Maamanithan movie review: Vijay Sethupathi shines in Seenu Ramasamy’s meditation on life

In Maamanithan, meaning the great human, Radha Krishnan (Vijay Sethupathi) is a very honest man. He is emotionally well-sorted and lives a content life with the earnings he makes by driving a for-hire auto-rickshaw. He has loyal friends, and everybody in Pannaipuram town seems to hold him in high regard. Krishnan’s…

Mercury like never seen before: These images reveal cratered world hit by Sun’s wrath

The BepiColombo, a joint Japanese and European space mission, has beamed back fresh images of Mercury from its second flyby to the planet, coming as close as just 200 kilometers above the surface. The spacecraft captured the planet’s mysterious world using its three monitoring cameras (MCAM). The first image in…

Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn to come together in skies from today. They will next align only in 2040

In what could be one of the rarest celestial events to occur, five planets will form rare conjunction in the skies from Friday. Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn will align together, giving stargazers a unique opportunity to see five planetary bodies in the skies from Earth at once. This will not happen again…

A Windows 98 update 200 million kms away from Earth

Operating around Mars for nearly 19 years now, the Mars Express spacecraft is about to get a major update. The MARSIS instrument on the spacecraft that is looking for signs of liquid water on the Red Planet will get a major boost as the Windows 98 platform will be upgraded to Mars in 2022. The update will enable the…

Covid vaccines saved 20 million lives in first year, scientists say

Nearly 20 million lives were saved by Covid-19 vaccines during their first year, but even more deaths could have been prevented if international targets for the shots had been reached, researchers reported Thursday. On Dec. 8, 2020, a retired shop clerk in England received the first shot in what would become a global…

Nothing phone (1) pre-order pass details for India revealed, here’s how to get it

Nothing phone (1)’s India launch event is still two weeks away and a lot of details about its release and features have already started appearing online. Tipster Mukul Sharma has now leaked the pre-order pass details for the Indian market ahead of the official unveiling. If you have been planning to buy the Nothing…

‘No textbooks for students’: Flawed policies, global inflation bring severe paper crisis in Pakistan

A severe paper crisis in Pakistan is threatening to disrupt the academic activities in the country. Students in Pakistan are unlikely to receive their books next academic year, which will begin in August, said Pakistan’s paper associations. The crisis has been brought about by a combination of global inflation,…

Many political parties on ECI radar for siphoning off money | Investigation Part 1

The Election Commission of India (ECI) is cracking its whip on political parties across states for activities such as black money and hawala transactions and illegal tax benefits. Parties from Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Madhya Pradesh are on the ECI radar. One of the first things Chief…

Asus ROG Flow Z13 2-in-1 gaming tablet, TUF Dash F15 launched in India: Price, specifications

Asus has launched its new ROG Flow Z13 2-in-1 gaming tablet in India. The new Flow Z13 is the world’s first detachable 2-in-1 gaming tablet. Alongside the ROG Flow Z13, Asus has also launched its new TUF Dash F15 laptop in India. ROG Flow Z13 India price and specifications The ROG Flow Z13 sports a 13.4-inch touch…

IIT Madras offers new MA programme, know how to apply

Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) today announced admission in their new MA programmes. The institute has added Economics to the already existing streams of Development Studies and English Studies and offering all the three streams as two-year programmes instead of the current five-year integrated MA…