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Tagore’s novels, plays translated into 16 million Chinese characters

Beijing, May 6: Six years, 18 Chinese translators fluent in Bengali and a fair amount of passion. That’s what it took for Rabindranath Tagore’s works – novels, essays, poems read more →

At 103 years, Bengal’s Asghar Ali may be India’s oldest first-time voter

Kolkata, May 6:  May 5 is the day 103-year-old Asgar Ali felt he was reborn; it was the first time he voted in his life. On May 5, he awoke at 4:00 a.m., much earlier than usual, read more →

Those involved in VVIP chopper deal scam must be punished, says Modi

Hosur, May 6: In his first public comments since the Agusta Westland issue broke out, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 6 dubbed the controversial deal a “chori” (the read more →

Robert Vadra entering politic? Congress inducted him in ‘Save Democracy March’ posters

New Delhi, May 6: Posters showing Robert Vadra’s face along with Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and party vice-president Rahul Gandhi during the party’s “Save Democracy Ma read more →

Sonia leads Cong. attack on Modi govt., top leaders court arrest

New Delhi, May 6 (PTI) A combative Sonia Gandhi on May 6 attacked the Modi government for “murdering” democracy and unleashing a campaign of “baseless allegation read more →

Seven dead as thunderstorm hits Kumbh mela site in Ujjain

Ujjain (MP), May 5 (PTI) Seven people were killed and around 90 others injured when heavy rains accompanied by lightning and squall flattened and uprooted makeshifts tents of pilg read more →

Soaring prices may hit gold sales on Akshaya Tritiya

Mumbai, May 6: Akshaya Tritiya, considered an auspicious day to buy gold, is likely to be lackluster this time as jewelers are expecting negative to marginal growth compared to las read more →

Meet Hong Hong, Chinese Boy Born With 31 Fingers And Toes

Beijing, May 6:  A boy has been born in China with a rare congenital condition due to which he has 31 fingers and toes along with two palms on each hand. The boy named Hong Hong read more →

Bihar crime rate down by 27 per cent after liquor prohibition: data

Patna, May 6: The police crime statistics in Bihar backs chief minister Nitish Kumar’s claim that crime rate has come down by about 27 per cent since imposition of total liquor p read more →

In an unusual custom, The sister of the groom stands-in to perform the wedding rituals with the bride

Chhota Udepur, Gujarat, May 4: The villages of Surkheda and Ghelwat in the tribal district of Chhota Udepur were dressed up for a grand tribal wedding on May 3. The groom’s party read more →

AAP leaders visit DU for PM Modi’s grad records, Kejriwal tweets ‘degree forged’

New Delhi, May 4: Three Aam Aadmi Party leaders on May 4 met Delhi University authorities to seek proof of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s graduation degree and claimed that the read more →

Baby born with fused legs, dies minutes later

Sahranpur, UP, May 4: A baby born in Uttar Pradesh, India, shocked doctors after they discovered that its legs were fused together and resembling a fish’s tail. The newborn, whic read more →