IISc student dies by suicide; another passes away after collapsing while playing football

While Randhir Kumar (36), a final year PhD scholar with the Centre for Nano Science and Engineering, died by suicide, Rahul Prathap (31) a mechanical engineering scholar pursuing MTech, died after collapsing on the football field. A student of Bengaluru’s Indian Institute of Science (IISc) died by suicide while another …...Read More

Himansh Kohli pens an emotional note for sister post her wedding: ‘You taught me how to smile the best way possible’

Actor Himansh Kohli wrote an emotional note for sister Disha Kohli, days after her marriage to businessman Abhay Malhotra. Pouring his heart out on Instagram, Himansh gave a sneak-peek into the bond he shares with his sister, who tied the knot on February 28 in Delhi. “Disha, time has flown …...Read More

Explained: How Google plans to serve ads once cookies are dead

FILE PHOTO: A Google sign is pictured on a Google building in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., October 20, 2020. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo In January 2021, Google announced plans to phase out support for third-party cookies on its Chrome browser. Now, the company has said …...Read More

Harry and Meghan update Archewell website in recognition of International Women’s Day

Former senior royals and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, have a message ahead of International Women’s Day. They have updated their Archewell Foundation website with suggestions on how to celebrate the occasion on March 8. “Women deserve recognition and also support,” reads a post …...Read More

Explained: Why a viral rap song has left Cuba’s communist regime fuming

The song rebukes the iconic slogan “Patria o Muerte” coined by Fidel Castro in 1960. (Photo: YouTube/screengrab) Cuba’s beleaguered communist dictatorship, whose long list of challenges includes domestic civil unrest, the Covid-19 pandemic and US economic sanctions, is now facing an unusual foe – a viral rap song. The hit …...Read More

Dr Raman Gangakhedkar awarded Lifetime Achievement Award by Army Institute of Technology

“The new education policy includes research, innovation, holistic education, interdisciplinary education, etc. We have to encourage the students for research-based education… as well as to pursue the education of their choice. Army Institute of Technology’s students’ talent and research approach is very appreciable…,” said Dr Nitin Karmalkar, vice-chancellor of Savitribai …...Read More

Don’t teach us Hindutva, why no Bharat Ratna for Savarkar yet: Uddhav to BJP

"You don't give Bharat Ratna to Savarkar and you preach us about renaming?" the chief minister said, adding that Aurangabad will definitely be renamed. Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday slammed the BJP over issues ranging from the commitment to Hindutva to the ongoing farmers’ agitation on Delhi borders. …...Read More

Artist Jatin Das captures migrants’ lockdown ordeal in dozens of paintings

India’s estimated 100 million migrant workers were among the worst hit by a strict lockdown between last March and June, which triggered a mass exodus from city jobs. (Photo: Art Alive gallery) Jatin Das, one of India’s best known contemporary artists, was so moved by the plight of migrant workers …...Read More

Summer onset official in Mumbai as temperature crosses 35 degrees Celsius for third consecutive day

A man wipes his face on a hot summer day at Marin drive. (Express Photo by Ganesh Tendulkar) Warm conditions continued in the city on Wednesday with the India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) automatic weather station in Santacruz recording a maximum temperature of 37.3 degrees Celsius, the season’s highest and 4.4 …...Read More

Maharashtra: Sugar season enters last stage, mills owe over Rs 2,300 crore in payment

While mills race against time to finish their operations, a majority of them have failed to ensure 100 per cent payment for the cane purchased, with the mills running up arrears worth Rs 2,367.46 crore till the end of February. (File) The 2020-21 sugarcane crushing season in Maharashtra has entered …...Read More