New Delhi: Military precision blended seamlessly with cultural diversity at India's 66th Republic Day parade Monday where US President Barack Obama was the chief guest. Heavy armour, marching contingents of the armed forces and the paramilitary and police forces interspersed with brass and pipe bands - tableaux depicting...
New Delhi: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday said the state should be driven by policies which should be consistent so as to draw more investments, while revealing US investments in India jumped by 50 percent in the first six months of his government. "State should be policy-driven. That will help investment....
Jammu: The Indian and Pakistani armies Monday exchanged sweets on the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir on India's 66th Republic Day, an official said. "On the proud occasion of Republic Day, troops of India and Pakistan exchanged sweets at the Poonch-Rawalakot crossing point," defence spokesman Colonel Manish...
Hyderabad: Sending a clear message that he will act tough on corruption, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao Sunday dropped his deputy T. Rajaiah from cabinet and inducted Lok Sabha member Kadiam Srihari in his place. Rajaiah, who was holding the medical and health portfolio, was sacked in the wake of allegations of...
New Delhi: BJP leader L.K. Advani, spiritual leader and philanthropist Aga Khan, actors Dilip Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan and Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal are among the nine awarded India's second highest civilian honour, the Padma Vibhushan, Sunday. Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates and his wife...
Thiruvananthapuram: Joining the nation in celebrating the 66th Republic Day, Governor Justice P Sathasivam Monday asked the state government to come...
Creating a happy and confident persona on social media comes easy to many people. You only have to post a few ‘convincing photos’ and some seemingly ‘innocuous lies’. However, lying to make yourself sound more exciting could...
Do you have fear for flying after the crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 recently? You are not alone. There are tens and thousands of people around the world live with this fear each day. Some of them might just get along with it, while many others give...
As bullying among students is on the rise, parents and teachers are groping in the dark. Blame the age-old disciplinary methods by both parents and teachers, says a parenting expert from Australia. Strict laws could make kids more aggressive, and as...
“I had a mother, but she died, and left me, Died prematurely in a day of horrors - All, all are gone, the old familiar faces.” That is perhaps one of the saddest notes ever said in a poem. Charles Lamp, the great English essayist,...
Ancient Greek culture saw its glorious days in the 4 th century BC. That was its “Golden Age”. Art, theater, music, poetry, philosophy, and political experiments such as democracy flourished. Greek influence spread from the northern rim...