January 24, 2020 | 6:07 PM IST
merry christmas

Get soaked in Christmas spirit

Christmas is finally here and the choirs singing the popular Austrian Christmas carols such as ‘Silent Night’ and the peppy ‘We Wish You a Merry Christmas’…

Human rights day

World marks 71st Human Rights Day

It was 71 years ago, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). The UDHR is an elaborate document…

children's day

Celebrating Children’s Day with new zeal

Eureka! It is Children’s Day. As kids this day meant No classes, fancy dress, treats from teachers and essays on Chacha Nehru followed by special events…

Diwali Festival

Diwali is about lights, gaiety and more

It’s Diwali time– the five-day festival of lights, prosperity and well-being. And there is no denying that from diyas to crackers to the innumerable mouth-watering…

Firecracker Sales

Firecracker sales this Diwali see a dip for several…

It is the second day of the festival of lights, but the decked-up firecracker stalls are missing their regular enthusiasts. The firecracker business this…

happy diwali

Celebrating this Deepawali with a new zeal

The five-day Deepawali frenzy is understandable. And nothing, not even the global economic slowdown or the dipping GDP, can dampen the excitement the…

poshan abhiyaan

No shortage of schemes like Poshan Abhiyaan – still…

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Poshan Abhiyaan is a step towards eradicating all forms of malnutrition in India where even after 70 years of Independence…

hindi diwas

Hindi Diwas: The language gets stronger with each…

On this day in 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India adopted Hindi written in Devanagari script as the official language of the Republic of India after…

motor vehicle act

Motor Vehicle Act implemented successfully, but road…

It is less than a fortnight since the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act has been implemented in most states of the country. While the number of challans…

9/11 attack

9/11: Tribute to victims of deadliest terror attack…

On the 18th anniversary of 9/11 attack, while the world remembered the nearly 2,996 victims who perished in the terror attacks, a rocket exploded near…

Best in India

Best in India is yet to happen as it strengthens day…

Politically India is setting its footprints across the globe – strengthening ties with nations and luring international investors and more. Despite 6…

motor vehicle act 2019

MVA (Amended) 2019: A monster or a deterrent

A two-wheeler commuter in Madhya Pradesh’s Bhopal Vinita Shah saw the difference on the road when Motor Vehicle Act (Amended) 2019 came into force on…