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Delta variant continues to be dominant across India: INSACOG

The Delta variant of SARS-CoV2 continues to be the dominant lineage for new cases across the country, while the other Variants of Concern (VoC) are at a lower rate and declining, the Indian......

What makes Eric Garcetti the right pick as US envoy

He has Biden's ear and because of the past relationship, Biden will actually listen to him, unlike some past residents of Roosevelt House, notes Aditi Phadnis. IMAGE: Los Angeles Mayor Eric......

Who's the Greatest General of the 20th Century?

My candidate for the best general of the last century hailed from a little, poor colonised Asian nation whose impact on world affairs rarely amounted to much, notes Shankar Acharya. IMAGE: General......

RIP Danish Siddiqui

Danish Siddiqui, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian photojournalist who worked with the news agency Reuters, was killed in Kandahar, Afghanistan on Thursday night. Danish was embedded with the......

How face-off with Indian govt has boosted Twitter

Political controversies aside, Twitter’s business in India is expanding, and creating opportunities for Indians, reports Neha Alawadhi. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters The last few months......

Bank stocks, global markets lift Sensex by 139 points

ICICI Bank was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, rising over 3 per cent, followed by ITC, SBI, HCL Tech, Axis Bank, Bajaj Finserv and Tech Mahindra. NSE Nifty advanced 32 points to 15,856.05. The......

Trucking startup BlackBuck's valuation crosses $1 bn, joins unicorn club

BlackBuck, which digitises fleet operations for the truckers, will use these funds to further penetrate the market and launch new service offerings for its customer base. BlackBuck, India’s......

Indians more vulnerable to tech support scams, says Microsoft report

In India, millennials, or those aged 24-37, were the most susceptible to such scams in 2021. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Indians are more vulnerable to technology support-related scams......

Inflation situation 'very alarming': Kaushik Basu

India's wholesale price-based inflation is at a 30-year high, leading to a "very alarming" situation for the country, former World Bank chief economist Kaushik Basu said on Thursday. He, however,......

Sensex snaps 3-session slide with 639-point leap

Tech Mahindra was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, jumping over 5 per cent, followed by Bajaj Finance, Bharti Airtel, Bajaj Finserv, L&T, Tata Steel and Infosys. NSE Nifty surged 191.95 points to......

'I am an ordinary person who doesn't want to get into trouble'

''I am fascinated by people who cannot accept things.' IMAGE: Abdullah Mohammad Saad, right, and model-actress Azmeri Haque Badhon, who plays Rehana Maryam Noor, at the Cannes Film Festival.......

Hockey: Men fancy chances against NZ; women set for tough Dutch test in opener

Photograph: Kind Courtesy Hockey India/Twitter The men would be seeking to reclaim a glorious past, while the women would be aiming to script some history of their own when the two Indian......

Olympics: Challenging draw for Indian Judoka Sushila Devi

Sushila to face former Olympic medallist Eva in opening round. IMAGE: Sushila Devi is the lone Judoka from India at the Tokyo Olympic Games. Photograph: SAI Media/Twitter Indian judoka Sushila......

Power of two: When twins excelled on Olympic stage

IMAGE: Netherlands’ Sanne Wevers performs on the beam. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images With the Tokyo squads smaller than in prior Games, it is harder than ever to make it onto......

From Satara to Tokyo: Archer Jadhav aims to make it big

IMAGE: Archer Praveen Jadhav at training at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday. Archery happened to Pravin by chance. Photograph: SAI Media/Twitter Indian archer Pravin Jadhav had two choices to make as......

First Palestinian lifter at Olympics braced to make history

'When I get to Tokyo, I will do the impossible, and I will exert every effort to be distinctive.' IMAGE: Gaza weight-lifter Mohammad Hamada practices at a gym in Doha, Qatar, on Sunday, July 18.......
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