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Global culture a threat to local symbols, identities: CJI Ramana

Driven by the winds of globalisation, people are moving towards a global culture which is emerging as a threat to local cultural symbols and identities, even as social media, television and pop......

India's first woman permanent representative to UN assumes charge

Ambassador Ruchira Kamboj, who assumed charge as India's first woman Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, says she looks forward to a 'productive tenure' that weaves New......

Why India Mourns Shinzo Abe

Abe Shinzo's murder is a personal loss for Prime Minister N D Modi, one of the Japanese leader's international friends -- Modi was the only world leader Abe followed on social media back in 2014 --......

PM unfurls flag atop Gujarat temple after 500-yr-old dargah shifted

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday unfurled a traditional flag on the famous Mahakali temple in Gujarat's Panchmahal district, months after a dargah which stood atop the temple for nearly 500......

Modi to hoist flag atop Gujarat temple after dargah shifts amicably

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Saturday unfurl a traditional flag on the famous Mahakali temple in Gujarat's Panchmahal district, after a dargah which stood atop the temple was shifted with......

Railways to allow private players for bullet train projects

The projects - Delhi-Varanasi, Mumbai-Nagpur, Delhi-Ahmedabad, Chennai-Mysore, Delhi-Amritsar, Mumbai-Hyderabad, and Varanasi-Howrah - are expected to cost around Rs 10 trillion. Illustration:......

Railways seeks private fund to develop Mumbai's CST station

The estimated cost of the project is around Rs 1,642 crore. The Indian Railways has floated a tender to redevelop Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (Mumbai) station with private......

Indian Railways' heritage routes likely to be monetised

The railways heritage lines that are part of the UNESCO-accorded sites list include Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Nilgiri Mountain Railway, and Kalka Shimla Railway. As part of its plan to monetise......

Have you seen a car collection like this?!

Dr Ravi Prakash's 250 vintage car collection includes J R D Tata's 1940 Buick Limousine and a Sunbeam-Talbot used by Lord Mountbatten.Nikita Puri reports. All Photographs: Kind courtesy Classic......

Bollywood 2021: R to Z RECAP

Even with an ongoing pandemic, theatres in many states functioning at 50 per cent occupancy, a relatively quieter social life and fewer movies, Bollywood still managed to pack in plenty of drama......

The A to Z of Shah Rukh Khan

'Tu toh bilkul hero nahi lagta (you don't look like a hero at all).' In candid interviews over the years, an amused Shah Rukh Khan has often recalled this observation, made by a security guard......

Mrinal Sen: 'I wish I could start from scratch'

'How do you expect me to tone down my anger when the most prominent culture in India today is the culture of corruption, in every sphere of life?'Mrinal Sen, who passed into the ages on December 30......

SEE: Chess fever grips Chennai ahead of Olympiad

IMAGE: India's chess legend Viswanathan Anand received a specially-made milk packet to celebrate the upcoming Chess Olympiad. Photograph: Viswanathan Anand/Twitter India's chess legend......

Why India defender Jhingan moved to Croatia's HNK Sibenik

'This will enhance my game. This is where I would be tested to my limit. Challenges-wise, if I can put in the work, if I stay disciplined enough, then I can see if I can get into the starting......

Jhingan first Indian to play in Croatian top-tier league

IMAGE: Sandesh Jhingan has two ISL runners-up medals with Kerala Blasters FC where he spent six years and moved to ATK Mohun Bagan in 2020 after missing the previous season due to injury.......

2022 Asian Games mascot unveiled in digital ceremony

IMAGE: 19th Asian Games will be held in Hangzhou from September 10 to 25, 2022. Photograph: Twitter Three sporty robots, collectively known as the 'smart triplets', representing the UNESCO World......

PIX: Check out 2022 FIFA World Cup Emblem

The emblem's design embodies the vision of an event that connects and engages the entire world, while also featuring striking elements of local and regional Arab culture and allusions to the......
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