Washington: In his first official business inside the Oval Office, US President Donald Trump signed documents pertaining to Affordable Care Act, even as James Mattis was sworn in as the Defense Secretary and John Kelly took oath as the Secretary of Homeland Security. Trump's move, before a busy evening of attending three...
New Delhi: Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Friday compared Kashmiri teenage actor Zaira Wasim with a painting of a woman in hijab and another caged, prompting the "Dangal" star to rebuff the BJP leader for "discourteous depiction" and a wrong comparison. "This painting tells a story similar to...
Thiruvananthapuram: Nalini Netto, Additional Chief Secretary, Home, has written a letter to DGP Loknath Behra stating that there were lapses on the part of police in its probe into the Puttingal fireworks accident. Citing nine lapses on the part of the police, Netto, in her letter to the DGP, has sought a comprehensive probe...
Hyderabad: The producer of Bollywood blockbuster "Chennai Express", Karim Morani, has been booked for allegedly raping a Delhi-based woman on promise of marriage, police said on Wednesday. The complainant, aged around 25, alleged that Morani raped her in Mumbai and also at a film studio in Hyderabad in 2015 after...
Kozhikode: The trailer of actor Dileep's 'Georgettan's Pooram' has been launched. The trailer shows Dileep using the Thrissur slang in the movie. It is the first time in his career that he is doing a movie in which he is using the full-fledged Thrissur slang. Actress Rajisha Vijayan is doing the female lead...
Serene blue sky is a refreshing experience. On a sunny day, with puffy clouds about, it will be even more thrilling. For us commons sky is the limit. We never see beyond the clouds. Most we get to know about sky are sights seen from a flight...
We usually brag about big leaps in medical science.  Of course, we have made great advancements in healthcare. Drugs evolved in the last two centuries have improved health and longevity. However, we haven’t yet answered the most...
The US police do not wait before killing a violent black guy. They act on the common perception that blacks are violent. “Kill him, before we get killed” thus goes the mantra. Authorities would claim, ‘we acted in self defense...
If you ever wish to escape city rush and enjoy a peaceful ambience, pay a visit to Giethoorn.  It has everything from serene landscapes to old houses and boat rides in channels to quiet wooden bridges. This is one of the most beautiful...
Nikolaas Tinbergen revolutionized ethology, the science of animal behaviour.  This Dutch biologist and ornithologist was born in Hague, Netherlands, on 15 April 1907.  As a child, he lived in companionship with nature and animals....