Uttar Pradesh

Web series that rose to unscaled heights in 2020

Web series that rose to unscaled heights in 2020

December 31, 2020

While everyone was locked inside homes and the theatres shut, OTT dominated the screens this year. The entertainment industry churned out brilliant web-series with intricately woven and multi-layered plots that hooked the audience for the entire lockdown. The dramatic hooks and e...

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National Sports Day: Young players’ race for funds, diet & livelihood

National Sports Day: Young players’ race for funds, diet & livelihood

August 29, 2020

As India celebrates the 115th birthday of the wizard of hockey Major Dhyan Chand as National Sports Day, thousands of sportspersons continue to suffer in silence and struggle to make ends meet. Even the Covid-19 pandemic and ensuring lockdowns has not affected them much as they c...

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Pandemic deprives 40 pc children in Delhi of right to education

Pandemic deprives 40 pc children in Delhi of right to education

August 28, 2020

Despite lockdown being eased in many states, educational institutes have remained shut and are continuing with online lessons. However, the most vulnerable parts of the society have been paying a heavy price due to a huge digital divide. Children in Yamuna Khadar village in easte...

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Five Indian festivals that celebrate nature

Five Indian festivals that celebrate nature

July 28, 2020

Traditionally, Indians have honoured nature and Indian cultural practices are in perfect harmony with the environment. There are also numerous festivals across the nation that celebrate nature and pass on the importance of preservation of the environment from one generation to th...

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Unique wedding rituals practised in India

Unique wedding rituals practised in India

December 5, 2019

Weddings in India is an emotional affair with family and friends coming together for three-four days to have great fun with the various rituals and traditions. Many of these traditions are quite unique and weird which are still in existence till today.

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Air pollution in India

Air pollution in India

November 16, 2019

India’s air pollution continues to worsen each year, inflicting thousands of deaths on a hapless populace while politicians play blame game.

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Bengal leather hub to create 500,000 new jobs

Bengal leather hub to create 500,000 new jobs

July 22, 2019

The new leather complex is going to generate nearly 500,000 job opportunities which will be about 40 pc of employment possibilities for the state.

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Millions suffer floods fury in India

Millions suffer floods fury in India

July 19, 2019

More than three million people have been displaced across the northern and north-eastern India because of monsoon that has not only destroyed homes but cost the lives of many.

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Modi magic wave II

Modi magic wave II

May 24, 2019

Turning the 17th general election into a virtual referendum on himself and his rule, Prime Minister Narendrabhai Damodardas Modi retained his magic to establish majority for the ruling party and completely decimate a divided grand alliance against him.

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Élections générales 2019

Élections générales 2019

April 17, 2019

Du 11 avril au 19 mai, la plus grande démocratie du monde va faire la démonstration de sa force lors des élections législatives nationales, menant à la nomination du Premier ministre et de son gouvernement. Au-delà de son ampleur, ce scrutin fera l’objet d’une âpre bat...

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Netflix’s Indian short film on menstruation bags Academy Award

Netflix’s Indian short film on menstruation bags Academy Award

February 25, 2019

Period. End of Sentence - a film set in rural India based on the theme of menstruation of women, has won the Oscar in the documentary short subject category at the 91st Academy Awards that took place in Los Angeles.

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The holy gathering at the Ardh Kumbh Mela

The holy gathering at the Ardh Kumbh Mela

February 9, 2019

The sea of humanity, saffron flags, millions of pilgrims, the smell of the smoke from the holy fires, people with deep religious and ritualistic belief experiencing the power of devotion which turns the very water into amrit –the holy water of immortality.

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