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Relishing authentic recipes from Hyderabad

Relishing authentic recipes from Hyderabad

What immediately comes to mind when people talk about Hyderabad? Without doubt, it's the city's cuisine. Be it biriyani, haleem or nihari, n
19 Nov 2017, 11:18 PM IST
Einstein’s letter to be auctioned

Einstein’s letter to be auctioned

A letter written and signed by German scientist Albert Einstein - asking a wealthy businessman to donate his money to aid Jewish intellectua
19 Nov 2017, 11:16 PM IST
School with majority of South Asian-origin pupils tops UK league 

School with majority of South Asian-origin pupils tops UK league 

A state-funded school in east London with majority of its students from South Asian background has beaten the UK's best known private instit
19 Nov 2017, 11:12 PM IST
Lord Ayyappa’s lullaby to be rerecorded

Lord Ayyappa’s lullaby to be rerecorded

The TDB wants to bring out the song afresh by adding a word that exists in its original text and missing in the popular musical version, and
19 Nov 2017, 10:54 PM IST
UN panel agrees to move ahead with debate

UN panel agrees to move ahead with debate

A UN panel is moving ahead with efforts to define and possibly set limits on weapons that can kill without human involvement, but not as qui
18 Nov 2017, 12:06 AM IST

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Maximum City clock towers witnesses to history

They are not-so-mute witnesses to history, clanging away at intervals of 15 minutes, as if asking us all to grab the moment because time was slipping by. Perhaps in the daily, mad
14 Nov 2017, 12:34 AM IST

Olive Ridley sea turtles arrive at Gahirmatha beach

The endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles have started arriving along the swirling sea waters of Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary in Kendrapara district.
12 Nov 2017, 11:48 PM IST

Singing in 85 languages for Guinness

A 12-year-old Indian girl, who can sing songs in 80 languages, is trying to break the Guinness World Records in singing in most languages in one concert, according to a media repor
12 Nov 2017, 11:46 PM IST

West Bengal to acquire Tagore’s home in London

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wants to acquire the London house where Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore had lived, and convert it into a museum-cum-memorial to the wo
12 Nov 2017, 11:42 PM IST

Healing the poor with herbs

Taking an indigenous knowledge system to a new level, M Chalapathi Rao, an illiterate, but knowledgeable person in the medicinal properties and efficacy of different types of herbs
12 Nov 2017, 11:37 PM IST

Denmark keen on strengthening cultural ties with India

Denmark, which has historic links with nearby Tarangambadi, was keen on strengthening its cultural ties with India, a top official of Danish Cultural Institute said on Friday.
10 Nov 2017, 11:50 PM IST

UK landlord loses legal action to ban curry-cooking Indian tenants

A UK court has held as unlawful a British landlord’s ban on "coloured" people from India and Pakistan renting his properties because they cooked curry and left behind lingering s
10 Nov 2017, 11:47 PM IST

Shooting of biopic on MGR begins

A movie tracing the history of late chief minister and AIADMK founder M G Ramachandran went on the floors on Friday, with Chief Minister K Palaniswami formally inaugurating the sho
10 Nov 2017, 11:44 PM IST

Where girl child is considered a curse …

Across the State, if there is one district where gender discrimination has been taking a heavy toll year after year, with little or no scope for correction, it surely is Nalgonda.
10 Nov 2017, 11:34 PM IST

2,000-year-old Roman sundial discovered in Italy

A 2,000-year-old intact and inscribed Roman sundial - one of only a handful known to have survived - has been discovered during the excavation of a roofed theatre in Italy, Cambrid
10 Nov 2017, 12:11 AM IST

Changing the lifestyle of children from fishermen community

With an expanse of water right up to the horizon on the one side and a nondescript house on the other, he has food in a box.  It is not yet time to share the eatables.
09 Nov 2017, 11:55 PM IST

A Collector who leads by example

This Collector has no inhibitions. Jayashankar-Bhupalpally district collector A Murali is a real down-to-earth straight-talking official. He really means business. From day one, he
08 Nov 2017, 11:27 PM IST

Digital advertising Maximising reach to millennials

Advertising has always been about connecting brands with people. With the evolution of technology, the medium and tools for building this connection have taken a digital leap; yet,
08 Nov 2017, 11:24 PM IST

ULFA women free from fetters of patriarchal society

Women leaders and cadres in the ULFA had an “honoured position and were, in general, free from the fetters of the traditional patriarchal society”, claim the rebel group's lead
08 Nov 2017, 11:18 PM IST

Death threats terrify sex trafficking survivors

A teenager, who was kidnapped and sold into prostitution in India for six years, has fled her West Bengal home because her trafficker threatened to kill her, in a case illustrating
08 Nov 2017, 11:13 PM IST

Centre's nod for restoring Ramkinkar's works in Vishva-Bharati

The works of master sculptor and painter Ramkinkar Baij on the Vishva-Bharati campus in Santiniketan will now be restored to its full glory as the Centre has sanctioned Rs 8 crore
07 Nov 2017, 11:30 PM IST

Ordinary Kasturba made an extraordinary Gandhi

Tara Gandhi Bhattacharjee has hailed the contribution of her grandmother Kasturba Gandhi in the making of the Father of the Nation, saying she remained anchored as an ordinary pers
07 Nov 2017, 11:26 PM IST

Demand for semen of local breeds of bulls on the rise

One major spin-off of the bifurcation is that of late the Frozen Semen Bull Station here has been receiving requests for supply of semen of Ongole and Gir breeds of bulls, though p
07 Nov 2017, 11:21 PM IST

Stubby palm trees to make their mark

The high yielding stubby palm trees, Girika thati chetlu in local parlance, will soon be an income-generating source to Gouda community.
07 Nov 2017, 11:16 PM IST

Nutritious organic biscuits flooding markets

In the not-too-distant future, ragi (finger millet), jonna (sorghum) and multi-grain organic biscuits could give long-standing branded biscuits  a run for their money, going by th
06 Nov 2017, 10:45 PM IST