Islamabad: The Islamabad High Court Wednesday allowed an Indian woman, who has sought refuge at the Indian mission here after accusing a Pakistani man of forcibly marrying her, to return to India, a media report said. Uzma, in her early 20s, had travelled to Pakistan earlier this month. She has said that Pakistani...
Mumbai: Singer Sonu Nigam, who found himself in the eye of a Twitter storm last month for his comments on azaan, the Islamic call to prayer, Tuesday announced his intention to quit the microblogging site in a series of 24 tweets. "I bid adieu to Twitter and my close to 7 Million followers today, leaving most...
Kochi: The caretaker of a day care centre here was arrested for allegedly subjecting the children there to brutal torture, police said Tuesday. The woman, Mini, was arrested following video footages aired by news channels, purportedly showing her assaulting a two-year-old child at the facility. Mini has been charged under...
Mumbai: India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin Wednesday won the coveted International Cricketer of the Year award at the CEAT Cricket Rating (CCR) International awards 2017. The award was presented to Ashwin by former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar and Harsh Goenka, Chairman of RPG Enterprises, at a function held at the...
Kochi: Director Alphonse Puthren, best known for 2015 coming-of-age Malayalam romantic-drama 'Premam', on Wednesday said that his next yet-untitled Malayalam film will revolve around music. "In two months, I hope to start my next film. This time I was learning and preparing for my next film. The film revolves...
Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Wednesday told the state assembly that the CAG report on alleged lapses by the previous...
Cities are usually not elderly-friendly.  Roads clogged with vehicles, deafening horns, stinking public toilets and soaring crimes make them the worst place for oldies. Add to it the disdain and neglect they face in the street. Perhaps, ‘...
Drinking water is fast becoming a mirage. Queues snaking before water wagons become larger by day in dry places across the world.  Blame how rivers are dying and streams are shrinking each day, causing disrupted rain. Alongside the groundwater...
while most others climb up academic ladders, some scale down, to become part of the growing number of dropouts. The phenomenon, very high among school students, is universal. Its reasons, too, are nearly the same everywhere: bad parenting, poverty,...
Poet Ted Hughes had a short cut to human mind—ferocious animals and birds. Their cruelty and destructiveness never stopped exciting him. Not the way they do when they frighten us. Perhaps the ferocious beings he wrote about allowed him a rare...
often sleep goes elusive. You try everything possible to coax it back; you might roll over in your bed, think things you love, let loose your mind to roam the world, relax your body, and then wait. In no time, you will discover that you have been...