Without Messi, Antoine Griezmann gets chance to shine at Barcelona

As Barcelona continues adjusting to life without Lionel Messi, Antoine Griezmann gets his best chance yet to take a leading role at the Catalan club. Griezmann will be making his 101st appearance with Barcelona when the club visits Athletic Bilbao in the second round of the Spanish league on Saturday. The French…

IFFM 2021 full winners list: Manoj Bajpayee, Samantha Akkineni win for The Family Man 2, Suriya honoured for Soorarai Pottru

The Family Man 2 actors Manoj Bajpayee and Samantha Akkineni were among the winners of the latest edition of the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne Awards. The IFFM 2021 were held virtually on Friday with several stars from various film industries in attendance. Tamil actor Suriya won the Best Performance Male…

Pro Kabaddi League: 59 players retained for upcoming eighth season

A total of 59 players have been retained ahead of season 8 of the Pro Kabaddi League, which will take place in December, the league organisers Mashal Sports announced on Friday. “A total of 59 players were retained across all three categories with 22 in the Elite Retained Players (ERP) category, six in the Retained…

MHADA to build 4 new buildings, to move out of dilapidated headquarters

The Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) will soon float an Expression of Interest to build a new MHADA headquarters as its existing headquarters, MHADA Bhavan in Bandra east, is in a dilapidated condition. According to an official, MHADA’s Mumbai Board is preparing a proposal, which is still at…

Five movies to stream this Onam festival

Onam festival means two things: good food and blockbuster movies. Like last year, we don’t have any major releases during the festival this year. If not for the second wave of coronavirus, Malayalam superstar Mohanlal’s much-awaited Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham would be playing in cinemas now. The…

Person getting quota in undivided state, can claim benefit in either State upon reorganisation: SC

The Supreme Court has ruled that a person belonging to a reserved category is entitled to claim benefit of reservation in either of the successor States of Bihar or Jharkhand, but cannot claim benefit of the quota simultaneously in both the successor States upon their reorganisation in November, 2000. The top court…

12 labourers killed in Maharashtra’s Buldhana as vehicle carrying them overturns

At least 12 labourers were killed in Maharashtra’s Buldhana district on Friday as the vehicle carrying them overturned, police said. Buldana Superintendent of Police Arvind Chawaria said, “at least 12 labourers died after the truck they were travelling turned turtle near Dusarbid village in Sindkhed Raja tahsil on…

When Covid keeps ‘Mahabali’ away from visiting his ‘subjects’ during Onam

You may think that the demon king Mahabali, who secured a boon from Lord Vishnu to visit his subjects every year on the annual ‘Thiru Onam’ day as per lore, is just a mythical character. But, come to Malabar, the north Kerala region, on Onam days and you can see “him” live, visiting each household in the…

Tamil Nadu SSLC Result 2021: Date and time announced

TN Board SSLC 10th Result 2021 date and time:  The Tamil Nadu board will declare the class 10 results or SSLC results on August 23. The Tamil Nadu Directorate of Government Examinations (TNDGE) will release the results on its official websites- dge.tn.nic.in or tnresults.nic.in. Once the results are officially…