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Why risks, costs of China's BRI projects in Pak are soaring

A surge in the deadly attacks by Baloch separatists in Pakistan has sent the risks and costs of China's ambitious Belt and Road projects soaring while Beijing's interests at the strategic Gwadar......

It was all fire and smoke: Eyewitnesses on Pak plane crash

Its wings sliced through rooftops, sending flames and plumes of dark smoke into the air before the Pakistan International Airlines plane with 99 people on board came crashing down with a deafening......

MQM founder and exiled Pak leader Altaf Hussain held in UK

Altaf Hussain, the exiled leader of Muttahida Qaumi Movement, one of Pakistan's biggest political parties, was arrested on Tuesday by Scotland Yard in London over his anti-state speeches,......

Residents in Balakot thought IAF strike was a quake

Residents in the quake-prone Balakot town in Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province on Tuesday said they were woken by “loud explosions” and thought a fresh tremor must have hit......

Mark Tully: Meeting PMs, dictators, militants

'Of all the PMs of India, I had the closest relationships with Morarji and Rajiv.'Mark Tully, the most famous foreign correspondent in India, remembers some encounters with prime ministers,......

CWG: India's most watched sporting event

The opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games (CWG) 2010 has saved the day for Suresh Kalmadi and company. A record 29 million viewers tuned in to watch the telecast on Doordarshan on Sunday. By......

BBC Asian Network closure was inevitable: Scribes

Senior Britain-based Indian journalists who worked for the BBC believe that given the multi-choice media environment, diversity of languages within the Asian community and stiff competition from......

BBC World ties up with 6 Indian mobile cos

International news broadcaster BBC World has tied up with six mobile service providers in India and will be looking to provide more content to consumers through the medium including news video......

Why Go FM became Radio One

Listen to the radio, and you will hear the songs you know. For sales executive Rohit Shetty, this 2005 Robbie Williams song conjures up an all-too familiar image of FM radio in India."All the......

BBC eyes JVs Hindi, Urdu channels in India

The British Broadcasting Corporation on Monday said it was looking for possible joint ventures for their Hindi and Urdu news channels in India."We are launching a 24-hour news channel in Arabic......

Can you watch 425 films in a year?

Aseem Chhabra watched some great films and some huge disappointments in 2020. IMAGE: Danesh Razvi and Tanya Maniktala in A Suitable Boy. It was the year of staying at home and watching films......

The 10 BEAUTIFUL MOMENTS of 2020

The pandemic and the lockdown came into our lives without warning. Nobody was prepared to be stuck at home. All social activity suddenly ended. Movie theatres were shut down and we missed the......

A Suitable Boy review

As splendid it is to behold, A Suitable Boy cannot match in soul and falls short of being memorable, feels Sukanya Verma. It’s not the first time Mira Nair has adapted a novel or......

He enriched the world with his magical voice

His songs were the anchor, the substratum, if you will, upon which life unfolded day after day, decade after decade -- across villages, towns, cities, and regions.Siva Sankar pays a tribute to S P......

Why 'Raees' Mahira Khan is unhappy

'I have a desire to go to Mumbai, but it is not possible and not in my hands.''My friends and parents tell me not to think about this, but I have put in lot of effort in this film.' Pakistani......

Shehzad faces axe after spat with fielding coach, journalist

Following reports of three senior Pakistan players misbehaving with fielding coach Grant Luden, it is learned that opener Ahmed Shehzad may be sent home from the World Cup. Luden is believed to......

Laxman could be the Indian ace: Ganguly

VVS Laxman could turn out to be India's batting ace against "dangerous" opponents Pakistan in the upcoming Test and one-day series, according to Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly."All the players are......

I have a right to fail: Sachin

June 30, 2004 | 17:25 IST News from India I have a right to fail: Sachin [ cricket.indiatimes.com ] Munaf Patel goes Down Under [ web.mid-day.com ] Ganguly ducks opening debate [ www.ndtv.com......

Hunt is on for best Jimmy Savile lookalikes

August 19, 2003 | 18:20 ISTHunt is on for best Jimmy Savile lookalikes A competition to find the best Jimmy Savile lookalike will be held during the fourth Test between England and South Africa at......

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