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How devi turns diva

New Delhi, Oct 7 (udaipur kiran) Modern Indian wear brand, Indya, has roped in five women achievers from the fields of basketball, chess, literature, beauty and entertainment for a new campaign that pays a tribute to the millennial Indian women. The brand’s “I am Indya” campaign has Women’s National Basketball ... Read More »

Biz travel, the millennial way

By Puja Gupta New Delhi, Oct 7 (udaipur kiran) All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. Global corporate behemoths and new-age startups, it seems, have understood this better than anybody else. Explains why flexible working is the new idea to attract talent and ‘bleisure’ a small perk ... Read More »

Shopping alert

New Delhi, Oct 7 (udaipur kiran) Amazon.in’s Great Indian Festival sale is back. From October 13 to 17, you can buy Diwali presents, appliances youve had your eyes on and so much more that you don’t need but want to buy. And as usual Prime members get exclusive early access ... Read More »

Ways to use tea tree oil

New Delhi, Oct 7 (udaipur kiran) The importance of oil in hair care is undisputed. Tea Tree oil is known to have cooling properties that make it ideal for hair in a humid country like India. Sowmya Raghunandan, Brand Trainer, John Paul Mitchell Systems India shares a few ways to ... Read More »

Rahul Gandhi pushed to sidelines in Congress?

By Saiyed Moziz Imam New Delhi Oct 7 (udaipur kiran) Ever since Rahul Gandhi resigned as Congress President, he seems to have been pushed to the sidelines as leaders said to be close to him are either quitting the party posts or being marginalised while targeting the old guard. Ahead ... Read More »

Bihar Floods: dengue cases cross 1,100 mark

In Patna, apart from low-lying city areas, five  sub-divisions are inundated. The death toll has risen to 97. Situation is likely to improve as the level of Ganga and Punpun has started receding.  The rail services have been restored on Patna-Gaya section and Bakhtiyarpur-Rajgir section as the water has receded ... Read More »

Twitterati give more power to Nusrat Jahan after cleric threat

New Delhi, Oct 7 (udaipur kiran) Twitterati on Monday slammed a Muslim cleric for targeting Trinamool MP and actor Nusrat Jahan for attending Durga Puja festivities in Kolkata. Accompanied by husband Nikhil Jain, Nusrat offered prayers at Suruchi Sangha Pandal in Kolkata on Sunday. After the prayers, she played ‘dhaak’ ... Read More »

VHP to hold 6-day event to ‘popularise’ Vedas

New Delhi, Oct 7 (udaipur kiran) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad, a prominent arm of the RSS, will hold a six-day event at the Birla Mandir in New Delhi to popularise Vedic teachings. The seriousness with which the VHP seeks to “popularise” Vedas is apparent from the fact that the entire ... Read More »

Would opening colleges help restore normalcy in Kashmir?

Srinagar, Oct 7 (udaipur kiran) All colleges and universities are scheduled to resume academic activities from Wednesday in the valley even as a question mark hangs on the attendance of students and scholars in these institutions of higher learning. In addition to over nearly two dozen colleges, there are four ... Read More »

Saina Nehwal sends ‘best wishes’ to Parineeti for her biopic

Mumbai, Oct 7 (udaipur kiran) Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal on Monday wished luck to actress Parineeti Chopra as she will soon start shooting for the former’s biopic. “Looking forward to this journey together! My best wishes to the team ‘Saina Nehwal Biopic’,” Nehwal wrote. Along with the post, Nehwal also ... Read More »

More good air days in Delhi due to Centre’s steps: Javadekar (Lead)

New Delhi, Oct 7 (udaipur kiran) Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday listed several steps taken by the Centre which he said has substantially increased the number of ‘good air’ days in the Delhi-NCR region. The minister’s assertion comes at a time when Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has taken ... Read More »

Bangladesh celebrates ‘Kumari Puja’ (Lead)

Dhaka, Oct 7 (udaipur kiran) Hindu devotees in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka observed ‘Kumari Puja’, where a pre-pubescent girl is worshiped as “Mother Goddess”, as part of the ongoing Durga Puja celebrations. ‘Kumari Puja’ was observed on Sunday on ‘Maha Ashtami’ or the eighth day of Durga Puja, reports ... Read More »

The path to 10% growth (Book Extract)

(Attn Editors: Subramanian Swamy’s new book “Reset” has just arrived at the stands. Presented below is an exclusive extract from the book, reproduced with permission from Rupa) By Subramanian Swamy My solutions to fashion an ideological turnaround in the economy and go on the path of a 10+ per cent ... Read More »

Animal, bird sacrifices in Assam during Durga Puja

Guwahati, Oct 7 (udaipur kiran) Hundreds of animals and birds were being sacrificed as part of Durga Puja rituals across Assam. Most of the temples in Assam including the ancient Kamakhya temple here and the Burhi Gosani Durga temple in Rani, not only witnessed the sacrifice of birds and animals ... Read More »

‘BJP will get its first CM in Jammu & Kashmir very soon’

By Anand Singh Jammu, Oct 7 (udaipur kiran) The BJP is hopeful of getting its “first Chief Minister” in Jammu and Kashmir following the abrogation of Article 370 from the state two months ago, and the planned delimitation of the Assembly constituencies. In an interview to udaipur kiran, Jammu and ... Read More »

Swiggy now in 500 Indian cities, targets 100 more this year

New Delhi, Oct 7 (udaipur kiran) From Gujarat’s Himmatnagar to Assam’s Jorhat, food delivery platform Swiggy has expanded its services to 500 cities in India, matching rival Zomato’s reach in the country. Unveiling its plan on Monday, Swiggy, which has added 60,000 new restaurants in the past six months, said ... Read More »

Javadekar claims credit for ‘good air’ days in Delhi-NCR

New Delhi, Oct 7 (udaipur kiran) Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday listed several steps taken by the Centre which he said has substantially increased the ‘good air’ days in the Delhi-NCR region. The minister’s assertion comes at a time when Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has taken out huge ... Read More »

Tough battle for Kerala’s Konni Assembly seat

Konni (Kerala) Oct 7 (udaipur kiran) It is a tough battle in Kerala’s Konni Assembly seat where three political parties are vying for the top position. The seat is regarded as an Adoor Prakash bastion, the veteran Congress leader who has held the seat since 1996. He vacated the seat ... Read More »