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India women lose to Japan; bow out of Uber Cup badmintonRediff.com4 days ago
The Indian women's badminton team crashed out of the Uber Cup after losing to Japan in the quarter-finals in Aarhus, Denmark on Thursday while the men completed their group engagements in the Thomas Cup with a defeat to China.
Uber Cup: Saina retires injured, but India beat SpainRediff.com10 Oct 2021
Saina Nehwal was forced to retire midway through her opening match but India's young brigade produced a clinical display to notch up a fine 3-2 win over Spain and get off to a winning start in the Uber Cup in Aarhus, on Sunday.
SC seeks status report on Lakhimpur incidentRediff.com7 Oct 2021
The apex court has also sought details of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) and the judicial enquiry commission, reportedly set up by the state government.
Vajpayee's private secretary Shakti Sinha passes awayRediff.com5 Oct 2021
According to sources, Sinha was suffering from high blood pressure and was rushed to RK Hospital in IP Extension when he complained of uneasiness.
Top medical body favours phased school reopeningRediff.com28 Sep 2021
Evidence indicates that restoration of functioning of the education system as it was in pre-Covid times, as early as possible appears prudent in the current Indian context, they said.
Will Japan Get Its First Lady PM?Rediff.com28 Sep 2021
Two women are in contention to become prime minister for the first time in Japan's history -- a potential turning point for a country that ranks below Saudi Arabia in terms of female political representation, points out Rajaram Panda.
Sudirman Cup: India out of quarter-final race after big lossRediff.com27 Sep 2021
The absence of double Olympic medallist P V Sindhu, London Games bronze medallist Saina Nehwal and men's doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy also hurt India's prospect as the team cut a sorry figure at the team-tournament.
India needs 4-5 'SBI size' banks: SitharamanRediff.com26 Sep 2021
Addressing the 74th Annual General Meeting of the Indian Banks' Association (IBA), she said the industry needs to imagine how Indian banking has to be in the immediate and long-term future. As far as the long-term future is concerned, she said it is going to be largely driven by digitised processes and there is a need for seamless and interconnected digital systems for a sustainable future for the Indian banking industry.
20 years of India's insurance sectorRediff.com19 Sep 2021
Twenty years after India's insurance sector was opened up, unshackling the control of state-owned companies, as many as 50 private players have set up shop. Along with their foreign partners, private players have brought about a sea change in the product offering, distribution and underwriting processes, and services levels. Yet, India's insurance penetration needle has not moved much.
Dhoni named in 15-member defence ministry panel on NCCRediff.com16 Sep 2021
Cricket icon Mahendra Singh Dhoni and industrialist Anand Mahindra were on Thursday named in a 15-member panel constituted by the defence ministry to carry out a comprehensive review of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) in order to make it more relevant.
Cinderella. Money Heist. Scarlett. HopkinsRediff.com7 Sep 2021
Blockbusters, Oscar winners, fairy tales, indies and cute doggies, Sukanya Verma assures it's all there on OTT this week.
Saina, Praneeth to lead India in Thomas, Uber Cup finalsRediff.com5 Sep 2021
Two-time Olympics medallist P V Sindhu opted out citing post-Olympics recovery.
Covid: 'Huge Spike in Health Claims'Rediff.com30 Aug 2021
'Covid-related claims were almost 2.5 times the normal claims size.'
India's high antibody count could mean less severe Covid 3rd waveRediff.com16 Aug 2021
While some experts believe that a large part of India is still vulnerable to the virus that could trigger a third wave, others feel the country is not likely to be engulfed by another deadly wave unless a new variant emerges.
India will be short of 3.5 million cybersecurity jobs by year-endRediff.com11 Aug 2021
India is in dire need of cybersecurity professionals. With several recent incidents of data breach, India's cybersecurity journey so far proves this demand. But is the country ready to meet this demand and is it preparing a cybersecurity workforce for the unforeseen cyber future? A report titled "India Cybersecurity Services Landscape" by Nasscom-Data Security Council of India (DSCI) predicts that the Indian cybersecurity services industry would grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of about 21 per cent to touch $13.6 billion by 2025. And by 2022, the industry, which generated a cumulative revenue of about $4.3 billion in 2019, is expected to grow to $7.6 billion. However, around 3.5 million jobs in the cybersecurity space will remain unfilled by the end of 2021.
Priyanka Chopra's London holidayRediff.com31 Jul 2021
Priyanka Chopra is enjoying the English summer!
Many now have immunity against Covid but...: ExpertsRediff.com25 Jul 2021
'Opening everything is not appropriate ... everyone has been saying the third wave is a couple of days away'
Mask-shy Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan rain on COVID-compliant opening paradeRediff.com23 Jul 2021
Pakistan's two flagbearers also chose not to cover their faces, unlike the vast majority of other participants at the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony on Friday.
Covid third wave likely to be less severe than second: ICMRRediff.com16 Jul 2021
Earlier this week, the top doctors' body in the country, the Indian Medical Association, said the third wave is "inevitable and imminent", pointing out that "in many parts of the country both the government and public are complacent and engaged in mass gatherings without following Covid protocols".
