13 coaches of Thiruvananthapuram-Mangaluru Express derail, no injuries
No injuries or casualties reported; train services likely to remain hit for up to 10 hours as both lines have been affected.
Contractor who came in from the cold
A retired French naval officer is suspected to have engineered the Scorpene data leak.
It is a dogging question before beleaguered Kerala: to kill or not to kill
Densely-populated Kerala disgorges a massive amount of everyday waste that piles up on the roadsides, nurturing strays.
Mehbooba calls for talks with Pakistan
J&K CM presents three-point action plan to end stir as she meets PM.
ISRO successfully test-fires Scramjet Rocket Engine
The test-flight of the indigenously-developed supersonic combustion ramjet engine took place from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota at 6 a
Do a cartwheel, Agartala
Can Dipa Karmakar’s feat help Tripura regain its glory days as the country’s gymnastics crucible?
Kollywood number served as a funeral song
Singapore government played the song "Thanjavuru Manneduthu" from the film Porkalam at the beginning of the State funeral for two-time Presi
TNPL: Lesser known talents that have made a mark
If the first few matches are anything to go by, and as clichéd as it may sound, the TNPL has lived up to its expectations.
Who is Evin Lewis?
One man decided to take the T20 game head on, caring very little for India's reputation or the occasion. Meet West Indies' Evin Lewis.
Saketh Myneni qualifies for US Open
The last two Indians to have qualified for a singles Grand Slam tournament proper were Yuki Bhambri and Somdev Devvarman.
Pharmacies not likely cause of TB drug resistance
Most pharmacies in Delhi, Mumbai and Patna found to be liberally dispensing antibiotics to TB patients even without a prescription. But none of them h
Need for an HPV vaccine?
A decade after its launch in the global market, the debate around the HPV vaccine hasn’t settled. In India, public health experts still remain unconvi
Secrets between old covers
Second-hand books allow us to find the unexpected, become a part of an invisible community, and discover the stories of previous readers
All that’s been left unsaid
Two new books underline the importance of the reader’s imagination in uniquely shaping the written text
India falls agonisingly short in high-scoring thriller
The West Indies wins the first of two T20Is by one run as Rahul’s ton goes in vain
Ramanathan Award for Ramkumar
Ramkumar Ramanathan took top honours with the T.K. Ramanathan Award at the Annual Day celebrations of the Tamil Nadu Tennis Association at the SDAT t...
Case for interest rate increase has strengthened, says Yellen
She did not give guidance on what the central bank needs to see before raising rates
Thirty seven mobile plants set up in past year
Electronics and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in the past year 37 new mobile factories have been set up in the country, generating direct empl...
People thought Sivakarthikeyan was Anushka’s sister
Bakkiyaraj Kannan, the director of Remo, lets vishal menon in on how he turned a Tamil-film hero into a heroine
As freaky as one can get
Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui talks about his forthcoming ‘Freaky Ali’ and his approach to social media
In forward motion
The third edition of the Prakriti Excellence in Contemporary Dance Awards unfolds on August 31.
Coconut milk in your cacao
Desi bean-to-bar chocolate makers across the country are pairing unusual flavours with locally-grown cacao beans, discovers SHONALI MUTHALALY
Take it or leave it
‘I wish that, instead of trying to be a people-pleaser, I could just have said exactly that.’
A collection of 144 aquatints by the famous Daniells was just one of the volumes in a recent antiquarian auction
‘He was on the comeback trail’
Journalist Neena Gopal’s book on the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi coincides with the 25th year of his assassination
Written in our own words
That literary phenomenon Salman Rushdie, a genius who successfully “translated” himself, said, “I would not be this writer if I had never left India; ...
Live chat on proposed surrogacy Bill
The Union Cabinet has cleared the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016, banning commercial surrogacy in India. As per the 2009 Law Commission Report, th...
What it would take to probe Proxima b?
Imagine an integrated chip having among other necessities a camera and a battery in something weighing a gram or so.