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On 20th anniversary of 9/11, images that captured the enormity of twin tower attacks
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On 20th anniversary of 9/11, images that captured the enormity of twin tower attacks

The terrorist attacks of 9/11, which killed nearly 3,000 people, were captured in countless pictures by news photographers, bystanders, first responders, security cameras, FBI agents and others. These images best tell the story of that terrible day

Big John, world's largest Triceratops fossil, to go under the hammer at Paris auction house
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Big John, world's largest Triceratops fossil, to go under the hammer at Paris auction house

The bones of the 66 million year old dinosaur, described as ‘miracle of nature and work of art’, is expected to be sold for an estimated $1.8 million on 21 October

Bird Photographer of the Year contest: Snaps of staring owl, puzzled greater roadrunner among winners
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Bird Photographer of the Year contest: Snaps of staring owl, puzzled greater roadrunner among winners

The annual competition, showcasing the beauty of our feathered friends, saw over 22,000 international entries from all over the world

Ain Dubai, the world's largest and biggest observation wheel to open next month
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Ain Dubai, the world's largest and biggest observation wheel to open next month

The UAE attraction built by using 11,200 tonnes of steel, soaring at 820 feet in the air and having a capacity of 1,750 passengers opens on 21 October

'Goa: A Time That Was': A photo exhibition that celebrates the past with the future
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'Goa: A Time That Was': A photo exhibition that celebrates the past with the future

A photo exhibition currently being held at the Sunaparanta Goa Centre for the Arts in Panaji features works by noted artists Waswo X Waswo, Ipshita Maitra and Vishvesh Prabhakar Kandolkar. This exhibition, running from 8 September to 20 November, visits three different phases in Goa’s history and invites a reflection into the cultural identity of a place which is holding on to its past while charting its path for the future. Take a tour of the works here

It's a snoozefest! Hong Kong tour bus helps puts travellers to sleep
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It's a snoozefest! Hong Kong tour bus helps puts travellers to sleep

As COVID-19 grinds Hong Kong's travel industry to a halt, a travel agent has come up with a new, relaxing experience that puts its idle buses to good use — a five-hour ride on a 'Snooze Bus'

From scaling mountains to crossing seas: How India administered 100-crore COVID-19 vaccine doses
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From scaling mountains to crossing seas: How India administered 100-crore COVID-19 vaccine doses

Health workers ensured that the coronavirus vaccine reached every nook and corner of the country — transforming shopping malls, temples, markets and even buses into vaccination camps

Rainbows, lightning, storms: These weather photographers capture true force of nature
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Rainbows, lightning, storms: These weather photographers capture true force of nature

Capturing the weather is truly awe-inspiring and this is proved by the Weather Photographer of the Year awards. The annual awards, hosted by the Royal Meteorological Society in association with AccuWeather, are designed to showcase the awe of the world’s weather, as well as the consequences of climate change

From inaugurating airport to promoting Buddhist tourism: PM Modi's day out in UP's Kushinagar
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From inaugurating airport to promoting Buddhist tourism: PM Modi's day out in UP's Kushinagar

The prime minister attended an event organised for Abhidhamma Day which also saw the participation of eminent monks from Sri Lanka, Thailand, Myanmar, South Korea, Nepal, Bhutan, Cambodia and ambassadors of various countries

Rain fury sweeps across India: Flooding in Uttarakhand and Kerala causes untold destruction and chaos
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Rain fury sweeps across India: Flooding in Uttarakhand and Kerala causes untold destruction and chaos

In Uttarakhand, 16 people have already died whereas 27 others have lost their lives in the southern state as a result of landslides and floods

Kashmir: Non-local labourers leave after series of killings send shivers through Valley
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Kashmir: Non-local labourers leave after series of killings send shivers through Valley

The killings have spread panic among non-local labourers, at the time when most of them would work in apple orchards and as construction workers in the Valley

From giant elephants to tiny spiders: Go wild with winners of Wildlife photographer of the year contest
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From giant elephants to tiny spiders: Go wild with winners of Wildlife photographer of the year contest

The annual competition, organised by London's Natural History Museum, is recognised as the world's longest-running and most prestigious nature photography contest. The enthralling winners were selected from more than 50,000 submissions from 95 countries

IPL 2021: Chennai Super Kings ease past Kolkata Knight Riders in final to win fourth title
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IPL 2021: Chennai Super Kings ease past Kolkata Knight Riders in final to win fourth title

Check out some of the best photos from the Chennai Super Kings' fourth IPL title win after a 27-run win over the Kolkata Knight Riders in the final of IPL 2021.

From Wonder Woman to Squid Game... Comic Con returned with a bang after COVID-19 pause
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From Wonder Woman to Squid Game... Comic Con returned with a bang after COVID-19 pause

Fans turned up in colourful and interesting costumes for the scaled-back New York edition, which ran from 7 to 10 October

Star Trek star William Shatner becomes oldest person in history to fly to space
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Star Trek star William Shatner becomes oldest person in history to fly to space

Hollywood’s Captain Kirk, 90-year-old William Shatner, blasted into space Wednesday in a convergence of science fiction and science reality, reaching the final frontier aboard a ship built by Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin company.

Be inspired by the wild, courtesy the stunning winners of Nature Conservancy's Global Photo Contest
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Be inspired by the wild, courtesy the stunning winners of Nature Conservancy's Global Photo Contest

The Nature Conservancy have unveiled the winners of its 2021 photo contest, and what a stunning set of images they are! From more than 100,000 entries, the Grand Prize went to a photo of a western lowland gorilla walking through a cloud of butterflies in the Central African Republic, taken by photographer Anup Shah of the United Kingdom

Unlike any other: These Durga Puja pandals in West Bengal stand out for their unusual themes
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Unlike any other: These Durga Puja pandals in West Bengal stand out for their unusual themes

Every year, different pandals in Kolkata come up with unique ideas that attract people from all over. From a library to the farmers' agitation, here are a few interesting ones that are worth the visit

Thai cafe makes a splash with its flooded interiors
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Thai cafe makes a splash with its flooded interiors

The Chaopraya Antique Café, in Nonthaburi, near Bangkok, has customers flocking to it to enjoy tasty food as murky brown floodwater laps at their tables

IPL 2021: Sunil Narine puts in spectacular all-round performance as KKR beat RCB in eliminator
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IPL 2021: Sunil Narine puts in spectacular all-round performance as KKR beat RCB in eliminator

Check out some of the best photos from the Kolkata Knight Riders' four-wicket win over the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the first eliminator of the IPL 2021 playoffs.

Durga Puja celebrations commence across India amid shadow of COVID-19
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Durga Puja celebrations commence across India amid shadow of COVID-19

The West Bengal government has issued COVID-19 guidelines for the pandals. Like last year, the pandals will have to be open and spacious and organisers will have to ensure that no crowding takes place.