi

My upbringing does not allow me to take a life: Modi

Friday, 09 August 2019 | IANS | New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will soon be seen expressing his views on conservation of nature, his time in the Himalayas, his encounters with wildlife in his youth and the cleanliness drive in India in an episode of "Man Vs Wild". A video, giving a sneak peek of the episode, was released...

Students offered 3-month free trial of YouTube Premium

Students offered 3-month free trial of YouTube Premium

Friday, 09 August 2019 | IANS | San Francisco

In a bid to establish a strong foothold in the online content-streaming segment against its competitors like Netflix and Spotify, Google has offered a three-month free trial of YouTube Premium to students in the US. The deal essentially works by having students sign up for the $6.99 per month plan which...

IRCTC to restore service charges on e-tickets

IRCTC to restore service charges on e-tickets

Friday, 09 August 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

E-tickets bought through IRCTC will get more costly as the Indian Railways has decided to restore service fee charges, almost three years after they were withdrawn to promote digital payments, a pet project of the Narendra Modi-led BJP government. The Railway Board has given its approval to the Indian Railway Catering...

Trump criticizes French president for sending Iran 'mixed signals'

Trump criticizes French president for sending Iran 'mixed signals'

Friday, 09 August 2019 | AFP | Washington

President Donald Trump on Thursday accused France's President Emmanuel Macron of getting in the way of US policy and sending "mixed signals" to Iran. "Iran is in serious financial trouble. They want desperately to talk to the US, but are given mixed signals from all of those purporting to represent us,...

UN rights chief condemns latest US Venezuela sanctions

UN rights chief condemns latest US Venezuela sanctions

Friday, 09 August 2019 | AFP | Geneva

The UN rights chief on Thursday intensified criticism of US sanctions targeting Venezuela, condemning the latest measures as "extremely broad" with the potential to exacerbate suffering among an already vulnerable population. The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, has raised concern about previous sanctions imposed by Washington against...

State Editions

SC OK’s admission in 3 new medical colleges

20 August 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

15 IAS officers shifted in State’

20 August 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

3 from Odisha in Jr women’s hockey coaching camp

20 August 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Food bank for ‘Hunger-Fee Odisha’ opened

20 August 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

MCL holds pipping ceremony

20 August 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

Game on!

18 August 2019 | Pioneer | Agenda

Krishna, the nation builder

18 August 2019 | Dr. Asha Goswami | Agenda

Happiness in digital world

18 August 2019 | Dr Awdhesh Singh | Agenda

Faith does more than heal

18 August 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Let love play the game changer

18 August 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Art for the soul

18 August 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer