Incredible India

Mizoram: The land of Blue Mountains

Tucked away in the thickets of green on the southern tip of Northeast India, Mizoram, the “Land of Blue Mountains”, is a nature lover’s paradise. Sandwiched between Bangladesh and Myanmar, this fifth smallest state in […]

Festival

Ram Navami: Celebrating the birth of Lord Rama

Ram Navami is one the most celebrated Hindu festival that is observed on the ninth day of the Shukla Paksha in the month of Chaitra (Hindu calendar). As per the Gregorian calendar, the day usually […]

Business & Economics

Asian stock markets advance after new Wall Street high

Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Wednesday after US inflation ticked up and Japanese machinery orders fell. Shanghai, Hong Kong, Seoul and Sydney rose. Tokyo was off less than 0.5%. Wall Street’s benchmark […]

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Business & Economics

Bitcoin touches $64,000 high as traders eye coinbase listing

Bitcoin advanced Wednesday, breaching the $64,000 level for the first time after eclipsing its most recent record in March a day earlier as the mood in cryptocurrencies turned bullish ahead of Coinbase Global Inc.’s listing […]

Business & Economics

At Rs 20.16 lakh cr, FY21 tax collection tops revised estimate

With all major tax heads yielding revenues significantly higher than the respective revised estimates (RE) shown in the Budget, the Centre has appropriated an additional Rs 78,000 crore as net (post-devolution) tax revenue in FY21. […]

Business & Economics

Elon Musk’s SpaceX raises $1.16 billion in equity financing

Billionaire Elon Musk’s SpaceX has raised about $1.16 billion in equity financing over the last two months, the private rocket company said in an amended regulatory filing on Wednesday, April 14. The filing comes after […]

Business & Economics

Oil holds near 1-month high as demand forecasts raised

Oil prices were lower on Thursday , April 15, though holding near one-month highs after futures jumped in the previous as the International Energy Agency (IEA) and others upgraded forecasts for oil demand as major […]

Science & Technology

Facebook testing video speed dating app ‘Sparked’

After Facebook Dating, the social networking platform is now testing a video speed-dating app called Sparked that will first allow 4-minute dates to help users find if they are compatible to each other. Once you […]

Science & Technology

Physicists use rapidly spinning black holes to look for dark matter

Clouds of ultralight bosons — such as axions — can form around a rapidly spinning black hole, if the black hole radius is comparable to the bosons’ wavelength. The cloud rapidly extracts angular momentum from […]

Science & Technology

Google Assistant will now find your iPhone, help order takeout

Google on Wednesday launched some new skills for Google Assistant, the AI-powered assistant found across devices. It’s also encouraging Google Assistant users to set up “routines,” which perform multiple actions with a single command. The […]

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Science & Technology

Scientists discover new method to lengthen lifespan of electronic devices

A research by scientists at the University of Sydney claim to have developed a technology that would lengthen the lifespan of electronic devices. This marks a significant step in the field of materials science, for […]

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Science & Technology

Instagram launches test where users can choose to hide likes

Instagram is launching a small global test on Wednesday where users can choose whether to hide like counts on their own posts or other people’s posts, a Facebook spokeswoman said. The photo-sharing site, which is […]

Food Corner

Home remedies that will cover your greys

Hair turns grey when melanin is stopped being produced by your cells. If your hair turns grey below your late 30s, it is considered premature greying. There are multiple reasons for this early greying to […]

Food Corner

Nutri kulcha

By Tript Arora This famous Street food from Punjab is finger licking good. Nutri is basically Soya chunks in a gravy. Soya chunks are high on protein. So they fulfill the requirement of protein in […]

Bollywood

Radhika Apte turns director; says ‘I  loved the process’

Radhika Apte has donned many hats while portraying different roles for her films, now has taken up direction too. The actress released her directorial debut The Sleepwalkers’ trailer in the lockdown at Palms Spring International […]

Bollywood

Mandira Bedi says her ‘blood boils’ at what trolls say about daughter Tara

Mandira Bedi, who earlier this week named and shamed a couple of trolls for attacking her daughter Tara, has said that she doesn’t give ‘two hoots’ if they target her, but her ‘claws come out’ […]

Bollywood

Matrix star Carrie-Anne Moss says she was offered grandmother’s role at 40

Matrix star Carrie-Anne Moss says she experienced Hollywood‘s double standards on ageing firsthand when she was offered the role of a grandmother the day after she turned 40. Moss spoke about her experience while moderating […]

Bollywood

Deepika Padukone steps down as MAMI chairperson

In 2019, Deepika Padukone replaced Kiran Rao as the chairperson of MAMI. Now after serving as the head honcho for nearly two years, the actor has decided to step down from the position. Deepika took […]

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Bollywood

Hugh Jackman and Laura Dern set to star in Florian Zeller’s next movie The Son

Hollywood stars Hugh Jackman and Laura Dern are all set to star in the upcoming movie `The Son`, which will be writer-director Florian Zeller`s follow-up to the BAFTA-winning and Academy award-nominated `The Father`. According to […]

Bollywood

Colin Farrell found Voyagers script a page-turner

Hollywood star Colin Farrell says the script of his upcoming sci-fi thriller “Voyagers” was quite a page-turner. “Voyagers” tells the story of 30 men and women sent on an interstellar mission to save the human […]

Farmers Movement

Farmers at Singhu, Tikri borders refuse to move amid virus surge

New Delhi (TIP): Farmers protesting at the Singhu and Tikri borders for over four months against the Centre’s three farm laws are not planning to call off their stir anytime soon amid the worsening Covid-19 […]

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Farmers Movement

Two tents, car allegedly set ablaze by miscreants at Singhu border farmers protest site

New Delhi (TIP): Two tents and a car were allegedly set on fire by unidentified people at the Singhu border on Thursday, April 15,  morning where farmers have been protesting against the Centre’s three farm […]

Farmers Movement

Farm unions say agitation to continue, announce march to Delhi on April 21

Farmer unions in Punjab have announced a march towards Delhi on April 21, indicating that the over four-month-long protest is not going to end soon. They said that farmers, activists and women protesters will begin […]

Editorials

Why 5th phase of Bengal election is crucial for Mamata

The West Bengal Assembly election is passing through its most crucial phase. Four of eight phases of the Bengal Assembly election are over. Altogether, voters have decided the fate of candidates in 135 of 294 […]

Coronavirus

Trust in J&J vax dips after pause over blood clot

Washington (TIP): Trust in the safety of Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine has plunged 15 percentage points among Americans after federal health agencies recommended a “pause” in its use following blood clot cases, according to […]