10-yr study planned to observe changes in Maha's tiger habitat

Mumbai, Aug. 19 -- With Maharashtra reporting a steady rise in its tiger population since 2006, the state forest department and the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) have planned a 10-year study to un... Read More

In Wayanad, Rahul chalks out a new political journey

India, Aug. 19 -- As Sonia Gandhi began work as the Congress's interim president, holding meetings with functionaries and addressing the party on Independence Day, her son Rahul Gandhi has kept himsel... Read More

Kashmir fallout: The three strands of India's diplomatic challenge

India, Aug. 19 -- Culminating in the "informal, closed-door meeting" of the United Nations Security Council on August 16, the past two weeks have been revealing. They have made apparent three differen... Read More

Fashioning the nuclear posture

India, Aug. 19 -- Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reiterated that "no first use" remained the governing doctrine for India's nuclear weapons posture, but added "what happens in future depends on the ci... Read More

Assembly polls: campaign bells ring, again

India, Aug. 19 -- Even as the country has just moved on from the Lok Sabha elections, preparations for three important state Assembly polls have begun. Maharashtra has a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-S... Read More

For family businesses: Democracy or monarchy?

India, Aug. 19 -- The concept of inheritance is perhaps as old as civilisation itself. Historically, societies have taken one of two stances towards it. At one end of the spectrum, the ancient Greeks ... Read More

Water conservation tips from Delhi's past

New Delhi, Aug. 19 -- Residents of Anangpur village in Faridabad tell tales of the ruins of a stone masonry dam near their houses. It was built by the first monarchs of Delhi, the Tomar Rajputs, to pr... Read More

Agra's Poonam Yadav among 19 nominated for Arjuna Award

Agra, Aug. 19 -- Indian cricketer Poonam Yadav brought laurels to her hometown Agra as she was nominated for the prestigious Arjuna Award. There were celebrations at her house in Idgah railway colony... Read More

Two-day state level archery competition concludes

MEERUT, Aug. 19 -- The two-day 10th State Level Under 9 and Under 14 Archery Competition concluded at Renaissance School in Bulandshahr on Sunday. The contest was inaugurated on Saturday by the Member... Read More

Double murder in Saharanpur

MEERUT, Aug. 19 -- A reporter of a Hindi daily and his brother were shot dead inside their house by their neighbours in Madhopur locality of Saharanpur on Sunday morning, police said. Taking cognizan... Read More