Kalki's Ponniyin Selvan steals the show at Madurai book fair ahead of Mani Ratnam's magnum opus

"So far, more than 10,000 people have visited the book fair. The profit from the sales reached Rs 5 crore when it was held in 2019. We are expecting more turnaround this time around," he said.

published on : 30th September 2022

Street food seller’s self-taught son in Kashmir's Pattan cracks NEET

A barbeque seller’s son in north Kashmir’s Pattan has qualified NEET in the first attempt.

published on : 10th September 2022

Online cracker sale ads crop up in Tamil Nadu despite SC ban 

Ahead of Deepavali festival, a few firecracker sellers who used to set up shops at wedding halls in violation of norms have switched to online sale in western Tamil Nadu.

published on : 29th August 2022

Fall books a broad mix of literary and commercial favorites

The fall also will feature new fiction from Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk and Pulitzer Prize-winners Elizabeth Strout and Andrew Sean Greer. 

published on : 25th August 2022

Inflation hits Dubai’s karak tea, a beloved national staple

It was one of the rare treats that a dirham could buy in Dubai, which draws both the world’s richest people and legions of low-paid migrant workers.

published on : 25th August 2022

Historical fiction books sell like hot cakes on last day of Thanjai book fair

The fifth edition of Thanjavur book fair, which ended on Monday, recorded a significant sale in historical fiction books.

published on : 26th July 2022

Migrants travel long to harvest honey for free, sells it for Rs 700 per litre in Tiruchy

They charged around Rs 700 for one litre of honey and when asked about the honey business, they pointed at a huge tree inside the temple premises.

published on : 15th July 2022

Caught in COVID waves, pavement vendors of Chennai drown in vortex of debt

The survey, a joint initiative of MIDS and the State Department of Economics and Statistics (DoES), assessed the impact of the pandemic in Tamil Nadu.

published on : 4th July 2022

E-commerce platform Meesho targets to reach 12 lakh sellers by end of 2022

With an aim to onboard more sellers, the internet commerce platform is also investing in making the seller app and all of the tools in 10-12 different languages.

published on : 23rd March 2022

INTERVIEW| Web series allows you a longer time to tell a story: Shruti Haasan

Shruti Haasan is quite the star on OTT platforms and her latest release, Bestseller, is a must on binge-watch lists

published on : 15th March 2022

Exports from India hit $3 billion on Amazon

Over 1 lakh Indian exporters are now selling globally through Amazon’s e-commerce exports programme ‘Global Selling’, and they have surpassed $3 billion in cumulative exports.

published on : 11th March 2022

Meat seller thrashed by cops for alleged cow slaughter

Salim Qureshi alias Munna was picked up by two police constables on June 14 from his home and taken to a private wedding hall where they allegedly beat him up severely.

published on : 22nd June 2018

Rajasthan cops turn handicraft sellers to track CBI's most wanted 'Maa' aka Indira Bishnoi from hideout in MP

A three-member team of Rajasthan ATS, headed by an inspector dressed up in traditional Rajasthani sartorial (turbans, dhotis and mojris) to pose as traditional Rajasthani handicrafts sellers.

published on : 3rd June 2017