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Riar has died

This man should not have been in a hurry to go. Just over fifty, Harvinder Riar’s best was yet to come . His death is a colossal loss to Punjabi journalism. Riar was a professional […]


Midlife loneliness may up dementia, Alzheimer’s risk

Being persistently lonely during midlife appears to make people more likely to develop dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) later in life, a new study finds. The study, published in the journal ‘Alzheimer’s & Dementia’, also […]


Add these vitamins, supplements to your routine to reduce anxiety

Ashwagandha A powerful Indian herb with potent adaptogenic qualities, it is great for those facing stress issues resulting from emotional, as well as physical issues. Athletes also use this to help reduce the stress-induced by […]


How to decorate your home this Holi

Holi is around the corner and it’s the best time to add colors not in your life but also in your home. If you are going through holi party at your home, first check the […]


Skincare tips before and after Holi celebrations

As the most colourful festival is finally here, it is important to keep skincare in mind as Holi celebrations go beyond dry colours and flower petals. There are synthetic elements in certain colours and of […]


Bread cutlet

By Tript Arora Crispy and tasty bread cutlets with a hot cup of tea make an excellent evening snack. My family enjoys them for breakfast as well. Boiled potatoes and veggies, rolled in bread and […]


Pierce Brosnan joins Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Black Adam’ as superhero

Former James Bond Pierce Brosnan has something exciting up his sleeve as the dashing actor has now been roped in for his first role as a superhero. The actor will now play the role of […]

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‘Send them home happy’: Congress to Centre on farmers’ protest

New Delhi (TIP):  Opposition Congress on Wednesday, March 24,  urged the government to agree to the demands of farmers who are protesting against the agri laws and “send them home happy”, warning that “making fun” […]

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Why House panel wants govt to implement one farm law

The Standing Committee on Food, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution has asked the government to implement in “letter and spirit” the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020, one of the three farm laws against which the […]

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Farmers prepared to continue protest till November, says BKU leader Rakesh Tikait

Farmers agitating against the Centre’s farm laws are prepared for a long haul, BKU leader Rakesh Tikait said on Thursday. Tikait, who is at the helm of the farmers’ protest in Ghazipur, was addressing a […]


Delhi-Dhaka ties move beyond symbolism, seek to power growth and connectivity

New Delhi (TIP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation for his neighbourhood visit well before he took oath on May 26, 2014 when he asked Ajit Doval, the then director of Delhi-based think tank […]

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Caste-based reservations may go, but it’s for Parliament to decide: SC

New Delhi (TIP): All caste-based reservations may go and only those meant for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) may remain, the Supreme Court said on Thursday, March 25,  even as it clarified that it was a […]


2 die in Mumbai covid centre fire, 70 patients rescued

Mumbai (TIP):  At least two persons have reportedly perished and around 73 evacuated after a major fire engulfed the Sunrise Hospital located within the Dreamz Mall in Mumbai’s Bhandup, early on Friday, March 26, officials […]


Budget session curtailed due to state polls; LS output 114%

New Delhi (TIP): Parliament was on March 25 adjourned sine die with the Budget session cut short by 14 days in view of the Assembly elections in West Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry. […]


Ana de Armas fuels rumors she’s back with Ben Affleck, then shuts them down

Actor Ana de Armas on Sunday fuelled rumours that she’d gotten back together with Ben Affleck. She took to Instagram Stories and posted a picture of herself wearing a necklace she used to wear when […]


Helen Mirren cast as villain in Shazam: Fury of the Gods

Hollywood veteran Helen Mirren will be playing the main villain in DC Films and New Line’s upcoming superhero movie Shazam! Fury of the Gods. Mirren, the star of films such as The Queen, Hitchcock and […]


NIA claims suspended Mumbai Police officer Vaze admitted to planting explosives

Mumbai (TIP): The suspended Mumbai police officer, Sachin Vaze, said that he is being made a scapegoat after an NIA officer claimed that he admitted to planting explosives outside Mukesh Ambani‘s house in Mumbai. Sachin […]

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2nd wave of Covid-19 in India could last up to 100 days, peak in April: Report

New Delhi (TIP): India is in the midst of a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. Considering the duration from the present level of daily new cases to the peak India saw last year, the […]

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India, US agree to work towards resolving key bilateral trade issues

India and the United States have agreed to work constructively to resolve key outstanding bilateral trade issues and to take a comprehensive look at ways to expand the trade relationship, the Biden administration has said. […]


Regional names of Holi

Popularity of Holi can be gauged from the number of names Holi has in different states. Also of great interest is the story behind each of these names. As one moves across from one state […]


Holi and Bollywood: A nostalgic walk down the memory lane

By Murtaza Ali Khan Holi celebrations have been a part of Hindi films for as long as one can remember. Right from the early 1940s, Indian filmmakers have tried to include Holi songs in movies […]

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Rainbow shades of Holi in Rajasthan desert 

By Dr Yash Goyal TIP Representative at Jaipur Geographically, in the largest desert of the country, not only the ‘dialect’ (dialect/language) changes on every twenty ‘Kos’ (less than Km), but also the manner and ritual […]

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Significance of Holi

In spite of being such a colorful and gay festival, there are various aspects of Holi which makes it so significant for our lives. Though they might not be so apparent but a closer look […]

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Holi: Let the color shower joy

Holi is an ancient festival of India and was originally known as ‘Holika’. The festivals finds a detailed description in early religious works such as Jaimini’s Purvamimamsa-Sutras and Kathaka-Grhya-Sutras. Historians also believe that Holi was […]


Global Covid-19 caseload tops 125.3 mn

Washington (TIP): The overall number of global Covid-19 cases has surpassed 125.3 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.75 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University. In its latest update on Friday […]