Thiruvananthapuram, May 21 (IANS) State Labour Minister Shibu Baby John Tuesday said Kerala is almost free of child labour and that his ministry will launch an awareness campaign to educate people about the ills of child labour. “Through a massive awareness campaign, we want to ensure that no one will [...]
Dhaka, May 21 (IANS) With a hoot and a honk, meandering through Dhaka’s famed traffic snarls, the legion of psychedelic...
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Hardly anyone doubts the power of prayer and almost everyone has a turnaround tale –...
Gurgaon: Residents of the posh DLF City here today staged a noisy protest against the developer, saying the area was...
New Delhi: The first-ever expedition of the NCC to Mount Everest created history when its two teams scaled the world’s...
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Daily public tours of Rashtrapati Bhavan, which began for the first time from Jan 1 this year at the initiative of President Pranab Mukherjee and have become very popular with tourists, will now cost Rs.25 per person. A Rashtrapati Bhavan press release said nominal registration [...]Read more ›
Since childhood, being born in a North Indian Punjabi family, I have been fond of curries – spicy chicken curry or tangy vegetable tangy curry accompanied with rice or a crisp tandoori roti oozing with white butter. Then, there are a plethora of exotic curries such as Kerala’s raw mango [...]Read more ›
Chicago, May 20 (IANS) A woman in her seventies takes the microphone to recite a short poem, which, she warned the men present, was on the hazards of flirting. “Cheda na karo ate jatein raston mein, pale pad gayi to mushkil hogi” (Do not flirt with every girl who crosses [...]Read more ›
London: A 22-year-old woman fled to Britain from the southern African nation of Swaziland and is seeking asylum after refusing to join the harem of 13 wives of Swazi king Mswati III. Tintswalo Ngobeni fled to Britain after she caught the attention of the millionaire monarch, known for his lavish lifestyle, [...]Read more ›
Only weeks after Chinese President Xi Jinping had a much-publicized meeting with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Durban on the sidelines of a BRICS summit, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang reached New Delhi today on the first leg of his maiden tour abroad. Such a short time interval in top-level [...]Read more ›