Archive for May 24th, 2019

Cannes Film Fest 19: The Desi girls who dazzled the red carpet

When it comes to Cannes, two things matter most to this beautiful beach town; films and fashion. Every year, groundbreaking films get released during its world renowned cinema gala, the ‘Cannes Film Festival’. It’s also the time when celebrities set the red carpet on fire, thanks to their flamboyant…

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Survey finds engineering education in Tamilnadu in crisis

Chennai May 24: A survey conducted in Tamilnadu among a cross-section of stakeholders about the state of engineering education and job scenario for fresh engineers in the State, has seen a call for reducing the number of seats in such colleges by half. There was also a suggestion that…

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Naya Bharat

As traditional planks, issues and even grassroots politicians get blown away, Modi 2.0 has managed to change the idea of what India wants

This is undoubtedly a Pied Piper election, where Narendra Modi has emerged not just as an emboldened Prime Minister but a thought leader who has the…

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Unhealthy food at work may up risk of lifestyle ailments: Study

Boston  May 24: Employees who purchase unhealthy food at office may indulge in such diet outside work as well, increasing their risk of lifestyle ailments such as obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, a study suggests.

The study, published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, demonstrated that employees at a…

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FIFA drop plans for 48-team 2022 WC

Lausanne  May 24:  FIFA shelved a proposed expansion of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams, dealing a blow to the world football body’s president Gianni Infantino.

The 2022 tournament in the Gulf state will now be played with 32 nations taking part.

FIFA said it had…

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Rupee rises 21 paise against US dollar in early trade

Mumbai  May 24:  The rupee appreciated by 21 paise to 69.81 against the US dollar in opening trade Friday following the BJP’s thumping victory in the Lok Sabha polls.

Strong FIIs inflows and higher domestic equity markets also buoyed sentiments for the rupee, forex dealers said.

However, rising…

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Exciting time for women in movies: Tara Sutaria

Mumbai May 24:  Newcomer Tara Sutaria, who has just made her Bollywood debut with “Student of the Year 2”, feels it is an “exciting” time for women in the film industry.

“With the kind of projects being made and importance being given to actors, especially women, I consider myself blessed…

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KJo meets ‘favourite couple’ Rishi, Neetu in NY

 New York May 24:  Filmmaker Karan Johar paid a visit to veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, who is undergoing medical treatment here since last year.

Karan took to Instagram on Friday and shared a photograph of himself along with Rishi and his actresss-wife Neetu Kapoor and called them his “absolute…

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