A The Asian Age | Home

Monday, Oct 02, 2023 | Last Update : 01:13 PM IST


 Jaya Verma Sinha. (Linkedin)

Jaya Verma Sinha first woman to head Railway Board

She will assume charge on or after September 1 and her tenure will be till August 31, 2024

Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (PTI)

80% Indians Have Favourable View of PM Modi: Pew Survey

Views of India are most positive in Israel, where 71 per cent say they have a favourable view of the country, the report said

Major (retd) Probal DasGupta with late CDS Gen Bipin Rawat. (Photo by arrangement)

The General I Knew

This piece is a personal tribute to an extraordinary general, gentleman and my battalion commanding officer

Former India batsman Sachin Tendulkar. (Photo: AP)

Tendulkar among 50 most influential people on Twitter, according to brand research

American singer Taylor Swift is at number 1 spot and Prime Minister Narendra Modi is placed at number two in the list


Demonstrators burn a placard depicting Indian prime minister Narendra Modi during a Sikh rally outside the Consulate General of India, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on September 25, 2023, following the murder of Sikh separatist Hardeep Singh Nijjar. (AFP)

SFJ protests grip Indian missions in Canada

According to Canadian TV channel CTV News, the protesters burned the Indian flag and shouted slogans against India

The posters were displayed at a Gurdwara in Surrey but had to be removed after local authorities intervened. (Image:Twitter)

Canada Removes Anti-India Posters

Canadian agencies have taken down posters and billboards advocating the killing of three Indian diplomats in Surrey

Nijjar, whom India had declared a wanted terrorist, was gunned down on June 18 in Surrey, a suburb of Vancouver that is home to a major Sikh community. — Pic: Twitter

Trudeau says India behind Khalistani radical’s murder

India rubbishes Canada PM’s absurd allegations


Staying on track in Q1 FY24, the economy showed significant growth due to domestic demand; the government capital expenditure and a services-led recovery shielded the nation from tighter monetary and weak global conditions.

India’s resilient GDP rises 7.8%

India remained the fastest-growing major economy as China posted a 6.3 per cent growth in April-June 2023

McDonald's India - North and East said it is constrained to "hold tomatoes for the time being" and is trying to resolve this issue by employing sustainable agriculture practices. (Photo: AFP)

McDonald's North and East Franchisee Puts Tomato Off the Menu as Price Soars

Social media users are sharing pictures of burgers without tomatoes

Cooking gas LPG price on Wednesday was hiked by Rs 50 per cylinder, while price of jet fuel (ATF) was cut by 4 per cent. (ANI)

Cooking gas price hiked by Rs 50 per cylinder

Non-subsidised LPG price was hiked to Rs 1,103 per 14.2-kg cylinder - the first increase since July 2022


  India's Mohammed Siraj bowls during the Asia Cup 2023 one-day international (ODI) final cricket match between India and Sri Lanka at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on September 17, 2023. (AFP)

Siraj Magic Helps India Lift Asia Cup

This was India's eighth Asia Cup title and also their biggest victory (263 balls) in ODIs in terms of balls remaining

FIDE World Cup 2023. (Courtesy: International Chess Federation)

World FIDE Chess: Magnus Carlsen Beats Praggnanandhaa

Magnus Carlsen Secured Victory in 2023 FIDE World Cup Final Against Rising Star R Praggnanandhaa

Indian Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa and Norway's Grandmaster and World No. 1 player Magnus Carlsen during the second match of the Chess World Cup 2023 final, in Baku, on Wednesday. (Image: PTI)

World Cup final: Second game between Praggnanandhaa, Carlsen ends in draw

The champion will be decided via two tie-breaks on Thursday


 Vikram lander as seen by the navigation camera on Pragyan Rover. (ISRO)

ISRO Awaits Vikram Lander and Pragyan Rover to Wake Up from Lunar Sleep

The lander and the rover are awaiting the wake-up call to get reactivated

The hop test will help scientists in future Moon missions where samples could be brought back to Earth and more importantly help the human missions being planned, ISRO added. (Image: Twitter@isro)

After successful hop test on Moon, Vikram Lander in sleep mode, to awake on Sept 22

Before going into sleep mode, in-situ experiments by ChaSTE, RAMBHA-LP and ILSA payloads on lander were performed at the new location

 Vikram lander as seen by the navigation camera on Pragyan Rover. (ISRO)

Chandrayaan 3's rover and lander to be put to sleep to withstand night: ISRO chief

The lander and rover were still functioning and "our team with scientific instruments are doing a lot of work now," he said


Swan Lake by Les Ballets de Monte Carlo

Magic, ballet, opera from around the world in Bangkok

Grand array of shows to celebrate 25th anniversary of the famous International Festival of Dance & Music; Zubin Mehta to perform at event

New Indian ambassador to Thailand Nagesh Singh

Visit India 2023 aims to attract more Thai citizens

Increased air connectivity to India was the all-important factor for higher tourist traffic between the two countries

Renowned Mumbai artist Jitish Kallat is one of 73 artists from 35 countries participating in the ongoing 2022 Bangkok Art Biennale. (Photo by arrangement)

Jitish Kallat’s art is the highlight at Bangkok biennale

Chaos is the birthplace of art, says the Indian artist while explaining his muse to reporters


As with any sexual behaviour, it is important and necessary to have consent to engage in sexting. (Photo: ANI)

Sexting can also be for relationship reassurance they receive from their partners

Studies reveal that sexting isn't just about sex; it has more reasons to it.

Kids pay more attention to soothing tones. (Photo: Representational/Pexels)

Shouting at teenagers hampers communication

Teenagers less responsive to mothers with controlling voice: Study.

Representational image depicting a happy family

No love no more

While marriages aren’t always the happily-ever-afters, separations don’t have to be the nightmares they’re touted to be either


A crater is formed after a road caved-in at Janakpuri, in New Delhi, Wednesday, July 5, 2023. (PTI)

Delhi, Mumbai Roads Cave In, No Casualties

This is the second incident of cave-in in Mumbai this monsoon

Delhi Lieutenant Governor V K Saxena (ANI file photo)

Delhi LG removes AAP govt nominees from discom boards

The ruling Aam Aadmi Party termed the LG's orders removing Shah and Gupta from the boards of discoms 'illegal and unconstitutional'

OP Jindal Global University.

Jindal varsity offers 2,000+ scholarships to mark anniversary

Decision to award over 2,000 scholarships for the 2024-25 batch is to commemorate the 15th anniversary of JGU to be celebrated in 2024



These good relationships will lead your to newer skills, greater power and even efficiency. Peo...