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Special Features

Giving new spin to familiar yarn

Published on 06-Feb-2016
A coir-based wall hanging with a water-colour painting of legendary martial artist-actor Bruce Lee was an attraction at the coir expo at Alappuzha.

It's not hard to imagine Alappuzha as the permanent venue of a global event showcasing coir and natural fibre products...

Collective's initiative to spread people-centric films

Published on 06-Feb-2016
People watch a film at an outdoor screening at Halishar town in West Bengal.

For more than a century, cine-goers have felt getting transported to a different world, when watching films in cool interiors...

De-radicalisation, the Khan's way

Published on 06-Feb-2016
Faisal Khan of Khudai Khidmatgar has lunch with others.

When 40-year-old Faisal Khan, a devout Muslim, decided to revive an organisation, that had been active in the pre-Independence days...

He overcomes odds to become successful writer

Published on 30-Jan-2016
Ratneshwar.

When he was barely a four-year-old, he lost his father. When he was appearing for class X examination, a division...

Organic route to success

Published on 30-Jan-2016
Maya Pradhan (left) of the Manjoshree Self Help Group of Jaubari village sells vegetables at Organic Market in Gangtok. Roshan Sujee, who runs a printing business in Gangtok, with fresh vegetables. Sagar Kulkarni

Samro Ugen Paljor, 37-year-old farmer from Heegyathang village in North Sikkim, is a happy man. He is content that ...

An exploration rooted in heritage

Published on 30-Jan-2016
Abhay Mangaldas at the House of MG in Ahmedabad. Dinesh Shukla

He describes himself as an explorer. "Not in terms of an adventure seeker but one who is on an endless search...

Barter system still alive in Assam

Published on 23-Jan-2016
People indulge in community fishing at Joon Beel Mela in Morigaon district of Assam. RITURAJ SHIVAM

Septuagenarian Ramsing Ingti was advised by doctors some five years ago not to trek hill ranges as he had cardiac problems...

Garbage dump turned into nature park in Mumbai

Published on 23-Jan-2016
The lake in the Bhavan's Nature and Conservation Centre in Mumbai.

Nestled in the concrete jungle of Mumbai, lies a small patch of green lung the Bhavan's Nature and Adventure Centre (BNAC)...

It's time for food outside hospitals

Published on 23-Jan-2016
Jagdish Lal Ahuja distributes food to a needy in Chandigarh.

In bone-chilling winter months and sweeping intense cold wave, the swelling numbers queuing up in torn, worn-out clothes--often...

Haveli restored to past glory

Published on 16-Jan-2016
Pictures of the old building and the restored structure. Courtesy Heritage India Foundation

Once boasting of its grandeur and royalty, it was reduced to an ordinary run-down building and given a name, Teen Chowki ki Haveli...

Photo Gallery
A leopard attacks a man in a school premises in Bengaluru on Sunday...

A leopard attacks a man in a school premises in Bengaluru on Sunday...

Sand sculpture of turtles at Marina Beach as part of a 'Save a Turtle campaign'...

Sand sculpture of turtles at Marina Beach as part of a 'Save a Turtle campaign'...

Awareness about road safety rules at the launch of 'Aster SafeRoads campaign in New Delhi...

Awareness about road safety rules at the launch of 'Aster SafeRoads campaign in New Delhi...

Tourists enjoy Shikara rides at Dal Lake as tourism in J&K comes back to life after 2014 floods...

Tourists enjoy Shikara rides at Dal Lake as tourism in J&K comes back to life after 2014 floods...

Gen DS Hooda pays tribute at Jagdunath memorial on the occasion of Nowshera Day celebration...

Gen DS Hooda pays tribute at Jagdunath memorial on the occasion of Nowshera Day celebration...

Swimmer Sayani Ghosh during final round of women 400M Medley event at the 12th South Asian Games...

Swimmer Sayani Ghosh during final round of women 400M Medley event at the 12th South Asian Games...

Swimmer Sayani Ghosh (M), Shraddha Sudhir (L) and Sri Lankan swimmer JUI Silva (R), with their medal

Swimmer Sayani Ghosh (M), Shraddha Sudhir (L) and Sri Lankan swimmer JUI Silva (R), with their medal

Indian Swimmers Sajan Prakash (M), Saurabh Sangvekar (R) and Bangladeshi swimmer Mahfizur Rahman...

Indian Swimmers Sajan Prakash (M), Saurabh Sangvekar (R) and Bangladeshi swimmer Mahfizur Rahman...

Indian and Nepal women Hockey Team players in action during the 12th South Asian Games in Guwahati..

Indian and Nepal women Hockey Team players in action during the 12th South Asian Games in Guwahati..

Cyclists on a 40 kms criterium race during 12th South Asian Games, in Guwahati on Sunday...

Cyclists on a 40 kms criterium race during 12th South Asian Games, in Guwahati on Sunday...

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