Opinion  /  Published 11.05.22

New front: Attack on Islamic structures

Yet another front seems to have been opened against the edifice of pluralism in India. This time, the target appears to be historic sites associated with Islamic architecture and reverence. A petition...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 09.05.22

Govt survey puts question mark on death data

The Union health ministry’s National Family Health Survey 2019-21 has suggested that India’s births-and-deaths recording system registered only 71 per cent of the country’s deaths ov...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.05.22

Swachh boast under cloud

Nearly one in five households in India practise open defecation, according to the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) 2019-21 released by the health ministry on Thursday, more than two years after th...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.05.22

Jharkhand: 1,600 forest fires in 2022

The Palamu Tiger Reserve (PTR) of Jharkhand has witnessed small or big forest fire incidents around 1,600 times this year, a senior official said. However, there is no report of any damage to wild an...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Medininagar

News  /  Published 05.05.22

IIT Guwahati to train ASSTC officials in Drone Tech for modern land management

IIT Guwahati will conduct courses related to drone operations, training, maintenance, data collection and application in various sectors ...
By Our Correspondent


India  /  Published 02.05.22

ASI team inspects Puri temple

A team of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) on Sunday inspected the ongoing work around the 12th century Shree Jagannath Temple under the Puri Shri Mandir Heritage Corridor Project. The visit came...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

Books  /  Published 29.04.22

India’s geomyths

How did Kashmir obtain its name and its Karewas that are vital for saffron cultivation? What role does the Manimahesh Peak play in the marriage rituals of Gaddi tribes in Himachal Pradesh? Why is the ...
By Priyank Patel

India  /  Published 29.04.22

Covid-era dip in women job share

Women’s share in the formal workforce fell in the third quarter of 2021-22 while that of contractual workers rose, an official quarterly sample survey of nine key sectors has found. The Quarter...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.04.22

House panel visits Jagannath temple

Members of a parliamentary standing committee on transport, tourism and culture on Thursday visited the 12th Century Shree Jagannath Temple and inspected the work around the shrine under the Srimandir...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 21.04.22

Rare bird sighted

Scientists of the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) have sighted the Satyr tragopan, a rare bird also known as the crimson-horned pheasant, in the Senchal Wildlife Sanctuary in the Darjeeling hills aft...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri


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