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Government increases funding for improving quality of Higher Education

The allocation of funds for Department of Higher Education has been steadily increasing every year with an increase from Rs. 26,855.26 crores in 2015-16 to Rs. 35,010.29 crores in 2018-19. The central institutions of higher learning are currently dependent on Government budgetary support totally as they impart education with minimal fees. While the Central Government continues its support for these …

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Law and order has become a challenge in many parts of our country: Dia Mirza

Dia Mirza who was present as a keynote speaker at ‘Mindfulness in Education’ on Tuesday said, law and order in India has become a challenge. While people are still talking about Padmaavat’s ban they are oblivious to other abuses and crime in different parts of the country when was asked to comment on the same, the environmental enthusiast said, “I …

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ofo Powers Indore’s Attempt at the Guinness Book of World Records

In a bid to promote greener and healthier modes of transportation, ofo, the world’s first and largest dock less bicycle-sharing platform operated via mobile app, came together with Saksham Cyclothon, Indore, to help them enter the Guinness Book of World Records for the ‘largest number of bicyclists riding in a city together’. Organised by the Indore Cycling Association (ICA), India’s premier cycling event …

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Nawazuddin Siddiqui joins the ‘Swachhta Fortnight’ initiative

Nawaazuddin Siddiqui flagged off a Morning walk organized for ‘Swachhta Fortnight’ initiative. During media interaction, Nawaz said, Swachhta initiative should start from home. Many celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Dia Mirza, Anushka Sharma, Diana Panty, Hema Malini have been joining hands for many social initiatives, adding to the list Nawazuddin Flagged off an awareness morning walk for ‘Swachhta Fortnight’. …

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Kajol wants entertainment industry to be completely tax-free

Actress Kajol attended launch of Hindustan Unilever’s ‘Swachh Aadat Swachh Bharat’ campaign as their brand ambassador on Wednesday in Mumbai. During media interaction, Kajol said that she wants entertainment industry to be completely tax free. Union Budget of India will be presented on February 1, so when asked Kajol what’s her expectations with Union Budget, She said, “That’s very involved …

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Much Awaited Times Sanskruti Art Festival to Come in Few Days

In an initiative to promote and support Art and culture, Vihang announces the launch of ‘Times Sanskruti Art Festival – 2018’, with, ‘Celebrate Incredible India’ through Art as its theme for this year. Times Sanskruti Art Festival – 2018 “Thane is one of the most diverse cities in Maharashtra, where we encourage, promote and show-case India’s rich and diverse heritage”, …

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​This concert puts an end to the thought that classical music does not have an audience

Iconic  Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, along with his two sons Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash came together after 5 years for a performance in Mumbai on Sunday. During media interaction, Ayaan said, Today’s concert puts an end to the thought that classical music does not have an audience. Ayan who has released  Sufi music albums like ‘Rang’ …

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PETA urges Rajinikanth fans to avoid goat sacrifice

Animal rights organisation People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) on Friday urged fans of megastar Rajinikanth to avoid sacrificing goats at the Alagarkoil temple here to celebrate the actor’s entry into politics. “The power you already hold can help make a positive difference to the lives of all living beings and we are therefore writing to respectfully request …

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Mughalnama: Changing the Contours of Mughlai Cuisine in India

Evolved in the royal kitchens of the Mughal Empire in Medieval India, Mughlai cuisine is an amalgamation of Indian and Persian cuisines. Mughlai was a community food, earlier started by the Mughals then the Persians and then got segregated in India with versatile specialties across Old Delhi, Lucknow and Hyderabad majorly. Though often confused with the regular Indian food, Mughlai cuisine is an entirely …

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