- Mar 29, 2015 09:59 IST
Ilse Köhler-Rollefson's great affection for the camel has led her to work tirelessly with the Raikas, a Rajasthani herding community
- Mar 29, 2015 09:47 IST
As union finance minister Arun Jaitley presented his budget in parliament, a young crowd cheered him all the way. But their ruckus never reached the world outside the campus. The National Institute of Speech and Hearing (NISH), situated on the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram, has been elevated as the country's first university for disability studies and rehabilitation sciences.
- Mar 29, 2015 09:19 IST
Despite being abolished more than three decades ago, the practice of bonded labour continues to exist in the country. HT visited Odisha to hear the stories of some of those who have been rescued from modern day slavery
- Mar 28, 2015 20:24 IST
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s Art of Living foundation claimed on Saturday that the spiritual guru had received death threats from the Islamic State terror group during his visit to Malaysia.
- Mar 28, 2015 21:38 IST
The government is trying to get regional outfits like the Samajwadi Party and Biju Janata Dal on board to support the land bill as it finds itself within striking distance of passing the legislation in the Rajya Sabha where the NDA does not have a majority.
- Mar 28, 2015 21:50 IST
Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare on Saturday termed the tussle in the AAP as the party's "internal matter" and said he was in no position to offer any advice to its warring leaders.
- Mar 28, 2015 22:04 IST
AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday made it clear to the National Council it was either him or Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav who can stay in the party, following which the duo was expelled from the National Executive.
- Mar 28, 2015 23:52 IST
The Centre has set the stage for one of the biggest urban renewal programmes to modernise our cities in recent times, with a top government panel approving Rs 2.73 lakh crore to develop 100 smart cities and upgrade basic civic infrastructure in another 500 cities during the next 10 years.
- Mar 28, 2015 23:58 IST
Union finance minister Arun Jaitley, who was in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency on Saturday, said that by the end of this month more names of people with black money in foreign banks would be disclosed.
- Mar 29, 2015 00:13 IST
Film director Biswajeet Bora, from Assam, and producer Maya Kholie, from Arunachal Pradesh, are yet to make their mark in Bollywood. But they are set to create cinematic history — by making India’s first carbon-neutral film.
- Mar 29, 2015 00:21 IST
The King of fruits will leave a slightly bitter taste in the mouth this summer. The freak weather in March has damaged the crop at the flowering stage and is likely to impact mango output by at least 20% in Uttar Pradesh. As a result, several popular mango varieties from UP, which caters to the fruit markets of Delhi and elsewhere, are bound to cost a lot more for the consumers.
- Mar 29, 2015 00:25 IST
Sheikh Salim, one of the two men arrested in connection with the rape of a nun at a West Bengal convent earlier this month, has admitted he knew the remaining suspects and has identified them. He has, however, denied that he joined them during their raid on the Ranaghat convent.
- Mar 29, 2015 00:46 IST
A piquant situation has arisen on the eve of Monday’s investiture ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan to confer the Bharat Ratna posthumously on Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya.
- Mar 29, 2015 00:52 IST
The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officials seized 87.05 kg gold concealed in a car near Siliguri on Friday night, setting a record for the largest seizure of gold by any agency in India.
- Mar 29, 2015 00:36 IST
In a real life portrayal of Ranchoddas 'Rancho' Shamaldas Chanchad of '3 Idiots', a former co-Head of a leading CRISIL-affiliated equity research outsourcing house, affliated to CRISIL has quit his cushy job to set up his own educational institute without subject boundaries.