Day: September 14, 2018

Uday Chopra Thinks ‘Marijuana Is Part of Our Culture’ and Should Be Legalized

Uday Chopra is always the fun part of the Indian internet. Whether he’s the subject of some hilarious new meme, or the writer of a really cryptic tweet, Uday Chopra resurfaces every now and then as an Internet favorite. Chopra also has a very active Twitter account, where he often expresses his views, like most people […]

Ex-Trump Aide Manafort Guilty, to Cooperate in Mueller Probe

President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort agreed Friday, 14 September, to cooperate in the special counsel investigation of possible campaign collusion with Russia. In a plea deal to avert a second trial on money laundering and illegal lobbying charges, Manafort agreed to plead guilty to one count of conspiracy against the United States […]

Most homeless women with mental illness can reintegrate into community life after leaving institutional care: Study in Chennai

By Gayathri Balagopal and Mathew P Abraham Chennai: A majority of homeless women with mental illness (73 percent) were able to reintegrate into community life after they were discharged from the institution where they were under care and reunited with their families, according to a study. The study was conducted by The Banyan, a Chennai-based institution for […]

Donald Trump’s Fist Pump on 9/11 Anniversary is Now a Photoshopped Meme

In the age of Photoshop being used as a replacement for scissors and glue, US President Donald Trump has been successful in becoming a popular meme on social media. Thus it came as no surprise when Trump provided more meme material to the ever-hungry internet, once again. Trump, who was in Pennsylvania, USA, on the […]

Exclusive: Sterlite CEO Addresses Tuticorin’s Questions

Video Editor: Mohd Irshad AlamCameraperson: Vikram VenkateswaranReporter: Smitha TK For over two decades, the people of Tuticorin have been protesting against the Sterlite copper plant, alleging that it had been posing an environmental and health hazard. Their repeated pleas to the government fell on deaf ears. The Quint spoke to P Ramnath, CEO of Sterlite […]

Alcoholism, diseases, poverty define everyday struggles of Chennai’s pavement dwellers as govt refuses to count them as homeless

On the jagged concrete footpath, still warm from last night’s heat waves, Mahalakshmi turns on her side and pulls up the floral-printed bedsheet over her head in a vain attempt to catch some sleep. The Chennai sun is beating down from behind the leaves of the peepal tree. The clock at the Egmore railway station […]

What is a ‘Vampire Facial’ and Why is Everyone Talking about It?

Skin burning tanning beds for the perfectly bronzed tint. Deadly lip-enhancing techniques for the plumpest pout. Excruciating bikini waxes for the smooth, air-brushed body. Beauty treatments often come with the worst kinds of side effects. But a new beauty fad has the chance to give potential users HIV and other deadly blood-borne diseases. Platelet Rich Plasma […]

SC Extends Interim Relief for Nalini Chidambaram in Saradha Probe

The Supreme Court on Friday 14 September extended the interim relief granted to senior advocate Nalini Chidambaram, wife of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, from appearing as a witness before Enforcement Directorate (ED) which is probing the Saradha chit fund scam, News 18 reported. The order was an extension of the apex court’s pronouncement on […]

Majerhat bridge collapse: Preliminary report blames PWD negligence; Mamata Banerjee says new structure to be built in a year

The West Bengal government on Friday released the preliminary report on the Majerhat bridge collapse on Friday. The report has stated that the public works department (PWD) is responsible for the mishap. Speaking at a press conference, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said, “The PWD was informed about the condition of Majerhat bridge in 2016 and was […]

Gautam Gambhir Was Spotted Wearing A Dupatta and Bindi At An Event, Here’s Why

Gambhir is leading us to be more accepting of the trans-community. Gambhir is leading us to be more accepting of the trans-community. Loading… Gautam Gambhir may not be a regular sight on the cricket field anymore but he his still a regular fixture when it comes to supporting people in India. With the Supreme Court […]