Periyar’s statue vandalised in Tamil Nadu’s Tiruppur on his 139th birth anniversary; footwear found on its head

Periyar’s statue vandalised in Tamil Nadu’s Tiruppur on his 139th birth anniversary; footwear found on its head

A statue of Tamil icon and rationalist leader EV Ramasamy, famously known as Periyar, was found to have been vandalised by unidentified miscreants on Monday, with a pair of slippers kept on top of it. The statue is located in...
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India’s water future threatened by the combined effect of climate change and rising demand

India’s water future threatened by the combined effect of climate change and rising demand

Undoubtedly, the water situation of India, which asks about a fifth of the world’s population to survive on less than 1/30th of the world’s water, is precarious. This is now. What about the future? India’s population is growing, getting wealthier,...
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Made in China: Rajkummar Rao introduces his character from upcoming film with Mouni Roy

Made in China: Rajkummar Rao introduces his character from upcoming film with Mouni Roy

You are here: Actor Rajkummar Rao introduced his and actress Mouni Roy’s characters in the forthcoming film Made In China. Rao on 17 September shared his photograph in a striped shirt and Mouni’s in green sari. Meet Raghu & Rukmini...
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SEBI revises share buyback norms; provides clarity on public announcement

SEBI revises share buyback norms; provides clarity on public announcement

New Delhi: Markets regulator SEBI has revised the regulations for share buyback to provide more clarity on the requirement to make public announcements. The markets watchdog, separately, said credit rating agencies will not carry out any activity other than th...
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Idlib assault on hold as Russia, Turkey set up buffer zone

Idlib assault on hold as Russia, Turkey set up buffer zone

The leaders of Russia and Turkey have agreed to establish a de-militarised zone in Syria’s Idlib province, in a move that ostensibly puts on hold a threatened all-out assault by government forces on Syria’s last rebel bastion. The announcement was....
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MH17 crash: Dutch ask Russia to submit new claims

MH17 crash: Dutch ask Russia to submit new claims

Image copyright AFPImage caption The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 was brought down over eastern Ukraine as conflict raged on the ground Dutch prosecutors investigating the downing of flight MH17 have said they will study any information that Russia provides, a...
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Jaguar workers put on three-day week until Christmas

Jaguar workers put on three-day week until Christmas

Image copyright JLR About 1,000 workers at Jaguar’s Castle Bromwich plant in Birmingham will move from a five-day to a three-day week from October until Christmas. Jaguar Land Rover said it was making “temporary adjustments to our production schedu...
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Leaders of new Thai party charged over Facebook speech

Leaders of new Thai party charged over Facebook speech

Authorities in Thailand have charged the leader and two senior members of a newly-formed political party for allegedly spreading false information about the ruling military government on Facebook. Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, a 39-year-old tycoon and the fou...
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Canadian IndyCar driver Robert Wickens hopes to race again after horrific crash

Canadian IndyCar driver Robert Wickens hopes to race again after horrific crash

Speaking publicly for the first time since a terrifying crash in August, Canadian IndyCar driver Robert Wickens says he hopes to return to the race track one day.Story continues below Wickens, who is from Guelph, Ont., posted a video online...
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Mohnish Bahl’s daughter Pranutan opens up for the first time

Mohnish Bahl’s daughter Pranutan opens up for the first time

Nutan’s grand-daughter Pranutan Bahl opens up for the first time about her debut film Pranutan Bahl Bollywood has been abuzz with rumours that Pranutan Bahl, granddaughter of the legendary star Nutan and daughter of Mohnish Bahl, is set to follow...
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