Biggest rail strike in 30 years brings UK to standstill

Britain’s biggest rail strike in 30 years kicked off on Tuesday as tens of thousands of staff walked out in a dispute over pay and jobs that could pave the way for widespread industrial action across the economy in coming months. Some of the more than 40,000 rail workers who are due to strike on Tuesday, Thursday…

Tamil Nadu: Four minor brothers rescued from bonded labour

Four siblings in Tamil Nadu’s Ramanathapuram district were rescued from bonded labour with an NGO’s help. The four brothers were bought by a man who had used them to herd goats. The children were subjugated to bonded labour and had no contact with the outside world for two years. Sundarrajan and Papathi, who had…

I knew only Nayan could pull off this role: Ashwin Saravanan

We might be accustomed to the pandemic life now, but being locked up inside our homes earlier, brought out a flurry of emotions. And that’s exactly what director Ashwin Saravanan has capitalised on in his upcoming film, Connect, which stars Nayanthara in the lead role. The film will also have Anupam Kher and…

This festive season, audiences are back in movie theatres in Tamil Nadu!

When the Tamil Nadu government allowed the reopening of movie theatres in the state on August 23, there were quite a few doubts about whether audiences would return to the big screen like they used to before the pandemic, given that safety was still a concern and the fact that they now had the option of watching…

‘Children’s Survival At Stake, Heart Wrenching’: Supreme Court On Covid

New Delhi:  COVID-19 has devastated many lives and it is “heart wrenching” that the survival of children who lost either or both parents during the pandemic is at stake, the Supreme Court said, but expressed satisfaction over schemes announced by the Centre and states for them. The Supreme Court said…

This City In US Imposes Covid Pass As Virus Returns To China’s Wuhan

New York, United States:  New York on Tuesday announced the introduction of a de facto vaccine pass for some public spaces, as China’s Wuhan said it would test all 11 million residents after the coronavirus returned to the place where it first emerged. Meanwhile, half of the European Union’s population…