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Amoghavarsha JS and Dilan Mandanna | Wild Karnataka team

Making of Wild Karnataka, the first Indian wildlife film to be released in theatres

4K ultra-HD film Wild Karnataka took 4 yrs & 400 hrs of footage, and is the first Indian movie to be narrated by legendary natural historian David Attenborough.
Harishchandra Sakharam Bhatavdekar | Facebook

HS Bhatavdekar, the Indian who created a motion picture 14 years before Dadasaheb Phalke

On his 151st birth anniversary, ThePrint takes a look at the Bombay photographer who in 1899 made The Wrestlers, considered to be India's first motion picture.

On Camera

Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Kerala | Commons

Padmanabhaswamy verdict can reduce the rich temple to go to Communists with a begging bowl

The Supreme Court has also ordered a 25-year audit of the Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Even scam-tainted promoters or companies have not had to face such long-term audits.
JioGigaFiber

After luring Google & Facebook, Mukesh Ambani plans to build a global digital company

Mukesh Ambani unveiled a slew of services from Jio, including a 5G network as early as next year and a mega video-streaming platform.

Defence

The new SiG 716 G2 rifles in use with the Indian Army | By special arrangement

Rifles, missiles, ammunition, drones — armed forces on shopping spree amid LAC tensions

Unprecedented emergency powers given to armed forces under the capital budget, for purchases of new equipment and systems, are likely to ease bottlenecks.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Uttar Pradesh is India’s broken heartland, break it into 4 or 5 states

Uttar Pradesh, our largest state by population and most powerful, is also the worst governed. A state with 1-in-6 Indians has no hope because of its size.