Tag Archives: India

National Handloom Day: Team HT City celebrates the beautiful weaves of India

Designers and fashion lovers have been doing their bit to revive dying handlooms in India. India has a lovely smorgasbords of handloom fabrics that skilled artisans have been weaving from generations across the country. Be it tussar silk from Jharkhand, Bomkai from Orissa, or Mangalagiri cotton from Andhra Pradesh ,… Read more »

More than 2000 cases filed against prenatal sex determination; reflects poor sex ratio in India

Illegal sonography clinics are still on the run in India. Recently, according to reports by DNA up to 294 cases have been filed in the country against illegal sonography clinic. State authorities across the country under the Pre-conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Technique have filed as many as 2,317 cases in criminal courts,… Read more »

‘Dengue cases in India up by 11,832 over last year’

India in 2017 has seen 11,832 more cases of dengue compared with 2016, and the number of deaths from the vector-borne disease has been recorded at 46, eleven more than last year, officials said on Monday. According to the Directorate of National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP), till July 30, 2016,… Read more »

From Nawabi Murgh to Noori Hyderabadi Biryani: Discovering the lost recipes of the royals of India

Embark on a culinary journey packed with authentic royal flavours and feel like a king as you immerse yourself in the ‘Lost Recipes of the Royals of India’ while sitting at Varq in the country’s ‘power’ capital. Bringing back the lost recipes from the royal kitchens of the erstwhile kingdoms… Read more »

Ludhiana’s GADVASU ranked as top veterinary university in India

Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana, has been ranked first among the 14 state veterinary universities in the country, as per the ranking of agricultural universities and research institutes conducted by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi, for 2016-17. The ICAR initiated ranking… Read more »

Hereditary breast, ovarian cancer on rise in India

Hereditary breast and ovarian cancer cases are on the rise in India, three times more than in western countries, said a study by leading bioinformatics firm Strand Life Sciences Ltd on Tuesday. “Breast cancer gene mutations in the Indian population are three times more in India than in the western… Read more »

IIT-KGP to help eastern India students learn more about free online courses

Kolkata The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur will approach institutes of higher education in eastern India to familiarise students and teachers with free online courses offered by National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL). NPTEL, a joint initiative of the IITs and Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, offers 160… Read more »

New York eatery tops world’s best restaurants 2017; India fails to make the list

At the annual World’s 50 Best awards held at the Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne, the list of the top 50 restaurants in the world was revealed. According to the list, Eleven Madison Park, New York triumphed as a foodie’s heaven beating last year’s number one, Osteria Francescana in Modena,… Read more »

NEET 2017: Round 1 All India Quota allotment list released, check it here

The Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday released the first allotment list for National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) Under Graduate (UG) admissions 2017 under the 15% All India Quota (AIQ). Candidates can check their results by clicking here. Key in your roll… Read more »

India Couture Week: Huma Qureshi, Dia Mirza to take on the runway in Delhi

Bollywood presence is imperative at fashion weeks, be it in the form of showstoppers or front rows. And, this time around too, the upcoming India Couture Week,organised by Fashion Design Council of India, will see starry presence. The seven-day fashion showcase will take place between July 24 and July 30… Read more »