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Gulzar, Rambhadracharya selected for Jnanpith Award

This year marks the second time the award is conferred for Sanskrit literature and the fifth time for Urdu literature

18 Feb 2024 12:55 AM

PV Narasimha Rao, MS Swaminathan, Chowdhary Charan Singh conferred with Bharat Ratna

The move to confer the Bharat Ratna to Narasimha Rao was seen as a subtle message to the Gandhis

10 Feb 2024 1:10 AM

Ramjanmabhoomi Movement Reclaimed Secularism: Advani

Advani said that the entire country is now enveloped in a "Ram-maya" atmosphere

14 Jan 2024 1:38 AM

Heeralal Samariya new Chief Information Commissioner

Samariya, the first Dalit to have been appointed to the post, was working as information commissioner in the transparency panel CIC

07 Nov 2023 1:54 AM

Statue of India batting great Sachin Tendulkar unveiled at Mumbai stadium

The statue at Tendulkar's home ground was inaugurated by Maharashtra chief minister Eknath Shinde

02 Nov 2023 2:01 AM

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Father of Green Revolution MS Swaminathan No More

Swaminathan was commended by Nobel laureate Norman Borlaug as the driving force behind the Green Revolution in Asia

28 Sep 2023 11:28 PM

Jaya Verma Sinha first woman to head Railway Board

She will assume charge on or after September 1 and her tenure will be till August 31, 2024

31 Aug 2023 10:35 PM

80% Indians Have Favourable View of PM Modi: Pew Survey

Views of India are most positive in Israel, where 71 per cent say they have a favourable view of the country, the report said

30 Aug 2023 11:44 PM

Malala Yousafzai slams Taliban for hijab decree, urges world leaders to take action

Malala urged world leaders to hold Taliban accountable for violating the human rights of Afghan women

10 May 2022 1:36 PM

Mukesh Ambani’s Grandson, Prithvi's first day of school

Mukesh and Nita Ambani, attended his first day of school on Tuesday

16 Mar 2022 12:46 AM

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Ordinary women, extraordinary contributions

Women are the best judges of what women need as these trailblazers have prooved

08 Mar 2022 12:03 AM

'Chak de phatte India', says Harnaaz Sandhu after becoming Miss Universe 2021

The 21-year-old model has previously bagged numerous pageant titles including LIVA Miss Diva Universe 2021 and Femina Miss India Punjab 2019

13 Dec 2021 2:15 PM

The General I Knew

This piece is a personal tribute to an extraordinary general, gentleman and my battalion commanding officer

12 Dec 2021 8:29 AM

Twitter's Parag Agrawal joins other Indian-origin CEOs heading biggest tech firms

Parag Agrawal had joined Twitter 10 years ago when there were fewer than 1,000 employees

30 Nov 2021 11:55 AM

Tendulkar among 50 most influential people on Twitter, according to brand research

American singer Taylor Swift is at number 1 spot and Prime Minister Narendra Modi is placed at number two in the list

09 Nov 2021 5:16 PM

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Sex worker-turned-author basks in glory of Kerala film award

Jameela adjudged the special jury mention for costume-design in the movie 'Bharathapuzha'

19 Oct 2021 12:30 PM

Nitin Gadkari earns Rs 4 lakh royalty per month from YouTube

Gadkari's YouTube channel began in 2015 but has become more active during the pandemic

19 Sep 2021 11:38 AM

Nagarathna may become India’s first woman CJI

Justice Nagarathna has been elevated from the Karnataka high court

27 Aug 2021 4:47 AM

‘Afghanistan has changed, women will fight back’

Marzia Babakarkhail has zero regrets for taking on the Taliban and is planning her return

27 Aug 2021 12:54 AM

Words of a gay poet, as old as India’s Independence, heal

Hoshang Merchant – a midnight’s child, as old as our independence – reflects on the coinciding evolution of the life of a poet and a nation

20 Aug 2021 10:34 AM

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