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IN PICS | Persecuted author Salman Rushdie's life decoded

Author Salman Rushdie was attacked and stabbed on the stage at an event in New York City on Friday. He was about to deliver his speech when the attacker, a 24-year-old Muslim man Hadi Matar, stormed onto the stage and stabbed the author multiple times. Here is a look at the significant events of his life.

published on : 13th August 2022

PHOTOS | Pope in Canada apologises for school abuse, prays for healing for 'terrible' colonization

Pope Francis is on a 'penitential' six-day visit to Canada to beg forgiveness from survivors of the country's residential schools, where Catholic missionaries contributed to the 'cultural genocide' of generations of Indigenous children by trying to stamp out their languages, cultures and traditions.

published on : 27th July 2022

IN PICS | Russian missile strike hits crowded shopping mall in Ukraine

Russian missile strike killed at least 18 and wounded scores in what Ukraine's president called “one of the most daring terrorist attacks in European history.”

published on : 28th June 2022

IN PICS | 'Huge blow to women's rights': Leaders, celebs condemn US Supreme Court's abortion ruling

Hundreds of protesters descended on the US Supreme Court to denounce the justices' controversial June 24 decision to overturn the half-century-old Roe v. Wade precedent that recognized women's constitutional right to abortion. It has been described as a 'backwards' move by world leaders, health organisations, and celebrities --- here are some of their prominent reactions.

published on : 26th June 2022

IN PICS | Olympian artistic swimmer faints underwater, coach rescues her from bottom of pool

Coach Andrea Fuentes knew something was wrong when she saw artistic swimmer Anita Alvarez sink motionless to the bottom of the pool during a solo free routine.

published on : 24th June 2022

Ukrainians try to flee Severodonetsk as Russia intensifies attack

Desperate evacuation attempts in Severodonetsk were underway as authorities warned of an imminent Russian offensive, following the devastation around Kyiv that shocked the world.

published on : 26th April 2022

PM Modi inaugurates 'Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya' museum, tribute to former Prime Ministers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya, a museum dedicated to all 14 former Prime Ministers of India since Independence.

published on : 17th April 2022

New York shooting: Multiple people injured after gunman opens fire on Brooklyn subway train

A gunman in a gas mask and construction vest set off a smoke grenade and fired a barrage of bullets in a rush-hour subway train, shooting at least 10 people Tuesday.

published on : 13th April 2022

Dwayne Bravo to Vinay Kumar: Check out the list of top 15 highest wicket-takers in IPL

CSK all-rounder Dwayne Bravo went past Lasith Malinga to become the IPL's highest wicket-taker during his team's match against LSG. Now, let's take a look at the list of the top 15 highest wicket-takers in IPL.

published on : 1st April 2022

Russian airstrike hits Ukraine maternity hospital

The World Health Organization said it has confirmed 18 attacks on health facilities and ambulances since the fighting began, killing 10 people.

published on : 10th March 2022

Sunday lockdown puts 'Kaanum Pongal' plans on a leash

Kaanum Pongal, the last of the four-day festivities of Pongal drew a blank for the second year in a row on Sunday as parks, beaches and other public places wore a deserted look due to the lockdown imposed to curb Covid-19

published on : 17th January 2022

RIP Puneeth Rajkumar: Ajith Kumar to Pawan Kalyan, Indian film stars pay tribute to 'Power Star'

Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar passed away on Friday, October 29, 2021, after suffering a massive cardiac arrest while working out in the gym in the morning. Film stars from across the country paid their tribute to the 'Power Star'. Here are some of their reactions to the sudden demise of 'Appu'.

published on : 29th October 2021

RIP James Michael Tyler: Check out the unforgettable quotes of Gunther from 'Friends'

Hollywood actor James Michael Tyler, who played Central Perk coffee shop manager Gunther on the hit sitcom 'Friends', died Sunday at age 59. As tributes from fans and the industry are pouring in, let us take a look at some of the unforgettable quotes of Gunther.

published on : 25th October 2021

New Covid variant a cause of concern? What we know so far about 'delta plus' AY4.2 coronavirus

While the 'Delta Plus AY4.2' virus isn't traced in India, British scientists have indicated it may even be more transmissible than the delta strain. Here's all that is known so far about the new variant of the coronavirus.

published on : 24th October 2021

MTV Video Music Awards 2021: Lil Nas X, Justin Bieber, Doja Cat win big

Other notable winners of this year's MTV Video Music Awards include Billie Eilish, Machine Gun Kelly, Olivia Rodrigo, and BTS.

published on : 13th September 2021

Cristiano Ronaldo is coming home: Where are his Manchester United teammates from 2008-09 now?

Sir Alex Ferguson bought a young Portuguese winger from Sporting Lisbon in 2003. The rest is history which needs no retelling. The boy, who went on to become a legend, has made a dramatic return to the Theatre of Dreams hoping for a memorable Last Dance. However, a lot has changed since Cristiano's time at Old Trafford. None of his teammates including Nani and Rooney remain in the Red Devils' dressing room anymore. Here is a look back at Ronaldo's teammates at Manchester United during his final season in the Premier League.  

published on : 28th August 2021

Emma McKeon to Ariarne Titmus: Top 10 medal winners at the Tokyo Olympics

More than 11,000 athletes across 33 sports competed in the Tokyo Olympics. New names were made and reputations established. They showed their peak game and mesmerised everyone. Here's a look at the 10 individuals who took the most medals in the Tokyo Olympics.

published on : 8th August 2021

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Fireworks, flags, and face masks adorn the much-awaited Opening Ceremony 

The opening ceremony of the 2020 Summer Olympics took place in the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo with mellowed pomp and grandeur.

published on : 23rd July 2021

'Who is AR Rahman?' Maybe these wondrous achievements by the maestro composer will tell...

It is Henry Ford who said, “Anyone who stops learning is old -- whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.” While it isn't a crime not to know who AR Rahman is, one must also understand icons who fill each cell of your body with pride are hard to come by. A true legend of his craft, it is never late to know a thing or two about the gifted man who has made every Indian proud. Here are 10 facts that could help a complete stranger to know the giant AR Rahman is and why he is a true emotion that bonds the entire country.

published on : 22nd July 2021

What is Pegasus spyware? 10 basic facts about 'snooping' row & the surveillance software involved 

In 2019, WhatsApp had said that Indian journalists and human rights activists were among those globally spied upon by unnamed entities using Pegasus.  

published on : 18th July 2021
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