'The Bandit Queen' book review: It’s a woman’s world

Set in a fictional village, the book revolves around a group of feisty women led by the protagonist Geeta, who are determined to teach their no-good husbands the ultimate lesson; in short, kill them.

published on : 28th May 2023

Soon, Queen’s Walkway will boast free Wi-Fi in Kochi

Besides the Wi-Fi facility, the four container toilets, too, have been set up on the walkway.

published on : 22nd May 2023

Steve McQueen's marathon documentary divides Cannes

The director of Oscar-winning 'Twelve Years a Slave,' tells the story of Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, a city where he now lives without a single shot of archival footage.

published on : 18th May 2023

Game of thrones

It’s the season of coronations. Last weekend, we were riveted to the spectacle in London, where a new king ascended the throne, long after the sun set on the Empire.

published on : 16th May 2023

Indian connection with Britain's royal ceremonies dates back to Queen Victoria

It is with Victoria that we have such a link with India, because of her connection with Abdul Karim from whom she learnt Urdu; she was so fond of India, though she never visited due to old age.

published on : 3rd May 2023

Lizzo brings drag queens on stage, protesting Tennessee law

The Tennessee law is part of a wider Republican effort to restrict drag shows and other LGBTQ+ public gatherings.

published on : 24th April 2023

Meera Jasmine’s next film titled 'Queen Elizabeth'

We had recently reported about Meera Jasmine and Narain starring in M Padmakumar’s next.

published on : 4th April 2023

Tale of queens & courtesans

 The organisation has been training girls for the past 10 years and some of them have now become coaches and started their own teams.

published on : 1st April 2023

HarperCollins presents Parini Shroff's The Bandit Queens: 'A razor-sharp debut of humor and heart'

The Bandit Queens is Parini Shroff's debut novel.

published on : 24th March 2023

5,000 students make 5L seed balls

The students also planted 5,000 saplings on Queen Mary’s College campus in  the city on Saturday.

published on : 12th March 2023

Mrs International Super Queen: 16 married women take part in beauty pageant  

Radhika Habib from Hubballi won the title of “Mrs International Super Queen 2023” (up to 45-year category).

published on : 6th March 2023

Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation puts up ‘Deccan Queen’ for public display

The bus, manufactured 91 years ago, is a heritage asset of Nizam State Rail and Road Transport Department (NSR-RTD).

published on : 19th January 2023

Queen of spices is the king of pesticide usage, say scientists

The issue became public after recent row over cardamom use in ‘aravana’ supplied by TDB.

published on : 17th January 2023

King Charles to pay tribute to mother's legacy in first Christmas message 

The British monarch's Christmas broadcast is a long-standing tradition and is aimed at people across the UK and the Commonwealth.

published on : 24th December 2022

Queen band to drop unreleased Freddie Mercury song in September 

Founding members of Queen -- Brian May and Roger Taylor -- shared the details about the song in an interview with BBC Radio 2.

published on : 7th June 2022

Melody queen, devout purist

Like most legends, Lata Mangeshkar did not have an easy beginning to her career.

published on : 7th February 2022

In TV interview, Donald Trump says queen called Brexit 'complex'

US President Donald Trump's interview with Good Morning Britain was broadcast Monday.

published on : 16th July 2018

Britain's Queen Elizabeth approves Brexit law that will end membership of EU

European Union Withdrawal Act 2018," Commons Speaker John Bercow told lawmakers during a session of the house.

published on : 27th June 2018

Andy Murray in no hurry over Wimbledon decision

Andy Murray won 6-1, 6-3 in the south coast English town of Eastbourne in Monday during a warm-up event for Wimbledon.

published on : 26th June 2018

'I'm not a Wimbledon contender': Novak Djokovic rules out fourth All England Club title

Novak Djokovic hasn't earned a major title since completing his career Grand Slam by winning the 2016 French Open.

published on : 25th June 2018
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