india

Thiruvananthapuram airport to have 6 body scanners

An eight-second screening using body scanner awaits those flying out from April 2020 from the Thiruvananthapuram international airport, classified as one of the 56 ‘sensitive airports’ based on security grounds in the country. In all, six body scanners will be needed for the premier airport of the State to avoid the existing screening by the […]

cities

North body begins night vigils to check dumping of debris

Cracking down on illegal dumping of construction and demolition (C&D) waste, the North Delhi municipal corporation (North MCD) has deputed officers on night vigil to check the menace and penalise truck owners who deposit malba (debris) on roadsides. The civic agency’s commissioner, Varsha Joshi, has designated at least 30-40 officers in each of the six zones […]

celebrity

Bebe Rexha posts bikini pic to shut down body shamers

Bebe Rexha is continuing her fight against body-shaming. The pop star took to Instagram on Friday to share a bikini photo from her vacation in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The image — which shows the 29-year-old singer sporting pink bleached hair and oversized sunglasses while donning a curve-hugging red leopard-printed bikini as she digs her […]

india

Vande Bharat to get improved body double

Vande Bharat, India’s first semi-high-speed train, is set to get a body double that doesn’t have any of its faults. The new train, set to arrive later this month, will be pressed into service whenever the existing one is sent for repairs, three railway officials familiar with the developments said. Vande Bharat Express, also known […]

lifestyle

As a constitutional body, the ECI must be credible

Over the last 50 days, the Congress, through its leaders and counsels, has made over 50 formal representations to the Election Commission of India (ECI). These representations cover a wide spectrum of violations by the party in power, from hate speech to the perverse misuse of the armed forces for political propaganda to campaigning by […]

lifestyle

Body, mind, move

Geeta Chandran explains how mentoring at Natya Vriksha helps her conduct the World Dance Day festival “I have been teaching for 26 years at Natya Vriksha. The main thing we have achieved here is that dancers go back home refreshed and revived. Their metabolism gets a nice kick,” says Bharatanatyam exponent Geeta Chandran, laughingly, while […]

india

Body of man with throat slit found in northwest Delhi

The body of a man with his throat slit was found near bushes in northwest Delhi’s Azadpur area on Saturday, police said. Police were informed around 7.55 am about the unknown body lying near railway line at Azadpur flyover, they said. On reaching the spot, police found his throat slit by a sharp edged weapon. […]

india

HC tells Thane civic body to seal hospitals without fire NOC

199 hospitals, nursing homes don’t have clearance: TMC The Bombay High Court on Thursday directed the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) to seal all private hospitals and nursing homes that were operating without a no-objection certificate (NOC) from the Fire Department. A Bench of Chief Justice Pradeep Nandrajog and Justice N.M. Jamdar said if notices served […]

india

Girl’s body found in river

She had gone missing on Tuesday The body of a six-year-old girl of Kadamakudy, who had gone missing on Tuesday from her house, was found in the surrounding waters on Wednesday. She had gone with her father to a nearby shed. However, he soon found her missing. Search by divers in the waters did not […]