Manish Baid

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How world newspapers reported India’s independence in 1947

The major newspapers of the world had culled out a significant part of their front pages to underline the nationalist aspirations, the birth of the …

Religious leaders in India gather to preach non-violence, world peace

MUMBAI, India – An interfaith gathering in Mumbai, India, in mid-August brought together the Dalai Lama, a Catholic Archbishop, and leaders from …

Create an India that does not discriminate: President

President Ram Nath Kovind, in his first address to the nation on the eve of the 71st Independence Day, called for a partnership between citizens and …

India

Tracing the tricolour in Sadar Bazaar

<b>New Delhi:</b> The busy by-lanes of Sadar Bazaar in New Delhi are always bustling with street food vendors, wandering dogs and bovines alongside shops …

70 years of Indian music

At 70, India has come a long way from the country the British exited in 1947, and which they believed (and hoped) would not survive in its then form. …

‘Na goli se, na gaali se…’ Here are PM Modi’s top quotes from the Red Fort

In his speech he paid tributes to the freedom fighters and all the citizens who fought for the freedom of the nation. He expressed his gratitude …

India

Virat Kohli Co Hoist Tricolour in Kandy on Independence Day

Virat Kohli & Co Hoist Tricolour in Kandy on Independence Day<p>| Updated: August 15, 2017, 2:48 PM IST<p>Virat Kohli hoisting the flag in Kandy. (Image …

Virat Kohli

Meet 9 Indian-origin CEOs 'ruling' the technology industry

1 / 10<p>Indians for decades have been playing an important role in global technology landscape. Indian IT pros have been an important cog in the …

Army dogs lend a helping hand in war on terror

When Mansi, a four-year-old Labrador was awarded the gallantry award in 2016, she became the first canine in the history of Indian Army to earn the …

India's unsung heroes: Rukhsana Kausar, the braveheart who axed the terrorists

We keep hearing, almost on a daily basis, that operations by the security forces against the terrorists were hampered by stone pelters in Kashmir. A …

The lives of Chennai's unsung, invisible environmentalists |

Celebrating unsung hero, KM Munshi

By Express News Service<p>BENGALURU: True heroes are often forgotten or remain unrecognised. One such unsung hero, who played a pivotal role in the …

The unsung: Great female artists over the centuries

Photo: Reuters<p>Imagine being one of the world’s most accomplished female artists and yet suffering the ignominy of having your works passed off under …

Art

India's unsung heroes: This teen-wonder from TN made world's lightest satellite

Among 86,000 designs submitted by contestants across the world for NASA's "Cubes in Space" contest, 80 get selected. One of these 80 technological …

India's unsung heros: Shekhar Naik the blind cricketer who won India the world cup

Cricket is a game of eyesight more than anything else. But for Shekhar Naik it is all about the ear. Blindness is hereditary in Shekhar's family. …

Cricket

Indian American IT Professional Runs 300 Miles for World Peace

For 30 years, Sridhar Reddy has been running to support various social causes. On July 26, he finished his seventh run for world peace in …

Happy Friendship Day: 5 iconic friendships in Indian mythology

Not that friends really need a day to celebrate the camaraderie they share, but other than card companies promoting a special day for business, there …

Hinduism

How Savitha Rao went from being a fashion entrepreneur to becoming a sustainability champion with Clean Planet

<i>Savitha started Clean Planet in 2010 in Mumbai to sell eco-friendly versions of mass produced products.</i><p>For Savitha Rao it all began with a single …

India to produce record level kharif crop in 2017-18

<b>New Delhi:</b> Foodgrain output in the ongoing 2017-18 kharif season is likely to surpass last year's record of 138.04 million tonnes due to higher …

Forestry

India's bauxite production to hit 49 MT by 2021: BMI Research

New Delhi, Aug 6 India's bauxite production is expected to increase from 22.08 million tonnes in 2016 to 49.4 million tonnes by 2021, says a BMI …

India

Kochi most prosperous among India’s first 20 Smart Cities: ADB study

New Delhi: Kochi tops the list of most prosperous cities in the country, according to a study conducted by the National Institute of Urban Affairs …

WOTR bags UN award for work on land degradation

Pune: City-based Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR) has been awarded the prestigious United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) …

India

After Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Indian Engineers to Head Development for 3-4 New Cars

After the successful development of the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza by Maruti Suzuki India (MSI), the carmaker has reportedly said that its engineers …

Maruti Suzuki

This group of dancers from Manipal University are representing India in the World Hip Hop Championship

It was 2014. Arpit Garg was just a B Tech freshman in Manipal University. Like every other junior, he walked into the campus, faking confidence, …

India is best example of communal harmony: Dalai Lama

Manoj Bajpayee to receive the highest honour at the Festival of Globe

Over the years, there’s one actor who has several unconventional roles and won the hearts of the audience with his performances is Manoj Bajpayee. …

World War I: Role of Indian Army in Britain's victory over Germany

World War I officially began on July 28, 1914, after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, and lasted until 1918.<p>During the World War I, the …

Spreading peace through music

Rakesh Chaurasia<p>Rakesh Chaurasia, nephew and disciple of the ‘Flute Legend’ Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia was in city to perform in ‘Barkha Ritu’ …

Indian culture comes to the Scottish capital

The joint Edinburgh Festivals celebrate virtuosity and originality. Dance, music, and theatre talents from all over the world are invited to join an …