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'Scion of Ikshvaku’ is interpretation of Lord Ram’s tale, an adventure thriller: Amish Tripathi

By Manisha Singh | Last Updated: Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 22:48

Known for his novels 'The Immortals of Meluha', 'The Secret of the Nagas', and 'The Oath of the Vayuputras' or the Shiva trilogy, Amish Tripathi is ready with his new book ' Scion

Bhajji, Virat Kohli in focus as Dhoni-less Team India ushers in new era

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 18:21

Just a day before the squad announcement of Team India for the Bangladesh tour was about to happen, Harbhajan Singh scalped Chennai Super Kings’ premier batsmen – Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni off cons

Forget love, loneliness is in the air!

By Ritu Singh | Last Updated: Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 09:39

Yes, loneliness is in! Look around yourself. Don't you notice curious eyes glued into flashy screens and fingers hurriedly typing away in glory!

French Open win: Out'Stan'ding Wawrinka shows Australian Open title was no fluke

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 08:55

When Stanislas Wawrinka defeated Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final last year, many believed he wouldn't have won his first major had the Spaniard been fully fit that day.

Manipur attack: Why are human rights groups silent on killing of Army personnel?

By Akrita Reyar | Last Updated: Sunday, June 7, 2015 - 15:51

Silence can be deafening. The quietude in the ranks of the plethora of human rights groups that are shrill when even a single civilian is killed is nerve-wracking, to say the least.

Champions League final: Why Juventus must triumph against Barcelona

By Dattaraj Thaly | Last Updated: Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 11:06

Both Juventus and Barcelona are looking to cap off dream seasons on Saturday by completing rare trebles when they go head-to-head in the Champions League final at Berlin's Olympic Stadium.

World Environment Day: Couple-showers or carpools? Choose your way to make a difference

By Garima Dutt | Last Updated: Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 11:01

They say charity begins at home.

India's first Air Quality Index: For better control of air pollution

By Irengbam Jenny | Last Updated: Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 09:11

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the commencement of India's first ever Air Quality Index (AQI) on 6th of April, 2015. The index has been launched to provide real time information about pollution levels which will initially monitor air quality in 10 cities of the country. 

World Environment Day 2015: We are running out of water!

By Ritu Singh | Last Updated: Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 09:10

Leonardo da Vinci truly claimed that 'water is the driving force of all nature'. It's needless to reiterate the above statement as we all know the significance of this precious resource!

Whatever happened to that two-minute wonder 'Maggi'

By Aparna Mudi | Last Updated: Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 13:00

Everyone has that one friend or acquaintance who was brilliant and talented when young. It looked as if he would make it big.

On the Right Track

By Shobhika Puri | Last Updated: Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 12:40

Having being used to seeing the Congress party make self-goals so frequently in the recent past, it seems unbelievable to see it finally do some course correction.

World Environment Day: Water, food, energy and rising temperatures

By Salome Phelamei | Last Updated: Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 17:03

The theme for this year’s WED is “Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care". It tells us how the well-being of humanity, the environment, and the functioning of the economy, ultimately depend upon the responsible management of the planet’s natural resources.

Tata Nano GenX: Test Drive Review

By Reema Sharma | Last Updated: Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 15:18

Tata Nano Genx comes at a time when the Indian auto market is flooded with hundreds of car models. While the company targets first-time car buyers, college goers and two-wheeler customers who want to upgrade to a four-wheeler, it must bear in mind that its immediate competitors too are well prepared!

 

Mobile services to benefit 7 crore farmers in India: Report

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 08:56

The mobile based services would be especially beneficial to the small and marginal farmers living on the edge of poverty, says the report.

'Smokers are three times more at risk of diabetes than non-smokers'

By Salome Phelamei | Last Updated: Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 14:40

On the occasion of World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), which falls on May 31, Dr K Vijay Kumar, MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine), Consultant Physician and Diabetologist, Multi-speciality hospitals, Bangalore, talked to Salome Phelamei of Zee Media Corp on why tobacco use is particularly bad for people with diabetes.

Heatwave killed people, numbers killed conscience

By Garima Dutt | Last Updated: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 15:40

“Qu’ils mangent de la brioche” — “Let them eat cake” – quipped Queen Marie- Antoinette, bride of France’s King Louis XVI, some where around in 1789 when she was told that her French subjects were d

How Nehmat battled dyslexia to score a 100 in CBSE

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 17:16

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PM Narendra Modi's 'selfie diplomacy' a big hit in China: Harsh Pant

By Kamna Arora | Last Updated: Monday, June 8, 2015 - 08:38

The six-day, three-nation tour that took Prime Minister Narendra Modi to China, Mongolia and South Korea in May 2015 was full of new beginnings.

When Narendra Modi became India’s Prime Minister…

By Manisha Singh | Last Updated: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 16:13

May 26, 2014 is a day that Narendra Damodardas Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party will not forget in a hurry.

IPL 2015: 'MI'nd blowing story of a spectacular comeback

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 23:20

Sachin Tendulkar. Ricky Ponting. Anil Kumble. Jonty Rhodes. Robin Singh. Shane Bond. John Wright.

Is it time for Djoker to dethrone the King of Clay?

By Chaitan Papnai | Last Updated: Saturday, May 23, 2015 - 20:12

“For the first time in many years (Rafael) Nadal will not be the favourite going into Roland Garros. That role is now firmly occupied by Novak Djokovic.

Sushma Swaraj: From fierce tigress to a quiet achiever

By Tarun Khanna | Last Updated: Saturday, May 23, 2015 - 12:57

The ‘Sushmaism’ from the political hullabaloo is being missed by many these days. Mainly those who have in the past seen 'fiery' Sushma Swaraj taking on opponents with her powerful oratory.

How cinema studies changed my perspective of 'film viewing'!

By Ritika Handoo | Last Updated: Saturday, May 23, 2015 - 13:38

“Good cinema is what we can believe, and bad cinema is what we can't believe”—Abbas Kiarostami

Trust issues with KP: Team in shambles, ECB still gambles

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 20:47

Kevin Pietersen is devastated. He has every right to be so. A 'massive trust issue' has been cited as a reason why he can't be brought back into the England squad.

French Open: Rafael Nadal's slump could be Novak Djokovic's moment of triumph

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 23:06

The players who turn out at Roland Garros every year, despite the best preparation, are aware of the fact that it's more of a formality.

Cannes flatgate: Of high heels, feminism and conformity

By Aparna Mudi | Last Updated: Friday, May 22, 2015 - 17:08

A hundred years ago, the time was World War 1, men in Europe and America went to war and women took to wearing their husbands' trousers to take up jobs and sustain families.

Land allocation verdict to push up housing price in Noida, Greater Noida

By Reema Sharma | Last Updated: Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 23:06

The recent judgement by Supreme Court, on acquisition of land between 2006 and 2009 in 65 villages of Noida and Greater Noida, adjacent to the national capital has brought respite to thousands of home buyers besides pushing aside a cloud of uncertainty looming over the real estate sector in that region.

Info kiosks benefit thousands in Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Friday, May 22, 2015 - 13:22

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Five unexpected highlights of IPL 2015

By Chaitan Papnai | Last Updated: Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 19:29

Before the start of eighth edition of the Indian Premier League, fans of slam-bang version across the globe expected batsmen to dictate terms.

Gareth Bale, David de Gea set to headline 2015 summer transfer window

By Rajdeep Saha | Last Updated: Friday, May 22, 2015 - 09:54

The 2015 European summer transfer window is expected to be an exciting one as several world class names are being linked with big moves across the continent.