In Brief – July 2021

Acid attack survivors distribute food Sheroes Hangout Café, run by acid attack survivors in Agra, opened its doors to the poor and needy during the lockdown under the Smile Goal Hai campaign. Supported by Chhanv Foundation, the cafe carried out food distribution drives across

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In Brief – April 2021

41-year-old sues parents for financial support Faiz Siddiqui (41), a jobless man, has sued his parents to force them to pay him maintenance for life. A trained lawyer with a degree from Oxford University, Siddiqui said that he is completely dependent on his

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In Brief – December 2020

Indian-American teen develops potential Covid drugAnika Chebrolu, a 14-year-old from Texas, won the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge for her work on developing a molecule that can bind to a certain protein of the coronavirus and prevent it from functioning. The Indian-American teenager

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In Brief – June 2019

A R Rahman has Iftar dinner at CannesGrammy and Oscar-winning musician A R Rahman breaks his Ramadan fast and has Iftar dinner at Cannes. The music maestro was at the film festival to promote his directorial debut Le Musk, India’s first virtual reality film. He

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