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Ragas for rugrats

Ragas for rugrats

We tested out a musical session that encourages auditory exploration and sensory awareness in ages up to three years, with a mom and toddler in tow... [Read More]

13 July,2024 08:15 AM IST | Mumbai | Junisha Dama
Cook up a (rain) storm

Cook up a (rain) storm

Head to the local market for foraged wild seasonal vegetables and make a mean dinner with ingredients from the forests... [Read More]

06 July,2024 09:30 AM IST | Mumbai | Junisha Dama , Nasrin Modak Siddiqi
Will someone check 1 million boxes?

Will someone check 1 million boxes?

In just five days since its launch, a new game has accidentally set off an Internet war as users race to check and uncheck one million boxes... [Read More]

06 July,2024 08:10 AM IST | Mumbai | Junisha Dama
‘It’s not just a tourist hotspot, let’s talk about Konkan culture too’

‘It’s not just a tourist hotspot, let’s talk about Konkan culture too’

A first-of-its-kind Konkan talk series in English aims to bridge the language barrier for non-Marathi speakers who are curious about the region and its culture... [Read More]

06 July,2024 07:40 AM IST | Mumbai | Junisha Dama
Asteroid day: Must-have tools for cosmic nerds

Asteroid day: Must-have tools for cosmic nerds

It’s Asteroid Day, and this year’s theme is to support space exploration. That’s why we urge you to bring out your devices, put on your space caps, and explore what is orbiting the Earth... [Read More]

29 June,2024 08:00 AM IST | Mumbai | Junisha Dama
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IN PHOTOS: Rescue and relief operations underway in flood-hit Pilibhit

IN PHOTOS: Rescue and relief operations underway in flood-hit Pilibhit

Amid continuous downpour, the Uttar Pradesh government has expedited its relief and rescue operations on a war footing to prevent any loss of life and damage to property in flood-affected areas of the state. Pics/PTI... [Read More]

09 July,2024 08:59 PM IST
Hurricane Beryl approaches Texas after causing damage, but no deaths in Mexico

Hurricane Beryl approaches Texas after causing damage, but no deaths in Mexico

Parts of coastal Texas were evacuated due to warnings of flooding and power outages as the southern US state braces for the Monday arrival of Beryl, which is threatening to make landfall as a hurricane.  (Source and Images: AFP)... [Read More]

08 July,2024 12:43 PM IST
IN PHOTOS: Fireman injured, vehicles damaged as tree falls in Thane

IN PHOTOS: Fireman injured, vehicles damaged as tree falls in Thane

A fireman was injured and two vehicles were damaged on Thursday after a tree fell following heavy rains in Maharashtra`s Thane city, civic officials said. Pics/RDMC... [Read More]

20 June,2024 06:22 PM IST
IN PHOTOS: LPG cylinder explosion injures 9 in Mumbai's Chembur; house damaged

IN PHOTOS: LPG cylinder explosion injures 9 in Mumbai's Chembur; house damaged

An incident occurred in Mumbai`s Chembur area where an LPG cylinder exploded in a house, leading to a fire and causing injuries to multiple individuals. Pics/ Anurag Ahire... [Read More]

06 June,2024 03:01 PM IST
Over 1.88 lakh affected, over 24,000 homes damaged after floods in Manipur

Over 1.88 lakh affected, over 24,000 homes damaged after floods in Manipur

The floods in Manipur, triggered by incessant rainfall following Cyclone Remal, have affected over 1,88,143 people across the state. This severe weather event has caused extensive disruption to daily life and substantially damaged property and agriculture.... [Read More]

31 May,2024 09:02 PM IST
10 people dead, over 150,000 houses damaged due to cyclone Remal in Bangladesh

10 people dead, over 150,000 houses damaged due to cyclone Remal in Bangladesh

As many as 10 people were killed as cyclonic storm Remal made landfall in Bangladesh`s coastal area on Sunday night, Dhaka Tribune reported, citing State Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Md Mohibbur Rahman (Pics/AFP)... [Read More]

28 May,2024 02:42 PM IST
IN PHOTOS: Taiwan's strongest earthquake in 25 years causes damage; kills 4

IN PHOTOS: Taiwan's strongest earthquake in 25 years causes damage; kills 4

Taiwan experienced its strongest earthquake in nearly 25 years, with a magnitude of 7.2 according to local monitoring agencies and 7.4 according to the US Geological Survey. The quake caused significant damage to buildings and infrastructure across the island and claimed four lives. Pics/ AP & AFP... [Read More]

03 April,2024 12:01 PM IST | Taipei
IN PHOTOS: Compound wall of company collapses on houses in Thane

IN PHOTOS: Compound wall of company collapses on houses in Thane

Six rooms in a chawl were damaged when a compound wall of a company collapsed on the structure in Maharashtra`s Thane city on Friday, a civic official said. Pics/RDMC... [Read More]

15 March,2024 07:25 PM IST
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Assam Floods: Over 1 lakh people affected in Assam

Assam Floods: Over 1 lakh people affected in Assam

The flood situation in Assam`s Barpeta district is still grim, as over 1.35 lakh people have been affected. Many flood-affected people have been forced to live along with domestic animals on higher lands after the flood waters inundated their houses. Assam floods over the past month has resulted in the loss of life, extensive damage to infrastructure, road closures, crop destruction, and livestock loss. Approximately 500 families live in the Rowmari Pathar area, and most have lost their lands and homes due to erosion and flood problems. The current flood has affected nearly 140,000 people and submerged 179 villages in the district.... [Read More]

