'The Last Heroes: Foot Soldiers of Indian Freedom' book review: Last salute

This book goes beyond the few leaders or martyrs we revere, and attempts to situate 16 stellar heroes within the discourse of the fight for independence.

published on : 5th February 2023

Sony, Amazon Studios to develop shows on Marvel characters, starting with 'Silk: Spider Society'

"Silk: Spider Society" will focus on the Korean American superhero Cindy Moon, who in the Marvel comics develops superpowers after she's bitten by the same radioactive spider that bit Peter Parker.

published on : 18th November 2022

The Pakistani-Canadian fan who became a superhero: Meet 'Ms Marvel' actor Iman Vellani

The series is Marvel’s tentative look into the world of South Asian diaspora and is its first live-action content with a Muslim superhero.

published on : 9th June 2022

Armed forces ended civil war with LTTE through 'humanitarian operation': Sri Lankan President

Rajapaksa, who is also the defence minister, asserted that the armed forces, who 'safeguarded the freedom and territorial integrity' of the country will never be forgotten.

published on : 19th May 2022

Arun Pandian lashes out at Tamil film heroes taking exorbitant sums as salaries

Well-known producer and actor Arun Pandian has come down hard on Tamil film heroes taking exorbitant sums as salaries.

published on : 16th April 2022

Raipur Diary: Unicef award for journos, honouring 1971 war heroes and more

A first-of-its-kind award named ‘Hamar Laikaman Media4Children’ will be given to journalists by the Unicef in Chhattisgarh during the World Children’s Day Week next month.

published on : 19th October 2021

An artist who fights social stigma

In the age of digital art, he hopes to create artworks that can beat the perfection of digital art.

published on : 8th July 2019

Croatia gears up to give heroes' welcome to FIFA World Cup team

Tens of thousands of people are expected to attend the celebrations at the central square in the capital Zagreb on Monday after the players fly in from Russia.

published on : 16th July 2018

Singapore: Fans go crazy meeting Robert Downey Jr, Benedict Cumberbatch at 'Avengers: Infinity War' red carpet event

The fans were treated to a surprise with a giant image of the last Infinity Stone, the last of the stones that the supervillain Thanos is seeking in the movie.

published on : 17th April 2018