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12 dead in stampede at Vaishno Devi during New Year rush

Twelve people lost their lives and over a dozen others were injured in a stampede at the famous Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir in the early hours during a heavy rush of devotees on......

After a decade in Opposition, 2021 sees DMK's return to power in Tamil Nadu

The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam storming back to power after a decade in the Opposition and the scary spectacle of countless ambulances waiting before hospitals that grappled with oxygen shortage and......

With 23 cm rainfall in 24 hours, Chennai re-lives 2015 nightmare

Chennai over the weekend relived the 2015 flooding nightmare, with the city being lashed by torrential rains. Parts of the city saw a humongous 23 cm of rainfall over a 24-hour period, which left......

Bill in US Cong to declare Diwali a national holiday

Led by Congresswoman Carolyn B Maloney from New York, lawmakers on Wednesday announced that a bill has been introduced in the House of Representatives to declare Diwali, festival of lights, a......

Rajinikanth undergoes procedure to restore blood supply to brain

Superstar Rajinikanth on Friday underwent a procedure to restore blood supply to brain and he is recovering well, a hospital in Chennai that is treating him said.   The top Tamil star......

Stalin asks Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, Odisha to lift firecracker ban

According to the Indian Fireworks’ Manufacturers’ Association, the ban would wipe out sales of around Rs 600 crore during the upcoming Deepavali season. IMAGE: Kindly note that this......

Reforms, economic changes that add zeal to festivities

Deepavali is the time to look at the brighter side of life and spread cheer. So, silver linings rather than the dark clouds that hover over us beckon a look. It is not easy to see many silver......

The changing face of Sivakasi

From burying its stigma as an exploiter of children to implementing better safety procedures, this industry is booming at a 20 per cent growth rate. The Sivakasi of today is not the Sivakasi of......

This is how India can sustain its growth

Traditionally, the "festival season" in India, roughly six weeks preceding Deepavali, the equivalent of the pre-Christmas season in the West, is when the bulk of the annual sales of consumer......

Only 14 holidays for central govt staff in 2011

The government has announced 17 holidays for the central government staff for the year 2011, although three of these holiday -- Mahavir Jayanti (April 16), Mahatma Gandhi's birthday (October 2) and......

'Amitabh Bachchan does bully a lot'

'He will keep saying, 'I won't do it,' but he still comes and does it; that's part of who he is.''He is certainly a prankster.''He is a director's delight.' IMAGE: Director Arun Sheshkumar with......

The Queen's Last Salute

Kangana Ranaut's Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi releases this week, a cinematic tribute to one of India's most courageous monarchs.In this fascinating excerpt from Moupia Basu's new book The......

Aamir's good luck wishes for Salman

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities:The stage is set for Sooraj Barjatya's Diwali release Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, and Aamir Khan sends his best wishes to the team.......

Tamil actor Vijay races ahead of Katrina Kaif!

Even as Katrina Kaif's Madame Tussauds wax figure is getting ready, Tamil actor Vijay has already beaten her to it. His fans have made a statue to celebrate the success of his newest film, Kaththi.......

'Diwali wishes to you and your family'

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Several celebrities took to Twitter to wish their fans on Diwali and share their plans. Raveena Tandon asked her fans to do......

How Ziva and her dad celebrated Diwali!

Photograph: Kind Courtesy Ziva Dhoni/Instagram   A peek into the Diwali celebrations of Indian sportsstars. Some decorated their homes and spent time with their families. Some kept......

Happy Diwali! Don't burst crackers!

IMAGE: Virat Kohli during IPL 2020. Photograph: BCCI   Virat Kohli wished India on Diwali and urged Indians not to burst crackers to celebrate the Festival of Lights. 'A very happy Diwali......
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