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There is fear of violence after the release of certain films, ...

National Award winning filmmaker Srijit Mukherji has said that a fear of violence now exists in the minds of filmmakers and writers post the release of "certain" flicks and books. "In case I take up certain work my plea will be dont burn us, dont behead us. Deccan Herald, 1 month ago

In his first Mann Ki Baat of 2018, PM Modi hails unsung heroes getting Padma Awards

In his first ‘Mann ki Baat’ for the year 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on a wide range of topics, starting with ‘women empowerment’. This was the 40th edition of PM’s radio programme since its inception ...
 DNA1 month ago

Harish Kapadia: India's Greatest Mountaineer

Harish Kapadia is the only Indian to win mountaineering's most prestigious award, reports Sadiya Upade.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ Early in November Harish Kapadia was conferred the Piolets d'Or Asia Lifetime Achievement Award from the Union of Asian Alpine Associations, which hands out the 'Oscars of climbing'. How did he celebrate? By climbing another mountain, of course. This time, he and his group headed out to explore Incheon in South Korea. "It was just a day-long trek," ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Our government transformed Padma award selection process: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said his government had transformed the process for selecting Padma award winners and common people were now being honoured because the emphasis was no longer on the name of a nominee, but on the work done. In the year's first 'Mann ki Baat' address, Modi said the awards are being bestowed on people 'who do not live in big cities and are not visible in newspapers and TV'. "Making the (nomination) process online has led to transparency. The selection ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Delhi Declaration of the ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit to mark the 25th Anniversary of ASEAN-India Dialogue Relations

  WE, the Heads of State/Government of the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Republic of India, gathered in New Delhi, India, on 25 January 2018 to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of ASEAN-India Dialogue Relations ...
 PIB1 month ago Asean leaders depart after summit, focus set on '3Cs'  DNA1 month ago

The Sari Satyagraha

A short story by award-winning writer Madhulika Liddle. Illustrations: Dominic Xavier/ The washerwoman, her sari clinging to her wet ankles as she drew water from the well, was the first to inform Sulakshana of the news. Sulakshana had been sitting on the charpai under the neem tree that grew in a corner of the courtyard. It was her favourite place, the place she always retired to after she had done the little bit of supervision that was required to keep the household moving in its ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Rajasthan youth with Delhi Police wins silver in equestrian

Horse riding requires immense mental peace that comes with practice, said ACP Ishan Bhardwaj, a city-based police officer, currently posted with Delhi Police. Bhardwaj, was recently awarded silver medal for Show Jumping at 36th All India Police Equestrian ...
 DNA2 months ago

Dalai Lama wants Tibetans to imbibe ancient Indian wisdom

Bengaluru: Asserting that India was the only nation to integrate material development with the inner world, the Dalai Lama on Sunday advised Tibetans to imbibe ancient Indian wisdom as well as environmental protection. The Nobel laureate also called for ...
 Sify2 months ago

Odisha Parba, second edition: To highlight Odia culture in Delhi

'Odisha Parba' is back in the national capital with its second edition to light up the cultural mosaic of the city from today to March 11, 2018. The 4-day affair will witness the unique culture, heritage, traditions, dance, melody, culinary delights, along ...
 catchnews.com1 week ago

Why Hawking never won the Nobel Prize

For legendary astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who redefined cosmology by proposing that black holes are mortal, the Nobel Prize for Physics remained elusive as his theory cannot be observed or verified. Even though his theory is now firmly accepted in theoretical physics, there was no way to verify if black holes are mortal, according to Timothy Ferris, author of The Science of Liberty. "Black holes are too long-lived to be observed today in their death throes," Ferris wrote in The National ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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