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Meet the Brazilian guest on Republic Day

As someone with nostalgia for the good cheer and friendly feelings of the Brazilian people, India's former Ambassador to Brazil B S Prakash hopes that when they see their president being feted on......

'Netaji was like a god'

Twenty two years before Kabir Khan's The Forgotten Army streams on Amazon Prime on January 24, 2020, his documentary of the same name was telecast on Doordarshan.On that occasion, Kabir Khan spoke......

Tanhaji and the distortions of history

'Indian apathy towards our historical heritage is indeed amazing,' says military historian Colonel Anil A Athale (retd).   Against my firm resolve of never seeing a Hindi historical movie --......

India's Neighbourhood First policy crumbles

'The curtain is coming down on India's leadership role as a regional power even before the drama of the Asian Century truly began,' warns Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra......

What's all the hullabaloo over CAA!

'Whatever the legal position, it is my understanding that in practice, the Indian authorities have always treated Hindu refugees from Pakistan and Bangladesh far more sympathetically than Muslims,'......

Rupee one of the worst performers among its Asian peers

The Indian rupee is down nearly 2 per cent against the US dollar since the beginning of January 2019. Experts attribute the Indian rupee’s relatively poor performance to a......

India among top 10 FDI recipients in 2019

India attracted an estimated $49 billion FDI in 2019, a 16 per cent increase from the $42 billion recorded in 2018. India was among the top 10 recipients of Foreign Direct Investment in 2019,......

7 charts explain how gold performed in 2019

In comparison to other asset classes, globally, gold rallied significantly after many years to deliver 18.4 per cent returns in 2019. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com The Reserve Bank of......

Budget maths won't be hit if oil is below $70

Oil sank to the lowest level in a month after shedding all of its gains from the US-Iran clash as traders waited to see whether any further hostilities will disrupt exports from the East Asia.......

At 6.1%, China's growth hits 29-year low

China's economy grew by 6.1 per cent last year, the lowest annual growth rate in 29 years, National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday, as weak domestic demand and the bruising 18-month-long trade......

How Ranveer Singh became Kapil Dev

'We were literally living with Kapil Dev when we were researching.''From his morning tea to dinner, we were with him.''Ranveer, as a performer, caught the nuances and when people say that he looks......

Can Indian storytellers conquer the world?

If Indian storytelling can deliver, it can make the entertainment industry an engine of economic growth and a substantial contributor to GDP, says Vanita Kohli-Khandekar. IMAGE: Nawazuddin......

Guess who tops the SEXIEST Asian Female of 2019?

Photograph: Kind courtesy Alia Bhatt /Instagram Alia Bhatt has been voted as the Sexiest Asian Female for 2019. UK-based weekly Eastern Eye has released its annual list, based on online votes,......

U-19 WC: Bishnoi, Ankolekar star in win over NZ

India beat New Zealand by 44 runs, set-up a quarter-final date with Australia. IMAGE: India's Ravi Bishnoi poses the player of the match award after the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup Group A......

WT20: 4 nations to qualify from 16-team ICC Qualifier

The 12 teams which make round two of the ICC T20 World Cup 2020 in Australia will gain automatic entry into the event the following year. IMAGE: India's players celebrate with the trophy after......

Football Focus: Hernandez joins LA Galaxy

News of all that's transpired on and off the football field. IMAGE: Mexico's Javier Hernandez attends a training session. Photograph: Daniel Becerril/Reuters Mexico’s all-time leading......

Olympic boxing qualifiers in Wuhan NIXED!

IMAGE: The global boxing body has been in turmoil over its finances and governance for years. Photograph: PTI Qualifying boxing matches for Asia and Oceania for the 2020 Olympic Games that......

Sania says son Izhaan is inspiration on successful return

‘I haven't thought about anything. I mean I'm just here, I'm having a good time, I'm winning. What more can I ask for in a comeback?’ IMAGE: India's Sania Mirza plays a forehand during......
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India is new Chair of poll management bodies of South Asia

NEW DELHI: Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora on Friday took over as the new Chair of Forum of the Election Management Bodies of South Asia... ...

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/india-is-new-chair-of-poll-management-bodies-of-south-asia/articleshow/73594087.cms
Nepal Reports South Asia's First Confirmed Case Of Deadly Coronavirus

Health authorities in Nepal on Friday confirmed that a student who returned from Wuhan, China tested positive for the new coronavirus, becoming the... ...

https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/nepal-reports-south-asias-first-confirmed-case-of-deadly-coronavirus-2169362
Bajaj, Triumph commence global partnership, to roll out 1st motorcycle in 2022

PUNE: Bajaj Auto and iconic British motorcycle brand Triumph on Friday formally commenced their non-equity global partnership to manufacture a new... ...

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/two-wheelers/bajaj-triumph-commence-global-partnership-to-roll-out-1st-motorcycle-in-2022/articleshow/73592103.cms
Bishnoi, Ankolekar star in win over NZ

India beat New Zealand by 44 runs, set-up a quarter-final date with Australia. IMAGE: India's Ravi Bishnoi poses the player of the match award... ...

http://www.rediff.com/cricket/report/icc-under-19-world-cup-bishnoi-ankolekar-star-in-win-over-nz/20200124.htm
Asia gold demand tepid as holidays, virus threat choke activity

Physical gold demand was subdued in major Asian hubs this week on account of the Lunar New Year holidays, with growing fears the coronavirus... ...

http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INbusinessNews/~3/SI7KT4dnk6I/asia-gold-demand-tepid-as-holidays-virus-threat-choke-activity-idINKBN1ZN1JN

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