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For Stan Swamy, life after death can be deemed rewarding

One unwanted fallout of Stan Swamy's death from the government's point of view will be the increased attention on those senior citizens who are still in jail on charges which are taking a long time......

Xi makes first visit to Tibetan town bordering Arunachal Pradesh

Chinese President Xi Jinping has made a rare visit to Nyingchi, a strategically located border town close to Arunachal Pradesh, during his first visit to the politically sensitive region of Tibet......

Census 2021 will reveal actual number of Covid deaths

Whenever the Census operation resumes, it will capture the impact of Covid-19 to a large extent, including the extra-lethal second wave, reports Abhishek Waghmare.  IMAGE: Mass cremation of......

UK hits target to offer every adult COVID jab by July end

The United Kingdom government on Sunday declared it had hit its target of offering every adult in the country a COVID-19 vaccine by the end of this month ahead of time. The Department of Health......

326 sedition cases filed between 2014-19; only 6 convictions

According to the home ministry data, 2019 saw the highest number of 93 cases registered in the country, followed by 70 in 2018, 51 in 2017, 47 in 2014, 35 in 2016 and 30 in 2015. A total of 326......

With 300 mn Indians in its fold, cooperative sector awaits big-bang reforms

Creation of a new cooperation ministry led by India's second-most powerful politician signals disruption, points to new farmer-friendly policies ahead of 2024 national polls. About 150 years ago,......

Vijay Mallya declared bankrupt by UK court

A British court on Monday granted a bankruptcy order against Vijay Mallya, paving the way for a consortium of Indian banks led by the State Bank of India (SBI) to pursue a worldwide freezing order......

Cash-strapped Vodafone Idea gets nod for FDI up to Rs 15,000 crore

Cash-strapped telco Vodafone Idea’s proposal for investment of up to Rs 15,000 crore through foreign direct investment (FDI) has been approved by the Union government, according to officials.......

Choksi will 'only' return to Dominica to face trial when fit

Diamantaire Mehul Choksi will "only" return to Dominica to face trial for illegal entry into that country when a doctor "certifies" that he is fit to stand trial, the media there reported citing......

Cairn gets French court order to seize 20 Indian assets

In a setback to India, Britain's Cairn Energy Plc has secured a French court order to seize some 20 government properties in Paris to recover a part of the $1.7 billion due from New Delhi following......

Why Daniel Craig didn't do Rang De Basanti

'Daniel Craig was my first choice, but he requested if we could allow some time as he was also being considered to be the next James Bond.' IMAGE: Sonam Kapoor holds a copy of Rakeysh Omprakash......

10 Films that Amazed Me at Cannes

The 74th Cannes Film Festival ended with the jury -- headed by Spike Lee -- handing out awards to a number of international films from France, Iran, Finland, Israel, Norway, Japan and the US. But......

'Some of the best things in cinema are happening in India'

'Of the people here in Europe who have watched The Story of Film: A New Generation, the most talked-about clip is the one from Ram Leela.' IMAGE: Ranveer Singh in Goliyon Ki Raasleela: Ram Leela.......

'Let them have a secret police to censor films!'

'That would once and for all teach all the film-makers of this country a fitting lesson!' *IMAGE: 'The idea of censoring films was instituted by the British our colonial masters who never trusted......

20 UNFORGETTABLE FRAMES of Dilip Kumar

As Dilip Kumar passes away in the ages, Sukanya Verma feels a deep gratitude for the enormous legacy he's left behind. When an actor achieves as much resonance and distinction as Dilip Kumar did in......

Mirabai brightens disappointing day for India

If only the shooters had found their targets, the story would have been so different! sighs Raj Kishore Mishra. IMAGE: Mirabai Chanu competes in the weightlifting women's 49 kg category in the......

UEFA says no plan to take away Euro semis, final from Wembley

IMAGE: General view during training at the Wembley. Photograph: Matt Dunham/Reuters UEFA has no plans to replace Wembley as host stadium of the Euro 2020 semi-finals and final, European soccer's......

Milkha Singh: An unmatchable romance with a near miss

IMAGE: One of independent India's biggest sporting icons was a tormented man but refused to let that come in the way of accomplishments which were unheard of in his era. Photograph: Todd......

Vinoo Mankad, Sangakkara inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

The 10 icons inducted as part of this special edition were voted for by the ICC Hall of Fame Voting Academy, comprising living Hall of Fame members, a FICA representative, prominent cricket......

Real Kashmir FC coach honoured with British Empire Medal

Photographs: Kind Courtesy AIFF Media David Alexander Robertson, coach of Kashmir's famous football club Real Kashmir FC, has been honoured with British Empire Medal (BEM) for his services to......
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