Mom rides 1,400 km on scooter to bring back son stranded in lockdown

With police permission, Razia Begum set out from Telangana on Monday morning to Nellore district in Andhra and returned with her younger son on Wednesday evening.Love for her son, courage and determination made a woman in Telangana ride nearly 1,400 km on a scooter over three days to bring him home after...

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Amid Delhi violence, a Hindu wedding in Muslim neighbourhood

As deadly clashes hit northeast Delhi this week, the family of a young Hindu woman living in a Muslim-majority area was forced to cancel her wedding.Dressed in her wedding finery, her hands laced maroon with henna and her skin cleansed with turmeric, 23-year-old Savitri Prasad said she was weeping in her home...

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Astronomers detect biggest explosion since Big Bang

Researchers say the blast is the biggest since the universe began. It occurred at the center of a galaxy cluster some 390 million light years away from Earth.NGC 4258, also known as M106, a spiral galaxy like our own Milky Way.Astronomers have discovered the biggest explosion seen since the begining...

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Sandalwood Smuggler Veerappan’s Daughter Vidya Rani Joins BJP

Vidya Rani, daughter of dead sandalwood smuggler Veerappan, joined the BJP on Saturday at an event organised in Tamil Nadu's Krishnagiri. Party general secretary Muralidhar Rao and former Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan were present at the event."I want to work for the poor and underprivileged irrespective...

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May Allah Look After Her: Shah Rukh Khan Remembers ‘Kaveri Amma’

Kannada actor Kishori Ballal passed away at the age of 82, in Bengaluru on 18 February. Having worked in over 70 films, she was best known for playing Shah Rukh Khan’s caretaker in the 2004 film Swades. She won a lot of appreciation for her role as Kaveri Amma in the Ashutosh Gowariker film.Shah Rukh...

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Karnataka man stuns the world by running 142.5 meters in 13.62 seconds

Leaving spectators awestruck, Karnataka's Srinivasa Gowda ran 142.5 meters in 13.62 seconds at traditional buffalo race Kambala, following which people started comparing him to former Jamaican Sprinter Usain Bolt.Gowda, who is from Mudbidri town, accomplished the feat during a Kambala race in a paddy...

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IPL 2020 Full Schedule: Venue, fixtures, date and time – everything you need to know

The 13th season of Indian Premier League will kick off on March 29 with the defending champions Mumbai Indians facing the 2019 runner-up Chennai Super Kings at the Wankhede Stadium in the opening match, the IPL governing council announced on Saturday night. This year, there has been a massive change...

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Another wall goes up for US President Donald Trump, this time in India

Construction workers build a wall along a slum area as part of a beautification drive along a route that US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be taking during Trump's visit later this month (Reuters)US President Donald Trump will be shielded from the sight of slums by a newly...

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Step by step method of changing a car tyre in the middle of the road

A friend of mine, an Egyptian taxi driver, died while he was changing his car’s tyre by the roadside. He was hit by a car and died instantly last year. He was 35 years old and has two small children – a very sad way to die, in a freak accident. Changing a tyre by the roadside can be a dangerous thing...

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Air India mistakenly cancels ticket of Kunal Kamra’s namesake

In a comedy of errors on February 3, a U.S.-based passenger also going by the name of Kunal Kamra, the stand-up comedian who has been barred from flying four top Indian carriers, had his what’s-in-a-name? moment after initially being denied entry into an Air India flight from Jaipur to Mumbai.Mr. Kamra,...

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