Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh say no to wedding gifts

The wedding preparations of Bollywood’s power couple Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are in full swing. Although the couple is getting married in Italy, fans back home are in a frenzy over their matrimonial union which has been anticipated for a few years. The soon-to-be bride and groom left for Lake Como on Friday and […]

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Tamil Nadu, Puducherry Brace for Cyclone Gaja

Chennai: Cyclonic storm Gaja will cross Tamil Nadu coast between Cuddalore and Pamban on Nov 15, bringing heavy rainfall coupled with gale wind, the Met office said Monday as the state government put its machinery on alert and kept on standby 30,500 rescue personnel. Neighbouring union territory of Puducherry, which is also covered by the cyclone […]

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Pollution in cities damaging insects and ecosystems reveals study

High levels of pollution found in many of the world’s major cities are having negative effects on plants and insects, according to new research from the University of Sheffield in the UK. The study, Plant defences mediate interactions between herbivory and the direct foliar uptake of atmospheric reactive nitrogen published in the journal Nature Communications, reveals that plants […]

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Heavy rainfall expected in Chennai on Nov 14 and 15

The India Meteorological Department has issued a red alert for areas in coastal Tamil Nadu as Cyclone Gaja, a deep depression in the Bay of Bengal, is set to make landfall on Thursday, November 15. This includes Chennai, which may experience very heavy rainfall on Thursday and Friday as the cyclone makes landfall between Chennai […]

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Yemen Clashes Leave 149 Dead In 24 Hours

HODEIDA: At least 149 people including civilians were killed in 24 hours of clashes between government loyalists and rebels in Yemen’s flashpoint city of Hodeida, medics and military sources said Monday. A military source in Hodeida confirmed seven civilians had died in the key port city, without giving further details. Medics in hospitals across Hodeida reported […]

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Saif Ali Khan Unveils Ethnic Wear Line ‘House of Pataudi’

Actor Saif Ali Khan, who has launched his own ethnic fashion brand ‘House of Pataudi’ with Flipkart-owned online fashion retailer Myntra, wants to bring the idea of old heritage through his clothing line. “I just love clothes. I have a certain sense of ethnic style in clothes. I feel there is a gap in the […]

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