Business  /  Published 17.07.21

Plea to cut crude prices

India has expressed its concern over high oil prices to Saudi Arabia and the UAE as it is adding to the inflationary pressure on an economy struck by the coronavirus. Petroleum minister Hardeep Puri ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.07.21

HC to activist: Delete tweets

The Delhi High Court Tuesday directed activist Saket Gokhale to immediately delete alleged defamatory tweets against Lakshmi Murdeshwar Puri and restrained him from posting "scandalous" twee...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.21

New Bengal link spotted on Rath Yatra in Puri

“The idea of Biswa Bangla was conceived by chief minister Mamata Banerjee. Now, it is clear that it is getting popular. The servitors of Puri traditionally use the best quality of handloom gamch...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 12.07.21

Puri Rath Yatra without devotees

Nearly 10,000 cubic feet of wood is used in the making of the three chariots. Heavy iron pieces are fitted into them at different points for support and strength. Jagannath Swain Mohapatra aka Jaguni...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 09.07.21

Puri: Ratha Jatra sans devotees

The celebrations for Lord Jagannath's annual Ratha Jatra began in Puri on Friday with the 'Naba Jauban Darshan' of the sibling deities, during which they are worshipped in their youthful a...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Puri


Business  /  Published 08.07.21

Task cut out for new telecom minister

The Narendra Modi-government has parachuted former IAS and Wharton MBA Ashwini Vaishnaw to handle the prime portfolios of railways and communications and information technology as a cabinet minister. ...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.07.21

SC: Rath Yatra only at Puri

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed pleas seeking permission to conduct 'rath yatras' at various places other than Jagannath Puri in Odisha. A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana said...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Entertainment  /  Published 30.06.21

‘Rickshawala’: Tribute to Om Puri

Ram, you have dedicated Rickshawala to Om Puri, who played a rickshaw puller in Roland Joffe’s City of Joy. I believe Om Puri’s wife Nandita has also watched your film... Ram Kamal: Yes, ...
By Priyanka Roy 

Business  /  Published 15.06.21

Lens on PNB Housing deal

In a setback to PNB Housing Finance, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) are reportedly looking into ‘regulatory issues’ related to the pr...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 11.06.21

Rath Yatra to be held without devotees

The Odisha government on Thursday announced that like last year this time, too, the “rath yatra” (chariot festival) of Lord Jagannath and his siblings in Puri will be held sans devotees in...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


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