Families wiped out, loved ones perish in Amritsar train tragedy

Amritsar, Oct 20 : In the death of 59 people in the Amritsar train tragedy on Friday evening, a bigger tragedy has struck many families: their sole breadwinners have died; and in several cases, children are still trying to find their parents. Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, who visited the accident site and the injured in […]

Amritsar train tragedy similar to Thalaserry’s in 1986

Chennai, Oct 20 : Friday’s Amritsar’s train tragedy is similar to the one that happened in 1986 in Kerala’s Thalaserry, where an Express train ran through revellers, leaving several dead and injured in its trail, recalled a senior journalist here on Saturday. “I was 20 and working in a private company. The rail track was […]

We’ll be fielding strongest Jaipur lineup ever in 2019: William Dalrymple

New Delhi, Oct 20 : Come January, literary heavyweights will gather in Jaipur for a sumptuous feast of ideas at the annual Zee Jaipur Literature Festival. Its co-director and noted historian William Dalrymple said the organisers will be fielding the strongest lineup of literary heavyweights in the upcoming edition as the first 30 speakers were […]

Better cardiorespiratory fitness linked to longer life: Study

New York, Oct 20 : Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic in the US have found that better cardiorespiratory fitness leads to better longevity, regardless of age, with no limit on the positive effects of aerobic fitness. Cardiorespiratory fitness is the ability of the circulatory and respiratory systems to supply oxygen to skeletal muscles during sustained […]

Challenging to direct a series that’s been a hit: ‘Kasautii…’ director

Mumbai, Oct 20 : Muzammil Desai, who wears the director’s hat for the “Kasautii Zindagii Kay” reboot, says helming a series that has been a hit in the past is quite challenging. “Directing a series which has been a hit is a big challenge. It is not just a challenge, but is a bigger responsibility […]

‘Bulleya’ singer unveils his first indie single

Mumbai, Oct 20 : “Bulleya” fame singer Amit Mishra has released his first independent single “Vacation”. Amit, along with his band members Nishith Hegde and Ashwin Shriyan, has collaborated with Amit Mishra Project (AMP) for the song. AMP is an entity that brings diverse talent on board and encourages them to bring independent music to […]