Troubled by moneylender family attempts self immolation in TN

Chennai, Oct 23 : Unable to bear the harassment by a moneylender, a man along with his wife and two children set themselves ablaze at the Tirunelvelli Collectorate office on Monday. They were admitted to hospital with severe burn injuries. The family was unable to bear the pressure of a moneylender who wanted more money […]

This is watershed moment for society: Clooney

Los Angeles, Oct 23 : Actor George Clooney hopes the current scenario where women are voicing their cases of sexual harassment is a “watershed moment for society where women feel safe enough” to talk about the issue. On Sunday, at the premiere of his latest directorial foray “Suburbicon”, Clooney talked about the issue, reports […]

Patraleekha ‘blushed like a child’ in SRK’s presence

Mumbai, Oct 23 : Actress Patraleekha got a chance to meet Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and says she blushed like a child in front of the actor. Patraleekha, best known for her roles in films like “CityLights” and “Love Games”, took to Twitter on Sunday to share a photograph of herself with the “Dilwale” […]

China lifts ban on stinky cheese

Beijing, Oct 23 : China has reversed an import ban on several types of soft and mould-ripened cheese, including Roquefort, Danish Blue, Gorgonzola and Stilton, the media reported on Monday. The authorities imposed the ban in September because the strains of bacteria used to make the cheeses were not approved in China, BBC reported. Quarantine […]

Awards for those working on employment opportunities for disabled

New Delhi, Oct 23 : MindTree, a global digital transformation and technology services company, on Monday announced the winners of the second edition of the “NCPEDP-Mindtree Helen Keller Awards” that honours individuals and organisations doing exemplary work to bring employment opportunities for persons with disabilities. The National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People […]

‘Abu Dhabi Week’ to make its debut in India

New Delhi, Oct 23 : In a bid to promote trade and tourism to the United Arab Emirates, the Abu Dhabi government’s Department of Culture and Tourism has organised the first-ever “Abu Dhabi Week” in India. The week-long initiative to showcase the emirate’s tourism, cultural heritage, art, entertainment and sports prowess through a multi-city exhibition […]