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#ComicBytes: Green Lantern facts which were not shown in films

24 Jan 2020

#ComicBytes: Green Lantern facts which were not shown in films

In brightest day, in blackest night, the Green Lantern Corps have protected the universe since ages.

This 9-year-old prodigy will soon become world's youngest graduate

16 Nov 2019

This 9-year-old prodigy will soon become world's youngest graduate

A 9-year-old boy is set to become the youngest person to attain a university degree.

Love learning about world history? Visit these five places

20 Aug 2019

Love learning about world history? Visit these five places

The world has witnessed countless dynasties come and go, innumerable wars, and many rulers.

Who's Lord Basaveshwara, quoted by Nirmala Sitharaman in Budget speech

05 Jul 2019

Who's Lord Basaveshwara, quoted by Nirmala Sitharaman in Budget speech

As she presented her maiden Union Budget on Friday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman drew upon wisdom from India's past, quoting Swami Vivekananda, Mahatma Gandhi and even the ancient philosopher Chanakya.

#ComicBytes: Green Lantern facts which were not shown in films

25 Mar 2019

#ComicBytes: Green Lantern facts which were not shown in films

In brightest day, in blackest night, the Green Lantern Corps have protected the universe since ages.

PM's gifts go under hammer to fund 'Namami Gange' project

29 Jan 2019

PM's gifts go under hammer to fund 'Namami Gange' project

The auctioning of the gifts received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi from heads of state and dignitaries over the years began yesterday at the National Gallery of Modern Art in New Delhi.

President Ram Nath Kovind visits Hindu temple complex in Vietnam

19 Nov 2018

President Ram Nath Kovind visits Hindu temple complex in Vietnam

President Ram Nath Kovind today visited My Son temple complex in Vietnam, which has Indian influence and houses Hindu deities like Krishna, Vishnu, and Shiva.

Korean First Lady wearing saree for Diwali delights Ayodhya people

07 Nov 2018

Korean First Lady wearing saree for Diwali delights Ayodhya people

Draped in an elegant saree, South Korean First Lady Kim Jung-sook soaked in Diwali festivities in Ayodhya much to the delight of the people of the pilgrim town.

No pants, jeans, Bermuda shorts allowed in Karnataka's Mahabaleshwar temple

18 Oct 2018

No pants, jeans, Bermuda shorts allowed in Karnataka's Mahabaleshwar temple

A rigid dress code banning jeans, pants, trousers, and Bermuda shorts has been put in place at the Mahabaleshwar Temple in Gokarna in Karnataka, a popular pilgrimage center, by its administration.

#WomenForWomen: When world let us down, we stood together

30 Sep 2018

#WomenForWomen: When world let us down, we stood together

The week which went by has been tough for women (not that any day is easy).

Best filmmakers are always unsure of their films: Anurag Kashyap

09 Sep 2018

Best filmmakers are always unsure of their films: Anurag Kashyap

More than a decade and over a dozen films later, Anurag Kashyap's filmmaking process remains the same - start a movie "blindly" and find it's voice along the way being unsure of the outcome.

Five best countries to visit in the Middle East

20 Aug 2018

Five best countries to visit in the Middle East

To many people, international travel simply means packing bags and heading to Europe.

Sushant Singh to play Chanakya, Kalam in 12-episode series biopic

31 Jul 2018

Sushant Singh to play Chanakya, Kalam in 12-episode series biopic

Sushant Singh Rajput is set to essay 12 real-life characters, including political strategist Chanakya, poet Rabindranath Tagore, and former Indian President APJ Abdul Kalam, in a 12-episode series biopic.

Bengaluru's oldest inscriptions found in Hebbal?

28 Jul 2018

Bengaluru's oldest inscriptions found in Hebbal?

Till recent times, Hebbal, a historically-pregnant city located in northern endpoint of Bengaluru, was known to house Hoysala inscriptions dating back to 1300 AD.

Odisha: Jagannath temple sans deities waits for state govt's attention

15 Jul 2018

Odisha: Jagannath temple sans deities waits for state govt's attention

Even as Rath Yatra was celebrated with fervor in Puri, a small town Marada in Odisha's Ganjam district, which houses a 300-year-old Jagannath temple, spent a quiet day with no chariots rolling out of the shrine.

