Tie-ups among auto firms don’t work in India

After GM’s India exit, Ford-Mahindra ‘strategic alliance’ under spotlight. Ford India is the second American auto major coming under the spotlight for an India plan that’s yet to take off. Earlier, General Motors (GM) left India in 2017 after pulling the plug on its Chevrolet brand. GM had struggled for almost a decade with negligible […]


Don’t give masala bond to blacklisted firm: Chandy

Says LDF lagging 10 years in development Former Chief Minister and All India Congress Committee general secretary Oommen Chandy has said that the United Democratic Front (UDF) is not against masala bond, but against giving that bond to a blacklisted company. Addressing the media during his campaign for UDF’s Ponnani candidate E.T. Mohammed Basheer at […]


Don’t mess with Laila Ali’s daughter

When your fists are as effective as Laila Ali’s, it seems it can be tempting to use them. “My daughter did come home one time and said, ‘Someone’s being mean to me,’ and I’m like, ‘OK, I’ll go to school and you point them out for me,’ ” the undefeated boxer joked to Page Six. “‘I […]


Fran Lebowitz says men don’t understand the #MeToo movement

Author and sharp-tongued social commentator Fran Lebowitz has some brutally frank advice for men when it comes to understanding the #MeToo movement. “They do not understand it. Men cannot understand this. I always say, ‘Just agree with me,’ ” she says in the Wing’s magazine, No Man’s Land. “Look at it this way: It’s about work,” […]

tv & movies

Don’t Deepika, Priyanka, Ranveer look wow!

When Bollywood puts its right fashion foot forward. February saw the coldest days in the year but you wouldn’t know, going by Bollywood’s fashion. The glam ladies looked gorgeous as usual in their lehenga cholis, off-shoulders and short dresses, as they attended events, promotions and weddings. Here’s a look at the best February fashion. Deepika […]


Saudis don’t know where Khashoggi’s body is: Official

Riyadh does not know the location of dissident Jamal Khashoggi’s body, despite having detained the Saudi team that murdered him, a high-ranking foreign affairs official in the kingdom said in an interview broadcast Sunday. The dissident journalist was dismembered after his murder October 2 in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul but his remains have yet […]


#10YearChallenge: Don’t stop until you are proud!

Thank you readers for taking the #10YearChallenge. We’ve been inundated with your responses. Part 1: #10YearChallenge: ‘Life is short. Enjoy it,’ say readers Here’s the latest set of stories we received from you. Mithun Joseph from Kerala told us how he met with an accident but never gave up on his health: In the last […]