Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 14:58

Barefoot women and work: A counter to Nike’s Da Da Ding ad featuring Deepika Padukone

The beauty of Epic Spiritual’s video is that it captures women’s work in its entirety without reducing them to 'workers'


Twitter's Android app makes night-time tweeting easy

There is no official word yet on a similar feature for iOS.


Novel way to clean drinking water holds promise for India

The novel approach combines bacteria-produced cellulose and graphene oxide to form a bi-layered biofoam.


New brand of nationalism being invoked in education: Congress leader K.V. Thomas

"There is an increasing saffronisation of education and society. There are atrocities against the Dalits," he said


Congress demands probe into Narsingh food-spike controversy

Congress MP Pramod Tiwari raised the issue in the Rajya Sabha.


People stop taking calls if you deliver a flop: Abhishek Bachchan

"It's true that a flop is the worst feeling in the world and destroys you as a human being."

Tamil Nadu

APJ Abdul Kalam’s statue unveiled at Rameswaram on first death anniversary

Naidu and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar also laid the foundation stone for a national memorial for the 'Missile man' of India, in Rameswaram.


More girls studying, but 84% drop out after graduation

The enrollment of girls in higher education increased from 39% to 46% from 2007 to 2014


Media-lawyers tussle: Kerala HC denies reporters access to judges’ chambers

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) - have condemned the high court decision.


Narsingh's family alleges conspiracy, stage sit-in

Narsingh's parents said their son did not even consume tea


NIA files first charge sheet against alleged Hyd IS operatives, girl let off after counselling

Based on the NIA probe reports, one of the leaders based in Syria was in touch with the module and the girl.


Two charred to death as ambulance van catches fire in Kochi

Fire service personnel put out the fire.


K'taka Cong infighting: Janardhan Poojary warns Siddaramaiah, wants him to get his act together

Poojary said that the CM's days in office could be numbered.


Dhanush in Agni Nakshatram remake?

Bejoy Nambiar has approached Dhanush to reprise the role of Karthik in the film, though there is no official confirmation yet.

Tamil Nadu

Chennai couple arrested for allegedly operating child porn websites

A case was registered under provisions of Information Technology Act.

Tamil Nadu

TN tribal women allegedly asked to strip by forest officials, write to CM demanding action

Theni SP V Baskaran had ordered a woman police inspector to look into the accusations of the tribals.


Before the attack on Dalits in Una, there was Rajula

Dalits feel that crimes are committed with impunity because the conviction rate is very low


Kerala hospital helps woman deliver baby free of Tay-Sachs disease

The couple had lost three of their babies due to the disorder earlier, before having their first baby in May this year


6 students arrested in Kozhikode college student suicide case

The family allege that Hashinas was subjected to ragging by third year senior students.


Kabali a money-spinner at the box office, rakes in around Rs 200 cr over weekend

The opening weekend collection of Rs 47 crore from Tamil Nadu is the highest ever in the state as per the report.