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Germany, France, Italy suspend use of AstraZeneca vaccine

The vaccines produced by Oxford University in collaboration with AstraZeneca to protect against COVID-19 are safe and there is no evidence to suggest that the jabs are the cause behind blood clots......

China bans BBC from broadcasting for violating reporting guidelines

In an apparent tit for tat move, China has banned BBC World News from broadcasting in the country for seriously violating its guidelines for reporting, China's television and radio regulator has......

On trial is not Trump, but Trumpism

What is the guarantee that another Trump will not arise and reach out to the American people directly?The fact of the matter is that Trump's support base remains the envy of any American......

Boris Johnson has done Modi a favour

'We don't need to hinge India-UK relations on shared hostility toward China,' observes Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi with Britain's Prime Minister......

Why John le Carre will never die

He will be remembered not only as a writer, but as one of the great chroniclers and interrogators of the history of our times, says Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar, as he mourns the passing of a legend......

Was Peter Kerkar responsible for the 'death' of Cox & Kings?

Was Cox & Kings' Group Chief Executive Officer Ajay Ajit “Peter” Kerkar duped by his employees, as he claims, or did a cocktail of greed, poor cost control and bad management bring......

Chinese economy is first to recover from coronavirus crisis

Analysts, however, predict it would be an uphill climb for export-reliant China's economy going forward as it faced intensified conflict with the US and the negative fallout on its external trade......

L&T Infotech: 20 years is time for a facelift

L&T Infotech hits the refresh button, rebrands itself as LTI. With a new name, colour palette and business focus, the company looks to break free of its past. How many companies even have an......

Why Rajan dodged a question on Modi

Rajan said whatever answer he gives on Modi will be 'problematic' Reserve Bank's outgoing governor Raghuram Rajan, whose outspoken views have often been seen as being critical of the government,......

Cameron appeals for UK to remain in EU in tight 'Brexit' race

Opinion polls have suggested big business is broadly in favour of staying in the EU. IMAGE: British Prime Minister David Cameron delivers a speech to supporters of the 'Stronger In' campaign......

How long will OTTs survive?

The argument that the pandemic has given a boost to streaming video is fallacious.Only three OTTs saw a rise in viewership; the others fell.Vanita Kohli-Khandekar reports. IMAGE: Patralekhaa in......

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......

Roger Moore: On Her Majesty's Service

In photos: Monali Sarkar remembers the longest-serving James Bond. Photograph: Peter Ruck/Getty Images The spy with Indian connections 'Roger Moore was a university by himself' 'The ultimate......

For the great love of British TV shows

Love Sherlock, Dr Who, and Downton Abbey?  Vanita Kohli-Khandekar finds out how the UK became one the world's largest creators of television content. The Pakistan that India loves! IMAGE:......

Saeed Jaffrey: The Great Entertainer

'Sent off to interview him in the late 1970s I met him in a cafe in New Delhi's Regal Building called The Parlour. With impromptu send-ups of Laurence Olivier, Sybil Thorndike and the rich,......

Harsha Bhogle: My Hero, Sunil Gavaskar

We have all had heroes. We have all wanted to be someone else.But there was nobody I wanted to be more than I wanted to be Sunil Gavaskar, notes Harsha Bhogle.Continuing our series celebrating 50......

Buzz: Woakes happy being away from the spotlight

IMAGE: The 31-year-old, England seamer Chris Woakes, who has 106 wickets from 35 Tests, feels while he can't join compatriots James Anderson and Broad in the 500 wickets elite club, he still has a......

COVID-19: Portugal give part of Euro qualifying prize purse

IMAGE: Cristiano Ronaldo-led Portugal had won the 2016 Euro Championships. Photograph: John Sibley/Livepic/Reuters European champions Portugal will donate half of their prize money for qualifying......

'Rajasthan Royals open to shortened IPL among Indian players only'

IMAGE: Rajasthan Royals' players celebrate a wicket during the 12th edition of IPL last year. Photograph: BCCI Even a shortened Indian Premier League with just Indian players would be good enough......

England captain Knight volunteers to fight COVID-19

IMAGE: Heather Knight will work with the NHS and besides helping transport medicines, she will also speak to people about the importance of self-isolation. Photograph: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images......
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BBC On Its Burmese Reporter Missing In Myanmar

A Burmese journalist with the BBC's Myanmar language news service went "missing" on Friday, as civilians fled the coup-hit country's largest city... ...

https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/extremely-concerned-bbc-on-its-burmese-reporter-missing-in-myanmar-2394534
Germany, France, Italy suspend use of AstraZeneca vaccine

The vaccines produced by Oxford University in collaboration with AstraZeneca to protect against COVID-19 are safe and there is no evidence to... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/germany-france-italy-suspend-astrazeneca-vaccine/20210315.htm
My Hero, Sunil Gavaskar

We have all had heroes. We have all wanted to be someone else.But there was nobody I wanted to be more than I wanted to be Sunil Gavaskar, notes... ...

http://www.rediff.com/cricket/special/harsha-bhogle-my-hero-sunil-gavaskar/20210312.htm
With COVID-19, China took leading role

BRUSSELS : The rumors began almost as soon as the disease itself. Claims that a foreign adversary had unleashed a bioweapon emerged at the fringes... ...

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/anatomy-of-a-conspiracy-with-covid-19-china-took-leading-role/articleshow/80919253.cms
BBC Condemns China's Removal Of World Service In Hong Kong

The BBC said on Friday it condemned a decision by the Chinese authorities to take its World Service off air in Hong Kong, adding that access to... ...

https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/bbc-condemns-chinas-removal-of-world-service-in-hong-kong-2369426

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