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India vs Australia: Virat Kohli & Co script history, break 70-year-old jinx

A dominant India won a historic first-ever series in Australia on Monday with a 2-1 victory after play in the fourth and final Test in Sydney was abandoned due to rain. Australia were still 316 runs behind when the match was called off as a draw, leaving India with a series triumph after wins in Adelaide and Melbourne. Australia were all set to resume their second innings on six without […]

Manipur Journalist Detained for Calling CM Biren Singh a Puppet of PM Modi

A television journalist has been detained for criticising the BJP government on social media under laws intended to ensure national security, leading to protests in Delhi. Kishorechandra Wangkhem was working for a television channel in the Manipur when he uploaded several video clips last month calling the state’s BJP chief minister, N Biren Singh, a “puppet” of the central government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It is nothing but […]

India vs Australia: India Beat Australia For 1st Test Win Down Under In 10 Years

India scripted history on Monday by registering a win in the opening Test of a series in Australia for the very first time by clinching a victory over the hosts by 31 runs on day five at the Adelaide Oval. Australia’s tail fought valiantly on the final day of the Test, almost pulling off the impossible but India kept pegging away to finally clinch a much-deserved win on Australian soil. […]

Jaisalmer -Once a jewel of Rajasthan has lost its charm for travellers

It was once a much sought-after destination for tourists who wanted to experience camel safaris, golden sands, mesmerising dunes, and the rich culture and heritage of the Thar desert. Then came the Khalistan Movement of 1986 and since the borders of Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer district were bound on the west and southwest by Pakistan, tourists weren’t permitted beyond 45 km of this World Heritage City. Around 2/3rd of the district was […]

Best places to visit in Munnar to witness blooming Neelakurinji

Every year during the season of the bloom, travel agencies see a huge growth in the holiday bookings to the hill station Munnar, as travellers gather to witness the magnetism of the rare blooming of ‘Neelakurinji’ flowers. Starting late July, the Anamalai hills near Munnar in Kerala will be clad in purplish blue neelakurinji (Strobilanthes kunthiana) which bursts into flower once in 12 years. Thousands of visitors flock to Munnar […]

19 Under-Explored Karnataka Destinations That Must Be On Your Bucket List!

Karnataka is a state that truly exemplifies its chosen motto: One State, Many Worlds. How often have you come across a state in India that has far-ranging topographies like the ancient ruins of Hampi with vast expanses of rocks and boulders, while on the other hand, there are hill towns like Coorg and Sakleshpur whose coffee plantations host visitors from far and wide? And then we have a beautiful coastline […]

How Amazon and Netflix are changing comedy in India

Standing on a stage facing an amused audience, Indian stand-up comic Kanan Gill recounts his experience of going for “handwriting analysis”. “The guy looked at my handwriting and said, ‘Sir, you are very gullible,’” he says. “I was like, ‘How do you know that?’” “And he’s like, ‘Because you came here.’” The audience howls with laughter. This is a clip from Mr Gill’s hour-long Amazon Prime special, Keep It Real, […]

Explore These Flabbergasting Lakes In Warangal

The second largest city in the state of Telangana, Warangal is also one of the most important historical cities in the county with many ancient monuments and temples. It was the capital of the Kakatiya dynasty during the early Medieval Period of India and has been ruled by many great rulers since then. Therefore, Warangal is a cultural and historical hub for travellers from all over India today. Tourist come […]

India Most Dangerous Country For Women, US In 10 Worst: Survey

India is the world’s most dangerous country for women due to the high risk of sexual violence and being forced into slave labour, according to a poll of global experts released on Tuesday. War-torn Afghanistan and Syria ranked second and third in the Thomson Reuters Foundation survey of about 550 experts on women’s issues, followed by Somalia and Saudi Arabia. The only western nation in the top 10 was the […]

Power ministry may make 24 degrees celsius as default setting for air conditioners

Power minister RK Singh said on Friday that the government will consider making 24 degrees celsius as mandatory default setting for air conditioners within a few months. At a meeting with the minister, AC makers were also advised to have labelling indicating the optimum temperature setting for the benefits of consumers both from financial and their health points of view, the power ministry said in a statement. The temperatures settings […]