Study: Beer was mass-produced in Sweden in the Iron Age

24 Jun 2018

Study: Beer was mass-produced in Sweden in the Iron Age

A new archaeological study has found evidence that malt for brewing beer was produced as early as the Iron Age in Sweden.

The man who spent decades digitally restoring the Ajanta Caves

26 Mar 2018

The man who spent decades digitally restoring the Ajanta Caves

With increasing anthropogenic and natural pressures on the iconic Ajanta Caves in Maharashtra, there's a growing fear that this piece of ancient Indian culture might soon be lost for eternity.

Have you heard of Assam's "Chutiyas"?

15 Mar 2018

Have you heard of Assam's "Chutiyas"?

A tweet by Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Jual Oram has reignited an old debate, and also exposed the ignorance of "mainstream" Indians about the northeast.

Another Nirav Modi-like scam surfaces at PNB's Brady House branch

15 Mar 2018

Another Nirav Modi-like scam surfaces at PNB's Brady House branch

Reports have emerged of another scam at PNB's Brady House branch in Mumbai, the site of the infamous Rs. 12,650cr Nirav Modi scam.

Records broken during India vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I

20 Dec 2017

Records broken during India vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I

India comfortably defeated Sri Lanka by 93 runs in the 1st of three-match T20I series at Cuttack.

Triple Talaq banned! What's Muslim Law Board up to now?

23 Aug 2017

Triple Talaq banned! What's Muslim Law Board up to now?

After the Supreme Court banned triple talaq, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) called for a working committee meeting on 10 September in Bhopal.

Iraq recaptures Mosul mosque, declares end of ISIS caliphate

29 Jun 2017

Iraq recaptures Mosul mosque, declares end of ISIS caliphate

Iraqi government forces have captured the Mosul mosque from where ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared his caliphate in 2014.

ISIS blows up Mosul mosque where leader Baghdadi announced caliphate

22 Jun 2017

ISIS blows up Mosul mosque where leader Baghdadi announced caliphate

On June 22, Iraqi forces alleged that ISIS had blown up the Great Mosque of al-Nuri in Mosul, an ancient landmark where the terrorist outfit's leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had declared himself a "caliph" in 2014.

US Spelling Bee: Indian-American kid Ananya Vinay wins Scripps'17

02 Jun 2017

US Spelling Bee: Indian-American kid Ananya Vinay wins Scripps'17

For the 13th year in a row, an Indian-American kid won the US National Spelling Bee. This time, it was 12-year-old Ananya Vinay from California.

Reliance Jio accuses Airtel of misleading advertisements

02 May 2017

Reliance Jio accuses Airtel of misleading advertisements

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio launched a complain with the telecom regulator TRAI, against its fierce rival Bharti Airtel for violation of tariff rules.

Russian, Syrian forces retake formerly IS-held Palmyra

03 Mar 2017

Russian, Syrian forces retake formerly IS-held Palmyra

Allies Russia and Syria have completely retaken the Islamic State-held Palmyra, ending the second occupation of the city by the IS, officials said.

Nalanda gets its 3rd Chancellor- Vijay Bhatkar

28 Jan 2017

Nalanda gets its 3rd Chancellor- Vijay Bhatkar

Pranab Mukherjee formally appointed scientist Vijay Bhatkar as the next Chancellor of Nalanda University, Rajgir.

IS destroys part of ancient Roman amphitheatre in Palmyra

20 Jan 2017

IS destroys part of ancient Roman amphitheatre in Palmyra

Syrian officials said IS militants have destroyed part of the ancient Roman amphitheatre located in Palmyra.

IS acquires air-defence gear in Palmyra

15 Dec 2016

IS acquires air-defence gear in Palmyra

Sources have stated that the ISIS militants who retook Palymra may have got access to heavy weaponry including air-defence systems.

Islamic State recaptures Syria's historic city of Palmyra

14 Dec 2016

Islamic State recaptures Syria's historic city of Palmyra

Islamic State militants have reportedly retaken Syria's historic city of Palmyra following days of intense fighting on the outskirts prompting a withdrawal of Syria's military.

Nalanda University Chancellor resigns

26 Nov 2016

Nalanda University Chancellor resigns

George Yeo, Nalanda University chancellor submitted his resignation, to the university board on Friday.