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Women in Rajasthan break glass ceiling

Published on 24-Jan-2015
Women firefighters in Rajasthan. Arvind Sharma

A huge pillar came crashing on four firefighters as they were dousing a blaze in the basement of a factoryin the Malviya industrial area in...

Vasai beckons tourists with its diversity

Published on 24-Jan-2015
A view of Arnala Fort in Vasai in Maharashtra. Mrityunjay Bose

The Vasai taluk of Palghar district in Maharashtra is unique in many respects as it has, inter alia ,pristine beaches, agricultural zone...

He strives to develop solar-powered two-wheelers

Published on 24-Jan-2015
Balagurunathan on his solar-powered vehicle in Madurai.

He is neither an IITian nor an electronic engineer. But for this cable operator from Madurai district in Tamil Nadu, solar power is the driving...

Nasty scars fail to singe their determination

Published on 17-Jan-2015
She was one step away from being an air hostess with a major airline  carrier. Eleven years on, her dream still remains to be achieved.

She was one step away from being an air hostess with a major airline carrier. Eleven years on, her dream still remains to be...

He pays blood money to save lives

Published on 17-Jan-2015
S P Singh Oberoi (in the centre) with Nepali children.

Businessman has installed water purifiers in many Punjab prisons. His journey as an engine mechanic to a multi-billionaire...

Incentives help bring back Odisha children to school

Published on 17-Jan-2015
Beneficiaries of Odisha Girls Incentive Programme come out of a school in Odisha.

Priyanka Samal was a class IX student when her parents, both daily labourers residing on the outskirts of Cuttack in coastal Odisha...

Travel like a king on cruise

Published on 10-Jan-2015
Luxury vessel Ganges Voyager. (below) A bedroom in one of the suites. Debasish Bhaduri

From Mark Twain to Rabindranath Tagore, the serene and smooth luxury of a river cruise was not missed...

Feast awaits theatre buffs

Published on 10-Jan-2015
A scene from one of the plays to be staged at the International Theatre  Festival of Kerala-2015 at Thrissur.

In his note as artistic director of the International Theatre Festival of Kerala (ITFoK) 2015, Sankar Venkateswaran...

After devastating floods, J&K tries to woo tourists

Published on 10-Jan-2015
A representation photo.

Jammu and Kashmir's economy mostly thrives on tourism as it is one of the biggest revenue earners for the state.

Attitude alone maketh not a memorable movie

Published on 10-Jan-2015
Arjun Kapoor in the film

The badlands of Uttar Pradesh have of recent been the settings of numerous violent tales, so any stuff...

Photo Gallery
President Barack Obama is welcomed by  Narendra Modi and others during an arrival ceremony...

President Barack Obama is welcomed by Narendra Modi and others during an arrival ceremony...

Bollywood actor Shahwar Ali enjoying with the National Flag in a water scooter during Republic Day..

Bollywood actor Shahwar Ali enjoying with the National Flag in a water scooter during Republic Day..

Obama being presented a spinning wheel as a memento during his visit to Rajghat in New Delhi...

Obama being presented a spinning wheel as a memento during his visit to Rajghat in New Delhi...

Barack Obama participates in a tree planting ceremony at the Raj Ghat Mahatma Gandhi Memorial...

Barack Obama participates in a tree planting ceremony at the Raj Ghat Mahatma Gandhi Memorial...

Barack Obama throws rose petals as he participates in a wreath laying ceremony at the Raj Ghat...

Barack Obama throws rose petals as he participates in a wreath laying ceremony at the Raj Ghat...

Barack Obama and  Narendra Modi during their joint press conference at Hyderabad House in New Delhi.

Barack Obama and Narendra Modi during their joint press conference at Hyderabad House in New Delhi.

President Barack Obama is escorted during an arrival ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan...

President Barack Obama is escorted during an arrival ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan...

Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama stroll in the gardens of Hyderabad House in New Delhi...

Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama stroll in the gardens of Hyderabad House in New Delhi...

Young girls buying tricolour on the eve of Republic Day celebrations in Allahabad on Sunday...

Young girls buying tricolour on the eve of Republic Day celebrations in Allahabad on Sunday...

Barack Obama walks to inspect a guard of honour during his ceremonial reception...

Barack Obama walks to inspect a guard of honour during his ceremonial reception...

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