Hinduism

Shani Dev: the harbinger of bad luck and retribution

Shani Bhagwan (also known as Sani, Shani Dev, Sani Maharaj, and Chayyaputra) is one of the most popular deities in the traditional religion of Hinduism. Shani is the harbinger of bad luck and retribution, and […]

Breaking News

Commissioner Bitta Mostofi welcomes introduction of U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021

NEW YORK (TIP): Welcoming introduction of US Citizenship Act of 2021, Commissioner Bitta Mostofi said that the bill would create a pathway to citizenship for approximately 11 million undocumented immigrants, most of whom have been […]

Breaking News

NYC health officials issue new COVID guidelines: start wearing two masks

NEW YORK (TIP): New York City health officials issued new guidance Thursday, Feb 18, to prevent the spread of coronavirus — and its growing number of variants — urging people to wear two masks now, […]

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Nuclear-powered rockets could take crewed mission to Mars in 3 months

A nuclear-powered rocket could get a crewed mission to Mars in just under three months, according to a report on CNN. NASA’s plan is to get human to Mars by the year 2035, but there […]

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Eating grapes may protect against sunburn, UV damage to skin

Eating grapes can help protect against sunburn and ultraviolet (UV) skin damage and natural components found in the fruits known as polyphenols are thought to be responsible for these beneficial effects, according to a new […]

Featured

Exploring Karnataka

Karnataka with its glorious history, rich culture, and enriching tradition is located in the South-Western region of India. The sophisticated state is famous for its cultural heritage, picturesque landscapes and traditional craftsmanship. To add to […]

Misc

Valentine’s Day: Time of the year to celebrate love

Valentine’s Day (or Saint Valentine’s Day) is observed on February 14 each year. Today Valentine’s Day is celebrated in many countries around the world, mostly in the West, although it remains a working day in […]

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Soon unlock your iPhone via Apple Watch even with a mask on

Soon you will be able to unlock your iPhone with Face ID even when with a Covid-19 mask on, but only if you are wearing an Apple Watch. In the next iOS 14 update, Apple […]

Education

Four-year-old Indian- Origin British Sikh girl joins Mensa club of high IQ kids

LONDON (TIP): A four-year-old Indian -Origin British Sikh girl has become one of the youngest in the UK to be accepted into the elite Mensa membership club of children with a high intelligence quotient (IQ). […]

Incredible India

Kausani: A picturesque hill station

Window to the snow-crested Trishul, Nanda Devi, Nandakot and Panchchuli peaks, there are very few places in the Himalayas whose beauty can be compared to that of Kausani – a picturesque hill station famous for […]

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India aims to be ‘a leader in thought and action on climate’

Five years after the Paris Agreement, India is among the few developing countries that are not only meeting their “green” targets but are aspiring to more ambitious climate goals. At the recent Climate Ambition Summit, […]

History

Constitution of India

The Constitution of India is the supreme law of India. It lays down the framework defining fundamental political principles, establishes the structure, procedures, powers and duties of government institutions and sets out fundamental rights, directive […]

culture and literature

STATE OF THE REPUBLIC- Milestones that made us

Celebrating the successes in the ongoing process of building a nation—in education, livelihood and healthcare. Literacy At Independence, India inherited a legacy of large-scale illiteracy and the lack of proper provisions for education. In 1951, […]

Hinduism

Satyanarayana Puja – significance & benefits of ritual

There are numerous ways of stating devotion to Lord Narayana. One of the most commonly observed pujas by Hindus is the Satyanarayan Puja. It is a popular and traditional ritual dedicated to Lord Vishnu which […]

Breaking News

Genius of Hinduism- Rigveda to Radhakrishnan

The author of ‘Musings on Medicine, Myth, and History: India’s Legacy’- Dr. V.K. Raju is working on another book. Unlike the earlier book, wherein he presents a holistic view of ancient medical history and Indian […]

Hinduism

Interesting facts about rudraksha

Rudraksha, the seed produced by a large evergreen broad-leaved tree of the genus Elaeocarpus. It is abundantly found in the temperate and sub-alpine zone is a pioneer of symbolism in the Shivaism, a major tradition […]

Misc

Trump wrote a ‘generous’ letter before departing White House: Biden

Says because it was private, “I will not talk about it until I talk to him” WASHINGTON (TIP): US President Joe Biden has said his predecessor Donald Trump has left him a “very generous” letter […]

Misc

Lloyd Austin is confirmed, becoming the first Black defense secretary in U.S. history

WASHINGTON (TIP): The Senate on Friday, January 22, confirmed Lloyd J. Austin III as defense secretary, filling a critical national security position in President Biden’s cabinet and elevating him as the first Black Pentagon chief. […]

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Ahead of Budget Session, BJP leaders meet; Oppn to corner govt over farm laws, China

New Delhi (TIP): Top Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders met at Union minister Rajnath Singh’s residence on Wednesday, Jan 20,  to discuss the strategy for parliament’s Budget Session from January 29. The party is preparing […]

Religion

Legacy of saint-soldier Guru Gobind Singh, founder of Khalsa Panth

Guru Gobind Singh was the last of the 10 Gurus, the one who transformed the Sikh faith. His birth anniversary falls on January 20 Guru Gobind Singh was the last of the ten Gurus, the […]