Bungee jumping station soon in Delhi

New Delhi, Nov 24 : The national capital will soon have its first permanent bungee jumping station, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said here on Friday. The station will be opened at the Garden of Five Senses in Mehrauli in south Delhi, along with ‘multiple activity tower’ and facility for ‘free fall jump’, the Minister […]

Of dons, Jodha-Akbar, love and terror

New Delhi, Nov 24 : Explore the story of Bengaluru’s underworld that has been ruled by shrewd and notorious dons; read about the Mughal emporer Akbar and his beloved Jodha in a tale abuzz with political intrigue, personal enmities and hidden rivalry; flick through the story of a boy who has had the best of […]

World’s biggest Rasogolla to celebrate GI tag to ‘Banglar Rasogolla’

Kolkata, Nov 24 : Days after West Bengal got the Geographical Indication (GI) for “Banglar Rasogolla”, two self help groups in Nadia district collaborated to produce a gigantic version of the round syrupy dessert, which they claim to be the world’s biggest. The enormous Rasogolla, weighing nine kilograms with the syrup and more than six […]

96% Indian children worried about violence: UNICEF

New Delhi, Nov 24 : A UNICEF survey has highlighted that 96 per cent of Indian children worry about violence against them while 51 per cent feel that it would personally affect them. A sample size of 1,000 children were part of this survey that was unveiled here on Thursday. Acts of terrorism, such as […]

India firm on stopping terrorists from using social media: Prasad

New Delhi, Nov 23 : : Radical elements and terrorists are abusing social media platforms for perpetuating hate and terror but India is determined to address the misuse of cyber space and thwart them, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Thursday. Addressing the inaugural session of the fifth edition of the Global Conference on […]

Rajasthan court annuls over a decade old child marriage

Jodhpur, Nov 23 : A family court in Rajasthan here on Thursday annulled the marriage of a girl which took place when she was only three years old. The girl is now 17 years old. The teenaged girl with the support of NGO Saarthi Trust founder Kriti Bharti fought a legal battle to get the […]