Sri Reddy’s Protest: NHRC notice to I&B Ministry and Telangana Govt

New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission took suo-moto cognizance of media reports about the alleged sexual exploitation of women in the Telugu Film Industry which has been raised by a television anchor turned actress of Telugu films. The Commission issued notices to the Chief Secretary of Telangana Government and the Secretary of Union Ministry […]

Whales Follow Family Values

Washington: The so-called most intelligent species on earth, the Homo Sapiens, have competition from the humble aquatic mammals Beluga (white) Whales, who value culture, their ancestral roots and family ties, much like humans. In a detailed genetic study of kinship, researchers from Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute of Florida Atlantic University found that related whales returned […]

Actor Irrfan Khan Reveals Battle with Tumor

Mumbai: Indian actor Irrfan Khan has been diagnosed with a tumour and is travelling overseas for treatment, he said on Friday. Khan did not comment on whether a tumour was cancerous but dismissed Indian media reports that had speculated he was suffering from brain cancer. He did not say where he would be seeking treatment […]

Religion meets fashion, the Vatican releases rare papal items for New York exhibition

New York: The Vatican will lend around 40 ecclesiastical works to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York for an exhibition focusing on the Catholic religion’s impact on fashion, organisers told. The exhibition “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” will feature items spanning a period of more than 15 papacies. Andrew Bolton, from […]

Veteran actress Sridevi passed away

Mumbai: Veteran actress Sridevi, 54, passed away in Dubai, plunging the entire country into a pall of gloom as her fans and admirers expressed shock and disbelief. The actress breathed her last on Saturday night. Sridevi was in Dubai to attend the marriage function of actress Sonam Kapoor’s cousin Mohit Marwah, along with husband Boney […]