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Key suspect behind attack on Hindus in Bangladesh arrested

A 35-year-old Bangladeshi man, the key suspect who was arrested overnight in connection with a slew of violence against Hindus and mob attacks on temples in the country during Durga Puja......

Is that a painting or a sari weave?

Can you ever imagine seeing Shrinathji of Nathdwara in Rajasthan weaved to come alive in Jamdani? This sari is to mark the 2021 Handloom Day Special on August 7, masterfully crafted by acclaimed......

2021 iPhone Photography Awards

Sharan Shetty from India wins 1st Place as Photographer of the Year in the 14th Annual iPhone Photography Awards 2021. The Grand Prize winner was Istvan Kerekes from Hungary for his entry......

Fire at food factory kills 52 people in Bangladesh

At least 52 people were killed and scores wounded as a massive fire overnight engulfed a multi-storied food and beverage factory on the outskirts of Bangladesh's capital, officials said on Friday.......

Influential Matua leader joins Modi government

It was a family feud that brought Santanu Thakur into politics and now he is one of the most influential leaders of the politically-crucial Matua community of West Bengal. Thirty-eight-year-old......

'Without creating jobs and output, we are waiting for a disaster'

'We first need to acknowledge the truth.' 'We are trying to diminish the problem and say, everything is okay and green shoots are emerging.' 'Imagine you are a doctor and not getting accurate......

10 Films that Amazed Me at Cannes

The 74th Cannes Film Festival ended with the jury -- headed by Spike Lee -- handing out awards to a number of international films from France, Iran, Finland, Israel, Norway, Japan and the US. But......

Can you watch 425 films in a year?

Aseem Chhabra watched some great films and some huge disappointments in 2020. IMAGE: Danesh Razvi and Tanya Maniktala in A Suitable Boy. It was the year of staying at home and watching films......

What Thor likes about India

'It was like being in the Colosseum.' Shooting in India was like doing live theatre with thousands of people watching and cheering every take, Chris Hemsworth says, as he looks back at the making......

Guess whose biopic Varun Dhawan stars in?

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Bollywood, right here! Photograph: Kind courtesy Varun Dhawan/Instagram Sriram Raghavan reunites with his Badlapur actor Varun Dhawan to make......

AMAZING FILMS, coming up!

Aseem Chhabra picks Indian and other South Asian gems at the Toronto International Film Festival. Priyanka Chopra was last seen in a Hindi film in 2016. In the three-and-a-half years since then,......

Archery: Gold eludes India at world c'ships

IMAGE: Indian archer Jyothi Surekha Vennam lost a nerve-wracking final to Colombian world number three Sara Lopez to settle for a silver. Photograph: Dean Alberga/World Archery......

Former India all-rounder Stuart Binny announces retirement

IMAGE: Stuart Binny began his career with his state Karnataka and represented India in six Tests, 14 ODIs and three Twenty20 Internationals. Photograph: Paul Kane/Getty Images India all-rounder......

Bangladesh star Shakib courts controversy with boorish on-field behaviour

Photograph: Kind Courtesy IPL/BCCI Star Bangladesh cricketer Shakib Al Hasan had a shocking on-field meltdown during a domestic T20 match, in Dhaka, on Friday, kicking stumps and arguing with......

Mayers makes 210 on debut as Windies seal remarkable win

IMAGE: Kyle Mayers became only the sixth player to score a double hundred in the fourth innings of a Test. Photograph: Windies Cricket/Twitter Kyle Mayers made an unbeaten double hundred on......

Suresh Raina: The eternal supporting actor

IMAGE: Some things in life are just meant to be and Suresh Raina, the quintessential supporting actor, was probably one of them. Photograph: Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images Michael Jordan needed a......

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