National Commission slams Cuttack civic body over neglect of safai karmacharis

The Cuttack Municipal Corporation is yet to ban the engagement of safai karmacharis in hazardous manual cleaning of sewers, pays meagre wages while not providing basic necessities like soaps.

published on : 24th November 2021

Disney's Marvel unit files lawsuits to keep rights to 'Avengers' characters from copyright termination

Marvel has reportedly filed these lawsuits in response to the copyright termination notices it received from the heirs of some late comic book geniuses like Stan Lee and Steve Ditko.

published on : 25th September 2021

Feels like a moment in culture: 'Shang-Chi' star Simu Liu on playing Marvel's first Asian superhero

The film's 32-year-old lead actor Simu Liu said he realises that his work in the film isn't just any "role" as it comes with the responsibility of representation.

published on : 25th August 2021

'She's so tough': Elizabeth Olsen supports Scarlett Johansson in Disney lawsuit row

Actor Elizabeth Olsen has backed her Avengers: Age of Ultron co-star Scarlett Johansson in her legal battle against Disney.

published on : 24th August 2021

'Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings' to release in Indian theatres on September 3

Set after the events of "Avengers: Endgame" (2019), the movie follows Shang-Chi who is drawn into the clandestine Ten Rings organisation, and is forced to confront the past he thought he left behind.

published on : 20th August 2021

Manhole tragedy: GHMC gives Rs 10 L ex gratia to kin, shunts out 2 officials

On Saturday evening, Hyderabad Mayor Vijayalaxmi Gadwal handed over ex gratia payments of Rs 10 lakh each to family members of the deceased manual scavengers -- Shiva and Ananthaiah.

published on : 8th August 2021

Manhole mishap: Mayor promises 2BHK houses for deceased Manual scavengers' families

About four days post the mishap, which occurred on the night of August 3, search operations were still going on to trace the body of Ananthaiah at Padmavathi Colony, Saheb Nagar in LB Nagar.

published on : 8th August 2021

Congress demands Rs 1 crore for kin of manual scavengers washed away in Hyderabad manhole mishap

TPCC chief Revanth Reddy visited the families of manual scavengers Shiva and Ananthaiah who got washed away while they were working inside a GHMC manhole.

published on : 8th August 2021

Hyderabad: Search still on for man washed away in manhole 

The police have filed a case against contractor B Yellaiah under the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013 and 304 A (Causing death by negligence) of IPC.

published on : 6th August 2021

Delhi HC issues notice to Centre on petition seeking compliance of Manual Scavengers Act

Amit Sahni had petitioned to ensure directions for compliance with the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and Their Rehabilitation Act, 2013, to prevent deaths of manual scavengers.

published on : 5th August 2021

1 killed while cleaning manhole in Hyderabad

The body of one worker Shiva, 25, has been pulled out of the manhole while the rescuers could not locate the other worker Anjaiah.

published on : 5th August 2021

Filming of Marvel's Ant-Man sequel Quantumania begins

The film will mark the return of primary cast members including Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas, and Michelle Pfeiffer to reprise their characters from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. 

published on : 28th July 2021

'Team Avengers': Professionals from diverse fields join hands to help people during COVID crisis

Apart from free home-cooked meals, dry ration kits, medicines and oxygen support, they also provided information on ambulances, isolation centres, and beds in hospitals.

published on : 25th May 2021

NHRC warns of coercive action against Gujarat Chief Secy over death cases of manual scavengers

According to the notice of the NHRC, the state authorities stated that out of 152 cases, 19 cases do not pertain to this department.

published on : 11th May 2021

Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey Jr celebrate second anniversary of 'Avengers: Endgame'

The actors took to their social media pages to celebrate the second anniversary of "Avengers: Endgame", the final chapter of their mega hit movie.

published on : 27th April 2021
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