New York, Oct 23 (IANS) NASA is aiming to fly its massive next-generation rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), for the first time in February 2022, a critical test flight on the US space agency's journey to send people back to the Moon.
Prayagraj (UP), Oct 21 (IANS) A rare and endangered mottled wood owl (Strix ocellata) has been sighted in Prayagraj.
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) In a novel bid to seek out the origin of our solar system, the US space agency on Saturday launched the Lucy mission, the agency's first to Jupiter's Trojan asteroids.
Dubai, Oct 14 (IANS) A couple of hours after its launch, the new jersey of the Indian cricket team was showcased in a scintillating light show on Burj Khalifa, the worlds tallest building, in Dubai. MPL Sports, the official kit sponsor for the Indian cricket team, posted the video of the light show at the Burj Khalifa with the new jersey late on Wednesday night.
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Scientists have identified molecules in the blood that can detect dementia about two to five years before its onset, making the diagnosis of the condition -- via a simple blood test.
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) Bollywood's livewire star Ranveer Singh shared that while growing up, he was mesmerised by on-screen personalities like Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, among others, who have all successfully hosted TV shows and entertained the whole of India.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 9 (IANS) The 54-year-old Monson Mavunkal, who took all his high profile guests into his fold by showcasing antiques in his collection which he claimed included the "staff of Moses" and "two of the 30 silver coins that were taken by Judas to cheat Jesus Christ" and many more, has revealed to the Crime Branch police that he is broke and has nothing with him.
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Back in the 1960s, the national capital was a "quiet and safe place" where women were not harmed and you could sleep on your terrace "without locking the main house door". Then, "a nouveau riche class prospered" and outwardly, New Delhi today "is a beautiful city" but "beneath lies hunger, filth and diseases".
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) A new study of more than 13,000 cities worldwide has found that the number of person-days in which inhabitants are exposed to extreme combinations of heat and humidity has tripled since the 1980s.
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The late Jnanpith award-winning author Indira Goswami was a great literary writer of her generation and a feminist icon. Most of her major works have been translated from Assamese into English; however, some of her works are yet to be discovered by a larger audience. "Five Novellas About Women" (Niyogi Books) represents a cross-section of her writing, with a special focus on the courage of women under trying circumstances.
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) As international borders reopen with the Covid situation easing, studying abroad is set to grow in the coming years and according to new forecast, over 18 lakh Indian students are set to opt for foreign colleges and universities by 2024.
Panaji, Oct 3 (IANS) The political war cry 'khela hobe' (game on) put Trinamool Congress on the front foot in its high stakes battle for West Bengal against the BJP in the assembly polls held earlier this year.
Bengaluru, Oct 2 (IANS) Social media is abuzz with responses on idli, the favourite south Indian dish loved by one and all, following the post by business tycoon Anand Mahindra.
Even before I could read, my favourite book was Kamla Bhasins Ã¯Â¿Â½Ulti Sulti Meeto. It was about a girl who would like to be naughty and playful. The illustrations in that book were so beautiful that I didnt need words to understand it. It helped me accept my quirks from a very young age.
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANSlife) 'Stories from the Womb', will unravel mythical stories of the Mother Goddess by ace storyteller and eminent dancer Anita Ratnam. The virtual story telling session hosted by National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) will be followed by a Garba Raas workshop by renowned Bharatanatyam and Kathak dancer Avani Shah.
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANSlife) International Coffee Day is here and coffee lovers have been granted a whole day to indulge in all things caffeine, be it morning cappuccinos, evening lattes or midnight mochas. But there's another way to give your coffee an extra kick; by simply adding a little spirit, you can turn your regular coffee into an enticing cocktail and celebrate the day with something a little stronger other than a regular flat white.
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANSlife) On the heels of the 16th Hotel Investment Conference -- South Asia (HICSA 2021), Marriott International, announced it has signed 22 new hotel agreements in South Asia -- comprising India, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Nepal -- in the past 18 months, expecting to add more than 2,700 rooms to its fast-growing portfolio. It is currently the hotel chain with the largest number of rooms in the South Asia region and expects to continue its solid growth with these new signings.
Gurugram, Sep 29 (IANS) On the occasion of world health day on Wednesday the Health Department in Gurugram has said it is going to start a WhatsApp video call facility for heart patients to consult cardiologists soon.
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANSlife) Doing business directly with end consumers is undoubtedly the best possible proposition for any business, and that explains the surge in the number of D2C brands across different industries and verticals in the recent past. It's almost a phenomenon with the outbreak of pandemic, as the whole supply chain came to a complete standstill.
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANSlife) Do you want to add extra shine to your hair? Straight out of Hollywood, #GlassHair trend has been a celebrity favourite on the red carpet. Frizz? No way! Blunt ends? Definitely no! Pale colour? Nope. Instead, you'll enjoy a shiny, smooth mane as this treatment makes your hair look healthy again.
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANSlife) There are quite a few difficulties when it comes to designing, and afterwards, there's sorting out some way to adorn a studio apartment. How would you fit the lounge, kitchen, and bedroom into one room and still have space to move around? Enriching a small place requires a bit greater resourcefulness, arranging, and altering, but the outcome is certainly worth the additional effort.
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Term it colonialism in reverse. A seminal book brings together the striking botanical art of Indian origin spanning a period of 300 years drawn mostly from original works held in the collections of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (London), that showcase the richness and variety of art commissioned from talented, mostly unknown, Indian artists who made a substantial contribution to the documentation of the flora of the Indian subcontinent.
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Back in 2001, on September 28, when the film 'Chandni Bar' hit the big screen, Madhur Bhandarkar, who was just two films old, could not imagine that this film would change his career. It went on to get four National Film Awards and eventually, Madhur found his signature style of realistic storytelling in the Hindi film industry.
New Delhi, Sep 27: Thailand, one of the most favoured holiday destinations for Indians, is struggling to its economy back on track. As the Thai government barred international tourist inflow into the country since the outbreak of the Covid 19 pandemic last year, thousands have been left jobless -- without any income.
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANSlife) India is a land of different cultures and traditions where festivals play an important role in bringing people closer. The contagious festive spirit witnesses a surge of a different level as soon as the month of October and November approach and the incredible diversity of the country can be seen in the wide array of religious and cultural festivals, celebrated differently all across the nation.