3 hrs ago
Discovery to invest $1.5 billion in original content: Rahul Johri
NEW DELHI: In a country where general entertainment channels rule the roost; Discovery Network is a blueprint of how to succeed for the numerous niche channels.
3 hrs ago
An Unequal Childhood
Education remains a preserve of the rich as India's states renege on the 25 per cent reservation the RTE Act promises to the poor The founder of Social Jurist, largely responsible for the initiative in Delhi, says the poor are migrating to the capital in search of good education It is a day of trepidation for Prakash.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Modi enjoys twice the security cover of his predecessor
Prime Minister Narendra Modi enjoys double the security cover of his predecessor Manmohan Singh in terms of commandos of the elite Special Protection Group and vehicles in his cavalcade.
From Totally Thames to Captivating Kashmir: Travel agenda
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Thu Aug 28, 2014
GoAir to give Andaman people 30% concession
GoAir currently operates flights to Chennai and Kolkata which further connect to cities like Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Delhi, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune and Ranchi.
Uphold constitution, protect fundamental rights: Mukherjee
President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday told a visiting group of law students to uphold the constitution and protect fundamental rights of the people under all circumstances, a statement by the Rashtrapati Bhavan said.
Ascott To Launch Its First Somerset Serviced Residence In Gurgaon
CapitaLand's wholly-owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited , has secured a contract to manage its first Somerset-branded serviced residence in Gurgaon.
Indian marriages are now made in Mauritius
Chennai, Aug 28 - With destination weddings catching up amongst rich Indian families, which in turn rakes in good money for hotels and others, Mauritius, the Indian Ocean island that is home to a sizable Indian diaspora, is targeting this segment in a serious manner, a senior official said.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Uber tops where taxis fail to tread
Uber is growing faster in Calcutta than it did anywhere else in India, reflecting not so much the commuter's preference for novelty as the paucity of reliable transport options in the city.
12 Indian hotels that will take your breath away
The list features 12 hotels from India. Majority of them are based in Rajasthan or Delhi NCR.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
79 Indians evacuated from Liberia, none infected from Ebola
At least 79 Indian nationals returned from Ebola-hit Liberia on Tuesday but all of them were found healthy and none had any symptoms of the disease.
Mauritius eyes 60,000 Indian tourists in 2014
Summary Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority is conducting a 4 city Roadshow from 25th -30th August, 2014 in Chandigarh, Chennai, Hyderabad and Kolkata.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Every Sunday, Delhi's 'heart' pulsates with energy
New Delhi, Aug 25 - Skateboarding on the roads of Connaught Place or cycling around the bustling Chandni Chowk may not have been the ideal way to spend a Sunday morning a few weeks back, but thanks to the city's civic agencies and police, residents of the national capital are reclaiming Delhi's open spaces and turning them into playgrounds every ... (more)
Can Ebola strike India?
New Delhi/Gurgaon, Aug 24 - Is an overcrowded India with a weak health infrastructure a sitting duck for the kind of Ebola epidemic which has struck four West African countries? Yes, feel medical experts in both the government and the private sector.
Indian Railways asked to pay Rs 25,000 for changing reservation status
New Delhi: Indian Railways has been asked by a consumer forum here to pay Rs 25,000 to a man for changing his reservation status at the last moment before the journey and failing to accommodate him.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Signature Bridge to be ready by next year
New Delhi: The ambitious Signature Bridge being built across the Yamuna is 75% complete and would be ready in 2015, a government agency has said.
Past is alive in India's Ladakh Buddhist monasteries
Colors swirled during a performance of chhams, a traditional Ladakhi dance, during last year's Ladakh Festival in Leh, India.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Sikkim writer gets President's invite
Gangtok, Aug. 22: Sikkimese writer Yishey Doma has been invited to stay at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi for around three weeks in September under the 'in-residence program' launched by the President.
Bookworms, get ready for a rich trip
American Corner, run by the United States consulate, will add 1,000 and odd books to its library in the next two months.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Bangla team on Pak border trip
New Delhi, Aug. 21: The Border Security Force is taking a team from Bangladesh's border force BGB on a tour of the India-Pakistan boundary in Rajasthan as part of their first "joint exercises" decided upon earlier in the day.