Second accused Ramesh in Dharmapuri rape case surrenders

Shortly after the investigation officer in the Advasi student rape and death case of Dharmapuri was replaced today, another accused, Ramesh, has surrendered to the police. Post-mortem on the girl’s body also reportedly took place today in the presence of a team of doctors. Continue Reading

3 lakh Indians may take cruise vacation by 2020

Cruise tourism is expected to expand in the country and as many as 3 lakh Indians may go on an international cruise vacation by 2020, says a leading industry player. India as a source market is estimated to be around 1.70 lakh guests currently for cruise tourism, against China’s 2.7 million. Continue Reading

Govt leases Padur oil reserve site to Abu Dhabi company

Half of Padur strategic oil reserve site in Karnataka will be leased out to Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) for storing crude, according to sources Indian Strategic Petroleum Reserves Ltd (ISPRL) will sign an initial agreement with ADNOC today in the presence of oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said. Continue Reading

Is Tamil cinema playing caste card?

Cinema is not just a medium of entertainment, but conveys a larger message to the society. In the past several decades, it has brought a lot of changes socially and politically. A State where cinema is considered an integral part of daily life, activists today allege that casteism and communal ideologies have started to dominate the big screen. Continue Reading

Stalin to attend oppn parties meet in Delhi

DMK prtesident M K Stalin will attend anti-BJP parties meeting in New Delhi on 22 November to create a common platform and chalk out their future course of action. Telugu Desam Party leader Chandrababu Naidu said the endeavour was to bring everybody on board to fight the BJP. Continue Reading