In Kashmir, the weather office has forecast another spell of snow from January 19 to 23. The MeT department has asked people to plan their travel accordingly. The divisional commissioner office has also issued a fresh avalanche warning for nine avalanche prone districts of the division including Anantnag, Kulgam, Budgam, Baramulla, Kupwara, Bandipora, Ganderbal, Kargil and Leh districts.
Cinematographer Baba Azmi is set to make his directorial debut with ‘Me Raksam’ at his father Kaifi Azmi’s birthplace Mijwan in Azamgarh. The mahurat shot of the film will be held on January 17, four days after his father and legendary poet’s 100th birth... read more
Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan, popularly known as Mirza Ghalib, was a celebrated poet of his times. His work is much-loved by poetry lovers all over the world and today on his 221st birth anniversary, here are some of his most popular couplets. read more
A student eyewitness told AFP that Qiu Zhanxuan, the head of Peking University’s Marxist society, was forced into a black car by seven or eight plain-clothes officers near the subway station outside the university’s east gate. read more
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the Bogibeel bridge, India’s longest rail and road bridge, connecting Assam’s Dibrugarh on the south bank to Dehamji in the north, bordering Arunachal Pradesh. The bridge over the Brahmaputra will boost defence logistics along the China border and reduce travel time for rail passengers and road users.
Bogibeel bridge, to be inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi on late PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s birth anniversary is India’s longest rail-cum-road bridge. It will reduce the travel time for goods trains by three hours. Follow live updates here: read more
For Vajpayee, ‘Country is a temple and we are all its priests. We must sacrifice our lives at the altar of the national god’. In his famous address to the parliament after his government lost the vote of confidence in 1996, Vajpayee exhorted: “These... read more
A highway pile-up involving at least 50 vehicles killed eight people, including seven from the same family, in Haryana’s Jhajjar early morning due to thick fog. The pile-up occurred after two vehicles collided on Badli Flyover on National Highway-71 and around 10 more piled up behind them due to poor visibility, leading to more injuries.
The bust was gifted by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations and unveiled by India’s ambassador to Germany, Mukta Dutta Tomar, and the Lord Mayor of Trier, Wolfram Leibe, India’s embassy in Berlin said on Saturday read more