IN PHOTOS | Unseasonal rains and thunderstorms lash several parts of India

Parts of India have been witnessing heavy spells of unseasonal rain over the past few days with states also reporting deaths due to rain-related incidents as well as crop damage. The IMD has predicted light to moderated rainfall, along with thunderstorms, in northwest India till May 5 due to western disturbance.

published on : 4th May 2023

IN PHOTOS | India's scorching summer

published on : 12th April 2023

IN PHOTOS | Beasts and birds feel the heat as summer sets in

With the mercury rising with the onset of summer, animals impounded in various zoos are feeling the heat.

published on : 30th March 2023

'Mission Majnu', 'Ginny and Georgia', 'Guns and Gulaabs'... What you need to watch in Jan 2023

From the much-anticipated theatrical release of Thalapathy Vijay's 'Varisu' and Ajith's 'Thunivu' to Daisy Edgar-Jones starrer 'Where the Crawdads Sing', here are some films and shows to check out this month.

published on : 2nd January 2023

VIEW PHOTOS | 'Climate change kills': Heatwave sears Europe, fuels wildfires in France, Spain

A heat wave broiling Europe spilled northward July 18 to Britain and fueled ferocious wildfires in Spain and France, which evacuated thousands of people and scrambled water-bombing planes and firefighters to battle flames in tinder-dry forests. The heatwave is the second to engulf parts of southwest Europe in weeks, and blazes burning in France, Greece, Portugal and Spain have destroyed thousands of hectares of land and forced thousands of residents to flee.

published on : 19th July 2022

IN PHOTOS | 'Markers of climate change': Europe wilts under unusually early heat wave in June

A blanket of hot air stretching from the Mediterranean to the North Sea is bringing much of Western Europe its first heat wave of the summer, with temperatures forecast on June 17 to top 30 degrees Celsius from London to Paris. Meteorologists say the unusually early heat wave is a sign of what's to come as global warming continues, moving up in the calendar the extreme temperatures that Europe would previously have seen only in July and August.

published on : 17th June 2022

Mohanlal to Dulquer Salmaan, Malayalam filmstars thank CM Pinarayi Vijayan for 'standing with movie industry'

The Kerala government on Monday announced movie theatres in the state will be exempted from paying entertainment tax till March 2021, taking into consideration the difficulties faced by the industry due to the pandemic outbreak. Following the announcement, a band of Mollywood actors have come forward extending their gratitude to the Pinarayi Vijayan government. From Asif Ali to Mammootty, here are some of the artists who thanked the Kerala government on social media.

published on : 11th January 2021

Movie halls, theatres to reopen on October 15 after pandemic lockdown: Masks to snacks, here's what filmgoers need to know

As a part of Unlock-5, Union Information and Broadcasting Ministry on Tuesday released the standard operating procedures (SOPs) for cinema halls and theatres, which are reopening from October 15.

published on : 6th October 2020

Two legends, one birthday: Best quotes of Robert Downey, Jr's Iron Man and Heath Ledger's Joker

DC's best bad guy proved there can be more to villainy than greed, while MCU's 'Mr Stylish' showed superheroes can be super-egoistic. Late Heath Ledger's 'Clown' would have found an apt nemesis who could match his twisty wits and philosophical punchlines in Robert Downey, Jr's Iron Man. Sadly, the duo operates in the rivalling superhero franchises and we don't have Ledger with us anymore to make a return. Here are the best quotes from the two ultra-solid characters that will give every fan goosebumps. Happy birthday, pals.

published on : 4th April 2020

Meg Lanning to Shafali Verma: Players to watch out for in Women's T20 World Cup 2020

Here are the six players to watch when the women's Twenty20 World Cup begins on Friday.

published on : 19th February 2020

From donning Rayappan getup to bursting crackers: Vijay fans' 'crazy celebration' outside cinema halls

Vijay-starrer 'Bigil' hit the cinema halls amid much fanfare. Here are some of the best snaps of fans celebrating the release of the film. 

published on : 27th October 2019

IN PHOTOS | Europe tries to stay cool while battling dangerous heatwave

A second heatwave baked the European continent this summer on July 25. Here is why it's a matter of concern.

published on : 26th July 2019

Balle, balle! This should whe(a)t all roti lovers' appetites

Faced with bumper production of wheat in an election year, the Government on 27 April 2019 raised the import duty on wheat to 40 % from an already high 30% to discourage millers from buying wheat from abroad. (Photo | PTI)

published on : 27th April 2019

SEE PHOTOS | Saudi Arabia ends a 35-year ban on cinema with historic 'Black Panther' screening and popcorn

The lights dimmed and the crowd of men and women erupted into applause and hoots as Hollywood's blockbuster "Black Panther" premiered in Saudi Arabia's first movie theater on April 18, after a nearly 35-year ban.

published on : 19th April 2018

Soumitra Chatterjee birth anniversary: Here are some interesting facts you didn't know about the Bengali thespian

On the birth anniversary of Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner Soumitra Chatterjee, let us take a look at some of the interesting facts about the Bengali thespian.

published on : 19th January 2018

Remembering Safdar Hashmi: The man behind India’s street theatre movement

Safdar Hashmi started a theatre in college with the Indian People’s Theatre Association (IPTA) and founded Janam in 1973. 

published on : 2nd January 2018