Sitharaman unveils new Covid recovery package, expands credit reliefRediff.com28 Jun 2021
To help revive the economy battered by COVID-19, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced a slew of measures, including Rs 1.1 lakh crore credit guarantee scheme for improving health infrastructure, and enhancing the limit under the ECLGS by 50 per cent to Rs 4.5 lakh crore for the MSME sector facing liquidity crunch. Sharing the details of stimulus package, the finance minister said this comprises eight relief measures and other eight measures to support the economic growth. She announced Rs 1.1 lakh crore loan guarantee scheme for COVID-affected sectors, including health sector, which includes guarantee cover for expansion or for new projects. Besides, she said, additional Rs 1.5 lakh crore limit enhancement done for Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) scheme.
Covid 3rd wave unlikely to be as severe as second: StudyRediff.com25 Jun 2021
A third wave of COVID-19 -- if it occurs -- is unlikely to be as severe as the second wave given the extent of spread of coronavirus infections that has already taken place in the country, according to a study.
'Covid-related death claims are a concern'Rediff.com24 Jun 2021
'The overall death claims have gone up.'
Study comparing Covishield, Covaxin has limitations: Bharat BiotechRediff.com9 Jun 2021
Raches Ella, project lead, Covid-19 vaccines at Bharat Biotech said in a series of tweets that he was 'surprised' that media and researchers were drawing conclusions based on non-peer reviewed work.
Covishield produced more antibodies than Covaxin: StudyRediff.com7 Jun 2021
The study by a group of doctors showed that after two shots of the vaccines, 98 per cent recipients of Covishield showed antibody response, while the same was 80 per cent among Covaxin recipients. Sohini Das and Ruchika Chitravanshi report.
CANCEL Tokyo Olympics!Rediff.com28 May 2021
As an admirer of Japan for close to half a century, I care for Japan and expect Suga to respect the sentiment of his people and cancel the Olympics without further delay, says Rajaram Panda.
Devi Shetty to be health minister?Rediff.com24 May 2021
Among the other names tipped to make it to the Cabinet are Jyotiraditya Scindia, Sarbananda Sonowal, Baijayant Panda.
RBI okays transfer of Rs 99,122 cr surplus to govtRediff.com21 May 2021
The Reserve Bank on Friday approved the transfer of Rs 99,122 crore as surplus to the central government for the accounting period of nine months ended March 31.
Covaxin output scaled up to 500 million jabs a year: Bharat BiotechRediff.com17 May 2021
This apart, to further increase capacities, Bharat Biotech has partnered with Indian Immunologicals (IIL) to manufacture the drug substance for Covaxin. The technology transfer process is underway and IIL has the 'capabilities and expertise' to manufacture the inactivated viral vaccines at commercial scale.
FinMin asks states to vaccinate bank, insurance staff on priorityRediff.com14 May 2021
The finance ministry on Friday asked state governments to accord priority to employees of banks and insurance companies for Covid-19 vaccination, saying they are exposed to high risks during these difficult times.
Govt extends gap between 2 doses of Covishield to 12-18 weeksRediff.com13 May 2021
The NTAGI has also stated that those having laboratory test proven SARS-CoV-2 illness should defer COVID-19 vaccination for six months after recovery, the sources said.
BJP legislature party to meet today to pick Assam CMRediff.com9 May 2021
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday named Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar and its general secretary Arun Singh as central observers for the election of the leader of its legislative party in Assam.
ULIPs remain popular despite tax tweakRediff.com5 May 2021
These products are extremely transparent and are the lowest charged products in the insurance space. The policyholder has to only pay the fund management charge. Hence, from the cost side, ULIPs are very competitive.
No decision yet on next Assam CMRediff.com4 May 2021
A decision on the next chief minister in Assam is yet to be taken though two days have passed since the Bharatiya Janata Party-led alliance won the assembly election and the state chief of the saffron party said on Tuesday that either incumbent Sarbananda Sonowal or senior minister Himanta Biswa Sarma will head the next government.
New Covid lineage identified, 2nd in India after 'double mutant' virusRediff.com22 Apr 2021
The new lineage called B.1.618 is distinct from the B.1.617, also known as the 'double mutant' virus that contains two mutations, E484Q and L245R, and is believed to be behind the powerful second COVID-19 wave sweeping through India.
Covid impact: Bank unions urge IBA for restriction in servicesRediff.com22 Apr 2021
The unions also made a case for introduction of cluster or hub banking, identifying few branches of each bank in each locality so as to enable bank employees to work on rotation.
Covishield comprises over 90 pc of 12.76 cr COVID vaccines administered so farRediff.com21 Apr 2021
Covishield comprises over 90 pc of 12.76 cr COVID vaccines administered so far
1971 war: The lashes of the whipRediff.com26 Mar 2021
Akhtaruzzaman Elias's The Raincoat describes the effect of the 1971 war on a college and on one of its teachers in particular.
BJP makes '10 commitments' in manifesto for AssamRediff.com23 Mar 2021
The manifesto, released by BJP national president JP Nadda, promised to protect "genuine Indian citizens and to detect infiltrators" to ensure the Ahom civilization stays safe.
'You never exit a portfolio'Rediff.com23 Mar 2021
'We will be looking to prune our portfolio to make GIC Re a healthier entity.'
'In Sagar Sarhadi's death, we lost a powerful voice'Rediff.com22 Mar 2021
'I'm very proud of having worked with one of the finest minds of India and Indian cinema.'