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  • Greenpeace India claims clusters of thermal power plants will cause distress to farmers

    The 1,000 MW Stage I of NTPC's Mauda Super Thermal Power Plant, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated on Thursday as part of the 2,320 MW Mauda power plant, is one of the 71 proposed projects in Vidarbha with a total capacity of 55,000 MW. 

    Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 8:10pm
  • Yoga loses its rockstar as BKS Iyengar passes away at 95

    Belur Krishnamachar Sundaraja Iyengar, 'rockstar of yoga', passed away at 3.15am on Wednesday in Pune. He was 95. He was admitted last Tuesday to a hospital after complaining of breathlessness. His students included J Krishnamurthi, Jay Prakash Narayan, Achyut Patwardhan, Acharya Atre, Aldous...

    Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 7:00am
  • Indian American writer Kalyan Roy on the inspiration behind his new book

    The writer-professor on the inspirations behind his new book, No Country

    Sunday, 17 August 2014 - 6:50am
  • Musical notes with Alka Yagnik

    Alka Yagnik, who ruled the charts for nearly three decades, has sung for Helen Miller-Om Puri starrer The Hundred Foot Journey. Yogesh Pawar catches up with her to discuss music, current trends and why she's not heard as much these days

    Sunday, 17 August 2014 - 6:20am
  • Dalits of Thhole enter temple on Independence Day

    District authorities swung into action after dna's front-page report on the caste-based discrimination faced by the Dalits of Thhole village in Parbhani. The 68th Independence Day, saw Dalits lead a satyagraha for what they called 'another fight for freedom'. Amid heavy police bandobast, they...

    Saturday, 16 August 2014 - 6:55am
  • BJP supports LGBT community on Sec 377: Party's Mumbai chief Ashish Shelar

    In a departure from his party's earlier unsupportive stand for the LGBT cause, BJP 's Mumbai chief Ashish Shelar, said, "Criminalising the gay community by misusing Sec 377 of the IPC is not acceptable to the BJP," and added, "Decriminalising consensual sex between two adults is a pressing need."...

    Saturday, 16 August 2014 - 6:45am
  • Satyagraha to end discrimination: 200 Dalits to march into Hanuman temple in Parbhani

    As the country celebrates the 68th Independence Day, about 500km from Mumbai, the Dalits of Thhole village in Parbhani district have resolved to end caste-based discrimination through satyagraha. Denied access to grocery shops and primary health-care centres by the upper castes, 200 Maaang and...

    Friday, 15 August 2014 - 5:10am
  • Death of a comedian & other tragedies

    While his colleagues and co-stars mourn maverick comedian, known for his the mad-cap antics, and versatile Oscar-winner Robin Willaims who committed sucide at 63 in his North California apartment, comedians in India too joined in lamenting what some like Johnny Lever called "a profound loss to the...

    Wednesday, 13 August 2014 - 6:25am
  • Youngsters who made all the difference

    Building Young Futures programme transforms young women's lives; Priyanka Chopra marks International Youth Day with them

    Monday, 11 August 2014 - 1:14pm
  • On International Youth Day, Priyanka Chopra meets youngsters who have made a difference

    "Beti hoon mai tara banoongi," Bollywood actor and UNICEF India ambassador Priyanka Chopra, sang joining the young girls in Chandrapur, to mark the International Youth Day. She was interacting with them after witnessing how their lives are being transformed through the Building Young Futures...

    Monday, 11 August 2014 - 6:08am