India  /  Published 17.03.19

Pakistan seeks UN probe into leak of Hafiz info

Pakistan has written to the United Nations urging it to conduct an inquiry to find out how the Press Trust of India (PTI) got the information that the UN had rejected Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed‚...
By PTI in New Delhi

Culture  /  Published 17.03.19

At a shrine, pushed around and paying for a blessing

A tiny four-fold pouch containing red-and-orange thread, which my friend Nilanju gifted me from Ajmer Sharif dargah way back in 2004, lies in my brown handbag even now. I kept it because it is a form ...
By Sonia Sarkar in

India  /  Published 02.02.20

Mumbai local trains likely to get both AC, non-AC coaches

The Indian Railways is likely to go with trains having both AC and non-AC coaches in Mumbai due to resistance from passengers towards higher ticket price.Currently, there are two fully air-conditioned...
By PTI in Mumbai

North East  /  Published 30.01.20

Voice of Siang for film fest

Assam filmmaker Joor Baruah’s documentary film, Voice of Siang, will be screened at the ongoing 16th edition of Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) 2020.The festival, which closes on February ...
By Syeda Farida in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.01.20

Nudge stalls palm oil orders to Malaysia

Indian palm oil importers have effectively stopped all purchases from Malaysia after the government privately warned them to shun product from the country following a diplomatic spat, industry and gov...
By Reuters in Mumbai


India  /  Published 07.01.20

Malaysia palm oil punishment

India has informally asked palm oil refiners and traders to avoid buying Malaysian palm oil, government and industry sources said on Tuesday, following Malaysian criticism of India’s actions in the ...
By Reuters in Mumbai/Delhi

Books  /  Published 29.01.19

Jayant Kaikini on the good fortune of writing in a regional language

His lyrics have been sung by the likes of Sonu Nigam and Shreya Ghoshal. Writing in his mother tongue Kannada, Jayant Kaikini is a force to reckon with. One of his books got translated to English by a...
By Shrestha Saha in

Bollywood  /  Published 03.12.19

Runa Laila charts return

The tunes of Do Deewane Shahar mein and Tumhe ho na ho mujhko toh from 1977’s Gharaonda continue to be hummed even at a time when technology is trying to change the dynamics of music. And the legend...
By Sayak Banerjee in

Sports  /  Published 01.12.19

BCCI to knock on SC door

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to seek the approval of the Supreme Court before carrying out sweeping changes that could dilute the Justice RM Lodha Committee reforms and...
By Indranil Majumdar in Mumbai

India  /  Published 29.11.19

Uddhav stays Aarey car shed work

Newly-elected Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said that he has stopped the Aarey metro car shed project till a decision is taken on it.'I have ordered to stop the work of Aarey m...
By The Telegraph in Mumbai


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