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Threat of diabetes rising among children


Without fail every morning, an orderly (please don't call them ward boy) came by to change my bed clothes. (DC Photo: Rajesh Jadhav)

My life in Covid-19 quarantine

Having made Mumbai’s streets his canvas and DSLR camera his paintbrush, photographer Star Udyawar’s narration of everyday life in the maximum city is riveting. As can be seen in his various portrayals of the city like the historic Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST), Dhobi Ghat with its colourful backdrop, and the famous Sea-link. For Udyawar, perspective is key as it defines the in-depth relationship between the objects in a picture along with the dimensions that a viewer perceives.

Framing the Mundane

A model walks the runway at the Pamella Roland fashion show during New Yo)rk Fashion Week at Pier 59 Studios on February 7, 2020 in New York City. (AFP

The best pictures from New York Fashion Week

T K Sandeep is a photographer whose work consists of moody video poems and photo poems. One of his recent projects was a calendar in which he got hijras and transgenders in Kerala to tell him their dream professions, and then he photographed them dressed as those professionals.

A selection of photographer TK Sandeep's work

The dress featured a fairly simple silhouette with a plunging neckline. But the drama is brought by the feathered veil/cape element. It also had a bow at the neck for added drama. (Photo: AP)

Valentino fashionably interprets A Midsummer's Night Dream

A man sports a colourful headgear with traditional motifs. (Photo: AP)

India gears up for Navratri



Fireworks illuminate over the National Stadium during the opening ceremony of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo on Friday. (Photo: AP)

Tokyo Olympics: Tribute to Athletes amidst empty seats at the Olympic Stadium

"Of course we are considering different scenarios, but we are contrary to many other sports organizations or professional leagues in that we are four-and-a-half months away from the Games."  -- International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach. AP Photo

On or off? Who's saying what over status of 2020 Tokyo Olympics

FIRST SALVO (1-0): RB Leipzig midfilder Marcel Sabitzer beats Tottenham Hotspur’s French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris all ends up for the team’s first goal. AFP Photo

Leipzig's date with UEFA Champions League quarter-finals

THE BEGINNING OF THE END: Mayank Agarwal starts the procession back to the pavillion after becoming Trent Boult's first victim.

Vanquished Virat's boys trudge back to the pavilion

Indian captain Virat Kohli catches a ball on day one of the second Test cricket match between New Zealand and India (AFP)

India Vs New Zealand 2nd Test, Day One Highlights

India becomes the first team to enter the semi-finals. Picture courtesy:Twitter

India Vs New Zealand Women's T20 World Cup 2020 Highlights



Members of Extinction Rebellion take part in a demonstration outside the venue of the COP26 U.N. Climate Summit in Glasgow, Scotland, Friday, Nov. 12, 2021. (AP)

In Pictures | COP26 protesters in Glasgow

Saudi’s annual Hajj pilgrimage will start this Wednesday amid growing concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. (Saudi Ministry of Media via AP)

This year, Hajj pilgrims to be given sterilised pebbles

The protests in Portland have drawn international attention to race relations in the USA. The standoff between federal agents and protesters turned into a violent fight at night on Thursday. (AP)

In Pictures| Standoff with federal agents continues in Portland

This cute group of penguins are making most of Singapore city’s zoo while it’s locked down for public. (Handout photo released by Wildlife Reserves Singapore)

For these penguins in Singapore’s city zoo, lockdown is flippin' fun

A man walks by Teatro Marcello in Rome which is unsually empty due to coronavirus epidemic(AP)

Coronavirus fear leaves streets of Rome empty

A child cries as he waits in line to board a plane for Beijing at the airport in Hong Kong (AP)

Coronavirus and the impact on daily life



The risk of type-1 diabetes is increasing among children because of unhealthy practices. Type one diabetic patients are completely insulin dependent and need multiple daily injections to keep control over their blood sugar. (Photos by Debasish Dey)

Threat of diabetes rising among children

This combination of pictures created on June 21, 2020 shows the moon moving in front of the sun during an annular solar eclipse as seen from New Delhi—AFP

Pics: Annular Solar Eclipse as seen in different parts of the world

The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C42) of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) today (16 Sept 2018, Sunday) successfully launched two satellites -- NovaSAR and S1-4 -- from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota.

ISRO gains success in putting two UK satellites into orbit

A blood-red moon dazzled star gazers across much of the world on Friday, July 29, when it moved into Earth’s shadow for the longest lunar eclipse of the 21st century. From the Cape of Good Hope to the Middle East, and from the Kremlin to Sydney Harbour, thousands of people turned their eyes to the stars to watch the moon, which turned dark before shining orange, brown and crimson in the shadow. (Photo: Sebastian Kahnert/dpa via AP)

How the world enjoyed the Blood Moon spectacle

The India Space research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched the GSAT-6A satellite from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Shar, Sriharikota aboard the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle, GSAT-F08, on March 29 evening. However, ISRO’s scientists lost track of the satellite two after the launch while the spacecraft was getting ready to be put into its final orbit. Scientists are still figuring out multiple ways to re-establish link with the satellite.

GSAT-6A’s track lost before final orbit manoeuvre, scientists still searching

The world's most powerful rocket blasted off on its first test flight, carrying a red sports car aiming for an endless road trip past Mars. The Falcon Heavy rose from the same launch pad used by NASA nearly 50 years ago to send men to the moon. With liftoff, the Heavy became the most powerful rocket in use today, doubling the liftoff punch of its closest competitor. Here's a bunch of photos of SpaceX's rocket carrying Elon Musk's car to space.

SpaceX blasts off Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster into space