Syndicate content

Citizens’ groups unite to fight unscientific road widening

The government intent on widening more roads in the city could have a fight on its hands as several citizens’ groups and resident welfare associations have come together to form a united front agains

BJP agitates countrywide over price rise


BJP on Friday held country-wide agitations on the sensitive issue of price rise with its leaders courting arrest to impress upon the people the 'need to overthrow' the UPA government for its 'failures

Russia weather experts slam 'rain conspiracy'


Experts from Russia's chief meteorological center today panned conspiracy theories that the government is planning to use 'rain' to beat anti-Putin protesters.

Scientists said it was physically impos

Egypt protesters in Tahrir amid election uncertainty


Several thousand Egyptians took to Tahrir Square on Tuesday to protest against the ruling military's bid to grab new powers, as both presidential candidates claimed victory in a historic vote.

In the

People join hands for Net freedom

While Internet has become a basic necessity these days, the freedom of Internet users is facing serious threats from various quarters.

Over 40 people on Saturday gathered at the Besant Nagar Beach to

Rallies hold city to ransom

The congregation of two lakh plus crowd at Palace Grounds on Sunday threw traffic out of gear and inconvenienced thousands of citizens, but the government seemed not to care one whit. Rallies that c

Anti-African street violence surges in Israel

Surging street violence against African migrants, including a rampage that an Israeli broadcaster dubbed a ‘pogrom’, drew empathy for the rioters from the interior minister on Thursday.

Waving Israel

Thousands mourn slain Syrian protesters


Thousands of people took to the streets of Damascus on Saturday for funerals to mourn slain protesters, according to video streamed online, despite two explosions that rocked the Syrian capital.


Mass detentions in Egypt after deadly Cairo clashes


Egypt's military ruler attended on Saturday an unprecedented public funeral for a soldier killed in clashes with protesters as the army detained 179 people over the violence in the run-up to landmark

'Serious mistake' to let Chen Guangcheng leave US embassy


Washington made a "serious mistake" in allowing blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng to leave its embassy, said a leading Chinese dissident, said on Thursday that Beijing will never allow the man ou

No Articles Found

No Articles Found

No Articles Found

I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.