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'The Little Mermaid' makes a big splash at the box office

Published on Jun 03, 2023 06:34 AM IST

"The Little Mermaid" makes a dazzling return to the big screen, earning a projected $118 million, ranking 5th in Memorial Day box office history.

The Little Mermaid movie revieThe Little Mermaid" makes a stunning live-action comeback, ruling the Memorial Day box office with a projected $118 million debut.w: Halle Bailey stars as Ariel in the new live-action film.

Review: The Woman Who Climbed Trees: A Novel by Smriti Ravindra

Set in Nepal and its borderlands in the late 20th century, The Woman who Climbed Trees presents the story of a marriage and through it, a commentary on sexuality and the status of women

A Thakali woman in Népal (Bill Wassman/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 06:29 AM IST
ByShireen Quadri

Odisha train accident death toll crosses 230: 10 points on three-way collision

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik reviewed the rescue operations at Control Room, SRC, Bhubaneswar and ordered free medical treatment to all the injured.

The accident happened when a passenger train hit the derailed coaches of another train near Bahanaga Bazar station in Balasore.(ANI)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 06:32 AM IST

Review: The Speaking Constitution by KG Kannabiran

An important documentation of senior advocate and human rights activist KG Kannabiran’s work but also of the journey of the civil rights movement in India

KG Kannabiran (1929-2010) was a senior advocate, human rights activist and co-founder, People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 06:28 AM IST
ByBaljeet Kaur

Odisha train accident: CM Patnaik declares one-day state mourning

The death toll stands at 207, while around 900 people were injured in the accident that occurred near the Bahanaga Baazar station in Balasore district.

A triple train collision occurred on Friday in Odisha's Balasore district which is 250 km south of Kolkata and 170 km north of Bhubaneswar.
Published on Jun 03, 2023 05:59 AM IST
PTI | | Posted by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao

Coromandel Express accident: How 3 trains derailed, crashed at same place

Coromandel on the up line derailed and hit the derailed coaches of Bengaluru-Howrah Superfast on the downline. The two derailments took place within 5 minutes.

Coromandel Express hit a goods train in Balasore after hitting Bengaluru-Howrah Superfast Express on Friday in a tragic triple train crash.
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 05:58 AM IST

President Biden's historic Oval office addresses ‘crisis averted’

46th U.S. President Joe Biden lauds 'crisis averted' with debt ceiling deal in first Oval Office address

US President Joe Biden during a national address in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, US, on Friday, June 2, 2023. Biden�defended a debt limit deal he struck with Republicans as necessary to prevent an �economic collapse� and said he would sign it on Saturday amid frustration from many lawmakers in both parties who backed the agreement reluctantly. Photographer: Bonnie Cash/UPI/Bloomberg(Bloomberg)
Published on Jun 03, 2023 05:32 AM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Tuhin Das Mahapatra

Odisha train accident: Toll tops 200; ‘High-level’ probe ordered, says rail min

Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said the accident was unfortunate and the rescue operation began shortly after word of the incident reached his ministry.

A rescue operation is underway after the Coromandel Express collided with a goods train in Balasore on Friday. (ANI Photo)(ANI)
Published on Jun 03, 2023 04:15 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Nisha Anand

Deadliest rail accidents in India in recent decades

A triple train crash accident in Odisha's Balasore on Friday killed over 200 people and injured another 900.

Several feared injured after Coromandel Express derailed near Bahanaga station in Balasore on Friday. (ANI)
Published on Jun 03, 2023 03:58 AM IST
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Chandigarh: Virender Mendiratta: Doyen of letters, culture, passes away

After completing his higher education in Allahabad,Virender Mendiratta moved to Chandigarh to take up the job of a lecturer of Hindi Literature in the lone government college for girls and boys that was then housed in the Sector-23 government school. In the passing away, writers and theatre activists on Friday lost a father figure

Writers and theatre activists on Friday lost a father figure in the passing away of Virender Mendiratta, who contributed to build the literary and theatrical profile of Chandigarh since the early 1950s . (HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 03:23 AM IST
ByNirupama Dutt, Chandigarh
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