She even filed a police complaint against her husband and mother-in-law, stating they tortured her. Her claim was busted when the couple's young son told the police how his mother had become violent and abusive in the past year. She received a warning from the police and was told that, unless she mended her ways, she could be arrested. … [Read more...] about Dear men: Don’t expect your wives to be nice to your parents
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The taluk of Thiruvalla boasts, perhaps, the largest emu farm in Kerala. It is not the bird’s running skills that make many keep it in their farms. Promoters of emu farming say the bird has tremendous commercial value, its organs fetching good money.“We started it as a fancy, keeping 10 pairs of emus a few years ago. But the commercial value of the bird and the enthusiasm shown by the local people and bird lovers elsewhere made us think bigger. We started two fairly big emu farms at Neerettupuram and Kavumbhagom in Thiruvalla four years ago,” say Viji Vengal, Dubai-based businessman, and his manager, Thomas Manalel. … [Read more...] about Thiruvalla emu farmers reap gains
CreditsReporting: Inga TingDevelopment: Nathanael Scott and Katia ShatobaDesign: Alex PalmerData: Inga Ting and Michael WorkmanDigital production: Mark Doman and Stephen HutcheonNotes about this storyData in this story has been compiled from federal and state/territory governments, including from press conferences, media releases, official websites and reports (including from royal commissions or inquiries). Regular updates are published in the story Charting the COVID-19 spread in Australia. See this story for detailed data notes.Dates and case numbers may be affected by false positive/false negative tests, double counting, historical diagnoses and other revisions by state and federal health authorities All case numbers reflect variations and trends in testing. In some instances, seven-day moving averages are used to account for weekday/weekend fluctuations in testing numbersData on sources of infection are based on national figures tracking the daily change in the number of confirmed … [Read more...] about Anatomy of our battle against COVID-19
Bollywood's reigning queen, Deepika Padukone has slowly made her mark in India and around the world. The star, who has been very open about her highs and lows on her road to superstardom, shared in an interview with Femina, that before it was the limelight that attracted her, she had her sights set on the runway. Deepika, the daughter of a badminton sports cham, was into sports all through her childhood. But it was during high school that her interests changed. "It’s a bit strange as I actually only wanted to be a model and had this clarity even as a young girl. I always knew that modelling was something I wanted to do," Deepika said. Sharing how she turned to acting instead of becoming a supermodel, she explained, "every time we watched a movie in the theatre and watched an actor on screen, I felt like that is me, and I could be that one day. I had a dream of becoming an actor, but my reality was being a model. It was like being a model in the daytime, and an actor at night. … [Read more...] about Did you know that Deepika Padukone initially wanted to be a model and not an actress?
It was a win everyone wanted, and Aari Arjunan didn't disappoint fans of Bigg Boss Tamil as he eventually won the title, this season. Even though he made his presence felt as an actor and as a social worker, it took a reality show for Aari to reach the masses. The actor, who voiced his opinion during the jallikattu protests, is happy to have won during the same time. "This victory comes right in time during Pongal, and it takes me back to those times. I am very happy," says Aari. In a chat with us, Aari speaks about his journey in the show, his political aspirations and more... You've been vocal about being offered to participate in the show in the previous seasons. What made you take up the show this time?I got a call for the show for all the three seasons. During the first season, I had no clue about the show's format and how it works. And during the second season, we'd just had a baby. Last season, I went to Canada for a wedding that was planned months ago. This time, when I got … [Read more...] about Being part of Bigg Boss was the best decision I made: Aari