Chidambaram arrested after high drama, claims innocence in graft case

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram was arrested late on Wednesday, hours after he appeared at the Congress headquarters and addressed a press conference, more than a day after he was reported missing and wanted in connection with alleged violation of FIPB norms in the INX media case.

Floods wash away months of toil in this sculptors’ village in Karnataka

Konnur (Belagavi): Ganesha Chaturthi is righ...

Kanchenjunga, 136 Himalayan peaks opened up for trekkers

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What 90s kids learnt about gender diversity from anime

In 2003, when Pokémon was first aired in India, it flooded classrooms with trading cards and tazos of Pikachus, Charizards, and Bulbasaurs. Surprisingly, even an anime as innocuous as Pokémon bucks gender norms as we are taught to understand them. Anime can have a profound impact on the way young viewers are introduced to concepts around queerness and gender at a young age, often without the biases that come with growing up in our society. Click to read more.
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A Ganesh Chathurthi without Ganesh idols in this Karnataka village

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Local flavour of Madras lingo

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Catch me if you can: Inside the movie piracy world

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State of the Nation

Biz-friendly yesterday, Andhra Pradesh scaring off investors today

There is a growing fear that Jagan Mohan Reddy’s penchant for reversing his predecessor Chandrababu Naidu's decisions may have unintended consequences. This comes at a time when Andhra Pradesh is still grappling with bifurcation blues, and struggling to attract investments.

Need new set of reforms to battle economic slowdown: Raghuram Rajan

Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has called slowdown in the economy “very worrisome” and said the government needs to fix the immediate problems in power and non-bank financial sectors and come out with a new set of reforms to energise private...

RBI guv says it’s time other banks linked loans, deposits to rep...

Mumbai: After over a dozen public sector banks, including State Bank, have voluntarily linked their loans and deposits pricing to the repo rate, Reserve Bank governor Shaktikanta Das on Monday (August 19) stressed on the need for the entire system switc...

ShareChat raises $100mn in Series-D funding from Twitter, others

Mumbai: Regional social media platform ShareChat on Friday (August 16) said that it has raised $100 million in its Series-D funding with participation from microblogging site Twitter and private equity firm TrustBridge Partners. Existing investors in...

July inflation eases to 3.15%; floods, Kharif sowing delay worry exper...

New Delhi: Retail inflation eased marginally to 3.15 per cent in July on the back of softening fuel and light prices even as overall food prices moved up, showed government data on Tuesday (August 13), leaving room for the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to go...

Vehicle sales hits 19-yr low; industry seeks action to save jobs

Automobile sales in India witnessed its sharpest decline in nearly 19 years this July, dropping 18.71 per cent, rendering almost 15,000 workers jobless as the sector reels under a prolonged slump, auto industry body SIAM reported.

Reliance to make announcements for J&K, Ladakh soon: Ambani

Mumbai: Mukesh Ambani on Monday (August 12) announced that Saudi oil giant Aramco has agreed to take a 20% stake in his flagship Reliance Industries’ oil refinery and chemical business at an enterprise value of $75 billion (around ₹5,32,466 crore).

FM meets realtors, homebuyers; govt assures steps to boost liquidity, ...

New Delhi: The government on Sunday (August 11) said it will soon address issues affecting the real estate sector after industry bodies and homebuyers met Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to flag their concerns regarding liquidity crunch, demand slowdow...

South India has potential; customers ready for new: Harley Davidson MD...

Chennai: Harley Davidson, the iconic American motorcycle manufacturer, considers south Indian market as one with the most potential set of consumers. Speaking at The Federal South India Media Summit Season 2 in Chennai on Friday (August 10), Sajeev Ra...
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A Ganesh Chathurthi without Ganesh idols in this Karnataka v...

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Local flavour of Madras lingo

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Catch me if you can: Inside the movie piracy world

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Chendamangalam weavers knit life together post floods

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Vintage cars leave visitors awestruck at Chennai Heritage Au...

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Kumble should be chairman of selectors but BCCI needs to raise pay: Se...

New Delhi: Former skipper Anil Kumble's ability to boost confidence of the players makes him an ideal candidate for the role of chairman of selectors said Virender Sehwag, who also advocated a hike in remuneration for the job. Never to mi...

BCCI awards title sponsorship rights to Paytm for five more years

New Delhi: One 97 Communications Pvt. Ltd, owners of Paytm, on Wednesday (August 21) retained the sponsorship rights for BCCIs International and domestic matches with a winning bid of Rs 3.80 crore per match. The Board of Control for Cric...

BFI should consider doing away with selection trials: Mary Kom

New Delhi: Celebrated Indian boxer MC Mary Kom on Wednesday (August 21) said proven performers should not be made to undergo selection trials and asserted that she did no wrong by seeking an exemption from the ones for the world championship...

World Test C’Ship: Kohli’s India gear up for red ball chal...

North Sound (Antigua): A perfect combination and a winning start will be foremost on skipper Virat Kohli's mind when India take on West Indies in their inaugural World Test Championship opener here on Thursday (August 22). A win in the opening Test w...

Prajnesh goes down to top seed Benoit Paire; ousted from Winston Salem Open

North Carolina: A profligate Prajnesh Gunneswaran went down to world No.30 Benoit Paire in the second round to crash out of the Winston Salem Open ATP 250 tournament here. The left-handed Indian, ranked 89, could convert just one of his five break chances to suffer a 3-6 5-7 loss to his French opponent in a match that lasted one hour and 10 minutes on Tuesday night. Prajnesh struggled from the beginning as Paire broke his serve to take an early 2-0 le...

HEALTH

Decoding Huntington’s disease: NIMHANS hosts first conference in India

Chennai: Since her childhood, Odis...

Caution: remove false teeth before surgery

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IIT Kharagpur researchers develop low-cost blood test device

Kolkata: Researchers from IIT-Khar...

Ads don’t lie? Doctors warn against Dr Google, half-truths

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EDUCATION

Unable to find jobs, engineering graduates hit roads as delivery boys

An engineering graduate f...

2400% hike in CBSE board exam fees for SC/ST students

New Delhi: The Central Board of Seco...

Watching what children watch: Why cyber safety is everyone’s concern

With early exposure to the internet, children and adolescents don’t just have to face the perils of the real world, as the pervasive virtual world has made them all the more vulnerable.

Bengaluru named India’s best student city in new rankings

London: In a new worldwide rankin...

Thousands of engineering seats not taken in Telangana

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