Unemployment rate declining, says government in Rajya Sabha

The unemployment rate in rural areas has plummeted to 3.3 per cent in 2020-21 from 5 per cent (2018-19). It was 3.9 per cent in 2019-2020.

published on : 29th July 2022

Centre revives bill to regulate digital news media: Reports

The digital news publishers would be asked to register themselves with the Press Registrar General within 90 days of the law coming into effect.

published on : 15th July 2022

National Museum exhibition in Delhi shows us 'what was it like to be a woman in colonial era' 

An ongoing art exhibition in Delhi brings to life bygone faces, tastes and traditions of women who lived in India during the early British era.  

published on : 10th July 2022

Catherine Deneuve to be honoured with Venice Film Fest Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement

'Belle de Jour' won the Golden Lion in 1967 while Deneuve took the 1998 Best Actress Volpi Cup for her performance in Nicole Garcia's Place Vendome.

published on : 3rd June 2022

Speak up, period!

Menstruation is a naturally occurring physiological phenomenon in adolescent girls and pre-menopausal women.

published on : 25th May 2022

Realise our commitment to welfare: Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy

At a public meeting organised at Muramalla village in Konaseema district, he directly credited the amount into the bank accounts of 1,08,755 fishermen families.

published on : 14th May 2022

‘Asurgarh fort settlement belongs to Iron Age, older than Sisupalgarh’

He further said that the knowledge of iron metallurgy had significant influence over the socio-economic life and growth of fortified settlements in the State. 

published on : 11th April 2022

Actor Ram Charan thanks UK audiences for 'RRR' success 

The period drama, which translates as 'Rise, Roar, Revolt', is a multilingual action movie, which sees Ram Charan take on the role of a young freedom fighter.

published on : 9th April 2022

Anamalai road railway station in Coimbatore turns 91, demands not met

The station played an important role in the construction of Kadambarai and Aliyar dams since construction materials were transported through the station.

published on : 31st March 2022

Minister Thangam Thennarasu inaugurates Thulukkarpatti excavation

Excavation will be carried out on 36 acres in Vilankadu area in Thulukkarpatti village alongside the banks of Nambiyar river.

published on : 17th March 2022

No coach factory, but Kazipet to get Periodic Overhauling facility

The Centre had promised Railway Coach Factory to Telangana in the AP Reorganisation Act, 2014 but it remained unfulfilled.

published on : 5th March 2022

'Not able to meet costs, transfer us to home districts', says gangmen deployed in Coimbatore

Gangmen recruited by TANGEDCO has called for the transfer to their home districts stating they are unable to meet the rising cost of living.

published on : 1st March 2022

Annapurna icons in a drought-prone UP region temple

The Jarai Math temple, located in Baruasagar town in the Jhansi district of Uttar Pradesh, is a Gurjara-Pratihara period temple of the 9th–10th century CE.

published on : 11th February 2022

Different indicators on employment bounce back after dipping in April-June 2020: Economic Survey

An analysis of the EPFO data suggests a significant acceleration in the formalization of the job market, during 2021.

published on : 31st January 2022

Medieval period sculpture of ‘warrior riding horse’ found

The warrior is seen mounted on a horse holding what appears to be a spear in his right hand, while holding the reins of the horse with the left.

published on : 31st January 2022

Tickle the colonial palate  

The chefs aboard Indian trains during British colonial period cooked up some interesting recipes that are popular even now.

published on : 29th January 2022

Ancient artefacts from megalithic, neolithic ages found in Nalgonda

Artefacts from neolithic and megalithic ages and Satavahana period were found by archaeologists at Bhattugudem village of Peddavura mandal in Nalgonda district on Wednesday.

published on : 27th January 2022

Sinu Joseph's new book 'Rtu Vidya' talks about period and menstruation

Sinu Joseph explains the ancient science behind menstrual practices, based on the decade-long groundwork on menstruation practices across the country.

published on : 19th January 2022

Edtech start-up Scaler announces Period leaves for female and transgender staff

The company introduced period leave to encourage greater diversity at the workplace by making the environment more inclusive for female and transgender employees.

published on : 13th January 2022

Coronavirus loses 90% of ability to infect after 20 minutes in air: Study

The findings re-emphasise the importance of short-range Covid transmission, with physical distancing and mask-wearing likely to be the most effective means of preventing infection.

published on : 12th January 2022
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