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Friday, February 28, 2020

How the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty has eclipsed other giants (Book Extract)

BY (LATE) ARUN JAITLEY Do you know the name of Sardar Patel's father? If not, it's because everyone else's contribution to building the nation...

Woman born with 19 toes, 12 fingers sets new record

New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) A woman who lives in Kadapada village of Ganjam district in Odisha was born with 12 fingers and 19...

Ishara International Puppet Festival from Feb 14

New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Celebrating its 18th anniversary, the Ishara International Puppet Theatre Festival is all set to bring on stage stories from...

Bhutan imposes Rs 1,200 daily fee on Indian tourists

BY AARTI TIKOO SINGH New Delhi/Thimpu, Feb 4 (IANS) Bhutan's lower house on Monday passed a legislation that makes it mandatory for visitors from...

8 lakh Indians using extramarital dating app Gleeden

New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Eight lakh married Indian men and women, with the largest percentage from the tech hub of Bengaluru, have registered...

Go big or go home this Valentine’s Day

New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) If you've ever romanticized about a love so true like Romeo and Juliet, then this is perfect for you....

Two men make ‘Earth sandwich’, 20,000 km apart

Wellington, Jan 20 (IANS) Two men in New Zealand and Spain have created an "Earth sandwich" by placing slices of bread on precise points,...

Massive Snickers bar sets Guinness World Record, Internet ROFL

New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) A massive Snickers bar made in Waco, Texas, has broken the Guinness World Record and grabbed the eyeballs of...

Now ‘Orange Cafe’ by acid attack survivors in Varanasi

Varanasi, Jan 17 (IANS) After the 'Sheroes Hangout Cafe in Lucknow and Agra, acid attack survivors in Varanasi will soon have a cafe that...

Guinness World Record for 1,995 kg ‘khichdi’ cooked in Himachal

Shimla, Jan 14 (IANS) A 1,995-kg 'khichdi' dish made from rice and lentils, prepared by the Himachal Pradesh Department of Tourism in association with...