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Speeding van knocks down women devotees along Thanjavur-Tiruchirappalli NH

Speeding van knocks down women devotees along Thanjavur-Tiruchirappalli NH

The Tiruchirappalli-bound van rammed into the five people at Valambakudi village, early on Wednesday

17 July,2024 04:12 PM IST | Thanjavur | mid-day online correspondent
 'Reggae music is niche in India; people still associate it with Bob Marley'

Mid-Day Premium 'Reggae music is niche in India; people still associate it with Bob Marley'

As the world celebrated International Reggae Day earlier this month on July 1, mid-day.com spoke to Mumbaikars who love the genre and Indian bands who have been exploring ska and reggae music in the country

17 July,2024 10:43 AM IST | Mumbai | Nascimento Pinto
Madras HC quashes punishment of Muslim policeman over beard

Madras HC quashes punishment of Muslim policeman over beard

The petitioner is working as a police constable in Madurai and belongs to the Muslim community. He keeps a beard according to his religious beliefs

17 July,2024 08:10 AM IST | Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | ANI
Over 130 star tortoises seized from Malaysia-bound air passenger

Over 130 star tortoises seized from Malaysia-bound air passenger

The species are listed in Schedule I of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972

15 July,2024 07:17 PM IST | Chennai | mid-day online correspondent
BSP leader murder suspect shot dead in TN

BSP leader murder suspect shot dead in TN

When the accused, K Thiruvengadam, was taken by sleuths to a location in north Chennai as part of investigation to unearth weapons concealed in a spot, he assaulted a policeman and tried to escape and he was shot at by a police officer.

15 July,2024 08:29 AM IST | Chennai | Agencies
Heart from Delhi travels 2000 km aerial distance to save a life in Chennai

Heart from Delhi travels 2000 km aerial distance to save a life in Chennai

The heart retrieved from a two-year-old brain dead patient from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi was used to successfully complete an ABO incompatible heart transplant on an 8-month-old girl child who was identified with dilated cardiac myopathy

12 July,2024 07:03 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Finmin in historic decision allows IRS officer to change name, gender

Finmin in historic decision allows IRS officer to change name, gender

As per an office order dated July 9, 2024, the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs has said the authority considered her request and "henceforth the officer will be recognised as Mr Anukathir Surya in all official records"

10 July,2024 01:15 PM IST | Mumbai | PTI
MS Dhoni turns 43: A look at accomplishments of former Team India captain

MS Dhoni turns 43: A look at accomplishments of former Team India captain

Dhoni needs no introduction in the world of cricket and is famous for his calm and stunning captaincy skills on the field in his international and IPL days

07 July,2024 10:17 AM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
BSP leader killing: Chaos in Chennai as party workers protest Armstrong's murder

BSP leader killing: Chaos in Chennai as party workers protest Armstrong's murder

Party Chief Mayawati condemned the BSP leader's killing, demanding the state government "punish the guilty".

06 July,2024 12:03 PM IST | Chennai | mid-day online correspondent
No bias against married women in recruitment practices at Foxconn, says report

No bias against married women in recruitment practices at Foxconn, says report

The team, which visited the plant recently, conducted thorough interrogations of 21 married female employees. All the employees confirmed that they are not facing any form of discrimination concerning wages and promotions

04 July,2024 08:52 AM IST | Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | ANI

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