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Tuesday 03 May 2016
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Special Features

Techie becomes jack man of Kerala

Published on 30-Apr-2016
James Joseph.  Photo by Anitha Pailoor

He is a mechanical engineering graduate and has a masters in engineering business management but now promotes jackfruit grown in Kerala...

Saint's followers hope for a miracle to happen

Published on 30-Apr-2016
File photo of Ashutosh Maharaj.

Eight hundred plus days since January 2014, followers of a popular sect in Punjab are still hoping that their saint's corpse will come...

Ray of light for homeless children

Published on 30-Apr-2016
Sonia Singh with children in Lucknow.

It all began, when she saw shabbily dressed children begging, sweeping floors in trains and selling water in used bottles at Lucknow...

Paying heavy price for urbanisation

Published on 23-Apr-2016
The entrance of Kalai Ander (Hariparbat Fort) in Srinagar.

When the 16th century Mughal emperor Jalalud Din Muhammad Akbar, popularly known as Akbar the Great, got 5-odd-km-long rampart...

Women cops with a difference

Published on 23-Apr-2016
Ladli Cops get certificates on completion of their training programme.

Sometime back, 20-year-old Shilpi Sinha (name changed), an undergraduate student, was travelling in an auto-rickshaw...

Fruit juice made in Northeast creates buzz

Published on 23-Apr-2016
Bottled Chengga juice.

Garo Hills in Meghalaya is more known for insurgency. But now winds of change are blowing and self-help groups (SHGs)...

They serve devotees with a smile in freezing cold

Published on 17-Apr-2016
Cooks preparing food during 2015 Amarnath Yatra at Baltal. R Mohan Babu

Hundreds of volunteers from different parts of the country are gearing up for their annual service...

Heritage structure in need of repairs

Published on 17-Apr-2016
Esplanade Mansion in Mumbai. Ravindra Zende

Way back on July 7, 1896, the Lumiere Brothers showcased six films here marking the beginning ...

Teaching students with puppets

Published on 17-Apr-2016
Srinivasan teaches puppet making to women in Paramathivellor in Tamil Nadu.

Poverty and illiteracy can be terrifying for an adult. For a child they may be impossible to comprehend...

Hitarth Pandya distributes seeds to children.

Published on 09-Apr-2016
Hitarth Pandya distributes seeds to children.

Benjamin Franklin, the multi-faceted founding father of the world's oldest modern democracy the United States aptly summed...

Photo Gallery
Flames trail Danica Patrick's car after she crashed into Matt Kenseth...

Flames trail Danica Patrick's car after she crashed into Matt Kenseth...

A Hindu priest holds a traditional lamp as he performs evening prayers called Aarti...

A Hindu priest holds a traditional lamp as he performs evening prayers called Aarti...

A scene at a road during dust storm in Jaipur on Monday...

A scene at a road during dust storm in Jaipur on Monday...

A massive fire broke out in forest areas of Bathuni and Gambr of the Rajouri forest...

A massive fire broke out in forest areas of Bathuni and Gambr of the Rajouri forest...

Thunderstorm seen in the background of Amba Vilasa Palace and Chamaraja Circle, after dizling rain..

Thunderstorm seen in the background of Amba Vilasa Palace and Chamaraja Circle, after dizling rain..

Fishermen throwing a net to catch fish in river Ganga in Kolkata on Monday...

Fishermen throwing a net to catch fish in river Ganga in Kolkata on Monday...

Blue-tailed bee-eaters at Bura Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary in Nagaon...

Blue-tailed bee-eaters at Bura Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary in Nagaon...

A White Peafowl at its enclosure on a hot summer day at Zoo in Surat...

A White Peafowl at its enclosure on a hot summer day at Zoo in Surat...

Sadhus offer prayers while sitting inside circles of burning dried cow dung cakes...

Sadhus offer prayers while sitting inside circles of burning dried cow dung cakes...

Two White Bucks or Albino Black bucks at their enclosure on a hot summer day at Zoo....

Two White Bucks or Albino Black bucks at their enclosure on a hot summer day at Zoo....