2,300 Muslim women to perform Haj without mehram

2,300 Muslim women to perform Haj without mehram

Thursday, 17 January 2019 | Agencies

The Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, informed that over 2,300 muslim women from India will go on the Haj pilgrim this year without the mehram ( male companion). The Modi government had lifted the ban on women going to Haj without their male companions last year which...

Trend Blazer

Trend Blazer

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 | Team Viva

Wanted to be a part of Simmba Actress Priya Prakash varrier, who is gearing up for the release of her forthcoming film Sridevi Bungalow, says she wanted to become a part of Rohit Shetty’s Simmba along with Ranveer Singh. Popular as the ‘wink girl’, Priya became an overnight sensation with her...

Understanding India

Understanding India

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 | Uma Nair

Kolkata is the muse as well as the host for a variety of photographs captured by Raghu Rai, which will be displayed at an international photo festival in the city. By Uma Nair Photography for me is about darshan. In photography today, I see the art of tomorrow. It is...

The reality quotient

The reality quotient

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 | Chahak Mittal

Actress Shilpa Shukla talks about how she keeps characters true to herself. By Chahak Mittal When actor Shilpa Shukla entered the Hindi film industry, abiding by the common wisdom, she tried hard to be conventional. She says, “Earlier, people told me that acceptance happens if you present yourself in a...

Our tradition, our culture

Our tradition, our culture

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 | PNS

The 18th edition of the Swami Haridas Tansen Sangeet Nritya Mahotsav saw legends performing in the field of vocal and instrumental music regaling the audience Indian classical music is a cultural inheritance like no other. The 18th edition of the Swami Haridas Tansen Sangeet Nritya Mahotsav certainly has a connection with...

No end to #MeToo

No end to #MeToo

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 | Team Viva

Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani being named in a sexual harassment case has left the film industry with mixed emotions — silent, outspoken and a few disturbed Calling out Rajkumar Hirani in the #MeToo movement is a radical step-up in the naming and shaming endeavour. The creator of the Munna Bhai series...

Toon talk

Toon talk

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 | Pioneer

Actor Ranveer Singh will rub shoulders with much-loved characters from Tinkle The antics of Suppandi, the tall tales of Shikari Shambhu and the wisdom of Tantri — who can forget the characters who were an essential part of our childhood days. And now, Tinkle, where each of these characters have...

Voices from South Asia

Voices from South Asia

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 | Team Viva

Through a line-up of installations, conversations, and artworks, India Art Fair 2019 is set to present 75 exhibitors from 24 Indian and international cities. By Team Viva Art galleries are everywhere, but there’s a lot more beyond that world. The India Art Fair has become a pilgrimage of sorts for art...

State Editions

UP govt nod to quota for poor among upper castes

19 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Special fee on IMFL, beer for ‘gaushalas’

19 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

CM holds meeting with jr ministers

19 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Cong considering of allying with Shivpal

19 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Another minor girl delivers baby in Jajpur

19 January 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

2 schoolgirls impregnated in D’nal, K’handi

19 January 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

The making of Michelle Obama

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Water Boon For Telangana

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when Indians fought For The Empire

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Insights into the Goddess’ life

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Culture Lane

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Oddly Enough

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