Dussehra fest: Artistes allowed, but obscenity isn’t, says Madurai bench of Madras HC

In case of obscene or vulgar performances, the police should take action against the artists, programme organisers and applicant, the court added.

published on : 27th September 2022

Civil aviation regulator extends restrictions, SpiceJet to operate 50 per cent flights till Oct 29

A review of the safety performance of SpiceJet has indicated that there is an appreciable reduction in the number of safety incidents.

published on : 21st September 2022

The Plachimada story: People on satyagraha demanding LDF to honour its promise of paying compensation

The charge was that the alleged over-drawing depleted groundwater levels causing wells to dry, creating water scarcity and adversely impacting agricultural output and livelihood.

published on : 15th September 2022

Odisha: CAG to audit drainage, sewerage to check water pollution in 5 cities

The National Green Tribunal had earlier expressed displeasure that all rivers in Odisha are polluted due to wastewater of the cities mixing with rivers causing health hazards to the public and animals

published on : 2nd September 2022

Like IAS, IPS, railways to allow juniors, peers to evaluate officials for promotion

In a letter dated August 18, the Railway Board said it has decided to create a 'multi-source' feedback of officers while generating their Annual Performance Appraisal Report (APAR).

published on : 20th August 2022

The Particle Collective: Seeking social justice and transformation through art

This artist collective has been utilising the power of art to prompt reflection on contemporary socio-political issues.

published on : 1st August 2022

‘Medium changes the intensity of acting’

...says actor Guru Somasundaram, following the release of his latest web series, Meme Boys

published on : 26th July 2022

Infosys reports lower than estimated 3.2 per cent rise in June quarter net profit

Revenue or turnover rose 23.6 per cent to Rs 34,470 crore in April-June - the first quarter of the current fiscal year.

published on : 24th July 2022

Speak your heart out: Shariqa Malik's world of open mics

Often an avenue to address themes related to mental health, open-mic events allow individuals to share experiences all while empowering others and themselves.

published on : 23rd July 2022

PM Modi inaugurates 'Raising & Accelerating MSME Performance' scheme

The scheme aims to scale up the implementation capacity and coverage of Medium Small and Micro Enterprises in the states, with impact enhancement of existing MSME schemes.

published on : 30th June 2022

Hyundai Venue: Young icon

The Hyundai Venue got off to a great start in India and continues to be one of the most popular models from the company.

published on : 27th June 2022

Environmental Performance Index ranking: Centre to seek explanation from international agencies

Experts and government officials have expressed their displeasure over India's lowest ranking in the Environmental Performance Index-2022.

published on : 9th June 2022

'Unscientific': India rejects environment index that ranked it lowest among 180 countries

Forests and wetlands of the country are crucial carbon sinks but have not been factored in while computing the projected GHG emissions trajectory up to 2050 given by EPI 2022.

published on : 8th June 2022

India ranks lowest among 180 countries in environmental performance index

Using 40 performance indicators across 11 issue categories, the EPI ranks 180 countries on climate change performance, environmental health and ecosystem vitality.

published on : 7th June 2022

Students’ performance goes down in southern states since 2017

The only uptick is that the scaled scores out of 500 in most subjects have been above the national average.  

published on : 29th May 2022

Babus keep close tab; teachers irked with surprise inspections

Principals, teachers complain that show-cause notices are being issued over ‘trivial’ issues.

published on : 28th May 2022

OYO plans IPO after September, may settle for lower valuation

OYO's move to launch the IPO after the September quarter is mainly driven by the expectation of improvement in its financial performance and the current volatile nature of the market, they said.

published on : 24th May 2022

A week-long escapade with art on stage

An entire week of live art performances is not something we Chennaiites get to enjoy often.

published on : 3rd May 2022

New Weightlifting High-Performance Director endeavours to usher in transitional change

Pandoo, currently based in South Africa, would be looking to overhaul the grassroots programme.

published on : 28th April 2022

Get abductor working: Fitness instructor about easy inner thigh stretches 

“Don’t forget the abductors,” says Gurugram-based fitness instructor Paramvir Singh, who finds that not many of his students know about this important muscle located in the inner thigh.

published on : 17th April 2022
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