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Special Features

Reaching out to the needy

Published on 25-Feb-2017
Nargees (right) with little Mizriya at the garment store.

Nargees Beegum cannot remember dimensions of the new garment store that the NGO she works with – ADORA...

Timeless appeal of miniatures

Published on 25-Feb-2017
Miniature  shows the attack on Golden Temple in Amritsar in 1984.

For Indian art collectors, small is indeed beautiful. For no other painting form or style can match the price Indian miniatures...

Ladies special turns joyride for women in Srinagar

Published on 25-Feb-2017
A woman boards a women's special bus service in Srinagar. Umer Asif

For 22-year-old Nahid commuting the 18-km distance from her uptown home in Srinagar to Kashmir University through public...

Migration, monkeys major problem

Published on 19-Feb-2017
Govind Singh in his farm in Chured in Uttarakhand. Sagar Kulkarni

Govind Singh has fought three wars against Pakistan and China, but he feels helpless against simians that plunder...

Duo overcome hurdles, succeed

Published on 19-Feb-2017
Dr Sharmeen Ahmed and Anita Shukla.

One is a doctor and the other is a counsellor and their team has achieved, what many others could not even with an army of...

Jitwarpur in Bihar scores hattrick of Padma awards

Published on 19-Feb-2017
Baua Devi with her Madhubani paintings at Patna Book Fair. Mohan Prasad

On the eve of this Republic Day, when Padma awards were announced, Bihar created a record of sorts. Jitwarpur village in Madhubani...

Museum showcases 400-year history

Published on 11-Feb-2017
Kasturbhai Lalbhai Museum in Ahmedabad.

India has very few industrial families that have been leading lights for over 17 generations! Lalbhais from Ahmedabad...

This 'beautiful' girl will remember policemen forever

Published on 11-Feb-2017
Six angel policemen who carried Kamini on their shoulders in snow for about 10 km.

Falling flakes of snow feel like heaven. Tall deodar trees, serpentine roads and the bounty of picturesque landscape...

Library to offer rare books online

Published on 11-Feb-2017
Books and  palm leaves scripts at Bhadaria library in Rajasthan.

Bhadariya is a non-descript desert village with population of about 15,000. The village boasts of one of the oldest libraries...

Non-Buddhists too attend Kalchakra Puja

Published on 04-Feb-2017
 The Dalai Lama, Buddhist spiritual leader, addresses his followers at Bodh Gaya on the occasion of Kalchakra Puja. Mohan Prasad

Caren Chawa, a devout Muslim from Lebanon in West Asia, travelled more than 5,000 km to visit Bodh Gaya in Bihar and attend...

Photo Gallery
A hand rickshaw puller carries his old rickshaw wheel for repair in Kolkata...

A hand rickshaw puller carries his old rickshaw wheel for repair in Kolkata...

A carnival float depicting, from left, Adolf Hitler, Geert Wilders, Marine Le Pen and U.S.

A carnival float depicting, from left, Adolf Hitler, Geert Wilders, Marine Le Pen and U.S.

A view of the aircraft carrier INS Viraat docked at the Naval Dockyard ahead...

A view of the aircraft carrier INS Viraat docked at the Naval Dockyard ahead...

Firefighters trying to extinguish a blaze that broke out on Sunday evening at the Times...

Firefighters trying to extinguish a blaze that broke out on Sunday evening at the Times...

Women performing a traditional dance during Golden Jubilee celebrations of Nyokum Yullo Festival...

Women performing a traditional dance during Golden Jubilee celebrations of Nyokum Yullo Festival...

Congress candidate Ameeta Singh with her husband and senior party leader Sanjay Singh coming...

Congress candidate Ameeta Singh with her husband and senior party leader Sanjay Singh coming...

Union Home Minister and senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh along with party candidate Ratnakar...

Union Home Minister and senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh along with party candidate Ratnakar...

Mahant Gyan Das along with other sadhus after casting vote at a polling station for Assembly...

Mahant Gyan Das along with other sadhus after casting vote at a polling station for Assembly...

Congress Senior Leader Ambika Soni and Uttrakhand CM Harish Rawat with state Congress party...

Congress Senior Leader Ambika Soni and Uttrakhand CM Harish Rawat with state Congress party...

Congress Senior Leader Ambika Soni and Uttrakhand CM Harish Rawat with state Congress party...

Congress Senior Leader Ambika Soni and Uttrakhand CM Harish Rawat with state Congress party...

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