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COVID-19: Prominent Indian-origin virologist dies in South Africa

World-renowned virologist Gita Ramjee has become the first Indian-origin South African to have died after contracting the novel coronavirus that has killed five people in the country. CORONAVIRUS......

Oxford varsity enrols volunteers for Covid vaccine trial

Scientists from the University of Oxford have opened up their COVID-19 vaccines for clinical trial recruitments as part of a 'rapid vaccine response' to the coronavirus pandemic. The trial, a......

Urgently needed: National coronavirus crisis council

'The prime minister's announcement of a nation-wide shutdown was eloquent, but should have been more clearly phrased to avoid police overreach.''Migrant labour should have been allowed adequate......

Coronavirus a natural evolution, not lab made: Study

The novel coronavirus that has caused the COVID-19 pandemic is not artificially made, but the product of natural evolution, a new study says, ending widespread speculation and rumours that the......

Rwanda's 1st coronavirus patient is Indian from Mumbai

An Indian national in Rwanda has been tested positive for the novel coronavirus, becoming the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the east African country, health officials said on Saturday.......

Why migrant labourers have little choice but to head home

Around 81 per cent of the workers constitute the unorganised sector - devoid of any social security cover and outside the purview of a complex set of labour laws. Sitting on a bicycle in New......

The Risk-Taker

'An entrepreneur should always remain under pressure or he will die,' Vineet Rai tells Anjuli Bhargava.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com   In 2001, when the world was in the throes of......

5 Indians in WEF's Young Global Leaders list

Byju Classes' founder Byju Raveendran, Zomato co-founder Gaurav Gupta, CEO of Antara Senior Living, Tara Singh Vachani, Vinati Organics' MD & CEO Vinati Mutreja and Swapan Mehra, CEO of Iora......

April 2, 2011: When Dhoni led India to World Cup glory at home

IMAGE: Mahendra Singh Dhoni hits a six to take India to victory against Sri Lanka in the 2011 World Cup final in Mumbai. Photograph: Graham Crouch/Getty Images It was exactly nine years ago, when......

'Sport on TV can lift spirits during coronavirus lockdown'

'Isolation encourages idle minds and I think sport can create that theatre and level of expectation around what it's like to be outside again and be active.' IMAGE: England's players celebrate a......

'Australia's on-field behaviour has improved'

IMAGE: Australia players celebrate win against Pakistan at Gabba on November 29, 2019. Aus captain Tim Paine felt players' mindsets have changed and hoped the trend would continue. Photograph:......

No reduction in salaries for Proteas this season

'In our situation, I cannot see any player getting less money this season, but going forward I can see a situation where players might have to receive less.' IMAGE: Criket South Africa are......

How India's young cricketers are staying motivated during lockdown

'Firstly, the situation should be normal. Secondly, I still hope there is a short IPL. If not, then hopefully I can keep up the good work and play for RCB next year.' IMAGE: Yashasvi Jaiswal wants......
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When Dhoni led India to World Cup glory at home

IMAGE: Mahendra Singh Dhoni hits a six to take India to victory against Sri Lanka in the 2011 World Cup final in Mumbai. Photograph: Graham... ...

http://www.rediff.com/cricket/report/april-2-2011-when-dhoni-led-india-to-world-cup-glory/20200402.htm
Disney+ to make exclusive Middle East debut on OSN

Walt Disney Co's Disney+ content will be available for the first time in the Middle East and North Africa on regional pay television and online... ...

http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/frJn9m4mxGo/disney-to-make-exclusive-middle-east-debut-on-osn-idINKBN21K0F1
'Sport on TV can lift spirits during coronavirus lockdown'

'Isolation encourages idle minds and I think sport can create that theatre and level of expectation around what it's like to be outside again and... ...

http://www.rediff.com/cricket/report/sport-on-tv-can-lift-spirits-during-lockdown-coronavirus/20200402.htm
Landmark skull fossil provides surprising human evolution clues

Scientists have solved a longstanding mystery over the age of a landmark skull found in 1921 in Zambia - the first fossil of an extinct human... ...

http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INworldNews/~3/AHT3pk_ntOc/landmark-skull-fossil-provides-surprising-human-evolution-clues-idINKBN21J6A0
Hashim Amla picks Pakistan pacer as best bowler...

Former South Africa batsman Hashim Amla picked Pakistan pacer as the best bowler he has faced his career. cricket Updated: Apr 01, 2020 20:42 IST... ...

https://www.hindustantimes.com/cricket/every-ball-felt-like-a-question-hashim-amla-picks-pakistan-pacer-as-best-bowler-he-has-faced/story-uI57ngokAkVulJa6aWh7oN.html

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