There were some real fireworks in the sky over the Bay of Bengal on Diwali eve on Friday as India successfully test-fired short-range Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM) achieving a major milestone in its strategic defence programme.
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Bhogi pollution: City breathes sigh of relief
Chennai records Air Quality Index of 121 as favourable climatic conditions ensure faster dispersion of pollutants
MASTER, FANBOYS, AND THE VIRUS: A LOVE TRIANGLE
FESTIVALS are incomplete in Tamil Nadu without films. Bigticket releases of Kollywood superstars are usually timed to coincide with Deepavali or Pongal. This year, however, with the Covid playing the supervillain in the real world, filmmakers struggled to get their movies out to the audience.
RAIN BATTERS SOUTHERN TN FOR THIRD DAY
Over 6,000 acres of paddy in Nellai under water; 19 families near Thamirabarani bund at Kongurayakurichi and 25 families at Alwarthoppu shifted to community halls
Unseasonal showers wash away Pongal business
THOUSANDS of small-time traders in Tiruchy, who were banking on Pongal sale to help them recover from loss due to the pandemic, are a disappointed lot.
Are we ‘mask'ing it? Covid safety takes back seat
“MASK it or risk it,” was the key takeaway that 2020 left us all with. By now, the familiarity with the virus, has made us adapt a laid-back approach towards it. Festival seasons, social gatherings and movie releases are testing times; wait... all these together have filled our calender this week. So, how well ‘mask disciplined’ are we?
All Members Of SC Panel Backed New Farm Laws
Ashok Gulati, Pramod K Joshi, Bhupinder Singh Mann & Anil Ghanwat have spoken or written in support of agriculture laws in recent past
States Will Get 165 Million Doses Of Covid Vaccines By Tomorrow
The Centre announced that all 165 million doses of Covishield and Covaxin for which it signed purchase orders with Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech will reach the states by Thursday, two days before the actual inoculations begin.
4 Electrocuted As Bus Touches Power Line Near Thanjavur
Four persons travelling in a private bus were electrocuted when the vehicle came in contact with a power line in Senthalai village on Tuesday.
Bird Flu Scare Continues To Wreck Havoc On Chicken & Egg Sales
THE poultry industry had just started to get back on its feet after the lockdown when the bird flu scare knocked them down again.
Covid Spike Likely If Bhogi Causes Rise In Pollution Level
AHEAD of Bhogi on Wednesday experts urged the public to not burn objects, particularly those made of rubber, plastic or nylon, as exposure to high pollution will increase the risk of contracting Covid.
YOGA & PEACE
DEEPAK CHOPRA speaks with DAAJI about the role Yoga has to play in bringing about world peace. This is an excerpt from their conversation broadcast on International Day of Peace, September 21, 2020. That documentary is available at https://heartfulness.org/en/international-day-of-peace/.
Create the habit of meditation
CHIRAG KULKARNI, Co-Founder and CMO of Medly Pharmacies in the USA, speaks with RISHIKA SHARMA about creating a regular meditation practice, so as to make it a habit. He also shares how meditation has benefited both his personal and professional life.
SHIA'S PRIVATE TEMPLE OF DOOM!
Indiana Jones gig derailed by abuse scandal
"Food Raconteur” Ashok Nageshwaran wants to tell you a story.
THE MAKING OF A MODEL MINORITY
Indian Americans rarely stop to ask why our entrance into American society has been so rapid—or to consider what we have in common with other nonwhite Americans.
In 2017, DR. VANDANA SHIVA spoke with KIM HUGHES about the sacredness of the Earth, the work she has been doing to bring awareness and change in the field of sustainable agriculture, and the importance of understanding our interconnectedness with Nature, and how we can change the way we eat.
DIAMONDS - A Luxury Gem Steeped in Fact & Fable
The diamond is one fabled gemstone! For example, google “Hope Diamond” to see all the legends associated with just this one stone said to bring misfortune to its owners.
Brown Sugaa and Medusa
Brown Sugaa and Medusa
CHINA DEMANDS INDIA RESCIND APP BAN AMID BORDER TENSION
China on Wednesday demanded India rescind a ban on more Chinese mobile phone apps amid tension between Beijing and other governments over technology and security.