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Basharat Peer

Unlike the televised hysterics, the broken villages of Nepal and their residents were quiet, subdued, dignified.

Michael P. Searle

Interview with geologist Michael P. Searle, who, two years ago, predicted a disaster in Nepal.

CHAOS: “A serious discussion on how governance needs to be structured in a city is long overdue.” Picture shows a view of heavy traffic jam near railway station in Surat.

The systems in cities are not geared to meet the challenges of increasing population, business activity and rising aspirations.

Bollywood actor Salman Khan sits in a car as he leaves the sessions court after getting an interim 2- day bail from the High Court in the 2002 hit-and-run case, in Mumbai on Wednesday.

Salman’s lawyers challenge verdict

Rahi Gaikwad

Lawyer invokes actor’s philanthropic activities to argue that a harsher punishment will not serve humanitarian purpose.

His NGO has adopted villages in Maharashtra and outside the State

A still from “Dabangg”. Salman Khan has reinvented himself in the last decade. Photo: Special Arrangement

Critics feel that the people’s perception of the pin-up boy has changed over the years.

In this September 28, 2002 photo, Bollywood actor Salman Khan is led to a police station after he surrendered in a hit-and-run case.

Key factors that nailed Salman

Special Correspondent

The court appeared to be convinced by the evidence put up by the prosecution that the actor was driving the vehicle.

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Film rolls stored at the Badami House in Bengaluru. — Photo: Bhagya Prakash K.

Badami House will no longer be the hub of cinema

Muralidhara Khajane

The Karnataka Chalanachitra Academy (KCA) will shift from this location to the Amrutotsava Bhavan in Nandini Layout, which is nearing completion.

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Film rolls stored at the Badami House in Bengaluru. — Photo: Bhagya Prakash K.
It’s dinner by candlelight during power cuts. File photo: M. Vedhan
A view of the feed from surveillance cameras in one of the houses where it is monitored and recorded at Kovaipudur in Coimbatore.
The Aam Aadmi Party volunteer who approached the Delhi Commission for Women against party leader Kumar Vishwas at a press conference in New Delhi on Wednesday.— Photo: PTI
Funds to the tune of Rs. 200 crore are being earmarked for spending on the needs of slums within HMDA purview.
A notice was issued recently to metro’s civil contractors to speed up work since the construction of stations was running behind schedule.– File photo
The Thadambattuthazham-Parambil Bazaar Road Action Committee staging a sit-in at Thadambattuthazham Junction in Kozhikode. Photo: K. Ragesh
Up in arms:Members of the AITUC staging a demonstration in Madurai on Tuesday, demanding closure of Tasmac outlets.— Photo: S. James
Not having a toilet remains the major problem in sanitation. File Photo
Bollywood actor Salman Khan leaves court after getting an interim 2- day bail from the High Court in the 2002 hit-and-run case, in Mumbai on Wednesday.
Participants at an interactive workshop on innovative teaching methods at Aikiyam School in Auroville. Photo: T. Singaravelou
Minister for Panchayats and Social WelfareM.K. Muneer inaugurating a convention of Kudumbasree Community Development Society chairpersons in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday.
Workers unloading EAMCET material at V.R. Siddhartha Engineering College on Wednesday.- Photo: Ch.Vijaya Bhaskar
Unemployed youths queue up for temporary recruitment of conductors and drivers in Visakhapatnam on Wednesday. —Photo: C.V. Subrahmanyam
Devotees at the 'Tirukkalyana Virundhu' that followed the celestial wedding of Goddess Meenakshi with Lord Sundareswarar, at Setupati Higher Secondary School in Madurai. Photo: S. James

Making of a mega wedding feast

A. Shrikumar

During the annual celestial wedding of Goddess Meenakshi, Madurai sits for a sumptuous feast every year.

A still of Superhero Cocoman, a character developed by Studio Dreamcatcher, a city -based animation company.

Step up the lungi dance with Cocoman

Aswin V. N.

The Studio Dreamcatcher team is game for more challenges in the animation industry with their own version of a caped superman — Cocoman.

Omung Kumar Bhandula receiving the National award. Photo: Sandeep Saxena

The punch has paid off

Anuj Kumar

In Delhi for the National Film Awards, director Omung Kumar says “Mary Kom” helped change perception about Indian women.

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They found that individual dolphins exhibited human-like preference and avoidance behaviour - they have dolphins they like and associate with and ones they avoid.

Dolphins have social networks too!


Just like humans, dolphins form highly complex and dynamic networks of friends, preferring to mingle with some fellow dolphins while avoiding others.

 This image made by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows nearly 10,000 galaxies in the deepest visible-light image of the cosmos, cutting across billions of light-years.

Farthest known galaxy in universe discovered


The discovery, was only possible because of the relatively new MOSFIRE instrument on the Keck I telescope.

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NASA’s 10-engine electric plane completes flight test


GL-10 prototype successfully transitioned from hover to wing-borne flight during several test flight.

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