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22 March, 2018 11:19 AM The jackfruit’s journey to becoming Kerala’s official fruit

There are many reasons to celebrate the rise in status of the abundant and versatile jackfruit The name Jackfruit originates from the Malayalam name Chakka, which Garcia da Orta, a Portuguese scholar, wrote as ‘jaca’ in 1563. It later became jackfruit in English. Chakka in Malayalam originates from ‘Che-Kai’, meaning a group of green fruits (kai) joined

19 March, 2018 7:07 PM Hindu Mahasabha calendar claims Qutub Minar is Vishnu Stambh, Taj Mahal is Tejo Mahalay

New Delhi: A recently released calendar by Hindu Mahasabha does not just have photos of iconic monuments from across India but also goes several steps forward in renaming them. So while Qutub Minar is apparently Vishnu Stambh, Taj Mahal has been named Tejo Mahalay Shiv Mandir and Kashi's Gyanvyapi mosque is 'Vishwanath temple'. The calendar, released 34

12 March, 2018 3:43 PM Artefacts of ‘pre-Iron Age’ found in Odisha

ASI discovery in Jalalpur includes stone tools, potteries Archaeological Survey of India, which has been excavating a mound at Jalalpur village of Odisha’s Cuttack district, has now come across stone and bone tools believed to be of early Iron Age. “The discovery includes faunal remains, carbonised grains and stone and bone tools of early iron age to prehistoric 28

7 March, 2018 8:58 AM Perpetual Winning for Flareon Plate

Trainer M.K. Jadhav’s ward Perpetual Winning, who is in good shape as evidenced by his track perfomances, may score over his rivals in the Flareon Plate, the feature event of Thursday’s (Mar. 8) evening races here. Rails will be placed 6 metres wide from 1400m to 1200m and 12 metres wide from 800m upto the winning post. 1. FLAREON PLATE (1,400m), 3-y-o only, 4.30 p.m.: 1. Mount 31

1 March, 2018 2:43 PM Nepal holds Peace Marathon at birthplace of Gautam Buddha

KATHMANDU: Nearly 100 participants from different countries took part in a peace marathon at Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha, on Thursday. Participants from Nepal as well as China, India, New Zealand, the US, Germany, South Korea and Sweden, among others, participated in the fourth Lumbini Peace Marathon. It`s first of its kind spiritual marathon 73

1 March, 2018 2:43 PM Nepal's citizens celebrate Holi in Kathmandu's Durbar Square

KATHMANDU: The pavilion of the Basantapur Durbar Square, a World Heritage site in Kathmandu on Thursday, was smeared with vermillion powders, marking the day of the festival of colour Holi.Basantapur or the Kathmandu Durbar Square, which has been an eyewitness to major political turmoil and changes in the country, is also known as the "Holi Junction 105

28 February, 2018 6:36 AM 2018 Harley-Davidson Softail Deluxe And Softail Low Rider Launched; Prices Start At ₹ 12.99 Lakh

Harley-Davidson India has launched two new models in the 2018 Softail range - the Harley-Davidson Softail Deluxe and Harley-Davidson Softail Low-Rider. Harley-Davidson India has launched two new motorcycle models in the 2018 Softail range - the Harley-Davidson Softail Deluxe and the Harley-Davidson Softail Low Rider. The Softail Deluxe has been priced 47

27 February, 2018 7:27 PM MCC Budget: Downsized, but focus on parks, traffic management

The Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) budget for 2018-19 envisages a surplus of ₹7.07 crore, with a projected revenue of ₹712.54 crore and expenditure of ₹705.47 crore. The budget, presented on Tuesday by K.P. Ashwini, chairperson of the Standing Committee on Finance and Taxation, has been considerably downsized compared to the previous year when the outlay 39

27 February, 2018 6:48 PM Youth key to promoting cultural heritage: official

The beauty of Indian culture lies in the fact that it retains its core values even after assimilating good qualities of other civilizations, said Chief Executive Officer of A.P. Creativity and Culture Commission D. Vizai Bhaskar. He was addressing a conference on ‘Sustaining Cultural Heritage of India’ organised by the Department of History and Tourism 29

26 February, 2018 2:44 PM Hospitality majors look east to expand

Hospitality majors said that they were keen to expand in the region. Hospitality majors, both domestic and international, are looking to expand their network in States in the east and north east of India due to demand for quality hotel rooms from this region. These hospitality chains and their partners are vying for hotel projects as State governments 7