Bangladeshi photographer Manir Mrittik offers a surreal perspective on everyday ordinariness

Bangladeshi photographer Manir Mrittik offers a surreal perspective on everyday ordinariness

Not too long ago, Bangladeshi photographer Jibon Ahmed’s photo of a couple unselfconsciously kissing in the rain went viral. But while it attracted positive responses in parts of the country, largely there was anger. It only added to the surreal...
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Sabarimala protests LIVE updates: Devaswom Board refuses to file review petition immediately; Pandalam royal family, tantris walk out of meet

Sabarimala protests LIVE updates: Devaswom Board refuses to file review petition immediately; Pandalam royal family, tantris walk out of meet

15:22 (IST) Kerala MP says SC verdict opposed in Kerala by people of all faiths  Lok Sabha MP Anto Antony, who represents Pathanamthitta constituency under which the Sabarimala hill shrine comes said the apex court verdict permitting women of all age...
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Rani Mukerji’s Hichki enters 100 cr club with box office collection of Rs 31.1 cr on opening weekend in China

Rani Mukerji’s Hichki enters 100 cr club with box office collection of Rs 31.1 cr on opening weekend in China

Rani Mukerji’s Hichki, which landed in China on 12 October following a lacklustre National Day holiday (1-7 October) period, has pulled in a decent opening weekend revenue of $4.21 million (Rs 31.1 cr) in three days. The Yash Raj Films production is...
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Russian Orthodox Church severs links with Constantinople

Russian Orthodox Church severs links with Constantinople

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Russian bishop Metropolitan Hilarion said recognising Ukraine’s Church as independent went “against historical truth” In a major religious split, the Russian Orthodox Church has cut ties with the body seen...
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India guru Rampal sentenced to life in jail for murder

India guru Rampal sentenced to life in jail for murder

Image copyright www.jagatgururampalji.orgImage caption Rampal claims to have tens of thousands of followers across India A self-styled Indian guru and 14 others have been sentenced to life in prison for murdering four women and an 18-month-old baby in 2014. Th...
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UK wage growth fastest for nearly 10 years

UK wage growth fastest for nearly 10 years

Image copyright Getty Images Wages excluding bonuses have risen at their fastest pace in nearly 10 years, official figures show. Pay rose by 3.1% in the three months to August, compared with a year ago, while inflation for the same...
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Bill Turnbull: Having prostate cancer is ‘relentlessly boring’

Bill Turnbull: Having prostate cancer is ‘relentlessly boring’

Image copyright PA Bill Turnbull has described dealing with cancer every day as “relentlessly boring” and admitted he asked doctors to stop his “unbearable” chemotherapy. The former BBC Breakfast anchor, who’s now a presenter on C...
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Grant Thornton chief executive Sacha Romanovitch departs

Grant Thornton chief executive Sacha Romanovitch departs

Image copyright Grant Thornton Sacha Romanovitch, the first woman to run a big City accountancy firm, is stepping down as chief executive of Grant Thornton. The firm said she would depart when her successor was chosen. The leadership style of...
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Editor#39;s Take | Holding Crypto Assets could be punishable under Law

Editor#39;s Take | Holding Crypto Assets could be punishable under Law

India may look at amending existing laws that could make the holding of crypto assets, other than those not approved by the government, a punishable offence. A committee headed by Subhash Chandra Garg, secretary, department of economic affairs, is likely...
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Marnus Labuschagne’s incredible juggle sets scene for Australia

Marnus Labuschagne’s incredible juggle sets scene for Australia

4:51 AM ET An extraordinary juggling catch at short leg by Marnus Labuschagne recalled classic efforts by Mark Taylor and David Boon while setting the scene for a dominant morning for Australia in the second Test against Pakistan at Abu...
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