Sonderborg/Copenhagen (Denmark): Project Zero is a public-private partnership in the city of 75,000 souls (It also has 440,000 pigs and 250,000 hens). The ultimate aim is to attract investments, tourists, people to live in the city and also create green jobs.
A narrow lane near Marigudi temple, Urwa takes us to the world of clay lamps. This is the world of 66-year-old Bhagirathi. Her wrinkled expert hands have been making our Diwali brighter since decades.
Kupwara, (Jammu and Kashmir) : Mir Musharraf, 18, and Mubeena Khan, 25, who grew up in an orphanage here, began their entrepreneurial journey two years ago, knowing well the arduous task they had chosen for themselves.
Kolkata/New Delhi: Celebrating Dhanteras? Have you ever wondered where did the gold in your jewellery come from? A cosmic cooking pot may hold the answer.
New Delhi: A World Bank report cautioning Pakistan over its $31 billion gross external financing has triggered a fresh rift between the country's civil and military leadership.
Bengaluru: Continuous monitoring of water levels in the foothills of the Himalayas can warn about an impending earthquake in the region, which is due for a major temblor.
Mangaluru: The Barke tigers, which have won the hearts of Mangalureans with their roar were feared to go extinct post this year's Mangaluru Dasara.
Udaipur (Rajasthan): Kishan Lal Ahir, a farmer in Ummedpura village of this district in southern Rajasthan, is a happy man today as he can sow two crops a year instead of the one he used to due to water scarcity.
New Delhi: Widespread overfishing is driving many shark species, including the world's largest living fish, the whale shark, to extinction, warn biologists. Its global status needs to be upgraded for protection and conservation.
The din of criticism both from within and outside the government has grown so loud that Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself has had to intervene in order to defend his economic record.
Mangaluru: The Mangaluru Dasara is the centre of attraction during the Navarathri festival. The Kudroli Sri Gokarnanatheshwara Temple was built in the year 1912 by Sri Narayana Guru.
Dubai: When it comes to picking a destination, weather is often a deciding factor for most tourists, and for Dubai -- a city that literally spells luxury -- the harsh summer months last a little longer than in other parts of the world. But does that mean you should delay your dream trip till the onset of winter?
Mangaluru: For him martial arts is a matter of controlling mind, body and spirit through immense practice. Vikith M Jogi, a mechanical designer by profession in UAE, is also a martial art practitioner.
Tulu the central language of the coastal districts surprisingly does not find a place in the celebration of the Holy Eucharist in the Tulu heartland. But a Church in Pavoor, Kerala continues to honour the language, conducting Holy Masses in Tulu for more than a hundred years now.
Bengaluru: From a young age, Aditi Surana could identify people's behavioural traits from their writing strokes. Honing this special ability, she has emerged as a "graphologist" -- with testimonials from the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Naseeruddin Shah and former President Pratibha Patil.
“The biggest success for any entrepreneur is innovation and in the world of beauty, innovation is powerful.” So said Mangaluru's very own premier 'Esthetician & Cosmetologist' when I caught up with her recently to talk about this discreet new world.
Creativity and inspiration are the two defining factors for most writers and their craft. But while creativity is largely the process of generating original ideas, inspiration is random.
Though Muniraju has succeeded in defeating Congress candidates in 2008 and 2013 with a considerable majority of votes, the anti-incumbency factory is expected to create hurdles for him in the next Assembly elections.
New Delhi: Intolerance is indeed rising in society but it is not likely to last long as communal polarisation has been a cyclic phenomenon in the country and most Hindus are secular
It has taken more than three years for Narendra Modi to realise that a presidential style of governance is not suitable for a country of India's size and complexity.