Will take India's regional cuisine to the world: Chef Vikas Khanna

He may have been named the "Hottest Chef of America" by People magazine and has won a Michelin award for his restaurant in New York, but Chef Vikas Khanna's roots remain attached to India -- and he now wants t
By Somrita Ghosh | IANS | May 13, 2017Read Story »

100-year-old AMU makes path-breaking push in nanotech, solar research

By Sarwar Kashani | .
May 07, 2017
The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), a nearly 100-year-old institution born out of the independence movement and the quest to modernise Muslim education, has often been a victim of minority politics that attra Read Story »

Dump VIP culture, embrace EPI, says Modi

Calling for cleansing the Indian psyche of the "deeply entrenched" VIP (Very Important Person) culture, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said 'VIP' must be replaced by 'EPI' -- Every Person is Important.
IANS | Apr 30, 2017Read Story »

Modi urges Muslims not to politicise triple talaq

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged Muslims not to "politicise" the triple talaq issue and requested them to come forward and find a "solution".
IANS | Apr 30, 2017Read Story »

Vote for change as Himachal looking for honest era: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday asked the people of Himachal Pradesh to vote for change like in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Delhi as the hill state was looking for an honest era.
IANS | Apr 27, 2017Read Story »

BJP is jealous of Bengal's progress: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday traded barbs over development in the eastern state, with the former throwing an "open challenge" to anyone to show growth und
IANS | Apr 26, 2017Read Story »

Social media platforms banned in J&K

The Jammu and Kashmir government Wednesday banned all social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp for one month in the Valley in order to prevent "anti-national and anti-social elements" from sp
IANS | Apr 26, 2017Read Story »

Haryana CM to interact with people on Twitter, Facebook

Haryana is poised to become the first state in the country to invite social media users to interact with Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar for faster and real-time redressal of grievances.
IANS | Apr 25, 2017Read Story »

More tourists visited Bihar despite prohibition: CM

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said prohibition in Bihar had not affected the state tourism sector as the number of visitors, both domestic and from abroad, had registered an increase. He said tou
IANS | Apr 24, 2017Read Story »

India's cows to have Unique Identification Number

The Supreme Court was informed on Monday that every cow and its progeny will be given a Unique Identification Number (UIN) and will be kept at shelter homes run by state governments in every district after the
IANS | Apr 24, 2017Read Story »