Author: sruthi jos

Google doodle marks engineer M Visvesvaraya’s 157th birth anniversary

Google’s doodle for Saturday, September 15, features a man wearing a Mysuru peta with a wall in the background. He is none other than Sir M. Visvesvaraya, and the wall represents the iconic Krishna Raja Sagar dam built across the Cauvery river in Mandya, Karnataka. Today is the 158th birth anniversary of M. Visvesvaraya, according […]

Manmarziyaan review: Absolute exhaustion of love

Vicky (Vicky Kaushal) and Rumi (Taapsee Pannu) are deeply in fyaar, as in love+lust, with no strings attached. One fine day, under family pressure, Rumi decides she wants marriage; Vicky gets cold feet. She figures enough is enough and moves on; yet not quite. Sex keeps pulling them back together over several similar cycles of […]

The Legendary Neelakurinji Blooms!

Yes folks. You heard that right! The long wait is now over! The hills of Munnar will soon be bathed in a dreamy shade of blue. The Neelakurinji (Strobilanthes kunthianus) blooms only once in every 12 years and it sure is a sight to behold! Here, with pleasure, Kerala Tourism offers you in-depth insights into […]

4 Healthy Ingredients That Can Help You Manage Your Weight

For most of us, it is a constant struggle to keep a check on our weight. We are always promising ourselves to follow a healthy diet, cut down drastically on certain food ingredients, workout dedicatedly and lead an active life. But somewhere down the line, we tend to give up and pile up on the […]

India’s first missile tracking ship is readying for sea trials

Once ready, it will be India’s first, a force multiplier and cruise the country into a global elite club. Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL) is gearing up to undertake sea trials of India’s first missile tracking ship by the first week of October. The keel of the ship, which was laid on June 30, 2014, is […]

Greenhouse gas emissions from Indian paddy fields very high

Rice farming across the world could be responsible for up to twice the level of climate impact relative to what was previously estimated, according to a study conducted in India. The study, published in PNAS, found that intermittently flooded rice farms can emit 45 times more nitrous oxide as compared to the maximum from continuously […]

Australian cartoonist under fire for Serena sketch

An Australian cartoonist faced withering criticism on Tuesday for portraying tennis superstar Serena Williams using, what Harry Potter author JK Rowling described as “racist and sexist tropes”. Mark Knight’s caricature, published in Melbourne’s Herald Sun newspaper on Monday, showed a butch and fat-lipped Williams throwing a temper tantrum at the US Open. In the midst […]