06 July,2024 05:55 PM IST
Assam Floods: 46 dead due to severe floods in Assam

Assam Floods: 46 dead due to severe floods in Assam

A heavy flood like situation persists in Assam`s Nagaon. Floods in Assam have so far claimed 46 lives. According to the flood report of Assam State DisasterManagement Authority (ASDMA), 8 people died in the last 24 hours in the state including 2 in Sonitpur district, one each in Morigaon, Dibrugarh, Darrang, Golaghat, Biswanath and Tinsukia district, taking the total death toll to 46 while 3 others are missing. The overall flood situation in the state is still critical as over 16.25 lakh people of 29 districts have been affected by the second wave of flood. More than 25 villages have been affected and the flood waters submerged 1099.5 hectares of crop area. Many people have been forced to leave their homes and are now taking shelter on roads and higher land.   ... [Read More]

04 July,2024 02:20 PM IST
 Bengal Train Accident: Scary Drone Visuals Show Extreme Damage

Bengal Train Accident: Scary Drone Visuals Show Extreme Damage

A tragic incident unfolded on June 17 in West Bengal as the Kanchenjunga Express, traveling from Silchar to Sealdah, collided with a goods train near Rangapani Station in Darjeeling. The collision claimed the lives of at least 8 individuals and left over 20 others injured, as captured by ANI`s drone camera revealing the devastation at the scene. Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw promptly arrived at the site to assess the situation firsthand. Efforts are now focused on the diligent restoration of operations, with officials overseeing the meticulous progress to ensure the swift recovery and repair of the affected railway infrastructure.... [Read More]

18 June,2024 11:55 AM IST
Tragic Fire Erupts In Tirshi-Bali Area Of Udhampur

Tragic Fire Erupts In Tirshi-Bali Area Of Udhampur

A fierce blaze has ravaged Compartment 61 of Tirshi-Bali in the Udhampur Forest Division, resulting in extensive devastation to the area`s biodiversity and greenery. The inferno has consumed numerous trees and plants, posing a significant threat to the region`s wildlife, including a notable population of peacocks and other wild birds and animals. Responding to the crisis, Divisional Forest Officer Navneet Singh highlighted the challenges exacerbated by dry weather and intense heat, leading to five forest fires daily. Urgent efforts are underway to contain the inferno, with Singh urging locals to refrain from burning fields due to the risk of sparking larger fires carried by the wind.... [Read More]

16 June,2024 06:46 PM IST
Randeep Hooda recalls experience of re-shooting a scene in 'Swatantrya Veer Sava

Randeep Hooda recalls experience of re-shooting a scene in 'Swatantrya Veer Sava

During a recent visit to Port Blair, actor Randeep Hooda shared insights into his portrayal of freedom fighter Veer Savarkar in the film `Swatantrya Veer Savarkar`. Hooda revealed that filming the iconic entry scene at Kala Pani was particularly memorable, as the original entry point was no longer present. Opting for aerial shots to capture the cinematic essence, Hooda emphasized the importance of setting the tone with a dark and eerie atmosphere, reminiscent of Kala Paani`s haunting history. Reflecting on a momentary lapse during filming, he recounted a humorous incident where the entire unit had to return for his forgotten glasses, crucial for completing Savarkar`s persona. Overall, the filming spanned 15 days across the Andaman Islands... [Read More]

10 June,2024 12:40 PM IST
Randeep visits Andaman’s Cellular Jail on Veer Savarkar’s birth anniversary

Randeep visits Andaman’s Cellular Jail on Veer Savarkar’s birth anniversary

On the occasion of Indian freedom fighter and reformer Vinayak Damodar Savarkar’s 141st birth anniversary, actor Randeep Hooda visited the Cellular Jail in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on May 27.  Randeep Hooda who wore the hat of Savarkar in his biopic ‘Swatantrya Veer Savarkar’ gave insights about his research and the connection he shared with him during the making of his film. On his visit, Randeep said, “Today we have come here to the Cellular Jail where Vinayak ji was sentenced to 50 years of life imprisonment...All the strong revolutionary people were kept in isolation by the British away from the country and this is the place. I have raised a few questions about him, it’s up to audience now to decide whether he should be called ‘veer’ or not. It is high time he gets his due...”... [Read More]

28 May,2024 06:47 PM IST | Mumbai
MP Bus Accident: Bus Carrying EVMs & Polling Personnel Catches Fire

MP Bus Accident: Bus Carrying EVMs & Polling Personnel Catches Fire

A bus, carrying polling personnel, from Goula Village in the Multai assembly constituency of Betul Lok Sabha Elections, burst into flames while returning from Goula Village in the Multai assembly constituency of Betul Lok Sabha constituency last night. The polling personnel jumped off the bus and were safe. However, four EVMs suffered damage to their parts. This tragic incident took place on 7th May at around 11 pm. Firefighters were able to extinguish the flames and secure the remaining EVMs. It is believed that a spark in the bus caused the fire.... [Read More]

08 May,2024 11:31 AM IST
Psychologist explains how social media is ruining your mental health

Psychologist explains how social media is ruining your mental health

In today`s hyper-connected world, social media platforms can be both a source of inspiration and a breeding ground for negativity. From FOMO to Body Dysmorphia, social media has come with its own set of challenges posing a high risk to our mental health well-being. In this video, Psychotherapist and trainer - Dr. Arvinder J. Singh (Director, Ashoka Centre for Well-Being) in conversation with Katyayani Kapoor explains how the social media is impacting our mental health and how one can save oneself from the varied challenges arising to our mental health. Our expert guest shares her perspectives and personal experiences, shedding light on the importance of setting boundaries, cultivating self-awareness, and prioritizing self-care in the digital age.... [Read More]

19 April,2024 07:04 PM IST
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