Celebrating heritage: The food festival was organised to celebrate the heritage of the 2,000-year-old maritime route
Celebrating heritage: The food festival was organised to celebrate the heritage of the 2,000-year-old maritime route

Chefs in a spicy battle of flavours at Bolgatty island

Chitra Narayanan

34 chefs from 15 countries cook up a storm at the Spice Route Culinary Festival »

Tamil film 'Visaranai' is India's entry for Oscars 2017


National Award-winning Tamil film, “Visaranai” is India’s official entry in the Foreign Language F... »

Conflict with humans putting snow leopards in danger

Aesha Datta

The smallest of the big cats — the snow leopard — is facing a growing threat from increasing human ... »

Bangkok beats London as top travel destination: study

A thai classical dancer poses for photos at the Erawan shrine in central of Bangkok, Thailand. File Photo

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Five Indian cities led by Mumbai feature in the Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index 2016 »

Bangkok beats London as top travel destination: study

The capital of Thailand has emerged as the leading destination city in terms of international overnight visitor arrivals REUTERS

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Five Indian cities — Mumbai (ranked at 27), Chennai (30), Delhi (48), Kolkata (62) along with Pune ... »

Swarovski adds glitter to crystals market with new platform

Models unveiling the jewellery collective Confluence on the ramp

Chitra Narayanan

Crystal maker Swarovski has just launched a new platform called Confluence, bringing together 11 designers to create affordable jewellery with its trademark crystals. Couture designers such as J J V... »

Priyanka Chopra twirls her way to best-dressed list in Emmys

Actress Priyanka Chopra at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California U.S.


Her minimal make-up and limited accessories became an instant hit with fashion experts »
Badminton league

Games moved to Kochi on Cauvery effect

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The inaugural match of the Celebrity Badminton League has postponed and the venue changed.The first match will take place in Kochi on September 24 instead of the original planned September 18 in Chen... »

Five Indian museums among top 25 in Asia

View of Victoria Memorial Hall, Kolkata. File Photo


TripAdvisor will honour the ranked museums with its Travellers’ Choice awards. »

Tube Investments pedals into Gurgaon, Hyderabad with Ciclo Café chain

A file photo of the Ciclo Cafe in Chennai Bijoy Ghosh

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Tube Investments of India Ltd has entered into a 50-50 Joint Venture with Absolute Speciality Foods Chennai Pvt Ltd to open a chain of bicycle cafés with the brand name Ciclo Café.According to a pres... »

Ganesh laddu goes for whopping ₹14.65 lakh

The Balapur Ganesh laddu being brought in a procession after the auction on Thursday G RAMAKRISHNA

V Rishi Kumar

Skylab Reddy’s bid was the highest at Balapur auction »

Comic Con back in Hyderabad

Our Bureau

Comic Con, the rendezvous of comics lovers, is back in Hyderabad this month. The two-day event, beginning September 24, is attracting some top names in the international comics market. Afshan Azad (a... »

Comic Con back in Hyderabad

KV Kurmanath

Comic Con, the rendezvous of comics lovers, is back in Hyderabad this month. The two-day event, beginning September 24, is attracting some top names in the international comics market. Afshan Azad (A... »

No kidding! Movie theatres coming soon for children

PVR Playhouse; a movie theatre complete with bean bags, rubberised seats, customised 3D-glasses, a play area with slides and gourmet menu to entertain fidgety little adults.

Bindu D Menon

PVR unveils playhouse; Cinepolis plans to bring Junior format next year »

UN Charter translated into Sanskrit

The Sanskrit cover of UN Charter tweeted by India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin.


The Charter is available in all six official languages of the UN. »

‘Games of Thrones’ in Guinness for being most pirated show

Darr 2.0 will come out as a five-part mini series

SRK, Akshay, Salman, Amitabh in Forbes list of highest paid actors

Zzungry pays tribute to Raghuram Rajan with special dishes

Take Carnatic music to public spaces: TM Krishna

Alibaba Group launches ‘million books’ donation drive

Restyle yourself by making most of the unused trousers

Indian homes have Rs 78,300 cr worth of used goods: OLX

Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt

File Photo of Actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie


Pitt’s ex-wife Jennifer Aniston trends on Twitter »

Arctic ice cover reaches second lowest on record


The ice cover in the Arctic may have reached its minimum extent of 4.14 million square kilometres this year — tying at second lowest in record with the 2007 minimum, scientists have found.The record ... »

Google Street View blurs cow’s face in UK

The cow was snapped by Google’s cameras at Coe Fen, Cambridge. Photo credit: @D_Shariatmadari


The Guardian’s David Shariatmadari tweeted an image highlighting the cow with blurred face. »

Demand for home healthcare rises in metros, major cities

G Naga Sridhar

Home healthcare services are fast catching up in the metros and other major cities. The growth in number of patients accessing these services and the operational expansion of home healthcare provid... »

Tollywood changes the plot to tap newer geographies

Malayalam superstar Mohan Lal with Jr NTR in a Telugu film Janata Garage

K V Kurmanath

Film-makers releasing movies directly in neighbouring markets »

TN Premier League has helped discover talent: N Srinivasan

For the taking The franchises have significant sponsors, with the prize money of about ₹3.5 crore, with the winner taking ₹1 crore

R Balaji

Tournament will be expanded from next season, says chief »

Watchmakers running out of time in a smart world

Amidst tech companies showcasing wearable devices , there were also old fashioned watchmakers showcasing traditional time pieces to which they had added smart features As Apple unveiled its next smart watch in California last week, with waterproof and built in GPS function, a bunch of Indian watchmakers attending the Hong Kong Watch and Clock Fair rued how they had ... »

YOLO, Clicktivism among new words in Oxford Dictionary


The Oxford English Dictionary is updated four times a year since the year 2000. »

Actor Dhanush to debut as director with Power Paandi

File photo of Actor Dhanush.


Released the first look of the film on his Twitter page. »

Wooing Lord Ganesh with ‘modak’ ice cream!

 Havmor, launches new flavour 'modak' ice cream

Virendra Pandit

Gujarat, easily the ice cream and diabetes capital of India, never ceases to innovate in offering this cold comfort: this year, a local ice cream maker has come out with a ‘modak’ ice cream, keeping ... »

Catching ‘em young: Now, comic book on Swachh Bharat

A runaway hit: PV Sindhu’s final match at Rio grabbed 66.5 m eyeballs in India

Go driverless and breeze past the traffic

Kolkata-based gallery promotes artefacts by transgenders

Alibaba Group on a ‘million books’ donation drive

Welspun to make towel with Manchester United, Walt Disney brands

Thai junta uneasy about Pokemon Go craze

How the Godrej Group channelled the swadeshi spirit at home, and then went global »

Business Wire India

TSYS® (NYSE: TSS), a leading global payment solutions provider, today announced it has entered into a definitive a... »

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