Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicReels

Topic: Reels

60-second heritage – Instagram is breathing life into India’s old cities, buildings, stories

Instagram pages dedicated to India’s old cities are creating online museums of history, heritage and people, one Reel at a time.

Amitabh to Salman — this 29-year-old Sri Lankan singer got Indian stars grooving in 2021

From Ranveer Singh to Tiger Shroff, almost every Bollywood celebrity danced to Sri Lankan singer Yohani De Silva's 'Manike Mage Hithe'.

Instagram is dead. Reels killed it

Reels has become a rabbit hole of bad, patchwork, unimaginative content on loop. It will never be what TikTok was.

On Camera

YourTurn

Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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