Opinion

What does it mean to be free?

Recently, a Kolkata professor was forced to resign over her photos in swim and gym wear, posted on her private account; it’s a reminder of the patriarchal male gaze that shapes the identity of women in India

19 August,2022 05:10 AM IST | Mumbai | Rosalyn D'mello
Opinion

Need to wake up to sports other than cricket

Every sport will not get the same sponsorships as others. Yet, players must not face lack of money or the thought that the country really cares for them and wants them to go ahead and win other contests as well

19 August,2022 05:07 AM IST | Mumbai | The Editorial
India News

SC refuses to stay HC verdict on lodging of rape FIR against Shahnawaz Hussain

The High Court, on August 17, dismissed Hussain's plea challenging a trial court order directing the Delhi Police to register an FIR against him, saying there was no perversity in the 2018 order, and vacated its earlier interim order staying the operation

18 August,2022 10:00 PM IST | New Delhi | PTI
India News

Case registered against Mount Carmel College for I-Day commotion

    Representative image. Pic/Istock 18 August,2022 09:57 PM IST | Bengaluru | PTI

    Govt blocks eight YouTube channels for spreading disinformation against India

    Eight YouTube channels, including one operating from Pakistan were allegedly spreading disinformation related to India's national security, foreign relations and public order. The blocked YouTube channels had over 114 crore views; and 85.73 lakh subscribers and the content was being monetised, an official statement said.

    18 August,2022 12:29 PM IST | New Delhi | PTI
    Happy Janmashtami 2022: Wishes, images, messages to share with family and friend

    Happy Janmashtami 2022: Wishes, images, messages to share with family and friend

    It is one of the biggest festivals celebrated with much pomp and fervour in the country

    18 August,2022 12:15 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
    Maharashtra: Suspected beef seized from food outlet in Nagpur; cops launch probe

    Maharashtra: Suspected beef seized from food outlet in Nagpur; cops launch probe

    The slaughter of bulls, bullocks and cows is banned in the state under the Maharashtra Animal Preservation (Amendment) Act.

    18 August,2022 11:33 AM IST | Nagpur | PTI
    This Hotelier From Vishakhapatnam Replaced Windows With 201 Solar Panels

      This Hotelier From Vishakhapatnam Replaced Windows With 201 Solar Panels

      The government of India has doubled down on its efforts to reduce carbon emissions and has set a target for the coming years and decades. Watch Narayana Rao, a hotelier from Vishakhapatnam talk about climate change and why he decided to replace windows with solar panels in his hotel.

      18 August,2022 05:02 PM IST | Mumbai
      Rushdie, supporters to blame for attack: Iran

      Rushdie, supporters to blame for attack: Iran

      Foreign ministry spokesperson says freedom of speech did not justify Rushdie’s insults against religion

      16 August,2022 12:50 PM IST | Dubai | Agencies

      Israeli forces kill Palestinian during West Bank raid

      The suspect’s father, Ibrahim, said his son had been unarmed and called his killing an execution. The Israeli officers entered the house, he said, and “immediately began shooting, and they shot my son in the head”

      16 August,2022 12:50 PM IST | Ramallah | Agencies

      Russian forces pound Ukraine’s Donetsk region

      The General Staff of Ukraine’s armed forces also reported Russian shelling of more than a dozen towns on the southern front - particularly the Kherson region, mainly controlled by Russian forces, but where Ukrainian troops are steadily capturing territory

      16 August,2022 12:50 PM IST | Kyiv | Agencies
      Snakebite victim's brother visits for funeral, gets killed by another snake

      Snakebite victim's brother visits for funeral, gets killed by another snake

      Govind Mishara (22) attended the last rites of his brother Arvind Mishra (38) held in Bhawanipur village on Wednesday

      05 August,2022 03:48 PM IST | Balrampur | PTI

      Swiggy identifies viral man on horseback in Mumbai, says 'hunt' has ended

      In the press release, Swiggy said, man in the video is not a Swiggy delivery executive

      11 July,2022 02:22 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

      Chinese man finds out he has ovaries, uterus after 20 years

      Chen from China's Sichuan province, had surgery to correct irregular urination during puberty. Since then, for more than 20 years, he had experienced recurrent blood in his urine

      10 July,2022 08:06 PM IST | Mumbai | ANI
      Need quality infra in city, not frequent repairs

      Need quality infra in city, not frequent repairs

      An official, when asked for a response, has stated in a report in this paper that they have been receiving complaints

      17 August,2022 07:04 AM IST | Mumbai | The Editorial
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