When death ruled the streets of Delhi (30 years after Indira Gandhi’s assassination)

By M.R. Narayan Swamy New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) — It was an accidental meeting with a Military Police officer that led... (more...)

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Kurdish women fighters, an unprecedented example of equality in Middle East

Madrid, Oct 31 (IANS/EFE) — The Syrian city of Kobane, where resistance against jihadis of the Islamic State (IS) has... (more...)

China now offers destination weddings for Indian couples (Trend Feature)

By Anurag Dey Kolkata, Oct 31 (IANS) — Tying the knot at Kunming or taking the path to marital bliss at Dali could... (more...)

Hilton Chennai Culinary Express offers Hyderabadi delicacies (Foodie Trail-Chennai)

By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Oct 31 (IANS) — The Culinary Express at the Ayna restaurant in Hilton Chennai... (more...)

How to chequemate your creditor (The Funny Side)

By Nury Vittachi Cheques are dying out, a report says. This is a tragic loss of an ancient Asian invention – so I learned... (more...)

India gets its ‘spook’ on to celebrate Halloween (Lifestyle Feature/With Images)

By Karishma Saurabh Kalita New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) — “Double, double toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldronbubble,”... (more...)

A prime minister’s assassination recalled (Thirty years after Indira Gandhi’s assassination)

By Tarun Basu New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) — Thirty years later, the 90-year-old doctor remembers the event as if it was... (more...)

Ebola takes its toll on traditional customs in Mali

By Idrissa Diakite Bamako, Oct 30 (IANS/EFE) — The death of a two-year-old child from Ebola last Friday has caused... (more...)

Religions unite to protest with holy water and incense in Hong Kong

By Antonio Broto Hong Kong, Oct 30 (IANS/EFE) — Pro-democracy activists have built a small church and a Buddhist temple... (more...)

A month in the ‘village’, the heart of protests in Hong Kong

By Isabel Fueyo Hong Kong, Oct 29 (IANS/EFE) — A month after the pro-democracy movement of Hong Kong began with the... (more...)

Helping bridge India’s education gap (Education Feature)

By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) — A staggering 100 million children making up about half of India’s school-going... (more...)

Stay energised post festive season with sherbets, lassi, tea (Foodie Trail-Kolkata)

By Sahana Ghosh What better way to ease up on your tummy post the festive season than with some truly exotic and healthy... (more...)

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