‘MIND' THE GAP

As World Mental Health Day was observed on 10 October and we might be progressing towards a post-pandemic life, it cannot be ruled out that we are in the middle of a mental health pandemic.

AZAD HIND DAY TO BE CELEBRATED ON OCTOBER 21

On October 21, 1943, one of India’s greatest sons – Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose announced the formation of the ‘Arzi Hukumat-e-Azad Hind’ or the provincial government of free India in Singapore. 

Bollywood’s famous musician and composer Padmashree Anandji Virji Shah honoured at the House of Lords

During his recent visit to the UK, the well-known music composer from Bollywood, Padmashree Anandji Virji Shah of the popular Kalyanji Anandji duo, was felicitated at the House of Lords by Lord Loomba CBE, Founder and Chairman Trustee of The...

Indian American to lead NASA SpaceX Crew-3 Mission

Florida: The next NASA crew rotation flight of a US commercial spacecraft carrying astronauts to the International Space Station will launch on Oct. 31 led by Indian American astronaut Raja Chari. 

Post office re-named after Sikh American Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal

Houston: US Representative Lizzie Fletcher officially dedicated the renaming of the post office located at 315 Addicks Howell Road in the Houston, Texas, area to the "Deputy Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal Post Office."

Sidhu skips wedding of CM’s son to visit Vaishno Devi

Chandigarh: From MPs to MLAs, councillors to common workers, the entire Congress landed up at the venue of Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi son’s wedding except party chief Navjot Singh Sidhu, who instead of heading back home from...

Kerala to add 7,000 undocumented Covid deaths to official list

Thiruvananthapuram: Amid protest by the opposition alleging under-reporting of Covid deaths in Kerala, the state government has decided to include 7,000 more victims of the pandemic in its official death list. State Health Minister Veena George...

Tata Motors eyeing Ford’s Gujarat, TN units

Tata Motors is in early talks with Ford to buy the latter’s units in Tamil Nadu and Gujarat, multiple sources said. If the transaction materialises, it will be Tata Motors’ second asset purchase from the US major. In March 2008, the Indian company...

Reliance buys Norway-based REC Solar

Expanding into the green energy sector, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) bought Norway-based REC Solar from China National Bluestar for $771 million (around £580 million). “Reliance New Energy Solar Ltd (RNESL), a wholly owned subsidiary of...

IOA talking to IOC for 2036 Olympics in India

Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narinder Batra has revealed that he is in talks with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for a possible bid by India to host the 2036 Olympics. Batra also confirmed that he will be proposing the...

Indian hockey team pulls out of Birmingham CWG

A day after England pulled out of the FIH junior hockey World Cup citing Covid-19 protocol issues, Hockey India announced the men’s and women’s teams’ withdrawal from next year’s Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Hockey India has referred to...

Leading Lights with Rani Singh

Indian-origin lady helms important UK Screen Body

  • 19 Aug 2019

Seetha Kumar is the CEO of ScreenSkills, based in central London but operating UK-wide.

Monty's Spin with Monty Panesar

Monty's Spin

  • 25 Mar 2020

The Covid-19 virus has taken the world by storm. It has stopped all sporting events and the risks should be taken seriously. We should be at home for at least 3 weeks and we should take the government advise very seriously.

Malayalam actor Nedumudi Venu dies at 73

Veteran Malayalam actor Nedumudi Venu breathed his last at a private hospital in Kerala. He was 73. The actor was rushed to the hospital recently due to stomach-related ailments. Recently, Nedumudi Venu recovered from Covid-19. Venu was married...

Shruti Haasan reveals her parents reactions to her going to therapy

Actor Shruti Haasan, who has been open about her mental health issues, opened up about her parents’ reaction to her going to therapy. Speaking in an interview, she said they asked her “what did we do” when she told them. “Of course, all parents...

Stream Cream

Bytes to bingeGenre: Comedy DramaWritten by: Timothy GreenbergDuration: 26 minWhere to watch: Netflix

I spy "The spy”!

Yes. that’s right we see the comedian in a 360 U-turn role like we have never seen him before and I am pleasantly surprised!

Ajeeb Dastans

Ajeeb Dastans is an anthology of four short films and is produced by the super Producer/Director Karan Johar. The premise of the film is that each story will bring us a shocking and horrifying twist that we were not betting on.

When horror meets comedy in a love triangle

Two small town boys fall in love with the same girl but all is not what it seems. One is in love with the girl and the other is in love with a spirit that is trapped in her body.

Daliso Chaponda: Apocalypse Not Now! (Touring)

As warm and socially progressive as he is funny, rising comedian, Daliso, wowed the judges on much-loved television show, Britain’s Got Talent, in 2017. He even garnered praise from infamous critic, Simon Cowell, in the audition, going on to...

SPOTLIGHT: The Clicc: Tablescapes

Over lockdown we learned to appreciate the domestic space. From introducing throw-cushions into the living room to expanding the garden, people began to attend to the nuances of the immediate; noticing its emotive impact. The Clicc have then...

Customers of Southall Travel refunded £22 million worth of payments

Southall Travel Group has announced measures to ‘ramp up’ its capacity to deal with refund and other queries, as it issued £22 million worth of payments to its customers. The firm reportedly said it has refunded 94% of customers with package...

Hiking up the Yosemite National Park

The UK is in lockdown and we have no idea when the world is going to be back on its feet leave aside the travel industry. But you have this urge to get away from the four walls of your room – what should you do?



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